The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Val Caron on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at the age of 79 years. Son of the late Joseph-Odilon and of the late Marie (née Lessard) Gilbert. Beloved husband of Thérèse (née Grenon) Gilbert. Loving brother of Léa Lessard (Clément), Jean Gagnon (late Jeannine), Marie-Ange Raymond (François) and Aline Falardeau (Claude). Predeceased by his brothers and sisters; Germaine, Délia, Léo-Paul, Henri, Pierre and Gédéon. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury, Friday, August 17, 2012 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Cooperative Funeral HomeChapel, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.