LEMIRE, Walter
Passed away peacefully on July 4, 2012 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Met Campus at the age of 81 years.  Beloved husband of 58 years to Jean (nee Conley).  Loving father to Leonard of B.C., Pam (Devon) Paisley of Windsor, Teri (Gerry) Jolie of Windsor, and predeceased by son Leon (1962).  Cherished grandpa to Sabrina (Amanda) of Windsor, and Amanda of B.C.  Great grandpa to Sebastian DeRoches.  Good friend to Al, John, Jimmy, and Jake.  Walt had many accomplishments over the years, which included being a decorated Korean War Veteran, a talented ball room dance instructor, and proprietor of Hollywood Budge Land and Roses by Walter Lemire.  He was a proud and world renowned rosarian accomplishing sales throughout the world. His greatest accomplishment in his lifetime was in 1974 where he took every prize at the World Federation Rose Growers in Chicago.  Walt was retired from Chrysler Canada, a dedicated member of CAW Local 444 and past president of many Canadian and American Rose and Horticultural Societies  According to Walt’s wishes, a private family service and cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd.  A heartfelt thank you to nurses, Lyndsay, Melissa, Heidi, Susan, and Dr. Chevalier and the entire staff at Windsor Regional Hospital, Met Campus for their compassionate care provided to Walter and his family.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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