was born on May 15, 1945 and passed away surrounded by the love of his family after a hard fought battle with cancer on Friday, November 20, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital. Beloved husband and best friend of Rose (nee Couture) for 50 years. Loving Dad of the late Michael (1968), Marc and wife Michelle and Bobbi Jo Garon and husband Dan. Proud Papa of Alex, Eric and Tanner. Dearest brother of the late Barb Mears (Bob), Jean Boyle (late Norm), Betty Lou Weigand (Dale), the late Glenn Rawlins (Cathy) and Helen Weldon (Bob). Gary will also be remembered and missed by many in the extended Couture Family. Gary retired from GM after 27 years of service. In retirement he enjoyed his time with family, especially his grandchildren. All of Gary’s family wish to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all the Doctors and Nurses at the Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus for their care during his battle. Special thanks to Rose Kadri NP for your amazing care. Also, our family could not have made the journey without the support of the CCAC – thank-you all. In following Gary’s wish, cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Gary’s life will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 11 am. Rev. Kim Gilliland officiating. If desired memorial donations made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or the Cottam United Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories or make a donation online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca
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