With great sadness, Anita and the family announce that Sylvain passed away at the Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus on Tuesday morning, March 8, 2022. He was 49. Beloved son of Anita and the late Emile Bernard (November 19, 2021). Dearly loved and funloving brother of Alain, Reine Bernard-Fortier, Serge and Nancy Flaherty (Steve). Cherished uncle of 9 and great-uncle of 8. Sylvain’s final care has been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior where a visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon, March 13th from 2 to 3 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Monday morning, March 14th at 11 o’clock. Interment to follow at the Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Sylvain, a donation to the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation would be appreciated.