O’Donnell, Daniel

Posted by on June 4, 2015

web_O'Donnell_DanielPeacefully at home on June 3, 2015 at the age of 77, with his loving family by his side. Dearest husband of Isobel for 52 years. Loving father of daughter Anna, son Edward and wife Lenette. Cherished papa of Emma, Anna and Eric. Dear brother of Brian and wife Helen, Mary and husband Douglas and predeceased by Edward (2014), survived by Edward’s wife Catherine. Daniel will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephew. Daniel retired from Ford Canada after 33 years of service. He enjoyed travelling, sports, and spending time with his dear friends. Most importantly, he loved his family dearly. If you so desire, donations to Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00p.m.-9:00 p.m. A celebration of Daniel’s life will take place Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MASTRONARDI, Adelfino (David) of Kingsville

Posted by on June 4, 2015

Mastronardi, David Paper photoPassed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Royal Oak Long Term Care at the age of 91. Beloved husband of the late Margherita Mastronardi (2012). Dear father of Christina Mastronardi (Miracolo) and John Mastronardi (Laura) Loving grandfather of Rick Mastronardi (Jeannie), Bill Mastronardi (Adrianna), Stephanie Driedger (Mike), Susie DeGoey (Johnny), Steven Mastronardi and 8 great grandchildren. Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519 326-2631) on Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St.Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation or Leamington Hospital Foundation. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Freeman: Hertha age 85 of Chatham

Posted by on June 3, 2015

HerthaFREEMAN: Hertha age 85 of Chatham passed away Sunday May 31, 2015 at CKHA PGH Cmpus. She was born in Chatham Township daughter of the late Serene & Anna Mae (Dudley) Simmons. Her husband Tarrance Freeman predeceased in 1992. Survived by daughter: Anna McNeal of New York City, son: Terry Freeman of Grand Prairie Alberta, stepson: William Freeman of Windsor, nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren & one great great grandchild, sister Gail Dennis of Ancaster, brothers: Mark Simmons of Dresden, Bernard Simmons of Dresden, Irwin Simmons (Alva) of Dresden & Floyd Simmons of London .Predeceased by brothers Charles, Herbert, Dennis, Owen & Philip Simmons. Family and friends will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross St. Dresden on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday June 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Albert Lambkin officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society and left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be made at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

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GERBRANDT, Andrew

Posted by on June 3, 2015

web_gerbrandt andrewBorn November 4, 1987 in Saskatoon, Sask. Passed away June 2, 2015 suddenly, surrounded by family. Andrew was the adored son of Don and Chalene and loving brother of Anthony. Andrew will be missed by grandparents, Gail Blasko and Tony (deceased), Harold and Jean (deceased) Gerbrandt. Andrew’s friends, Dane, Samar, Derek, Jordan and Kyle will miss his wonderful laugh and love of the Maple Leafs and Blue Jays. Sadly missed by aunts and uncles, Phil and Tracey Blasko, Leslie and Garth Stadnichuk, Gerry Gerbrandt and cousins Evan, Kyle, Ryan, Jodie, Bradley and Jan, and extended family. Andrew was the proud graduate of Holy Names High School. Donations can be made to the Sunshine Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Visitation Thursday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, 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 a.m. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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ELLIOTT, Patricia Lynn, of Cottam, Ontario

Posted by on June 3, 2015

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With broken hearts we announce the sudden, yet peaceful passing of Patricia, at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the age of 25. Cherished daughter of Kevin and Janice Elliott. Loving younger sister of Adam. Granddaughter of Glen Elliott (late Patricia) and the late Edna Hayes. Patricia will be missed by several aunts, uncle, cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation will be at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Patricia’s life at 11 a.m. Rev. Paul Rodey Officiating. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Turner Syndrome Society of Canada. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. “Just wait ’til you see, my brand new home.”

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SLATER, Alan of Leamington

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Slater Alan2015-06-01 (1)90 years, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Franklin Gardens. Beloved husband of the late Nevada (Feltz)(2010). Dear father of Lynn Slater (David), Shelley Dobson (Tim), Julie Knowles (Larry). Loving grandfather of Greg Taylor (Jennifer), Adam Tiessen, Amy Taylor, Jennifer Crozier (Matt), Brandon Knowles (Leanna) and several great grandchildren. Dear sister of Kay Slater, the late Ray Slater (the late Frieda), the late Helen Tropea (Frank), the late Jack Slater (the late Inez), the late Harold Slater (the late Pat), the late Don Slater (Mary). Alan will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Alan served in the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII. He was a member of the Leamington Rotary Club, Leamington Kinsmen Club, Jaycee’s, First Baptist Church, Erie Shores Golf & Country Club, and Leamington Curling Club. Alan enjoyed his guitar and traveling with Nevada. Alan’s family wish to thank the staff at Franklin Gardens for their passionate care. A Private Family Graveside Service was held. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or Franklin Gardens Long Term Care. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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ILES, Mike of Wheatley

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Paper photo Iles, MikeForever 29, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Loving father of Jennifer, Jillian and Dawson. Loving best friend and partner of Jennifer Price and her children, Mason and Devan. Dear son of Norma and Steve and brother of David, Doug, Cam, Leslie, Margie, Scott. Son of the late Don Baruth and brother of Don, Carol, Bob, Jamie and Mary. Mike will be missed by his aunts and uncles, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 2-5 and 7 until the time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Mike’s life at 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. “GO HABS GO BOYS”

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SMITH: Laura Lee a resident of Dresden

Posted by on June 2, 2015

Laura Lee SmithSmith: Laura Lee a resident of Dresden passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 50. Born in Chatham, daughter of George & Evelyn (Rizun) Smith. Beloved wife of Ken Smith. Loving mom of Brady Smith. Loved sister of Tracy & Jason Hedden. Dear sister-in-law of Linda & Bob Hedden, Sandra & Neil Marchand and Diane & Larry DeFraeye. Sadly missed by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Laura Lee was an employee of Union Gas for 14 years and was an avid sports enthusiast. The Smith family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to D.C.H.F (Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation) or L.K.C.S. Booster Club (Lambton-Kent Community Sports Field Improvement Project).

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REGNIER, Rose Emma (Cassidy) of Tilbury

Posted by on June 2, 2015

91 years, of Tilbury, passed away at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.  Beloved wife of the late Nelson Regnier (2002).  Loving mother of Simeon (Janis) Regnier, Rose Anne (Bob) Clark, Mary Anne (Peter) Goossens, Susanne (Vince) Marchand, and Chris Regnier.  Dearest grandmother of Cindy (Derek) Mickel, Scott (Tara) Goulet, Petur (Sue) Regnier, Cari (Hopeton) Powell, Rob Goossens, Candice (Paul) Rocheleau, Andrew Marchand, Nicholas Marchand, Chase Regnier and Connor Regnier. Great grandmother of Kaeleb Mickel, Jade Goulet, Kobe Regnier, Justin Goossens, Keldan Powell, Kierra Powell and Cassidy Rose Rocheleau.  Predeceased by parents Joseph and Lea (Lalonde) Cassidy.  Dear sister of the late Armand Cassidy, Beulah (late Ray) Rivard and Roland (late Veronica) Cassidy.  Dear sister-in-law of the late Raymond (surviving wife Iris) Regnier, the late Ernest (surviving wife Eileen) Regnier, and the late Bernadette Glasier, Edna Donais, Clara Rivard, Cecile Donais, Louise Donais, Ida Schiller, Armand, Cyril, Leon, Philias, and Alphonse Regnier.  Dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.  Catholic Women’s League prayers 2 p.m. Thursday.  Parish prayers 4:30 p.m. Thursday.  Funeral service from the funeral home Friday, June 5, 2015 at 10 a.m., then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.  Memorial donations to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or John McGivney Children’s Centre appreciated.

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MEDEIROS, Maria Dos Anjos (Claudino) of Harrow

Posted by on June 2, 2015

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89 years May 30, 2015, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Late of  Harrow. Predeceased by her husband Duarte Alexandre (1969). Beloved mother of Eduarda (Carlos) Teves, Zelia (Manuel) Silva, Maria (Luis 2009) Medeiros, Duarte Medeiros (Telma Pedrosa). Loving grandmother of Carlos Teves, Steven Teves, Nancy Teves, Esabel (Moises) Cacilhas, Zelia (Bker) Abdulkader, Nelson (Melissa) Silva, Cindy Medeiros, Steve Medeiros, Duarte (Anita) Medeiros and Bobby (Misty) Medeiros. Great grandmother of Maazen, Malik, Brendan, Preston, McKenna, Mike, Jaycee, Alex, Nick, Ryan, Karly, Emsley and Abigail. Predeceased by her brothers Antonio, Manuel, Jose and sisters Maria, Lurdes, Louisa and Amelia. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Visitation Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Wednesday June 3, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. then to 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. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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HOHMAN, Betty Jean (Tofflemire) of Riverview Michigan

Posted by on June 2, 2015

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86 years. May  30, 2015. Late of Riverview, Michigan. Dear sister of Donald Tofflemire, the late Richard (2014) and Millie Tofflemire, Harrow. Loving aunt of Pam and Donald Fretter, Bert Tofflemire, Terry and Pam Tofflemire and many great nieces and nephews. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Wednesday June 3, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Colchester. Memorial donations may be made by to the charity of your choice.

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Urban, Richard Frank

Posted by on June 2, 2015

WEB_Urban_RichardPassed away peacefully on May 31, 2015. Adoring and loving husband of Catherine (Regier) for 45 years. Devoted Dad of Connie (Kirk) Ehgoetz, Pamela (Gary) Zytner, Daniel (Stacey)Urban, and Paul Urban and Terra. Cherished Grandpa of Noah, Justin, Sarah, and Anson Ehgoetz, Jordyn (Patrick) Elliott, Eddie, and Abigail Zytner, Mackenzie, Jacob, and Brookelyn Urban. Treasured Great Grandpa of Jessiah. Together in heaven with grandsons Nikolas (1999) and Hunter (2007) Urban. Brother of Nancy (Lou) Szokol. Predeceased by parents Frank and Alice Urban, and Alvin and Doris Regier. Brother-in-law, uncle and friend too many. Richard was a King to his Queen, dedicated family man, patient and loving teacher to his grandchildren, and supported many charities. He was an avid crib player who will be missed by his fellow teammates. His faith, poetry, and compassion were an inspiration and comfort to all. If you so desire, donations to Downtown Mission or Canadian Food for Children would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, friends are invited to join the family after 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Gualalupe Church, 834 Raymo Road. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Meloche, Doreen (Nee Unsworth)

Posted by on June 2, 2015

With her family by her side on June 2, 2015 at 78 years of age. Beloved wife of Jim Meloche. Loving mother of Michael Meloche, Jim and Tracy Meloche, the late Rick (1999) and Jill, Carolyn and Marc Trepanier. Cherished grandmother of Meaghan and husband Justin LeBoeuf, Andrew, Rachel, Jimmy, Sarah and husband Todd Smiley, Ricky, Kyle, Natalie and great-grandmother of Sophia, and Jace. Dearest sister of Jean wife of the late Peter Fox, Brenda and Moe Rousselle, the late Denis Unsworth and step-sister of Anita and Fred Crew, Mildred and Hebert Dofka. Dear daughter of the late Garnet Unsworth, Irene and John Maki. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Doreen will always be remembered as a loving, caring and nurturing wife, mother and grandmother. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.   Visiting Friday 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Family sharing Friday 8pm. Funeral Saturday 10am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Foster, James

Posted by on June 2, 2015

web_Foster_JamesPeacefully on June 1, 2015 at 73 years of age. Cherished husband of the late Bernice (1999). Loving father of Patricia Geirnaert and Sam Pailey, Craig Foster and Sandy and husband Mike Morency. Treasured Grandpa of Bruce, Michael, and Lori Ogg and Bradley, Robert and Megan Morency. Great-grandfather of Angelia LeClerc and Ethan Ogg. Dear brother of Patricia Coulture, Victoria ( ), and Ron Foster. James worked for Chrysler for 35 years and retired in 1999. Special thank you to all the doctors and nurses of Ouellette Campus for taking such great care of Dad. Visiting Friday 7-9pm. Funeral Saturday 10:00am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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HARCAR, Andrew “Andy”

Posted by on June 1, 2015

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Passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on May 30, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Andy is reunited with his beloved wife Anne (1992) and parents John and Mary. Loving father to Andrew and wife Nisrine Zakaria. Survived by his brother John and wife Pat. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (MAIN CHAPEL) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E on Monday June 1, 2015 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish prayers will be held at 4:30 pm. Visitation will continue Tuesday June 2, 2015 at Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) from 10:30 am until time of Funeral Mass at 11 am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In memory of Andy, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Cancer Center Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BELLAIRE, Eileen (Nee Desmarais)

Posted by on June 1, 2015

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Passed away on May 28th, 2015 at the age of 77. Reunited with her late husband, Paul. Loving mother of Dave and Brenda Bellaire, Tom and Simone Bellaire, Doreen Bellaire, the late Diane (2008), and Tim Stieler. Cherished grandma of Shawn, Patrick, Jennifer, Kalil , Nathan, Devin, Kamren, and Jeremy. Dear sister of Leona Paraskevin, Len Desmarais, Theresa Jacques, and Richard Desmarais. Dear sister-in-law to Jay Desmarais, Don Meloche, Barbara Desmarais. Predeceased by Urgel and Bella Desmarais, Ernie and Rico Masaro, Laurina and Jack Linegar, Harry Paraskevin, Don Desmarais, Veronica Desmarais, Mary Meloche, Rita Duguay, Guy Jacques, and Eugene Masse. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service on Wednesday June 3rd, 2015 at 10 am from the funeral home to Most Precious Blood Church (1947 Meldrum Rd) for Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with Eileen’s family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GOBATTO, Luigi

Posted by on June 1, 2015

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Passed away peacefully on May 28, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital surrounded by family. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee DeMartin). Treasured father of Manuella (Mandy), Jeffrey, and Nancy. Father-in-law of Craig, Amanda, and Katie. Cherished Nonu of Meg, Aiden, Jessica, and Jacob. Brother of Amalia, Roberto (deceased), Meris (deceased), Sesto (deceased), Anna Maria, Bruno, and Pierangelo. Loved by many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Luigi came to Canada from Palazzolo dello Stella in Udine, Italy in 1959, joining his sister in Quebec, eventually settling in Windsor in 1969. A proud worker at Ford Motor Company for 30 years, his true passion was his garden: a yard lined with grape vines and bursting with tomatoes and cucumbers and beans. Luigi was an active member of Fogolar Furlan Club for over 40 years, and at this point would be saying “Eh, [Italian swear word] why you keep writing? You say enough.” Memorial Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Sunday, May 31, 2015 from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Services on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. from the funeral home then to St. Angela Merici Church for Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Online condolences and cherished memoires may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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ANTOUN, Samira

Posted by on June 1, 2015

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August 5, 1944 – May 25, 2015
Loving mother to seven children and will be missed dearly by family and friends. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 6-9 pm. Prayers Thursday evening. Funeral service on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10 am from the funeral home then to St. Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Church for funeral service at 11 am. Interment at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

“O God, merciful Father, you give us the certainty that in your defunct faithful, the mystery of death and resurrection of your Son is taking place: for this faith which we profess, give to our sister who is sleeping in Christ, to wake up with Him in the joy of her resurrection in Christ our Lord. Amen.”

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CLARK: Harold of St. Thomas, Ont.

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Harold ClarkCLARK– Harold “Hoss” Clark passed away, surrounded by his family at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Freda Viola (nee French) Clark (2003) for  42 years.  Dear father of Cindy Clark-Kernohan (Mark) of London, Calvin Clark of St. Thomas, Christina  Clark-Reaume (Brian) of Chatham. Proud Grandpa of Aaron, Amy, Brody, Evan, Max. Regarded by a number of nieces and nephews.  Born in Caradoc township, ON, March 22, 1935, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Clark (1967) and the late Cecile (Brownlee) Clark (1967)  little brother to the late Gerald Clark (1998) (Eva) and Marilyn Lunn (nee Clark) (Jim) (2012).  Harold began working for the C & O Railroad in 1965 and during that time was a Volunteer Firefighter with the Southwold Township Fire Department.  He enjoyed going to garage sales to find unique collectables, working with small engines or anything mechanical, dancing, animals, camping, and first and foremost spending time with his family.  Harold was a member of the Warren Lodge No. 120 A.F. & A.M Fingal.  Friends will be received by the family at the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570) on Thursday May 28, 2015 from  2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Masonic Service under auspice Warren Lodge No. 120 A.F. & A.M. will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 6:30 pm.  The funeral will be held at the funeral home on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:30 pm.  Interment in Fingal Cemetery. If desired, donations to Kidney Cancer Research would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at www.shawnjacksonfuneralhome.com.

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Leclair, Flora (nee Cuthbertson)

Posted by on May 29, 2015

web_leclair floraBorn in Scotland, Flora moved to Windsor with her family at 1 ½ years of age, in September of 1923. She has resided in Windsor ever since and made it her home. Passed away at age of 93 on May 27, 2015. Flora is predeceased by her husband Jim Leclair and brothers Charles and James Cuthbertson. She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews; Derek Cuthbertson (Adele), their children and grandchildren-Janet, Tom, Ross, Charles, Wendy and Judy Leclair, Linda Bondy and David Gunning. A special thank you to her long time neighbor and care givers Kim & Ray Gagnier. Flora retired from the Toronto Dominion Bank, as Assistant Accountant, with 42 years of service. She was a dedicated member as well as a Lay Minister with her church, Bedford United. Flora was very active with her church activities for many years, including doing the books for the Church Camp, the daily books and assisting with running the After School program. Aside from her church, Flora loved knitting and the companionship of her pets. Her Christmas homemade chocolates, shortbread and cookies will be missed by many. If you so desire, donations made directly to Bedford United Church or to their After School program would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5 & 7-9 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Bedford United, 3340 Sandwich St. after 11:30 am followed by funeral service at 12 noon. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Di Gioia, Ercole (Rick)

Posted by on May 28, 2015

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Born in San Giovanni in Galdo, Campobasso, Italy on July 27, 1943. Died peacefully in the presence of his loving family on May 28, 2015. Devoted son, husband, father, nonno, brother and friend. Son of the late Michelangelo and Giovannina. Beloved husband to Maria (Tullio) of 47 years. Proud father of Enzo, Lisa (Gary Quenneville) and Carla (Matthew Goulet). Amazing Nonno and number one sports fan to Alessia, Luca, Ariana and Lauren Quenneville, and Ava Goulet. Brother to Nick (Giovanna) and the late Luigi. Son-in-law of the late Giovanni and Antonia Tullio. Brother-in-law to Loreta Gabr (Adel) and will be sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Rick immigrated to Canada in 1961 and in 1967 founded Joy Cleaners, and later Super Quality Cleaners, amongst other businesses. Member of Giovanni Caboto Club, Verdi Club, Roma Club and proud social member of Ciociaro Club, Voci Ciociare, Gruppo Folcloristico del Verdi Club, lector at St. Angela Merici, and he took great pleasure in participating in numerous religious re-enactments such as the Nativity and the Passion of Christ. Devotee of the Madonna di Canneto, San Gerardo and Madonna del Rosario. If you so desire, donations to the Diocese of London, Scalabrinian Charities or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Visitation Saturday from 6-8 p.m., Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Sunday 7:30 p.m. Funeral Monday 8:45 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Church, 980 Louis Avenue for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Barltrop, Tony Frank

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Passed away on May 28, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88 years. Reunited with his beloved late wife Violet (2011). Cherished father of Kevin Barltrop and wife Marian, Deborah Barltrop. Special papa of Katie Young and husband Duncan, Gregory Barltrop, Michelle Crudo, and Jason Crudo. Cremation has taken place and an interment to be held at Windsor Memorial Gardens on a later date.  Funeral arrangement entrusted to 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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DENNISON, Mary G. (nee Ainslie)

Posted by on May 28, 2015

web_Dennison_MaryPassed away peacefully on May 28, 2015 at the Villages of Aspen Lake in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late George Dennison (1994). Loving mother of Virginia (Barry) Smith, Tom (Jill) Dennison. Adoring Nana of Heather Smith, Jennifer Smith, Jody (Derek) Lohmann. Dearest Great-nana of Josh, Erica, Logan, Sam, Ben. Special aunt of Chuck (Pat) Ainslie, Jim (Maureen) Ainslie. Mary was a member of the Chancel Guild of St. Matthews Church for many years. She will be fondly remembered by her card club friends. Many thanks to the devoted staff at Aspen Lake – “Belle River Neighbourhood” for their exceptional care & compassion. Donations to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service in memory of Mary will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens on Monday at 11:30 a.m. 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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Barltrop, Tony Frank

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Passed away on May 28, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88 years. Reunited with his beloved late wife Violet (2011). Cherished father of Kevin Barltrop and wife Marian, Deborah Barltrop. Special papa of Katie Young and husband Duncan, Gregory Barltrop, Michelle Crudo, and Jason Crudo. Cremation has taken place and an interment to be held at Windsor Memorial Gardens on a later date.  Funeral arrangement entrusted to 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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CHALCRAFT: Rita a resident of Dresden

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Chalcraft: Rita a resident of Dresden passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham at the age of 86. Born in Wallaceburg, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Yacks. Loving mother of  the late Kathleen Wright, the late Murray Chalcraft, Gloria Merriam, Cindy & Brad Hopper and Collin Chalcraft Sr.  Loving grandma to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by brother Joseph Jr. Yacks and sisters Flora Robinson, Floreta Ritchie and Freda LaMarsh.The Chalcraft family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home 72 Victoria St., Thamesville on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment in Bothwell Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to the Canadian Spinal Research Organization. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.

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