Maurice “Moe” Tessier

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Peacefully, on March 22, 2017 at the age of 85. Predeceased by his loving wife Shirley (2009). Dear father of Sherry Gaudette, Brett and wife Diane, and predeceased by Maurice (1997, survived by Lorrie). Cherished Papa of Jennifer, Janine, Scott, Kagan and Sandra, Sean, Jason and Mandy, Kaitlyn and Mitch and Erin. Great Papa of Selena, Islay, Ruby and Sawyer. Survived by his siblings Ralph and wife Joanne, Cecile (the late Don), Clifford (the late Gail), Ron and Doris, and predeceased by Milton and wife Kay. Moe will be sadly missed by June and Richard Todd, Lynda Roberts and many nieces and nephews. Moe retired from Chrysler Canada after 43 years of service. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council # 9865. Moe was a craftsman who enjoyed woodworking. He will always be remembered for his generosity and giving spirit. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Erie Shores would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Friday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Knights of Columbus council # 9865 prayers at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, friends are invited to join the family after 12:30 p.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. at St. John Vianney Church, 8405 Cedarview Street. Burial to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, condolences or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Boismier, Eva Joan

Posted by on March 21, 2017

Passed away on March 20, 2017 at 87 years of age. Reunited with her first husband Hector Bechard and second husband William Boismier. Beloved mother of Yvette (Ernest) LeClair, Annette Cutting, Judy (Anthony) Macyshyn, Brenda (Ken) Grundy and Billie Jo (Stan) Duquette. Loving Grandma of Tracy Hunt, Evelyn and Cory Cutting, Wilhemina Robinet, Ken Grundy, Sabrina Grundy, Billie Jo, Joanne, Tabitha, Stan Jr. Duquette and many great grandchildren who she adored. Dear sister of Don, Janet and predeceased by siblings Clayton, Lois and Jeannie. Joan will be sadly missed by her extended family and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation services were held. Memorial Visitation Thursday 3-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Memorial Service Friday at 1:00p.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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BREWER, Andrew

Posted by on March 21, 2017

It is with heavy hearts the family announce the passing of Andrew Brewer with his family by his side on March 20, 2017 at the age of 26. Beloved son of Mary Brewer. Loving brother of Adrian Brewer. He will be sadly missed by his Nana Chris LeBlanc, Little Papa the late Ivan LeBlanc, and his Big Papa William “Mike” Brewer. Nephew of Bill (Sharon) Brewer, Elizabeth “Liz” (Brian) Mulder, the late Leon LeBlanc, Dereck LeBlanc, Diana LeBlanc, Todd Shearon, and Brigham Shearon. Also loved by Grandma Sue Spiegelberg. Andrew will be incredibly missed by his cousins Anthony (Lea) Mulder, Sarah Mulder, Samantha Brewer, A-aron Mulder, Michael Brewer, TJ Glen, Alannah LeBlanc, Alex Boland, Meghan LeBlanc, Mattieu LeBlanc, and Brianna Hilge. Andrew will be dearly missed by many extended family and friends. The family would like to thank all of the angels of Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus for everything they did: The first responders, doctors and nurses in the ER, and the ICU team. Your tireless efforts and compassionate care will never be forgotten.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Visiting on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 at Families First South Windsor, 3260 Dougall Ave., 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends will gather after 10:00 a.m. at Windsor Christian Fellowship, 4490 Seventh Concession Rd., with Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Cowan-Eede, May (nee Crawford) of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on March 21, 2017

Cowan-Eede, May (nee Crawford)

Passed away peacefully in her 97th year on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Franklin Gardens Long Term Care. May was the beloved wife of the late Andrew Frederick Cowan (1940-1986) and the late William Eede (1990-2000). May is survived by her four sons and only daughter, Tom Cowan (Joanne), Larry Cowan (Marjorie), all of Mt. Brydges; Robert Cowan (Ruby), Kingsville; Dale Cowan (Karon), Embro; Nancy Kettle (Larry), Leamington. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren, Chad & Julie (Samantha & Sydney), Cori & Paul (Molly & Katie), Chris & Heather (McKenna & Easton), Kyle & Martha (Audrey), Ryan & Melissa (Ethan & Reese), Renata & Ryan (Cooper & Dawson), Julia & Eric (Isabella), Lisa & Adam, Jeremy, Matt & Holly (Brinley & Harper). May was predeceased by her sister Jean Balkwill (2012). May’s family would like to thank the staff at Franklin Gardens for their exceptional care over the past 10 years. Cremation has taken place. A private family memorial service will follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). If you wish to donate in May’s memory, the family has asked that donations be made to the Franklin Gardens Long Term Care Residence or to a charity of your choice. Family & Friends may share their memories or make an online donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2824/May-Cowan-Eede/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Conte, Giovanni

Posted by on March 20, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Giovanni Conte on March 19, 2017 surrounded by his family at 80 years of age. Cherished husband of Lucia (nee Di Pronio) for 57 years. Giovanni was a loving father to Anna and husband Claudio Mancini, and Tonino and wife Barbara Conte. Devoted nonno to Valentino (Melissa) Mancini, Luciano (Karissa) Mancini, Claudia (Jaime Welwood) Mancini, Giovanni Conte, Silvio Conte, and Vanessa Conte. Adored  bis-nonno to Talia Mancini.  Predeceased by his loving parents Donato and Maria-Lucia Conte.  Beloved son in-law of the late Paolo and Maria Di Pronio. Cherished brother of the late  Emidio  and Chiarina Conte, the late Antonio Conte (Italy),Bartolomeo (Santina) Conte, Angelina (Emidio) Menna, Assunta and the late Rocco D’Alimonte. Dearest brother-in-law of Salvatore and Linda Di Pronio (Italy).  Giovanni is survived by many family members throughout Canada and Italy.  Giovanni was born in Roccamorice Italy, immigrated to Canada in 1966 and was a dedicated family man who enjoyed the company of his grandchildren. Giovanni was a valued retired employee at Weston Bakery, and he also found great joy in completing small tasks around his home. He was an active member of the Giuseppe Verdi Club in Amherstburg. Along with enjoying visits with his grandchildren and great-granddaughter, he loved to watch Western movies. The family sincerely appreciated the care Giovanni received during his stay at Richmond Terrace in Amherstburg, especially from the nurses and PSW workers on the third floor west. If you desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex County or St. John the Baptist Restoration Fund. Visiting on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 4:00 p.m.   Funeral service on Friday March 24, 2017 at 9:45 am from Families First, 585 Sandwich St. South Amherstburg, 519-969-5841 then proceeding to St. John the Baptist Church for 10: 30 am Mass. Entombment to follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Caroline Alexina McIntosh (nee Boismier)

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Oct 23, 1939 – Mar 16, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Caroline. Cherished mother of 4 boys: Greg (Judy Lund), Chris, Scott (Gail) and Dean. Reunited with parents Vital and Rose Marie Boismier and siblings Vincent Boismier, Roger Boismier, Gerard Boismier, Bernice Boismier and Marlene Boismier. Survived by siblings Elaine Carter (Norman), Patricia Sinko (Frank), Ronald Boismier (Lynne) Michael Boismier and inlaws Pierrette Boismier, Joyce Boismier, Marlene Boismier and Gord Weatherby. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren: Bradley, Samantha, Alex, Ethan, Alyssa and Amber, as well as many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 594, 5030 Howard Ave, (519) 969-0551 on Thursday March 23, 2017. Visitation hours: 2:00-3:30 pm and 5:00-6:30 pm. Memorial service and interment at Victoria Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 4:00 pm with Fr. Greg Bonin. Dinner to follow visitation from 6:30– 8:00 pm at the Legion. Special thanks to Staff, Nurses and PSW’s at Huron Lodge Long Term Care Home for their loving care and kindness towards Caroline. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. Cremation entrusted to The Cremation Society of Windsor Essex County (519-969-5449). Condolences and Donations may be made online at www.CremationSociety.ca

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DOSTER, Anne

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Anne passed away peacefully on March 20, 2017 with family by her side.  At Anne’s request cremation has taken place.  Family to arrange for burial of ashes at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Rexdale, Ontario.  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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Grano, Rosina (nee Berardi)

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 19, 2017 at 85 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Giuseppe (2016) and her son Eugene (2013). Devoted mother of Teresa Guarasci and Frank (the late Tony 2009), Ermanna and Emilio Filice and daughter-in-law Lena. Loving and treasured Nonna of Anthony and Kasia, Lisa and Bill, Amy and Enrico, Robert and Marjan, Joe and Courtney, Stephanie and Ryan, Marco and Elisa, Jessica and Cory and Sonia and Alex. Special bis-nonna of Luca, Gabriella, Nicolas, Matteo, Viviana, and Dante. Beloved daughter of the late Giuseppe and Teresina Berardi. Sister of Elena, Albina and the late Maria. Daughter-in-law of the late Eugenio and Rosina. Sister-in-law of Francesco and Ida, Gina and predeceased by Chiarina, Marietta and Amelia. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends from Windsor, Toronto, Vancouver and Italy. Nanna lived for her family and her eyes lit up when surrounded by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Their best memories are of visiting Nanna and sitting around her kitchen table enjoying her home cooked meals and words of wisdom. Special thank you to mom’s nurse Adriana Cmaradon from ParaMed. In lieu of flowers, If you so desire, donations to Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation or United Way Windsor-Essex would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday from 2-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Wednesday 4:30p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:15a.m from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00a.m. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Robinet, Vivian Marie (nee Van Lare)

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully on March 18, 2017 at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of more than 60 years of the late Philias. Loving mother of Susan (the late Bill Fowler) and Larry (Laurel). Adored Mimi of Joel (Gisele), Jeremy (Taylor), Alicia (André Cormier), Angela, Hannah. Cherished great-grandmother of Luc and Eddie, Preston, and Evelyn. Dear sister of the late Jerry, Vic, and Evelyn. Vivian will be fondly remembered by her extended family, nieces and nephews in both the Van Lare and Robinet families. She was privileged to care for others at Riverview Hospital for many years. Vivian was a talented singer and faithful member of the choir at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel church. She was devoted to her family and shared her faith in God as well as her pride in her Belgian heritage throughout her life. Many thanks to her caregivers from Southgate Rest Home, Kingsville, and Leamington Hospital. Donations will be graciously accepted for the Hospice of Erie Shores, who provided exceptional care and compassion in her final days, or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Visitation will be Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with Parish Prayers at 4:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet after 9am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (4401 Mt. Royal Dr.) for Funeral Mass at 10am. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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POHANKA, Katherine (Cipkar) of Harrow

Posted by on March 20, 2017

88 years. Passed away March 19, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Mike (2013). Loving mother of Mike Jr. (Rose) Pohanka, late John (1997) (Cornelia) Pohanka, Paul (Zuzana) Pohanka, Kathy (George) Kroslak, Carolyn (Traian) Florica, Esther (John) Ursu, Edward Pohanka and David Pohanka. Loving “Mamichka” of Janet (Tony), Violet (Tim), Michael (Chrissy), Sherry (Garrett), Jerry (Terra), Christine, Jonathan, Laureen (Eric), David (Ashley), Philip, Diane, Kathie Lyn, Karla, Rebecca, Colleen, Donald (Angela), Patricia, Gordan, Lori, Tamara (Michael), James, Dana (Jacob) and Jordan. Great grandmother of Levi, Jaden, Penelope and Parker. Dear sister of Annie, Mrs. Carl Hrubik. Dear sister in law of Betty Cipkar. Predeceased by her brothers Sam, John and sisters Susan, Mary, Helen. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Friday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Clergy of the Apostolic Christian Church officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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BLOCK, Walter Late of Amherstburg

Posted by on March 20, 2017

 74 years, March 19, 2017. Loving father of Sarah Block, Windsor, Jessica Barlow, LaSalle. Beloved grandpa of Brandon and Emily. Also lovingly remembered by Kathie  Block. Dear brother Bill Block, Harrow, Alfred Chaly, Windsor and the late Freida Janzen. Walt was a Millwright for 43 ½ years at Seagram’s and retired in 2004. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Walt’s life will be held on Thursday March 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m at the Harrow Mennonite Church 3167 Walker Rd. Harrow, with Pastor Karen Sheil officiating. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Meals on Wheels, Harrow or Harrow Mennonite Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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DIDONE, Rita Mary Theresa (Kavanaugh) of Harrow, Formerly of Windsor.

Posted by on March 20, 2017

88 years. March 18, 2017. Late of Harrowood Seniors Community, formerly of Windsor. Beloved wife of the late Roy (1999). Loving mother of Derek (Debbie) Didone and Robin (Bob) Neiman. Loving grandma of Derek (Kirby) Didone, Daren (Katie) Didone,  Erin (Mike) Sementilli, Dennis Didone and Molly Monk. Loving G.G. of Ethan, Kaden, Ryan, Griffin, Sean, Kaitlyn, Emmitt, Evan and Charlotte. Predeceased by her brothers Mickey, Don, Norman Kavanaugh and sister Margaret Young. Special friend of Donna (Kevin) Monk. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet  at St. Anthony of Padua Church 120 Munger St. W. Harrow, ON. Wednesday March 22, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. until the time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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Taylor, Arthur Franklin

Posted by on March 19, 2017

Art passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 15, 2017 at 89 years of age.  He leaves behind his beloved wife and best friend of 67 years, Gladys (nee Letourneau).  Loving father of Tim & wife Pam, Cathy & husband Ted, Chris & wife Doris, Matt & wife Mary.   Cherished Grandpa of Dana Taylor, Tammy Biscan, Jacques Laframboise (Jill), Justin Laframboise (Jenn), Michelle Oldridge (Shawn), Kristi Boughner (Brad), Chris & Katie Taylor.  Much beloved Great-Grandpa of Jordyn Renaud-Boughner, Kylie and Madelyn Oldridge.  Son of the late Viola and Lionel Taylor and survived by his brother George.  Art will be sadly missed by many sister & brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews. Art retired from Chrysler Canada, Labour Relations after 40 years of service.  He was  president of Riverside Minor Hockey Association for many years and a member of the K of C Council #4924.  Art devoted his life to caring for his family, leaving us with many great memories to cherish.  He was so very proud of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, they were his pride and joy.  He was active until his very last day, always helping others in any way he could.

Special thanks to W.R.H. – Ouellette Campus 6E, especially Jessica, Jenna & Melissa.  Also thanks to Drs. Yap, Aoun and Liang for your exceptional care and compassion shown to Art and our family.   In kindness, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation Sunday 2pm until time of Memorial Service at 4pm 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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McLeese, Judy (nee St. Louis)

Posted by on March 19, 2017

Peacefully on March 15, 2017 at 69 years of age. Beloved wife of William. Cherished mother of Shannon Davison (Ray), Colleen Martin and Todd McLeese. Loving grandma of Troy, Zachary and Gabrielle and great grandma of Juliette Louise. Adored sister of Anita Heuchan and Janet St. Louis-Brooks. Loving sister-in-law of Francis Atkinson and Sister Florian Atkinson. Dear aunt and great aunt of many nieces and nephews.

If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Prayers Friday 4:30pm FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, Family and Friends are invited to gather after 10:00am. at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St.) followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00am Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Legault, Lucien “Lou”

Posted by on March 19, 2017

On March 16, 2017 at 93 years of age.  Loving husband of the late Germaine (nee Thievierge).  Cherished father of the late Lise and husband Michel Breault.   Beloved grandpa of Denis Breault. Dearest son of the late Isidore and Ida Legault. Dear brother of Florien husband of the late Cecil Legault, Jeannine wife of the late Clifford Burnell, the late Eugene and late wife Lola Legault, late Jacqueline wife of Rene Davidson, Richard and wife Isabelle Legault, Reynald and wife Loraine Legault.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Lou retired in 1982 from Canada Post as Manager of the downtown office.  Lou was very active with R.C.L. Branch #143; two time president, awarded the Meritorious Service Medal-1970, Life Membership-1979, Palm Leaf to Meritorious Medal-1989, past president of the Cerebral Palsy Association Windsor, and Essex County Sports Association.  He was also a member of Club 55.  Lou was WWII Veteran with the Canadian Air Force.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 4pm and a Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service under the auspices of the Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Paul’s Church (5885 Malden Rd.) for a Funeral Mass at 10am. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Farrah, Irvin Thomas

Posted by on March 19, 2017

On March 14, 2017 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Beverly (2002). Much loved and dearest father of Jody and husband Larry Rodgers, Tom and wife Susan Farrah. Proud grandfather of Kristen (Drew), Sarah (Brett), Tate, Presleigh and Brady. Cherished great-grandfather of Harper and Ben. Dear companion and friend of Lillian George and family. Son of the late Adele and Thomas Farrah. Survived by brother Don. Predeceased by brothers Joe (Sis) and Leon. Survived by sister-in-law Delores. Irvin will be fondly remembered by his family and friends as a kind and generous man. Irvin’s sense of humour and his stories will live on forever. In his younger years he was an accomplished sportsman playing basketball for Ford Office Juniors and Assumption College. Always an avid sports fan, in particular his life-long commitment to the Cubs. He enjoyed a number of Grey Cup games from coast to coast with friends in the Club Eight Plus Two. In retirement, Irvin enjoyed spending many winters with his family in McKinney, Texas. He had a passion for gardening and landscaping.

Our family is thankful to the staff and residents of Kensington Court for their care and friendship and to the doctors, nurses and staff at WRH-Ouellette Campus who cared for our father. If you so desire, memorial donations to the War Amps Canada or to Maryvale would be appreciated by the family. Private family visitation and cremation services were 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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PETERS, Steve

Posted by on March 19, 2017

Passed away on March 14, 2017 at the age 86 years. Born in Windsor November 11, 1930.  Beloved husband and best friend of Reta (nee Pepper) for 63 years.  Loving father of Steven Peters and wife Mary of Ajax, and John Peters and wife Louise of Richmond Hill.  Proud grandfather of Steven and fiancée Katie, Jennifer, Jessica, Wesley, Brooke, and two step grandchildren Nicole and Alanna.  Reunited with late parents Steve and Elizabeth (nee Szatvari) Peters and sister Shirley (2003) and husband Vince Lapico (2009).  Survived by sister Margaret and husband Michael Palenchar.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Steve was a graduate of the Ford of Canada Trade School (Class of ’52) and retired after 43 years of service with Ford.  He was a member of the Ford Salaried Retirees Association.  As an expression of your sympathy, donations to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Thank you to the Doctors and nurses on the 6th floor and in ICU at Windsor Regional Hospital, Met. Campus for all of your compassionate care. A special thanks to Dr. Peer for 30 years of care and friendship.   Visiting Friday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm with prayers at 4:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) from 9 am until time of Funeral Mass at 10 am followed by a procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery for Farewell Service.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Schroll, James Kalman

Posted by on March 19, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jim on March 16, 2017 at the age of 91. Jim has now been reunited with his beloved Liisa (2011). Dear son of the late James Elsworth and Susan “Suie” Schroll. Loving father of Liisa Ryan (Don), Sheila Lockhart (David) and Jim (Bonnie). Adored grandpa to Scott, Jennifer, Dana, Sarah, and Jarrod. Dear great-grandpa to Emma, Victoria, Khye, Maeve, Audrey and Adelaide. Jim was a proud retired firefighter for the City of Windsor for 30 years. At the time of his retirement in 1986, he was District Fire Chief for the City. Jim was also a founding member of the City of Windsor Senior Slo-Pitch Baseball League. He was a key organizer of the Windsor Firefighters’ Field Day Festival held for many years at Jackson Park and a longtime Royal Canadian Legion member. Jim will always be remembered as a hardworking, kind, generous man. He lived his life with integrity, honesty and commitment to service for others. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the EMS workers for their professional assistance and support. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (South Chapel) 3048 Dougall Ave, 519.253.7234 on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from Noon until time of Words of Remembrance at 12:30pm. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Windsor Professional Firefighter Benefit Fund. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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MUSTAPHA, Latifat Olabisi

Posted by on March 19, 2017


Passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017 at the age of 66 years.  Beloved wife of many years to Muka.  Loving mother to Yinka, Dele and Shaki.  Cherished grandmother to Precious, Jeremiah, Joshua and Rasheed.  A Funeral Service will take place on March 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Dominion Mosque (1320 Northwood St.) Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A gathering will take place at the Rose City Islamic Centre (5420 Empress St. N8T 2E7) following the interment.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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HAMELIN, Helen (Nee Sinal)

Posted by on March 19, 2017

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Helen on March 16, 2017  in her 94th year, surrounded by her loving family. Reunited with her loving husband Leonard with whom she shared  67 years of marriage. Loving mother of Richard and wife Joanne, Ronald, Linda and late husband Walter Mallat, Danny and wife Michelle; and youngest son David. Cherished grandma to 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Edward and Bev Sinal. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel ) 11677 Tecumseh Rd E., 519-253-7234  on Friday March 17, 2017  from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9 p.m. Parish prayers Friday at 4:30 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Anne’s Church (12233 Tecumseh Rd E.) on Saturday March 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with Helen’s family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Ade, Michael Johannes

Posted by on March 19, 2017

It is with saddened hearts that we must announce the sudden passing of Big Mike on March 15, 2017 at the age of 62. He leaves behind his wife Barb and his 2 loving children Brandon (Amy) and Kristen (Tom). Survived by his cousins and their extended families and his friends. Mike was retired from Chryslers after 30 years of service and was an avid Football and Nascar Fan.  Family and Friends are invited for visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234 on Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. The Funeral Service will take place in the Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 11am with burial to follow. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Amputee Support Group would be greatly appreciated.

“You will always be in our hearts”

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MUNTEANU, ILIE.

Posted by on March 19, 2017

MUNTEANU, ILIE.
Passed away suddenly at WRH, Met. Campus on March 13, 2017, at the age of 82 years.  Re-united with his beloved wife Ayten (nee Halil).  Loving father to Leyla Munteanu and husband Nicu Dogaru, Gulis Baltes and husband Cornel. Cherished “Buni” to Diana, Isabella, Anthony, and Danielle. Ilie retired in Romania as a coach, where he trained athletes in kayaking in Hunedoara. He also enjoyed wood sculpturing in his retirement.  Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 7-9 pm, with prayers at 7:30 pm.  Friends will be received on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at St. George’s Romanian Orthodox Cathedral for visitation from 9:30 am untilk time of Funeral Service at 10 am.  The Very Rev. Fr. George Sandulescu officiating. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Gerrard, Thelma Elizabeth

Posted by on March 19, 2017

On Saturday March 18, 2017, Thelma peacefully passed away at 92 years of age at Huron Lodge, surrounded by her children. Cherished wife of the late Glyn (1988), and mother of the late Enid (1951). Beloved mother of Susan, Paul and wife Sue, and Dennis and wife Sandra. Loving grandmother to Morgan, Andrea, Devon and Eric Gerrard. Thelma joins her sisters Mildred Osborne and husband Earl, Florence Moran and husband Alex, and brother Ernest Kempson and wife Jean. Thelma was a long term member of ACW B Branch of St. Mary’s Church. A special thank you to the compassionate and caring staff at Huron Lodge for making Thelma’s final months comfortable as well as to her wonderful neighbours Patti and Dave Carter, and Daniella and Tal Czudner, who constantly looked out for Thelma. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234 on Tuesday March 21, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Family and friends will be received at St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1983 St. Mary’s Gate, Walkerville) on Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 am. Archdeacon Jane Humphreys officiating. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Anglican Church. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Ishaq, Khawa G

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Khawa Ishaq passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Funeral Mass will take place at Holy Family Chaldean Catholic Church on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, 519.253.7234. Online condolences and cherished memories may be left with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BOBART” Robert Charles Reid

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BOBART” Robert Charles Reid

We are sorry to announce that BOBART passed away suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the age of 69 years. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, he came to Windsor to find himself, and it became his home for over 35 years, where he became part of the community and built his friendships, which will always love and miss him dearly. He will be sadly missed by his sister Joice (Gord) McKay and his nephews Steve (Emily Jones) McKay and David McKay. He is remembered by many for his years of artistry and kindness. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. As per BOBART’s wishes Cremation has taken place. A Private Celebration will take place at a later date. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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