Rain Purre

Mr. Rain Purre

Aug 02, 1936 - May 11, 2020

Mr. Rain Purre

Aug 02, 1936 - May 11, 2020


Rain Purre, 83,  of Charleston, WV passed away  May 11, 2020 at CAMC Memorial Hospital .

Rain was born in Tartu, Estonia to the late Andres Purre and Liis Piiskoppel Purre.

He was a  retired Chemical Engineer and worked most of his career with Union Carbide.

He was a  member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charleston, WV

Rain was a graduate of Montreal High School and McGill University   He loved to travel with his wife, Ene, and traveled to  Europe quite often.  He enjoyed tinkering with his tool set and  loved to spend time at his cottage in Mt. Nebo, and Summerville Lake.  He was always informed and up to date on local news, and watched CNN  quite often, and stayed updated on the news.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ene whom passed in October 2019; and  his brother,  Erik Purre.

He is survived by his daughter, Karin Ann Purre-Mulroy  and son-in-law, James, of Mountain View, CA; sister-in-law, Gundi Jeffrey of Tlaxcala, Mexico; nephew, Russell Alexander Purre; and niece, Lisette  Ellen Purre, Toronto, Canada.

Because of the COVID-19 there here will be no service at this time.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be sent in memory of Rain to:

Trinity Evangelical  Lutheran Church, 1600 Kanawha Blvd, E., Charleston, WV 25311

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com .

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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