The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at the age of 66 years. Cherished son of Thérèse (née Martel) Paquette of Sudbury and of the late Wilbrod Paquette. Beloved father of Darryl Paquette (Lois) of Brantford, Andy Paquette (Christine) of Windsor and Ray “Jr.” (Kim) Hawes of Brantford. Dear brother of Rev. Sr. Bernadette Paquette (Fille de la Sagesse) of Blind River, Gerard Paquette (late Colleen) of Erin, Albert Paquette, Gaëtan Paquette (Elaine) and Lucy Neeley all of Sudbury. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Linden, Owen, Addison, Brolin, Corson, Taylor, Harris and Charlie. Dear uncle of Kevin (Loretta), Carol-Anne (Sylvain), James (Karla), Michael (Kathy), Melanie and Ryan. Ray will be remembered for his courageous battle against Alzheimers; his struggle to be understood is over. “I’m O.K.” The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Sunday, August 10th, 2014 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, Sudbury. As expressions of sympathy, donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.