Passed away peacefully with his son at his side at West End Villa in Ottawa at the age of 88. He leaves to mourn his children Janet (Willard Skinner), Paul (Michele Fournier), Judy (Dan McLaughlan) Lori and Denyse (Jon Randall), his 6 grand children and one great grand-child. Claude was predeceased by his daughter Tricia (Chris Becker), and brothers Jean and Andre. In keeping with Claude’s wishes a cremation has taken place, the internment will take place Monday June 24, 2019 at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces at the Beechwood Cemetery at 1 p.m. Donations in memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Ottawa Chapter at 300 – 885 Meadowlands Dr. Ottawa, ON K2C 3N2.