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1967 – 2022

After a lengthy illness, Richard (Rick) Boivin passed away surrounded by family.
Rick will be missed by his parents, Bill and Arlene; sister Katherine (Glenn); niece Stephanie (Max); great-nephew Owen; nephews, Justin and Quintan; long time friends, Brian (Krista); gaming buddies and friends, Chris (go Bears) and Mike (Jocelyn).
Rick was born in Pinawa, Manitoba and lived there until after graduating, when he moved to Winnipeg to further his education.
He enjoyed working at Monarch Industries for 21 years until his health caused him to go on long term disability.
He was fiercely independent and never let his disability define him. He was an avid sports fan and he attended Moose, Jets, Bombers and Goldeyes games.
As per Rick's wishes, there will be no formal service and cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Rick's name to a charity of your choice.
Thank you to the Eagle's Way Staff at Oakview Place for all your kindness and care.

Condolences for the family may be left at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 26, 2022

Condolences & Memories (11 entries)

  • Dear Bill, Arlene and family…we were saddened to read of son Rick’s passing…our sincere condolences…stay well John & Barbara - Posted by: John and Barbara Yellowlees (Bill’s Cousin) on: Dec 04, 2022

  • We are so sorry for your loss Arlene, Bill and family. Words seem so inadequate but know we are thinking of all of you - Posted by: Darcia Light (Friend) on: Nov 30, 2022

  • Arlene, Bill, family and friends - our sincere sympathy is extended to all - as you navigate life without Rick. He was a great man with a wonderful sense of humor. May he rest in peace no longer suffering. - Posted by: Paul & Janet Lamirande & Family (Family) on: Nov 28, 2022

  • Our deepest Sympathy to all, thinking of you Arlene and Bill. God Bless. - Posted by: Mac and SHiRLEY Pellow (Friends) on: Nov 27, 2022

  • Dear Arlene, Bill and family My sincere sympathy to you for the loss of your son, Rick. Bonnie - Posted by: Bonnie Bailey (Friend from Pinawa) on: Nov 27, 2022

  • My condolences to the family. Rick is a lifelong friend of mine. I knew Rick since I was a kid and I will miss him dearly. I am grateful we had all these years to hang out together. - Posted by: Mike Kerr (Friend) on: Nov 26, 2022

  • I’m so sorry dear friends. Although I met Rick only once his kindness shone through. You will miss him but do treasure all the happy memories. It helps keep the pain at bay. Sending love…. Bev. - Posted by: Bev Dougall (Friend ) on: Nov 26, 2022

  • I'll always have great memories of my friendship with Rick. We golfed a lot as kids, went to concerts. - Posted by: Shaleem Hosein (Friend) on: Nov 26, 2022

  • Rick was a very good man, always had a smile and liked to remember the school days in Pinawa. We will miss you and God Bless you and your family. - Posted by: Ron Frechette (Classmate/Neighbor ) on: Nov 26, 2022

  • Dear Arlene, Bill and Family, Heartfelt condolences on the loss of Rick. He was a great person. I worked with Rick from 2006 to 2011 and we remained friends afterwards. We spent many times watching Formula 1 races, both of us shared that as a common interest. I’ll always remember those good times, he will be missed. Warm regards, David - Posted by: David V (Former Coworker) on: Nov 26, 2022

  • Dear Arlene, Bill and Family: Please accept our condolences on the passing of your precious son, Rick. With respect Barbara and Carl Sabanski - Posted by: Barbara Sabanski (Friends from Pinawa) on: Nov 26, 2022

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