web_duquette ritaIt’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother with her family by her side, on April 1, 2014, at 90 years of age.  Our mother cherished her family, especially her grandchildren and was an anchor of support for us all.  Raising five children (and keeping our Dad in line) she always managed to provide us time, support and most importantly her love.  Predeceased by her husband Ted (1987).  Cherished mother of Linda Hogg (Rick), Rosemary Lemmon (the late Dave),  Ron (Cathy), Mike (Lorraine) and Ted (Tammy).  Loving grandmother of Sarah (Jamie), Jason (Lindsay), Chris, Jodie, Jodi (Lou), Trevor (Melanie), Danielle (Ray), Sean (Amber), Ryan, Shannon-Dawn (Dave), Randi (Bill), Matthew and several great-grandchildren.  Wonderful sister of Ray Allen and predeceased by 9 siblings and aunt to many nieces and nephews.  Heartfelt thanks to all the staff at Extendicare Tecumseh for their compassionate care.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Goodfellows would be appreciated.  Visitation Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Friday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave.  South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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