In loving memory of Harry Vallbacka who passed away in Sudbury, Monday July 29, 2019 at the age of 79 years. Son of the late Jack Vallbacka and of the late Alma Eikkula. Predeceased by his wife Evelyn Vallbacka (Podwinski). Loving father of Brent (Lisa) and Paul (Barbara Ann) all of Sudbury. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Brady, Brianna, Ashley and Kyle. Harry is also survived by his brother David (late Mary Jane) of Oakville. Fond memories will also be cherished by his many relatives and friends who all showed such great support and compassion during the course of Harry’s illness. Retired from INCO, Harry was a member of the Sudbury Game and Fish Protective Association, active with the Parkside Older Adult Center and enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing, gardening, hiking and snowshoeing. Harry enjoyed spending time and enjoying laughs with family and friends. On behalf of his family, a special thank you to Health Sciences North Palliative Care team for the exceptional care provided. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life with prayers to be held Tuesday August 6 2019 at 11 am at St. Mark’s United Church, 45 Walford Road Sudbury. Donations to St. Mark’s United Church or the Northern Cancer Foundation in Harry’s memory would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements in care of Simple Wishes of the North, Sudbury.