Fittler, Helen of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Fittler, Helen
86 years, passed away peacefully, in her family’s arms on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late John (2008) for 50 years. Dear mother of Linda and Barry Keohan, Erna and Steve Bujna, John and Jennifer Fittler. Loving Oma of Mason, Vivienne, Stephanie and Lukas, Brittney, Ashley and Giuliano and great Oma of Nico and Gianluca. Dear sister of Mary Freiter (the late Gerhard), the late John Schartner (Elfrieda), George Schartner (Gisela) and the late Elizabeth Toews (the late Werner) and sister-in-law of the late George Fittler, the late Steve Fittler (Hilda), Frank Fittler (the late Susie), Helmut Fittler (Sandra), Willy Fittler (Margaret). Helen will be missed by many nieces, nephews and so many friends. 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 Helen’s life at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11a.m. Pastor Victor Winter officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, 366 Talbot Street West, Leamington. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the U.M.E.I. (United Mennonite Education Institute) or Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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COLEMAN: Jean, of Aldborough Township

Posted by on May 22, 2018

Peacefully from complications of alzheimer’s, on Monday, May 21, 2018, at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, Jean Isabel Coleman, a long-time resident of Aldborough Township, passed away in her 92nd year.  Predeceased by her husband Carl J. Coleman (1997).  Loving mother of Carol Riess (Frank) of Sarnia, Ron (Maureen) Coleman of London, Barry (Theresia) Coleman of Alberta and the late Nancy McGill (2011) (Brian).  Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey (Valerie) Riess, James (Nicole) Riess, Melanie (Noel) Manchulenko, Marie McGill and Jane McGill.  Great-grandmother of Avrey and Declan Riess and Adam and Natalie Manchulenko.  Survived by sister-in-law, Marie Smith.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by daughter-in-law, Denise (2015).   Jean was a good wife and good mother and a good daughter to her mother, Florence, creating a sandwich generation before a sandwich generation was ever mentioned before her time.  She was also a multi-talented woman.  She was a seamstress, crafter, sewer, knitter and was specially known for crocheting dishcloths and scrubbies that have been shared around the world.  Jean loved to travel and especially enjoyed the Canadian Rocky Mountains with her son and daughter-in-law.  Jean was a valuable asset to her community, helping at the Rodney Legion, C.W.L., driving the elderly to appointments, parties and events and babysitting for family and friends in the community.  She loved hosting a good party, showers and weddings for others, but never for herself.  She could always find a four leaf clover, where others could never.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Friday, May 25th from 7-9 p.m.  Prayers will be recited at the funeral home at 6:45 p.m.  Funeral Mass will commence at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from St. Mary’s Parish, West Lorne.  Interment in Rodney Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society Elgin-St. Thomas would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com

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Carson, Tim

Posted by on May 21, 2018

How do we even begin to express the loss of this beautiful man, husband, father and Papa?  It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Tim on May 20, 2018 at 64 years of age.  Beloved husband and best friend of 46 years to his loving wife Joan.  Cherished father of Tracy & her husband Tony Pistagnesi, and Sherry Barron.  Adored Papa of Amanda, Tim, Alexis, and Jack.  Predeceased by his siblings Shelly June and Gary Batty.  Visitation Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. On Thursday, friends and family are invited to meet after 10:30 am until the time of the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ZUCCO, Teresa

Posted by on May 21, 2018

May 8, 1938 – May 20, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Mother and Nonna peacefully at her home. Teresa just celebrated her 80th birthday surrounded by her loving family. She is now reunited with her devoted husband Giuseppe (1999) and parents Domenico and Rosa Varacalli. Cherished mother of Connie & Domenic Aversa and Domenic & Stacey Zucco. Proud and loving Nonna to Elisa & Anthony Meo, Angelo Aversa, Joe & Katie Zucco and Daniela Zucco and friend Sara. Adored Bis-Nonna to Giuliana, Luca, Eva Meo and Domenic and Damien Zucco. Dear sister of Paolo (Nina) Varacalli, Giuseppe (Carmela) Varacalli, Bruno (Maria) Varacalli and the late Francesco (Theresa) Varacalli, Maria Varacalli, Elena and survived by husband Paolo Panetta, Michele (Sandra) Varacalli, Maria and survived by husband Domenico Siciliano. Much loved sister-in-law of Bruno Zucco of Australia and the late Francesco, Felice, Salvatore, Anna, Maria and Carmelo of Italy. Zia Teresa will be sadly missed and remembered by many nieces and nephews. Mom did everything for her family with pure love. She enjoyed crocheting and was known for her exceptional cooking and baking, especially her cookies and tiramisu. She took pride in maintaining a tidy and abundant vegetable and rose garden while she lived on Parent Avenue. She will forever be in the hearts of those who knew her. If you so desire, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 4:30 p.m. Leaving from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  on Thursday at 8:45 a.m. to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Ave.) for Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Jariett, Elisabeth “Betty”

Posted by on May 21, 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on May 19, 2018 at 56 years of age. Beloved wife of Randy for 24 years. Loving mother of Jessie, Destini and Alex (Shawn). Cherished Oma of Donteh, and Cole. Beloved daughter of the late John and Elisabeth Van Der Heide. Sister of Joanne, Renee (Don), Nelly, Marian (Rick), John (Terry), Bert and Gerry (Shawnessy). If you desire memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Visiting on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral Service on Thursday at 10 am at Families First 585 Sandwich Street South, Amherstburg 519-969-5841. Pastor Steve Forsey officiating. Interment to follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LAROCQUE, Roger

Posted by on May 21, 2018

Peacefully with loving sons by his side on May 19, 2018 at the age of 81. Reunited with loving wife Colleen (2007). Dear father of Mark and Randy. Proud Pepe of Sydney, Jack and Sawyer. Roger will be sadly missed by friend Peter Dunn and the neighbours of Albert road. Roger was retired from Chrysler Canada after 38 years of dedicated service. Special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Met Hospital for all their care and compassion shown to our dad and family. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. As per Roger’s request, cremation services have taken place. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Timperio, Maria

Posted by on May 21, 2018

Born on January 1, 1932 in San Giovanni in Galdo, Italy.  Passed peacefully and re-united with her late husband Domenic (2009), on May 20, 2018, in the loving company of her family, in her 87th year.  Loving Mother of Carmelina Wellman and husband Gary, and Enzo Timperio and wife Lisa (Coletti).  Beloved Nonna of Angela Wellman and husband Mark Kwiecinski, Robert and Steven Wellman, Nadia, Serina and Dante Timperio.  Cherished Bis-Nonna of Anders and Audrey Kwiecinski.  Predeceased by her parents, Nicola and Filomena Graziano, sister Rosina Fiorilli and husband Michele, brother Giovanni and wife Lina Graziano, in-laws, Vincenzo and Carmela Timperio, sister-in-law of Emidio and Antonietta DeBenedictis, Angelo Piunno, Angelo Timperio and Michele Timperio.  Survived by sisters-in-law Amalia Piunno, Maria Timperio, Pasqualina Timperio, Assunta and brother-in-law Luigi Magri.  Dear Aunt of many nieces and nephews, and predeceased by nephew Ricardo Timperio.  Maria is also survived by her cousins.  Maria was retired from Grace Hospital after several decades of service.  Maria was a dedicated wife, mother, nonna and bis nonna.  Maria’s ultimate joy in life were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Her love had no bounds.  She also loved cooking for her family and guests, and tending to her flower and vegetable garden.  In her retirement years, she enjoyed bingo, walking and socializing with her lady friends.  She taught us all how to love and live life.  Maria was a member of the Giovanni Caboto Women’s Auxillary Club.  Special thanks to all of those who cared for Maria, including her family physician, Dr. Catherine Yanchula, the staff of Windsor Regional Hospital and the outstanding staff from the Dr. Y. Emara Complex Continuing Care Centre through Maria’s last days.  Special thanks to family and friends for all their love, support and prayers.  In kindness, charitable donations may be made to the Italian Canadian Handi-capable Association and The Brain Tumour Association of Canada or Transition 2 Betterness. Visitation Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  Parish prayers at 4:00 p.m.  Visitation will continue Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until leaving from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 at 9:45 a.m. for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish – McEwan Campus, (formerly Holy Name of Mary Church), 711 McEwan Avenue.  Entombment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Bezaire, Roger

Posted by on May 21, 2018

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on May 19, 2018 at 81 years of age.  Beloved husband of Beverly (nee Wigle) for nearly 60 years.  Loving father of Terry Johnson, Larry (Karen), Gerry, Ron (Shannon).   Dear Pip of Erin, Brett, Eric, Nicole, Danielle, Daniel and Jessica.  Great Pip of Scarlett. Beloved son of the late Alice and Alpha Bezaire.  Brother of the late Lucille (late Jan), Gerald (Liz), Germaine (J.P), the late Ernie (Diane).  Brother in-law of the late Jim (Sue), Sandy (Cass) and the late Debbie (Bill).  Roger was a long time general manager of LaFontaine Cowie, Buratto and Associates.  Roger’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the ER, 4 medical and ICU staff at the Ouellette campus for all of their great care and compassion.  If you desire memorial tributes to Roger’s favorite charity, the Hospice of Windsor or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visiting on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm.  Parish prayers at 8 pm at Families First, 585 Sandwich Street South, Amherstburg 519-969-5841. On Wednesday family and friends are requested to meet directly at St. John the Baptist Church, 225 Brock Street Amherstburg for mass at 10:30 am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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STURM (Slavik), Barbara

Posted by on May 21, 2018

Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on May 20th, 2018 at 72 years old. Leaving behind her loving partner and Sweety Steve Maydan. Cherished mother of Christine (Randy) Gerken, Andy Slavik Jr., Kathy (Mark) Renaud and Michael Slavik. Step-mom to Jason and Ryan (Cléa) Maydan. Dear Oma to Derek, David, Collin, Kayla, Mercedes (Josh), Brenden, Aiden, Jessica, Meaghan (Garry), Leah, Shane, Sheldon. Great-grandma to Fiona and Tori. Special grandma to Miranda. Pre-deceased by her parents Hilda & John Reiss, and former spouse Michael Sturm. The family wishes to thank the 6th floor of WRH Met Campus doctors and nurses, as well as the 3rd floor HDGH Palliative Care Unit for their compassion and care.  Thank you to our prayer angels Emily Warlock and Hilton Gomes for all their support and guidance during mom’s care. If you so desire, memorial donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Visitation on Tuesday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service on Wednesday at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Burial to follow Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DUARTE: Maria Dilia, of West Lorne

Posted by on May 20, 2018

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, Maria Dilia Duarte, of West Lorne, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of 79.  Beloved wife of Abel Duarte for 56 years.  Loving mother of Abel (Marlene) Duarte of West Lorne and Paul (Shellie) Duarte of London.  She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Stephanie, Tyler, Abygail and Carter.  Survived by her brother, Manuel Ferreira Duarte.  Survived also by many nieces and nephews in Canada, Portugal and Brazil.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Wednesday, May 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home, Wednesday evening at 6:45 p.m.  Funeral Mass will commence at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from St. Mary’s Parish, West Lorne.  Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  The family would like to thank Leonor Goos for all continued support.  A special thank you to the nursing staff in the ICU department at the St Thomas-Elgin General Hospital.  An extra special thank you forever to Mom’s ICU Nurse Debbie Hoyer for her compassion in the care for Mom, going above and beyond.  Condolences online at www.westelginfuneralhome.com

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MONTEITH: David Archie, of Wardsville

Posted by on May 19, 2018

Peacefully, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville, David Archie Monteith passed away at the age of 53.  Predeceased by his parents Allan Vincent Monteith and Bessie (née Hoffman) and his sister, Ruth Ann Newman (2016).  Survived by nephew, Ed Newman.  He will be missed by friends, Ed and Mary Mylrea.  Heartfelt gratitude is extended to the staff at Babcock Community Care Centre for the personal and kind attention shown to David during the last 20 years.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service at 11 a.m.  Interment in Gosnell Cemetery.  If desired, donations to Babcock Community Care Centre or a charity of choice would be appreciated.

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HEARN, Betty A. (nee Steed)

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, on May 18, 2018 at 93 years of age.  Predeceased by her beloved husband John (1999). Loving daughter of the late Gordon A. and Nellie Steed.  Dearest sister of the late Beecham, Wilmer and Donald Steed.  She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, especially Gary Steed (Kim), and special friend Karen Taylor.  Betty retired in 1980 from Imperial Life after 38 years of service.  She will be fondly remembered by her dear friends and co-workers.  If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Quenneville, Diane

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away on May 17, 2018, at the age of 74, with her loving family by her side.  Dearest wife of Don for 56 years.  Adored mother of Niles and wife Michelle Girard, Kellie Drouillard and husband Gerard, Tracey Phillips and husband Kevin, Aaron and wife Shanna.  Cherished “Meese” and “Grams” of Sarah, Brittany, Mallorie, Elise, Jessica. Austin, Dakota, Hayden and Matthew. Great Grandmother of Jonathan.  Predeceased by her siblings Lloyd and Kathy.  Survived by her sisters-in-law Carol Briese and Shirley Bolichowski-Wilton and her husband Richard. Diane will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Diane worked for many years in the cafeteria at Sandwich Secondary School.  Her many years of volunteer work were recognized by the Town of LaSalle and Sacred Heart Church.  She was also past president of the Windsor/Essex Low Vision Group and an Ambassador and Peer Support Facilitator for the CNIB.  The support she had from her faith community at Sacred Heart Church and her Low Vision Group will forever be remembered. Special thanks to Hospice Residential Home-Windsor and the W.R.H. Cancer Clinic for their exceptional care and support. If you so desire, donations to  Windsor/Essex Low Vision Social and Support Group- Chapter of CNIB or Hospice Residential Home-Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Sunday and Monday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  Parish prayers Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet after 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, LaSalle, 1425 Divine Street.  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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O’Neil, Audrey (nee Meloche)

Posted by on May 18, 2018

With her family by her side on May 17, 2018 at 84 years of age.  With broken hearts our dear wife and mother is now in the arms of the Lord.  Beloved wife for 67 years to Leonard (Len). Cherished mother of Jerry and Isabel O’Neil, Marilyn O’Neil (Walter), Kathy and Mike Antaya (the late Chris Lepain 2007), Patricia and Dan Cassady, Debbie and Mark Marshall.  Loving grandmother of Gerry (Jennifer), Tricia (Matthew), Stephanie (Pete), Ryan (Barb), Nicole (Dan), Michelle (Jay), Kristin (Paul), Amy (Chris), Jennifer (Matt), Jaclyn (Slavce), Daniel (Maddy), James, the late Mary (1995) and great-grandmother of 22.  Dear sister of Earl  Meloche (Kay), Vern Meloche (Marie), Joan Carrick (late Richard), Ron Klingbyle (Kathy), sister-in-law of Edward (the late Marceline), Al (Carol), Virginia (the late Ted), Peggy (the late Karl), predeceased by Annie (Clayton), Cecilia (Ralph), Paul, Mag, and Gerald.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Audrey’s first love was Len and family, she will always be remembered for filling our hearts and our home with love.  She was a member of the Catholic Women’s League.  If you so desire, donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Monday 2-5pm and 7-9pm, Parish prayers Monday 7:30pm.  Funeral Tuesday 9:30am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Then to Holy Name of Jesus for Mass at 10:30am.  Interment, Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Mousseau, Rev. Lawrence John

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Born December 27, 1929, in Woodslee, ON.  Passed away peacefully on May 11, 2018.  Loving son of the late Edward and Agnes (Fuerth).  Predeceased by siblings Joseph, Sister Mary Mousseau, C.S.J., Wilfrid, Arthur, Leonard, Rita and Claire Marie.  Loved brother-in-law of Kay Scoble of Vancouver.  Survived by 12 nieces nephews, and many wonderful cousins.  Fr. Mousseau received his elementary and secondary education at St. John’s Woodslee, and Essex High, Essex, attended Assumption College for two years and completed philosophy and theology at St. Peter’s Seminary, London.  Lawrence was ordained a priest for the Diocese of London June 4, 1955.  He served at Holy Name of Mary Windsor, St. Mary’s London, St. Peter’s Seminary London, St. Martin’s London, Blessed Sacrament Windsor, Sacred Heart Windsor, St. Mary’s Maidstone.  Fr. Larry was also chaplain for Windsor Police Service and the Police Association for 20 years. Thanks to Home Instead Senior Care, Carepartners, and the doctors and staff at Erie Shores Health Centre. A very special thank you to Joanne Mayzik. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or Hospice of Erie Shores would be appreciated. Visiting Wednesday, May 16, 2018  at St. John the Evangelist Church (Woodslee) from 2:00pm until Mass of Christian Burial at 7:00 pm. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Woodslee.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Nantais, William Leo Joseph “Bill”

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Peacefully on May 11, 2018 at 88 years of age.  Beloved husband of 70 years of June (nee Shepley).  Loving father of Barbara Chase and Mike Schentag, Richard and wife Pauline, the late William Gerald (Jerry) and wife Cheryl Nantais, Debbie and husband Bernie Lusk, Roslynn and husband Ian Norman, Connie and husband Rick Parent, and Pamela and husband William Porter.  Loved son of the late William and Stella Nantais.

Cherished grandfather of Jeff and Diane, Marnie and Kevin, Allison and Jean Paul, Derrick and Greg, Nicole and Jeff, Kristen and Marc, Bryan and Jill, Matthew, Katie and Chris, Adam and Kelly, Jimmy, Claire, Samantha, Rebecca and Anthony, Faith and Tyler, and Jared.  Great-grandfather of Ashley, Kelsea, Travis, Zachary, Josh, Rowan, Ben and Owen, and great-great grandfather of Emily and Evan, Brayden, Dylan and the late Jack.

Dear brother of (deceased) Joe, husband of Barbara Nantais, (deceased) Lea and Al Druer, (deceased) Annabelle and Bob Normand, (deceased) Charlene and Gord Milburn, (deceased) Doreen Marcotte wife of Paul Langlois, and Donald and wife Carol Nantais.

William was an active member and Past Patron of Fort Malden Chapter #268 Order of the Eastern Star, member and Past Master of Thistle Lodge #34 A.F. & A.M., 32nd Degree Mason and member of Windsor Lodge of Perfection 14th Degree and Windsor Chapter of Rose Croix 18th Degree and the Moore Sovereign Consistory.  Donations to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church LaSalle or Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.

Eastern Star Service Wed 7:15 p.m. and Masonic Service 7:45 p.m. to be held Wednesday at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 family and friends are invited to meet after 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, LaSalle followed by funeral service at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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GIRARD, Shelly (nee Renaud)

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away suddenly WRH-Ouellette Campus.  Beloved wife of over 34 years to Greg.  Cherished mom to Sean & Lindsay, Nathan “Raize” & Cassandra.  Loving Gramma to Pearl and Ruby.  Dear sister to Brad and Terry.  Predeceased by her sister Brenda.  She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Shelly loved spending time with her family and enjoyed trying her luck at bingo in McGregor where she made many friends.  Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.  Visiting will be on Monday 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Further visiting will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m. at Families First Funeral Home, 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg (519-969-5841).  Cremation will follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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KLINCK, Dan

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away suddenly on May 13, 2018 at the age of 55 years.  Loving father of Ryan Klinck.  Cherished son of Joan and Donald (1981). Brother of Ann Klinck and husband Patrick, Barb Pollock and husband Craig, Karl Klinck and wife Lynn, and Todd Klinck and fiancé Orlando.  Proud uncle of Kate, Thomas, Laura, Jack, and Dylan.  He developed many long lasting relationships with customers at his shop DJK Automotive and will be missed by countless friends.  He loved entertaining on his boat, playing hockey and golf, and living life to the fullest.  If you so desire, donations made to Knobby’s Kids, or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memorial visiting Thursday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  A Celebration of Dan’s life will take place on Friday 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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CASEY, Patricia “Pat”

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed peacefully with loving family by her side at the age of 74. She was reunited with her mother Agnes Vizner on mother’s day. Devoted and loving mother of Sharon Hooper (Dan Reaume). Proud Grama to Crystal Hooper and Ashley Hooper and cherished Grama Casey to Austin and Jordan Cameron and Hunter Graham. Dear sister to Gloria (Ed) Odette, Bill (Gloria) Vizner, Lenore Phillips, Bobby Vizner and Karen (Jim) Boughner and sister-in-law to Edith Godin. She will be forever remembered and sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. If you so desire donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm with funeral service at 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Avdoulos, Evanthia

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on May 13, 2018 at 77 years of age. Cherished wife of Antoni for 57 years. Loving mother of John and wife Panayiota, Chris, Hellen and Mary. Treasured Yiayia of Eve and Hannah. Dear sister of the late John and his wife Marina, Erasmia and husband Gregory, Angelo and wife Helen, and Nick and wife Kim. She will be sadly missed by her many cousins, nieces and nephews. Evanthia will also be missed by her greater extended family in the Greek Community. Special thank you to the staff of the Renal Dialysis Unit of Windsor Regional Hospital for their dedicated care and compassion and also to the nurses and staff of the CCU at Ouellette Campus. If you so desire, donations to the Kidney Foundation/Windsor & District Chapter, Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Visiting Thursday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Thrice Holy Hymn service at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Friday at 10:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church (3052 Walker Rd.) for funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Mireault, Denise Marie

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away with her family by her side on May 13, 2018 at 68 years of age. Reunited with her parents Alex and Lorraine Mireault. Beloved sister of Marc, Allan, Donald (Karen), Pamela (Mike) DeRidder and Neil (Patricia). Loving aunt of Marc Jr., Kristie, Shawn, Steven, Amy, Andrew, Katie, Lisa (Mike) and Christopher (Kristen). She will be sadly missed by her extended family and dear friends. Denise worked at C.E.C. for many years, she loved visiting her family and friends and playing cards. Special thank you to all her caregivers and especially her family and friends for all their love and support. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church (219 Sacred Heart Drive, LaSalle). Burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Baumber, Priscilla (nee Willis)

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Peacefully, with her family by her side, on May 13, 2018 at 75 years of age. Loving and devoted mother of Debbie (late Doug, 2014) Coulter and Greg (Angie) Lyons. Cherished grandma of Tammy (Brian) Fowkes, Jason (Megan) Schneider, Joey McQueen, Deston (Brittany) Lyons, Johnny (Christina) Lyons, Nicole Lyons (Chris), Kellie Coulter (Josh), and Sarah Coulter (Tyler). Treasured great-grandma to four great-grandchildren. Predeceased by parents Sam and Edith Willis. Dear sister of Kay (late Leo) Sinnott, Linda Pinkney (Ron), Dennis (Martha) Willis, and Charlene (Joe) Talbot. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and a private family service was held. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories or photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Renaud, Caroline (nee Laframboise)

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away peacefully on May 15, 2018 surrounded by her family at 60 years of age. Beloved wife of John for 30 years.  Loving mother of Matthew, Katie and her treasured dog Hodie.  Dear daughter of the late Alphonse and Ida Laframboise.  Daughter in-law of Roy and Lauretta Renaud. Dear sister of Rick (Penny), Cathy (Clarke) and Patti (Dannie).  Sister in-law of Denise (Peter), Diane (Ken), Estelle (John), Lynda (Todd), Lucille (Rob) and Steve (Juanita).  Will be missed dearly by many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.  A special thank you to all of the personal support workers who loved and cared for Caroline for many years.   If you so desire, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated.  Visitation on Thursday from 6-9 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Visitation will continue on Friday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 4401 Mt. Royal Drive from 9:30 am until time of service at 10:30 am.  Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Mahoney, Joanne Theresa (nee St. Pierre)

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Mom was born on May 30, 1923 and was married to Murray from October 20, 1945 until dad’s death in 2001. A loving mother of Pat (Sandy), Mary Jo (Dody) Dowie (Jim 2017), Maureen Holland (Dave) and Greg (Dorothy). Card playing grandma of Kelly Goetz (Jim), Stephen; Jim Dowie (Sarah), Andrew Dowie (friend Mary); Chris Holland (Erin), Erica Bauer (Steve), Jen Neeb (Dave) Steve Holland (Janina); Stuart (Jen) and Matthew (friend Brittany). Great-grandmother of Charles, James, Marshall, Bryce, Jaclyn, Jonathon, Ryan and Carter. Mom was the 13th of 16 children of George and Regina St. Pierre (nee Parent). Sister of Russell and Joseph. Predeceased by Clarice, Corinne Chandler, Bernadette (Sister Regina), Marie Burns, Alida Coughlin, Eugene, Annabelle Laframboise, Alphonse, Frank, Pauline Marcotte, Gerald, Maurice and Jack. She was a very special aunt to a bushel basket of nieces and nephews. Mom was a graduate in nursing from Hotel Dieu Hospital where she met our dad as a private duty nurse. We extend our sincere gratitude to the LaSalle Neighbourhood Family of Caregivers (Aspen Lake) who treated mom with love and respect for the past three years. In lieu of flowers, donations to Queen of Peace Monastery (Upper Squamish, BC), Windsor Regional Hospital – Building Fund, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visiting on Friday from 5-9 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841 with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday family and friends are invited to meet after 10:00 a.m. at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St.) followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Anne Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Furlong, Dr. Francis John

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Passed away peacefully on May 17, 2018 at the age of 87 – a humble and kind man, devoted to his God and church, his family and his profession.  He is survived by his loving wife and partner of 58 years, Helen.  Cherished father of Colleen and David, Beth Anne and John, Christopher and Cathy, and their children Alison, Jennifer, Craig and Sean.  Predeceased by his son Craig Michael (1968).  A very special thank you to Mark, Sang Lei, Nephi and our heartfelt gratitude to Michele for her outstanding care.  If you so desire, donations to Ontario Kidney Foundation, Windsor Chapter or St. Vincent de Paul for Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Tuesday May 22, 2018, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 4401 Mount Royal Drive, followed by Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m.  Cremation to follow.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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