PETTINATO, Pietro “Peter”

Posted by on May 24, 2016

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Peter on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the age of 69 years. Beloved husband of Loraine Pettinato sharing 46 years of marriage together. Loving father of Christopher Pettinato (1977). Dear brother of Johnny (2014) and Victor Pettinato. Brother-in-law of Ronald Prybycien (2009). Peter will be missed by many nieces and nephews. He is remembered by many for his dedicated service to Chrysler Canada Local 444. Visiting will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (East Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Friday May 20, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 7 pm. Visitation will continue Saturday May 21, 2016 at Our Lady of the Atonement Parish – St. Francis from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In kindness donations in honour of Peter to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Kidney Foundation Windsor are welcomed and appreciated by the family. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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Kennedy, Paul Robert

Posted by on May 24, 2016

It is with great sKennedy_6adness that we announce the passing of Paul in the town he loved so dearly, his birthplace Belfast, Northern Ireland. Husband and forever love of Sandra Kennedy (Nee Malandruccolo) with whom he shared 17 years of marriage. Adored and devoted dad of Andrew John, Alexia Donna and Ava Daniela Kennedy. Dear son of John Kennedy and Linda Maillard. Cherished big brother of Scott Kennedy and wife Jessica. Fun and loving uncle of Ella, Evelyn and baby boy Kennedy on the way. Treasured son-in-law of Andrea and Giacinta Malandruccolo; and sister-in-law Daniela Malandruccolo. Paul will always be remembered for his unique sense of humor and gregarious personality. Above all, his unwavering love and devotion for his wife and children will never be forgotten. Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (East Chapel) (519)253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Wednesday May 25, 2016 from 2 to 5pm & 7 to 9pm. Funeral services on Thursday May 26, 2016 at 10:45am from the funeral home then to St. Anne Church(Tecumseh) for funeral mass at 11:30am. Interment to follow at St. Anne Cemetery. In memory of Paul, memorial donations may be made to his children’s trust fund (please make cheques payable to Sandra Kennedy). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Prekupec, Anna

Posted by on May 24, 2016

Passed away peacprekapec_2efully with her loving family by her side. Cherished Wife and Soulmate of Marijan for 59 years. Loving Mother of Katica (Kathy) and husband Dean Pelzek and the late Misko (Mike) and wife Cathy Prekupec. Adored Gramma of Danielle, Amanda, Greg and Matt. Special Baba to Nolan and Ethan. Beloved Sister of the late Hans and the late George Harag of Germany. Dear Cousin to Juliska Rod and family. Anna immigrated 60 years ago from Germany and home was always where her heart was. She led a strong faith-filled life and was a self-taught seamstress and skilled cook. Now her famous chocolate chip cookies and cheesecakes will be heavenly delights. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Friday May 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral procession at 10:00 a.m. to St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: University of Windsor c/o Mike Prekupec Nursing Scholarship or Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County. “Please remember me when I cannot remember you.”

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Tremblay, Bonnie

Posted by on May 24, 2016

Passed away pTremblayeacefully at home with her family by her side on May 18, 2016 at the age of 69 years.

Loving wife to Robert for 51 years. Beloved mom to Connie (Michael) Soulliere, Jeffery (Lorna) Tremblay, and Ann-Marie (Richard) Logan. Dearest grandma to Robert, John, Kyle, Ashley, Tori, Nicole, Dillion, Dakoda, Ashley, and Derick. Cherished great-gram to Allissa, Caleb, Brooke, Savanna, Ceanna, Kevin, Khloe, Lillian, James, and Lucas. Loving sister to Terry, Patricia, Roxann, and the late Sharron. Godmother to Stephanie. Bonnie will be missed by all of her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Ruth & Louis Nantais, and inlaws, Ivy & Tom (the late Gilbert) Tremblay.

The family would like to extend out a sincere thank you to nurse Noah McDonald for his care and compassion during mom`s fight. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519.253.7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, on Friday, May 20, 2016 from 2-5pm and 7pm until time of the Funeral Service at 7:30pm. In honour of Bonnie’s wishes, cremation will follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Windsor Essex Cancer Centre. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Pasquale Persichilli

Posted by on May 24, 2016
t is with broken heartPersichillis that we announce the peaceful passing of Pasquale, a loving Father and Nonno on May 17, 2016 at the Village of Aspen Lake, at the age of 92. He has been reunited with his beloved wife Ersilia (1980). Loving Papa to Romeo Persichilli and wife Shelley and Pina Walsh and husband Brendan. Cherished Big Nonno to Patrick Persichilli, Leanne Lacivita (Gabe), Aidan Walsh. Big Bis-Nonno to Alexander and Anthony Persichilli and Marco Lacivita. Pasquale was predeceased by his brothers Giuseppe, Giulio, Luigi and his sister Domenica Viselli. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Pasquale had a zest for life, enjoying his garden, church, traveling and his family. Pasquale was a long time member of the Ciociaro Club of Windsor. A heartfelt and sincere thank you to his second family at the Village of Aspen Lake, whom helped Dad live his last chapter of life with the utmost dignity and respect. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel), 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Friday, May 20, 2016 from 3-5pm and 7-9pm with Parish Prayers at 4:30pm. Funeral Service on Saturday May 21, 2016 at 8:45am from the funeral home to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Ave.) for Funeral Mass at 9:30am. Entombment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations in honour of Pasquale’s life may be made to the Downtown Mission or the Village of Aspen Lake (Recreation). On line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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GRANO, Giuseppe “Joe”

Posted by on May 23, 2016

web_Grano_GuiseppePassed away peacefully with family by his side on May 22, 2016 at 90 years of age.  Cherished husband of Rosina (nee Berardi) for 66 years.  Devoted father of Teresa Guarasci and Frank (the late Tony 2009), the late Eugene (2013) and Lena, Ermanna and Emilio Filice.  Loving and treasured Nonno of Anthony and Kasia, Lisa and Bill, Amy and Enrico, Robert and Marjan, Joe and Courtney, Stephanie, Marco and Elisa, Jessica and Cory and Sonia.  Special bis-nonno of Luca, Gabriella, Nicolas, Matteo, Viviana and Dante.  Beloved son of the late Eugenio and Rosina.  Brother of Francesco and Ida, Gina and predeceased by Chiarina and Eugenio, Marietta, Amelia and Guido & Antonio.  Son-in-law of the late Giuseppe and Teresina Berardi.  Brother-in-law of Elena and the late Vincenzo, Albina and Ettore & the late Maria and the late Cesare.   Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews in Windsor, Italy, Vancouver and Toronto.  Giuseppe was born in Mangone, Italy and immigrated to Windsor in 1964.  Nonno lived for his family and his eyes lit up when surrounded by his grandchildren who adored him.  He maintained and was proud of his garden until recently and was the #1 Maple Leaf fan, never missing a game! His will to live will always continue to inspire his family.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation or United Way Windsor-Essex would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday May 26, 2016 from 3-5 pm & 7-9 pm. Parish Prayers Thursday 4:30 pm.  Funeral Friday 10:15 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow. Share memories or photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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RABIDEAU: Sheilia Dianne of Chatham.

Posted by on May 23, 2016

MEMCARD1Peacefully at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016,  Sheilia Dianne Rabideau in her 59th year. Beloved daughter of Doris and the late Harvey Rabideau. Very loving wife of Greg Bushey for 16 years. Sheilia will be missed by her siblings Richard, Brenda, Margaret Anne, and Audrey. Forever remembered by many aunts , uncles, extended family, and friends, especially those from Shepherd’s Way Inn Restaurant. Sheilia loved caring for kids. Friends and family will be received at DENNING’S OF CHATHAM, formerly Bowman Funeral Home, on Wednesday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 1pm. Pastor Dave Tatsu officiating. Interment to follow in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations in Sheilia’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Canadian Liver Foundation. Share a memory at denning.ca.

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GREENAWAY, Kathleen Jane

Posted by on May 23, 2016

March 24, 1949 – May 22, 2016

Passed away peacefully at Huron Lodge.  Daughter of the late Bob and Jo Greenaway.  Sister of John (Nancy), Betty Jo MacDougall (Duncan), Mason (Dusty), David (Linda), Michael (Nancy) and Patrick.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  The family wishes to express thanks to the staff at Huron Lodge and Dr. Tim O’Callahan for the care they provided to Kate.  Cremation will be held, private family services entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. 

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STRADINGER, Lina (nee Schuler)

Posted by on May 23, 2016

Passed away peacefully with family by her side on May 20, 2016 at Pioneer Elder Care, St. Catharines, Ontario at 88 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late Karl (2001).  Dear mother of Monica Stradinger and her husband Jim Pound of St. Catharines, and Peter Stradinger (Diane Perissinotti).  Loving Oma of Kaitlyn and Christopher Stradinger and Great-Oma of Ava Stradinger. Also survived by relatives in Germany.  If you so desire, donations to the First Lutheran Church or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated.  Visitation Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. at Families First, 3260 Dougall Avenue, South Windsor (519-969-5841)   with Pastor Gilvan de Azevedo officiating. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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TIESSEN, Mary of Leamington

Posted by on May 23, 2016

Paper Photo Tiessen, Mary91 years, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late John N. Tiessen (2006). Dear mother of Larry Tiessen, Lindy Fazekas (Reg), Jim Tiessen (Christine). Loving Oma of Grace, Mitchell and Fiona Tiessen and Victoria Lapczuk (Aaron) and great Oma of Owen and Eric and special great Oma of Brooke and Chloe. Dear sister of Anne Tiessen (late Nick), late Jake Froese (Irene), Agnes Tiessen (late George), Helen Bergen (John), Margaret Tiessen (late Ralph), and Kate Froese. Sister-in-law of the late Elizabeth Loewen (late Peter), late Jack Tiessen (Hazel), Eleanor Epp (Jake). Many nieces and nephews also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 5-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Mary’s life at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. Pastor Victor Winter officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the U.M.E.I. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Marier, Benoit

Posted by on May 22, 2016

December 10, 1926-May 21, 2016.  Passed away at Metropolitan Hospital.  Survived by his loving wife of almost 60 years, Bernadette (Bélanger). Survived by three children: Dan (Luciana Bomben), Diane (André Letarte) and Francine Marier.  Loving grandfather of seven grandchildren: Daniela Marier-Perissinotti (Dan), Peter Marier, Philippe Letarte, Denis Letarte (Taya), Gilles Marier (Tonya Beal), Felix Marier and Anjolie Marier-Taylor and three great-grandchildren; Gilles, Ezekiel and Elijah Marier and baby Letarte on the way.  Survived by one sister Aline Harrison. Predeceased by his parents Roméo and Hélène and his siblings Jean-Jacques, Gérard, René, Joseph, Paul, Laurent Marier and Thérèse Gorski. Benoit will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. If you so desire, memorial donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Wednesday 2p.m. until time of Memorial service at 6:00 p.m. at 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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SAUVE, Abbey Joanne

Posted by on May 22, 2016

web_sauve_abbeyOn the morning of May 21, 2016 Heaven gained the bravest sweetest girl.  Abbey you made us the proudest parents and we will always love you. You are now a superhero! Beloved eight year old daughter of Ray and Denise.  Loving sister of Nathan and Emily.  Cherished granddaughter of Paul and Yvette Sauve, Bruce and Gayle LePine and great-granddaughter of Blanche Gaudreau.  Special niece of Phil and Mary Anne Sauve, Joanne Sauve (Godmother), Michael LePine (Godfather) and finacée Katrina, David and Juliana LePine, and James LePine.  She will be missed by her cousins Elizabeth, Nicole, Zachary, Gabriel, Luisa and Julia.  Abbey was well loved by everyone who knew her including staff and students at St. John the Evangelist, her Essex Ravens hockey sisters and Cottam Brownies.  Abbey’s family wishes to thank Children’s Hospital of London (Dr. E. Cairney, Mary Ann Wilson-Sprage), Windsor Regional Hospital (Ursula Debono), Ronald McDonald House London, Childcan and Little Hands Kids for a Cause for their tremendous support and care.  If you so desire, donations to the Ronald McDonald House London would be appreciated.  Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, County Rd. 46 Woodslee followed by funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Burial St. John Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MEARNS, Charles “Chuck” of Tilbury

Posted by on May 21, 2016

MEARNS, Chuck82 years, of Tilbury, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at Tilbury Manor Nursing Home on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Plant). Loving father of Chuck (April) Mearns, Gordon (fiancé Deborah) Mearns, Laura (Olivier) Herrcher, and Pat Gilmour.  Cherished grandfather of 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by parents Charles and Mary (nee Mitchell) Mearns and his sister Beverly Mearns. Chuck retired after 35 years with the Toronto Fire Dept.  He drove for Erie Coach Lines and volunteered as a driver for the Tilbury HELP Van.  Visitation at St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury from 10–11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 with Funeral Mass to commence at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to Windsor-Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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RADLIN, Wayne Gregory of Chatham formerly of Tilbury

Posted by on May 21, 2016

RADLIN, Wayne, square274 years, of Chatham, formerly of Tilbury, passed away at Chatham-Kent Hospice on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Beloved husband of Betty (Tyrrell) and the late Elfrieda (Djemant)(1985).  Loving father of Debra (Don) Buchanan, David (Julie) Radlin, Chris (Lisa) Tyrrell. Cherished grandfather of Kyle (Lauren), Derek (Kylie), Dylan, and Mitchell Buchanan, Abigail and Lukas Radlin, and Jacob and Sidney Tyrrell.  Son of the late Harry and Bernadette (Lariviere) Radlin.  Dear brother of Judy (late Bill) Watkins and late Ronnie Radlin.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Wayne was a long time owner and operator of Radlin’s Marina and Cafe and retired as Tilbury Chief of Police.  He was President of the Tilbury Kinsmen in 1968 and 1972-1973, a past Tilbury Town Councillor, Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal recipient in 1977, Tilbury Citizen of the Year 1986, Tilbury Minor Hockey President in 1977-1978, and a lifetime member of the Tilbury Knights of Columbus Council 2356.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. on Monday.  Msgr. A.J. McNabb Council 2356 prayers Monday at 8:30 p.m.  Funeral service from the funeral home on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:30 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church for Mass at 11:00 a.m.  Interment to follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.  Memorial donations to Chatham-Kent Hospice appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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Cooke: Orla Rose of Poplar Point Formerly of Winnipeg

Posted by on May 20, 2016

images-4In Memorium.
Born December 13, 1926, Passed August 27, 2001 at home in her sleep.
Orla Rose Klassen Cooke is survived by her daughter Kim Cooke, sons Fletcher Stowe, Timouthy Aaron Stowe, and Ronald G Klassen.
Orla, better known as Ollie, is missed by family and friends.

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SOULLIERE, Roger

Posted by on May 19, 2016

Passed peacefully with loving family by his side on May 14, 2016. Loving husband to Leslie of 43 years. Proud father to Jonathan & wife Wendy. Cherished brother to Lucille (Bob) Levesque, Yvette (the late Gerry) Bernatchez, Dianne (Ron) Tousignant, Claude (Nancy) Soulliere and Phill Soulliere. Brother-in-law to Carla & Ted Campbell, David Tompkins and Jeff & Laura Tompkins and he will be sadly missed and forever remembered by many nieces and nephews. Roger was “Mr. Fix-It” who never met a lawn mower that he couldn’t fix and was always willing to give a helping hand. When Roger wasn’t tinkering he could be found relaxing with his feline friend Molly. If you so desire, donations to the family would be appreciated. Visiting Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Friday 11:30am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Reisch, Robert “Bob”

Posted by on May 19, 2016

web_Reisch_RobertPassed away on May 18, 2016 at 61 years of age. Loving father of Arielle and Allan-Michael Reisch. Cherished son of Edna and the late Frank. Dear partner of Carol Brydges. Survived by siblings Sandy Shaw (Harold), Judy Clements (Mike), Ron (Lillian) and Sharon Aylesworth. Nephew of Jack & Theresa Ibbeson (California). He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Bob’s greatest joy was being on his motorcycle, riding wherever the road would take him. He was a heavy equipment operator for over 30 years. He enjoyed life to the fullest, his “me-time” and will be deeply missed by all.Visiting Friday 6-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Burial to follow Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CARVALHO, Liduino of Leamington, formerly of Wheatley

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Paper Photo Carvalho, Liduino90 years, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Kathleen (1990). Dear father of Louis Carvalho (Kathleen), Veronica Amaral (late Tony), John Carvalho (Yvonne). Loving grandfather of Andrea, Stephen, Kimberley, Kristin, Jocelyn, Anthony (Lisa Rae), Justin (Stephanie), Michael, Jacqueline, Ashley and great grandfather of Jaxson and Sienna. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Liduino was employed for 28 years at Chrysler. He was a proud member of the CAW. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Wheatley. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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COLUSSI, Anna Maria (Nee Zangirolami)

Posted by on May 18, 2016

ColussiCOLUSSI, Anna Maria (Nee Zangirolami)
Passed away peacefully on May 15, 2016 at the age of 86 years at Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus with her family by her side. Reunited with her loving Husband Desiderio with whom she shared 51 years of marriage. Cherished Mother of Dario & wife Lori and Linda & husband Tony Di Pasquale. Beloved and treasured Nonna of Terra Fleming & fiancée Shawn Smith, Katrina Colussi and Vincent Colussi , Peter Di Pasquale, Mark Di Pasquale and Lara Di Pasquale and fiancée Carlo Rizza. Dear Sister of Rina Zangirolami, Imelda (Italo) Nalesso, Antonio Zangirolami, late Gianni (Maria) Zangirolami, late Teresa (late Walter) Pettenello, late Agnese (late Pompeo) Zandona, late Luigi Zangirolami and late Maria Zangirolami. Zia to many nieces and nephews and survived by extended family in Italy. Anna retired from General Motors Windsor Trim Plant after many years of dedicated service, was a member of Caboto Club-Ladies Auxillary and the Associazione Veneti. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday May 18, 2016 from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Thursday May 19, 2016 at 8:45 a.m. from the funeral home then to St. Angela Merici Church for funeral mass at 9:30am. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Alzheimer’s Society. A special thanks to the dedicated Nursing Staff of Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus for your care and compassion. You may share your memories and condolences with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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TOLA, Giovanna (nee Vitale)

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Tola It is with broken hearts that the family of Giovanna Tola announces her passing on May 15, 2016 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus, surrounded by the presence of her loving family, at the age of 72 years. Reunited with her beloved husband Pietro (2006) and parents Giovanni and Vincenza Vitale. Loving mother of Sandy Decaro and husband John, Gino Tola and wife Rosa, John Tola and wife Jofe, and Anita Tola. Cherished Nonna of Alexandra, Peter James, Sabrina, Isabella, Sofia, Olivia, Lily and Emma. Dear sister-in-law to Antoinetta and husband Paolo, late Andrea and surviving wife Eufemia, Antonino and wife Franca. Will be forever remembered by cousins, Rosa and husband Tony Ciotoli & Andrea and Betty Delisi, and also many first cousins overseas. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, in Canada and overseas. Giovanna was a dedicated mother and nonna to her children and grandchildren. She had a heart of gold that gave endlessly to ensure that her pride and joy, which was her family, was always first and foremost in her life. Giovanna will be fondly remembered for her sewing, which she enjoyed as a hobby, occupation, and to assist with her family’s personal needs. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel), 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 3 – 5 p.m. and 7 -9 p.m. Parish prayers Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, May 20, 2106 at 8:45 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Avenue) for Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made 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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Bobbio, Sergio Eraldo

Posted by on May 18, 2016

It is witBabbioh heavy hearts that the Bobbio family announces the sudden and peaceful passing of Sergio surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the age of 87 years. He will be joining in Heaven his beloved wife Anna Maria (nee Sindici) (2001). Loving father of Sylvia (Onorio) D’Agostini and Christina Bobbio. Proud Grandfather of Anthony (Ashley) D’Agostini and Alessia (Aaron) Hoisington. He is pre-deceased by his father Antonio and mother Maria Bobbio. Dear brother of the late Armando, Rosetta and Rina. Sergio will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews in both U.S.A. and Italy. A very special thank-you to Dr. Hussain for his compassionate care. Sergio loved his collections, reading, being surrounded by his family and spending time with his grand children, whom he adored. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. As per Sergio’s wishes Cremation has taken place. As your expression of sympathy donations made in memory of Sergio to the Ovarian Cancer Canada Foundation in honour of Anna Maria, his love, are welcomed and appreciated by the family. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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ZADRA, Maria (nee Cigalla)

Posted by on May 18, 2016

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Passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare, at the age of 83 years. Reunited with her beloved husband Giovanni (2000). Loving mother of Randy (Renato) Zadra and wife Sandra, and Silvana Bontorin and husband Ivano. Treasured nonna of Robert and Michael Zadra, Jenna and Alexander Bontorin. Predeceased by her sister Giuseppina and husband Livio Ravanelli. Dear sister in law of Ida Dapoz and late husband Carlo (May 2016), late Luigi Zadra and surviving wife Silvia, Carlo Zadra and wife Silvia, Maria Zadra and late husband Eugenio; all of Italy. Adored zia to many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. Maria will also be missed by her dear cousin Emma Zadra whom she loved very much. Maria was a cook at the Cleary Auditorium for many years and a member of the Circolo Trentini di Windsor. Maria’s greatest pride and joy in her life was her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel), 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral service on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 8:45 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Avenue) for Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Transition to Betterness. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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QUINN-STRUKELJ, Marion

Posted by on May 18, 2016

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Born June 1, 1956. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 11, 2016 at the age of 59 yrs. Loving mother of Jennifer Quinn and Mathew Strukelj. Beloved daughter of the late Peter and Leta Quinn. Cherished grandma of Hailey, Mathew and Oliver. Marion has 13 sisters and 2 brothers. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd.E. on Monday May 16, 2016 from 12:00pm until 3:00pm. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DAPOZ, Carlo

Posted by on May 18, 2016

DaposDAPOZ, Carlo
Passed away peacefully in his sleep, on May 10, 2016 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus, at the age of 90 years. Beloved husband of Ida (nee Zadra) with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Loving and devoted father to John Dapoz (Julie), and Mark Dapoz (Yetta). Cherished Nonno to Sandy, Martin, Dennis, and Adam Dapoz. Dear brother to Ottilia Malagoli of Italy. Adored uncle to Isa, and Carla. Dear brother in-law to Maria Zadra, and Carlo Zadra; both of Italy. Also survived by many cousins and relatives in Italy. Carlo immigrated to Canada in 1963 to make a better life for his family, and retired from General Motors Transmission after many years of dedicated service. He was a member and volunteer of the former Trentino Club for many years. In his past-time, Carlo enjoyed the art of photography in his travels to many different regions of the world. Although Carlo enjoyed many things that life had to offer, his greatest pride and joy was his family, and especially his grandchildren who provided that twinkle in his eye. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519.253.7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish prayers Friday 4:30 pm. Funeral Services on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 8:45 am from the funeral home then to St. Angela Merici Church for Funeral Mass at 9:30 am. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy to honour Carlo, memorial donations may be made to 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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Grondin, Robert Ward

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Surrounded by hiGrondins children, Bob received his wings with flying colours to join the love of his life Marie (nee Mailloux) 2005. Former owner of the Wyandotte East Texaco Station in Riverside. Always the smiling handyman ready to help his many family, friends and customers. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Delhia Grondin and brothers Wilfred (Mary) Clifford (Edith), Kenneth (Shirley) and sister Maxine (Dalton) Lougheed. Best dad ever to Sue (Mike) Gagnon, Joanne (Dennis) Caissie, Charlene (Peter) MacGregor Mitchell, Darlene (Mike) St. Pierre, Wayne (Cheryl) Grondin, Daren (Kim) Grondin and Robert Jr. (Stephanie) Grondin. Proud grandfather to 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Predeceased by daughter in law Susan Grondin, grandson Christopher St. Pierre and granddaughter Mellissa MacGregor Mitchell. Special thanks to Riverside Place staff for all their tender loving care and compassion. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (East Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Thursday May 19, 2016 from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service on Friday May 20, 2016 at 11am in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Bob to a charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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