POHANKA, Katherine (Cipkar) of Harrow

Posted by on March 20, 2017

88 years. Passed away March 19, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Mike (2013). Loving mother of Mike Jr. (Rose) Pohanka, late John (1997) (Cornelia) Pohanka, Paul (Zuzana) Pohanka, Kathy (George) Kroslak, Carolyn (Traian) Florica, Esther (John) Ursu, Edward Pohanka and David Pohanka. Loving “Mamichka” of Janet (Tony), Violet (Tim), Michael (Chrissy), Sherry (Garrett), Jerry (Terra), Christine, Jonathan, Laureen (Eric), David (Ashley), Philip, Diane, Kathie Lyn, Karla, Rebecca, Colleen, Donald (Angela), Patricia, Gordan, Lori, Tamara (Michael), James, Dana (Jacob) and Jordan. Great grandmother of Levi, Jaden, Penelope and Parker. Dear sister of Annie, Mrs. Carl Hrubik. Dear sister in law of Betty Cipkar. Predeceased by her brothers Sam, John and sisters Susan, Mary, Helen. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Friday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Clergy of the Apostolic Christian Church officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BLOCK, Walter Late of Amherstburg

Posted by on March 20, 2017

 74 years, March 19, 2017. Loving father of Sarah Block, Windsor, Jessica Barlow, LaSalle. Beloved grandpa of Brandon and Emily. Also lovingly remembered by Kathie  Block. Dear brother Bill Block, Harrow, Alfred Chaly, Windsor and the late Freida Janzen. Walt was a Millwright for 43 ½ years at Seagram’s and retired in 2004. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Walt’s life will be held on Thursday March 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m at the Harrow Mennonite Church 3167 Walker Rd. Harrow, with Pastor Karen Sheil officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Meals on Wheels, Harrow or Harrow Mennonite Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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DIDONE, Rita Mary Theresa (Kavanaugh) of Harrow, Formerly of Windsor.

Posted by on March 20, 2017

88 years. March 18, 2017. Late of Harrowood Seniors Community, formerly of Windsor. Beloved wife of the late Roy (1999). Loving mother of Derek (Debbie) Didone and Robin (Bob) Neiman. Loving grandma of Derek (Kirby) Didone, Daren (Katie) Didone,  Erin (Mike) Sementilli, Dennis Didone and Molly Monk. Loving G.G. of Ethan, Kaden, Ryan, Griffin, Sean, Kaitlyn, Emmitt, Evan and Charlotte. Predeceased by her brothers Mickey, Don, Norman Kavanaugh and sister Margaret Young. Special friend of Donna (Kevin) Monk. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet  at St. Anthony of Padua Church 120 Munger St. W. Harrow, ON. Wednesday March 22, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. until the time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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TAYLOR, Leonard Orville of Harrow

Posted by on March 13, 2017

80 years. Passed away March 12, 2017.  Loving father of Sharine (John) Buddin, Chris (Christine) Taylor and James (Tara) Taylor. Also remembered by Connie Taylor. Loving grandfather of Erick (Allison), Kimberly (Jerome), Brittany, Matthew, Jasmine, Noah and great grandchildren Jamari, Madison and one on the way. Predeceased by June Nykiforuk (1997) and by his parents Orville Taylor (1986) and Margaret Hurst (nee Johnson) 2004. Dear brother of Ron (Judy) Taylor, Shirley (late William) Pulley, Janice (Donald) Harris, Linda (Wayne) Logan. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation  Thursday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Friday March 17, 2017  at 11:00 a.m. at Harrow Baptist Church 2548 County Rd. 20 E. Harrow with Rev. Denise Johnson and Rev. Cory Millben officiating.  Interment Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Central Grove AME Church or the charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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CIPKAR, Mary Anne of Kingsville, formerly of Windsor and Harrow

Posted by on March 11, 2017

 

 

 

CIPKAR, Mary Anne

67 years. Passed away peacefully on March 10, 2017 at Royal Oak LTC, Kingsville, formerly of Windsor and Harrow. Loving daughter of Steve and Susan (Miklovic) Cipkar. Dear sister of George and Jean Cipkar, Mike and Cheryl Cipkar, late Steve (2014) (Suzanne) Cipkar and the late Anna Cipkar (2009). Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow Monday March 13, 2017 from 1 pm until the time of funeral service at 2 pm at the funeral home with Clergy of the Apostolic Christian Church officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery, Memorial donations may be made to the MS Society Windsor Chapter or the charity of your choice. A special thank you to all the staff at Royal Oak LTC, Kingsville for their love and compassionate care. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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THOMPSON, Gertrude Janet (Arner) of Harrow and Amherstburg

Posted by on March 11, 2017

 

 

THOMPSON, Gertrude Janet (Arner)

96 years. Passed away peacefully on March 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Gregory William Thompson (2005). Dear mother of Gary Thompson, Sharon Singer, Wayne (Cindy) Thompson, Gail (Paul) Beaudoin. Loving grandmother of Shelley (Marc), Craig, Jason (Samantha), Karla, Krista (Ross), Kevin and Sarah. Loving great grandma of Jason, Emersyn and Edouard. Predeceased by her brother Keith Arner and sister-in-law Frances. Dear aunt of Karen (Frank) Bajac & Family, Brad (Janis) Arner & Family. Predeceased by her nephew James Arner.  Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Monday 7-9 pm. A service to celebrate Gertrude’s life will be held on Tuesday March 14, 2017 from 11 am at the funeral home with Rev. Frank Staples officiating. Interment at Iler Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Harrow United Church or Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MONAGHAN, Nana-Lou “Nan” (Armstrong) of Harrow

Posted by on March 3, 2017

Passed away on March 3, 2017 at the age of 75. Beloved wife of Jack. Loving mother of Craig Sherman, Lou-Ann (Richard) Turner, Lynne (Wayne) Johns, Leanne (Jean-Marc) Paquette. Dear grandmother of Jennifer (Derek), Lindsey (Matthew), Chantelle (Jeremy), Ryanne (Richard), Rae-Anne (Ryan), Nathan (Ashley), Jacqueline (Clint) and 8 great grandchildren and 5 on the way. Dear sister of Connie (Norman) Flaxman and the late Valerie. Dear sister-in-law of Richard Monaghan (Cathy). Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Nan worked for many years alongside her husband Jack in their family business Hallmark Memorial Co. Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Nan’s life will be held on Monday March 6, 2017 at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Entombment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or Windsor Essex Humane Society. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MILLS, George Stewart of Harrow

Posted by on February 26, 2017

MILLS, George Stewart

99 years. Peacefully at home on February 26, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Dora (Reid) 2003. Loving dad of the late Guy 2016 (Carol) Mills. Dixie O’Rourke (Terry Teeter). Loving grandpa of Shawn (Lori), Shannon, Sheryl, George (Tara). Loving great grandpa of Amanda (Kevin), Dylan, Grace, Amelia, Abigail, William. Loving great great grandpa of Colin and Skylar. Predeceased by his brothers William, Robert, and sisters Ruth and Evelyn. Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Thursday March 2, 2017 from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Memorial service Friday March 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Erie Shores Hospice, Leamington. or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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AFFLECK, Vivian Mae of Harrow

Posted by on February 25, 2017

AFFLECK, Vivian Mae         (Klie)

77 years. Passed away peacefully at home on February 24, 2017.  Beloved wife of 52 years to Arthur David Affleck. Loving mother of David Affleck (Linda), Keith Affleck (Heidi), and Laurie McMahon (Jack). Loving grandma of TJ, Ian, Seth and Bridget. Predeceased by her parents Edward (1975) and Lyla (2013) Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate Vivian’s life will be held Thursday March 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Colchester, 190 Bagot St. Colchester Village with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment Christ Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester or the Canadian Diabetes Association. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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CRAIG, David Scott of Amherstburg

Posted by on February 6, 2017

Born March 3, 1937. Dave crossed the finish line peacefully on February 6, 2017. Beloved husband of Betty (Ford). Son of the late John & Ella Craig. Loving father of James (Darlene) Craig, Randy (Sherry) Craig, Suzanne (John) Cassidy. Cherished grandfather of Justin (Tarrah), Ryan (Carly) and Ashley. Dear brother-in-law Barbara Craig, the late Ron (Linda) Ford, Gloria (late Ken) Macey, Carol (late Peter) Parent, Wes (Nancy) Ford, Lynda Jean (Larry) Smith. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Jack, Robert and sisters Irene and Ellan. Dave raced at Checker Flag, Ridge Raceway and belonged to WOSCRA and won over 40 Championships. He retired after 38 years at Amherst Quarries from 1959-1997. Memorial Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Sunday from 2-5 p.m. A Memorial Service to celebrate Dave’s life will be held on Monday February 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment of ashes at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre, Harrow United Church or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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FORD, Shirley Elizabeth (House) of Kingsville, formerly of Harrow

Posted by on February 5, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

84 years. Passed away peacefully on Sunday February 5, 2017. Dear mother of David (Pauline) Ford, John Ford, Brian Ford, the late Bruce (2013), Mark Ford (Sarah), Brent Ford (Cynthia), Neal (Janet) Ford and Kearnon Kanne. Loving grandma of Sarah-Jane (Chris), Lucas, Jackson, Ashley. Loving step-grandma of Kennedy and Kaylie. Dear sister of the late Phil. Former wife of the late George (2012). Shirley was an avid card player and loved going for lunch with her dear friends. She enjoyed watching the birds and hearing them sing. She loved baking for her family. You could often find her watching the latest hockey or baseball game on TV. The leafs and Jays were her favourite. She will be missed by all those she touched. Memorial Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow, on Thursday February 9, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of a service to celebrate Shirley’s life at 11:00 am. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment of ashes at Iler Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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ARNER, Anna (Hall) of Kingsville

Posted by on January 31, 2017

February 17, 1928 – January 30, 2017

Wife of the late Arthur J. Arner (2011) of Kingsville with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Loved by children Carol (Harry) Wiens, Louise (Roger) Hatton, Gord, Neil (Millicent). Beloved grandmother to Kristen and Kimberly Wiens, Rachel (Geofrey) Owora, Bryan Hatton, Doug Hatton, Carolyn Arner. Survived by brother-in-law Ronald Arner and wife Norma of Dundas, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sister Meta (Max) Brownlie, sister-in-law Shirley Hyland. Many thanks to niece Heather Brownlie for her many phone calls. Thanks to Paramed nurses Betty Ann and Danielle for their professional care and kindness, and to Robin (Pinkie) of LDMH. Special recognition to staff of Southgate Residence (Retirement Home in Kingsville) for their care and compassion, and to the residents for their friendship. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Saturday February 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service to celebrate Anna’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Frank Staples officiating. Interment Iler Baptist Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Leamington District Memorial Hospital, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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ROBBINS, Robert “Bob” M.; late of Leamington formerly of Harrow

Posted by on January 24, 2017

Passed peacefully on January 23, 2017. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Miles). Loving father of the late Stephen (1983), Martha (Robert) Ingratta, Sarah (Dufferin) Slemin. Loving grandfather of Katie (Matt) McLean, Sarah, Emily and Stephen Ingratta, Zachary and William Slemin and great-grandfather of Victoria and Abigail. Sadly missed by special brother-in-law, Ross (Marian) Miles. Bob was a graduate from the University of Detroit with a Bachelorof Science Degree and an MBA, and was retired from Chrysler Canada. We will forever be thankful for the kind and compassionate care given to Bob by Dr. Gow and the staff at the Sun Parlor Home. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 1-4 pm at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home,197 King St. W. Harrow, ON. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Southwestern Ontario, 117-4500 Blakie Rd, London, ON N6L 9Z9. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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LENHART: Anna (Janosik) of Harrow

Posted by on January 12, 2017

 

LENHART: Anna (Janosik) 88 years. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 12, 2017. Beloved wife of the late George (2015). Loving mother of George (Barbara) Lenhart, Windsor, Susan (Gordon) McDowell, Leamington, the late John (1979), Steve (Janice) Lenhart, Paul (Barbara) Lenhart, Windsor, Anna (Mario) Cacilhas, Harrow. Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Monday January 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor John Hlavac officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Hotel Dieu Grace Health Care Palliative Care Unit, 1453 Prince Rd Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4 or the charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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DAUNT, Caroline Eileen (Lawson) of Barrie formerly of Harrow

Posted by on January 12, 2017

89 years. Late of Barrie, formerly of Colchester. Beloved wife of the late Rev. William “Bill” Daunt (1999) Loving mother of Mary Daunt, George Daunt (Linda Hale), Christian (Melissa) Daunt and the late Achilles (1998). Dear mother-in-law of Laura Stevens. Loving grandmother of Kalyn (Stephan) Peloquin, Kezia (Brett) Grams, Vanessa Daunt and Mark Daunt. Loving great grandmother of Kiefer Peloquin and Gracen Peloquin. Predeceased by her sisters Carrie, Jean and Sheila. Visitation will be held on Wednesday January 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. until the time of service to celebrate Eileen’s life at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Church Colchester, 45 Bagot St. Colchester Village with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment Erie Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester or the Alzheimer Society. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow

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SELLICK, Walter Raymond of Harrow

Posted by on January 10, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather at the age 98 years on January 10, 2017. Born August 28, 1918. Loving husband of the late Donalda (Donna) (Crow) April 19, 2010. Loving father of Howard (Ruth), David (Susan), Heather (Rob). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Alexandra, Colin (Cheryl), Chad (Brenda), Girard (Julie), Adam (Kirsten), Colleen, Jason (Tiana), Brooke and great grandchildren Cooper, Chase, Quinn, Ivy and Rowen. Predeceased by his brothers Alvin and Alfred. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Walter was the founder of Sellick Equipment Limited in Harrow. Walter served in the RCAF for 5 years from 1941-1946. He was an avid pilot and a member of several flying organizations. Walter was a life member of the RCLB #338, Harrow Rotary, former Mayor of Harrow and former member of the Harrow and Colchester South Fire Dept., former chairman of the board and trustee of the Harrow and Colchester South School Board and an active member of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. RCLB #338 service on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. A service to celebrate Walt’s life will be held Saturday January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church 210 King St. E. Harrow with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville. Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church P.O. Box 699 Harrow. You may send online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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IZSAK, Steven of Harrow

Posted by on January 8, 2017

IZSAK, Steven

Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on January 7, 2017 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband the late Elizabeth “Betty” (Gall) (2014). Loving father of Barb and late Gary (2014) Wilson, MI, Brenda and Ron Wood, Harrow and the late Steve Izsak Jr. (2004). Loving grandfather of Cayla Wood and Amanda Wilson. Dear brother of John (late Joan) Izsak, Theresa (Julius) Chikos, late Frank (Helen) Izsak, Lydia (late Willie) Lee, late Julie and late Irene. Also remembered by his cousins and many nieces and nephews. Steve was a petty officer in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1950 to 1956. He served in active duty in Korea and did two tours on the Sioux and the Huron. Steve was a life member of the RCLB #338 in Harrow. Resting at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Memorial and RCLB #338 Service Thursday January 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment of ashes at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Royal Canadian Legion Branch Cenotaph Fund P.O. Box 436 Harrow, ON N0R 1G0. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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SCOTT, Gladys J. (Duckworth) of Harrow

Posted by on January 5, 2017

93 years. January 4, 2017. Predeceased by her husbands Ross (1954) and Hugh (2001). Loving mother of Gary (Susan) Scott, BC, David (Kathy) Scott), AB, Brian (Brenda) Scott, Harrow. Predeceased by her daughter Marilyn (1995). Dear grandmother of Warren, Janielle, Dean and Greg. Great grandmother of Gwen, Jace and Cole. Dear sister of Irene (Charles) Couchman. Predeceased by her sisters Phyllis Goill and Ruth Duckworth. Memorial visitation on Monday January 9, 2017 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Family and friends are invited to meet at Harrow United Church, 45 Munger St. E. Harrow on Tuesday January 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until the time of a Memorial Service to celebrate Gladys’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Frank Staples officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Harrow United Church Box 464 Harrow, ON. N0R 1G0 You may send online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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SOMERS, Renee Roma (LaRocque) of Harrow

Posted by on January 3, 2017

48 years. January 2, 2017. Daughter of Marie and the late Richard LaRocque. Wife of Michael. Loving mother of Sean Somers, Shane Somers and Robert LaRocque. Grandmother of Ayva. Dear sister of Ron (Joy) Krenzel, Richard (Stephanie) LaRocque. Also remembered by her nieces and nephews Ronnie, Christina, Bobby, Wyatt, Rachel, Culley and Melissa. Daughter-in-law of Murray and Mary Somers, also remembered by Janet (Colin) Bean. Memorial visitation on Tuesday January 10, 2017 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Family and friends are invited to meet at Harrow Baptist Church, 2548 Cty. Rd. 20 E. Harrow on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until the time of a Memorial Service to celebrate Renee’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Steve Forsey officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Mental Health Association 1400 Windsor Ave. Windsor, ON N8X 3L9 you may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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KENNEDY, Kathleen (Anderson) of Harrow

Posted by on January 3, 2017

The love in our family flows strong and deep leaving us memories to treasure and keep. Kathleen Mae Kennedy March 31, 1932 – January 3, 2017. Amazing wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend to many. Kaye as she was known by many is now at peace and free from pain. Loved wife of James for 63 years. Much loved mom of Chris and Jackie, Jim and Tami, John and Liz, Lisa and Dave Durocher, Mary Ryan and Rob Gibb, Robert and Martine, Carol and Kevin McIntosh and Peter Smith. Predeceased by her son Paul (1993) and daughter Janet (1996). Very proud grandma (Nana) to 21 grandchildren and great grandma to 13 great grandchildren, who will remember her for her kind heart and beautiful smile. Dearest sister to Edward Anderson and sister-in-law to Ina Szarka, Don and Jean Kennedy, Susan Kennedy. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m. Funeral Saturday January 7, 2017 where family and friends will meet at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church 225 Brock St. Amherstburg for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Brian Jane officiating. Interment at Victoria Memorial Gardens. A special thank you to Harrowood and LDMH staff for their care and compassion. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice, Leamington You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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TESSIER, Mary Bridget (Dunne) of Harrow, formerly of Essex

Posted by on January 1, 2017

Passed away peacefully with family by her side on December 31, 2016 at the age of 93. Predeceased by her husband Albert (2010). Beloved mother of Philip (Patti) Tessier, Annette (Randy) Laporte and the late David (2015). Loving Mimi of Nathan (Megan), Joshua (Tara), Jerry (Jen), Liv (Consta), Jesse, Chris (Lori), Alana (Jeff), Owen (Melissa). Loving great Mim of Emilia, Hannah, Noah, Lucas, Olivia, Jacob, Asa, Hudson and Conner. Survived by her twin brother Billy (Ellen) Dunne. Also remembered by her special niece Janette (Geoff) Hull. Predeceased by her parents Bernard and Norah Dunne, brothers Bernie, Johnny and sister Nonie. Mary was a  member of the CWL since 1962.Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. On Wednesday January 4, 2017 friends and family are invited to meet at the Holy Name of Jesus Church 146 Talbot St. S, Essex 9:30 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to CWL c/o Holy Name of Jesus Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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SALISBURY, Beatrice Georgina (Fowler) of Harrow

Posted by on December 27, 2016

98 years. It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Beatrice at Leamington Hospital on December 26, 2016 Beloved wife of the late James Salisbury (1996). Loving mother of Janet (Ron) Coulter, James (Linda) Salisbury, William (Judy) Salisbury, Betty (Ken) Stevenson, Susann (Robert) Thrasher, Beth (Manuel) Soares. Adored Grandma to 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her grandson Cory (2012), her parents Edward and Hulda Fowler, her brothers Earl, James, William, sisters Ruth and Emma. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation on Thursday December 29, 2016 from 9:00 a.m to 11:00 am. A service to celebrate Bea’s life will be held on Thursday December 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Frank Staples officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Harrow United Church or the charity of your choice. The family wishes to thank the staff at Southgate, Franklin Gardens and Royal Oak for their kind, compassionate care. You may send your online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca

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KLEIN-LEBBINK, Lammert “Clem”

Posted by on December 22, 2016

85 years. Passed away December 22, 2016. Beloved husband of Lillian (Svendsen). Loving father of Elizabeth Klein-Lebbink (Jerome Scott), Christine Klein-Lebbink (Bruce Payette), Gordon Klein-Lebbink. Also remembered by Kathy (Mark Soutar) Ward, Karen Hansen, Karl Hansen and their families. Loving brother of Betsy (Henk) Weenk and Jansie (Gerrit) Ruiterkamp. Clem worked for General Chemical for 38 years, he was the founder of Malden Pest Control that he operated for 30 years and the business continues with his step-daughter Karen.  Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. You may send online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, ON (519)-738-6662

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McDONALD, Jo-Anne (Fleming) of Harrow

Posted by on December 19, 2016

76 years on December 18, 2016. Beloved mother of Laurie (Bob) Curtis, Karen McDonald, Cheryl (Randy) Riediger, Keven (Kelly) McDonald. Loving grandmother of Lisa (Jim), Ryan (Christy), Adam (Jenn), Jason (Jill), Crystal, late Nicole (1999), Stephanie, Sam, Lukas, Kristy (Adam), Matthew (Lindsey) and Emmitt. Great grandmother of Payton, Kaleb, Autumn, George, Alex, Jaxon, Josslyn, Violet, Hazel, Vivian, Callum and Logan. Dear sister of Ken (Sharon) Fleming, Ruth Ann (late Bob) Spargalo, Sharron (Vince) Colantonio, Jim Fleming, Cathy (Pete) Szabo, late Gary (2016) (Elaine) Fleming, late Bill Fleming. Predeceased by her parents Russell Fleming and Madeline Catherine. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow.  Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. www.geraldasmith.ca

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GOTTSCHLING, Harry Arthur of Harrow

Posted by on December 12, 2016

75 years. December 10, 2016. Passed peacefully at home surrounded by love. Beloved husband of 52 years to Hilde Frieda Gottschling. Loving dad of Karin Gottschling, London, Ron (Karen) Gottschling, Brantford and Mark (Kaila) Gottschling, Monroe, NC. Loving Papa of Mason, Hope, Haydn, Carter and Harrison. Dear brother of Erhard Gottschling and his late sister Gretl. Dear brother-in-law of Lydia (Gerhard) Kaufmann. Harry was co-owner and administrator of the former Richmond Nursing Home in Amherstburg. Visitation on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Family and friends are invited to meet at Harrow Baptist Church, 2548 Cty. Rd. 20 E. Harrow on Thursday December 15, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. until the time of a service to celebrate Harry’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Steve Forsey and Pastor Rodger McCready officiating. Interment at Farringdon Cemetery, Brantford. Memorial donations may be made to Harrow Baptist Church P.O. Box 721 Harrow N0R 1G0 or Gideon Memorial Bibles Box 3619 STN. Main Guelph, ON N1H 9Z9. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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