ROGERS: John “Jack” of Glencoe

Posted by on May 24, 2015

00000001-137The family of John Martin Rogers is sad to announce his passing after losing a lengthy battle with cancer, while in his 79 th year, on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Four Counties Health Services.  “Jack” is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Doreen (nee Pugh), and his children John (Helen) and Cathie Rich (Brent). He will be missed by his grandchildren Laurie (Adrian), Nicole, Julie (Jason), John, Kristi, Whitney (Tom), Nathan, step grandchildren Sarah, Jordan, Ashley (Serge) and Austin (Bianca), great grandchildren Chloe, Kassidy, Kyrie, Rowan, Derek, Emily, Genevieve, and step great grandchildren Isabella and Ryann.  Predeceased by siblings Ann Arsenault (Ken), Joseph (Sharon), Sandra Shearer (Carl).  We wish to extend our thanks to the staff of Four Counties Hospital and the London Regional Cancer Program. Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Funeral Home, 172 Symes Street, Glencoe on Monday, from 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 26 at 1:30 p.m. Cheryl Bolton to officiate with interment to follow at Longwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Myeloma Canada. Online condolences at www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

 

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LOISELLE, Gary Clair Sr.

Posted by on May 23, 2015

web_gary_loisellePeacefully while in his sleep on May 21, 2015 at the age of 56. Loving husband of Janice for 40 years. Dear father of Kimberly and husband Kevin, Laurie and husband Brian, Brent and wife Krystal, Gary Jr. and wife Chantal, Stephanie and husband Daniel. Cherished grandfather of Kaitlyn, Kristieann, Kodey, Nolyn, Nathan, Kirsten, Isaiah, Morgan, Maddison, the late Brienna, Carson, Lucas, Jesslyn, Noah. Survived by his siblings Richard and wife Janine, Wayne and wife Shelley, Kevin and wife Carole, Sharon and husband Bob, Brian and wife Marie, Dale, Darrin, Marla and husband Dave and his late brother Randy. Also survived by his step-sisters Terra, Tanya, Tammy, step-mother Eleanor and husband Ken and his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Terry and husband Phil, Wendy and husband Mike, Kevin and wife Marna, Brad and wife Darla, Darcey, Michelle and husband Bobby and the late brother-in-law John. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Reunited with his parents Giselle and Wilfred and his grandparents Irene and Joseph and survived by his in-laws Marjorie and Gerald. While on this earth, Gary lived for four things: Gary loved his wife, his children, his family and lived for them; hockey ( Toronto Maple Leafs) ; animals; and the Word of God. He will be sadly missed and loved forever. Visitation Sunday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Avenue (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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NAMESPETRA, Steven Frank, of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on May 23, 2015

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Passed away at Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan Campus, on Saturday May 23, 2015 after a short illness at 69 years of age. Loving son of Margaret and the late John F. Namespetra (1997). Brother of Jo-Anne Namespetra, Irene Namespetra and William Namespetra (Liz). Uncle of Kim Sullivan (Mike) and their children, Liam, Iain, Gwyneth and Virginia, Megan Barefoot (Jeff) and their children Elliotte and Emmersenne, Melanie Millette (Sylvain) and their children, Lucie and Toby and Nicholas Namespetra (Marie) and their child Hayden. Steven will also be fondly remembered by his uncle, aunts and many cousins. Steve retired from Windsor Pallet in 2009. He was an avid sports fan cheering for the Detroit Tigers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Lions and his local Essex 73’s. The family would like to thank the Dr’s and nurses on 5N and 4W at Met Campus for their care and concern. Visitation will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233), on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot St. S. Essex, from 9:30 until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Parish Prayers Tuesday 3 pm. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Windsor. If desired, donations may be made in Steven’s name to the charity of your choice. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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PARRY: Alma “Madge” of Dutton

Posted by on May 22, 2015
Peacefully aPic Parryt home surrounded by family on Thursday, May 21, 2015 Alma “Madge” Parry of Dutton passed away at the age of 79. Beloved mother of Charles Parry (Heather Burton), Connie Parry, Charlene Jones (Jamie Wilson). Dear grandmother of Tara Wilson. Sadly missed by her sister Edna Coughlin. Visitation will be held at Grace Anglican Church, 230 Morden Street, West Lorne on Tuesday, May 26th from 12:00 pm until the time of the memorial service at 1:00 pm with Reverend Nick Wells officiating. Private family interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Animal Aide St. Thomas. Online condolences accepted at www.denningfuneralhomes.com

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Zheng, Li Qun

Posted by on May 22, 2015

web_zheng li qunBorn June 12, 1921 and passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on May 22, 2015 with her loving family by her side. Predeceased by her husband Fa-Kai, Lei. Dear mother of sons, Luin-Kung (Gui-Zhen), Wei-Guang (Feng-Kui), Wei-Ming (Feng-Hua), and daughters, Bao-Ying (Han-Bin Lin), Bao-Zhen (Zhuo-Hui Lei), Bao-Yun (Hao-Biao Li), Bao-Lan, and Bao-Yan. Cherished grandmother to 19 grandchildren and beloved great-grandmother to 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Monday at 10:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories or photos at

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FRAM, Pat

Posted by on May 22, 2015
Passed away peacefully with family by her side at home, on May 22, 2015 at 63 years of age. She is survived by her daughters, Dawn and husband Adnan Makki, Brandy and husband Tom Stojanovski. Loving Nana of Zana, Maya, Ali and Alexander. Dearest sister to Gary St. Laurent (Marilyn), Linda Vermette (Laurier), Steven Shpak (Marie), Ron Shpak (Deb). Chosen family and BFF to Rose Lamb. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Bayshore Nurses: Karen, Lauren and Sara, and Hospice of Windsor for their outstanding care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of Windsor & St. Alphonsus Church Restoration Fund would be appreciated. Visitation Monday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayer vigil Monday 8 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, family and friends to meet directly at St. Alphonsus Church (85 Park St E) for

Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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HUGHES; Clarice of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on May 22, 2015

mem card picPeacefully, at home with her family by her side.  Clarice Hughes of Forest in her 92nd year.  Predeceased by her husband Fred (2000), son James (1947),  granddaughter Brenda (1979), grandson Terry (2013), great grandson Devin (2014), sons in law Garry (2009) and John (2012) also her parents Walter and Millicent Waterfield, her brother Keith and sisters Mary and Christine.Dear mother of Richard (Ruth), Patricia Milliere, Bill (Diana), Kathy Steadman (Ross), Deb Rose, Christina, Jack (Diane) and Bonnie Rinker.  Survived by 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.  Fondly remembered by sisters in law Marve Waterfield, Beanie and Alice Hughes and a multitude of nieces and nephews.  Lovingly remembered by many extended family and neighbours.  A special thank you to the Christ Anglican Church Ladies Auxiliary for always thinking of mom.Visitation will be held at Denning’s of Forest on Sunday, May 24th, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral service will be held on Monday at 1 pm.  Interment Beechwood cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions to the Parkinson’s Society, Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.  Online condolences can be left at www.denning.ca (519 786-2401).

 

 

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BODRI, Joe

Posted by on May 22, 2015

web_bodri joePassed away peacefully on May 21, 2015 at 82 years of age. Beloved husband of Eva for 60 years. Loving dad of Stephen and wife Renate, and David (predeceased). Cherished grandpa of Sarah. Fondly remembered by Rina, Paige and Amber. Brother-in-law of Helen Fazekas and the late Bert, Edith and Shane Garton. Joe will be remembered as a top notch carpenter who worked with Woodall Construction for 43 years. Special thanks to WRH, Met Campus and Extendicare Southwood Lakes for their kind and compassionate care. If you so desire, donations to Alzheimers Society would be appreciated. Cremation services were entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. A private family interment will be held at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.   Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Catauro, Michele

Posted by on May 21, 2015

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Born July 16, 1923 in Agnone, Italy, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on May 20, 2015 at 91 years of age. Beloved and cherished husband of Rosa (nee Sammarone) for 68 years. Will be deeply missed by his children Carmelo (Houda), Rosario (Angela) and Carmella (Tony) Elsido. Dearest Nonno of Michael (Helen), Alissa (Craig) Jackson, Laura (Adam) Pernasilici, Alex and Sabrina. Great Nonno of Sofia, Julia, Milania and Lyla. Special uncle of John (Barbara) Catauro and the late Gavino (Adriana) Catauro (2001). Dear uncle of the Amicarelli,  D’Agnillo and Catauro families. Reunited with his siblings Alessandro, Fiorina, Ettore, Isabella, Giacomina, Maria, Giuseppina and Nicola. Dear brother-in-law of Antonia Catauro and Gina Rizzi. Michele served in the Italian Air Force and was a member of the Unione di Combattenti D’Italia in World War II. He was a professional painter/decorator until his employment with Dominion Forge, where he worked until he retired after 32 years of service. He took great pride in his homemade wine and prosciutto and was well known for wearing his button-up shirt and tie every day of his life. He adored spending time with his treasured grandchildren and lived solely for his family. He will forever be adored and remembered by his family and friends as a loving, stylish, dignified man. If you so desire, donations to The Canadian Cancer Society and Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Sunday at 4:30pm. Funeral leaving Monday at 9:00am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Church for 9:30am Funeral Mass. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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GIOFU, Alexandru (Alex)

Posted by on May 20, 2015

web_giofu alexandruPassed away on May 19, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer and other illnesses. Beloved husband of Anastasia and the late Thomasina (1984). Loving dad of Brian, Ron and stepdaughter Steluta (Stella). Cherished grandpa of Kyle, Connor and Kayla. Dear brother of Jennie Oncea, Mike (friend Roseanne), and Rose Cohoon, and brother-in-law of George Filip, Dana Giofu, Eleanor Giofu and Jean Giofu. Predeceased by parents Costan Giofu and Garafira (Andrei), and by siblings George, John, Dorothy Seibel, Helen Majoran, Margaret Filip, Virginia Tonita/Precop, Georgina Bastien, Sagar, Constantin and Sam. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Retiree of Chrysler Canada with 36 years of loyal service and a proud member of Unifor Local 444. He will be remembered for his love of family, great sense of humour, love of travel and for reaching his dream of seeing the world. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at WRH, Met Campus Oncology and WRH, Ouellette Campus for their compassionate care. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Visitation Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Friday evening. Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Whaley, Donald of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 20, 2015

Whaley, Donald

82 years, passed away Friday May 14, 2015 at his residence. Dear brother of Helen Dundas and Maxine Henderson. Predeceased by his parents Norma and Frank Whaley and by his sister Florence McNeill. Dear uncle of Judy Martinello, Gary McNeill, Randy Dundas and the late Larry White and Jean Egan. Many cousins and friends also survive. A Graveside Service to celebrate Donald’s life will be held at Erie Cemetery, Wheatley on Wednesday May 20, 2015 at

11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Moody, Larry of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 20, 2015

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68 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Beloved husband of Diane (Arthurs). Dear father Jeff (Jan) and Steven. Loving grandfather of Courtney, Amanda, Jenna, Bree-Anne and Justin. Dear brother of Bev Heidt (Bob). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Larry’s life, from the funeral home on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mike Sealy officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or First Baptist Church Memorial Fund. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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PENEZIC, Barica “Barbara” (nee Petrusa)

Posted by on May 20, 2015

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our cherished Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother, with her family at her side, on May 15, 2015, at the age of 92. Born April 13, 1923 in Radina Vas, Vivodina, Croatia. Married to Lovro Crep in 1939 until his disappearance during post war duty (1945). Beloved wife of the late Luka Penezic (2005) for forty years. Loving mother to Lovro and wife Andjela Crep. Cherished Grandmother to Lovro and wife Deborah Crep, Zeljka and husband John Barcic, and Joe and wife Shelly Crep. Devoted Baka to Angela, Nicholas, Stefanie, Natalie, Chloe, and Chelsea. Predeceased by her parents Lovro and Barica Petrusa, and her siblings Joze Petrusa and Marica with husband John Draskovic. Dear Aunt to Marica and her late husband Jura Rudman, Franjo and wife Katica Kapusin, and Joze and wife Anica Kapusin. Maintained a close relationship with her late cousin Ana Petrusa and surviving husband Jura. Barica will also be fondly remembered by many more family and friends. She was a faithful parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Church, a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union and had been an active member of the Hrvatska Seljacka Stranka. A heartfelt thank you to the staff from Paramed, Bayshore, and CCAC, in particular her dear friend and nurse, Anna, to Dr. Schumacher and Dr. Pearce, and to the Staff at Hunter’s Pharmacy for their ongoing care. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel), 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Services on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home to St Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Church Building Fund or Sv. Juraj Church in Dojutrovica, Vivodina, Croatia. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with Barbara’s family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Lewchuk, Walter

Posted by on May 20, 2015

Lewchuk, Walter

LewchukPassed peacefully at Windsor Regional Hospital Wednesday May 13, 2015 surrounded by family. Born December 9, 1924 in Brest Poland. Long-time resident of Windsor Ontario. Survived by his wife Stella Lewchuk, daughter Stephanie (Lee) Dawson and sons Wayne (Dale) and Michael (Lisa). Proud grandfather of Jennifer (Ken), Stephanie (Eddie), Melissa (Tom), Danielle, Stephen, Natia, Dylan, Amanda, Janine (Don) and Matthew (Jassica) and great-grandfather of Jacob, Joshua, Payton, Olivia, Joe, Domenic and Landon. Survived by twin brother Nick (Vera). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Friday May 15, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Veterans Service under the auspices of the Windsor Veterans Memorial Service Committee will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday May 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Windsor Regional Hospital- Metropolitan Campus. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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PUHL, Joseph “Joe”

Posted by on May 20, 2015

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Passed away suddenly on May 17, 2015 at the age of 83 years. Reunited with his beloved wife Sophie (2005). Loving dad of Mary Ellig and husband Ron, John Puhl and wife Rose, Peter Puhl and wife Dana. Predeceased by parents John and Teresia. Cherished Opa of Sean (Amanda), Jen (Drew), Amy (Dan), Laura (Kyle), Vanessa (Kevin), and Anthony. Great Opa to a bundle of joy on the way. Dear friend of Ann Ekkendorfer. Survived by extended family in Germany. Joe was a skilled Tool & Die Maker and retired after many years of dedicated service and a life member of the Teutonia Club and Austrian Club. His gift of music was shared with many during his life long journey as a musician. He was the band leader of The Atlantic’s and was able to share this amazing musical experience with his sons John and Peter. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. from the funeral home then to St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St.) for funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. In kindness, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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MACZYNSKI, Malgorzata (nee Nagajczyk)

Posted by on May 20, 2015

MACZYNSKI, Malgorzata
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Passed away with her loving family and friends by her side on May 15, 2015 at the age of 48. Beloved wife of 28 beautiful years of marriage to Maciej. Proud mother of two wonderful children, Jacob and Karolina. Predeceased by her parents Miroslawa (1994) and Grzegorz Nagajczyk (2009). She had a passion for care of all ages. Malgorzata will be dearly missed by many family members and friends in Europe and all corners of the world, especially by her loyal friend with paws Kama. She loved biking and the beach with the sound of the sea. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Polish Church. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. Prayers Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Visitation to continue on Monday, May 18 at Holy Trinity Polish Church (1035 Ellis) from 1:30 p.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In kindness, donations may be made to a Foster Home or Orphanage in Poland. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com “Gosia, will love you and miss you dearly”.

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Young, Robert

Posted by on May 18, 2015

Passed away peacefully with Ronita, his wife of 49 years by his side at the age of 69. Survived by his daughters Tracy (Rob) Cormier, & Alyson (Shawn) Young, grandsons Matthew, Stephen, & Michael. Reunited with his parents Al & Gloria Young. Dear brother of Eugene (Connie), & Elizabeth Jarvis. Cremation has taken place & at Robert’s request there will not be a service. 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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PAPASODORA, Aurora

Posted by on May 18, 2015

Peacefully on May 17, 2015, with her loving family by her side, at the age of 91. Cherished wife of the late Salvatore (2011) for 67 years. Loving mother of Nicola and wife Nicolina, Giuseppina Valente and husband Fortunato, Onofrio and wife Lia. Dear sister of Onofrio and the late Marfisa. Predeceased by siblings Antonietta and Domenico. Sister-in-law of the late Mariagrazia, Clementina, Giuseppe and the late Maria. Adored nonna of Dominic (Anna Marie), Fran (Scott), Aurora (Vito), Sabino (Tammy), Salvatore (Daniela), Laura (Sean), Cathy (James), Salvatore (Zana), Giuseppe, Tina (Luca) and Cristina (Fabio). Dear nonnina of 14 great grandchildren. Salvatore and Aurora immigrated to Canada from Centrache Italy in 1980 to be with their family. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers 4:30 p.m. Funeral on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 8:45 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for 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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GILLARD, Michele Mary (nee Van Damme)

Posted by on May 17, 2015

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Loving, devoted and proud mother of Emily (Zak), Kaitlyn (Aaron), Paul, Joseph and reunited with her beloved late son Nathan (2006). Loved by David Tripney. Dear sister of Mary (Andre) Kosynski, Margaret (Bob) Robinson, Matilda (Doug) Muxlow, Marilyn Van Damme, Joseph Van Damme, Monica (Grant) Delmage, Marian Barber, Jacqueline Scott, Jim Van Damme, Joanne Van Damme, and predeceased by sister Jeanette Van Damme (2014). Missed by her many nieces and nephews. Survived by David Gillard. Michele will be missed by her many friends at the Windsor Public Library where
She worked for many years. She was a devoted member of Immaculate Heart Catholic Church.
Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm with prayers at 8 pm. Funeral Service Thursday at 10:45 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 then in procession to Immaculate Heart Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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SHELP, Marie of Rondeau

Posted by on May 17, 2015

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In the early morning hours of Friday May 15, 2015 a special bond that few people understand, the bond between twin sisters was broken when Marie Shelp, twin sister of Marsha Shelp passed away at home.  Marie was born 53 years ago to her late parents Everett and Doris (Rumble) Shelp.  Along with Marsha, Marie will be missed by her older sister Carrie (Ron) Ball, by her niece Heather (Chris) Harder, her nephew Bryan (Abbie) Ball and by her great niece and nephews Keira Harder, Riley Harder and Zephyr Ball.  Marie will also be remembered fondly by her Aunt Carole Shelp, her Uncle Keith (Doreen) Rumble and by her cousins Ann Huggard, Kevin Shelp, Greg Rumble and Laurie Birch.  Friends will remember Marie for her quick and sometimes sarcastic humour, from her days working at Southwestern Regional Centre and at Pioneer in Ridgetown and for the fantastic gardens that she helped to form in the close community outside Rondeau that she loved so much.  Friends and family are invited for visitation at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.   A Funeral Service for Marie will be held in Emmanuel Congregational Church in Ridgetown on Monday May 18, 2015 at 11 a.m.  with Rev. Barry Dixon officiating.   Interment will take place in Morpeth Cemetery where Marie will be interred with her Mom and Dad.  Friends wishing to remember Marie are encouraged to consider the Blenheim and Area grief program called “…a time to mourn” or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at  www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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WRIGHT: Howard McKay of Ridgetown

Posted by on May 17, 2015

Peacefully on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Howard McKay Wright of Ridgetown passed away at the age of 90. Loving husband of Marion (nee Woolner) for 64 years. Beloved brother of Douglas Wright. Dear brother in law of Allan (Lois) Woolner. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Stuart (Doreen) Wright and Berniece (Eugene) Willson. Visitation will be held at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 519-785-0810 on Tuesday, May 19th from 12:00 pm until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm with Larry Schneider officiating. Interment to follow in McLean Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences accepted at. www.denningfuneralhomes.com

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McCracken, Marjorie Jean of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2015

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90 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 14, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Gerald McCracken (1994). Dear mother of Sharon Clark (the late David). Loving grandmother of Christopher and Hilary. Dear sister of Ruth Hillman, Donna Latam and Harold Pearce. Predeceased by 1 sister Lois Holland and by 3 brothers, Jack, Lyle and Rex Pearce. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Sunday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Marjorie’s life, from the funeral home on Monday May 18, 2015 at 1 p.m. Rev. Liz Chaplin officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Foisy, Betty Caroline (nee Moore) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2015

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We, the family of Betty Foisy are saddened to announce her death on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 85 years of age. She is now reunited with her much loved and dearly missed husband Harvey – he needed his chicken back. She was an astounding and much loved mom to her four ‘poodles’ – Number One son Gary (Brenda), Robyne (John), Carmelita (Larry) and Alice. She was the ‘Best Grandma Ever’ to Cindy (Jeff), Number One grandson Damien, Dionne (Mike), Aimee, Jane, Molly, Chris, Courtney, and Karrie. She dearly adored her 2 great granddaughters Daylin and Avery. She is predeceased by her parents Mildred and John and her brother Jack. She is survived by her sister Joanne (Ray). Although she leaves us behind to mourn her death, she also leaves us with so many wonderful memories to make us each smile. We would like to thank Anthony and all the staff at New Beginnings Rest Home for making her time there so amazing. In her own words, “I’ve had a good life, it was always interesting.” Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service, to Celebrate the Life of this incredible woman, at 12 noon. Pastor Betty Page officiating. Interment to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Olinda-Ruthven. In lieu of flowers, a donation (made by cheque) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the War Amps would be appreciated by the family. Family & Friends may share their memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Vanderbeek, Wilhelmina “Willy” of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 16, 2015

Vanderbeke W paper photoVanderbeek, Wilhelmina “Willy”

83 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday May 14, 2015. Beloved wife of John. Dear mother of Jake (Kathleen), John (Sandy), Shirley Goddard (Bruce), Jeff (Terri). Loving grandmother of thirteen grandchildren and great grandmother of six great grandchildren. Dear sister of Johanna Denbutter. Predeceased by one brother and two sisters. At Willy’s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to celebrate Willy’s life, will take place at Faith Reformed Church, 1115 Seacliff Drive, Kingsville on Monday May 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. Rev. Ken Labbe officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Faith Reformed Church or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Friends may send condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Luster, Gloria

Posted by on May 15, 2015

Died peacefully on May 15, 2015 at 57 years of age after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of the late Christopher Luster (2010). Cherished mother of Deborah Pujoue. Loving grandmother of Xiera, Zamora Arrieta and Xiamara (Chili).   Sister of Maryann and Deborah. Gloria will always be remembered in the hearts of her family, many friends and admirers. In Lieu of flowers donations to Can Am Indian Friendship Centre or Eagles Nest would be appreciated. Memorial service Monday 10am 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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