LaPlante,Eileen SoloLaPlante: Eileen Margaret

A resident of Essex and a long time former resident of Woodslee, Eileen LaPlante passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus at the age of 87. She was born in Woodslee and was the daughter of the late Ernest LaPlante and Florence LaPlante (nee Burton). Dear aunt of Ed & Ann Vanderbeck, Judy & Glen Fulmer, Wayne & Nancy Vanderbeck. Eileen will also be dearly missed by her great niece- Allison and great nephews- Chad, Edward, Jason and Darius; great-great nephew Brennan and great -great niece- Mayce. Predeceased by her brother Donald, sister’s- Hazel and Mary (Cecil) as well as her great niece Stacey. Family and friends will be received at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E. Essex (519 776-4233) on Tuesday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Parish prayers will be held at 7:00 p.m. Family and friends are invited to gather on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 146 Talbot St. S. Essex from 12:30 p.m. until the Funeral Mass to celebrate Eileen’s life at 1:30 pm. Fr. Dave Boutette celebrant. Interment to follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Woodslee. Memorial donations to CNIB would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at

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