Passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, October 19, 2012 at Derbecker’s Heritage House, St. Jacobs, after a brief illness.  Born in Tilbury, Ontario on June 25, 1923, she is predeceased by her husband Clarence Joseph Duplessie, parents William and Belle Genau, sister Alice Copeman, and brother Clifford Genau.  She will be sadly missed by sons Max (Giulia) and Dick (Michael), grandchildren Elisa Mitton and J. Ross (Ashley) Mitton, and great granddaughter Shelby.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home,6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.  Funeral service at the funeral home Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.  Rev. Bruce Fraser officiating.  Interment atRosedaleCemetery, Tilbury.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in memory of Willa May to the Woolwich Hospice,10 Parkside Dr.,St. Jacobs,ON,N0B 2N0.  The Family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff at both Derbecker’s Heritage House, St. Jacobs and Fergus Place, Kitchener for their ongoing compassionate support and care; and Doris from Woolwich Hospice for her quiet caring and kind heart.

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