On Saturday, April 6, 2019, Denis Cadieux unexpectedly passed away as the result of a motorcycle accident in Ottawa, Ontario. Denis was an avid motorcyclist and had been picking one of his bikes up from storage for the upcoming season of riding.
Denis was born in Gatineau on July 11, 1958 to Huguette Villeneuve and Fernand Cadieux. He had moved from Quebec to live in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Fredericton, New Brunswick and St.-Damien, Quebec, before settling for 26 years in Gladstone, Manitoba where he worked as a Postmaster until his retirement.
After retirement, Denis moved to live with his sister and brother-in-law, Diane and John Kovar. He had recently started work as a building superintendent in a residential high-rise and enjoyed his new position.
Denis was a golfer, a fisherman, a carpenter and a craftsman. He was a loving father, brother, uncle and fast friend to many. He also loved attending family gatherings no matter what excuse was used to get together.
Denis will be deeply missed but not forgotten by his daughter Danielle, his son, Kyle, his sisters, Diane (John Kovar), Carole (late Richard Lalonde), his brothers, Robert (Ginette D’Aoust) and Guy, step-brother Michel and his “adopted mother” Catherine Smith.
Denis’ family and friends will get together for a Celebration of his life on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 1:30pm at the Barley Mow: 1481 Greenbank Rd, Nepean, ON K2J 4Y6. All are welcome.
In lieu of flowers, Denis’ family asks that donations be made to a charitable event that he enjoyed participating in, the TELUS Ride for Dad, in support of the fight against prostate cancer.