Drouillard, Madeline

Posted by on July 28, 2015

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Born May 8, 1924 in LaSalle, Ontario and passed away at the age of 91 years on July 28, 2015 at Richmond Terrace Nursing Home, Amherstburg Ontario. Reunited in Heaven with her beloved husband Herbert “Herby” (Nov. 1, 2001). Predeceased by her parents William Henry Souilliere (May 13, 1947) and Zebre (nee Boismier) (February 3, 1986) and her brothers, Oscar (February 21, 1991), Ovila (March 5 ,1934), Norman (August 12, 2000), Milton (June 6,1989), Arthur (January 5th 1999), and Rene (September 8, 2011). Dear sister-in-law of Betty Souilliere (nee Szakacs) and Mary Souilliere (nee Kavanaugh). Worked many years ago at Auto Specialties in Windsor.  Donations to St. John the Baptist Church Restoration Fund would be greatly appreciated.

Visiting Friday at St. John the Baptist Church (225 Brock St, Amherstburg)  from 10 am until time of Mass at 10:30 am.  Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, LaSalle.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Families First 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Allen, Harold

Posted by on July 27, 2015

Passed awa2_Allen_Harroldy with his loving family by his side at his residence at Amica on July 25, 2015 at 93 years of age. Reunited with his beloved wife Ruth (2014)( nee Donovan). Cherished father of Jim & Bernadette, Jean Allen, Lynne Allen (the late Rick Roland 2011) and the late Thomas (1974). Much loved grandfather of Craig (Erica), Rachel Mills (Harry), Ashley Allen (Jason McGrath), Leslie Allen (Jeff Drouillard) and proud great grandfather of 8. Eldest son of the late Charlie and Marie Allen. Dear brother of Norma Forget (Guy), Lucille Allen (the late Earl) and Gerald Allen . Dear brother-in-law of Patricia LeBeouf, Fred Donaldson and predeceased by Mary Bush, Donna Desrochers and Grace Donaldson. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Harold retired after 30 plus years of service at Air Canada. If you so desire, donations to the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Dad and Mom will now be reunited with their beloved son Tom at his gravesite. Funeral arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Worby, Rose L. (nee Elliott)

Posted by on July 27, 2015

Peacefully, aweb_Worby_Roset home on July 25, 2015 at 91 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Allen Franklin Arthur (2003) for 61 years. Dearest mother of Deanna, Fred, Ron and wife Pam, Doug, Pam and husband Jeff, Karen and husband Bill. Loving grandmother of James, Debbie, Sherry, Janet, Heather, Jo Anne, Rachelle, Daniel, Nicholas, Dylan, Kaeleigh, Ethan, Emerson and great-grandmother of Cody, Brittany, Jennifer, Gavin and Kayla. If you so desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visiting Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Brokalakis, Loretta (Mrs. B)

Posted by on July 22, 2015

web_Brokalakis_LoriIt is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Loretta (Lori) Lynne Brokalakis (nee Raper) surrounded by family on July 22 at 53 years of age after a courageous battle with cancer.  Beloved wife of John and devoted and loving mother of Nicholas and Steven. Cherished daughter of Donald and Constance Raper and daughter-in-law of Angela and Nicholas Brokalakis Sr. Dearest sister of Kimberley (Dr. Christos Spirou), Beth (Paul Bridgeman) and Dr. Marc Raper (Dr. Simon Joli) of Montreal. Sister-in-law of Mary (Jim Spanos), Nektarios Brokalakis. Predeceased by darling brother Paul Joseph Raper. Loving aunt to nieces and nephews Patrick, Lauren and Sean Bridgeman, Alexandra and Michael Spirou and Niko and Dino Spanos. Beloved teacher for 30 years who taught at St. Anthony (Kincardine), St. John (Woodslee), and Christ the King (Windsor). As an exemplary educator with a passion for teaching, she was highly regarded by students, parents and colleagues. She will be sadly missed by many friends, co-workers and students. Special thanks to Jackie Robert, RN with the Victoria Order of Nurses for her outstanding care and Kelly Kopcok from Community Care Access Centre and Hospice. If you so desire, donations to the Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) would be appreciated by the family. Visitation on Thursday, July 23 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, July 24 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Parish Prayers Friday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral leaving in procession from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. for Funeral Mass at Corpus Christi Church at 10:30 a.m. (1400 Cabana Rd. West.) Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ROMAIN, Nicholas M.B.

Posted by on July 22, 2015

web_romain_nickPassed away suddenly on July 18, 2015 at the age of 31. Loving husband of Alicia Romain, father to Myah Romain, son of Joy and Francis Romain, brother of Shilynn Romain, Valon and Vushaun Landrum. Special thanks to JaCintha Primus, Barb Porter and Emanuel. Nicky will sadly be missed by all of his family and friends. In celebration of my beautiful son, I am asking for teammates that played with Nick to come wearing any new or old football jerseys to give him a great send off. If you so desire, donations to Myah Romain’s education fund (cheques payable to Mrs. Alicia Romain). Visitation Friday, July 24th from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

To my one and only son Nick.

Love, Mom, Alicia, Shilynn, Valon, Vushaun and Myah

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BLOCH, Raymond Erwin

Posted by on July 21, 2015

web_Bloch_raymondPassed away unexpectedly doing what he loved, with his favorite diving buddy Matthew. Beloved husband of Pauline for 35 years. Proud father of Matthew and wife Stephanie & Ainsley and husband Jesse Williams. Cherished grandpa of Dekker and Keelan. Devoted son of Marion and Erwin. Loving brother of Carolyn and brother-in-law of Shirley and husband Ron. Will be sadly missed by his nephews, his niece, many cousins, coworkers and friends especially our Thursday night club. Raymond graduated from the University of Toronto faculty of Pharmacy, where he met his lovely wife, in 1982. He was a dedicated pharmacist manager at First Medical Pharmacy for over 10 years. Previous to that, he owned several Shoppers Drug Marts in Wallaceburg and Windsor. Raymond enjoyed life; traveling, diving and golfing. He will be deeply missed. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family. Memorial visitation Saturday 10:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BECHARD, Timothy Joseph

Posted by on July 21, 2015

It is witweb_Bechard_timh heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Tim on July 21, 2015 at the age of 54 years. Loving husband of Lisa (nee Martin) for 32 years. Cherished father of Patrick Martin, Darrin and April Bechard, Timothy and Tabitha Bechard. Proud papa of Landin, Jordan, Rylee, and Brooklynn. Survived by siblings Linda, Rick, Janet, Jim, Barry, Kenneth, Yvonne. Predeceased by parents Lionel and Ann Bechard and brothers Gary, Michael, and Daniel. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Memorial Visiting Friday from 6-9 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MYLES, Robert William Henry

Posted by on July 21, 2015

Mondayweb_Myles_robert_NEW, August 26, 1991-Friday July 17, 2015. We bid you good-bye son, brother, partner, father and friend now in transit to a new life. In the short time he was here on earth, he worked hard and played even harder. Those who were closest to him know of his amazing and sometime bold sense of humour, with that easy smile. He was a good provider. Through his stubborn and determined ways he almost always got what he wanted. Robbie is survived by his partner Hollianne MacLellan and his 3 beautiful girls Robyn, Willow Myles, and Everleigh Jubenville. Loved son of Glen Cook of Windsor, and Deborah Myles of Tobermory and his brothers Randy Loeffler of Windsor and Steven Loeffler of Calgary, and Shannin Temple of Windsor. He will be missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Robbie was a founding member of The Lakeshore Black Heritage Committee and a volunteer firefighter for Tobermory area. If you so desire, donations made for the care of his daughters would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9. Funeral service Thursday 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Celebrate him in your memories and live as he did…to the fullest

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ROCHELEAU, George John

Posted by on July 21, 2015

Passed aweb_rocheleau georgeway peacefully on July 19, 2015 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of the late Joan (2011). Cherished father of Brian (Michele Herdman) and Karen Cresshull (Michael). Adored grandfather of Brian Peter and Christopher. Loving brother of Rev. Paul Rocheleau, Fred and Dorothy Rocheleau, Yvonne Gignac, Francis and Judi Rocheleau, and predeceased by Alex and Mary-Louise Rocheleau, Hector Rocheleau (survived by Ruth Ann), Edward (survived by Stella). Dear brother-in-law of Jackie Campeau. George will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. George was very involved in the community, serving as a volunteer on many committees. George retired from General Motors Trim Plant after many years of service. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. at Families First East Windsor, 1065 Lauzon Road, 519-969-5841. On Friday, friends are invited to join the family at St. Anne Church, 12233 Tecumseh Road East after 10:00 a.m., followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca.

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BERENDS, Ton

Posted by on July 20, 2015

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BERENDS, Ton

Passed peacefully after a courageous battle with loving family by his side at the age of 81. Devoted husband to Betty for 54 years. Proud father to Agnes (Mark) and Tony (Lieke). Cherished Opa to Pelle, Kayleigh, Abby and Brandon. Dear brother to Paul (Olga). Ton was born in Amsterdam, lived in South Africa, Namibia, Belgium and Canada. He will be remembered for his integrity, his love of sailing and tennis and entrepreneurial spirit. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday July 23rd from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Private cremation to follow.

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Bunagan, William B.

Posted by on July 20, 2015

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Passed away peacefully on July 20, 2015, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 68. Loving husband to Araceli. Beloved dad to Karen (Chris) Woernert, Cheryl (Philip) Navarro, Paul (Julie) Bunagan. Cherished Grandpa and Lolo to Julia, David, Samantha, Zavier, Scarlett and Christian William. Beloved son to the late Felix and Consuelo Bunagan. Dear brother to Artemia (Lucio) Gumabay, Cristeta (Rafael) Guzman, Zacio (Eleanor) Bunagan, and the late Remigio husband to (Lorenza) Bunagan, Basilio husband to (Carmen) Bunagan. Dear brother-in-law to Olivia (Richard) Abbott, Luz (Ernie) Floresca, and the late Dr. Manuel Salamanca husband to (Merlina). William will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, friends and colleagues. William was a Registered Nurse at Henry Ford Hospital Detroit for 36 years. William and his wife Araceli were both nursing graduates from the class of 1969 at San Juan Dios School of Nursing in the Philippines. A Eucharistic Minister at St. Anne Church. He had a passion for golf, enjoyed travelling, but most importantly he loved spending time with his family and helping others. The family would like to thank the staff of Metropolitan Campus, the PSWs, St. Elizabeth and the Alzheimer’s Society. Your kindness and compassion will always be remembered. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Society Windsor & Essex County or the Parkinson’s Society of Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Thursday 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Thursday 4:30 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Anne Church Tecumseh after 12:30 p.m. until time of Mass at 1:30 p.m. Interment St. Anne Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WESTLAKE, Kenneth

Posted by on July 20, 2015

web_westlake_kenPeacefully on July 19th, 2015 with loving family by his side at the age of 50. Loving Husband to Pam (nee Bowman). Proud Father to Trevor and Rebecca. Dear Son to Bud and Virginia Westlake and cherished Brother to Janise (Chuck) Shepley and reunited with Brother Jim and wife Louise. Ken will be forever remembered and missed by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. He was a charitable man of love and kindness. Special Thank You to the I.C.U. Staff at the Ouellette Campus for their care and compassion shown to Ken and family. If you so desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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WINGER, Donald James

Posted by on July 18, 2015

Peacefully on July 16, 2015 at 91 years of age. Reunited with beloved wife Lois (nee Wood) 2009. Loving father of Jill and Russ Monforton, Kim and Gisele Winger, Darren Winger and Lori. Loving grandfather of Terri-Lynne, Steven and Kathryn and 7 great grandchildren. Special thanks to the medical and nursing staff at Windsor Regional, Met. Campus, 4 North for your compassionate care. Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Daragon, Robert Joseph

Posted by on July 16, 2015

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November 9, 1928 – June 23, 2015. Surrounded by the love of his children and grandchildren, Bob passed peacefully into the loving hands of his Creator. Cherished and devoted husband of Theresa (Gemus), with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage. Loving father of Denise (Peter) Wasko; Bob (Elise) Daragon and Tom (Mary Catherine) Daragon. Dear Grandpa to Natalie, Mallory, Bobby, Zachary, Amanda, Danielle, Patrick, Greg and Julie. Bob will also be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, and extended family members in the Daragon and Gemus’ families. A special thank you to Aunt Pauline Clarke, Laura Margeson, and the staff of 8 East Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus, especially Bonnie, Linda and Lynn. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation. Visitation Thursday June 25, 2015, 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Thursday 7:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday June 26, 2015, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church after 10:00 a.m. until Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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TROTTER, Joyce Louise (nee Thibadeau)

Posted by on July 16, 2015

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On July 15, 2015 Joyce passed peacefully at her home at the age of 81 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Jim Trotter Sr. (1999). Cherished mother of Jim Trotter Jr., Geri Murray & husband Les, Michele Berry & late husband Bob (2014), Michael Trotter & wife Karen, Alex Trotter & wife Diane. Loving grandmother to 7 beautiful grandchildren & GG to 4 ½ great grandchildren. Special friend to Rosemary & Wally Charette & 3 daughters. Joyce will be missed by many family & friends. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at St. Clement Church, McGregor at 11:00 a.m. until the time of Memorial Mass at 12:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DILLON, Anne Marie (nee Gaughan)

Posted by on July 16, 2015

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Peacefully on July 15, 2015 with loving family by her side at the age 72. Anne is now reunited with Husband Patrick and Mother Betty. Loving Mom to Arlene (Chris) Cirku, Donna (Kevin) Avery and Richard Breault. Proud Grandma and Great-Grandma. Anne will be forever remembered for her quick wit, humour and caring nature. Cremation service was held. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

“Loved by Many”

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BAILEY, Earl Sr. “Bud”

Posted by on July 14, 2015

WEB_Bailey_Earl72 years, passed away on July 13, 2015 after a very brief illness. Dearly loved father of Earl Jr & wife Melissa, Sherri & Sean Vizard, Shelley Bailey. Dear Grandpa and Papa of Earl, Cody, Tanis, Skyla, Rebecca and Chloe. Brother of Elaine Rose. Predeceased by his wife Virginia Durocher and his sister Bertha Mitchell. Bud was a long time truck driver, who upon retirement in 1985, became a proud member of the Moose Lodge where he volunteered in many capacities. If you so desire, donations to the CNIB or Dragon Boats for the Cure would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ARCHIBALD, Mary Frances (nee Boles)

Posted by on July 14, 2015

web_archibald_maryPeacefully on July 13, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Albert (2003). Predeceased by her parents Francis Edward Boles and Celestine Boles (nee McDermott) and her brothers and their wives Wilf and Loreen Boles, Joseph and Betty Boles. Dear sister-in-law of Shirley Archibald and Helen Archibald (Andrew 2003). Loving aunt of Ann (Boles) and Frank Conforti, Elizabeth Boles, Ellen Boles, Joe and Debbie Boles, Barb (Boles) and Matt MacDonald, Patti Boles, Mark Archibald and Julie Coatsworth, Sharron Archibald, Randall and Carmen Archibald, Mary (Archibald) and Don Tweten. Many great nieces and nephews will miss Aunt Mary. She will be missed by her special friend Pat Adam and also all of her many older friends and newer friends at Kensington Court and Huron Lodge. Mary was a retired nurse and truly enjoyed her time with Dr. Durocher and later in the Fracture Room at Hotel-Dieu Hospital. Special thanks to the staff at Huron Lodge for making Mary’s stay comfortable and happy. If you so desire, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.). Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Shreve, Gladys Lenore (nee Washington)

Posted by on July 14, 2015

Passed away peacefully on July 11, 2015 at 94 years of age to be reunited with her loving husband Arthur (2015) and parents Lloyd and Elizabeth Washington and brother Lloyd (Rosie). Loving mother of Frances (the late Jerry) Williams, Sheila (Edward) Wright, Michael (Leslie) Shreve and Edena Shreve. Treasured Gram of Christian, Briana, Anthony, Darren, Brendan (Jackie), Sandy and great-grandmother of Kiana, Alexa, Michaila, Ketiya and Mckenzie. Special friend of Mother Chavis. Gladys will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Saturday at 10:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MITCHELL, Donald Alan

Posted by on July 14, 2015

web_mitchell_donaldPassed away peacefully on July 12, 2015 at 90 years of age. Loving husband of the late Yvonne (2014) for 69 years. Cherished father of Marilyn Donohue (Dan), Maureen, Mari-Jo, Michelle Stroud and husband Dave and predeceased by daughter Marianne (1960). Beloved grandfather of Marianne and husband Patrick, Shawn and wife Leianne, Jennifer and husband William, Megan, Lauren, Daniel, Robert, David, Michael and wife Cezanne. Proud great-grandfather of 11 beautiful grandchildren. Caring brother of Madeline (the late Irving) and predeceased by Robert (Alice) and Loretta (Theo). Many loving and caring sister and brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews will all mourn his passing. Donald, a WWII Naval Veteran, retired from Hiram Walker & Sons with over 42 years of dedicated service. If you so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Lung Association of Windsor would be appreciated. Visitation Friday July 17, 2015 from 10:00am until time of service at 12:00pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Roy, Debbie (nee Bosley)

Posted by on July 10, 2015

web_Roy_DebbieAfter a brief illness with her family at her side on July 9, 2015 at 52 years of age. Cherished mother of Derek and Kyle. Beloved sister of Sandy and Jim Brown, Carol and Clifford Gareau, Lori Smiley, Joe and Jodie Bosley, and the late Randy. Dear daughter of the late Joseph and Marion Bosley and step-daughter of Robert Bull. Loving aunt of Aaron, JJ, Conner, Mackenzie, Aliyah, and Lucas.   Debbie was a PSW with St. Elizabeth Health Care. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County or Community Living Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. Friends are invited to join the family for Memorial Visitation on Tuesday from 7 to 9pm at FAMILIES FIRST 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg 519-969-5841. Share memories, photo’s or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BIETOLA, Antonio (Tony)

Posted by on July 10, 2015

web_Bietola_Tony NEWIt is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Tony on July 10, 2015 at 49 years of age. Loving husband of 20 years to Johanne (nee Renaud). Devoted and loving father of Stephanie, Daniel, Natalie and fur babies Lexie and Bruce. Cherished son of Vincenzo & Domenica Bietola & son-in-law of Claudette and the late Alcide Renaud. Dear brother of Joe (Angela), Daniella and husband Mario Liburdi. Brother-in-law of the late Patsy, wife of George Bresolin, Mario and wife Karen Renaud, Jacinthe Renaud and husband Joe Paonessa, Linda Renaud and husband Dave Liard, the late John Renaud and Sean Renaud. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Proud Godfather of Tina Tedesco, Matthew Paonessa,  Mia Bietola and Isabelle Renaud-Liard. Tony will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends and co-workers at the City of Windsor. Proud member of the Caboto Club and an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church community. If you so desire, donations to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday and Monday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Monday 4:30 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 9:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 804 Grand Marais E. for Mass at 10 a.m. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Gamble, Donna Mae

Posted by on July 10, 2015

web_gamble donnaPassed away peacefully on July 10, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, nine days shy of her 83rd birthday.  Loving mother to Jill Gamble (Ron), Jana Gamble (Mike) and the late Robert “Kim” Gamble.  Dear grandmother of Stacey Lock (B.C.), Christopher, Cassandra and Cole Aghar of Ottawa and great-grandmother to Ivie (B.C.) Dear sister to Gary Thompson (Gina). Donna was a tireless community activist and advocate in Windsor for over forty years and served as a Windsor City Councillor for Ward 3 from 1985 to 1997. Through countless neighbourhood activities and programs and supported the work and efforts of many volunteers, Donna championed many causes that will benefit people in the community for many years to come. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Sunday 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Monday 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841).  Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GARANT, Roland Charles

Posted by on July 10, 2015

web_Garant_Roland  NEWPassed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 10, 2015 at 60 years of age. Beloved husband to Cindy (nee Teskey) for 35 years. Cherished father to Melanie and partner Al, Trevor and wife Karen, Crystal and husband Chuck. Loving papa to Aiden, Alek and Charlotte. Dear brother to Elizabeth and husband Jerry, Mike and wife Marie, the late Paul and wife Elaine, Angie and husband Jim (the late husband Butch), the late Ricky, Peter and wife Jeannette, Christine and husband Gary. Predeceased by his parents Leo and Laura (nee Quenneville). Son-in-law to the late Jim Teskey and wife Beryl. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, family and friends. Roland retired from Kipping Tire & Automotive (Firestone) after 38 years of service and he enjoyed riding his horses. Roland’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Kanjeekal and the staff at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre and the staff of the Met. Hospital Oncology ward for their care and compassion. If you so desire, Donations to Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3pm – 5pm and 7pm – 9pm & Monday 2pm – 5pm and 7pm – 9pm.  Funeral Service Tuesday 10:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Roy, Debbie (nee Bosley)

Posted by on July 10, 2015

After a brief illness with her family at her side on July 9, 2015 at 52 years of age. Cherished mother of Derek and Kyle. Beloved sister of Sandy and Jim Brown, Carol and Clifford Gareau, Lori Smiley, Joe and Jodie Bosley, and the late Randy. Dear daughter of the late Joseph and Marion Bosley and step-daughter of Robert Bull. Loving aunt of Aaron, JJ, Conner, Mackenzie, Aliyah, and Lucas.   Debbie was a PSW with St. Elizabeth Health Care. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. Friends are invited to join the family for Memorial Visitation on Tuesday from 7 to 9pm at FAMILIES FIRST 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg 519-969-5841 Share memories, photo’s or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor