Dawna Marie Harrison (Hedges) of Harrow

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 14, 2017 at the age of 59. Beloved wife of 40 years to Greg. Loving mother of Kimberley (Rick), Harrow, the late Melanie (2006), Jeffrey, Toronto, Derek (Tish), Fort Francis. Dear Nana of twin grandsons  Blake and Dylan Miskovsky. Loving daughter of Edward Hedges and the late Joyce (Waters) (2016). Dear sister of Rick (Helen) Hedges, Chris (Betty) Hedges, Lorne (Sarah) Hedges, Lisa (Brian) Palmer. Dawna loved her family and friends. She was full of life and enjoyed music, traveling, skiing and being with those she loved. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Thursday from 1-5 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Dawna’s life will be held on Friday August 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Harrow Baptist Church 2548 County Rd 20 E. Harrow, with Rev. Frank Staples officiating. Cremation to follow.  Memorials may be made to the Melanie Jane Harrison Foundation or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BALTZER, Lillian J. (Malott)

Posted by on August 10, 2017

 

92 years. Passed away on August 9, 2017. Peacefully surrounded by her family. Special and devoted friend of the late George Suchiu, Kingsville. Predeceased by her husband Bruce Baltzer (1995). Loving mom of Gary (Rose) Baltzer and Janet Holmes.  Loving grandma of Jeffrey Baltzer, Jamie (Amanda) Baltzer, Terri (Chad) Vandermuren, Angela (Brian) Clement, Kristi Baltzer (Dwayne), Adam (Riki) Baltzer, Jennifer, Tyler and Drew Holmes and 11 great grandchildren. Dear sister of John and Mavis Malott. Also remembered by Valerie (Jack) Lange and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son Kenneth (1978), grandson Jon (2008), son-in-law John Holmes (2014) and her parents John J. and Edna (Bruner) Malott. Lillian was a past office administrator for Colchester South Twp. and the Harrow Farmers Coop and a 60 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Erie Chapter #19. Memorial visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Monday August 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Memorial service and OES service to celebrate Lillian’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Robin Sherman officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A very special appreciation goes out to the wonderful staff of Sun Parlor Home, Leamington and the nurses at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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McKINLEY, Marilyn A. (Sinclair) of Harrow

Posted by on July 28, 2017

81 years, peacefully on July 28, 2017. Predeceased by her husband John (2012) Loving mother of Cathy Herdman and Mark Hall, Kingsville, Robert and Kim McKinley, Windsor. Loving grandmother of James (Kristen), Matt (Sofia), Sarah (Mitch), Greg, Alyssa and great granddaughter Audrey. Dear sister of John and Kathy Sinclair and sister-in-law of Bert (Nancy) McKinley, David (Pat) McKinley, Virginia (Garnet) Goodridge, Verona Perkins and the late Marian McRae. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and beloved cousins. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. on Monday July 31, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Marilyn’s life will be held on Tuesday August 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Frank Staples officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Erie Shores Hospice, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) or Harrow United Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MANNERS: Leona Gwendolyn (Wilson) of Harrow

Posted by on July 20, 2017

76 years. July 19, 2017. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Oscar Manners (2012). Loving mother of Courteny (Charlene), Sharon Brooks, Jo-Ann (Jerry) Purnell, Glenda (Joe) Lewis, Frederic (Barbara) Peden, Oscar “Butch” (Marlina), Latifa (Virgil) Dobine, Sonya Manners, Oscar (Lorine) Manners, Cindy (Darryl) Lee and Christel Manners. Also lovingly remembered by a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet at St. Mark’s Evangelical Church 45 Draper St. Colchester, at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday July 22, 2017 until a service to celebrate Leona’s life at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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TOFFLEMIRE, Donald Roy of Harrow

Posted by on July 17, 2017

86 years. July 14, 2017. Predeceased by his brother Richard and sister Betty.  Dear brother-in-law of Millie Tofflemire. Dear uncle of Pam (Donald) Fretter, Rick Tofflemire, Terry (Pam) Tofflemire. A graveside service will be held at Christ Church Cemetery, Colchester on Friday July 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BROWN, Lorne Blake, of Harrow

Posted by on July 13, 2017

85 years, July 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Shirley (Pilbeam). Loving father of James (Cathy) Brown, Amherstburg, Louise (Dan) Greenslade, AB, Mary Upham, Cottam. Cherished grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Son of the late Blake and Mabel Brown. Dear brother-in-law of Joan (Claire) Beaudoin, the late Carole (late Horst) Treulieb. Lorne was a member of Unifor Local 444, IOOF Lodge #309 Harrow, Past Master Mason, and Past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star. Memorial visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Friday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Family and friends will meet on Saturday July 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church 210 King St. E. Harrow for a Memorial Service to Celebrate Lorne’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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Johnson, Harland Worthington “Zip”

Posted by on July 7, 2017

96 years. Went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on July 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Scott). Loving father of Jerry (Janice), Tony, Denise, Philip, and the late Ralph (1972). Loving grandpa of 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his siblings Charlotte, Edna, Margaret, Lloyd and Betty. Also remembered by a host of relatives and friends. Harland was a devoted farmer and proud owner of HW Johnson & Sons Trucking for many years.  Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Monday 7-9 p.m. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday July 11, 2017 at Central Grove A.M.E. Church 4005 Walker Rd for a funeral service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment at Central Grove A.M.E. Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Central Grove AME Church.  You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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SHEPHERD, Mildred Jean (Rombough) of Harrow

Posted by on July 3, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

SHEPHERD, Mildred Jean (Rombough)

105 years on July 3, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Donald Shepherd (1975). Dear mother of Merelyn Letson, Kingsville and the late Linda (1956). Loving grandma of Andrew (Nicky) Leach, St. Catharines, Linda (Simon) Faulkner, Tokyo, Japan. Loving great grandma of AnnMarie, Owen and Alison Leach. Predeceased by her brothers Gordon and Doug. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held at Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, ON. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice. Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, Harrow. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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FONTAINE, Benardin Joseph Fernand of Kingsville

Posted by on June 30, 2017

AGE 92 Passed away on June 29, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Emma (Bourque) 2010. Loving father of Mike (Anne) Fontaine and Dianne Fontaine. Cherished grandpa of Laura, William (Rachel), Danielle and Lacey and great grandpa of Andrew, Noah, Tate, Elliott and Nathan. Dear brother of Claude and Cecile. Predeceased by brothers Leonard, Roger and sisters Gisele and Helena. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place. A private family Memorial Mass will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family would like to thank the staff at Royal Oak LTC for their compassion and care. Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, Harrow. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MOUNTAIN, Walter Ronald of Harrow

Posted by on June 20, 2017

79 years. May 25, 2017. Beloved husband of Winnis Ferriss (McLean). Father of Clifford (Beth) Mountain, Karen Motruk (Mike Golden), Diane Teves, Michael (Rose) Ferriss, and grandpa of 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Brother of Richard (Late Dori) Mountain and Beverley (Gerard) Bondy. Family and friends will meet on Saturday June 3, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. at the K of C Hall 62 King St. E. Harrow to celebrate Ron’s life and share memories. Memorial donations may be made to the Erie Shores Hospice or the charity of your choice.  Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, ON N0R 1G0. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

 

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MATOS, Joao Roberto “John” of Harrow

Posted by on June 15, 2017

89 years, passed away on June 14, 2017. Predeceased by his wife Mariana (Tremceiro) (1983). Loving father of Robert (Anne) Matos, Niagara Falls and Tony Matos, Harrow. Dear grandfather of Christopher Matos and Adelaide Matos. Also remembered by several brothers and sisters. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Friday June 16, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Erie Shores Hospice. You may send online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca

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WORRELL, John Edward, Sr. of Harrow

Posted by on June 15, 2017

90 years. Passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2017. He was born in Toronto, ON, September 29, 1926 to Albert E. Worrell and Edith Worrell (nee Lee).    Beloved husband of the late Rev. Marilyn R Worrell (nee Parker 2003). Loving father of John Edward Worrell & Dianne Marie, and Debra L. (nee Worrell) & James M. Vidican. Loving grandfather of Nathan & Amy Vidican, Lauren & Martin Sanders (nee Vidican), Aaron & Morgan Vidican, Jonathan Worrell, Joshua Worrell and Derek Vallee. Loving great-grandfather to Peyton Sanders, Izzabell Sanders, Tyler Vidican, Everly Vidican and Isabella Worrell. Loving brother of Douglas Worrell & Ellaine. John enjoyed a long multifaced career in finance and sales and was a life long Mason. Visitation at Christ Church Colchester, 190 Bagot St. Colchester Village on Tuesday June 13, from 10:00 a.m. until the service to celebrate John’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment will be in Christ Church Cemetery immediately following the service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, 197 King St. West, Harrow. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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Smith, Virgil late of Belleville, Michigan

Posted by on May 24, 2017

SMITH, Virgil

70 years May 22, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Grace (Anderson). Also remembered by Sharon Smith (Carey). Loving father of Charles (Renée) Smith, late Reginald (2008), Benjamin (Olivia) Smith, Alainea Smith. Cherished grandfather of Lance (Ashley), Desirée (Edward), Noel, Olivia and Oceana. Dear brother of Leon, late Silvester, Gerald, Dennis (Linda), Lorna (late Phillip) Huff, late Douglas (Brenda), Paul (Lynn), Lydia (Gary) Sims, Timothy, Pamela (Anthony) Handsor, Aaron. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday May 27, 2017 at Parkwood Gospel Temple 3005 Temple Dr. Windsor, ON to visit until the time of a memorial service to celebrate Virgil’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Elder Wilbur Mulder officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Parkwood Gospel Temple Missions or Windsor Christian Fellowship Missions.  Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, ON N0R 1G0. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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GRAYER, Martha, 93 years.

Posted by on May 15, 2017

Went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on May 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Grayer (2008). Loving mother of Yolande (late Edward) Hurst, Rennae (Stanley) Carlyle and Charlene Grayer-Cook (late Jim). Loving grandma of Kareem (Kathy), Aliam (Stephanie), Matthew, Makeeba, Andrew and Jordan. Loving great grandma of David, Da’Marion, Dorian, K’naan, MaLiyah and Dion . Also remembered by a host of relatives and friends. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday May 18, 2017 at Central Grove A.M.E. Church 4005 Walker Rd.  to visit until the time of a service to celebrate Martha’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Denise Johnson officiating. Interment at Central Grove A.M.E. Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Central Grove AME Church.  You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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SERBINOVSKI, Ilia of Harrow

Posted by on May 14, 2017

SERBINOVSKI, Ilia

90 years. Passed away peacefully on May 14, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Tanka (Ilievska). Loving father of Jasminka Susevski and Lila and the late Boris Cvetanovski (2003), Harrow. Predeceased by his son Blagoja (Bob) Serbinovski (1973). Loving Dedo of Steven (Carolina) Cvetanovski, David Cvetanovski, Bobby Susevski, Eli Susevski, Cecilia Cvetanovski, Anthony Susevski, Vanessa Susevski, Logan Susevski and Lucas Susevski. Predeceased by his brother Vlade and sister Cveta. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 7:30 p.m. A service to celebrate Ilia’s life will be held at St. Nicholas Macedonian Eastern Orthodox Church 5225 Howard Ave. Windsor on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Aleksander Mustenikov officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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CHERRY, David J. of Windsor

Posted by on May 5, 2017

It is with broken hearts that we announce the unexpected death of David J. Cherry on May 4, 2017 at the age of 44. David is survived by his loving wife Tracy (Dube); adored son Nathan; siblings Lynne (Rainer) Pahl, Terry (Kristi) Dube, Tina (Matt) Schwab, George (Robin) Dube, Paul (Kim) Dube, Ann (Lesley) Singer, Jean (Colin) Starkey; nieces and nephews Krystle-Blue (Anthony), Clayton, Claire, Aubrey, Emery, Faith, Blake, Ava, Wyatt, Ronan and Coral. David is predeceased by his parents Joyce and Herbert (Bob) Cherry and Lloyd and Elvira Dube. Visitation on Sunday 1-5 p.m. at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow. Funeral service will be held Monday May 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate David’s life. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Windsor www.heartandstroke.ca You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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Fox, R. Elaene (Darling) late of Harrow

Posted by on April 25, 2017

92 years, April 24, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Mervyn Fox (2006). Loving mother of Brian (Barbara Kelly) Fox, Toronto and the late Karen Fox (2015). Loving grandmother of Kate and Madeleine. Dear sister of Peggy and the late Donald Crowder, Port Carling and the late Bruce Darling (1995). Dear sister-in-law of Iola Heaton. Predeceased by Pete Heaton, Donna McDonald and Bob McDonald. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Elaene was a past Commissioner and Guider for over 35 years with the Canadian Girl Guides. Visiting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Wednesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Family and friends will meet on Thursday April 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church 210 King St. E. Harrow for a Service to Celebrate Elaene’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment Christ Church Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church or the charity of your choice. A special thank you to the caregivers at Richmond Terrace for their love, care and support. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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HRUTKA, John of Essex formerly of Harrow

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 19, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Marian Mailey. Loving father of Tyler Hrutka and step-son Kyle Mailey. Loving son of Mary and the late Andy Hrutka (1981). Dear brother of Andy (Lily), Walter, David, Jerry (Maria) and Bobby. Also remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends and family will be received at the GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow on Sunday April 23, 2017 from 2-5 p.m. only. A celebration of John’s life will take place at the funeral home on Monday April 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Brent Horner officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.geraldasmith.ca

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ROBINSON, Linda Mary (Batten) of Harrow

Posted by on April 15, 2017

ROBINSON, Linda Mary (Batten)

65 years on April 14, 2017. Loving wife of Roger. Cherished daughter of Thomas and Belle Batten.  Beloved mother of Jim (Leighanne) Nichol, Steven (Misty) Nichol and Todd Robinson. Loving grandma of Keirra, Cage, Tyce and Sasha. Dear sister of Nancy Batten. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations can be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. You may send your online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow.

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McKEE, Jeffrey Duncan of Harrow

Posted by on April 13, 2017

73 years. Passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2017. Beloved husband of 50 years to Sandra (Scott). Loving father of Scott (Dana) McKee, Jason (Laura) McKee, Heather McKee. Cherished papa of Alexandra, Heath, Nathan, Abby, Olivia and Drew. Dear son of Shirley Kimmerly (nee Campbell) and the late William McKee (1949) and Edward Kimmerly (2000). Predeceased by his brother Chris (2014). Jeff was a parts manager for Chrysler Canada for 35 years and retired in 1999. Jeff will be sadly missed by his golfing and fishing buddies. Memorial visitation will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Friday April 21, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate Jeff’s life will be held on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Christ Church 190 Bagot St. Colchester at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment at Christ Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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KOWBELL: Stace “Stella” (Stankus) of Harrow

Posted by on April 10, 2017

 

93 years passed away on April 8, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Wasyl “Bill” (2016). Loving mother of Ray (Kim) Kowbell, Ed Kowbell, Sharon (Leonard) Hills. Dear grandmother of Andrew (Maggie) Kowbell, Tony (Irene) Hills, Cathy Hills and great grandchildren Dylan, Lucas, Roxanne, Stacy and Michael. Dear sister of Justinas (Biruta) Stankus, Tonia (late Antannas) Gureckas and the late Albinas Stankus. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Monday April 17, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Stella’s life will be held on Tuesday April 18, 2016 at the funeral home with visitation from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 10:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Lithuanian Martyrs’ Catholic Church 2185 Stavebank Rd. Mississauga on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. follow by interment at St. John’s Lithuanian Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimers’s Society. You may send your online condolences at

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KNISTER, Neil Garnett of Harrow

Posted by on April 7, 2017

54 years. Passed away on April 7, 2017. Predeceased by his parents Garnett and Marie (Vincent). Dear nephew of the late Arnold Vincent (2012), late Ray (2016) and Lois Vincent, the late Howard (2010) and late Irene Vincent (2012), Doris Krueger, Allen Park, MI and late Pat Kozma (2013). Predeceased by his foster brothers Charles (2010) and Cathy Wall and Keith (2002) and Kathleen Wall. Also survived by many cousins. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, on Monday April 10, 2017 from 3-5 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 5 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Essex County Community Living. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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ABBOTT, Morley James of Harrow

Posted by on March 31, 2017

77 years. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 30, 2017. Beloved husband of 51 years to Evelyn (Maelbrancke). Loving father of Chris, Scott, Bryan, Sherri (Bill Jarvis), and the late Neal (1969). Loving grandpa of Kevin, Sarah, Amanda, Jesmyne, Andrew, Kaylin and great grandchildren Sereena and Ewan. Dear brother of Nelda, Mrs. Manley Shepley, Neah, Mrs. Arend Runhart. Predeceased by his brothers Phil, Hugh and his sisters Irma, Eleanor and Ruth. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Morley was a licensed well driller, feed mixer for Tom Hooker of Woodslee, a licensed heavy equipment mechanic and worked for Essex Farmers Ford Tractors and Fred G. Pook John Deere Limited and retired in 2015. Memorial visitation will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, 197 King St. W., Harrow on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Family and friends will meet on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Rick Janisse officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Center or St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank, Harrow. Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Saturday April 22, 2017 at 12 p.m. and then proceed to Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville for interment of ashes at 2:00 p.m.

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O’CONNELL, William Patrick of McGregor

Posted by on March 27, 2017

61 years on March 26, 2017. Beloved father of Jason (Shannon) O’Connell. Loving “Grandpa Willie” of Jacob and Nolan. Dear brother of Gerard O’Connell, Phil O’Connell, Mary Tremblay and Margaret Sutton. Reunited with his beloved bulldog Bags. Also remembered by his close friends Wanda and Larry Buchanan. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Hanna (Nolan) O’Connell and brothers Brian and Thomas. Cremation has taken place and a family graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations to the Lung Association. You may send your online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca

Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow.

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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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