SOMERVILLE: Janet of Guelph and formerly of Strathroy and Watford, Ont.

Posted by on May 25, 2017

Janet Marie Somerville (Parker) of Guelph and formerly of Strathroy and Watford at the age of 84 Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Friends are welcome to join Janet’s family in celebrating her life on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at Denning’s of Strathroy, 32 Metcalfe St. W. from 1-2 pm where a service will take place at 2 pm.

 

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WRIGHT: Elwin Burt of Udney, Ontario

Posted by on May 25, 2017

WRIGHT: Elwin Burt – at Udney on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Elwin Wright was the beloved husband of the late Mary Frances (Clitheroe) Wright. Beloved father of Lorice (Craig) Brooks, Laura (Paul) Deschamps, Lonnie (Jenn) Wright and predeceased by Lisa Wright. Dear grandfather of Megan, Gilbert, Mitchell, Cassie, Tyler, Miranda, Ben and Elijah. Brother of Barry, Bud (Betty), predeceased by Betty and Ben (Marilyn surviving).
Family and friends will be received at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton on Saturday from 2 – 4 PM and 7 – 9 PM. Funeral service will held at the funeral home on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:30 PM. Interment Udney Cemetery, Ramara Township. If so desired, memorial donations, in memory of Elwin, to Brain Tumour Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

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Rakestow, Laura Janet of Barrie, ON

Rakestrow (Thygesen), Laura Janet – 52 years of Barrie, passed away at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, ON after a short courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, May 18th, 2017. Born November 18th, 1964 in South Porcupine, she is the daughter of Corinne (Collins) and the late Jens Thygesen. She is survived by her husband Thomas Rakestrow and his parents: Tim and Norma Rakestrow. She is the loving mother of Amanda and Logan, plus Nan to Brett. She is the sister of Gord Thygesen and Bonnie (Thygesen) Prophet; sister-in-law to Gelsa DeOliveira Thygesen, Lorri (Rakestrow) Nash, Sherri (Rakestrow) Visser and husband Bob, and Dawn Rakestrow. She is aunt to James and wife Marichu, Andrew, Kristen, Amber, Michael, Joshua and Clyde and step-aunt to Amanda, Alessandra, and Sabrina, plus great-aunt to Maya, Kayla and Franchesca. Laura is niece and cousin to many in the Thygesen, Rakestrow and Collins families plus a good friend to many personal friends, neighbours and co-workers. Laura expressed her desire to see heaven and waits for us there. Our peace and comfort will be in knowing that she wishes this for all she knew. Thank you to the Cancer & Palliative Care Unit, Dr. S. Rask and Dr. E. Kiss who took extra care of her A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, June 3rd at 1:30PM to be presided by Pastor Stephen Omoregie at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 460 Mapleview Dr West in Barrie. Reception to follow. Laura’s favourite flowers are carnations. The family wishes donations to be made to Saint Elizabeth Foundation.

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Gunn Charles “Russ”

Posted by on May 25, 2017

 

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Russ Gunn at his residence May 23, 2017, at the age of 85. A dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was the son of the late Charles and Ina Gunn (nee Page). Loving husband of the late Marilyn Gunn (nee Walker). Survived by loving furry companion Tasha Brulea. Beloved father of Nancy Windis (Paul) of Wyoming, Rob (Wendy) Windis of Strathroy, Joe (Nancy) Windis of Cathcart, Mike, and Dave Windis of Woodstock. Grandfather of Justin Windis, Mike Windis, Adam Windis, Cody Windis, Shelby Windis, Robert Gunn. Survived by only sibling, Reta Gunn of BC. Friends will be received at the DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, Saturday May 27, 2017. Visitation will be from 11 am- 12pm followed by the funeral service. Interment to follow in the Alvinston Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences at www.denningfuneralhomes.com. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Russ.

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Henderson, Ron

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Peacefully, with family by his side on May 23, 2017 at  89 years of age. Beloved husband and loving best friend of Lucille (Beneteau) for 62 years . Cherished father of Mark and wife Mel.  Treasured grandpa of Ryan and wife Jen and Chelsey and Husband John (Myers). Adored great grandchildren Stella, Ethan, and Gibson. Reunited with his loving parents James and Nell from Sault Ste. Marie. Precious brothers of the late Terry and wife Marlene and Jimmy and wife Emma. Much loved by sisters Jean and husband Dave, Joan and husband Wayne and Jane and husband Tony.

Survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Ron worked as a plastics technician at the General Motors plant in Warren Michigan for 32 years.  Many hours of Ron’s retirement were spent at Point West Golf Club along with his wonderful buddies.

Ron the husband, dad, father in in law, grandpa, great grandpa and friend will be dearly missed.

If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with parish prayers at 7pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd. LaSalle, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited for Ron’s celebration of life at St. Joseph Church River Canard (9399 Town Line Rd.)  at 11:00am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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OSMOND, Ashley John “Oscar” of Cobourg, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Suddenly and unexpectedly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Sunday, May 21st, 2017, Ashley “Oscar” Osmond at 68 years of age.  Cherished husband of Beth Osmond (nee Loney).  Loving father of Trevor Osmond.  Dear brother of Darral (Lorie), Lorelei (Tim Kelliher), Decima, and Robin (Josephine).  Son of the late Pamela and Percy Osmond.  Son-in-law of Marion and the late D. Claude Loney.  Also missed by his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews from near and afar.  A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Friday, May 26th at 11 am.  Reception to follow at the R.C.L. Branch #133 on Orr St. in Cobourg from 1 to 3 pm.  Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Northumberland Chapter of the M.S. Society or the Salvation Army.  Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.

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ANDREW, Sylvia of Petrolia, Ontario

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Andrew, Sylvia – Age 82, of Petrolia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia. Beloved Wife of Colin Andrew. Loving mother of Julie (Ray) Jump and Philip (Katherine Annett) Andrew.
Cherished grandmother of Brandy, Allison (Joe), Ryan, Ricky (Carrie), Chris (Ally) and great grandmother of Ava and Brooklyn. Auntie of Steve and Connie Hawke and special friend of John and Thelma Brost. Predeceased by sister Beryl (Harry) Hawke. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside will take place at Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Alzheimer’s Society and Lambton Meadowview Villa.
Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden
519-864-1193.

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Smith, Virgil late of Belleville, Michigan

Posted by on May 24, 2017

SMITH, Virgil

70 years May 22, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Grace (Anderson). Also remembered by Sharon Smith (Carey). Loving father of Charles (Renée) Smith, late Reginald (2008), Benjamin (Olivia) Smith, Alainea Smith. Cherished grandfather of Lance (Ashley), Desirée (Edward), Noel, Olivia and Oceana. Dear brother of Leon, late Silvester, Gerald, Dennis (Linda), Lorna (late Phillip) Huff, late Douglas (Brenda), Paul (Lynn), Lydia (Gary) Sims, Timothy, Pamela (Anthony) Handsor, Aaron. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday May 27, 2017 at Parkwood Gospel Temple 3005 Temple Dr. Windsor, ON to visit until the time of a memorial service to celebrate Virgil’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Elder Wilbur Mulder officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Parkwood Gospel Temple Missions or Windsor Christian Fellowship Missions.  Arrangements entrusted to Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow, ON N0R 1G0. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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KECK, Therese Emilie (nee Peter) of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017


A resident of Leamington, Therese Keck passed away on Thursday, May 18 2017 at the Erie Shores Hospice, with her loving family at her side, at the age of 89. She was born in Poland and was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Peter (nee Zittlau). Loving wife of Jack Keck for 56 years. Dear mother of Rosemarie & Joe Palmer, Ed & Laura Keck. Proud grandmother to Jennifer and her husband Brett, Kyle & fiancé Stephanie,Colleen and Derek. Dear sister to Henry & Mary Peter. Predeceased by her brother Samuel; sister`s Olga & Henry Hauer, Lydia & Adolf Gurske. Therese will also be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews. Therese was a dedicated member of St. Paul`s Lutheran Church. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. and on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk St. Leamington from 9:30 am until the Funeral Service to celebrate Therese`s life at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations to St.Paul`s Lutheran Church would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2881/Therese-Keck/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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OUELLETTE, Greg of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017

OUELLETTE, Greg

62 years, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Dear brother of the late Pat Lafleur, Sam Ouellette (Doreen), the late Kay Sauve (Roland), Marion Tillotson (late Colin), Danny Ouellette (Shirley), Kelly Ouellette (Ruby). Husband of Paula Ouellette. Dear son-in-law of Ann and the late Roland Guilbault and brother-in-law of Bridget, Veronica, Donna, and Tim. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may share memories and make donations at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2884/Greg-Ouellette/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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DUECKMAN, Henry of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017

DUECKMAN, Henry

After 95 years he went peacefully to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home Residence. Beloved husband of the late Anne (2015) (nee Schmidt) for 68 years. Dear father of Bruce and Linda, Linda and Roger Epp, James and Shirley, Janet and Gerald Petker. Loving grandfather of Jen and Jeff Foster, Mieka Dueckman, Melody and Randy Pedersen, Mary and Ed DaPonte, Greg and Angela Epp, Ryan and Jaclyn Epp, Rach and Joel Krause, Renita and Dan Wiebe, Rob and Julia Dueckman, Jordan and Shandell Petker, Lindsay Petker, Meaghan Petker and 18 great grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Rudy (late Frieda), the late Helmut (Elsie), Walter (Erika) and brother-in-law of the late Henry Schmidt (late Helen), the late John Schmidt (late Elizabeth), the late Hilda Dueck (late Peter), the late Peter Schmidt (Helma). Sincere thanks to the staff and volunteers at the Leamington Mennonite Home Residence for taking such good care of our Dad. Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 6-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Henry’s life at Meadow Brook Church, 219 Talbot St. E., Leamington on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. Pastor Chris Walker officiating. Private interment was held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may share memories at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2887/Henry-Dueckman/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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DI CARLO, Luigi of Leamington, ON

Posted by on May 24, 2017

DI CARLO, Luigi

84 years, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband of Maria (Policella). Dear father of Phil Di Carlo (Melina), Ugo Di Carlo (Philomena), Ruby Monaco (Alphonse). Loving grandfather of Philip, Brian, Mitchell, David, Nicholas, and Julia. Dear brother of the late Maria Moavro and loving brother-in-law of the late Joe Policella (Maria), the late Guido Policella and sister-in-law Beatrice Sena (Angelo), the late Nino Policella (Nina), the late Mario Policella (Michelina), Lena Zaccardi (Dominic), Harold Policella (Anna), the late John Policella, Franca Policella-Palomba (John), and the late Joan Policella. Luigi will be missed by many special nieces, nephews, all of his Godchildren and his many friends. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, May 26, 2017 at St. Michael’s Church 21 Elliott Street, Leamington from 9 a.m. until Mass of the Resurrection at 10 a.m. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice. Friends may share memories and make donations at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2890/Luigi-Di-Carlo/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Bromwich, Alfred “Al” of Petrolia

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Bromwich; Alfred – Peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital in Petrolia on May 23, 2017, Alfred Wallace Bromwich of Petrolia, passed away at the age of 87.  Beloved husband to the late Mary Bromwich (nee Stanley) for nearly 50 years.  Devoted father to Elizabeth (Robin) Brooker, Susan (David) Smith and Barbara (John) Brown.  Loving grandfather to Amanda Brooker, Crystal Brooker, Brittany (Aca) Steckler, Heather Brooker, Ashlee Smith and Michael (Julie) Brown and proud great-grandfather to Allie, Ashlynne and Lennox.  Al worked for the MTO for many years, building and maintaining highways including the 400 series and the QEW.  He was a devoted Mason, a long-time member of the Lambton Shrine Club, and was also a Kentucky Colonel.  Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of Al’s life will take place at a later date.  Interment will be in St. James Anglican Cemetery in Lucan Ontario.  As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lambton Shrine Club.  Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com

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FITZPATRICK, Betty (nee Ewing)

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully on May 11, 2017 at Huron Lodge with family by her side. Daughter of the late Albert and Dorothy Ewing. Loving wife of the late Wilfred Fitzpatrick. Beloved mother of David (Pat) Fitzpatrick, Jane Fitzpatrick, Vincent (Cathy) Fitzpatrick, and Myra Horwath. Loving grandmother of Kyle (Heather), Kelly (Katie), Steve, Aaron, Erik, Christine, Jeff, and Shane. Great-grandmother of Tyler, Peyton, Brodyn, Caiden, Riley, Steve Jr., and Thomas. Sister of the late John (Rita) Ewing. Survived by sister-in-law Margaret Pasceri. Betty will be missed by many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Special thanks to the staff of Huron Lodge for their outstanding care. Betty attended Oxford University, and served as a bike messenger in England during World War II. After coming to Canada, she worked as a legal secretary. Betty had a generous spirit, helping everyone she could, including all animals that had a special place in her heart. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Humane Society or the Alzheimer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos, or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DORION, Gladys

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Passed away in the presence of her loving family on May 12, 2017 at 57 years of age.  Predeceased by her husband Michael Dorion (2008).  Loving and caring mother of Mike and Jenn Ellis.  Devoted grandmother of Nathan and Madi Ellis.  Dear daughter of Bob and the late Jennie Ellis.  Caring sister of 13 siblings and auntie to many many nieces and nephews.  Special thanks to her brother Gerry and sister Wanda for always being there.  If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated.  Visitation Tuesday from 12 noon until time of Service at 1 p.m. at Families First, South Windsor 3260 Dougall Avenue (519-969-5841).  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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McCarthy, Theresa (nee O’Hara)

Posted by on May 23, 2017

The family of Theresa are deeply saddened by the loss of their precious mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on May 12, 2017.

Beloved wife of Patrick for 62 years.  Loving mom of Kim (2009) and Alan Merritt of Kingsville, Mark and Connie McCarthy of Sarnia.  Dearest daughter of  the late Wilford and Rose (Burns) O’Hara.  Cherished Grandma of Sean Merritt and his wife Heather MacPherson , Brooke and Steve Simon of Kingsville, Mason, Justin and Kelsey McCarthy of Sarina.

Dear sister of the late Margaret and her late husband Gerald Strong.  Dear sister-in-law of the late Helen and her late husband Clifford McGuire, the late Edward McCarthy and his late wife Eleanor, the late Doris and her late husband Joseph McKrow, the late Ann and her late husband Hugh Allen, the late Warren McCarthy who is survived by his wife Marguerite, the late Margaret wife of Norman Buller, the late Doran McCarthy and survived by his wife Helen. Theresa is also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Theresa retired as secretary from the Windsor Separate School Board in 1992.

If you so desire donations to Canadian Mental Health Association or the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

A private family service will be held. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Kerr, Gordon Graham

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 12, 2017 at 88 years of age. Reunited with his parents Adam and Mary Kerr. Beloved brother of Janet (the late George) Adlam, Mary (the late Ray) Gaul, the late Margaret (the late Doug) Shields, the late Adam (Shirley) Kerr, Dorothy (the late Don) Brouyette, the late Donald (Donna) Kerr, Ronald (the late Dinah) Kerr, and Elaine (the late Bill) Coleman. Gord will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. He worked at Windsor Utilities for many years. If you so desire, donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday at 10:00a.m at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Durante, Giovanni “John”

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 70 years of age, after spending more than a year at Dr. Y. Emara Complex Care.  Loving husband of 40 years to “Linda” Clorinda Figliuzzi.  Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Filomena Durante.  Son-in-law of late Bonaventura and Saverina Figliuzzi.  Loving brother of Saverio (Rosemary) and the late Maria 2001, Giuseppe (Iola), Mario (Pille), Rose and Anna of Toronto.  Brother-in-law of Vittoria and Rick Ward,  Teresa and Luigi Cutraro.  Dear ZIO to Mena, Cathy, Tony, Adriano & Elisa Durante,  Mario, Luca, Giuliano Cutraro, and Elisa Ward.  Dearly loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins in Canada and Italy.  John was godfather to many of our nieces and nephews and children of our dear friends. He was a dedicated employee of Ford Motor Co. for 32 years.  We extend our deep gratitude to Dr. Liam, Dr. Aoun, Dr. Sijan and all the wonderful nurses and therapists and to John’s family doctor Dr. Michael Leung who made house visits when John was home.  In his memory, donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated with gratitude.  Visitation Tuesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Prayers Tuesday 4:30 p.m.  Funeral Wednesday 10 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 804 Grand Marais Rd E., for funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Deslippe, Jean (nee Marshall)

Posted by on May 23, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean on May 14, 2017 at 86 years of age. Nothing could slow her down, not even 4 types of cancer over 19 years. Beloved mother of Dawne & Paul.  Cherished Nana of Jennifer & Anthony and Carolyn & Brandon. Loving great nana of Gabriella (2017).  Survived by her sisters Elsie (Gordon 1998), Shirley (Walter 2015), her brother the late Jackie and by many nieces and nephews. Jean was a dear friend to Mike & Kathy and Nana Jean to Kylen and Webber. She retired as an executive secretary from Chrysler Canada in 1990 after 40 years of service. Jean coached Junior Bowling for 52 years and was recognized in 2015 for 50 years of volunteer service by the Ontario government. Jean will be sadly missed by her best friends Ruth and Carol. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Caroline Hamm, Dr. David Scarfone, and Crystal, Melissa and all the PSWs from Bayshore who took care of her. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share Memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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POOLE, Maurice “Maurie”

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Peacefully, at home, with family by his side on May 17, 2017 at 88 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of 65 years to Bernice (nee Hull). Loving father of Patricia, Stephen and John. Cherished grandpa of Breanne. Dear brother of Joyce and husband Mel Robertson. Maurie worked for Monroe Systems for business for 40 years and had a passion for gardening. If you so desire, donations to the War Amps would be appreciated by family. Cremation services were held. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Stewart, Kate Celeste

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, on May 16, 2017 at the age of 95.  Devoted wife of the late John Stewart (1961).  Survived by her daughter Jacqueline Linda Jacob (Edward) and her son Paul William Stewart (Judy).  Cherished grandmother of John Jacob, Kristen McPherson (Marshall) and step-grandmother of Ben and Matt Fisher.  Great grandmother of Blayke McPherson.  Also survived by her sister Mary Prescott of Toronto, brother-in-law Nelson Stewart (Joan) of Hamilton and many nieces and nephews. Kate will be missed by her adoring cat Babe.  Kate was a long-time resident of South Walkerville (68 years).  She worked at Remington Rand in Hamilton, Department of Veteran’s Affairs in London and retired from J.T. Wing Ltd. Windsor in 1982.  She was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and the Red Wings.  Kate was loved by many of her neighbours and was always there to help when asked.  Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses at Windsor Regional Hospital- Metropolitan Campus for their care and compassion.  Additional thanks to Dr. Reema Ray, Dr. R. Seski and Dr. J. Warwaruk for their kind and considerate support.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society, the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Windsor Regional Hospital-Metropolitan Campus (Palliative Care) would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Friends and family are invited to remember Kate and share memories on June 3, 2017, between 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at 2405 Lincoln Road, Windsor.  Interment will take place at White Chapel Cemetery in Ancaster, Ontario at a later date.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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Morais, Marcel Joseph

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on May 19, 2017 at 87 years of age. Husband of Rita (nee Marchand). Loving father of Reginald Morais. Dear son of the late Azilda and Medric Morais of St. Isidore NB. Dear brother of Philomene (Eurcher) Losier of Tracadie NB and Azilda Morais (Fred Hacket) of Bathurst NB and Aurele Morais of PEI and the late Anita (Alfred), Gerarda Watters, Edgar (Helena), Romeo, Gerard (Baselisse), Alcide and Mederic. Also survived by many nieces and nephews in Windsor and NB. Marcel enjoyed drawing in pencil and ink medium. He was a dedicated employee with Canada Post for 33 years. Special thanks to all staff at the Villages of St. Clair especially the village of Harrow. “You gave Marcel exceptional care” If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or the Charities of Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary or the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. No Visitation at the Funeral Home. On Wednesday family and friends are invited to gather after 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (834 Raymo and Wyandotte St.) for visitation followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HEBERT, Leon Joseph “Bill”

Posted by on May 23, 2017

76 years of age passed away on May 18, 2017 at Hospice Windsor.  Loving husband of over 53 years to Elizabeth “Betty”.  Brother to Marie & husband Dan Hebert, Madonna & the late Pat Mallen, the late Betty & Ernest Reaume, the late Vincent & Elaine Ouellette, the late Adrienne & George Kelly.  Brother-in-law to the late Daniel Porter & wife Jacqueline, the late Janie & John LeBlanc, late Lorna & Gaston Pitre, Dorthy Porter & Wayne Namtu, Thalda & Fred Gallant.  Godfather to Kristie Pitre, Charlene Porter and James Egan.  Uncle to many nieces & nephews.  Special thanks to cousin Gloria LaBranche.  In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice of Windsor Essex would be appreciated.  Bill retired from Essex Golf & Country Club.  He was a kind and generous man who had a soft heart for anyone in need and he will be missed by many.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. with funeral prayers at 8:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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BIGELOW, Jennifer Lee

Posted by on May 23, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Jennifer on May 20, 2017 at the age of 51.  Loving daughter of Dianne Dodds Bigelow, Vern & wife Cindy Bigelow.  Cherished sister of Mark and beloved aunt to Luke.  She will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins.  Jennifer was a very accomplished Equestrian Horse Rider, active at Heritage Park Alliance Church, and enjoyed time with her co-workers and friends.  In lieu of flowers, the family request a donation to the Humane Society or a charity of your choice.  Visitation will take place on Wednesday at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm and 7:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 8:00 p.m.  Cremation will follow.  Interment of Cremated Remains will take place on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

 

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Desjarlais, Larry

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Peacefully with his family by his side on May 20, 2017 at 87 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Yvonne (2005). Loving father of Paul & wife Barb and Jean-Marc & wife Valerie. Cherished grandpa of Greg & Janice, Jackie & Chad, Matthew, Justin, and Jason. Treasured great-grandfather of Joshua, Sierra, Evan, Brennan, Mayce. Special companion of Dorothy. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated by the family.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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