Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on August 21st, 2012 at the age of 73 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 49 years to Irène, cherished father of Agnès (Claude), Laurent (Li) and Patrick (Meredith). Treasured pépé to Robert, Élise, Martin, Marc-André, Jean-Marc and Mathieu.  Dear brother-in-law of Jeanne and her late husband François, Benoit and Anne, Marie and Marcel, Maï and late husband Stachou.  Special uncle to Françoise, Alain, Régine, Linda and their families.  Il laisse dans le deuil ses frères et soeurs Alberte, Bernard, Mireille, Pierre, Michel, Anne-Marie, ses belles-sœurs, beaux-frères, nièces et neveux, tous en France ainsi que  ses amis proches Aline et André, Annette et José, Pascal et Jane, Jean et Véronique, Larry, Sharon et Renée.  Jean-Claude est allé rejoindre ses frères Roger, René et Bertrand ainsi que ses parents Augusta et Albert. Special thanks to the caring staff at Hospice, VON, CCAC, Bayshore Therapy and Paramed who saw to his comfort and made it possible for him to stay at home with his family as he wished. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Autism Society of Canada, Hospice or The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. Memorial visitation Friday from 5 to 7 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at


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