Peacefully on June 13, 2012 at 84 years of age. Loving husband of Gabrielle for 29 years. Cherished father of Dale and Mary Desjarlais, Denise and Rick Rudy, Nannette and Paul Hutnik and the late Suzanne Roberts. Special stepfather of Brad and Cheryl Ryan, Pat and Cathy Ryan, Doug and Estelle Ryan and Lynne O’Connor. Dear Grandpa to 18 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Dear brother of Dorcas Dumouchelle. Dear brother in law of Douglas and Angela Purton. Harland proudly worked for Air Canada as a passenger agent for 29 years at Windsor Airport. If desired donations to the Transition to Betterness or the Humane Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Special thank you to CCAC, St. Elizabeth’s Healthcare and his personal care workers. A private family service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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