The family announces with sorrow, his death in Sudbury, Sunday August 5, 2012 at the age of 79 years. Beloved husband of 56 years to Reina (née Methé) Vachon. Son of the late Narcisse and Clara (née Paquette) Vachon. Loving father of Gilles Vachon of Garson, Michel and Carole Vachon of Sudbury. Dear brother to Rolande Joliat (late Roger) of Azilda, Aure-lien (Constance) of Chelmsford. Predeacease by his brother Julien and Jean-Guy. In keeping with Sylvio’s request, there will be no visitation however a funeral service will be celebrated by his closest family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Canadian Cancer Society or Maison Vale Hospice would be greatly appreciated.