SCHNEIDER-Christine (Nee Roughton)

Posted by on December 15, 2014

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Peacefully in the arms of her soul mate of 40 years Richard and adoring children Tawnya and Lisa. Proud Nana to Bryanna Townsend and Barry White. Dearest daughter of Donna and the late Kenneth Sr, Arthur Fisher, dearest friend of the family. Adored sister of Linda Proulx (Roger), the late Joanne Van Zandt, Nancy Squires, Debbie Logan (Jim Komarnicki), Kim Bouliane (Brad Warner), and the late Kenneth Roughton Jr. Dearest Sister-in-law to Lawrence, the late Keith (Marilyn), Kenneth (Terry), Michael, Louise. Leaving behind are many devoted nieces, nephews and many great friends. Christine retired from Motor City Community Credit Union. Special thanks to Dr. Cargill and the Hospice of Windsor Staff and Volunteers for making her journey so peaceful. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 2 to 5pm & 7 to 9pm. Funeral services on Thursday December 18, 2014 at 11am in the chapel. Cremation to follow. As your expression of sympathy donations in Christine’s memory can be made to the Hospice of Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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LESLIE, Pamela Anne

Posted by on December 15, 2014

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67 years, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Hospice Residence. Beloved wife of Richard. Dear mother of Nicole Leslie, fiance’ (Kevin Robins), Brooke McKenzie and husband Richard. Loving grandmother of McKenna and Lincoln. Dear sister of Brenton Sheldon (Carol) and the late Douglas Sheldon. Dear sister-in-law of Dwayne Leslie (Jane), Brenda Hammond (Bill), Kevin Leslie (Debbie), Patti Leslie, the late Ken Leslie and the late Barbara McGill. Dear aunt to twenty-two nieces and nephews and great aunt to thirteen great nieces and great nephews. At Pam’s request, cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Tuesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Pam’s life, from the funeral home on Wednesday December 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. Rev. Derek Parry officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice) or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Findlay, Gerald

Posted by on December 14, 2014

web_findlay_geraldPassed away suddenly on December 13, 2014 at the age of 67. Loving son to the late Robert and Leona Findlay. Cherished and adored brother to Sandra and Jerome St. Louis and the late Bobby, Sharon and Sheila. Gerald will be missed by his special sisters Mimi and Eileen, and his many nieces, nephews and friends at Venture Works. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Venture Works would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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OUELLETTE; Dorothy, of Tilbury

Posted by on December 14, 2014

OUELLETTE, Dorothy MariePeacefully on Saturday, December 13, 2014, DOROTHY MARIE OUELLETTE (nee Bourdeau), 86 years, passed away at Tilbury Manor.  Loving wife of Stanley for 68 years.  Cherished mother of David and Kathy Ouellette of Hamilton, Michael Ouellette (1948), Patricia and Rob McGuire of Tilbury, and Mary Lynn and David McGuire of Tilbury.  Dorothy was “Grandma Uptown” to Sara and Steve Shepherd, Lana and Jason Mullins, Brenda and Ken McCracken, John and Laura Ouellette, Adam McGuire (Jessica), Elizabeth Ouellette, and Meghan McGuire (Brandon), and Great Grandma to Will, DJ, Kenny, Jillian, Max, Samantha, Logan, and Nolan.  Survived by her sister Leah (the late Warren) Askin, and her brother Francis (the late Bev) Bourdeau.  Predeceased by her parents, Edgar and Josephine Bourdeau, and her sister Rosemary (the late Art) Backstrom.   Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dorothy retired in 1991 as the Deputy Clerk-Treasurer for the Town of Tilbury and was a long-time volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society.  Dorothy and Stan enjoyed many years fishing from their boat on Lake St. Clair, and Dorothy clocked many kilometers walking the path at the Tilbury Memorial Park.  Friends and family will be received at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Service at the funeral home on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Chatham-Kent Hospice.  Special thanks to the staff at Tilbury Manor for their care and compassion.  Online condolences may be shared www.reaumefh.com

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ASPRAKIS, Vasilios (Bill)

Posted by on December 12, 2014

web_asprakis billIt is with extreme sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, papou, brother and uncle on December 12, 2014 at 69 years of age. Cherished husband of 46 years to Asimina. Loving father of George (Adriana Danti), Jim (Sheila Fields), Fonda (Tina Gedelja). Adored Papou to Vasili, Aiden, Sofia, Silvia and Ava. Brother of the late Elia (Dicaia), the late Effie Angelakos (Christos), Gioula Mammonas, Seva Fotaras (late Manolis), and Dimitri. Beloved cousin of Katina and Sarandis Binioris. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bill and Mina were well known and respected Restaurateurs of the Dashboard Restaurant at the old Greyhound Station for 27 years. Bill and Mina loved nothing more than spending time with their grandchildren and traveling to Greece where they will be missed by many loved ones. Proud member of the Greek Orthodox Church community. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Sunday 7 p.m. and Monday 10:20 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 65 Ellis St. E. for Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PACKER, Howard “Howie”

Posted by on December 12, 2014

92 years, passed away peacefully at Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Beloved husband of the late Peggy (nee Newcombe-1995) and dear friend of Phyllis Vermette. Much loved father of Ron & Marilyn, Barb & Francis Garant and Allan Packer & Pat DiPalma. Dear Grandpa of Andrew & Natalie, Michelle & Mark, Kerri, Jason & Joellen, Morgan, step-grandpa of Jeremy and Heather, great-grandpa of Holden, Benjamin, Samuel, Jaden, Carter, Zachary, and step-great grandpa of Justin and Shyanne. Dear brother of Megan & Ernie Frey and predeceased by Leonard & Audrey and Joyce. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. If you so desire, donations to the Parkinson’s Society of South-Western Ontario would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial visiting on Monday Dec 22, 2014 after 10:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 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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PICKARD, Maureen “Moe”

Posted by on December 12, 2014

web_pickard maureenIt is with profound sadness, after a valiant struggle with a neurological disease, we announce the passing of our sister, aunt and friend, Maureen “Moe” Pickard, December 10, 2014 at 67 years of age. Favourite daughter of the late Garnet & Marcella Pickard. Much loved sister of Jim Pickard (Nicole) of New Brunswick, Larry Pickard (Rachelle) of Ottawa, Margot Herkes (John) of Michigan, Jo-Anne Treverton (Rob), Mary-Lou Hansen (Jamie) and Michelle Desmarais (Kevin). Cherished aunt to Michael Gelinas (Nathalie(Jessie)Jaydon)Treena, Maxime)), Jim (Paula(Kevin & Amy)) Pickard, Sherri (Ray(Matthew & Jeremy)) McLaughlin, Tina (Peter(Catrina)) Duguay, Jason (Stacey (Haylee)) Pickard, Joel (Cindy (Jordan)) Pickard, Renee (Peter (Geena & Paige)) Furtner, Andrea (Ron (Devin & Jordan)) Pumphrey, Cori Herkes (Howard Carver (Logan & Keegan)), Scott Herkes (Cody Tucker(Sawyer)), Ryan Treverton (Rochelle Langlois), Derek Treverton, Erin Gouin (Jason (Rae & Samuel)), Ashley Hansen Rebner (Eric (Norah & Kenley )), Adrian Hansen, Adam Hansen (Amanda Campbell), Jessie Bondy (Jenn (Ciara)), Brandi Bondy and Joel Bondy. Sister-in-law to the late Carolyn Lee Pickard. A great friend to Mary and Candy. Maureen was a dedicated teacher and coach for the Windsor Separate School Board. Maureen stayed after hours to coach basketball, volleyball, gymnastics & track and field. After retiring from teaching, to stay healthy and active, Maureen delivered 3 morning paper routes and volunteered for various organizations. Maureen was a very giving and generous person, always looking out for the other guy. A tribute to Maureen would be to commit a “random act of kindness” with a smile. If so desired, donations can be made to the MS society. We wish to thank the dedicated staff at Extendicare Tecumseh, especially the Lakewood and Oldcastle houses, for their compassionate care and friendship. Heartfelt thanks to Maureen’s private caregivers, Amanda, Corrine, Eleanore, Priscilla and Jessica. Visiting Sunday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 4:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Please note day of service: Relatives and friends are invited to join the family on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi (1400 Cabana Road). Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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SHANAHAN, Mary Ann (nee Bisetto)

Posted by on December 11, 2014

web_Shanahan_Mary_AnnJuly 14, 1957 – December 10, 2014

Arrived in ’57. Departed at 57. It is with heavy heart that I, John, announce the passing of My Love, My Life, Mary. She put up with me for over 35 years (August 18, 1979) but I know she loved it. Passed away on the night of December 10, 2014 with family members by her side. She leaves behind our 2 Furry Girls, Hailey and Holly. Predeceased by father Artemio, mother Fulvia and brother John. Dear sister of Sergio (Margaret), Gulio, Anna Korva (Mario).  Cherished sister-in-law of Mike and the late Helen, the late Patricia Richards (Bruce), Carol Merrett and Tom (Marie). Also at a loss are many cousins, nieces and nephews. Special recognition to my sister Carol and her son (and somewhat my look-alike) Matthew. Without their help, I would not have as comfortable a time dealing with this as I am. Mary was retired (2011) from Canada Post after 34+ years and a member of the Canadian Anglo Club. Special thanks to Drs. Ghafoor and Mathews, Nurse Muna, the paramedic team, ER nurses and all the nurses of the 4th floor Oncology Department of Met Hospital who did all they could to help.

Please Note – Since Mary and I enjoyed camping with our friends and have been on two cruises with plans for more, I would like to celebrate Mary’s life with casual attire for visitation. Please leave suits, ties and the like at home on Friday. In lieu of flowers, donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday 10am at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Short, Gary Lee

Posted by on December 11, 2014

web_Short, GaryPeacefully on December 11, 2014 at 57 years of age. Beloved husband of Lucy Short (nee Kerr). Loving Son of Gloria and the late Lynn Short. Dear Son-in-law of Eileen Kerr. Dear brother of Cary and wife Karen Short & Tom Short. Dear brother-in-law of Mike and Peggy Newton, Linda and Brad Botham and Bill Kerr. Gary will be sadly missed by many loving cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Will be missed by his dearest puppy Molly. Gary retired from Ford Motor Company after many years of service. If you so desire donations may be made to the Humane Society of Windsor and Essex County or the Windsor Essex County Cancer Center Foundation, would be appreciated. A private family graveside service was held. Funeral 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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KROESBERGEN: Dorothy of Strathroy, Ontario

Posted by on December 11, 2014

2014_12_11_14_26_15Peacefully, with her family at her side on Thursday, December 11, 2014.  Dorothy Kroesbergen (Bruinsma) of Strathroy in her 54th year.  Loving wife of 37 years to Fred Kroesbergen.  Will be dearly missed by her children and grandchildren; Michelle Kroesbergen (Matthew, Jamie and Alexis), Alisha Thomson (Braeden and Mackenzie), Kevin Kroesbergen (Skylar, Cadance, Tristan and Xander), Natalie Willer and her husband Michael (Brody, Holly, Emmett and Alice), Andrew Kroesbergen and Charlene Kroesbergen.  Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by many extended family members.

Special thanks for the care Dorothy received from the VON, St. Elizabeth, Paramed, Dr. Nicholas Buma, Dr. Nancy Naylor and LHSC.

Visitation will be held at East Christian Reformed Church, Strathroy on Friday evening, December 12, 2014 from 6 – 9 pm.  Funeral service will be had at the church on Saturday at 11 am with visitation 1 hour prior.  Pastor Derek Bouma officiating.  Interment Strathroy cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions to East Christian Reformed Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to Denning Bros. Funeral Home (519 245-1023) www.denning.ca

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CRANSTON, Marion Ann (nee Mancell) of Comber

Posted by on December 11, 2014

CRANSTON, Marion, square2April 17, 1942 – December 10, 2014 Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Marion was raised in Fletcher, Ontario and moved to Comber, Ontario in 1961 following her marriage to Allan Cranston.  She worked as Deputy Clerk Treasurer for the Township of Tilbury West for over thirty years.  In addition to working full time for the township, she took pride in helping out on the family farm and volunteered her time generously to St. Andrew’s United Church, the Comber Agricultural Society and other community agencies.  Marion was also an active member of the Erie Shores Quilters Guild.  Wife of Allan Cranston for 53 years.  Mother of Lisa Cranston (John Trebish), Todd Cranston (Margaret McFadden) and Brent Cranston (Melissa Labonte).  Grandmother of Shelby Babula, Jessica Cranston, Madison Babula, Marina Cranston, Olivia Cranston, Sydney Cranston.  Daughter of Allan Mancell (2006) and Edna (Riddell) Mancell (2012).  Dear sister of the late Glen Mancell (2013), sister-in-law Joanne Mancell, sister of the late Murray Mancell (2004), sister-in-law Carole Mancell, and sister of June Guyittand, brother-in-law Gary Guyitt. Sister in law of Maxine Barry (late James Barry), Kenneth and Dolly Cranston, Wilbert Cranston (late Lillian Cranston), Laura Cranston (late Bruce Cranston) and Anne and Fred Green.  Marion is survived by many nieces and nephews and predeceased by nephews Dale Barry, Michael Mancell and Barry Mancell.  Visitation will be at Paul Reaume Funeral Home, 5657 Comber Side Road, Comber on Monday, December 15, 2014 from 2–5 p.m. and 7–9 pm.  Funeral service at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11 a.m.  Interment to follow at McDowell Cemetery. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reaumefh.com  The family would like to express their deep gratitude to the amazing staff at Met Hospital 4th Floor West, the Cancer Clinic, St. Elizabeth, and CCAC for the compassionate care they provided for Marion as well as thanks to the many friends and family who have supported us.   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Transition to Betterness or St. Andrews United Church Sunday School, Comber.  Throughout her illness, Marion received numerous transfusions from Canada Blood Services.  If you are able, please consider donating blood – your gift could save a life.

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ROBERT, Felix

Posted by on December 10, 2014

web_Robert, FelixPassed away peacefully on December 9, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital, at the age of 91 years. Beloved husband to Geraldine (“Gel” nee Landry) with whom he celebrated 66 years of marriage. Loving father to Gregory Robert (August, 2014), Anne Robert (2012), Christine (Tom) Barr, Stephen (Jane) Robert, and Andrew (Renee) Robert. Cherished Grandpa to Rod, Stephanie, Jennifer, Michaela, Evelyn, Danielle, and Celia and great-grandfather to four.  Felix is survived by two siblings and predeceased by six. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Felix was retired from Chrysler Canada and was a Veteran of World War II. A heartfelt thank you to the staff at Iler Lodge, for their compassionate care. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Frank Chauvin’s Orphanage in Haiti would be greatly appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Friday 4:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Saturday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m.  Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery River Canard. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ARMSTRONG, Shirley Irene

Posted by on December 10, 2014

web_Armstrong_ShirleyPassed away peacefully with family by her side on December 9, 2014 at the age of 87. Loving mother of Diane and Rick Radke, Marilyn and Doug Peltier, Bill Armstrong and Tamara. Proud grandma of Will, Jenna, and Amanda and great grandmother of Isabella. Reunited with her sisters Alma, Joyce, and Jean. Special aunt to Vicki, Debbie, and Wayne. Shirley was a Red Cross volunteer for 30 years and a long time parishioner of Walkerville Baptist. A special thanks to the staff at Aspen Lake for the hospitality and care you showed our mother especially the staff in Riverside. Visiting Saturday from 1 pm until time of Service at 2 pm 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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GORSKI, Halina (Puczynska)

Posted by on December 10, 2014

web_puczynska_HalinaPassed away peacefully on November 8, 2014 at the age of 57 years. Beloved wife of Ryszard Gorski for 33 years. Loving mother of Joanna and Dan Coroiu, Jarek Gorski, Dagmara Gorski. Babcia of Sabastian Coroiu. Missed by brothers Bogdan Laszczynski, and Roman Laszczynski. Reunited with late mother Melania Laszczynska.   Visiting Friday from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 8:00pm. Funeral Saturday 10 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Holy Trinity Polish Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BAREI, Umberto “Bert”

Posted by on December 10, 2014

WEB_Barei_UmbertoDied peacefully on December 10, 2014 at 84. Sparring partner of 62 years to Rita (Schincariol). Father of Paula & John, Giacomo & Louise, Robert (1956) and Roberta & Roger. Proud Nonno to Leslie & Brian, Lyndsay, Andrew (2003), Matthew, Chloe, Jody & Amy and Ryan (2008). Proudest Nonno Berto to great-grandchildren Amber, Fletcher, Abby, Adam, Trevor and Jonas. Predeceased by parents Giacomo & Norina Barei and son-in-law to Gildo & Antonia Schincariol. Brother of Carlo (Mary), Bruno (Lida), Arnoldo (late Velma), Maria (late Nino) and Gina (late Silvio). Predeceased by siblings Francesco (Gianna), Antoinetta and Peter (Kathy). Brother-in-law to Connie & John, Robert and Angelo & Linda. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews whom he held with deep affection. If you so desire, donations to the Community Living Chatham – Kent or the Italian Handicapable Association would be appreciated by the family. Memorial visiting Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories and photos at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Wilkinson, Peggy Leah of Windsor, ON

Posted by on December 10, 2014

Peacefulweb_Wilkinson, Peggyly on December 5, 2014 at the age of 62, with family by her side. Loving mother of Jeff Ouellette, Jake Ufford and wife Michelle, Brian Ufford. Cherished grandmother of Henry, Morleigh and Nathan Ufford. Best friend of Mary Lloyd-Dwyer. Although Peggy was able to enjoy many pleasures of life, the most dear to her was her love for her family, especially her grandchildren. Peggy was a past proud employee of Champion Spark Plug and Ford Motor Company. Peggy always had a positive attitude and would bring light to any situation. Her treasured memories will forever be in our hearts. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BRIAN – HARTIGAN, Marlene of Windsor, ON

Posted by on December 9, 2014

Suddenly at hweb_Brian-Hartigan_Marleneome on November 26, 2014. Reunited with loving son Dan (2008). Cherished mother of Michael and wife Aimee. Proud Grandma of Myles and Malcolm. Dearest sister of Mary Ann Runft and husband Heinz. Predeceased by sisters Marjorie Brian, Mary Jo Brian and brother Donald Brian Jr. Predeceased by parents Donald Brian Sr. and Margaret Lucier. Marlene will always be remembered for her love of family and friends whom she cherished. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Windsor/Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family on Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service 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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Mills, Thomas Alfred (Tom), Windsor, ON

Posted by on December 9, 2014

web_Mills_TomDied peacefully on November 7, 2014, at the age of 67. Beloved husband of 44 years to Judy. Loving father of Jennifer Louise & Jason Casey and Aimee & Michael Hartigan, and adoring Grampa of Julia & Baby Girl (due January 2015) Casey and Myles & Malcolm Hartigan, born November 7, 2014. Tom will be missed by his sister Gwen Fraser and family, of London. Remembered by many cousins. Tom taught Elementary School for the Windsor Board of Education for 31 years, including 10 years in the Creative Arts Program where he found his passion. In Tom’s memory please consider donations to The Hospice of Windsor, donating blood, or simply taking flowers to someone who might not otherwise receive them. Thanks to so many who have supported us, especially Sue Paulton (Judy’s rock), the staff of the WRH ICU for their exceptional kindness, and Nancy Leavoy for her loving care of Tom’s pal Buddy. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation Thursday 10:00 a.m. until time of Service at 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Rev. Canon Susan Paulton officiating. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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WHITTLE, Mary Ann (nee Nohra)

Posted by on December 9, 2014

mWhittle, Mary Ann (nee Nohra)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, sister, daughter and friend, Mary Ann, at the age of 44 years. She passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, December 8, 2014. Her three cherished children Ashley, Adam and Aidan will miss her dearly. She was the beloved daughter to Tom and Mary (nee Jabbour) Nohra. Dearest sister to Shirley Taouil (Milad), Sgt. Emig Nohra (Michelle), Giselle Banner, Louise Boomer, Joe Nohra (Joyce). She will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and one great niece and one great nephew and many friends. Mary Ann was a long time employee at Libro Credit Union (formerly United Communities Credit Union) where she made countless friends. Mary Ann’s generosity and selflessness towards others, especially her family, knew no boundaries. She taught her family the value of dignity and respect for others. She will be truly missed. The family would like to thank the staff at the Windsor Essex Cancer Centre, Dr. Elfiki and his staff, the nurses from Bayshore and VON, especially Vicki, for all of your support, care and compassion during this difficult time. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Wednesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers Wednesday evening. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired memorial donations, in Mary Ann’s memory, may be made to the Windsor Essex Cancer Centre Foundation. If you wish to share a memory or leave an online condolence you may do so at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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PHANEUF, Donald of Tilbury

Posted by on December 9, 2014

PHANEUF, Don squarefor mem book78 years, of Tilbury, passed away peacefully, on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.  Beloved husband of Dorrine (née Goodreau) (Tremblay).  Loving father of Denise Giroux (Tim Moynahan), late Jeannine (surviving husband Sean) O’Donnell, Don Jr. (Kim) Phaneuf, Mark (Lisa) Tremblay, and the late Belinda Tremblay.  Dearest grandfather of Randall, Michael, Derek, Chelsea, Ashley, Alyssa and Colt. Great grandfather of Deacon.  Predeceased by parents Cleophas and Stella (Simard) Phaneuf. Son-in-law of the late Raymond and surviving wife Beatrice Goodreau.  Dear brother of Alcide (Laura) Phaneuf, Margaret (late Ernie) Leveille, late Steve (late Penny) Phaneuf, Lydia (Pete) Dorion, late Bernard, and the late Francis (late Shirley) Phaneuf.  Brother-in-law of David Goodreau (Judy) (late Mary), and Wayne Goodreau.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Visitation at Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury, Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service at the funeral home Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation to follow.  Memorial donations to The Lung Association or charity of your choice appreciated.

 

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Buzzeo, Anna (nee Malizia)

Posted by on December 8, 2014

web_buzzeo annaOur beloved Nonna Anna passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on December 7, 2014 at 94 years of age. This extraordinary, wonderful lady was born on September 8, 1920 at Settefrati, Frosinone, Italy. Predeceased by her husband Michele (1983).   Cherished mother of Americo “Rick” Buzzeo (Teresa), the late twins Amelia & Filomena (1943), the late Enrico (1945), Laura Mardegan (Antonio), and Antonietta Buzzeo (Italy). Loving nonna of Anna Lecours (Greg), Michael Buzzeo (Kelly), David Buzzeo (Melissa), Lisa Mardegan, Rosanna Mardegan, Giancarlo Mardegan (Joanna), and Stephanie Buzzeo (Italy). Loving great-grandmother of Michaela, Mackenzie, Liam, Ethan, Krista (Jacob), Joel, Ava and Luca. Predeceased by her parents Enrico and Francesca Malizia and by her siblings Marietta Iatonna (Giuseppe), Felicita Frattaroli (Annibale), and Marco Malizia (Anna). She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. Anna’s spirit of generosity knew no bounds. She welcomed and fed anyone who came to her home and taught her family the value of dignity, selflessness and respect for others. In lieu of flowers, to honour Anna’s legacy, if you so desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday 8:45 a.m. from FAMILIES FIRST 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor 519-969-5841. to St. Angela Merici Church, 980 Louis Ave. for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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CHARLEBOIS, Pauline Louise (nee Thibert)

Posted by on December 8, 2014

Charelbois
Passed away peacefully December 6, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Raymond A. Charlebois (1987). Daughter of the late Arthur Thibert Sr. (1942) and Josephine (nee Cecile) (1988). Step-daughter of the late Arthur Delorme (1966 ). Dearest mother of Robert , Bernard (Wendy), Paulette (Doug) Emery and Claude (Christine). Loving grandmother of Justin Charlebois( Rachel) , Max Charlebois( Jen), Jordon, Alan, Benjamin, Colette Charlebois , Christopher Emery and a precious great grandaughter Lilian Heather Charlebois. Dear sister of Margaret (Sam) Dufour, Roland (Gloria) Thibert and sister-in-law of Lillian Thibert and Joy Thibert. Predeceased by brothers Noel Thibert (1989), Maurice Thibert (2010) and sisters Agnes Hunter (1989), Alice Dufault (1999), Bernadette Soulliere ( 2013 ) and brothers-in-law John Soulliere , Norman Gagnier, Ward Hunter and Francis Dufault. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519- 253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9pm. Parish prayers 7:30pm. Relatives and friends are requested to meet Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 10am at St. Anne’ Church (Tecumseh) until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment at St. Anne’s Cemetery (Tecumseh). As an act of kindness donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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SILANI, LOUIS LENARD

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SILANI, LOUIS SilaniLENARD Sept 2, 1962 – Dec 4, 2014

It is with great sadness we tell of the passing of Louis, wonderful husband, father, son and brother. Much loved husband to MaryLou (McGuinness), father of Jake and Dave, son of Angelo and Maria, brother to Larry and wife Karen and uncle to Andrea and Natalie. Son in-law to the late Jack and Jeannette McGuinness. Brother in-law to the McGuinness family and uncle to several nieces and nephews. He was a beloved friend to many. His smile would light up a room and his laughter was infectious. A terrific coach to many community sports and a talented musician. A proud water operator involved in training many throughout Ontario. We are grateful to the many healthcare professionals involved in the past 5 years. A special thank you to Hospice and CCAC. A private family service and cremation were his wishes. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. In lieu of flowers, he requested others to perform a random act of kindness to a stranger. Through this difficult journey, his optimistic perspective on life gave all of us strength. Online condolences and cherished memories may be share with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Tocco, Filippo

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ToccoTocco, Filippo
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Filippo on December 4th, 2014 with his loving family by his side, at the age of 90 years. Born in Terrasini, Palermo, Italy. Beloved husband and best friend of Rosaria with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Beloved father of Sera (nee Tocco) and Ken Moore, Nancy (nee Tocco) and Gaetano Ventimiglia, Mary Tocco and predeceased son Tony Tocco. Loved by his Grandchildren Tammy, Jack, Ken, Michelle, and Nina. Filippo at present has been blessed with 4 Great-Grandchildren Chole, Jesse, Jordon, and Erika. Predeceased by his brother Vito Tocco of Windsor, and sisters Grace and Piera from Italy. Survived by brother Tony Tocco of LaSalle and his sister Serafina Palazzo of Terrasini, Palermo, Italy. Proud and dear Uncle to many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. Filippo was an avid Maple Leaf fan never missing a game whether by TV or radio, he enjoyed gardening and loved family time. He retired from Chrysler Canada after 32 years of employment. Special thanks to Dr. John Samoila and Dr. George Wong for their exceptional care and support. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. (corner of Banwell) on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. and Monday, December 8, from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Services on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 8:15 a.m. from the Funeral Home then to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis Ave.) for Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As your expression of sympathy donations made in memory of Filippo to the Heart and Stroke Foundation are welcomed and appreciated by the family. Cherished memories and online condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

 

 

 

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KOSTOVA, Savica (Nee Disovski)

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KostovaKOSTOVA, Savica (Nee Disovski)
It is with heavy hearts that we express the passing of our beloved Savica on December 3, 2014 at the age of 60 years. Beloved wife of Blagoj. Cherished mother of Mladen, Aleks & wife Brittany. Dear sister of Milica (late Ivan) Apostolovski, Mirko Disovski & wife Milka and survived by many relatives in Macedonia and Serbia.  Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. at Banwell Rd on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 2-5 & 7- 9pm. Prayers Friday at 7:30pm. Funeral Service Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10 am from the Funeral Home, then to St. Nicholas Macedonian Orthodox Church (5225 Howard Ave.) for Funeral Service at 11:00am. The Very Rev. Dr. Aleksandar Mustenikov officiating. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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