Garvey, Charles Hiram Douglas

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Garvey, Charles H.D. Passed suddenly on December 29, 2016 at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Nancy Garvey. He will never be forgotten by his son Charles, daughters Dorene (Brian) and Cathy (Jeff), and grandchildren Jayden, Jasmine, Jocelyn, Jacob and Ethan. Predeceased by sister Melody and brother Keith. Family and Friends are invited to come celebrate his life at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd E., 519-253-7234, on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm and again from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at 8:00 pm in the Chapel. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated. Condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Leon, Irma

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Passed away peacefully on December 29, 2016 at the age of 94 years. She will be reunited with her late husband, Dante and her son, Lucio. Loving mother to William (Joanne) and Dino (Nicole). Cherished Nonni to Andrea, B.J. (Kathy), Dante and her 3 great-granddaughters, Zoe, Tenley, and Brityn. Irma will be missed by family in Canada and Italy.
Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, 519.253.7234 on Monday, January 2, 2017 from 3-5 and 7-9pm. A Chapel Service will take place on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Noon. Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens.  In kindness, memorial donations may be made to Windsor Essex Cancer Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be left with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Kiesler, Frank

Posted by on January 3, 2017

It is with profound heartbreak we announce the passing on December 28th, 2016 of our beloved husband, father and Ota, Frank Kiesler, age 88 years. Loving husband of 67 years to his wife Theresa (nee Schmidt). Best father ever to his son Steve and wife Paula, and daughter Kathy and husband Mike Jarvis. Devoted Ota to his 4 grandchildren, Steven, Monica and husband Michael, Anita and fiancé Jeff, Dylan and fiancée Kristina. Loved Great-Ota to Violet, Grace, Liam, Kaylin, and Brayden. Loving brother to Maria Lorenz.  Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, 519.253.7234 on Monday, January 2, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9pm. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to your favourite charity. Online condolences and cherished memories may be left with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Mero, Pat (nee Haynes)

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Mero, Pat (nee Haynes)

Passed away suddenly on December 27, 2016 at 79 years of age. Dear wife of the late Pete (2003). Cherished mother of Pete & Marianne, Cyndy & Dave, Chris & Carlotta, Michele, Cassie and Lloyd. Proud Nan of 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Also survived by her brother August, and predeceased by parents August and Eileen & brother Leonard. Pat will always be lovingly remembered as a kind and generous mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Riverside Nursing Home; Belle Isle staff. Visiting will take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd E., 519-253-7234 on Friday December 30, 2016 from 6-9 pm. A funeral service will be held on Saturday December 31, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Chapel. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations in Pat’s memory may be made to the Downtown Mission of Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Tosti, Costantino

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Passed away peacefully on December 27, 2016 at the age of 86 surrounded by his loving family. Dear husband to Adele for 55 wonderful years. Loving father to Paolo and wife Barb, Roberto and wife Tina, and Fabio. Proud nonno to Nicole, Lauren, Brandon; Nicholas, Alexandra; Dante, Julia, Danica and bis nonno to Jayce. Cherished brother to Maria (Francesco), Angelo (Domenica) and Theresa (Adorno). Reunited with his brothers Pietro (Giovanna), Dominic and Giovanni. Brother in law to Tony Palanca (Nicolina), Luigi Palanca and Assunta Tosti. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family in Canada and Italy. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234 on Thursday December 29, 2016 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish Prayers at 4:30 pm. Funeral Services on Friday December 30, 2016 at 8:45 am from the Funeral Home then to St. Angela Merici Church for Funeral Mass at 9:30 am. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In memory of Costantino, donations may be made to Alzheimer Society of Windsor-Essex County or ICHA (Italian Canadian Handicapable Association). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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HANNA, Alishaw

Posted by on January 3, 2017

HANNA, Alishaw
Passed away peacefully on December 25, 2016 at the age of 87. Family and friends will be received on Friday, December 30, 2016 at Holy Family Chaldean Church (Wyandotte St. E. at Marentette Ave.) for Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.

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CALLEGHER, Nilde

Posted by on January 3, 2017

CALLEGHER, Nilde
Passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on December 24, 2016 at the age of 68. Nilde leaves behind her children Jessica (Antonio) Guglietti , Jeff Hupalo, and James (Ruby) Hupalo. Her grandchildren Evan, Daniel, Rosalie, and Anabelle. She also leaves behind her dear sister Susan Callegher. Daughter of Odette and the late Dante Callegher. Nilde was a nurse in both Michigan and Windsor for 32 years before retiring to achieve her Bachelor of Theology. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and her dear Zia Elide and Zio Rene Dotto. Nilde was a great friend and loved volunteering at New Song Church. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Main Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Road East 519-253-7234 on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or New Song Church. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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Kane, Shirley Mary (nee Parlow)

Posted by on January 2, 2017

Peacefully, after a brief illness, with her family by her side on January 1, 2017 at 89 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Dan (2004). Loving and devoted mother of Charlotte Kane, Janet (Jim) Barney, Dan Jr. (Barb), Debbie (Doug) Patterson, David (Jennifer), late Mary (late Barry) Gold, John (Maria) and Laura “Cooie” (Ross) Buel. Cherished Modie to Max, Samantha, Danny, Adam (Katie), Kelly, Jerrod, Christopher, Dean, Michael, Kevin, Jeremy (Wendy), Brandon (Jacquie), Erica (Martin), Matthew, Grace, Maggie, Rachel, Tanner, Madeline, AJ and Jack. Treasured great-grandma of 7 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Carolyn (Roy) Wilson. Survived by sisters-in-law Margaret Dobie and Louise Gorman. She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Shirley was born in Detroit, MI. and was a proud American. She was a graduate with her Education and Master’s Degree from Detroit Mercy and Wayne State. In her earlier years, when she wasn’t busy with her “Crazy 8”, Shirley was actively volunteering with the Assumption Mother’s Club. More recently she shared her time with May Court, Questers and American Women’s Club. She was an avid Bridge and Euchre player and was a life member of Essex Golf & Country Club. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society (in memory of her husband and daughter) would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, friends are invited to join the family after 10am at Sacred Heart Church (219 Sacred Heart Dr., LaSalle) followed by Funeral Mass at 11am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Moffat, Janet “Nettie”

Posted by on January 2, 2017

On January 1, 2017 at 92 years of age, Nettie was reunited with her beloved husband of 69 years, the late John Moffat (2014) and her two sons Ian (2002) and Angus (2015).  Adored grandmother of Dawn & Brad Hill and Mark & Chrissy Moffat.  Cherished great-grandmother of Liam, Kayleigh and Lily.  Special mum to daughters-in-law Colleen Moffat, Ann Wilson and Jill Moffat.  She was a feisty and determined Scottish lady who will always be remembered for her giving nature, her quick wit and her protective love of her family.  We take great comfort knowing that she is reunited with her “wains” and is “side by side” again with our Papa.  Visitation Thursday 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. 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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REID: Robert J. of Chatham.

Posted by on January 2, 2017

Robert J. Reid, a resident of Chatham Retirement Resort, passed away on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved husband of the late Jean Catherine (1975) and Lois Jean, whom he married in 1978. Son of the late James and Edith Reid. Robert worked at Chatham Hydro for 38 years, and proudly served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. He is survived by his two daughters, Shannon of Calgary, and Jan of London; his granddaughter Tiffany, and two great grandchildren. Robert will be missed by his step children Barbara Goodall and Danny Orson. In keeping with Bob’s wishes cremation has taken place, with private interment to follow in Arnold Cemetery. Donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation, Kidney Foundation of Canada or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF CHATHAM (519-352-2390). Online condolences may be left at www.chathamfuneralhome.com.

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Harrington, Marilyn Jean (Nee Badour)

Posted by on January 1, 2017

Marilyn was reunited into the loving arms of her daughter Cheryl (1995) and her husband Jack (2002) on January 1, 2017, at the age of 75.  Loved mother of Robert and wife Sue, Ken and wife Heather, Krista and husband Kyle.  Cherished Nana of Jessica, Jacob, Addyson and Keenan.  Survived by her siblings Joyce McCormick and husband Ken, Sharon Maurina and husband Renzo, Judy Lesperance and husband Jerome and predeceased by Shirley Beaudry (survived by Ray) and Jim (survived by Janet).  Marilyn will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Marilyn was a devoted friend to many, sharing special memories as she enjoyed card club, bowling and darts.  Marilyn was an inspiration to all as she faced life’s challenges.  Special thanks to Dr. Stresman and the Neurology nurses at W.R.H.-Ouellette Campus for their compassion and support.  If you so desire, donations to Canadian Mental Health or the Parkinson’s Society of Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Tuesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. 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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MacVICAR: William D. “Bill”, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on January 1, 2017

MacVICAR, William D. “Bill”, of St. Thomas, passed away at Extendicare, Port Stanley on Saturday, December 31, 2016, in his 87th year.  Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Thompson) MacVicar.  Father of Jim MacVicar (Nancy) of Devon, AB, Steven MacVicar of Bracebridge, Bill MacVicar, Linda Neil, both of St. Thomas, Kevin Baker (Karen) of Peterborough, Mark Baker (Wendy), and Lisa Walker (Wayne), all of St. Thomas.  Also survived by 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and sisters-in-law, Julie Thompson of St. Thomas, Vivian Anger of Belmont, and Dorothy Beattie of Aylmer.  Born in Chatham, ON, February 27, 1930, he was the son of the late Lorne and Helen (nee Rose) MacVicar.  Bill was a retired Clevite Limited, St. Thomas accountant.  He was a member of the Evangelical Missionary Church, St. Thomas and a former long-time active member of Alma St. Presbyterian Church.  The funeral and committal service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will be made privately in Elmdale Memorial Park.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Wednesday evening, January 4th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service.  Memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged.

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WIELHOUWER: Johanna Petronella of Chatham

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Peacefully in her sleep at Meadow Park Nursing Home on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 Johanna Petronella Wielhouwer (nee Vanderwel) passed away at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Alex Wielhouwer (2002). Loving mother of Alex Wielhouwer of Kitchener, Wilma and Brian Hunninck of Morpeth, and Hank and Sylvia Wielhouwer of Dutton. Cherished grandma of Alex Wielhouwer Jr., Michelle Wielhouwer, Benjamin Wielhouwer, Adam (Nicole) Hunninck, Ashley Wielhouwer, Elizabeth Hunninck, and David Hunninck. Devoted great grandma of Skyler, Naomi, and Nathan. Johanna is survived by her siblings Marg (late Ernest) Steller, Henk (Jannie) Vanderwel, and Bill (Sylvia) Vanderwel, and sister-in-law Riet Vanderwel. Predeceased by her infant daughter, Lucille, and her brother John Vanderwel. Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends and family will be received at DENNING’S OF CHATHAM (519-352-2390), 4 Victoria Avenue, on Friday, December 30th from 7 to 9pm. A Family Graveside Service will be held at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham on Saturday morning at 10am. Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Service at First Christian Reformed Church, 25 Tweedsmuir Avenue, Chatham, at 11am. Donations in Johanna’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be left at www.chathamfuneralhome.com.

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LESLIE, Phyllis Marie

Posted by on December 28, 2016

86 years, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2016. Cherished wife of the late Wilfred (2009) for 59 years. Devoted and loving mother of Judi Leslie (Frank), Ray Leslie, Kathie Leslie and Janet Johnson (Dean). Adored Grammie of Andy (Jade), Kelly, Matthew (Nicole), David (Rachel) and Alison (James). Special G.G. of Carlie, Alyssa, Kyle, Cole, Katelyn, Payton, Ashley, Emma, Sophie and Ava. She will be sadly missed by family and friends in Windsor and Nova Scotia. If you so desire, donations to the Diabetes Association or Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family. A private family service was held. 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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Dunoon, Dorothy Louise Caroline

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Gone to be with her Lord on December 26, 2016. With great regret and eternal love. We announce the passing of our loving mother, Dorothy Louise Caroline (nee More) in her 94th year. Beloved wife of 53 years to the late Donald (1999). Loving mother of Douglas Dunoon and his late wife Donna of London, Dawn and her husband David McMahon of Windsor. Dear Gram to Donald Dunoon and wife Dawn, Maureen and husband Greg Trojand, Jaclyn and husband Kevin Duffy (Ireland), and the late Patrick McMahon. Treasured Great Gram of David Root and wife Jessica, Christopher Root, Liam Dunoon, Evan and Ella Trojand, Myles and Robyn Duffy. Treasured Great-Great Gram of Hayden and Allison Root. Dear sister-in-law of Eileen More of Owen Sound. She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Rita and Gordon More, and by her brothers Art, Bill and sister Betty Peters. Dorothy was a member of Nobles Memorial Baptist Church since 1965 and had been attending Banwell Baptist Church in more recent years. If you so desire, donations to Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. On Friday, Family and friends are invited to meet after 10:00am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841 followed by Memorial Service at 11:00am. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Owen Sound at a later date. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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McLaren, Olive M.

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Peacefully on December 24, 2016 at the age of 94.  Beloved wife of the late J. Harvey (1986).  Dear sister of the late Violet M. Dixon (1980) and May B. Wells (2016).  Survived by several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.

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BULLEY, Rick “Twigg”

Posted by on December 28, 2016

58 years young, passed away suddenly on December 27, 2016 with his family by his side. Dear brother of George (Colleen) Bulley and predeceased by Karen Carr, Don Bulley and his parents Leo and Rosina (Rose). Beloved Uncle of Chris Carr, Melissa (Mike) Meloche, Kim Carr, Jacquie Carr, Kristen (Drew) Jarvis, DJ (Brittany) Bulley and many great nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by his canine companion and walking partner, Diva and his family and friends. He was a long time employee of AGS Automotive and could be found at Bowlero in his “spare” time. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with funeral service on Saturday at 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WILLIAMS, Noreen (nee Shaw) of Petrolia

Posted by on December 28, 2016

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia.   Born in Brigden, J. Noreen Williams (nee Shaw), of Petrolia, was in her 89th year.  Noreen was predeceased this past February by her husband of 69 years, Ross.  She was a loving mother to the late Larry (March 1983), Cathy (Peter) Doyle of London, Paul (Ginny) Williams of Petrolia, and to her daughter-in-law Connie (Sonny) Moore of Petrolia.  She will be missed by her grandchildren Michael, Jason (Nicole), Allison (Derrick), Shannon, Jon, Lindsay, Stacey Leigh (Todd) and Duncan (Ashlie) and her great grandchildren Morgan, Hayden, Logan, Nolan, Macie, Noah, Jax, Olivia, and Taitem.  She will be missed by her sister Dorothy Carter.  She was predeceased by her parents Joel and Mae Shaw and by sisters Rita Ashton and Velma Churchill.  Noreen will be remembered for her legendary “dancing dolls”, her creativity and for being a darn good fisherman.  Her sharp wit and sense of humour brought a smile to everyone.  She lived life with a smile on her face and was always eager to share it. The family would like to thank all of the staff at Lambton Meadowview Villa for their warm care and compassion. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 12:00pm from the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia.  Visitors will be received prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.  Interment will be in Bear Creek Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Lambton Meadowview Villa Auxiliary or the Genetic Aortic Disorders Association (gadacanada.ca).  Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com

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LEBEDZ: Helena Maria “Mary”, of West Lorne, formerly of Rodney

Posted by on December 27, 2016

Peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, Helena Maria “Mary” Lebedz, of West Lorne, passed away at the age of 94.  Predeceased by her husband Taras (2005) .  Mama will be lovingly remembered by her children Irena (Arnold) Robbins of Tillsonburg, Tere (Raemonde) Lebedz of West Lorne, Leada (Randy) Werner of St. Thomas, Serge (Sheila) Lebedz of Rodney and Tom Lebedz at home in West Lorne.  Forever cherished by her grandchildren Alicia (Kelly), Mark (Tanya), Gavin (Fonda), René, Chad, Trena (Pete) and Drew (Jenna).  Will be missed by great grandchildren Brennan, Grace Gordon, Myah, Makena and Greyson. Mary will be missed by her special friend and neighbour, Andy Seman.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  where the Funeral Service will commence at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016.  Rev. Vladimir Morin will recite prayers at the funeral home Thursday evening beginning at 7 p.m.  Interment in Rodney Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made, payable by cheque,  to the Russian Orthodox Church of Christ the Saviour, London or Rodney Christian Mission.  Condolences and memories may be left online at denning.ca

“Rest in peace Mama”

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FOLAN, Grace of Sarnia

Posted by on December 27, 2016

FOLAN, GRACE – It is with profound sadness that we announce the loss of our amazing Grace.  Grace Folan (Pyette) was born January 25, 1943 in Sarnia.  She spent many years of her life in Point Edward with her parents Charles and Elsie Pyette (Jambleton) and her beloved siblings Tammy, Sally, Marylou, Jeanette, Teddy, Kathie and Joella.  Grace left school at an early age to join the workforce and was a familiar face to the patrons of many local businesses including: The Cromwell Grill, The Bunsen Burner, The Olympic Flame, Tabs (on roller skates), Macs (Finch and Wellington) and Giant Tiger.  Grace was previously married to Paul Savage of Wallaceburg and together they had a daughter Sally Anne Wilson (Aaron) and a son Charles Nigel Savage (Brooke Smith).  Grace was a supportive and honest Mom.  She spent many hours cheering Charlie on as he participated in multiple sports and shared her love of crime shows, movies and award shows with Sally.  Grace was blessed to be “Granny” to Tate Dobbing, Morgan and Maxwell Wilson and Charlie and Cooper Kyte.  She completely devoted her life to them and will be remembered for trips to the junk store, homemade french fries, sleepovers and lots of treats.  In 1999 Grace married Mark Folan after dating for several years.  She was a stepmother to Anthony (Donna), Gary (Susan) and Martine Vanderheide (Tim) as well as granny to 14 more grandchildren.  They spent 25 years together taking care of each other and making their home and gardens a beautiful retreat.  Grace is predeceased by her parents, brothers Tommy and Teddy, her sister Jeanette and brothers in law Les Newman, Pete Morreau, Rick Mills and Bill Nickels.  She is survived by her sisters in law Evey and Rochelle Pyette and brothers in law Mark Nickels and John Romlewski, numerous nieces and nephews who always competed to be her favourite.  Grace was always ready to share a drink of Baileys and a dance at family events.  Grace leaves behind multiple friends and neighbours and past co-workers that have been an incredible support to her and her family during her illness.  We wish to thank Dr. Maddison and various agencies for supporting Grace in her goal of a peaceful death. Special thank you to her sister Joella who accompanied Grace and her daughter to all of her appointments. Private cremation arrangements are being held.  In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Joseph’s Hospice.   Arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

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MCINTOSH: Ann a resident of Thamesville and formerly of Mt. Forest

Posted by on December 27, 2016

McIntosh: Ann (Pona), a resident of Thamesville and formerly of Mt. Forest, passed away peacefully at Four Counties Health Services on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at the age of 82. Born in Toronto, daughter of the late Nicholas and Sophia (Skwarcruk) Pona. Predeceased by her first husband Charles Meredith (1963), her late husband Alexander Graham McIntosh (2005) and her sister Mary Hradowy. Dear sister of Pearl Commision of Port Carling. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. At Ann’s request cremation has taken place. If desired donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville.

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EL-KHATIB, Halima

Posted by on December 26, 2016

EL-KHATIB, Halima
Passed away on December 22,2016 at the age of 56 years old. She will be missed by many family members and friends. A funeral service will take place on Friday December 23, 2016 at 2 pm at the Dominion Mosque (1320 Northwood Street). Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. 0nline condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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KELCH, John J.

Posted by on December 26, 2016


Passed away peacefully at The Village of Aspen Lake on December 21, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of 73 years to Louise (nee Rivait). Loving father to Victor (Barb), Alan (Helen), Catherine Weller (Robert). Adored Pepe to Todd (Cathie), Kelly, Jennifer (Kurt), Shawn (Tammy), Mike, and Jeff (Kelly). Great-Pepe to 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by siblings Katie, Pauline, Rudy, Carl and Leo. Dear brother in-law to Florence. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. John will be missed by his very good friends and neighbours of 47 years, Tom and Mary Jagatic, who were always there for mom and dad throughout the years. John retired from Chrysler Canada after 35 years as a hoisting engineer and was a proud member of CAW Local 444. He was a parishioner and Scout Master for many years at Most Precious Blood Church. He loved riding his bike in the neighbourhood and entertaining the children on his backyard trampoline. John enjoyed camping, traveling the world, sailing on his catamaran on Lake St. Clair and playing racquetball and tennis. He was known to many as the “Birdman” for building bird houses and selling them at the annual Chandler Rd. Street Sale. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the caring and compassionate staff at the Village of Aspen Lake. At John’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family service will take place followed by cremation. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 519.253.7234. In kindness, donations to honour John’s life may be made to the Salvation Army, 355 Church St., Windsor, Ontario N9A 7G9. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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ROSS, Annette Theresa (nee Belleau)

Posted by on December 26, 2016


January 18, 1960-December 20, 2016
Annette was known for her unique sense of humour and no nonsense attitude. She passed away peacefully December 20, 2016 surrounded by family and friends at Windsor Regional Met Hospital. Devoted wife and soul mate to Darryl Ross. Beloved mother and best friend to Chantel, Samantha (Robert) and Megan. Predeceased by parents Lorraine Clement & Don Belleau, and siblings Mike, Terry, Vicky, Bill and Marilyn. She is survived by brothers Gary (Betty), Bob (Jeannette) & Duane and sisters Laurie, Carol (Vic) and Elizabeth. Cherished nana who spoiled Cyrstin, Destiny, Riley & great nana to Juilyette. Favourite aunt of many nieces and nephews. A memorial service for the family will take place in the Spring. In memory of Annette, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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SZTAJNBERG-BAUMRITTER, Eugenia

Posted by on December 26, 2016


April 13, 1917- December 24, 2016
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the patriarch of our family at the age of 99. Predeceased by husbands, Ignacy Baumritter (1964) and Jan Sztajnberg (1992). Loving mother to Steve Baumritter (Fern) and Ela Chrominska. Beloved Babcia to Shelly Girard (Jason), Jon Prashek, Piotr Chrominski, Bryan Dennison (Shannon) and Jillian Thompson (Matt). Dearest “Baba” to Brett and Alyssa Girard, Brendan, Jade and Trista Thompson, Josh, Jayne and Jaxx Dennison. Survived by many nieces and nephews in the Ukraine, Poland and Canada. Eugenia was a long time member of the C.W.L., Polish People’s Home Association, and Holy Trinity Polish Church. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519.253.7234 on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 from 6 – 9 pm. Parish prayers at 7:30 pm. Funeral services on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 1:15 pm. from the funeral home then to Holy Trinity Polish Church (1035 Ellis St. E.) for Funeral Mass at 2 pm. Interment to follow at St. Anne Cemetery, Tecumseh. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Windsor-Essex County Humane Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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