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Rendell Heber Guinchard


Petty Officer 1st Class, RCN / C.A.F.


Born: 29 May 1930, Daniel's Harbour, Newfoundland


Died: 17 May 2021, Halifax, Nova Scotia


GUINCHARD, Rendell Heber (Randy) - Age 90, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2021 in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII in Halifax. He leaves his earthly body to join his beloved wife, Sigrid, who predeceased him in 2005. Rendell was born in Daniel’s Harbour, N.L. on May 29, 1930. His first job was in the logging industry where his hard work ethic was forged. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1950 at 20 years old. He completed two tours in Korea on HMCS SIOUX and HMCS HURON. He considered joining the Navy to be one of the best decisions of his life. He retired from the Navy as a Petty Officer 1st Class in 1977, whereupon he started a business that kept him active and engaged into his early 80’s. Rendell is survived by his brothers, Steve and Jim and his children, Michael, Judy, Kim, and Randy Jr. “Grampy” will be deeply missed by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rendell was predeceased by his son, Wayne, and parents, James and Freda. Always happy, cheerful and social Rendell was rich in friends and he will be missed by all who knew him. He leaves his family with fond memories of his generous nature, sense of humor, and affection for animals of all kinds. Rendell will be laid to rest in Christ Church in Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building, QEII. The family thanks the amazing staff of Camp Hill for their kindness and excellent care. (Saltwire Network 18 May 2021)


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