PHOENIX, Sharon Everilda of Windsor, ON

Posted by on November 19, 2018

Passed peacefully with her loving husband, Peter by her side on November 6, 2018 at Erie Shores Healthcare in Leamington. Sharon and Peter were married for 44 years and their family grew with three daughters, Leslie (Adam), Lyndsay (Mark), and late Michelle (2011). Adored Nana of Alexander Belanger-Phoenix. Dearest daughter of Raymond (Diane) and the late Patricia Harris. Dear sister of Keith Harris (Ann), Trisha Harris and sister-in-law of Jackie Game (Murray). Visiting will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Sharon’s life at 12 pm. Rev. Kim Gilliland officiating. Cremation to follow. If desired memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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REYNER, Richard “Dick” of Oldcastle, ON

Posted by on November 19, 2018

90 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Leamington Hospital. Late of Oldcastle. Loving husband of the late Helen (2004). Proud father of Joan Reyner, Jan Reyner (Deborah), Richard Reyner (Sherry) and Scott Reyner (Joie). Devoted Grandfather of Jan Michael, Jessica, Carley (Amadeus), Avery, Alexis, Brooke, Maybel, Natali and Emmett. Predeceased by his 3 sisters, Ann, Lottie and Lil. Dick was a lifelong farmer and had a passion for horses. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (776-4233) on Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at St. Stephens Church 5280 Howard Ave., Oldcastle from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Dick’s life at 11 am. Rev. Kim Metelka officiating. Interment St. Stephens Church Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Pulmonary Hypertension Foundation would be appreciated. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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SHEPLEY, Christine (nee Deobald) of Essex

Posted by on November 19, 2018

passed away with her daughters by her side, on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Iler Lodge in Essex just short of her 99 birthday which would have been October 28. Predeceased by her loving husband Harold Shepley (1993). Cherished Mom of Katharine and Marc Gagnon, Susan and Chris Clark and Darlene and the late Neil Robinson (2016). Lovingly remembered as “Ma” by her grandchildren, Jeff & Lorraine Gagnon, Joey & Jennifer Gagnon, Christina & Jason Hodgson, Tom & Renee Robinson, Amy & Jason Stroud, Rodney Clark, Sarah Clark & John, Adam Clark & Jen. Proud Great Grandmother of Kaitlyn & Kyle Gagnon, Ariana, Gabrielle & Miranda Gagnon, Hailey & Ben Hodgson, Avery & Kylee Robinson, Brenna Clark, Sophia, Selena & Steven Stroud, Nathan & Logan Clark. Dearest sister of Paulena and predeceased by brothers, Con, Leo, George, John, Bill, Albert & sisters, Elsie, Sophie& Lily. Survived by her in-laws, Shirley Hartley, Carole & Allan Curley, Jackie & Milt Charette. She will also be sadly missed by Doris Hawley and Pearl Huber. Fondly remembered by many nieces & nephews. Christine will always be remembered for her devotion to her family and the many baked goods & meals she so enjoyed giving everyone. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9:30 am until time of Celebration of Christine’s life at 11 am. Interment to follow at Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville. If desired, memorial donations made to the Essex or McGregor Food Banks or Community Living Essex County would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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LEVY, Ross of Ruthven, ON

Posted by on November 19, 2018

70 years, passed away on October 10, 2018. Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Rice). Loving father of Perry Hamilton (Bonnie), Jeff Hamilton (Tracey), Barbara Milne (Daniel) and Daniel Levy. Cherished Grandfather of Alex Hamilton (Corinne), Jocelyn Battersby (Robert), Matthew, Lucas, Patrick and Emma. Great Grandfather of Evelyn. Dear brother of Mary Ann Robinson (Jim), Jean Low (Rob) and David Levy (Kelly). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Ross was an Associate Member of the R.C.L Essex Branch 201 for the past 26 years, Past President of the Cottam Rotary and member for the last 47 years, a former Director of the Harrow Fair Board, and Retired from General Chemical. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Legion Service at 7:30pm. Funeral Service will be held from the Funeral Home Monday October 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Kim Gilliland officiating. Interment Cottam United Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Charity of Choice in lieu of flowers. www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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CICHON, Florian “Boe” of Essex, ON

Posted by on November 19, 2018

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 77 years of age. Florian is survived by his wife Carol. Proud father of his children, Tammy Cichon Schroeter (Steven), Diana Neels (Brian), Crystal Piroski (Gene) and Dwyne Cichon (Jen). Adored Grandpa of Madison, Parker, Tate, Amy, Nicholas, Nevaeh, Boe, Daisy, Chase and Brooke. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Sophie Cichon and his siblings, Josephine, Jan and Ramona. Survived by his brother Marian. Florian will also be remembered and missed by his nieces, nephews and many friends. Florian retired from GM after more than 30 years of service and then continued working with Fred Martin trucking until 2013. Florian was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201 Essex. Visiting will be held at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Florian’s life will be held from the funeral home on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11 am. Interment to follow at Country Meadows Cemetery, Essex. If desired memorial donations made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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KELLY, Rita (nee Seguin) of Essex, ON

Posted by on November 19, 2018

 

Passed peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Sun Parlor Home at 88 years of age. Rita was predeceased in 1988 by the love of her life and husband, Russ. Loving mother of Nancy Mayville and husband Kevin and Tim Kelly and wife Mary. Proud Grandma of Robert Mayville (Jessica), the late Stacey Harris (Brandon), Shawn Kelly and G. G. of Lilah and Harper Harris and Lacey Mayville. Rita was predeceased by her brothers, Ray, Lawrence, Eugene and Bernard. She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and her special friends in the entire Fuerth family. Special thanks to the caring staff on 3 east at Sun Parlor Home for going above and beyond for Mom and her family. Your kindness will never be forgotten. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday from 2-6 pm and on Monday, October 22, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 1690 County Road 46, Woodslee from 10 am until Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 am. Fr. Vince Guilkers and Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Interment St. John’s Cemetery. If desired memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Regnier, Irene Bertha (nee Emery) of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 18, 2018

 

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at WRH – Metropolitan Campus at 83 years of age after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred Joseph (2017). Beloved mother of Lynn Bateman (Dean), Denise Wallingford (Dave), Jacqueline Graham (John) and Anne Marie Regnier. Loving Memere of Ryan Dittus and Tyler Dittus(Angela), Jill Wallingford, Laura Wallingford (Jason Baltazar), Charlene Graham ( John Paul Gallant), John Graham (Heather), Katie Marques, Scott Graham (Stacey), Nicole Regnier, and the late Eric Regnier. Adored Old Memere of 11 great grandchildren and predeceased by one great granddaughter. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Valcia Emery and sister Jeanette Graham. Will be missed by her siblings Clara Willet (Leon Roelens), Rita Brooks (Ed) and Ernie Boulley (Diane). Dear sister-in-law of the late Donald (Betty), Carl (Valerie), the late Larry (Phyllis), Betty Ann Dufour (Gordon), Marilyn Mayor (Wayne), Marion Boutette (Paul), Barb Kelch (Victor), Irene Malette (Jim), Carol Hawkins (Jack), Danny (Irene), and Terry (Linda). Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Irene’s life, from the funeral home, on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 11 am. Fr. Tom Ferrera officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations, made by cheque, to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated by the family. Family and Friends may share their memories or make on online contribution at

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DICK, Daniel of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 18, 2018

A resident of Leamington, Daniel Dick passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Erie Shores Hospice, with his loving family at his side at the age of 49.  Loving husband of Tiena Dick (nee Neufeld), Dear father to Jessica Penner (Joseph), Thomas Dick, Erica Froese (Aaron). Proud grandfather to Cole, Liam, Reid & Elyse. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Friday from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service to celebrate Daniel’s life will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak St E, Leamington at 10:30 am.  Interment to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Kingsville. Memorial donations to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated by the family.  Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca 

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JONES, Wilbert L.C. of Mersea Township, Ontraio

Posted by on November 18, 2018

97 years, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Meadows of Wheatley. Beloved husband of his wife, the late Blanche Rosina (nee Hillier – 2016). Wilbert was predeceased by his parents Martin and Phyllis (nee Wharram). Dearest brother of Nettie Raine, the late Leta Wright, the late Arnold Jones, and the late Bernice Barkosky. Wilbert will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Wilbert’s life will be held, from the funeral home, on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations may be made, by cheque, to the Parkinson Foundation or the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Ascott, James Ernest of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 18, 2018

December 22, 1926 – November 15, 2018

We celebrate the life and mourn the passing of James Ernest Ascott. Beloved husband and sweetheart of Elizabeth Jean (nee Drummond) for 72 years. Dear father of Allen Ascott (Shirley), Cathy Coulter (late Doug), Julie Heinrichs (Ed). Remembered fondly by Suzanne Ascott. Proud Grandpa to Marnie Johnstone (Curtis), Amy Dawson (Gregg), Allison Oyston (Michael), Aaron Coulter (Melanie), Graham Coulter (Becky), Corinne Fung (Charles), Eric Heinrichs and the late Tina Heinrichs. Special Great Grandpa to Evan and Nathan Johnstone, Lennox Oyston, Emma, Joshua, and Grace Coulter, Chad and Heidi Coulter, Elizabeth and Olivia Fung. Born and raised in Leamington to parents, the late Mary and Ernie Ascott. Predeceased by his sisters Kathleen and Ethel and his brother Don. Survived by his brother-in-law Bob and wife Jane and many nieces and nephews. Dad’s interests revolved around his family, love of nature, collections of vintage Christmas ornaments, Valentines, marbles and travelling. He was a long-time member of the Wheatley United Church, Wheatley Lions Club, Talbot Trail Golf Club, Monday Night Poker, Pakesley Hunt Club and Jack’s Coffee Shop. He was an employee of Chrysler Canada for 34 years. Dad’s gentle support for his family was unending! We loved and respected him and will miss him dearly. Sincere thanks to Dr. A. Gow, Dr. R. Moncur and the staff at the Sunparlor Home for their compassionate care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Visitation Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate James’ life, from the funeral home, on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. A private family interment to follow. Donations, made by cheque, in memory of James may be made to the Wheatley United Church or Erie Shores Hospice. Family and Friends may share their memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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YANIK, Diana Helen of Kingsville, ON

Posted by on November 13, 2018

YANIK, Diana Helen
1942 – 2018
Diana passed away peacefully at Erie Shores Hospice on October 31, 2018. Loving daughter of Antonia Kral. Dear sister of Dennis Kral. Diana retired from H.J. Heinz as the Manager of Product Development after 36 years. She was a dedicated member of Church of the Epiphany in Kingsville, where she was involved in the choir and making pies. Cremation has taken place. Friends may gather at Church of the Epiphany, 96 Main Street West, Kingsville on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 10:00 until the Memorial Service to celebrate Diana’s life at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Church of the Epiphany Cemetery to follow. If desired, memorial donations made to Erie Shores Hospice or Church of the Epiphany would be appreciated. Share memories or make a donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) entrusted with arrangements.

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Filed Under: Windsor

SLEIMAN, Boula Antonios of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 13, 2018

SLEIMAN, Boula Antonios
77 years, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Beloved husband of Wardy (Taouil). Dear father of Angie Karatzias (George), Georgette Sleiman, Mona Sleiman (Scott DeGraw), Antonios “Tommy” Sleiman (Betty). Loving grandfather of Marissa, George, Morgan, Justin, Paul, Andrew, Mila, and Daniella. Predeceased by his parents, Antonios and Angelina Sleiman. Dear brother of the late Fr. Antoine Sleiman, the late Georgette Maksoud, Sleiman Sleiman (Emal), Laura Taouil (George), Pauline George (Paul), the late Fouizi Sleiman (Sandra), and Nick Sleiman (Sue). Boula will be missed by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. He was retired from the H.J. Heinz Co. after 30 years of service. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot Street East, Leamington on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10 a.m. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation, St. Anthony’s Parish or the London Health Sciences Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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White, David Arthur of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 13, 2018

White, David Arthur
65 years, passed away Thursday November 8, 2018 at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus. Dear son of Doris and the late Arthur (1971) White. Dear brother of Debra Patterson (Wayne). Cherished uncle of Jeffrey Arthur Patterson (Sasha), Amy Lesperance (Jake). Great uncle to Izzy, Hailey, Quinn and Evelyn. A private family Celebration of David’s Life has taken place. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the M.S. Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Galipeau, Charles “Chuck” of Essex

Posted by on November 5, 2018

 

Passed peacefully surrounded by family after a brief illness on Friday, November 2, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Pamela (nee Morand) (2013). Proud and loving Dad of Laura and Glen Mills and Layne and Ken Hoskins. Adored Papa of Danielle Bonnevie (Brent), Jordyn , Madison (Evan Carr) and Natalie Mills, Braydon, Mackenna (Craig Crosby) and Austin Hoskins. Great Papa of Brock and Blake Bonnevie. Dearest brother of Robert Zolotcov (Helen Toner) and the late Doug Galipeau. Brother-in-law of Ron and Terry Morand. Chuck will also be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and his dog Rocky. Chuck had a love of music and a passion for entertaining, earning him an induction into the Windsor Music Hall of Fame. He was especially known for his impersonation of Elvis, Zelda and Buford. He will be sadly missed by Charlene Wilkinson, his music partner of 26 years, as well as the Wilkinson/Burma families and his very large circle of friends. Throughout his music career of 56 years, Chuck was instrumental in various individual and community fundraising efforts, especially the McGregor Music Festival in which over 10 years has raised over $250,000 for the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Chuck retired from Windsor Regional Hospital after 27 years of service. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Monday 7-9 pm, Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 9:30 am until Mass of The Resurrection at 10:30 am. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Cremation to follow. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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WELDON, Robert R. “Bob”

Posted by on November 5, 2018

 

1937-2018

Passed peacefully surrounded by his adored family on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband and best friend of Helen (nee Rawlins) for 54 years. Loving and caring Father of Melissa Hall and husband Mark. Cherished grandfather of Cale and Chase. Predeceased by his parents George and Iva Weldon, and sister Shirley Colenutt (late Bob). Bob will be missed by his brother George (late Jean) and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Bob enjoyed traveling, dirt biking, going to the family cottage in Northern Michigan and family gatherings. Retired from Ford Motor Co. in Browns Town, Michigan after 30 years of service. Following Bob’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Gathering to celebrate Bob’s Life will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) from 2-5 pm. If desired memorial donations made to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated. Family and friends may share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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CICHON, Florian “Boe” of Essex, ON

Posted by on November 5, 2018


Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 77 years of age. Florian is survived by his wife Carol. Proud father of his children, Tammy Cichon Schroeter (Steven), Diana Neels (Brian), Crystal Piroski (Gene) and Dwyne Cichon (Jen). Adored Grandpa of Madison, Parker, Tate, Amy, Nicholas, Nevaeh, Boe, Daisy, Chase and Brooke. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Sophie Cichon and his siblings, Josephine, Jan and Ramona. Survived by his brother Marian. Florian will also be remembered and missed by his nieces, nephews and many friends. Florian retired from GM after more than 30 years of service and then continued working with Fred Martin trucking until 2013. Florian was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201 Essex. Visiting will be held at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Florian’s life will be held from the funeral home on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11 am. Interment to follow at Country Meadows Cemetery, Essex. If desired memorial donations made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Koop, Margaret Eleanor of Leamington, ON

Posted by on October 5, 2018

Koop, Margaret Eleanor
July 18, 1938 – October 3, 2018

On October 3rd, 2018, Margaret Eleanor Koop (nee Toews) passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

Margaret leaves behind her devoted husband of 61 years, Ben Koop, her adoring children: Randy (Judy), Allan (Carrie), Carolyne, Dianne (Scott) and David (Wendy), 13 cherished grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Margaret will also be lovingly remembered by her siblings, Vern Toews (Elizabeth), Bill Toews (Margaret), Elma Warkentin (Ernie), John Toews (Eileen), as well as a large circle of extended family and friends.

Margaret lived her early childhood on a farm in Point Pelee National Park. She married her high school sweetheart at 18 and together, she and Ben built a life through hard work, love and commitment. Margaret was a mom through and through – her family was her priority and greatest joy.
Visitation will be held at Reid Funeral Home, (14 Russell St, Leamington) on Friday, October 5th from 2:00-5:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm . A Funeral Service will be held at Faith Mennonite Church (269 Sherk St, Leamington) on Saturday, October 6th at 10:00 a.m. Following the service and interment, all guests are invited to gather for a Celebration of Life Reception at Leamington United Mennonite Church (78 Oak St East).

The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks for the love and support that has carried them through these past months, and in particular, the wonderful, compassionate care received from St. Elizabeth Health Care and the staff and volunteers of Erie Shores Hospice. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to
Faith Mennonite Church or Erie Shores Hospice of Leamington. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at
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Crosby, Richard G. of Leamington, ON

Posted by on September 23, 2018

Passed away peacefully after spending three days with his family. His priorities in life were his love for Jesus, his love for his wife and his love for his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Richard was well educated with two degrees in business (BBA, MBA) and a Masters in Theology. He worked for 38 years at Ford Motor Company and another 20 years as a lay minister in the Lutheran Church. He was the beloved husband of Carol for 65 years, adored father of Kim (Dave), Karen (John), Ross (Kim), Joe (Lynn) and Paul, respected grandfather of Dennis, (Haley), Laila (Vern), John and Richie, Phil (Cara), Nick (Madison), Christian and Jaclyn, Stephen (Melissa), Daniel (Alyson), Jonathan (deceased) and Joseph. He had nine great grandchildren Olivia, Crosby and Malcolm, Aria, Luca, Cole and Ella, Aurora, Oliver and Leo. That makes another baseball team! He was an amazing athlete who played baseball, basketball, football and golf – when Carol and Richard lived on Chelsea Street in Windsor he told everyone he lived between his two “holy/holey” places – Gethsemane Lutheran Church and Essex Golf and Country Club. He was a great man and will be sorely missed. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. and on Monday, September 24, 2018 at St. John’s Anglican Church, 60 Erie St. N., Leamington from 10 am. Until time of funeral service to celebrate Richard’s life at 11 am. Cremation to follow. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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MASTERS, William John of Leamington, ON

Posted by on September 19, 2018

MASTERS, William John
(1924-2018) On September 16, 2018, in the presence of family, Bill passed into eternal glory with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley (2010), with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage. Predeceased by his son, Ross (2011), he leaves behind son, David and daughter Cheryl Taggart (Rick). As well, he was blessed with 5 grandchildren; Lindsay and Sarah Masters, Traci Taggart (Elliott), Staci Tipper (Stuart) and Lynn Taggart; 6 great grandchildren Seth, Bryn, Rhys, Chloe, Faith and Cody. After 47 years as a photographer, Bill closed the doors on Master’s Studio, set the camera down and turned his attention to serving others through his work with the foodbank, visitation and lay-ministry. Even as a resident in retirement and long-term care, he tried to find a way to serve. The family would like to thank the dedicated staff of the Leamington Mennonite Home for welcoming him “home” and treating him with kindness, dignity and humour. As well, the family is grateful to the nurses of Erie Shores Healthcare (ER and 2 North) for their compassion during his final journey. In lieu of flowers, and at Bill’s request, memorial donations to the Leamington Mennonite Home would be appreciated. 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 Bill’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. Rev. Cathrin van Sintern Dick officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to share their words of remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Marcovecchio, Paolino of Leamington, ON

Posted by on September 13, 2018

Marcovecchio, Paolino
91 years, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Erie Shores Healthcare. Beloved husband of the late Elena (nee DiMenna – 2014) for 70 years. Dear father of Dora Mastronardi (Tony G.) and Vincenzo Marcovecchio (Anna). Loving grandfather of Dina Klaas (Gary), Gus Mastronardi (Nettie Rivers), Paul Marcovecchio (Anne), Stephen Marcovecchio (Michelle); and great grandfather of Matthew Klass (Kaitlin), Mitchell Klaas, Morgan Klaas (Amanda Dywelska), Tyler Mastronardi (Stacy), Stephanie Mastronardi, Gianna Marcovecchio, Julia Marcovecchio, Elena Marcovecchio, Lincoln Marcovecchio; and great great grandfather of Giorgia Klaas. Dearest brother-in-law of the late Luigi DiMenna (Lucia), the late Giuseppe DiMenna (Maria), the late Tony DiMenna (the late Dora), the late Mercede DiMenna (the late Antonio). Paolino will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at St. Michael’s Parish, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington from 9 am until time of the Mass of Resurrection at 10 am. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Healthcare Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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LOGAN, Elizabeth “Betty” of Essex, ON

Posted by on September 10, 2018

Passed away suddenly at home in Essex at 80 years of age, surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Beloved wife of Donald for 46 years. Loving Mum of Heather Logan and Drew Logan. Adored Nana of Cassidy. She will also be missed by her fur baby Buddy. Dearest sister of Bruce Tait and wife Gayle. She was also loved and will be remembered by many nieces and nephews. In following Betty’s wishes, there will be no funeral service and cremation has taken place. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or Hospice of Windsor Essex County by contacting Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233). Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Windsor

Derbyshire, Ilene Marion (nee Collard) of Leamington, ON

Posted by on August 23, 2018

Derbyshire, Ilene Marion (nee Collard)
90 years, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Erie Shores HealthCare in Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Arnold (2000). Loved and cherished mother of Donna Knight and husband Tom, Ronald (late Barb). Ilene was predeceased by her brothers Lyle (late Eunice), Marvin (late Joy), and Clair. Special aunt to many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Special thank you to Dr. Leung and the staff at Erie Shores HealthCare for their compassionate care. Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 9:30 am until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Ilene’s life at 11:30 am. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Leamington United Church 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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Ingratta, Michelina of Leamington, ON

Posted by on August 21, 2018

Ingratta, Michelina
90 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Erie Shores HealthCare. Beloved wife of the late Nicola Ingratta (2014) for over 70 years. Loving mother of Augie and his wife Ida. Adored Nonna of Michelle DiMilo (Mark), Annee Simas (James), Jessica Ingratta, and proud Great Nonna of Ava, Nicholas, Max and Nathan. Michelina will forever be remembered by Isolina Mastronardi who loved her like a mother. Dear sister of Leonardo Mastronardi (Lina), Mike Mastronardi (Anna Wilds), brother-in-law Michele Ingratta (Angelina), late Modestino Ingratta (Vittoria). Special aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. and on Friday, August 24, 2018 at St. Michaels Church, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington from 9 am until Mass of the Resurrection at 10 am. Parish Prayers Thursday at 4:30 pm. Entombment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Erie Shores Health Foundation or St. Michaels Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Boutros, Chahina of Leamington, ON

Posted by on August 15, 2018

Boutros, Chahina
74 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 14, 2018. Beloved wife of Assad. Dear mother of Teresa Boutros (Antonios), Hiam Georges (late Elias), Rhonda Saad (Anthony), Sam Boutros (Loris), Marilyn Elias (Sam Jr.), Gina Sleiman (Anthony) and Billy Boutros. Twenty three grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive. Dear sister of Mike Diab (Marie), John Diab (Marie), Antonios Diab (Leya), Georges Diab (Renee), Sarkis Diab (Rema), Sr. Georgette Diab and Yvette Diab. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 8 pm. Mass of the Resurrection to celebrate Chahina’s life, from St.Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot Street East on Saturday August 18, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Fr. Namatallah Eid officiating. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Erie Shores Hospice or St. Anthony’s Parish. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Macksoud, Afife (Sophie) of Leamington, ON

Posted by on August 15, 2018

Macksoud, Afife (Sophie)

Afife Zakaria Macksoud passed away surrounded by her children on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Windsor Regional Hospital-Metropolitan Campus at the age of 73. Beloved wife of the late Albert Macksoud. Loving Mother of Samira, Bahij, Ruby, Mark, and Bo. Daughter of the late Antonios and Helena Zakaria. Dear sister of Sarkis Zakaria, Hind Jabbour, and Samia Dib. Esteemed sister-in-law to Tom Macksoud, the late Joe Maksoud, and the late Clair Alagha. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Wednesday August 15, 2018 from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass to celebrate Afifa’s life at St. Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot Street East, Leamington on Thursday August 16, 2018 at 10 am. Interment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. She will be sadly missed. www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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