Peacefully in the comfort of his home on Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018; Mark Dyer Denault of Braeside passed away following a lengthy illness. He was 65. Beloved husband and best friend of Nancy Pell. Dearly loved stepfather of Jay Whitelock (Cari Reid) of Sand Point and Justin Whitelock (Rachael Rouleau) of Fitzroy Harbour and Granddad of Freya. Much loved brother of Lorraine DeJoode (late Harry) of Arnprior; Jill Sheffield (Chuck) and Brian Denault (Lynn Dickson), both of Braeside. Dear son-in-law of Shirley Duhn (Taylor Fitzpatrick) of Arnprior and brother-in-law of Jill Box (Beaver) of White Lake. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews as well as many great friends. Son of the late Bill and Stella (nee Moore) Denault of Braeside. Mark loved life. He enjoyed his motorcycle, the outdoors and the company of family and friends. Though work was important to them, Mark and Nancy travelled across most of Canada and United States on their Harley-Davidson. He was always proud to call Braeside home. A pillar in his community, his active and friendly demeanor earned him the respect of the many who will miss him. Friends called at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Saturday, January 6th from 10 until 10:45 a.m. A Tribute to Mark followed in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. In memory of Mark, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Reginal Health Foundation.