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Ernest Paul Renaud

  • On September 21, 2018

Ernest Paul Renaud, age 100 of Pittsburgh, PA, formerly of North East, PA passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor Herrick Renaud. Born on January 7, 1918 in Pittsfield, MA, he is the son of the late Arthur Renaud and Laura Cote Renaud. Loving father of Susan (Steve) Schantz, Ann (Gene) Renaud, and Judy (Tim) Schroedl. Cherished brother of Charles Renaud. Adored grandfather of Megan Hill, David Schantz, Andrew Cross, Meredith Cross, John Raymond Bial, Nick Bial, and Greg Bial. Great Grandfather of Jacob Hill, Clara Schantz, Katie Schantz, and Jackson Bial.

Ernie enjoyed outdoor activities such as golf and skiing. He had an interest in trains, as he worked on locomotive engineering. His other hobbies included reading, photography, and travel. Most of all, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He worked his entire career at General Electric in Erie as an industrial designer. Ernie lived the last 3 years of his life at Sunrise Senior Living of Upper St. Clair. The family deeply appreciates the loving care provided by Sunrise and Three Rivers Hospice.

A small celebration of Ernie’s life will be held in October for family and close friends. Burial will occur at North East Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McCord Public Library, 32 Main St. North East, PA 16428. Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.cremationfuneralcare.com.

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Andrea McKenna
  • Sep 22 2018
Sue, I am sorry to learn of your father's passing. I remember him as a kind and gentle man. My condolences to you and your family. May he rest in peace.
Aleisha Jones
  • Sep 22 2018
I will miss hearing “Oh happy day” and “hot diggity dog” you knew who I was just by the touch of my finger nails. You will truly be missed and was truly a Angel on Earth.
Karen Thomas McGrath
  • Sep 22 2018
A wonderful tribute to your father's life. I am sorry for your loss but know that you have loving memories.
Kathie and Wayne
  • Sep 22 2018
Dear Sue, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.