DESCHAMPS, Ernest “Ernie”
Surounded by the love oDeschampsf his family , Ernie peacefully passed away on March 23, 2013 at the age of 65 years. Beloved husband & soul mate of Gloria ” sharing 27 years of love & companionship ” (nee Brenko) .  Loving dad of Beverly (Mark) Bartlett, Pauline (Randy) Thibert, Ernie Jr. (Trish) and Michelle Bondy (David). Predeceased by parents Joseph & Jacqueline Deschamps and  Tony & Anne Brenko.  Dear Pépé of Sharon, Crystal, Ruby, Jaiden and Clara.  Great Pépé of Penny. Cherished brother of Linda (Bill) Lacasse, Diane (Bob) Leavoy, Annette (Scott) Clifton, Dennis (Jacqueline), Michael (1996) (Dana) and Donny (Trudy). Dear brother in-law of the late Shirley Herniman (survived by husband Bill),  Conrad (Arlene), Art (Pat), Bob (Brenda) and Kenny (Lynn).  Best friend of Gary Morneau. Ernie will be forever loved by his many nieces & nephews and dear friends.  Ernie retired from Chrysler Canada (Skilled Trades) after many years of dedicated service and was a  long time union representative of the CAW Local 444, the Royal Canadian Legion and Past President of the Sportsman’s Club ( Stoney Pointe ).  Ernie had many passions in life he especially enjoyed fishing, golfing, hunting and singing.  Everyone is invited to Celebrate the Life of Our Beloved Ernie on Wednesday March 27, 2013 at  from 11 AM  to 3 PM  at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd., followed by Words of Remembrance .  Cremation to follow.  In memory of Ernie, donations may be made to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or Sparky’s Kids ( c/o of The Windsor Fire Department).  On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at

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