It is with great sorrow that the family announces his passing in Sturgeon Falls on Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at the age of 71 years. Son of the late Oscar and the late Anne-Marie (née Gosselin) Larochelle. Beloved husband of Marie-Paule Ménard (née Lachapelle) of Lavigne. Loving Step-father of Lucie Cromwell-Ranglin of Toronto, Daniel Ménard (Danielle) of Val Thérèse and Monique Lavigne (Rolly) of Hanmer. Dear brother of Réal Larochelle (Nicole) of Montreal, Jacques Larochelle (Cécile) of Sturgeon Falls, Monique Kingsley (Ernest), Lucienne Solomon (Georges) both of Hanmer, Dorice Mc Master (Duncan), Jocelyne Larochelle (Marie) of Winnipeg. Predeceased by his sister Solange Brabant (Ronald of Hanmer). Cherished grandpa to Mélinda, Paulette. Janique, Guylaine, Philip and Valerie. Predeceased by his grandson Alain. “Grandpapa, Qu’il fait chaud ou qu’il fait froid, on aime toujours être avec toi.” Lovingly remembered by his great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Taylor and Aden. Special godfather to Jocelyne, Stéphane, Martin and Paulette. Sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Mr. Larochelle was a proud 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, council # 5005, Hanmer. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4570 St-Joseph Street, Hanmer on Wednesday, June 6 2012 after 6 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home Chapel, Hanmer. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.