The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at the age of 78 years. Son of the late Arthur and of the late Blanche (née Ethier) Mallette. Beloved husband of Lorraine (née Myre) Mallette. Loving father of Jacques “Jake” (Meagan Filion), Léon (Roxanne), Nicole (Richard Lafortune), and Julie (Randy Corcoran). Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Diane Gibeault. Dear brother of Lilliane Alexander (friend Earl), Yollande (late Hervé) Marier, Roger (Marguerite) Mallette, Normand (late Glorianne) Mallette. Predeceased by his brother Donald (Donna) Mallette. Dear grandfather of Mark, Janessa, Shyanne, Sandra, Kyle, Skyler, Zack, Crystal, Jeffrey, Shannon, and Chris. Predeceased by his granddaughter Nancy. Great-grandfather to Jessica, Danielle, Gavin, Scarlette, Brooklyn, Kendra, Micheala, Carson and Addison. Great-great-grandfather to Sophia. Dearly missed by his special canine friend “p’tit boute”. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the St Mathieu Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Blue Door Café would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.