After a courageous battle with cancer she passed away peacefully at the Health Sciences North on Monday, December 31, 2012 at the age of 77 years. Wife of the late Yvon Sauvé. Cherished companion of Émile LeFave of Sudbury. Daughter of the late Albert and the late Rose (née Paquette) Joly. Beloved mother of Joanne Matthew (Ian) of Bayfield, Pauline Gareau (Denis) of Sudbury and Debbie Sauvé of Lavigne. Dear sister of Rita Gauthier (late Larry), Eddy Joly (Mariette), Réjeanne Bergeron (Ernest), Roger Joly (Lise) and Lorraine Robillard (Michel). Predeceased by her brother Henry Joly (survived by Georgette). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jennifer Tersteeg (Tim), Kyle Matthew (Katrina), Natalie Gareau, Justin Gareau, by her great-grandchildren Emma, Evan, Olivia, Jessica and by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family wishes to express their appreciation towards Dr. Bissett, Dr. Slaney, Dr. Sami, Dr. Singh and Carmen Brulé for the kind and compassionate care. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury, on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 from 7 – 9 p.m. and Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 after 9 a.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation or to Maison Vale Hospice would be appreciated.