Genereux, Victoria

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Passed away suddenly on April 5 , 2017 at 57 years of age.  Former spouse of Peter Doucette.  Beloved mother of Jen, the late Richard, Andrea, Alex, Joshua, the late Jason.  Dear grandmother to Diego, Alex Jr. and Vanessa.  Predeceased by her parents Andrea and Rene.  Sister of  Mike, Linda and the late James.  Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and close friends.  Tori had a fond love for her pets, she will be missed by her dogs Spike and Cleo and her cat Kito.  Arrangements incomplete and entrusted to 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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MORNEAU, Louis Gerard

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Passed away peacefully on April 5, 2017 at the age of 64 years.  Loving husband of Susan (nee McLoughlin) for 25 years. Adoring father of Melissa Dunne and husband Kevin, Jason Morneau, Julie McNamara, Sean McNamara and wife Mukadas.  Proud papa of Caleb and Xakina.  Dear brother of Alana Daignault and husband Paul. Brother in law of Patricia and Marc Charron, Sean and Sara McLoughlin, Kevin and Kristen McLoughlin,  Lisa and Stephan Kovacs.  Missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by parents Louis (1980) and Velma (1993) Morneau.  Louis retired from Ford Motor Co.  Gerry was a member of Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Club, a past member of Park Haven Boat Club, and also the Sun Parlour Boat Club.  If you so desire, donations made to Hospice of Erie Shores or the Windsor-Essex Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

Memorial Visiting Friday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  A Memorial Service celebrating Gerry’s life will be Saturday 11:30 am.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Laroia, Shakuntala

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Shakuntala Laroia passed away Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at the Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus. Born in 1934 in Burma, Shakuntala married Pyarelal Laroia with whom she had 9 children with, 5 daughters and 4 sons. She is survived by her 2 sons and 5 daughters, 20 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Although she will be greatly missed, all her struggles have now come to an end. She was blessed with 83 years, and although she could have had more, she left the world peacefully. We love you, may you rest in peace. Visitation and funeral service for Shakuntala Devi Laroia,, will be held Friday, April 7th, 2017 at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor, 519-969-5841 where the family will greet friends from 11:00 a.m. with the pooja (prayer) service at 12:00 p.m followed by cremation at Heavenly Rest Cemetery (5005 Howard Ave.).

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MARCUZ, Romeo Desiderio

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Age 87. Passed away peacefully on April 3, 2017 with family by his side.  Beloved husband of the late Ida (nee Sartori) (January 6, 2017).  Dear father of Dr. Paul (Kelly) Marcuz.  Proud Nonno of Paul and Alaina.  Loving brother of Daniel (Eleanor) Marcuz.  Predeceased by sister Nives Zimbalatti & Raymond Marcuz (Dina).  Survived by brother-in-law Dr. Joseph Zimbalatti & many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Romeo proudly served in the US Army.  He retired after 42 years at the Federal Reserve Bank.  Lifetime member of Giovanni Caboto Club.  Romeo was an excellent accordionist who enjoyed entertaining throughout the Windsor area.  Visitation will take place on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Memorial Mass will take place Saturday at Most Precious Blood Church, 1947 Meldrum Rd. at 1:00 p.m. (Please note*  will be leaving the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. in procession to church).   In lieu of flowers, donations to In Honour Of The Ones We Love (2488 McDougall St, Windsor ON N8X 3N7) or St. John Hospital Guild, (MOB Suite 102, 22101 Moross, Detroit, MI 48236) would be appreciated.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BELISLE, Charlie

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Passed away April 1, 2017 at the age of 55 years.  Loving father of Daniel and Andrea.  Reunited with late parents Marcel and Doreen Belisle. Loving brother of Paul and wife Danielle, Leo and wife Kathy, Maurice and wife Karen, Bob and wife Maureen, Marcel Jr and wife Sue.  Predeceased by brothers Gerald, Michel and surviving wife Margaret, Marc and surviving wife Rose.  Missed by many nieces and nephews. Missed dearly by long-time companion Patti Hayes and her children Chris and Bethanie and the mother of his children Wendy. Cremation services were held and a memorial service will take place at a later date. 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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NARDONE, Robin (nee Cowan)

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60 years of age, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family on April 1, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Beloved wife of 34 years to Joe.  Loving and devoted mom of Paul and fiancée Brittany, Nancy and husband Brandon Cousineau.  Proud and loving Nana Robin to Logan and Elliot.  Cherished daughter of Betty and the late Richmond James (Dick) Cowan, and daughter-in-law of Domenica and the late Pasquale Nardone.  Dear sister of Patty and Mike Casey, and sister-in-law to Pino and Gwen, Ben and Vinnie.  Aunt to several nieces and nephews.  Special thanks to family, friends and neighbours for their ongoing support.   If you so desire, memorial donations to Open Bible Fellowship would be appreciated.  Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Wednesday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Palazzolo, Leonarda

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Passed away on April 1, 2017 at 88 years of age. Cherished wife of Giuseppe for 66 years. Beloved mother of Geri and husband, Vince Salinitri and Nino and wife, Faye Palazzolo. Loving Nonna of Francine and husband Dave Faccenda, Dina and husband Rick MacMillan, Giuseppe and wife Jessica Palazzolo, William Palazzolo and Bisnonna of Vincent and Massimo MacMillan, Romeo and Sofia Faccenda. Narda will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends.  Nonna you were the foundation that this family was built upon. Your legacy of unconditional love and devotion to your family will carry on for generations to come.  Our Sunday lunches will continue with you in our hearts. We love and miss you.  If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 2-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Tuesday at 4:30pm. Funeral Wednesday 10:15a.m from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Church for the Funeral Mass at 11:00a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FRAM, Jean Shirley (nee Wilson)

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Passed away peacefully at 90 years of age, on April 1, 2017 with her loving family by her side.  Dear daughter of the late Winnifred and Alexander Wilson.  Adored wife of the late Leo.  Cherished mother of Patrick (Lynn), Judy Glen (Bob), Peggy Bornais, Mark (Pauline), Bruce (Phyllis), Chris (Darlene), Sheila Duguay (Steve), Marnie Hamilton (Rick), Paul (Kelly), Kevin (Ann), and Barbara Blais (Sam).  Loving grandma to 35, great-grandma to 49 and great-great-grandma to 3.  Sister of the late Barbara Fraser.  Loving sister-in-law and best friend to Mollie Charron.  Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews.  Jean was so many things to so many.  Jean has lived at the Village of Aspen Lake for the past 6 years, we will never be able to put into words how thankful we are to all the staff (especially Sandwich Towne).  Mom loved you all, “Queen Jean” has left the building.  Jean was a member of the Canadian Women’s Army Corps.  Visitation Wednesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Veterans Memorial Service Wednesday 4 p.m. under the auspices of Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10 a.m. at St. John Vianney Church, 385 Dieppe St. followed by funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories and photos online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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KAINZ, Arthur

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It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Art after a brief illness.  Art was diagnosed with lung cancer on February 14, 2017 in Naples, Florida where he had enjoyed life as a snowbird over the past six years.  Predeceased by his parents Josef and Rose Kainz and brother Frank Kainz. Most cherished husband of Lynn Kainz (Lefebvre).  Very proud and loving father of Kristin Kainz (Piero Ingratta) and Michael Kainz (Tanya). Best Opa ever to the loves of his life, Grandchildren Nolan, Alex, Emerson, Sydney and Owen.  Favourite son-in-law to Ann and Joseph Paolatto (deceased). Favourite brother-in-law to Peggy Kainz and Ann Aston (Michael). Brother-in-law to Lou Paolatto (Delores, deceased) and Marilyn Paolatto (Bill, deceased). Favourite uncle and great uncle to the Kainz and Paolatto nieces and nephews.  Art began his personnel career at Chrysler Canada but spent the majority of his career as the Human Resource Manager of the Windsor Star. He retired from Revenue Canada.  Art was blessed with many Canadian and US friends.  Next to Lynn, golf was the second love of his life. Art was a long standing member of Beach Grove Golf and Country Club (since 1985) and Treasurer of the Hookers (9 Hole Men’s League).  He will be greatly missed by his fearsome foursome- Walt, Alex and Tony. If you so desire, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House- Windsor Regional Hospital or a charity of your choice.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will follow at a later date.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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SALVADOR, Mercedes

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 31, 2017 at 79 years of age. Cherished sister of Esperanza Salvador and reunited with siblings Angel Salvador, Reynaldo Salvador and Eusebio Salvador. Dear sister-in-law of Virginia, Erlinda and Miring. Auntie Cedes will be missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to J.D.R.F. would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. with Parish Prayers Friday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Saturday 8:30 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. to St. Alphonsus Church (85 Park St. E.) for Mass at 10:00a.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Earish, Margaret Mary

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Passed away peacefully on March 31, 2017 at 83 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Stan (2005). Cherished mother of Pam and husband Luis. Loving Grandma of Shane and wife Dunya and Jayme. Dear great grandma of Ava and Jayden. Margaret will be missed by her extended family and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation Services were held and a private family service took place. 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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RENAUD, Exilia “Ex” (nee Gaudette)

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Sorry folks “The Queen has left the building”

Passed away peacefully on March 30, 2017, at 88 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Lorne (2016). Loving Mom to Greg and Shelley, Gary and Sandy, Lori and Mike Susewitt, Lisa and Rudy Dinnendahl.  Precious grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 4.  Dear sister of Gloria Poulin and Georgette Couvillion and Predeceased by brother Reginald Gaudette and her parents Louis and Lottie Gaudette. Dear sister-in-law of Terry Renaud and Dale Renaud. Ex will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Ex was outwardly beautiful but was more beautiful on the inside. She raised 4 children and loved them all unconditionally. Once her children were in school she worked as a medical secretary until Lorne retired and once retired spent 26 years wintering in Lakeland Florida. As a young mother she reigned as Miss Windsor, Miss Western Ontario, and Miss Castaways in Florida. She took up golf at the age of 50 and still managed to score 3 holes in one, and beat Lorne occasionally which would never be verified by him. Spent many hours playing cards with great friends, her favorite pass time. Everybody who met Ex would be better for it, she will be missed by all who knew her. The Queen has left the building. Thank you to her good friends Terry and Ethel Brunner, Bob and Shirley Cowden, Todd Grondin, Mert and Donna Brown. Special thank you to Sunrise Senior Living and their care givers Paul, Doloris, Tracey, and their entire staff for their care and compassion.

If you so desire, donations to the Parkinson Foundation of Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place.  Cremation services entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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AMLIN, Noreen (nee Renaud)

Posted by on April 11, 2017

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Noreen on March 30, 2017 at 80 years of age.  Cherished wife and soulmate of Ray for 62 years.  Adored mother of Paul (Pauline), Jim, Darlene Rocheleau (Ken), the late Robert (Sher Barnes), Michelle Girty and the late infant Joseph.  Wonderful grandma/mim of 12 and great grandma of 12 with 2 more on the way.  Loving sister of the late Gerald Renaud (the late Patricia), the late Clarence Renaud (Barb), the late Lawrence Renaud (the late Marie), Helen Janisse (the late John), Yvonne Amlin (Richard), William Renaud and the late James Renaud (the late Corinne).  Sister in law of the late Robert Amlin (the late Jeanine).  Noreen will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

If you so desire, donations to Windsor Essex Therapeutic Riding Association or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Sunday April 2nd and Monday April 3rd from 3 – 5 pm & 7 – 9 pm. Parish Prayers Monday 4:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church (1425 Divine St., LaSalle) after 10:00 am for a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am.  Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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REVELS, Edward

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Peacefully on March 30, 2017 at Windsor Regional Hospital. Beloved son of Rosalind Revels. Preceded by his father. Edward will be missed by a host of family and friends. Edward attended the University of Windsor, and was a former employee of Chrysler Canada, CAW Local 444. For those who wish, donations may be made to Parkwood Gospel Temple Church. Visitation on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to gather at Parkwood Gospel Temple, 3005 Temple Drive, Windsor, after 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Procession for burial at Victoria Memorial Gardens to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Moore, Anna Marie

Posted by on April 11, 2017

With broken hearts and deep sadness we announce the passing of Anna (Anne) Marie Moore, 68years Anna peacefully left this world on March 30, 2017 with family by her side.  Anna was born in Sydney on Aug. 25, 1948. Predeceased by her father, Willard B. Moore and brother Bruce Moore. Survived by her mother Jean Moore, her pride and joy, daughter Melanie Brooks and son in law Dusty Brooks. Her sisters Shirley, Diane, Julie, Sandra and Colleen. Brothers Bill and Ricky. Forever missed by her grandbabies Malik, Darius, Nicholas and Gabriella. Also missed by her pets, Peanut, Jesse and Izzy. Anna was a kind hearted, strong, dedicated caring and loving woman. She lived life to the fullest and had no regrets. She was an ultimate fighter to the very end, and will be sorely missed by all of her family, friends and neighbors.  If you so desire, donations to the would be appreciated by the family. Hospice of Windsor, Street Help, Windsor Youth Centre or Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 entrusted with arrangements Anna will be brought home to Nova Scotia to rest with her father as per her wishes.
Revelations 21:4
“And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”

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SIEMON, Joseph (Sonny)

Posted by on April 4, 2017

October 9, 1928 – April 3, 2017

Husband of the late Mildred (nee Ducharme).  Father of Marieanne, Judy and Bill Reeves, Dennis and Diane.  Grandfather of Corey, Dustin, Tonia, Chad, adopted grandfather of Tanya Ulian and great-grandfather of several great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by parents Fred and Agnes.  Brother of the late Harold and Beulah Siemon, the late Marie and Roy Rau, the late Dolly and Nick Jeffrey.  Uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Retiree of Chrysler Canada and a proud member of Unifor 444.  Memorial donations to the Windsor Essex Humane Society would be appreciated.  Visitation Thursday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Thursday 4:30 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at Good Shepherd Church, St. Gregory Site (13789 St. Gregory, Tecumseh) after 10 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment Ste. Anne Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Grabowski, Ed

Posted by on April 3, 2017

Passed away at 85 years of age after a brief illness.  He leaves behind his beloved wife of 61 years, Kathy, and sons Paul in London  and James; Windsor.   Dear brother of Gerry Grabowski and wife Carolyn of Windsor, and sister-in-law Wanda Dickie.  Dear uncle of Christopher Leavens (Lynn) and Mark Leavens (Shari), Anita Fongern, Tricia Drouillard (Joel), and Tracy Ions. Ed retired from the General Motors Trim Plant in 1993, having started there when the Plant opened in 1965.  He enjoyed many retirement years with his Local 1973 Retirees Chapter friends.  He was also a past member of the Windsor Sportsmen’s Club and Beaver Lake Hunt Club. The family would like to thank the exceptional nurses of the 6th & 4th floors of Met Hospital who cared for him in the past six weeks. If you so desire, donations in memory of Ed can be made to the Salvation Army of Canada or the charity of your choice.  Visitation Thursday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service Friday at 10:00am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share Memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Brown, Barry Ernest

Posted by on April 3, 2017

It is with great sadness, that we announce the peaceful passing of Barry, at his home surrounded by family and loved ones, on April 2, 2017 at 75 years of age.  Cherished father of Corey & his wife Teresa, Ryan & his wife Karen, Sabrina, and Tiffany and her fiancé Derrick Delaney.  Adored “Pipi” of Sommer, Brianna, Zachery, Jacob, Noah, Kolton and Everly.  Loving great-grandfather of Reagan.  Dear brother of Jim, Tom, Fred, Leslie, Randy, Russell and their families.  Predeceased by his former spouses Constance “Connie” and Maria. He will be sadly missed by his partner Sharon and his canine companion Buddy.  Barry was an avid pool player for over 35 years (Same 5 Guys).  He was very handy and has built many treasures to be cherished for years to come.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Thursday 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 online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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REVELS, Edward

Posted by on April 3, 2017

Peacefully on March 30, 2017 at Windsor Regional Hospital. Beloved son of Rosalind Revels. Preceded by his father. Edward will be missed by a host of family and friends. Edward attended the University of Windsor, and was a former employee of Chrysler Canada, CAW Local 444. For those who wish, donations may be made to Parkwood Gospel Temple Church. Visitation on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to gather at Parkwood Gospel Temple, 3005 Temple Drive, Windsor, after 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Procession for burial at Victoria Memorial Gardens to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Britton, Robert “Bob”

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Peacefully, on March 25, 2017 at the age of 90, with his loving family by his side. Reunited with his beloved wife Pat (2017).  Dear father of Bonnie (Fred Teno), Russell, Deborah Donaldson (Ron), Catherine, Bill (Linda Bianchi), Barbara (the late Darren Glass, 2013).  Cherished grandfather of Jeffrey, Jason, Melanie, Ryan, Erin, Holly, Andy and Graham.  Great-grandfather of 4; Ella, Hunter, Chase and Sawyer.  Dear brother of John and Arlene Britton.  Brother in-law of the late Warren Tobin (1981) and Jerome Tobin (2009).   Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Former trustee of Riverside Separate School and F.J. Brennan High School Boards. Former member and instructor of the Lumen Institute (The Christopher Leadership Course), former member of Ste. Rose Parish Council, member and former Director of Beach Grove G. & C.C. Member of the Executive Committee of Assumption University Alumni Association, President of the Probus Club of Windsor-Essex Ontario, Alumnus of Assumption College (B.A. 1946) and University of Detroit Mercy (B. M.E. 1949). Recipient of Rev. E.C. LeBel C.S.B. Award  from Assumption University on May 13, 2011. Employed by The Detroit Edison Co. (now DTE Energy) May 1947 – Jan. 1989. Bob enjoyed golf, curling, playing bridge and gin rummy.  If you so desire, donations to Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County or Hospice Residential Homes would be appreciated by the family.  Special thanks to the nurses and caregivers at The Village of Aspen Lake for their loving care and compassion.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial Visitation Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Vianney Church 385 Dieppe.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MURPHY, Anne (nee Higgison)

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Passed away suddenly on March 29, 2017 at 73 years of age.  Loving Partner of the late Robert Fontaine (2011).  Cherished Mother of Darren Murphy and wife Karry and James Murphy. Adored Nana of Connor.  Beloved sister of the late Jack Higgison, Avril Hydes, Frank Higgison, Derek Higgison, Donna Hinds and Step Sister of Mary Stout.  She will be sadly missed by her furry companions Jarvis and Maddie and many nieces, nephews and friends from near and far. Anne retired from Caesars Windsor in 2011.  She was also an active Alumni Member of the Brentwood Recovery Home. A very special thank you to the doctors and staff at WRH – ICU Ouellette Campus for their outstanding care and support. If you so desire, donations to the Brentwood Recovery Home or Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memorial Visitation Saturday April 1st, 2017 from 1:00 pm until time of Funeral Service at 3:00 pm 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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BUTCHER-HAGELL, Noah Jay

Posted by on March 30, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Noah on March 27, 2017 at the age of 18 years.  Cherished son of Danny Hagell and Cyndi Butcher-Hagell.  Adored little brother of Laura Starling, Donna Butcher, Hannah Butcher-Hagell, and Michael Hagell.  Proudest uncle of Hunter, Nolan, Madison, Alison, and Scarlet.  Loving grandson of Donna and Stuart White.  Missed by several aunts, uncles and cousins.  If you so desire, donations made to any charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd., LaSalle (519) 969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Michalski, Pauline (nee Paterson)

Posted by on March 30, 2017

91 years, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on March 29, 2017.  Beloved wife of the late James.  Loving mother of John Michael (Roxanne), Richard Albert Michalski, Susan Pauline (Dale) Dixon.  Cherished grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 9.  Dear sister of Helen Collins and predeceased by her other brothers and sisters. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family, friends and care-givers.  If you so desire, donations to Sacred Heart Building Fund would be appreciated.  Cremation services were entrusted to Families First 2130 Front Rd. Lasalle, 519-969-5841. Memorial visiting on Saturday April 8, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church, Lasalle from 12 noon until the time of memorial mass at 12:30 pm. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Sheehan, Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Gazo)

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Born in Windsor, Ontario on November 30, 1931 to the late John & Anna Gazo.  Passed away March 30, 2017.  Predeceased by her husbands David James Dent (1970) and Harry Thomas Sheehan (1988).   Predeceased by siblings Miles (1993)(Lillian), Jerry (1999) (Josephine (2003)),  Martha (2011)(Robert Tilson (2002)),  John Gazo (2012) (Cecil) and predeceased by his wife June (2005), Olga (2012)(Alan Goslin (2004)). Best friend of Avis Freeman.  Also survived by stepchildren Timothy Sheehan (Gail) (Val (1999)), Michael Sheehan (Carol), Theresa Sheehan, Ruth Sheehan, Donna Grant (George), the late Matthew Sheehan (1975), and the late Mary Birch (2010)(Ken).   Survived by step-grandchildren Mathew, Kristy, Dan, Tina, Allen, Rick, Samantha, Sean, Aaron, Olivia, Jennifer, Theresa, George Jr., Rebecca, Ryan, Nathan and 10 great step-grandchildren.  Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, especially the Goslin children; Jim Goslin, Glenn Goslin, Anne Marie Pizzuti, Kathy Meloche and their families.  Also survived by in-laws Joyce Linton, Madelaine Sheehan, Ruth Szyszkoski and Nancy Jones.  Predeceased by Beatrice Sheehan (2005), Robert Sheehan (2003), Elaine Riberdy (2006), Dorothy Prieur (2009), Frank (2009), Richard (2011), and Bernard (2011) Sheehan.  Betty was a proud member of Grace Baptist Church and for many years worked as a volunteer for the United Way.  She was an employee in the offices of Hiram Walker and Sons Ltd. for 41 years until early retirement in 1990.  She enjoyed travelling, the beach, boating, water skiing, badminton, golfing and bowling.  If you so desire, donations to Grace Baptist Church of Windsor, the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 4-7 pm. Funeral service Monday 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.Familiesfirst.ca

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JAMES, John Francis

Posted by on March 29, 2017

John passed away on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington.  Born December 26, 1943, he is reunited with his parents Ivy & Jack.  John is survived by his children John James Jr (Brenda), Justin James, Karen James-Lazarus (Scott), Michelle Lucas (John), Shelby James (Rejean) and his 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.  Survived by brother Pat Janisse (Dennis). In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens – Leamington, ON, would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Saturday April 1st, 2017 from 10:30 am until time of Funeral Service at 12:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens to follow. Share memories or photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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