Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Pinecrest Nursing Home on Monday March 20, 2017. Gilbert Lavalley of the Algonquin nation and a member of Curve Lake First Nation, was in his 85th year. Beloved Partner to the late Madeline Lavallee and to the late Gwen GreyEagle. Will be loved and remembered by his children Wendy Lavallee and Angela Lavallee (Geoff). Beloved grandpa to Patty (Jon), Jessica, Noah, and Hope. He will also be missed by his great-grandchild Riyen. A funeral service will take place at Curve Lake Community Church on Friday March 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M. Following the service, a reception will be held at the Curve Lake community centre. Thank-you to the former Curve Lake Seniors staff for their dedicated years of service, and the staff at Pinecrest Nursing Home. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make donations by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES – MONK CHAPEL at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705-738-3222.