Fern PortelancePassed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 73.

Loving father of Fern (Bonnie), Jeannette Ramage (Tim) and Raymond (Debra). Proud Papa of Jessica (Jim), Kristi (Dan), Andrew, Brittany (Nathan), Christopher, Mackenzie and Emma. Special great Papa of Mia. Son of the late Albert and Therésè. Loving brother of Yvette Bourque (late Eddie), Jacqueline Bergeron (Clarence), Raymond (Denise), Denise Godin (Aldéric), Colette Breton (Jacques), late Berthe Lapointe (late Leonard), late Claude (late Réjeanne), late Jeannette Castonguay (late Matt), late Lucien (Rita), late Dorothy Lavallee (Gerry) and the late Sylvia Blanchette (late Roe). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Fern loved to spend time at his home on Lake Superior where his door was always open to his many friends and family. Fern had a special place in his heart for all his friends at Club 14 and for all the help and support that he received from them for the past 30 years.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 12 pm until 3 pm.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Club 14 or the SAH Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com