Front of Memorial Card 1st Choice283 years, of Tilbury, passed away at home on Thursday, January 16, 2014.  Beloved husband of the late Annette Marie (Bourdeau) for 64 years.  Devoted father of Gail Iadipaolo (Joe), Brenda Pearson (Jim), Jill LaPorte, Beth McKay (Mike), Andrea Jane Bourdeau (Breen), and Lynn Breault (Ken).  Beloved papa of Ryan, Andrea, Jeffrey, John, Stephanie, Justine, Scott, Christine, Joey, Goa, Sean, Brandy, Katie, and Kat. Adored great grandfather of Mikaela, Aelan and Brenna. Dear brother of Loretta Reno (Paul), and the late Florence Good, Rudy, Edward, Lenard, Bernard, and Walter Schramek.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Edwin made his family top priority.  He enjoyed spending his time working on various handyman projects and had many business endeavours.  He had a giving heart, one that gave both acts of kindness and wisdom of thought.  As your expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor or Canadian Cancer Society.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Sunday from 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Parish prayers 4 p.m. Sunday.  Knights of Columbus prayers 8:00 p.m. Sunday.  Funeral service from the funeral home Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.  Online condolences may be shared at

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