October 14th, 2020
It is with great sadness that the family of Didier Auguste Agira announces his passing in Prince Albert on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 at the age of 25.
Didier was born in Ngara District, Kagera Region, Tanzania in 1995 after his family fled their native country of Rwanda. Didier and his family arrived in Prince Albert in 2000. He attended elementary school at École Valois and later graduated from St. Mary High School. For the last two years, Didier studied Computer Engineering Technology at SIAST while he maintained a job with Forbes Bros. Ltd.
Didier was a young man of many passions and talents including travelling, swimming, camping, mastering the guitar and working on computers while pursuing his entrepreneurial dream of Augustus Inc.
Didier’s gentle ways, his generous soul and his fun-loving heart will never be forgotten.
He will be lovingly remembered and forever missed by his parents Fabien and Perpétue Agira; his sisters Cynthia (Erick Lofstrom) and Vanessa (Aaron Waighorn); his godparents Ralph and Carmen Kendel and their children Zoe (Tyler), Nathan and Nolan; his cousins Alexis and Katie Nyandwi (Isaiah and Samuel), Solange Nyandwi, Claudine Uwamahoro, Eloane Lapierre and extended family Raymond and Lisa Marchildon and their children Stephan, Logan, Jasmine, Diane and Dave Murza (Clara, Gabrielle, Josée, Samuel) as well as his loving family members and friends from around the world.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 1401 4th Ave West. Most Reverend Bishop Albert Thévenot M. Afr. and Father Roque Concepcion presiding. Interment will be held at a later date. Due to COVID restrictions numbers are limited and only those that are contacted and provided on a list will be permitted entrance. The memorial Service will be video-taped and a link provided for everyone to view and share in this celebration after the service.
Memorial donations may be made in Didier’s memory to the Tanzania Mission. Cheques may be made out to the Diocese of Prince Albert, memo Tractor Project. The funds will go towards the purchase of tractors to help the farmers of Kaluia, Tanzania to move from farming with hand tools to modern technology. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grays.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gray’s Funeral Chapel, (306) 922-4729