Renée Elizabeth Deschenes-Wright, age 30 of Langley, British Columbia passed away on June 23rd following a brief, but fierce battle with cancer.
Renée was born on March 17, 1984 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She moved to Langley, British Columbia with her family in 1989. Renée attended Blacklock Elementary School, Langley Secondary School and Kwantlen College. Renée worked as a Surveillance Supervisor at Cascades Casino. On August 20, 2011 Renée married her high school sweetheart and soul-mate Lee Wright. Lee was devoted to Renée throughout her life and illness. It was Lee who gave Renée the strength and courage to fight, as did her loving and dedicated parents, Marcel and Liz Deschenes (Villella). Family and friends were Renée’s love and joy. Sadly Renée leaves so many loved-ones behind including her sister Jennifer, brothers Chad, JP and sister-in-law Nicole, as well as, her Thunder Bay Grandparents Albert and Leda Villella, and Blanche Deschenes. Renée was predeceased by her Grandpa Leo Deschenes. Renée will also be sadly missed by her father and mother-in-law Ted and Faye Wright, sister-in-law Robyn and husband Brent. Renée was a loving auntie to Kaylee, Hunter, Parker, Hanna, Jackson, Kingston and Dominick. She was also deeply loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and so many dear and close friends. Renée touched the lives of so many and will remain an inspiration to us all. A Celebration of Renée’s Life will take place at 1 pm on Saturday, July 12th at the Langley Events Centre: 7888 – 200 St., Langley, British Columbia. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Renée’s name to meandmy mirror.org