On November 22, 2013, at the age of 80, with loving family by his side.  Dear Dad of Pamela, Alan, Gaynor Taylor and husband Rodney.  Cherished Grandad of Madyson, Grant, and “Colby”.  Will be sadly missed by companion Shirley Lesperance and also by Shirley’s children, April and husband John, Lance, Todd and Marlene and several Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren.  Dear Uncle of Diane, Geoffrey, Colin and wife Michelle; Sandra, Joyce and Ida of England.  Great-uncle of Stephen and Taylor.  Joe loved the sea, and served in The Merchant  British Navy as a Marine Engineer.  He retired from Chrysler Canada after 30 years of service as a Millwright.  After retirement, Joe spent many years enjoying golfing, watching soccer, and spending time with friends at The Canadian Anglo Club and Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 255.  Special thanks to the staff of Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus for their compassionate care.  If you so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee would be appreciated by the family. A private Family Service was held and cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Celebration of Joe’s life will take place on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at The Canadian Anglo Club, 1211 Lauzon Road.  Veteran’s Memorial Service under the auspices of the Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Services Committee at 6:00 p.m.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Road, East Windsor (519-969-5841).  Share photos, memories or make a memorial donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

 

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