Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on August 9, 2012 at the age of 75 years.  Loving husband and best friend to Muriel, with whom he celebrated 52 years of marriage.  Loving dad to David (Sherrie), Geoffrey, Patricia. Dear grandfather of Korrie (Ryan) Lauzon, Brian and great-grandfather to Connor and Lily. Dear son of the late Ernest and Margaret Charles.  Dear brother of Edward (Linda) and the late Jo-Ann.  Uncle to several nieces and nephews.  If you so desire memorial donations to Windsor & Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Monday, August 20, 2012 10:30am until time of Memorial Service at 11:30am at  FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841).  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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