COUCKS, Carolyn, squareIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Carolyn, 70 years, of Tilbury,  surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 24, 2013.  Beloved spouse of Mark LaBonte.  Loving mother of Kevin (Nancy) Godard of Tilbury, Kirk (Charmaine) Godard of British Columbia, Kim (Ken) McCarthy of Windsor, the late Kris Godard (2003), Lori (Dave) Cowie of Windsor.  Cherished grandmother of Kodie, Koltan, Jake, Jared, and Regan.  Predeceased by her parents Haldane and Stella Durant, and her step-mother Norma Jean Durant.  Dear sister of the late John Durant, Kay Hill, Pat (Mel) Abel, the late Martin Ballantyne (surviving wife Doonie), and Steve (Sharon) Durant. Carolyn will be dearly missed by her faithful companion, Buster.  Carolyn was a retiree of Tilbury Manor Nursing Home after 32 years of service.  A celebration of Carolyn’s life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to Reaume Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be shared at

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