Passed away at the Temiskaming Hospital on May 28, 2018 at the age of 85.
Beloved husband for 59 years of Yolande, Née Duval. Cherished father of Dan (Jude), Sue Cunningham (Mike), Pat (Colleen) and the late Louise. Loving Papa to Alicia Larente, Caitlin Cunningham, Vanessa Prentice, Courtney Tresidder, Emily Cerilli (Stephano) and Blake Tresidder. Great-grandfather to Grace and Danielle. Dear brother of Bill and Lawrence (Florence); and predeceased by siblings Stan (late Muriel), Violet Cashmore (late Cliff), George (late Marge), Ivan (late Jean), Phyllis Milroy (late Ian) and Joe (late Sandra). Ernie will be fondly remembered by his nephews, nieces, extended family and many friends.
The family wishes to thank the CCAC staff, the Temiskaming Hospital staff, Dr. Chris Blount and Dr. Gretchen Roedde for their exceptional care and compassion.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held at Buffam Leveille Funeral Home on Friday, June 1 from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, June 2 from 9-11 a.m. Memorial Service to follow in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Cobalt Coleman Catholic Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Cobalt Coleman Latchford and Area Food Bank would be greatly appreciated.