The family announces with sorrow his death in Chelmsford, October 31st, 2012 at the age of 54 years. Beloved partner of Deb Devlin. Son of the late Theodore and the late Mary Tkachyk. Loving father of Theodore James “TJ” of Toronto, Tanner Alexander of London and step-father to Kyle Devlin of Kitchener. Predeceased by a sister Katherine Laframboise. He was a dedicated machinist with the Bristol Machine Works for his whole adult life, an avid outdoorsman and wood worker. Ted was a very kind hearted and social member of the community. Friends may call at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7:30 p.m. in the Sudbury Cooperative Funeral HomeChapel. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation or Pet Save would be greatly appreciated.