The family announces with great sorrow his passing at Finlandia Koti, on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband of Anita (née L’Italien) Béland of Sudbury. Son of the late Philias and of the late Marie-Louise (née Banville) Béland. Loving father of Raymonde, Guy (Carole) and Jules (Claudette) all of Sudbury, Danielle Lortie (Richard) of Wasaga Beach, Michel of Ottawa, Nicole (Jacques Ouzilleau) of Orford, Quebec and Carole Taillefer (Normand) of Elmira. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Alain, Natalie, Jean, Aaron, Mélanie, Alexandre, Lianne, Sophie and by his great-grandchildren Shelley, Julie, Emilie, Emma, Paige and Gracie. Dear brother of Thérèse, Théodore (Ghislaine) and Rose-Aimée Ouellet (Daniel Boutin). Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Delphine, Philippe, Antoinette, Samuel, Clément, Simonne, Angeline and Bertrand. Raymond and Anita were long-time residents of Coniston for over 60 years where they raised their family. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. in St-Dominique Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to Finlandia Hoivakoti would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.