SUMMERFIELD, Ray W. a resident of RR#1 Charing Cross

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 A resident of RR#1 Charing Cross, Ray W. Summerfield, passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, June 9, 2014 at the age of 85. Born in Raleigh Township, son of the late John & Margaret Summerfield. Beloved husband for 60 years to M. Louise Summerfield (Russell). Loving father to Wesley Summerfield of Chatham, Kathy Summerfield of Blenheim, Terry Summerfield and his wife Barb of Windsor, and the late Alexander Summerfield (1992). Grandfather to Aaron, Jasmine, Melissa, Bradley, Nick, Alyssa, Corey, and great-grandfather of 10. Brother to Boyd Summerfield of Blenheim, the late Don Summerfield, the late Cleeve Summerfield, brother-in-law to Marie & John Whittington of RR#1 Charing Cross, and the late June & Peter Petcoff. Survived by several nieces and nephews. During Ray’s 60 years of farming he also worked at W.G. Thompsons for 14 years, he was a member of Charing Cross United Church where he served on several boards, and was a member of the Kent Klodhoppers. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home, 141 Park Street,  Blenheim on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Charing Cross United Church on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Margaret Trapnell officiating. Interment to follow in Pardoville-Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Ray Summerfield to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charing Cross United Church Choir would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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Pray: Donald age 84 of Dresden

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scan2PRAY: Donald Dawson age 84 of Dresden passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at CKHA SDH campus   He was born in Dawn Township son of the late John and Martha (Dawson) Pray. Survived  by his wife: Joan (Coneybeare) Pray, daughter Heather Bedell (John Tew) of Dresden, Alan Pray (Patti) of Dresden, Gregory Pray (Kimberly) of Dresden, grandchildren: Jason Bedell, Kim Depencier (Dave), Tricia Pray, Spencer Pray, Rebecca Pray & Rachel Pray, great grandchildren Brynn Depencier & Beau Depencier. Sisters Marion Phair (Floyd-predeceased) of Dawn Twp., Norma Lawson (Tom) of Shetland, sisters-in-law Delores Pray and Joan Pray, Willa Shaw & brother-in-law Gordon Brooksbank. Predeceased by sisters Evelyn Pray, Jean Robinson and husband Morgan, brothers Lorne Pray and Charles Pray, sisters-in-law Donna Webster & husband Del, Patricia Brooksbank & brother-in-law Jack Coneybeare. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden Thursday 10: 00 a.m. until the time of service at 12 noon with Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Park St. Place Dresden may be left by cheque at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com.

 

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Battiston, Lena (nee McKinnon)

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On June 9, 2014 at 79 years of age. Cherished wife and best friend of the late Sergio (2002). Loving mother of Jeff and Karen Battiston and Leslie Farough. Loving “Nana Banana” of Joshua and Stephanie, Matthew and Zachary, Shari and Andrea. Dearest “GG” of Audree, Anthony, Tyler and Adam. Predeceased by parents Neil and Dorothy Jessie. Sister of Charlie-Boy, Martha Ash. Favourite aunt of Jack Thomason. Special friend of Regina Marion (2014). Survived by in-laws Lydia LaPorte and Thelma Ponic. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. We’ve come to the final chapter of Mom’s life, yet she’ll be waiting to read our new stories with a place for them on her book shelf. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation or the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Friday, 10am 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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JOLICOEUR, Mary (nee Wheeler)

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Passed away peacefully on June 5, 2014 at the age of 98. Dear wife of the late Edward (1961). Dear mother of John (Jack) Jolicoeur (1999), Donna Jeane Palo (2007) and Mary Ann Williams (2010). Mary will be missed be her many, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Emily Wilkes and predeceased by all other sisters and brothers. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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LeBoeuf, Catherine “Cathie”

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Passed away peacefully on June 4, 2014 at the age of 66. Loving sister to Carol Oginski (Wayne Robinson) of Windsor, Lloyd LeBoeuf (LeeAnn), Philip LeBoeuf; both of Toronto, and Maureen LeBoeuf of Whitehorse. Predeceased by parents Lawrence and Mary LeBoeuf and by beloved youngest sister Kelley LeBoeuf (2013). The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. I. A. Rajan for his compassionate care and to the staff of Berkshire Care Centre for their excellent care provided to Cathie. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Cremation to follow. In kindness, donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association Windsor-Essex County would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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SINE, Margaret “Peggy” (nee McGinty)

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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

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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 of Windsor

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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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GASCON, Isabelle Rita (nee Reaume)

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Passed away peacefully on June 8, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. at Banwell Rd. on Tuesday June 10, 2014 from 12:00pm until time of funeral service at 1:30pm in the Chapel. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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MASON, Larry Arthur, of Port Rowan, ON

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Mason,Larry3MASON, Larry Arthur, a resident of Port Rowan and formerly of Chatham, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, after a courageous battle with Leukemia, at the age of 67. Predeceased by his parents Clarence & Margaret Mason. Beloved husband of Gayle Mason (Graham) for 31 years. Loving father of Lisa Mason, Keith Mason (Nicole), all of Chatham. Loving step-father of Kenneth & Laura Walker of Blenheim, Janice Walker (Dave) of Dutton and Jill & Allan Deseure of Chatham. Cherished grandpa to 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Missed dearly by his brother-in-laws Bill Graham (Elaine) and Terry Graham. Larry is survived by several nieces and nephews. Larry was a long time employee at Oxford Automotive. Larry lived his dream of living on the water in Port Rowan facing Long Point Bay. He was an avid fisherman who loved hockey and baseball. Larry was a former member of Ducks Unlimited. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Cremation is to take place. Donations in memory of Larry to the Canadian Cancer Society and Charity Of Your Choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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CHAMBERS, Lawrence Joseph

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The Angel that God sent us has returned home. It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Lawrence on June 7, 2014. Son of Edwin ( 1965 ) and Marion ( 1981 ) Chambers. Beloved brother to Carolyn ( Jim ) Phaneuf, Margaret ( Roland ) LaPorte, Charlie ( Nancy ) Chambers, MaryAnn ( Mark ) Riberdy, Darlene ( Keith ) Quick, and Debra ( Donnie ) Scarlett. Loving uncle
of Chris, Rachelle, Rebecca ( 2005 ), Brad, Tim, Shannon, Shawn, Amanda, Joseph and Ryan ( 1986 ), Jennifer, Tiffany, and Kelli. ” Lorenzo ” will be missed by his best buddies Ricky, Stephen, and Adrian and his special sister Ewelina, a special thank you to Gerard and the compassionate staff at his home. Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. at Banwell Rd. on Monday , June 9, 2014 from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9 PM. Funeral Service Tuesday , June 10, 2014 at 10AM in the Chapel. Interment to follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery. In kindness donations to Community Living Windsor, Turner Rd. Residence would be appreciated. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GIROUX, Laurier “Larry”

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Passed away May 29, 2014 at Banwell Gardens, at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by his loving wife Mary (2013). Loving and cherished Dad of Cathy. Dear brother of Florence Enright, of New Zealand. Also predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Dear brother-in-law of Helen Baker and her late husband Russ, of Arizona. Special thanks to friends Kim and Bill. Larry was retired from General Motors Transmission Plant after 40 years of dedicated service. He was a Windsor Spitfire and Toronto Maple Leafs fan. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Banwell Gardens for the excellent care shown to Larry. At Larry’s request cremation has taken place. Interment of Larry’s cremated remains will take place on Tues., June 10, 2014 at 2pm at Victoria Memorial Gardens. In kindness donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor and Essex County, would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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VINALL, Mariann of Chatham and formerly of Brantford

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Mariann Cecelia Vinall of Chatham passed away peacefully on Sunday June 8, 2014 at the age of 94 years. Mariann was born in Brantford, one of three children to the late Mary Frances (O’Neil) & John Patrick Ryan. She is survived by her sister Helen Phillips (William) and was predeceased by her sister Patricia McGraw (Thomas). For many years Mariann was a Financial Administrator for the Essex County Roman Catholic School Board. She travelled the world and enjoyed sharing the many stories of her adventures. She and her late husband Alfred Thomas Vinall raised six children; Mary Frances & Dave Tennant, Paula & Bob Goulet, John & Cindy Vinall, Geraldine Vinall (predeceased), Patricia & Tim Statham and Michael & Robin Vinall. They were also blessed with ten grandchildren; Kimberly Bigelow, Ryan Goulet, Janice Guy, Jillian Vinall, William Legg, Sean & Greg Statham, Amberly, Katie & Robert Vinall as well as thirteen great-grandchildren; Kyle, Dylan, Tyler, Leah, Andrew, Hayley, Adrian, Shaun, Austin, Aran, Sarah, Ella and George. Mariann is also survived by many nieces and nephews. In keeping with Mariann’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in her home town of Brantford at a later date where her urn will be interred at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with Funeral Arrangements. Friends wishing to remember Mariann with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences for the family and online donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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Apthorp, Lloyd George, a resident of Chatham

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Apthorp, Lloyd photoApthorp Lloyd George, a resident of Chatham.  Lloyd George Apthorp, in his 88th year, departed this earth on June 8, 2014 to be welcomed in Heaven by the Lord he had faithfully served all of his life.  Born in Raleigh Township, son of Harmon & Beatrice (Illman) Apthorp.  Beloved husband of 67 years to Ruby (Bebington) Apthorp.  Father of Marlene Gordon (Don) of Irwin, Ohio, Kathryn Eldridge of Chatham, and Allan (Loretta) Apthorp of Calgary, AB.  He was the chosen father of Tim Steele of Whitecourt, AB, Nolan Ripley (Leora) of Ottawa, and Phyllis Payne of Chatham.  Devoted grandfather of 14, great grandfather of 27 and great great grandfather of 2.  Lloyd is predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law Harry and Virginia Apthorp, granddaughter Jamie Gordon, and great granddaughters Serenity Eldridge and Rosemary Gordon.    Lovingly remembered by special nieces and nephews – Dan (Nettie) Apthorp, Ken (Vicky) Apthorp, Wendy Apthorp and Patricia Apthorp.Lloyd was employed by Jackson’s Bakery from the horse and buggy days until its close and then moved to Eaton Yale where he worked until his retirement in 1991.  He was a member of Evangel Community Church as well as an active member of the Gideon Bible Society.  Lloyd spent many years as a foster parent, along with his wife, Ruby.  Many thanks to the caring staff at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance whose care and compassion helped him through his final battle with cancer.  Also thanks to his many friends and family who supported his family with prayers & hymns as we said good-bye.  Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street on Tuesday June 10, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Evangel Community Church, 76 Sandys Street, Chatham on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Bill Pipke  officiating. Interment Pardoville-Union Cemetery, Raleigh Township.  Donations to the Gideon Bible Society would be appreciated.

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BEDARD, Marie Rose (nee Vanden Berghe)

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Web_Marie_BedardIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dear wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Born June 27, 1939 and died peacefully surrounded by her family on June 7, 2014. Beloved wife of John for 55 years and proud mother of Michelle Moore (Garry), Marianne (Mark), Marc (Odette), and Maureen Robert (Todd). Loving and devoted Grandma of Brittany, Rose (1991), John, James, Jessica, Simone, Celeste and Leo. Daughter of the late Richard (1981) and Aleta (1968). Loved by sisters and brothers Carol Mulvaney (Larry), Richard (Sam), Al (Pat), and Debbie Young. Also survived by sisters-in-law Catherine Bedard & Mary Kay Bedard and brother-in-law Ray Silvius. Predeceased by siblings Basil and his wife Violet, Bruno and his wife Beverly, Ann and her husband Joe Griffin, and Gabriella Silvius. She will be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Retired manager of Hiram Walker Credit Union. former volunteer for 10 years CNIB (Blind). Reader and former Eucharistic Minister, 50 year member of C.W.L. of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Special thanks to the CCAC, ALSO (Assisted Living of Southwestern Ontario) and Hospice of Windsor. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be greatly appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Monday 7:30 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet directly at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 834 Raymo Rd. after 10:00 a.m, followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MELLOW, Norman Russell: of Tilbury, formerly of Comber

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“Uncle Lefty”, 89 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Loving husband of Joy for over 62 years. Proud father of Carolyn (Ronald) Rivait and Gordon (Beverly) Mellow. Dear grandfather of Stacy (Drew) Everett, Derek Rivait and great grandfather of Clarke and William. Predeceased by his parents Russell and Zelma, sister Muriel (2004). He will be deeply missed by his niece Deborah (Damon) Thompson and son Julian Maragno. Norman is survived by in-laws Allan “Bud” (Audrey) Foster, Janice Harris, Donna Cowell, & Larry (Ann) Foster. He will be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A true sportsman, he enjoyed playing hockey and baseball, riding our horses and talking to his hunting friends. A wonderful storyteller who could tell about the western farm excursion and about his many hunting trips. He was a trusted millwright who built many sturdy Serviss farm wagons. He was a member of Strangfield United Church and later the Quinn United Church. The family extends heartfelt thanks to the nurses and caregivers at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Tilbury. Mrs. Geraldine McAlorum officiating. Memorial donations to Chatham-Kent Hospice appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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Jennings, Winifred May

Posted by on June 8, 2014

WEB_Jennings_WinifredBorn Leicester, England on May 8th, 1910. Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on June 8th, 2014 at the age of 104. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Jennings. Dear mother of John and friend Eileen. Mother-in-law of Brenda. Dear Nana of Michelle and husband Darren Challey, Mark Jennings and wife Tisha. Great-grandmother of Austin, Madison, Taylor, Nicholas, Ty and Natalie. Dearest sister of the late Olive Bramley and the late Ernest Stidder. Loved aunt of Howard Bramley of Leicester, England. She will be sadly missed by Howard and Nina Wilkie and family. Winifred was a member of All Saints Anglican Church. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of Celebration of Winifred’s life at 1:00 p.m. at Families Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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OSMON, George of Ridgetown

Posted by on June 7, 2014

George Robert Osmon of Ridgetown passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Saturday June 7, 2014. George was born in Chicago 78 years ago and was predeceased by his parents Mary and Frank Osmon. At a High School Track Meet he met a young lady named Beverley Henderson who would become his best friend and on September 15, 1956 they married, starting a life that would span almost 58 years. Friends will remember George as an Engineer at Siemens. He was one of the founding members of the Heritage Credit Union, a Member of Ridgetown Rotary, having been awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award and he was a driver for Meals on Wheels in Ridgetown. George and Beverley raised four children; Norene Desat (John) of Sarnia, Steven Osmon (Daize) of Hamilton, Stuart Osmon (Beth) of Chatham and Scott Osmon of Blenheim. He will be missed by four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a brother Thomas Osmon (Joan) of Chatham. Predeceased by his sister Victoria Lachine. Following his retirement, George and Beverley enjoyed travelling from one coast to another in both Canada and United States. In keeping with George’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Blenheim Community Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Friends wishing to remember George with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Ridgetown Rotary Club or the Children’s Wish Foundation. Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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Vlasman: Sophia Elizabeth of Chatham

Posted by on June 6, 2014

SOPHIA PIC FOR PAPERSSophia Elizabeth Vlasman passed peacefully on Friday June 6th, 2014 at 11:11a.m. after a courageous battle filled with hope and strength.  She is now our beautiful angel and is no longer in pain.  Beloved daughter of John and Jodi Vlasman, most amazing sister to Sammi and Clark, cherished granddaughter of Hilda Vlasman (the late Tony), Rudy and Christine Vinnai, (late Ann Vinnai).  Adored by many aunts, uncles and cousins.  A beautiful friend to many.  Our dear sweet Sophia was treasured by us all.  Her 16 years here seem so short, yet she touched so many.  Her dream of being a teacher was fulfilled by teaching us all what living really was about.  We would like to thank the Oncology Team, Radiation Team and amazing nurses and staff in the Pediatrics Medical Day Unit, as well as B6 at Children’s Hospital London.  As well as the caring Palliative Care Team, C.C.A.C. and Bayshore nurses Krystal and Linda.  A special thank you to Dr. Donna Watterud for your tremendous support while we cared for Sophia at home.  Lastly we thank our phenomenal family, friends and community who have lifted us up in prayer and support.  Family and friends are invited to pay their respects to Sophia as no family will be present on Monday June 9th from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710.  A private family service will be held.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked in-lieu of flowers please consider donating to TLC Charity @TLCfoundation.ca  Sophia felt very strongly about this foundation thanks to Leo Larizza-helping all children-no discrimination.  On-line condolences may be left at http://alexanderfuneralhome.ca

 

 

You are my angel, my darling, my star…

and my love will find you, wherever you are. 

You are loved.

 

 

 

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Golab, Doris

Posted by on June 5, 2014

WEB_Golab_DorisPassed away on June 5, 2014 at 57 years of age. Reunited with her beloved father Walter (2009). Cherished daughter of Hilde. Dear sister of Fred and wife Shirley. Loving aunt of David and Susan. Doris worked at the Windsor Public Library for many years, loved spending time with her horse Bandit and her pet Rosco. If you desire, donations to the Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place and a private family service was held. Funeral 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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Haggarty, Anita (nee Asselin)

Posted by on June 5, 2014

web_Haggerty, JuanitaPassed away peacefully on June 5, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Loving wife of the late Gregory (1975) and her late loving companion David Pollack (2007). Loving mother of Colleen and (Larry) Pope. Adored grandmother of Lauren and (Matt) Beneteau, Adam Pope, Taylor Pope and great-grandmother of Lucas Conrad-Pope. Dear daughter of the late John and Anna Asselin. Beloved sister of Ronald Asselin and predeceased by her siblings Robertine and (Darcy) Gravel, Gerald Asselin, Rena (Al) Thomas, Yvette and (Earl) Pappin and Doris Asselin. Anita will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Anita was known as a very strong supporter of the Home Shopping Channel, a lady who loved her jewelry. She will be missed by the family’s four legged companions Murphy and Marlie. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Sunday 8:30 p.m. Funeral Monday 10:00 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Road West) for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WILSON: David Matthew of Wardsville

Posted by on June 4, 2014

Suddenly at home on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, David Matthew Wilson of
Dave’s Cafe in Wardsville, passed away at the age of 69. Loving
husband of the late Jessie Wilson (nee Perry) (1992). Beloved father of
Sandra Wilson (Joanne Martin), Jamie Wilson (Katrina Outram). Survived
by his granddaughter Jessica Evetts. Sadly missed by long time special friend
Gail Smith and her children Adam (Laura Lee), Angela (Darren)
Rutherford, Jeremy (Catherine), Jeffery (Rhonda) and Andrew (Ruby).
Dear brother of Jim (Eileen) Wilson, Robert (Cathy) Wilson and Tom
(Margaret) Wilson. Predeceased by his Parents Amelia Stone and James
Wilson. Friends will be received at RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 519-785-0810, on Friday, June 6th from 7-9 pm and on Saturday, June 7th from 12:00 pm until the time of the funeral service
at 2:00 pm. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhome.com.

 

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KUZAK, Irene (Nee Sokolowski)

Posted by on June 4, 2014

KuzakKUZAK, Irene (Nee Sokolowski)
Passed away peacefully on June 4, 2014 at the age of 64 years. Loving wife of Gary for 41 years. Adored daughter of Malania and the late Michal Sokolowski and daughter-in-law of Eva and Ernie Schwindt. Cherished mother of Neil(Lisa), Sarah(Matt) and Michael(Ashleigh). Proud grandmother of Lucas, Zachary and Samantha. Dear sister of Jan(Jo-Anne), Jimmy(Cheryl), Jane(Peter), Christine, Michael(Sophie) and sister-in-law of Danny and Karen(Tim). Irene will be remembered for her love for gardening, cooking and taking care of others. She was also a proud employee of Metro Foods for over 40 years. The family would like to thank Hospice of Windsor, Windsor Regional Hospital Oncology Unit, The Cancer Clinic and all in home care workers for your care and compassion. Visitation will take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Friday June 6, 2014 from 3-5 and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday June 7, 2014 at 11:00a.m. in the Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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QUICK-DIMU, Morgan

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Quick-DimuQUICK-DIMU, Morgan
Morgan has quietly left us to be in a place of peace and health on June 2, 2014 at the age of 46 years. Beloved mother of Joshua who she was so proud of, and friend Sarah Koscic. Cherished daughter of Keith and Brenda Quick. Dear sister of Evan Quick, Kristen Quick & Mike Diniro, Stacey Quick & Sanford Porteous. She will be missed by her nephews “baby boys” Liam, Luca and Evan and her dog Grace. Morgan graduated with a Masters in Social Work and had a passion for working with the Aboriginals in the Northwest Territories Corrections Department. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. on Thursday June 5, 2014 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held on Friday June 6, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel. Rev. Linda Blair officiating. Donations in memory of Morgan may be made to South Mackenzie Correctional Centre, Hay River, N.W.T. Inmate Welfare Book Fund. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Rybarsky, Maria of Rodney

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Peacefully on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Babcock Community Care Center Maria Rybarsky of Rodney passed away at the age of 89. Loving wife of the late Andrew Rybarsky Sr. for 73 years. Beloved mother of Andy (Judy), Sam (Louise) and Mary (Ken Jones). Survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. A private family funeral service will take place at RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS. Interment in Rodney Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhome.com.

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