SKAF, Amine

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Born in Lebanon on May 12, 1935. Passed away with his  family by his side on April 12, 2014. Beloved husband of Siham Lahhoud. Cherished father of Clarine Skaf and husband George Francis. Dear grandfather of Jason and Kaylee. Loved son of Tanios Skaf and Elena Kaysser. Loving brother of Mowyine Skaf and Mary Lahhoud. Visiting Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Charbel Church, 1010 Highway#3, Windsor.  Burial Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Therrien, Jean Guy “Armel”

Posted by on April 13, 2014

WEB_Therrien_JeanPeacefully on April 12, 2014 at 74 years of age. Beloved father of Jean “Guy” Therrien, Michelle Therrien, Jeff Therrien and Sharie Therrien. Loving grandpa of Patrick, Chantelle, Damian, Alysia, Hailey, Bradley, Zack, Jodie, Aubrey, Dillon and Liam. Cherished great-grandpa of Axle, Cash, Ella and Emma. He will be fondly remembered by his twin brother, Marcel, his siblings, extended family and friends. Retired from Chrysler after 32 years of service. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Tuesday 10am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Honselaar, Anne

Posted by on April 12, 2014

Peacefully, surrounded by her family on April 11, 2014. Beloved wife and best friend of 44 years to Renny. Loving and devoted mother of Melinda & husband Al Zeitoun. Cherished grandma of AJ, Kadin and Sami. Predeceased by her parents Sjoert and Hendrika Huizenga. Dear sister of Elena & John Buwalda, John & Joan Huizenga, Simon Huizenga and Diane Huizenga and sister-in-law of Neil & Hilda Honselaar and John Faasse. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 7-9pm. Funeral Service Tuesday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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CONWAY, L. Russell

Posted by on April 12, 2014

web_Conway, LBorn February 4, 1923 in North Cayuga, Ont.  Passed away peacefully with his beloved wife Muriel “Peggy” (nee Hedden) of 64 years and family by his side.  Cherished father of Maureen and late husband Davis Dean, and Paul and wife Joanne of Ottawa.  Proud grandfather of Jamie and Keegan.  Will be missed by sister Irene Plummer and late husband Charles of Ottawa. Russell served overseas in WWII with the Royal Canadian Signal Corps.  He was a  60 year member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 594, and Life Member of St. John’s Masonic Lodge 35 in Cayuga, Ontario.  He worked for many years with the New York Central Railroad and eventually retired as a Train Master with C.N.R. Russell and Peggy were avid golfers and enjoyed travelling.  They were able to return to Europe several times to visit places he helped liberate. If you so desire, donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society would be appreciated by the family. A private family service has taken place under the Auspices of the Windsor Veteran’s Services Committee and R.C.L. Br. 594.  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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Boutcher, Ronald Wayne

Posted by on April 12, 2014

Of Windsor, Ontario. Passed away peacefully on April 8th, 2014 at 49 years of age. Born in Oshawa, Ontario on August 28th 1964. He is survived by wife Brenda Boutcher (King), two children Holly and Nathan Boutcher, both parents Jean (Monroe) and Howard Boutcher, 2 brothers, Gordon and Alan and sister Wanda (Newman) Boutcher. Ron also had many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Ron was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all. Visitation Sunday 2:30pm until time of service at 3:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Beausoleil, Leonard Charles “Beau”

Posted by on April 11, 2014

web_beausoleil leonardLen passed peacefully, on April 11, 2014 at 80 years of age. Beloved husband of Roxanne (nee Pelzer). Loving father of Chris & the late Michelle Beausoleil, Michael & wife Pam Beausoleil, Monique Beausoleil, and Peter & wife Beth Beausoleil. Cherished grandfather of Tom & Andrea, Jesse, Dillon, Shane, Katie, Kelsey and Laney. Treasured great-grandfather of Carter and Blake. Dear son of the late Alphonse & Lorraine Beausoleil. Dearest brother of Jean & the late Pat Grier, the late Eleanor & Chuck Tolmie, Larry & Pauline Beausoleil and the late Alphonse “Babe” Beausoleil and brother-in-law of Catherine & Don McNamara, Albert Pelzer, Peter Pelzer, the late Pam Grouix and the late Simonne, survived by husband Victor Bryan. He will also be missed by many cherished nieces and nephews. Len retired from Ford Motor Co. of Canada. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Sunday 3-5pm, 7-9pm with prayers at 3:30pm. Memorial Service Monday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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THRASHER, Donna

Posted by on April 11, 2014

web_Thrasher_DonnaPassed away on April 8, 2014 at the age of 67 years.  Loving mother of Tammy MacDonald and Ryan Abood, Tim MacDonald and heather Keogh.  Proud grandmother of Kaelyn, Haley, and was looking forward to meet her new grandchild.  Will be missed by her siblings Carole Thrasher, Karen Thrasher, Marilyn Campion, Craig Thrasher, and Brad Thrasher.  Cremation has taken place.  A Graveside Service will take place on a later date at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841

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Bechard, Richard “Ric”

Posted by on April 10, 2014

web_bechard richardUnexpectedly on April 10, 2014 at 61 years of age. Loving husband of 42 years to Diane (nee Packwood). Dedicated father of Rick, Mike & Stacey, Don & Jodi and Melissa & Matt. Devoted Papa of Damian, Caiden, Noah, Logan and baby to be, Sophia. Cherished son of Hector & Gail Bechard and son-in-law of the late Henry & Rose Packwood. Dear brother of Debbie Taylor, the late Randy Bechard, Don Bechard & Debbie Hobbs, Linda Bechard, Susan Bechard & Glenn Gault and brother-in-law of Don Packwood, the late Percy Packwood, the late Tom Packwood survived by wife Joanne, the late Doreen Riccardi, Terry Packwood. Treasured uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ric was the “ROCK” of the Bechard family and will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends. Visitation Saturday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Sunday 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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MITCHELL nee Gould, Yvonne “Vonnie”

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Peacefully with family by her side on April 08, 2014 at 90 years of age. Loving wife of 69 years to Don. Cherished mother of Marilyn Donohue (Dan), Maureen, Mari-Jo and Michelle Stroud and husband Dave and predeceased by daughter Marianne (1960). Beloved grandmother of Marianne and husband Patrick, Shawn and wife Leianne, Jennifer and husband William, Megan, Lauren, Daniel, Robert, David, Michael and wife Cezanne. Proud great-grandmother of 11 beautiful children. Eldest caring sister of William (Rose), Gloria (Lynn), Alvin and wife Eileen, Kay and husband Bill, Raymond and wife Veronica, Deanna (Frank), Karen and husband Wayne and predeceased by Carl (Mary), Joyce (Mike) and Ralph (Audrey). Sister-in-law of Madeline (Irving) and predeceased by Robert (Alice) and Loretta (Theo). Vonnie leaves behind many cherished nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special thank you to Dr. Sheehan, the nurses and staff of Malden Park 2 South. Many thanks to Dr. Kadri, the Nephrologists and the dialysis staff at the Jeanne Mance building at Hotel Dieu. Also, for the special attention our mother received from Care Medical Transportation. If you so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday April 12th from 10:30am until time of service at 12:30pm 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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Pitre, Gilbert

Posted by on April 9, 2014

web_pitre gilbertPassed away suddenly on April 6, 2014 at the age of 79.  Loving father to Lawrence (Laura) Pitre, the late Linda, Patti (Walter) Smith, Lenna and Tommy and step-father to Freddie, Kevin and the late Tony. Beloved grandpa to Coral, Ariana, Mya, Lawrence, Shylo, Stephanie, Jason, Jodi. Nephew Robbie (Homer) and many nieces and nephews also survive. Dear son to the late Edmond and Viola Pitre. Beloved brother to Jane, Dot, Betty, Raymond and the late Denise. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. On Sunday family and friends are invited to meet at the home of Patti and Walter Smith (1152 Pierre Avenue Windsor) for a Celebration of Gilbert’s life at 2 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841

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Horwath, Rev. Fr. Leslie

Posted by on April 8, 2014

2_NEW_horvath_leslieWith four angels at his bed, and four angels around his head, one to watch and one to pray, and two to rear his soul away, Rev. Fr. Leslie Horwath died peacefully on April 7, 2014 at the age of 81 surrounded by his loved ones. Born on March 19, 1933 in Windsor, Ontario, his favourite past-times included polishing his new cars and walking. He was ordained on May 28, 1960 in London, Ontario and was the Chaplain of Knights of Columbus – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Council #13405, Chaplain of St. Vincent de Paul, and past Chaplain of the Ontario Society for Crippled Children in Windsor, Ontario. He was also the past Pastor of Tillsonburg, Stratford, Petrolia, Port Lambton, Windsor and Harrow. He is survived by sister-in-law Patricia (John) Horwath of Windsor; Sister Margaret (Grant) Faulkner of St. Thomas; Brothers Joe (Peggy) Horwath of Puce; Dennis (Joanne) Horwath of Puslinch; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Olga and Leslie Horwath, Brother John Horwath, brother-in-law Lu Van Bauwel and sister-in-law Jayne Horwath. Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, April 11, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Dr., Windsor). Prayers Friday evening at 7:00 p.m., followed by Knights of Columbus prayers at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, April 12, 2014,  family and friends are invited to meet after 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment at 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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Santos, Ann Margaret (nee MacDonald)

Posted by on April 8, 2014

web_Santos_AnnPassed away suddenly on April 6, 2014 at 47 years of age. Cherished mother of Jessica and Tiffany. Loving daughter of Barbara Duffy and Louis MacDonald. Beloved sister of Martina, Kay, John and Russell. Ann will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Visitation Thursday  at 11:00am until time of service at 1:30pm 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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Calcutt, Kenneth C.

Posted by on April 8, 2014

Passed away, still fighting, on April 8, 2014. Loving husband of 42 years and best friend of Lynn (nee Berry). Exceptional father to Jackie (Daniel and Michael (Nikita). Best grandfather ever to Tyler, and loving step-grandfather to Esmée. Predeceased by parents Norman and Margaret, Brothers Ernest, Russell (Maria), Donald (Loretta), Ross (Risky) and Ronald (Nancy).  Loving brother to Norm (Phyllis), Lyla (Ron), Mary and Jo-Anne (Floyd). Loving son-in-law to Lou (Ron) Berry. Special brother-in-law to Tim and Joanne Burston, Janice Brownell and Greg Bulmer, Ken and Marjorie Berry, Kevin Berry and Paula Hyland. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Ken was a true Mr. Fix It, and a great friend to many. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Ken’s Life will be held on Sunday from 2-4pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. As per Ken’s wishes, casual attire is requested at his celebration. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Laforet, Roland Remi ‘Rolly’

Posted by on April 8, 2014

web_Laforet_Roland76 years, peacefully, on April 6, 2014 with his loving family at his side.   Late of Tecumseh.  Beloved husband of 52 years to Rose Marie (nee Kennette).  Loving father of  Rev. Antoine ‘Tony’, Charles and wife Lyn and the late Gerard (1979), Dr. Pierre Laforet (2001) and Martin (2006).  Dear father-in-law of  Denise and loving  papa of Pierre and Martin. Dear son of the late Raymond and Laura (nee Cecile).  Dear brother of Robert and wife Betty, Laurence and Mary, Paul and Carol, Margaret and Leo Rocheleau. Dear brother-in-law of Paul and Nicole, Raymond, Ernest and Linda, Normand and Rosemary, Lawrence and Linda, Leonard and Betty, Theresa and Richard Barrette, Alma and Ernest Colussi, Jean and Deacon Francois Coté, Annette and Edward Colussi, Darlene and Barry Thompson.  Will be remembered by numerous nieces and nephews. Roland was a retired principal from the Essex County Separate School Board after 36 years, had served  the local and provincial O.E.C.T.A., Public School Trustee, had served on Tecumseh Town Council becoming deputy mayor, a Charter member of Fr. Nicholas Point Council 4375,  member of the Nicholas Point Club, was a long-time usher and  an active member of St. Anne Church.  Roland enjoyed reading, horse racing, avid golfer, umpiring, basketball coach and referee and was a Tiger and Leafs fan. In kindness, a donation to the St. Anne Church Restoration Fund or to the 2nd Chance Ministry would be appreciated.  Visiting Tuesday 7-9 with K .of C. prayers at 8 pm. Wednesday 2-5, 7-9 with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Thursday at 10:15 am from Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841 to St. Anne Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am.  Interment at St. Anne Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Broom, James Christian

Posted by on April 7, 2014

Safely in the arms of Jesus, on April 6, 2014 at the tender age of 14. Cherished son of Patricia Broom and Allan Broom. Loving brother and best friend of Jordyn and Jacob. Adored grandson of Melvin Raugust and the late Frieda (2008), Sandra Martin, and James & Peggy Broom. He will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins, all of British Columbia and Alberta. Best friends with Simon Baker and Winston Shantz. James was born in Burnaby, British Columbia on August 22, 1999 and lived in Krefeld, Germany for almost 5 years. He has lived in Windsor with his family since August 2008. James was a devoted student of Maranatha Christian Academy where he was known by all and admired for his uniqueness and brilliance. In grade 8, he achieved 9th place for all of Ontario in the Gauss Math Competition. He was an avid reader and had such a thirst for knowledge. James was a kind and respectful young man who will be dearly missed. A heartfelt thank you to Ms. Johanna Dyck, Mr. Dave Gourley and the entire staff at Maranatha Christian Academy. Special thanks to Hank Stam for his continued love and support. Many thanks to the first responders for their immediate care and respect for our family, and to the medical staff at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan for their patience and support of our family and friends during this difficult time. If you so desire, donations to Maranatha Christian Academy, a school that was dear to James’ heart, would be appreciated by the family. In memory of James, consider the uniqueness in others as a gift from God as he always did. Visiting Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet after (time) until the time of the service at (time) at Heritage Park Alliance. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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SIMPSON, James Andrew

Posted by on April 7, 2014

WEB_Simpson_JamesJim went to be with his Lord and Saviour on April 7, 2014 suddenly at his home at the age of 85. Predeceased by his beloved wife Beryl (Bea) 2004. Loving and caring father of Susan (Bob) Stacey, Lorraine (David) Gourley and Rory Simpson. Cherished Grampa/Gramp to 14 grandchildren and G.G. to 27 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. Survived also by his sister Irene and sister-in-law Muriel. Predeceased by brother Ed and sisters Ruth and Grace. Jim was retired from Transit Windsor but never retired from Tim Hortons (Walker Rd.). Dad was a faithful follower of our Lord and a strong Christian example to his family. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 pm, Wednesday 3-5 &7-9 pm. Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Parkwood Gospel Temple (3005 Temple Dr) after 10 am followed by service at 10:30 am. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SODA, Gloria

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Feb 11, 1924-April 6, 2014

Beloved wife of the late Anthony (1992). Cherished mother of Angela Hanson and husband Barry, Monica Fletcher and husband Dave, Anthony Soda and wife Renata, Andrea Tremblay and husband Phil.  Loving Nonna of Anthony Hanson and wife Kathleen Leippi, Nicholas Hanson and wife Brandi, Dax Melmer, Aimee LaPratt and fiancé Tim Allor, Phillip Tremblay, Carmelle Tremblay, Matthew Soda, Jacob Soda and Great Nonna of Tristan Hanson, Gabrielle Smith  and Kohl Hanson.  Dear sister of Rudy Daldin and the late Sally Ubsdell, John Visentin and Al Visentin.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. If you so desire, Gloria requested that any donations be made to the Downtown Mission.  Special thanks to all of her excellent care givers, especially Dr. Dennison and Lacey, Melissa & Nadine for their care and new found friendship.

Visitation Wednesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 11:30 a.m. at Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave.  Cremation to follow.  You may share your cherished memories online at www. Familiesfirst.ca. 

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Santos, Ann Margaret (nee MacDonald)

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Passed away suddenly on April 6, 2014 at 47 years of age. Cherished mother of Jessica and Tiffany. Loving daughter of Barbara Duffy and Louis MacDonald. Beloved sister of Martina, Kay, John and Russell. Ann will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. 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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Hescott, Margaret

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family, on April 6th, 2014 at 84 years of age. Predeceased by loving husband Jerry (1991). Cherished mother of James Thomas (Nancy) Wilburn, Gail (Mark) Lenehan, Chuck (the late Diane) Wilburn, Mary (Marc) Cipparone, Bobbie Wilburn, Phillip Wilburn, Veronica Hescott-Jennings and Michael (Kathy) Hescott. Adored grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visiting Tuesday 6-8pm. Funeral Service Wednesday at 10am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Wilcox, William “Bill”

Posted by on April 5, 2014

It is with great sadness we announce the death of a wonderful husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa on April 5, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by his wife Elaine (nee Sinclair). Loving and devoted father to Mark and wife Pat, and Scott. Grandpa to Paige (Miss Canada), Jeff and Mike. “Captain Bill” to Austin and Lily. Son of the late William and Hilda Wilcox. Son-in-law of Verral and Jim Sinclair. Will be greatly missed by many close friends. Bill was a longtime member of Rotary Club of Windsor (1918). Co-owner of Essex Welders Supply. In kindness, donations to Community Living Windsor would be greatly appreciated. Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 11:30a.m at Families First, 3260 Dougall Avenue. 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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MOREL, Leonard “Len”

Posted by on April 5, 2014

WEB_Morel_LeonardWith deep sadness and broken hearts we lost our cherished husband, father and grandfather. Len passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on April 4th 2014. Soul mate and Best friend of Shirley (nee Kinney) for 62 years. Loved and adored by his 5 daughters: Cindy Morel (Gary Janisse), the late Lori Ramsey (Ken), Kelly Bellemore (Ron), Lenni Reed (Mike), Michelle Grant (Darcey). Devoted Pépé of Rudy, Jaime (Ben), Dustin, Jessie (Chris), Kenlyn, Brett (Natasha), Stacey, Kelsey, Kailey (Aaron), Sam (Jenna), Jeff (Annie), Sommer, Sawyer and Garret. Special “White Pépé” of Audrey, Ryan and Carter. He will be sadly missed by his Chihuahuas Zorro, Zeus and Zena. Brother of Irene. Dear brother-in-law and friend of Betty & Ray Kosokowsky. Predeceased by his parents Remi “Frenchie” & Bella Morel, parents-in-law Chess & Bess Kinney and sister-in-law Marg & Bart Paterson. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and dear friends. Len and his father ran and operated a successful GM dealership “Essex Auto Sales” for 43 years, until his retirement due to illness in 1999. Len enjoyed many years living on the lake in Kingsville with his family, sharing with them all his “toys”- boats, jet skis, mini bikes, tractor, 4 wheelers, snowmobiles, go karts and anything else that went fast, as well as traditional Sunday dinners together. If you so desire, donations to Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation, Hospice of Windsor or CCAC would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5 &7-9 pm. Funeral service to celebrate Len’s life, Tuesday 10 am 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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Krokos, Thomas Terence

Posted by on April 4, 2014

Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on April 4, 2014 at the age of 63 years. Loving husband and high school sweetheart to Barbara. Cherished father to Brad, Tim and wife Marnie Krokos. Wonderful grandpa to Sawyer. Dear son of the late Martin and Mary Krokos. Beloved brother to Sharon and husband Don Matthew, Martin and wife Cookie Krokos. Dear son-in-law to the late Edmund and Dorothy Fusinski. Loved brother-in-law to Richard and wife Mary Fusinski, Sharon and husband Dave Westrick. Tom will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He retired from Windsor Mold, which allowed him to continue his love for gardening, canning and making his special home made wine. Tom was an inspiration to all that new him and will be greatly missed. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 12 noon until time of service at 1:30 p.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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Jamieson, Brandon Walter

Posted by on April 4, 2014

WEB_Jamieson_BrandonPassed away suddenly on April 3, 2014 at 40 years of age. Brandon will be dearly missed by Sandy Burke, Grant Burke, Patti (John) Pastorius-Hood, Tyler and Madison Jamieson. Beloved son of Theresa (Curtis), Jim (Rose) and grandson of Kay Vaillancourt. Loving brother of Jackie (Barry) and children. Brandon will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and dear friends. Brandon taught at W.E.C.D.S.B. for many years and his presence will be dearly missed by fellow hockey coaches and players. His absence will leave a void at the end of the boards in arenas across the city. If you so desire, donations in trust for Brandon’s children: Tyler, Madison and Grant would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm and Monday 2-5pm and 7pm until time of service at 8:00pm 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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Harmer, John

Posted by on April 4, 2014

Passed away peacefully on April 3, 2014 at the age of  90.  Loving and cherished husband to Mavis, with whom he celebrated 64 years of marriage.  Precious dad to Elaine Harmer, David and wife Kathy Harmer.  John’s family would like to send a very special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at Malden Park 3 South for your exceptional kindness and compassion.  You will always be remembered.  Cremation has taken place.  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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HALDANE, Anne Morrow (nee Inglis)

Posted by on April 4, 2014

WEB_HALDANE_AnnePassed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer, on April 3, 2014.  Cherished wife of Eric for 58 years.  Dearest mother of James, Larry, Gordon (1987) and Chris.  Grannie Annie to Robert, Ted, Victoria, Brittany, Carley and Nathan.  Anne will be missed by many close friends.  Former employee of the University of Windsor Leddy Library.  The family would like to thank the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre and Hospice of Windsor, all the doctors and medical staff who took such good care of her throughout the years.  Special thanks to Bob and Barbara, Imran and Hina and all those who supported her during her illness.  In kindness, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated.  Cremation and private family service will be held.  Anne’s remains will be interred at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.familiesfirst.ca

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