The family announces with sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of Jeannine (née Lalonde) Lemieux of Sudbury for 58 years. Son of the late Domina and the late Emilia (née Branconnier) Lemieux. Loving father of Ronald Lemieux (Claire) of Mississauga, Jacques Lemieux (Normande) of Quebec, QC, Marc Lemieux (Carolyn) of Sudbury, Gaëtan Lemieux (Nicole) of Azilda and Jocelyne Lemieux-Pagano (Corrado) of Sudbury. Dear brother of Edmond Lemieux (Paulette), Gaëtanne Rivet (Claude) both of Sudbury and Claudette Brisson (Raymond) of Oshawa. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Rodolphe, Lucille, Claude, Thomas, Raymond and Madeleine. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Natalie, Julie, Patrick, Melanie, Sylvie, Melissa, George, Justin, Cassandre, Lia, Joseph and his great-grandchildren Fisher and Charlie. George worked 40 years as a miner at INCO. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, (Council 8360), 3rd degree. George was an avid gardener and fisherman and enjoyed playing darts and shuffle board at the Club Amical of Sudbury. Dad will be sadly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all who knew him. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 11 a.m. in St-Dominique Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice would be appreciated.