A memorial service for Mattice resident Fernand Rosario Plamondon, 68, was held July 3, 2004 in Hearst. He died June 30th at Notre-Dame Hospital following a lengthy bout with cancer. Born Jan. 6, 1936 in Mattice, he worked with excavation equipment in the Windsor area for approximately two-dozen years until 1984. He returned to Mattice afterward. He enjoyed playing darts, hunting, handywork, Predeceased by his parents Maria and Hervé Plamondon of Mattice, he leaves his wife Margaret (née Landsverk) Plamondon of Mattice. Also surviving are his sisters Rita Gagnon-Fortin of Kapuskasing, Geneviève (Mathias) Carrier of Mattice, and Fernande Boulay of Kapuskasing, and brothers Victorin (Marie-Paule) of Mattice, Raymond (Desneiges) of Orleans, Gilles (Madeleine) of Windsor, and Paul-Emile (Linda) Plamondon of Timmins. Cremation was done at Hillcrest Crematorium in Matheson. Rev. Jean-Marc Pelletier officiated the service at the Salon Lafrance Funeral Home. Interment is to follow at St-François-Xavier Cemetery.