Mark Vivarais

Mark Vivarais

Wednesday, July 17th, 1957 - Friday, February 5th, 2021
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VIVARAIS, Mark – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mark Rene Vivarais at the age of 63, at home with his wife beside him on Friday February 5, 2021. He has gone fishing leaving behind his greatest love, his 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and his loving companion Slushie. He courageously battled ALS for 3 years. Married to Sandra (Mallette) Vivarais for 41 years. Loving father to Christopher (Shawna) Vivarais, Courtney (Brooks) Ayotte, Ashleigh Vivarais. Loving Poppy to Preston, Ryleigh, Chloe, Cohen, Keaten, and 2 angels that left too soon. Loving Godfather to Julie D’Aprile and Mikey Dion. Brother to Sharon (Joe) D’Aprile, Karen (Rick) Ferchette, Gary (Phylis) Vivarais, brother-in-law Bryan Goudie, Sisters-in-law Dale Vivarais and Islay Vivarais and many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. Loving mother-in-law Shirley Mallette-MacDonald. Brother-in-law to Brenda (Nequib) Butt, Rob “Bro” (Mary) Mallette, Marilyn (Rick) Parisien, and Cathy (Milton) Winter. Predeceased by his parents Lawrence and May (née Ward) Vivarais, his sister Dawn Goudie, his father-in-law Gordie Mallette, and step father-in-law William MacDonald, and his niece Trina Lee Mallette. Special Thanks to Dr. Smar and all the staff at the ALS Clinic Ottawa and ALS Society Canada and the staff at homecare, Richard. Suzanne, Barb, Arlene, Mike, Shilpa, Brandi, Casey, Steve, Alisha, Katlyne, and Pierre. Donations to ALS Canada ( would be appreciated. Cremation has taken place. A funeral ceremony will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall. Online condolences may be made at:

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Jocelyne & Gord MacDonald

Posted at 08:16pm
Our deepest sympathies, Sandy. We’ve made a donation to ALS in Mark’s name. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and the families during the service tomorrow. Jocelyne and Gord

Susan Whyte

Posted at 10:06am
Condolences to the Vivarais’ family.

Laurie Manzer

Posted at 09:25am
Bruce and I are so sorry to hear about Mark's passing. We enjoyed having you as neighbours. Mark was always kind and friendly. Our condolences to Sandy and the whole Vivarais family.

gregor doll

Posted at 04:04pm
Mark was always a pleasure to work with and we had lots of fun together. His passive temperament , maturity and
sound judgement was always an inspiration. Our condolences to your family from the Doll family. We will meet again.


Diane Hutchison

Posted at 01:44pm
Ed and I send our deepest sympathies to Sandy and her children Chris, Courtney, Ashleigh and their young families.

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