PICARD, Rene Joseph –Retired Welder - General Motors Canada – Peacefully with family at his side at his home on Friday March 30, 2018 at the age of 63. Rene, beloved husband for 45 years of Susan Picard (nee: Montgomery). Much loved father of Mark Picard and Angie Picard. Proud Grandpa of Damon, Tyler, Danielle, Ryley and Marcus. Dear brother of Jeanine Picard and the late Don Picard (Robin). Predeceased by his parents Nellie (nee Chislett) and Gerald Picard. Son in law of Bruce and the late Roberta Montgomery, brother in law of Chris & Christine Montgomery, Brian & Sara Montgomery, Michael & Diane Montgomery, and Cathy Montgomery & Peter Baker and their families. Rene will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Special thanks to Dr. Jeffrey Rothenstein, his nurse Julie and Dr. Medhat El-Mallah for the care and kindness given to Rene. Friends may call at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Monday April 2nd from 6-8pm. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Tuesday April 3rd at 1pm. Cremation. Memorial donations to the RS McLaughlin Cancer Centre (Lakeridge Health Oshawa Foundation) would be greatly appreciated by the family.