MELLOW, Norman, square 2

“Uncle Lefty”, 89 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Loving husband of Joy for over 62 years. Proud father of Carolyn (Ronald) Rivait and Gordon (Beverly) Mellow. Dear grandfather of Stacy (Drew) Everett, Derek Rivait and great grandfather of Clarke and William. Predeceased by his parents Russell and Zelma, sister Muriel (2004). He will be deeply missed by his niece Deborah (Damon) Thompson and son Julian Maragno. Norman is survived by in-laws Allan “Bud” (Audrey) Foster, Janice Harris, Donna Cowell, & Larry (Ann) Foster. He will be missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A true sportsman, he enjoyed playing hockey and baseball, riding our horses and talking to his hunting friends. A wonderful storyteller who could tell about the western farm excursion and about his many hunting trips. He was a trusted millwright who built many sturdy Serviss farm wagons. He was a member of Strangfield United Church and later the Quinn United Church. The family extends heartfelt thanks to the nurses and caregivers at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Tilbury. Mrs. Geraldine McAlorum officiating. Memorial donations to Chatham-Kent Hospice appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at

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