It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Joseph Jean Gaston (Tony) Rioux on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at the age of 88. Gaston was one of four children, born in Lévis, Quebec. He is survived by his five children Robert (Danielle Allard) Rioux, Jocelyn (Ed Currie) Rioux, Jo-Anne (Paul) Macaulay, Jacqueline (Mark) Pothier and John (Linda) Rioux, his brother Gilles (Gerri) Rioux. He was predeceased by his parents Fernand Rioux and Agnès Sirois and brothers, Robert and André. Gaston made a lasting impression on anyone he met. His family, including his eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, will miss him dearly. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the caring staff at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre and the entire ICMU team.