Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Leamington Hospital on March 10, 2012 at 82 years of age. Loving husband of the late Diana (1994). Cherished father of Mary-Ann and husband Neil Reaume. Treasured Papa of Todd Reaume and fiancé Laura Scott and son Dante, Kristen and husband Jason Pogue. Great-grandfather of Kennedy and Emerson Reaume. Beloved brother of nine brothers and sisters. Brother-in-law of Marcel and wife Rosa Vereecke and family. Also survived by many nieces and nephews in Belgium.  Emiel was a lifelong contractor in Essex County. He was a former Volunteer Member of the Essex Fire Department and the Cottam Rotary Club. Emiel was an active member of the Belgium Club. Cremation has taken place. Visitation Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of the Memorial Service at 11:30 a.m. at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex. Donations may be made to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your condolences or view Emiel’s Life Tribute video online at

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