Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife Pauline Lavigne and his children Trace Lavigne-Riles (husband Dwayne Riles), Jessie Lavigne (wife Stacy Leyte-Lavigne), Christine Lafortune (partner Mark Vokey), Jesse Piquette (girlfriend Julie) and David Lavigne (girlfriend Stephanie). He will also be sadly missed by his nine grandchildren. The family will receive family and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury, Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 2-5 and 7-9:30.  A funeral service will be held Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 2 the Cooperative Funeral Home Chapel, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the S.P.C.A. would be greatly appreciated.

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