WEB_Dorey_LeonardAt 71 years of age after a valiant battle and a promise we would look after his beloved wife and best friend of 50 years Judy (Nee Oles). Dad drew his last breath May 14th at home cradled in the love of his family.  Proud Dad of Danielle and husband Dan Lariviere, Derek husband of the late Wendy Dorey (2008).  Much loved Pépé of Allan, Ashley, Amanda, Kyle, Jordyn, and Emily. Adored great-Pépé to his buddies Joshua, AJ and Jose. A tough guy with the softest of hearts, together with Mom, Dad taught us kindness, generosity and the value of family.  He will be greatly missed by his sisters, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law all who were also his friends.  A playful uncle he will always be remembered with a smile by his many “rotten kids” nieces and nephews.  Thank you to our family and friends who kept us company, fed and hugged during our vigil.  Your kindness touched our hearts and will never be forgotten.  A world of thanks to Dr. Mathews, Pam, Dr. Zajner, Dr. Cargill, Bayshore especially Sara, CCAC and all who had a hand in Dad’s care so that we could keep him in the comfort of his home.  The depth of your compassion and caring was moving.  Be assured that you all are where you’re suppose to be.  Visiting Thursday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Friday 11:00 a.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841)  Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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