web_Masaro_ErnestineIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Ernestine on March 3, 2014 at 87 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Enrico “Henry” (1978).  Dear mother of Barbara (Dave) Willick, Rick (Charlene Norton), Carol (Rick) Martinello, Donna (Colin) Thompson, Janet (George) Bernik, Nancy (the late Joseph) Morand. Cherished Grandmother of Rich, Jamie, Brian (Lindsay), Zachary, Annie (Brad), Katie (Jamie), Caleb, George Jr., Julie and Steven. Treasured Great-Grandmother of Addison, Everett and Miles. Dear sister of Eleanor “Lee” Paraskevin, Leonard Desmarais, Eileen Bellaire, Theresa Jacques and Richard (Barb) Desmarais. Dearest sister-in-law of Bella Desmarais, Don Meloche, Jay Desmarais, Marie (Elda) Masaro and Rudi Boisvenue. Predeceased by Urgel Desmarais, Harry Paraskevin, Laurina and Jack Linegar, Mary Meloche, Veronica Desmarais, Donald Desmarais, Rita Duguay, Paul Bellaire, Gene Masse, Guy Jacques, Ildo and Anna Masaro, Helen and Leo Nadalin, Atilio Masaro, Isabelle Masaro and Mary Boisvenue.  Ernestine was a great support to her family and friends. She had a passion for dancing, golf, bowling, bridge and gardening. The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Huron Lodge, Poplar Unit. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with parish prayers 4 pm at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. John Vianney Church, 385 Dieppe St., after 10 am followed by mass at 11 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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