SINE, Margaret “Peggy” (nee McGinty)

Posted by on June 30, 2014

SineSINE, Margaret “Peggy”
(nee McGinty)
August 20, 1922 – June 2, 2014
With heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of our dearest Mother who entered Heaven’s gates, loving family by her side.  She has been reunited for eternity with her beloved husband Ray (1998).  A cherished mother, she leaves behind Ken (Lynne), Linda (Greg), Jerry, Alan (Betty), Rob (Ellen), Rick, and Lori (Lionel).  She will be fondly remembered by her many precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Also survived by her many nieces, nephews, daughters in-law (Eileen and Lita), cousins and friends.  Devotion to her family and her giving heart will always be treasured by all who knew her.  She was a member of Trinity United Church (Windsor) and Essex United Church.  The family expresses great appreciation to the caring staff of the Kingsville Royal Oak Long Term Care Centre.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234  1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m.  A celebration of Peggy’s life will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel.  Interment at the Sine Cemetery in Frankford, Ontario at a later date.  Donations in Peggy’s memory may be made to C.N.I.B. (Windsor) or Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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SHUEL, Edward Clarence

Posted by on June 30, 2014

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Passed away peacefully on June 1st, 2014 at the age of 81. Loving father of Nicole & her husband George. Loving grandfather to T.J. (Tommy). Good friend to Dave O’Neil, Jim Rutherford and many others. Ed was a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 143, Moose Lodge & Sportsmen’s Club, and an avid bowler & card player. He loved Taloola Café and the Detroit skyline. Ed was a kind, loving father and friend, and words cannot express our sadness. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.  As per Edward’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. Cherished memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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LUCIER, Bruce

Posted by on June 30, 2014

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Passed away peacefully with family by his side on June 1, 2014 at the age of 61. Beloved husband and best friend for over 41 years to Carol (nee Webb). Loving father of Shawn (Tiffany), Adam (Nina) and Cheryl.  Dear grandfather to Brookelyn, Bruce and Jayden.  Dear son of the late Raymond and Kathleen Lucier. Brother of Larry Lucier, Susan Blackton (late Jim), Sharon Lucier, Pat Arbuckle. Predeceased by siblings Carol Rivest (surviving husband Wilfred), Brian and Paul. Dear son-in-law of Llewellyn and late Iris Webb.  Brother-in-law of Lester Webb (Debra), Sandy French (Les), and Michael Webb (Sue).  Bruce will be missed by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Bruce was employed at Caesars Windsor and a member of Unifor (CAW) for 20 years.  The family wishes to thank the CCU Staff at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus for their care and concern. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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SADI, Charles

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Passed away peacefully into the presence of the Lord, with his family by his side at Windsor Regional Hospital on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the age of 81.  Loving husband of Catherine (Hallo) Sadi for 54 years.  Dear father of Jeraline Sadi,  Jackie Sadi, Emily (Andre) Ducharme,  Annie (David) Knill.  Proud “Jidi” of Sadie, Faith, and Matthew Knill, and Andre Jr. and Olivia Ducharme. Charlie was the son of the late Albert and Emilie Sadi and is survived by his brother Phil (Nasa) Sadi, and sisters Rose (Ed) Latouf and Nadia (Elias) Akouri.  He will be missed by many nieces and nephews; Charlie was brother-in-law to Theresa Hallo, the late Evelyn (Gary) Mazloumian, Joanne (the late Joe) Hebert, the late MaryAnn (Nick Krayacich).  Charlie will be eternally grateful to the late Joe and Nellie Matta. He had a love for people and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus (Council 1453), the 4th Degree (Dean Wagner Assembly), and the United Society of Hasroun. Visitation will be held at Windsor Chapel Funeral Home (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 from 2 to 5  and 7 to 9pm.  A 3rd degree Knights of Columbus prayer service  on Tuesday, at 7:30 pm followed by 4th degree prayers.  Parish Prayers at 8pm. Relatives and friends are requested to gather on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 am at Ste. Anne Church, Tecumseh (12233 Tecumseh Rd. E.) until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Ste. Anne Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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AUTHIER: John “Jack” of Chatham

Posted by on June 29, 2014

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A resident of Chatham, Jack Authier died peacefully, surrounded by his family on Saturday June 28, 2014. He was born in Raleigh Township, 80 years ago on February 10, 1934, son of the late Fred & Rachel (Franklin) Authier. Beloved husband of 57 years to Marlene (McEwen) Authier. Loving father of Alison & Kerry Drew, and Andrea & Dennis Poole, all of Chatham. Cherished grandfather of Evan, Kiera, and Brielle Drew, Lauren and Alexandra Poole. Dear brother of Alfred & Margaret Authier of Wheatley, Bette Brooker (late Ralph) of Tilbury, and brother-in-law of Alan & Marion McEwen of Ridgetown. He will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Jack retired from Union Gas after a long career throughout Ontario. For a time during his career, he served as President of the Ontario Petroleum Institute. A heartfelt thank you is extended to the staff of Meadowpark Nursing Home for their care and compassion. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday July 2, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday July 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. A Family Interment service will take place at Shanks Cemetery at a later date. If desired, please consider a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice in memory of Jack. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com 

McKinlay Funeral Home 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham 519-351-2040

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CREWE-FISHER: Eleanor Victoria (Brush) of Blenheim

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Eleanor Victoria (Brush) Crewe-Fisher in her 88th year. Born in Harwich Township in 1926, the daughter of the late Curtis Benjamin Brush and Lillian Evelyn (Doey) Brush. She is predeceased by her beloved husband John Lloyd Crewe (1988) and survived by her second husband Erwin Fisher. Also predeceased by her only sibling Evelyn Miklos and one nephew. 

Left to mourn her loss are her children Jane (Richard, 2009) Rumble, Judith (Lynn) Girty and Curtis (Lori) Crewe. Remembered with love by 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. There are also 9 nieces and one nephew. 

Eleanor taught elementary school for more than three decades, most notably 33 years as the grade one teacher at Merlin Area Public School. She is remembered fondly by all of her students; many will remember her bird nest collection in their classroom, as Mrs. Crewe was an avid bird watcher. She was one of the best of a generation who survived the depression and war years. She was a model of integrity, devotion, sacrifice and dignity. Eleanor was a member and past Noble Grand of the Comet Rebekah Lodge #97 and the South Buxton (St. Andrew’s) congregation. 

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Rebekah Lodge Service will be held on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. A Celebration of Eleanor’s life will be held at the Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014 with Pastor Eric Skillings officiating. Private family interment at Erie Cemetery, Wheatley at a later date. 

In kind remembrance, donations can be made to the Chatham-Kent Hospice, Canadian Cancer Society, St. Andrew’s (South Buxton) United Church or a charitable organization of your choice. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com 

McKinlay Funeral Home
141 Park Street, Blenheim
519-676-3451

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JACKSON: Edna of R.R. # 3 Blenheim

Posted by on June 29, 2014

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1918 – 2014 – 97th Year. Edna passed peacefully on Friday June 27 , 2014 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus. Survived by her children – Kenneth Jackson (Jeannie) of London, Keith Jackson of R.R.#3 Blenheim , Donna Gill (Corrie) of Erie Beach. Grandchildren – Byron , Stacey (Craig) , Karisa and Todd. Great-grandchildren – Evan , Ashton , and Kaylee. Predeceased by husband of nearly 50 years, Norman Jackson (1989). Survived by her sister Mary Demars (late George) and her brother Harry Colenutt (Hazel). Sister- in -law to Doris Colenutt. Predeceased by her parents George and Hannah (Russell) Colenutt and her brothers Burt (Jean), Nelson and Frank Colenutt, all from Essex county. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 12:00pm until the Funeral Service at 2:00p.m. with Rev. Eric Skillings officiating, followed by a reception. There will no grave side service , as cremation will take place. Private interment for the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to the Blenheim Seniors Centre Building Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com 

McKinlay Funeral Home
141 Park Street, Blenheim
519-676-3451
 

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SEXTON: Shirley Jean of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on June 29, 2014

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Passed away peacefully at Iler Lodge Long Term Care Centre on June 28, 2014 at the age of 86. Loving mother of Sandra Sexton, Pam (Ron) Hatt, Randy, Curt (Carol Ann) and Craig (Jennifer). Survived by her sister Barb Cowan. Caring grandmother of Terri Grondin, Julie Lachance, Lori Fawdry, Kevin, Ashley and Alyssa Sexton and great grandmother of Brittney and Joshua Grondin, Nolan and Sylvie Lachance and Ursula, Thomas and Esther Fawdry. Predeceased by her parents Jack and Lillian Huggard and sister Betty Thornton (2002). A special thank you to the staff at Iler Lodge Long Term Care Centre for their care and support for mom over the past 13 years. Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers 7:30 p.m. Visitation to continue at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot St. S., Essex, on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 9:30 a.m until time of Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Jean’s life at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences and cherished memories can be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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RYAN, Geraldine “Gerry”

Posted by on June 28, 2014

web_Ryan_geraldine80 years, passed away peacefully at her home on June 27, 2014 surrounded with the love of her family. Dearest sister of Don & Liisa, Donna, and Gerry’s late twin brother Gerald (2002). Sister-in-law of Pauline Ryan of Anaheim, California. Much loved aunt of Jennifer Ryan & Pat Young of Kingston, ON, Michelle Ryan & Roni Lebauer, Rose & Dan Giron, Robert & Chris Ryan, Sue & Jerry Bohuslavizki, James & Tina Ryan all of California, Celeste Ryan of Florida and the late Mark Ryan. Sadly missed by 17 great nieces and nephews and 4 great great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Clarence Jack (1975) & Alice Ryan (1999). Lovingly remembered by her dear friends and caregivers Simone Couture, Victoria, Laura, and Viki. She was retired from Hiram Walkers after 30 years of service. Geraldine will be remembered for her genuine and kind ways and forever missed by her family and all those who knew and loved her. If you so desire, donations to St. Joseph’s Church, River Canard, Restoration Fund would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 7:30 pm. On Wednesday, funeral service will be 9:45 am from Families First, 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle, 519-969-5841 to St. Joseph’s Church, River Canard for Mass at 10:30 am. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, River Canard. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Brimacombe, Wilbert

Posted by on June 28, 2014

WEB_Brimacombe_WilbertHis suffering ended at home on June 27, 2014 at 61 years of age, with his sister Sandra and husband Frank Romano by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is now reunited with his parents Peter and Alice Brimacombe. Dearest brother of Joan (Bruce) Mckay, Reed Brimacombe, John Brimacombe and Josephine Cote. Wilbert will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and reuniting with the late Sharon and Michael. He enjoyed coaching minor hockey travel teams and last worked at CC Canada. His gentle spirit will be missed. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 1-4pm and 6pm until time of service at 7pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation a www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FREDERICK, Helen Rose of Merlin

Posted by on June 28, 2014

Frederick, Helen

Age 79 years of Merlin. Passed away Wednesday June 25, 2014 at C.K.H.A., Chatham Ontario. Predeceased by her husband Harold (2009). Beloved mother of Rick & wife Cindy Frederick, Bill & wife Sandee Frederick, Bonnie Franklin. Dear grandma of Kim & Derek, Greg & Renee, Aaron & Sheila, Tim & Heather, Will & Diana and Ashlee. Great Grandmother of Reilly & Aidan, Aubree, Travis and Hunter. Dear sister of Shirley, Donna, Elsie, Bob, George, Murray and families. Predeceased by sister Jean and brother Jim. Friends will be received at the Secord & Smith Funeral Home 8 Aberdeen St. Merlin on Friday June 27th, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Royal Canadian Legion Br. 465 Merlin walk through on Friday, June 27th at 7:00pm. Celebration of life service on Saturday, June 28th at 11:00am at the Funeral Home. Rev. Eric Skillings officiating. Interment at Stewart Cemetery, Merlin. Memorials may be made to Dialysis Unit at, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance or the Kidney Foundation.www.secordsmithfh.ca

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WORTHY, John Joseph of Chatham

Posted by on June 28, 2014

Age 76 years of Chatham. Passed away Wednesday April 23, 2014 at C.K.H.A., Chatham. Survived by his children John Worthy Jr., Janet Worthy, Robert Worthy, Robin Worthy-Steagle, Tad Worthy, Dear friend of Judy Worthy and Sherry Flyn. Cremation Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Secord & Smith Funeral Home 8 Aberdeen St. Merlin.

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Stevenson, Mona (nee Wiley)

Posted by on June 28, 2014

Reunited with her loving husband James (1985). Loving mother of Barry, Randall and wife Peggy and Shawn and wife Laurie. Dear daughter of the late John and Annie Wiley. Dearest grandmother of Michael, Jeffrey, Janis, Valerie, Emily, Thomas and great grandmother to 5. Pre deceased by siblings Eric Wiley, Lily Lawrence, Raymond Wiley and George Wiley. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held and a private family service has taken place. 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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Edgar, James “Jim” Carson

Posted by on June 28, 2014

January 30, 1922 – June 27, 2014

It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Devoted husband to Jane Rathbun (July 2, 1988). Loving Father to John (Linda) Edgar, Elizabeth Edgar, Philip Edgar (deceased 1999), Dorcas (Dick) Palmby. Devoted Grandfather to Jennifer (Scott) Guzak, David (Karen) Edgar. Loving Grandad to Arlen Hearn, Sandy Mercieca, Janet (Marshall) McMaster. Dearest Great Grandfather to C.J., Matt, Bryan, Alden, Jesse, Marshall, Grace, Bradley. His adopted “Moncur” family, one and all for their constant love and care. Great friend to many. Graduate U of Toronto P.Eng., WW II Army Veteran and World Traveler. Donations can be made in Jim’s memory to: Sun Parlor Auxiliary Fund c/o Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens – Leamington, 175 Talbot St East, Leamington, ON N8H 1L9. Thanks cannot express enough what the family feels for the staff of 2 East for their great love and care of our dear Dad. You made his final years at Sun Parlor wonderful. Cremation service 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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Moffat, John

Posted by on June 28, 2014

Surrounded by his loving family at 93 years of age. Cherished husband of Nettie for 69 years. Loving father of the late Ian and wife Colleen, Angus and wife Jill. Dear grandfather of Dawn and Brad Hill, Mark and Chrissy Moffat and great-grandfather of Liam, Kayleigh and Lily. Special dad of Ann Wilson. John was full of life and will be fondly remembered for his great sense of humour, his love for his family and for his homeland of Scotland.

Memorial visiting Thursday at 12pm until time of Memorial Service at 1pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841

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WARREN, Jackie a resident of Chatham

Posted by on June 27, 2014

WARREN, Jacqueline (nee Sorrell)

A resident of Chatham formerly of Blenheim, and Erieau, Jackie Warren, passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the age of 84. Cherished and loving wife of the late Bob Warren (2011). Mother to Patricia & Patrick Pouget, Wendy & George Countryman, Mike & Glenda Warren, Beatrice & Bob Troy, Joyce & Rick Frith, Anita & Chuck Leduc, Jackie O’Reilly, Kelly Warren, Bobbie Warren. Forever missed by her 17 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter. Survived by her brother Tom Sorrell. Predeceased by brothers Bud Sorrell, Jim Sorrell, and sister Leona Kelly. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Jackie was known for providing community service and was honoured as Chatham’s First Citizen of the Year in 1976. At Jackie’s request cremation has taken place. A Private Family Interment will follow. Donations in memory of Jackie Warren to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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HAINES, John Victor

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Went home to heaven June 26, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. John was reunited with his beloved wife Grace (2011). Loving and cherished father of Donna & Leo Desjardins, Mary Wereschuk & Alistair Taylor, William & Judith Haines. Devoted grandfather of Cheryl Campbell, Michael & Cindy Desjardins, Brian Znotins & Susan Regts, Heather & Hillar Lilles, Barbara Haines & Richard Prior, Michael & Bobbie Haines and great grandma to Julie, Emilee, Chloe, Alivia, Hannah, Andrejs, Aleksie and Brooklyn. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. If you so desire, donations to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Sunday 3-5 & 7-9 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, visiting will continue at the McBurney Funeral Home (35 Patrick St. W.) Wingham, 6-8 pm with funeral service to be held on Wednesday at 11am. Interment Wingham Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Beneteau, Robert Paul

Posted by on June 26, 2014

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January 22, 1944-June 25, 2014

Paul passed away peacefully with the utmost dignity and courage. This brave warrior was surrounded by his loving and devoted family in the comfort of his home. Cherished husband of 44 years to Suzanne (nee Papineau). Devoted and adored father to Katherine (Steve Beneteau), Laura (Michael Way), David and girlfriend Vanessa Persaud, Paula (Jeremy DeLisle). Funloving Pépé to Ryan, Devin, Kaitlyn, and Corinne Beneteau, Lucas and Liam Way, Andrew and Justin DeLisle. Son of the late Hector Beneteau (1985) and the late Rose (nee Gagnier) (1998). Dear brother of Raymond and Joyce Beneteau and the late Stanley Beneteau (2011). Son-in-law of the late Villemaire Papineau (1973) and the late Beatrice Papineau Goyeau (nee Sylvestre) (2007). Brother-in-law of Roland and Sandra Papineau, Marcel and Maureen Papineau, Elaine and Gerry Ray, Therese Papineau and fiancée Joe Derikx, Jerome and Nicole Papineau and Bernadette and Paul Pinsonneault. Special Godfather to Nicole Beneteau and Julie-Anne Pinsonneault. “Uncle Paul” was also admired and respected by his 16 nieces and nephews. Paul lived life to the fullest. He sought adventure, travel, and loved the great outdoors. He worked for Canada Customs at the Ambassador Bridge for 25 years and 7 years on Pelee Island. Paul believed strongly in serving his community, the disadvantaged, and youth. He enjoyed 25 years in Scouting as a leader of Cubs, Scouts, and Rovers. He was President of Pelee Island Legion (Branch 403) and a member of the Fr. Nicholas Point Council 4375 Knights of Columbus. He gave time to his family, church, friends and those in need without reservation. In kindness, Paul has requested that family and friends donate a few hours of their time to the community, or monetary donations to the following charities: St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Anne’s Reynosa Mission Project or Habitat for Humanity. Visiting Saturday 7-9pm, Sunday 2-5pm & 7-9pm with R.C. Legion service Sunday 7pm, followed by Knights of Columbus prayers at 7:30pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to gather at St. Anne Church in Tecumseh for Paul’s eulogy at 10:30am, followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at St. Anne Cemetery. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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MARCHAND, Lorraine (née Donais)

Posted by on June 26, 2014

83 years, of Tilbury, passed away at Tilbury Manor on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  Beloved wife of the late Henry P. Marchand (1996).  Loving mother of Margaret and her husband Dennis Laforet.  Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Helen (Goodreau) Donais.  Dear sister of Beatrice (late husband Clarence) St. Denis, Armand (Marie) Donais, Pauline (late husband Rene) Blain, Bertha (Alfred) Thibeault, late Wilfred (surviving wife Myra) Donais, Madeline (late husband Eugene) Blain, Maurice (Jackie) Donais, Donald (Bernice) Donais, Rosalie (Dick) VanVeen, Lorette Jackson, Margaret (Francis) Rivait, and Florence (John) VanVeen.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday.  Catholic Women’s League prayers 2 p.m. Sunday.  Parish prayers 8 p.m. Sunday.  Funeral service from the funeral home Monday, June 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.  Memorial donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.

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Stevenson, Mona (nee Wiley)

Posted by on June 26, 2014

Reunited with her loving husband James (1985). Loving mother of Barry, Randall and wife Peggy and Shawn and wife Laurie. Dear daughter of the late John and Annie Wiley. Dearest grandmother of Michael, Jeffrey, Janis, Valerie, Emily, Thomas and great grandmother to 5. Pre deceased by siblings Eric Wiley, Lily Lawrence, Raymond Wiley and George Wiley. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held and a private family service was has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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BURDON, Barbara Jean

Posted by on June 26, 2014

burdon_barbara_webPassed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 25, 2014 at 82 years of age. Reunited with her best friend and husband Robert (1987). Patient, kind and loving mother of Alan (Livia), Carol (Jeff Duncan), Anne Giroux (John), and Jeff (Claudia Ronnebeck). Devoted Grandma of Jacob, Simon, Dominique, Emma, Jessica and Alexis. Daughter of the late Archibald and Florence Brooks. Loving sister to Margaret Smith of Australia and Grace Bissonnette of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Barbara was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She will always be remembered for her generosity and caring towards students and volunteer work with various charitable organizations. A special thanks to the staff of Southwood Lakes Extendicare for the wonderful care they provided throughout her stay. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimers Society, Arthritis Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated. Cremation was held. Memorial Visitation Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Beta Sigma Phi Service will be held Friday7:30 p.m. Memorial Service Saturday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Victoria Memorial Gardens for interment of cremated remains following the service. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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O’DONNELL, Valerie “Val” (nee LeClair)

Posted by on June 26, 2014

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79 years, passed away on June 25, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Leo (1996). Devoted mother of Karen & Arne Livemore of Denmark, Gayle & Brian Gangnon, Kevin & Carrie. Much loved grandmother of Meighen, Nicole, Erica, Travis, Tyler, Mark, Kyle, Alessa, Amelia, Keelie and great grandmother of Emily, Brian, Sarah, Makaila, Matthew, Daniel and the late Jacob. Dear sister of Carolyn & Richard Gauthier, and predeceased by Norman & Barbara and James LeClair. Sister-in-law of Jan LeClair. Predeceased by her late companion Ted. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service Saturday at 10 am at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BURDON, Barbara Jean

Posted by on June 25, 2014

burdon_barbara_webPassed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 25, 2014 at 82 years of age. Reunited with her best friend and husband Robert (1987). Patient, kind and loving mother of Alan (Livia), Carol (Jeff Duncan), Anne Giroux (John), and Jeff (Claudia Ronnebeck). Devoted Grandma of Jacob, Simon, Dominique, Emma, Jessica and Alexis. Daughter of the late Archibald and Florence Brooks. Loving sister to Margaret Smith of Australia and Grace Bissonnette of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Barbara was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She will always be remembered for her generosity and caring towards students and volunteer work with various charitable organizations. A special thanks to the staff of Southwood Lakes Extendicare for the wonderful care they provided throughout her stay. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimers Society, Arthritis Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated. Cremation was held. Memorial Visitation Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Beta Sigma Phi Service will be held Friday 7:30 p.m. Memorial Service Saturday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Victoria Memorial Gardens for interment of cremated remains following the service.   Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CRAGG: Michael Alan of Ridgetown

Posted by on June 25, 2014

Cragg, Michael (Mobile)
Michael Alan Cragg

Retired Sr. Constable, Ontario Provincial Police 

A resident of Ridgetown, Michael Cragg passed away peacefully on June 24 with family by his side at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 69. Born in Chatham, Mike was a dedicated public servant, serving 31 years with the Ontario Provincial Police until his retirement in 1994. Son of the late George and Edith Cragg. Beloved husband of 46 years to Karen (Derby) Cragg, and devoted father to Tyson (Stacey) of London, ON, and Brett (Katie) of South Portland, ME. Loving grandfather to Russell. Brother of Sandra Cragg (William) of Oliver, BC, and the late Gerald Cragg. Cherished son-in-law of Muriel Derby of Chatham. Fondly remembered by his nephews Scott, Jeff, Barry and Alan. Missed by many relatives, friends, and neighbours. Mike was an avid golfer, devoted fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, and enjoyed summers at his home in Nova Scotia. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street E., Ridgetown on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Casual attire is encouraged. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Kidney Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com 

McKinlay Funeral Home
76 Main Street East, Ridgetown
(519)674-3141

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VERES, Stephen “Tim”

Posted by on June 25, 2014

Veres NEWVERES, Stephen “Tim”
59 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 24, 2014. Loving husband of Janet. Cherished dad to Lana & husband Joseph Brode, Haley & husband Casey Colenutt, Nora Veres & Aubrey Veres and late infant son Eddie. Dear son of Andrew Nagy & late Irma. Beloved Grandpa to Dylan. Loved brother in-law and uncle to many. Tim was a long time employee of Casino Windsor and a member of Unifor. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. at Banwell Rd. on Friday June 27, 2014 from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. A memorial service will take place on Saturday June 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aubrey Veres Educational Trust Fund. (Cheques made payable to Janet Veres; envelopes available at the funeral home). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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