The family announces with sorrow his death in Sudbury, October 14th, 2012 at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Claire (née Rancourt) Porlier. Son of the late Rene Porlier and the late Rose (née Dionne) Porlier. Loving father of Paul (Deborah) of Sudbury and Carole (Kyle) Williams of Thunder Bay. Dear brother of Maurice Porlier (Rose), Noel Porlier (Helene), Rolande Prevost, Cecile Landry, Aline Nadeau (Rheal) and predeceased by his brothers Robert and Jean-Marie. Loving grandfather of Natalie, Jessica, Brennan and Brooklynn. Leo was born and raised in Bigwood, married the former Claire Rancourt in 1960. He retired in 1994 from Bell Canada and enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Cancer clinic as well as the oncology department. At Leo’s request, there will be no visitation. A memorial mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 11 a.m. in St-Patrick’s Church, Walford Road, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.

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