HERON, Alexander (Al)

Posted by on October 23, 2014

WEB_Heron_AlPassed away peacefully on October 22, 2014 at the age of 65. Hero and loving husband of Pat for 42 years. Treasured dad of Matt, Rusty and wife Jess, and Kyle. Proud grandpa of Felicia, Jake, Ben, Riley, Josh, and Emily. Adored son-in-law of Mary Dubs. Dear brother of Brian (Pam) and Bobby (Debbie), and brother-in-law of Wayne (Jamie). Devoted friend of Glen (Ev) Pepper. Al was a founding member of the Sunparlour Woodcarvers Club and spun his love for carving into chainsaw art. He generously helped local charities raise money by donating his chainsaw carvings to them; many will remember him as the guy on Cabana Road. Al was retired from Ford Motor Company and a proud member of CAW Local 200. If you so desire, donations to Al’s favourite two charities: Childcan or Wounded Warriors would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation Sunday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

Howitt, Olga “Ollie” (nee Pastuch)

Posted by on October 23, 2014

web_howitt olgaBorn in Winnipeg, Manitoba on August 6, 1922. Passed away peacefully at the Post Inn Village in Oakville, Ontario on October 22, 2014 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Howitt (February 28, 2005). She will be sadly missed by her children, Marianne and husband Marcel Villeneuve of Oakville Ontario; Daniel and wife Gail Howitt of Calgary, Alberta; Patricia and husband Jack Kliman of Vancouver, B.C.; Thomas Howitt of Windsor, Ontario. Loving grandmother of Laura and husband Trevor Fennema, Patrick, Matthew, Michael and Sean. Beloved sister of the late Anne and the late Phillip Barluk of Winnipeg. Dear sister-in-law of the late Edward and the late wife Mona Howitt, the late Eileen and husband Peter Foy all of California, the late Jimmy Howitt, Patrick and wife Marcia Howitt of Battlecreek, Michigan; the late Margaret and husband the late Denis Grenon of California. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Olga was the secretary for St. Martin de Porres Church Council, and a member of the Art Ziraldo Euchre Club.   Olga and her late husband Joseph loved to travel; they circled the globe once and enjoyed many cruises together. The family would like to thank all the people at Post Inn Village who made Ollie’s days there very enjoyable and comfortable. Donations may be made to the Willow Foundation at Post Inn Village in Oakville, Ontario in Ollie’s honour or the charity of your choice. Visiting Sunday 3-5 pm and 7-9pm Parish Prayers Sunday 4:30pm. Funeral Monday 9:15am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. to Corpus Christi for Mass at 10:00 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Laframboise, Edward

Posted by on October 23, 2014

web_Laframboise, EdwardWe are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Ed, on October 21, 2014 at 72 years of age. Cherished husband of Diana Laframboise for 38 years. Loving father of Mary Ann and husband Rob Beneteau and Andrea and husband Jeff Ryan. Treasured Grandpa of Adrian, Ethan, Cole, Will, Benjamin and Bailee. Dear brother of Linus (Rose), Earl (Linda), Noreen (Jim). Predeceased by his siblings Leona, Lorraine and Don. He will be sadly missed by many family members and friends. There will be a celebration of Ed’s life at his home on Saturday, October 25th after 4:00 p.m. Cremation services 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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WALKER, Colleen (nee McKeon)

Posted by on October 22, 2014

web_Walker, ColleenPassed away suddenly on October 16, 2014 at the age of 50 years. Beloved best friend and wife of Todd for over 24 years. Loving mother of Liam. Cherished daughter of the late Carol (1972), Pat & Bernice McKeon. Dear sister of Laurie (McKeon) & Rick Moore, Mary Elizabeth & David Chitruk, and Sarah McKeon. Daughter in law of Marcel & the late Lorraine (2009) Walker. Sister in law of Brenda & Larry Nantais, Janice Walker, Chris Walker, and Kevin Walker. Colleen will be missed by many nieces, nephews and great nieces. If you so desire, donations in the form of mass offerings would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, after 10 am followed by mass at 11 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

HERON, Al

Posted by on October 22, 2014

Passed away peacefully on October 22, 2014 at the age of 65. Hero and loving husband of Pat for 42 years. Treasured dad of Matt, Rusty and wife Jessica, and Kyle. Proud grandpa of Felicia, Jake, Ben, Riley, Josh, and Emily. Adored son-in-law of Mary Dubs. Dear brother of Brian (Pam) and Bobby (Debbie), and brother-in-law of Wayne (Jamie). Devoted friend of Glen (Ev) Pepper. Al was a founding member of the Sunparlour Woodcarvers Club and spun his love for carving into chainsaw art. He generously helped local charities raise money by donating his chainsaw carvings to them; many will remember him as the guy on Cabana Road. Al was retired from Ford Motor Company and a proud member of CAW Local 200. If you so desire, donations to Al’s favourite two charities: W.E. Care for Kids or Wounded Warriors would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation Sunday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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ROUTLEY, Vida Ona (nee Apanavicius)

Posted by on October 22, 2014

WEB_Routley_Vida40 years, passed away suddenly, on October 21, 2014. Beloved wife of Richard. Devoted mother of Emily and Julia both at home. Dear daughter of Vytas & Aldona Apanavicius and daughter-in-law of Jim & Anne Routley. Dear sister of Irene and Rita Apanavicius and sister-in-law of the late Scott (2013). Sadly missed by her aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends. Vida was an employee of Chatham Kent Family Health Team where she was proud to be a Nurse Practitioner, serving the community. She will be forever remembered. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church after 9:30 am followed by mass at 10 am. Interment to follow at Anapilis Christian Community Centre, 2185 Stavebank Rd. Mississauga at 3:30 pm. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor

Berthiaume, James “Jimmy”

Posted by on October 22, 2014

WEB_Berthiaume_JamesSuddenly, at home on October 21, 2014 at 67 years of age. Beloved father of Jamie. Loving son of Arsene and the late Rose Mary Berthiaume. Cherished brother of Kay & Bob Meloche, Betty Berthiaume, Rick & Nicole, Debbie & the late Jim Bratt, Dave & Penny, Jerry, the late Billy, survived by his wife Diane, Viki, and Ken & wife Linda. Tresured uncle of many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Will be greatly missed by his canine companion Sadie. Jimmy will be fondly remembered by his many friends. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Friday 4:30pm. Funeral Saturday 10:00am from Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle, 519-969-5841 to Sacred Heart Church for Mass at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Perry, Terry

Posted by on October 17, 2014

web_Perry_TerrencePeacefully on October 14, 2014 at 62 years of age. Beloved husband of Julie for 18 years. Cherished son of Joyce and the late Ted. Dear son-in-law of Sam Griffin and the late Rosaline. He will be dearly missed by his canine companion Mocha. Terry worked for MPAC for 25 years. If you so desire donations to the Humane Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. A private service was held at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. Cremation was held. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Grundy, Douglas A. “Doug”

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, on October 15, 2014 at 54 years of age. Cherished son Albert and Beatrice. Loving father of Sean and Robert. Predeceased by his sister Susan Campbell (2004). He will be sadly missed by many cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11:30 a.m. 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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MARTIAL, Doris Elena

Posted by on October 17, 2014

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Peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family, on October 14th, 2014 at 91 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Joannes Newton (1999). Dear mother of Claudette, Matilda, Colin (2005), Avril (Lloyd), Phyllis (Martin), Bernadette, Edol (Cyril), Keith (Philesta ), Carl (Roshana), Marlon, Roxanne (Anthony), Karen (Lennox), Deborah, and Mark. Loving Granny to 36 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren and Mom/Granny to many other extended family and friends. Treasured aunt of Audrey (2004). If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday, October 24th 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. On Saturday October 25th, friends and family are invited to meet after 9:30 a.m. at Banwell Community Church (2400 Banwell Rd.) for funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make  a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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TREMBLAY, Jocelyn

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Peacefully on October 15, 2014 with loving daughter Annie Filion by his side. Reunited with wife Nicole Filion (1995). Beloved Pepe of Soffiya. Jocelyn will be missed by his friends and will be remembered for his sense of humour. He will rest in peace with his wife and parents in Chicoutimi, Quebec. Cremation services were held. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST Funeral Home.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

BAYUGA, Eloisa Martinez

Posted by on October 16, 2014

web_Bayuga_eloisaPassed into the arms of the Lord on October 16, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Reunited with late parents Pedro and Patricia Bayuga. Loving sister of Zosima and Dominador Corrales, Alicia and Jessie Dulce, Amando and Zenaida Bayuga, Josefino and Aida Bayuga, Pedro and Mercedes Bayuga, and Fernando (2011) and Verna Bayuga. Proud and cherished Tiya of many nieces and nephews. Eloisa worked for many years as a Registered Nurse at Hotel Dieu Hospital and at Hutzel Hospital in Detroit.   Visiting Sunday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm with Parish Prayers at 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, relatives and friends are invited to visit after 9am until Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church (85 Park St. E.). Procession to Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Interment of ashes to take place at Victoria Memorial Gardens on a later date. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Anderson, Giovina “Gi” (nee Fermani)

Posted by on October 15, 2014

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While in the loving care of family on October 15, 2014 at 79 years of age. Beloved wife of Ed. Cherished mother of Kathryn and Dave and Colleen and Duane. Dear daughter of the late Pompeo and Adele Fermani. Loving grandma of Jason, Jonathan and Kathy, Laura and Ian, Marc and Alison and great-grandma of Trentin, Evan, Amber, Austin, Brooklynn and Briana. Dearest sister of the late Luisa, wife of Elfio Toldo and the late Gilda Fermani. Gi was a long time secretary with the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board and a member of the CWL at Mt. Carmel Church. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice Village of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday 7-9pm, Sunday 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Sunday 4:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church after 10am followed by Mass at 11am. Cremation to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

Coulter, Douglas Edward

Posted by on October 15, 2014

Entered into eternal life on October 14, 2014 peacefully at home at the age of 55. Dearest father of Kellie and Sarah Coulter and step father to Tammy Fowkes and Jason Schneider. Reunited with his parents William (2001) and Mary Lyne (2014) Coulter and brother Calvin Coulter (2008). Loving brother of Madalyn and Bill Roos, Chris and Patty Coulter and Betty Cloutier. Beloved uncle of Ashley, Christine and Alexandra Roos and William and Samantha Coulter. Cherished ex-husband of Debbie Coulter. Doug will be sadly missed by his long time friends Troy, Dave, Diane, Mike, Shelley and many others. Special thank you to the staff at Hospice Windsor for their care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Monday at 11:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Macko, Mary M. (nee Scott)

Posted by on October 15, 2014

WEB_Macko_MaryPeacefully, with her family by her side, on October 14, 2014 at 87 years of age. Loving wife of the late Nick (2014). Cherished mother of Linda Gale and husband Robin, Larry Macko and wife Lois, Judy DeAngelis and husband John, Debbie Gouin and husband Robert. Dear Nana of Sean Gale and wife Richelle, Devin DeAngelis, Taylor, Paige and Jordan Gouin, and great-grandchildren Brodie and Sydnie Gale. Dear sister of Joann MacLean and husband Tom, the late Doris Boyd, and the late Tom Scott survived by wife Ruth. Survived by her brother-in-law Paul Macko. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Mary was a retired nurse who worked at Riverview Hospital for many years. Special thanks to Second Floor, Willow Unit, Huron Lodge Staff for their care and compassion. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor Humane Society or the Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FREISINGER, Stephen Jacob

Posted by on October 14, 2014

web_Freisinger, Stephen Passed away peacefully surrounded by his girls on October 13, 2014 at Hospice of Windsor at 91 years of age following a brief illness. Devoted husband of the late Mary (2013). Cherished father of Anne Fischer, Eva Chin (Richard), Christine Scott (Ian) and Lisa Gaspar (Jeff). Adoring grandfather of Kim Fischer, William and Trevor Chin, Logan and Taylor Scott and great grandfather of Alec Gaspar. Survived by sister Elizabeth Scherer. Also welcomed to Heaven by parents John and Eva Freisinger and son-in-law Doug Fischer. He will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Steve will be remembered for his years of customer service at Sarnia Glass, Remington Hardware, Service Hardware and, after “retirement”, his years at Beaver Lumber. Steve enjoyed time with his family at their summer home at Wildwood by the Lake and their winter home at Siesta Key Florida where he managed to find renovation projects to keep him busy. Steve and Mary took many family vacations across Canada and the U.S and enjoyed traveling to Germany, Austria, Romania and Australia to visit relatives. Steve was always a gentleman and during his brief illness he always thanked everyone who helped him and all who came to visit.
Special thanks to the caring staff and volunteers at the Hospice of Windsor especially Dr. Bergeron. Sincere thanks to the physicians and nurses at University Hospital in London, Neurology unit, Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette and Metropolitan Campuses, V.O.N. nurses and PSWs especially Jeff that provided in-home care.
In lieu of flowers donations to V.O.N or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.
Visitation Friday 3-5 & 7-9pm with Parish Prayers Friday 8pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Most Precious Blood Church (1947 Meldrum) after 10am, followed by Funeral Mass at 11am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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D’Ippoliti, Filomena

Posted by on October 14, 2014

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With family by her side, it is with great sadness in our hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Filomena D’Ippoliti at the age of 79 at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Parkwood Hospital in London, ON. Beloved daughter of late Giovanni and Teresa Spardella and devoted wife of the late Angelo (2012). Loving and strong mother of Silvana (Gord MacLean), Bruno (late Christine 2014), John and Angela (Jay Cator). Cherished and adoring Nonna of Samantha, Emily, Victoria, Wesley and Alicia. She will be missed by her brother Mario, sisters Annetta, Elizabeth, and late sisters Nina and Georgina; sisters-in-law Guiseppina (Antonio Germani), Rosina (Rugerro Gesuale), Marietta (Peter Ippoliti), nephew Andy Fortuna (Noria), Andy Germani (Phil), Mickey Gesuale (Teresa), Andy Ippoliti (Josephine), Joe Ippoliti (Linda), Frank Ippoliti (Silvana), nieces Agnes (Elio Lisi), Sally (Frank Sementilli). Best friend to Stanka Pavlovic (Anto), Concetta Querqui and Anna Lukic. Her vivacious spunk and hard work ethic were not enough to fight a very angry and aggressive cancer but she will always be known for her kindness, enthusiasm and compassion for others. Visitations will be held in Windsor on Fri. Oct. 17, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (8 p.m. eulogy and rosary prayer) at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Rd. Windsor (519)969-5841. Funeral Mass will be held on Sat. Oct. 18th at 10:00 am (close family and friends early visitation at 9 a.m.) at Our Lady of Atonement on 2940 Forest Glade Dr. followed by mausoleum burial at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens at RR #1 Oldcastle. Special thanks to Dr. Laura Diachun, Dr. Minuk, Lynda Parker, SW and the many excellent nursing and allied health staff at the two London Hospital’s. If desired, donations are appreciated to the Southwest Regional Cancer Program. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Pearson, Muriel Joyce (nee Wallace)

Posted by on October 14, 2014

“Absent from the body, present with the Lord”

Passed away peacefully on October 14, 2014 at 85 years of age.
Beloved wife of John Michael Pearson for 62 years. Dearest mother of Margaret (Peggy) and husband James McLauchlan of Blenheim, Elizabeth (Betty) and husband Kevin Ellis of Florida, John Alan and wife Nora Pearson of Michigan, Mary and husband Wayne Demars of Windsor. Cherished Nana of Heather, Lynette and Ryan Ellis, Jamie McLauchlan, Marshall, Adrienne and Lynne Pearson and Aaron Demars, and great Nana of Caleb, Claire and James. Dearest sister of Harriet and husband Gerald Bennett. Dear sister-in-law of Angela and husband Alan Rowe. Muriel was a past employee of Windsor Western Hospital Physiotherapy Department and an active member of Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church and past member of the choir, the South Windsor Seniors Free on Friday Club and Fun Band. If you so desire, donations to The Paulin Memorial Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Paulin Memorial Church (3200 Woodland) after 9:30am until time of funeral service at 10:30am. Burial at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share Memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Walters, Albert

Posted by on October 14, 2014

Passed away peacefully, at Country Village Nursing Home in Woodslee on October 12, 2014 at 91 years of age. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Olga Walters, his sister Annie; and by his brothers Karl, Ernie, Emile and Louie. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Albert dedicated his life to his family farm on Disputed Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations to the War Amps or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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Sartori, Joan Elizabeth (nee Dixon)

Posted by on October 13, 2014

web_satori_joanPassed away suddenly on October 13, 2014. Loving and cherished wife to Victor, with whom she celebrated 49 years of marriage. Amazing mom to Lisa and Vince. Loving Grandmama to Shelby Elizabeth. Beloved sister to Al and (Susan), Bob and (Janis). Dear sister-in-law to Delfina and (John) Zangari, John and (Denise) and the late Lena Salvador. Joan will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many wonderful friends. Joan was the former Proprietor of Joan Elizabeth’s Gifts on Wyandotte Street. If you so desire, memorial donations to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Gray, Mary Lou (nee Craig)

Posted by on October 12, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our loving Mary Lou on October 11, 2014 at the age of 69. Loving wife to Marshall, with whom she celebrated 45 years of marriage. Beloved mom to Alyson Gray and Joel Gray. Cherished “Lulu” of Owen and Ella. Dear daughter to the late Janet and Gerald Craig. Beloved sister to Father Gerald Craig, Peter Craig (Margaret Chase), Janet (Leo) Sylvestre, the late Nancy Craig, Cathy Craig (Richard Delisle). Dear daughter-in-law to Genevieve and the late Marshall Gray. Dearest sister-in-law to the late Donna Schwartz, Dennis Gray, Greg Gray, Gloria Handzy, Janine (Al) Niven, Mark Gray, Gord (Marylou) Gray, Gina (Kevin) Smith, Peter Gray and Anne Gray. Mary Lou will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, co-workers and friends. Mary Lou was a graduate Nurse from St. Joseph’s Hospital London and retired after many years of dedicated service. If you so desire, memorial donations to Drouillard Place, St. Vincent de Paul Society or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Wednesday 4:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle after 10:00 a.m. Words of Remembrance 10:45 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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McArthur, Ian William

Posted by on October 10, 2014

2_McArthur_IanSurrounded by his loving family on October 7, 2014, we lost a brave and beautiful soul, Ian William McArthur at the age of 29. He is survived by his beloved wife and soul mate Rita (nee Sogor). Cherished son of Mark and Delcy McArthur. Loving brother of Karin, Ross, Meredith and Heather and special family friend Ann Wilson. Grandson of Audrey McArthur and the late Charles McArthur Sr., Violet and the late Vojislav Sarcevich. Much loved son in law of Elizabeth and the late Mike Sogor. Brother in law of Elizabeth and Domenic Mammarella and doting uncle of Ava and Michael Mammarella. He will be missed by his many aunts and uncles, Nancy and Peter Jansen, the late Ron Sarcevich, Charles and Denise McArthur, Cheryl and James Wall, Lorry McArthur, Susan and Wally Dowhayko, Deb and Jim Holek, Michael and Linda Dulmage, Jill and Rob Buckles, Beth and Jeff Hebert, and Greg and Renata Dulmage. He was the fearless leader of his many cousins (CBFL). Not to be forgotten by his special “vest” buddy Mikey the cat.

Ian graduated from the University of Windsor and was employed by the City of Windsor – Gino A. Marcus Community Centre, which he regarded as his second home. Ian will be remembered for his sense of humour, infectious laugh, beautiful smile and genuine kind nature. Ian will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors at Henry Ford Hospital for their care and compassion as well as Dr. Kissner, Yvette Leflore, Dr. Anees and everyone involved in his care throughout the years. In lieu of flowers a donation has been requested to The Pulmonary Rehab Program – Hotel Dieu Health Care. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Friday October 17, 2014 from 7-9pm and Saturday October 18, 2014 10am until the Celebration of Ian’s life at 12 noon at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Lee, Thomas (Tom)

Posted by on October 10, 2014

web_lee_thomasPassed away October 7, 2014 at the age of 94.  Loving husband to the late Theresa (McHugh).  Beloved father of (Thomas) John (Denise), Barbara (John Breckon), (Kathleen) Kathy (Brian Speth), Kevin (Linda).  Dear grandfather to John Thomas (JT) Breckon (Tracey), Thomas John (Tom) Lee III, Amanda (Keith) Koenigsknecht, Susan Breckon, Christina Lee, Victoria Lee, Alexandra Lee. Dear brother to the late Emmett Lee (Agnes) and Paul Collins (Lois).  Special thank you to the Gillis, Kennette, McHugh and Renaud families.  Tom grew up on a farm in Campbellford, Ontario. He graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College (Guelph) with a Bachelor of Science and retired after 39 years in the Tractor Division at Ford of Canada. He enjoyed entertaining family at the cottage, driving his boat for water skiers and leading family sing alongs.  If you so desire, memorial donations to the Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memorial visiting Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Wednesday, October 15th mass at St. Anne’s Church (12233 Tecumseh Rd E.) at 10 a.m. Interment of cremated remains St. Anne Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Collins, Louis H.

Posted by on October 10, 2014

WEB_Collins_Louis88 years, peacefully, on October 2, 2014. Louis was born in Maidstone, Ontario, to the late Maurice and Anna (Kavanaugh). Dear brother of Charles (Rita) Collins, Michigan, Winifred Trader, Florida and Mary Agnes Crough, Arizona and the late Maurice, Betty Trader, Jerome and Albert. Special uncle to Jerome, Estelle, J.J. and Caitlin Collins, and will be missed dearly, especially our daily visits. Louis will be missed by the staff and friends of La Chaumiere Retirement Home. If you so desire, donations to St. Anne’s Church (Tecumseh, ON) would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A private family Mass and an interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery (Maidstone, ON) will take place 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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WILLIAMS, Peter H. (Pete)

Posted by on October 9, 2014

Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on October 8, 2014 at 58 years of age. Father of Chris (Tammy) and Peter (Emilee). Grandpa of Christopher, Olivia and Mila. Brother of Theresa, Catherine (deceased), Michael, Shawn and Colleen. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Retiree of Chrysler Canada and member of Unifor #444. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or United Way would be appreciated. Visiting on Saturday from 12 noon until time of service at 1 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

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor