It is with great sorrow that the family announces his passing in Sudbury on Monday, January 28th, 2013 at the age of 76 years. Son of the late Valmont and of the late Agnès Matte (née Landry). Husband of the late Thérèse Matte (née Paquet). Loving father of André Matte (Sandi Morin) of Hanmer. Dear brother of Arthur, Gisèle, Thérèse, Evelyne and Noëlla. Predeceased by his brothers and sister; Raymond, Esther, Alphonse, George and Albert. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4570 St. Joseph Street, Hanmer on Friday, February 1st, 2013 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 at 11 a.m. in St-Jacques Church, Hanmer. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be greatly appreciated.