INGRATTA: Mary Dorothy, formerly of Rodney

Posted by on April 26, 2017

Peacefully, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Mary Dorothy Ingratta (née Bulckaert), formerly of Rodney, passed away in her 95th year.  Predeceased by her beloved husband Michael Ingratta.  Loving mother of Mike (Patricia) of Calgary, Bill (Brenda) of Guelph and Bob (Wendy) of Vancouver.  Cherished grandmother of David, Chris, Tom, Michelle, Mark, Leslee, Lindsay and Jeff.  She will be fondly remembered by her great-grandchildren; Laine, Cade, Alley, Brendan, Robin, Kaylee, Victoria and Cole. Predeceased by her brothers George and Leonard Bulckaert, and sister Margaret (Aime) Legroulx.  Survived by sister-in-law Yvette, wife of George.  Predeceased by brothers and sisters-in-law Jim and Irene, Louie and Ester and by her parents Julius “Joe” Bulckaert and Bertha (née de Jonghe).  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Friday, April 28th from 7-9 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will commence at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at St. Mary’s Parish, West Lorne.  Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  A reception will be held in the Parish Hall following Interment.  Donations by cheque, in memory of Mary to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences online at www.denning.ca

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Sunnen: Mr. August of Chatham

Posted by on April 26, 2017

At Meadow Park Nursing Home, Chatham, on Tuesday April 25th, 2017, Mr. August Sunnen of Chatham in his 96th year.  Cherished son of the late August “Gus” and Charlotte (nee Williams) Sunnen.  In 75th year with his beloved wife, and best friend, Marian (nee Porter).  Loving and devoted father of James “Jim” of Chatham, John and his wife Linda Sunnen of Solana Beach, CA, Paul and his wife Bonnie Sunnen of Chatham, and Donald and his wife Elaine of Lexington VA.  He was the proud and adoring grandfather of Christopher, Jennifer, Brian, Nicole, Steve, Amelia and Jonah, and great grandfather of Zadie Sunnen, Milo Sunnen, Kerry Connelly, and Nathaniel Sunnen.  Dear stepbrother of David West of Florida.  Predeceased by his sister Marjorie Storey, brother Eugene Sunnen, and stepsister Patricia West Higgs.  Augie served overseas with the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant j.g. during the Second World War.  He was the proud owner of Sunnen Products Ltd. in Chatham, now Guspro Inc. operated now by his son Paul with grandsons Brian and Steve, founded as a family business in 1932.  He was the Executive Vice President of Sunnen Products of St. Louis from 1975-1980.  August had been recognized for his community service by the Governor-General, and he was a long-time member of St. Andrew’s United Church, and had received a 35 year service Award from the Rotary Club of Chatham.  Augie served on the board of the YMCA and the CKHA.  Family and friends are invited to the ALEXANDER & HOULE FUNERAL HOME, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 on Friday April 28th with visiting from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  The funeral service will be conducted from St. Andrew’s United Church, 85 William St. South, Chatham, on Saturday April 29th at 11 a.m. with Gabriella Cutler officiating.  Cremation to follow with a private family interment to take place at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider C-K Hospice Foundation, Rotary Club of Chatham, and Chatham-Kent Family YMCA Foundation.  On-line condolences may be left at www.alexanderfuneralhome

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GAGNON, Elizabeth

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Unexpectedly on April 25, 2017 with family by her side. Loving wife of the late Stan Gagnon. Loving mother of Dwayne (Angie), Kim and Todd. Loving Mémé of Nathan, Tristin, Justin, Shaylynn, and Shane. Survived by her sister Carol Verboncoeur. Elizabeth will be missed by many extended family and friends. A private family interment has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Windsor & Essex County (519-969-5449) 3260 Dougall Ave. Online condolences at www.CremationSociety.ca

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DiNunzio, Giuseppe “Joe”

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Passed away peacefully on April 25, 2017 at 81 years of age.  Best friend and loving husband of Angelina (nee DiCarlo) for 60 years.  Adored and devoted father of Mary DiNunzio, Susie DiPasquale (Bart), Rose Melo (Joe), Dan DiNunzio and Lisa Brush (Steve).  Proud tatone (grandpa) of Stephanie (Rob), Christina (Greg), Adam, Michael (Stephanie), Jenna, Jessica (Adam), Matthew (Margo), David (Lucie), Kassandra (Kyle), Megan and 12 beautiful great grandchildren who brought laughter and joy into his life.  Cherished brother of the late Carmen (the late Angelina), Tony (the late Luisa), the late Agostino (Rosalie), Anna Palumbo (Luciano), Lucia DiCarlo (the late Giovanni), Angelina DiGiovanni (the late Giuseppe) and Giovina DiNardo (Agostino).  Predeceased by parents Francesco and Maria Donata DiNunzio and his mother and father in law Donato and Graziella DiCarlo.  Giuseppe will be dearly missed by brother and sister in laws and their spouses and families.  He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Giuseppe was retired from SKD and enjoyed his life with his family and time in his garden.  He was a long standing member of the Verdi Club where he enjoyed playing bocce.

If you so desire, donations to Heart and Stroke would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Thursday April 27, 2017 from 2 – 5 pm & 7 – 9 pm. Parish Prayers Thursday 8 pm.  Funeral Friday 9:45 am from Families First, 585 Sandwich Street South Amherstburg (519-969-5841) to St John the Baptist Church (225 Brock St.) for a Mass at 10:30 am.  Interment St. John the Baptist Cemetery to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca 

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PILLON, Mary Beth Donna

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Our Wonder Woman, passed away peacefully with family by her side on April 20, 2017 at 42 years of age.  Loving mother of Tyler Pillon and Alexandra Pillon-Eadie. Cherished daughter of Betty and Ronald Pillon.  Beloved sister of Christopher Pillon and Matthew Pillon (Natalie).  Adored aunt of Mackenzie, Cole, Ben, Lucas, Scarlett, Betsy and Alice coming in June.  Beth will be sadly missed by her beloved twinkie, her best friends Nicole, Carrie, Joanne and Rick and many aunts, uncles and special cousins.  She was a social butterfly who enjoyed life to its fullest.  Beth was a dedicated employee at WRH as a Transcriptionist, loved playing baseball and singing karaoke and loved being out with her friends.  If you so desire, donations to Hospice Erie Shores or the Humane Society of Windsor/Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday April 23, 2017 from 2 – 5 pm & 7 – 9 pm. Parish Prayers Sunday 4:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (4401 Mount Royal Dr.) after 10 am followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

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Dupuis, Russell Joseph

Posted by on April 25, 2017

On April 21, 2017 Russ took his last breath, peacefully, with his family by his side. Reunited with his beloved wife Yvonne (2014). Loving Father of Carrie (Rob) Brouyette, Brenda (Leonard) Benedet and Keith (Debbie Favaro-Harnish) Dupuis. Pipi of Derek, Jordan, and Darcy Benedet, Dr. Nicole O’Neill, Brianne and Bryce Dupuis.  Great Pipi of Krystian, Natalia, Liliana, Madison, Hazel, Noah and Kinsley. Predeceased by parents Gaspard and Florence Dupuis. A proud retired Firefighter, with the Windsor Fire Department for 35 years.  He will be missed by all his golf league friends, at Dominion, Roseland, as well as Pine Lakes in Jensen Beach Florida. A 40 year Snowbird resident of Nettles Island, in Jensen Beach Florida. He was a volunteer with the Fishing Club, Men’s Club, Jensen Beach Legion, Nettle’s Island Volunteer Firefighters.  Member of Royal Canadian Legion Br 594, Windsor Sportsman Club.  Proud of his ancestry, member of Wyandot of Anderdon Nation Splitlog Tribe. Memorial tributes to the Dr. Y. Emara Complex Care Continuing Care Centre would be appreciated.  A special thank you to Chartwell Oak Park LaSalle. Visiting Monday from 3-5 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Tuesday 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at  www.FamiliesFirst.

 

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LAFRAMBOISE, Earl J.

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Passed away at home on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the age of 72, surrounded by loved ones. Beloved husband of Linda M. Laframboise (nee Meloche) for 54 years. Predeceased by son Richard (1969) and parents Delia (2002) and Ovila (1961) Laframboise. Dear father of Randall and Linda Laframboise of LaSalle; Leslie and Anita Laframboise of LaSalle, and Jason and Denise Mayville of LaSalle. Dear Pépé of Michael, Amylynn (Kaley), Nina, Jayden, Kyle and Shain, and their companions. Beloved brother of Linus (2015) and wife Rose Laframboise of LaSalle, Donald Laframboise (2010) and wife Valerie Dusa of Anderdon, Edward (2014) and wife Diana Laframboise of LaSalle, and Noreen (2016) and husband Jim Ostrander of Harrow. Predeceased by sisters Lorraine Reimneitz (1951) and Leona Laframboise (1954). Predeceased by sisters-in-law Joan (Pare) Laframboise and Audrey (Meharg) Laframboise. Special friends of Doug and Virginia Major, Don (1996) and Pauline Smith, Larry and Lou Serre, Joe and Maggie Vaillancourt, and Chris Hall. Survived by many brother and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Took an early retirement from Chrysler Canada Ltd. in 1980 to work full time for the company he founded in 1978 as E.J. Laframboise General Contracting Ltd. Served for many years as coach and on the Executive of Sandwich West Minor Hockey. Was one of the charter members of Sacred Heart LaSalle – Council 9500 Knights of Columbus and served on the Executive as Trustee, Financial Secretary and presently as Grand Knight. Was a member of St. Vincent DePaul – LaSalle Conference and served on the Executive as Treasurer and presently as President. In lieu of flowers a picture or a short note entered in the book of memories would be appreciated. For those who wish, donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Windsor or St. Vincent DePaul Society LaSalle Conference would be appreciated. Visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. (Prayers at 8:30 p.m.) and Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to gather at Sacred Heart Church, LaSalle after 10:00 a.m. for the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation and private interment at a later date. Share memories, photos or make donations at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LACHAPELLE, Valorie Adorice Joseph

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 at 78 years of age. Beloved father of Isabelle Lachapelle (Gordon Warner), Michel (Sandy) Lachapelle, Anne Lachapelle, Paul (Roxane) Lachapelle, Jacques (Karen) Lachapelle, Rheal (Karen) Lachapelle and Hannah (Steve) Look. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his surviving siblings, extended family and friends. Cremation services were held.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 3260. Share memories, photos or make donations online www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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STUART: Douglas Holden of Chatham

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Douglas Holden Stuart passed away on Monday April 24th, 2017 with family by his side in his 102nd year. Beloved husband for 55 years of the late Maxine Helen Stuart (nee Whaley – July 21st, 1995). Dear father of Kenneth and Peggy Stuart, Janet Stuart, and Diana and Art McOmber. Cherished grandfather of Darrell Wilder, Dwayne and Mitzie Wilder, Shane and Louise Stuart, Art and Barb McOmber, Michael and Breanna McOmber, Tammy and Mark Ballard, Devon and Levi McPherson, Leigh-Ann and Jeremy Burke, and Mike Murrell. Douglas will be fondly remembered by his 22 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, Robert and Elizabeth Stuart (nee Holden), and his grandson Oak Stuart. Special thanks to Kim Toulouse, who spent the past 10 years caring for her grandfather at Meadow Park Nursing Home, as well as to the front-line staff and management. Douglas retired from Ontario Steel in 1974. He had a summer home on the Saugeen River where he loved to fish. Douglas served in the Second World War and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 71 years. Friends and family will be received at DENNING’S OF CHATHAM (519-352-2390), 4 Victoria Avenue, on Monday May 1st, 2017 from 11am until the time of the Legion Memorial Service at 1pm; to be immediately followed by the Funeral Service, conducted by Mr. Paul Theriault of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham. Donations in Douglas’ memory may be made to Quilts of Valour Canada. Online condolences may be left at www.chathamfuneralhome.com.

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Eaton, Sharon Lynn

Posted by on April 25, 2017

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Sharon on April 20, 2017 after a courageous fight with cancer. Loving mother of Christopher (Sandra), Thomas, and Nicholas Kuchmey. Cherished Grandma of Derek, Dalen, Grace, Samantha, Ashley, Sabrina, Nicholas Jr., Olivia, Alexis, Sydney, Shelby, Charity, Nathaniel, A.J., Tiffany, Ashley, and Andrew. Great Grandma of Emma and Morgan. Dear sister of Sandra and Rob (Wendy) Eaton. Special aunt of Darren (Sarah), Lisa (Joe), Mackenzie, Katie, Clarke and Devin. Great aunt of Julia, Matthew, Ryan and Lucas. Sharon will also be missed by many dear friends. A special thank you to Sharon’s niece Lisa, neighbour Carol, Amy, and the entire staff at Riverside Long Term Care Centre for your outstanding care and compassion given to Sharon. Memorial Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (South Chapel) 3048 Dougall Avenue, 519-253-7234, on Tuesday April 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. In memory of Sharon, 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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POCRNIC Nevenka “Nina” (nee Lorkovic)

Posted by on April 25, 2017


It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Nina, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, on April 24, 2017 at Huron Lodge, at the age of 79. Loving and devoted mother to MaryAnne Morrow (Bob) and Christine Wisniewski; both of Phoenix, Arizona. Cherished “Babi” to Luca and Angelina. Predeceased by siblings Josip Lorkovich and surviving wife Kata, Ana Frketic (Marko), Maca Srakocic (Janko), Dragica Matuzic (Josip), Zorka Gorup (Janko), Katica Cvitkovic and surviving husband Pavao and Barka Barsic (Ivan). Also survived by many nieces & nephews in Canada and Croatia. Nina was retired from the GM trim plant and was a faithful member of St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Church. A heartfelt thank you to the Staff at Huron Lodge for their compassionate support provided to Nina. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234 on Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 6-9pm. Parish prayers at 8pm. Funeral services on Thursday April 27, 2017 at 9:15am from the funeral home then to St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10:00am. Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy and to honour Nina’s life, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society or St. Francis of Assisi Church Building Fund. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BRIDGMAN, Nora (nee Kryger and Vassov)

Posted by on April 25, 2017


Passed into the Loving Arms of God on April 22, 2017 at the age of 89. Loving wife of the late William Bridgman. She will always be missed and loved by her children Mary (Paul) Savard, Nick (Joanne) Vassov and Robert (Pauline) Vassov. Beloved Oma to Matthew and Braden and loving friend to Bill Wright. Nora is survived by her brother Rudy and predeceased by her sister Ellie. Our mother was a woman beyond her time, she lived her life with “joie de vivre” and her open spirit was refreshing to all she met. Her love of music deeply touched her family, friends and community. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234. A Celebration of her Life will take place at a later date. A heartfelt thank you to all the staff at the Village of St. Clair for their exceptional and loving care of our beautiful mother. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DICKSON, Clark Brian

Posted by on April 25, 2017


Clark passed away peacefully at the Strathroy Middlesex Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 22, 2017 after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth and step children Candice (Dave) Cook and Eric (Diane)Beck. He was the father of Derrick and Cassandra Dickson whom he loved dearly. His granddaughters Jasmine and Hailey gave him much pleasure and affection. Clark is predeceased by his father Jerry, mother Sybil, and sister Sybil Frenette. He will be missed by his nephew Michael Deyman and cousins Bob and Jim (lynne) Neal. Clark worked for Enwin Utilities (Hydro Division) for 36 yrs before retiring and hitting the road to drive truck for Remark Farms. In his spare time he loved to sail his boat “Wind Dancer” out of Cedar Island Yacht club, where he was a member for many years. Clark served in the naval reserve on the cadet instructor’s list in many capacities over a 46 year career. He made a difference in the lives of so many young adults whose lives he touched. His family would like to thank the staff at the Strathroy Hospital who cared for him in his final days as well as the CCAC and the Windsor Regional Cancer Clinic. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre. Memorial visitation at Windsor Chapel (Banwell Chapel) 11677
Tecumseh Rd East, 519-253-7234. Saturday April 29th, 2017 from 3:00 pm until the Celebration of Clark’s Life at 4:00 pm, under the auspices of the Windsor Veterans Memorial Service Committee. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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McCLOSKEY, Charles “Chuck”

Posted by on April 25, 2017


Passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 20, 2017 at 84 years of age. Loving husband and best friend of Virginia (nee Ritchie) for 57 years. Cherished father of Sharon Scammell (Kirt), David McCloskey (Allison Bellemore), Paul McCloskey (Penny Greenwood), Mary Jo Dillon (Paul Giordimaina) and Mark McCloskey (Amanda Deboer). Adored Papa of Jason (Mirela), Meagan (Nicole), Morgan (Jena), Carley, Alex (Lauren), Grace, Derek (Breanne), Brianne, Jewel, Kate, Charlotte and great Papa of Benjamin. Dear brother of the late Raymond (Eileen) and Mary Catherine (Anthony Gerrish) and brother-in-law of Joan Gallagher (Morgan), and the late William “Bill” Ritchie. Chuck retired from Ford Motor Company after over 30 years of dedicated service, was a long-time member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, a proud alumni of Brentwood Recovery Home and an avid Toronto Maple Leaf Fan. Chuck will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and other extended family. A special thank you to the staff at Heron Terrace for all of your love, care and compassion given to Chuck. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East, 519-253-7234 on Sunday April 23, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday April 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In memory of Chuck, donations may be made to Brentwood Recovery Home or to Street Help Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DUBOIS, Fernande (Cyr)

Posted by on April 25, 2017


May 22, 1932 – April 19, 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister, grandmother and friend Fernande Dubois at the age of 84 years. She left us peacefully on April 19, 2017 with her loving family by her side after a brave fight with cancer. She is reunited with her husband Jean-Luc Dubois (2015) with whom she was married to for 60 years. Fernande was born and raised in St. Pierre de Broughton, Quebec to parents Louis Richard Cyr and Valeda Fecteau Cyr and she was a caring sister to her many siblings. She was a devoted mother to her loving children Linda Jover (Daniel), Rene Dubois (Linda) and Sylvie St-Onge (Peter). Cherished grandmother to Najette Dubois, Nathalie Jover (Jeff) Nicole Jover (Ciaran), Blake and Brent St. Onge and great- grandchildren Cohen, Ayla, Luca and Madeleine. She was also loved by many more relatives and friends. Fernande was a proud and hardworking woman with a beautiful soul and strong faith in God. She loved her crafts, travelling, music and most of all her family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234. Funeral & graveside service will be held at Victoria Memorial Gardens on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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MARION, Raymond Thomas

Posted by on April 25, 2017

MARION, Raymond Thomas
Passed away April 17, 2017 at the age of 48 years. Loving fiancé of Susan Fawcett. Dear son of Sylvia Jette and the late Raymond Marion. Loving brother of Nicolette Marion, the late Noëlla Marion, Joseph Marion (Chantal) and Marie Marion. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel), 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234. A graveside service will be held at Heavenly Rest Cemetery (5005 Howard Ave.) on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at New Song Church (993 Drouillard Rd) at 12:00 noon. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to New Song Church. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Coulson, Pam (nee Percy)

Posted by on April 24, 2017

With heavy hearts we say goodbye to Pam Coulson, 68, a doting wife, mother, grandmother, niece and sister who passed suddenly and unexpectedly on April 23. She will be greatly missed by her treasured husband Bob of 47 years. She is survived by her children Rob “Bobby” & Debbie, Brett & Shannon, Jeff (deceased), and Drew & Kary. Her grandchildren Andrew & Tara, Jake & Josie, Ashleigh, Halle, Kyle and Hanna will forever miss her smile and hugs. Sister of Dwight (pre deceased), Wendy & Jim McCarthy and niece Iva Akers. Sister-in-law to Rose and Michael Crowe, Carol and Doug Cyphery, David and Ulla Coulson, Tim Coulson and Michael Coulson. Survived by mother-in-law Kay Coulson and many nieces and nephews. Many cousins and dear friends will mourn her passing. Her presence lit up the room. Her kind, gentle and warm demeanour will forever be missed. She loved life and never complained. Attending her children’s events and her grandchildren’s soccer and hockey games with pride, cooking, baking, family meals and desserts, knitting, gardening, and spending time with family – always with a smile – were her priorities. Memorial tributes to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Pam’s life will take place at Oxley Estate Winery 533 County Road 50, Harrow on Thursday April 27, 2017 family and friends will be received from 4-8 P.M. Arrangements entrusted to Families First, 585 Sandwich Street South Amherstburg (519-969-5841).  Share memories or photos at www.familiesfirst.ca

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VANOFF, John

Posted by on April 24, 2017

88 years, surrounded by his family on April 23, 2017. Beloved husband for 67 years, of Helen. Much loved father of Violet Davies (George) and Dorthy Reaume (Peter). Loving Dedo of Renee, Danielle, Kristopher (Sarah), Emily (Marc), Morgan (Kristina) and Great Dedo of Ethan, Hannah, Isabella, Nicholas, Maxwell and Baby Davies on-the-way. Dear brother-in-law of Stanley Thomas (Adie). John was the owner of John’s Coney Island on University Ave and was an employee at William’s Food Equipment.  Special thank you to the staff of Extendicare Southwood Lakes for their care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or the Charity of One’s Choice would be appreciated by the family. A private family service has taken place. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. 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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PENALAGAN: Olive of St. Marys, Ontario

Posted by on April 23, 2017

With broken hearts we announce the passing of Olive Amerilla Mary Penalagan (Dinning)on Sunday April 23rd at Wildwood Care Centre, St. Mary’s, Ontario in her 101st year. Olive was the only child of Katherine and Arthur Dinning. She is the beloved wife of Robert Penalagan. Loving mother of Arlene (John) Birtch and Desmond (Tui) Penalagan, step-mother of Robert (Linda) Sullivan,. Cherished grandmother of Steve (Sue) Birtch, Kathy (Ron) Sadler, Rhys and Arlen Penalagan, Scott, Kelly, and Liam Sullivan and Shannon Bryant. Dear great-grandmother of Cristian and Nicola Birtch, Shayne and Olivia Sadler, Emerson and Violet Bryant. Olive was a farm girl who loved animals and nature. She brought love and laughter to everyone. The service will be held at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 32 Metcalfe St. W, on Tuesday April 25th at 2:00 pm with visitation an hour before. Any act of love or kindness will be a fitting memorial to Olive. Share a memory at www.denning.ca 519 245-1023.

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DeMarco, Mary Aileen (nee Marrin)

Posted by on April 22, 2017

January 17, 1929 – April 22, 2017

Raising her arms up so that the Angels could take her to Paradise, Mom passed away peacefully after an eleven month fight.  Predeceased by her husband Joseph (1994) and young son in law Douglas Kirby (2014).  She leaves behind a new great granddaughter Stevie Jaye, with her grandson Scott (Denise); grandsons Steven (Kelly), Evan, special granddaughter Lise, as well as, her own children, Stephanie (Kirby), MaryJo and Michael. Pete will keep a place for her at Sunday dinners and her neighbours Steve, Michelle, Andrew, Matthew, Meagan and Michael Laforet were her treasured second family. Mom worked hard at Dominion Forge, Windsor Answering Service, CKLW, CBET-TV9, and finally CBC. After retirement she traveled but preferred to be home on the golf course 3-4 times a week with her golf buddies.  A very heartfelt thank you to the caring staff at Chateau Park Long Term Care for making her stay comfortable, albeit too short.  On this Earth Day, we ask that you plant some pretty pink flowers in her memory. Visiting on Tuesday from 4-7 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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LACHAPELLE, Valorie Adorice Joseph

Posted by on April 22, 2017

Passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 at 78 years of age. Beloved father of Isabelle Lachapelle (Gordon Warner), Michel (Sandy) Lachapelle, Anne Lachapelle, Paul (Roxane) Lachapelle, Jacques (Karen) Lachapelle, Rheal (Karen) Lachapelle and Hannah (Steve) Look. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his surviving siblings, extended family and friends. Cremation services were held.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make donations online www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Badalamenti, Vito

Posted by on April 22, 2017

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 22, 2017 at 89 years of age. Beloved husband of Maria for 59 years. Cherished father of Anthony (Liz), Rita (John) Miceli, and David (Gemma). Loving Nonno Vito of Juliana, Anthony (Laura), Lauren, Giacinto, Maria, Carolina, Maria, and Vincent. He will be sadly missed by his extended family and dear friends from Italy, United States and Canada. Vito was a barber for over 60 years at his own barber shops, Vito’s Barber Shop and Pan American Barber Shop on Wyandotte. He was a proud member of the Caboto Club and the Bocciafila Team. If you so desire, donations to the Autism Ontario Windsor Essex Chapter would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 2-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Tuesday at 4:30p.m. Funeral Wednesday 8:45a.m from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass at 9:30a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DEYLE: John Adrian, of Rodney

Posted by on April 22, 2017

On Friday, April 21, 2017, John Deyle, of Rodney, passed away suddenly at the age of 74.  Beloved husband of Annette (née Oostveen) for 52 years.  Loving father of Terry Deyle (Kim) of Rodney, Lorrie Rushton (Jon) of Simcoe, Cor Deyle of Dutton, the late Ronnie Deyle (1997), Johnny Deyle of Rodney and Annie Deyle (Rick) of Rodney.  Cherished grandfather of Tracy Kelly, Tyler Deyle and Tara Robichaud, Evan, Lucas and Emily Vezsenyi, Cor and Jackie Deyle, Nathan and Amanda Deyle, Brittany, Jake and Mike Deyle, Freddy and Tiffany Hathaway.  He will be remembered by 15 great-grandchildren.  Survived by brothers Cornelius, Tony, Theo, Jake and his sister Leah.  Predeceased by his brother Eric and sister Anne.  Also predeceased by his parents Jack and Rika Deyle.  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Monday, April 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 11 a.m.  Interment in Rodney Cemetery.  Memorial donations, payable by cheque, to a charity of choice would be appreciated.  Condolences online www.denning.ca

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SCHERING: Leni of Melbourne, Ontario

Posted by on April 20, 2017

At Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 surrounded by the love of her family, Helena (Leni) Schering nee Croeze of Melbourne at the age of 70 went to be with her Lord.  Lovingly remembered by her husband Tony, daughters Liz Schering (Mike Hebb) and Jennifer Claessens and sons Tim (Miranda) and Jeremy Schering (Tammy).  Dear grandma of Adam and Breanne Claessens, Luke, Pierce, Blake, Logan, Jackson, Curtis (Laforge) and Brooke Schering.  Loving sister of Dave, Eric and John Croeze.  Special aunt of Bradley and Caitlyn Croeze and many other nieces and nephews.  Loving niece of Elsie Schoelier, Gertie Patterson, Becky Schalk and many other aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be held at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 from 2-5 pm.  Funeral service will take place at Hope Community Christian Reformed Church, Mount Brydges on Monday at 11 am.  Interment Strathroy cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Ronald McDonald House or Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.

Share a memory at www.denning.ca 519 245-1023.

 

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Clarke, Eleanor Janet (nee Coomber)

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Peacefully walked through heaven’s gates on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 91. A longtime resident of Garson, ON, Eleanor was born in Windsor, ON in 1925, and lived in Brantford, ON for her last 12 years. Daughter of the late Alan Coomber and Leona (nee Beaudoin).  Cherished mother of Dawn (Bernie Martin), Catherine, Carolyn, Kenneth, Keith (Iris), Donald (Lynda). Beloved grandmother of twelve grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Dear “big” sister of Lee (Han Bruggink), Leslie Nadon, David Coomber (Louise), and Richard Coomber (Gail). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Walter (Joe) Clarke, her beloved sisters Betty Murray, Agnes Leclair, and Roseann Black, and brothers Alan, and Lloyd.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society; the Alzheimer Society of Brant; or the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to provide early literacy to children through KidsCanFly.ca

Eleanor’s family will receive friends on Sunday from 6-9 pm. Funeral service on Monday April 24, 2017 at 11:30 am from Families First, 585 Sandwich St. South Amherstburg.  Interment to follow at Rosehill cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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