The family announces with sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at the age of 64 years. Beloved husband of Laurette Valade (née Poissant) of Hanmer. Son of the late Raymond and the late Anita (née Pharand) Valade. Loving father of Jean-Marc (fiancée Lisa Stevenson) and Renée Valade-Ross (Dale) both of Hanmer. Dear brother Richard (Joan), Denise Rivet (Mike) and Carole Valade (Rick Blais) all of Sudbury and Yvon (Antal Ghillany) of Montreal. Cherished “Pepere Bob” of Caleb. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4570 St-Joseph St, Hanmer on Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday after 1 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at St-Jacques Church, Hanmer. Donations (by cheque only) to Trillium Gift of Life would be appreciated.