Sadly, the family announce the sudden passing of Gilles at the North Bay Regional Health Centre on Thursday, March 19th, 2020. For 57 years he was the beloved husband of Linda Lamothe, he was 77 years old. Loving father of Carol White (Shawn Joncas), Keith Rockburn (Sven), James Rockburn (Meagan), Kevin Rockburn (April), June Penny Rockburn, and Gilles was predeceased by his son Tony Rockburn. He will be lovingly remembered by his 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Dearly remembered by his siblings Guy, Suzanne, Noella and Fernande. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, the date will be shared later. Cremation has taken place and his ashes will be interred in St. Anne’s Cemetery. If desired, donations to Ontario Lung Association would be appreciated by his family.