Fitzmaurice: Anna “Anne of London

Posted by on October 9, 2015

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In the comfort of her home, after a courageous battle with cancer, Anne (Demooy) of London in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Ron Griffin. Cherished mother of Lisa Kenney (Bruce), John LeBlanc all of Cambridge and Joe LeBlanc of Welland. Proud grandmother of Ryan, Fallon, Kiara, Jacob and Andrew. Dear sister of Casey Demooy (Nancy) of London, Peter Demooy (Carolyn) of Delta, BC and Louise Thompson (Jim) of London. Also survived by her brother-in-law Casey Does. Predeceased by her parents Johanus and Cornelia Demooy and her sister Audrey Does. She will lovingly be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Anne had a love for travel with her husband Ron, a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh. A special thank you to the VON Palliative Care Team for their professionalism and compassion during this difficult time. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received by the family one hour prior (10-11am) on October 14, 2015 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, South, London, where the memorial service will be conducted in the chapel at 11am. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 371 King Street, London ON N6B 1S4. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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Ford: Albert Knox of Dutton

Posted by on October 9, 2015

Albert Peacefully at St Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, October 8th, 2015 Albert Knox Ford of Dutton in his 91st year. Dearly loved husband of Catherine [Patterson] Ford. Loved father of Jim [Sherry] Dutton, Bob [Donna] of London, Ann [Bob MacDonald] , Steve [Tammy], Lynn [Rob Willson] all of Dutton, Marlene of Kitchener. Loving grandfather of Krista, Laurie, Jennifer, Michelle, Michael, Taylor, Devon, Brooke, Kylie and Tanner. Special great grandfather of Liam, Emmett, Shea, Eva, and Ella. Predeceased by his brother Ron Ford. Albert was a former Reeve of Dunwich Township, Past Warden of Elgin County, Past President of Dutton-Dunwich Lions Club, Longstanding member of Knox-St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Family and friends will be received at Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St, Dutton 519-762-2416 on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9. The funeral service will be held on Monday October 12, 2015 at 11 a.m. from Knox-St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 162 Nancy St Dutton. Donations greatfully accepted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Knox-St Andrew’s Church. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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SMOLANSKI, WALTER (Wally): of London, formerly Kitchener

Posted by on October 9, 2015

Smolanski Walter webSuddenly, at LHSC-Victoria Hospital, London on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, of London and formerly of Kitchener in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Wilma (Coates) Smolanski. Dear brother and brother-in-law of  Helen and Norm Kosokowsky of Oakville, and Keith and Jody Coates of Michigan.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Pauline and Michael Smolanski.  After graduating from Kitchener-Waterloo High School, Wally first worked as an auto mechanic, then began a career in the Technical Department at Waterloo Collegiate in 1962, teaching in the auto department and occasionally electricity and woodworking. He also taught at Waterloo-Oxford High School and Jacob Hespeler High School before retiring in 1988. Wally loved repairing cars. dancing, theatre, travel, and Grand Bend beach.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where a funeral service will be held  on Wednesday, October 14th at 1 PM with Father Dariusz Lewandowski, C.S.M.A. presiding. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica or the Children’s Health Foundation.

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Allen, Lynn Sandi

Posted by on October 9, 2015

Sandi Lynn Allen born November 21, 1956

Sandi had a long fought battle with breast and bone cancer and sadly lost her battle on October 3, 2015 with her family by her side at RVH.

She is survived by her husband James Allen, son Geoff MacGillivray (Samantha) step sons Mike and Jeremy, grandchildren Lily and Logan and her brother Bruce (Rebecca).

Sandi was an amazing woman. She was strong, funny, caring and generous. She was an amazing grandma, mother, sister, wife and friend and cherished member of her Allen family.
Sandi had an infectious smile that would light up a room. She will be missed by many and remembered by all.
Sandi’s wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held on October 24, 15 at Ferndale Banquet Hall located 24 Ferndale Industrial Dr. in Barrie. The Celebration of Life will take place between 12 and 4 pm.

As an expression of sympathy donations to the Gilda’s Club Barrie Branch: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/GildasClubSimcoeMuskoka/DonationPage.html

or the,

Deaf Access Simcoe Muskoka: http://www.deafaccess.ca/donations.html
Lynn, SandiDonations to either of these charities in honor of Sandi would be deeply appreciated by the family.

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PAQUIN; Herve, of Sarnia

Paquin-webPAQUIN, HERVÉ – It is with profound sadness that the family announces the passing of Hervé Paquin on Sunday, October 4th, 2015 in Sarnia. He was the beloved husband of the late Karen (Graham) Paquin, loving dad of Shelly (Ron) and Sean, grandad of Darcy and Jace. He is also survived by his sister Pierrette and her children Chantal, Mark and Sophie, his brothers Robert (Doris) and their children Patrick and Joanne and his brother Sylvain. He was predeceased by his parents Jean-Paul and Eva Paquin and his brother guy. He will be dearly missed by many other extended family and friends. Cremation has taken place and a private family service and interment will be held at a later date. Those wishing to make memorial donation in memory of Hervé are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia). Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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DERBYSHIRE: Quinn Johnathan of Strathroy.

Posted by on October 7, 2015

MOSTRECENTPHOTOwebTragically on Monday October 5th, 2015 Quinn Johnathan Derbyshire at the age of 10. Quinn will be forever loved and missed by his parents Steven and Cindy (nee Ur) Derbyshire. Loving brother to Clayton and Jack Derbyshire. Beautiful grandson of Bill and Catherine Ur of Strathroy, and John and Jackie Derbyshire of Strathroy. Nephew of Jeff Ur (Lisa), Aaron Derbyshire (Shelley), Brian and Laurie Derbyshire, and Kevin Derbyshire (Jessica). Great nephew of many great aunts and uncles and a loving cousin to many. Quinn brought light to the lives of everyone he touched. He was a passionate hockey player and never missed an opportunity to hit the ice, be immersed in his tablet or enjoy life on the farm. Friends will be received at Denning’s of Strathroy, 32 Metcalfe Street West, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The Funeral Service will be held at Strathroy East Christian Reformed Church, 476 Metcalfe Street East, on Saturday at 1pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Quinn’s memory may be made to the Strathroy and District Minor Hockey Association.

 

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FRASER: The Reverend Gwen of London

Posted by on October 6, 2015

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With family by her side at Victoria Hospital, London, on Monday, October 5, 2015, Reverend Gwen (Mills) Fraser of London in her 74th year. Beloved wife of George Fraser of 51 years. Loving mother of Rob Fraser and his wife Jo, Sue Martins and her husband Mike and Dave Fraser. Cherished Nanna of Alex, Jamie, Abby, Fraser and Megan.  Dear sister-in-law of Judy Mills. Predeceased by her brother Tom Mills. Missed by nieces; Louise and Aimee and their families. After a lengthy career in teaching, Gwen devoted the latter years of her life serving the Lord as The Reverend Gwen Fraser – Deacon at St. George’s Anglican Church, dedicating her time to numerous community outreach programs.  Friends will be received by the family from 3-5pm and 7-9pm on Friday, October 9, 2015 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 10am, at St. George’s Anglican Church, 227 Wharncliffe Road North, London ON N6H 2B6, with The Right Reverend Robert F. Bennett (Bishop of Huron), The Right Reverend Terrance A. Dance (Bishop of Norfolk) and The Reverend Canon Dr. Timothy G. Connor officiating. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. George’s Anglican Church – Renew Accessible Faith (elevator and accessible bathrooms). Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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NOBLES, James Lee

Posted by on October 6, 2015

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Passed away on October 3, 2015 at 77 years of age. Beloved husband of Brenda Nobles. Loving father of Lisa, Michelle (Husband Christopher Redmond ) and Julie Nobles. Step-Father to Andrew (Wife Lorna), Ian ( Wife Michelle) Kevin, Phillip ( Wife Marina) Jennifer ( Husband Grant) and James Williams. Proud Grandfather of Lindsay, Leslie and Isabella Williams; Ethan James Nobles and Oscar Redmond. Beloved brother of Earl Nobles (Deceased) and Delores Watson of New Orleans.   Predeceased by parents Gladis and Adele Nobles. Jim cherished a large family and a vast and diverse group of friends that will miss him dearly.

James was a proud US Navy Veteran, worked as an Operating Room Technician in the Navy and at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NY and had a long career with Blue Cross Blue Shield as an Auditor.

As a consummate philanthropist and supporter of animals, donations to the Humane Society of Windsor & Essex County would be appreciated by the family if you so desire.

Visitation Friday October 9th from 7 – 9 pm. Funeral Service and Veterans Memorial Service under the auspices of Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee Saturday October 10th at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, Ontario 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Durocher, Joyce Eileen (nee McIndoo)

Posted by on October 6, 2015

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Peacefully on October 4, 2015 at 81 years of age. Reunited with her husband of 40 years, Gerald Durocher (1996). Loving mother of Brian and Annette Durocher, Lori and Kirk Jones and Grant and Tara Durocher. Cherished Grandma of Tyler, Cassie, Jadyne and Austin Durocher. Dear sister of Ann Wells and her late husband Bill. Loved Aunt of Alan Wells and wife Jen, Lynnsey and her son Keaton. Joyce retired from the University of Windsor where she worked in the Biology department as a secretary. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Friday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca.

 

 

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RUDD: Earl of London

Posted by on October 6, 2015

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Passed peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London, on October 2, 2015. Earl was in his 90th year. Proud father to three boys Steve (predeceased in 2008) and his wife Anita, Mark and wife Janice and Brad and late wife Lori (predeceased in 2004). Earl was admired by his Grandchildren Brandon and wife Nina Rudd, Georgia Rudd and Noah Rudd from New Zealand. Earlier this year, Earl became a Great-grandfather for the first time with the arrival of baby Avery.  Family would like to thank the staff at Parkwood Hospital for their ongoing care over the past 3 years. Earl was very proud to have been associated with the Shriners and enjoyed traveling as part of the Jeepster brigade. Thank you to all the special people at Parkwood Institute for providing the comfort and happiness that Earl enjoyed. Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  A Masonic Service under auspices of King Solomon’s Lodge No. 378 A.F. & A.M. will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6:30pm. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Mocha Shriners, 468 Colborne Street, London ON N6B 2T3. Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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SCOTT: Richard (Rick) of London

Posted by on October 5, 2015

Scott, Rick-W150At LHSC-University Hospital, London, on Thursday, October 1, 2015, of London in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Rosa.  Missed by his family members in London and in Mexico.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday, October 8th, in the evening from 5:30 – 6:30 PM, where a memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 8th at 7 PM with Father Dariusz Lewandowski, C.S.M.A. presiding.  Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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CUSHMAN: Mrs. Dorothy (nee Dunlop), of Aylmer, and formerly of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on October 5, 2015

Dorothy CushmanCUSHMAN, Mrs. Dorothy (nee Dunlop), formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence, Chartwell Aylmer on Sunday, October 4, 2015, in her 96th year. Wife of the late Ivan B. Cushman (1982). Dearly loved mother of Donna Gilbert (Ray) of Port Elgin, Linda Stover (Ross) of R.R.2, Springfield, and Laurie B. Cushman (Peiri) of Kilworth. Also survived by 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was the last surviving member of her own immediate family, having been predeceased by two sisters, Clara MacDonald and Jean Hill, and two brothers, Carlyle and Douglas Dunlop. Born in Lanark County, Ontario, May 23, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Dugald and Edna (nee McInnes) Dunlop. Dorothy was a retired health care aide at the Valleyview Home, St. Thomas. She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas where she was a former member of the Evening Circle. The funeral service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Wednesday, October 7th at 1:30 p.m. Relatives and friends will be received by the family one hour prior to the service. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. Memorial donations to the Chartwell Aylmer Ladies Auxiliary will be gratefully acknowledged.

Email messages of condolence may be sent to siftonfuneralhome@sympatico.ca

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EBERTS: Elsie of London

Posted by on October 5, 2015

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Peacefully in her sleep at Henley Place, London, on Saturday, October 3, 2015, Elsie (Smith) Eberts in her 97th year.  Cherished mother of Lynn Flitton (late Paul) and Ron Eberts. Loving grandma of Wade, Chad and the late Jason and 3 great-grandchildren. Dearly missed by nieces, nephew and their families. Predeceased by her brothers Bill and George Smith and her sister Doris McGinnis. Friends will be received by the family 1 hour prior (10-11am) to the funeral service being conducted in the chapel of the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street, South, London on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11 am. Interment will take place at 1 pm at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 442 Adelaide Street, London ON N6B 3H8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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McCAHILL: Geraldine (Jerry) of Forest, Ontario

Posted by on October 5, 2015

IMG (2)Peacefully at North Lambton Lodge on October 4, 2015. Predeceased by her parents David and Lillian Newton, sister Marie Prout and her husband Alvin (Tiny) McCahill (1998). Survived by son Ted (Janis) and daughter Jo-Ann Smith (Ross) Also survived by grandchildren Scott Smith (Cherie), Chris Arsenault (Jon), Denny Smith (Shaya), Jace McCahill (Lindsey) and Jessie Atkins (MJ) Jerry is also survived by 9 loving great grand children. Beloved sister of Irene Otten (Bud) and Norma Gage (Jack) and her loving partner Ray Ferguson.  Our Mom loved the colours pink and blue, walks, birthday lunches with the sisters, playing cards with friends, country rides, her coffee at the Huron Cove, and the little town of Forest. For many years Jerry and Tiny operated “Cherry Ridge Fruit Farm” on Beechwood Avenue in Forest.  Friends and relatives will be received at DENNINGS OF FOREST, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Wednesday October 7, 2015, at 1:00pm. The Funeral Service will be conducted by Rev. Joanne MacOdrum at 2:00pm.  As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. James Presbyterian Church or charity of choice. Burial will be in Beechwood Cemetery. Friends and family will be received at St. James Presbyterian Church 19 Main Street, Forest, following the burial.  Online condolences may be left at www.denning.ca

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WHISTLECRAFT: Karen Anne of London

Posted by on October 5, 2015

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WHISTLECRAFT, Karen Anne – Suddenly at University Hospital, on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 in her 64th year. Loving wife of Jay for 39 years. Cherished Mom of Megan (Michael) Shea and Lauren (Mark) Thyssen. Proud grandma of Amelia, Daniel and Rayce. Dear sister of Randy (Sally) Grein, Janice (Mike) Norley, Steve (Joanne) Grein, step-sister of Janice (John) Stangler and sister-in-law of Paul (Judy) Whistlecraft. Karen will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Reuben and Ruby Grein and step-mother Jenny Grein. Karen was a member of the London Friendship Quilters Guild, and an active member at Rowntree Memorial United Church where she was involved in the Choir and Mission and Outreach. She also enjoyed her 33 years of employment at the Western University Lab School. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The memorial service will be conducted at ROWNTREE MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH, 156 Elliott Street, on Friday, October 9th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Karen are asked to consider the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. For information and online condolences, please visit www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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WALKER: Ronald Keith of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of Brampton

Posted by on October 5, 2015

Ron WalkerWALKER – Ronald Keith of St. Thomas passed away suddenly on October 2, 2015 at the age of 52.  Beloved brother of Sally Lemon and Grace Lemon both of Brampton; chosen brother of Henry Fehr, Larry Lemon, and Bonnie Smith; uncle to Lisa (Scott) Porter of Georgetown.  Predeceased by his loving parents Ray and Doris Lemon.  Ron was a custodian with the Thames Valley School Board.   He was also a member of Living Hope Community Church in St. Thomas.  Visitation will be held at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Monday, October 5, 2015 from 11:00am – 12:00 noon.  A Memorial Service will take place in the chapel at 12:00pm.  Interment of ashes at Evergreen Cemetery West Lorne.  If desired, donations to the Dale Brain Injury Services (London) would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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MANCINI, Angelo

Posted by on October 4, 2015

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Angelo passed away surrounded by his loving family on October 3, 2015 at 78 years of age. Beloved husband of 47 years to Maria (nee DeGiuli). Loving father to Robert (Mirella) and Teresa Lasala (Gabriel). Forever remembered by his brother Erminio, his sister Lina Fiorelli (the late Antonio) and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Antonio and Maria DeGiuli of Italy. Cherished Nonno of Michael, Anthony, Antonino and Angelo. He will forever be remembered by his nephews, extended family and dear friends. Angelo was a very kind, caring and hardworking man who retired from Chrysler Canada and a member of the Ciociaro Club. Many thanks to the staff of 4th floor at WRH-Met Campus for their compassionate care. Memorial donations in memory of Angelo can be made to Transition to Betterness (T2B). Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Tuesday 4:30 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 10:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church, 980 Louis Avenue for Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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SEMENIUK Gary Edward

Posted by on October 4, 2015

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Passed away suddenly at his residence on October 3, 2015 at 69 years of age. Reunited with the love of his life and best friend Janice (2011) with whom he shared 20 years of marriage. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Adeline. Survived by son Brad. Loving brother to Christine Semeniuk and Joe Janisse and the late Larry (1968). Dear brother in-law to Fred Waugh and wife Karen. Proud uncle of Lindsey and Jonathan Waugh. Special son in-law to Harrison and the late Ruth Waugh. Gary was a retired teacher from the WECCSB and was a founding member of Windsor Adult Mixed Volleyball League (WAMVL). Gary enjoyed his winters in Florida. If you desire donations to the WRH- Cancer Center and the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Thursday Oct 8, 2015 from the Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 at 1:00 p.m.  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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CORLETT, Delores (nee Waltz)

Posted by on October 4, 2015

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At the young age of 57, passed away peacefully with her daughters Tina and Kimberly by her side on October 3, 2015 at Hospice, fighting to the end. Reunited with her late husband William Joseph Corlett Florinchi (1995).

Beloved mother of Tina Corlett, (Nicholas Rosati) Kimberly & Jason Hillier. Beloved Meme of Brayden & Peyton Beattie, Quinn & Aubrey Hillier.

Delores is pre-deceased by her parents Jean & Stan Waltz, brother John Waltz, uncle Mark Woltz, as well as in-laws Rose & Karl Corlett and uncle Fred Lucier. She will be missed by many siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews & friends. The family expresses their gratitude to the wonderful staff and volunteers at Hospice

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PHILLIPS, William Gregory

Posted by on October 4, 2015

Born December 3, 1921 – Died September 30, 2015

Professor, author, economist, advisor and “special envoy”. Born at Brantford, Ontario of parents Wilfred Phillips and Josephine (nee Kew). After graduating from Brantford Collegiate Institute 1939; received University degrees from the University of Toronto (Hons. BA-1944; MA-1947; and Ph.D-1953). Served as reporter at the Montreal Gazette in the early 1940’s. Served in the Canadian Army 1944-1945. Began teaching at the Assumption College (as it was then known in 1950) and served as a University of Windsor professor, Department Head (Economics and Political Science) and University Dean of several faculties until retirement in 1987. Conferred with status as Professor Emeritus by the University of Windsor. Authored books and articles related to his field of economics. Active within his community especially during the 1950’s and 1960’s and served as President of the Greater Windsor Foundation. Served as special personal economic advisor to Zambian President Kenneth K. Kaunda 1966-1991 (arranged by request of the Zambian President with Canadian Prime Ministers Pearson, Trudeau and Mulroney through the Canadian International Development Agency (C.I.D.A.). Devoted spouse of Helen Margaret (nee Ryan) throughout a marriage which began in August 1950. Loving father of Douglas (Nancy), Gerard, Mary Josephine Kander (Leonard) and John (Vicki). Grandfather to ten grandchildren including Krista, Melissa, Mark, Robert, Jeremy, Carrie (Darren), Joseph, Andrew (Heather), Spencer, and Marnie; Great grandfather to Mya and Charlotte. Predeceased by his beloved brothers John, Ralph, and Harold and sister Mary Josephine. William “Bill” lived life with joy in his heart; humour in his thoughts and with the profound desire to serve by teaching those who would be our leaders today and into the future. The family’s profound thanks for the incredible compassion shown by the nurses on the 6th Floor East of WRH Ouellette Campus Hospital. Dad’s primary caregivers from Home Instead, Tammy St. Louis and Ruth Wright and others, rendered devoted, compassionate service over many years for which the family is thankful. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated. Visitation will take place at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 on Sunday, October 4th from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday October 5th at 11:30 am at Families First, Dougall Rd. Interment will take place later at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Brantford, Ontario.

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DESBIEN, Julie

Posted by on October 4, 2015

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DESBIEN, Julie

October 19th, 1985 – September 29th, 2015

TODAY MY RAY OF SUNSHINE STOPPED BEAMING.

It is with great sadness that the family of Julie announces her passing at Hospice Residential. Adored wife of Eugene Desbien. Loving daughter of Karen Tavolieri (nee Ferguson) and Luciano, and Dearest daughter of Randy and Karen Holmes. Cherished sister of Erin Bourouh (Rachid). Loving ‘Auntie Ju’ to Jaxson, Kimberly and Katelyn. Loved niece of Peter Ferguson (Cindy), Tom Holmes (Vivian), Maureen Richie (Bill). Special cousin of Spencer Ferguson. Blessed granddaughter of George (1986) and Florence Holmes (2001), Peter Ferguson (Evelyn), and Raffaele and Catherine Tavolieri. Loving step-sister to Kyle, Natalie, Shawn, Nicole and their families. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice Residential of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.

The family extends a special thanks to all of the care givers throughout Julie’s journey on earth, especially those at Hospice Residential who made her final days beautiful and peaceful.

Visiting Wednesday 7-9pm, Thursday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. On Friday, family and friends are invited to join for a Celebration of Julie’s life at 10am at

Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.

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STRYBOS: JANNY OF SARNIA

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JANNY STRYBOS, age 90, passed away on October 2nd, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband, Adrian Strybos. Surviving are her children Cora (Don), Marty (Chrissy), Joriene (Brad), Bill (Jacquelyn), and Adrian (Helen). She was Oma of thirteen grandchildren, and ten great- grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings Siem Muis, Rien Rothuizen, Henny VanHartingsveldt, and Mieke Beishuizen. She was predeceased by her brother Cor Muis. Cremation has taken place. A private family gathering date is in place, and memorial gifts may be made through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd or Food Bank Canada. A service celebrating Janny’s life will be held on Mother’s day May 8th, 2016, at 1st Christian Reformed Church, Sarnia

 

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CAMPBELL, Bernard S.G. “Bernie”

Posted by on October 3, 2015

web_campbell_bernardWith heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Bernie on October 2, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones. Beloved husband of Brenda (nee Pugh) for 39 years. Cherished father of Ian of Calgary, Peter (the late Priscilla) and James. Dear brother of Mary (Keith) Rankin, Donald, Anita (Jack) Ross all of Nova Scotia. Dear brother-in-law of Vaughn (Martine) Pugh and Patricia (Phil) Pleli. Predeceased by his father Frank (1959) & his mother Anna (Allan MacIntosh) and parents-in-law Christena & Glen Pugh. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bernie was a retired member of the R.C.M.P having achieved the rank of Corporal over 33 years of service. Following 1 week of retirement, Bernie joined the University of Windsor Campus Police. He was a devoted past member of the Windsor Police Pipe Band. Bernie was a passionate advocate for several causes including Mobility Rights. A sincere thank you to Dr. Henry Fortuna and the staff at W.R.H. – Metropolitan Campus 6N, 8N and ICU for their exemplary care throughout this journey.

If you so desire, donations to ALSO (Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario), or Beyond Disabilities Rehabilitation Network would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9pm and Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Funeral to celebrate Bernie’s life will be Thursday October 8 at Tecumseh United Church, 333 Lacasse, Tecumseh at 11am. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CLINANSMITH, Patrick David

Posted by on October 3, 2015

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Passed away peacefully on October 2, 2015 at WRH-Met Campus at the age of 61. Loving husband of Bonnie, devoted Dad of Matthew, Charlotte (Drew), Emily (Shae) and proud Papa of David. Welcoming him in Heaven are his parents Mary and David Clinansmith and in-laws Arlene and Ernie MacGregor. Pat loved his siblings Sue (John), Barb (Richard), Bill (Adrienne), Jary, Cis (Ed), Mike, Jill (Dave), Steve (Frannie), Mary Anne (Frank) and Kathy very much. Pat was a Chrysler worker for 40+ years and a proud Union Member. He had a love of baseball, GO TIGERS, and was an Umpire in the city of Windsor for over 30 years. Along with his brothers, he was also a devoted fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bonnie would like to thank the devoted healthcare providers of the 4th Floor, Oncology at WRH-Met Campus for their extraordinary care for Pat during his final stay. Donations to the research for Pancreatic/Liver Cancer Foundations would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral on Wednesday 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 with Rev. Gilvan de Azevedo of First Lutheran Church officiating. Interment at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LEBOEUF, Robert G. Sr. of St. Joachim

Posted by on October 2, 2015

LEBOEUF, Robert G. Sr.

December 20, 1931 – September 26, 2015

LeBOEUF, RobertIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Sr. Beloved husband of Jeannette Leboeuf (Allard)(nee Mailloux) for 43 years and the late Marie (nee Benoit). Loving son of the late Ernest and Cora (nee Levesque) Leboeuf. Cherished father of Robert Jr. (Michele), step-children Albert, Linda (Greg), Rosemarie (Paul). Dearest grandfather of Jessica (Derrick), Jackie, and step-grandchildren Tammi (Allan), Justin, Kevin (Jessica), and Kimberly (Adam). Step-great-grandfather of Chloe, Allan, Tristen, Isabella and Aiden. Much loved brother of late Maurice (Irene) and late Theresa. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, brothers and sisters-in-law. A private family service has taken place. Special thanks to Dr. R. Anderson for his loyalty and compassion and to the 2nd floor nurses at Leamington Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Arrangements entrusted to Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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