The family announces with sorrow his death in Sudbury, October 2, 2012 at the age of 72 years. Beloved husband of Helene (née Tremblay) Fortin. Son of the late Napoleon Fortin and Diana Fortin. Loving father of Daniel Fortin (Susan) of Chelmsford and André Fortin (Rachel) Of Chelmsford. Dear brother Of Thérèse Tremblay (late August), Firmin Fortin (Rose-Lynn), Pierre Fortin (Richere), Marcellin Fortin (Annette), Bernadette Desbiens (Fernand). Predeceased by his siblings Jean Fortin (late Marie-Ange), Simone Marquis (late Gérard), Emile Fortin (late Aline), George Fortin (late Marina), Joseph Fortin (Eva). Sadly missed by his grandchildren Damien, Eric, Joel and his step grandchildren Joël and Devin. Paul was loved and will be missed by many. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4691 RR15, Chelmsford, Friday, October 5, 2012 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. A service will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St-Joseph church in Chelmsford. Mass donations can be made to St- Joseph church. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be greatly appreciated.