The family announces with great sorrow her passing at Maison Vale Hospice, Sudbury on Wednesday October 8th, 2014 at the age of 94 years. Daughter of the late Alice (née Gosselin) and of the late Joseph Martel. Wife of the late Wilbrod Paquette. Beloved mother of Sister Bernadette Paquette f.d.l.s. of Blind River, Gerard Paquette (late Colleen) of Erin, Albert Paquette, Gaëtan Paquette (Elaine) and Lucy Neeley all of Sudbury. Predeceased by her son Raymond. Dear sister of Gérard Martel, Reina Wilson (Andy), Rolly Martel (Adeline), Bertha Dufresne (Eugene), Paul Martel (Kay), Louis Martel (Noreen), Joseph Martel (Greta), Maurice Martel (Eva), Marie Meloche all predeceased, Rudy Martel (Barbara) and Beatrice Pajot (Don). Sadly missed by her grandchildren Andy Paquette (Christine), Darryl (Lois), Ray Jr. (Kim), Kevin (Loretta), Carol-Anne (Sylvain), James (Karla), Michael (Cathy), Melanie, Ryan and by her great grandchildren Harris, Linden, Owen, Addison, Zack, Rilley, Braeden, Leah, Luanne, Taylor, Alex, Ethan, Brolin, Corson, Taylor and Charlie. Mom will always be remembered for her laughter and great sense of humour. Her kind, caring and peaceful ways were her forte. She was our “little trooper”; overcoming so many obstacles with such courage. Many thanks to C.C.A.C, Bayshore nurses, We Care personnel, Home Care, Maison Vale Hospice staff and volunteers, EMS, Emergency Dept, nurses and doctors for their compassion, kindness and care. Family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd. E., Sudbury, on Sunday October 12th, 2014 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be celebrated Monday at 11 am at the funeral home Chapel, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to Maison Vale Hospice would be appreciated.