Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 7, 2017 at 69 years of age.  Beloved husband of Diane (nee Leclerc) for 48 years.  Cherished father of Dwayne, and Renee and husband Terry Gray.  Loving Pepe of Braylon, Owen.  Dear son of the late Alpha and Alice Bezaire.  Dearest brother of Roger and wife Bev Bezaire, Gerald and wife Elizabeth Bezaire, Germaine and husband Jean Paul Drouillard and the late Lucille.  Brother-in-law of Marcel and Denise Leclerc, Francine and husband George Gawadzyn, Lynn Devin, John and Gina Leclerc, Michelle (the late Jody Howey).  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Ernest was retired from Spada Sheet Metal (2013) and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #5642 River Canard.  Ernie’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice Palliative Care Physicians, Dr. Darren Cargill, Dr. Kathleen Milne, also, ESC LHIN, Jacquelyn Werstein and VON nurses John McIntyre and John Vanvelzen for all of their care and compassion. If you desire in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes to the Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation.  Visiting on Friday October 13, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Parish and K of C prayers at 7:00 p.m. at Families First 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg 519-969-5841. On Saturday October 14, 2017 family and friends are requested to meet at St. Joseph Church River Canard for funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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