web_strople_philipPassed away on December 25, 2013 at the age of 90.  Loving husband and best friend of Joyce (nee: Copland for 63 years).  Cherished father of Eric and wife Laura Strople and  Michael and wife Kathi Strople. Beloved grandfather of Sarah and Amy Lafreniere and great-grandfather of Janiya, Branden, Andrew, Katrina and Javien. Dear son of the late Howard and Laura Strople.  Beloved brother of Allen and wife Barbara Strople and the late Doris and Herb Martin, Howard and wife Gwen, William and wife Evelyn Strople. Dear brother-in-law of the late Jean Sole, Don husband to the late Eleanor Copland, Bonnie and husband Art Funnell and Mal husband to the late Lisa Copland.  Several nieces and nephews also survive. Philip was active in the Merchant Marines from 1943-1946, and a former Canada Customs Officer retiring in 1980.  If you so desire, memorial donations to Alzheimer’s Association or Windsor & Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Visitations Friday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral service Saturday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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