Roach, Shirley Belle (nee Pinch) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 7, 2015

Roach, Shirley Belle (nee Pinch)

Born October 8, 1926, passed away November 3, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. It is with profound sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma and Great Great Grandma. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerald M. Roach (October 1997). Cherished Mom to Marilyn Roach and John Rolph, Janice and Richard Pulley and Bonnie Roach (the late Mario Cervini 2009). Dear Grandma of Jennifer and Ken Rocheleau, Joe Totten, Marcie and Jeremy Glajch, Ian and Tanya Pulley and Jared and Mandy Pulley. Dear Great Grandma of Josh and Alyssa Rocheleau, Jeremy Rocheleau and Ashley Anger, Katie Rocheleau and Ray Soucie, Jenna, Jonah, Annie, Julia, Lucie, Sofie and Agnes Belle Glajch, Kyle Gagnon and Mason Pulley. Dear Great Great Grandma of Logan and Lacey Rocheleau. Dear sister of Audrey Churchill (the late Bruce) and Wilma Dibbley (the late Allan) and dear sister-in-law of Eleanor Preston. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Shirley worked diligently next to her husband on the farm for over 50 years. “Rest in peace Mom, we have so many wonderful memories.” 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 from the funeral home on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pastor Dave Bretzlaff officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Seefuss, Rudolf Walter of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 7, 2015

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Born August 28, 1928 and passed away on November 6, 2015 at the age 87. Beloved husband of the late Sara (nee Untch) for 61 years. Loving father of Karen Harris (Mark), Maryann Seefuss (Doug Cowdrey), Christine Dunmore (Paul), and Victoria Dick (Dave). Loving grandpa of Matthew (Amy), Luke (Ann Marie), Michael (Raha), Katie (Trevor), Jessica, Adam, Alexander, Patrick, Daniel, Julia and great grandpa of Liam, Reed and Avery. Predeceased by his parents Maria and Alfred Seefuss, siblings Ruth and Alfred. Survived by sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rudy loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, who enjoyed his sense of humour. Rudy lived most of his adult life on Concession 7, Leamington where he and Sara farmed. He was a high school teacher and an entrepreneur who owned several businesses. He also enjoyed his volunteer work at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Leamington where he was a founding member and at the Rhine Danube Club. His family wish to thank the staff at Royal Oak, Kingsville Court, the Alzheimer Society, Dr. Peter Kelton and a special thanks to caregiver Hildegard Boose for all the care shown to Rudy. Visiting at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street Leamington on Tuesday November 10, 2015 from 11a.m until time of Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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ALBURY, Autumn Jean of Leamington

Posted by on November 2, 2015

Paper Photo Albury, Autumn90 years, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of David. Dear mother of the late Gene (1988), James and Olivia, Shayne and Bonnie, and Joanne Simpson. Loving grandmother of Cale, Sarah, John David, Jamie, Colin and Bryce and great grandmother of Jayce and Drew. Dear sister of Ethel Hrynkiw, Yvonne Shulakowski, the late Roy Morran and the late Lee Oman. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Autumn’s life at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Interment of cremated remains at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Windsor. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Weyrauch, Virginia “Gin” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 29, 2015

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58 years, passed away peacefully with her husband Bill at her side on Thursday October 29, 2015. Dear mother of Zachary (April Klassen) and Sarah. Dear daughter of Gloria Riberdy and the late Ray and daughter-in-law of Chuck and Barbara Weyrauch. Dear sister of the late Richard, Debbie Lauzon (Don), Patsy Riberdy, Michael, Jack and Frank Riberdy. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. At Gin’s request cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday November 2, 2015 from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 12 noon. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society.

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KNOWLTON, Ruth (nee Whale) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 27, 2015

KNOWLTON, Ruth (nee Whale)

1921 – 2015

Passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Clark (1999). Survived by her loving family; daughter Betty and husband Stuart Young; son Bill and wife Kerry Ann; her 4 grandsons, Christopher, Spencer, Neil and Mackenzie; her brother Brock Whale and wife Bertha; her niece Margaret and husband Tony Dama; her nephew Brock Whale and wife Cindy and their families. Predeceased by her sister Mary Whale (1990). Ruth was born and raised in London, Ontario, educated at the University of Western Ontario and taught high school home economics in Windsor and Kingsville. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was active throughout her life in her church and her community. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 2 p.m. until time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Ruth’s life at 3 p.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or the local charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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RENWICK, Robert Kenneth “Bob” formerly of Wheatley

Posted by on October 25, 2015

Paper Photo Renwick, Robert_edited-191 years, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Royal Oak Long Term Care. Beloved husband of the late Mabel (McHardy)(2013). Dear father of Ron and Judy, Dick and Mary Ellen, Tom and Karen. Loving grandfather Chris and Rachel, Justin and Jenna, Michael and Erika, Jamie and Katelyn, Rob, Scott and Maria, Mike and Christine, Steven and Melissa and 14 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Dorothy Stevenson (late Lloyd), the late Betty Cobby (Fred). Thank you to the staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home and Royal Oak Long Term Care for their care and compassion. Bob was a long time farmer, who never gave up his passion for the land. In his heart, he never retired. He was a lifelong member of the Wheatley Lions Club, and Wheatley United Church. He was a trustee with the Romney School Board for many years,a councillor on Romney council, and he worked for the Department of Agriculture, Inspection Branch. Bob and Mabel lived on the farm until 2010 before moving to the Leamington Mennonite Complex, where they found many new friends. Dad will be returning to the family farm and be buried at Renwick Cemetery overlooking Lake Erie east of Wheatley. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Bob’s life at the Funeral Home on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. Rev. Jack Glover officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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WILLMS, Esther Margaret (nee Rempel) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 22, 2015

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of a dear wife, mother and Oma on October 21, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Jacob for 61 wonderful years. Cherished mother to Brenda, Bob (Joanne), Bonnie and Belinda. Proud Oma to Lauren and Matthew Willms, Blake and Gavin Pauls, Marshall and Mason Fritsch and great grandchildren Paityn and Khloe. Dear sister to Henry, Victor, Eleanor, John, and the late Gerald and Peter. A very special thank you to the nurses and doctors in the 3rd floor ICU at Metropolitan Hospital for your outstanding compassion and care. Visitation will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Esther’s life at the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pastor Victor Winter officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Azar, Nabiha of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 22, 2015

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76 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus. Beloved wife of the late Fouad (2002). Loving mother of Mary Demedeiros (Joe), Rhonda Younan (Malek), Joe Azar (Kelly), the late John Azar, George Azar (Lucy), Louie Azar (Laurann). Cherished grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Youssef and Nouhad Younan, Naim and Vivian Younan, Naimie and Samir Younan. Special aunt to many nieces and nephews. Survived by her extended family in Windsor, Lebanon, Australia and the United States. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot St. E., Leamington on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. Parish Prayers Sunday at 4 p.m. Entombment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. Mons. Charles Saad officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made to St. Anthony’s Parish or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Nickels, Sigmund of Ruthven

Posted by on October 19, 2015

Paper Photo Nickels, Sig84 years, passed away, peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Beloved husband of Margaret. Dear father to David and Rose, Debbie and Michael, and Lisa and Andrew. Cherished grandfather to Noah, Dominique, Evan and Daniel. Dear brother of Lucie and Kris Kreling, Elsie and Fred Sharp. Sigmund immigrated during the Second World War to the town of Olinda, Ontario, where he found his passion for agriculture. He worked and purchased the farm in 1961 that is known today as Nickels Orchards. Sigmund was a founding member of the Western Ontario Fruit Testing Association which provided many of the fruit varieties grown in Ontario today. He was honoured with the 2008 Award of Merit from the Essex County Associated Growers. Sigmund’s warm and friendly smile and distinctive voice, always ready to sit and have a chat with those he loved most, about the things he loved most, his family, his friends and his farm. 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 Sigmund’s life at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. 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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Filed Under: Windsor

JACKSON, Lois of Leamington

Posted by on October 12, 2015

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78 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family and at her residence on Sunday October 11, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Keith Jackson (1997). Dear friend of Clare Forsyth. Loving mother of David (Theresa), Brian (Eva) and Gary (Cindy). Cherished grandmother of Cassie, Tiffany (Richard), Dustin, Alycia, Brianna, and Kaitlyn and great grandmother of Matthew and Phillip. Dear sister of Ron Malott (Judy), Bill Malott (Mary). Predeceased by two brothers Jim and Fred Malott. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Lois’ life from the funeral home on Wednesday October 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Hospice of Windsor.
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GIUDICE, Lina of Leamington

Posted by on October 12, 2015

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85 years, passed away Monday October 12, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe (2004). Dear mother of John, Carmen Dick (Kevin), Peter (Michelle). Loving Nonna of Natasha, Caroline and Noah. Dear sister of Maria Mastronardi (the late Pino) of Rome. Predeceased by three brothers Ciro (Bambina), Beato (Maria), Alberino (the late Maria Vinzenza). Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Lina’s family wish to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Leamington Hospital, Hotel Dieu I.C.U., and their friends and neighbours for their support. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street Leamington on Thursday October 15, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Janzen, Wilhelm “Willy” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 7, 2015

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47 years, passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Beloved husband of Lisa (Quiring). Loving father of Caleb, Emily and Seth. Dear son of Peter and Kathy Janzen, son-in-law of Abe and Gertrude Quiring and grandson of Aganetha Bergen. Dear brother of Abram and Margaret, Andy and Elena. Willy is also survived by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Willy’s life at EMMC, 1408 Deer Run Road on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 3p.m. Rev. Ike Unger officiating. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Wheatley. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Metelka, Magdalena “Lena” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on October 7, 2015

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86 years, passed away Wednesday October 7, 2015 at the Sun Parlor Home for Seniors. Beloved wife of the late George Metelka (2007). Dear mother of G. Peter Metelka (Kim), Lieselotte (Liese) Metelka-Sabelli (Joe). Loving grandmother of Ellena (Ryan), the late Robert (2015), Arthur (Melissa) and great grandmother of Christian and Sophia. Dear sister of Lillie Fredrich, Rudy Baumann (Liz) and the late Mathilda (2009), Christian (1940) and Arthur (1989). Dear sister-in-law of Anne Dearman. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Lena and the Baumann family immigrated to Canada in 1953. Visiting at the Sun Parlor Home, 175 Talbot Street East Leamington on Thursday 2-5 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 10 a.m. from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street Leamington. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik and Pastor Larry Forsyth officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Sun Parlor Home Bus. Lena enjoyed many outings on the Bus which is in need of replacement. Lena’s family wish to extend there heartfelt thanks to everyone at the Sun Parlor Home especially the staff on 3 west for their loving care. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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FERGUSON, James of Leamington

Posted by on October 5, 2015

Paper photo Ferguson, James86 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 5, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband and best friend for 60 years to Ethel. Loving father of Jim (Agnes), Heather Dunmore (Greg), Dean (Jerrie), Dianne Cook (Ted), Lynn Oliphant (Tim), Gary (Melody), and John (Marie). Jim was blessed with 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Loving brother of Norma Pearce and the late Joyce Votto. Predeceased by his parents, Jim and Pearl Ferguson and in-laws Robert and Mabel Kirk. After 40 years of service, Jim retired from the General Motors Transmission Plant in 1991. Special thanks to Dr. Gorrell, Dr. Bayley and staff, Dr. Tawil and to the staff at Leamington Hospital – 2nd floor south for their dedicated care over these many years. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 12 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Jim`s life at 1 p.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor

HYATT, Hazel Pearl (Moore) of Leamington

Posted by on October 1, 2015

Paper Photo Hyatt, Hazel88 years, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Ray (1976). Dear mother of the late Doug Hyatt (1996), the late Elaine Heels (2006), and Daniel Hyatt. Loving grandmother of Derik Hyatt (Erin Shanks), Jennifer St. Louis (Steven), Cindy Hyatt, Allan Hyatt, 3 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Predeceased by 2 brothers, Lawrence and Gerald Moore and 2 sisters, Elsie Sheeler and Ruby Alcox. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Hazel’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Maureen Carder officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Huntington Society or Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Dundas, Helen Jean (Whaley) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 28, 2015

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93 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2015 surrounded by her loving family at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Lewis White (1959) and the late Lloyd Dundas (2005). Loving mother of Randy Dundas (Deeqa), the late Larry White (2011) and his wife Shirley, the late Jean Egan (1991) and her husband Neil. Helen was cherished by all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Maxine Henderson (late Harold), late Florence McNeil (late Bruce), late Donny Whaley (2015). Survived by her nieces and nephews. A private family graveside service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to a charity of your choice 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 at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Hills, Belva Mildred of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 25, 2015

Hills, Belva Mildred

84 years, passed away at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Bill Hills. Loving mother of Jack and his wife Debbie, Jerry and his wife Anna. Cherished grandmother of Danny Hills and his fiancé Darlene Pilon, Keith Bradley and his wife Erin, Carey Rivolta and her husband Tony, Jennifer Carrig and her husband Ronan, Jason Hills and his wife Nancy. Proud great grandmother of Cole, Kyle, Caleb, Gavin, Melina, Kaley and Roric. Predeceased by her sister Gladys Piper and her late husband Charlie. A private family service will be at a later date with interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes 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 at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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DIMENNA, GINO

Posted by on September 20, 2015

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91 years, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Josephine (2009). Loving father of Mary DiMenna, the late Angela DiMenna, Antonio DiMenna and his wife Joann. Cherished Nonno of Angela (Mauro), Patrick, Gino, and great granddaughter Rhianyn. Dear brother of Dominic DiMenna (Helen), Ron DiMenna (Yvonne), Lena Melatti (Reno). Special brother-in-law of the late Maria Marcovecchio (Joe), the late Nick Appugliese (Bianca), the late Michael Appugliese (Elena). Predeceased by his father Antonio DiMenna (Antoinetta) and his mother Prudenzia DiMenna. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Gino was one of the founding members and Past President of the Roma Club. He was one of the original Italian settlers in the Leamington area. Gino embraced the Canadian culture but never forgot his Italian heritage. He most importantly cherished his family and always wanted to help others. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Monday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk St., Leamington on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. (PLEASE NOTE: On Tuesday go directly to the church). Entombment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made by cheque to St. Michael’s Church Building Fund or the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation (HOSPICE) would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Armstrong, Linda of Tilbury, Ontario

Posted by on September 18, 2015

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65 years, passed away suddenly on Tuesday September 15, 2015. Beloved wife of Gerald. Dear daughter of Iva Metcalfe and the late Arnold (2002). Linda is survived by her stepchildren, Dianne Lenarduzzi (Carl), Fay Collard (Murray), Kaye Armstrong (Velma) and the late Barb Armstrong (1979). Dear “Aunt Linda” to David Freeland, Dan Armstrong (Jodie), Ricky Armstrong (Miranda), Ashley Lenarduzzi and the late Lainie Sallmen (Jay). Loving “G.G.” to Taylor, Lucas, Logan, Kaelyn, Ben, Jaydan and Will. Dear sister-in-law of Doreen Armstrong (the late Francis). Several nieces and nephews also survive. Linda was a member of the Wheatley Grand Squares and along with Gerald assisted the club in numerous ways. Her church services were heartfelt and well thought out. Linda along with Doreen volunteered with the singsongs at the Meadows of Wheatley. At Linda’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. 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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Snider, Michael Anthony of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 18, 2015

Snider, Michael Anthony

58 years, after a hard fought battle with cancer, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Loving father of Justin, Sara (Jordan). Mike is also survived by his dear father Daryl Snider, brothers Geoff, Duane (Lee) and Kevin (Natalie). Predeceased by his mother Sandy (2014). Always known for his sense of humour, Mike will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, his friends from Metro (A&P), where he worked for 38 years, and his buddy Clifford. At Michael’s request cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Sunday 2-5. Memorial Service to celebrate Michael’s life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. Fr. Pat Fuerth officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation (HOSPICE) would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Filed Under: Windsor

DeRaadt, Frieda of Ruthven, Ontario

Posted by on September 18, 2015

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81 years, went to be with her Saviour, with her family by her side on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Leamington Hospital. Loving wife of the late Jake DeRaadt (2000). Beloved mother of Dorothy Maksoud (Ace), John (Kim), Jack (Carolyn), Randy (Annette), Rosy Vander Leek (Marvin), predeceased by her children Wilma, Bas, Corinne (the late Al), Maggie. Frieda was the cherished Oma of 19 grandchildren and Oma Oma of 17 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents and her 3 sisters and her brother, all of Holland. She will be missed by the congregation at Essex Christian Reformed Church. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. and on Monday, September 21, 2015 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Frieda’s life at 11 a.m. from the Essex Christian Reformed Church, 276 Talbot Street South, Essex. Pastor Aaron Thompson officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens Cemetery. If you wish to donate in Frieda’s name, memorial donations, made by cheque, to the Essex Christian Reformed Church, would be appreciated. Family & Friends may share their memories of Frieda or make an online contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Filed Under: Windsor

Orlando, Sara Kathryne (nee Brummell) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 11, 2015

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After a tremendous fight with cancer for nine years and surrounded by her family, Sara left us on Thursday September 10, 2015 peacefully at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus in her 46th year. Beloved wife of Vince. Best friend and mother of Ryan Maedel (Jessica). Loving stepmother of James and the late Jeffery Orlando. Sara is also survived by her mother Diane Brummell (nee Reeve) and brother Craig Brummell (Debbie). Predeceased by her father Darryl Brummell (2014). Much loved aunt of Lauren and Carson Brummell, step grandmother of Alyssa Orlando and Sydney Simpson; daughter-in-law of Elisabetta and Tony Orlando; sister-in-law of Dina Craner (Brian); nephews Steven and Brandon; her uncle Arden Brummell (Susan); lifelong friend of Angie Wigle and will always be remembered by many other caring members of the Brummell and Orlando families. Born in Woodstock, Sara enjoyed many passions, including cooking, entertaining and laughing. She fought voraciously for every second of quality time on this earth. She was determined to live every day to its fullest and was an inspiration to all of us on how to maximize our lives. 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 Sara’s life, from the funeral home on Monday September 14, 2015 at 1 p.m. Rev. Ken Labbe officiating. Cremation to follow.

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Blokker, Mary of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 11, 2015

Paper Photo Blokker, MaryBlokker, Mary

86 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday September 9, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of George for 62 years. Loving mother of John, Agatha Hill (Ian), Robert (Karen), Annette Symonds (Terry), Peter (Laurie), Ron (Karen), Irene Impens (Tim), Mary-Ann Dierckens (Mike). Dear Oma to nineteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Mary is survived by two sisters and one brother in the Netherlands as well as many nieces and nephews both here and the Netherlands. Mary was an active member of St. Michael’s Church Catholic Womens League and also sang in the church choir for many years. She loved to knit and donated baby caps and booties to the O.B. Unit at Leamington Hospital. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 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 Monday September 14, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens Leamington. C.W.L. Prayers Sunday at 3 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

Vanderbeke, George Louis Achiel of Cottam, Ontario

Posted by on September 11, 2015

Web photoVanderbeke, George Louis Achiel

86 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 9, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Marie Claire (April 7, 2015) for 57 years. Dear father of Joan Espeut (Richard), Keith Vanderbeke (Diane) and Marie Hall (Lyle). Loving grandfather of Rachel, Lisa, Jodi, Nicole, Vicki, Wayne, Gary and great grandfather of 3 great grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Elizabeth Cote (Charles Maurice), the late Alice Degroote (Arthur). Several nieces and nephews also survive. George was a local Heinz Tomato Grower and a Bicks Cucumber Grower. He was a retired director with the Ontario Burley Tobacco Growers Association, retired councillor for Gosfield North Township, retired chairman with Essex County Landfill Site 2, retired committee man with Essex Region Conservation Authority and a retired commissioner with the Gosfield North Communications Co.Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday September 12, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street Leamington from 10 a.m. until the Mass of the Resurrection at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Ontario Kidney Foundation or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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SIDDALL, Aaron Douglas of Leamington

Posted by on September 9, 2015

paper photo, Siddall Aaron44 years, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Dear father of Lucas. Loving son of Joanne Siddall (Ian Griffin). Dear brother of Jodie and Richard Marchand, Karen Siddall and Roy Roberts, David and Diane Siddall, Sharon and Tony Barnier, Stefanie and Scott Willoughby, Jen and Chris Manchester. Dear uncle of Ashley and Hans Garcia, Cassandra and Madison Marchand, Nickolas Roberts and great uncle of Gavin, Ashtin, and Emma Garcia, Ava, Addison and Ethan Willoughby, and Kendall Manchester. Nephew of Doug (Linda) and John Derbyshire, Irene and Glen Wilkinson, Nancy Derbyshire. Aaron will be missed by many cousins and friends. Predeceased by his grandparents, Joe and Maud Derbyshire, Claire and Sarah Siddall. Special thanks to all the Dr.’s and nurses on 8th floor and ICU at WRH, Ouellette Campus. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Aaron’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to a trust fund for Lucas (cheques payable to Joanne Siddall). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor