ROBBINS, Robert “Bob” M.; late of Leamington formerly of Harrow

Posted by on January 24, 2017

Passed peacefully on January 23, 2017. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Miles). Loving father of the late Stephen (1983), Martha (Robert) Ingratta, Sarah (Dufferin) Slemin. Loving grandfather of Katie (Matt) McLean, Sarah, Emily and Stephen Ingratta, Zachary and William Slemin and great-grandfather of Victoria and Abigail. Sadly missed by special brother-in-law, Ross (Marian) Miles. Bob was a graduate from the University of Detroit with a Bachelorof Science Degree and an MBA, and was retired from Chrysler Canada. We will forever be thankful for the kind and compassionate care given to Bob by Dr. Gow and the staff at the Sun Parlor Home. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be held Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 1-4 pm at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home,197 King St. W. Harrow, ON. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Southwestern Ontario, 117-4500 Blakie Rd, London, ON N6L 9Z9. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MacINTYRE, Ronald

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully on January 22, 2017 at the age of 80 years.  Reunited with the love of his life Laurel Moore (2015).  Missed by Michelle and Todd Allen, and Ken and Marianne Moore.  Dear grandfather of Amanda Moore, Samantha Allen, Jessica Allen, Alexandra Moore, and Madison Moore.  Loving son in law of Pearl Sawyer.  Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share a memory, condolence at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CASE: Catherine Ethel of Strathroy

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Peacefully at Sprucedale Care Centre on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017; Catherine Ethel Case of Strathroy passed away in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late James Evan Case (1997). Loving mother of Doug (Linda) Case of Strathroy, Carol (Bob) Dixon of Glencoe, Robert Case of Strathroy and Steve (Sheila) Case of Coldstream. Cherished grandmother of Dawn, Chris, Devin, Tom, Terry, Jeff and Kenny and great grandmother to Clay, Kali, Kennidi, Brooklyn and Matthew. Survived by her sister Marie Smith.  Predeceased by her son Lenard Case (1983) and brother Lyle Field.

Friends will be received on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, where a Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 11 a.m. with visitation an hour prior. Interment to follow at Appin Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Middlesex Community Living or MS Society of Canada. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.denning.ca

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Schwengsbier, Otto

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Schwengsbier, Otto

79 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband of Elfriede Schwengsbier (nee Bormann) for 60 years. Loving father of Monica Weil (Henry), Linda Johnson (John Ludwiczak) and the late Otto (2013) (Laurie). Cherished Opa of Timothy Weil (Lori), Matthew Weil (Lindsay), Aaron Johnson, Mallory and Cameron Schwengsbier and the late Andrew Schwengsbier (2007); and Special Opa of Emma, Jackson, Myla, Jaelyn and Leah. Dear brother of the late Paula Bohlen (the late Alfred), Martha Dorner (Peter), Olga Fischer (the late Joe), the late Annie Renner (Adolf), Erika Sonntag (the late Wolfgang), Margaret Schuller (the late Alfred), and Christel Cardoso (and the late Daniel); and brother-in-law of the late Gerhardt Bormann (Gerda), Maria Trittler (the late Engelbert), Erich Bormann (Maria), Bruno Bormann (Sharon) and Hilda DeWaal (Abraham). Otto is survived by many nieces and nephews and his grand dog Scooby. Otto cherished his visits from the neighbourhood children and would always have treats waiting for them. He had a soft spot for animals and birds, and made sure they always had something to eat. His generosity will be missed by many. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Otto’s life, from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 311 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11 am. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Erie Shores Hospice or to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at http://reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Jaya Patel

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Jaya Patel
Passed away suddenly at home on January 22, 2017 at the age of 77 years. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends, especially her 5 children. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd East 519.253.7234 on Monday, January 23, 2017 from 7-9pm. Prayers will begin Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 11am in the Chapel. Cremation will follow.

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Joinville, Theresa Marie Beatrice

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 21, 2017 at the age of 80. Reunited with her beloved husband Robert (1992). Cherished mother to Ron and wife Lynn, Lynda Joinville, Sandra Ouellette and husband Greg. Proud grandma to Steven (1984), Michelle, Courtney, Megan Joinville; Nicole Renaud (Aaron), Jeffery Beaton; Renee, Kristen (Ray Fryer), Kyle Ouellette and Liam, Maia, Luke and Brenna. Survived by her brother Jim (Carol) Chevalier and sister Margaret (Dan) Costea. She wil be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Theresa was an avid dart player for many years where she made many long lasting friendships. She will be remembered by her family as a devoted grandma and GG to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the Doctors, nurses and staff of Windsor Regional Hospital and Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare-Pallative care, for all of the compassion and care provided to Theresa. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234 on Tuesday January 24, 2017 from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish Prayers at 4:00 pm. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 9:45 am from the Funeral Home then to St. John Vianney Church for Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Theresa may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation (Windsor Office) or the Canadian Diabetes Association Windsor & District Branch. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Barbera, Michele “Mike”

Posted by on January 23, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Michele “Mike” on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the age of 73 years. Born in Italy, he came to Canada at age 22. As a young man, he came to this country with a desire for a better life. Beloved Husband to Giovanna Barbera, sharing 48 years of marriage together. Proud Father to Dr. Joseph Barbera (Michelle Marder) and Rosemary Barbera (Mark Gryn). Loving Nonno to Joshua Barbera-Gryn, Lauren Barbera-Gryn, Maya Barbera and Kyra Barbera. He is predeceased by siblings Nino Barbera, Antonina Marino, and Giuseppe Barbera. He is survived by his sisters Pina Malizia and Maria Accardo. Treasured Zio to Joseph Barbera, Nino Barbera, Piero Indelicato, Phil Indelicato, Rico Malizia, Marco Malizia and many nieces and nephews in Italy. He was known by many for his 35 years of hardworking, dedicated service at Ford Canada. He never missed an opportunity to work over-time, even being told he had to take his mandatory vacation. He took great pride in his work and in his Family. Mike will always be known for his amazing homemade Italian sauce, barbequing salsiccia, and love of gardening. He enjoyed going for rides in the county, visiting Point Pelee, talking with friends on the phone and spending time with his Family, especially his grandchildren. You could always count on Mike to tell you a story from the ‘Old Country’ to make you laugh. His Family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the exemplary and compassionate staff at Huron Lodge who would always take the time to listen to his stories while they cared for him. Visiting will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel)11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519 253-7234 on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Parish Prayers at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Good Shepherd Parish (St. Gregory Site) from 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul, Divine Mercy Food Bank: 1074 Wyandotte St. E., Windsor, ON N9A 3K2. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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Renaud, Marcelline

Posted by on January 23, 2017

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Marcelline on January 17, 2017 at 79 years of age. Reunited with her loving husband Francis. Treasured mother of Mark (Suzie) Renaud, Michelle (Colin) Pirouet, Pauline (Greg) Simard, Francine (Anthony) Tang, Ernie Renaud and Barb Renaud. Loving foster mother of Eric Borg. Cherished meme of 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Dear sister of Marcel Blais, Charlene Cartier, Kathy Lypps and Doreen Argent. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East, 519-253-7234 on Sunday January 22, 2017 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Catholic Women’s League Prayers Sunday at 4:45 p.m. and Parish Prayers Sunday at 7:30 p.m. On Monday January 23, 2017, relatives and friends are invited to meet directly at St. Anne’s Parish for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Transition to Betterness (T2B).

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Costello, Francis Lawrence “Larry”

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on January 16, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Goldie (nee Campbell), and predeceased by Wanda (nee Jay, 1984). Dear father of Mark Costello and wife Kathie of London and step father to Sharon Creighton of Oshawa; Joanne and husband Rick Howard of Oshawa, Steven Ellis and wife Sharon of London; Thane Ellis and wife Sandra of Belle River. Dear Papa of grandchildren Marcie and Adam, and great grandchildren Justin, Michael and Emily, step grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Larry is predeceased by 6 siblings. At the age of 16, Larry enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. He was stationed in various overseas venues during WWII while serving with the Navy. He also served on transfer ships during the Korean War, and served on the H.M.C.S. Ottawa during the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba in 1961. He retired from military duty, with the rank of P1 Quartermaster in 1963. Mr. Costello has served with the Canadian Consulate, and most recently was a Director of the Historical Society of Veterans memoires and as a Service Officer for Veterans Pensions. Larry received the Queen’s Coronation and the Queen’s Jubilee Medals, as well as the R.C.L. 39-45 Star, the Atlantic Star, the R.C.L. Meritorious Service Medal, the Defence Medal, the Canadian Voluntary Service Medal, and the City of Windsor Media Award, and awarded the key to the City of Windsor. Larry was part of a group of Veterans honoured at a dinner in England in 1993, where he met and spoke with Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Larry’s passions were his family and his country. He advocated for Veterans and their families, from ensuring that they received benefits they were entitled to, making sure that proper Military honours were carried out at the time of their passing. He will be missed by his loving and caring family, friends and the veterans that knew him. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234 on Thursday January 19, 2017 from 7-9 pm and Friday January 20, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A Veteran’s Funeral Service under the Auspices of the Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Committee will take place on Saturday January 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In memory of Larry, donations may be made to the Downtown Windsor Mission, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada or to the Church of the Living Word (Woodslee, ON) or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (Windsor Office). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com
“Lest we Forget”

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Long, Ann

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Has gone to be with her Lord on January 12, 2017 at Heron Terrace in her 95th year. Beloved mother of Wayne (Ann), Sandra (the late Domenic) Calabro and Marilyn (Jerry) Martin. Remembered always by her grandchildren Michelle, Christine, Jennifer, Nicole, Nanette, Kimberly and her 6 Great Grandchildren. Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234. A celebration of Ann’s life will take place at a later date. Ann’s family would like to extend a thank you to all the staff at Heron Terrace for the exceptional care that they gave our mother over the last 7 years. Condolences for the family may be left at www.windsorchapel.com

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CHAPIESKI, Elphedge Joseph

Posted by on January 23, 2017


Sept. 24, 1934 – Jan. 22, 2017.
“Elphy” or “Ralph” passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side. A beloved husband finally reunited with his soul mate Helen (née Tétreault, married 56 years). He was a devoted father to Wayne Chapieski , Brian Chapieski (Debbie), Debbie Quenneville (Ray) and Kevin Chapieski (Lori). He was a cherished grandfather to Ken, Kim, Nicole, Jason, Meaghan and Brittany. He was a loving great grandfather to Brian, Sienna, Payton, Liam, Olivia, Nolan, Emmitt, Cohen and Gabriel (on the way). He is predeceased by his parents Anthony and Marie Chapieski as well as 4 siblings. “Elphy/Ralph” will not be forgotten by long-time family friend Fran Shorten and many nieces and nephews. He was also a part of the Canada Salvage business for over 60 years and will truly be missed by all. Friends will be received at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Tuesday, January 24th from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, January 25th from 9:30am until the Funeral Service at 11am in the Chapel. Interment to follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Tecumseh. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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McCrone, Ernest “Ed”

Posted by on January 23, 2017


Passed away after a brief but courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his family on January 21, 2017 at the age of 73 years. Loving father to Ernie Jr. and Lisa (Gerry) Clark. Cherished Grandpa to Kaillee, Kolton, Kaytlynn McCrone and Devon Clark. Loving brother to Cathy “Doreen” and husband Tom Barker, sister-in-law Sandra McCrone, and brother-in-law Tex Natress. Predeceased by his parents, Agnes and William McCrone, siblings, Patsy Natress, William “Bill” McCrone, and daughter-in-law Kim McCallum-McCrone. He will be sadly missed by his furry cat companion, Happy. Ed spent his career as a Denture Therapist proudly owning McCrone Denture Therapy Clinic for 45 years. One of his greatest accomplishments in the denture field was being part of a group who changed legislation to allow Denture Therapists to practise on their own without the supervision of a Dentist, thereby lowering the costs of dentures for the elderly.
The family would like to extend out a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, Emara Centre, 3South and all of the friends and family members who have visited and supported him through his battle. Cremation has taken place. A private family service has already been held. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh 519.253.7234.

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Manz, Magdalena

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Manz, Magdalena (nee Linnebach)
Magdalena lived an amazing 102 years, passing away peacefully on January 20, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Nikolaus Manz (1979). Dear mother of Steve and wife Hermine. Cherished Oma to Nancy & John Foglia, Eva & Andy Bukovac, Helene Manz, and Steve & Terry Manz. Oma-Oma to John & Katherine, Joe & Kristen, Andrew, Alec, Jim & Leah, Sarah, Stefan & Maya, and Adam. Devoted great-Oma-Oma to Adam, Claire, Hudson, and Scottlyn. She will also be survived by family in the USA, Austria, and Germany. Lifetime member of the Teutonia Club and St. Michael’s German Church. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the angels who were her caregivers at both Extendicare Southwood Lakes and Maisonville for their care and compassion over the many years.
Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd East, 519.253.7234 on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 2-5 and 7-9pm. Parish prayers will be held 7:30pm. A private family interment will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favourite charity on Magdalena’s behalf. Online condolences and cherished memories may be left with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Biscan, Ana

Posted by on January 23, 2017

BISCAN, Ana (nee Benkovic)
After a courageous battle, it is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ana, a loving Wife, Mother and Baka on January 18, 2017 at the age of 74 years. Born January 22, 1942 in Bost, Duga Resa, Croatia to late parents Petar and Kata Benkovic. Ana immigrated to Canada in 1966 where she married the love of her life, husband Josip Biscan, with whom she celebrated 51 years of marriage. Loving and most dedicated mother to her children, Vladimir Biscan, and Josip and wife Jill Biscan. Ana is the adored and cherished Baka to her grandchildren, Taylor, Megan, and Adam Biscan. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Mihalic of Windsor and late husband Mato, Marija Gojak and husband Ivan of Croatia, and predeceased by her brother Ivan Benkovic and surviving wife Ana of Croatia. Also survived by nieces and nephews in Canada and Croatia. Ana retired from the former Tamco Manufacturing with 26 years of dedicated service, and was a faithful and devout parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church. A heartfelt thank you to the doctors and staff at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus for the compassionate care provided to Ana and her family. Friends will be received for visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519.253.7234 on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish prayers at 8 pm. Funeral Services on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:15 am from the funeral home then to St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10 am. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to honour Ana’s life may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church Building Fund, Kidney Foundation of Windsor or Windsor-Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Costa, Jaime

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully on January 18, 2017 with his loving family by his side at 83 years of age. Predeceased by his parents and grandparents. Loving husband of the late Maria Conceicao for 56 years. Dear brother-in-law of Marilda (Aurelio) Rodrigues, Joe (Connie) Correia and Eugene Correia. Beloved uncle of Aurelio Paul Rodrigues, Michelle Rodrigues, Lynda (Imad) Karnib, Joseph Christopher Correia and great uncle of Maya Karnib and Leah Karnib. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East 519-253-7234 on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 4:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at St. Vincent de Paul Church (2015 Balfour Blvd.) on Saturday, January 21, 2017 for Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In kindness, donations may be made to Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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TABIB, Ahmed

Posted by on January 23, 2017

TABIB, Ahmed
Passed away on January 13, 2017 at the age of 75 years. He will be missed by family and friends. As per Ahmed’s wishes, no service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234. Online Condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Masse, Curtis Paul Joseph

Posted by on January 23, 2017

With the deepest of regret we share the untimely passing of our brother and son, Curtis Masse. Who was born June 17th, 1988 and passed away on January 12th, 2017. Curtis was a talented artist, lover of music and always put others before himself. He is survived by his father Gerry Masse, mother Penny White, sister Alexis White, nieces Cloie, Nova, and Emma White, brother Jamie Masse and soon to be sister-in-law Emily Brown and lots of grandparents, aunts, uncles and family.
A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 4:00pm, visitation will continue afterwards until 7:00pm at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd East, 519.253.7234. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Curtis’ honour to the CNIB or Brentwood Recovery Home. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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REID, Doris Elinor (nee Proulx)

Posted by on January 22, 2017

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on January 18, 2017 at 94 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Larry Peltier. Loving mother of Jo-Ann Serre (Claude), Claudette Shaw (Steve) and Guy Peltier. Treasured Nana of Larry (Tracy), Jarrod, Jeffrey (Tina), Karla (Eric), Jessica (Daryl) and Lawren (Shannon). Devoted DoDo of Taylor, Colette, Alexandra, Griffen, Tristan, Nicholas, Joshua and Evangeline. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Doris’ quick wit will always be remembered. She taught us all how to enjoy life to the fullest.

If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 1:00pm-3:00pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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Levata,Ned

Posted by on January 22, 2017

Passed away suddenly at his residence on January 21, 2017 at 69 years of age.  Beloved father of Pete, Christine and Stephanie. Dear grandfather of Karlie and Brenden. Predeceased by his former spouse and friend Sandra (2015) and his parents Pero and Ksenija.

Visitation on from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service  at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow .  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Laporte, Elery Ann

Posted by on January 22, 2017

It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Elery on January 20, 2017 at the tender age of 4 years old.  Precious daughter of Edward and Jennifer.  Cherished sister of Megan, Kylie and Keegan.  Beloved granddaughter of Edward and Sharon Laporte and Shirley Cross.  Loving niece of Linda & Brad Skillings, Susan & Chris Irvin, Shelly Fitzpatrick, Joanne Vanlare, Frank & Angela Cross, and John Cross.  She will be sadly missed by many cousins, her best friend Meghan and her godmother Michele Bodde.  Elery may have only been with us for 4 short years, but the impact that she has left in the community is immeasurable.  Her smile lit up the room and she was so full of joy and life.  She left an impact on everyone she met.  Elery attended Thames Valley Children’s Centre, Best Friends Learning Centre and Summit Centre and the family extends a heartfelt thank you to these wonderful people.  We are also grateful to Jillian Fenech, Amy Latour and Belinda Bowen for their work with Elery.  Special thanks to the W.R.H. – Met Campus and DMC Children’s Hospital for their care during Elery’s final days.

If you so desire, donations to Autism Ontario Windsor Essex would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Parish prayers Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.  Funeral Thursday 9:30 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Most Precious Blood Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.  Cremation at Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Peeters, Marie-Anne (nee Lamberigts)

Posted by on January 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully on January 12, 2017 at 92 years of age.  Predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph.  Cherished mother of Edwin (Nanaimo, B.C.), Allan & wife Rose (Windsor, ON), and Brian & wife LeeAnne (LaSalle, ON).  Adored grandmother of Tanya & Warren (Calgary, AB), Sky & Andy (Yellowknife, NT), Paul (Calgary, AB), Keenan (Lynwood, Illinois), Nikolas & Rachel (Kelowna, BC), Stephanie & Matt (Ottawa, ON), Robert & Daria (Windsor, ON), Kelly (Windsor, ON), Kassandra (Windsor, ON), Tanya (Charlottetown, PEI), Curtis & Katelyn (Windsor, ON), and Jillian (Toronto, ON).  Loving great-grandmother of Eden, Madyson, Destiny, Hannah, Paige, Mackenzie, Brayden, Morgan, Nathaniel, Cody, Emmitt, Meadow, Emery, Alexander, Brock, Jeffery and Connor.  Visitation Monday from 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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Hampton, Phyllis

Posted by on January 20, 2017

Peacefully at home with her family by her side Phyllis slipped away on January 20th, 2017. Born Phyllis Mildred Langille on April 17th, 1919 in Truro, Nova Scotia. Reunited with her beloved husband Harold (2003), best friend and loving mother Cheryl Afanasiew (Walter) and Stephen. Doting gramma of Daniel (Sarah) and Matthew (Sara) and great gramma of Thomas and Emily. Survived by her sister-in-law Maureen Hampton and brother-in-law Gene David. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family is grateful to her nurses Filomena, Sal, Maryanne, Michelle and to the personal support workers Janet, Carol, Christine, Melissa and Ashley for the tender loving care and the respect they showed her. Visitation Monday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Tuesday at 11:30am at Families First 585 Sandwich St. S. Amherstburg 519-969-5841. Share Memories or photos at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Sinasac, Leonard Francis

Posted by on January 20, 2017

Peacefully on January 19, 2017 in his 89th year. Loving husband of Jane for 63 years. Dear father of Dave of Amherstburg, Rob and wife Colleen of Oakville, Donna and husband Glenn Russette of LaSalle, and Paul of Windsor. Beloved son of the late Earl and Anna Sinasac. Dearest Pip of Adam, Sarah, Kevin, and Andrea. Treasured Great Pip of Declan, Isla, Moira and Mackenzie. Predeceased by his siblings Clarence and wife Veronica, Leo and wife Eileen, Murray, Raymond, Kenneth, and Evelyn (Lawrence). Brother-in-law of the late Virginia Atherton (2009), the late Joe and wife Eleanor Dufour, Jim Dufour, Gord Dufour and his late wife Pat, the late Ron and wife Nina Dufour. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Len retired from Chrysler Canada after 33 years of service. He was a longtime member of St. Gabriel’s Church and St. John de Brebeuf.  Len was also a charter member of the Knights of Columbus # 4386. If you so desire, donations to Windsor and Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with a Knights of Columbus prayer service at 7:30pm. Funeral Monday 10:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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James, Doris Ruth from Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 20, 2017

James, Doris Ruth

It is with profound sadness that we say goodbye to Doris Ruth James, who passed away quietly on January 16, 2017, in her 85th year. Devoted wife and best friend of William (Bill) James. Dear mother of Bob James (Dorothy), and Rick James (Nina). Doting grandmother of Lori, Lindsay and Marcie. Now reunited with her sisters Mary Haines (1991), Helen Graves (2013), Audrey Johnston (2011) and her parents Harley (1989) and Hazel (1971) Graves. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Doris’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. Linda Blair officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort, photos or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2750/Doris-James/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Huth, Margaret

Posted by on January 19, 2017

Passed away peacefully, on January 18, 2017 at 96 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late George.  Loving mother of Mary Margaret, Joanne, Gerald, and Tish.  Cherished grandmother of Carl, Lana, Paul, Kristin, Erica, and great grandmother of Taylor, Ethan, Lauren and Christopher.  A private family service was held at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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