It is with great sadness that we, his family, announce the passing of our loving father and Pip on July 19th, 2012 in his 86th year.  Gone peacefully to rejoin the love of his life Cecile (nee Renaud, 1987).  Dearest father of Al Jr. (Connie), Barbara Scott (Mark), Glenn (Cheryl), Rickey (Jo-Anne), Joan Reid (Garry) and Donna Lucier (Dave).  Proudest Pip of Eric (1985), Lizanne, Bill, Corey, Cody, Kalum, Brad, Tiffany & Jamie.  Step-pip of Joel, Julie, Jason and Justin.  Six great-grandchildren Logan, Sophie, Gabbie, Ayden, Braeden & Christopher.  Survived by one remaining brother, Harry.  Predeceased by 2 sisters, Catherine Dufour & Gertrude Washburn, and 5 brothers, Ernest, John, Lloyd, Harold & Clarence, and parents Harry J. & Annabelle (nee Goodwin).  Loving brother-in-law of the Renaud & Bellemore families.  Dad was one of 4 brothers who proudly served in WWII, a house-mover, a firefighter, an avid hunter and fisherman.  Most days you could find him “putzing around” in his garden or garage. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation to be held Monday, July 23rd 2-5, 7-9 pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle, 519-969-5841.  Parish prayers at 4 pm and RCL Branch 594 prayers at 7:30 pm. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to gather at St. Joseph’s Church River Canard after 9:30 am, followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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