Rhéal Joseph (Hank) Henri 79, of Moncton, NB passed away at the Moncton City Hospital on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Born in Rogersville, NB he was the son of the late Remi and Rita (Arsenault) Henri.
After graduating from Rogersville High School he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and transferred to Transport Canada of Transportation retiring as supervisor of the Avionics workshop after more than 30 years of service. Rhéal enjoyed camping, traveling with his motorhome to bluegrass festivals and dining out.
Rhéal leaves to mourn, the love of his life for the past 25 years, Elsie Constantine. He was a devoted father of two sons, Paul (Lynda) and Michael (Denise); and is survived by cherished grandson, Jordan; sisters, Fernande (Robert) MacDonald, Marielle (late Gerald) Gallant; chosen brother Louis (the late Bernice). Survived also by Elsie's family, Brian (Darlene) Constantine, Brent (Kelly) Constantine, and families and by several nieces and nephews. Rhéal loved to talk to, and about, his many extended grandchildren and great grandchildren who often brought a smile to his face. His loyal feline companion Jackson is already feeling the loss.
He was predeceased by sisters, Yvette Gallant and Therese Hebert.
The family would like to thank Dr. Li and the staff of the ICU, as well as a special thank you to Pastor Brock Symonds; he was grateful for you all.
In Memory of Rhéal, donations can be made to the SPCA; a society that was very dear to his heart.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800), 3350 Route 106, Salisbury, NB.
At Rhéal's request, there will be no visitation or funeral. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. Interment at Fairhaven Memorials Gardens.