With a heavy heart, the Besner family announces the sudden passing of Paul Joseph Besner, of Edmonton, Alberta, age 55, on Thursday, January 28, 2016. He was the fourth child of the late Ernest and Lorraine Besner, of Maxville, ON. He leaves to mourn, his brothers and sisters, Robert (Val) of Arnprior, Elaine Engberg (Douglas) of Goodyear, Arizona, Rick (Joyce) of Maxville, Ontario, Ron (Terry) of Maxville, Ontario, Phyllis Auger (Vince) of Almonte, Ontario, and Peter of St. Albert, Alberta. He also leaves to mourn many nieces and nephews. Paul will always be remembered for his kind spirit. Visitation will be held at Serenity Funeral Service Edmonton South (5311 – 91 Street, Edmonton, Alberta) on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.. A Mass of Christian Burial will also be celebrated in St. James Catholic Church, Maxville, Ontario at a later date. Time and date to be announced. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (10985 – 124 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5M 0H9) would be appreciated by the family.