It is with great sadness that the family announce his passing in Sudbury on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at the age of 86 years. Husband of the late Yvette (née Thérrien) Durette. Son of the late Alison and of the late Yvonne (née Frappier) Durette. Beloved father of Huguette Crossno (Ron) of California, Lise Legault (Gilles) of Blezard Valley, Linda Rolland (James) of Woodstock, Carmen Dépatie (Daniel) of Val Caron and Marc (Hélène Brunet) of Georgetown. Predeceased by his son Gilles (Hélène Durette). Dear brother of Laurette Prévost (Robert), Jeannine Prévost (Roger), Rollande Dupuis (Robert) and Richard all of Sudbury, Jean-Paul (late Rita) of Kirkland Lake, Raymond (Lorraine) and Diane Brazeau both of Sturgeon Falls, Robert (Margot) of Virginiatown and Noella Durette (Ernie) of Windsor. Predeceased by his brothers Gabriel, Fernand and by his sister Fernande. Cherished grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, on Sunday February 9th 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. at Ste-Marguerite d’Youville Church, Val Therese. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.