It is with great sorrow that the family announces his sudden passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by his parents Léoda and Anna (née Clairoux) Gauthier. Beloved husband of 62 years to Marguerite (née LeBreton) Gauthier. Loving father of Jean (Debra), Louise (Mario Bérubé), Julien (Diane) and Céline. Predeceased by his son Paul (Lynn). Dear brother of Marguerite Lacourcière, Liliane Beauchamp (Rhéal) and Madeleine Simard (Jean-Louis). Predeceased by his sister Cécile Lavigne (Rodolphe). Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Gerry had a great love for the outdoors. He enjoyed spending time at his cottage on Lake Penage with his family and friends. In keeping with Gerry’s wishes there will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Ste-Anne des Pins Church, Sudbury. In memory of Gerry, donations can be made directly to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangement entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.