It is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Sudbury on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the age of 63 years. Beloved daughter of Rollande (née Martel) and of the late Ernest Paquette. Predeceased by her husband Robert Bedard. Loving mother of Marc Bedard (Jen) of Hanmer and Meagan Bedard (Sam) of Ottawa. Predeceased by her son Gilles Bedard. Dear sister of Raymonde Desmarais (André), Richard Paquette and Diane Paquette all of Hanmer. Sadly missed by her extended family and many friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4570 St. Joseph Street, Hanmer on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 from 5-8 pm. A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. in the Chapel. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would greatly be appreciated.