Fleming, Elmer of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 6, 2014

Fleming, Elmer

73 years, passed away suddenly on Monday January 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Jacqueline for 51 years. Dear father of Doreen Munro (John), Mary Ann Treleaven and Elmer Fleming Jr. (Carol). Loving grandfather of Shawna Lynn, Kyle, Caitlyn, Bradley, Christopher, Kyla, McKenzie, Joshua, Justin, Haylie, Dakota and great grandfather of Carter and Juliette. Elmer will also be missed by his very good friends Dennis & Kelly Stevenson. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Velma Fleming. Dear brother of Dora Pinneau, Betty Garrette, Donna Christian, the late Lynda Tazzman, Larry Fleming, Carl Fleming and Carol Predhomme. At Elmer’s request cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) or online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Schmidt, Susie of Leamington

Posted by on January 6, 2014

SchmidtSusiePaper copy88 years, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Nick Schmidt (2005). Loving mother of Larry Schmidt and wife Susan, Barb VanGrinsven, Randy Schmidt and wife Bonnie, Jim Schmidt and wife Jackie Kervoelen. Loving Grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Dear Sister of Jessie Toews, John Dick and wife Erna, brother-in-law Alfred Fischer. Predeceased by son-in-law Frank VanGrinsven (2005); sisters and brothers -in-law John Toews, John and Elizabeth Schmidt, Anne and Abe Dick, Lena Fischer. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Susie’s life at the Funeral Home on Thursday, January 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. Rev. Bruce Wiebe officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or Alzheimer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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McDONALD: Ray Franklin of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 5, 2014

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McDONALD, Ray Franklin

Born August 5, 1930, passed away peacefully January 3, 2014. Predeceased by his parents Franklin McDonald and Dorothy Sample. Loving husband and best friend of Elaine (nee Grubb) for 57 years. Devoted father to Ann Mills (Steve) of Wheatley and Richard Ray of Staples. Loving poppa of Jason (Kristen), Justin (Robyn) and Dylan Mills, Jamie Rae Friesen (Colton) and Amy, Ashley and Jessica Breen and families. Darling great poppa of Ella & Levi Mills. Dearest brother of the late Wilda Leeming (Robert), Duane McDonald (Elsie), Marion Sykes (Jack), Melvin McDonald (Pat), Stanley McDonald (Irene), Darlene Murray (Heath), Jo Graff (Robert) and brother-in-law to Karen Deyell (late Robert), late Carol Authier (Gord), Margaret Franklin (Bruce) and Douglas Grubb (Karen). He will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Ray retired from Heinz after 37 years of service, finishing his career as the Department Head of Electrical. Rays favorite past times were camping, hunting, hockey and farming. Visitation will take place at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday, January 6, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Ray’s life at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2013 from St. John’s Anglican Church, 60 Erie St. North, Leamington. Rev. Robert Lemon officiating. Donations may be made to the South Point Minor Hockey Association or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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MASTRONARDI: Maria Vincenza of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 5, 2014

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88 years, passed away peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Beloved wife of Alberino for 69 years. Loving mother of Antonietta Mastronardi-Coates and husband Sydney Coates, Nick D. Mastronardi and wife Marjorie, Mike Mastronardi and wife Connie. Predeceased by son Gino (1961). Adored Nonna of Albert, Michelle Preston and husband Jeff, Benjamin Mastronardi and wife Jennifer, Christopher Mastronardi and wife Tanya, Loren and Steven Mastronardi. Proud great Nonna of Alisha, Nicole, Mathew and Jax. Predeceased by sister Marietta Totaro (1947), and brother Gaetano Totaro (1987) and late wife Maria. Special aunt to Raffaele and late husband Etorino, Nick Totaro and wife Rosina, and great niece Teresa DiMenna and late husband Franco. Dear sister-in-law to Lina Guidice (late Guiseppe), Maria Mastronardi (late Pino), the late Ciro Mastronardi (Bambina), the late Beato Mastronardi (Maria) and their families. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Monday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Maria Vincenza’s life will be held at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington, on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. Michael’s Church Building Fund would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Aziz, Backous of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 31, 2013

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82 years, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday December 29, 2013. Loving husband of Mahbouba for 59 years. Dear father of Najet Zakaria (Youssef), Elizabeth Stewart (Steve), Louie Aziz (Krista) and Christina Raffoul (George). Loving grandfather of Patty Zakaria – Nikolov (Stevco), Josie Zakaria, Kate and Tori Stewart, Christie Mauricio (Shaun), Billy, Jessica and Nicole Aziz and Samuel and Nicholas Raffoul. Great grandfather of Sofia, Marissa and Olivia. Backous will be missed by his brothers and sisters, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Canada and Lebanon. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Backous’  life at St. Anthony’s Parish 280 Talbot Street East Leamington on Tuesday December 31, 2013 at 10 a.m. Monsignour Charles Saad officiating. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Barkovsky, Henry “Vern” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 31, 2013

BarkovskyVernPaperBarkovsky, Henry “Vern”   78 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Dear and devoted husband of Erna (Konrad) for over 53 years. Loving father of David and his wife Tanya, Linda Barkovsky and husband David King, Paul and his wife Leasa. Beloved Opa of 4 grandchildren. Dear brother of Betty Rodway and husband Cal, Rita Neudorf and husband Peter, John Barkovsky, brother-in-law Bob Dyck, brother-in-law Bill Konrad and wife Marlene, sister-in-law Margaret Kroeker and husband Henry. Predeceased by his mother and father Agatha and John Barkovsky, and sister Kathy Dyck. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Vern’s life will be held at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home (Music Therapy) or to the Parkinson Society. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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MELOCHE (Schofield) , Ethel Irene “Polly”

Posted by on December 30, 2013

passed away peacefully at Royal Oak Long Term Care Centre, Kingsville, on December 18, 2013 at the
age of 97.  Predeceased by her husband, Herbert (1976).  Loving Mom of the late Robert (2002) (Annett 2011), Ron (Norma), and Joanne Meloche (Christine). Polly adored her seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.  Predeceased by her brothers Victor, Robert and Fred. Survived by her two sister-in-laws Gloria and Marge. The family would like to thank all the staff at Royal Oak who made Mom’s last seven years a comfort to her and  her family and for the exceptional care she received.  We can’t say enough about how grateful we are for their support. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Monday, December 23, 2013 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Polly’s life at 11 am. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating.  Interment St. Clements cemetery, McGregor.   If you so desire, memorial donations may be made  to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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GALIPEAU, Pamela Elaine

Posted by on December 30, 2013

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After a hard courageous battle, Pamela passed peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 66 years of age. Beloved wife of Charles “Chuck”. Cherished and loving mother of Laura and Glen Mills and Layne and Ken Hoskins. Adored grandma of Danielle Bonnevie (Brent), Jordyn (Dallas), Madison and Natalie Mills and Braydon, Mackenna and Austin Hoskins. Great grandma of Brock Bonnevie. Dearest sister of Ron Morand (Terry) and sister-in-law of Robert Zolotcov (Helen Toner). Pam will also be missed by her puppy Rocky. Pam retired from Hotel Dieu Grace hospital after more than 40 years of service. She loved her visits to the casino, playing bingo and poker. She also kept busy crafting many personal gifts with crocheting and beading. Pam was an avid hockey and football fan and a huge supporter of the Essex Ravens Football Club. Her family was everything to her and she will be greatly missed. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233)on Friday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 930 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Fr. Robert Rocheleau officiating. Parish prayers Friday 7 pm. Cremation to follow. If desired memorial donations made to Hospice Windsor Essex would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Wally, Metro of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 27, 2013

Wally Paper2 copyWally, Metro 89 years, passed away at his home on Christmas Day December 25, 2013. Beloved husband of Mary (Lockhart) for 68 years. Dear dad of Wendy Froese (Peter), MaryLou Reid (the late Dean 1999), Kathy Gabriele (Vic). Wally will be missed by his four grandchildren, Stewart Froese (Mary), Stacy Curtis (Dave), Shelly Gale (Kevin), Julie Lypka (Mike) and his ten great grandchildren, Cameron, Chris, Connor, Cerrissa, Brittany, Breanna, Brooklyn, Kanaan, Sienna, Alexis and Max. Metro was born in Sifton Manitoba to Bill and Cassie Wally. Dear brother of Lea Bohn (the late George), Mary Jackson (Bill), Nick Wally (Mary), the late Ann Beauchamp (the late Ernie), the late Oriest Wally (Lucille). Special friend of Heather Stramacchia (Bruno), Jerry Dupuis (Janet) and Bob Fitzgerald (Bev). Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Wally’s life, from St. John’s Anglican Church, 60 Erie Street North Leamington on Monday December 30, 2013 at 1 p.m. Rev. Robert Lemon officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation “Dialysis Unit” or charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Mastronardi, Moretto of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 24, 2013

Mastronardi1 copyMastronardi, Moretto Passed away peacefully on Sunday December 22, 2013 at the age of 90 years with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Mercede with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Cherished father of Olindo Mastronardi and Theresa Mastronardi. Predeceased by his parents Teresa Mastronardi (1987) and Olindo Mastronardi (1989), brothers Henry Mastronardi (1981) (wife Maria), Gino Mastronardi (1997) and wife Nancy (2003). Dear brother-in-law to Enrico D’Agnillo (Gina), LaSalle; Letizia D’Agnillo, Windsor; Giacinto D’Agnillo (Anna), Italy. Dear brother-in-law of the late Christanziano and Teresina D’Agnillo, Windsor; Armando D’Agnillo, Windsor; Vincenza and Ercolino Pannunzio, Italy; Angiolina and Angelo Pannunzio, Italy. Moretto is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. He was a life member of the Leamington Roma Club and a farmer in the Leamington area for over 50 years until his retirement. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Thursday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Moretto’s life, from St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street Leamington on Friday December 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Parish Prayers Thursday at 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Pretty, Jean P of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 24, 2013

Pretty, Jean P. 91 years, passed away Sunday December 22, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Allan (1951). Dear mother of Paul and Kim. Dear grandmother of Kaytlyn. Dear sister of Donald Sutherland, the late Gord Sutherland and James Sutherland (Desci). At Jean’s request cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or memorial service. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington at 519-326-2631 or online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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COLLYER: Muriel (nee Etherington) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 22, 2013

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On December 21, 2013, Murial was called into the Lord’s arms at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Ken (2013) for 66 years. Loving mother of Paul (wife Val) and Brad. Cherished grandmother to Amy (Derek), Heather (Joseph) and Kelly (Andrew). She held close to her heart 8 great grandchildren: Cameron, Emma, Jesse, Colin, Nathan, Philip, Todd and Christopher. Special aunt to Linda and Derek and their children Andrew and Stephen; Janet, Joyce, David, Phil and their families. Muriel served the Lord faithfully throughout her life and will be missed. A special thank you to Margaret & Alyssa (P.S.W) for their support and care. A private family graveside service to take place at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington, ON (519)326-2631. If you so desire, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Youssef, Sarkis of Leamington

Posted by on December 21, 2013

YoussefSarkisPapeLIGHTERr copy67 years, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at his home. Beloved husband of the late Yvonne (2010). Dear father of Diane and husband Peter Cloke. Loving grandfather of Melissa, Nicolas, Megan and Samantha Levesque. Dear brother of Boula Joseph (Laura), Antonios Chalito (Marie), Bakos youssef (Nadia), the late Youssef Youssef (the late Zarifa), the late Michael Youssef (the late Theresa), the late Alyia Boutros (the late Stephen) and the late Chama Nohra (the late Joseph). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Sarkis’ life at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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MALOTT, Dorothy (Baker) of Ruthven

Posted by on December 20, 2013

MalottDorothyPaper copy88 years, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of Ayerist (2008). Dear mother of Valerie and Doewe Grootenboer, Ayerist Malott, Dwain and Mary Malott, Percy Malott and Joan Little. Loving grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Leonard and Jean Baker and the late Olive Knight (the late Howard). 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 Dorothy’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. Rev. Phil Desjardins officiating. Interment Ruthven North Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Aiello, Giuseppe of Leamington

Posted by on December 19, 2013

AielloGiuseppePaper81 years, passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at his home. Beloved husband of Palma Aiello (nee Agosta). Dear father of Sal and Annette Aiello, Teresa and Frank Coppola, Marianne and Scott Kress. Loving grandfather of Pamela, Joey, Hanna, Joseph, Adam, Jolynn, Eric, Joel. Dear brother of Nicola Aiello (the late Sara), Italy and the late Caterina Aiello (Francesco Salmeri) and brother-in-law of Stefano Agosta (Carol). Giuseppe will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Giuseppe was a member of the Leamington Roma Club and was retired from the H.J. Heinz Co. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Giuseppe’s life at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung Association. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Affleck, Wayne of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 19, 2013

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27 years, today we have lost a fine young man, suddenly on Friday, December 13, 2013, doing the job he had a passion for. Wayne will be forever missed and never forgotten by his dad and mom Don and Marlene Affleck. Cherished grandson of Dorothy Post. Dear brother of Tina McLoud and husband Mike. Special uncle of Evan and Tanor. Wayne will always be remembered by his aunts, uncles, cousins and colleagues whose lives he touched. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held from the funeral home on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. Rev. Robert Lemon officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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TIESSEN, Dean William

Posted by on December 14, 2013

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46 years, Passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2013. Beloved husband of Jennifer (Lehn). Loving father of Julianne, Rachelle, Josh, Cian. Dear son of William and Janet Tiessen and son-in-law of Barbara and Ralph Phibbs and Paul Lehn. Dear brother of Jason and Josey Tiessen and brother-in-law of Karen and Dennis Driedger, Todd and Joan Phibbs, Stacey and Scott Wilkins and Melissa Lehn. Loving grandson of Jessie Toews. Dear uncle of Mykayla and Kassidy Tiessen, Karlee and Jesse Driedger, Jordan Phibbs, Brian and Meaghan Klassen, Kris and Jennifer Klassen and Emma. Dean will be missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Dean was President of Pyramid Farms and New Energy Farms and followed his life’s passion and will be missed by many friends and colleagues. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Dean’s life at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. Pastor David Dyck officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Southwestern Ontario Gleaners (Leamington), Canadian Foodgrains Bank or the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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JACKSON, Marion Ethel

Posted by on December 14, 2013

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It is with great respect that her family announce her passing on Monday December 9, 2013 at University Hospital, London at the age of 100 years. Beloved wife of the late George Richard “Geordie” Jackson (1981). Marion was formerly of Ingersoll and Leamington with current residence in London. Dear sister of Dora Wurker (Woodstock), Doug Hawkins (Mississauga) and Dr. Carmen Hawkins (Gainesville, Texas). Predeceased by sisters Thelma Telfer, Helen Hawkins, Joyce Hawkins and brothers Bill and George Hawkins. Marion is also survived by sister- in-law Kathleen Wilkinson (Leamington) and she will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday December 14, 2013 from 12 noon until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Marion’s life at 1 p.m. Rev. Linda Blair officiating. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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DAROWSKI, Mark

Posted by on December 14, 2013

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47 years, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Met Campus. Loving son of Irene and the late Henry Darowski (1999). Dear brother of Ken and Marisa, Christine and Ron Johns and the late Deborah (1966). Dear uncle of Devin, Dillon and Karisa. Mark will be missed by his aunts, many cousins and friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Mark’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Pearce, Rex W. of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 11, 2013

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93 years, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 9, 2013. Dear husband of Jean (Simpson) for 70 years. Loving father of Don and late wife Betty, Bradley and late wife Starr, and Richard. Special grandfather of David and Karen, Brian, Tanya, Mandy, Michael, Sandy, and Nick. Proud great grandfather of Rex and Maddison. Brother of Marjorie McCracken, Ruth Hillman, Donna Latam, and Harold. Predeceased by siblings Jack, Lyle, and Lois Holland. Uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Rex was retired from the H.J. Heinz Co. after 30 years of service and enjoyed farming. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation 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 or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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McKINLAY, Kathleen (nee Brown) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 11, 2013

 

 

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A resident of Leamington, Kathleen McKinlay passed away at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the age of 48.  She was born in Leamington and was the daughter of Michael Brown and Linda Brown (nee Fox). Step-daughter of Jean Brown. Dear wife of the late Allen J.McKinlay (1997). Loving mother to Tyler and his fiancée  Ashley Haines. Dear sister to Stephanie LePage (nee Brown), Allan Brown and Evelyn Altenhof, Mickey Brown and Gwen Harper. Step-sister to Kelly Ladouceur. Kathy will be forever remembered for her love of Country music and going to concerts. She had a huge heart and would help anyone in need. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Kathleen’s life at 11:00 a.m. William Birch officiating.

 

Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to honour Kathleen’s life can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and would be appreciated by the family. Cherished memories can be shared at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Bowman, Diane (nee Naeyaert) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on December 11, 2013

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61 years, passed away suddenly, Saturday December 7, 2013 at her residence. Beloved wife of Jim. Dear mother of Anne Epplett (Chris), Elizabeth Getty (Tylor) and Thomas Bowman. Dear sister of Kathleen Letwin (Ken), Suzanne Beecham (the late Richard) and Pat. Dear sister-in-law of Kirk & Gemma Bowman. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by her parents Tom & Madeleine Naeyaert. At Diane’s request cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Wednesday December 11, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Mastronardi, Beato of Leamington

Posted by on December 9, 2013

Mastronardi,Beato paper78 years, Passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at London Health Sciences Centre. Beloved husband of Maria (Gabriele). Dear father of the late Linda Mastronardi (1967), Gino and Penny Mastronardi, Angela and Michael Kuk. Loving grandfather of Sashia, Devin, Beatrice, John and Gabriel. Dear brother of Lina Giudice (the late Giuseppe), Alberino and Vincenza Mastronardi, Maria Mastronardi (the late Pino), the late Ciro and Bambina Mastronardi and brother-in-law of Michelina Petrucci (the late Mario), the late Giuseppe and Vittoria Gabriele. Beato will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Beato was a devoted founding member of the Roma Club and was a dear friend to all. 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 to celebrate Beato’s life at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Carvalho, Julieta (Freitas) of Leamington

Posted by on December 9, 2013

Carvalho,Julieta paper70 years, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of Jose. Dear mother of Nelson and Melissa Carvalho, Jack and Trish Carvalho, Lisa and Tony Antunes, Diane and Gerald Landuyt, Tom Carvalho, Kelly and Jorge Marteniano, Kevin Carvalho, Denise Carvalho. Loving Vavo of 19 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Dear sister of 4 brothers and 2 sisters and predeceased by 12 brothers and sisters. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Julieta’s life at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Impens, Rita Marie (Lamotte) of Leamington

Posted by on December 9, 2013

Impens,Rita paperBorn October 14, 1921, Gone to be with Our Lord and Saviour. The Matriarch of our family has passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Erie Glen Manor at age 92. Daughter of the late Frank (1938) and Charlotte (1947) (Vigneux) Lamotte. Beloved wife of the late Charles Joseph Impens (2004). Dearest mother of Linda and Louis Marentette, Cathy and Larry Sumner, Jim and Diana Impens, John and Judy Impens, the late Charles Joseph Impens (1954), Robert and Robin Impens, Patrick and Judy Impens, Perry and Marlene Impens, Sgt. Charles and Sandra Impens. Treasured Grandmother of 19 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Dearest sister of the late Ernest (Ella) Lamotte, Marion (late Joe) Howe, the late Rosie (late Ralph) Ciliska, the late Theresa (Joe) Bonyai, Maurice Lamotte, the late Florence (late Ferd) Impens, the late Henry Lamotte, Ted (Annette) Lamotte, Kay (Walter) Balsam, Joe (Nola) Lamotte. She’ll be sadly missed by sister-in-law, Emma Moody and brother-in-law, Maurice Impens. She was admired and respected by many nieces and nephews. Rita was born in Windsor moving to Albuna at 12 years of age, there she lived on the Lamotte farm until it sold and moved to Leamington in 1961. Robson Road became her and Dad’s favourite home with the doors open to all family and friends day and night. Mom worked as a first aid nurse at Sun Parlor Home and Canadian Canners until her retirement at age 60. Rita was a longtime member and Past President of the CWL. She volunteered her time to many nursing homes and meals on wheels. She was a great supporter of Right to Life with the making of angels and rosaries. Her hobbies were crochetting afghans, making family tie blankets, puzzles, cards and board games. The family would like to thank the staff of Erie Glen Manor where she has lived for the past 2 1/2 years for their tender care and compassion. Also St. Elizabeth Health Care and CCAC for their personal support these past few weeks. Mom’s generous, kind and gentle soul will live on in the hearts of the many lives she had so lovingly touched. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Rita’s life at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Michael’s Building Fund, St. Vincent De Paul Society or charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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