McGinnis, Michael Patrick
With his loving wife by his side on March 19, 2012 at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Dawn McGinnis (nee Brydges). Dear father of Karri Casagrande (Ken), Michael McGinnis (Lisa). Cherished grandpa of Kelsie & Avery Casagrande, Taylor & Carson McGinnis. Loving “Stad” of Crystal VanLare (Bo), Gary J. VanLare (Erika), Brittany Brouillette (Ian). Special “Papa” to Delila VanLare. Cherished brother of Ron (Judy), Nancy Hodgson (Ed) and David. Pre-deceased by his parents Richard and Shirley. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Michael retired from Canada Post after 35 years of service. He was a talented wood carver and artist, and enjoyed his many fishing trips with his buddy, Floyd St. Cyr (Kirkland Lake). He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him and will forever be in our hearts. If you so desire, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place, no services will be held in honour of Michael’s wishes. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Windsor & Essex County (519-969-5449) 3260 Dougall Ave. You may share your online condolences at

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