RACANELLI, Giuseppe ” Joe “

Posted by on April 23, 2015

RancanelliRACANELLI, Giuseppe ” Joe ”
Surrounded by his family’s love, Joe passed away peacefully at the age of 90 years on April 21, 2015. Beloved husband to Giuseppina ( nee Perna ) sharing 63 years of marriage. Loving dad of Rita Mullen ( 2011 ), Tina Iatonna ( Frank ) , Mary Foster, Carmela ” Melina ” McAiney ( Mike ) and Vincenzo (Robb). Loved nonno & papa to Laura Mullen, Jason Mullen ( Anne ), Michael Iatonna ( Mariane ), Melissa Broderick ( Ryan ), Ashley, Alison & Theresa McAiney and bis-nonno & great papa of Charlotte, Liam , John and Nina. Dear brother of Domenico Racanelli ( Lina ), Michele ( Angela ), Vito, Franco ( survived by wife Maria ) and Laura ( Giuseppe ). Survived by brother in law Vito Perna and predeceased by brothers and sisters in law.Also survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada,the U.S. and Italy. Joe was a painter with National Painting & Decorating retiring after 25 dedicated years and a proud member of Comitato della SS de Carmine of Windsor. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME ( Banwell Chapel ) (519-253-7234) 11677 Tecumseh Rd E. on Sunday April 26, 2015 from 2 to 5 & 7 to 9 PM. Parish prayers Sunday at 7:30 PM. Everyone is welcome to meet on Monday April 27, 2015 at the funeral home for 10:30 AM then to St. Anne Church ( Tecumseh ) for funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to the Lung Association ( envelopes available at the funeral home ). On-line condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com.

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TONKIN, Elizabeth “Betty” (Nee Aubert)

Posted by on April 23, 2015

TONKIN, Elizabeth “Betty” (Nee Aubert)
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Betty surrounded by her loving family on April 21, 2015. Predeceased by her husband Wally, parents Joseph and Catherine, sister Lucille Lumley, Children Robert and William and grandson Ryan. She is survived by her children Carol and Marcel Barrette, Wally and Rose, Ron and Angie, Larry and Julie and Sheri and David Kozelenko. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. A special thank you to Dr. Naher Zayouna , the “Angel” Nurses at Windsor Regional Hospital Metropolitan Campus- 6 North, Laurie from C.C.A.C and Brenda for all of your care and compassion given to Betty. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel ) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Friday April 24, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Charity of Choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Brousseau, Anne ( nee Senko )

Posted by on April 23, 2015

BrousseauBrousseau, Anne ( nee Senko )
Anne has departed on the Ukraine Express & reunited with her husband of 41 years, Gerard, and sisters Mary & Nettie , and brothers Henry , John & Michael. Left behind are sisters Olga Sinkevitch & Eva ( Wilf )Labrecque. Born in Carrot River Sask. in 1931, she taught in a one room school house. After a while she came to Windsor & worked at TD Bank. She truly lived by the saying “ giving the shirt off your back “ & taught us to help others. Anne was a life member of the Catholic Women’s League. She is sadly leaving her children Elaine ( Ed ) Langlois , Robert ( Peggy ) Brousseau, Wayne ( Terry ) Brousseau, Carol St. Pierre & Dennis Banner. Special auntie & friends with Janie Kane & Bernie Belanger. Adoring Mimi to 11 grandchildren & 9 great – grandchildren. Anne and her husband’s love of cooking inspired one of her daughter’s to open a restaurant and continue their passion. Anne was the “Bingo Meister. A Big Thank You to all the nurses, Dr. Azuh and Dr. Lubanski who took such good care of her. We would like to also thank Dr. Pandey for his research on dandelion tea for cancer which she believed extended her life & urges him to continue his research. Visitation at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME ( Main Chapel ) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd East on Thursday April 23, 2015 from 2 to 5 & 7 to 9 PM. Funeral service on Friday April 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In memory of Anne memorial donations may be made to Transition to Betterness or to the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. On-line condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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JOHNSON, Carrie Babette Boufford

Posted by on April 23, 2015

JohnsonJOHNSON, Carrie Babette Boufford
Born July 4th, 1967, passed suddenly April 20, 2015. Beloved daughter of Christine and Richard Boufford. Loving mother to Charisse Boufford and Mareck Petit. Special grandma (Meow) to Rodney and Milan Bouffard. Survived by brothers Richard, Brad (Cloriece) Ashley, Asa and sister Nicole (Donald Puckie) Ashley. Dear friend to Ross John. Proud aunt to many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E., on Saturday April 25, 2015 at 2:00pm in the Chapel. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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THORNE, Norris Emerson

Posted by on April 23, 2015

ThorneTHORNE, Norris Emerson
Passed away peacefully on April 19, 2015 at the age of 50. Loving husband to Ruth (McPherson). Cherished father to Christopher and Sara. Predeceased by his parents Norris and Rhoda. Dear brother to Rhoda, Marcia and Sue. Norris will be deeply missed by his nephews, Jason and Nicholas, and niece Catherine. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (MAIN CHAPEL) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd E. on Thursday April 23, 2015 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Cremation to follow. In kindness, donations may be made in memory of Norris to Spinal Cord Injury Ontario. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Muscat, Charles

Posted by on April 22, 2015

Peacefully on April 21, 2015 at the age of 77, with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Sylvia (nee Borg) for 40 years. Dearest father of Erika Consunji and husband Phil. Cherished Nannu of Melaina (2009), Rowan and Alexandra. Dear brother of Teresa, Katie, Mary Zahra (John), Josephine Farrugia (the late Carmenu), the late Lily Galea (the late John) and the late Helen. Predeceased by his parents Carmel and Catherine. Charles will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Charles retired from Chrysler Canada after many years of service. He enjoyed classical music, woodworking, and was a devoted fan of the Manchester United Soccer Club and the Detroit Red Wings. Special thanks to the ICU staff at WRH Met. Campus for their excellent care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to W.E. Care for Kids or the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Parish prayers at 3:30 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Monday, friends are invited to join the family after 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Atonement Church, 2940 Forest Glade Drive. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Bonneau, Elizabeth Agnes (Marchand), of Tilbury:

Posted by on April 22, 2015

BONNEAU, ElizabethDecember 25, 1921 – April 20, 2015

93 years,  passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side. Beloved wife of Henry J. Bonneau (2001). Devoted mother of Barbara (Ken) Carr, Diana (Rick) DeHoey, Ron (Doris), Jim, Marlene Bonneau, Patricia (Darrell) Urban, Marion (Leon) Regnier and Richard. Special grandmother of 24 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Survived by sister, Mary Berry and sister-in-law Betty Marchand. Predeceased by 3 brothers; Robert, Raymond, and William and 2 sisters; Joanne Ryan and Patricia Vaughn. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at the Reaume Funeral Home, 6 Canal St. W., Tilbury on Friday, April 24th , from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service from the funeral home on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. then to St. Francis Xavier Church, Tilbury for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Donations to the Ahcom Shriners, Chatham or Chatham-Kent Hospice appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

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Lampman, Robert

Posted by on April 22, 2015

 

web_lampman robertPassed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 22, 2015 at 87 years of age. Reunited with his beloved wife Ivy (2013) and daughter Karen (2006). Cherished mother of Randy and wife Camilla, Larry and wife Sue. Devoted Grandpa of Keith (Rebecca), Patrick, Chris (Monika), Amanda, Emily and great grandpa of Joshua. Robert was a Navy Vet, a member of the Legion 255 where he enjoyed playing pool with his friends and retired from Chrysler Canada after 42 years of service. If you so desire donations to the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday from 7-9pm. Family and friends are invited to join the family on Saturday at 9am until time of service at 10am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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REA, Victor (P.Eng.)

Posted by on April 21, 2015

 

web_Rea, VicPassed away suddenly in the loving arms of his family after a brief illness at the age of 67. Cherished husband of Louise (nee Davidson). Much adored son of Chiara (Lena) and the late Roberto (1999). Loving father of Crista Rea, and Robert Rea and wife Melissa. Treasured Nonno of Dante and Mathew. Although an only child, he had the companionship of cousins Jerry Minicilli (Annette), and the late Loreto Rea. Loved nephew of Maria Minicilli, and Guido and Benadetta Rea (Italy). Brother-in-law of Katherine and Tom Zotos, Alex Davidson and Dawn Maziak, and Mary Cone. Vic had a rich and varied career in engineering and human relations. He responsibly closed out the operations of the Windsor branch of Hawker Siddeley Inc., was a managing partner of Golden Gate Lodge, founded and operated Windsor Joist Mfg. and W.J. Steel. In recent retirement years, he enjoyed travel, time with his grandchildren, his winter escape in Florida and his new home that he took pride in building. He derived great joy from family, friends, a good meal, and a rousing game of cards. If you so desire, donations to Windsor/Essex Hospitals Foundation (Single-Site Acute Care Hospital), the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 2-5 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. On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet after 10:30 a.m. at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe Street) for funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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BODIMEADE, Brian G. of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on April 21, 2015

WindsorStarFrame copyBODIMEADE, Brian G.

Passed away peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on April 21, 2015 in the comfort of his family at the age of 78. Loving husband of Margaret (nee Morris), late Muriel Sproule (2006). Loving father of Mandy Brown (Dave Stevens), Karen Bodimeade and Barry Sproule (Elizabeth). Caring “Grand Dad” of Dustin Brown (Agnes), Jamie-Lee Brown (Steve), Taylor Bodimeade, Janissa Johnston, Patrick Bodimeade and Allan Sproule. Great “Grand Dad” of Devin, Justine, Elise, Olivia, Isaiah, Avery, Rowynne, Xavier, Jordyn and Christian. Survived by his sister Evelyn Benson of Halifax, England and many nieces and nephews of England, Germany, Canada and U.S.A. Brian served in the Middlesex Regiment in England and was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Slovak Legion Branch 129 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, where he acted as a flag bearer for many years. Following Brian’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631). Memorial donations may be made in Brian’s name to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Pinese, Domenic

Posted by on April 21, 2015

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It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing, surrounded by his loving family on April 20, 2015 at 51 years of age. Cherished father of Josh & Sina, Melissa & Steve Governali, Jesse & Nikki, and Matt & Janet. Proud Bepa of Alissa, Thailiyah, Mikala, Luca, Nash and Nora. Dear son of the late Giovanni and his wife Luisa, and the late Anna Maria Pinese. Loving brother of Jim & Yvonne, Sylvia & Tim Armstrong, Sandi & Dan Adam, Suzi & Rick Wilkinson, and Adrienne & John Giacoletti. Former spouse and friend of Aimee Snively. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, his step-brother, step-sisters and friends. Domenic was a devoted elder and proud member of Gateway International Christian Church, faithful to Christ Jesus. If you so desire, donations to Gateway International Christian Church would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Friday at 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 Cremation to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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BAZINET, Guy Michael “Cholo”

Posted by on April 20, 2015

WEB_Bazinet_Guy79 years, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, April 19, 2015, with family at his side. Beloved husband of Mary Ann. Loving father of Lisa (Karl), Roger (Kim), Andre (Orma) and Rene. Dear grandfather of Cassandra, Patrick, Jesse-Ray, Mark, Dalton, Travis, Lucien, Keegan, and Jacob . He is survived by his sisters Juliette, Lisette (Jay) and many nieces and nephews.  If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9 pm with parish prayers at 4:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Rd. W. after 10 am followed by funeral mass at 11 am. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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ROSS: NORMAN EDWARD OF SARNIA

Ross webAt Bluewater Health Monday April 20, 2015 NORMAN EDWARD ROSS passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. He leaves behind his loving wife Maisie Ross and his children Stephen Ross (Gloria) and Andrew Ross, as well as his grandchildren Carissa (Cory) Hetu and Kyle (Sarah) Ross, and great grandchildren Tycho Ross and Breahna Hetu. He was predeceased by his parents Norman and Joyce Ross. Norman was a kind and gentle soul who will be missed by everyone who knew him. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and his ashes have been interred with his parents. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and The Kidney Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd.

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ST. ANTOINE. Susan (nee Malach)

Posted by on April 20, 2015

St AntoineST. ANTOINE. Susan (nee Malach)
Passed away peacefully, April 18, 2015 with her loving family at her side. Reunited with her loving husband the late Lawrence (2006). Loving and devoted Mom of Barbara, Yvonne & Jerry, Tom & Michelle, Lorraine & the late Peter (2012), Rick & Anna, Alan & Daria, and Joe & Michelle. Cherished Grandmother of Carol & Peter, Chris & Josie, Ian & Crystal, Nick & Michelene, Jesse & Monique, Kaileen, Elodie (Julia), Victoria and Joyce. Dear Great-grandmother of Analise, Selena, Ella, Meadow, Megan and Terry (Alicia). Fondly remembered by late parents John & Susan Malach (nee Kopcok). Dear sister of John & Gloria, Rosemary, Margaret & Dennis, Frank & Vivienne, late Ann, late Kay & Ivan, late Helen & Earl, and the late Paul. Dear Daughter-in-law to the late Joseph & Lea (Robert). Sister-in-law of Ed & Carol, Stan and late Madeleine, late Martha & Joe, and the late Peter. Susan was very proud of her Slovak heritage. Her greatest love was to her family, but she also enjoyed gardening, crocheting afghans and bowling. Services to celebrate Susan’s journey to God will be held at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 7 – 9pm and Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 2 – 5pm and 7 – 9pm. Prayers Tuesday at 8pm. Relatives and friends will be received Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St. ) from 1pm until time of Funeral Mass at 1:30pm. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Susan believed in sharing God’s gifts with others, donations to the Charity of your choice is appreciated. Online condolences and cherished memories of Susan may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Giroux, Mildred Ida

Posted by on April 20, 2015

GirouxGiroux, Mildred Ida
(Nee Tessier)
Passed away peacefully on April 16, 2015 at 87 years of age. She is now reunited with her husband Arthur (July 2014). Loving mother of Ron and Joanne, Rick and Heidi Robert, and Jean Giroux and Robert. Grandmother to Jennifer and Dan Di Domenico, Michelle and Brad Kollin, Alexandra, Krystin and great grandmother to Benjamin, Charlotte and Zachary. Dear sister of Blanche Murray and Barbara Charlebois. Predeceased by brothers Louis, Herman, Chuck and Lawrence and sister Janette. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Mildred was a dedicated Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of the Atonement Parish and also a member of the Catholic Women’s League. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Sunday April 19, 2015 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday April 20, 2015 at Our Lady of the Atonement Church (2940 Forest Glade Drive) from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Di Natale, Marcella

Posted by on April 20, 2015

Di Natale, Marcella

Di Natale USEIt is with great sadness that we announce the tremendous loss of a special and devoted wife, mother, nonna, sister and good friend. Her adoring family were nearby having spent the final days and moments with her, holding her hands, and whispering their final goodbyes as she passed peacefully. She is survived by her husband Quirino with whom she celebrated 55 years of marriage. Cherished mother of Roberto and wife Stella, Nancy, and Marco and wife Fran. Adored nonna of Roberto Jr., Christopher, Maichol, Deborah, Marissa, Massimo and Martina. Dear sister of Maria and husband Rodolfo Quaranta of Italy. She is now reunited with her loving parents Maria and Celeste Di Girolamo. She will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, and her special group of caring friends who she treasured dearly. Marcella was a loving, compassionate and selfless woman who deeply cared for her husband, children and grandchildren with an unending commitment. She stood strong and held on to her faith through difficult times and was truly an inspiration to many. Her traditions will continue to live on in the hearts and lives of her family. A special thank you to Dr. K. F Chung, Dr. Marotta and the Transplant Unit at University Hospital (London), Dr. Lock at Victoria Hospital (London), Doctors, Angela Italiano and the nursing staff at Windsor Regional Hospital- Metropolitan Campus 4 North. Also, thank you to all of the in home caregivers and nurses who assisted her with loving care. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Tuesday April 21, 2015 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday April 22, 2015 at 10:15 from the funeral home then to St. Anne Church (Tecumseh) for Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or to London Health Sciences Foundation (c/o Transplant Program, University Hospital). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com
“She will always be the brightest star that will guide us from above”

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KOZAK-Stanley

Posted by on April 20, 2015

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Passed away unexpectedly on April 14, 2015 with his best friends, Sasha and Roy by his side. He was born October 14, 1954 in Windsor, Ontario. He is predeceased by his parents Florance and Daniel Kozak. He is survived by his daughter Melissa Damphouse (Husband Mike Beauchamp) and brother David Kozak of B.C. He will be greatly missed by his dear friends, Jean Scratch and Glen Beausoleil. Stan will be missed by many friends, co-workers and especially his cribbage night friends. Stan was a pipefitter at Chrysler Canada and a member of Unifor Local 444. He was a card-carrying blues fan who could talk your ear off about obscure bands and his thumb injury. He was incredibly generous, loving and will be greatly missed. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Celebration and Words of rememberance for Stanley will be shared during a visitation at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) (519)253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Road East on Tuesday April 21, 2015 from 1pm until 6pm. In lieu of flowers his family has asked that donations may be made to For the Love of Paws Animal Rescue would be greatly appreciated. Photos and shared memories of Stan may be made on-line at www.windsorchapel.com

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RUBIK, Lawrence “Herman”

Posted by on April 20, 2015

RubikRUBIK, Lawrence “Herman”
Passed away peacefully on April 16, 2015 at the age of 84. Now happily reunited with his beloved wife Shirley (Amdsen 1994). Loved and dear Dad to Larry and Silvie Rubik, and Darlene and Steve Foster. Adored Grandfather to Stephanie and Robert Parent, Steve and Kristie Rubik, Terrie Lyne and Paul Jas, Wally and Jackie Stadnick, and Keith Stadnick. Cherished Papa to Eva, Mya, Lea, Ema, Alexiah, Alivia, Owen, Lily, Eli, and Alex. Loved brother to sisters Rita Hewson and Rose Longmuire. Brother in-law to Donna Amsden, George and Rose Amsden, Frank Hudecek, and Eli Kos. Lawrence retired from Chrysler Canada. A special thank you to the wonderful 4th floor nursing staff at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus. Cremation has taken place. An informal memorial celebration of Herman’s life will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Street Help Homeless Shelter 964 Wyandotte St. E. or the Downtown Mission 664 Victoria Ave. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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CASCADDEN, Terri Sue (nee Howles)

Posted by on April 20, 2015

CascaddenCASCADDEN, Terri Sue (nee Howles)
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Terri, after a courageous battle on April 14, 2015 at the age of 49. Predeceased in death by her loving partner Leo. Terri leaves behind her loving sons, Geoffrey (Jen) and Joshua (Alyssa) and first born granddaughter Jessa Terri Lynn and her mother Tessa. Terri will be dearly missed by her parents Geoffery (MJ) and Donna (Joe) Howles. Sister of Rick (Nancy), Debbie (Jim) Carson, Geoffrey Jr. and preceded in death by her loving sister Sandy. Dear aunt to Abby, Nick (Kristin), Jason (Tiffany), and Ricky and great-aunt to Lillyana and Kalliah. Loving Mother, Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend she will be dearly missed by all. A special thank you to the many Doctors especially Dr. Schneider, nurses, and Hospice who took care of her throughout her illness. Cremation and a private family service have taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. In kindness, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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GIOFU, Simeon “Sam”

Posted by on April 20, 2015

GiofuGIOFU, Simeon “Sam”
Passed away suddenly but peacefully on April 17, 2015 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of 60 years to Jean “Jennie” (nee Tataryn). Loving and devoted father to Michael Giofu (Lindy), Linda Andrews (Bruce), Larry Giofu (Wendy), Mark Giofu, Cathy Bulmer (Greg), and Greg Giofu (Antonietta). Cherished “Papa” to 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Dear brother to Mike, Alec, Rosemarie and Jeannie. Predeceased by siblings George, John, Constantine, Sagar, Dorothy, Georgina, Virginia, Helen and Margaret. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Simeon was a retired employee of General Motors after 39 years of dedicated service. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 3-5 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Prayers Monday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Fr. Simion Catau officiating. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. In kindness, donations may be made to Windsor Regional Hospital or Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare.

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PATRICK, Francis “Frank”

Posted by on April 20, 2015

PATRICK, Francis “Frank”
Passed awayPatrick peacefully on April 17, 2015 in Leamington, ON at the age of 78 years. Reunited with his beloved wife Gert Patrick (nee Dwyer) (2013). Loving father of the late Edward, and Kara. Cherished grandfather of Kim. Also survived and remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Frank was a retired firefighter with the Windsor Fire Department. He proudly served on the fire department from August 1, 1961 to October 31, 1989. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. According to Frank’s wishes cremation has taken place. There will be a graveside committal service held at a later date. In kindness donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada in memory of Frank. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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GARABON, Janos “John”

Posted by on April 20, 2015

GARABON, Janos “John”
It is with heavy Garabonhearts that we announce the peaceful passing of John on April 16, 2015 with his family by his side at 77 years of age. Loving husband of Gabriella for 56 years. Cherished father of John Garabon, Sue Calamita and Margaret Garabon Cookson. Adored nagypapa of Tiffany and husband Tom Walsh, Richie, Justin, Alyssa, Andrew and Erienne. Predeceased by his parents and brothers Istvan and Lajos Garabon. John will be remembered for his many years of dedication to the Tool and Die Industry and his involvement with the Hungarian Cultural Centre. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Sunday April 19, 2015 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday April 20, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In kindness, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Hungarian Cultural Centre. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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ROMANO, Mary

Posted by on April 20, 2015

RosesROMANO, Mary
Passed away peacefully with family by her side in her 100th year on April 16, 2015 at Extendicare Southwood Lakes. Beloved wife of the late Dante (1991). Loving mother to Lida (Bruno) Barei, Larry (Doris), and Mary Ann (Cy) Murphy. Dear grandmother to 9 and great-grandmother to 15. Mary was the last of our Colautti clan. She was predeceased by her brothers Armen, Gerald, Albert, sisters Nora, Gina, brothers-in-law Aurelio, Armando and sisters-in-law Mabile and Aurora. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. The family extends a thank you to the wonderful staff at Extendicare Southwood Lakes for their excellent care of our mother. Visiting at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 9:30 am until 10:15 am, then to St. Angela Merici Church for Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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KELLER, John of Leamington

Posted by on April 20, 2015

Keller Paper Pic copy90 years, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Met Campus. Beloved husband of the late Maria (2008). Dear father of Angela Keller, Richard Keller. Dear brother of Rosa Holiga (the late Jacob) and the late Michael Keller (Annie). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation or the Lung Association. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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TAVES, Henry C. of Leamington

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Taves Paper Pic copy99 years, passed away peacefully at the Leamington Mennonite Home on the evening of April 18, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Elsie (Epp) (1998). Dear father of Ernie (Carol) Taves and Edgar (Susan) Taves. Loving grandfather of John (Julie) Taves, Gary (Angie) Taves, Linda (Andrew) Cook, Jennifer Taves, Robin Taves, Sandra Taves. Great grandfather of Anna, Rachel, Nathan and James Taves, Megan and Jocelyn Cook. Also survived by in laws Selma Taves, Anne and Walter Wiens, Jacob and Eleanor Epp. Predeceased by brothers Neil (Njuta) Toews, Abram (Maria) Taves, John (Anna) Taves, Richard Taves, Jacob Toews, as well as sisters Anna (Jacob) Dick, Mary (Abram) Dick, Tina (Henry) Enns, Margaret (George) Enns, and in laws Helen (Abe) Driedger. Visiting at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Henry’s life, at the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East, Leamington on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 2 p.m.; Vic Winter officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to MCC or UMEI Christian High School. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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