Jacques Rougeau Sr. is succeeded by his sons Raymond, Jacques, and Armand. Leading up to his death, Rougeau had been suffering from pulmonary fibrosis.
One of the patriarchs of the vibrant Montreal wrestling scene, legendary wrestler Jacques Rougeau, Sr., father of former WWE Superstars Jacques Rougeau Jr. (The Mountie) and his tag partner Raymond Rougeau, passed away on as broken by the family.
Official Press Release of the Rougeau family read as follows:
Rougeau’s family had issued a statement for the public on his passing. After being translated from French, the Rougeau statement reads:
“It is with sadness and sorrow that we announced the death of Mr. Jacques Rougeau yesterday, July 1st, 2019, at the age of 89 years. He has struggled for some time with pulmonary fibrosis, but he has gone quietly, we loved him so much.
“This love is also shared with the public. In the company of his brother Jean, it is sunny in the four corners of Quebec, especially in the 60s and 70s.
“While the Quebec landscape was suspended several years and it was important to share it with those who follow, that we love, that we love in his public career. There is a name that resonates so much in this environment and these three sons, Raymond, Jacques and Armand, one of his daughters, Joanne, whom three of his grandchildren walked, he passed, every day, the middle of the fight at one time or another.
“But he was a popular wrestler, he was a husband, a father, a grandfather and a great-grandfather just as much loved and esteemed. He was the quiet strength of our family and his departure is and will be very painful.
“Friends of the media and wrestlers, we thank you for the love you gave him, that you were assured that this feeling was shared.”
The Rougeau family
The entire staff of wrestlingnewsplus.com sends our condolences to the entire Rougeau family during this tough time.
Jacques Rougeau Sr. began his wrestling career in 1955. His wrestling journey moved onward after his brother Johnny Rougeau began operating Montreal based wrestling promotion All-Star Wrestling.
Rougeau continued his wrestling career in NWF Buffalo and New Japan Pro Wrestling. Rougeau’s son, Jacques Rogeau Jr. won the WWE Intercontinental Championship and Tag Team Championship as part of The Quebecers. Rougeau’s daughter Joanne also worked for the WWF as local promoter in the Quebec region.
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