The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on January 9, 2014; at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of Jeannine (née Poirier) Touchette of Chelmsford. Son of the late Procule and of the late Alphonsine (née Leroux) Touchette. Loving father of Yvon (Sheryl) and Guy. Dear brother of Laurier of Ottawa, Mario of Cornwall and Huguette Desrochers (Gilles) of St-Jean, Qc. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Lucille Labelle (late Bill), Theresa Giroux (late Oscar), Laurette Leroux (late Henry Paul), Harvey (late Murielle), Francis Aho (late Harold), Fern (Claire), Marcel and Dan. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Melodie Touchette (Jim Michano), Tiffany Touchette Labrosse (Dan Labrosse), Denis Touchette (Cristine Renaud), and by his 6 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to express their most sincere appreciation to the staff at the Maison Vale Hospice for their kind and compassionate care. Donations can be made to the Maison Vale Hospice or the Cancer Society. A private family service was held. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Chelmsford.