Passed away peacefully at Sault Area Hospital on Monday March 5, 2018 at the age of 57.

Survived by his loving wife Christine Pierce. Lovingly remembered by his sons, Paul and Donnie.

Predeceased by his parents Rene and Laurette Philion. Brother of Jeanette Tremblay, late Cyril, late Leo, Diane Deschene, Dan (Betty), Claudette (Ray) Raymond, Michael (Nikki), Rheal and Linda DeMelo.

He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

The family would like to thank the Sault Area Hospital Emergency Department, the staff of ICU, Dr. DiFabio and the Sault Ste. Marie Paramedics.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sault Area Hospital Cancer Clinic.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Claude’s Life on Friday March 9, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at O’Sullivan Funeral Home (corner of Cathcart and St. James St.).

Expression of sympathy and condolences available online at,