CSIKASZ, Kenneth Ernest “Hoss” of Harrow

Posted by on October 18, 2017

54 years, October 11, 2017. Loving father of Derek (Nina) Csikasz, Alyshia (Alex) Cusson. Loving papa of Aiden. Beloved son of Steve Csikasz and the late Camille (Pearman) (2015). Dear brother of Margaret (Gerald) Coté, Carol Ann (2007) (Alex) Slobodnick, Billy Csikasz (1961), Lois (Lynwood) Martin, Cindy Csikasz, Jeff (Laurene) Csikasz.  Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to a trust fund for Aiden. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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GURECKAS, Tonia Antose (Stankus)

Posted by on October 12, 2017

 

Sunrise: July 10, 1928 – Sunset: October 12, 2017

Passed away at 89 years, peacefully at home to be with the love of her life Antanas (1970). Loving mother of Audrius (Cathy) Gureckas, Aidis (Sharon) Gureckas, Vida (Larry) Durocher, Saulius Gureckas. Dear grandmother of Alyssa (Mike), Angel (Ryan), Kristen (Derek), Vida (Jason), Andrea, Alanna (Chris), Ashleigh-Anne, Aidis Jr. (Jodi), Ashley (Ashleigh) and great grandchildren Phoenix, Antanas, Grayson, Austen, Autymn, Summer, Hudson, Finley, Sawyer, Dallas, Ethan, Nash, Layla and Austin. Dear sister of Justinas (Biruta) Stankus, and the late Albinas Stankus (1997) (Stella), late Stase (2017) (late Bill 2016). Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and her furry friends Whisky and Lucky. Toni was the proud owner of the Harrow Hotel. She found joy in spending time at her summer cottage with her grandchildren, gardening, playing cards and taking trips to Florida with her friends.  Cremation has taken place. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Lithuanian Martyrs’ Catholic Church 2185 Stavebank Rd. Mississauga, ON. L5C 1T3. Interment of ashes at St. John’s Lithuanian Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimers’s Society or the Windsor–Essex Humane Society. You may send your online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca

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BOULTON, Donna Marelyn (Skinner) of Harrow

Posted by on September 30, 2017

83 years. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 29, 2017. Beloved wife of 62 years to John Charles Boulton. Cherished mother of Rick (Roxanne), David (Michelle), Michael (Margaret), Shelley (Ken) and the late Jeffery (1992). Loving grandma of Danielle (Boh), Kelly (Stu), Lindsay (Jermaine), Kristie (Dan), Darin (Ali), Kyra, Tori, Andrew, Brianne, Jillian, Dylan, Lilly, Lizzy and Emma. Dear great grandma of Mikayla, Olivia, Andee, Jake, Aaliyah, Jermaine Jr. , Selena, Avaree, Logan, Kyarra, Lorelei and Keegan. Daughter of the late Rev. Richard Skinner, 1979 and Eleanor (Sinkey), 1989. Loving sister-in-law of Golda (Pat) Lounsbury and the late Margaret 2016 (Art) Heaton.  Visitation will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Monday October 2, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Donna’s life will be held on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Christ Church 190 Bagot St. Colchester at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment at Christ Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester and Erie Shores Hospice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MICKLE, Allan Roger “Mick” of McGregor

Posted by on September 22, 2017

79 years. September 21, 2017 peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Beloved partner of Cheryl. Predeceased by his wives Carol (Abbott) 2010 and Debbie (Spry) 2014. Loving father of David (Kelly), Alan (Sherry), Stephen (Patricia), Tim (Cristy), Norman     (Christine), William and Felicia (Brian) Tremblay, Tanya (Claudio), Kristy (Mike), Ritchie and Steve (Dana). Cherished grandpa of Brinton (Tina), Jarrod, Brandon (Selva), Garnette (Chris), Troy (Amanda), Erin, Sarah, Ryan, Bryce, Stephanie, Scott, Bo, Gavin, Jaydin, Ethan, Sophia, Savanah, Parker, Karlee and eight great grandchildren. Dear brother of Shirley, Lois (John) Stewart, Gladys Livingston and Harold (Dorothy). Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Mick will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all those he touched. Mick owned and operated Mick’s Excavating in Amherstburg as well as serving many other contracted service operators. He was a member of the RCLB #157 Amherstburg and was involved with numerous other business associations. Mick was a retired firefighter with the Malden Fire Dept. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at WRH Met and Ouellette campuses. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Mick’s life will be held at the RCLB #157, 281 Dalhousie St. Amherstburg on Friday October 13th 2017 from 5-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to RCLB #157 Amherstburg. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, Harrow.

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MEYER FCA, Bryan Douglas of Harrow

Posted by on September 22, 2017

November 5, 1948 – September 22, 2017

Devoted husband of Joann (Grant) for 48 years. Proud father of Tara Meyer (Heidi Umphery), Rebecca Robinson (Keith), Lana Meyer (Mike Jagatic) and Bryanne Blumenreder (Henry). Cherished Buppa of Ethan Robinson, Nolan Robinson, and Alzora Gall. Dear son of the late Robert and Marie Meyer, brother of the late Randy, brother of Judy Kiernan (Alan) and John (Joy). He will be missed by Brandon, many nieces and nephews, the descendants of Roy and Pearl Grant, many kind friends and professional colleagues whom he encountered in his Harrow accounting practice. Like many others in Harrow, Bryan believed that blessings should be passed on which motivated his service above self attitude so he spent a lifetime in service to his community and profession as President of the Public Accountants Council of Ontario, Secretary of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, Chair of Leamington Memorial Hospital, a member with various roles of Leamington Hospital Foundation, Treasurer for Knights Templar Priory of the Ascension, Treasurer for Knights Templar Grand Priory of Canada, Master of King Edward Masonic Lodge Harrow, Life member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 338, President of Harrow & Colchester South Chamber of Commerce, President and Treasurer of Harrow Rotary Club, Chair of Harrow Advisory Committee, Treasurer of Flood Relief Committee, Co Chair for Harrow Library Committee, Co chair for Harrow Cenotaph Committee, Co Chair for three Save Harrow High Campaigns, Chair of Community for Doctors, Co Chair for two Harrow High Reunions, Warden of  St. Andrews Harrow and St. Albans Malden and as a fund-raiser for many causes. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. PLEASE NOTE date of Service. Family and friends will meet on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church 210 King St. E. Harrow for a Memorial Service to Celebrate Bryan’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes and The Venerable Ronald Matthewman officiating. Interment Christ Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Royal Canadian Legion Branch 338 Building Fund would be appreciated. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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McLEAN, Janet Pearl (nee Iler)

Posted by on September 14, 2017

December 1, 1936 – September 13, 2017

Loving wife of Elwin for sixty years. Predeceased by her parents Lloyd and Mary Iler.  Dear sister of Lois Herniman (Richard), Maxine Smith, Douglas  Iler (Karen). Also remembered by Richard Smith. Sister-in-law of the late Harold McLean (Margaret), Leland McLean (the late Doris), the late Gwen Cowley (Neil). Janet will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. As per Janet’s request cremation has taken place.  A private family service will follow. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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VALENTIK, Jano “John” of Amherstburg

Posted by on September 12, 2017

 

80 years. Passed away peacefully with his loving family at his side on September 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Kata (Kroslak). Loving father of Jerry (Elisabeth) Valentik, Lydia (Marty) McCloskey. Loving “Stariapo” of Cindy (Dragan) Isakov, Christine (Michael) Pohanka, Marty (Krystle) McCloskey, Michael McCloskey and the late Daniel Valentik. Loving “Stariapo” of Erika, Joshua, Hailey, Lauren, Noah, Seth and Lucas. Dear brother of Kata Cesko. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow  Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday September 16, 2017 with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. with the Clergy of the Apostolic Christian Church officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. You may send your online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca.

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SHEPLEY, Merle J. of Harrow

Posted by on September 11, 2017

 

80 years. Passed away peacefully with his loving family at his side on September 10, 2017. Late of Harrow. Beloved husband of Harriet (White) (nee Dixon) and the late Verna (Ruggles) (2001). Loving dad of Debbie and Michel Bastien, Robin and Garry Hall, Amherstburg, Tim and Jackie Shepley, Harrow. Loving papa of Joel and Christynne, Vickie, Dan and Laura, Meaghan and Rob, Amanda and Brandon. Loving great-grandpa of Jaidyn, Isabella, Harrison, Evy, Tucker and 3 soon to be.  Also remembered by his stepchildren Gary and Julie White, Courtice, Wayne and Penny White, Staples, Deb and Glen Lamb, Wheatley and their children Ted and Rosin, Brian and Jen, Jennifer, Tyler, and Jenna. Dear brother of Maxine Greenham-Gardin, Amherstburg, Asa and Marlene Shepley, Essex, Lyle and Gail Shepley, Amherstburg. Predeceased by his sisters, Lorna Carter, Hazel Buhler and brothers Claude, Kenneth, Erwin and Glen Shepley. Merle retired from Chrysler Canada Transportation. He served as the kissing funeral assistant at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home for many years. He was a member and past president of the Harrow-Malden A.O.T.S. Men’s Club, past president of the Tri-County A.O.T.S. Men’s Club. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow  Thursday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. A service to celebrate Merle’s life will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home on Friday September 15, 2017 with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations to be made to St. Andrew’s Church.

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GOMES, Artur Antunes

Posted by on September 10, 2017

GOMES, Artur Antunes

58 years. Passed away on September 10, 2017. Beloved husband of Ann (St. Amant). Loving father of Andrew Gomes (Danielle), Bradley Gomes, Michelle Gomes (Skylar). Son of the late Joaquim and Alzira Gomes, late Robert and Sylvia St. Amant. Dear brother of Laurinda (Anselmo) Carvalho, late Jaime Gomes (1999) (Lizette), Alice (Brad) Laporte. Dear brother-in-law of Robert (late Sandy), Georgette (Mark), Late Stephen (Linda), Connie (Greg), Denise (Ken), Doug, Mary (Dave), late Therese, Jeanette (Jason). Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Art worked for Omega Tool Corporation and was an avid golfer. Visitation will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, 197 King St. W., Harrow on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers 4:00 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet on Thursday September 14, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church 120 Munger St. W. Harrow for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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GILLAN, David Angus of Amherstburg

Posted by on September 9, 2017

83 years. September 9, 2017. Beloved husband of 58 years to Theresa (Drouillard). Loving father of Christopher (Maureen), Denise Gillan-Kuzniar (Ron) and Karen. Cherished Papa of Tanya, Lee (Liz), Ryan, Hannah, Matthew (Melissa), Andrew (Jessica) and great grandchildren Dylan, Tyler, Zachary, Tristan and Arthur. Son of the late Angus and Flossie. Dear brother of Helen Maisonville, (Mike 2013), Robert (Gloria), Bruce (Anne Marie), Doug (Patti), Elaine (Doug) Bezaire. Dear brother-in-law of Lucille Reeb (Clare 2015), Jeannette Ostrow (2014) and John (1998), Madeleine Boussey (Gerry), Marie Burns (Ray), Florence Quennville (2012) (Eli), Paul Drouillard (Diane), Angela Sylvester (Paul), Bernadette McLean (Ken). Also remembered by his nieces and nephews. David retired from Ford Motor Co. in 1994 with 31 years of service, a member of Unifor 200, Honorary Life Member of K of C Council #2844. David also enjoyed vacationing in Hawaii and spending time at Wildwood by the Lake in Morpeth.Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish and K of C prayers at 7:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet at St. Clement Parish 9567 County Rd. 11 McGregor, ON., at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday September 13, 2017 until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment at St. Clement Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Clement Church Restoration Fund. A special thank you to Dr. V. Lall, Dr. L. Aoun and the nurses and staff on 2N at WRH Ouellette Campus. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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GOMES, Ricky of Harrow

Posted by on September 9, 2017

56 years. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 9, 2017. Loving father of Rodney (Melissa), Jillian (Randi), Madison (Don). Cherished son of Julia Gomes and the late Acacio (2007). Dear  brother of Art Gomes (Nancy). Affectionate Papa to Nevaeh, Tyler and Noah. Beloved Uncle to Kim Gomes and Jordyn.  A special thanks to his longtime friend Gay Lawson, his friend Mary Ellen Rogers, Para Med and VON homecare nurses for their compassion and care. Ricky owned and operated Hot Rods custom welding services. Visitation will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, 197 King St. W., Harrow on Monday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday September 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Donations may be made to Erie Shores Hospice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BAYLIS, Donald Morris of Harrow

Posted by on September 8, 2017

97 years. September 8, 2017. Born November 28, 1919 in Harrow, ON, 6th child born to John Orville and Daisy Baylis. Married on October 26, 1942, beloved husband of 75 years to Hazel Mae (Wilson). Loving father of Leela (James), Mikey (late Kim), Robert (Monica), Marietta, Germain, Linda, Julia (Winston), Sherry, Tony (Helena), Melonie, Jeffrey (Razia), Marty (Susan), Vonda and Allen. Predeceased by Doreen (1945), Donald Jr. (1971) and Morris (2005). Loving grandfather of 40 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Dear brother of Vida, the late Keitha, Clarence, Robert, Elmer and Orville. Donald retired from Chrysler Canada with 35 years of service; he was a member of Unifor Local 444 and served several years as an auxiliary constable with Colchester South Police, served on the local Police board and final years as an animal control officer. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Sunday September 10, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet at Harrow Baptist Church 2548 County Rd. 20 E., at 10:00 a.m. on Monday September 11, 2017 until a service to celebrate Donald’s life at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Mark’s Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to Central Grove AME Church or Harrow Baptist Church. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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RODRIGUES, Manuel Dos Anjos of Harrow

Posted by on September 1, 2017

64 years, peacefully with his loving family at his side on August 31, 2017. Beloved husband of Brenda (Leffelhoc). Dear father of Manuel Jr. (Krista), Tina (Jamie) Baylis and the late Daniel (1974). Loving papa of Weston, Brayden, Ethan and Emma. Loving son of Maria and the late Jose Rodrigues (2012). Dear brother of Jules (Kim) Rodrigues, Pascal Rodrigues, Dominique (Peter) Hilliker, Harrow. Dear son-in-law of the late Bernice and late John Leffelhoc. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Manuel worked at SKD for 16 years and also worked at Prestressed Systems Inc. from 2000 to present. Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 4:00 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church 120 Munger St. W. Harrow for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre.  You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BROWN, William Kenneth of Harrow

Posted by on August 30, 2017

 

70 years. Passed away on August 30, 2017. Beloved husband of Lauratta (MacFarlane). Loving father of Jim Brown (Angela), Krystal Brown (Andy), Tammy Brown (Derek Pacheco), Cindy Ann Smith (Dan), Lori Johnsrud (Robbie), Tommy Cabanaw. Dear grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Pam Brown (Dale Holte), Rosemary Brown, Rick Brown (Donna), Norm Brown (Karrie). Predeceased by his parents Kenneth and Hazel (Latham) Brown. Bill retired from Ford Canada after 34 years of service. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, on Sunday from 6-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate William’s life will be held on Monday September 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Bruce Draper officiating. Cremation to follow. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BROOKLAND, Ronald of Leamington formerly of Harrow

Posted by on August 28, 2017

BROOKLAND, Ronald

70 years. August 27, 2017. Dear brother of Carolyn Oshell, the late Ernest (1989) and the late Doris Faucher (2012). Son of the late Robert and Josephine Brookland. Ron retired from Ford Motor Company with 30 years of service.  A special thank you to Dr. Gow, Dr. Moncur and staff at Sun Parlor Home for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service was held at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Community Living Essex County “Independent Living Program” 372 Talbot St. N. Essex, ON N8M 2W4. Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home, Harrow. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MAXWELL, Helen (Chittle) of Windsor formerly of Harrow

Posted by on August 28, 2017

 

83 years. August 27, 2017. Dear mother of Eric and grandma of Kendra. Dear sister of Paul and Sharon Chittle. Dear aunt of Lorri-Lynn Stomp (nee Chittle) and Dan, Derek Chittle and great aunt of Brittany  and Stephen Stomp. Predeceased by her brother Maurice, parents Frederick and Signa Chittle. A private family service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrews Church P.O. Box 699 Harrow, ON N0R 1G0 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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SOUKAS, Violet (GALL) (nee Hered) of Windsor formerly of Harrow

Posted by on August 23, 2017

83 years, August 23, 2017. Predeceased by her husband’s John (2009) and Louis (1975). Special friend of Steve. Loving mother of Bill (Louise) Gall, Betty Gall (Jay), Tammy (Billy-Ray) Crumb. Cherished grandmother of Edwin, Erin, Nathan (Lisa), Jessica, Austin and great grandchildren  Zoe, Arwen and Paisley.    Dear sister of Joe (Donna) Hered Jr. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and wonderful friends both here and in Hungary. Violets family would like to thank the staff at Erie Shores Healthcare for their excellent care. Visiting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Sunday from 2-5 & 7-9 A service to celebrate Violet’s life will be held on Monday August 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Denise Johnson officiating. Interment Colchester Memorial Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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TINGEN, Sheila (Little) of Harrow

Posted by on August 22, 2017

92 years. Passed away on August 22, 2017. Predeceased by her husband James “J.D” (1994). Loving mother of Susan Copeman, Chris (Denise) Tingen. Dear grandmother of Christine (Tom) Demrovsky, Cheryl (James) Palanacki, Hilary (Matt) Thorne, Jeremy Tingen and great grandchildren Thomas, Ethan, Kyle, Jacob, Jameson, Stellan, Cameron and Austen. Dear sister of Barbara (John) Ryan. Predeceased by her brothers Leonard (Alice) Little, Wilfred “Wink” (Gwen) Little, sisters Doris (Pat) McClorey, Violet (Howard) Heaton and Hilda (Murray) Stockwell. Also remembered by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, on Friday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate Sheila’s life will be held on Saturday August 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester or Windsor Food Bank. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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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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