Born to the late Julius and Maria Ofner on September 8, 1935 in Parabutsch, Yugoslavia. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father and grandfather on April 10, 2013. Loving husband of Eleanor for 53 years. Beloved father of Richard(Julie), Robert(Donna) and Anne Marie Norton(Joseph). Dear grandfather of Ashley, David, Erich, Jaime, Claire, Genna and Angela. Brother of Joseph(Magdalena) and brother-in-law of MargareOfnert and Jack(2003) Krogh.Uncle to Jim, Marianna, John, Donna and Larry. Also survived by special cousins Elizabeth and Emerich Sischek.Max started in the Tool & Die Industry in 1953 with SKD in Amherstburg. He then went on to Windsor Tool & Die where he stayed for 53 years. He was the proud founder of Manor Tool and Die Ltd., Sigma Engineering Inc., and Lakeshore Stamping Inc. Max will be remembered for his innovative spirit and his dedication to the Tool & Die and Stamping Industry.Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel)  519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Friday, April 12, 2013 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 4:30 p.m.The family will receive visitors on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Good Shepherd Parish(St. Gregory Site) (13789 St. Gregory Rd) for visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00am. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Windsor & Essex County Cancer Foundation or to the Charity of your Choice.Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at

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