The family announces with deep sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at the age of 79 years. Beloved husband of Jeannine (née Giroux) Chrétien of Sudbury. Son of the late Delphis and of the late Clara (née Frappier) Chrétien. Cherished father of Liliane Chrétien (James Laroche) of Skead, Annette Chrétien (Brenda Murphy) of Guelph and Roland Chrétien of Fergus. Dear brother of Liliane Lalonde, Lydia Paquette, Daniel Chrétien, Lionel Chrétien, Gérard Chrétien, Rose and René Chrétien. Predeceased by his brother Ernest and by his sisters Jeanne Gladu and Florence Grégoire. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Natalie Roy (Gilles), Joëlle Lalande (Pete Kennedy), Janelle Comtois (Mark Boisvenue) and by his great-grandchildren Philip and Alexie Roy. Mr. Chrétien was retired from Sudbury Hydro having worked 35 years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. André also enjoyed spending quality time at his cottage but was at his happiest when surrounded by his family. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.