Mastronardi, Lodina of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on January 18, 2014

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88 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Leamington Court on Monday, January 13, 2014. Beloved wife of Guiseppe for 69 years. Loving mother of Mary Wilkinson (Allan), Lucy Grossi (Bruno), Frank Mastronardi, Jerry Mastronardi. Predeceased by daughter Annette. Dear Nonna of Rod Wilkinson (Michelle), Gwen Hutchison (Ryan), Stacey Friesen (Dave), Jennifer Gualtieri (Jimmy), Carrie Grossi, Alexandra Mastronardi, Morgan Burke (Cory). Proud Great Nonna of Taya, Braelyn, Gabriella, Danika, Brady, Ella, Gavin, Cole, Selina. Predeceased by siblings Gelsomina Ingratta (Ercole), Rinaldo DiMenna (Bambina), Rachela Ingratta (Constantino), Nanina Mastronardi (Giovanni). Special aunt of many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Lodina’s life will be held at St. Michael’s Church Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10 a.m. Entombment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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CIACICO, Lilia

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WEB_Ciacico_LiliaPeacefully on January 11, 2014 with loving family by her side at the age of 85. Predeceased by husband Leopoldo Ciacico Sr. Loving Mother of Jose(Richie), Marissa, Leopoldo Jr. and Ferdinand (Jane). Loving Grandmother to Julienne, Jamie, Jacob and Angel. Dear sister-in-law to Violeta Ciacico (Canada) and sisters (Philippines). Lilia will be sadly missed by her many relatives in Canada, the United States, U.K and Philippines. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5 and 6-9 p.m. Parish prayers Friday 4:00 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Rd. W., after 1:30pm followed by Funeral Mass at 2:00pm. Share memories, photos or make donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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McBRAYNE: Stewart Ross of Ridgetown, formerly of Howard Township

Posted by on January 18, 2014

McBrayne, Stewart0001McBRAYNE: Stewart Ross – A resident of Ridgetown, and formerly of Howard Township, Stewart McBrayne passed away at the Village on the Ridge, Ridgetown on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the age of 87. Born in Harwich Township, Stewart was the son of the late Wesley and Agnes (Smythe) McBrayne. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Anne (nee Millson) (1985). Loving father of Susan Robertson (Jack) of Wallaceburg, Sharon Gregory (Jim) of Ridgetown, Robert McBrayne of Bothwell and Sheila McBrayne (Sarah) of Wheatley. Proud grandfather of Greg and Andrew Mason, and Scott and Brad Gregory. Great-grandfather of Sydney Mason. Predeceased by his brothers Mac (1986) and Glenn (2002). Stewart was a lifelong farmer in Howard Township on the 4th concession. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 76 Main Street E., Ridgetown on Monday, January 20, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. until the Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Ridgetown. Donations made in memory of Stewart to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, O.S.P.C.A.- Chatham-Kent or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.

McKinlay Funeral Home
76 Main Street East 
Ridgetown, Ontario
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Gow, Pauline “Polly” (nee Sovie) of Leamington, Ontario

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Gow, Pauline “Polly” (nee Sovie)

83 years, passed away peacefully on Friday January 17, 2014 at Leamington Hospital. Beloved wife of Cecil for 63 years. Dear mother of  Dean Gow (Liz) and Diane Tofflemire (Rob). Loving grandmother of Adele Gow, Shannon Hibble (Andrew), Jessica Tofflemire and Brent Tofflemire. Dear sister of the late Betty Ribble (the late Carl), Robert Sovie, the late Joyce Kirst (Robert), the late Dewar “Sonny” Sovie, Jane Pursel (the late Robert) (Murray Loop) and Jerry Sovie (Bernice). Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Cremation. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Polly’s life, from the funeral home on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Robert Lemon officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or Salvation Army “Leamington Corps.” Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Edh, Eric D. of Leamington, Ontario

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77 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday January 16, 2014. Beloved husband  of Pat. Dear father of Allen (Lorie), Greg, Jeff (Tammy), Terry, Cindy, the late Darrell and the late Donald. Predeceased by 3 stepdaughters, Sherry, Denise and Stacey. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. Dear brother of Francis Chartier (Andy), Sonja Sambrook (the late John), Doris Phillips (the late Norman) and the late Diane Edh. Dear brother-in-law of Mike Hotte, Armand Hotte and the late Jeannette Cooper. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Eric was a paratrooper with the Canadian Armed Forces in Germany and Canada. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday 2-5 p.m. and 6 p.m. until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Eric’s life at 7 p.m. Rev. Robert Lemon officiating. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Cecile (Dumoucelle) (nee Robinet), Jean

Posted by on January 18, 2014

web_Dumouchelle_JeanPeacefully, on January 17, 2014 at the age of 88 with her family at her side.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph Dumouchelle (1976)  and Ernest Cecile ( 1988)  Loving mother of  Lillian Cassidy (Patrick), Joel Dumouchelle (Virginia), Jo-Anne Lesperance (Donald), Debbie Middleton (David), James Dumouchelle (Sue), Betty-Jean Shaw (Chris), Paul Dumouchelle (2006), Edward Dumouchelle (1989).  Cherished step-mother to Gisele Robson (Cecile).  Predeceased by her parents, Octave & Lillian Robinet and siblings Dan, Evelyn Pike, Corinne Belleperche, Jeanette Tessier, and Blaise.  Cherished sister of John (Margaret), Delia Connor, Florence Bistany, and Desmond.  Sister-in-law of Sister Audrey Dumouchelle (OSU), Doreen Wyatt.  Loving meme of Shawn, Kevin, Colleen, Ryan, Bradley, Mandy, Craig, Clint, Kristie, Elesa, Michael, Catherine, Matthew, Alora, Bryanne, Aaron, Haley.  Great grandmother of Linden, Ava, Aubree, Joshua, Justin, and Alexander and will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Jean was a longtime hair dresser in Tecumseh, served as  President of the Ladies Auxiliary of R. C. Legion Br. 261,  President of Branch 261 and President of Ladies Auxiliary Ontario Command  and  was a longtime Secretary of Ladies Auxiliary Ontario Command. Special thanks to the caring staff of Aspen Lake (La Salle).  Many thanks to the family visitors who shared their childhood memories of our dear Mom. In kindness, a donation to the Alzheimers’ Society or to the Legion Poppy Fund would be appreciated.  Visiting Monday 3-5, 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 4:30 pm and  a Legion Service at 7:30 pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841.  Visiting resumes Tuesday after 9:30 am at St. Anne Church (Tecumseh) until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am.  Interment at St. Anne Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GUILBEAULT, Justin

Posted by on January 17, 2014

GUILBEAULT, JustinGUILBEAULT, Justin September 3, 1990 – January 16, 2014 With great sorrow and broken hearts, we announce the unexpected passing of our son Justin. We take comfort in knowing that he has gone to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. Precious and loved son of Bernard and Janet (Schiller) Guilbeault. Will always be loved and remembered by siblings Melissa (Justin) Paquette, Julien (Hayley), Bria (Gage), Elise (Justin). Cherished grandson of Telesphore (1991) and Madeleine Guilbeault, Cecile Schiller (Len Laporte) and Richard Schiller (1988). Beloved uncle to Noah, Nash and Ethan. Special godson of Yvette Schiller and Allan Donais. He leaves to mourn many aunts, uncles, cousins, Cor friends, and special friend Roderic Provost. Visitation at Paul Reaume Funeral Home, Comber on Sunday from 6-9 p.m., on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m., and on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Visitation Parish Church from 9:30-10:15 a.m. Funeral Mass to commence at 10:30 a.m. with interment to follow at St. Simon and St. Jude Cemetery. Memorial donations to Trillium Gift of Life Network, Windsor Organ Transplant, or Heart and Stroke Foundation appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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RICHIE, Ronald of Tilbury

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75 years, of Tilbury, passed away at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Monday, January 13, 2014.  Beloved husband of Patricia Richie (nee Robert).  Loving father of Pamela (Murray) Hyatt, Ronda (Randall) Willoughby.  Dearest grandfather of Darren Hyatt (Danielle), Heather Hyatt (Jason), Sarah (Joe) Scott (nee Willoughby) , Darryl  (Alex) Homewood, and Greg Homewood (Megan).  Cherished great grandfather of Lucas, Elise, Rey, and Seth.  Dear brother of the late Doreen (surviving husband Frank Peck), Glen Richie (Diane Bellaire)(late Margaret Richie), and Joyce (Gerald) Monk.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Following cremation, a memorial visitation will be held at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014.  Memorial service will commence at 2 p.m. with Fr. John Johnson officiating.  Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, or Chatham-Kent OSPCA appreciated.

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Drouillard (nee Ryan), Anastasia

Posted by on January 17, 2014

WEB_Drouillard_AnastasiaIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a truly “Grand Lady” Ann Drouillard (1914 – 2014)   passed on January 17, 2014.  Predeceased by her spouse Frederick (Rick) Drouillard, l973.  Children: David (Marty) Drouillard, predeceased by his wife Janet l999, Margaret (John) Laframboise, Douglas (Deirdre) Drouillard, Patrick Drouillard (Penny).  Predeceased by son Ronald, l969.  Ann was the daughter of Philip and Jane Ryan, from Coolderry, County Offaly, Ireland. Grandma’s cherished grandchildren are Patrick P.J. Drouillard (Courtney), Aimee Radmore (Dan), Colette Van Meekeren (Michael), Timothy DeMonte (Weiwei), Sheri LeBlanc (Joe), Anne Michelle Fernandez (Jose Luis), Renee DiPietro (Robert),  Conor, Brendan, Caitlin Drouillard, Shelly Iler (Dave), and  Margot Heaton (Chad).  Twenty three great grandchildren.  Dear aunt of Chuck and Elaine Miller, Pat Rossio and Martha Meister all living in the U.S.  Beloved sister of Delia Connolly, England.  Ita Maher, Ireland.   Many loving nieces and nephews in England and Ireland survive.  Predeceased by sisters, Winifred, Madge, Maureen, Patricia, brothers Bill, Brendan and Philip Ryan.    For our dad she was his life support and loyal wife.  For her adoring children she was our rock of strength throughout all of our lives.  For her grand and great grandchildren she was their most supportive friend.  She trained and served as a British Red Cross nurse in England during WWII, where she met our dad – a Canadian soldier.  Both came to Amherstburg to raise their family.    If you so desire,  donations to the St. John the Baptist Church Restoration Fund would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Monday 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. John the Baptist Church (225 Brock St. Amherstburg, On) after 10:00am followed by Mass at 11:00am. Burial St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HIND, Janina Natalie “Jean” (nee Skiba)

Posted by on January 17, 2014

web_Hind_JaninaFebruary 14, 1924-January 16, 2014
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Sweet Valentine in her 90th year. Our matriarch has been leading the Hind team since 1968. Welcoming her into heaven her beloved husband Bob (1968). She was the devoted and cherished mother of 7 children; Bonnie (George) Lewsaw, Bob (Cathy) Hind, Mary Ann (Jack, 2010) Krutsch, Bett (Pat) Pitre, Barb (Peter) Munro, Patti (Pete) Napier and Debbie (Armand) Tratechaud. Much loved and respected grandmother to 20 grandchildren; Joel (Melinda), Jeff (Anne Margaret), Kate (Nathan), Matthew (Nicole), Shannon, Tracey (Rowlee), Jay (Michaela), Robin, Krista (Joe), Kerry (Ray), Kim (Greg), Kyla, Amy, Rob (Krista), Jaime (Doug), Jodi, Jason, Renee, Nathan (Victoria) and Justine. Delighted and adored Babcia to 35 great-grandchildren; Jared, Jacob, Jackson, Juliet, Andrew, Myah, Fiona, Reese, Gus, Grace, John, Tessa (2013), Bryanna, Owen, Joshua, Samantha, Jesse, Adam, Jake, Kameron, Autumn, Kelsey, Brady, Amanda, Hailey, Abby, Ben, Megan, Ryan, Taylor, Emily, Hannah, Daniel, Bryson and Jace. Proud great-great-Babcia to Jax. Jean will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews especially the Skiba, Osuch and Furmanek clans, many friends and fellow Spitfire fans. Jean was a woman of great faith. She enjoyed bowling, was an avid card player and loved to watch and listen to the Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs and was THE #1 Spitfire fan. Jean retired from Champion Spark Plug. Jean will be remembered for her laugh (knee slapping giggle), kind heart and love of the Lord. If you so desire, donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society or the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 7-9pm and Monday 2-5pm & 7-9pm. CWL & Parish Prayers Monday 7:30pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, friends are invited to join the family after 9am at Our Lady of Atonement Church (2940 Forest Glade) followed by Funeral Mass at 10am. Interment St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LeClair, Donald Adrian

Posted by on January 17, 2014

web_LeClair_DonaldPeacefully at Strathmere Lodge, Strathroy, Ontario on January 16, 2014 at 85 years of age.  Survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Rose Mae (Nantais).  Much loved by daughter Donna Rose (Alan Campbell) of Sarnia, son David Allen (Debbie) of Appin, and son Richard Donald (Carolyn) of Mt. Brydges. Loving brother of  Marie Bezaire and late husband Leo and the late Carl (Pauline), late Chester (Carla), late Geraldine (Ivan Renaud), Alfreda Welsh the late Douglas, Eileen (Allard) Earl Hesketh, Rosella Brockman late Richard . Adored Pipi of Annette (Tyler), Michael, Denise (Rob), David (Angela), Derek (Stacey), Geoffrey (Kristen), Mathew, Janisse, John (Lorna), Jim, Jeffrey (Mandy), and very special Great Grandfather to nine. Missed by many nieces and nephews.  If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5 & 7-9pm. Prayers Monday 7:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday family and friends are invited to meet at St. Clement Church (9567 Walker Rd, McGregor) after 1:00pm followed by Funeral mass at 2:00pm. Interment St Clement Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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OUELLETTE: Julia (nee Girard) of Amherstburg

Posted by on January 16, 2014

Passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 14, 2014 at 84 years of age. Dear wife of the late Maurice Ouellette (1964). Daughter of the late Dennis and Bernadette Girard. Loving mother of Paul and wife Roz, Leo and wife Barb, Marie and husband Mark Morand, Louis and wife Donna, Susan Currie, John and wife Tammy. Cherished mom to Tommy Zebic, Grace and husband Rob Garant, David McMillan and her special angel, the late David Owcher. Treasured grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Dearest sister of Madeleine (late Herbert), late Lawrence (Agnes), Gord (Dolly), and Jean (Gatean). Also survived by many brother and sisters-laws as well as nieces and nephews.  Julia fostered 186 children for over 40 years with the Children’s Aid Society. She was a 70 member of the CWL in McGregor. A special thank you to the staff at Richmond Terrace. Julia is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Parish Prayers, Ladies Auxiliary and CWL Sunday 3 p.m. On Monday, friends are invited to meet the family after 10 a.m. at St. Clement’s Church (Walker Rd. McGregor) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.   Interment to follow at St. Clement’s Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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BYRNE: Louis Bernard of Woodslee and Pleasant Park

Posted by on January 16, 2014

88 years young and a fine son of Woodslee and PleasantPark. Proud and loving father of 11 children, and grandfather to 16. Devoted and loving husband to Jean Catherine (nee, Crowley predeceased July 13th, 1989). Louis passed peacefully and quietly on Wednesday, January  15th, 2014.  Besides the love for his family, Louis had two other passions in life, tending to his fields as well as cultivating his business. Louis was born in Woodslee and never strayed too far off of the old 98 highway, moving down the road to Pleasant Park.  Pappy was a tiller of the soil, a farmer, a contractor and a local businessman. He is now with Jeannie and will be missed by his children Paul(Pam Gignac), Tim(Cindy), Mike(Susan), Terry(Elaine), Frank, Dr. Mary-Lou Byrne(Alain Pinard), Thomas(Liuda Reeb), Susan(Greg Ebbinghaus), Maureen, Karla(Ron Comartin) and Cathy Byrne(Darren Worrall). Predeceased by siblings Jim, Gerald, Edward, Julie, Dan and Bertha. Survived by brother Patrick and sister Charlotte Stevens. Loving grandfather to Danny, Brynn, Megan(Dave Georgiou), Joshua, Andrew, Shaun, Elizabeth-Anne, Derick, Ben, Zachary, Madeleine, Chloe, Julianne, Jesse, Colin and Owen.   The family wishes to express our gratitude to the best in-home careworkers a family could have:  Tammy and especially Dad’s favourite, Mary.  We also appreciate the care given to our father by all of the staff at Country Village Nursing Home, Woodslee.  Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 18th from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm and on Sunday, January 19th from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Parish prayers will take place on Saturday at 7 pm. At the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex. Friends and family are asked to gather at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Woodslee at 11:30 am Monday, January 20th.  Interment to follow in St. John’sCemetery. Share memories or make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation on-line at www.kennedyfh.com

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Schramek, Edwin Philip of Tilbury

Posted by on January 16, 2014

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 www.reaumefh.com

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Currie, Todd

Posted by on January 16, 2014

With great sorrow and sadness the Currie family would like to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Todd Richard Currie on January 15, 2014 at 40 years young. Loving husband to Gina and dedicated father to son Kael and daughter Faith; cherished son of Mary Beth and Rick, brother to Kevin and Stephanie. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations can be made to an education fund for Kael and Faith Currie c/o Rick Currie. Cremation services were held. Friends are invited to join the family Saturday, January 18 after 12pm followed by memorial service at 1:30pm at the Vineyard Church (1650 Howard Avenue, north of Tecumseh Rd.). Arrangements 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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HENRY, James “Jimbo” of Chatham

Posted by on January 16, 2014

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49 years. January 14, 2014. Beloved son of the late Wayne (2006) and Barbara (Fowler). Loving brother of Scott Henry (Marybeth), Kathleen Hickmott (Rick), Jason (Jennifer) Henry. Loving uncle of Jamie, Alyssa, Amber, Brandon, Mitchell, Laryssa, Matthew, Hollister, Michael, Frances and Sarah. Also remembered by aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on DAY January 18, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m with a time to share memories at 3:00 pm.. A Celebration of Life for Jim will held on Monday January 20, 2014 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Aids Support Chatham-Kent 67 Adelaide St. S. Chatham N7M 4R1. The family would like to thank Joe Donovan for his compassion and care and Katalin from Bayshore Chatham for her kindness and care. Donations may be made to Kittenaide account c/o Leamington Animal Hospital 35 John St. Leamington, ON N8H 1H3. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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ALLARD, Leo Sr.

Posted by on January 16, 2014

Peacefully with his loving family by his side January 16, 2014 at the age of 87.  Beloved husband of the late Altea (1977).  Cherished father of Leo “Butch” Jr., Bernadette Gelinas, Nancy Heincke (Cal) and Roxanne Knight. Proud grandfather of Susan, Jodi, Mike, Betty-Jo and great-grandfather of 4 great-grandchildren.  Loving brother of Genevieve.  Special companion of Sylvia.  Leo will be missed by his furry companion, Peanut.  Visiting Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Celebration of Life Saturday at 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HALPERT, Anna Jean (Bondy) of Windsor

Posted by on January 16, 2014

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88 years, January 15, 2014 Predeceased by her husband Raymond Myers (1973) and Charles Halpert (1986) and her son Wilfred Myers (1964). Beloved mother of Mabel (Garry) Lockhart. Dear step mother of Wayne (Jude) Halpert, Robert (Sylvia) Halpert, Donald (Shelley) Halpert, Dear grandma of Jeff (Nancy), Daniel. (Emily), Jennine (Tim), Melanie, Lee and great grandma of Elly, Sydney, Rylee and Grayson. Dear sister of Marwood Bondy, Effie Botsford, Robena Anderson, Reta Van Den Driessche, Norreen Voegeli. Predeceased by her brothers John, Robert, Glen, Eric, Boyd, Norris and sisters Doris and Marion. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow with visitation on Saturday January 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.until the time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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Taylor, Michael Dawson

Posted by on January 16, 2014

web_taylor michaelBorn October 27th, 1944 in Highams Park, North East London.  After a hard fought and courageous battle with Cancer, Michael passed away peacefully with his loving wife and family by his side on January 14, 2014, at the age of 69. Best friend and beloved husband to Shelley (Grass). Predeceased  by his parents Charles and Florra.  Adored father to Rodney (Monica), Piers (Felicia), Erika (Tom), Sarah (Jamie), Ryan (Rebecca), Kelly (Greg), Sean and Mila (Darren). Loving and cherished Grampa to Rylee,  Dawson, Jacob, Liam, Mia, Charlee, Jaxon, Nash and  Addie. Loved brother to Jan, and brother in law to Heather (Dominique). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews.  His precious dogs, Maggie and Molly will miss him forever.  Words cannot begin to express the heartfelt thanks that goes out to those who were there for Michael and our Family. We would like to thank the 8th Floor Staff at Hotel Dieu, the Oncology Nurses at Met Campus, with a special thank you to Nurse Caroline, and the Staff at four west Met Campus for all their  love , care and  kindness. To all the Angels at Hospice, the Doctors, Nurses, PSW’s , PC’s and volunteers, with a special thank you to Lorna, please know that you will forever be in our hearts. In kindness, memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County  or the Windsor Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated. A family Private viewing has taken place with cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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COSTA, Bertilla (nee Rossetto)

Posted by on January 15, 2014

web_Costa, BertillaShe laughed, danced, sang and loved until the end of time. It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Bertilla on January 15, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Loving and cherished wife of the late Bruno Costa (2009). Loving and devoted mother of Lou & wife Rose, Walter & wife Deborah and Mary. Bertilla was loved by her grandchildren Amelia “Amy” & Tim Shea, Joseph & Jennifer, Christopher, Jesse & Sheeva, Joshua & Rebecca, Jacob, Madyson and Natalie. Special thanks to Dr. Kelton & staff of Chartwell Kingsville for their special care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm & 7-9pm with Parish Prayers at 4:30pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday friends are invited to join the family at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd.) after 10am followed by funeral Mass at 11am. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WALES: Douglas George of Windsor

Posted by on January 15, 2014

68 years, passed away suddenly at home on January 10, 2014. Son of the late George and Alice Wales. Dear brother of Lawrence, Wasaga Beach; Barbara Broome, California; and Nelson, Toronto. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and his Aunt Maxine. Douglas retired from Chrysler Canada and was a member of the Unifor Local # 444. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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OUELLETTE: Julia (nee Girard) of Amherstburg

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Passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 14, 2014 at 84 years of age. Dear wife of the late Maurice Ouellette (1964). Daughter of the late Dennis and Bernadette Girard. Loving mother of Paul and wife Roz, Leo and wife Barb, Marie and husband Mark Morand, Louis and wife Donna, Susan Currie, John and wife Tammy. Cherished mom to Tommy Zebic, Grace and husband Rob Garant, David McMillan and her special angel, the late David Owcher. Treasured grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Dearest sister of Madeleine (late Herbert), late Lawrence (Agnes), Gord (Dolly), and Jean (Gatean). Also survived by many brother and sisters-laws as well as nieces and nephews.  Julia fostered 186 children for over 40 years with the Children’s Aid Society. She was a 70 member of the CWL in McGregor. Julia is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Parish Prayers, Ladies Auxiliary and CWL Sunday 3 p.m. On Monday, friends are invited to meet the family after 10 a.m. at St. Clement’s Church (Walker Rd. McGregor) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.   Interment to follow at St. Clement’s Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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SUGUITAN, Dominga

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web_Sugitan_Dominga84 years, passed away on January 13, 2014 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Gervacio (1992). Loving mother of Gloria (Howard) Harris, Leticia (Crescente) Bolusan, Dionisio (Gloria), Alfredo (Annabelle), Erlinda (Jesus) Panay, Myrna (Roger) Valbuena, Marilou (Vip) Karunanithi. Much loved Mama/Grandma of Dennis, Allen, Christopher, Ferdinand, Kristina, Ryan James, Jamelle, Mark, Michael, Jessielaine, Jennifer, Diana, Charmaine, Venus, Victoria, Alysha, Jacob, Megan, the late Jeremae, the late Glen Richard and Lola Mama of Kari Lynn. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Dominga leaves behind a legacy of commitment towards her family and unconditional love. She will forever be remembered and her memories forever treasured. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9 pm and Friday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with parish prayers on Friday at 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave, South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday family and friends are invited to meet at St Anne’s Church, 12223 Tecumseh Rd. E., Tecumseh, after 9 am followed by mass at 10 am. Interment St. Anne’s Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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GATES, Kathleen “Katie/Kay” (nee Ripley)

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GatesGATES, Kathleen “Katie/Kay” (nee Ripley)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear wife, mother and grandmother at age 76.  Beloved wife of 49 years to Richard.  Wonderful mother to Kelley Gates (Vancouver) and Corina Chyz (Windsor).  Devoted and cherished Gramma to Trevor and Kalman Chyz.  Survived by her beloved sisters Frances Bean (Bermuda) and Joan Taylor (England) and Families.  She is also survived by her loving sister in-law Judy Raymond and family.  Special “Ma” to Michelle Anderson Felton (Eddy) and Babette Bouffard.  Special Gram to Kaleena Harris (Ryan Robinet).  Special friend to Herb and Linda White (Stouffville) and Carole Robinson.  At age 16 Kay began traveling the World.  While in Germany; which she called home for many years, she met the love of her life and gave birth to her daughters before eventually settling in Canada in 1976.  In 2005, Katie retired from Canada Post after 25 + great years.  She leaves behind a host of dear friends throughout the World and a legacy of pure love of every child who came through her door.  Although many will miss her terribly, she is now at peace.  Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Thursday January 16, 2014 from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  A funeral service will be held on  Friday January  17, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel.  Cremation to Follow.  In memory of Katie, donations may be made to the Windsor Salvation Army or to the Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County.  On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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ZANNIER, Ambrosina (nee Pasqualato)

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ZannierZANNIER, Ambrosina (nee Pasqualato)
May 15, 1928 Carbonera (TV) Italy – January 11, 2014 Extendicare Tecumseh, Ontario
It is with deep sadness that we part with Ambrosina after a  long battle with stroke complications.  We say goodbye to the loving mother of Danilo and Margaret, Valeria and Robert Perry, and Luciana and Craig Allan.  Dearest nonna of Kristina, Paula, Lia, Shanna and Chris, Carmen, Elisa and Chris, Audrey and Brian, and Clayton and Annie.  Bisnonna of William, Scarlett, Julia, and Madeline.  The daughter of Ernesto (1963) and Elisa (1966), she was predeceased by siblings Ernestina (1998), Celestina (2001), Giuseppe (2004), Solino (2004) and Igidio (2007).  Ambrosina came to Canada in 1954 to join her husband Vittorio (1981) with whom she shared 37 years of marriage.  She dedicated her life, with grit, determination and commitment,  to the welfare of her family.  She was the treasured friend of many, whose company she enjoyed and spoke of fondly and in loving terms.  Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9 p.m.  Parish prayers  8 p.m.  Relatives and friends will meet Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Good Shepherd Parish- St. Gregory Site ( 13789 St. Gregory’s Rd.) from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.  Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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