In hospital, Shawville, Quebec on January 21, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his partner Marion Lavigne (nee Ladouceur). Dear brother of Eldon (Anna Smith), late Lyle (Dorothy), late Marion (Late David Crawford), Anna (late Bert Crawford), Joan (Roy Stephens), George, Norma (late Hawley Frost), Merlyn, late Eileen (Wayne Perry), late Darlene (Lionel Gravelle), Lorna (Harland Smith), late Dawson (Cheryl) and infant Ray. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. He worked many years at Deschenes and Moffat Construction. A private family interment will take place at a later date.