Richard Aurele ”Buck” Sarazin

1943 – 2022

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A Private Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held at a later date.

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing at his residence of Richard Aurele ‘‘Buck’’ Sarazin of Plantagenet, formerly of Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the age of 78.  Beloved husband of Denise Bissonnette. Son of the late Azarias Sarazin and the late Alice Draper. Loving father of Bernard (Monique Graziano) and Steve (Sandy Harrigan). Cherished grandfather of Damion, Maeve, Stacey, Jamie and Kathleen. Brother of the late Hubert (Aline Brazeau), Roger (Gloria Latreille), Thérèse (late Maurice Séguin), Laurette (late Réné Fournier) and the late Julien (Liliane Raymond). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by one sister-in-law, Simonne Bissonnette (late Winston Hutching) and one brother-in-law Robert Bissonnette.

A Private Celebration of  Richard’s  Life will be held at a later date.

For those who wish, donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, 40 Ruskin Street, Room H2408, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4W7 and/or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O. Box. 26331 STN BRM B, Toronto, Ontario, M7Y 4R1, would be appreciated.

Funeral  arrangements entrusted to  Lamarre & Son  Funeral Home,  453 St. Philippe St, Alfred, Ontario, K0B 1A0,  (613) 679-2802.

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    • Catherine Cunniff Posted 2022-04-13 3:50 pm

      We are very sorry to hear that Buck (Richard) has passed away. He was an amazing man, and we all loved him dearly. Our condolences go out to Denise & Family, Bernie & Family, and Steve & Family, and all other friends and family. We will always keep you in our hearts Buck.

    • Frank buda Posted 2022-04-12 4:57 pm

      I’m so sorry for your loss. I met Buck in 1972, he’s a great guy loyal and caring freind I will miss him dearly. He may be gone but his memory’s are with us forever. Gone but never forgotten. Rest in peace my brother

    • Ed and Penny Harris Posted 2022-04-10 9:42 am

      He will be missed but forever in our memories. Condolences and prayers for family .

    • Marie et Patrick Bedford Posted 2022-04-10 7:04 am

      Mes sincere condolences a la famille mes prieres sont avec vous

    • Carmen whinery Posted 2022-04-09 9:10 pm

      I’m going to miss the Rally visits. You always had a smile for everyone. Rest in paradise!!! No matter the weather, you get to ride your motorcycle. ❤️ You will be missed by so many!!!

    • Sylvie Lamarche et Marc Bourbonnais Posted 2022-04-09 8:14 pm

      On aimerait souhaiter nos sincères sympathies à la famille.

    • Jack and Cathay French Posted 2022-04-09 7:14 pm

      Was a great pleasure to know and love this man We will always remember the great times we shared with Buck and Denise at all the bike rallies Our love and prayers are with Denise and your family

    • JD and Rocky Posted 2022-04-09 3:37 pm

      Our hearts are heavy knowing we wont be raising a glass with him this summer. He has the company of many brothers who went before him. Valhalla will never be the same, and our lives are richer for having known him as “friend”

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    • Beverly and Bruce Patacairk Posted 2022-04-09 7:08 am

      Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss. You and the family are in our prayers.

    • AdeleBossio Posted 2022-04-09 7:00 am

      Sorry For your loss, Denise and family. I Will Miss Him

    • Kevin Draper Posted 2022-04-09 5:26 am

      My sympathies to the family He will be in my prayers

    • Renée groulx Posted 2022-04-09 4:32 am

      Mes sympathies à toutes la famille

    • John Susie Briere Posted 2022-04-09 3:26 am

      Denise and family, Please accept our. deepest sympathies. We are so shocked and saddened by this news. Buck was a force to reckon with and he will be missed. Prayers for all of you.

    • Carol Davies Posted 2022-04-08 11:56 pm

      Denise, I am so sorry, kind distance hugs.

    • Chatelain Nicole E Posted 2022-04-08 10:59 pm

      Mes sympathies à toute la Famille et Amis

    • Julie Allen Posted 2022-04-08 9:47 pm

      My deepest love and sympathy to ma tante, Bernie and Steve and family. I wish I could be with you in this time of sorrow. I will miss my uncle Buck. Julie

    • Hal and Anne Dulle Posted 2022-04-08 9:35 pm

      Dear Denise and Family,
      We were so very sad to learn of Bucky’s passing. He was larger than life and we will miss him at Numpy’s Nest in Sturgis. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
      Hal and Anne

    • Don and Valerie Sarazin Posted 2022-04-08 9:26 pm

      We are very sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. We are fortunate to have had one last visit with him a few summers ago on Maeve’s farm. Our deepest condolences to you and the family. You will be in our hearts and prayers, and we are sending love and big hugs to you all.

    • Sonia (Lalonde)Duval Posted 2022-04-08 9:02 pm

      Mes sincères condoléances à là famille et ami

    • Marie D’Aoust Posted 2022-04-08 8:28 pm

      I am saddened to here of Buck’s passing. RIP….. Ride on Buck.

    • Rob Leach Posted 2022-04-08 8:10 pm

      You will be missed.

    • Josée Gratton Posted 2022-04-08 7:42 pm

      Je suis sincèrement désolée je vous aime xxx