Suddenly passed at home on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 after a very long fight with cancer, he has left us to reunite with his family in heaven.
He left behind his beloved wife and best friend, Donna Bardawill (nee Gagne). Father of Casey Bardawill, step-father of Richard Seaman (Iona) the late J.J. Seaman and the late Rebecca. Papa and stepfather of Jarett Seaman-Waboose. Cherished Papa of Rebecca, Blake, Summer, Mia, Danica and Kali. Great-Papa to Jayleigh.
Beloved son of the late Edward Charles and late Llewella Bardawill (nee Kerr). Brother of Richard (Elizabeth), Chris (Valerie), Randy (Brenda), the late Betty-Lou (Carl), late Connie and the late Jerry (Joe).
Son-in-law of the late Rod and Mamie Gagne (nee James). Brother-in-law of Carl (Betty), Darlene (Ken), Gloria (late Bill), Mary-Lou, Karon and the late Connie.
Cherished fishing buddy of Kevin Ingram and best friend of Denny Pepin. Retired employee of the City of Sault Ste. Marie Board of Works where he had many friends.
Special thank you to the Cancer Care Unit of the Sault Area Hospital and to all the nurses and doctors whom were there for Rick throughout his battle.
He will be missed by all.
At the request of Rick, there will be no funeral service at this time, a service of remembrance will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations (payable by cheque or online) to the SAH Cancer Care Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East). Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.