Al passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the age of 84 years.
Al will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Elaine, of 47 years; daughters, Jacqueline, Lucille (Gabe) Alyward, Giselle (Gil) Morin and Jeanette (Kevin) DesRosiers; seven grandchildren, Danielle, Justin, Jessica, Madeline, Réal, Sheldon and Kyla; two sisters, Evangeline Latson and Ermine Archambault; as well as family and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Alice and Napoleon; four brothers and one sister.
Special thanks to the staff for their care and compassion at the Edmonton General, Mel Miller Palliative Care Unit 9Y, 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4, where memorial donations may be made.
Reverend Roger Rouleau will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas More Parish, 210 Haddow Close, Edmonton on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.