Peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle on Thursday, July 17, 2014. JOSEPH CLARE DOUCET, 82 years, of Petrolia. Loving husband to the late Marlene (nee McIntyre) (2013). Cherished father of Lorraine (Terry) Currie of Petrolia, Denise (Bill) Bouwma of Wyoming, and Sue (Dan) Whiting of Oil Springs. Beloved grandfather of Adam (Eva), Pam (Drew), Joe (Sara), Melisa (Jason), Danielle (Ben), and Randi (Josh), and great grandfather of Matthew, Miya, Madyx, Masyn, Silver, Fox, Stone, Terrance, Ivy, Emma, and Rheid. Clare is survived by his two sisters Zabina LeBlanc and Zena Bunce, and is predeceased by his parents, Simon and Mary Doucet, as well as eleven brothers and sisters in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where a funeral service will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Parish Prayers will be offered on Sunday at 8:45 p.m. Interment to follow in Hillsdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Philip’s Church, Petrolia. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.