MILLION, Eileen of Sarnia

Million-webMILLION, EILEEN – At Bluewater Health on Thursday, June 1, 2016, Eileen Mary Catherine (Fowler) Million, age 90 of Sarnia passed away peacefully with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late George W. Million (1993) and dear mother of Robert Million (Juvy), Marg Robbins, Lyn Munday (Brad) and Laurie Million, grandmother of Tim Robbins (Andrea), Jeff Robbins, Melanie Million (Mark), Patrick Million, Christian Million, Lacy Huddlestone (Dean), Jenn Ferrera (Dino), Jacob Bourrie, great-grandmother of Owen and Ella Ferrera and Shaun and Emily Robbins, Ava and Bennet Huddlestone and sister of Ronald Fowler. She was predeceased by her parents Harry and Gwendolyn Fowler and son in law Garry Robbins.  Eileen was involved with volunteer work in Sarnia and Petrolia. She was a member of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Point Edward and a former member of Christ Anglican Church in Petrolia. Mother was an absolutely wonderful and caring person who will be missed by all who knew her. Private cremation has taken place. Memorial gifts made to the Inn of the Good Shepherd, Vision Nursing Home or the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

“The family would like to thank Vision Nursing Home for the wonderful care and friendship that they showed our mother as well as well as the staff at Bluewater Palliative Care for the understanding they showed to our family at a difficult time”

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BEDAL, Mary L (nee Way) of Windsor

Posted by on June 1, 2016

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It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Mary on June 1, 2016. Beloved wife and best friend of Leonard G. Bedal. She lived her life to the fullest and will be sadly missed by her family, extended family and church family. Step mother to Mary Ann (Brian), Joan (Todd), Lisa (Dan), Kevin (Liza) the late John (Christina),   Cherished sister to Chesley, Rex (late Sarah), Lily, Hubert, Sheila, Wilson and Dorothy (George). Predeceased by her sister Clarice Mary also leaves to mourn many grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a large circle nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society of Windsor and Essex County would be appreciated by the family. A celebration of Mary’s life will take place on Friday June 3, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Glenwood United Church, 1825 Grand Marais Rd. W., Windsor. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. 519-738-6662.

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Wilkinson, Donald of Wheatley, Ontario

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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83 years, passed away Monday May 30, 2016 at his residence. Beloved husband of Nancy (Sharp) for 60 years. Dear father of Stewart. Loving grandfather of Shawna Wilkinson and great grandfather of Evan Wilkinson. Dear brother-in-law of Marion Gregory and the late Ollie Sharp and the late Jean Bruner. Don was a 33rd Degree Mason and a member of Leamington Masonic Lodge #290, member of the Windsor Masonic Lodge as well as the Shriners. Don was a former Reeve for Mersea Township, was with the Ontario Farmers Crop Insurance, was a member of Ontario Pork Producers Assoc. and Mersea United Church. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Don’s life, from the funeral home on Thursday June 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. Rev. Derek Parry officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Leamington Masonic Lodge # 290 A.F. & A.M. service Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Ontario Kidney Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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RICHARDSON: Charles “Tim”, of St. Thomas, Ontario

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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RICHARDSON, Charles “Tim”, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, May 30, 2016, in his 96th year.  Beloved husband for 71 years to Doreen (nee Harfield) Richardson.  Dearly loved father of Joy Moody of London, Jill Richardson (Tom Dennison) of Belle River, Peter Richardson (Marilyn) of London, and Julie Richardson-Murphy (Robert) of St. Thomas.  Cherished grandfather of Deven Richardson, Kyle Richardson, Marina Richardson, and Zackary Murphy.  Brother of Joan “Jo” of Toronto, Elizabeth “Juble”, Ann Mary “Toby”, Sally, and Richard “Tinker”, all in England.  Dear brother-in-law of Norma Harfield of England.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by a sister Lorna, and by brothers, Tom, Peter, W.A. “Bill”, and Trevor “Bob”.  Born in Thorpe Bay, Essex, England on November 19, 1920, he was the son of the late Arthur and Margaret (nee Luttman) Richardson.  He immigrated to Canada in 1950.  Tim was the former owner of Richardson’s Food Market, Talbot St., St. Thomas.  He was a member of St. Hilda’s-St. Luke’s Anglican Church.  During the Second World War, he served as a Flying Officer tail gunner (Lancaster) with the RAF.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place.  A private family memorial service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).  Memorial donations to St. Hilda’s-St. Luke’s Anglican Church, the CNIB, or the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged.

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SAASTAMOINEN (SAASTO ), Irja Ida (nee Hiltunen)

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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Into the arms of her loving Lord and Saviour, Irja Passed away peacefully, with her son and grandson by her side on May 29, 2016 at the age of 97. Reunited with her beloved husband Reino (1994). Loving mother to Raymond (2003), John, Peter and wife Joyce. Proud grandmother to Jody Higgins (Steve), Sonya Roe (Jim), Christine Saasto, Peter “Dana” Saastamoinen (Hillary), and Jennifer Saasto-St. Louis (Thomas). Cherished great grandmother to Brian and Rochelle Higgins; Carson, Chase and Cole Roe; Kayla, Kassandra and Devin St. Louis; Hannah, Audrey and Kristen Saastamoinen. She will be dearly missed by nieces, nephews and extended family in Thunder Bay, also many friends in Finland, Canada and Florida. Irja will be remembered for the love of her family, her hard work and determination, as well as her dedication to her Pentecostal and Finnish roots. The family would like to thank all of the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at the Royal Marquis, Aspen Lake and Windsor Regional Hospital-Metropolitan Campus for all of the care and compassion shown to Irja during her final years. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Location) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Wednesday June 1, 2016 from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Visitation will continue at Parkwood Gospel Temple (3005 Temple Dr.) on Thursday June 2, 2016 from 10:00 am until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Hastings, Lorraine

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Passed away peacefullHastingsy on May 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family at Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife and soulmate to the late James “Jim” Hastings (2011). Loving mother to Judy and Ron Lachance, Brian and Colleen, Wayne and Cindy, Cathy and Doug Schwartzentruber, Gary and Shelley, Mary Ann and Bill Deady; and the late baby James Hastings (1954). Cherished Grandma to 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Annette & husband Bernard Bellemore, and her late siblings, Hiram, Arthur, Archie, Wilfred, Emile, Leo, Bella, Florence, and Lucille. Survived by her sister-in-law Bea Roy. Will be missed dearly by her sister-in-law and best friend Marguerite Richards. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Lorraine was a long time member of the Catholic Women’s League.
Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel), 519.253.7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 7 to 9pm. Parish prayers at 7:30pm. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Most Precious Blood Church (1947 Meldrum at Tecumseh Rd E.) for visitation from 9:30am until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to WRH-Ouellette Campus c/o Renal Dialysis Clinic. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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ARMSTRONG, Douglas Lyman

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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December 7, 1923- May 26, 2016
With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Douglas at 92 years of age. Predeceased by the love of his life, Phyllis (2008). Cherished father of Sharon Richardson. Proud “GranD” of Amy Richardson and John Richardson. Dearest “Great GranD” of Emi Richardson. Father of Lynne Armstrong Jones (Murray) and grandfather of Michael and Megan. Douglas was a seaman on the SS Oakton, when it was hit by a torpedo in the St. Lawrence River in 1942. He then joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and became a Pilot Officer. His career took him to the Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI where he was an Engine Engineering Manager. A family service and burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Navan, ON. If you choose to do so, memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society. We would like to thank the staff at Sunrise of Windsor for their wonderful care, compassion, and respect. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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PRESTON, Eleanor (nee Roach) of Leamington

Posted by on May 31, 2016

94 years, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at the Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens. Beloved wife of the late Leonard (1997). Dear mother of Joyce Swayze (Bob), Ron Preston (Colleen). Loving grandmother of Don (Amy), Joanne (Rick), Christopher and Caitlin and great grandmother of Hillary, Natalie, Olivia, Gavin, Simon and Frasier. Predeceased by her granddaughter Heather, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 3p.m. until Peachland Rebekah Lodge Service at 3:45 followed by the Funeral Service to celebrate Eleanor’s life. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Sun Parlor Home Auxiliary Bus Fund. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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McLaughlin, Joseph Guilmond

Posted by on May 31, 2016

It is with heavy heartMcLaughlins we announce the passing of Guilmond McLaughlin, age 85, after a courageous battle from cancer. Guilmond leaves behind his loving wife Marie-Ange, son Brian (Brenda), daughter Brenda (John), son Larry (Sharilyn), Jonathan, Jason (Melanie). Guilmond also leaves behind his grandchildren, Melissa and husband Greg, Chad, Shannon, Sarah, Stacey, Nathan, Christian, Rogan, Leah Eve, Emilie & his great-grandchildren, Lucas, Liam & Emily. Fondly remembered by brothers Roger, Archie (Norma), Ronnie (Doreena) and 1 sister Levina (Bill). Predeceased by Walter (Mary), Melvin (Delia) and Jerry (Elaine). He will be sadly missed by all his nieces & nephews. Special thanks to the Hospice of Windsor for their compassionate care during dads stay. A heartfelt thank you to Jim Renaud , dads nurse for 4 years, for the wonderful care and dedication provided to Guilmond and his family. Also, many thanks to all the healthcare providers who were involved in our fathers care to ensure he was comfortable during his final journey. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519.253.7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 7:00 pm until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 8:00 pm. During the visiting hour, light snacks, tea, and coffee will be serviced to the visitors. As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to Hospice of Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Braine, Joan Marie

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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She was a best friend to her husband , John, first mate and the love of his life. She was a remarkable and caring mother to her loving son Ryan Peterson, step-sons Kevin (Sherry) Braine, and Brad (Tesia) Braine. Cherished nannie to Dawson, Travis, Ali, Owen, and Shayla. Predeceased by her parents, Mildred & Herbert Hadland, and in-law`s Ann & Jack Braine. Cherished sister to Lois (Gerry) Woodman, Barry (Jeannie) Hadland, Karen Roy, Colleen (late Rick) Campbell, Lori (Larry) Schaefer, and the late Douglas & Kenny. She was loved and close to her 16 nieces and nephews and 30 great-nieces and nephews.
Joan was a kind and beautiful woman who left her mark on everyone she knew, especially her many exceptional friends. She lived her life to the fullest. The family wishes to extend their thanks to all of the wonderful caregivers over these past two months, who were all so kind and generous to Joan. Memorial visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel) 519.253.7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, on Friday, May 27, 2016 from 3-5 & 7-9pm. Visitation will continue at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (804 Grand Marais Rd E) on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10am until time of Memorial Mass at 11am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Goodfellows or Street Help. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com.

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Moores, Irene

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Passed away suddMooresenly at home on May 25, 2016. Loving wife of 43 years to Gerald. Cherished mother of Mary-Ann Moores-Lopes & husband David. Dearest Baba to Alexa and Matteo. Beloved sister to Mary (Zenon) Staruch and her late brother, Eugene Dudra. Loving aunt to Andrew and Tamara Staruch. Predeceased by her parents, Jan Dudra and David & Maria Feloniuk. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Chapel), 519.253.7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd E, on Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. Visitation will continue on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 10am until time of Chapel Service at 11am. Entombment will follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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OROSZ, Sandor

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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February 17, 1935 – May 25, 2016
We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of our cherished and beloved “Tatika” Sandor Orosz who passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on May 25, 2016 at WRH, Met Campus. Reunited with his beloved wife Gizella (nee Urban) (2001). Dearly loved father of Erika Janosek, Liz Playtis and family, and Gizella Ellepola and family. Cherished grandfather of Juliana (Juliska) and Michael (Kis Mis), they were his pride and joy. Sibling of 3 brothers and 3 sisters. He will also be remembered by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends in both Canada and Hungary. Sandor was born in Hajduboszormeny, Hungary to the late Imre (1974) and Margit (1979) and immigrated to Montreal, Canada in 1952 and then to Windsor in 1970. He was retired from Ford Motor Company, Essex Engine Plant where he was known as the “Master Painter”. Sandor was a very active and proud member of the Hungarian Community. He will be remembered not only for his countless hours volunteering but most notably for being the host and announcer of CHYR’s “Hungarian Serenade” Magyar Radio from 1979 – 1991. He was a member of Unifor 200, the Hungarian Cultural Centre and the Free-Reformed Hungarian Church. At Sandor’s request there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. As an expression of your sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Hungarian Cultural Centre (790 Hanna St. E.) and would be greatly appreciated by the families. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com. At a later date Sandor will be laid to rest alongside his beloved Gizella in the beautiful city of Budapest in his homeland of Hungary.
“Draga jo Tatika, arany csillagunk, vigyaz reank. You will be deeply missed and forever in our hearts!!”

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HACK, Mary (nee Poxrucker)

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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Peacefully at St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa, on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late George Hack (2003). Loving mother to George F. Hack and wife Jane Arbour of Ottawa, Ontario, John Hack and wife Cathy of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Frank Hack and wife Monica of Windsor, Ontario. Loved grandmother to George Joseph (Tara McWhinney), Mary Clare (Jim Cain), Anna Theresa (Stavros Govas), Margaret Rose, Kristen, Roxanna, and Rebecca. Also survived by great grandchildren Adrian and Marike Hack, Shay WcWhinney, Thomas and Hank Cain and Ben Haskett. Sister to Josef Poxrucker and Rosa Drick. Pre-deceased by brother Franz Poxrucker. Mary and George Hack made Windsor their home and were active for many years in the St. Michael’s Church and German community. Mary loved working at Schwab’s Market, where she met many wonderful people. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Central Location) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. A Committal Service will be held on Friday May 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Heavenly Rest Cemetery (5005 Howard Ave.) A Mass celebrating Mary’s life will be scheduled at a later date. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Muldoon, Thomas

Posted by on May 31, 2016

It is with greatMuldoon sadness that we announce the passing of Thomas Muldoon on May 29, 2016 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Vicky Muldoon for 45 years. Cherished father of Tina Alonzo (Gus) and Tom Muldoon (Emilynne). Loving grandpa of Keegan, Thomas, and Madison. Dear brother of Pam MacDonald, Carol Barnhard (Ron) and Leslie Cullen (Ron). He will be missed by many extended family members and friends. Tom was a dedicated elementary school teacher with the Catholic board for over 30 years. He loved to watch movies and to cheer on his Detroit sports teams. Tom enjoyed bowling, golf, cards, and attending his grandson’s hockey and soccer games. We would like to thank the staff at Tecumseh Extendicare (Riverside wing) for their wonderful care, compassion, and respect. A very special thank you to his close friend Ray Lussier, for being there in his time of need. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (East Chapel) 519-253-7234, 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday June 1, 2016 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Anne’s Church (12233 Tecumseh Road East) on Thursday June 2, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. In memory of Tom, memorial donations may be made to the 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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VADOVIC, Janice (Nee Moor)

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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Passed away peacefully surrounded by love on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the age of 78 years. Janice spent her life showering love on those around her. Her kind soul and sweet heart made her the best Granny in the World to Hailey and Avery. She leaves behind her adored husband and best friend Alexander. Shawn (Suzanne) and Tami (James) Nestor would like to express endless thanks to the staff at the Villages of Aspen Lake for the love, care and cuddles that they have provided Mom over the past few years. Our World was a better place with you in it Mom. You and your bright blue eyes will be missed every day. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOMES (East Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. A Private Family Ceremony has taken place. If you so desire donations to the Alzheimer`s Society of Windsor and Essex County are welcomed and appreciated. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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SEMAN: Barbara Jean, of Rodney

Posted by on May 31, 2016

FrontAt her residence, on Monday, May 30, 2016, Barbara Jean Seman at the age of 71, went to be with her Lord.  She will be missed by her loving and devoted husband Andrew Seman.  Loving mother of Karen (Dave) Heyblom and Michael (Kim) Seman.  Cherished grandmother of David and Derek Heyblom and Keith and Jacqueline Seman.  Survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by her parents Gordon and Georgina Rose.  Also predeceased by her sister Mary Alice Harris (April 2016).  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF RODNEY, 212 Furnival Road, Rodney (519-785-0810) on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2 p.m.  Interment Rodney Cemetery.  Donations in memory of Barb may be made to the West Elgin Daffodil Society-Auxiliary Cancer or the Rodney Christian Mission.  Share a memory at denning.ca

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BROTHERS: Donald of Strathroy

Posted by on May 30, 2016

Peacefully at home on Monday, May 30th, 2016; Donald Roy Brothers of Strathroy passed in his 84th year. Dear husband of the late Edna Brothers (2000). Loving father of Judy (Steve) McDonald of PEI and Brian (Peggy) Brothers of Strathroy. Cherished Grandpa of Christopher, Michelle, Shawn, Amanda, Brianne, Aaron and Jessie. Will be missed by his nieces, nephews and friends.

Predeceased by his son Paul Brothers (2010) and brother George.

As per Donald’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Graveside Service will be held at a later date. If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY.

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MALETTE: Catherine “Iris” of Ailsa Craig

Posted by on May 30, 2016

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Peacefully at home Catherine “Iris” (Broadley) Malette at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late André Malette (1996). Predeceased by her parents William & Ethel (Brindle) Broadley and son Daniel Malette (1966).

Beloved mother of Cathie (Fred) Fursman and Colette Malette. Cherished Memere to Danielle (Joe) Lima and André Thomas. Beloved great Grandmother to Nicholas Lima. Iris will be missed by several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Iris came to Canada in 1929 from Settle, England. She has always been proud of her family, her British roots, and for her service in the Royal Canadian Navy.

Known for her spunk, quick wit and fun loving attitude, she has forever left her mark on all those she met throughout her lifetime.

Many thanks to Dr. William Thorpe, St Elizabeth Healthcare and the VON for the exemplary care received and compassion shown. Thanks also to the many friends and family who have made their presence known, from near and from far. Iris was loved, and she knew it.

Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF AILSA CRAIG on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 1 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Fr. Tony Laforet officiating. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the London Humane Society. Condolences and donations may be left online at www.denning.ca.

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Rohrer, Michael Christopher

Posted by on May 29, 2016

web_rohrer_michaelIt is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father, son, brother and uncle on May 28, 2016 at 45 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of 18 years to Dee (nee Lesney). Inspiring and devoted dad of Hannah, Michael and Grace. Cherished and loving son of Edward & Cynthia Gorski and the late John William Rohrer (1977). Dear son-in-law of Ken & Carol Lesney. Loved grandson of Amelia & late Mitch Gorski, late Genevieve & Alex Kudrey and late Barbara & Bryce Rohrer. Dedicated and amazingly supportive brother of Bill Rohrer, Jennifer Rohrer and Stacey & Brian Fuhr. Treasured brother-in-law of Colleen & Robert Reisner, Jennifer Lesney and Michael Lesney. Supportive and loving Uncle of Kayla, Alexandria, Julia, Tyler, Will, Rocco and Harry. Mike was a well-respected local Real Estate Appraiser, as well as Government Relations for the Rail Tunnel, QP Consulting, a well-known Councillor for the Town of Tecumseh and was appointed to numerous quasi-judicial government boards. He was a long-time member of the PC Party, ran locally and worked at Queens Park. He was a devoted parishioner of Good Shephard Parish (St. Gregory’s) and a Eucharistic Minister, he also sat on the seminarian review board. He was a passionate leader who united and gave selflessly to his community and worked tirelessly to save St. Gregory School. Mike was an avid boater and a member of the DYC, WYC and Beach Grove Golf & Country Club. Mike was a devoted friend to many and will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 3-5pm & 7-9pm and Wednesday 3-5pm & 7-9pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Good Shephard Parish (St. Gregory’s, 13789 St. Gregory, Tecumseh), for Words of Tribute at 10:45am and Funeral Mass at 11am. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

In honour of the way Mike lived his life, the family invites you to reach out to help others in need. In Mike’s words, “Thank You kindly”.

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ARAUJO, Edward of Kingsville

Posted by on May 29, 2016

Paper Pic Araujo“Remembering you is easy, I do it every day.
Missing you is the heartache that never goes away.”
It is with profound sadness that the Family of Edward Barros Araujo announce his passing on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the age of 68. Survived by his adoring wife Maria (Freitas), hero to his children, Sandi McIvor (Sean), Michael Araujo (Melissa), Alison Araujo and Mark Araujo. Proud grandfather (Paisinho) of Gavin and Logan Araujo, Zachary and Austin McIvor. Also survived by his mother, Rosa Araujo, sister, Maria Branco (Joe), sister-in-law, Conceicao Caetano (Manuel), brothers-in-law, Etelviro Freitas (Fatima), Maurino Freitas (Betty Jean), Joe Freitas (Sandra), many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father, Edward Araujo, mother-in-law, Conceicao Freitas and father-in-law, Manuel Freitas. Edward will be sadly missed by his devoted cousin Celia Rodrigues. Edward’s love for his family drove his will to overcome many health issues. His determination, strength and unconditional love will continue to inspire his family and loved ones, as they cherish the many happy memories of his life and his tremendous impact on us all. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10 a.m. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donation may be made by cheque to St. Michael’s Church. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.

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Gallana, Linda (nee Manahan)

Posted by on May 29, 2016

web_gallana_erlindaWelcomed into the arms of her Lord and reunited with her beloved daughter Gladys, on May 29, 2016 at 76 years of age. Cherished wife of Victor for 55 years. Beloved mother of Gilbert (Jenny)  Gallana. Loving Grandmother of Dianne, Dan, Erin Joyce and Ethan Gallana. Dear sister of Leon Dante (Ofelia) Manahan, Rafael (Linda) Manahan and Virginia (Jerry) Lemay. Linda will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and dear friends. If you so desire, donations to Holy Name of Mary Church, would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10:30am at Assumption Parish, Holy Name of Mary Church (711 McEwan Ave.) until time of Funeral Mass at 11:30am. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ROMAO, Maria Candida Machado (Machado) of Harrow, ON

Posted by on May 29, 2016

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ROMAO, Maria Candida Machado (Machado)
73 years. May 28, 2016, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Britaldo. Loving mother of Ducilia Romao, Harrow and Victor (Giovanna) Romao, Windsor. Loving avó of Brigitte and Lily. Dear sister of Maria do Rosario (Luis) Vieira, Iria (Daniel) Jorge, Maria Inacia (Joaquim) Pereira and Lucia (Jose Luis) Machado. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday June 2, 2016 where family and friends will meet at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Rick Janisse officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. A special thank you to Dr. Kanjeekal, nurses and staff at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Memorial donations may be made to the Windsor
Regional Cancer Centre. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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OLIVER: Fulton Thomas of Sarnia

oliverwebAt Bluewater Health on Friday, May 27, 2016, Fulton Thomas Oliver, age 74 of Sarnia passed away. Beloved husband of Anna Oliver. Loving father of Anna Dawson (Brad), Cyndi Davidson (Sean), Connie Kuni (Scott), Roger Clayton and Robert Brooks (Krista).Will be missed by his grandchildren; Amanda, Allison, Amber, Collin, Jared, Jade, Rylee, Mathew , Adam and Brett and great grandfather of Matthew and also his mother in-law Patrcia Smith. Survived by his siblings; Shirley Dennet (Bill) and Jack Oliver (Carol). Will also be missed by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents William and Lillian Oliver and brother Don and daughter Catherine. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of the Dialysis Unit at Bluewater Health. Cremation has taken place and a Graveside Service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery on Monday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. (Meet inside Cemetery Gates). Arrangements entrusted to the  D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) .Memorial donations may be made to the   Sarnia Humane Society or the Salvation Army.  Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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VISCOUNT:DAWN-MARIE KATHERINE OF SARNIA

VISCOUNTWEBAt Bluewater Health on Friday, May 27, 2016, Dawn-Marie Katherine Viscount, age 43 of Sarnia passed away. She was the dear mother of Anthony Rogers, Robert Rogers and Kristopher Wolfe, grandmother of Simon, Keidance, Lariah and Blayze, sister of Susan Brooks, Rob Brooks and Richard Shivers and loving partner of Phillip Patterson. She was predeceased by her grandmother Phyllis Stoeffer and her father James Brooks. Funeral services will be held at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia) on Monday, May 30th at 11:00 am. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 9:00 am until the time of service. Cremation will follow and interment will take place later at Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations made to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

 

                                                                                                                    

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ROBB: James Alexander of Sarnia

J-A-Robb-WEBROBB, JAMES ALEXANDER – With family by his side at Bluewater Health, James Alexander Robb passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at the age of  age 93. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Pearson) Robb (2006) and the late Margaret “Joey” Robb. Dear father  of Frances Robb of St. Joseph Island and step father of Robert and his wife Kim of Corunna,  Stewart, Richard and Christopher Kirk all of the UK. Loving grandfather to Stephen, Camilla, Tom and Ben Kirk. Will also be missed by his brother in – law Stewart Pearson and his wife Marjorie of Sarnia , niece Sharon and her husband Steve of Sarnia and nephew Richard and partner Brandi of Regina. Private cremation arrangements have taken place. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Intensive Care Units of  Bluewater Health, Sarnia, St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw, MI and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Memorial gifts in memory of James may be made to Bluewater Health Sarnia. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE (102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia). Memories and messages of condolence may be sent throughwww.djrobb.on.ca

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