Jean-Pierre passed peacefully at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer at the Manoir Sacre-Coeur, Mansfield. Leaving behind his beloved wife of 45 years Winnie Beauchamp, his five children Steve Harris (Darlene), Deborah Harris (Luc), Lori Harris, Tammy Harris and Bob Harris (Carol), his brother Guy (Norma), sisters Murielle (Raymond), Joanne (Charlie) and many Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchildren. Also, Pepère's special girl Willow Bérubé and friend Jean-Claude Faubert.
A special thank you to the Manor for all their hard work and support in making Pete feel comfortable during his years in their care.
Jean-Pierre devoted 35 years to the Otter Lake community as President of the l'Association d'Auctoctone du Québec. Organizing events for children and adults and providing affordable housing and licensing to the aboriginal community.
"To those I love and those who loved me, when I am gone, release me, let me go, I have so many things to see and do, you must not tie yourself to me in tears, be happy that we had so many years."