Died peacefully, in his sleep,in Pembroke Regional Hospital at the age of 88 years.Beloved husband of Mary Richardson and predeceased by first wife Bernice Chassie. Father of Shirley (Murray Mathieu), Clarence (Lise Bouffard), Susan (Brian Ranger) and Neil (Brenda Landry). Loved Grandfather of Michele & Jacques Gagnon, April & Jonathan Chaput, Lisa, Sherry & Leanne Ranger and Heidi & Noah Chaput and great grandfather of 12. Survived by sister Cecile Sullivan and predeceased by 6 brothers & sisters; Cora, Rheal, Laurette, Lilly, Madeleine and Remi. Brother in law to Allan Chassie, Barbara O’Brien and Richard Bilsborrow (Beverly). Stepfather to Patrick O’Brien. Friends may call at Hayes Funeral Home, 95 St. Jacques Street, Chapeau, Quebec, on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, September 13 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to St. Joseph’s Church, St. Joseph’s, Quebec on Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Kidney Foundation of Canada.