Sweet, Harold A. of Leamington, formerly of Maidstone

Posted by on October 22, 2014

SweetHarold paper copy85 years, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (1969) and the late Rosalind (2010). Dear father of Robert Sweet (Barbara), Richard Sweet (Alice), Dennis Sweet, Wendy Hunter (late Bert Mills), Gregory Sweet and step-father of Patricia Burton (Don), Janet Ross (John), David Munholland (Maryann), Ethel Barnes, and the late Ernest Farough. Loving grandfather of many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter. Predeceased by his parents, Alvin and May and his siblings, Frank “Adrian”, Eleanor, Ida Belle, and Hilda. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Harold was owner/operator of Harold Sweet & Sons Trucking in Maidstone, a lifelong farmer and a resident of Leamington for the last 30 years. 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 Harold’s life at the Funeral Home on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 1 p.m. Rev. Thomas Kay officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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LaMarsh, Helen Elizabeth of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 21, 2014

LaMarshHelenPaper 66 years, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Bill (2007). Predeceased by her mother and father Anne and Alexander Muir. Dear sister of Margaret (Cliff) Demers, Marilyn Brown, Barbara (Mike) Roussel, and predeceased by brothers Alex and Bill Muir. Helen will always be remembered by her nieces and nephews. Helen was a dear and trusted friend of Mona Anthony and Donna and Terry Coulter. She will never be forgotten by her many friends, co-workers and colleagues whose lives she touched. At Helen’s request, cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Ontario Lung Association by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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COSENS, Walter

Posted by on October 19, 2014

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83 years, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of the late Josie Cosens (2004). Dear father of Sally Cosens, Lori Pouget (Tony), and the late Michelle and Valerie Cosens. Loving grandfather to Amanda and Yvette and great grandfather to Connor. Predeceased by sister Ellen Tilden. Walter was a truck driver for many years and a dedicated family man. At Walter’s request cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday October 21, 2014 from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Rev. Paul Poolton officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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TATOMIR, John Joseph

Posted by on October 19, 2014

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It is with sadness and profound peace that the family of John Joseph Tatomir Sr. announces his passing from this world on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the age of 86 years. He died at home peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and his devoted wife Mildred. John was a loving father to Alice (late Wayne) Hopper, John Tatomir Jr. (late Carol), Linda (Bill) Derbyshire, Betty Jean (Marino) Freitas, the late Connie Tatomir, Allan (Alejandra) Momney, Diane (Ed) Bartel and James (Pina) Tatomir. Proud grandpa and great grandpa to Lauralee, David, Ashley and Tyler Dibbley, Lloyd, Tricia, Olivia and Angela Derbyshire, Jason, Muriel and Kirn Hopper, Lowell Hopper, Millie Ann, Mario, Logan and Isabella Barberio, Connie, Steve, Tyler and Ryan Lebrasseur, Krystal and Justin Martens, John James Tatomir, Chad Bartel, Edward Bartel, (the late Fred), Joanne, Derek, Hunter and Marisa Freitas, Peggy Freitas, Allan Jr. and America Momney, Alexandra Momney, Andrew Momney, Marilyn Momney, Tammy and Scott Lockamy, Jessica, Randy and Chelsea Andary, Jerry and Michelle Tatomir. Predeceased by two brothers Dennis and Walter and by one sister Mary. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. John will be remembered for his love of farming and his successful onion and carrots operation. We know he enjoys peace as he walks through the fields of heaven. We love you forever and you will never be forgotten. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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REIMER, Cindy (nee Beacom); of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 17, 2014

WindsorStarFrame, ReimerCindyPassed away peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Loving wife of Abe Reimer for 38 years. Predeceased by her parents Willis and Sandra Beacom. Survived by her brother Bill (Connie). Survived by mother-in-law Justina Reimer and many brothers and sisters-in-law. Cindy will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 1 p.m. until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Cindy’s life at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If so desired, donations in memory of Cindy may be made by cheque 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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KOVACHICH : Gail Kenlyn (nee Bryon) of Leamington

Posted by on October 16, 2014

WindsorStarFrame, Kovachich copyKovachich, Gail Kenlyn (nee Bryon)
77 years, passed away Tuesday October 14, 2014 at Leamington Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Ernest (1968). Dear mother of Kenlyn (Brian) Austin and Dennis Kovachich. Loving grandmother to Myranda and Ryan Hanstedt, Travis Austin and fiancée Amaryllis Gonzalez, Gillian and Christopher North, Devin Kovachich and Kyle Kovachich and great grandmother to Nolan, Aaron and Bryce. Gail is predeceased by her parents Robert C. and Eleanor Bryon along with her sister Sharon Morrison. Gail was a graduate of the University of Toronto (Royal Conservatory of Music), a piano teacher for over 55 years, a member of O.R.M.T.A., as well as a member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Leamington. 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 Gail’s life, from Knox Presbyterian Church, 58 Erie Street South, on Monday October 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Thomas J. Kay officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung Association, Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Konrad, Hildegard “Hilda” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 15, 2014

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91 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late George G. Konrad (2001). Dear mother of Edna (Carlo) Vander Muren, Robert (Lois) Konrad, Harvey (Virginia) Konrad, Evelyn (Kevin) Greenwood. Loving “Oma” to Jeff and Paulette Mensch, Brent and Lorrie Mensch, Jodi and Rich Grenier, Jim and Mariel Konrad, Julie and Michael Konrad-Brisbin, Janet and Joel Epp, Ilaina and Jeremy Martin, Nicole Konrad, Trevor Konrad, Corynn and Steve Billing, Ryan and TJ Pickford, Ben Greenwood and loving “Great Oma” to Morgan, Adara, Jadyn, Chloe, Hayden, Kendra, Tyler, Caitlyn, Ryan, Sasha, Alex, Jack, Nate, Ellery and Kade. Dear sister of Kay Wolfreys, the late George (Margaret) Thiessen, the late Agnes Hanes, the late Erika Thiessen, Harold (Mary) Thiessen, Frieda (Dave) Krueger, Martha Thiessen, Irene Thiessen and Vic (Anita) Thiessen. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Wednesday 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Hilda’s life, from the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Vic Winter and Mike Williamson officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to UMEI Christian High School or the Leamington Mennonite Home. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home for all the generous, loving care given to their mother.Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Brown, James Michael “Mike” of Kingsville

Posted by on October 12, 2014

photo Brown, Mike36 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at his home with loving family at his side. Dear son of Freda and James Brown. Loving brother of Don and Sue Brown. Loving grandson of Lulu Robinson, the late Ed Brown, Loyde and the late Helen Clement. Mike will be deeply missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Mike’s life at the Funeral Home on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. Linda Blair officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Marr, Doreen Evelyn of Leamington

Posted by on October 12, 2014

77 years, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd (1998). Dear mother of the late Wendy Cornett (1970), Sandra and Charles Harling, Robert Marr, Patsy Taggart, and Marsha Couture and Barrie Jehan. Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. Dear sister of Don and Pauline Stewart, Helen Paul, Sharon Guit, Lloyd Stewart, and Mary and Emil Senkiw. Doreen will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Doreen’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. Linda Blair officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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HALL: Murray Emerson of Colchester North Township

Posted by on October 12, 2014

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A resident of Colchester North Township, Murray Hall passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus at the age of 89. He was born in Colchester North Township and was the son of the late Stanley and Mary Hall. Loving husband of the late Jean Hall (nee Mulcaster) for 42 years. Dear father of the late Martha Ames (late Malcolm), Linda Raymont (Don), Joan Hutchinson (Melvin), Connie Stockwell (Wayne), Barbara Gagnon (David), Stanley Hall (Heide), Tom Hall and Bob Hall. Proud grandfather to 21 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Dear brother to Harold Hall (late Peggy) and Ruth Price. Predeceased by his sister Gladys Griffin (late Raymond) and brothers John Hall (late Irene), Cecil Hall (late Lillian). Murray was a farmer in Colchester Township his entire life and was a member of Gesto United Church. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E. Essex (519 776-4233) on Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in the Funeral Home at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville . Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Neal, Jean of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 11, 2014

Neal, Jean

92 years, passed away Friday October 10, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital Met Campus. Beloved wife of the late Melvin (1990). Dear mother of Richard, Ken (Cheryl). Loving grandmother of Donald and Kailyn Neal, Dustin Neal and Kayla, Deanna Pimentel and Jimmy and great grandmother of Aidan, Alyssa, Jase and Brayden. Dear sister of Shirley Williams (the late Arthur). Dear sister-in-law of Wilbert Neal (Edeltraud) and the late James Neal (1971). Several nieces and nephews also survive. Jean was a longtime member of the Ruthven Rebekah Lodge. Jean and her husband Mel were the former owners of Fox & Neal Orchards in Ruthven. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Olinda-Ruthven United Church or charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. For further information please call the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington at 519-326-2631. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Kuli, Mark of Kingsville, Ontario

Posted by on October 11, 2014

Kuli, Mark

56 years, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at his home. Dear father of Janna and Bill Tetler, Adam Kuli and friend Ashley Godin. Loving grandfather of Brady and Alexa. Dear son of Anne and Chester Kuli. Dear brother of Diane Lapos, and David Kuli. Husband of Lori Kuli. Mark will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Mark loved his Harley. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Kidney Foundation or Heart and Stroke Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Klassen, Charles of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 11, 2014

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95 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved husband of Helene (Bretschneider)(1980). Predeceased by 6 brothers, Jacob (1912), Abraham (1912), Henry (1999), John (1986), Gustav (1923), Hermann and 4 sisters, Maria (1917), Elisabeth (1919), Margarete Gossen (2009), and Kaete (1929). Survived by cousins, Frank and Anna Klassen, Leamington. Charles will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Leamington United Mennonite Church on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 1p.m. until time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Charles’ life at 2 p.m. Interment Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo on Thursday at 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.

 

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TALOS, Aurica “Silvia”, of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 9, 2014

TALOS, Aurica “Silvia”

Born on March 19, 1968 in Romania. On October 9, 2014 at the young age of 46, mom lost her battle and went into the arms of God after a courageous fight with cancer. Her devotion and love will live on through her 4 children Alina (Ben), David, Roby and James. The time she shared with her grandson Jackson may have been short, but their bond was one that could not be measured. Silvia “Aurica” leaves behind her mother and siblings all of Romania. She was the rock of our family and will never be replaced or forgotten. We love you mom. The Funeral Service to celebrate Silvia’s life will be private. If so desired, donations may be made to the Hospice of Windsor/Essex County. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631). Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Will, Alfreda Christina (nee Bailey) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 8, 2014

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93 years, passed away peacefully into eternal life on Monday October 6, 2014 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Wilbur Will (1981). Alfreda and Joe had four children, Ralph and Anna Mae Will, Joan and Ron Kettle, Bonnie and Claire Sherk and Cindy Tallent (2006). Loving grandmother of Dennis, Darrin (2013), Derrick and Dana Will, Janan and Kevin Alles, Krista and Darin Rickeard, Tim Sherk (2013), Dana and Mark Waites, Morgin Tallent, Dan Tallent and great grandmother of Gracyn Will, Madison and Spencer Alles, Brett and Brady Rickeard, Avery, Carter and Luke Sherk and Mara Waites. Dear sister of Marvin (Evelyn) Bailey. Alfreda is also survived by her sister-in-law Elaine Taylor (Eugene). Predeceased by one sister Mable Hillier and three brothers, Clarence, Lyle and Murray Bailey. Alfreda is also predeceased by brothers-in-law Frank (Dorothy) Will and Bud (Meryle) Will. Alfreda will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mom loved her family and always had “Christmas Pizza Parties” and thoughtful knitted gifts for her grandchildren. For her kids, a crazy chocolate cake was always on the kitchen table. Mom was a dedicated volunteer at Leamington District Memorial Hospital and the Leamington Half Century Club. Mom was very involved in the Albuna United Church, serving in the choir, teaching Sunday School and being active in the U.C.W. She also attended Leamington United Church. Mom and Dad loved to square dance and enjoyed playing cards with many friends. At Alfreda’s request, cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at the Sun Parlor Home for their care and compassion shown to mom during her stay. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation “Hospice”. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Ferris, David of London

Posted by on October 8, 2014

Ferris David Paper new copyOriginally from Leamington, peacefully at Westmount Gardens, London, on Friday October 3rd, 2014 in his 59th year. Beloved cousin of Mac and Sue Hyatt and family; survived by many other cousins. Remembered by dear friends Daniel, Shelley, Jeffrey and Philip Wybo, along with many more who had experienced his innately gregarious nature. Predeceased by his father, George (1964) and his mother Lois (Watson)(2001) and his uncle Dr. Lorne Watson (2010). David graduated from Huron College, University of Western Ontario, in 1977, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He was an active member of the Huron College History Club and an avid snooker player, known to spend many hours at the on-campus snooker facility. He later studied at Fanshawe College where he auctioned off a signed stick belonging to the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Darryl Sittler, as part of a college fund raiser. He enjoyed watching the Leafs, and just about any other sports event. He spent many years as a soccer official, always working to expand his knowledge of the beautiful game. His insurance career started as a registered insurance broker, then followed as an underwriter with the General Accident. Later he became an Inspector with Sentinel, and finally joined Economical Insurance as a Property Inspector. Visitation will be held at the Reid Funeral Home,14 Russell Street, Leamington, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 10-11a.m. followed by a service of remembrance officiated by Rev. Paul Rodey. Burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery, Leamington. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke and Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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KHANAS, Lyubov

Posted by on October 6, 2014

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Khanas Lyubov paper photo copy78 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus. Loving and devoted mother of Lesia Boui and husband Ivan. Adored Baba of Andrew and Angela. Survived by her sister Slava and brother Petro and several extended family members in Ukraine. Lyubov will be dearly missed by the many people whose lives she touched when delivering the Windsor Star to the many families in Leamington for 10 years. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. then proceeding to Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Church, 601 Lake Trail Drive, Windsor, for a Mass of the Resurrection at 12 p.m. The Right Rev. Fr. Eugene Halitsky officiating. Interment at Windsor Memorial Gardens to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or to Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Church. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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ZEITER, PAUL

Posted by on October 6, 2014

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WS Frame, Zeiter copy77 years, peacefully passed away surrounded by his wife and children at Windsor Regional Hospital (Hotel Dieu), October 2, 2014. The cornerstone of our family, loving husband of 58 years to Freida Zeiter (nee Casper) and devoted father to Anthony (Denise), Barbara Gaspard (Valere) and David (Joanna).  Forever in the hearts of his ten grandchildren Michelle Boutros (Thomas), Monica, Helaina, Paul, Mindy, Valencia, Valere II, Tommy, Joshua, Zachary and great-grandchild Karina Boutros. Paul will be greatly missed by his brother Joe, sisters Wadad Obeid and Josephine Jacobs. Predeceased by sisters Annie Nohra and Haifa Sleiman. The family is most grateful for the compassionate care of the doctors, nurses and staff on the 8th floor of Windsor Regional Hospital (Hotel Dieu) and to the staff of the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Dialysis Unit. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 2:00PM-5:00PM and 7:00PM-9:00PM (prayers at 8PM). The funeral mass to celebrate Paul’s life will be held at Saint Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot Street East, Leamington, on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:00AM officiated by Superior Daniel Fares. Entombment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, 366 Talbot Street West, Leamington. Donations in Paul’s memory can be made to Leamington District Memorial Hospital’s Dialysis Unit or to the church building funds of Saint Anthony’s or Saint Michael’s parishes. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Dietrich, Helene (nee Thoman) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 1, 2014

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Born January 6, 1956 and passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Wednesday September 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Survived by her husband Robert of 37 years. Loving mother to Kelly (Terry Cote), and Kyle Dietrich. Cherished step-grandmother to Abby. Daughter of Elisabeth Thoman and the late Anthony (Tony) Thoman (2009), and daughter-in-law of the late Harold and Ola Dietrich. Dear sister of Mary Ann (Doug Vickery), Tony (Cindy) Thoman and Peter (Mary Ann) Thoman. Helene will be missed by her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington, on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Interment at McDowell Cemetery, Comber to follow. Helene’s request was for donations to be made to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or the St. Michael’s Church Building Fund in lieu of flowers. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Iler, Ruth Edna (nee Armson) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 1, 2014

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Passed away peacefully on September 30, 2014 at Franklin Gardens Long Term Care. Loving wife of the late C. Glenn Iler. Devoted mother of the late Michael, Lauren (Larry) Slock, Jana (Philip) Howe and Theresa Beaulieu. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 7 brothers. Retired from Metropolitan Hospital as a ward clerk for over 10 years. Pursuing Ruth’s wishes, cremation has taken place and Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519-362-2631) from 12:00 p.m. until the time of Ruth’s Life celebration service at 2:00 p.m. The Reverend Canon Bryan Girling officiating. Private family inurnment at a later date. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to a charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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ZIMMERMANN: Esther Marie (nee Bartel) of Leamington

Posted by on September 27, 2014

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A resident of Leamington, Esther Zimmermann passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital at the age of 61. She was born in Leamington and was the daughter of the late Peter Bartel and Erna Bartel (nee Klassen). Daughter in-law of the late Karl Zimmermann and Mary Zimmermann. Loving wife of Tony Zimmermann for twenty years. Step-mother to Stephen, David and Mike Zimmermann. Dear sister to the late Karl Bartel and his wife Lorraine, Dave and Vicki Bartel, Walter & Irma Bartel, twin brother Ed Bartel, Diane Bartel, Martha & Harold Warkentin, Ruth & Pete Unrau. Esther will also be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased also by her sister Margaret Bartel. Esther was a proud former employee of the Leamington Mennonite Home. She will be forever remembered by her family for her love of reading, long walks, her love for all animals and her unique sense of humour. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519 326-2631) on Monday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service to celebrate Esther ‘s life will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 in the Funeral Home at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations to honour Esther’s life can be made to the Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association and would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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WILLMS, Elsie (nee Unger): of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 26, 2014

WWILLMS, Elsie (nee Unger)

Born on August 16, 1932. Passed away peacefully in the arms of her Lord at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on September 25, 2014 at the age of 82, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband Henry Peter Willms (1967), baby boy Gregory (1958) and her parents Nicolas and Agatha Unger. Loving mother to Lucille “Lucy” and John Isley, Loretta “Lori” and Lance Judd, Steve and Lisa Willms and Nancy and Raoul Morin. Cherished “Gramma” of Mary Ann Raffoul (Michael), Matthew Isley (Andrea), Luke Judd (April), Brittany Willms (Sheldon), Marissa Willms (Derek), Jennifer Morin (Eric), Kimberly Morin, Matthew Morin and Abbey Morin. Beloved Great-Gramma to Mikey and Christopher Raffoul, Nathan, Lana and Lilli Judd. Also survived by two sisters and one brother. Predeceased by one sister. Elsie’s family would like to extend many thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at L.D.M.H. and the Leamington Mennonite Home. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington, Ontario (519-326-2631) on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Visiting will continue on Monday, September 29, 2014 at Meadow Brook Church, 219 Talbot Rd. E., Leamington, Ontario from 10 a.m until the time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Elsie’s life at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a Charity of your choice. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Duarte, Manuel Augusto of Leamington., Ontario

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Duarte, Manuel Augusto

68 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday September 22, 2014. Beloved husband of Maria. Dear father of Nancy Enns (Michael), Kelly Duarte, Cathy Duarte. Loving grandfather of Miranda, Dylan, Alissa, Matthew, Mya and Keagan. Dear brother of Joe Duarte (Luisa). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Thursday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Manuel’s life, from St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street Leamington on Friday September 26, 2014 at 10:00a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Somodi, Ann-Marie (nee Deigan) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Somodi, Ann-Marie (nee Deigan)

68 years, passed away suddenly at home on Monday, September 22, 2014. Beloved wife of Mohamed Joseph. Always remembered by Bernie Somodi. Loving mother of Tracey Takacs and husband Frank, Chantelle Bell and husband Patrick. Step mother of Hannan Ismail (Mohamed), Mahmoud Joseph (Sara), Akram Joseph (Jumana), Sauid Joseph (Manal). Adored grandmother of 14 grandchildren. Dear sister of Margaret Donaldson (Duncan). Predeceased by many other brothers and sisters. Ann-Marie will never be forgotten by her many nieces and nephews all over the world from Australia to Alberta. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday from 2-5 and from 7 p.m. until time of funeral service to celebrate Ann-Marie’s life at 8 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Michael’s Church Building Fund. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Zubaty, Emerita “Rita” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 24, 2014

Zubaty, Rita Paper copyZubaty, Emerita “Rita”

85 years, passed away surrounded by her family at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Monday September 22, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John (1973). Cherished mother of Linda Goodhue and the late Robert (1970) and Ronald (1956). Cherished “Oma” to Colin & Kyle. Predeceased by brother Erhardt Fischer (Dorothy). Rita will be forever remembered by her many nephews, cousins and dear friends. For over 40 years Rita was a dedicated nurse in the Obstetrics Department at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. 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 Rita’s life, from the funeral home on Friday September 26, 2014 at 1 p.m. Fr. Nelson Cabral officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation “Hospice”.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor