GURNETT, Richard Gene


GURNETT, Richard Gene


February 26, 1946 ~ February 28, 2018


On February 28, 2018, Richard Gurnett passed away in Ponoka at the age of 72 years. Richard is survived by his loving family; wife, Irene; two children, Brian (April) Gurnett, Mervyn (Lorie) Gurnett; sisters-in-law, Doreen Gurnett and Debbie Gurnett; sister, Freda (Maurice) Phillips; brother, George (Amanda) Gurnett; four grandchildren, Logan, Aurora, Eden, and Laurenas well as numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. Richard was predeceased by his eldest son, Fredrick; parents, Fredrick and Nelda Gurnett; brothers, Stewart and Wilson; nephew, Darren; niece, Rhonda Van Koughnett and her daughter, Keira; in-laws, Lyle and Jean Burkitt and sister-in-law, Elaine Ireland.


A service honouring Richard’s life was held at the Wetaskiwin Mission Church on March 7, 2018. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted to either Wetaskiwin Mission Church or Rock Solid Refuge.

Serenity Funeral Service Wetaskiwin. Ph: 780-352-5300




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Wetaskiwin Mission Church

3610-56 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, AB

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Lynn and Vernon Priest

Deepest Sympathy Irene and all your family. May the precious memories bring you comfort during this difficult time . Hugs and love.

Stan Elias

My deepest sympathy to Irene and family, Richard was a wonderful and kind man, always a pleasure to talk to . He never judged me or anyone by their appearance. 100 % good man.

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