Schauer, Ryan Steven of Harrow and Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on June 26, 2015

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32 years, passed away suddenly on Wednesday June 24, 2015. Beloved husband of Erin. Loving father of Bronson. Dear son of Willie and Dolores Schauer and son-in-law of Douglas and Debra Bechard. Dear brother of Jeffrey (Laura) and uncle to Luke. Dear grandson of Mary Schauer and the late Arthur, the late Elton and Rachel Jeffery, Don and Joanne Corman and Cliff Bechard. Dear brother-in-law of Melissa Bechard, Douglas Bechard, Kay-Dee Fox (Derek) and uncle to Cody and Abbie. Several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive. Ryan played baseball all his life with various teams and leagues and will be forever missed by “The Dawgz”. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Ryan’s life on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street Leamington. Pastor Mike Lees officiating. Memorial donations will be placed in a trust account for Bronson’s education. (Please make cheque payable to the Bronson Schauer Education Fund). Friends may send condolences online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Costanza, Milvo of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on June 24, 2015

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91 years, died peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Tuesday June 23, 2015. He will be sadly and forever missed by his beloved wife, Serafina, his daughter Dina Davila (Carlos) in London and his three precious grandchildren, Brandon, Alissa and Ryan. Born in Patrica, Frosinone, Italy, Milvo spent the better part of his life in Leamington where he worked as a custom tailor for over 30 years until his retirement in 1984. Milvo made many contributions to the Italian community over the years. As one of the original founders of the Roma Club, his dedication and perseverance helped establish the foundation for a successful social club. His presence was especially felt during the Leamington Centennial in 1974 where he lent countless hours, organizational and sewing skills to the award winning presentation of the Italian float in the Centennial Parade. He was also instrumental in launching the placement of the fountain and naming of the Italian Centennial Park in front of the Leamington Public Library. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street Leamington on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 10 a.m. Fr. Pat Fuerth officiating. Entombment St. Peter’s Cemetery, London. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

SCHMIDT, Peter of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on June 22, 2015

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Peacefully at home, surrounded by the comforting voices of his loving family, Peter passed away on June 20, 2015 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Helma (nee Dick) for 59 years. Loving father of Marylou Burkard (Frank), Susan Schmidt Goerz (late Carl) and Donna Mae Krahn. Cherished grandfather of Heidi (Jordan), Samantha (Jon), Tracey (Shelby) and Gillian (Dustin) and great grandfather of Hayden, Jason and Sadie. Survived by his sister Anne Dueckman (Henry). Predeceased by his parents Henry and Anna and step-mother Justina and his siblings; Henry, John and Hilda. Peter was a Jack-of-all-Trades (master of all trades) and was always ready to help his family, friends, and neighbors in any way that he could. His high tenor voice will be missed. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9. Visitation will continue Friday, June 26, 2015 at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak St., Leamington from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service to celebrate Peter’s life at 11a.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made by cheque to WorldServe Ministries, Surrey, B.C. or the Leamington United Mennonite Church. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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KLYM, John of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on June 22, 2015

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91 years, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Mary O (2003). Dear father of Diane Ware (the late Harold) and Mike Klym (Patricia). Loving grandfather of Jeannette Ware-Mikhael (George), John Ware (Joy), Kirsten Klym and Kerry Casarin (Mike). Loving great-grandfather of Lea, Lauren, Olive and Clementine. Dear brother of Nick. Predeceased by his one sister Jenny Hreceniuk and two brothers Pete and Metro. Many nieces and nephews also survive. “A special thanks to nephew Jim for all you have done for us and for Dad.” Also a special thanks to all of the nursing staff on 2N at Leamington District Memorial Hospital and Dr. Simpson for all of the special care and attention he provided for Dad. John was a veteran of WWII and spent most of his working life driving truck and farming for Omstead Foods. Visiting will be at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 2-5 and 7-9. Parish Prayers 3 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk St., Leamington, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association. Online condolences and charitable contributions may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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WILHELM, Anne of Leamington

Posted by on June 22, 2015

Paper Photo, Wihelm Anne90 years, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens. Beloved wife of the late Steve (2004). Dear mother of Ron Wilhelm (the late Dianne). Loving grandmother of Heather Wilhelm (Todd Carter) and Elizabeth Wilhelm (Henry Quiring) and great grandmother of Sophie, Reid, Everett and Colin. A Graveside Service to celebrate Anne’s life will be held at Lakeview Cemetery on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor

BEACOM, Harold G. of Leamington

Posted by on June 16, 2015

Paper photo Beacom, Harold76 years, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Jean (Milkins). Dear father of Michele Beacom. Loving grandfather of Dylan, Naomi and Maya Cant. Dear brother of the late Lorne Beacom, the late Ken Beacom, the late Willis Beacom (the late Sandra), the late Wesley Beacom (the late Gladys), Grant Beacom (the late Norma), Allan Beacom (Joanne), Ross Beacom (the late Donna), Charles Beacom (Marilyn), Doug Beacom (the late Jean), Maxine Emery (Bob) and brother-in-law of the late Michael Milkins (Debbie), Terry Moore, Ron Moore (Pat), and Sharon Moore. Harold will be missed by many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service to celebrate Harold’s life will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre (519-326-2631) on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Interment of cremated remains at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Knox Presbyterian Church. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor

ANDARY, Alee (nee Trad)

Posted by on June 14, 2015

Andary, Alee (nee Trad)

77 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus with her loving family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Abraham (2012). Loving mother of Susan Andary (Joseph), Sarah Mihan, Mary Baillargeon (Bert), Sandy DiMenna (Rani), Ike Andary, Chuck Andary (Brenda Donnelly). Dear and devoted grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Survived by brother Merchad Trad (late Selma) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Monday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot St. E., Leamington on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10 a.m. Mons. Charles Saad officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. Parish Prayers Monday at 8 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to St. Anthony’s Parish or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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MARSILIO, Mike

Posted by on June 8, 2015

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With broken hearts the family announces the sudden passing of Mike on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital at 48 years of age. Beloved son of John and Maria Marsilio (nee Spidalieri). Dearest brother of Lino and his wife Bernadette. Mike adored his only nephew Zachary and Zachary adored his Uncle Mike. Dear nephew of Amelio and Maria Spidalieri, Tony and Irene Spidalieri, Rose and Alex Del Brocco, Nick and Rose Spidalieri, the late Carlo and Teresa DiVito, many aunts and uncles in Italy and cousins in Canada and Italy. Mike was a dedicated employee with Southwestern Manufacturing. He had a large circle of friends and will be truly missed by all that knew him. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 pm (Parish Prayers 7 pm), and on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 9:30 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Cremation to follow. Mike worshiped his nephew Zachary and if he was alive to tell us his wishes, he would request donations be made to Zachary’s Education Fund (cheques made payable to Maria Marsilio) or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Family & Friends may share their memories of Mike at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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REID: Marion E. of Leamington

Posted by on June 7, 2015

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Peacefully passed into heaven on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital at the age of 85. Loving wife of the late Clifford (1982). Devoted mother of Bob (Beth), the late Dean (1999), Tom (Susan) and Brian (Margaret). Cherished grandmother of Melanie (Brad), Chris (Amy), Janet (Dan), Lindsey (Adam), Keri (Derek), Lauren and proud great grandmother of 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Wilbur and Marion Clark. Dear sister to Helen, the late Don (2006), Gaille and Wayne. Daughter-in-law to the late Floyd and Iva Reid. Sister-in-law of the late Raymond (late Maxine), late Clayton and surviving wife Berniece. Special aunt to many nieces and nephews. At Marion’s request cremation has taken place and there will be a graveside service on Wednesday ,June 10, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Leamington. If so desired, memorial donation’s in Marion’s memory can be made to The Kidney Foundation or Hospice of Windsor and Essex County and would be appreciated by the family. Share online condolences or make a charitable contribution at www. reidfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519) 326-2631.

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Filed Under: Ontario, Windsor

MASTRONARDI, Adelfino (David) of Kingsville

Posted by on June 4, 2015

Mastronardi, David Paper photoPassed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Royal Oak Long Term Care at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Margherita Mastronardi (2012). Dear father of Christina Mastronardi (Miracolo) and John Mastronardi (Laura) Loving grandfather of Rick Mastronardi (Jeannie), Bill Mastronardi (Adrianna), Stephanie Driedger (Mike), Susie DeGoey (Johnny), Steven Mastronardi and 8 great grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519 326-2631) on Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St.Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or Leamington Hospital Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor

ELLIOTT, Patricia Lynn, of Cottam, Ontario

Posted by on June 3, 2015

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With broken hearts we announce the sudden, yet peaceful passing of Patricia, at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the age of 25. Cherished daughter of Kevin and Janice Elliott. Loving younger sister of Adam. Granddaughter of Glen Elliott (late Patricia) and the late Edna Hayes. Patricia will be missed by several aunts, uncle, cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Patricia’s life at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey Officiating. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Turner Syndrome Society of Canada. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. “Just wait ’til you see, my brand new home.”

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SLATER, Alan of Leamington

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Slater Alan2015-06-01 (1)90 years, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Franklin Gardens. Beloved husband of the late Nevada (Feltz)(2010). Dear father of Lynn Slater (David), Shelley Dobson (Tim), Julie Knowles (Larry). Loving grandfather of Greg Taylor (Jennifer), Adam Tiessen, Amy Taylor, Jennifer Crozier (Matt), Brandon Knowles (Leanna) and several great grandchildren. Dear sister of Kay Slater, the late Ray Slater (the late Frieda), the late Helen Tropea (Frank), the late Jack Slater (the late Inez), the late Harold Slater (the late Pat), the late Don Slater (Mary). Alan will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Alan served in the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII. He was a member of the Leamington Rotary Club, Leamington Kinsmen Club, Jaycee’s, First Baptist Church, Erie Shores Golf & Country Club, and Leamington Curling Club. Alan enjoyed his guitar and traveling with Nevada. Alan’s family wish to thank the staff at Franklin Gardens for their passionate care. A Private Family Graveside Service was held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or Franklin Gardens Long Term Care. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor

ILES, Mike of Wheatley

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Paper photo Iles, MikeForever 29, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Loving father of Jennifer, Jillian and Dawson. Loving best friend and partner of Jennifer Price and her children, Mason and Devan. Dear son of Norma and Steve and brother of David, Doug, Cam, Leslie, Margie, Scott. Son of the late Don Baruth and brother of Don, Carol, Bob, Jamie and Mary. Mike will be missed by his aunts and uncles, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 2-5 and 7 until the time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Mike’s life at 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. “GO HABS GO BOYS”

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

DYCK, Bernhard ‘Ben’

Posted by on May 25, 2015

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92 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Loving husband of Johanna for 67 years. Beloved father of Henry (Lynn), Paul (Sue), and the late John (November, 2013)(Della). Dearest Opa of Melissa (Chris), Matthew (Lindsay), Daniel (Amanda), Chris (Melanie), Adam (Christie), Nathan (Tanya); and great Opa of 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Bernhard and Elisabeth (nee Funk), and his brothers Rudy and Cornelius. Survived by his sister-in-law Helen and many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday from 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Ben’s life will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 11 am from Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street, Leamington. Vic Winter officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations, made by cheque, to the Leamington Mennonite Home, would be appreciated. Family & Friends may share their memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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VALERI: Romeo of Leamington

Posted by on May 25, 2015

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88 years, passed away Sunday May 24, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Erminia (1986) and the late Nina (2012). Dear father of Rosemary Valeri (Frank Cappelli), Frank Valeri (Kristin). Loving “Nonno” of Jaime Gagnon, Dennis Gagnon Jr. “DJ”, Randi Gagnon, Kevin Valeri, Zachary Valeri, and “Great Nonno” of Taylor. Dear stepfather of Filomena and Angela and “StepNonno” of Carolina, Angelica and Monica. Dear brother of Orlando Valeri (Anna), Giuseppe Valeri (Elizabeth). Predeceased by sister Luisa Colucci (Domenico). Several nieces and nephews also survive. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street Leamington on Wednesday May 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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Filed Under: Ontario, Windsor

MACKENZIE: Robert B. of Leamington

Posted by on May 25, 2015

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With profound sadness, and faith that his journey continues in God’s presence, we regret to announce the passing of Robert B. MacKenzie on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Royal Oak Long Term Care, age 90. Loving husband of the late Betty Mackenzie (nee Wiper) (2012). Dear father of Randy (Penny), Robin MacKenzie-Hepburn, the late Rick (1999), the late Marianne (2007). Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Caitlin Hubber, Heather Jackson (Matt), Andrew, Christopher, Stephen, Amanda, Graham, and proud great-grandfather of Grant, Sophia, Alex, Henry and Sydney. Dear brother to Jack Mackenzie (Ethel), Jim Mackenzie (late Evelyn) and Eric Mackenzie (late Gail). Predeceased by his parents Hugh and Agnes MacKenzie; brother William MacKenzie (late Pat) and his sister Barbara Brooks (late Jim). Survived by many caring brothers and sisters- in-law and nieces and nephews. Robert was a former employee of the H.J. Heinz Company with over 30 years of service. He was a dedicated member of the Leamington United Church and active in the Leamington minor sports community. Family and friends will be received at the Leamington United Church, 9 John St. Leamington on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until the Funeral Service to celebrate Robert’s life at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519 326-2631). Memorial donations to the Leamington United Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Brantford, Ontario, Toronto, Windsor

NAMESPETRA, Steven Frank, of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on May 23, 2015

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Passed away at Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan Campus, on Saturday May 23, 2015 after a short illness at 69 years of age. Loving son of Margaret and the late John F. Namespetra (1997). Brother of Jo-Anne Namespetra, Irene Namespetra and William Namespetra (Liz). Uncle of Kim Sullivan (Mike) and their children, Liam, Iain, Gwyneth and Virginia, Megan Barefoot (Jeff) and their children Elliotte and Emmersenne, Melanie Millette (Sylvain) and their children, Lucie and Toby and Nicholas Namespetra (Marie) and their child Hayden. Steven will also be fondly remembered by his uncle, aunts and many cousins. Steve retired from Windsor Pallet in 2009. He was an avid sports fan cheering for the Detroit Tigers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Lions and his local Essex 73’s. The family would like to thank the Dr’s and nurses on 5N and 4W at Met Campus for their care and concern. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233), on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot St. S. Essex, from 9:30 until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Parish Prayers Tuesday 3 pm. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Windsor. If desired, donations may be made in Steven’s name to the charity of your choice. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Whaley, Donald of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 20, 2015

Whaley, Donald

82 years, passed away Friday May 14, 2015 at his residence. Dear brother of Helen Dundas and Maxine Henderson. Predeceased by his parents Norma and Frank Whaley and by his sister Florence McNeill. Dear uncle of Judy Martinello, Gary McNeill, Randy Dundas and the late Larry White and Jean Egan. Many cousins and friends also survive. A Graveside Service to celebrate Donald’s life will be held at Erie Cemetery, Wheatley on Wednesday May 20, 2015 at

11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Moody, Larry of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 20, 2015

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68 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Beloved husband of Diane (Arthurs). Dear father Jeff (Jan) and Steven. Loving grandfather of Courtney, Amanda, Jenna, Bree-Anne and Justin. Dear brother of Bev Heidt (Bob). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Larry’s life, from the funeral home on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mike Sealy officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or First Baptist Church Memorial Fund. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Biekx, Shirley Ellen of Kingsville, Ontario

Posted by on May 20, 2015

Biekx, Shirley Ellen

84 years, passed away Tuesday May 19, 2015. Beloved wife for 65 years to the late Edward “Ted” Biekx (April 3, 2015). Dear mother of Eddie Biekx (the late Judy), Eugene (Judy Fejko), Janet Pepper (Scott). Twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren also survive. Dear sister of the late Audrey Thompson and the late John Setterington. At Shirley’s request, cremation has taken place. In accordance to Ted and Shirley’s wishes they will be interred together at a private family graveside service. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Windsor

McCracken, Marjorie Jean of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2015

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90 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 14, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Gerald McCracken (1994). Dear mother of Sharon Clark (the late David). Loving grandmother of Christopher and Hilary. Dear sister of Ruth Hillman, Donna Latam and Harold Pearce. Predeceased by 1 sister Lois Holland and by 3 brothers, Jack, Lyle and Rex Pearce. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Marjorie’s life, from the funeral home on Monday May 18, 2015 at 1 p.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Foisy, Betty Caroline (nee Moore) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2015

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We, the family of Betty Foisy are saddened to announce her death on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 85 years of age. She is now reunited with her much loved and dearly missed husband Harvey – he needed his chicken back. She was an astounding and much loved mom to her four ‘poodles’ – Number One son Gary (Brenda), Robyne (John), Carmelita (Larry) and Alice. She was the ‘Best Grandma Ever’ to Cindy (Jeff), Number One grandson Damien, Dionne (Mike), Aimee, Jane, Molly, Chris, Courtney, and Karrie. She dearly adored her 2 great granddaughters Daylin and Avery. She is predeceased by her parents Mildred and John and her brother Jack. She is survived by her sister Joanne (Ray). Although she leaves us behind to mourn her death, she also leaves us with so many wonderful memories to make us each smile. We would like to thank Anthony and all the staff at New Beginnings Rest Home for making her time there so amazing. In her own words, “I’ve had a good life, it was always interesting.” Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service, to Celebrate the Life of this incredible woman, at 12 noon. Pastor Betty Page officiating. Interment to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Olinda-Ruthven. In lieu of flowers, a donation (made by cheque) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the War Amps would be appreciated by the family. Family & Friends may share their memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Vanderbeek, Wilhelmina “Willy” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2015

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83 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday May 14, 2015. Beloved wife of John. Dear mother of Jake (Kathleen), John (Sandy), Shirley Goddard (Bruce), Jeff (Terri). Loving grandmother of thirteen grandchildren and great grandmother of six great grandchildren. Dear sister of Johanna Denbutter. Predeceased by one brother and two sisters. At Willy’s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate Willy’s life, will take place at Faith Reformed Church, 1115 Seacliff Drive, Kingsville on Monday May 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Ken Labbe officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Faith Reformed Church or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

PARENT: Susanne (nee Cook); of Ruthven, Ontario

Posted by on May 11, 2015

W.S. Frame, ParentSusannePARENT: Susanne (nee Cook)

Passed away at Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus, on Saturday, May 09, 2015 at the age of 67. Beloved wife of the late Roger G. Parent (1994). Loving mother of Roger O. Parent (Suzie), Tina Sallows (Mark) and Frank Parent. Cherished grandmother of Calvin, Taylor John, Jaclyn and Andrew. Susanne was born to Louis and Laverne Cook and was one of 15 siblings. Survived by many relatives and friends. Susanne and her late husband were the owner and operators of their family business, Ruthven Auto Towing and Repairs Ltd. for the last 39 years. She was a devoted, helpful and caring individual who enjoyed her life. Spending time with her family and friends was most important. She will be missed by many. A special thanks to all that have helped care for Mom. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk St. Leamington, on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Southwestern Ontario or the Children’s Hospital – London Health Sciences Centre. Online donations or cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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SANDERSON, Donald Whitwam of Leamington

Posted by on May 10, 2015

Paper photo Sanderson, Donald81 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2015 at Franklin Gardens. Beloved Husband for over 53 years to Susan (nee Bowen). Cherished Father to Linda Pajot (Greg) and Liz Bierer (Mike). Irreplaceable Grandfather (Papa) to Riley and Mitchel Bierer, Tara Patrick (Bill) and Derek Pajot (Laura Parks), and great-grandfather to Alex and Zach Patrick. Fondly remembered by Valerie Bierer. Brother of Graham (Marg) and Barbara Wickert (John), and brother-in-law to John Bowen (Carole) and Nancy Roger (late Bill). Much loved uncle to many nieces, nephews and will be missed by many friends. Donald’s life was one well lived with service to God and man. He was Past President of the Leamington Lions Club, Past Master of Leamington Masonic Lodge #290 A.F. and A.M., and member of Sun Parlour Shrine Club. Don was the recipient of the Helen Keller award in 2004, in honour of his service to the Lions Club. He was a lifetime member of the United Church where he served as an Elder for many years. Don enjoyed golf, sailing and his family. The family would like to expressly recognize the loving and compassionate care of all Don’s Franklin Gardens family. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Don’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1 p.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Parkinson Society or the Alzheimer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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