Previously employed by Hilton Mines and proud member of the Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree, Ronald passed away peacefully in Pontiac Reception Centre, Shawville, Quebec on Monday, November 25, 2019 at the age of 83 years. Son of the late Aime Essiambre and the late Maria Larocque. Beloved husband and best friend of 60 years to Annette Malette. Loving father of the late Pauline, Michael (Kathy), Charles and Greg (Cheryl). Cherished grandfather of Kyle, Kevin, Kristopher, Carl (Kelly), Jesse, Devon, Nadia and step-grandchildren Ashley and Brady. Dear brother of Paul (late Carol) and Robert (Joan). Predeceased by his brothers Maurice “Moe” (late Cecile) and Pierre. Remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at Hayes Funeral Home, 134 Centre Street, Shawville, Quebec on Thursday, November 28, 2019 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 29, 2019 in St. James the Greater Church, Portage du Fort, Quebec at 11 a.m. Spring Interment parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers due to allergies donations to Pontiac Reception Centre, Diabetes Quebec or Alzheimer’s Society of Quebec would be appreciated.