Van Boven, Tara of Windsor, formerly Chatham-Kent

Posted by on March 2, 2013

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A resident of Windsor, Tara Van Boven passed away on Monday February 25, 2013.  She was born in Chatham, 37 years ago, daughter of Walter & Deborah Van Boven of Highgate. Remembered by her son Brennen Van Boven of Highgate; sister Erica Van Boven of Ridgetown; brother Nathan Van Boven of Highgate, and his daughter Keagen; her grandmothers Emily Van Boven (late Phil), and Gwen Beecroft (late Howard); as well as numerous extended family members and friends.  Family gathered privately to remember Tara.  If desired, please consider a donation in her memory to the Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent.  Arrangements entrusted to McKinlay Funeral Home, Ridgetown. (519) 674-3141 Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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LEANEY, Pamela Syble (nee Horton)

Posted by on March 2, 2013

Peacefully, on February 27, 2013 at the age of 83 years surrounded by her loving family.  Loving wife of the late Victor (2008).  Cherished mother of Jennifer and husband Norman Kelk, Stephen and Patt, and Larry and wife Cheryl.  Dear grandmother of Michelle Davey (Paul),  Brian Davey (Lee-Ann), and Susan Leaney, Jason, Matthew and Melissa.  Loving great-grandmother of Justin and wife Blair and Brian (Janell).  Great-great-grandmother of Carter and Neriah. In kindness, donations to the Windsor/Essex Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Cohen and the caring nurses at Hotel Dieu.  Cremation services entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories or make a charitable donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ZYTYNSKI, Edward John

Posted by on March 2, 2013

WEB_Zytynski_EdwardPassed away peacefully with his family at his side following a short battle on February 27, 2013 at the age of 76.  Beloved husband of Mary (nee Belawetz) of 46 years.  Dearest father of John and wife Rebecca Zytynski of Flower Mound, TX and Kim Nishiyama and husband Yosuke of Scottsdale, AZ.  Loving Dedo of Gracie, Asher, Eva, Sora and Kai.  Will be missed by sister-in-law Anne Belawetz.  Dear uncle of Diane Dubas.  Ed enjoyed a 44 year career at Hiram Walker’s.  Ed was also a long time season ticket holder of the Windsor Spitfires and an avid sports fan.  A special thanks to the Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital, ICU Staff, Dr. Kadri, Rose Kadri, Dr. Aoun, and the 7th and 8th floor Nursing Staff for their care and compassion.  Donations made to the Diabetes Association or to Hotel Dieu Hospital Renal Dialysis Unit would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation was held.   Memorial visiting Saturday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Funeral Service Sunday 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CLARK, William Glen “Stinger”

Posted by on March 1, 2013

web_Clark, William, Glen NEWIt is with deep sadness and heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing on February 28, 2013 at 63 years of age.  Loving father of Nathan (Mary), and Dustin (Bailey).  Former husband of Bonnie Clark.  Son of the late William (Gil) and Liliane Ringrose.  Brother of Michelle Ostlund (Jerry) of Edmonton, Mark (Jane) of Comber, and Constance of Edmonton.  Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.  Glen was looking forward to the upcoming marriage of his son Dustin and future daughter-in-law Bailey.  He was very proud of Nathan’s military accomplishments.  Glen enjoyed boating, golfing and will be greatly missed by his many golf buddies.  Glen was self employed in the steel industry for the past 25 years.  Cremation was held.  Memorial visitation Monday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Memorial Service Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. 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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BURRELL, Donald

Posted by on March 1, 2013

WEB_Burrell_DonaldReunited with first wife Jacqueline Burrell (1999) the love of his life for 49 years.  Don was also fortunate to find a loving companion in Gertrude Burrell (nee Hope) (2012) whom he was married to for 11 years.  Loving father of Michael Rochon and Susan, Diane Rivait and Fred, Jesse Burrell and Lori and together again with late son Donald Jr. Burrell (2009) and surviving wife Darlene.  Proud granddad of Jason, Melissa, Rebecca, Richard, Matthew, Rachelle, Nathan, Lorian and great granddad of 6. Don owned and operated Don Burrell Plumbing for many years before being employed by the City of Windsor as a Plumbing Inspector.  He was a founding member of St. Phillip’s Anglican Church and most recently as an active parishioner of St. John’s Anglican Church.  Donations made to Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family.  Memorial Visitation Monday from 7-9 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Family and friends are invited to meet at St. John’s Anglican Church (3305 Sandwich St) on Tuesday after 9 am until time of Funeral Service at 10 am  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

Forever in our hearts, until we meet again

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SMITH: Margaret Erva

Posted by on March 1, 2013

Age 94 years. Passed away Friday March 1, 2013 at Meadow Park  Nursing Home, Chatham Ontario. Daughter of the late  Percy Gray and Ada (nee Graham). Predeceased by her husband Lyle Smith (1997). Dear Aunt of Kevin & Janice Gray of Merlin, Diane & Burt Morrison of Chatham, MaryAnn & Dave Mitchell of London, Michelle & Scott Hankins of Aurora, Barry & Johna Gray of Hamilton. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Dear Great Aunt of 11 Great nieces and nephews. Dear sister-in-law of Bernadette “Bunny” Gray of Chatham, Bob and Mary Smith of Chatham. Special cousin of the Watson Family. Predeceased by Brothers Beverley Gray, Jack Gray and sister-in-law Gwen Gray, and Brother in law Jim & wife Dora Smith.  Friends will be received at the Secord & Smith Funeral Home 8 Aberdeen St. Merlin on Sunday March 3, 2013 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Comet Rebecca Lodge #97 Service Sunday at 7:00pm. Life Celebration Service from the funeral home on Monday March 4,  2013 at 1:30pm. Rev. Bruce Fraser officiating. Interment in StewartCemetery, Middle Line, Merlin. Memorials may be made to the Merlin Friendship Club or Charity of Choice.

 

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McCLAIN, Washington Sebastian

Posted by on March 1, 2013

web_McClain_WashingtonWelcomed gently into his Lord’s arms on February 24, 2013 at the age of 52. Cherished son of the late Maggie Moore & George McClain. Beloved brother of Paul Davis and wife Debbie, Danny Moore and wife Nina, Steve Davis and wife Diana, George Davis and wife Sharon, Isaac Davis and wife Annie. Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family members, friends and colleagues. Washington was a Professor of Musicology of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he was a proud mentor and instructor to his dedicated music students. His passion of music was important in his life, but family was the centre of his universe. Washington was a world re-known oboist, sharing his gift of music wherever he travelled to. Funeral arrangements incomplete, please contact Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. For further information please visit www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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OLIVER, Heather Lynne (nee Pell)

Posted by on March 1, 2013

WEB_Oliver_HeatherPromoted to Glory peacefully and unexpectedly on February 26, 2013 at the age of 48, surrounded by her loving family.  Cherished wife of Kevin.  Loving mother of Christopher.  Daughter of Majors Reg and Betty Pell.  Sister of David (Jenna).  Daughter-in-law of Fred and Reta Oliver.  Sister-in-law of Karen Gaughan (Larry), Rick (Judy) and David (Jeanne).  Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.  Heather touched countless lives both within her local church and across the globe through many online Christian ministries.  Her thoughtfulness will be greatly missed by everyone.   The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Windsor Regional ICU for their excellent and compassionate care.  If you so desire, donations to The Salvation Army South Windsor Citadel or the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated.  Visiting Friday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at The Salvation Army South Windsor Citadel, 1201 Grand Marais Rd. W. after 10 a.m. followed by funeral service at 11 a.m.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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GASCOYNE, Terry L. of Amherstburg formerly of Harrow

Posted by on March 1, 2013

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57 years. Passed away February 28, 2013. Predeceased by his mother Dorothy (Watters) (2012), father Garwood (Bud) (1979) and his brother Garwood (Buddy) (1998). Loving brother of Penny Gascoyne, Debbie and Lorne Smith, Michael and Cathy Gascoyne, Harrow Loving uncle of Brian and Laura. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service has taken place. Memorials may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church or Essex County Association for Community Living. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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

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GINTER: Abraham of Leamington

Posted by on February 28, 2013

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A resident of Leamington, Abraham Ginter passed away at the Sun Parlor Home for Seniors on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the age of 101. He was born in Russia and was the son of the late Dietrich and Anna (nee Riediger) Ginter. Beloved husband for 67 years to the late Catherine Ginter (nee Heinrichs). Dear father to Deanna and Winston Upcott, Patricia Guerrieri, Dr. Ronald Ginter. Proud grandfather to Laura, Sandra, Pamela, Dean, and Michelle. Great-grandfather to Tricia, Chelsea, Jacob, Gabriel, Maxwell and Simone. Abe was the eldest of eight siblings and is survived by his brother Victor Ginter. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Abe was a retired employee of General Motors Transmission Plant in Windsor. He spent many years as a Commercial Fisherman on Pelee Island, a Radio and Television Repair Technician, and in his youth, he performed as an Acrobatic Dancer. Abe had a love of motorcycles, boating and celebrating life. Abe left this world with the firm belief that the moon landings never really happened. Family and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, March 16, 2013 in the Auditorium at Sun Parlour Home for Seniors,175 Talbot Street East, Leamington between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. for a time of reflection and to celebrate the unique life of Abe. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519) 326-2631. As your expression of sympathy, memorial donations to honour Abraham’s life can be made to the Sun Parlour Home or the Canadian Cancer Society and would be appreciated by the family. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable donation online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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SINASAC, Veronica (nee Allen)

Posted by on February 28, 2013

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Passed away peacefully on February 28, 2013 with her loving family by her side at 84 years of age. Beloved wife of Daniel MacDonald (1965) and Clarence Sinasac (2010). Daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Allen. Cherished mother of Nancy (Richard) Bondy, Richard (Christine) MacDonald, the late little Danny MacDonald (1951), Carl (Joyce) Jacques, Pauline (Gary) Adams, Keith Sinasac and the late Tommy Sinasac. Loving Gramma of Kelly (Dean) Cusinato, Nicole (Dan) Robertson, Scott (Lindsay) Bondy, Michael Bondy, Hilary MacDonald and much loved great gramma of Natalie, Nicholas, Nolan Cusinato, Grace, Jack and Katie Robertson. Dear sister of Gladys Johnston, Theresa Pretzlav, Geraldine Holman, Hugh Allen, Rosemary (Stan) Hamelin and predeceased by Ray, Marjorie, Edward and Helen. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Special Thank you to the 8th floor staff at Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital. If you so desire, donations to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Prayers Sunday at 4:30pm. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) after 9:30am, followed by Mass at 10:30am. Procession Assumption Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Sheperd: Aldyne formerly of London

Posted by on February 28, 2013

At Windsor Regional Metropolitan Hospital on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Aldyne Shepherd, one day after her 80th birthday, formerly of London.  Former wife of the late Frank Ewanski.  Loving mother of Charlyne (Ewanski) Lord (Darryl), Stephanie (Ewanski) Gore (Jaye), Paul Ewanski and Chris Ewanski (Tina).  Proud grandmother of Steffi and Christopher Lord, Jamie Preston-Dempsey (Steve), Jordan Preston (Michelle) and Will Gore, Carleigh and Taylor Ewanski and Kayla and Joshua Ewanski.  Dear daughter of the late Gladys Davies.  Dear sister of Rosemarie Sanders and Colleen Garceau.  Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Saturday afternoon. March 2nd from 3 o’clock until the time of the funeral service at 4 o’clock.

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McQueen, Hadley of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on February 28, 2013

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91 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Beloved husband of the late Anne (2008). Loving father of Judy Greenwood (Bob), Patrick McQueen (Maria), Cheryl McQueen, Mary Jane Weingott (Simon) and loving step-father of Pat Whittle (Keith), Michael Cincurak (Christina), Helen Symons (Garry), Mark Cincurak (Wendy), Kathy Faubert (Duane). Special grandfather to 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Survived by step-sister Lois Hudvagner (Tony) and brother-in-law John Konecnik. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Bernice Froehlich (Lloyd), Balfour McQueen (Jean), Peregrine McQueen, Betty Ouellette (Del), Lorraine Skov (Erick). Hadley owned and operated McQueen Brothers Machine & Welding for many years. He was a proud veteran of World War II serving with the Royal Canadian Navy, based out of Halifax. Hadley was a long standing member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 84, Leamington. Hadley was a charter member of St. Michael’s Council 4501 Knights of Columbus. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Friday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Hadley’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. Deacon Alex Litt officiating. Royal Canadian Legion Br. 84 Service Friday at 7 p.m. followed by Council 4501 Knights of Columbus Prayers. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Parkinson’s Society, the Sun Parlor Home, Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice. 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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McNeil, Dr. J. Keith of Leamington

Posted by on February 28, 2013

McNeil, J Keith83 years, Passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Nancy McNeil (nee Gibson). Dear father of  Elizabeth A. Schaefer, Ian K. McNeil (Flora), Rebecca Polak (Andrew). Loving grandfather of Kaitlyn and Craig McNeil, Rebecca Schaefer, John, Henry and Emily Polak. Predeceased by a brother, Ross McNeil (Elinor). Survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday 6-9 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate Keith’s life at the Funeral Home on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Breast Cancer Foundation or the charity of your choice. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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KLIE, Lyla May (Blackman) of Harrow

Posted by on February 27, 2013

KLIE,lyla Lyla May (Blackman)

92  years. Passed away peacefully on  February 27, 2013.  Beloved wife of the late Edward Klie (1975). Loving mother of Vivian Affleck and husband Art. Loving grandmother of David Affleck (Linda), Keith Affleck (Heidi), Laurie McMahon (Jack). Great grandmother of T.J., Ian, Seth and Bridget. Predeceased by her parents Mary and James Blackman, brothers Lewis and Edward Blackman and sister Pearl Clark. Lyla and her husband Eddie ran Klie’s Store in the heart of Colchester for many years. She was a Life Member of Thistle Rebekah Lodge 194 for 65 years and a Past Noble Grand. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow Friday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate Lyla’s life will be held Saturday March 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Colchester, 45 Bagot St. Colchester Village with Deacon Gene Lotz officiating. Interment Christ Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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FORSTER, Brian James

Posted by on February 26, 2013

WEB_Forester_BriannewIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Brian on February 26, 2013 at the age of 61 years.  Loving husband and best friend to June, with whom he celebrated 41     years of wonderful marriage. Cherished father to Tracey and Mike and the late Andrea. Precious Pepe to Nolan. Loved son to Isabelle and the late Gilbert Forster. Beloved brother to six sisters and three brothers. Dear son-in-law to John and Joan Nichols. Brian will be missed by his many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews and his special friend of 50 years Greg Blondin. Visiting Friday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Friday at Families First 2130 Front Road LaSalle, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church (219 Sacred Heart Drive) LaSalle after 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CAMPBELL, Ruby (Jones) of Alvinston, ON

Posted by on February 26, 2013

Campbell, RubyAt CEE site of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, Ruby Irene (nee Jones) Campbell of Alvinston in her 97th year.  Predeceased by her husbands, Arthur Blackmore (1963), Bill Abbott (1974) and Douglas Campbell (1996).  Survived by her children, Ken Blackmore of Oldcastle, Shirley Blackmore of Port Stanley, Richard Blackmore of Toronto and Robert Blackmore of Alvinston, as well as 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.  Predeceased by her son Douglas Blackmore (1975) and daughter Maxine Ross (1998) and 2 sisters, Audrey Jones and Hazel Lacey and brother Norman Jones.  Relatives and friends will be received at the Van Heck Visitation Centre, 3232 River St., Alvinston on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday March 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mervin Jaques officiating.  Interment to follow at the Alvinston Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Community of Christ Church, Bothwell.  www.vanheckfuneralhome.ca

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VANRAES: Jean of West Lorne and formerly of Rodney

Posted by on February 26, 2013

jean web picPeacefully, with her family at Parkwood Hospital, London on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.  Jean Vanraes of West Lorne and formerly of Rodney in her 76th year.  Loving wife of Reno Vanraes and loving mother of Larry of St. Thomas, Linda (Richard) McGahan of West Lorne and Robert (Kristie Rea) of Chatham and daughter in law Debbie.  Dear grandmother of Gary, Nicole, Carrie, Christopher, Chad and Josh and great grandmother of Raven, Riley, Brady, Bryson, Aiden, Jace and Larissa.  Survived by her brother Jack (Joyce) Falkins and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her brother David.

Friends may call at the RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on March 1st, 2013 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm and 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, West Lorne on Saturday at 11 am.  Father Tom Kuriacko celebrant.  Interment St. Mary’s cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy.  Online condolences can be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com (519 785-0810).  Posted free at Canadaobits.ca

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Dombkowski, Dorothy Antoinette (Magri) of Leamington

Posted by on February 25, 2013

Dombkowski,D W.Star.77 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Art Dombkowski (1983). Predeceased by her parents, Michael and Saveria Magri. Loving sister of Dominic Magri (late wife Loretta), late Albert Magri (February 24, 2000) and wife Tina, Edith Magri, Jean Dzvirka and husband George. Special Aunt to Richard and Nancy Magri, Tom and Anita Magri, Rosanne Brown (Magri), Gregory Magri and Sandy, Christina and Kevin Walton, Carolyn Larson and Brian, Sandra and Lawrence Zimmermann, Sheryl and George Weldon, Selena Nicholson, Stacey and the late Barry Williams and many great nieces, nephews and cousins. Dorothy’s passion for polkas had her traveling to many polka festivals. She loved listening to the music and enjoyed dancing with her polka friends. She will be sadly missed but in our hearts we know that she will be dancing once again. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9. Funeral Service to celebrate Dorothy’s life at St. Michael’s Church, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre (Dorothy was a Breast Cancer Survivor) or St. Michael’s Church Building Fund. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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BANKSY, Michael of Harrow

Posted by on February 25, 2013

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86 years. Passed away February 23, 2013. Late of Harrow.  Beloved husband of the late Vera (Mates) (2009). Lovingly remembered by his family, daughters Betty Agla, Harrow, Linda Kavanagh and partner Don Ounsworth, Catherine and Robert Fudurich, California, Barbara Bansky and Verne Krhovsky, Toronto. Loving grandfather of Michael, Sherry and Christie.  Predeceased by his brothers Martin (1953) and Melvin (2002). Dear brother-in-law of Joan Bansky, Harrow. Dear uncle of Martin, Marie and Susan. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. on Thursday 2-5 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. A Service to Celebrate Mike’s life will be held on Friday March 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Gene Lotz officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery.  Memorials may be made by cheque to the Parkinson Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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HOLLI, Dolores Simone ( nee Gauthier )

Posted by on February 25, 2013

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Born July 23, 1920 in Hull, Quebec, moving to Windsor at the age of 6. Peacefully passed away on February 24, 2013 at the age of 92 years.  Predeceased by her husband Matti Holli (1977). Dear mother of Larry Schram ( 2007 ) and wife Louise . Loving grandma to Carrie Schram Girard , and Ross Schram & wife Bernarda. Adoring great grandma to Cory & Jordan. Dear sister of the late Fern Penman ,  Pearl Curry and husband Bruce , Cal DeLorenzi and husband Leo , and survived by Donna Curtis and husband Paul.  Dear aunt & godmother of Debbie Penman. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Mrs. Holli worked for Saks Fifth Avenue in Detroit for 20 years.  She was a life member and volunteer of the Windsor Symphony and the Windsor Symphony Volunteer Association, also known as the Women’s Association of the Windsor Symphony.  Dolores was a member of the Zonta Club of Windsor, and  manager of the International Youth Symphony for 14 years. At Dolores request cremation has taken place, followed by a private family interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. A sincere thank you to the loving & compassionate staff at Heron Lodge, your care will never be forgotten. Donations to the Windsor Symphony Volunteer Association would be greatly appreciated by the family ( envelopes available at the banwell chapel ) You may share your cherished memories with the family at www.windsorchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home ( Banwell Chapel ) 11677 Tecumseh Rd E ( 519 – 253- 7234 ).

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HOGAN, Bernard ( Bernie)

Posted by on February 25, 2013

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On February 22, 2013 at 87 years of age. On the 48th anniversary of her passing, Grandma Hogan welcomed her youngest son home. With his wife of 66 years Virginia Hogan, his son John (Alma), and daughter Shannon, his grandchildren Robert (Lisa) and Jonna (Matthew), his great- grandchildren Sydney, Ireland, Eden, Angelica and Michela by his bedside, Bernie received his final anointing. Loving son to the late John and Barbara Hogan, son-in-law to the late Alcide and Elmira Menard. Devoted brother to the late Leo, James (Kathleen), Francis (Jeanne), and Edward. Survived by his sisters-in-law, Pheobe and Angela Hogan. Devoted brother-in-law to the late Clarence and Eleanor Menard, Robert and Marie Menard, Jack and Margaret Menard, Gordon Menard, Donald Douglas and Andy Van Hooren (2013). Survived by sisters-in-law, Doreen Chodola (Richard), Claire Douglas, Diane Van Hooren and Sandy Menard. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bernie was a sales representative for Carling O’ Keefe and Molsons for 35 years. He was also known in softball and basketball circles. Bernie was an honorary member of Knights of Columbus Council 1453, usher at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish for 60 years, and a great provider for the Downtown Mission. Visitation will be at  519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Tuesday at 8pm. Bernie will lie to rest Wednesday February 27, 2013 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, (910 Raymo Road) for visitation at 10:00am until time of funeral mass at 11:00am celebrated by Bernie’s godson Msgr. Timothy Hogan. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Downtown Mission and In Honour of the Ones We Love. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www. windsorchapel.com

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Ida Dame (Ruggaber)

Posted by on February 25, 2013

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Our beautiful mother, grandmother and great grandmother died peacefully in her home on February 22 at the age of 92. Wife of the late Leonard Dame, 1996. Devoted mother of Randy and Sandra Dame, Susan and Michael Rock, Lynn and Danny Hayes, and Marty and Anne Dame. Loving grandmother of Kelly and Ed Maitre, Ken and Lise Dame, Lori and Ray Simard Jr., Katie and Chad Mactier, Jennifer and Greg Levack, Rebecca and Andre Lariviere, Billy and Brittany Rock, Stephen and Megan Rock, Elizabeth and Mike Baillargeon, Jason Hayes and Marcelina Salazar, Jeremy and Allison Hayes, Cody Hayes, James Lauriault, Chris Dame, Brian and Jenn Dame, and Emily Dame. Proud great-grandmother of Joe, Amy, Ashley, Cassie, Kevin, Nicholas, Hunter, Dylan, Brandon, Nathan, Clara, Jordyn, Cohen, Colton, Austen and Kaiah. Daughter of the late Nicholas and Florence Ruggaber. Sister of Rose McAuley and the late Emile Ruggaber, Helen Shanahan and Gertrude Ruggaber. Sister-in-law of Patricia Brode, Bernadette Vermette, Hank Langlois, and the late Anne Ruggaber, Des McAuley, Ray -Shanahan, Ted Dame, Theresa Langlois, Kathleen and Andre Lauzon, Joe Brode and Mert Vermette. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Special thank you to her longtime caregivers Leona and Jen. She will be fondly remembered for her strength, her frankness, her humour and her many talents and dedication to all her family. Visitation will be at   519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Monday,  February 25, 2013 from 7-9pm. Tuesday February 26, 2013 from 2-5pm and 7-9 pm. Prayers Tuesday at 8pm. Everyone is requested to meet at Good Shepherd Parish (St. Gregory Site) on Wednesday February 27, 2013  for  Funeral Mass at 10:30am. Burial to follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Hospice of Windsor, Guatemala Hope or a charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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HARTLEIB, Maxine Marilyn

Posted by on February 25, 2013

HartleibHARTLEIB, Maxine Marilyn
Passed peacefully on February 18th, 2013 at Royal Oak Long Term Care – Kingsville at the age of 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Alva ( Bud ) ( 1993 ).  Loving mother of Tom & Janus, Don & Michelle, Doug & Janice , Betty Lavoie and Dave & Wendi.  Dear Granny to Tom, Tina, Rob, Mindy, Tim, Doug, Courtney, Greg, Ashley and Samantha. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Thursday from 2 to 5 & 7 to 9 PM. Everyone is invited to celebrate Maxine’s life on Friday February 22nd, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the chapel. Interment at Victoria  Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Special thanks to  the nursing staff and support workers at the Royal Oak Nursing Home for all their care to Maxine.
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Van Hooren, Andre Joseph “Andy”

Posted by on February 25, 2013

VanHooranVan Hooren, Andre Joseph “Andy” Age 80 years. With heartfelt sadness and his family by his side passed away peacefully on Monday, February 18, 2013.  Beloved husband of 56 years to  Audrey Diane (nee Menard).  Loving father of Mary Ann Montagano (Nate), Patti Martin (Craig) and Robert (Diana Lombardi).  Much loved Papa to Lauren and Michael Montagano, Jacob Van Hooren and Kyle and Kelsea Martin.  Pre-deceased by grandchildren Andrea and Daniel Van Hooren (2001).  Loving son to the late Triphon and Marguerite and son-in-law of the late Alcide and Elmira Menard.  Devoted brother to Dorothy Plante (Keith) and the late Marcel Van Hooren (Eugenie).  Brother-in-law to Virginia Hogan (Bernard), Doreen Chodola (Richard), Claire Douglas (the late Donald), Sandy Menard (the late Jack),  the late Clarence and Eleanor Menard, Robert and Marie Menard, Margaret Menard (Jack) and Gordon Menard.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Andy retired from Brewers Retail in 1991 after 31 years of service and prior to that worked with T. Van Hooren and Sons Construction.  He had a passion for baseball which resulted in many long lasting friendships.  Visitation will be at   519-253-7234     11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Wednesday,  February 20, 2013 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Prayers Wednesday at 8pm. Funeral Services to take place on Thursday,  February 21, 2013 at 10:15am from the funeral home then to St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church (1991 Norman Rd.) for  Funeral Mass at 11am.  Cremation to follow.  Memorial Donations may be made to: In Honour of the Ones We Love or Hospice of Windsor.

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