RAWLINS: Gary of Essex

Posted by on November 22, 2015

Rawlins,Gary SoloRawlins, Gary
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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Wharram, Gladys Pearl (nee Shilson) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 20, 2015

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92 years, passed away into the hands of her Lord on Thursday November 19, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Grant Wharram (1997). Dear mother of Carole Mazzanti (the late Gerry), Garry, Judy Funkenhauser (Gunther) and Nancy Wols (Bernie Rivest). Nine grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter also survive. Predeceased by two grandchildren Trevor and Shaundra. Dear sister of Ralph Shilson (Shirley), Hazel McMillan (Bill), Muriel Wigle (Harold). Predeceased by brothers Clair, Leonard, Morley and Wilmot Shilson. Several nieces and nephews also survive. A graveside service to celebrate Gladys’s life will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, 366 Talbot Street West, Leamington on Tuesday November 24, 2015 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Trillium Gift of Life Foundation (organ and tissue donation saves lives), 522 University Ave., Suite 900, Toronto,On M5G 1W7. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Klassen, Paul of Leamington and Toronto, Ontario

Posted by on November 20, 2015

Paul KlassenKlassen, Paul  90 years, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Leamington Mennonite Home.  Dear son of the late Frank and Katharina Klassen. Dear husband of Faye Klassen. Dear Father of Bruce (MaryAnn) and Karrie Klassen.  Dear Grandfather of Sydney Klassen.  Dear brother of Hedy Klassen, Frances Siemens, and Ruth Klassen.  Dear Uncle to many nieces and nephews, and a Dear friend to many more.  Paul was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and moved to Leamington in his very early years.  Looking to make a better life for himself, he first began by selling produce in Ruthven, then purchased Erie Appliances in the late 1950’s.  Later, he moved into real estate and land development by creating Klassen Real Estate Inc. with Faye in the early 1970’s.  Finally Paul became a clothier when Paul and Faye acquired Feldman’s Mens and Boys Wear in the early 1980’s.  If Paul could sell it, Paul loved it, and it was through these many ‘adventures’ that Paul touched many people throughout the community.  Paul retired in 1999 and moved to Toronto to be closer to his new granddaughter and family, returning to Leamington frequently to visit.  In his later years, Paul made the Leamington Mennonite Home his home.  Paul loved his faith, his family, his friends, and his airplanes.  He will be missed.  Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday, November 27 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Paul’s life, from the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East Leamington on Saturday, November 28 at 10 a.m. Rev. Victor Winter officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Billy Graham Association – 20 Hopewell Way NE Calgary, AB T3J 5H5. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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VANDERBEEK, John of Ruthven

Posted by on November 20, 2015

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86 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday November 19, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Wilhelmina (May 14, 2015). Dear father of Jake (Kathleen), John (Sandy), Shirley Goddard (Bruce), Jeff (Terri). Loving grandfather of thirteen grandchildren and great grandfather of six great grandchildren.
At John’s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate John’s life will take place at Faith Reformed Church, 1115 Seacliff Drive, Kingsville on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Ken Labbe officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation-Hospice or Faith Reformed Church. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Bruner, Margaret of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 17, 2015

Bruner, Margaret

102 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Beloved wife of the late George Bruner (2006). Loving mother of Don, Richard (Dick) and Bonnie. Special grandmother of many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and most recently a great great grandchild. Predeceased by siblings Sara Ann (Sadie) and John. Survived by her nieces and nephews. Margaret was the longest surviving resident of Pelee Island. A graveside service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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LINK, Hal of Kingsville

Posted by on November 15, 2015

78 years, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Charlotte. Dear father of Denise Link-Rahn (Martin), and Matthew Link (Judy). Loving grandfather of Noah, Erik, and Luke. Dear brother-in-law of Sam Higginbottom (Heather), Gary Higginbottom (Isabel), Ken Higginbottom (late Colleen), and the late Carolyn Manor (Bob). Hal will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. A Private Funeral Service will be held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation. Friends may share memories and make donations at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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VAN ROIE, Margaret of Leamington

Posted by on November 13, 2015

Paper Photo Van Roie, Margaret89 years, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the Sun Parlor Home. Beloved wife of the late Adolf (1997). Dear mother of Jacky (Loretta), Willy, the late Eddy (Diana), the late Guy (Kathy), Myriam Smith (Murray), Susy Skjerven, Marleen Shelswell (Bob), the late Ben (Carol), Ruthy Masse (Randy), Lucy Sedlak (Mike), Shane (Susie). Loving Mama of many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brother, Louis Pyl (late Julia). Loved by many nieces and nephews in Belgium. Visiting 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 Margaret’s life at the Funeral Home on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. Fr. Pat Fuerth officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Sun Parlor Home (Bus). Friends may share memories and make donations at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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NASH, Harlan B of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 9, 2015

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80 years, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Beloved husband of Ann Marie Nash (Ives). Dear father of Dale and Luanne, Jamie and Crystal, and Julie Leroux. Loving grandfather/papa of Nicki (Jim), Kyle (Shannon), Nathan, Evan, Tanya (Greg), Jeremy, Jessica, Darrin, Quinton and great grandfather of Sophia, Daniella, Gabriella, Hudson. Dear brother of Milan (Millie) and Erle (Evelyn) and brother-in-law of Gordon Ives (Judy) and Bruce Ives (Carole). Harlan will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 and on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the Leamington United Church, 9 John Street from 12 until the time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Harlan’s life at 1 p.m. Rev. Paul Rodey and Rev. Thomas Kay officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Unrau, Don of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on November 9, 2015

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79 years, passed away surrounded by his family at Met Hospital on Sunday November 8, 2015. Beloved husband of Rita (Enns). Dear father of Jeffrey (Suzan) and Eric (Amy). Loving grandfather of Jamie (Kathryn), Kirsten (Justin), Ryan and great grandfather of Tanner and Colin. Dear brother of John (Jane). Predeceased by brother David (Pat) and sister Mary Unrau. Dear brother-in-law of Ruth Woodsit (Bill), Bill Enns (Julie) and the late John and Pete Enns. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Cremation. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Memorial service to celebrate Don’s life, from the funeral home on Thursday November 12, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Ruth Boehm officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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SU, Muoi (nee Phu) of Kingsville, Ontario

Posted by on November 9, 2015

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72 years, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of Dau Xuan Su. Dear mother of Anh Yan(Jingming), Ky Su (May), Cham John (Ernest), Kim Su, Nam Bourassa (Carl) and Luc Su. Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren. Muoi will be missed by her siblings and many nieces and nephews. 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 Muoi’s life on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or the Leamington United Church. Friends may share memories or make online donations at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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McCormick, Lyle of Leamington, ON

Posted by on November 7, 2015

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85 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Sun Parlor Home.

Beloved husband of Ella. Dear father Ken (Lynn). Loving grandfather of Landen (Rebecca), Becky Van Meppelen – Scheppink (Eric) and great grandfather of Emily and Nathan McCormick. Dear brother of Paul Reid (Anne). Also survived by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Wayne Reid and sister-in-law Maryanne. Lyle was retired from the Dept. of Agriculture after 39 years of dedicated service. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Rev. John Cats officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Sun Parlor Home (new bus). Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution on line at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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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.

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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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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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

Paper Photo Metelka, Lena

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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Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor

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