MASSE, Edward Raymond

Posted by on May 23, 2014

MasseMASSE, Edward Raymond
It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Ed Masse on May 15, 2014 with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Caroline. Father of Ryan and wife Jillian and Jordan. Cherished Papa to Kaylee and Sutton. Survived by father Paul Masse, Sister Cathy and husband Gary DeClark, sister-in-law Patricia and husband Jerry Deprez and mother in-law Madeleine Verstraete. He will be missed by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by mother Patricia Masse and father in-law Andre Verstaete. Ed retired from Chrysler after 30.5 years. We would like to thank the Physicians and Nurses at Windsor Regional ER and Hotel Dieu Palliative Care Unit. Special thanks to our angel Norma. Cremation has taken place. Everyone is welcome for a memorial visitation in memory of Edward at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Tuesday May 20, 2014 from 7-9pm. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his cherished princesses Kaylee and Sutton towards their education (Cheques payable to Ryan Masse, envelopes available at the funeral home). Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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SIMARD, Jeannette (nee Marcotte)

Posted by on May 23, 2014

SimardSIMARD, Jeannette (nee Marcotte)
Passed away peacefully on May 13, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Reunited with late husband Paul (2002). Cherished mother to Diane Simard, Carol Bellavance (Gilbert), Linda Nantais (Johnny), Normand Simard (Doris), Roger Simard (Joanne), Louise Simard Nappa (Danny), Raymond Simard (Kathy), Marc Simard, Paul Simard Jr. (Janet). Dear grandmother and great grandmother to many.
Dear sister of Yvonne Tolmie, Rene Marcotte and Emile Marcotte. Predeceased by Lucy Tabac, Adeline Hardi and Henry Marcotte.
Memorial visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. at Banwell Rd. on Monday May 26 2014 from 2-5pm and 7-9 pm. Prayers Monday at 8:30 pm. Everyone is to meet at Paroisse St. Jérôme (3739 Ypres Ave.) on Tuesday May 27, 2014 for visitation from 10am until time of memorial Mass at 11:00 am. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

 
SIMARD, Jeannette (Marcotte)
1929 – 2014
À Windsor, le 13 mai, 2014 à l’âge de 84 ans, Jeannette Simard s’est éteinte paisiblement au terme d’un long et courageux combat.
Elle laisse dans le deuil feu Paul Émile Simard (2002), ses enfants: Diane Simard, Carol (Gilbert) Bellavance, Linda (Johnnie) Nantais, Normand (Doris) Simard, Roger (Joanne) Simard, Louise (Dan) Nappa, Raymond (Kathy) Simard, Marc Simard et Paul Jr. (Janet) Simard, ainsi que ses 17 petits-enfants et 19 arrières petits-enfants qu’elle adorait. Elle est prédécédée par sa sœur Yvonne Tolmie, ses frères René et Émile Marcotte.

La famille recevra les condoléances au Windsor Chapel, rue Banwell, le lundi 26 mai, de 14h00 à 17h00 et de 19h00 à 21h00. Les prières seront récitées à 20h30. La messe aura lieu le mardi 27 mai à 11h00 à l’Église St Jérôme, 3739 avenue Yprès.

Vos témoignages de sympathie peuvent se traduire par un don à la Fondation L’Hospice de Windsor ou Jeanne Mance Renal Dialysis.

Jeannette is predeceased by her husband Paul Émile Simard (2002), sister Yvonne Tolmie, and brothers René and Emile Marcotte, also survived by her 9 children, 17 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
Visiting will be held at Windsor Chapel, Banwell on Monday May 26, 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9:00 p.m.
Memorial Mass Tuesday May 27, 11:00 am at St Jerome Church, 3739 Ypres Ave.,
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Jeanne Mance, Renal Dialysis and or Hospice of Windsor.

 

 

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ARMSTRONG, David William “Army”

Posted by on May 23, 2014

ArmstrongNEWARMSTRONG, David William “Army”
Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Hospice of Windsor on May 12, 2014 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of the the late Barbara Young (2000). Dear father of Cheryl Colborne of Windsor, Susan Armstrong of Toronto, and Heather Armstrong of Windsor. Gramps to Christie Baumgartner, Katie and Adam Colborne, and Lauren and Sarah Peltier. Son of the late D.J.”Jack” Armstrong and the late Lillian (Palmer) of Fletcher. Brother of Diane Morris (John) of Essex. Best friend of Dee. Formerly employed at American Can Co. Chatham, Ontario Retail Sales Tax Windsor Branch, and retired after 30 years at Chrysler Canada. “Army” was active in Local 1498 UAW and CAW for several years. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. today, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Residential, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario, or the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Rouffer, Joseph Andrew

Posted by on May 22, 2014

WEB_Rouffer_JosephJoseph Rouffer died peacefully on May 22, 2014 at 87 years of age. He shared 64 wonderful years of marriage and is now reunited with his beloved wife, Doris (March 7, 2014). Loving father of the late Dennis (2013), Carol & Tom Boroski. Special dad to Kim Farfanick. Very best Grandpa of Christopher, Nikki, Matthew, Andrew, Jonathan, Tricia and Trevor. Great Grandpa of Joseph, Isaac, Seth, Scarlett, Hunter, Chamber and Rayne. Dear brother of Anne Belanger, and Irene & Roger Lebert. Brother-in-law of Mary Rouffer and Janette Rosaasen. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Katherine Rouffer and by his siblings Kathrine, Helen, Michael, Jack, Thomas, Margaret and Julie. Favourite Uncle to many. His kindness and laughter will leave a lasting impression on all who knew him, along with his music from J.R. and Friends. Special thanks to Royal Oak LTC Kingsville staff. If you so desire, donations to First Lutheran Church- Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at First Lutheran Church, 160 Giles Blvd. W. after 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11a.m. Pastor Gilvan de Azevedo will be officiating. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at
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ILER, Elizabeth Doreen “Betty” (Woodall) of Harrow

Posted by on May 22, 2014

bettystarphotoIler, Elizabeth Doreen “Betty” (Woodall)

Passed away at home on May 21, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of 52 years to Earl Scott Iler. Loving mother of Gregory and Beth (Kinnaird) Iler, Harrow, Susan (Iler) and Bill Litwin, Highgate. Loving grandmother of Emily and Cameron Iler, Nicole and Amanda Litwin. Predeceased by her father Fred (1948), mother Nessie (1954) and her dear twin sister Norma Woodall (2011). A city girl, Betty worked with her father at Woodall Construction. After marriage, she worked with her husband on their farm. Visitation at GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrowon Saturday May 24, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Jim Bagley officiating. Interment at Iler Cemetery Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army 26 Talbot St. S. Box 432 Essex, ON. N8M 1A7. You may send your online condolences and share memories at www.geraldasmith.ca

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Macko, Nick

Posted by on May 22, 2014

WEB_Macko_NicholasSuddenly on May 21, 2014 at 87 years of age. Loving husband of Mary M. (nee Scott). Cherished father of Linda Gale and husband Robin, Larry Macko and wife Lois, Judy DeAngelis and husband John, Debra Gouin and husband Robert. Dear grandpa of Sean Gale and wife Richelle, Devin DeAngelis, Taylor, Paige and Jordan Gouin. Treasured great-grandfather of Brodie and Sydnie Gale. Dear brother of the late Annie Brecka and the late Joseph, Paul Macko and the late Joan, and the late Michael Macko and the late Ann. Dear nephew of the late Anna Kerna and Steve. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Mr. Macko was employed at Hiram Walkers for 22 years. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral service Monday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Private family interment. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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PONNAPALLI, Vani

Posted by on May 22, 2014

WEB_Ponnapalli_Vani58 years, passed away on May 21, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Vani was a pure soul with a kind and generous heart who will always be lovingly remembered. Much loved son of Murty & Lalitha of California. Loving brother of Sasi Chandran (Rama) of New Jersey, Pardu Ponnapalli (Mona) of Maryland, Saila Kariat (Vinod) of California. Dear Uncle of 5 nieces and nephews. Special friend of Nistor & Livia Sasca and Connie Lawrence. He will be sadly missed by his extended family at Village Lodge in McGregor. Visiting Friday 2-3 pm followed by Funeral Service at 3 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Tremblay, Debbie

Posted by on May 21, 2014

WEB_Tremblay_DeborahUnexpectedly, on May 20, 2014 at 47 years of age after a brief illness. Cherished companion of Dan Marentette. Loving mother of Josh and Jordan. Adored step-mother of Ryan and Melissa. #1 daughter of Camille and Theresa Dupuis of Tilbury. Dear sister of Peggy Moody (Todd), Darlene Baxter (Tom) and Pam Dupuis (Steve). She will be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews and colleagues with O.I.A.A. She will also be dearly missed by her canine companion Kylie. A special thank you to all of the friends and family members who were part of her support system, visiting her and always able to lift her spirits. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Cremation was held. Memorial visiting Thursday 7-9p.m. and Friday 3-5p.m. and 7-9p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. A celebration of Debbie’s life will be held at a later date. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DOOLITTLE, Jean Marie

Posted by on May 21, 2014

WEB_Doolittle_JeanOn May 20, 2014, at the age of 78, Jean went to be in the precious arms of her Lord. Cherished wife of Allan for 60 years. Loving mother of Mark and wife Fran, Donna Jean, Sandra and husband Perry, Tom and wife Cathy. Dearest sister of Don and late wife Florence, Joan and late husbands Hector and Bill, Janet and husband Jack, predeceased by Clayton and wife Joyce, Lois and surviving husband Jim. Dear sister-in-law of Eugene and wife Shirley, Frank and wife Irene, Dot and late husband Jim, the late Ruth and Holly. Treasured grandmother of Sarah, Tiffany, Natalie, Sean, Richard, Tabitha, Amanda, Christopher, Avery, Charles, Nicholas, Matthew and great-grandmother of Landen, Riley, Zachery, Wyatt, Serena, Carson and Brooklynn. Jean is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. If you so desire, donations to the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, family and friends are invited to join after 10:00 a.m. at Ambassador Baptist Church, 3285 Manchester Road, Windsor for Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Friesen, Mary of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on May 21, 2014

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101 years, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday May 20, 2014 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Abe Friesen (1954). Dear mother of Rita and Victor Krueger of Elmira; Irma and Denny Davis of Mascoutah, Illinois; Walter and Yvonne Friesen of Orillia; Lydia and Barry Church of Grimsby. Loving grandmother of Alan Krueger and Margaret Szilassy, Greg and Joanne Krueger, Lynn Krueger and Ken Reid, Nancy and Josh Peterson, Dwayne and Michele Friesen, Bryon and Jen Friesen, Kent Friesen and Keri Closson, Paul Church and Kari Johnson, Kate and Tim Fish. Twenty-two great grandchildren also survive. Mary is predeceased by all her siblings, her husbands siblings and their spouses. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Friday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday May 24, 2014 at Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street East Leamington from 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to M.C.C. or the Leamington Mennonite Home. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

 

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GLASS, Edith (nee Matschulat) – Kingsville

Posted by on May 20, 2014

 

Passed away at Leamington Hospital on Monday, May 19, 2014, at the age of 92 years.

Late resident of Kingsville. Beloved wife of the late Edward Glass. Dear mother of the late Aurelia Howe and husband Jim, of Chatham, Margaret Glass of Kingsville and Wally and wife Tanis of Toronto. Proud grandmother of Jamie and Kari Howe, Cindy Roy, Derek and Natalie Howe and Nathan Glass and Sarah Glass. Proud great grandmother of Jacob Roy, Heyden Howe, Harrison Howe, Brett Howe and Brooke Howe. Dear sister of the late Anna Kalinka and the late Edward Matschulat. Dear sister-in-law of the late Meta Matschulat and Emma Keller and Richard Glass.

As a long time member of the First Lutheran Church of Kingsville, Edith’s faith held strong even until the very end. Please join the family as they receive friends at the C. Stuart Sykes Funeral Home, 91 Division St. S. Kingsville on Thursday, May 22nd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday May 23rd from 10 until 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 27 Spruce St. N. Kingsville. Followed immediately by the funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment in Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be left at www.sykesfuneralhome.ca

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Desjardins, Louis

Posted by on May 20, 2014

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of a loving husband, father and grandfather on May 20, 2014 at 82 years. Loving husband and best friend to Pat (nee Hewitt), with whom he recently celebrated 50 wonderful years of marriage. Loving father to Michelle and (Marc) Cooper. Adored grandfather to Jocelyn and Jake. Dear son to the late Donat and Bertha Desjardins. Beloved brother to Clifford and (Doreen) Desjardins, Henry and (late Carol) Desjardins, Raymond and (Dianne) Desjardins, Cecile and (late Ken) Bilton and the late Blaise and (late Myrna) Desjardins, late Lawrence husband to (Bernadette) Desjardins, late Fille wife to (Bob) Myers. Beloved brother-in-law to George and (Gail) Hewitt. Loved Godfather to Vicki Manion. Louis will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Louis was the former proprietor of Ashton’s Dairy Bar and Variety, which was originally located on Dougall Road Windsor and relocated to Malden Road LaSalle. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Friday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Louis’s life will take place on Saturday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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CARTER, Robert Daniel “Nick” of Grand Bend, age 81

Posted by on May 20, 2014

CARTER: Peacefully, at Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, after a long struggle with Alzheimers, Robert Daniel “Nick” Carter of Grand Bend, age 81. Beloved husband of Flora Elizabeth “Tibby” (Brunt) Carter. Loved father of Deb Carter and partner Tim Shaw of Mississauga, Karen and Keith Liley and Rob Carter & fiance Heather Stuart all of London. Loving grandpa of Daniel Bloss, Trevor Liley, Dylan Carter, Aydin Carter-Cotton, Jayme Wilkinson and Leeah Carter. Dear brother-in-law of John Dobie of London, William and Joan Brunt of Fort Erie. Lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Daniel L. and Elva (Perrin) Carter and sister Marjorie Dobie. At Nick’s request cremation has taken place. A Time of Remembrance and Sharing for family and friends will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Sunday May 25, 2014, from 1 to 5 p.m. Nick and Tibby owned and operated the Sun Shop, the Surf Shop and later the Lakeview Café on Main Street West in Grand Bend for many years. If desired memorial donations to Alzheimer Society, Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com

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Purdy, Ross

Posted by on May 19, 2014

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on May 19, 2014 at the age of 73 years. Loving husband to Peggy, with whom he celebrated 48 years of marriage. Cherished father to Linda and (Scott) Young, Ross Jr. and (Lisa). Precious Pipi to Ryan and Dylan. Dear brother to Inez and (Bill) Bain, Millie wife to the late (Cal) Rawlings and predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Dear brother-in-law to Pat and (Joe) Bury, Penny Madge. Ross will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Ross has been retired from Fabricated Steel after 33 years of dedicated service. He had many passions one being his love of dancing and having a very good time with his family and friends. He will be missed. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Siemon, Mildred (nee Ducharme)

Posted by on May 19, 2014

Born on November 29, 1926, passed away peacefully on May19, 2014 at 87 years of age. Beloved daughter of Dolphy and Mable. Cherished wife of Joseph “Sonny” Siemon. Loving mother of Marieanne Siemon, Judy & husband Bill Reeves and Dennis & wife Diane Siemon. Grandmother of Corey, Dustin, Tonia, Chad, adopted grandmother of Tanya Ulian and great-grandmother of several great-grandchildren. Sister of Betty Boismier, Ken Ducharme, Larry Ducharme, Agnes Bulmer, Patsy Danyluk, Frank Ducharme and the late Jeanne Hebert, Doris Mascarin, Bernice Ducharme, Donald Ducharme & Carl Ducharme. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and family members. Mildred was an avid Euchre player, had a passion for making floral arrangements and a special gift for music. Special thanks to the staff of Hospice. If you so desire, donations to the Windsor & Essex Humane Society or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 2-5 & 7-9pm at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Service time incomplete. Interment Ste. Anne Cemetery.
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MARRAZZO, Giuseppe

Posted by on May 19, 2014

Surrounded by his daughters and sons-in-law, Giuseppe passed away peacefully, on May 18, 2014 at 74 years of age and is now reunited with his “sweetheart” Rosaria “Sara” (April 27, 2014). Loving father of Teresa & Don Tersigni, Janie & Steven Valente, and Susie & Joe Musso. Nonno Pa of Daniela, Marina and Massimo Valente; Giuliana and Matteo Musso. He will be sadly missed by many family members in Italy. Giuseppe immigrated to Canada in 1967 to build a better life for his family. Giuseppe poured his heart and soul into everything he worked on, and there was nothing his hardworking hands couldn’t fix. He took great pride in his homemade wine, cured meats and vegetable garden. He loved a good practical joke and had a great sense of humour. The love for his “boys” was evident in all he did for them, and he loved his sons-in-law like his own. His grandchildren lit up his life and he cherished all their talents. He will be sadly missed by many friends whom he helped over the years. Giuseppe retired from Chrysler Canada and was a member of Unifor Local 444 and the Caboto Club. A special thank you to Jaime, Lori, Sestina, Melissa and Lorie at 4West Met Campus for their outstanding care and compassion for our Dad. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor – Residential Homes would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Thursday 4:30 p.m. Funeral Friday 9:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Sacred Heart Church, LaSalle, for Words of Remembrance at 10:15 a.m. followed by a Mass at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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DiMenna, Fermi of Ruthven

Posted by on May 19, 2014

DiMenna, Fermi paper48 years, passed away, surrounded by family, on Saturday, May17, 2014 at Hospice Residence. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Untch). Loving father of Brandon Nicholas, Kristen Elizabeth and Darrin Fermi DiMenna. Dear son of Clotilde and Alfredo DiMenna. Dear brother of Dino DiMenna and wife Silvana and their children, Anthony and Cassia. Dear brother-in-law of John Untch and wife Erika, Helene Untch, Linda Bublitz and husband Marvin. Uncle of Werner Untch and wife Dayna, Richard Untch, Nicole, Kevin, Alyssa and Kayla Bublitz and great uncle of Randi-Lyn Meloche-Brunell. Fermi will be missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Fermi’s life at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott St., Leamington on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. Fr. Ben Huyge officiating. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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O’Connor, Helen (nee Vander Zanden)

Posted by on May 18, 2014

web_o'connor_helenWelcomed into God’s loving hands on May 18, 2014 at the age of 77. Loved wife to the late Terrance (2004). Cherished mother to Brian and (Lynne) O’Connor, David and (Diana) O’Connor, Kathy and (Reg) Thornton, Nadine and (Scott) Jeffrey and Colleen and (Roger) Gould. Precious grandma to Kyle, Evan, Matthew, Stephen, Sarah, Paul, Jacob, Michael, Jennifer and Levi. Loving sister to George and (Ivy) Vander Zanden, Loretta and (Bob) Lefave, Mary and (Louie) Nappa, Diane and (Gus) MacIsaac, Elizabeth and (Jerry) Sokolik, Linda and (Tom) Holgate. Helen will be missed by her many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Helen was a member of Corpus Christi Church and choir. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841
to Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd W) for Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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La Count: Brenda of Sarnia

 Surrounded by her loving family at Bluewater Health on Saturday, May 17, 2014, BRENDA LA COUNT, age 50 of Sarnia passed away. Much loved wife of Larry La Count. Cherished mother of  Lacey La Count. Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Brenda’s wishes there will be no funeral service or visitation. Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE. Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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CHURCHILL, Lena (Steer, nee Gardner)

Posted by on May 17, 2014

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89 years passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, May 16, 2014. Late of Windsor and formerly of Pelee Island. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Churchill (1997) and the late Fred Steer (1959). Cherished and devoted mother of Ed Steer (Bernice), Jerry Steer (Ginger), Larry Steer (Kathy), Roger Steer, Cheryl Steer (the late Harry Wood), Vicki Hillman, Tracey MacPherson (Jim). Loving grandmother of 16, great grandmother of 22 and great great grandmother of 1. Dear sister of George Gardner (Mary) and Joyce McCormick. Predeceased by 6 sisters and 4 brothers. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Lena’s life, from the Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Ben Huyge officiating. Interment at North Cemetery, Pelee Island on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12 noon. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundations would be appreciated by the family. Family & Friends may share their memories of Lena or make an online contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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Holden, Eva (nee Stapinsky)

Posted by on May 17, 2014

Passed away with her loving family by her side on May 16, 2014 at the age of 87. Loving wife of the late Edward Holden (2002). Cherished mother of Ernie and wife Arlene Holden, Linda and late husband Al Pawluk, Patricia and husband Ken Farano, Richard and wife Jo-Anne Holden and Michael and wife Kelly Holden. Beloved Baba of Curtis (Tina), Derek (Melissa), Shelley (Ron), Jeff (Carly), Ryan (Liz), Kim (Mike), Joshua and Liam. Special Great-Grandmother of ten. Dear sister of Anne Kisil and Rose Morneau and predeceased by her brother and sisters. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Eva has been an active member of the Moose Lodge Br # 271 and the Royal Canadian Legion Br # 143 for many years; she has also belonged to Ladies Monday Night Euchre Club for most of her life. Donations to the Kidney Dialysis Unit or to the Moose Heart would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Tuesday 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
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Moavro, Giuseppe of Leamington

Posted by on May 17, 2014

MoavroGiuseppe Paper copy84 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, May16, 2014 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Maria Moavro for 57 years. Dear father of Diane Moavro and husband, the late Mike Pavlovic, Guglielmo Joe Moavro and wife Rossana, Dave Moavro and wife Brenda. Loving grandfather of Sabrina, Joseph, Michael, Lucas and Olivia. Dear brother of Maria and late husband Joe Policella. Predeceased by parents, Guglielmo and Antonina Moavro, brothers, Giovanni Moavro (Ida), Domenico Moavro (Josephine), Franco Moavro and sisters, Albina Sabelli (Antonio), Elisa Porrone (Nicola) and Liliana Palomba (Corrado). Giuseppe will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Giuseppe’s life at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk Street, Leamington on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. Fr. Pat Fuerth officiating. Entombment Erie Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Cancer Society or Leamington Hospital Foundation (Hospice). Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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GILBERT: Helen Ruth of Chatham

Posted by on May 16, 2014

GILBERT: Helen Ruth (nee Near)– A resident of Chatham, Helen Gilbert passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the age of 96. Born in Merlin, Helen was the daughter of the late Leslie and Ruth (Simpson) Near. Beloved wife of the late Fred Gilbert (2003). Loving mother of Brent Gilbert (Adrienne) of Palmerston. Proud grandmother of Kristen, Michelle (Anthony) and Ashley. Great-grandmother of Noah. Predeceased by her sister Norma Ingram (2003). Also missed by many nieces, nephews and their families as well as friends and extended family. Helen was a long-time member of the St. Andrew’s Auxiliary. She will be remembered for the love she had for her family. A Graveside Service will be held for Helen at Shank’s Cemetery, Romney Township on at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 with the Rev. James E. Brown officiating. Donations made in memory of Helen to the Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com

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Muir, Brenda May (nee Jones)

Posted by on May 16, 2014

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 15, 2014. Loving wife of 39 years to John Barry Muir. Cherished mother of Tommy Lane (1993), Wendy Lane (Dave), Lana Lane (Brian), Mark Lane (Tracey), Kim Potvin, Laurie Ann Crampsie, Todd Muir (Veronica). Adored “Gram” to Krista, Holly, Brandice, Nolan, Kyle, Jeremy, Brian, Andreana, Mark, Joshua, Sarah and Shannon. “Great-Gram” to Kingston. Pre-deceased by parents George & Leah Jones. Loving daughter-in-law of James (1984) and Eleanor Muir. Special sister-in-law of Debbie and Bruce, Jim, Carol, Mike, Terry, Colleen and Pam. Brenda was a beautiful person who will be greatly missed by many friends and family members. Heaven’s gardens will forever flourish with mom’s passion for gardening. The family wishes to thank all the wonderful nursing staff who visited mom at home and the nurses at Hospice for their love and care. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or the Downtown Mission would be appreciated by the family.
Visiting Saturday 7-9pm and Sunday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Monday at 11:30am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. A private family interment will take place at a later date.
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GAULEY, Lloyd Fredrick

Posted by on May 15, 2014

Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family in Windsor, Ontario on May 14, 2014 in his 87th year. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth (Betty), three daughters Maureen (David), Patty (Jim) and Betty Lou (Kelly), seven grandchildren Erin, Graeme, Scott, Ian, Amy, Alyssa and Nigel. Predeceased by his parents Nell and Fred, brothers Alvin and Lester. Lloyd spent many years in Red Rock, Ontario where he enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, curling, and most of all he enjoyed his family. Lloyd was a kind, quiet and gentle person who always put his family first. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Cremation & private family services were entrusted to Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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