Dorego, Maria Filomena of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Dorego, Maria Filomena

(nee Clemente Furtado)

85 years, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved wife of the late Weber Dorego (2012). Loving mother of Weber Jr., Lucy Stewart and husband Jeff. Loving Avó of Alexander and Gabriella Stewart. Daughter of the late Francisco Furtado Cardoso and Maria Clemente de Resendes. Dear sister to the late Armanda da Silva Cabral (late husband Manuel da Silva Cabral), Nezia Resendes (late husband Antonio Resendes), Mariette Pereira (late husband Afonso Pereira), Manuel Cardoso and wife Maria Cardoso and predeceased by infant sisters Bernadette Lurdes Clemente Furtado, and Bernadette Lurdes Cardoso. Survived by several nieces and nephews throughout Canada and Portugal. Maria Filomena was retired from Omstead Foods. Special thanks to all the doctors, nurses and many volunteers at Erie Shores Hospice who made Filomena’s final days very comforting. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Friday, August 4, 2017, at St. Michael’s Church, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington, from 10 am until time of Mass of the Resurrection at 11 am. Fr. Danny Santos officiating. Entombment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. Memorial donations may be made, by cheque, to Erie Shores Hospice. Family & Friends may share their memories or make an online donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2952/Maria-Dorego/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Keith, R. Cameron of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Keith, R. Cameron (Cammy)

87 years, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Erie Shores Healthcare. Beloved husband of the late Helen Keith (Julien)(2002). Dear father of the late Candice Matier and husband the late Thomas (1980), Peggy Anthony and husband Paul, Kenneth Keith and wife Tammy, Andrew Keith and wife Kristy. Loving Papa of Michael, Keith (Rebecca), Angela (Scott), Meghan (Barry), Steven (Laura), Anthony (Krista), Hayley, Drew and great Papa of Kerstyn, Brennan, Cameron, Candice, Ryan, Elsa, Audra, Callum, Kieran and Briar. Predeceased by his siblings. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 12 p.m. until time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Cammy’s life at 1 p.m. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Wheatley. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Wheatley United Church. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2953/Cameron-Keith/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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McCracken, Richard Alan of Staples, Ontario

Posted by on August 3, 2017

McCracken, Richard Alan

56 years, passed away August 1, 2017 surrounded by his family at home. Beloved husband of Jo Ann (Srigley). Loving father of Will and Stacy (Leili), Dan and Cassandra (Bergeron), Jill and Justin Groulx. Cherished Grandpa of Dylan, Blake, Wyatt and Ethan. Dear son of Shirley and Robert McCracken. Dear brother of Jim McCracken and Denise Marchand, and the late Doug McCracken. Richard will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Richard had a passion for farming. He loved spending time with his family in Northern Ontario fishing, hunting and also traveling with good friends. Visitation will be held at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00 until Words of Remembrance at 8:00 p.m. by Phil Hernandez. If desired, memorial donations made by cheque to Multiple Myeloma Canada or Transition to Betterness would be appreciated. Share words of comfort or make a donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2954/Richard-McCracken/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Pulley, Leonard of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Pulley, Leonard, Born June 9, 1926, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Leamington Mennonite Home. It is with great sadness and sorrow the family announces the passing of Leonard S. Pulley. Leonard has now joined his beloved wife Marion J. Pulley (nee Loop) (May 6, 2017). They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in October 2016. Cherished father to Gene and his wife Pam, Richard and his wife Janice. Dear Grandpa of Kirt and Tammy, Danna and Vald, Trisha and Jeff, Marcie and Jeremy, Ian and Tanya, Jared and Mandy. Proud Great Grandpa of Brennan, Aidan and Sam, Mitchell, Cole and Ava , Jenna, Jonah, Annie, Julia, Lucie, Sofie, Agnes and Alice , Kyle and Hanna, Mason and Chase. Dearest brother of Russ Pulley ( Ethel), the late Isabelle Brown (Ted), Sharon Quennville (late Ray). and brother in law of Gwen Tofflemire (Late Doug). Many nieces and nephews also survive. Leonard was a faithful member of Faith Everlasting Church and an avid soft ball player and bowler throughout his life. He was a successful business owner and a proud partner at Fox Ready Mix Co. Limited retiring in 1990. Special thanks to the kind and caring staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home and Erie Glen Manor. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday from 3 – 5:00 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Leonard’s life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 4 ,2017 at 11:00 Rev. Larry Brush and Rev.Jack Glover officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to Faith Everlasting Church, Leamington would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2955/Leonard-Pulley/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Regnier, Alfred Joseph “Ringo” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Regnier, Alfred Joseph “Ringo”

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Erie Shores Healthcare, Leamington at 81 years of age after a brief Illness. He leaves behind his wife Irene of 62 years. Beloved father of Lynn (Dean) Bateman, Denise (Dave) Wallingford, Jacqueline (John) Graham and Anne Marie Regnier. Loving Pepere of Ryan and Tyler (Angela) Dittus, Jill Wallingford, Laura (Jason) Wallingford-Baltazar, Charlene (John Paul) Graham-Gallant, John (Heather) Graham, Katie (Decio) Marques, Scott (Stacey) Graham, Nicole Regnier. Predeceased by one grandson Eric. Adored Old Pepere of 11 great grandchildren and 1 deceased. Predeceased by his parents Azord and Velina Regnier and brothers Russell, Morgan, Larry (Phyliss) and Donald (Betty) Regnier. Will be missed by his siblings Carl (Valerie) Regnier, Betty Anne (Gordon) Dufour, Marilyn (Wayne) Mayor, Marion (Paul) Boutette, Barb (Victor) Kelch, Irene (Jim) Malette, Carol (Jack) Hawkins, Danny (Irene) Regnier and Terry (Linda) Regnier. Dear brother In-law of Clara (Leon Roelans) Willet, Rita (Ed) Brooks, Jeanette (Joe) Graham. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Special friend to his buddies at Blondies and the stables. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Ringo’s life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the MS Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2951/Alfred-Regnier/obituary.html#tribute-start

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BRANQUET, Madeline Marie

Posted by on July 20, 2017

BRANQUET, Madeline Marie (June 1950 – July 2017)

Passed suddenly at home in Comber on July 19, 2017. Beloved wife of Marcel Branquet for 45 years. Adored mother to Richard (Cindy) and cherished Meme to Colin. Daughter to the late Don and Gertrude McKinnon and loving sister to the late Charlotte Parsons (Roland), Marion Tricker (Brian) Chuck McKinnon (Pat), Donna Maldeis (Richard Grubb), the late Judy McQueen, the late Don McKinnon (Martina), the late Sharron Hooper (late Robert), Debbie Leckie (Paul), Trudy Gilbert (Denis). Dear sister-in-law of Robert Branquet (Carol) and Rose Branquet. Caring Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Madeline was a very involved member of the Comber community and respected by many for her desire to help anyone. Madeline was a retiree from Family Traditions Foods in Tecumseh. She had a passion for fishing, a green thumb, and loved to spend time in her garden with her beloved dog Muffin. Cremation to take place and a celebration of Madeline’s life will be held on Sunday, July 30th at the Comber Community Centre (7100 Community Centre Street) from 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm for everyone to share their fondest memories of Madeline. Donations in memory of Madeline can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) or at http://reidfuneralhome.ca/

 

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Segave, Kevin John of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Segave, Kevin John

62 years, passed away peacefully at his home in Leamington on Monday, June 26, 2017. Loving father of Stephanie Segave (Ryan Tiessen) and her 3 sons, and the late Shawn Segave. Longtime partner and companion of Sally Stevenson. Dear brother of Carol Drouillard (late Randy), Gary (Sharyne), Wayne, Steve (Christina). Survived by his nieces and nephews. At Kevin’s request, cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Erie Shores Hospice or VON Canada would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2932/Kevin-Segave/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Kubinec, Jerry of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Kubinec, Jerry

69 years, passed away on June 21, 2017 surrounded by the love of his family. Husband of Lynn Walker (Kubinec). Loving father of Sheldon, Sean, Shane (Brenda), Shannel (Rob) Blair and Step-Father to Debbie, Donny and Tammy. Cherished grandfather of Brendan, Cassidy, Alex, Katheryne, Ashley, Courtney, Lance, Keagan, Matthew, Adam, Zane, Seth and several step grandchildren. Dear son of Elsie and the late Joseph Kubinec. Dear brother of Erika (Lou) Pasquantonio, late Cindy Martin (Ken). Jerry will be missed by his extended family. Jerry worked hard at the Eastern Market to provide a good life for his family. He was a man of few words but had a big heart. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service from the Funeral Home on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Olinda. If desired, memorial donations made to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Share words of comfort or make a donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2930/Jerry-Kubinec/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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HARTFORD, Murray George of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 4, 2017

HARTFORD, Murray George

With heavy hearts and profound sense of loss we announce the passing of our father, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 89 years of age. Loving husband of the late Eileen Hartford (nee Brown) (2012). Dear father of Dr. Ken and Elizabeth Hartford, Vicky Hartford, Diane and Rick Vlodarchyk. Proud grandfather to the late Craig Hartford (1990), Kevin Hartford, Joshua, Jordan, Eliza Vlodarchyk and great-grandfather to Kaleb Murray. Predeceased by his parents Earl and Bernice Hartford. Dear brother to Betty Simpson. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations to honour Murray’s life may be made by cheque to MADD and would be appreciated by the family. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Berthelot, Noel of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 4, 2017

Berthelot, Noel

58 years, passed away at his home in Leamington, on Monday, July 3, 2017. Beloved husband of Kim Colenutt. Loving father of John Berthelot (Amanda), Jeremy Colenutt (Mindy), Scott Colenutt (Sara), and Eric Berthelot. Proud grandfather of Lauren, Jadeyn, Taylor, Daneca, Lillian, Rylan, Kohen, Masyn, Hunter, River and Parker. Brother of Joanne Berthelot. Cherished son-in-law of Sandra Bevacqua. Adored brother-in-law of Shelley Gould, Brian and Kim Edwards, Jeff Edwards and late Janet. Noel, along with his father George, were the proud owners and operators of the International Hotel in Leamington. At Noel’s request, cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday from 1 p.m. until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Noel’s life at 2 p.m. Following the service all are invited to the International Hotel to continue sharing and remembering Noel’s life. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2937/Noel-Berthelot/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Danckaert, Dorothy of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 1, 2017

Danckaert, Dorothy

85 years passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the Sun Parlor Home for Seniors. Beloved wife of the late George Danckaert (2001). Loving mother of Stephen (Shellie) and the late Richard (Jane). Dearest Grandma Dot of Leland, Ashton, Richard Jr. (Brenda), and Brian (Donna) and great grandma of Richard Jr.’s children Walter and Nickolas and Brian’s children Christopher, Mitchell, Adam, Brayden, Joseph, and Rebecca. Dorothy was one of 13 children to her parents the late Elias and the late Marceline (nee Comeau) Parlee. Survived by her siblings June, Evelyn, Roy, Murray, Joan and Betty; and predeceased by Lou, Frank, Avelina, Arthur, Ernest, and Gweneth. Sister-in-law of Frank, and Madeline and predeceased by siblings-in-law Elsie, Jeannette, and Julianne. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was a long time member of both the Kingsville Branch #188 and Leamington Branch #84 Legions. At Dorothy’s request cremation has taken place. A family interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery, Leamington at a later date. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Dorothy, the family has asked that donations be made to the Alzheimer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) or at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2935/Dorothy-Danckaert/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Robinson, Beverly of Wheatley, Ontario

Posted by on July 1, 2017

Robinson, Beverly Louise (nee Jones)

83 years, passed away June 24, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Jim Robinson (2003). Loving mother of son Randy and Kim, daughter Kim and Gerry VanDeven. Cherished Gram of Michelle and husband Jeff, Chris and wife Iza, Derek and Michelle, Cole and fiancée Noelle, and Kendra. Great Grama Bev of Mason and Owen. Dear daughter of the late Howard and Dorothy Jones. Dear sister of the late Lewis Jones, Grant and Geri Jones. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Bev and Jim were the proud owners of Robinson Motorcycle in Wheatley since 1958. She was a lifetime member of the Erie Ramblers Motorcycle Club and Honourary Life Member of the Motor Maids Motorcycle Club. Bev spent many years accompanying Jim during his racing career. Bev was also a longtime member of Talbot Street United Church. Bev and Jim were avid NASCAR fans and for 30 consecutive years attended the Daytona 500 with friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Bev’s life from the Funeral Home on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Eric Skillings officiating. Interment Erie Cemetery, Wheatley. Memorial donations made to Talbot Street United Church or Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated. Share a memory or make a donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2931/Beverly-Robinson/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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THIESSEN, Else of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 1, 2017

THIESSEN, Else

84 years, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Erie Shores Healthcare. Beloved wife of the late Victor J. Thiessen (2011). Dear mother of Paul Thiessen and wife Jeanne Wieler, Erik Thiessen and wife Sherri Steingart. Loving Oma of Myles Thiessen. Dear sister of Klara Bley (William), Ernst Widmer, Lia Euchner, Erna Fischer and the late Wilma Widmer. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Else’s life at the Funeral Home on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donation may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2929/Else-Thiessen/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Whittle, Terry of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 1, 2017

Whittle, Terry

61 years passed away with his family by his side on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved son of Marilyn and the late Harold (2003). Dearest brother of Mark (Sandra) and uncle to their children Krista Rempel (Adam), Kelsea Anderson (Christopher) and Megan Whittle; and great uncle to Emmitt and Wyatt Rempel. Terry will be missed by his cousins Ron Hillier (Carole) and Gary Hillier (Nancy). The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff and volunteers at Erie Shores Hospice for the wonderful care given to Terry, and to friends and family for all of their love and support. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Terry’s life, from the funeral home, on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If you wish to donate in Terry’s memory the family has asked that donations, made by cheque, to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated. Family and friends may share their memories or leave an online donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2934/Terry-Whittle/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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HARTFORD, Murray George of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on July 1, 2017

HARTFORD, Murray George

With heavy hearts and profound sense of loss we announce the passing of our father, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 89 years of age. Loving husband of the late Eileen Hartford (nee Brown) (2012). Dear father of Dr. Ken and Elizabeth Hartford, Vicky Hartford, Diane and Rick Vlodarchyk. Proud grandfather to the late Craig Hartford (1990), Kevin Hartford, Joshua, Jordan, Eliza Vlodarchyk and great-grandfather to Kaleb Murray. Predeceased by his parents Earl and Bernice Hartford. Dear brother to Betty Simpson. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations to honour Murray’s life may be made by cheque to MADD and would be appreciated by the family. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Carey, Margaret (nee Swan) of Leamington, ON

Posted by on June 20, 2017

Carey, Margaret (nee Swan)

Has gone to join her beloved husband and soulmate Stewart (2002) on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the age of 89. She will be forever remembered by her children Thomas (Irene), the late Stewart (Judy), Allan (Gail), and Eric (Barbara). She was a devoted grandmother to Karen (Matt), Lindsay (Jim), Heather (Josh), Ian (Tiffany), Trevor (Jenn), Aaron (Chantelle), Laura (Sunny), Rachel and Andrew (Kim), and great grandmother to Matthew, Jonathan, Lindsay, Owen, Emma, Alexia, Isabella, Maya, Lola. Margaret was born in Glasgow, Scotland to parents Margaret and Alex Swan and was the dear sister to the late Alex (Jean) Swan, Ralph (Irene) Swan of Portsmouth, England. Margaret was a member of the Sweet Adelines, the Leamington Half Century Club, and the Leamington United Mennonite Church. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Holloway and the caring staff of the Leamington Mennonite Home. In following with Margaret’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday, June 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service to celebrate her life at 11 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression sympathy, memorial donation made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2924/Margaret-Carey/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Omar, Joseph ‘Joe’ of Leamington, ON

Posted by on June 20, 2017

Omar, Joseph ‘Joe’

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Joe, on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the young age of 44, after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving and adoring husband of Shannon (nee Bradley). Devoted and cherished dad of Benjamin and Nathan. He will be greatly missed by his mother Linda Omar (nee Wehbe) and mother-in-law Jeanne Bradley (nee Brocklebank). He was predeceased by two very important men in his life – His father, Bahige Omar (2012) and father-in-law, Colin Bradley (2016). Dearest brother of Jenne Mullen (Doug) and brother-in-law of Heather Rudling (Karey). Treasured uncle of Sean Mullen, Emma and Addy Rudling. Joe will be fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Joe was a well respected RN at the Sun Parlor Home for over 20 years and he will be greatly missed by his co-workers and residents. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to Celebrate Joe’s life will be held, from the funeral home, on Thursday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Rev. Canon Bryan Girling officiating. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, if you wish to donate in Joe’s memory, the family has asked that donations be made towards Benjamin’s and Nathan’s Education Fund. (Cheque’s made out to Shannon Omar). Family & Friends may share their memories or make an online donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2922/Joseph-Joe-Omar/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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ZOMPANTI, Antonio Carlo of Leamington, ON

Posted by on June 20, 2017

ZOMPANTI, Antonio Carlo

90 years, passed away peacefully at Erie Shores HealthCare (LDMH) on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Elena (Moretti)(2010). Loving father of Suzan Peralta and husband Nick, Dan and wife Sylvie. Cherished Nonno of Dr. Salvatore (Rocio) Peralta, Antonio (Sarah) Peralta, Pietra (Roberto) Pallotto, Elena (Bret) Olsen, Dr. Nicole Peralta, Daniel Zompanti, Robert Zompanti, Christophe Zompanti. Bisnonno of Alexander, Cole, Sofia, Odean, Reid, Nicolas, Isabella, Grace. Dear brother of Caterina (late Loreto) DelGreco, late Concetta (late Vincenzo) Rea, late Teresa (late Angelo) Rossi, late Fernanda (late Elio) Paniccia, late Ardiuno (Elena) Zompanti, Anna (Orlando) Valeri, late Angela (Vincenzo) Saccoccia. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Antonio was an employee with the H.J. Heinz Co. for over 30 years. One of the original Board Members of the Leamington Roma Club and member of the Ciocaro Club of Windsor. He was Producer/Director and Host of Panorama Italiano for over 20 years. Antonio was so proud of his Italian heritage and Canadian citizenship along with his many accomplishments, but above all… proud of his family. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St, Leamington (519-326-2631) Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott St. from 9 a.m. until time of Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. Entombment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to Erie Shores Health Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2921/Antonio-Zompanti/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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FAST, Darrell W. of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on June 14, 2017

FAST, Darrell W.

77 years, died peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved husband of Loretta Fast. Dear father of Douglas Fast (Michelle) and Larissa Fast. Loving Grandpa of Avery and Britton Fast. Dear brother of Elisabeth Smith (Aaron), Evelyn Schofield (late Charles), Donald Fast (Diane) and brother-in-law of Anita Janzen, and Betty Ann Bontrager (Mervin). Darrell will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Darrell was a Pastor at Mennonite churches in Toronto, Newton, KS and Leamington and served the wider Mennonite Church in a variety of capacities. Visiting at the Leamington United Mennonite Church (LUMC), 78 Oak Street East, Leamington on Friday 3-7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Service of Remembrance and Celebration at LUMC on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), Western University CNS Frontotemporal (FTD) Research, or the Alzheimer Society Windsor-Essex County. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2915/Darrell-Fast/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Bondy, Wilfred J. of Leamington Ontario

Posted by on June 11, 2017

90 years, passed away peacefully on Friday June 9, 2017 at Erie Shores Healthcare. Beloved husband of Mary.
Dear father of Susan Stone and Gary (Georgia). Loving Gramps of Stephanie, Scottie, Nicholas, Patrick (Micah), Kelly and Great Gramps of Jaylynn, Madison, Oliver, Kailyx, Hayden and Pierce. Dear brother of Joe (Rose), Ronald (Marilyn), Larry (Pat), the late Bill (Anne), the late Carl, the late Analie Peck (Jim), the late Theresa Horan (Michael). Dear brother-in-law of the late John Mihoren (the late Ann), the late Amil Mihoren (the late Connie), the late Dora Milonoff (the late Michael). Many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and fur babies also survive. Wilfred worked for the C&O Railroad for over 40 years and owned and operated W.J. Bondy Customs Brokers Ltd. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday June 13, 2017 at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street Leamington from 9 am. until Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Michael’s Church Building Fund or the Alzheimer Society. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Foldesi, Irene Elizabeth (nee Alaers) of Leamington Ontario

Posted by on June 11, 2017

1937-2017
Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Erie Shores Healthcare on Thursday June 8, 2017. Beloved wife of Rudolph for 61 years. Together they had 4 children, Jerry (Pamela J.), Randy (Mary), Pamela (Joe), Robert (Sandy). Adored by her grandchildren, Jason
(Tatiana), Lindsey (Todd), Shauna, Myranda (Matt), Rachael (Cam), Ryan (Michelle), Sean, Keisha and Jaden and her great grandchildren, Maddox, Bella and Isabelle. Irene is also survived by her brother Albert (Henriette) and sister Madeline Ross (Larry) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Andrew and Amelia Alaers, brother Charles (Angela) and sister Geraldine Hutchinson. She was loved by many friends and enjoyed playing scrabble, canasta and games on her computer. She was a longtime member of St. Michael’s C.W.L. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday June 12, 2017 from 6 pm. until 9 p.m. C.W.L. Prayer Service at 8 p.m. Cremation to follow. The family wish to thank Dr. Robert Simpson, nurses Moe, Holly, Brenda, Kasia, Jen, Lois, the staff at Chartwell Leamington and Mary Lapos for all their kindness. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung
Association. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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SCHERER, Luanne of Kingsville, Ontario

Posted by on June 6, 2017

SCHERER, Luanne

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Luanne Scherer (Wharram) at 63 years of age. Beloved wife and childhood sweetheart of Ed Scherer for almost 50 years. Loving and cherished mom to Heidi Scherer Bell and Nikki Lahoud (Craig). Proud and devoted grandma of Addie and Easton. Lovingly received into the arms of her dear parents, Harry and Elva Wharram (2009). Dear sister of Roger Wharram (Glenda). Dear sister-in-law of Peter Scherer (Linda) and Ingrid Mayer (John). Survived by many nieces and nephews. Luanne was utterly devoted to her family and grandchildren. She spent many hours playing hide and go seek, at the park, and making their favourite chili, chicken noodle soup and palachinka with sprinkles. She will be fiercely missed by her camping crew. Luanne retired in 2010 and was a proud work “momma” to many at the former Leamington Police Department. Luanne will always be remembered for her amazing pies, twinkling eyes and selfless heart. The family would like to acknowledge and thank the amazing EMS family, especially Dave and Deb, Kingsville Fire Department, ER, ICU staff at Leamington Hospital and WRH Ouellette Campus for their compassionate care. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made by cheque to Anita Betterley In Trust for Ronny George Betterley or Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2904/Luanne-Scherer/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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KECK, Therese Emilie (nee Peter) of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017


A resident of Leamington, Therese Keck passed away on Thursday, May 18 2017 at the Erie Shores Hospice, with her loving family at her side, at the age of 89. She was born in Poland and was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Peter (nee Zittlau). Loving wife of Jack Keck for 56 years. Dear mother of Rosemarie & Joe Palmer, Ed & Laura Keck. Proud grandmother to Jennifer and her husband Brett, Kyle & fiancé Stephanie,Colleen and Derek. Dear sister to Henry & Mary Peter. Predeceased by her brother Samuel; sister`s Olga & Henry Hauer, Lydia & Adolf Gurske. Therese will also be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews. Therese was a dedicated member of St. Paul`s Lutheran Church. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. and on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk St. Leamington from 9:30 am until the Funeral Service to celebrate Therese`s life at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations to St.Paul`s Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2881/Therese-Keck/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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OUELLETTE, Greg of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017

OUELLETTE, Greg

62 years, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Dear brother of the late Pat Lafleur, Sam Ouellette (Doreen), the late Kay Sauve (Roland), Marion Tillotson (late Colin), Danny Ouellette (Shirley), Kelly Ouellette (Ruby). Husband of Paula Ouellette. Dear son-in-law of Ann and the late Roland Guilbault and brother-in-law of Bridget, Veronica, Donna, and Tim. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may share memories and make donations at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2884/Greg-Ouellette/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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DUECKMAN, Henry of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017

DUECKMAN, Henry

After 95 years he went peacefully to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home Residence. Beloved husband of the late Anne (2015) (nee Schmidt) for 68 years. Dear father of Bruce and Linda, Linda and Roger Epp, James and Shirley, Janet and Gerald Petker. Loving grandfather of Jen and Jeff Foster, Mieka Dueckman, Melody and Randy Pedersen, Mary and Ed DaPonte, Greg and Angela Epp, Ryan and Jaclyn Epp, Rach and Joel Krause, Renita and Dan Wiebe, Rob and Julia Dueckman, Jordan and Shandell Petker, Lindsay Petker, Meaghan Petker and 18 great grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Rudy (late Frieda), the late Helmut (Elsie), Walter (Erika) and brother-in-law of the late Henry Schmidt (late Helen), the late John Schmidt (late Elizabeth), the late Hilda Dueck (late Peter), the late Peter Schmidt (Helma). Sincere thanks to the staff and volunteers at the Leamington Mennonite Home Residence for taking such good care of our Dad. Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 6-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Henry’s life at Meadow Brook Church, 219 Talbot St. E., Leamington on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. Pastor Chris Walker officiating. Private interment was held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2887/Henry-Dueckman/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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