IRVING, Loretta (nee O’Connell)

Posted by on January 22, 2018


Passed away peacefully on January 15, 2018 with her dear family by her side at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. Loving mother of Tom Jr., Cheryl & husband George Voros, Sandy & husband Blair Lefler and Brenda & husband Dan Desjardins. Proud grandma of Georgie (Jaime), Jason (Christine) and Jeremy. Great-grandma to Quinn Irving, Brooklyn, Rylan and Matthew. Dear sister to Sean (Marce) O’Connell, Art O’Connell, Butch O’Connell and late Patricia Flynn (late Gary). She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to extend a special thank-you to all the Staff at Banwell Gardens Care Centre. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234 on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. In memory of Loretta, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or Windsor Veterans Memorial Committee. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Roughton, Donna Patricia

Posted by on January 22, 2018

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our loving mother on January 15, 2018 at 86 years of age. Reunited with her loving husband Kenneth. Cherished mother of Linda (Roger) Proulx, the late Christine (Richard) Schneider, the late Jo-Anne VanZandt, Nancy Squires, Debbie Logan (Jim Komarnicki), Kim Bouliane (Brad Warner), and the late Kenneth Ian Roughton. Adored grandmother of Daric, Tawnya, Kerri, Scott, Lisa, Robbie, Ashley, Shannon, Codie, Bradley, Benjamin, Hayley, Matthew and great grandmother of 15 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Bernice Hopkins and Lorraine Dunn and her dear friend Arthur Fisher. Dearest aunt of many nieces and nephews. Our mother will always be remembered for her laughter and unwavering love and devotion to her family and friends. A special thank you to the staff at Heron Terrace – Hillman Marsh for your care and compassion. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East, 519-253-7234 on Thursday January 18, 2018 from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. A private family interment will take place on Friday January 19, 2018. In memory of our mother, memorial donations may be made to The Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Association. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Makarich, Carl

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Passed away peacefully on January 13, 2018 at Heron Terrace, surrounded by his loving family. Carl was born in Kostel, Croatia to the late Imbro and Ana (nee Bastasic) Makarich. Predeceased by his wife Mary Ann (nee Sverha) Makarich (2010), brother James (2015) and sister-in-law Linda (nee Hauspie) Makarich (1995). Survived by his sister Mary (Michael) Kennedy and brother John. Dear uncle to Michael Germek, Michael Makarich, Mary Jane Sverha-Owen and JoAnne Sverha. Special thankyou to Dr. Nicholas Krayacich, Dr. Mark Bacon and the fabulous staff at Heron Terrace as well as his friend Walter Chase. Your kindness and compassion will always be remembered. Visitation took place at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 2-5pm. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at St. Alphonsus Parish (85 Park St. E) at 10am with Fr. Nicholas Mauro Iko officiating followed by Entombment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. If you so desire, donations to the St. Alphonsus Restoration Fund (85 Park St. E. Windsor, ON) would be appreciated. Condolences may be left at www.windsorchapelcom

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BARONE, Emma (nee Saccomanno)

Posted by on January 22, 2018


Reunited with her beloved husband Fortunato (1985) on January 12, 2018 at the age of 88. Dear mother of Saverio, Peter (Barbara) and Lary. Devoted Nonna of Justin, Brandon, Dante and Christian and Bis-Nonna of Brooklynn and Avery. Predeceased by her sisters Carmela and Francesca. Emma will be missed by her many family members especially by her nieces Rachelina, Mary and nephew John. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 3-5 and 7-9pm with Parish Prayers at 4:30pm. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 10am from the Funeral Home to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Ave, Windsor) for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. If you so desire, donations in Emma’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be left at www.windsorchapel.com

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Bauman, Wayne

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Passed from death to life on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at University Hospital in London, Ontario at 71 years of age. Beloved husband and dear friend of Audrey (nee Henkelman), dear father of Andrea Taylor Borg, Janet Whitson (Timothy) and Jessica Bauman (Phil). Missed by his beloved grandchildren; Rebekah Taylor, Nate, Caleb and Caitlin Whitson. Brother and brother-in-law of Irene Snyder, Gladys Bauman, Beulah and Leonhart Frede, Grace and Amos Weber, Willard and Emma Bauman, Ken and Ruth Bauman, Shirley Clymer, Marjorie and David Metzger, Clifford and Mary Bauman, Janice McArdle and Chad Fleming, Karen and John Lichty, Miriam and David Gascoigne, Lowell and Elaine Bauman. Brother-in-law to Alan and Karen Henkelman, Joan Butler, Janet and John Dinnick. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Eli and Vera Bauman (nee Habermehl); his sister Eileen Snyder, brother Harold Bauman, sister-in-law Isabelle Bauman, and brothers-in-law Mervin Snyder, Abe Clymer and Bill Butler. Wayne was a retired Science teacher having taught at Kennedy, Riverside and Herman Secondary Schools. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. 519-253-7234 on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. Friends and Family are asked to gather directly at Lakeshore St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (235 Amy Croft Dr.) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 for visitation from 10am until the time of his Memorial Service at 11am. Wayne would encourage everyone to sign their donor card and let their wishes be known to their families. Donations to the LHSC Transplant Unit, the Cancer Society or the Hospice of Windsor are also encouraged.

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McDonald, Grace Myrtle

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Peacefully rejoined her beloved husband John (2009) on January 10, 2018 at the age 83. Lovingly remembered by her children John, Marie Costello (Roger), Marge, Jim (Liz), Jamie (Colleen) and the late great Jeff (2010). Devoted grandma to Ashley, John, Colleen, Devin, Adrian, Cory, Cody, Darcy, Cody, Katie, Michelle, Jeff, Crystal, Josh, Jason and great grandma to Danica, Shayna, Roxanna, Royce and Cohen. Dear sister of Florence, Duncan, Carol, Ruth, Carlyle, Judy and the late Dorothy (1953). Remembered fondly by her many nieces, nephews and extended family. Grace worked for many years at Canadian Tire as well as owning and running Herbal Magic with some of her family. Friends and family are invited for visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234 on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 2-5pm and 6-8pm. Cremation to follow. A deep heartfelt thank you to the staff at WRH – Ouellette ICU for your compassion and care. To the two people that stopped to assist our mother; your kindness will never be forgotten. Condolences may be left at www.windsorchapel.com

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BROWN: David Daniel Thomas of Belle River Formerly of Waterloo, Orillia, Toronto

Posted by on January 21, 2018

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BROWN, David D. May 7, 1944 – December 31, 2017 After a long and difficult struggle, Dave has gone to his eternal rest, leaving to mourn his wife, Jan, daughter, Andrea (Shane) and grandson, Will. Along with 3 estranged children Karen (Shawn), Charleen, Daniel (Katrina), 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Predeceased by mother Jean Amelia Brown (nee Waters) and father Percy Brown. Dave was a Master Electrician at the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and previously for the City of Orillia. Moving to Belle River after retirement, Dave served as “Toy Fixer Extraordinaire” while volunteering in the Pediatric Department at Windsor Regional Hospital. Cremation has taken place with scattering of ashes at his favourite campsite in the Spring. If you so wish, donations to the Child Life Program, Pediatric Department at Windsor Regional Hospital will be gratefully accepted.

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Mary Jane Wickham (nee McKee)

Posted by on January 18, 2018

Mary Jane Wickham (nee McKee) of Tecumseh, passed away on January 15, 2018, at Met Hospital with her loving family by her side.  Born August 17, 1930 in Lucknow, Ontario and raised in Toronto, mom was a graduate Registered Nurse from St. Michael’s Hospital (1953).  She was a lifelong care giver in many milieus including: Met Hospital, Central Park Lodge, Riverview Hospital and as a plant nurse at Ford Motor Company. She was a lover of animals and had many dogs and cats throughout her lifetime.  Mary Jane was an avid historian and a keen follower of anything to do with the Royal Family.  A patriotic Canadian, she had a remarkable memory and altruistic attitude her entire life.  Mom lived an active, full life, driving her car and living independently on her own right up until the end.  She will be sadly missed by her son Hugh Wickham, wife Sandra, grandchildren Hugh David and Kate; daughter Christine Small, husband Bob, grandchildren Vanessa, Jenna, B.J., Shanna, and Christopher; son Kevin Wickham, wife Theresa, grandchildren Meagan and Sidney. Mom will also be missed by her countless friends, relatives, and her Golden Retriever Spitfire.  She left a lasting impression on all those that had the opportunity to meet her. Mom, you made us all so proud that you were ours.  The Wickham family would like to thank the staff in I.C.U. at Met Hospital, as well as Chaplain Rosemary Hogan-Kobrynovich, for their empathy and guidance during this past week.  If you so desire, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society or Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation will be held Sunday Jan. 21, 2018 at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841 from 1 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 4 p.m.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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MacDonald, Mason Hugh

Posted by on January 18, 2018

Aug. 19 1928 – Jan. 14 2018
Survived by his loving wife of over 60 yrs. Dorothy, sons Mason (Tina) and Dalton. Loving
grandfather of Cecilia Van Horne (Matt) and Kathleen MacDonald (Rebecca).  Dear son of the late W.A. and Millie MacDonald, and predeceased by brother Ross and sisters Eleanor and Alma. Mason was a graduate of Dalhousie University, Springfield College (Mass.) and the University of Florida Born in Sydney N.S., he came to Windsor in 1958 to be a founder of the Western Ontario Institute of Technology, which grew into St. Clair College, where he served as a professor and it’s first Dean of Applied Arts. He put together a dedicated group of outstanding people, inventing programmes which were put into operation, and which were copied in all Canadian colleges and other countries. He coached basketball and hockey and his legacy will also include the Mason H. MacDonald trophy for academic and athletic excellence. He was an Alderman for the Village of Riverside where he spearheaded the Centennial Pool and Save Peche Island and the annexation with Windsor. An avid Spitfire fan, he was a member of the Riverside Sportsmen where he enjoyed Wednesday burgers and a game of pool with Gary and Tom and the Solidarity Boat Club. Always the educator he donates his remains to science, no services will be held and a memorial tree will be planted. Special thanks to the nursing staff of the 6th floor at the Met campus of WRH. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BEETHAM, E. Yvonne (Mickle) of Harrow and Amherstburg

Posted by on January 18, 2018

93 years, passed away on January 17, 2018. Loving wife and dance partner of the late Leonard (1999). Dear sister of Lorraine (Jack) McIntyre, Chatham. Dear sister-in-law of  Eva (late Clarence) Hyatt, late Doris and the late Jack Waldron. Loving aunt of Lynda (late Don) Grondin, Ron (Jo-Anne) Waldron, Sandy (Barry) Vanbiesbrouck, late Mike McIntyre, Brian (Linda) Hyatt and Kathy (late Kit) Rousseau. Yvonne’s love was her teaching years at Malden Public School. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Sunday January 21, 2018 from 2-6 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Harrow United Church. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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PIGEON, Harold Leslie “Les” of Owen Sound formerly of Harrow

Posted by on January 17, 2018

74 years. Passed away on January 15, 2018. Beloved husband of Ruth Anne (Bornais). Loving dad of Carol Bouwman, Kim  Kaufman (Tim).  Dear papa of Taylor and Ryan. Predeceased by his brothers Carl (1959) and Ron (2013) (Harriet) Pigeon. Dear uncle of Ron Jr. (Deb), Greg (Bev) and Susan. Les retired from Ford Canada with over 30 years of service. He was a member of Unifor local 200 and the Harrow Legion Branch #338. Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Cremation has taken place. Visitation Saturday January 20, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. Memorial may be made to donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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McCARTHY, Gladys Ruth (Clark) of Leamington

Posted by on January 16, 2018

100 years on January 16, 2018. Predeceased by her husband Delbert (1976). Loving mother of Brian McCarthy. Loving grandmother of Kari Auby, Sean (Krystal) McCarthy, and great grandmother of Addison, Abigail, Carter, Nathyn, Mackenzie, Lily, Jensen and Jaxen. Dear sister of Donald (late Irene) Clark. Dear aunt of Cheryl (Paul) Lowes and family. Resting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Thursday January 18, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. followed by the funeral service. Interment Erie Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church Colchester or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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ALTMAYER, Henry

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Passed away peacefully on January 10, 2018 at the age of 91. Reunited with his beloved late wife Betty (2008). Predeceased by his parents Peter & Susanna, his brother Peter and sister Mari. Father of Helen Dietrich (Dan, 2007) and Susan Fritz (Roy). Dearest Opa of Laura, Erika, Deanna, Karl and Elaina. At Henry’s request, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. In lieu of flowers, make a donation or share memories online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca.

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Maguire, Christopher William “Joe”

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Peacefully in his sleep on January 11, 2018 at the age of 48. Beloved son of Marlene and the late William “Bill” (2014). Loving father of Zoe Maguire and Luke Maguire. Best brother to Christine Maguire and husband Dennis Cloutier. Chris was a Stationary Engineer by trade, who loved to tinker with any type of electronics or computer. Collecting records and playing his Telecaster were his passions. He will be missed by many, especially his pet bird Mr. Nibbles. 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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STOLLAR, June (nee McKee)

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Peacefully on January 12, 2018 at 86 years of age. Reunited with her beloved husband Duke (1988). Loving mother of Doug and wife Sandy, Dave and wife Donna, John and wife Brenda, Trish and husband Ken Garlick, Chris and wife Michele and Bill and wife Connie. Former mother-in-law of Debbie Stollar (nee Oleksiuk). Treasured grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Viola, Russell, Robert, and Arlene Presello and husband Ken. Loved sister-in-law of Irene and Bill Konrad, Mary Brockbank, Evelyn and Lynn Ryan, and Eddie and LeeAnn Stollar. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. She will also be sadly missed by her dog Murphy. June was well known in the bowling community and was a past champion of the Molson Masters Tournament. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Autism Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Tuesday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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MacIntosh, Robert “Bob”

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Peacefully with family by his side on January 12, 2018, at the age of 71.  Loving husband of Laura (nee Fox) for sixteen and a half years.  Devoted father of Padruig and wife Lynn.  Dear brother of Joyce Wilson (the late David), the late Betty Fentum (Cyril), Carol Hanlon (the late Joe), Barbara Tintinalli (the late Vic), Diane Rabideau “Chickie” (David), Pauline Lockman (Robert) and Andrea Stafford (the late Terry).  Bob will be missed by his sisters-in-law Margaret Fox and Kathy Fulmer (Gary), as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.   Bob retired from Ford Canada after 36 years of service.  He loved his son dearly, spending many years travelling with him for hockey.  He was extremely proud of his son’s time flying with Canada’s Snowbirds.  He enjoyed spending time with his best friend, the late Richard Marchand, and was an avid fisherman. Bob will be sadly missed by Shaun Howick and Justin Marchand, whom he mentored throughout the years.  If you so desire, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Visitation to celebrate Bob’s life will take place Friday January 19, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Families First South Windsor, 3260 Dougall Avenue, (519-969-5841).  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Urbano, Nick

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Passed away peacefully at home on January 12, 2018 at 85 years of age surrounded by his loving family.  Beloved husband and soul mate of Sofia for 43 years.  Beloved son of the late Agostino and Anna.  Loving brother of Frank (late Santina), predeceased by Rosina Koborakis (Spiridon), Maria Lapucci (Gino), Kalliopi Mouskis (John) and Nikola.  Beloved uncle of Marina Skaris (late Emmanuel), Soula Efthymiou (Nick), Mario Mouskis and his son Jon, Anna and Michelina Urbano, the late Augostino and late Samuel Urbano.  Deeply missed by beloved nephews and nieces John & Helen Skaris, Peter & Jackie Efthymiou, Gina & Tige Melton, Maria & John Grigorakis and family. Brother in-law of Aleko and Maki Georgiadou & families (Greece), Eleni and George Doumtsios and their son John (Greece).  Nick’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Kosta Stamatakis and family for all of the years of support and love.  Nick was born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece and lived his life to the fullest.  He will always be remembered for his zest for life, his great sense of humour and his love of music. He was extremely proud of his Greek and Italian heritage.  He was deeply loved and cherished by all his family and friends.  Nick was a retiree of Wells Corporation.  Visiting on Tuesday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Thrice Holy Hymn service Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm. Funeral service on Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 proceeding to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church for mass at 12:00 noon. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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McCollom, Carl Richard (Rick)

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Passed away peacefully on December 20, 2017 at 64 years of age.  Cherished father of Kim Zimmerman and Carl McCollom.  Dear grandfather of Sadie & Hayden Zimmerman and Ashlee & Amber McCollom.  Loving brother of Crystal (Don), Cindy (Rick),Ron (Laurie), Sheila (Dennis), David (Jan) and Larry (Debbie).  He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Memorial tributes to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Visiting on Sunday January 14, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Foote, Melina (nee Pollard)

Posted by on January 16, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Melina on January 14, 2018 at 65 years of age.  Beloved wife of 38 years to Gerard.  Cherished mother of Andre, and Natasha Davis (Mike).  Survived by her siblings Prudence  “Prudy”, Clarence (Sadie), Garfield (Alice), Eugene (Sherry), and Ruben (Linda) and predeceased by Harold, Mildred and Winnie.  Loving sister-in-law to Eva (George), Mary (Gerard), Ann (Danny), Stan (Meline), Curtis, Bruce (the late Bev) and Charlie (the late Glenda).  She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Melina will be remembered for being kind, caring and generous, always thinking about others before herself.  Visitation Thursday from 2 until 3 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Cremation to follow.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at FamiliesFirst.ca

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FORTIN, Michael James “Mike”

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018 with his loving family by his side at the age of 53.  Cherished husband of over 32 years to Denise “Cupcake”.  Most loving father to Melissa & James Guthrie, Danny & Felisha.  Devoted Gramp & Papa to Jarod, Abby, Austin, Alyssa, Dayvian, Nevaeh, and Kip.  Dear son to Jim & Carol Fortin.  Beloved brother to Kim & Stu Burns, Lorne Terry.  Dearest nephew/brother Rob (Amale) Marcinko and Sue (Hugh) O’Brien.  Beloved brother in law of Don & Debbie Heath, and Lynne Lawtn. Mike is survived by many nieces, nephews, family and friends who will miss him dearly.  He was a dedicated employee at Centreline and loved his job.  Mike’s family would like to extend a special Thank you to London Health Science Centre (Dr. Welch & Dr. Lock), as well as nurses Sarka and Shawna of Paramed, Hospice of Windsor, CCAC for the care and compassion shown to Mike and his family during this difficult time.  Donations to Hospice of Windsor would be greatly appreciated. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9.  Funeral Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Cremation to follow. Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

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Piazza, John Joseph

Posted by on January 16, 2018

John Joseph Piazza was born on December 8, 1948 in Motallegro Sicily, and passed away while surrounded by family on January 14, 2018 at Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus.  He is the beloved best friend and husband of Mary (nee Torti) for 44 years.  Loving father of Deanna Chittaro (John), Janice Pacheco, and Anthony Piazza (Elisa).  Proud doting nonno to his 4 “awesome, incredible and stupendous” grandsons Gianni and Matteo Chittaro and Cristiano and Tiago Pacheco.  Predeceassed by his parents Antonino (1975), and Anna (2012).  Dear brother of Gerlando (1952) and Gerry (1955).  Predeceased by caring in-laws Luigi and Fiorinda Torti.  John taught for over 30 years at the elementary and secondary levels of education (Brennan, Assumption and Holy Names).  He was a founding member of the co-op program at WECDSB in the 1980’s, and initiated the co-op bursary at the Board.  He continued mentoring at the Faculty of Education as a Teacher Advisor during his retirement.  He had a passion for teaching, but most of all he loved his family with all his heart.  We sincerely thank all the gifted and special Doctors, Nurses and health-care professionals that cared for John over the last 15 years.  The outstanding work of these angels will never be forgotten!  Especially, we thank the medical staff including former students in ICU that helped him in his final journey.  If you so desire, donations to Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Downtown Mission 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.  Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m.  at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  On Thursday, family and friends will gather at Families First after 8:00 a.m. until procession at 8:45 a.m. to St. Angela Merici Church, 980 Louis, for Mass at 9:30 a.m.  Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Laramie, Doug

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Surrounded by his loving family, on January 14, 2018 at 64 years of age. Cherished husband for 39 years of Kathy (nee Maloney). Amazing dad of Denise and husband Joel Schwab, and Brian Laramie and wife Jenna. Treasured Grampy of Lila Laramie and Callie Schwab. Dear brother of Jim and wife Jill, Dan and his late wife Jill and Patty and husband Brian Masson. Loved brother-in-law of Susan Maloney and partner Karen, Patti and husband Tom Paisley, Dan Maloney and wife Mary and Ted Maloney and wife Trudy. Special friend of Ron and NeeNee Duby. He will be sadly missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews, numerous friends and by his best friend Terra-Dog. Doug worked at General Chemical for 31 years and had a life-long passion for farming which he did for more than 40 years. Doug had a great sense of humour and was known for his witty one-liners. He will be remembered as a thinker and a problem solver, and loved fixing things and working in the shop. If you so desire, donations to Pancreatic Cancer Canada, the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting Thursday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Memorial service Friday 11:30am at Families First, 585 Sandwich St. S. Amherstburg, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

May he rest pain free. “Bye for now”

 

 

 

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Regier, Lorne Dominic (Buster)

Posted by on January 16, 2018

Peacefully on January 14, 2018 at 86 years of age. Beloved husband of Bernadine (nee Bedard) for 66 years. Loving father of Richard Regier and wife Karen, Charlene and husband Ray Drouillard and Randy Regier and wife Shelley. Treasured Grandpa of Jacqueline (Dane), Francine (David), Jillian (Sean), Chris, Justin, Karlie (Brian), Emily (Corey) and Alicia (Dean). Adored Great Grandpa of Macie, Cameron, Eloise and one on the way. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Adella Regier. Dear brother of the late Gerald (Ursula), late Alvin (late Doris), late Marcella (late Mic Overholt), late Bob (Pat), Blanche (late Milford Overholt), late Vivian (late Ferdie Potier), Rosalie (late Len Jennings), Winnifred (late Wayne Quinn) and Warren (Helen). He will be sadly missed by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. Lorne retired from General Motors in 1991 after 41 years. He was a proud member of Unifor Local 1973. He was an active 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus counsel #4924. The family wishes to thank Dr. Pearce, Dr. Ghafoor and Dr. Loebach, along with the nursing staff on the 6th floor of WRH Ouellette Campus for their excellent care.  If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm with parish prayers at 4:00pm and K of C prayers at 7:30pm at Families First, 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10:30am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (834 Raymo Rd.) followed by Mass at 11:30am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

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ANGER, G. Jay of Harrow

Posted by on January 16, 2018

76 years. January 15, 2018. Loving husband of 53 years to Brenda G. (McKinlay). Loving dad of Bradley (Anne) Anger and Donald (Penny) Anger, Harrow.  Loving grandpa of Maggie (Corey) Dawson, Jenny, Emma (Jeremy), Abby (Colin), Dawson (Suzy) and Matt. Loving great grandpa of Rowen. Predeceased by his parents Oscar and Audrey (Smith) Anger. Dear brother of Evelyn (late Tom) van Veld. Dear brother-in-law of Doug (Marion) McKinlay and Carol (Bob) Temple. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Jay was a life time farmer, a member of the Harrow Fair Board, was inducted to E.C. Agriculture Hall of Fame, Past Director of E.C. Soil & Crop, E.C. Federation of Agriculture, E.C. Holstein Club. He was very active in Junior Famers, E.C. 4-H and many other agricultural and community organizations.   Visitation at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow. Friday from 2-5 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate Jay’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday January 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. John van Omme officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Leamington.  Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Harrow Fair Board Box 555 Harrow, ON N0R 1G0. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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MORSE, Irene of Perth and formerly Leamington, ON

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MORSE, Irene

98 years, passed away peacefully at Brockville General Hospital on January 13, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Edgerton (2003). Loving mother of Neil Wayne & Patricia Anne Morse and Paul Cameron & Paula Hope Morse. Loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Dear daughter of the late Elmer and Mary Keech. Dear sister of the late Murray and Cavelle Keech, the late Ellen and Walter Varey, the late Ruth and Allen Derbyshire, the late Marg and Glen Mackay. Irene was an active member at the First Baptist Church and an avid bridge player. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service to celebrate Irene’s life at 11:00 a.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made by cheque to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Share words of comfort or make a donation at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/3107/Irene-Alice-Morse/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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