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It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of a husband, dad, pepère, and grand-pepère, Leo Joseph Tremblay, on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 at Victoria General Hospital at the age of 86.

He was born March 21, 1927.

Leo was predeceased by his parents, Wilfrid and Yvonne; youngest son, Jean-Paul (Linda); brother, George; and brother-in-law, Stan.

Leo is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Rose; two sons, Denis (Mariette) and Marc (Carol); daughter, Lise-Marie; three grandsons, Robert (Stacy), Sean, and Tyler (Kathleen); three granddaughters, Tina (Dean), Chantelle (Adam), and Tia; and seven great-grandchildren whom he loved and adored, Xavier, Ryan, Alexandre, Akaisha, Judah, Noah, and Brittany.

He also is survived by his brother, Bill (Sandy); sisters, Doris and Denise (John); sisters-in-law, Elsie, Jeanne (Ray), Therese (Ed), and Cecile (Ed); as well as many nieces and nephews.

Leo was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and 4th Degree for many years, as past Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator.

He was an avid curler in Fort Frances, Ont. and in his later years enjoyed playing bridge.

A funeral mass was celebrated Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Timothy’s Roman Catholic Church (135 John Forsythe Rd.)

In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations may be made to Action Marguerite (St. Vital) at 450 River Rd., Winnipeg, Man., R2M 5M4.