Richard “Rick” Renault

Scarborough, Maine — Richard “Rick” Renault, of Scarborough, passed away at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Rick was born on Jan. 26, 1946, in Hanover, N.H., and was a graduate of Mascoma High School.

Survivors are his wife, Sharon (Souza) Renault of 44 years; his daughter, Shannon Renault Loncoski and her husband, Michael Loncoski; and proud grandfather of Cameron Loncoski of Falmouth; treasured son of Helen (Longe) Renault and the late Marcel Renault of Boynton Beach, Fla.; brother, Roger Renault and his wife, Betty of Lebanon, N.H.; sister, Cheryl (Renault) Brown and her late husband, Alden Brown of Pittsfield, N.H.; and brother, Robert Renault and his wife, Laura of Boynton Beach; many nieces and nephews.

Rick was proud to have been able to serve his country as a Marine and was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received during the Vietnam War. After moving his family to Maine in 1985, Rick and his wife Sharon worked at their business, Reception Unlimited, for many years. Rick’s last employment was as Electrical Pro at Lowe’s. Rick was also a past president of the Scarborough Lions Club.

Among the many medals and honors Rick had received, he was most proud of the Maine Silver Star, the Eagle Cane from the Maine Wood Carvers Association made by Andy Rice and the quilt awarded by the Quilt of Valor Foundation to veterans who have served in combat.

Donations may be made in Rick’s name to Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 US Route One, #1, Scarborough, ME 04074 and to the Quilt of Valor Foundation, PO Box 728, Lebanon, NH 03766.