ADAMS, Shirley

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Passed away peacefully at 86 years of age.  Predeceased by her beloved pugs.  Loving Aunt of Nelson & Evelyn, Colleen & Gary.  Dear friend of many years to Kathy Oppio.  Shirley’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to nurse Wendy for the care & compassion shown to Shirley.  Donations to Hospice of Windsor Essex or Windsor Essex Humane Society would be appreciated.  Interment to be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Amherstburg.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First Funeral Home, 585 Sandwich St., S, Amherstburg (519-969-5841).  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

STANKOVIC, Vaso

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Passed away peacefully on June 21, 2017 at the age of 92 years. Loving husband of the late Ljubica (nee Kajganic) (2011). Dear father of Milan (Ljuba) and Ljuban (Dobrila) Stankovich. Beloved son of the late Matija and Milka Stankovich (2002) and son-in-law of the late Evica (Ljuban) Kajganic. Dearest brother of the late Stana Stanojevic (2013). Cherished grandfather of Mimi (Tomislav) Dobrich, Milan Stankovich, Louie (Soula) Stankovich and Mira (David) Jelich. Proud great-grandfather of Nikolina, Aleksandar, Marko, Mia, Mila and Luka. Vaso will be greatly missed by many Kumovi, family in Serbia, France, Germany and many friends. He was a member of the Serbian Orthodox Church Gracanica. He retired after many years of dedicated service from Chrysler Canada and a member of CAW Local 444.  Vaso’s strength in life, passionate love for his family and farm life will be remembered by all who knew him. The family of Vaso Stankovich would like to send special thanks to Dr. Fortuna and the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at WRH – Met Campus 4th floor and Banwell Gardens for their exceptional care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to Gracanica Serbian Orthodox Church would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday June 23, 2017 from 3 – 5 pm and 7 – 9 pm. Prayers Friday 7:30 pm at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday June 24, 2017, family & friends are invited to gather at Gracanica Serbian Orthodox Church (1960 Meldrum at Tecumseh Rd. E.) for the Funeral Service at 10:00 am. Fathers Milan Jovanovic, Jovica Cetkovic and Miroljub Todorovic officiating. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Peter, Bryce Matthew

Posted by on June 19, 2017

Passed away unexpectedly on June 18, 2017 at 26 years of age.  He was born October 24, 1990 in Hamilton. Cherished son of Ted and Karen, loving brother of Ryan (Rachael) and Dylan (Erica). Precious grandson of Mary and the late Tibor Peter; Eunice Holland and the late George Bourdeau. Bryce will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends and his cat, Kilo. In his youth, Bryce played travel soccer for many years and his love for music led him to be a guitarist in a band. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. Bryce loved his Denver Broncos and Detroit Red Wings. His pleasant demeanour, sense of humour and willingness to help others were admired traits. His infectious smile and mischievous grin will be fondly remembered by all. If you so desire, donations to the Teen Health Centre would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Thursday 11:30am 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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FENECH, Michael Anthony

Posted by on June 19, 2017

Michael was able to spend his last Father’s Day surrounded by his loving family before his peaceful passing on June 19, 2017 at 82 years of age. Beloved husband of 55 years of Helen. Loving Dad of Adelaine Fenech, Dorothy Watson (Michael Kell) and Michael J. Fenech. Loving and proud Nannu of Laura Fenech, Rachel Fenech (Michael Yousef) and Brian Watson. Dear son of the late Thomas and Adelina Fenech and son-in-law of the late Joseph and Delores Micallef. Predeceased by his brothers Charles (Elizabeth) and John (Elizabeth) Fenech. Also survived by many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces in the United States, Australia and Malta. Special thanks to his nephew and niece John and Patricia Hambleton for all their help, love and support. Thank you to the first responders who attended and did all they could to bring him back to us, Drs. and nursing staff at WRH-Met especially nurse Donna for their outstanding care. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday 9:45 a.m. from FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Anne Church, 12233 Tecumseh Rd E, Tecumseh for funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MANGIN, Doug

Posted by on June 19, 2017

72 years, passed away on June 19, 2017 surrounded by the love of his family. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Flanagan) for almost 49 years. Cherished father of Sean (Danielle) and Kelly (Dale Deane). Adoring Papa of Baileigh. Dear brother of Don (Pauline), Tom (Carol), Michelle Lloyd (Brian) and Duke Sawchuk (Darlene). Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Doug was the long-time owner of Mangin’s Truck and Auto in McGregor for over 30 years. He was a member of the Order of Alhambra Garcia 230 Caravan and the Knights of Columbus – Council 2844. Donations may be made to the Order of Alhambra Garcia 230 Caravan. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Wednesday 3-5  &7 -9 pm. K of C prayers 7:30 pm. Funeral service will be Thursday 10 am 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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Doherty, John Daniel (Dan)

Posted by on June 19, 2017

Suddenly on June 18, 2017 at 45 years of age. Loving husband of Tara Wilkinson for 24 years. Devoted and adoring Dad of Evan. Cherished son of Marlene Doherty and the late William Doherty (2013). Predeceased by his grandparents Gladys and Cornelious O’Neil. Brother of Diane Warner (Greg), Karen (Andy) Pidhoresky, and Nancy Donaldson. Predeceased by sisters Lori Jones (2000) and Charlene Donaldson (1996).   Brother-in-law of Tuesday (Mark) Prince, Tracey (Dave) Couvillon, and Toni Wilkinson (George). Special uncle of many nieces and nephews and Dan’s best canine companion Bella. Dan was an employee of the Greater Essex County District School Board. Dan had a love for his family, music, sports and nature and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Donations to an Educational Trust Fund for Evan Doherty (cheques payable to Tara Wilkinson) would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service Friday 11:30am 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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Parent, Alex

Posted by on June 19, 2017

97 years, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 17, 2017. Now reunited with his loving wife Irene of 57 years (2004).  Loving dad of Randy; Nicaragua, Charlene (Dan) Womack; Amherstburg, Christine (Charlie) DelMoro; WV, Cindy White; FL.  Predeceased by son Gregory (1975).  Loving grampa of Scot, Kari, Lyla, Brian, Dennis, Greg, & Julie, and 16 great grandchildren.  Also survived by his honorary daughter, Dawn LaFramboise of Compassionate Care by Dawn, who lovingly cared for him & went above & beyond for Alex & family. Survived by siblings Josephine, Olivier, and Margaret, and predeceased by several siblings.  Sincere thanks to Lin Murphy, special friend.  Also, thanks to the staff at The Villages at St. Clair.  Dad had a heart for the underprivileged & supported many families through Save A Family Plan & Canadian Food For Children.  If so desired, donations to either of these charities would be appreciated.  Visiting Tuesday from 3-5 pm & 7-9 pm. Parish prayers at 4:30 pm and K of C prayers at 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet after 9:30 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Drive) for Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WILLIAMSON, Blair

Posted by on June 14, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Blair on May 30, 2017 at 63 years of age. Beloved husband of 30 years to Darlene (nee Bjorkman). Cherished father of Brandon & wife Em, Maia, Ailsa & husband Richard and the late Nile (1992). Loving grandpa of Anna, Zach, Bowen and Cason. Predeceased by parents John & Ruth Williamson. Treasured son-in-law of Roy (Peggy) and the late Sylvia Bjorkman. Dear brother of Val Berecz and brother-in-law of David (Claudette) Bjorkman, Eric (Bonnie) Bjorkman, Karl (Nicki) Bjorkman, and Nels (Susie) Bjorkman. Will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. If you so desire, donations to The Ontario Brain Injury Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday 11:30am 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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Deslippe, Pearl

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully, on May 31, 2017 surrounded by her family at 94 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Milton. Loving mother of Barry, Joanne Jones (Jack), Patricia Drouin (Mike), the late Reginald (Jean), and the late Tim.   Will be missed dearly by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.   Cremation has taken place with a family interment service at Rosehill cemetery on June 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First, 585 Sandwich St. South Amherstburg, share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WRIGHT, Kevin Carl

Posted by on June 14, 2017

On Friday, June 2, 2017 at the age of 62, Kevin Carl Wright passed away.  Father of Rick and Shelby (Joe).  Loving partner of Donna Henderson.  Dear brother of Pam Lorenz and Tracey Wright. Stepfather to Hailey, Tristan, and Tiffany.  Grandfather of Hudson, Paisley, Clowie, Cassidy, Giovianni, Vincenzo.  Sadly missed by Mavis Aston. A stand up guy, hardworking and who was cared about more than he knew.  He was a great father, inventive man who was great with his hands.  There wasn`t anything he couldn`t fix with garage door parts.  Kevin was known to many as an overly generous man with a heart too big for his own good.  He knew how to have a good time and was always a pleasure to be around.  He lived for his family and left everyone in his life with wild and warm memories.  As a confidant to many, he was always a good listener who never judged anyone.  Kevco was a wild character who is definitely going to be missed.   A private service was held.  Arrangements 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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Renaud, Pearl (nee Beaudoin)

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on June 3, 2017 at 94 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Marc Renaud and son Gerry. Cherished mother of Bill (Deirdre), Joan (the late Rennie) Pieczonka and Beth (Mark) Bennett. Loving Mimi of Jani (Mike), Lyndi (Ray), Bill (Steph), Adena (Larry), Nik (Leisa), Kris (Katie), Brooke (Scot), Brianne (Matt), Mackenzie, Max and great mimi of Morgan, Adam, Rylee, Ruby, Cassidy, Mason, Ella, Brody, Lilly, Tate, Nevin and Aislinn. Dear sister of Vi, Norm, Bernice and predeceased by Wallace, Ad, Martha, Flossie, Stan, Beatrice, Nelson and Donny. She will be sadly missed by her extended family and dear friends. Pearl’s love for her family will never be forgotten. If you so desire, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family. Special thank you to the staff at Ouellette Campus 8 West for their care and compassion. Visitation Tuesday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Tuesday at 4:30pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle (219 Sacred Heart Drive) after 10:00a.m until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00a.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Cerget, Joseph

Posted by on June 14, 2017

On June 5, 2017, at the age of 88.  Loving husband of Blanche.  Dear father of Lisa Foerstner and husband Tolly, Joe Cerget Jr. and wife Annissa, Jen Rubli and husband Chris.  Treasured grandfather of Alyssa and Andrew, Amanda, Katie, Ava and Bella.  Step-father of Gordon and wife Olivia, Craig and wife Fran, Kirk and wife Caroline, Cindy and husband Paul.  Joe will be sadly missed by his 10 step-grandchildren and 8 step-great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his siblings Julius and Jesse, Tony and Helen, Margaret and Al.  Joe was a respected Civil Engineer who was devoted to his faith and enjoyed dancing, playing cards and sports.  If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor & Essex County would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Friday, 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Procession to Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Road for Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m.  Burial to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Rose, Paul

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 6, 2017 at 80 years of age. Cherished husband of Rosemary for 57 years. Beloved father of Paul, Shannon (Bruce) Rose-Ropat, Brad (Terry) and Melanie (Kevin) Rose-Wideman. Loving Papa of Darrell, Katie (Kris), Leah (Mac), Hannah, Paul T., Scott, Richard, Mark, Brandon, Jessica (Craig), Breanna, Connor and great papa of Donovan. Dearest brother of Catherine (Don), Ken (Mary), Joan and brother-in-law of Kathy (Peter), Clifford (Mary), Dan (Rita) and John. Dear god father of Rachel.  He will be sadly missed by his extended family and dear friends. “Mr. Gymnastics” was the founder of Rose City Gymnastics in 1970. Paul was a Canadian Junior Champion in 1955 and won the Gold Medal at the Pan Am Games as all around Champion in 1956. In 1992, Rose received the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal for his “outstanding achievements on behalf of Canada”. Paul was inducted into the Windsor/Essex Sports Hall of Fame in 2000. He retired from the City of Windsor in 1992. If you so desire, donations to The Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service Saturday at 10:00a.m 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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BAYLISS, Thomas “Tom”

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away on June 06, 2017 at 72 years of age after a short courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Loving and devoted husband of Sharon (nee Morton) for 55 years.  Cherished father of Derrick and wife Elly & Darcy and wife Stephanie.  Adored father-in-law of Audrey.  Proud grandpa of Derek and Danyelle & papa of Sarah and Benjamin.  Survived by many beloved brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his mother Virginia Davies (2016).  Tom was happily retired from Chrysler after 38 years (2000) of service; a special thanks to UNIFOR 444. He was an Executive Board Member of the Royal Arcanum. Tom and Sharon Bayliss were happily retired in Mesa Arizona for the last 16 years. A special thanks to the Palliative Care Providers.

If you so desire, donations to Pancreatic Cancer Canada would be appreciated by the family.

Memorial Visitation Friday June 09, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm & 7 – 9 pm.  Funeral Service Saturday 11:30 am at 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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Corriveau, Johnny “John”

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully, with his loving wife by his side, on June 6, 2017 at 63 years of age.  Beloved husband of 37 years to Lucille (nee Larocque).  Cherished father of Lisa & Justin Stephens and Sarah & Rod Hrynyk.  Adored grand-papa of Claire and Stella and baby Hrynyk on the way.  Predeceased by his parents Franklin and Leona Corriveau.  Loving brother of Joseph Corriveau, the late Donald and his wife Rosemary, and Joanne & Brian Smith.  He will be sadly missed by his feline companion “M. Minou” and by many nieces, nephews and extended family members.  John was a former employee Dominion Stores working as a meat cutter.  He was employed and retired after 29 years of dedicated service from the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board.  If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Parish prayers on Thursday at (time) at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841  On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet after 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Atonement Church, 2940 Forest Glade Dr. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m.  You are invited to wear your Windsor Spitfire, Toronto Maple Leafs or Toronto Blue Jays ONLY attire.  Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories or make a charitable donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CHAYKOSKI, Priscilla Eileen (nee Benore / Hazlehurst)

Posted by on June 14, 2017

It is with tremendous sadness we announce the passing of a beloved woman on June 7, 2017 at the age of 73 years. Loving wife of Kenneth Chaykoski.  Exceptional mother to daughters Cecilia Hazlehurst, Celina Ussoletti and husband Art, Cassandra Vuk and husband Steve, and infant son Brandon (1966).  Proud and devoted grandmother of Dante, Ceana, Carson, and Marshal. Missed by siblings Bill (Cybil), Gene (Bonnie), Joe, Brian (2016), Dale (2011), Carman, and Pattii.  Reunited with late parents Wilfred (2000) and Waunetta (2011). Loving aunt to her nephew Scott (2017) and her many wonderful nieces.

Priscilla courageously took on the challenge of ALS and lived every moment since diagnosis with  an exceedingly positive, selfless and inspirational attitude. She displayed strength, courage, and dignity throughout her life; most especially in this last year putting her faith in the Lord knowing that He would take care of her.

Priscilla was a dedicated Registered Nurse, starting her career at Grace Hospital and retiring in  2015 from Extendicare Tecumseh. She maintained the highest of nursing standards throughout her career and was loved by those she cared for and respected by all who shared her passion for the profession, with her motto being “Knowledge is Power. When you know better you do better.

Priscilla was an avid gardener with an amazing green thumb who also loved to take day trips and travel throughout Ontario stopping in all the little towns with her husband Ken while playing Elvis music along the way. Priscilla enjoyed spending time making pierogies, meat pies and cabbage rolls for her family and cherished her special moments during the holidays with her family and four grandchildren. Always having a special bond with animals, Priscilla leaves behind her small dogs Dallas and Madison whom she also doted on endlessly.

A special thank you to all the Paramed Staff for helping to keep Priscilla comfortable in her home during her challenges with ALS, especially Bukky. Thank you so much to the nurses from ER and 8 East at WRH Ouellette campus for providing exceptional care during her one week stay this last week. A very special thank you to Nurse Jessie for providing the most compassionate and skilled nursing care for many of her evenings in hospital. Priscilla and her family are most grateful to her “Dream Team” including Dr. Dhar, Dr. Bill Pignanelli, Dr. Moodley, Dr. Jacobs, Dr. Strong and Dr. Kristen Shoesmith for their knowledge, professionalism and compassion.

Visiting Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9.  Funeral Service Monday 9:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor,519-969-5841.  Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Flammia, Giuseppe

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Peacefully on June 7, 2017 at the age of 94.  Loving husband of Giuseppina for 64 years.  Much loved father of Ben, Bruno, Theresa Nicodemo and husband David, Maria Ferraro and husband Vince and Alex.  Cherished Nonno of Kristi, Katie, Vince Jr., Matthew and Ryan.  Survived by his brother Vincenzo (Italy) and predeceased by sister Annarella and brothers Francesco, Tomaso, Carmine, Michele and Antonio (survived by Rosina).  Also survived by his sister-in-law Virginia.  Giuseppe will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Giuseppe immigrated from Frigento, Avellino Italy to Sault Ste. Marie, Canada in 1951, and settled in LaSalle, Ontario in 1967.  He worked in construction for many years.   He loved his farm and enjoyed his harvest of fruits and vegetables, including grapes and strawberries.  He also enjoyed music and dancing.  Special thanks to the staff of Huron Lodge for their compassionate care.  If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Sunday 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 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Monday family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church, 1425 Divine Street LaSalle after 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Entombment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Knowler, Brian William

Posted by on June 14, 2017

In his 70th year, passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Loving husband of 46 years to Wendy. Cherished father of Brian & wife Cathy, and Sandra Hodgins. Father-in-law of Erick Hodgins. Treasured grandpa of Jack and Brady. Son of Norma and the late Jack Knowler. He is survived by his brothers Dave & wife Maureen, Jeff & wife Debbie, and brother-in-law of Lina. Dear brother-in-law of Alan & wife Janet, Chris, Rose & husband Larry. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and cousins. Born August 18, 1947, in Windsor. He retired from Chrysler after 34 years of service. Brian enjoyed playing bridge with the Good Neighbour Club in Belle River and the Riverside Bridge Club in Windsor. He liked reading, fishing and watching all sports and was a huge Maple Leaf and Detroit Lions fan. He adored his cats, Maggie and Lucky. We would like to thank all the wonderful and caring nurses and doctors of the Windsor Regional Hospitals and the Dialysis Units who helped take care of Brian during his illness. If you so desire, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Monday 11:30am 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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Reaume Josephine (née Udall)

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Born April 14, 1930 died peacefully on June 7, 2017 at 87 years of age.  Beloved wife and best friend of 60 years to the late Nelson (2012).  Loving mother of Ronald Reaume and wife Patricia, the late Anne (May 2017) wife of Randy Dupuis, the late Carole (2013) wife of Norman DeLisle, the late Dan Reaume (2016), Brenda and husband Marty Verkoeyen, Geoffrey Reaume and wife Esther, Laura Reaume wife of the late Kris Burleigh (2016).  Cherished grandmother of Diane, Nicole, David, Steven, Rochelle, Joseph, Adam, Richard, Cody, Kyle, Katelyn, Christian and great-grandmother of Eathen, Scarlett, Rowan, Lachlan, and Cora. Daughter of the late Francis and Anne Udall (née Halowski).  Dear sister of the late Miriam Simard, Cyril, Wilfred, and Tony Udall.  Sister-in-law of Theresa Udall, the late Claudette Udall, the late Bernard Reaume husband of Rita, Allan Reaume and Frances, Gerald Reaume and Maria McCarron.  Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Josephine was retired in 1991 from the Windsor Separate School Board as a school secretary at St. Clare Elementary School and Catholic Central High School.  Josephine left a legacy of love and caring for her family. She treasured her friends and enjoyed traveling, reading, music, gardening and researching family history.  For many years she was a minister of the Eucharist at St. Clare and St. Alphonsus Parishes.  If you so desire, memorial donations to the Catholic Missions in Canada or the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family.  Visitations Monday 3-5pm and 7-9pm, prayers Monday 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday family and friends are invited to meet at St.Alphonsus Church after 9am followed by Mass at 10am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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HANSON, John

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Suddenly at home on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Ash). Loving father of Liane (Dillon Donison) and Chelsea. Dear brother of Marjorie Taylor, David (Annette), Cheryl, and Gerry (Shari). Son-in-law of Marie Ash. Brother-in-law of Karen (Ciro) DeSantis. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Elizabeth Hanson and father-in-law David Ash. Special ‘Uncle Johnny’ to many nieces and nephews. Longtime employee of Lanex Manufacturing. For those who wish, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visiting on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Private family interment at a later date. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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MARTIN, Irene M. (nee Osborn)

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Died on Monday, June 12, 2017 at age 96. She was born on January 22, 1921 at St. Thomas, ON. Youngest child of Henry A. Osborn (late 1966) and Minnie E. Osborn (nee Satchell, late 1972). Mrs. Martin was married on July 27, 1940 to Harrison R. Martin (late 1994). She has been a resident of Windsor since 1956. Survived by daughter Joanne McNair (late Frederick) of Calgary, AB and sons Gerald H. Martin (Betti Van Havermaat) of Clarkston, MI, Allan R. Martin of Windsor, ON, and very loving and devoted daughter-in-law Connie L. Martin of Windsor, ON. Loving grandma of Paul McNair (Carla) of Ottawa, ON, Susan Reid (Scott) of Calgary, AB, Darryl McNair (Celina) of Squamish, BC, Kristy Boismier (Jason) of North Ridgeville, OH, Ken Jacob (Cathy), Mark Jacob, and Erica Briffa (Joe), all of Windsor, ON. Great-grandma of Rodney Gammon, Blaise Jacob, Colin Jacob, Zachary Jacob, David McNair, Stone Dame, and Miranda Reid. Great-great-grandma of Colin’s son Andrew. Also survived by 5 nieces and 3 nephews. Predeceased by her 3 brothers Merrill Osborn (1983), Lorne Osborn (1959), and Albert Osborn (1980); and 2 nieces and 1 nephew. Mrs. Martin was a person of high morality and integrity, and was loved and respected by all who knew her. The family would like to thank the staff of Extendicare Southwood Lakes for the excellent care and compassion given to Irene during her 19 month stay, and her gentle and quiet passing. A special thank you to her home PSW, Stephanie, of ParaMed WNSR (Revera). For those who wish, donations may be made to a charity of your choice, except CNIB. Visiting on Sunday, June 18 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and again on Monday, June 19 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Private family interment at a later date. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Smith, Justin Tyler

Posted by on June 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully on May 24, 2017 surrounded by his family at 33 years of age.   Beloved Son of Linda and Raymond.  Loving brother of Jason and Brian.  Will be missed dearly by his other siblings, Jessica Forbes (Steven), Steven Wilson.  Dear grandson of John and MaryAnn Sherwood, Dian and the late Orville Smith. Survived by many loving friends and relatives and will be especially missed by his adored Aunt Gail and Uncle Wayne. Justin’s family would like to thank Dr. Jarrar, and the oncology staff of Met Hospital. Dr. David B. Sippala, the staff and volunteers of Hospice Windsor.  A special thankyou to the I.T. department and all our friends at the City of Windsor and Ventra Plastics.   Cremation has taken place.  Memorial visitation will be held on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Prayer service at 8p.m. at Families First 2130 Front Road, LaSalle, 519-969-5841.  For details you can also visit www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Robinson, Cathy

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Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family on May 27, 2017 at 53 years of age after a courageous battle with breast cancer.  Loving and devoted mother of Mary and Drew Gorissen, John and Katarina.  Very proud grandma of Taryn Gorissen.  Daughter of the late Harvey and Margaret Wilson.  Dear sister of Craig and Amber Wilson, Guy Wilson and aunt of two nieces, Maggie and Gwen.  A special thank you to coworkers from VON for your love and support over the years. 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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Dupuis, Anne Theresa (née Reaume)

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend on May 27, 2017 at the age of 60.  Cherished wife and soulmate of Randy for 40 years.  Devoted Mother of Diane Lyons and husband Brett, Nicole Money and husband Ken.  “The best in the world” Grandmother of Scarlett and Rowan Lyons and grand-dog Ru and late grand-cat Neko.  Loving daughter of Josephine Reaume and the late Nelson (2012).  Treasured sister of Ron Reaume and wife Patti, Brenda Verkoeyen and husband Marty, Geoffrey Reaume and wife Esther, Laura Reaume (the late Kris Burleigh), and re-united in Heaven with Carole Delisle (survived by Norm Delisle) and Dan Reaume.  Dear daughter-in-law of Janet Filteau and the late Glenn Filteau and Percy Dupuis.  Loving sister-in-law of Sue Monfries, James Dupuis, Dan Dupuis and wife Carolyn, Percy Dupuis and wife Glynis, Mike Dupuis and wife Carol, Mary Ann Quinlan and husband Cliff, Celeste McKenzie and husband Harry and the late Dave Dupuis (survived by Joanne).  Anne will be sadly missed and always remembered by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Anne led a beautiful and faith filled life dedicated to helping others in her family and in her chosen profession as an Early Childhood Educator.  Family meant everything to her and her grandchildren were the light of her life.  Words cannot describe the enormity of her loss.  If you so desire, donations to the Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association or Hospice of Windsor

would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Thursday, family and friends are invited after 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 85 Park Street East.  Burial to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Panganiban, Mila

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Passed away with her loving family by her side on May 25, 2017 at 65 years of age. Cherished wife of Angel for 45 years. Beloved mother of Milannie (Bobby) Nicholson and Don (Arlene) Panganiban. Loving Inay of Donald, Landon and Iris. Dear daughter of Leonila and the late Celso Mendoza of the Philippines. Dear sister of Vicky (Nanding) Hernandez. She will be sadly missed by her extended family and dear friends across the world. Mila started working at Grace Hospital in 1976 and transferred to Windsor Regional Hospital Met Campus in her later years and retired in 2012. Special thank you to the Palliative care unit at Hotel Dieu Grace.  If you so desire, donations to The Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Tuesday at 4:30p.m at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Assumption Church, McEwan Campus (711 McEwan Ave.) after 9:30a.m until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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