In hospital, Pembroke, Ontario, surrounded by his loving family on May 16, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Thérèse St. Jean (December 14, 2016). Loving father of Evelyn (Gary Pappin), Roger (Annette Picotte), Jeannine (Louis Montgomery) and Jocelyne. Exceptional and loving Pépère of Brian, Shawn, Cindy (Mark Kowalchuk), Chantal (Jason Lee), Guy (Brittany Hamel), Jason (Sylvie Brousseau), Natalie (Larry Berenbeck), Jessica (Sebastien Morrissette), Serge (Jessica Romain) and Emma Beaubien and Great-Pépère to 16 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Francoise (Pierre), Fleurette (Conrad) and predeceased by Anita (late Edgar), Jeannette (late Ernie) and Fred. Brother-in-law of René (late Claire), Carmel (late Keith), Jacqueline (Royal) and predeceased by Louis (Elizabeth), Solange (late Edouard) and Antoinette. Friends may call at Hayes Funeral Home, 56 St. Jacques Street, Chapeau, Quebec on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, May 19 in St. Alphonsus Church, Chapeau at 11:00 a.m. Interment Parish Cemetery. Donations to the Fred Meilleur Residence would be appreciated.