Friday, October 5, 2012, with deep sorrow and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Marianne Drouillard (nee Moison) after a long and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 65, just two days shy of her 66th birthday.  Beloved wife and soul mate of 45 years to Nelson.  Reunited with her parents Leo and Lorette Moison.  Cherished mother of Daniel (Michelle), David, and Nicole (Jeff) Colombe.  Adored Meme to Jasper, McKay, Jake and Amaya.  Loving sister to Jeanette Nyhlen (late Henry), Paul Moison (Mary Ellen), Denise Zarankin (late Dave), the late Robert Moison (1992), Claire Gagnier (Norm), Yvette Mailloux (Ken), Yvonne Cortis (Greg).  Dearest sister-in-law to Anita Levesque (Marcel) and J.P. Drouillard (Germaine), and special aunt to many nieces and nephews.  After retiring from her teaching career she enjoyed spending time with family, gardening and traveling.  She was a member of the Windsor Wonder Broads, Dragon Boat Club for many years.  She will be remembered as the glue that kept the family together, for her words of wisdom and her sense of humour.  A special thank you to the VON nurses, especially Linda, and the staff at Hospice.  Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Parish Prayers Wednesday (time to be determined).  Funeral Mass to Celebrate Marianne’s life will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. from St. Clement Parish, 9567 Walker Road, McGregor  (Please note there is visitation from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Church).  Fr. Ray Masse officiating.  Cremation to follow.  If you wish to donate in memory of Marianne the family has asked that donations be made to the Hospice of Windsor Essex County.  Family & Friends are invited to share their memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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