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

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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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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

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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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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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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.

Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Windsor / Essex Hospitals Foundation Oncology 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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Blokker, Mary of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on September 11, 2015

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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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Vanderbeke, George Louis Achiel of Cottam, Ontario

Posted by on September 11, 2015

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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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DUECKMAN, Anne of Leamington

Posted by on September 7, 2015

Paper Picture Dueckman Anne87 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of Henry for 68 years. Dear mother of Bruce and Linda, Linda and Roger Epp, James and Shirley, Janet and Gerald Petker. Loving grandmother of Jen and Jeff Foster, Mieka Dueckman, Mel and Randy Pedersen, Mary and Ed DaPonte, Greg and Angela Epp, Ryan and Jaclyn Epp, Rach and Joel Krause, Renita and Dan Wiebe, Rob and Julia Dueckman, Jordan and Shandell Petker, Lindsay Petker, and Meaghan Petker and 18 great grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Henry Schmidt (late Helen), the late John Schmidt (late Elizabeth), the late Hilda Dueck (late Peter), the late Peter Schmidt (Helma). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Anne’s life at Meadow Brook Church, 219 Talbot St. E., Leamington on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11 a.m. Private interment was held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Gebrail, Knouh ‘Jamila’

Posted by on September 4, 2015

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We are saddened to announce the sudden death of our precious wife, mother and grandmother Knouh. God rest her soul! She is the beloved wife of Bakkos, exceptional mother to Antoinette and Elias Khayat, Sandy and Tony Martinho, Joe and Laurice Gebrail, Theresa Gebrail, Tony and Kim Gebrail, and Rosie Gebrail. Loving grandmother to Alex, Alana and Andre Khayat, Anthony and Andrew Martinho, Sarah, Bakkous and Joey Gebrail, Abigail and Max Gebrail. She is survived by her sister Liza Younan, Leamington, TonyNasr and Joe Nasr, Australia and sister-in-law Nouhad Nasr, Lebanon. Predeceased by her sister Badehah Ghaleb and brother Saude Nasr. Special aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was a proud, strong woman who worked hard to keep her family united and happy. With the grace and guidance of Mother Mary, she showed dedication and love to her family and her church. She is and will forever be a beacon of guidance and light for all who knew and loved her. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Funeral Home & Reception Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 3 p.m. Mass of Resurrection on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 10 a.m. from St. Anthony’s Parish, 280 Talbot Street East, Leamington. Fr. Daniel Fares officiating. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Family & Friends may share their memories of Jamila at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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LARAMIE, Richard “Rick”, of Essex Ontario

Posted by on August 28, 2015

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64 years, passed away suddenly at home on August 27, 2015 with his loving wife, Kathleen, by his side. Loving father of Rick, Jodi and Mark. Loving Papa of Jade, Danielle and Josh. Predeceased by his parents Marvin and Elsie Laramie. Dear brother of Gary and Rose Anne Laramie, Judy and John Shaw and Pam Laramie. Son-in-law of Bernice Lewis and brother-in-law of Des Sullivan, Tim and Yevette Sullivan, Mary Fick and Albert Iacovone, John Lewis and Barbara and Kenwood McCullough. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Rick was retired from Canadian Salt Co. after over 30 years of service and was a founding member of the Essex County Steam & Gas Engine Club. As per Rick’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no viewing or Farwell service. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, a donation to the Essex Food Bank or the Windsor-Essex County Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233). Online donations or cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Rutter, Bruce John of Wheatley, Ontario

Posted by on August 28, 2015

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77 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at his residence in Wheatley on Thursday August 27, 2015. Beloved wife of Ruby. Dear step father of Kim Hoffmann (John), Brenda Kuzma and the late Lonnie Scott. Loving step grandfather of Monique Simon (Marcel), Tyler Smith (Heather), Kelly Saj (Robbie), Todd Chamberlain (Sally), Adam Chamberlain, Melissa Chamberlain, Sean Scott (Bekah), Andrew Scott and step great grandfather of Shelyse, Eryn, Emily, Mya, Abigail. Dear brother of Allen Rutter (Mavis) and brother-in-law of Ron and Pat Jones, the late Roy and Edna Jones, Bob and Theresa Jones. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Bruce’s life, from the funeral home on Saturday August 29, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Dorman Pollett officiating. Interment Erie Cemetery Wheatley. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Hospice of Windsor. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Brunato, John Peter of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on August 28, 2015

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97 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 26, 2015 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Survived by his true soulmate Enes (Orlando) with whom he shared almost 73 years of marriage; his children JoAnn (Joe) DeLellis, Peter (Mary), all of Leamington and Lynn (Murray) Butler of Mississauga. Seven grandchildren will remember many gatherings and outings with “Nonno Johnny” – Michele (Mike) Tomlak, David DeLellis, Jennifer Butler, Megan (Greg) Mailloux, Kayla Butler, Zachary Brunato, MacKenzie Brunato and his four great grandchildren- Brady, Alexa and Sydney Tomlak and Silas Mailloux. Predeceased by his sisters Mary (Joe) Gatti, Gemma (Peter) Gatti. John served in the Canadian Army for three and a half years during WWII. John operated the Leamington Shoe Shine & Repair Shop on Erie Street for many years until he took a leap of faith and bought a farm in his late 30’s. He had magic hands that could make and fix anything. He will be greatly missed. Cremation has taken place. Visiting in the Chapel of the Leamington Mennonite Home, 35 Pickwick Drive Leamington on Friday August 28, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. John’s family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Randy Holloway and all the staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home for the superb care and compassion shown to John over the years. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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TAVES, Selma (nee Neufeld) of Leamington and formerly of Comber

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Taves: Selma (nee Neufeld)Taves, Selma Solo1

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 peacefully at the Leamington Mennonite Home surrounded by family and those who loved her one week shy of 90 years. She will be remembered for her kind and caring nature by all who knew her. Loving wife of the late Richard Taves (2004). Loving mother to her 5 children. Hilda (Art) Martens, Albert (Jan) Taves, Larry (Connie) Taves, Audrey (John) Cronk, Ken (Karen) Taves. Proud and caring grandmother and great grandmother of Rod and Corrie and their daughter Faith, Christopher and Toni, Jeff and Heather and their children Emily and Jacob, Keri and her boys Martin, Benjamin and Jack, Brad and Anne and their girls Kate and Claire, Kendra and Ryan and their children Benton and Abbygail, Jodi and David and their daughter Kaylin. Chantal and Jessica. Todd and Tatum and their children Ryan and Hailey. Tricia. Kelly and Matt and their children Parker and Allie. Tyler and Trevor. Riki Lee and Paul and their children Grace, Alessio and Evelina. Sadly missed by her two surviving sisters Eva (Harry) Wiens, Margie Neufeld. Her life work was devoted to her family, working side by side with her husband Richard on their farm near Comber until they retired to the Leamington area. Her hobbies included beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. She was renowned for her baking, cooking and quilting skills. As a member of the North Leamington Mennonite Church, she served her Lord with willing and humble hands. Her family will miss her smile, her loving heart, her infinite patience and her prayers on their behalf. A sincere thanks is extended to the staff and volunteers at the Leamington Mennonite Home for their compassionate and exceptional care. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A Memorial Service to celebrate Selma’s life will be held on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. A private family interment will take place at Erie Cemetery, Wheatley . Memorial donations to the Leamington Mennonite Home or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Ontario, Windsor

McGregor, Elsie Irene (Wharram) of Leamington

Posted by on August 24, 2015

Paper photo McGregor,ElsiePassed away peacefully in her sleep at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the age of 90. Predeceased by her husband Andrew (1983), parents Harvey and Ada Wharram, sister Joyce Garraway and sister-in-law Margaret Wharram. Survived by her three sons, Allan (Mary) of LaSalle, Gordon (Norma) of Chatham and Glenn (Kelley) of London. Also surviving is her sister Doris Lamb of Wheatley, brother Ken Wharram (Murdeena) of Wheatley, 6 grandchildren, Steve McGregor (Tony), Monika Turner (Dan), Chris McGregor (Melanie), Jamie McGregor (Susan), Kirsten McGregor and Hannah McGregor. She had 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Elsie was very active in the United Church of Canada for the better part of her life in various capacities until the onset of dementia. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or Sun Parlor Home where she resided for many years. The family wishes to thank the staff there for her wonderful care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. until time of the Memorial Service to celebrate Elsie’s life at 12 noon. Rev. Mark Perry officiating. Cremation has taken place. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Dawson, John Gordon “Gord” of Cottam

Posted by on August 20, 2015

Paper photo Dawson, JohnIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving husband, father and grandfather on August 19, 2015 at home in Cottam. Beloved husband of 53 years to Audrey (nee Siddall), and loving son-in-law of Marjorie and the late Jack Siddall. Dear son of the late Herbert and the late Mary Dawson. A precious father of John Dawson and wife Margaret, Susan Guyitt and husband Gary, Beth Webber and husband Paul, and Jill Walker and husband Paul. Very much loved Grandfather to Lynnlee, Calvin and friend Marisa, Jeremy and fiance Ashley, Corey and wife Maggie, Leslie, Cameron and friend Ashley, Ian, Brady and Payton. Will be sadly missed by his brother, Bill (Helen) Dawson and sisters, Madeline McQueen, Jeanne (Bill) Knight, sister-in-law, Geraldine Dawson along with many cherished nieces, nephews, friends and god-daughter Wendy (Dean) Jones. Predeceased by Dorothy (Chester) Hillman, Lorne Dawson, Henry (Rita) Dawson & Charles McQueen. 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 Gord’s life at the Funeral Home on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to London Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Cardiac Program. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Filed Under: Windsor