Fischer, Mary M. (nee McDougall)

Posted by on July 27, 2013

web_Fischer, Mary MargaretOn July 27, 2013 at 89 years of age.  Predeceased by her husband Ed.  Beloved mother of daughter Gerrie Fischer (Doug Snyder), son Raymond Fischer (Lisa).  Precious gram of Kyle and Kailey Skene, Jacob Fischer, Kristy Lalande (Eric), Jacqueline Dumouchelle (Stu), Bobby Dumouchelle (Tara).  Dear sister of Raymond and wife Irene McDougall.   She was a long standing volunteer at Hotel Dieu-Grace Hospital. In kindness, donations to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada would be appreciated. Visiting Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260Dougall Ave.  On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) after 9:15 a.m., followed by Mass at 10:00 a.m.  Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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KIRCOS, Kiriakos “Carl”

Posted by on July 27, 2013

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on July 26, 2013 at the age of 89 years. Reunited with beloved late wife Maria (nee Iantsis) 2004. Loving father of George and wife Michelle, and the late Kathy Tzimas (2006) and husband Thomas. Adored Papou of Steven, Tina, Mary, and Ted. Cherished Papou of 9 great grandchildren. Survived by family in Greece, Australia, U.S.A., and Canada. Carl was a chef and owner for 50 years at several Essex County area restaurants. Donations made to the Windsor-Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 7-9 pm and Tuesday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Tuesday at 8 pm and Wednesday at 10 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 65 Ellis St. E. for a Funeral Service at 10:30 am. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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HELOU, Mariam (nee Aoun)

Posted by on July 27, 2013

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Passed away suddenly but peacefully on July 26, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Reunited in Heaven with her beloved late husband Menem (1975). Cherished mother of Michel and wife Sylvia, Jamal Dawalibi and late husband George, Camille and wife Ghada, Jamil and wife Julie, Saadeh and wife Anna, and Sam and wife Michelle. Loving Tita of Danny, Carla, Tony and wife Dania, Lourda and Husband Steve, Zarife, Joe, Mary, Giselle, Jessica, Jasmine, Joey, Michel, Mary Anne, Chantel, Josephine, Lisa, Tina, Chris, Nicholas, Nicole, Natalie, and had a special place in her heart for Noah. Adored great Tita of George, Anthony, Maya, and Alyssa. Predeceased by Parents Georges and Jalila Aoun and by siblings Elias Aoun, Mikael Aoun, and Badiaah Aoun. Donations made to Autism Services Inc. of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Saturday from 2-5 pm and Sunday from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm with Prayers at 7:30 pm. Funeral Service Monday 9:30 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 then in procession to St. Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Church (1808 Labelle) for a Funeral Liturgy at 10 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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BOYER, Marie Yvonne (Nee:Werbowecki)

Posted by on July 27, 2013

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Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 26, 2013 at the age of 76 years. Beloved wife of Ronald Alexander for 55 years. Cherished mother of Catherine Gorski and husband Ted, James and Barb, Suzanne Karwowski and husband Stan, Sandra Romanow and husband Dr. Darryl, Caron Taylor and husband Ron, Patrick and wife Jodi, and Robert and wife Michelle. Loving Baba to Genevieve (Todd), Thad, Peter, Jake, Rachel, Alex, John-Patrick, Stephen, Natalie, Larissa, Laura, Lee-Anne, Rob, Alexa, Hannah, Harrison, Corrina, and Dahlia. Will be missed by sister Genevieve “Jenny” Russo, brother Harold Werbowecki and wife Stella. Reunited with late sister Stella Kiffman. Brother in law to Dr. Donald Boyer and wife Joyce. Marie was a wardrobe director for Echoes of Ukraine Dance Ensemble Detroit-Windsor, Public Relations Officer Sonyashnyk Dance ensemble, and Former president of the Ukrainian-Canadian Business and Professional Association of Windsor. She was a proud member of Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League and Ukrainian Women’s Organization- Ottawa St. (OYK). Donations made to the Sts. Vladimir and Olga Building Fund or to the Windsor-Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday from 7-9 pm, Monday 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm, Panahyda 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to visit after 9 am at Sts. Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Church (601 Lake Trail Dr.) until time of Funeral Mass at 10 am. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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MONFORTON, Patricia (nee Chappus)

Posted by on July 27, 2013

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Passed peacefully on July 26th at the age of 70. Cherished mother of Cindy Monforton and Alan Monforton (Bonnie). Proud Nanny of Brianne Monforton, Jessica Monforton (Agostino “Gus” Vitrano), Jeremy Monforton and Austin Lee. Soon-to-be great-grandmother of Vittorio! Loving sister of Joan Alofs (Al), Gloria Menear (Ted), Linda Vandelinder, Donna Scott (Bob) and Sandie Humpartzoomian (Jamie). Pat will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Sincere thanks to the nurses at Met Hospital Oncology and Malden Park Palliative Care for their exceptional empathy, care and passion shown to our mother. If you so desire, donations to the Humane Society of Windsor-Essex County or Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Patricia’s body was donated to the University of Western Ontario for the advancement of medicine and research. A ceremony celebrating Pat’s life will be on Wednesday at 11:00am at Parkwood Gospel Temple (3005 Temple Drive). 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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ALLEN: Glenn George, of St. Thomas and Windsor

Posted by on July 25, 2013

Glenn Allen 004PoppyALLEN, Glenn George, B.A., CD, of St. Thomas and Windsor, passed away at his St Thomas home on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in his 91st year.  Dear husband of Beverly Allen (née Cook) with whom he shared 55 happy years.  Loved brother of Joan Johnson (Peter) of Michigan and her family and Donald Allen (Daphne) of Espanola and his family.  Special Uncle to John Wates (Theresa) of Luxembourg and St. Thomas and his family.  Glenn was born in Chatham, ON, October 22, 1922, the son of the late Alvin and Elsa Allen.  He was a long-time member of Central United Church, Windsor and an adherent of Grace United Church, St. Thomas.  A graduate of UWO and of the Ontario College of Education, Toronto, Glenn was a secondary school teacher for 35 years. He taught in Riverside, Pembroke, Cornwall, Ottawa and Windsor, where he was the Head of Modern Languages at the Hon. W.C. Kennedy Collegiate Institute for thirty years.  He was always interested in extra-curricular activities and during his career coached teams in swimming, tennis and basketball.  Glenn was a sponsor teacher of Le Cercle Français, Il Circolo Italiano, and he organized an annual Concours Oratoire Français.  During the Second World War, Glenn served in the North Atlantic as a Wireless Telegraphist with the RCNVR, being awarded the North Atlantic Star.  He believed strongly in duty to one’s country, and was a proud veteran.  In peacetime, Glenn served 25 years as an officer with the Cadet Services of Canada and the Cadet Instructors List, instructing at cadet corps in Pembroke, Cornwall, Ottawa and Windsor, where he finished his military career as Commanding Officer of 1670 Kennedy C.I. Cadet Corps.  Glenn loved the outdoors, being an avid swimmer, hiker and gardener who spent untold hours creating and loving his flower gardens and outdoor ponds.  He was happiest in retirement watching his gardens change through the seasons.  Heartfelt thanks from the family are extended to Rebecca and Debra and the entire team at “Nurse Next Door” for the superb care and support they provided to Glenn that allowed him to remain in his home.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family one hour prior to the funeral at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Monday, July 29th at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in St. Thomas Cemetery, West Avenue.  Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Elgin-St. Thomas gratefully acknowledged.

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KOZMA, Patricia Jane ‘Pat’ late of Essex

Posted by on July 25, 2013

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Interment Date at Greenlawan Memorial Gardens has yet to be confirmed.  If you wish to donate in memory of Patricia contributions may be made to the Reach for the Sky, by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) or at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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DOHERTY, Charles “Chuck” of Kingsville and formerly of Windsor

Posted by on July 25, 2013

Doherty WindsorStarFrame copy68 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Leamington Hospital.  Loving father of Scott Doherty (Lynne Haydt), Dave Doherty (Nicole) and Kaitlin Kettle (Jeremy).  Beloved partner of Diane Bridgen.  Missed by his former spouse and mother to their children Judy Doherty.  Cherished grandpa of Cora, Bryson, Ethan and Kagan.  Dear brother of Richard ‘Rick’ Doherty.  Chuck will also be missed by many relatives and friends from both the Doherty and Bridgen families.  Chuck retired as District Chief after 35 years with Windsor Fire Service.  He was a long-time member of Erie Shores Golf Club.  Memorial visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  A Firefighter walk through Wednesday at 8 p.m.   A private family service will be held at a later date.  If you wish to donate in Chuck’s memory his family has asked that donations be made to the Windsor Firefighters’ Benefit Fund or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Family & Friends may share their memories of Chuck at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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BOWLES, Mildred of Essex

Posted by on July 25, 2013

WindsorStarFrame copywas born Wednesday, September 15, 1920 and passed peacefully on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Seasons Lakeshore. Beloved wife of the late George (Jan, 2000). Loving mother of Marion Ives and her late husband Jerry (Mar, 2013). Adored grandma of Jeff Ives and wife Jane and Traci Casey and husband David and great grandma of Brendan, Ryan, Kyle and Brittney. Mildred was the youngest of 12 and was predeceased by her 11 brothers and sisters. She was an employee of the C.H. Smith Co. for 38 years and union president for 18 years. After retirement she met monthly with her fellow employees “The Golden Girls”. She was a member of the Essex United Church. The family would like to thank the caring staff at Seasons Lakeshore for all the kindness they showed Mildred during her 6 year stay. A private family service will take place.  If desired donations may be made to Seeds 4 Hope to assist with cancer research. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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PRICE, Graham “Kelly” of Amherstburg and formerly of McGregor

Posted by on July 25, 2013

was born on WindsorStarFrame copyJune 3, 1964 and passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at home in Amherstburg. Loving husband and best friend of Solange (nee Hamelin)for 27 years on July 19. Proud dad of Meghan Nead and husband Shawn and Kayla Price. Adored  Papa Doo of Linkon, Nova and Gunnarr and pappy to Brutus. He was reunited with  his baby Centa. Dearest son of Doug and the late Mary Price and son-in-law of Theresa and the late Lawrence Hamelin. Dear brother of Danny (Gail), Charles (Debbie), late Mark (Sue), Dawna Hilder (Ed) and brother-in-law of the late Lorenzo, Clare (Bonnie), late Michael, Lawrence Jr. (Analda), Tom (Pat), Margaret Laframboise (Rick), Elizabeth Hamelin, Joan Guatto (Jim), Jean Albertini (Luc) and Paul (Gail). Will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to give special thanks to Kelly’s best friends Kirk and Mike and his nurse Michelle for going above and beyond with care as well as the entire health care team that assisted Kelly in any way through his journey. Kelly was always willing to lend a hand. He was a jack of all trades and drove truck for many years. He was proud of his accomplishment when he graduated from University of Guelph in 2010 from the Waste Water Management Program. His family was his pride and joy and they will forever miss him. Visiting at the , 87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm and at the funeral home on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Kelly’s life at 11am. Cremation. If desired memorial donations made to Hospice Windsor Essex would be appreciated. Family and friends may share their memories of Kelly at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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DUPUIS, John Ernest of Chatham;

Posted by on July 24, 2013

DUPUIS, John, oval84 years, of Chatham, passed away peacefully at Riverview Gardens on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.  Beloved husband of Jeanne (Charron).  Loving father of Ronald, the late Luke (2001), Jerome, John, Jo-Anne, Rachelle and late husband Pat Marchand (2009), and Mark.  Dearest grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Predeceased by parents William & Florence (Freker) Dupuis.  Dear brother of the late Luella (late husband Ken) Tolmie, the late Bernard Dupuis, the late Kathleen (late husband Jack) Grifka, the late George (surviving wife Corinne) Dupuis, the late Lawrence (surviving wife Mary Helen) Dupuis, Ray (Rita) Dupuis, Agnes (Charles) Labonte, Ernest (Pauline) Dupuis, Eugene (Sue) Dupuis, and Pauline (late husband Joseph) St. Pierre.  Dear brother-in-law of Gerard (Maria) Charron, Annette Martin, the late Evelyn (surviving husband Clifford) Quinlan, and the late Omer Charron, Blanche Charron, Laurette Boucher, Roland Charron, Florence Charron, and Theresa Sterling.  Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.  John was a Third Order Franciscan.  He served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1950-1955, and worked as a custodian at Ontario Provincial Police station in Chatham after his retirement from Ford Motor Company in Windsor and Orangeville.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday.  Parish prayers 8 p.m. Friday.  Funeral service from the funeral home Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at St. Joachim Cemetery.  Memorial donations to Right to Life Kent or Alzheimer Society appreciated.

 

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MARCON, Elio L.

Posted by on July 23, 2013

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Husband, father, Nonno, son, brother.  Elio L. Marcon passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 after a brave battle against heart disease and cancer.  Cherished husband of Clarine (Berard), adored father of Michael Elio (Windsor), Carol Anne and Ron Biddle (Grand Rapids, MI), Mark Anthony and Velma (LaSalle).  Loving Nonno to Corey Alexander Biddle and Catherine Grace Biddle.  Dear son of Oreste (1940) and Angela (1995) Marcon.  Step-son to Angelo Agnolin (1980).  Dear brother to Mary and Peter (deceased) Santarossa, Loretta and John Todesco, Eleanor and Giancarlo Cocchetto and Lida and Frank Naccarato.  Dear brother-in-law to Darlene and Daniel (deceased) Shynkar, Oran and Anne Berard.  Son-in-law of the late Verna and Henry Berard.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Elio worked for Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. for 40 years during which time he was Advertising Sales Promotional Assistant (Hiram Walker Inc.), Supervisor of Advertising Services, Assistant to Vice President-Director of Advertising, Marketing Manager (Hiram Walker Int.), Vice President-Director of Marketing (Montreux, Switzerland), Vice President Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd., Vice President Hiram Walker & Sons Inc.-Manager of Corporate Marketing, Vice President Hiram Walker-Gooderham & Worts Ltd.-Assistant to the President of Marketing, Vice President Hiram Walker-Gooderham & Worts Ltd-President Hiram Walker Wine & Specialties Group (U.S.A.)-Member of the Management Board, Vice President-Director of Corporate Purchasing North America, and Vice President-Director of Administrative Services North America.

Elio was involved in many charities, notably Junior Achievement, The United Way, University of Windsor Building Fund, Art Gallery of Windsor Building Fund, President of the Canadian Red Cross-Windsor Chapter, Windsor Police Services Board Member and Windsor Regional Hospital Board (Chair for the Mental Health & Long Term Care at Malden Centre).

Elio travelled the world over many times during his career.  His personal interests were hockey, reading, gardening and travelling with his wife, children and grandchildren.  Elio loved life and people.  To know him was to love him.  He was a kind, generous and loving man.  He will be remembered by us all for his sweet nature and great sense of humour.  Rest well, Dear One.  Donations to It’s In Your Jeans would be appreciated by the family.

Visiting Wednesday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 4:30 p.m.  Funeral Thursday 11:30 a.m. from Families First Funeral Home 3260 Dougall South Windsor 519 969 5841 to Corpus Christi (1400 Cabana Road) for Mass at 12 noon.  Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery with cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Dufault, Roger Gerard

Posted by on July 23, 2013

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73 years, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2013 with his wife Marlene (nee Sawchuk) by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Leo and Rena Dufault (nee Filiault). Roger will be missed greatly by his beloved wife, Marlene, of 50 years (celebrated on June 8th 2013). Loving father of Christian (Marylynn) of Parry Sound, Monique Charette (Todd) of Colchester, Justin of Calgary and Michael. Cherished grandfather of Justin and Dylan Tufty of Chilliwack, Darren (Crystal), Jarryd Barr, Katarina, Shannon, Holly, Gabriel, Maddyx and Addyson. Dearest great-grandfather of Riley, Haley and Nathan. Roger is also survived by his sister Suzanne Dufault. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. David Fisher, Dr. Malus, Dr. Nour, Karen Bray, St. Elizabeth’s, also to Dr. Gall and the Hospice of Windsor, and the Palliative Care Unit at Hotel Dieu. If you so desire, donations can be made to the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County. The family will receive friends Thursday from 3pm-5pm & 7pm-9pm. Prayer Service Friday 10am 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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SIMON Inez Virginia (nee Congdon)

Posted by on July 23, 2013

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Passed away following a brief illness on Sunday July 21, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital, at the age of 84 years. Beloved wife of 61 years to Murray. Dear Mom of Judy Bobaljik and husband John; Brenda Dixon; and Brad Simon and wife Diane. Dear “Gram” of Jason Dixon, Kristy Damm and husband Josh, Shaun Dixon, Adam Simon and wife Ange, and the late Cale Simon. Great-Grandma to Hailey, Angelica, Sydney, Kelsey and Bradley. Daughter of the late Frank and Rita Congdon, and Charlie Jackson. Sister of Phyllis Coneybeare and late husband Vern, Clare Congdon and wife Betty, and Roger Congdon and wife Gloria. Sister in law to the late Willard Simon and surviving wife Gladys; and the late Cleva Tetzlaff and her late husband Wilbur. Very dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Inez was retired following many years of service as a secretary in the office at Essex District High School. She and her husband Murray were part of a group of families that helped to form the congregation at Church of The Living Word, in Woodslee, Ontario. She will be dearly missed by many friends, especially those in the Thursday morning Bible Study group. Our mom was a loving, and caring woman, whose passion in life was her family. We have all been witness to a life lived of simple ideals, and pleasure of family. We will all miss her dearly. Cremation, at her request, has taken place. The family invites relatives and friends to join for Memorial Visitation, on Friday July 26, 2013 at The Church of The Living Word (1697 South Middle Side Road-just West of the Belle River Road in Woodslee, Ontario), from 11:00 am until time of Memorial Service to celebrate her life at 12:00 Noon. Pastor Rodger Jackson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Church of The Living Word, or to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada. (Cards available at the church) Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519.253.7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd., East. Online condolences may be submitted at www.windsorchapel.com

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Wood, James Douglas

Posted by on July 23, 2013

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Went home to be with his Savior on July 18, 2013 after the long good bye at the age of 72 years; at home with family by his side. Survived by his loving wife of 41 years Wendy (nee Dawes), his children Kelly Runnalls, Erik Wood, and Neil (Lindsay) Wood, and grandchildren Leif, Micah, Noa, Gideon, and Bronte Runnalls; and Asher Wood. Dear brother of Lynn Whaley and John.  Also survived by 2 brother in laws Bob and Ken and many nieces and nephews. Jim was a dedicated teacher and cross country coach with the Windsor Public School Board, longtime member and faithful servant of Campbell Baptist Church, and mentor to many. He enjoyed many hobbies  including baseball, running and nature. Prov. 3:5-6.  Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Tuesday July 23, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9 pm Relatives and friends are requested to meet at Campbell Baptist Church (1821 Wyandotte St. West)  on Wednesday July 24, 2013 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service at 11 am. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. As your expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor or to Gideons International.

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MYLES: Robert “Smiley” of Leamington

Posted by on July 23, 2013

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52 years, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Bob was born in Blind River, Ont. and was the son of the late Don and Thelma (nee Musgrove) Myles. Beloved husband of Karen (Schiller). Special father of Rick and Kiley. Smiley will be dearly missed by his special granddog Jaydee. Dear brother of Dixie Lee Slaney (George), Bill (Angie), Ron (Caroline), Chris Tober (Fred), Cindy Cox (Bill). Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Smiley was a longtime employee of Setterington’s Fertilizer Service. At Smiley’s request, cremation has taken place. Memorial Service to celebrate Smiley’s life will be held from the Roma Club, 19 Seacliff Drive East, Leamington on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Linda Blair officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Special thanks to Dr. Michael Lock. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the London Health Sciences Centre 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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VANDAMME: Jerome of Essex, Ontario

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Passed away in the presence of friends on July 18, 2013 at 84 years of age. Loving friend and companion of the late Joyce Cherry (2012). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his two sisters in Europe. Jerome was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Leamington, Kingsville and Essex. He retired from Chrysler Canada and was a member of the CAW Local # 444. Jerome is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Sunday at 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Country Meadows Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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BROWN: Shirley Ameilia (Stuart) of Essex

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Passed away peacefully with family by her side on July 9, 2013 at 80 years of age. Beloved wife of Norm with whom she celebrated 59 years of marriage. Daughter of the late John and Amelia Stuart of London. Treasured mother of Mike (Helen) and Kathy (Gary) Landry. Beloved grandma/nana of Alynn (Nick), Jillian, Jean-Marc, Samantha, Ryan and Kurtis. Special thanks to CCAC and extra special thank you to the nurses and staff at Malden Park – 3 North. Donations may be the Alzheimer’s Society. Cremation has taken place. At Shirley’s request, there will be no funeral service. Arrangements entrusted to the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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BISSONNETTE: Bernice (nee Taylor) of Woodslee, Ontario

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 9, 2013. Loving wife of Denis Bissonnette with whom she celebrated 45 years of marriage. Loving mother of Jim Mann (Sheila) and Dave Bissonnette (Laura). Treasured Grandmother of Tyler, Jarred, Braeden Mann, Logan and Emma Bissonnette. Sister of Gerald and wife Judy Taylor, Shirley Sauve, Sally and husband Bob Quick, Mary and husband Jerry Lucier, Mickey and late husband Ron Kennedy, Irene and husband Richard Bradt, Jackie Taylor and friend Shelly Burrell and the late Sharon and husband Cliff Ford. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bernice was a longtime member of St. John’s Church in Woodslee. Bernice is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers Thursday at 4:30 p.m. On Friday, friends are invited to meet the family after 9:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Woodslee followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John’s Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. Special thanks to her sisters for all of their and help and love they showed Bernice over the last 3 months.You may send your condolences on Bernice’s Tribute Wall at www.kennedyfh.com

 

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FORGET: Patrick of Windsor, Ontario

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North Essex, Ontario     www.kennedyfh.com

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SCHLEIHAUF: Henrica of Essex

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North Essex, Ontario.  www.kennedyfh.com

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BEETHAM: John H.

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Passed away peacefully with family at his side on June 25, 2013 at 62 years of age.  Dear father of Stephen Beetham and Scott and wife Amanda Beetham. Loving son of the late Earl and Doris Beetham. Loved brother of Doug and wife Pat Beetham, Brian and wife Janet Beetham. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visiting will be held on Wednesday at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. Donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation. You may send your condolences on John’s Tribute Wall at www.kennedyfh.com

 

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QUINLAN: Audrea Mary (nee Bedford)

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Loving and devoted wife of Emmett with whom she celebrated 47 years of marriage. Treasured mother of Marnie Gauthier (Ron), Marlene Ingratta (Jack), Kerry Bowyer (Danny), Scott and Jeremy Quinlan. Dear grandma of Garet, Grant, Gabrielle, Jackson, Charles, and Grace. Sister of George Bedford (Lynn), Joe Bedford (Carole), and the late Bonnie Beebe (Dennis). She will be sadly missed by the John Quinlan family especially Anna and Maxine as well as many nieces and nephews. Audrea was a wonderful host and organizer with all of the family reunions. She loved her cats, Tai Chi and attending her garden at home. Visiting Monday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North Essex. Parish Prayers Monday at 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday, friends are invited to meet the family after 9:30 a.m. at the Holy Name of Jesus Church (146 Talbot St. S, Essex) followed by the funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Country Meadows Cemetery. Donations may be to Transition to Betterness or to the CNIB. You may send your condolences on Audrea’s Tribute Wall at www.kennedyfh.com

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MYERS: Florence “Fille” of Gesto

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 10, 2013 at 73 years of age. Treasured wife of Bob with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage. Devoted and loving mother of Jodi Myers. Daughter of the late Donat and Bertha Desjardins. Dearest sister of Clifford (Doreen), Louis (Pat), the late Blaise (late Myrna), Henry (late Carol), the late Lawrence (Bernadette), Raymond  (Dianne), Cecile (late Ken Bilton). Sister-in-law of Don and wife Geta Myers, and Larry and wife Sandy Myers. Predeceased by her sister-in-law Brenda Myers (2003). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and her special cousin Lois. Her presence will be greatly missed by feline companion, Pepper who managed to bring smiles and laughter during her recent struggles. Fille worked at Myers Park “N” Market and then worked for Dominion Stores in Windsor. After the birth of her daughter she returned to work at the Iler Lodge in Essex. Fille is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Fille’s life will be celebrated on Thursday from the funeral home at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Transition to Betterness or the Lung Association. You may send your condolences on Florence’s Tribute Wall at www.kennedyfh.com

 

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McCARTHY: Robert Edward “Bob” of Maidstone

Posted by on July 21, 2013

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 5, 2013 at 68 years of age. Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Giroux). Dearest son of late Emmett and Mary McCarthy.  Treasured father of Martin, Brendan and wife Tannis, Kevin and wife Melissa, Mary and husband Peter, Robert and fiancé Karla. Grandpa of Sydney. Best friend and brother to Dick McCarthy, Elaine and Gary Deehan, Margaret and Tim McGuire, Tom McCarthy, Dan and Lori McCarthy, Chris and Kathy McCarthy, Kerry Kovac and the late Moreen Donald (2004). Brother-in-law of Larry and Elizabeth Donald, Richard and Monique Giroux, Larry and Betty Giroux, Dale and Vicky Giroux, Carmon and Brenda Giroux. Uncle Bob will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. 128 Talbot St. North, Essex. Parish prayers Friday at 4 p.m. On Saturday, friends are invited to visit with family after 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (Maidstone) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or to Transition to Betterness. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

 

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