Passed away peacefully at his home, Otter Lake, Quebec on Monday, December 13, 2021, after a long battle with Parkinsons at the age of 85. Predeceased by his loving wife, Claire Cartier (2017). He is survived by his children Ricky (Monique), Vicky (Daniel), Cathy (Terry), Cindy (Alain), Nicky (Anne), Penny (Mike), Gilly (Jennifer) as well as grandchildren Leslie, Jason, Virginia, Nathalie, Kassandra, Sophie, Julie, Alyssa, Nicholas, Jacob, Abigail and great-grandchildren William, Jessy, Thomas, Lilianna, Rosalina, Louis, Vincent, Arlo, Claire and Ellarose. He will be missed by his sister Addie (Robert). Predeceased by his parents Wilfrid Lavigne and Ida Normandeau, sister Florence and brother Jimmy. Special Uncle to Nancy (David). Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 17, 2021 with immediate family members only. A Celebration of Life will take place in the spring, date and location to be announced. Donations to Parkinson’s Canada would be greatly appreciated. The family wishes to thank CISSSO, Golden Peaks, CLSC and Personal care workers for their kindness and compassion.