Passed away suddenly on September 11, 2012 at 91 years of age. Born December 13, 1920 to Alexandre and Emma Meloche. Beloved wife of the late Emilien Hervé Martel (2010).  Precious Mother of Bernadette (Bernard) Renaud, Harvey (Cathy) and the late Denise (1952). Adored grandmother of Patrick (Christine), Craig (Kim), and Marc (Christie) Renaud, Aimée Martel and Paul (Sarah) Martel. Great-grandmother of Mariah and Nicole, Paige, Logan, and Nash, Nadia and Nathan Renaud, Olivia and Charlotte Martel. Predeceased by 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Special aunt to Roger and Bob (Rose) Bondy, Theresa (Gary) Miller and many other nieces and nephews. Liza was a lifelong resident of McGregor. She was an active choir member, Honorary CWL member and reader at St. Clements Church. She loved singing to the residents at nursing homes and was an avid card player. Liza is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish and CWL prayers Friday at 7:30 p.m.  On Saturday, friends are invited to meet the family at St. Clements Church (Walker Rd. McGregor) after 10:00 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Clements Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society-McGregor, the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. You may send your condolences online at

Her family was always first and foremost in her life.


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