Iannetta, Teresa

Posted by on July 21, 2014

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beautiful wife, mother and nonna on July 20, 2014 at 76 years of age. Cherished wife of Alberto (Umberto) for 51 years. Loving mother of Anna Amicarelli and Rosemary and husband Rob Gilham. Treasured nonna of Madeline, Alexandra, and Clare Amicarelli and Jordan, Ryan, Liam and Aidan Gilham. Dear sister of Domenico Iannetta and his late wife Rosina, Vittorio Iannetta and wife Palma (Italy) and Maria and husband Enrico Saroli (Italy). Predeceased by her parents Pasquale and Antonia Iannetta and by her brothers Giovanni and Domenico. Loved sister-in-law of Rosina Teti and her late husband Giuseppe, Giuseppe (Joe) Iannetta and his wife Anna, Gina Masella and husband Giovanni (Italy) and Antonietta Crolla and husband Vincenzo (Scotland). She will be sadly missed by her many cousins, nieces and nephews. Teresa’s greatest joy in life was being with her seven grandchildren and having her family together. Her strong faith and daily devotion to the rosary guided her through each day of her life. If you so desire, donations to the Scalabrini Foundation for the Poor or to the Italian Canadian Handicapable Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday 8:45 a.m. leaving from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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Cara Moglia, Mamma e Nonna, noi ti vogliamo tanto bene e sei nel nostri cuori per sempre.

 

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SORRENTINO, Assunta (nee Testa)

Posted by on July 20, 2014

web_sorrentino assuntaAssunta passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family, on July 19, 2014, at 72 years of age. Loved immensely by Tony. Adored by Daniela (Don), Alessandro (Jackie), Tina (Kevin) & Jerry (Miss Stacey). Cherished by Crissy, Victoria, Connor, Sam, Giordano, Bailey, Paolo, Griffin, Colin, Matt, Logan, Quinn, Brooke, Carson & Carter. Special thanks to the staff of 3N Malden Park for the love and care they gave to my wife, mother and Nonna. If you so desire, donations to the Downtown Mission would be appreciated. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Rd. W. after 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Funeral 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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TAYLOR, Rena Lorraine (Dupuis)

Posted by on July 20, 2014

web_Taylor, RenaPassed away peacefully into the loving arms of God, with her family by her side on July 18, 2014 at 84 years of age. Loving wife of Jerome for 59 years. Reuniting with her parents Amedie and Loretta Dupuis and her son Gregory Jerome. Beloved mother of Daniel (Carol) Taylor, Sharon (Tim) Allen, Pamela (Mark) Brydges and Kevin (Tomoko) Taylor. Dear Gramma of Michael, Adèle, Darryl, Olivia, Vincent, Grace, Megan, Kaitlyn, Natalie, Nicholas, Monica, Bethany, Masaki, Satoru and Great Gramma of Elorah. Dearest sister of Pearl (Jim) Wright, Mary Ann (the late Leon) Bondy, sister-in-law of Pauline Dupuis and Joan Dupuis, and pre deceased by siblings Clarence (Theresa) Dupuis, Florence (Jerome) Dwyer, Russell Dupuis, Francis (Janet) Dupuis. Rena will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parrish Prayers Tuesday at 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (4401 Mount Royal Dr.) after 9:30am followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MARTIRE, Dora (Rosinella)

Posted by on July 20, 2014

web_Martire_DoraIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Born in Pietrafitta, Italy on April 8, 1929 and died on July 16, 2014 at the age of 85. She passed away peacefully with her family by her side, reunited with her loving husband Riccardo (1974). Cherished and loving mother of Sergio and wife Bruna Martire, and Joe Martire and wife Julie Avon. Proud Nonna of Mary and husband Christopher Lopez, Riccardo, Bradley, Jacob and great grandmother of David Lopez. Dear daughter of the late Giuseppe and Emilia Sirianni and sister of Pasquale and wife Vittoria Sirianni and Maria and husband Angelo LoFaso. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Dora was selflessly devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. Her passion for cooking, crocheting, knitting and the joy it gave her as well as others will be greatly missed. If you so desire, donations to the March of Dimes would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Tuesday at 4:30pm. Funeral Wednesday 8:45am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Church for Mass at 9:30am. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CECILE, David Francis

Posted by on July 20, 2014

web_Cecile_DavidIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving David on July 19, 2014 at the age of 64 years. He remained strong through his journey from the rare disease of Amyloidosis to kidney failure with many bumps in between. He fought his long battle with grace and courage. Beloved husband of Susan (Reid), loving father of Stephanie, Michelle Phillips and husband Corey. Proud and loving Pepe to his grandchildren Chloe and Brody Phillips. Much beloved brother of Alan and wife Chris, the late Larry (1992) and wife Maureen, Doris Weaver and husband Daryl, Mark and wife Paula, Donna Rocheleau and husband Mike. Dear son of the late Walter (2009) and Mildred (2002). Brother in law of Donnie Reid and wife Laurie, Tom Reid and Sarah Minello. Dear son in law of the late Don and June Reid (1986). Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Long time employee of WECHC. David was an avid sports fan who loved coaching his daughters in hockey and baseball. If you so desire donations can be made to Renal Dialysis – Ouellette Campus. Visiting Monday 7-9 p.m. Tuesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 10:00 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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ROBINSON, Donald A.

Posted by on July 19, 2014

web_Robinson, Donald83 years, passed away peacefully on July 19, 2014. Beloved husband of Marie. Loving father of Wendy & Michael Frenette and Scott Robinson & fiancée Jennifer Rosati. Precious Papa Don of Bradley, Alexandra, Jeffrey, Katelyn and Alexandra. Dear brother of Judy Viens, and predeceased by Ronald Robinson and Patricia Pope. Missed by many nieces and nephews. Dear lifetime friend and coffee buddy of Glyn Conn. Don was a proud Chrysler retiree and an avid member of the Sun Parlor Treasure Seekers. Don spent many hours gardening, treasure hunting, collecting stamps and coins and has passed on those cherished traditions to his family and grandchildren. If you so desire, donations to Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus Neurology Unit would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A casual gathering to celebrate Don’s life will be held Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Ojibway Nature Centre at 5200 Matchette Road. from 4-6 pm. 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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Silivria, Charlene Y. (nee Evon)

Posted by on July 18, 2014

web_Silivira, CharlenePassed away with her loving family and close friends by her side on July 17, 2014 at the young age of 62. Loving wife and best friend to Wes, with whom she celebrated 39 years of wonderful marriage. Beloved mother and best friend to Solange, Shane (Jessica), and Chad. Precious Meme to Avery. Precious godmother to Derek. Dear daughter to the late Bart and Yvonne Evon. Cherished sister to Carole, Sharon (Jim), and loving friend, Sheila. Charlene will be missed by her aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her fur babies Brie and Maya. Charlene was an interior designer/decorator and part owner of Bart Evon Designer Furniture. Her spirit will be celebrated by each person she met. Donations to the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Sunday 4:30 p.m. at Families First 2130 Front Road LaSalle, 519-969-5841. On Monday family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle (219 Sacred Heart Drive) after 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. Cremation to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MARCHISIO, Rose (nee Gualtieri)

Posted by on July 18, 2014

web_Marchisio, RosePassed away peacefully with her loving family by her side, on July 17, 2014 at 81 years of age. Predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Arthur (2011). Loving mother of John and wife Jill, Gino and Lauree, Judy and husband Michael Parent. Cherished Nana of Jordan, Tommy, Sonny, Lucas and Celine. Dear sister of Nina and Lou Panontin, Tony and Judy Gualtieri, Linda and Ron Gammon and sister-in-law of Ada Trelo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rose will be remembered for her love of family and the great meals she prepared. We will all miss her deeply. If you so desire, donations to London Health Sciences, University Campus ICU would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Monday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Reaume, Dolores “Diz”

Posted by on July 18, 2014

web_Reaume, DoloresIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Reunited with the late Stanley (1996). Loving mother of Dennis (Michelle), Barbara Sandre (Richard), Randy (Iris), Patti Reaume (Keith Bowns). Greatest Mimi ever to Melissa Lee (Jamie), Deanne Reaume (Jay Osborne), Amy Olsen (Matt), Jacqueline Ciccarelli (Rob), Tina Sandre, Ken Reaume (Brittney Lippert). Proud great-grandmother of Rya Ann Olsen. Dolores is survived by sisters Shirley Crapper, Veronica Troup, Arlene Duym, brother Paul O’Gorman, sister-in-law Jeannette O’Gorman. Predeceased by parents Earl O’Gorman and Alice (nee Dupuis) and siblings Joanne Wilton, Gerald O’Gorman, Ray O’Gorman and Carl O’Gorman. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and countless friends, old and young. “Diz” touched the lives of many people through her work at the cafeteria of Sandwich Secondary School and was also a volunteer at Meals on Wheels. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital. To Drs. Eli and Natalie Malus and Dr. Auon, she thought the world of you. If you so desire, donations to the Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to visit after 12 noon at Sacred Heart Church, LaSalle, followed by Words of Remembrance at 12:45 p.m. with funeral mass at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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BELLAIRE, Robert J.

Posted by on July 17, 2014

Suddenly on July 15, 2014 at the age of 70. Loving husband of Sharon for 49 years. Proud father of David Robert and wife Tracy, Jason Scott and wife Amy (Lo Faso). Cherished Pépé of Brock, Sofia, Ava, Alessia and Leila. Bob will be sadly missed by his twin brother Brian and wife Barb, his brothers-in-law Cavell (Alice) and Dwight (Pat). Bob will be warmly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Bob will be fondly remembered as a devoted teacher at W. D. Lowe Secondary School, where he taught for 34 years. After retirement, Bob dedicated himself to his grand-children, who will miss him dearly. Bob was a 3rd degree member of the Father Nicolas Point Knights of Columbus, Council # 4375. If you so desire, donations to Hospice Residential/Solcz Family Home for Children and Families would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation Friday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. with Knights of Columbus prayers at 7:00 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Funeral Saturday with Words of Rememberance at 10:45 a.m. and Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anne’s Church 12233 Tecumseh Road East. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BELANGER, Lucille (nee Tousignant).

Posted by on July 16, 2014

WEB_Belanger_LucilleBorn October 1, 1919 in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. Passed away with family by her side on July 15, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Paul (1977). Cherished mother of Norman and wife Nancy, Andre and wife Juliet, Claudette and husband Roger Iler, and Suzanne Grieves. Survived by two remaining sisters Térese and Louisette in Quebec. Grandmother of seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation Thursday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Friday 10 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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Martin, Leona “Lee”

Posted by on July 16, 2014

WEB_Martin_LeonaPeacefully, July 15, 2014 at home, in the arms of her loving husband. Beloved wife of 40 years to William Martin. Loving and devoted mother of Jeff. Cherished Mémé of Django and Darshan. Dear mother-in-law to Nicole. Dearest daughter of the late Leo and Philomene Bondy. Treasured sister of the late Larry Bondy. Lee previously worked for Canadian Salt and retired from Windsor Western Hospital. Special thanks to VON, Hospice, CCAC, Revera and the team at Shoppers Drug Mart on Malden Rd. for their dedicated service to Lee and to her dear friends and family for their compassion and care. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. A private family service was held. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Desrosiers, Mary Ellen (nee Bellaire)

Posted by on July 15, 2014

web_desrosier_maryPeacefully on July 12, 2014 at 85 years of age. Cherished wife of the late Roch “Bob” for 59 years. Loving mother of Rick and partner Lise, Diane and husband Paul Batley, Cecile and husband Marty Burgess, Kathy and husband Fred Seguin and Janette B. Treasured Mémé of James and Christopher Desrosiers, Angèlique and Nicole Batley (Tyler), Nicole (Chuck Bullough) and Ryan Seguin. Adored Great- Mémé of Benjamin, Chloe, Annika and Mackenzie. Dear sister of Geraldine Turmel. Predeceased by her parents Cecile and Arthur Bellaire and by her sisters Adele, Flora and Marcella and brothers Laurence and René. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Special thank you to the nurses of the Dialysis Unit and Dr. Bagga at Hotel Dieu. The amazing dedication and love from the staff at Country Village Long-term Care in Woodslee. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation or to the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Friday 1:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Riberdy, Orval

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Passed away peacefully on July 14, 2014 surrounded by family at WRH Metropolitan Campus at 84 years of age. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Letourneau) for 60 years. Loving father of Robert (Mary), Keith (Bridgette) and Scott (Cathy). Adored and loving Pipi of Danielle (John), Miranda (John), Jeff (Jennifer), Catherine (Troy), Derek, Sean (Jelena), Christie (Andy), Lauren (Justin), Kate, Steven and Dan and of great-grandchildren Keely, Lucy, Emily, Easton, Teja, Bentley plus baby boy shortly. Predeceased by parents Lawrence and Lucy. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visiting on Thursday 7-9pm. Memorial Service Friday at 11:30am 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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Nantais, James Patrick “Jim”

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Peacefully, on July 14, 2014 at 60 years of age. Beloved son of Ann and the late Gerald Nantais. Loving brother of Nancy & Keith Fader, Pat Nantais, Sue & Chris Fader, Dale & Maria Nantais and the late Dean survived by wife Anne Nantais. Will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the team at Extendicare Tecumseh for their kindness and care of Jim. If you so desire, memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Cremation services were held. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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PAYNE, Hazel Miriam (nee Connell)

Posted by on July 15, 2014

web_payne_hazelOn July 14, 2014 at 90 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Ronald (2011). Loving Mother of Tom and wife Pauline, Barbara Chandler and husband David, Jim and wife Penilou, Gayle Tait and husband Bruce. Much loved Grandma of Tracy Golab (Jim), Tim Payne (Kim), Bonnie Chandler, Bryce Chandler (Krista), Valerie Chandler (Matt), Victoria Totten (Colin), Martin Payne (Kasia), Heather Lamar (Lee), Lee Payne, Jennifer Tait, Stephanie Tait Nickel (Curtis), Iain Tait, Stuart Tait (Monique), and Great-Grandma of Andrew, Samantha, Connor, Parker, Mason, Mera, Ethyn, Elizabeth, Hudson, Tommy and Ethan. Survived by sister Joanne Pickering (Burt). Daughter of the late Andrew and Hazel Connell. Predeceased by sisters Frances Moncur and Marjorie Radford. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Hazel was actively involved with Emmanuel United Church (Ottawa U.C.). She was convener of the Emmanuel Senior Social Group for over 40 years, active in many Youth Programs at Emmanuel and former board member for Gesstwood United Church Camp. Hazel was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Special thanks to the staff at Seasons Royal Oak Village in LaSalle. Donations to Emmanuel United Church would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. 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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THIESSEN, Rudy

Posted by on July 15, 2014

November 6, 1933 – July 13, 2014

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Guyitt) for almost 59 years. Loving father of Carey Papineau, Randy “Beav” Thiessen (Renée) and Kelly Ellwood (the late Darrell 2011). Loved grandpa of Jennifer (Kris) Klassen, Adam (Shannon) Ellwood, Ian Ellwood (fiancé Christine Scott), Dominique Papineau (Austin Shymanski), Rachelle Papineau, Johanna Thiessen and Great grandpa of Calvin Klassen. Dear brother of Karin Lepp (the late Henry 1990), twin brother Edward (Betty) and predeceased by his parents Peter (1974) and Johanna (1990), brother Peter (1943) and sister Ruth Piper (1998) (Victor 1999). Rudy was born and raised in Kingsville where he resided for 80 years. He was an avid player, coach and fan of baseball and hockey. He retired from H.J. Heinz Company after 35 years in 1989 and enjoyed his retirement while working at the Kingsville Golf Club until 2008. He loved working in his garden and watching his grandchildren play sports. The family would like to thank Dr. Moncur, Gina Gillen and all the devoted staff at Leamington District Memorial Hospital who took such loving care of Rudy. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday July 19 from 1-4 pm at Epworth United Church Memorial Hall, Kingsville, Division St S. In lieu of flowers, donations to Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundations, Diabetes Association or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Windsor & Essex County (519-969-5449) 3260 Dougall Ave.

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Dupuis, Earl

Posted by on July 15, 2014

web_dupuis earlSuddenly while in the loving care of his family on July 14, 2014 at 80 years of age. Beloved husband of Pat (MacKew). Cherished father of Sandy and husband Ron Osborne, Karen Pare and spouse Ron Ouellette. Dear son of the late Luke and Cecile Dupuis. Loving grandfather of Lisa and Shawn Zivanov, Kristie and Rob Oliver, Lee Ann and Brant Rossi, Laurie and Brett McAughey, Ron Jr. and Abby Osborne and pipi of Ryder, Blakeley, Emersyn, Myah, Ayden, Joshua, and Luke. Loved brother of Dolores wife of the late Paul Beaudoin, Marilyn and Clarence Marentette. Proud owner of Dupuis Roofing and Building Products for more than 60 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus River Canard. Earl will always be remembered in the hearts of his family that he loved and spoiled in many ways. His winters were spent with his loving wife in West Palm Beach Florida. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. Friends are invited to join the family for Memorial visitation on Wednesday after 6pm followed by Memorial Services 8pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Humber, Bonnie Elaine (nee Hart)

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 13, in her 66th year. Dear mother of Tami (and her husband Pat), Todd (and his wife Anne). Beloved sister of Dianne (Duff). Aunt to the “4 Js” – Jeff, Jen, Jasen and Janyt. Grandmother (her favourite role) to Caity and Henry (who lovingly called her “Trailer Grandma”). Preceded in death by the love of her life Jim. Daughter of the late Bonnie and Joseph Hart. Known to thousands of kids as “Mrs. Humber” in her role as a teacher, spending the bulk of her exceptional career at Hugh Beaton, David Maxwell and William G. Davis. Heavily involved in scouting, she helped guide the lives of even more children around countless campfires and hiking trails. A friend to the needy and an enemy to the bully, she navigated life with a kind heart. Earned a solid A plus in life. Donations to Scouts Canada and the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation appreciated. Memorial celebration to be held on Friday, July 18, at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Visitation starts at 6:30 p.m., celebration begins at 7:30 p.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Haines, John “Jack” Alexander

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Peacefully on July 13, 2014 at the age of 83. Predeceased by his wife Mary (Graves) 1991. Dear father of Debbie Merritt, Gary and wife Joanne, Nancy Parent and husband Joe. Cherished grandfather of Cheryl, Evan, Drew and Cole. Jack was formerly an employee of Purity Dairies and retired as a caretaker from the Greater Essex County School Board in 1992. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. A private family service has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Bartlett, Loella May (nee Holtz)

Posted by on July 15, 2014

web_bartlett_loellaPeacefully, at Hotel Dieu campus on July 12, 2014. Loella passed into the hands of her Lord and Saviour. She was born in the Ottawa Valley 91 years ago. She was the best friend and wife of Roy, and leaves four children- David (Karen) of Sarnia, Jane Reynolds (Gary) of Bayfield, Margaret Vickery (James) of Leamington and Mary-Lou Martin (Donald) of Chatham. Sadly missed by her eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Loella is survived by her brothers Welden Holtz (Verla) and Carson Holtz (Verena) of Pembroke. Predeceased by seven brothers and one sister. Had she lived another five months, Loella and Roy would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Loella was a charter member of Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church and sang in the alto section of the original choir. Through the years, she continued singing in the church choir, until recently, forced to retire due to illness. Loella was one of the three founders of the Free on Friday Seniors’ Group, and sang for years in the South Windsor Fun Band. Loella lived for her home and family. She loved to garden and her flowers were colorful. She was an excellent cook and was never happier than when she was busy preparing for special occasions and enjoying the company of her family. Our family is deeply grateful for the care and support rendered by the Staff at Season’s Royal Oak Village where Loella and Roy have resided for the past eight years. If you so desire, donations to the Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church – Choir and Music department would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10:00am at Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church (3200 Woodland), funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Vivier, Jean Ramona

Posted by on July 14, 2014

Peacefully with her loving family by her side on July 14, 2014 at 81 years of age. Beloved wife of Jean Guy (Ben). Cherished mother of John (Johnny) and wife Christine Vivier, Fred and wife Zina Vivier and Paula deHoop. Loving Grandmother of Conrad, David, Emily, Zachary, Rebecca and Madeline. Dear Great Grandmother of Marshall and Jordanne. Dear sister of Fred Barnes, Joan Chiesa and the late Marjorie, Joyce and Ronald. Special thanks to Aunt Sheila Barnes for all the love and care given to Jean. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Thursday 10:00am 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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MITCHELL, Clarence Franklin “Buster”

Posted by on July 14, 2014

Passed away peacefully on July 13, 2014 at the age of 64. Loving spouse of Elaine for 38 years. Loved father of Mathieu. Son of the late Margaret (1993) and William (1997). Dear brother of Peggy McFarlane (Jim), Debra Dearing (Dave) and Randy. Survived by several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, as your expression of sympathy, donations to Hospice Residential would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 7-9 pm 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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FREGONESE, Sergio

Posted by on July 14, 2014

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our gentle “man of steel”, Sergio, after a brave and courageous battle. He died peacefully with his family by his side on July 14, 2014. Beloved husband of 40 years to Josie (nee Piazza). Loving father of Robert and Dolores (Zingarelli) and Michael. Dear Nonno of Joseph, Daniel and Luca. Predeceased by his parents Arturo and Ida, his sister Adriana, Uncle Evaristo and in-laws Antonio and Domenica Piazza. Wonderful brother-in-law of Anna Piazza and David Hughes, Gino and Toni Piazza, Jenny and Ross Claybo, Mary and Jack Tangney and Loridana Piazza. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada and Italy. He will be fondly remembered by many close friends and by his co-workers at Bravo Cement where he worked for the past 40 years. He was a member of the Fogolar Furlan Club, Giovanni Caboto Club, Trevisani nel Mondo and Alpini Association. If you so desire, donations to the Italian-Canadian Handicapable Association or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 4:30 pm at Families First Funeral Home 519-969-5841 3260 Dougall Ave. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana W. after 9:30 am until time of Mass at 10:30 am. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

Gibson, David Vincent

Posted by on July 14, 2014

It is with deep heartache that we announce the passing of our dear David, taken too soon at the age of 70, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. He passed peacefully on July 14, 2014. True companion, soul-mate, best friend and husband of 49 years to Louise (nee Meng). Beloved son of the late Emmett and Dorothy Gibson. Dear father of Mark (Mirjana), Dean (Sandra), Kristina (Tracey) and Richard (Sherry). Loving and proud papa of 7 grandchildren: Kayla, Alyssa, Michael, Isabella, Rafe, Jacob and Nathan. Adored brother of Shirley Sukarukoff (Bob), Jim (Arlene), and Bob (Marilyn). Dear brother-in-law of Madeline Pennycook (Bruce), Ron Meng (Mia), and Don Meng (Diane). Loved by many aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. with a prayer service at 8:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 A private family service will be held on Thursday with an interment at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, condolences, donations or photos online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor