Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital with his family by his side on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Eileen Vallee and predeceased by his wife of 61 years Marion (nee Curran). Cherished father of the late Richard (survived by Donna), Patsy (Scott), Henri (Eileen), Donald (Grace), Tom (Julie) and Jane (Mike). Stepfather of Richard (Jennifer) and the late Martin (survived by Linda). Predeceased by his children David, Lucie and 2 infants. He will be lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Fern will be missed by his brother Ralph, extended family and friends. A memorial mass will be celebrated at Ste. Croix Church, 327 Lafontaine Road West, Tiny on Saturday, April 14th at 11 a.m. Spring interment at Ste. Croix Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Diabetes Canada or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.