RANKIN, DIANA ( NEE DOYSCHER )

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RankinRANKIN, DIANA ( NEE DOYSCHER )
Peacefully passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on December 30, 2014 at the age of 63 years. Reunited with her loving son Daniel Holmes (1981). Predeceased by parents Dorothy & Arnold Doyscher. Loving sister of Charles “ Chuck “ , Wayne (Jo-Anne), David (Charron), Carol (Tony) Caffazo, Michael (Grace), Richard (Kim), Ronald (Wanda), Brian (Debbie), and James (Kim). Diana will be forever loved by her many nieces, nephews , 2 grandchildren and by her gang at work ” The Hen’s Nest “. Special friend “mom” to Kim. She was a retired employee from Ford Motor Company (Essex Engine Plant) after 30 years of dedicated service and a member of Unifor (CAW Local 200). Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. on Saturday January 3, 2015 from 1 to 4 PM. Cremation to follow. In memory of Diana memorial donations may be made to Hospice Residential (envelopes available at the funeral home). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.
Diana will always be remembered for saying her favourite line …. “ BITE ME “.

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PIETRZAKOWSKI, Jerzy

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PIETRZAKOWSKI, Jerzy
It is with great saPietrzakowskidness that we announce the sudden passing of Jerzy Pietrzakowski. Spouse to Victoria Pietrzakowski and father to son Greg Pietrzakowski and daughter Anna Barichello and husband Steven Barichello. Special grandfather to Jack & Petra Barichello. Beloved son of Konstanty & Albina Pietrzakowski (predeceased) & brother to Halina & her husband Stan Margul. Brother in law to Jadwiga & Stan Wojcik (predeceased), Ella & Franciszek Filip. Uncle to Stan, and Chris Wojcik, Sophia and Mike Sokolowski, and Jola and Mike Harding. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation took place on Tuesday December 30th, 2014 from 7 to 9 PM at the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home ( Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. Everyone is welcome to join Jerzy’s family at the Banwell Chapel for a Memorial Service on Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Chapel. In memory of Jerzy memorial donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Polish Catholic Church Building Fund (envelopes available at the funeral home). Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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WALSH, William Anthony 1931-2014

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WalshWALSH, William Anthony 1931-2014
Passed away on December 22, 2014 at the Schlegel Nursing Home. Beloved husband of Trish (Eversley). Loving father of Jeff (Wendy), Scott, and Luke (Darlene). Loving grandfather of Matthew, Mitchell, and Wesley. Predeceased by father Thomas (1937) and mother Hermine (1993). Survived by brother Jim and sister Eva Boucher. Predeceased by brothers Tom, Bob, Jack, and Dave. Bill was a retiree of Chrysler Canada and a member of Unifor Local 444. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd.E. Memorial visitation on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mark’s-By-The-Lake Church (150 St. Mark’s Rd.) from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Rob Lemon officiating. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s-By-The-Lake Church or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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COLETTI, Pietro Natale

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our loving father on December 20, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Reunited with his beloved wife Tanya (nee Tsoutsoulis) (1986). Loving and devoted father to Gina and husband Fernando DiFranco, Natalie and husband Derek Nietzel, Melissa Coletti and husband Jim Marcovecchio, Michael and wife Valerie Coletti. Cherished nonno to Anthony, Michaela, Trent, Kylar, and Matteo. Dear brother to Pietro Francesco and wife Onoria Coletti, Mario Coletti and Fran. Predeceased by sisters, Maria Iadipaolo, Annunziata Giancarlo, and brother Domenic Coletti. Dear brother in-law to Nazzarano Giancarlo, Luciana Coletti, Jim and Tana Tsoutsoulis, and the late John Iadipaolo. Natale was a co-owner and founder of Colbro Equipment Rentals and Sales, and was a lifetime member of the Ciociaro Club. A sincere and heartfelt thank you to CCAC, nurses and PSW’s for their dedication and compassionate care provided to our father. Friends will be received at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Monday, December 22, 2014 from 7-9pm and Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 2-5 pm and 7-9pm. Parish prayers Tuesday at 4:30 pm. Funeral Services on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 8:30am from the Banwell Chapel then to St. Angela Merici Church for Funeral Mass at 9:30 am. Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Alzheimers Society of Windsor-Essex or the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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MOUSSEAU, Marie Rachel (nee Renaud)

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MosseauMOUSSEAU, Marie Rachel (nee Renaud)
1923-2014
Passed away on December 20, 2014, at Windsor Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late James. Darling mother of James (2004) and his wife Nickie, Gerard (Susan), Jean-Paul (Ann) and Suzanne O’Rourke (Timothy). Cherished sister of Lucille Steinberg (Orion) and the late Rex, Arthur, Gerry, Jean-Paul, Raymond and Florence McGuiness. Treasured Mim to 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She now sleeps peacefully with her angels James Sr., James Jr. and Kyle and Cameron. Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 3 – 5 and 7 – 9pm. Funeral Service on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11 am in the Chapel. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an act of kindness, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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TESSIER, Jeanette

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TessierTESSIER, Jeanette
(Nee Reaume)
Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 3, 2015, at the age of 84 years. Reunited with her loving husband, Donald (1989). Cherished mother of Mike (Sue), Donna (Svend 2009), David (Cheryl), Donnie (Melody), Daniel (1990), Dale (Joanne), Doug, Debbie (Paul), Dolly, Delaney (Jim), Denis, Darren and Dorothy (Dan). Adored Meme of 32 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. Dear daughter of Beatrice (1973) and Antoine Reaume (1983). Dearest sister of Belle (2014), Lynn (2013) (Leo), Mary and Bud (Jackie). She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other extended family. A special thank you to her daughters, Dolly, Debbie and Dorothy for their excellent and constant care for Mom during her illness. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Monday January 5, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Monday at 4:30 p.m. Visitation will continue at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (834 Raymo Rd.) on Tuesday January 6, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. In kindness, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DeLuca, Albert Richard “Big Red”-“Duke”

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DelucaDeLuca, Albert Richard “Big Red”-“Duke”
Born December 11, 1930, in Windsor, Ontario, passed away peacefully after a short battle with congestive heart failure at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus just after midnight on January 2, 2015, at the age of 84. Albert is reunited with his loving wife, Margaret (Madach) November 1994. He is predeceased by his parents Louis and Lucy DeLuca and sister Norma Fitzgerald. He is survived by his four children, Denise DeLuca-Walsh (John), Richard “Rick” DeLuca (Lori Bogucki), Diane Lucas (Paul), Gina Cuthbert (Jason) and five grandchildren Thomas, Abigail, Jessica, Vanessa and Bali. Albert attended Assumption High School and participated in many sports. His love of baseball earned him a position as first baseman in the minor leagues. Al retired as Chief of Security from the General Motors Transmission Plant in 1985. He enjoyed his time on the golf course, stopping in at the Knights of Columbus Branch #4386 to reminiscence with old friends and a good game of cards with his neighbours at Kensington Court. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (MAIN CHAPEL) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Sunday January 4, 2015 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Private burial will be held at a later date. In memory of Al, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with Al’s family at www.windsorchapel.com

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HOWCHUK, William “Bill”

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HowchukHOWCHUK, William “Bill”
Passed away peacefully at the age of 85 on January 1, 2015. Loving husband to Olga for 52 wonderful years. Devoted father to Nick and wife Shelley Howchuk. Reunited with his parents Nick and wife Catherine Howchuk. Dear brother to Mary-Anne and husband Bill Hotson, and predeceased by Olga and husband Bill Bunegra. Dear brother-in-law to the late Stan Petronski and surviving Ally, late Frank “Herbie” Petronski and surviving Eva, and late Eddie and Patricia Petronski. Bill will be missed by many nieces, nephews and family. Bill was a former Aircraft Controller for both Windsor and Toronto Airport, as well as a member of the Amherstburg Pistol Club and Kingsville golf course. At Bill’s request, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (MAIN CHAPEL) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. In kindness, donations in memory of Bill may be made to the Windsor Essex County Cancer Center Foundation or the Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus Cardiac Care. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with Bill’s family at www.windsorchapel.com

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WALLACE, Sherry Anne

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WALLACE, Sherry Anne
Passed away peacefully on January 1, 2015 at the age of 60, with good friend Janice Simmonds by her side. Dear daughter of the late Jack & Doris Wallace. Loving sister of Ross & wife Jan, and the late Randy. Sherry will also be missed by “Lucy & Ethel”. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Sherry’s life will be held at the Windsor Yacht Club on January 25, 2015 from 2-5 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to her favorite charity, The Children’s Wish Foundation. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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CARR, Bernadette

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CARR, Bernadette
In the early morniCarrng of December 31, 2014, Bernadette slipped away peacefully in her sleep at 55 years of age. Cherished partner and best friend of Debbie for 25 years. Loving and adored mother of Jennifer Carr and Patricia Guthrie. Dear sister of Patrice Roy, Jo Balkwill and Jackie and husband Brian Seagull. Bernadette will be missed by many nieces and nephews, other extended family and friends. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Saturday January 3, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. In kindness, donations may be made to Transition to Betterness “T2B”. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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ATHERTON, William “Dick”

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AthertonATHERTON, William “Dick”
With broken hearts we announce the passing of Dick Atherton at the age of 96. We have lost another World War II Veteran (Recke Division). Predeceased by his wife Edna (nee Spiers). Devoted father of Gail Russell, and Judy Atherton (2014). Dearest grandfather to John and Ryan Russell, Jeff Tereschuk and Melanie Webster and 4 great granddaughters. Survived by his sisters Cora Lesperance and Edith Trepanier and brother Harry Atherton. Dear friend to Barbara Quimby. Predeceased by sister Winnifred and predeceased by brothers Reg, Ted, George and Dan. Dick was a devoted past President of the Windsor Sportsman’s Club for 9 years, and was the Author of many articles published in the Anglers, Fishing and Federation. Dick was a pass member of the Masonic Lodge, sang in the Barber Shop Chorus of Windsor, played in the Salvation Army Band, and Military Band. After serving in the Military during WW II, Dick worked for Universal Button Company for 25 years. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Friday, January 2, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. A Veteran Service under the auspices of the Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee will be held at 12:30 p.m. followed by a Service in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Smith, Wilfred James

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WEB_Smith_WilfredPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on January 4, 2015 at the age of 89. Loving husband to the late Millicent (2001). Cherished father to Linda and the late David Bowen (2004), Barry and wife Gerianne Smith, Tim Smith, Martha and husband George Rivest. Dear son to the late Orval and Altina Smith. Beloved grandfather to Heather and husband Sean, Sean and wife Raewyn, Kelly, Mark, Tina and husband Brandon, Cory, Paul and Nicole and great-grandfather to Norah, Leah, James, Paige, Nina, Greyson and Troy. Caring brother to the late Gordon husband to Betty Smith, and the late Herman Smith. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Dear friend of Ted Kwiatkowski. The family would like to send a very special thank you to Susie, Wilfred’s personal care worker. Thank you to all the doctors, nurses and staff who took care of Wilfred. Your kindness and compassion will always be remembered. If you so desire, memorial donations to Transition to Betterness or the Windsor & Essex Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Knights of Columbus Council #2844 prayers Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CAMERON, Wayne

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WEB_Cameron_WayneDied peacefully at home, with his wife and loving dog Bernie at his side, on January 3, 2015 at 70 years of age. Beloved husband of Laurette (nee Pinard). Loving dad of Dean and wife Sandy, Darrill and wife Kathy. Loving grandpa to Amanda, Dale, Mackenzie and Morgan. Predeceased by parents Maurice and Helen Cameron. Brother-in-law of Francine Coté (Jean-Marie), Rejean (Cecile), Marcel (Chris), Gilles (Lucy), Monique Coulter (Ivan), Claude (Bruna), Claudette Lefleur, Maurice (Sylvia), Raymond (Jackie), Suzanne Norris (Robert), Jean-Marc/John (Giselle), and Doris Maurice (Neil). Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Loved by many friends. Wayne retired from Chrysler Canada after 35 years of service. He was an avid pool player who played in many tournaments in Las Vegas. Special thanks to VON and Hospice of Windsor for their compassionate care. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor or Canadian Cancer Society. Visitation Wednesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held Thursday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Heavenly Rest Crematorium. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Wilson, Marilyn Ann

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WEB_Wilson_MarilynPassed away peacefully on January 2, 2015 at the age of 77 years. Loving mother to the late Michael Wilson (2010) and Kerry Cherwinski and her late husband Neal (2012). Adored Nana to Justin Cacilhas and Meighan Pindus. Dear sister to the late Brenda (June) Costa (2004) and her husband the late Jim (2014). Dear aunt to Patrick, John, Robert and Lee Ann. Marilyn will be missed by her many friends. Marilyn was a former employee at Canadian Housing Corporation. The family would like to send a very special thank you to the staff of CCAC. Your kindness and compassion will always be remembered. If you so desire, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Private family visiting has taken place with cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Magri, Allan James Michael

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On December 25, 2014 at the age of 28, in Calgary Alberta.  Loving son of Barbara Derenoski and husband Dan, and Guido Magri. Dear brother of Ben and step-brother of Abbey. Cherished grandson of Jean Pekrul and the late Ben Pekrul (1983) and Joanne and Antonio Magri. Allan will be dearly missed and remembered by his aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers of Convoy Supply in Calgary where he worked as manager of the commercial roofing division. A memorial tree planting in his memory will take place this September in the Memorial Forest at Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary Alberta. If you so desire, donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Memorial visitation Saturday, January 10 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:30 a.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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SMITH, Eileen (nee Shannon)

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Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 30, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Daughter of the late Margret and Michael Shannon. Reunited with beloved late husband of 58 years, Peter (2007). Loving mother of Peter Smith (Mary Beth), Gerrard Smith (Annet), the late Paul Smith (2001) (Michelle) and Brian Smith. Proud grandmother of Doug Smith (1997), Stephanie Miller (Scott), Sean Smith (Bryana), Devon Smith (1983), Nicole Toldo (Mike), Connor and Shaelynne Smith, and great grandmother of Trent and Tyler Miller. Dearest sister to Anna (Jim Smyth), Liam, Philomena and predeceased by Patrick, Michael, Martin, John, Gerrard and Moyra all of Ireland.   Survived by many nieces and nephews and also missed by her many friends at Kensington Court. Eileen was a strong, hard working woman. In addition to raising 4 sons, she worked full time. She loved to paint, knit, crochet, ceramics, and in her later years learned to play the organ. Eileen was extremely proud of her collection of ceramic dolls. Donations made to the Parkinson Foundation of Southwestern Ontario or the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family. Memorial visiting Saturday January 10, 2015 from 10 am until time of Memorial Mass at 11 am at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.). 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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McFadden: Morley J. age 88 of Dresden

Posted by on January 3, 2015

McFadden00000011McFADDEN: Morley James age 88 of Dresden passed away Friday January 2, 2015 at Sydenham District Hospital, Wallaceburg. He was born in Chatham son of the late Clarence & Ada Belle (Shaw) McFadden. Morley farmed with his brothers for many years in Chatham Twp. He was a member of Lindsay Road United Church. His wife Muriel (Bloom) McFadden predeceased in 2013. Surviving are four daughters: Shelley James (Glenn) of Guelph, Lisa VanSickle (Pete Provost) of Dresden, Tracy Eves (Mike) of Dresden, Marcia Wright (Dan) of Ayr; one son Philip McFadden (Jane) of R.R. 7 Dresden; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; a sister Sara Paling & sister-in-law Lois McFadden both of Dresden; two brothers: Douglas McFadden (Jean) of Chatham, Max McFadden (Doreen) of Dresden. Morley is predeceased by brothers: Garnet & Lyle McFadden, brother-in-law Lyle Paling. He is lovingly remembered by the Bloom Family. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross St., Dresden on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Monday January 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Cathy Larmond officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to Dresden Medical Centre Fund, Lindsay Rd. United Church or the charity of choice. Online condolences may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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Hinks: Nellie age 75 of Dresden

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0HINKS nee Blommaert: Nellie Johanna, age 75 of Dresden passed away Wednesday December 31, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Hulst, Netherlands, daughter of the late Louis and Irma (VanDamme) Blommaert. Survived by daughters Jennifer Cartier (Al) of Dresden and Julie Hinks-North (Rick Zimmer) of Dresden, Denise Cassan (Pete Gilbert) of Windsor, son Jeff Hinks (Michelle) of Kitchener, five grandchildren Aaron, Dylan, Cameron, Krystal and Gary, one great-granchild Morgan, two brothers Tom Blommaert of Dresden and Richard Blommaert of Sarnia. Also survived by many caring family members and friends.Predeceased by brothers Henny and William Blommaert, sister Emmy Ide and infant sister Anna. Nellie dedicated many years of service to the Dresden Legion as Bar Steward and had a wonderful passion for animals and gardening.  Cremation has taken place at Ressurection Crematorium and Cemetery Sarnia. Please join the family for a  Celebration of Nellie’s  Life at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 113 Dresden Saturday January 10, 2015 1:00 to 4:00  p.m. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 113 Dresden. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com Arrangements entrusted to Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden.

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Robertson; Gillan (Gil) a resident of Chatham and formerly Blenheim and London

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Robertson,GilRobertson,Gillan (Gil) , a resident of Chatham and formerly Blenheim & London, passed away peacefully in the early morning on Friday January 2, 2015 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus at the age of 91. Born in London, Ontario son of the late George and Jessie (Stuart) Robertson. Beloved husband of the late Ebba (Jensen) Robertson (2006). Dear father of  Marna McCormick, Burlington; and Randy Robertson, San Antonio, Texas. Brother of the late George Robertson ((2008). Grandfather (Bubba) to Lindsay; Maranda; Shaneysa,; Elaython; and Brayden. Great Grandfather to Gavin; Elliot; Hayse; Emma; Kate; Owen; Nola; and Mallory. Uncle to Pat McLeish of Brantford and brother-in-law to Cora Black of Sarnia. Gil was well known for his love of team sports. His catching days with the London Majors were some of his fondest memories, and his induction into the London Sports Hall of Fame was a proud occasion for him. Gil was the Chevrolet-Oldsmobile dealer in Blenheim and Gil Robertson Motors was a fixture in the community for 20 years before Gil retired in 1987. He was a 60 year Mason, belonging to the Blenheim Shrine Club and the London Mocha Shrine Club. Gil will be missed by his many wonderful friends in London, Blenheim and Chatham. At his request, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Gil’s life will take place at the Blenheim Community Golf Club on Saturday January 17, 2015 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted at the Golf Club at 2:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Gil to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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URKOSKY, Florence Mabel “Grams” (nee Mear)

Posted by on January 3, 2015

web_urkosky_florencePassed away peacefully at home at the age of 98 years on December 29, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Walter William (1978). Loving mother of Carole and husband Manfred Behrens. Dearest daughter of the late John and Florence Mear. Cherished grandmother of Mark, Melissa, Eric and wife Leah. Loving great-grandmother of Les and Kurt. Dear sister of the late Jack Mear and Dorothy Upton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting Friday from 6-8 pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Entombment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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COOPER, Kylee Grace

Posted by on January 3, 2015

WEB_COOPER_Kylee GracePassed away in her mother’s arms in the presence of her loving family at Sick Kids Hospital, awaiting a liver transplant on December 28, 2014 at 9 months of age. Beloved and cherished daughter of Jen Bois and Dean Cooper. Little sister of Kelsey Bois. Adored granddaughter of Tom & Brenda Bois, Carolyn and the late Jerry Cooper (1998). Loving niece of Andrea & Denis Supic, Meri Bois & Mike Desjardins. Cousin of Aleksander & Nikolas Supic. Will be missed by family dog Koda. Kylee will be remembered for her courageous fight & her never ending smile. She filled us with a happiness that will last a lifetime. Please consider organ & blood donations. If you so desire, donations to Ronald McDonald House (Toronto) or Little Hands Kids for a Cause would be appreciated. Visitation and private service has already taken place. 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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Wagenaar, Richard Wilfred of Dutton

Posted by on January 2, 2015

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Suddenly at Parkwood Hospital, London on Friday January 2, 2015.Richard Wilfred Wagenaar formerly of Dutton in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Merle [LeMesurier] Waganeer [2009]. Loved father of Floyd and Darlene of Dutton, predeceased by a son Richard. Grandfather of Wayne and Darlene of London, Lisa and Perry McMillan of Dutton and great grandfather of Jamie and Alicia.Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 where the funeral service will be held on Monday January 5 2015 at 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment Bethel Cemetery, Chatham/Kent. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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BROOKES- DICKSON-DEMUNICK (nee Askew), Shirley

Posted by on January 2, 2015

WEB_Brookes_Shirley95 years, passed away peacefully at Huron Lodge Home for the Aged, Windsor, on January 2, 2015. Predeceased by husbands Peter Brookes, Thomas Dickson and Nicholas DeMunick. Loved mother of Ann Milley (George) and Derick Dickson (Mary Ann). Dear grandma of John Albert, Patricia Wilson, Paul Albert, Darlene Jamin, Denise Green, Tracey General, Tom Dickson, Carrie Dickson, Robin Dickson, and Christopher Dickson and great grandmother to many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brother Alan Askew. She will be sadly missed by many friends and family. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer`s Society would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. 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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THOMPSON, Gerald Hugh “Gerry”

Posted by on January 2, 2015

web_Thompson_GeraldIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, Gerald “Gerry” Hugh Thompson.  Passed away with his family and dear friends by his side on December 29, 2014 at the age of 76.  Best friend and beloved husband of Elaine (nee Desjardins).  Cherished Father of Nettie Thompson (Larry Upham), Robyne Thompson (Paul Pecora), Christopher Thompson (Joann, nee Maggio), and Rachel Thompson (Bill Fontaine).  Devoted Grandfather of Jordan, Erica, Nicole, Andrew, and Michael.  Missed by Devis Fiorido.  Brother of Jean and Guy Ryan, Margaret and Greg Soulliere, Jim and Sharon Thompson, and Grace Davis.  Brother-in-law to John and Shauna Desjardins, Doug and Susan Desjardins and the late Butch Desjardins.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Gerry was the President of Gerald Thompson & Associates, working with Elaine for many years in the plastic injection mold industry.  If so desired, donations can be made to the Salvation Army, Downtown Mission or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Visiting Tuesday, January 6th  from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Prayers Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Funeral Wednesday 9 a.m. from Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd, East Windsor (519) 969-5841 to St. John Vianney Church, 385 Dieppe Street for words of Remembrance at 9:45 a.m. followed by Mass at 10 a.m.  Procession to Heavenly Rest Crematorium.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Mayea, Linda (nee Marontate)

Posted by on January 2, 2015

Pweb_Mayea_Lindaeacefully on January 1, 2015 at the age of 68, while surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Francis ( 2014). Beloved mother of Kim Hunter (Terry). Dear step-mother of Terry (Kim), Johanne, Debbie Jullion (Ron), Brenda Harnden (Roger) and Barb. Dearest daughter of Wilda Marontate and the late Austin. Also predeceased by her brother Daniel. Cherished grandma of 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Linda retired after many years of service at Casino Windsor. She was an avid golfer who loved to spend time with her family. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. 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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