The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Jeannine Gaudreau of Sudbury and of the late Edna Théona (née Girard) Pilon. Son of the late Ovila and of the late Irène (née Dequanne) Pilon. Loving father of Daniel (late Linda) (Theresa) of Uxbridge, Donald (Sylvie) of Ottawa and Denise Tremblay (Laval) of Quebec. Predeceased by his daughter Diane Wayne (Dominie of Calgary). Dear brother of Jeannette Coulis (late Gerry) of Calgary, Estelle Elchyson (Ed) of Manitoulin Island, Simone Walsh (late Frank) of Toronto, Edgar (Jacqueline), André (Rolande) both of Sudbury and Normand of Shawville, Qc. Predeceased by his brother Sylvio (Albertine of Sudbury). Cherished grandfather of 6 and great-grandfather of 3. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Friday, February 28th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 10 a.m. at L’Annonciation Church, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Maison Vale Hospice would be appreciated.