The family announces with deep sorrow the peaceful passing of Lionel Louis Chrétien on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at Pioneer Manor at the age of 76 years. Beloved partner of Dottie Jeanveau (nee Niemi). Son of the late Delphis and Clara Chrétien (nee Frappier). Loving father of Michelle Plouffe and Dianne (Rob Campbell), stepfather of Jessie Pegelo (Ryan) and Keitha Bushie (Josh). Dear brother of Liliane Lalonde, Lydia Paquette, Gérard Chrétien, Rose Chrétien and René Chrétien. Predeceased by his siblings Ernest, André, Daniel, Jeanne Gladu and Florence Grégoire. Missed by his grandchildren Jesse Plouffe along with his step grandchildren Jenna and Riley Campbell, Violet, Markus, and Jake. He will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, friends, and extended family. In keeping with Lionel’s wishes, there will be no visitation, a Celebration of Life will be held in the summer 2022. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lionel’s memory can be made directly to the Elgin Street Mission https://themission.ca or the Blue Door Café https://bluedoorsoup.ca.