The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at the age of 70 years. Beloved husband of Claudette (née Gervais) Pothier of St-Charles. Son of the late Marcel and of the late Aline (née Chamberland) Pothier. Loving father of Micheline Pothier of St-Charles, Gaston of Ottawa, Gaetan (Kim Taylor) of Markstay, Yvan (Rhonda) of Garson and Leon (Melanie) of Dowling. Dear brother of Marcel Jr. (Paulette) of St-Charles and Rachelle Gaudrault (Roland) of Val Caron. Cherished grandfather of Joelle (Mike), Mathieu, Danielle, Alexandra, Jeremy, Nathan, Abigail, Jessica, Eric, David (Chanelle), Mélanie Pilon (Will), Jaxsen, Robyn, Jasmine, Makayla and great-grandfather to Cody, Caleb and Jasmine, Liam and Alexina. Gilles was past President of the Playground Improvement Committee, Minor Ball, Broomball, Ballhockey, Men’s Hockey and Men’s Fastball. The family will receive relatives and friends at the St-Charles Community Hall, St-Charles, on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Paroisse St-Charles Borromée, St-Charles. In lieu of flowers, donations (by cheque only) to the Lung Association would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury.