THOMPSON, Gerald Hugh “Gerry”

Posted by on January 2, 2015

web_Thompson_GeraldIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, Gerald “Gerry” Hugh Thompson.  Passed away with his family and dear friends by his side on December 29, 2014 at the age of 76.  Best friend and beloved husband of Elaine (nee Desjardins).  Cherished Father of Nettie Thompson (Larry Upham), Robyne Thompson (Paul Pecora), Christopher Thompson (Joann, nee Maggio), and Rachel Thompson (Bill Fontaine).  Devoted Grandfather of Jordan, Erica, Nicole, Andrew, and Michael.  Missed by Devis Fiorido.  Brother of Jean and Guy Ryan, Margaret and Greg Soulliere, Jim and Sharon Thompson, and Grace Davis.  Brother-in-law to John and Shauna Desjardins, Doug and Susan Desjardins and the late Butch Desjardins.  Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Gerry was the President of Gerald Thompson & Associates, working with Elaine for many years in the plastic injection mold industry.  If so desired, donations can be made to the Salvation Army, Downtown Mission or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Visiting Tuesday, January 6th  from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm.  Prayers Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Funeral Wednesday 9 a.m. from Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd, East Windsor (519) 969-5841 to St. John Vianney Church, 385 Dieppe Street for words of Remembrance at 9:45 a.m. followed by Mass at 10 a.m.  Procession to Heavenly Rest Crematorium.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Mayea, Linda (nee Marontate)

Posted by on January 2, 2015

Pweb_Mayea_Lindaeacefully on January 1, 2015 at the age of 68, while surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Francis ( 2014). Beloved mother of Kim Hunter (Terry). Dear step-mother of Terry (Kim), Johanne, Debbie Jullion (Ron), Brenda Harnden (Roger) and Barb. Dearest daughter of Wilda Marontate and the late Austin. Also predeceased by her brother Daniel. Cherished grandma of 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Linda retired after many years of service at Casino Windsor. She was an avid golfer who loved to spend time with her family. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday 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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KIMBALL, Clifford of Leamington, Ontario

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Passed away peacefully on Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Sun Parlor Home. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Dorothy (Nead). Loving father of Carol Marshman, London, Donna Bethune (Don), St. Thomas, Jean Stewart (John), Harrow, Joyce Step (Martin), Kitchener, Dale Kimball (Tina), Harrow and Todd Kimball (Meiju), Edmonton. He was the cherished grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Survived by his brothers Orval Kimball (Vida), Morley Kimball (Joan) and Stanley Kimball. Predeceased by his siblings Marjorie, Velma, Helen and Melvin and by his parents, Ernest and Lerina. Clifford will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Clifford was a farmer, first and foremost, on the family farm near Wheatley. His family business also included field tiling many farms in Essex and Kent counties. After retiring from farming, Clifford and Dorothy moved to a home in Leamington where he became a member of the Leamington Half Century Club. Clifford’s happiest moments in retirement included playing pool and euchre with his friends at the Club and working in his woodworking shop in the back yard. Clifford built things, invented things, broke things (sometimes parts of his own body) and just made things work. Special thanks to the staff of the Sun Parlour Home for their compassion and tender care. There will be a private family memorial service. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a memorial donation to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (HOSPICE) or to a charity of your choice by contacting the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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BELLI, Giuseppa of Leamington

Posted by on January 2, 2015

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87 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Venanzio Belli (2001). Dear mother of Dario and Anna Belli, Marisa and Mario Merini, Victor and Roxanne Belli. Loving grandmother of Rosmarie and Luis Pacheco, Darianne Cardoso-Belli, Sonia and Pino Villoni, Ludovico and Sabrina Merini, Francesco Merini, Karen and Robert Tavares, Melissa and Paul McInnis and great grandmother of Siena, Alexia, Leopoldo, Matilde, Eric, Evan, Owen and Olivia. Dear sister of Assunta Ruzza, Angelina Visca, Santina Pede, Luigi Lorini, the late Filomena Raponi and the late Giovanna Ruzza. Giuseppa will be missed by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street on Monday, January 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Reffle, Anne Evelyn of Leamington, Ontario

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82 years, passed away suddenly, at her residence on Thursday January 1, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Joe (2011). Dear mother of Kurt, the late Mark (1979), Joanne Plumb (Doug), Martina Chepeka (Vic). Loving grandmother of Jason Reffle (Amy Hutton), Kristen Fromm (Ray), Kelly Reffle (Cody Reid), Meghan, Taylor and MacKenzie Plumb and great grandmother of Joshua, Zachary, Benjamin Reid and Mikayla Fromm. Predeceased by brother Martin Kuhn and sister-in-law Millie. Dear sister-in-law of Kay and Dennis Peters. Anne is also survived by several nieces, nephews and her cousin Anna Heitz. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her, especially her “Ya Ya’s” and bridge friends. At Anne’s request cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday January 5, 2015 from 9 am until time of Memorial Service at 11 am. Liz Chaplin officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Leamington Half Century Club. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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Zuidema, Louise (Noury)

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paper photo Zuidema, Louise68 years, passed away, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus. Beloved wife of the late John (2009). Dear mother of Carey Zuidema-Gray (Robert), Steve Zuidema (Sonia). Loving grandmother of Cale, Kyra, MiKayla and Brayden. Dear sister of Elaine Praill (Jerry), the late Harvey Noury, Dave Noury (Cheryl), Pam Anderson (Brian) and sister-in-law of Shirley Monsma (Allen). Louise will be missed by many nieces and nephews. A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Huntington’s Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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DOREY, Marion (nee Dennison)

Posted by on December 31, 2014

FullSizeRender80 Years, residing in Windsor, Ontario. Passed away December 30th, 2014. Reunited with her Loving Husband Bob (Robert Sr.). Born on December 30th 1934. Beloved Mother of Rob & Mary Lou, Tim & Rachel. Sister of Linda & Dave Anderson, Barbara & Larry Bray, and Susan Dennison. She was the oldest of four sisters. Predeceased by her parents Edgar and Thelma Dennison. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by neighbours, friends and her feline companion “Missy”. At Marion’s request, there will be no Funeral service held. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. 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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Niforos, Eva

Posted by on December 30, 2014

WEB_Niforos_EvaPassed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 29, 2014 at 91 years of age. Reunited with her loving husband Nick (1993). Cherished mother of Ted (Eve) Niforos, Peter (Helen) Niforos, Van (Karen) Niforos and Helen (Steve) Grigorakis. Loving nonna of Nick (Andrea), Sam, Niko, Nancy (Bill), Nicholas, John (Monik), Eva (Mladen), Stefan (Heather) and great nonna of Anthony and Julia. Dear sister of Mario and Tony. Eva will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Special thank you to the P.S.W’s Suzan, Cynthia and Angela for their care and compassion over the years. If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society Windsor & Essex Co. would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Thrice Holy Hymn Service Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 9:50am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Procession to Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 65 Ellis St. E. for a funeral service at 10:30am. Burial Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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THOMPSON, Gerald “Gerry” Hugh

Posted by on December 30, 2014

Passed away on December 29, 2014 at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Desjardins) for 55 years. Loving father of Nettie Thompson (Larry Upham), Robyne Thompson (Paul Pecora), Christopher Thompson (Joann), Rachel Thompson (Bill Fontaine). Missed by Dave Fiorido. Arrangements incomplete and 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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Maskery, Brian Michael

Posted by on December 30, 2014

web_Maskery, BrianPeacefully, with family by his side, on December 29, 2014 at 62 years of age. Beloved husband of Johanne (nee Bird). Dear dad of the late Donny Brooks (2013) and Jeff Brooks. Predeceased by his mother Frances Kearns and brothers Kirk Maskery and Dwayne Kearns. Survived by his sister Linda Sovie and Brian Harris. Will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. If you so desire, donations to the family would be appreciated. Cremation was held. 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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Rivard, Corinne Theresa Georgina

Posted by on December 30, 2014

web_Rivard_CorinneOn December 29, 2014 at the age of 75, while surrounded by her loving family. Dear wife of Ralph for 28 years. Loving mother of Romeo Cossette, Larry Cossette, Jacqueline Porter, Mary Ann Cossette, Simonne van Galen and Lionel Cossette. Cherished Mimi of fifteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Survived by her brother Otto, and predeceased by her siblings Victor, Arthur, Eugene and Edna. Also predeceased by her parents Otto Pinsonneault (1985) and Cecilia Pinsonneault (1993). Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Corinne will always be remembered for her great sense of humour, and her kind giving nature. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Friday 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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McRae, George

Posted by on December 30, 2014

web_mcrae georgePeacefully, at home, with family by his side on December 29, 2014 at 93 years of age. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Nolan, VanHaneghan) and the late Louise (2002). Loving father of the late Beverly Barker (1973), Larry & wife Marina. Cherished grandpa of David Barker, Krista McRae (Dan) and Alissa McRae. Treasured great-grandpa of Isaac and Hayden Barker. Special uncle to Beth & Jerry Hebert. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends. George was a lifetime Windsor resident who loved to winter in Arizona upon retiring from Chrysler after 42 years of dedicated service as a Tool & Die Foreman. He was a Naval Vet who served on the Cobalt as a petty officer guarding the convoys to Europe. George was an avid gardener and wood worker. Special thanks to CCAC, Hospice, VON and Care Partners for their kindness and compassion in looking after George and enabling him to remain at home, his final wish. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday, January 4 from 6-9pm. Funeral Service Monday, January 5 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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BALOG, Julia (Szakacs)

Posted by on December 29, 2014

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91 years, December 28, 2014. Loving wife of 69 years to Joseph Balog. Beloved mother of Ann and Jack Pretli, LaSalle, Joseph and Diane Balog, Ancaster. Dear grandmother of Rick, Randy, Rob (Shannon), Stephanie (Dan) and Adam. Loving great Nagy mama of Natasia (John), Erin, Kaitlyn, Nicholas and Amelia. Dear sister of Kay Goldman. Predeceased by her sisters, Ann Armstrong, Mary Szakacs, Susie Balog and brother Joe Szakacs. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Friday January 2, 2015 from 7-9 p.m.  A service to Celebrate Julia’s life will be held on Saturday January 3, 2015 where family and friends will meet at 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Monika  Bereczki-Farkas officiating.  Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made by cheque to the First Hungarian Presbyterian Church, 1566 Parent Ave. Windsor, ON N8X 4J7 or charity of your choice. You may send your online condolences at www.geraldasmith.ca

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Balz, Heinrich Wilhelm Konrad

Posted by on December 29, 2014

Balz, Heinrich Wilhelm Konrad

It is with heavy hearts that the Balz family announces the passing of their beloved Henry on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Extendicare Southwood Lakes at the age of 91 years. Born in Buhlen, Hessen, Germany. He was predeceased by his beloved Emma Balz, nee Schaefer (2004) and loving father to Karen Gudrun Morgan (Peter) and to Michael Henry Balz (Lazaro Contreras). Proud grandparent to Laura Elizabeth Sullivan, nee Morgan (Michael). Precious Great grandfather to Caitlin Emma Sullivan and Colin Michael Morgan-Sullivan. As a young man Henry was known for his love of swimming. He is remembered by many for his years as an amateur mechanic; he loved tinkering and working on cars. He was also an accomplished and avid Chess player. Arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. Cremation has taken place. As your expression of sympathy donations made in memory of Henry to the Alzheimer’s Society and the Parkinson’s Foundation are welcomed and appreciated by the family. Cherished memories and condolences may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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DUDRA, Eugene

Posted by on December 29, 2014

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Passed away on December 26, 2014 in Windsor, ON at the age of 62 years. Loving father of Tanya and Adam. Proud grandfather of Paisia Dudra-Leclerc, and Lucas Dudra-Leclerc. Predeceased by his parents Jan Dudra and Maria Feloniuk. Survived by his sisters Irene Moores and husband Gerald, and Mary Staruch and husband Zenik. Also lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews Mary-Ann Moores-Lopes and husband David, Tamara Staruch, and Andrew Staruch. Eugene was retired from Chrysler Canada. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. Cremation has taken place. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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PORTER, Kenneth Charles

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Went to be with his Lord and Saviour on December 26, 2014, with his family by his side, in Windsor, ON. Loving husband of Irene (nee French). Beloved father of Betty Joy Morley (Ken), Kathleen “Kathy” Jordan, Rebecca “Becky” Hewer (Mark), Kenneth James (Mary Ellen), and Kimberly “Kim” Porter (Bryce). Loving Papa of 10 grandchildren and Great Grandpa of 7. Dear brother of the late James Porter and the late Jewel Kember. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ken was a retiree of Ford Motor Company after 46 years of service and was a founding member and in Fellowship at Oakwood Bible Chapel. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to join together on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Oakwood Bible Chapel (2514 Cabana Rd. W.) for Memorial visitation from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial service at 11 a.m. Donations to Oakwood Bible Chapel would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com

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JAGATIC, Marica (nee Gaspic)

Posted by on December 29, 2014

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November 1, 1919 – December 25, 2014
Entered peacefully into Eternal Life on Christmas Day, December 25, 2014 at Banwell Gardens Nursing Home at the age of 95 years. Reunited with her beloved husband Juraj Jagatic (1945). Loving Mother to Barica Jurcic of Lazina, Draganic, Croatia and her late husband Tomo (1999), and Tomo (Tom) Jagatic Sr. and wife Mary of Windsor. Cherished Grandmother (Baba) to Zeljko Jurcic and wife Kristina of Croatia, Tom (T.J.) Jagatic Jr. and wife Paulette of Tecumseh, ON., and Tihomir Jurcic and wife Karolina of Croatia. Adored Great-Grandmother (Pra-Baba) to Kristian, Margareta and Kresimir Jurcic; all of Croatia, and Gabriella, Luka and Isabella Jagatic of Tecumseh, ON. Predeceased by parents Ivan Gaspic (1984) and Barbara (nee Zupanic) (1923); sister Klarica Valetic and husband Luka, and niece Ana Zrinscak and husband Mijo. Marica was affectionately known as “Stara Kuma” by her extended family members, Ivan and wife Barbara Bilicic and family, Mijo (Mike) and wife Maria Jagatic and family, and Josip (Joe) and wife Anica Jagatic and family. A sincere and heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful and caring staff at Banwell Gardens Nursing Home for their friendship and compassionate care provided to Baba. Friends will be received at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 on Sunday, December 28, 2014 from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Parish prayers Sunday at 8 pm. Funeral Services on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 9:15 am from the Funeral Home then to St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10 am. Interment to follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Church Building Fund. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with Marica’s family at www.windsorchapel.com.

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POWERS, Maxine Mary (Nee Dixon)

Posted by on December 29, 2014

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Born September 3, 1940. Passed away December 21, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Best friend and wife of the late John Ernest Alexander Powers (2008). Loving mother to seven children; Vincent (wife Diane) of Bowmanville, Theo (wife Lisa) of Windsor, Paul (wife Diane) of Tecumseh, Janie Falesy (husband Kevin) of South Hampton, Aaron (wife Michelle) of Windsor, Ian at home, Jonathan (wife Jen) of Red Lake, Ont. Loving grandmother to Jenine, Jillian, Casey, Oliver, Nicholas, Tyler, Grace, Benjamin, Mya, Joel, Maximus, Lorelei, and Stella. Predeceased by loving parents Madeline and Roy Dixon. Dear sister to Frances Koslowski (husband Eric), the late Richard Dixon & survived by wife Sylvia, Roy Dixon (wife Heather), Roger Dixon (late wife Verna), Joseph Dixon (partner Diane) George Dixon (wife Mary Beth) and Teresa Charlebois (late husband Danny). Sister-in-law of Pat Girard (husband Ray). She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Maxine will be remembered as a dedicated mother. She took great enjoyment in gardening, cooking and keeping loved ones warm with her knitting. At Maxine’s request cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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WALSH, William Anthony

Posted by on December 29, 2014

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1931-2014
Passed away on December 22, 2014 at the Schlegel Nursing Home. Beloved husband of Trish (Eversley). Loving father of Jeff (Wendy), Scott, and Luke (Darlene). Loving grandfather of Matthew, Mitchell, and Wesley. Predeceased by father Thomas (1937) and mother Hermine (1993). Survived by brother Jim and sister Eva Boucher. Predeceased by brothers Tom, Bob, Jack, and Dave. Bill was a retiree of Chrysler Canada and a member of Unifor Local 444. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd.E. Memorial visitation on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mark’s-By-The-Lake Church (150 St. Mark’s Rd.) from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Rob Lemon officiating. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s-By-The-Lake Church or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Hurst, Donald Robert

Posted by on December 29, 2014

HurstDonaldPaper87 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Survived by his wife Sarah Lydia (Vallance), with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Loving father of Thomas and wife Peggy, Joan and husband Jorge Marzetti, John Hurst, Bruce Hurst and wife Cindy. Adored grandfather of Jane, Paul, Dustin and Jocelyn. Dear brother of the late Leonard (late Mary), the late John (Wilma), and the late Dorothy Grieve (late Kay). Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Don was a custom builder for many years in the Kingsville and Leamington area, carrying on his father’s company. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Don’s life will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Thomas Kay officiating. Cremation to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation (HOSPICE) or the United Way would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Hazael, Robert Alexander

Posted by on December 29, 2014

WS Frame  copyPassed away on December 27, 2014 at Leamington Hospital. Born January 12th, 1928 to parents Alex (1994) and Bessie Hazael (1999). Loving Father of Laura Matysek (Ron), Patty Brown (Peter), and Michele Fletcher (Geoff). Devoted husband of Barbara (Declerck). Cherished Grandpa to Robert Menzies, Chris Brown (Lori), Kristin McMahon (Tom), Meghan Brown and Sara Matysek. Great Grandpa to Noah, Sydney, Caitlin, Austin, and Lilly. Loving Poppa to Owen and Olivia. Brother to Roy Hazael (late Gail) and Joan Fraser (Carl). Special Person in the lives of the late David Riediger and Kathy Bordato, Rick Riediger, Linda Schmidtgall, Michael, Erin, and Zach Bordato. Dearest son-in-law of Lucille Declerck, Brother-in-law to Pat and Murray Cameron, Jean and Gerry Dobson, Dennis and Carla Declerck and Jeff and Tracey Declerck. Survived by many nieces and nephews. After Bob’s retirement from the H.J. Heinz Company, Red spent his time on the links as a member of Erie Shores Golf Course, where he and his fellow golfers Don Posliff, Henry Hildebrandt, and Ernie Schmidtgall were known as the “Road Runners”, they were always the first ones on the golf course each morning. Bob loved planning and cooking meals and his family will miss his famous perch dinners and barbequed hamburgers. At Bob’s request, cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Hospital Foundation Hospice or Patient Transfer Service Windsor/Essex. Family and Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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McDonald, Gloria Jean (nee Huddleston) (Schram)

Posted by on December 28, 2014

Passed away peacefully at home. Predeceased by husband Neil McDonald and by son James Schram. Mother of Kelly Fram (Paul) and Mari Minnis (David). Cherished Grama of Sarah, Aaron, Carrie, Brett and Katie. Beloved G.G. of Nathan, Riley, Madisyn, Calii and Lucas. Gloria was a meter maid, Dominion store clerk and former owner of MCM restaurant. She loved Bingo and was a special friend to many. Visiting Tuesday 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. Share memories or photos at
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Brush, Donna (nee Allen)

Posted by on December 28, 2014

Passed away on December 27, 2014 at 76 years of age. Reunited with her loving husband James (1997). Cherished mother of Jeff (Krista) Brush and Janis Brush (Denny). Beloved grandma of Jaime and Aaron. Dear sister of Carol (the late Ron) Patterson and Edward (Judy) Allen. Donna will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Special thank you to her niece Wendy Girling for her care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday 7-9pm. Funeral Tuesday at 10:00am at 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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Matlock, Olga Marie (nee Paska)

Posted by on December 28, 2014

Olga Marie Matlock (nee Paska) welcomed into the loving embrace of her Lord and Saviour on December 27, 2014 at the age of 86. Reunited with her loving and devoted husband of 63 years, the late George Maurice (2012). Loving Mother of Lynn Matlock-Girard of Tecumseh, Leslie Matlock-Crain and husband William, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Keith Matlock and wife Lorraine, of Lakeshore. Dear Grandmother of Jeremy Girard and wife Emily, Jeffery Girard, Joshua Girard and wife Krysten, Brittany Matlock, Brandon Matlock and Cole Matlock. She will be sadly missed by her 7 great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Ida Drews and husband Donald, of California. Predeceased by her parents John and Meri Paska and by her younger brother John (1927). Dear cousin of Mary and Phil Keefner and the late John and Kay Andrasik. Survived by her brother-in-law Garnet and his wife Mary Matlock and several nieces and nephews. Olga was the Partner/Owner of Domestic Foundry Ltd. for over 45 years along with her beloved husband George. She was an active member of First Lutheran Church. Olga and George led their family by example with honesty, integrity, love, and dedication. Her belief and trust in God was paramount in her life, and was clearly conveyed to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered for her vast business insight, quick wit and honest counsel. If you so desire, donations to First Lutheran Church or Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Pastor Glenn Stresman to officiate. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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REGIER, Godfrey (Bob) Cancute

Posted by on December 28, 2014

December 27, 2014, Passed away peacefully with his soul mate of 60 years Patricia McVittie & his loving family by his side. Pre- deceased by his daughter Bonnie (2011) and his loving parents Fred and Adella Regier of Zurich. Survived by his children Gary (Darlene), Ken, Bill (Mary-Jo), Chuck (Tonie), Bobby, Nancy and son-in-law Charlie. Blessed with 16 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren. Loving brother of Lorne (Bernie), Rose (late Lenard), Blanche (late Milfred), Winnifred (late Wayne), Warren (Helen), Ursula (late Gerald); late Vivian & Fernand. Brother in-law to late Janet and Joseph, late William (Betty), late Jack and Lillian, Olga (late Ron), Clarence (Monica), Mary-Anne (late Gary), Wayne & Karen, late Heather and Victor. Dear friend of the late Gerry Ducharme and special travelling friends Marg & Sam Dufour. Born and raised in Zurich Ontario. Bob was Owner & founder of D & R Vacuum, a staple in Windsor for the past 60 years. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours and friends. Bob was an avid card player & will be missed by his buddies at the table. In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Make a Wish Foundation or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Bob was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Bishop T. Kidd Council #4924, K of C Prayers Monday 8 p.m. Visitation Monday 2:30-5:00pm & 7-9pm. Parish Prayers Monday 4:30pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). On Tuesday, family and friends are invited to meet at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St.) after 10:00am with Words of Remembrance at 10:45am. Followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00am. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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