It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our precious little man Eric on October 23, 2014 at 27 years of age. Cherished son of Kerry & Anne. Predeceased by his sister Katie (1990), his grandparents John & Florence Brinkman and Denne & Joan Bosworth, and by his uncle Bill Bosworth. Loving nephew of Karen Brinkman, Kevin & Cheryl Brinkman, Mary & David Neelands, and Joan Bosworth. Dear cousin of Melissa & Joe and their daughter Neve, Laura & Dave, Sean & Christine and their son S.J., Craig, Andrew, Peter, Jenny & Ben, and Steve. Eric touched the lives of many people and left his footprint on their hearts. If you so desire, donations to the Miracle League of Amherstburg or to the Windsor Spitfires Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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