BRETON, LouisBreton, Louis Joseph passed away surrounded by his family at the palliative care unit (HSN 4th floor) on Friday, April 18, 2014 at the age of 92. He will be sadly missed by his children Roland (Annette Dallaire), Roger (Denise Dallaire), Marie (late Gaetan Lafrenière) Clotilde (René Parent) and his first wife (late Madeleine Pelchat). Will be lovingly remembered by his wife Dolores Joly, her three children, Donna (Rick Cusson), Rick Gallino (Rosemary Vierimaa), Joanne (Michael Kirkwood) and their families. Loving grandfather of Eric, Marylène, Natalie, Alexandre, Frédéric, Isabelle, Martine, Dominic, Isabelle, Casia and their families. Fortunate to be a great grandfather of 11. Born March 8, 1922 in Inverness, Québec, Louis was a determined and very hard working businessman. One of his most successful endeavours was the purchase in 1962 of his lumber company « Portelance Lumber » situated in Hanmer. Upon retirement, he was very proud to see that his company would continue to prosper in the hands of his oldest son. Once retired, he enjoyed moose hunting and loved spending his winters in Florida where he had joined the « Hollywood Shuffleboard Club » and was recognised as an excellent player. At this time, the family would like to take the opportunity to sincerely thank the staff at Health Sciences North orthopaedic dept. on 4th floor (South Tower) as well as the Palliative Care Unit on 4th floor (North Tower) for the outstanding and compassionate care they provided for our father. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation (by cheque only) to the Canadian Kidney Foundation-Ontario Division or to the Health Sciences North Palliative Care Unit, 4th floor (North Tower). Family will be receiving relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home at 4570 St Joseph in Hanmer on Monday April 21, 2014 from 2-5 pm and from 7 -9 p.m. Funeral services will be in chapel at the funeral home Tuesday April 22 at 11 a.m.

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