Oriet, Theophile Elzior (Ted)

Posted by on April 20, 2018

It breaks our hearts to announce that on April 19, 2018 our beloved “Teddy Bear” who was born on March 29, 1929 in Tilbury North passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife and surrounded by family.  Loving husband of 63 years to Virginia (O’Neil).  Cherished father of the late Gilbert (1956), Suzanne Moon (Jim) Daniel Oriet (Susan), John Oriet (Patricia), Genevieve Bombardier (the late Michael,1986) (the late Philip 2017).  Dearest grandfather of Becky (Jim), Bonnie (Darryl), Brandy (Jason), Angela, Bobby, Ammie (Theo), Melanie (Dan), Brian (Ashley), Greg, Ben, Matt, Mark (Alexa) and great-grandfather of Anissa, Alex, Lily, Alena, Devin, Bradley, Aiden, Brayden, Mya, Nora, Charlie and Ava.  Dear son of the late Louis and Mélida Oriet and son-in-law of the late Gilbert and Florence O’Neil.  Loved brother of Yvonne (the late Eddie) and pre-deceased by Donat (Madeline), Bernadette (Dave), Art (Louise), Arlie (Margaret), Hilda (Fred), Orella, Gabriel, Stella.  Dearest brother-in-law of Ed (the late Marcy), Len (Audrey), Al (Carol), Peggy (the late Karl) pre-deceased by Cletus (Ann), Cecilia (Ralph), Paul, Maggie (Bob), Jerome.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Ted worked for General Motors for 35 years and was a proud retiree for 25 years.  He loved vacationing in the North with his family, fishing, carving, playing the guitar, banjo and listening to country & western music.  He loved making trips to Kitchener Market.  His Faith, His Family and his Home in the country was very precious to him.  If you so desire donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, or Masses would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Monday 2-5pm and 7-9pm Parish prayers Monday 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  On Tuesday family and friends will meet at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot St. E. Essex after 9:30am followed by Mass at 10:30am.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LAUZON, Pete

Posted by on April 17, 2018
Peter Lauzon, loving and devoted husband of Joshline (Arlene Lauzon 1997). Devoted father of Lee-Ann (Bill) Rossignol, Bonnie-Jean (Richard) Chamberlain, Debbie (Ron) Little, Shannon (Micheal) Moonrey,  Alita (Brian) Coral. Proud grandfather of Kevin (Danielle), Cindy, Dennis, Jamie (James), Bryan (Jodie), Aaron, Hailly,Joshua Peter, and MacKeniz. Great grandchildren of Kegan, Micheal and Julie. Proud sport fan of the Habs, Blue Jay, Lions and Aloets. Peter was a Foster Parent for well over 25 years. Proud union member of Unifor (CAW) 444.  Retired from Chrysler with 34 year. Visiting on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and again on Wednesday from 10:30 until the time of a Celebration of Pete at 11:30 a.m. at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Road, East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GRONDIN, Sharon (nee Hermann)

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Peacefully on April 15, 2018 at the age of 65 with her loving family by her side. Loving wife of Harry for 46 years. Cherished mother of Lori Ford and husband Jeff, Marc and spouse Krystal, Joseph and wife Kristen, Pamela Rupert and husband Brent. Adored grandmother of Luke, Grace, Kaianna, Jacob, Joy, Joshua, and Lily. Predeceased by her parents Tony and Jean Hermann and her mother and father-in-law Ralph and Cecilia Grondin. Dear sister of Connie McFee and husband Gus, Dave Hermann, Tim Hermann and wife Fay, Bonnie Pillon and husband Bill, Wendy Calhoun and husband Ron, Cathy Gyori and husband Mike. Sharon will be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters-in-law, her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Sharon worked as a nurse, and as a pharmacy assistant for many years. Her greatest passion was spending time with her family. Special thanks to the staff at Windsor Regional Hospital, 4th Floor Oncology for their compassionate care. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor and Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. at Families First Amherstburg, 585 Sandwich St. S., 519-969-5841. Funeral Mass Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 225 Brock St., Amherstburg. Burial to follow. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FENTON, Gregory David

Posted by on April 16, 2018

It is with overwhelming sorrow we announce the passing of Greg on April 14, 2018 at the age of 39 years.  Adored husband of Erica (nee Turmel) for almost 15 years.  Proud and loving father and best bud of Rachel.  Cherished son of Michelle and Wayne Pilutti.  Brother of Mike Fenton and wife Dawn, Scott Pilutti and partner Linh, and Sean Pilutti.   Dear son in law of Gerry and Diane Turmel.  Brother in law of Kyra Turmel.  Missed by nieces and nephews Jacob, Katelyn, Leah, Tristan, and Lexi and by countless friends.  Remembered by the Fenton family.  In Lieu of flowers, donations made to Rachel’s Education would be appreciated by the family.   Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9.  A Funeral Service celebrating Greg’s life will be on Thursday 11:30 am 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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CORBETT, Harold H.

Posted by on April 13, 2018

After many years of fighting, Harold H. Corbett passed with his family by his side at the age of 65 years.  Adored husband and best friend of Angie (nee D’Amico).  Loving step father of Nicole Pettinato and husband Matt, and Gina Baran.  The beloved “Harry” to grandchildren Karli, Brittney, Landyn, Summer, Laniya, Liam, and Samantha. Dear brother of Joyce Hopkins and late husband Gerald, Marilyn Cassell and husband Don.  Son in law of Gino and Lucia D’Amico and brother in law of Marisa and Bruno Migliore.  Missed by countless friends.  Harold worked at Windsor Regional Hospital Met. Campus as the Imaging Director for many years. He was a member of the Windsor Flying Club.  He loved to bicycle, hike and travel.  In Lieu of flowers, donations made to The Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation – The Diagnostic Imaging at Met. Campus would be appreciated by the family.  Memorial visiting Sunday from 10 am until time of Service Celebrating Harold’s Life at 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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RAFAEL, Alex

Posted by on April 12, 2018

Peacefully, at home, on April 12, 2018 at 79 years of age. Reunited with his beloved wife Illene, of 58 years. Loving and devoted father of Jeff (Annie), Don, Donald, Keith (Melissa), Cheryl (Rene), Debbie and Sheila (Frank). Cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm at Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Xoxa, Dr. Petraq

Posted by on April 12, 2018

Passed away peacefully on April 11, 2018 at 94 years of age.  Beloved husband of Flutur for 60 years. Loving father of Mariana Pecani (Petrika), Andon Xoxa (Jusjana).  Precious grandfather of Blerina Pecani (Endrit Celiku), Martin Xoxa, Albana Pecani.  Great grandfather of Oliver and Adrian.  Will be missed by family and friends and especially his sisters in Albania, Leonora, Frosa and Stela.  Petraq was a well-respected orthopedic surgeon in his home country of Albania for many years, before retiring and immigrating to Canada.   Visitation on Friday from 5-8 pm.  Visitation will continue on Saturday from 10 am until time of service at 12:00 noon at Families First Funeral Home 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.    Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share photos, memories or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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KENDALL, M. Lorraine (nee Pray)

Posted by on April 8, 2018

Passed away peacefully with family by her side on April 7, 2018 at 90 years of age.  Loving wife of the late Russel (2006) for 59 years. Cherished mother of Lynn Girard (Rick), Judy Drouillard (Harold) and Karen Millinoff (Kevin).  Proud grandma of Michael (Yvonne), Matthew (Heather), Andrew (Liz), the late Blake (2000), Danielle (Jeff) and GG of Evan, Madden, Luke, Justine, Lauren, Gavin and Braxton.  Dear sister of Laur, Shirley, Marion, the late Beverly and sister-in-law of Jane.  Will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday April 10, 2018 from 3–5 pm & 7–9 pm.  Funeral Service Wednesday 11:30 am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East 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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Reimer, Robert “Bob”

Posted by on April 8, 2018

With broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Bob at the age of 66.  Dearest forever friend of Connie.  Predeceased by his parents Chuck and Pat, and his brother Frank.  Survived by his sister Anna Garant (Roger), and predeceased by their son Jeff.  Bob will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.  If you so desire, donations to Hospice Residential-Windsor or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Tuesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  A Celebration of Bob’s Life will take place Wednesday 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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Mourad, Lucia

Posted by on April 8, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of “Lucy” on April 6, 2018 at 78 years of age.  Beloved wife of 51 years to Milton.  Cherished mother of David, and Paul and his wife Victoria.  Loving Nonna of Elliott.  Dear sister of the late Rino Marcuzzi (Enes) and Rose Ann Rizzo.  She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.  Lucy loved her family above all and was so excited to hold her new grandson Elliott.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Downtown Mission would be appreciated.  Visting Monday from 7-9 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Families First Funeral Home 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor 519-969-5841. Interment at Country Meadows Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca  

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Kelly, Debbie

Posted by on April 6, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce that Debbie passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on April 5, 2018 at 63 years of age.  Predeceased by her beloved husband Paul (1995).    She will be sadly missed by her loving partner and companion Bruce Richard.  Cherished mother of Jeremiah (Marie), and Juniper (Dave).  Adored gram of Aidan, Davey, and Rowan.  Predeceased by her sister Barb Cousineau (Jim).  Dear sister-in-law of Geoff (Janet), Liz (Frank) and Julie.  Loved by many nieces, nephews and friends, especially Gen.  Reunited with her dear friends Diane and Carol who were always in her heart.  Debbie was a proud and devoted employee of the University of Windsor in the Food Services Department, starting in 1987.

Debbie was an avid gardener, she loved spending time outdoors in nature.  She loved music, cold beer, photography and dragonflies.  She treasured her time spent in B.C. during the summer to visit with her children and grandchildren.   While there, she was able to re-connect with her dear friends dating back from the 70’s.  She found peace when on her land in the mountains and she would find herself truly grounded and connected to Mother Earth.  Debbie was a firm believer of God and knew her angels were always there.  Above all, her friends and family meant the most, she cherished her time spent with them.  A heartfelt thank you to Debbie’s nurse “Big John” from V.O.N. for his compassionate care.

If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday after 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Celebration of Debbie’s Life 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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MICELI, Giacinto

Posted by on April 2, 2018

Passed away in his 77th year, peacefully with loving family by his side on April 2, 2018. Born in Montallegro, Sicily on February 27, 1941. Predeceased by loving parents Leonardo & Marta Miceli. Devoted husband of Carolina (Galletto) with whom he shared 51 wonderful years of marriage. Cherished Papa of Leonardo “Dino”(Anna Maria), Giovanni “John” (Rita), Martino, Vincenzo, Josie (Joe) Piazza and Rosangela “Rosa” (fiancé Ryan Tufts) and Bailey. Treasured Nonno of Giacinto “Jesse”, Matteo, Daniel, Caroline, Lauren, Giacinto “Giaci”, Maria, Carolina, Lorelle, Santino, Christian and Mia. Dear brother of the late Ignazio, the late Pietro, Domenico, Giovanna (Gasparo) and the late Giuseppe. Dear brother-in-law of Salvatore (Leonarda) Galletto and Alfonso (Maria) Galletto all of Sicily.  Dearest Zio of Martha, Mimmo, Carmela, Leo and Marta and many more nieces and nephews whom he loved as his own. Giacinto was proudest of his family, his heritage and his prized gardens. He loved spending many hours tending to his garden and his greenhouse filled with figs. He was an exceptional hunter and enjoyed spending time with his sons in the field. Giacinto was lovingly cared for by his wife Carolina and son Martino at home for his last five years. If you so desire donations to Autism Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Prayers at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday 8:45a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Funeral Mass at 9:30a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share photos, memories or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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DOUTHART SEKERAK, Margaret Ellen (nee Rice)

Posted by on April 2, 2018

Kind, thoughtful, and patient are words to describe our mother, wife, sister, aunt, and friend.  She passed away on April 1, 2018 at the age of 70 years.  Loving mother of Kathryn Douthart and partner Will.  Adored wife of David Sekerak for 10 years.  Cherished younger sister of Judy Dodge and husband Bill.  Missed by Brandi Sekerak, Nadine Sekerak and Chad, D.J. Sekerak and wife Krysta.  Proud mim of Dylan, Taylor, Brianna, Jasmine, Catrina, Gavin, Ava, and Jaxon.   Special aunt of Nancy M’Larkey, Susan Hall, and Mark Armour. Also missed by Doug and Phyllis Armour, and Carolyn Stanzel.  Her life was devoted to caring for others.  Margaret had a successful career as a health care manager at the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre and with CMHA.  In her retirement, she modeled a charitable spirit, volunteering with 10,000 Villages and Raise A Reader.  Along with David, they enjoyed volun-tourism with Habitat For Humanity.  Margaret’s Christian faith and spirituality came out in the way she lived her life.  She loved receiving flowers, nourishing and cultivating them at home.    If you so desire, flowers are welcomed or donations made to CMHA would be appreciated by the family.  Memorial visiting Wednesday from 6-9 pm.  A Funeral Service celebrating her life will be on 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

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BISSON, Conrad

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2018 at 87 years of age.  Beloved husband of the late Pauline (née Cadieux) for 68 years.  Loving father to Michel and wife Pauline, Donald and wife Linda, Conrad and wife Agnes, Denis and wife Monica, Normand and wife Gina.  Dear pépé of 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  Conrad was a Master Carpenter and eventually retired after 11 years with Ontario Housing Authority.  Un des fondateur et membre du Club Alouette, membre de Clubl’Age d’Or Jean Paul II, C.C. Conseil St-Jérôme 8682,  et membre honoraire a vie du 3e Degrée, member du 4e Degrée #2289 Assemblé Father Alphonse Kerckhaert.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 6- 9 p.m. with Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th degree Prayers  at 7:30pm  at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon East Windsor, 519-969-5841  On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 family and friends are invited to meet at Paroisse ( 3739 rue Ypres) for a Memorial Mass at 11:30am.  A private interment of ashes will take place at a later date at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MENNA, Christina

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Slipped away peacefully on March 22, 2018. Cherished wife of the late Eric Emil Menna. Loving mother of Carol Van Eaton (the late Bill) and Bonnie Frederick (Jim).  Beloved grandma of Kristi, Kerri (Tyler), Jonathan and Heather. Great-grandma of Thatcher. Survived by her siblings Norma Coumont, Ruth Greer, Maybelle Scheidl, Les Henry, and Judy Prescesky. Predeceased by her sisters Mona Gates and Jessie Eberle. Christina was a thirty-one year employee of the Essex County Board of Education, active member of R.W.T.O. and St. Mary’s Walkerville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children’s Department of the Riverside Public Library or Street Help Services for the Homeless. Memorial Visiting on Tuesday from 12:00 noon until a Celebration of Christina’s Life at 1:00 p.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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Swintak, Natalia (Anita)

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2018 at 95 years of age.  Beloved wife of Stephen for 75 years.  Loving mother of Ron Swintak (Darleen), Patricia Hynds (Linn) and predeceased by Linda Christensen (2017).  Cherished grandmother of Lindy (the late David), Kristopher, Christine (Allan), Douglas (Michelle), Nicholas (Jennifer), Sean (Amanda), Robert (Christina) and Aaron.  Great grandmother of Devin, Mackenzie, Liam, Molly, Brianne, Austin, Emily, the late Melissa, Mason, Jacob, Henry, and another expected great granddaughter on the way. Predeceased by her siblings Ann, Mary, Eugenia and William. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Anita was a devoted member of the St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Village of St. Clair for all of their loving care. If you desire, memorial tributes to the Alzheimer’s Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation on Sunday from 3 – 5 pm. Funeral Service on Monday at 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PEARCE, Geoffrey

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Passed away peacefully, in his sleep on March 23, 2018 at the age of 80 years.    Beloved husband of Nora (nee Gallagher) for 54 years.  Loving father of Matthew Pearce and wife Rosemarie, and Timothy Pearce.  Proud grandfather of Joshua.  Missed by his brother Kneale Pearce in England.  Geoffrey worked for many years as a tool and die maker at several shops in Windsor.  He enjoyed travelling the World, painting, and family cook outs.  If you so desire, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. (519) 969-5841.  Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca 

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Kennedy, Joseph

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Peacefully, surrounded by his family on March 22, 2018 at 97 years of age.  Beloved husband of the late Millie (2012). Loving and devoted father of the late Colleen (2016), and Sheila (Jack). Cherished grandpa to Shawna (Todd), Hollie (Trevor), Jillayne (Dan), Krystle (Ryan), Ashley (Dave), and Joey. Treasured great-grandpa of Shyanne, Cohen, Ethan, Emilie, Lilia, Nora, and Penelope Jo. Dear brother of Sadie, Ida (late Jack), and late May (late Dave). Joseph was a Navy Veteran of WWII, he was a mail carrier with Canada Post for over 30 years and he was an avid sports enthusiast. Joseph was very kind, loving and beloved by all. Special thanks to the team at Heron Terrace for their care and compassion shown to Joseph and his family over the years. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Monday from 4-6pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 with a Veteran’s Memorial Service under the auspices of the Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee at 5:15pm. Share memories or photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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VITELLI, ATTILIO

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Peacefully on March 22, 2018 at 94 years of age. Cherished husband of Anna Maria for 63 years. Loving father of Susan Fanelli (Dennis Raymond), Romeo Vitelli, and Nancy McDonald. Treasured Nonno of Christina, Laura (Mike), Erica (Aaron) and Anthony (Lily). Proud Bisnonno of Christian, Sienna, Sofia, Blake, Antonio, and Kinsley. He will be sadly missed by many family and friends. A very special thank you to all the caregivers for their kindness and dedication. Visiting Sunday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 4:30 p.m at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Funeral Mass will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Ave). Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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THURLBY, Jessie E.

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Passed away suddenly on March 18, 2018 with his loving family by his side, at 19 years of age.  Survived by his parents Jeff and Wendy Pietens.  Loving brother of Tim Reaume, Ryan Pietens and Meghan, Shawna Pietens, Melissa Thurlby and Stacey Thurlby.  Loving uncle to Heather, Kameron, Devon, Ryleigh, Gabrielle, Sophia and Charlee.  Jessie will be sadly missed by his very extensive family and many friends.  Jessie graduated from Belle River High School with Honors.  He worked full time at Tim Horton’s.  At the age of 17, Jessie was smart enough to sign his Organ Donor card and “my baby” will go on to help at least nine people with his gift of Life.  To honor Jessie’s life please consider signing your organ donor card or make a donation to the Trillium Gift of Life Network.  Visitation Wednesday from 7- 9 p.m. and Thursday 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:30 a.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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PERESSUTTI, Elsie (nee Engelmann)

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Passed away peacefully with family by her side on March 18, 2018, 2 weeks shy of her 85th birthday.  Beloved wife of Bruno for 60 years.  Treasured mother of Marisa Gignac (Barry) and Rob Peressutti (Michele). Cherished grandmother of Vanessa and Samantha.  Predeceased by her parents Nicholas and Magdalena Engelmann.  Dear sister of the late Rose O’Brien (the late Maury), the late Hal Engelmann (the late Laura) and the late Emil Engelmann (Barb).  She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews.  A special thank you to the PSW’s from St. Elizabeth Health Care especially Raj and Sandy, Banwell Gardens and WRH – Met Campus 5 North for their outstanding care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Parkinson Foundation of Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday March 22, 2018 from 5 – 8 pm with Parish Prayers at 5:00 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday March 23, 2018, family and friends are invited to gather at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) after 10 am, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Trifan, Petru

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Passed away peacefully at home on March 11, 2018 surrounded by his family at 59 years of age.  Loving husband of Ana for 34 years.  Devoted father of Peter, Emanuel & wife Jennifer, and Daniel.  Dearest son of Maria and the late Emil Trifan and son-in-law of the late Savestita & Vasile Dordea.  Dear brother of Lucretia & husband Iacob “Delu” Rogozan and brother-in-law of Maria, late Emilia (survived by husband Alexandru), Savestita, and Vasile (Maria).  Will be missed dearly by many nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends. Petru was employed by Veltri Canada, was an active member of the Romanian Society Graiul Romanesc and of St. George’s Romanian Orthodox Church. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or the Romanian Society or St. George’s Romanian Orthodox Church would be appreciated by the family.

Visiting on Tuesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Prayers at 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Visitation will continue on Wednesday at the St. George’s Romanian Orthodox Church, 1960 Tecumseh Road East from 9 am until time of service at 10 am.   Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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FYFE, Mary Theresa (nee MacIntyre)

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Died peacefully on March 9, 2018 at the age of 82 years.  Reunited with beloved late husband, Bill (2004).  Adored mom of Greg Keelor, Shelley Donnelly (William), Kerri Latouf (Todd).  Proud and loving grandmother of Alec, Erin, Elizabeth, and William.  Youngest of the 13 children of Francis MacIntyre and Elizabeth MacIsaac of Foot Cape, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, she is deeply missed by her surviving sister Maisie MacLellan.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins.   Theresa and Bill met in Toronto but moved to Windsor where they made their home.

Theresa worked for many years at CIBC but her heart was most fulfilled providing and caring for her family. Home was a safe, warm and welcoming place where all found wisdom and loving acceptance.

Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm with Prayers at 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Thursday, Family and friends are invited to meet from 10 am until time of Mass at 11 am at Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (2153 Parkwood Ave).  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca.

 

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Papineau, Joyce (Hammond)

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Passed away peacefully on March 13, 2018 at 82 years of age with family by her side.  Beloved wife of the late Murray (1995).  Loving mother of Guy Hammond (Cathy), Sara Chapados (Drew), Sharon Saad (Bob), Becky Hammond.  Precious grandmother of Ellie, Wyatt, Kristen, Greg, Sydney, Baylie, Olivia, Gabriel, Avielle, Michael, Alizel.  Dear sister of the late Evelyn (David), Stuart (Lois), the late Marilyn (late Murray), Don (Helen), Marlene (Fred) Jim (Debbie).  Joyce was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, where her husband served as a Minister for many years.  In lieu of flowers memorial tributes to the West Side Church of Christ or the Brouillette Manor Palliative Care Furnishings would be appreciated.  Visiting on Sunday from 6-9 pm.  Funeral service on Monday March 19,2018 at 12:00 noon at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Pastor Drew Chapados officiating.  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca.

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St. Louis, Yvonne “Eve”

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Peacefully on March 14, 2018 at 62 years of age. Cherished wife of Donald for 38 years. Loving mother of Everett Cummings, Yvette Danielle (Folkert van Roeden) and Justin St. Louis (Betty-Lou). Treasured Grandma of Koen, Devin, Brooklynn, Bentley, Bellamy, Everett Jr., Ethan and Evan. Precious daughter of Bertha and the late Edward Dufour and the late Daniel Emery. Dear sister of the late Daniel Emery (Kathy), Maurice Emery (Julia), Sandra (Mike Pajot), Joan Roy (Marty Gravel), Louise (Allen White), and Edward Dufour (Anna). She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m. March 18, 2018 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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