St. Louis, Reginald George “Reg”

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Peacefully on August 18, 2016 with his loving family by his side after a courageous battle with Cancer at 65 years of age. Beloved son of Shirley and the late George St. Louis (2005). Loving father of Sara and husband Marc Coletti and Steven and wife Jennifer St. Louis. Adoring Grandpa of Nolan and Rowan Coletti and Maximus St. Louis. He will be sadly missed by his friend and former spouse Debra Dancey. Dear brother of Denis, Bruce (Judy), and the late Brian (Denise) St. Louis. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Reg proudly carried on his father’s family business, St. Louis Studio & Cameras. His passion was his photography, he will be remembered by his staff and customers for his humor and friendly nature. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.

Visiting Sunday 2-5pm and 7-9pm with parish prayers at 7:30pm. Funeral Monday 9:00am leaving from FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Good Shepherd Parish for Mass at 10:00am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Erdmann, Michael

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Entered peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 93 years of age. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Julia (nee Foldy). Beloved son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Erdman. Dear son-in-law of the late Joseph and Terese Foldy. Cherished brother to the late John (his twin) and his late sister Mary (late Frank) Reid. Predeceased by his in-laws Eva Foldy, Theresa (Andy) Zsoldos, Margaret (Steve Kuranyi, Mary (Francis) Gulyas. Michael was very loved and revered by his many nieces and nephews because of his wisdom, generosity, humour and unconditional love: the Reid family: Mike (Sally), Frank, Martin (Linda), Paula, Cathy (Mark) Ladd, Christopher (Nancy) and David (Elizabeth); the Zsoldos family: Elinor (Adrian) Jacob, Joe, late Tony (Carol), John (Gloria), Gerard, late Maria (Jean Claude) Nenez, Richard, Rosemary (Ron) Vanhee; the Kuranyi family: Joe (Erna), late George (Joyce), Julie (Don) Raey, Betty (Jim) Rogers, Steve (Lorraine), Rose (Nick) Lawrence, Anne (Dave) Harkes, Michael (Donna) and the late Cathy MacDonald. He will also be missed by many great nieces and nephews. A very special thanks to Anna Bryla for the loving and compassionate care she gave Michael over the years. Also, a special thanks to Andrea and Timmy Desjardins for their assistance to Michael and Julie. Also wish to thank the staff of the Devonshire Retirement Residence and Home Instead for their care.

Michael worked for Ford Motor Co. in Windsor, Oakville and Dearborn, MI., for 46 years in the Purchasing Department as a buyer for Ford. He was a long time active member of the Knights of Columbus and the Legion of Mary. As a member of the K of C he was active in helping the homeless, spending many a night out distributing food stamps to the needy and downtrodden. He also was very active in helping repair homes for the needy as needed. He was also in charge of the clothing drives for the Franciscan Missions. At Christmas time he was active in drives that provided toys for needy children and helped distribute those toys. His tireless contribution was greatly appreciated by all those he helped. Michael always put other’s needs first.

Visitation Thursday 3-5pm. At Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Funeral Mass Friday 10am at Corpus Christi (1400 Cabana Rd.). Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HICKS, Raymond “Ray”

Posted by on November 21, 2016

web_hicks_rayIt is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Ray at the age of 68. He passed peacefully with his immediate family by his side on November 20, 2016 after dictating his terms for the armistice in his battle with cancer.  Predeceased by his parents, Albert & Marion (nee Smith) & many aunts, uncles & cousins.  He will be sorely missed by his surviving family.  Cherished husband of over 33 years to Carla Johnson-Hicks.  Beloved father of Jessica, Darryl and wife Melissa. Proud Grandpa of Graham & Angela.  Dear nephew of Dorothy (Standish) Hicks.  He will be missed by many other family members & friends.  Ray was a proud member of WECSSO Slo-Pitch.  He enjoyed golfing, building model trains, wood working, & spending time in his garden & yard.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or A Child’s Voice Foundation (Angel Hair for Kids) would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial visiting on Wednesday, November 23rd from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.   Memorial Visitation will continue on Thursday, November 24th at Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3200 Woodland Ave., Windsor from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Service at 10:30 a.m.  Celeb“Ray”tion of his life to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Gillis, Ron

Posted by on November 20, 2016

web_gillis_ronaldPeacefully on November 19, 2016 at the age of 60, with his loving family by his side. Loving father and best friend of his son James (Ottawa) and his daughter Katie DeJong and husband Jason.  Cherished Papa “G” of Noah DeJong.  Loving friend of Joan Gillis.  Dear son of Margaret Gillis and predeceased by his father Jim Dan.  Survived by his siblings Sylvia Falconio (Amedeo), Johnny Gillis, Rod Gillis (Sue), Marie Rice (Dave), Al Gillis (Wayne).  Lifelong friend of Robert Mojso and Barry MacLellan.  Ron will be sadly missed by many aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  Ron will always be remembered for spending time with his family, his invites for breakfast, bowling and his many practical jokes.  Ron was very personable and professional and this followed through both in his personal life and in his profession, allowing him to touch many lives.  If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor 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.  Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council # 4386 prayers at 7:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to join after 10:00 a.m., followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 4401 Mount Royal Drive.  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Morencie, Paul

Posted by on November 20, 2016

web_morencie_paulPassed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 20, 2016 at 57 years of age. Cherished father of Matthew (Michelle), Michelle (Ray) Kehoe. Beloved Grandpa of Loralie, Lucas, Paiton, Karter, Isaiah, Brody and Abbeygale. Loving son of Helen and reunited with his father Clifford Morencie (1999). Dear brother of Michael (Normande), Mary Lou (Claudio) Rubli, Sheila (Roger) Baillargeon, Patricia (Jim) Forrest, David (Dawn), Joan (Tim) Scherer and Greg (Stacey). He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and dear friends. Paul worked at Valiant Machine and Tool for over 35 years.  Special thank you to Dr. Rukavina and the ParaMed nurses Kayla and Rochelle.  If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayer Wednesday at 4:30pm at Families First 585 Sandwich Street S. Amherstburg 519-969-5841.   On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Clement Church (9567 Walker Rd., McGregor) after 9:30am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Ramsumair, Donald “Ram”

Posted by on November 20, 2016

web_ramsumairnewAfter a brief illness, with his dear wife Shirley by his side, on November 19, 2016, at the age of 78.  Loving father of Glenn and wife Lisa, Sherrie and husband Warren.  Cherished grandpa of Nicolas.  Don will be sadly missed by his siblings and extended family.  Ram worked until retirement for the Windsor Utilities Commission.  Ram was very generous with his time, often helping with the Downtown Mission, Windsor Goodfellows and the Roseland Optimist Club.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation 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. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. 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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Meloche, Mary

Posted by on November 20, 2016

web_meloche_maryOn November 19, 2016 at 82 years of age, Mary was reunited with her loving husband the late Roy Meloche. Cherished mother of Barry and Barbara Meloche and Tammy and Ian Krawchuk. Dearest Nana of Jason, Tina and Joe and Great Gran to Phoenix. Loving sister to Bea Neil and also predeceased by several siblings. Donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9pm, Funeral service Thursday 10:00am 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  www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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KITTON, Lillian Margaret (nee Holtom)

Posted by on November 18, 2016

web_kittonPassed away peacefully on November 18, 2016 at 93 years of age.  Reunited with her late husband Arthur James (1970).  Loving mother of Judith Ann Mattatall (Dave), Allyson Pare (Pat) and Curtis Kitton (Michelle).  Grandma of Tracie Garinger, Helen-Jean Vanderbovenkamp (Peter), Krysten Lawton (Chad), Linda Mattatall, Jeremy Pare, Dan Pare (Beckie) and Renée Pare (Jocelin). Great grandma of Max, Walker, Kaden, Sander and Brody.  Sister of Dorothy Szusz (the late Elias), the late Douglas Holtom, and the late Harold Holtom (the late Ginny).  Special friend of Margaret Rice. Lil was a long standing member of Parkwood Gospel Temple.

If you so desire, donations to a Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Monday November 21, 2016 from 10am until time of Funeral Service at 12pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South 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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Rathburn, Marcella

Posted by on November 18, 2016

web_rathburn_marcellaMemorial Visitation

10:00 am – 1:30 pm Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Families First East Windsor, 1065 Lauzon, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Service

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Families First East Windsor, 1065 Lauzon, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Price, Trevor (Ph.D.)

Posted by on November 18, 2016

web_price_trevorSadly, the family announces the sudden passing of a beloved husband to Anita, and a devoted, caring husband to Kathleen (nee Dunne, 2006). Loving father to David (Debbie), Nigel (Karen), Alison, Shelagh (Ron). A much loved Grandpa to Derrick and Gavin; Sean, Kate, Clare, and Evan; Eric, Elizabeth, and Charlotte; André and Jacques. Dear brother to Brian (Mary) and Maureen (Norman) of Wales and uncle to many nephews and nieces. Caring, special friend to Vera Colley, Jeffrey (Marianne) and Scott and Eila Colley. Trevor retired from the University of Windsor where he enjoyed teaching Political Science, with a strong interest in the environment, local history and politics. His interests included participation in the Great Lakes Institute and the Citizens Environmental Alliance and served as president of the Essex County Historical Society for many years. Trevor was a strong promoter of lifelong learning and enjoyed many years as a Moderator with UNI~COM and Elder College sharing his love of local history. A sincere thanks to the kindness of staff and residents of Amica Windsor. We are deeply indebted to the care given to him while a dialysis patient the Renal Unit at Windsor Western Hospital (Ouellette Campus).

For those who wish, donations to Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation Renal Program would be appreciated. Visiting on Sunday from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.

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Pouget, Adam James

Posted by on November 18, 2016

web_pouget-adamIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Adam on November 17, 2016 at 30 years of age.  Beloved spouse and best friend of Ashley Dupuis.  Adored father of Jacob, Lucas and Dallas and step-father of Olivia.  Cherished son of Wayne (Connie Deslippe) and Lynn (Fred Robson).  Loving brother of Travis.  Dear step-brother of Phil Robson (Heather) and Reg Robson (Amie).  Loving son-in-law of Shelley & Rob Antonucci.  Dear grandson of Bonita and the late Neil Boussey, Evelyn and Howard Pillon, and the late James Pouget.  Grandson-in-law of Diane and Wayne Iggulden, Roger Dupuis (Dari DesRoches) and Anna Antonucci.  Adam will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family members and friends.

If you so desire, donations to an Educational Trust Fund for his children (cheques payable to Ashley Dupuis) would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  On Tuesday, a celebration of Adam’s life will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 585 Sandwich Street S. Amherstburg 519-969-5841 Interment St. John the Baptist Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Baird-Damsgard Shelley

Posted by on November 18, 2016

baird-shellyPeacefully, with family by her side, on November 15, 2016 at 50 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late Peter Damsgard (2012) and former spouse of David Baird. Loving mother of the late Tia Baird-Mastronardi (2016) (Mark), Tyler Baird and Paige Damsgard.  Predeceased by her parents Pauline Gagnier and Gord Houghton.  Dear sister of Lenny Gagnier, Marlene Bafaro (Pete), Denise Franzoi (Camillo), Valerie Rock (Pat), Laurie Saunders (Jim), the late Patricia Gagnier, Donnie Gagnier and Pam Jimenez.

Cremation has taken place with a graveside service to take place at Windsor Memorial Gardens on November 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. 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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Kress, Donald

Posted by on November 18, 2016

Passed away peacefully on November 11, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Loving husband of Marlene for 37 years. Loving father of Erika Jeffreys and husband Terry. Missed by sibling Wayne Kress. Don was a ‘Jack of all Trades”. He would often be seen working on his car, helping at his church, and bartering at his famous yard sales. Don loved taking drives, eating Limburger cheese, talking to the television, & singing duets with his wife Marlene. He was very into local politics around the New Hamburg area where he lived for over 30 years. Don spent the last two years of his life at home with his family. The song you are my sunshine will always remind us of our time with Dad.

Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.

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Schwochert, Hans Joachim

Posted by on November 18, 2016

web_schwochert_hansDied in Windsor, Ontario on October 27, 2016. Son of Gertraude and the late Johannes (2014), Hans was born in Lengenfeld, Germany on October 31, 1947. He is survived by his sister, Petra (Udo) Roenspeck. Dear uncle of Nadja, Niklas and Maja. Hans was a professional Engineer who came to Canada in 1986 and was instrumental in the establishment of the Kautex Corporation’s blow-molded fuel tank production plant located in Windsor, Ontario. Hans was a visionary and an inventor in the fuel tank industry and positively impacted many people’s lives. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First Funeral Home, 3260 Dougall Avenue, Windsor, ON. Interment Friday, November 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Heavenly Rest Cemetery, 5005 Howard Ave., Windsor, Ontario.

In remembrance of Hans’ life, friends may gather at the Ciocaro Club, 3745 N Talbot Rd., Oldcastle, ON. immediately following the interment.

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Dupuis, Jack

Posted by on November 17, 2016

web_dupuis_jackSuddenly on November 15, 2016 at 63 years of age. Predeceased by his parents Raymond and Kathleen Dupuis. Dear brother of Raymond Dupuis (Joan), Denis Dupuis (late Judy), Donald Dupuis, Larry Dupuis (Late Pam) and Joe Dupuis (Gail). Predeceased by his brothers Jim Dupuis (Annette), Suzie (late Dale Trudell), Doug Dupuis (late Sharron) and Leonard Dupuis. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Visiting Saturday 10am followed by a Memorial service 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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Lattuca, Carmela (nee Scalia)

Posted by on November 17, 2016

web_lattuca-carmela2It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Carmela on November 16, 2016 at 92 years of age.  Predeceased by her beloved husband Salvatore (2001).  Cherished mother of the late Roberto (2014) and his wife Teresa, Vincenzo and his wife Franca, Sarina Buscemi and the late Raimondo (2004), and Santina and her husband Frank DiPonti.  Cherished nonna of Carmelina (Derek Fountain), Antonella (Joe Barile), Silvana (Jeff Nawalany), Salvatore (Susie), Biagio (Sabrina), Angelo Buscemi (Carole), Salvatore Buscemi, Giovanna (Dominic Froio), Gilda (Salvatore Froio), and Robert DiPonti (Sara).  Adored bisnonna of 19 great-grandchildren and Baby Froio on the way.  Beloved sister of Salvatore Scalia and his wife Angela.  She will be sadly missed by many siblings and extended family members in Italy, Germany, England and Belgium.  Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff who cared for mom at the Renal Clinic for their care, as well to the staff at The Village at St. Clair (Harrow Unit) for their dedicated compassion shown towards mom.

If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation – Renal Dialysis Program or to the Italian Handicappable Association would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Parish prayers on Friday at 4:30 p.m.  Funeral Saturday 8:45 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m.  Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LAPPAN, William (Bill)

Posted by on November 17, 2016

web_lappan_williamPeacefully on November 16, 2016 at 88 years of age. Devoted, beloved and treasured husband of Lillian (Lil) (nee Chaloupka) for 61 years. Loving father of Linda and Kathleen (Kat) Lappan. Loving Pip of Jeffrey (Ruth) and Jason Kacsur and Madisyn Lappan. Adoring Grand Pip of Nikki Kacsur. Beloved son of the late William and Edna Lappan (nee Berthiaume). Special nephew of the late Conrad and Rose Berthiaume. Dear brother of the late Helen and Paul Dufault, late Alvin (Buster) and Mildred Lappan, late Norman (Babe) and Cora (Teeny) Lappan, late Peter and Rose Lappan, late Paul Lappan, late Eleanore and Charlie Desjardins, late Maurice and Barbara Lappan, late Clifford (Pepper) and Lucy Lappan, Geraldine Rock (late Del), late Doris and Omer Jacques, late Germaine and Wilfred Miller, Donald Lappan (Denise), Blanche McDonnell (late Michael), Rita Kurek (Bernie), and Noella Hayes (late Jack). Loved brother-in-law of the late Josephine (Josie) Larkin (nee Chaloupka) (Hugh Jr.) and family. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and comrades. Bill was a Korean War veteran RCR 2nd Bn. and served from 1951-1954. He was a member of the Korean Veterans Association and held several executive positions and was a member of the Royal Canadian Regiment.

Special thank you to the staff of Metropolitan Campus for their care and dedication. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with a Veterans Memorial Service under the auspices of Windsor Veterans Memorial Service Committee at 7:30pm. Funeral Monday 1:00pm at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WATTS, Albert Edward

Posted by on November 17, 2016

2_watts_albert79 years, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on November 17, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Helen (nee Frycz 2009). Loving father of Sandra Laframboise and Ken Watts. Loved grandpa of Jaime Paquette (Matt), Justin Watts, Amber Watts, Kyle Watts and great grandfather to the “Beautiful” Charlotte. Dear brother of Pearl McKee, Florence Stahley and the late Violet Gavorek. Albert will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Albert was a Captain, who retired from the Windsor Fire Department after 30 years of service to the community.

If you so desire, donations to the MS Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service on Monday at 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CLARK, Doris Marie (nee Marion)

Posted by on November 17, 2016

web_clarkPassed away after a long, courageous battle with COPD on November 9, 2016.  Predeceased by her beloved husband of 50 years Arnold “Al”.  Cherished mother of Michael & wife Shelley.  Loving Grandma of Nathan, & Caitlin.  Dear sister of David, Arthur, Rita, Ronald & predeceased by Henry.  Dearest sister-in-law of Eileen.  As per Doris’ wishes, cremation has taken place.

A private graveside service will take place at a later date.  Donations to the Windsor Essex Children’s Aid Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  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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Crow, L. Peter

Posted by on November 17, 2016

web_crow_lewisIt is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Peter, on October 28, 2016 at 83 years of age.  Beloved husband of 60 years to Barbara (nee Eilers).  Cherished father of Kathryn (Eric Veldhoen), and Robert (Sandy).  Loving grandfather of Sarah Tao (Henry) and Jeremy Veldhoen.  Loving step-grandfather of Stephanie Qassisiya (Mahfouz) and Krista Shepley (Brian Turton).  Adored step-great-grandfather of Grace Qassisiya.  Predeceased by his parents Lewis and Catherine and by his brother Charles.  Peter was an automotive engineer at both Ford Canada and Ford U.S. for 35 years.

If you so desire, donations to the Memorial Fund at Glenwood United Church would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday after 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 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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GARANT, Barbara Pauline (nee Seguin)

Posted by on November 16, 2016

web_garant_donnaPassed away peacefully on November 14, 2016 at 84 years of age.  Loving wife of the late Dennis (2008).  Cherished mother of Donna Vollans (Adam Wilson), Douglas Garant (Janet) and Denise Garant (John Knight).  Beloved grandma to 11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Sister of Jeanette (Rick) Primeau and Joey (Donna) Seguin and predeceased by June Tremblay (Leonard), Ray Seguin, Doreen Harris Holden and Victoria Pretli (John).  Loved aunt and great aunt to many nieces and nephews.  Barbara was past President of the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and a member of the Catholic Women’s League. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation, the Diabetes Association or the St. Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place.  Memorial visitation Saturday November 26, 2016 from 10 am until time of Funeral Mass at 11 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (804 Grand Marais E.) Interment St. Alphonsus Cemetery to follow. 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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Murray, Thomas Neilson “Tom”

Posted by on November 16, 2016

web_murrayIt is with great sadness we announce the passing of Tom peacefully at his home, on November 9, 2016 at 76 years of age.  Beloved husband of Alexandra (Zena) for 53 years   . Cherished father of Melissa Douglas (Jake).  Dear brother to John Murray (Gerry), June Dow (Eddie) all of Scotland. Predeceased by his parents, brothers, Thomas, Robert and George and sister Jean Liddell.  He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and close friends.  Tom was born in Scotland in the fall of 1940, where he grew up and learned his lifelong trade as a welder in the ship yards of Clydebank.  He moved his young family to Canada in 1966, to Welland Ontario, eventually settling in Niagara Falls where his welding skills were well known and respected.  Tom and Zena moved to Amherstburg in 1994 where he worked at Ford Motor Company in Windsor until his retirement in 2005. Tom was a proud member of the union local 666 and also the CAW. In his retirement he enjoyed his home next to the beach, the wildlife and his dog Bisley who will miss him. A special thank you to all of the doctor’s, nurses and caregivers especially Katire and Emanuel.  Your care and compassion will never be forgotten. As per Tom’s wishes cremation has taken place, a memorial will be held in Scotland at a later date complete with a piper and a wee dram.  In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to the Humane Society of Windsor.   Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First Funeral Home.  585 Sandwich Street, Amherstburg, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LaPorte, Donna (nee Budinski)

Posted by on November 15, 2016

Peacefully, with family by her side, on November 15, 2016 at 78 years of age. Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” LaPorte. Cherished mother of Michelle (Max Prince), Denise (Wayne) Bottomley and Lisa (Alphonse) Cordeiro. Loving Grandma of Daniel (Heather), Jacqueline, Davis and Kelli. Treasured great-grandma of Cierra and Cayden. Predeceased by her parents John & Anne Budinski. Donna was the darling baby sister of 12 brothers and sisters. She was predeceased by siblings Cecilia Napora (late Johnny), Karl (Sally), Phylis Sobel (late Bill), John (Madelaine), Frank (Ruby), Jeannie, Gladys Pelletier (late Art), Charlie (survived by Honey) and Bernie. Survived by brother Jimmy (Susan) and sister Vera (late Bill) Booden. Sister-in-law of Madeline (late Doug) MacEachern, Lottie (Michael) O’Donnell, Theresa (James) Delaney. Donna had a great fondness for all her nieces and nephews whom she will sadly miss. If you so desire donations to your local food bank in Donna’s memory would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 12:30pm until time of Funeral Service at 1:30pm. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Politis, Chariclia (nee Malamou)

Posted by on November 15, 2016

web_politisPassed away peacefully at home with family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer, on November 14, 2016 at 73 years of age.  Beloved wife of Aristidis for 47 years. Loving mother of Vasiliki “Bessie” Mihelic (John), Spyridon “Spyro” Politis (Veve). Treasured grandmother of Theodora “Dora”, Aleksander, Angelina and Aristidis “Ari”.  Daughter of the late Vasilios and Vasiliki Malamos. Sister of Olympia Hadjissarris (Leonidas) and Andreas Malamos (Sophia).  Will be missed dearly by many nieces, nephews, family members and close friends.  Chariclia enjoyed her involvement with the Greek Orthodox community and church throughout the years. A special thank you to Amy’s Helping Hands (Jackie and Jennifer), St. Elizabeth nurses (Lisa and Matzel) and Bayshore Healthcare (Kristen and Tamie), for all their care, compassion and kindness. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor Hospice would be appreciated.  Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Thursday at 10:20 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.   Procession to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 65 Ellis St. E. for a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment Windsor Memorial Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Quinlan, Norman

Posted by on November 15, 2016

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It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of Norman Quinlan after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s on Monday, November 14, 2016, at the age of 87 years. He lived a full and happy life.  Norm was the cherished husband of the late Colette (nee d’Entremont) for 59 years. He will be loving remembered by his four daughters; Colleen (Chuck Bondy), Cathy, Betsy (Rick Hyra) and Janet (Dave Turner) and his two grandsons, Brady and Colby Turner.  He will be missed by his sister Joanne Kovacic (late husband Joe) and brother Alex Quinlan (Sue).  Norman was predeceased by sisters Agnes Laroque (late husband Ron), Mary Weston (late husband Ron) and Eleanor Hebert (late husband Victor). Norman achieved a Bachelor of Arts from Assumption College and became a member of the Certified General Accountants of Ontario in 1964.  He was a long-standing employee with Revenue Canada, Income Tax and retired in 1994 after 39 years of service.   In memory of Norman, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society Windsor-Essex.

Visiting Friday 7 – 9 p.m and Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Dr.) after 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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