Debergh, Carol Ruth (nee McLean)

Posted by on February 6, 2017

Debergh, Carol Ruth (nee McLean)
Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice in the arms of her loving husband, Robert (Bob), after 62 years of marriage. Loving Mother of Debbie Setterington (Tom), Danny Debergh (Tina), and Nancy York (Larry). Proud Grandmother of James Tober (Fleur), Erich Tober (Christina), Rauni Tilden (Chris), Kelly Ingratta (Mike), John Debergh, Chelsea and Kaitlyn York and Devon Carreiro. Great Grandmother of Kellie Montgomery, Coleton Graham, Bailey Debergh, and Rilyon and Callum Tober. She will also be missed by many loved and loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents Hugh and Ruth McLean, her sisters Marion Clark (Bill), Joan Musgrove (Buck), and her brother Hugh Mclean. Survived by her sister-in law Pat McLean and brother-in law Rene Debergh (Gisele). Carol courageously fought a long, hard battle with lung disease for the past 53 years. Her Father would have been so proud that she lived past her 81st birthday. Her family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to those who have helped care for Carol, which allowed her to stay home with her precious Ebby and Elly until her last days. Thank you to the staff at St. Elizabeth Health Care (especially her Twyla), all the staff from CCAC and Bayshore Home Health. A special thank you to the amazing staff and volunteers at Erie Shores Hospice for comforting her and her family on her final journey. To Carol’s dearest friends, Henriette, Veronica, Joan, Cathy and Gail, and to the best neighbours anyone could have had, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. As per Carol’s wishes cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. Michael’s Parish, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington from 10 a.m. until time of the Mass of the Resurrection at 11 a.m. Fr. Danny Santos officiating. Inurnment Erie Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Leamington. If you so desire, memorial donations, made by cheque, to Erie Shores Hospice or the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Family & Friends may share their memories of Carol or make an online contribution at http://reidfuneralhome.ca/

 

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Harms, Ann of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on February 3, 2017

Harms, Ann

90 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 31, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home where she had been a resident for many years. Ann was born in Rhineland, Manitoba on September 9, 1926. She had never been married. She was the eldest of 6 children in the family of whom only 3 brothers survive at present. Her brother Vic, lives in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Alvin in Saskatchewan and Harry in Kitchener, Ontario. She has numerous nieces and nephews scattered across the country as well as one niece in Germany. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Ann’s life, will be held at the Leamington Mennonite Home, 35 Pickwick Avenue on Sunday February 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. Rev. Cathrin van Sintern-Dick officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Leamington Mennonite Home. A big, heartfelt thankyou is extended to the staff and volunteers at the Leamington Mennonite Home who have been so generous in their help. Special thanks to Karin Forshaw, board member of the Mennonite Home, who has been like “one of the family” by looking after all the details involved with Ann’s care on behalf of the distant family members. Ann was a quiet, humble soul, now gone to her reward. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2761/Ann-Harms/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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McNeelands, Shirley Eileen of Kingsville, Ontario

Posted by on February 3, 2017

McNeelands, Shirley Eileen (nee Wilkinson)

87 years, passed away peacefully on Monday January 30, 2017. A resident of Royal Oak Long Term Care, Kingsville. Beloved wife of Gerald for 42 years. Dear mother of Gloria Newman and Faye Thibodeau (Roger). Loving grandmother of Michelle and Mark Mitchell, Lisa and Ryan Mitchell, Renée and Phil Charrette, Christopher deVries, Michael and Brienne deVries and great grandmother of Alex, Ian, Kristopher, Michael and Dax. Predeceased by her parents Gerald and Hazel Wilkinson and infant sister Ruby. Shirley worked for many years at the F.W. Woolworth Store in Leamington and will be missed by her loyal canine companion Toby. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Thursday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Shirley’s life, from the funeral home on Friday February 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Interment Lakeview Cemetery Leamington. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Essex County Humane Society. Shirley’s family wish to extend their sincere thanks to Shirley’s caregiver Margaret. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2760/Shirley-McNeelands/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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Tiessen, John of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on February 3, 2017

Tiessen, John

82 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Irene (2012). Devoted and loving father of Deborah Kimball (Keith), Ken, Mark (Marlo), Tracy VandenBerg (Dave). Cherished grandfather to Kristen and James McDonald, Kimberly and Shawnn Collison, Stephanie and Jason Ouellette, Stacey and Adam Kemp, Mackenzie VandenBerg and Austin VandenBerg, Hayley Dunmore and 7 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Elsie Janzen (George), Irene Epp (Jake), Martin (Suzanne), Margaret Smith (Gord), Erwin (Ruth), Walter (Bev), Ed (Jane). Predeceased by siblings Sophie Wiens (Vic), Nick (Miriam), Louise Schiller (Helmut) and Robert. Dear brother-in-law of Annie Neufeld (the late Ernie). Predeceased by brother-in-law George Neufeld. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life, from the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East Leamington on Monday February 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. Rev. Victor Winter & Rev. Cathrin van Sintern-Dick officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or Leamington United Mennonite Church. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2764/John-Tiessen/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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Mattia, Clemente of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Mattia, Clemente

79 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus. Beloved husband of Assunta for 55 years. Loving father of Maria Kouhang (Mohssen), Teresa Longo (Angelo), Joe Mattia (Jessica). Cherished Nonno of Keon and Cyrus Kouhang, Vanessa and Donovan Longo, Robert, Katherine and Nora Mattia. Dear brother of Pat Mattia (Joanne), Filomena DeSantis (Mario), Teresa Mastroiani, Anna Bianchi (Francesco), Sylvestro Mattia (Rosa), Loretto Mattia (late Flora), the late Assunta Mattia, the late John Mattia (Anna), the late Vittoria Gabriele (late Joe), brother-in-law to Yolanda Sera (Giovanni), Vittorio Rossi (Lina), Mario Rossi (Emily), Anna Rossi (Natalino). Clemente will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at St. Michael’s Parish, Leamington from 9 a.m. until time of Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital 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/2759/Clemente-Mattia/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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PRETLI, Elizabeth of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 30, 2017

PRETLI, Elizabeth (nee Leili)

82 years, passed away at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus on Friday, January 27, 2017 surrounded by family. Loved wife of the late George Pretli (1989) for 37 years. Loving companion of Henry Kaiser. Dear beloved mother of Rosemarie Lougheed (Doug), Susie Brown (Nigel Lucas), Heidi Kubis (Butch). Adored Oma of Marcie Gervais (Jason), Michael Lougheed (Jessica) and Peter Brown. Most loved Great Oma of Sam and Nate Gervais and Henry and Oliver Lougheed. Dear sister of Mathilda Lecoq (Kleber), Ann Wuerch (Bill), Gerda Meixner (Walter), Steve Leili (Cheryl). Predeceased by brothers, Joseph and Roland and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Leili. Special aunt to many nieces and nephews. All her life, Elizabeth loved working in her gardens along with farm work, cooking and baking. Special thanks to the Leamington Mennonite Home Staff and 7W at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette for all their care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Elizabeth’s life at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street, Leamington on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 11 a.m. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2756/Elizabeth-Pretli/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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ZIMMERMANN, Mary of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 30, 2017

ZIMMERMANN, Mary

95 years, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Karl (2006). Dear mother of Tony Zimmermann (late Esther). Loving grandmother of Steve, Dave (Kim), Mike (Amanda) and great grandmother of 5 great grandchildren. A private Graveside Service 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/2758/Maria-Zimmermann/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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NASH, Evelyn Ruth of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 30, 2017

NASH, Evelyn Ruth

82 years, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved wife of Erle for 65 years. Dear mother of Nancy Springthorpe (Bob), Randy (Noreen) and Ruth Ann “Dodie” Wilson (Bill). Loving grandmother of Becky and David Enns, Karen and Chris Wybenga, Amanda Nash, Danielle Nash (Rob Brown), Abbey and Jonathon Koster, Andrea and Derek Watts, Spencer Wilson and great grandmother of Ryan and Audrey Wybenga, Sydney and Barrett Enns, Royce and Hailey Koster, Paige and Emma Watts. Dear sister of Lois Bradford (late Walter) and sister-in-law of Milan Nash (Millie) and the late Harlan Nash (Ann). Evelyn, along with her husband, Erle were the owners of Nash Travel and Tours, Wheatley. Evelyn’s family wish to thank the staff at Leamington Hospital and Erie Shores Hospice for their care. At Evelyn’s request, cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or memorial service. A private family gathering will be held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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NEUTS, Cliff of Ruthven, Ontario

Posted by on January 25, 2017

NEUTS, Cliff

73 years, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Beloved husband of Doreen (Austin). Dear father of Thomas Neuts, Rob Neuts, Staci Whittle (Kevin). Loving grandfather of Alexandera and Austin. Dear brother of Alice Wallie (Larry). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Friday 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Cliff’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. Linda Blair officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2755/Clifford-Neuts/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Schwengsbier, Otto

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Schwengsbier, Otto

79 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband of Elfriede Schwengsbier (nee Bormann) for 60 years. Loving father of Monica Weil (Henry), Linda Johnson (John Ludwiczak) and the late Otto (2013) (Laurie). Cherished Opa of Timothy Weil (Lori), Matthew Weil (Lindsay), Aaron Johnson, Mallory and Cameron Schwengsbier and the late Andrew Schwengsbier (2007); and Special Opa of Emma, Jackson, Myla, Jaelyn and Leah. Dear brother of the late Paula Bohlen (the late Alfred), Martha Dorner (Peter), Olga Fischer (the late Joe), the late Annie Renner (Adolf), Erika Sonntag (the late Wolfgang), Margaret Schuller (the late Alfred), and Christel Cardoso (and the late Daniel); and brother-in-law of the late Gerhardt Bormann (Gerda), Maria Trittler (the late Engelbert), Erich Bormann (Maria), Bruno Bormann (Sharon) and Hilda DeWaal (Abraham). Otto is survived by many nieces and nephews and his grand dog Scooby. Otto cherished his visits from the neighbourhood children and would always have treats waiting for them. He had a soft spot for animals and birds, and made sure they always had something to eat. His generosity will be missed by many. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Otto’s life, from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11 am. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice or to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at http://reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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James, Doris Ruth from Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 20, 2017

James, Doris Ruth

It is with profound sadness that we say goodbye to Doris Ruth James, who passed away quietly on January 16, 2017, in her 85th year. Devoted wife and best friend of William (Bill) James. Dear mother of Bob James (Dorothy), and Rick James (Nina). Doting grandmother of Lori, Lindsay and Marcie. Now reunited with her sisters Mary Haines (1991), Helen Graves (2013), Audrey Johnston (2011) and her parents Harley (1989) and Hazel (1971) Graves. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Doris’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. Linda Blair officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort, photos or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2750/Doris-James/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Neufeld, Agatha of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 16, 2017

Neufeld, Agatha

93 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Born in Maryovka, Russia on October 24, 1923. Predeceased by her parents Peter and Sara Neufeld. Dear sister of Agnes Fast (Vern). Predeceased by two brothers, Abe (the late Hilda) (Sadie), Peter (Jessie) and by three sisters, Mary Neufeld, Sara Reimer (the late Jake) and Jessie Duerkson (the late George). Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. After working at the H.J. Heinz Co. for a short time she acquired a teaching position with the Leamington School District until her retirement. Visiting at the Faith Mennonite Church, 269 Sherk Street, Leamington on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Agatha’s life at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Ruth Boehm officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Agatha was lovingly cared for by her family members Harry and Joan Enns, Dave and Judy Enns. A special thank you to the nurses and doctors at the Leamington Mennonite Home and Leamington Hospital for the care they provided Agatha. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2747/Agatha-Neufeld/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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Muscat: Natalie (nee Avelar) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 16, 2017

Muscat: Natalie (nee Avelar)

A resident of Leamington, Natalie Muscat passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital at the age of 62. She was born in Portugal and was the daughter of the late Joao Avelar and Angela Avelar. Loving wife of John Muscat for 42 years. Dear mother of Michelle Muscat (Greg) and Kristy Muscat. Natalie will also be dearly missed by her four legged friends Cocoa and Charly. Dear sister to Mary Avelar-Blemings. She will also be dearly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in various parts of the world. Family and friends will be received at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliot St. Leamington on Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10:00 am until the Mass of the Resurrection at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2749/Natalie-Muscat/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Hostine, Margaret Ilene (nee Sanford) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 16, 2017

Hostine, Margaret Ilene (nee Sanford)

92 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens. Beloved wife of the late Murray Hostine (1999). Dear mother of Larry (Brenda). Loving grandmother of Deanna Whan (Stephen), Karen Hostine and great grandmother of Alexander, Samantha, Murray and Katherine. Dear sister of Hugh Sanford and the late Reford Sanford, Kenneth Sanford and Eleanor Moskaluk. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Rev. Olav Kitchen officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Margaret was a longtime, dedicated member of Peachland Rebekah Lodge #45 and Imperial Chapter # 21 Order of the Eastern Star Leamington. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington United Church or charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2746/Margaret-Hostine/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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Cobby, Debbie of Wheatley, Ontario

Posted by on January 6, 2017

Cobby, Debbie

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Debbie on Wednesday January 4, 2017 in her 63rd year. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at Victoria Hospital, London. Debbie is survived by her loving husband Ken. She will be sadly missed by her children Chris (Dawn) and Derek (Krista). Loving grandma to Peyton, Brooklyn and Conor who brought her so much joy. Forever cherished by her sister Gail Morrison (Tim Sheehan) and brother Ken Morrison (Lorri). Predeceased by her parents Eric and Carole Morrison. Debbie will be fondly remembered by her extended family as well as her many close friends. At Debbie’s request cremation has taken place.Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Debbie’s life, from the funeral home on Monday January 9, 2017 at 12 noon. Rev. Ted Smith officiating. Interment Erie Cemetery Wheatley. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Trillium Gift of Life Network or Erie Shores Hospice.

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Waterfield, Patricia “Pat” of Belle River, Ontario

Posted by on January 5, 2017

Waterfield, Patricia “Pat”

63 years, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Wednesday January 4, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Dear mother of Daina Fields (Patrick) and Aaron. Proud grandma to her “bumby” Darien. Dear sister of Jo-Ann Ward (the late Jim), Nancy Longstreet (Reo Fountain) and Helen Longstreet. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Special friend to Barbara and Paul Nielsen, Linda and Jerry Sleiman and Nickie Welacky. She will be missed by her fur baby Mindy. At Pat’s request cremation has taken place. The family wish to extend their sincere thanks to everyone at Erie Shores Hospice for the care they provided Pat. Memorial donations may be made to Erie Shores Hospice or Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2740/Patricia-Waterfield/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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BUTCHER, John of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 4, 2017

BUTCHER, John

Passed away peacefully on Jan 1st in his 82nd year with his loving wife Marilyn and daughter Jordan by his side. John and Marilyn celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary last July. Much loved father of Jordan, and Jason (Brenda) and dearest grandfather to Ethan and Nicole Butcher. Predeceased by sister Lila Pickering (2014)(late Bob), brother Kenneth Butcher (1999)(Eileen) and survived by sister Marion Reid (Jim). Lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law Douglas Clark (Shirley). John will be missed by many nieces and nephews. John will always be fondly remembered for his eternally positive demeanour, his ever ready smile and his willingness to help others. His friendship to many will be greatly missed. He was a devoted member of Leamington United Church for 36 years, enjoying both fellowship and service. John always led by example and he volunteered regularly in his community. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Donations in memory of John may be made to Leamington United Church or the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2738/John-Butcher/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Brown, Trudy of Wheatley, Ontario

Posted by on January 4, 2017

Brown, Trudy (nee McClellan)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus at the age of 66. Survived by loving husband Brian, son Steven (Heather), daughter Tricia, and predeceased by son Tom (1997). Loved by grandchildren Arlie (Esther), Adalynn (Brandon), Adam, Asher, and Thomas. Dear sister of Jim McClellan (late Norma), Nancy Drummond (Joe), sister-in-law Jacquelyn Cornies (Larry), valued friend Mary Shaw. Adored aunt to many nieces and nephews. Long-time member of Wheatley Lioness. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wheatley Lioness Service 7 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Trudy’s life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Wheatley Lioness would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort, photos or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2737/Trudy-Brown/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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BEACOM, Eugenea “Jean” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 4, 2017

BEACOM, Eugenea “Jean” (Milkins)

73 years, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Harold Beacom (2015). Dear mother of Michele Beacom. Loving grandmother of Dylan, Naomi and Maya Cant. Dear sister of the late Michael Milkins (Debbie), Terry Moore, Ron Moore (Pat), and Sharon Moore and sister-in-law of the late Lorne Beacom, the late Ken Beacom, the late Willis Beacom (the late Sandra), the late Wesley Beacom (the late Gladys), the late Grant Beacom (the late Norma), Allan Beacom (the late Joanne), the late Ross Beacom (the late Donna), Charles Beacom (Marilyn), Doug Beacom (the late Jean), Maxine Emery (Bob). Jean will be missed by many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. Rev. Thomas Kay officiating. Interment of cremated remains at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Knox Presbyterian Church. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2739/Eugenea-Beacom/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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BROOKER, MICHELE JILL

Posted by on December 26, 2016

Brooker, Michele Jill (nee Martin)

52 years, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Beloved wife of Terry. Dear mother of Kayla Mooney (Joseph). Loving grandma of Benedict. Cherished daughter of Claudia and the late Henry “Pete” Martin. Dear sister of Jim, Jeff, Ron, Mark (Dawn), Jeanette (Dann) and Juanita (Chris). Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Memorial talk at 6 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may send condolences at http://reidfuneralhome.ca/

 

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Reingold, Helen (nee McDonell) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 23, 2016

Reingold, Helen (nee McDonell)

Helen was born October 18, 1934 and passed away peacefully with her loving sister by her side on December 21, 2016 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Formerly of Toronto. Beloved wife of the late Murray Reingold (2000). Helen is survived by her dear siblings Donald (Claudiane), Ottawa; Wesley, Calgary; Colleen Davies (the late Don), Port Lambton; Ruth Slote (the late Tim), Leamington; and brother-in-law Pierre Fortin and sister-in-law Bonnie McDonell. Predeceased by her parents Dan E. and Christena ‘Tina’ McDonell and siblings Georgina (Johnny) McRae, Barbara (Bert) LeVoguer, Mary Fortin, Aeneas (Doris) (Edith) McDonell and Elwyn McDonell. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and great friends. Helen grew up on the family farm in Martintown, Ontario and left home to pursue a career in nursing at the Hotel-Dieu School of Nursing in Cornwall. Following Helen’s wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held in the spring in St. Andrew’s. If you wish to make a donation, the family has asked that donations be made to the Alzheimer Society or to a charity of your choice. Family and Friends may share their memories or make an online contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2728/Helen-Reingold/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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TIESSEN, William (Bill) of Kingsville, Ontario

Posted by on December 20, 2016

TIESSEN, William (Bill)

84 years, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Edith. Dear father of Lorrie Maksimovic (Danny), Doug Tiessen (JoAnne), Julie Driedger (Bill), Dick Tiessen (Paula), Dan Tiessen (Carole), Gerry Tiessen (Claire). Loving Opa of 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Harry Tiessen (Aggie), Bertha Tiessen, the late Selma Enns (late Harry) and the late Helen Tiessen. Bill will be missed by a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visiting at the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 12 p.m. until time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Bill’s life at 2 p.m. Pastor Victor Winter officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2724/William-Tiessen/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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HURST, Sarah of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 25, 2016

2016_11_24_13_16_100053HURST, Sarah (Sadie) Lydia (nee Vallance)

92 years, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at her home in Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Donald (2014) with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Loving mother of Thomas and wife Peggy, Joan and husband Jorge Marzetti, John Hurst, Bruce Hurst and wife Cindy. Adored grandmother of Jane, Paul, Dustin and Jocelyn. Dear sister-in-law of late Leonard (late Mary), the late John (Wilma), and the late Dorothy Grieve (late Kay). Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Sarah was a Life Member since 1982 of the Margaret Ramsay Auxiliary of the Women’s Missionary Society at Knox Presbyterian Church. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday from 4 -7 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Sarah’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. Rev. Thomas Kay officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations, made by cheque, to the Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make an online donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2697/Sarah-Hurst/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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McCallum, Marion of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 25, 2016

paper-photo-mccallum-marion-copyMcCallum, Marion

82 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 24, 2016. Beloved wife of Allan. Dear mother of Margaret McCallum (Matt), Fiona Kydd (Steven), Elspeth McCallum (Ron). Loving grandmother of Victor Lesperance, Melissa Lesperance, William Kydd, Christopher Kydd, Ian Jovanovich, Nicole McCallum, Natasha Felder (Josh) and great grandmother of Kaley, Skyla, Eli, Charlotte, Ayden, Riley and Lincoln. Predeceased by sister Margaret and brother Tom. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday November 28, 2016 from1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2701/Marion-McCallum/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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Bigley, Lynn Ann (nee Woltz) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 23, 2016

paper-photo-bigley-lynn-ann-copyBigley, Lynn Ann (nee Woltz)

61 years, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Monday November 21, 2016 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved wife of Doug. Dear mother of Doug Jr. (Kelly) and the late Stacey (2016) (Chantal). Loving grandmother of Cody and Darian, Sebastian and great grandmother of Paisley. Dear sister of Don (Isabel), Nancy Bachmeier (Joe), Sam (the late Diane), Tom, Cheryl Imeson (Bill Finlay) and the late Ron and Randy “Buck” Woltz. Lynn is also survived by several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. At Lynn’s request there will be no visitation or service. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2694/Lynn-Ann-Bigley/obituary.html#tribute-start.

 

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