It is with great sorrow that the family announces his death in Sudbury on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the age of 84 years. Son of the late Fortunat Joanette and late Elda (née Serré) Joanette. Husband of the late Gabrielle (née David) Joanette (1996). Loving father of Suzanne Rouleau (Marcel) of Hanmer, Gisèle Poirier (Normand Brosseau), Marcel (Line) and René (Marelen) all of Chelmsford, André (Rose Marie) of Marathon, Simone Duval (Martin) of Vars, Qc., Monique Joanette and Aurèle both of Sudbury. Dear brother of Delphis (Thérèse) of Sudbury, Ida Gravelle (late Aurel), Berthe Lavoie (late Claude), Juliette Gravelle (late Roger) all of Chelmsford, Cécile Leclair (late Fernand) of Val Caron and Lucille Beach (Vern) of Arizona, U.S.A. Predeceased by his sisters Délima Campbell (late Roy) and Alma Joly (late Henry). Sadly missed by his 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Roger was very involved in his parish as well as being a member of “La Vie Montante” and “Légion de Marie”. He was a retired glass cutter for Carrington Lumber. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4691 R R 15, Chelmsford, Friday from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 19th, 2012 at 11 a.m. in St-Joseph’s Church, Chelmsford. Donations (by cheque only) to the Renovation Fund for St-Joseph’s Church would be greatly appreciated.
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