MARCHAND: James “Jim” of Essex

Posted by on January 7, 2014

photoshop origPassed away peacefully after a lengthy battle on January 6, 2014 at 68 years of age. Beloved husband of Rose with whom he celebrated 51 years of marriage. Dear father of Terry Marchand, Christine and husband Tom Neveu, the late James Richard Marchand (1965), Shelley Marchand and Mike Brown, Shawn and wife Joni Marchand. Treasured grandpa of 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Loved brother of Ida May, Charles, John and the late Betty Ann. Also survived by brother and sisters-in-laws as well as many nieces and nephews. James was a loving grandfather and was an avid 73’s fan. He loved fishing! James is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Friday from 6-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation. You may send your condolences on online at www.kennedyfh.com

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Facca, Marcella Maria

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February 26, 1917- January 5, 2014

  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our much loved matriarch Marcella Facca. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Attilio and two children, Carluigi (1946) and Gabriella (1950). Dear mother of Rita (Jim Quinn) and Carlo (Bonnie). Treasured nonna of James, Sandra (Jason), Robert (Tamara), Kim (Andre), Chris, Nichole, and Mark (Stephanie). Amazing bisnonna of Wren, Preston,Addy, Robin, Keira, Julian, Elizabeth, Isabella, Anna Grace and little Adria. Will be sadly missed by surviving siblings/siblings-in-law Maria Morson, Genoveffa Manzon, Angelina Molent, Vilma (Erminio) Zuccato, and Laura Facca and also many nieces and nephews. Nonna will always be remembered for her great sense of humour, unconditional love, beautiful knitted gifts and delicious Italian meals. She always tried to help the less fortunate so, in lieu of flowers, donations to the St Vincent de Paul Society or the Downtown Mission would be appreciated. A special thank you to the staff of Banwell Gardens Nursing Home and Windsor Regional Hospital (Ouellette Campus) for their loving care of our mother.Visiting Saturday 11:00 am until time of service at 12:30 pm from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) for Funeral Mass at 1:00 pm. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

 

 

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WORLEY, Earl “Bud”

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82 years, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2014 at his home. Beloved husband for 43 years to Lynn. Cherished father of Cindy Lister, George (Bonnie), William (Lucille), Rob (the late Charlene), Kevin (Heather), Mark and the late David (1999). Much loved Grandpa of 17 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Father-in-law of Shelley. Dear brother of Beatrice Gerard and the late Mary Hedge and Jean Ingersoll. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bud retired after 30 years of service at Chrysler as a Skilled Trades Foreman. If you so desire, donations to the Lung Association or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Thursday 3-5 & 7-9pm. Funeral service on Friday at 10 am 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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HUYNH, Quang

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Peacefully with family nearby on January 7, 2014 at the age of 74. Cherished husband and best friend for 50 years of Ha Thoai Tu. Beloved father of Linh (Vic), Quinn (Eva) and Mae. Devoted “Gung Gung” of Vanessa, Emilie and Russell. Dear brother of Nu Tran (Dat), Tsan Kwong and Jimmy Wong (Lila). Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday from 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Monday at 10 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor 519 969 5841. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

 

 

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WOLGEN, Marinus of Essex

Posted by on January 6, 2014

NEW windsor Star Frame copyWOLGEN, Marinus passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Hotel Dieu-Grace Hospital. Beloved husband of Pilar. Dearest brother of Eppo and Christine Wolgen, George and Alice Wolgen, Mary and Henry Postma, Florence and John deJong and Rika and John Griffioen. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Clara Wolgen and his brother Herman. Marinus will also be remembered and missed by his niece Arcely and Norberto  Abanes Sr. and their children Norberto and Amor and many additional nieces and nephews.  Marinus retired from Chrysler after more than 35 years of service. In his retirement he enjoyed gardening, birds, watching nature programs and fixing antique cars. Visiting will be held at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday from 2-5 pm and on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Essex Christian Reformed Church, 276 Talbot Street South, Essex from 9 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Marinus’ life at 10 am. Interment Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville. Memorial donations made to the Parkinson’s Society or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Morneau, Joe

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web_Morneau_JosephPeacefully, surrounded in love from his family on January 5, 2014 at 83 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of 61 years to Jane (nee Lesperance). Loving father of Jim & the late Robin Morneau, Barb & Frank Rea, Joe Morneau & friend Sharon, Bev & Jim Crabb and John & Rana Morneau. Cherished Papa of  Jimmy (Jen) Morneau, Kris (Julie) Morneau, Sarina (Paul) Paterson, Tonia Rea, Joey (Crystal) Morneau, Derek Morneau, Alex Delaire, Kody Crabb (Starr) and Kara Crabb. Treasured great-Papa of Cassie, Brianna and Danika Morneau and Rea Paterson. Dear brother of Jack & Barb Morneau, Sal Chamko and Joan Baum. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Monday 11:30am 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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WINN: Annie Lorraine of Rodney

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IMG_0005Peacefully, at Babcock Community Care Centre, Wardsville on Monday, January 6, 2014.  Annie Lorraine Winn (Robinson) of Rodney in her 90th year.  Predeceased by her husband Edward (1992) and her son Larry (1989).  Dear mother of David and Randy (Janet) of London and Darcy (Cindy) of Wallacetown and daughter in law Linda Winn.  Survived by 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and one sister in law, Marg Winn.

Friends may call at the RODNEY CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 12 to 2 pm.  Funeral service to follow at 2 pm.  Pastor S. Patterson officiating.  Interment Rodney cemetery.

 

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GAINES, William Robert “Bill”

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web_Gaines, Willliam56 years, peacefully on January 5, 2014 at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Luanne (nee Turner) for 27 years. Loving father of Adam. Dear son of Shirley Gaines and the late Bob (2008). Loved brother of Debbie (Jim) Lacey, Glen (Cheryl), Catherine (Kevin) Durocher, Judy (Mike) Alzner. Brother-in-law of Joe (Mary) Turner, Chuck Turner (2004), Vici (Dave) Tepe, Valerie (Alan) Dent, John Turner, Andy Turner (2008), Dorleen (Joe) Smeltzer. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bill retired after 30 years of service at Ford Motor Company. He so loved working at Lowes, after his retirement. Special thanks to Brian Mentley and Tim Sooley for all their help in finishing Bill’s truck- his pride and joy. Thank you also to his caregivers Tanya, Cathy, Tammy, Barbara and Angela for taking such good care of Bill. If you so desire, donations to the Francis and Amanda Ryall Family Fundraiser would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service Thursday at 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Fleming, Elmer of Leamington, Ontario

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73 years, passed away suddenly on Monday January 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Jacqueline for 51 years. Dear father of Doreen Munro (John), Mary Ann Treleaven and Elmer Fleming Jr. (Carol). Loving grandfather of Shawna Lynn, Kyle, Caitlyn, Bradley, Christopher, Kyla, McKenzie, Joshua, Justin, Haylie, Dakota and great grandfather of Carter and Juliette. Elmer will also be missed by his very good friends Dennis & Kelly Stevenson. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Velma Fleming. Dear brother of Dora Pinneau, Betty Garrette, Donna Christian, the late Lynda Tazzman, Larry Fleming, Carl Fleming and Carol Predhomme. At Elmer’s request cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) or online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

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Schmidt, Susie of Leamington

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SchmidtSusiePaper copy88 years, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Nick Schmidt (2005). Loving mother of Larry Schmidt and wife Susan, Barb VanGrinsven, Randy Schmidt and wife Bonnie, Jim Schmidt and wife Jackie Kervoelen. Loving Grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Dear Sister of Jessie Toews, John Dick and wife Erna, brother-in-law Alfred Fischer. Predeceased by son-in-law Frank VanGrinsven (2005); sisters and brothers -in-law John Toews, John and Elizabeth Schmidt, Anne and Abe Dick, Lena Fischer. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Susie’s life at the Funeral Home on Thursday, January 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. Rev. Bruce Wiebe officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Leamington Mennonite Home or Alzheimer Society. Friends may share memories at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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RENDERS: Maria Barbara (nee Matheeuwsen) of Chatham

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Renders, Maria Pic0001RENDERS: Maria Barbara (nee Matheeuwsen) – A resident of Chatham, Maria Renders died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Sunday, January 5, 2014. Born in Oirschot, The Netherlands, 94 years ago, Maria immigrated to the Chatham area in 1951. Daughter of the late Jacobus and Johanna (Smulders) Matheeuwsen. Beloved wife of 69 years to the late Frank Renders (2013). Loving mother of Jack & Laura Renders, Port Lambton; Henry & Margaret Renders, Chatham; Elma Renders, Chatham; Gerry & Luanne Renders, Chatham; Maria & Kim Dahl, Vancouver; Maggie & Pat Downey, Erieau; and the late Frank Renders Jr. (2000). Cherished grandmother of 19 and great grandmother of 17. Maria was the last surviving member of her family, predeceased by 3 sisters and 2 brothers. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. with Vigil Prayers offered at 3:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ursula’s Roman Catholic Church, 205 Tweedsmuir Avenue West, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 with Fr. Matt Kucharski celebrant. Interment to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery, Chatham. Donations in memory of Maria to Canadian Food for Children or a charity of one’s choice are welcome. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario, 519-351-2040.

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MINEAU, Coco (Gerard), of Stoney Point

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MINEAU, Gerard, ovalBorn Feb. 10, 1954, passed away on Jan. 4, 2014 at Windsor Hospice, with his family by his side, after a long battle with cancer.  Son of Henry (2002) and Bernice (née Lefaive) (1989).  Husband of Lisa (Pealey).  Papa to Cindy and Paul.  Beloved brother of Linda Strong (Tom), Gerald (deceased 1960), Louise (Garth) Scoggins, Donald, Ronald (Geri-Lynn).  Son-in-law  of Jimmy (Georgette 2007) Pealey.  Brother-in-law of Line (Mario), Nadine (Rosaire), Henri (Marie Josée), Joel (Mylène), Josélito (Nadia), Pascal (Pamela), et neveux nièces, all from Iles de la Madeleine. Uncle Coco will be sadly missed by his nieces & nephews: Eric, Sam, Mitchel, Vanessa, Stephanie, Sara, & little great nephew Troy.  Dearly missed by many friends & cousins. Coco was an avid ice fisherman & hunter, enjoyed his Sunday morning golf with the guys, loved his job and enjoyed working with his co-workers at GECDSB.  Following cremation, a memorial visitation will be held at Stoney Point Sportsmen’s Club on Saturday January 11, 2014 from 2-6 p.m.  Many thanks to all RN’s, PSW’s, and PCA’S at Windsor Hospice.  Memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County would be greatly appreciated by the family.

“Your Distinctive Laugh

will always be remembered”

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FLEETWOOD, James Edward

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Suddenly fell into the arms of our Lord on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Victoria Hospital, London.  He was predeceased by his mum Nancy Stockford, father Charles Fleetwood, brother Peter Fleetwood, and nephew David Fleetwood.  He leaves behind Maureen, his daughter Kim Fleetwood-Choquette (son-in-law Daniel Choquette), his son Gary Fleetwood, grandchildren Nathaniel James Rivait, Giles Edward Fleetwood (wife Lisa), Sean MacDonald, and Chelsea Fleetwood, along with his beloved great granddaughter Nova Rayne Rivait.  Also survived by extended family Dan and Marissa Labbé and daughters Sophie and Brielle, and Jonathan Choquette and son Luca.  Jim was an employee of Chrysler Mechanical Designs for ten years, and worked for Triumf at University of British Columbia Research for several years.  Visitation at Trinity Anglican Church, 247 County Road 34 West, Cottam on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Funeral service to commence at 5:00 p.m. with Rev. Christine Brouillard-Coyle officiating.  Cremation to follow.  Memorial donations to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Vancouver appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at www.reaumefh.com

 

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McDONALD: Ray Franklin of Leamington, Ontario

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Born August 5, 1930, passed away peacefully January 3, 2014. Predeceased by his parents Franklin McDonald and Dorothy Sample. Loving husband and best friend of Elaine (nee Grubb) for 57 years. Devoted father to Ann Mills (Steve) of Wheatley and Richard Ray of Staples. Loving poppa of Jason (Kristen), Justin (Robyn) and Dylan Mills, Jamie Rae Friesen (Colton) and Amy, Ashley and Jessica Breen and families. Darling great poppa of Ella & Levi Mills. Dearest brother of the late Wilda Leeming (Robert), Duane McDonald (Elsie), Marion Sykes (Jack), Melvin McDonald (Pat), Stanley McDonald (Irene), Darlene Murray (Heath), Jo Graff (Robert) and brother-in-law to Karen Deyell (late Robert), late Carol Authier (Gord), Margaret Franklin (Bruce) and Douglas Grubb (Karen). He will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Ray retired from Heinz after 37 years of service, finishing his career as the Department Head of Electrical. Rays favorite past times were camping, hunting, hockey and farming. Visitation will take place at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell St. Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday, January 6, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Ray’s life at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2013 from St. John’s Anglican Church, 60 Erie St. North, Leamington. Rev. Robert Lemon officiating. Donations may be made to the South Point Minor Hockey Association or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online donations and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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MASTRONARDI: Maria Vincenza of Leamington, Ontario

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Mastronardi, Maria Vincenza

88 years, passed away peacefully at Leamington District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Beloved wife of Alberino for 69 years. Loving mother of Antonietta Mastronardi-Coates and husband Sydney Coates, Nick D. Mastronardi and wife Marjorie, Mike Mastronardi and wife Connie. Predeceased by son Gino (1961). Adored Nonna of Albert, Michelle Preston and husband Jeff, Benjamin Mastronardi and wife Jennifer, Christopher Mastronardi and wife Tanya, Loren and Steven Mastronardi. Proud great Nonna of Alisha, Nicole, Mathew and Jax. Predeceased by sister Marietta Totaro (1947), and brother Gaetano Totaro (1987) and late wife Maria. Special aunt to Raffaele and late husband Etorino, Nick Totaro and wife Rosina, and great niece Teresa DiMenna and late husband Franco. Dear sister-in-law to Lina Guidice (late Guiseppe), Maria Mastronardi (late Pino), the late Ciro Mastronardi (Bambina), the late Beato Mastronardi (Maria) and their families. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Monday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Maria Vincenza’s life will be held at St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington, on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, donations made by cheque to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. Michael’s Church Building Fund would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Kisiel, Christopher (Fish)

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Suddenly on December 30, 2013 at 35 years of age. Cherished son of Helena Kisiel and the late Joseph Kisiel (2012). Loving brother of Cathy and husband Dennis Dugdale. Proud Uncle Fish to Téa, Hayden and Colby. He will be missed by family in Poland. Fish loved his four legged companions Toonie and Penny. Cremation was held. Memorial visiting Friday 10:00am until time of Memorial Service at 11:30 am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Bressan, Giovanni

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WEB_Bressan_GiovanniPassed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family on January 4, 2014 at the age of  80.  Loving husband to Fosca with whom he celebrated 54 years of marriage. Devoted father to Domenic (Marcella) Bressan, Gus (Terri) Bressan. Adored Nonno to John, Joseph, Christa, Dante and Isaiah. Dear son to the late Domenico and Emma Bressan. Dear brother to Anna wife to the late Pietro Sartori, Maria wife to the late Arturo Sartori and predeceased by his infant brother Giuseppe. Dear son-in-law to the late Agostino and Clorinda Stocchetti. Beloved brother-in-law to Giuseppe husband to the late Maria Stocchetti, Rita wife to the late Domenico Pacini. Giovanni will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, friends, neighbours and cousins in Italy and Argentina. Giovanni’s family would like to send a very special thank you to all the Doctor’s nurses and staff at the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre, Malden Park Palliative Care and Transition to Betterness, all the nursing care providers, and to all our loving family and friends. Your kindness and compassion will always be remembered.  If you so desire, memorial donations to the Windsor & Essex Cancer Centre or Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers Tuesday 4:00 p.m.  Funeral Wednesday 11:30  a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Corpus Christi Church (1400 Cabana Rd. W.) for Mass at 12:00 noon. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Small, Helen

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web_Small_HelenIn her 89th year, Passed away on January 4th, 2014. Loving wife of Jack (August 2013). Sister of Bill (Betty), Lloyd (Edna), Doris Dunn, and the late Howard. Also survived by sister-in-law Coralie. Special aunt to Glen Poberezny, Nancy Raffa, Shaun, Patrick, Peter, Wayne, Chris, Leslie and Ken Dunn, Donna Desjardins, Mary Taylor and Bill Haines. Helen was a very gentle and kind Lady who will be missed deeply. If you so desire, donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Wednesday 10am, followed by Funeral Mass at 11am at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe Street, Windsor). Cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 1065 LAUZON RD, East Windsor 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.familiesfirst.ca

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Pham, Hoang Doan

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web_Pham, Hoang DoanSuddenly on January 3, 2014 at the age of 64.  Loving husband of 32 years to Phuong.  Dearest father of Brian and Katherine.  Survived by his brother Chau (of Windsor), Nam and Ly (of Viet Nam). Hoang was a very caring man who loved his family dearly.  His easy-going nature was a true asset to his character.  He will be deeply missed by his friends and family whom he was always willing to help through hard times, both in Canada and Viet Nam. If you so desire, donations to the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family.  Visitation Tuesday 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Funeral Service Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Curtis, James “Animal”

Posted by on January 4, 2014

WEB_Curtis_JamesPassed away peacefully with his loving wife Pam by his side on January 4, 2014 at the age of 63. Loving husband to Pamela with whom he celebrated 48 years. Loving dad to Tamara Curtis, James Curtis Jr. and the late Tracy-Lynn (1991).  Precious Papa to Terra and Dawson Farmer. Dear son to the late Charles and Mary Curtis. Dear “bother-in-law” to Cathy Carter, Rick (Donna) Cowden. Jim will be missed by his nieces, nephews and many friends. If you so desire memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 2-5, 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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FREYER: Glenda M. of Ridgetown and formerly of Brantford

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FreyerFREYER: Glenda M.  – A resident of The Village on the Ridge in Ridgetown, and formerly of Brantford, Glenda Freyer passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of the late Michael Freyer. Loving mother to Warren William Hall of Tilbury and the late Dwayne Lang Hall (1990) and their father the late Harry Lang Hall. Step-mother to Terry Freyer of South Bend, Indiana. Proud grandmother of Raquel Hall and Sarah Hall, both of Barrie. Great-grandmother to Wyatt, Savannah, Sierrah and Emily. Much loved sister of Sylvia Rabideau of Scottsdale, Arizona. Dear aunt to Lacy McMahon (Craig) and Danielle Johnson, both of Scottsdale, Arizona and great niece Savanah McMahon and great nephew Colton Johnson. Family and friends will gather at the Funeral Home, 76 Main Street E., Ridgetown on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. until the Celebration of Glenda’s life at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Al McIntyre officiating. Cremation has taken place with a private family interment to be held at Morpeth Cemetery at a later date, where Glenda and Michael will be reunited. Donations made in memory of Glenda to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Morpeth Cemetery would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario, (519)674-3141.

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PICKERING: Donald Gordon ‘Don’ of Komoka and formerly of Ridgetown

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Pickering, Donald0001PICKERING: Donald Gordon “Don” – Of Komoka, and formerly of Ridgetown, Don Pickering passed away suddenly on Friday, January 3, 2014 at the age of 71. Born in Harwich Township, Don was the son of Gordon and Lena (Osborne) Pickering. Beloved husband of 49 years to Beth Pickering (nee Clark). Loving father of David & Margaret Pickering of LaSalle, Becky & Scott Turner of London and his late infant son Jamie. Proud grandfather of Lauren Turner, Rachel Turner, Samantha Little and Kyle Little. Dear brother to Jack & Nancy Pickering of R.R. # 3 Kent Bridge and Anne & Jim Duffy of R.R. # 3 Sombra.  Brother-in-law to John & Joyce Clark of McKay’s Corners, Sandy and Laurie Clark of R.R. # 2 Ridgetown and Loraine & Andy Low of London. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Don will be remembered for his infectious laugh, his teasing personality, his joy of life, his athletic ability and most of all his love for his family. He was renowned in the area for his skills as a fastball pitcher, and his son David had the pleasure of playing along side him for one year. Don had farmed all of his life, until his retirement when he found his passion for golfing, and more recently pickleball and shuffleboard.  A Graveside Service for Don will held at Greenwood Cemetery in Ridgetown at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Donations made in memory of Don to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario,(519)674-3141.

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GRAVES: Katharine A.H. of Amherstburg

Posted by on January 4, 2014

 

Kathy GravesWith broken hearts we announce the passing of my ever loving, supportive and devoted wife of over 54 years. Kathy at the age of 73 passed away on January 4, 2014 at Malden Park Continuing Care. Kathy was born in Barrie on April 4, 1940. Daughter of the late Harry and Norma Fralick. Cherished mother and friend to Daniel and Tammy Graves, Deborah and Larry Hopwood and Stephen and Karen Graves. Treasured grandmother of Kyle, late Colin, Trevor, Brett and Cole Graves, Candice Noble, Katie, Lauryn, Tyler and Karley Hopwood, Garrett, Joshua, Brittany and Jacob Graves. Great-grandmother of Alysia and Kayla Graves. Dear sister of Kenneth and Winnie Fralick, Sharon Shaver, Joe and Barb Fralick. Loved sister-in-law of Jack and Maria Graves. Kathy will be sadly missed by close friends Paul and Veronica Mason; Jack Wallwin for always being there; special friends Dan and Karen Henderson and Todd and Angela Cozma whom always were willing to cook for me. Kathy over the years was an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Hospice. Thank you to Ken and Lorna Malott, Terry and Shelly Head for looking after our dog, my main man Oliver. Our thanks goes out to Hotel Dieu Surgeon Dr. Morasutti, the ICU doctors and nurses. Malden Park Long Term Care Dr. Liang and nurses whom cared for Kathy over these last many months. Special thanks to the Management of Patene Building Supplies Ltd., for allowing me to do what I had to do to care for Kathy. Cremation Services have taken place. Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Adams Funeral Home (445 St. Vincent Street Barrie, ON) at 10 a.m. until time of the memorial service at 11:30 a.m.  Donations may be made to the Canadian Spinal Research Organization (CSRO) – 120 Newkirk Rd. Unit 2 Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9S7. Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex entrusted with arrangements. You may send your condolences on Kathy’s Tribute wall at www.kennedyfh.com

Kathy will be dearly missed

 

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Wilson, Ellen

Posted by on January 3, 2014

web_Wilson_EllenPeacefully on January 3rd 2014, 8 days before her 100th Birthday on January 11th. Reunited with husband Fred and daughter Una. Loving mother of Ralph (LeeAnn) and Jim (Jean). Cherished grandmother of Todd (Janet), Scott (Michelle), Shawn, Graham and Ruth Ellen. Great-grandmother of T.J., Trevor, Emily and Kelsey. Ellen was the organist at Bethel United Church for many years. If you so desire, memorial donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place and a private family Memorial will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories or make a charitable donation online at FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Frenette, Marcel

Posted by on January 3, 2014

WEB_Frenette_MarcelPassed away January 3, 2014 at the age of 86 years.  Loving husband to Gladys (nee Sway).  Beloved father to Lisa Frenette, Roger (Ron), Erik (Susan).  Beloved Papa to Nathan, Noah, the late Joel and Owen.  Dear son to the late Louis and Bernadette Frenette.  Beloved brother to Veronica Desjarlais (Don), Adrienne Beneteau and the late Oliver, Armand, Gaston, Mary Jane, Evangeline and Estelle. Marcel will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. If you so desire memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service under the auspices of Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee Monday 4 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 11:30 a.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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