SCHOLEY: Cecil George of Carlisle

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Cecil PicturePeacefully at Carpenter Hospice on Saturday, April 27, 2013 just shy of his 75th birthday. Dearly loved and missed by his wife Eleanor of 52 years. Remembered and loved by his children Corrie (Chris), Sean (Connie), Carmen (Kevin) and Cecil Jr. as well as his 8 grandchildren Cassie, Seani, Eric, Kitana, Benjamin, Avery, Daniel and Kiara and 3 great grandchildren Luca, MJ and Rogue. Will be sadly missed by his sister Maxine and the late Harry Tyios, and the late Marlene & Mickey Pritchard. Cecil will also be remembered  his candy  container friends.  A retired employee of Stelco with many years service.  Friends will be received at the KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St., N., Waterdown on Tuesday, August 30, from 2-4 to 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at CARLISLE UNITED CHURCH, Carlisle, Ontario on Wednesday, may 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment Strabane Cemetery.  If desired as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to either Carpenter Hospice or Carlisle United Church.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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LeBLANC-SMALL, Karen Elizabeth of Stoney Point

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SMALL, Karen 2oval47 years of Stoney Point, peacefully at home, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.  Beloved wife of Jean-Paul Damphousse.  Loving mother of Ben Small and Brad Small.  Cherished grandmother of Xavier and Landon.  Dear niece of Anelda (late Bruce) Higgins, Helena (Keith) Dawson, and Eldon (Gail) Black. Very best friend of Pauline Laporte (Pillon).  Family and friends will be received at VisitationParishChurch, Comber on Monday, April 29, 2013 from noon until time of Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m.  Cremation to follow.  Memorial donations to charity of choice appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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DUPUIS, Grant, of Tilbury

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DUPUIS, Grant, square65 years, of Tilbury, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013.  First and only love of wife Brenda for  43 years.  Proud father of Allan and Michelle Dupuis, and Susan and Wayne Benoit. Loving grandfather of Madison Dupuis, Matthew Pottier, Neriah and Emerson Benoit. Son of the late Leo and Eileen (MacMillan) Dupuis. Brother of Lee Ann (Murray) Mallett, Arlene (late Gale) Pearce, and Donalda (Nick) Lloyd. Sadley missed by his faithful companion Louie.  Cremation has taken place and memorial visitation will be held at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Chatham-Kent O.S.P.C.A. appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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ZOULA: Jerry Joseph of Palmyra

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Zoula, Jerry0001ZOULA, Sr.: Jerry Joseph – A resident of Palmyra, Jerry Zoula passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the age of 91. Son of the late František and Maria (Barkova) Zoula. Beloved husband of 59 years to the late Frances (nee Mahdal) (2011). Loving father of Peter and Elaine Zoula, Paul and Pat Zoula, Gloria and Jeff Harvey, Jerry Zoula Jr., Frank Zoula, Ed Zoula and Christine Zoula. Proud and loving grandfather to Lee and Rose Zoula, Matt and Emily Hodge, Paul and Jennifer Zoula and Stephen Zoula. Great-grandfather to Maximus Zoula and Mason Hodge. Predeceased by his brother Premysl Zoula. Jerry will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Our Dad was a proud farmer, loving husband and a wonderful father who loved his family and friends. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Funeral Home, 76 Main St. E. Ridgetown on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be held at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michaels Catholic Church 26 George St. Ridgetown on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery, Chatham. Memorial donations to honour Jerry’s life can be made to Community Living of Chatham-Kent and would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario, (519)674-3141.

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BAIRD, Shirley Cleary (nee ROBERTSON)

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WEB_Baird_ShirleyPeacefully on April 27, 2013 at 81 years of age. Loving wife of 58 years to Robert Baird.  Cherished mother of Penney Peebles, David Baird, Sharon and late husband Roger Dessureault and Colin Baird.  Loving grandma of Lindsey, Ryan, Roger, Tia, Kaitlin, Hollie, Tyler and Dillon and great grandmother to Makaylin, Alex, Brady and Matilda.  Dear sister to James and late wife Teresa Robertson and Tom and late wife Penny Robertson.  Dear sister in law of James and late wife Margaret McArthur, Kay and Bob Giles and Pat and the late Leo Boutet.  Many loving nieces and nephews also survive.  Shirley was a founding member of Glenwood United Church and a dedicated member of the Scottish Society of Windsor.  If you so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday 3-5 & 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday family and friends are invited to meet at Glenwood United Church (1825 Grand Marais Rd West) after 10:00am followed by Funeral Service at 11:00am. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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LITTLE, Cindee Dee (nee SHIELDS

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web_Little_CindeeOn April 27, 2013, with her loving family by her side.  Dear wife of Randy Little. Cherished mother of Terry and wife Shaina Muir.  Predeceased by her parents Dora and Marshall Shields and her in laws Marjorie and Francis Little.  Survived by her sisters Lynn Barker and husband Richard, Jo-Anne Danchuk and husband Blaine, and her brother Rick Shields and Linda Thornton and predeceased by her brother John.  Dear sister-in-law of Rodney and Vera Little, Charlene and Dennis Nosella, Rick and Robert Little.  Treasured Nanny of Hunter and Ryder Muir.  Will be sadly missed by several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Windsor Regional Hospital-Metropolitan Campus, ICU Unit for love and compassion.  If you so desire, donations to the M.S. Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Monday 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Tuesday, 11:30 a.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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MICHALSKI, Catherine Mary (nee FEKETE)

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WEB_Michalski_CatherinePassed away peacefully on April 28, 2013 at the age of 88 years.  Loving wife to the late Michael (2006).  Cherished mother to Janice and husband Tim Bailey. Proud grandmother to Cassandra, Christopher and Jason. Dear sister to John and wife Anne Fekete, Mary wife to the late Peter Dunselman and the late Theresa and husband Richard Small.  Dearest sister-in-law to Penny Michalski.  Catherine will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends.  Catherine was a member of the LaSalle Friendship Club.  If you so desire, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday May 4, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle after 10 a.m., followed by Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca 

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CROSSAN: Evelyn; formerly Laker (nee Seed) of London and formerly Strathroy

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-  Formerly Laker (nee Seed) passed away in her 81st year at LHSC Victoria Hospital on April 26, 2013.  Beloved wife of the late Thomas Crossan.  Loving mother of Shirley Crouse, Sharon (Mark) Feeney, and her 3 predeceased sons LeRoy, Larry and Frederick Laker; children of the late Melvin Laker.  Step-mother of Tom (Sheila), Barb (Brian), Gail, Kathleen (Allen), Peggy, Rob (Kathy), and Greg (Mia).  Dear sister of the late Mary (Cecil) Keck, the late Rev. Charles (Joyce) Seed (late Renita Seed),  and the late Robert (Elizabeth) Seed, sister-in-law of Robert (Dolores) Crossan.  Proud grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Survived by several nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Denning Bros, Funeral Home, Strathroy on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11 a.m, with Rev. Karen Nelles officiating.  Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice are welcomed.    A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Evelyn.

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MASTRONARDI, Katherine (Bilinski) of Leamington

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With her family and loved ones by her side, Katherine passed away peacefully in her home on  April 27, 2013, at the age of 51. Katherine is the beloved mother of her daughter, Lisa.  Katherine is predeceased by her parents Joesph Billinski and Helen McLaren, and nephew Tony Mastronardi. She will lovingly be remembered by her daughter Lisa, and dear friend Davide Mastronardi, her siblings Rick & wife Pam, David, Dominic & wife Robin, and Silvio and wife Mariolina. She was a dear Aunt to Nicolas & Jenn, Kory and & Crystal, Michelle & Dave, Chrissy & Elgin, and Dominic Jr.  She was a great Aunt to Cody and Chloe, Myranda, Mackenzie and Megan, Christian, Lucas, and Kelly, Reagan and Jaron, and Ava and Khloe. Forever cherished by her beloved dog, Weezy, and their daily walks.    Katherine showed incredible strength and high spirits throughout her fight over the past 5 years. Her happiness and courage she gave to all of those around her will not be forgotten. Her daughter Lisa would especially like to thank Leamington Shoppers Drug Mart for their compassion and assistance, the nurses at St. Elizabeth, in particular her friend Cheryl and Hospice of Windsor. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) will take place on Tuesday April 30 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Katherine’s life will be at the Funeral Home on Wednesday May 1st, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Shoppers Drug Mart Dragon Boat for the Cure team or the Windsor Regional Cancer Clinic. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Clark, Margaret Gale

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At Bluewater Health on Saturday April 27, 2013 MARGARET GAIL (HUGHES) CLARK age 72 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Charles Franklin Clark and mother of Danny Cassey. Cherished sister of Irene Williams. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son Harold Gordon, parents Fred and Dorothy Hughes and brothers Fred and John Hughes. Private cremation arrangements. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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NAPPER; Gerald of Petrolia

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Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at University Hospital, London on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  Born in Petrolia GERALD ROSS NAPPER, was the son of the late Ernest and Eva (nee Currah) Napper, and was in his 77th year.  Gerald was the husband of Lynda (nee Loosemore) for just short of 46 years.  He was the proud and loving father of his two sons Brian and his wife Stacey Napper and Kevin and his wife Jewel Lambert.  Gerald was also the proud grandpa to Morgan, Austin, Kerisha, and Hayley.  He will be remembered by his step-mother Helen Napper.  He will be missed by his aunt  Dorothy Brain and his wife’s siblings Bonnie (Ray) Core, Donna Aylesworth, Jim (Marydon) Loosemore, and Margaret Loosemore.  He was predeceased by brother’s and sister’s-in-law June (Gary) Somes, Bob Loosemore, Lynne (Jerry) Hussey, and Jim Aylesworth.  Gerald farmed near Petrolia and was a graduate of Ridgetown Agricultural Collage. Visitors will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Pat Milliken of St. Paul’s United Church officiating.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or St. Paul’s United Church.   Memories, condolences, and pictures may shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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WESTGATE: Manville Wesley of Watford, Ontario

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Passed away peacefully at Watford Quality Care Centre on April 27th, 2013 at age 89. Husband of Gladys (Watson)(2004). Father of Donna (Ron) Edgar. Sister Pearl (Don) Wright. Sister-in-law Lillian (Archie). Brother-in-law Rae Watson. Predeceased by Brothers Kenneth (1995)(Ferne), Archie (2003), Sister Leila Plumb (2004)(Raymond). Son of the late Thomas and Wreatha Westgate. Survived by many nieces and nephews and by friends Wanda S., Mary D. and Jim H. Manville was born on September 24th, 1923 in Warwick Township. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 from 7-9pm at the WATFORD CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, May 1st at 1pm with Rev. Father Tom Anderson officiating. Interment to follow at Watford Cemetery. Donations to the Sarnia Lambton VON, Watford Quality Care Auxiliary or Bayshore Home Health would be appreciated by the family. Donations and condolences may be left online at www.denningfuneralhome.com .

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Broks, Anna ( van der Loo ) of Algoma Manor, Thessalon formerly of Richard’s Landing, Ontario

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July 16, 1920 – April 27, 2013
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Algoma Manor, Thessalon on Saturday April 27, 2013. Anna Broks formerly of Richard’s Landing , beloved wife and best friend of the late Martin ( Ties ). Loving mother of Maria, John, Diena ( Laurence ) and Johanna ( David ). Special Grandma to Vernon, Geoffrey, Stephen, Martin, Andrew, Dave, Sherie and Nicole and Great Cookie Grandma to Joshua, Rylie, Eli, Navid, Martina and Sophie. Survived in The Netherlands by her sister Drika, brother-in-law Toon and his wife An. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and The Netherlands. Born in Son, The Netherlands, Anna was the daughter of Arnoldus and Maria van der Loo. Anna and Martin emigrated to Canada in 1947 and spent the years since 1949 living and farming on St. Joseph Island. A private Celebration of Anna’s life will be held on the family farm at a later date. A special thanks to the Algoma Manor caregiving staff for the wonderful care given to Anna the past two years. Donations to Matthews Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the Algoma Manor Charitable Foundation gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon. www.beggsfh.com

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BROWN, Margaret of Palmerston, formerly of Monkton

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Brown, Margaret Belle (nee Leake) – passed away peacefully at her residence in Royal Terrance Nursing Home, Palmerston on Saturday April 27, 2013 at the age of 98.  Margaret was formerly of Monkton where she was a faithful member of Knox Presbyterian Church.  She will be lovingly remembered for her love of gardening and needlework.

Beloved wife of the late Howard Brown who predeceased her in 1978. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Benson and Georgina (Lawson) Leake and her brother Dr. Lawson Leake and his wife Marion.

Visitation will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Thursday May 2, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sarah Thompson officiating.  Interment in North Logan Cemetery, Monkton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Monkton appreciated.

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Mooney, Brad

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web_Mooney_BradfordPassed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on April 26, 2013 at the age of  56  years.  Loving husband and best friend to Diane. Beloved step-father to Shannon and husband Shawn Clenighan, Kim Bauer and Cedric Henry, Nadine Bauer. Adored grampa to Jason, David, Brooke-Lynn, Nathan, Jillian and Myah. Dear brother to Norm and wife Linda Perhan, Eunice McClary, Cheryl Mooney, Richard Mooney, Keith and wife Ollie Mooney and Maureen Reiner. Brad will be missed by his many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law nieces, nephews and friends. If you so desire memorial donations to the Brain Injury Association of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Private family visiting and service was held at 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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Masaro, Albino

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Surrounded by his family, he passed away peacefully, on April 27, 2013 at 79 years of age. Loving husband of Lina for 48 years. Dear father of Adriana and husband Frank DeLuca and Egidio. Adored Nonno of Daniel and Joseph. Pre-deceased by his parents Antonio & Marina Masaro and his father and mother-in-law Giovanni & Tommasina Cuzzocrea. Loved brother of Maria (late Carlo), the late Gino (Silvana) and the late Egidio. Survived by brothers and sisters-in-law Lucia (Pasquale), Carmela (Lillo), Leo (Angela), Gianna (Orfeo) and Marisa (Agostino), as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Albino was part owner of Masaro Bros. Ltd. He will always be remembered for his work ethic, his care-free spirit and his commitment to his family. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9pm. Prayers Tuesday at 3:30pm.  Funeral Wednesday 9:15am  from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. to St. Philippe and St. Anne Vietnamese Church (Formerly St. Patrick’s Church) (1630 Partington Ave) for Funeral Mass at 10am. Entombment to follow Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FATA: Randy

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FATA, Randy – Suddenly on Thursday, April 25th, 2013, Randy Fata in his 40th year. Beloved son of Elaine Derrah-Fata and Frank Fata and stepson of Paul Dixon.  Dear brother of Lisa Fata-Rahaman and brother-in-law of Inch Rahaman.  Survived by his grandmother Caterina Fata.  Randy was a father to Emma and an uncle to Micah, Mateo and Jameele.  He will be missed by several aunts, uncles and cousins.  A memorial service will be conducted at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior.  Private family inurnment.  Donations to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation or to the St. Joseph’s Health Care – Breast Care Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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McLeod, Walter Burns

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McLEOD, Walter Burns – Peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Rosewood Manor, Sarnia.  WALTER McLEOD, born Dec.14th,1922, son of J.K & Alexandra McLeod, was formerly of Kintore, Oxford County. Loving husband of 69 years plus to Jean (Brock-Thorndale).  Loving father of Lynda of Toronto, grandfather of John and SunYoung Sauve, and the late Jimmie Sauve, great grandfather of Amber, Isabelle, Jade, and Katherine, and great great grandfather of Lylah and Sarah. Brother of Ralph & Betty of Thamesford, and Marion of Hamilton. Predeceased by brothers Ross, Alex, Gordon, Hector, and Cecil. Walter was a Life member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. 216, and Petrolia & Washington Lodge branch 260, was a Barber in Petrolia for 42 years, and was a lifelong Maple Leaf fan.  Special thanks to Dr. Mather and staff, and also to Dorthy Camanto, Ross, Ted, Ashley, and Ross Ptomley.  A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to CEE Hospital Foundation (Pat Mailloux Eye Centre), and can be arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100. Reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Petrolia.  Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.

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KULI, Andrea Louise (nee BARNARD)

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Peacefully on April 26, 2013, at the age of 68, with her loving family by her side.  Loving wife of Joseph for 47 years.  Cherished mother of Scott.  Also survived by her brother Edward Barnard and wife Paula, and her aunt Geraldine.  Predeceased by her sister Shirley and her brother Raymond.  Andrea will be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters-in-law.  Special thanks to her relatives and close friends, especially Doreen Kuli, Irene Wharram, and Raquel Ferris and also the doctors, nurses and staff at Hotel Dieu-Grace Hospital and Windsor Regional Hospital-Metropolitan Campus.   Andrea was a nurse to both people and adopted animals.  She was a strong lady.  If you so desire, donations to Windsor & Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  A private family service has been held and cremation has taken place.  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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WOODS, Donald Robert of Waterdown, ON

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Don Woods2April 17, 1935 – April 26, 2013

It is with sad and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Don Woods, Professor Emeritus at McMaster University and friend to many. He leaves behind his best friend and beloved wife of 52 years, Diane, and his children, Russell Glen (predeceased), Suzanna Lynn Peters (Dennis Dallaire), and Cynthia Jane Veals (Scott). His five all-star grandsons will miss Poppa: Caleb, Marcus, and Andrew Veals, and Nicholas and Benjamin Peters. Don was a chemical engineering professor at McMaster University from 1964-2000 where he won many teaching awards. He was also an artist, banjo player, square dancer, builder, author, genealogist, and great reader. He loved spending time at Kinlough, our 200 acre retreat in Bruce County. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held at ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH, 329 Parkside Drive, Waterdown on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1 p.m., Rev. John Allsop presiding. Reception to follow in the church hall. Donations may be made to St. James United Church, Christian Children’s Fund, or to a charity of your choice. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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SULLIVAN: Marilyn June (nee Stowe) of Blenheim

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Sullivan, MarilynSULLIVAN: Marilyn June (nee Stowe) – A lifelong resident of Blenheim, Marilyn Sullivan passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus with her family at her side on Friday, April 26, 2013 at the age of 73. Born in Blenheim, Marilyn was the daughter of the late John Henry and Florence Irene (Walker) Stowe. Beloved wife of the late Charles Sullivan (2000). Loving mother of John Sullivan (Joanne) of Blenheim, Mark Sullivan (Lisa) of Blenheim, Mike Sullivan (Brenda) of Blenheim, Rick Sullivan (Karrie) of Chatham and Marcie Dietrich (David) of Windsor. Proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren and great-grandmother to 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings John Henry “Jack” Stowe (1985), Ken Stowe (1986), Dorothy Huckle (2004) and Linda Grinage(2012). Sister-in-law to Molly Stowe and Shirley Stowe. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Marilyn owned and operated the Blenheim Laundromat for over 25 years. A Private Family Service for Marilyn will be held at a later date. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Marilyn to the O.S.P.C.A – Chatham-Kent or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, 519-676-3451. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, “The Butterfly” Have you seen a caterpillar crawling on the ground and noticed how it is so earthly bound!! But, inside that caterpillar, he knows that there is more for someday God will transform him and give him wings to soar. What a beautiful day when the caterpillar is majestically changed and his body is wonderfully arranged. He now has freedom… Total freedom to fly. For he has become a “Butterfly”.

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Firman, Thomas William

Posted by on April 26, 2013

web_firman_thomasPeacefully on April 25, 2013 at 85 years of age. Beloved Husband of the late Annette Firman (2005).  Cherished father of Tom and wife Jessica Firman. Loving Pepé of Thomas, Dylan and Brooke Firman. Dear brother of Mick and wife Barb Firman, Shirley and husband Romaine Cote, Jack and late wife Patricia Firman, Edna and husband Red McLister and the late Olive and husband Albert Hazzard the late Fred and Vivian Firman the late Leonard and Bunny Firman. Dear brother-in-law of the late Rene Tremblay, the late Roland Tremblay, Paul and his late wife Dolores Tremblay and the late Theresa and husband Bob Dolan. Special uncle to Richelle Dolan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday April 29, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Prayers Monday 4:00 pm at Families First 2130 Front Rd, LaSalle. 519-969-5841. On Tuesday April 30, 2013, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle (219 Sacred Heart Dr.) after 9:30am followed by Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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St. Pierre, Mariette

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web_stpierre_mariettePassed away peacefully on April 25, 2013 at the age of 87 years.  Loving wife to the late Archie (1998).  Cherished mother of Carmen Eddie, Armond and wife Rita St. Pierre, Leo St. Pierre, Garland and wife Tammy St. Pierre, Janet and husband Frank Berlingieri, Julie and husband Frank Heynsbroek, Susan and husband Tony Rinaldi and the late Carl St. Pierre (1984).  Dear daughter of the late Henri and Hortence Bourgeois.  Loving grandma to twenty-three grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and predeceased by one great grandchild Cayle St. Pierre (2012). Beloved sister-in-law of Josephine Bourgois and Mary St. Pierre. Predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Mariette was a member of TOPS LaSalle, member of Sacred Heart Church LaSalle and the Tuesday afternoon Seniors Bowling group at Bowlero. The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Southwood Lakes Extendicare for your exceptional care given to our mother. If you so desire memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5, 7-9  p.m.  Prayers Monday 7:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church LaSalle after 12:30 p.m. followed by Mass at 1:30 p.m. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Janisse, William Dale

Posted by on April 26, 2013

WEB_Janisse_WilliamPeacefully on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81, while surrounded by his three sons, Dale, Bruce and Dan, husbands of Linda, Theresa and Nadine.  Predeceased by his wife Doreen King, and his first wife Joan Anne.  Dear brother of Larry and sister of Rita Corriveau.  Predeceased by his sister Barbara Neil.  Cherished grand father of Jordan, Stephanie Enns and husband Mark, Brett, Sarah, Reed, Kellen and Luke.  Bill will be sadly missed by his extended family, especially Maureen Coons and Shirley Wagle.  Bill loved his family, was a talented softball player and loved all sports.  He was very generous with his time and always loved a good garage sale.  His sense of humour and wit will always be remembered by all.  If you so desire, donations to Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by his family.  Visitation Monday 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Tuesday at 9:30 a.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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McKENNEY, Cora Winnifred of Brockville

Posted by on April 26, 2013

Cora McKenneyEntered into rest at the Brockville General Hospital Garden Street Site, on Friday April 26th, 2013, Cora (Plant) McKenney of Brockville age 90 years.  Beloved wife of the late Alred E. McKenney.  Loving mother of Joan Byers (Wayne) and Dennis McKenney (Ada) all of Brockville.  Cherished grandmother to 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Dear sister of Freda Cowell (Austin) of Kingston, Edith Munro of Seeley’s Bay, Clinton Plant (Gert) of Cardinal and the late Hilda McDonald, Ida MacDonald, Ruby Rathwell, Velma Lackey, Herman Plant and Edward Plant.  Also missed by sisters-in-law Ruth Snowdon, Thelma Kyle and Evelyne Plant, her brother-in-law Gordon MacDonald and many nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends at the Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville, on Wednesday May 1st, 2013 from noon until the time of Service.  The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. In memory of Cora donations to the charity of  your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.  Messages of condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com

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