LAFRAMBOISE, Earl J.

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Passed away at home on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the age of 72, surrounded by loved ones. Beloved husband of Linda M. Laframboise (nee Meloche) for 54 years. Predeceased by son Richard (1969) and parents Delia (2002) and Ovila (1961) Laframboise. Dear father of Randall and Linda Laframboise of LaSalle; Leslie and Anita Laframboise of LaSalle, and Jason and Denise Mayville of LaSalle. Dear Pépé of Michael, Amylynn (Kaley), Nina, Jayden, Kyle and Shain, and their companions. Beloved brother of Linus (2015) and wife Rose Laframboise of LaSalle, Donald Laframboise (2010) and wife Valerie Dusa of Anderdon, Edward (2014) and wife Diana Laframboise of LaSalle, and Noreen (2016) and husband Jim Ostrander of Harrow. Predeceased by sisters Lorraine Reimneitz (1951) and Leona Laframboise (1954). Predeceased by sisters-in-law Joan (Pare) Laframboise and Audrey (Meharg) Laframboise. Special friends of Doug and Virginia Major, Don (1996) and Pauline Smith, Larry and Lou Serre, Joe and Maggie Vaillancourt, and Chris Hall. Survived by many brother and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Took an early retirement from Chrysler Canada Ltd. in 1980 to work full time for the company he founded in 1978 as E.J. Laframboise General Contracting Ltd. Served for many years as coach and on the Executive of Sandwich West Minor Hockey. Was one of the charter members of Sacred Heart LaSalle – Council 9500 Knights of Columbus and served on the Executive as Trustee, Financial Secretary and presently as Grand Knight. Was a member of St. Vincent DePaul – LaSalle Conference and served on the Executive as Treasurer and presently as President. In lieu of flowers a picture or a short note entered in the book of memories would be appreciated. For those who wish, donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Windsor or St. Vincent DePaul Society LaSalle Conference would be appreciated. Visiting on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. (Prayers at 8:30 p.m.) and Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Thursday, family and friends are invited to gather at Sacred Heart Church, LaSalle after 10:00 a.m. for the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Cremation and private interment at a later date. Share memories, photos or make donations at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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LACHAPELLE, Valorie Adorice Joseph

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 at 78 years of age. Beloved father of Isabelle Lachapelle (Gordon Warner), Michel (Sandy) Lachapelle, Anne Lachapelle, Paul (Roxane) Lachapelle, Jacques (Karen) Lachapelle, Rheal (Karen) Lachapelle and Hannah (Steve) Look. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his surviving siblings, extended family and friends. Cremation services were held.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 3260. Share memories, photos or make donations online www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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Eaton, Sharon Lynn

Posted by on April 25, 2017

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Sharon on April 20, 2017 after a courageous fight with cancer. Loving mother of Christopher (Sandra), Thomas, and Nicholas Kuchmey. Cherished Grandma of Derek, Dalen, Grace, Samantha, Ashley, Sabrina, Nicholas Jr., Olivia, Alexis, Sydney, Shelby, Charity, Nathaniel, A.J., Tiffany, Ashley, and Andrew. Great Grandma of Emma and Morgan. Dear sister of Sandra and Rob (Wendy) Eaton. Special aunt of Darren (Sarah), Lisa (Joe), Mackenzie, Katie, Clarke and Devin. Great aunt of Julia, Matthew, Ryan and Lucas. Sharon will also be missed by many dear friends. A special thank you to Sharon’s niece Lisa, neighbour Carol, Amy, and the entire staff at Riverside Long Term Care Centre for your outstanding care and compassion given to Sharon. Memorial Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (South Chapel) 3048 Dougall Avenue, 519-253-7234, on Tuesday April 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. In memory of Sharon, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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POCRNIC Nevenka “Nina” (nee Lorkovic)

Posted by on April 25, 2017


It is with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Nina, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, on April 24, 2017 at Huron Lodge, at the age of 79. Loving and devoted mother to MaryAnne Morrow (Bob) and Christine Wisniewski; both of Phoenix, Arizona. Cherished “Babi” to Luca and Angelina. Predeceased by siblings Josip Lorkovich and surviving wife Kata, Ana Frketic (Marko), Maca Srakocic (Janko), Dragica Matuzic (Josip), Zorka Gorup (Janko), Katica Cvitkovic and surviving husband Pavao and Barka Barsic (Ivan). Also survived by many nieces & nephews in Canada and Croatia. Nina was retired from the GM trim plant and was a faithful member of St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Church. A heartfelt thank you to the Staff at Huron Lodge for their compassionate support provided to Nina. Visitation at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E 519-253-7234 on Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 6-9pm. Parish prayers at 8pm. Funeral services on Thursday April 27, 2017 at 9:15am from the funeral home then to St. Francis of Assisi Croatian Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 10:00am. Entombment to follow at Windsor Memorial Gardens. As an expression of sympathy and to honour Nina’s life, donations may be made to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society or St. Francis of Assisi Church Building Fund. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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BRIDGMAN, Nora (nee Kryger and Vassov)

Posted by on April 25, 2017


Passed into the Loving Arms of God on April 22, 2017 at the age of 89. Loving wife of the late William Bridgman. She will always be missed and loved by her children Mary (Paul) Savard, Nick (Joanne) Vassov and Robert (Pauline) Vassov. Beloved Oma to Matthew and Braden and loving friend to Bill Wright. Nora is survived by her brother Rudy and predeceased by her sister Ellie. Our mother was a woman beyond her time, she lived her life with “joie de vivre” and her open spirit was refreshing to all she met. Her love of music deeply touched her family, friends and community. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Central Chapel) 519-253-7234. A Celebration of her Life will take place at a later date. A heartfelt thank you to all the staff at the Village of St. Clair for their exceptional and loving care of our beautiful mother. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DICKSON, Clark Brian

Posted by on April 25, 2017


Clark passed away peacefully at the Strathroy Middlesex Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 22, 2017 after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth and step children Candice (Dave) Cook and Eric (Diane)Beck. He was the father of Derrick and Cassandra Dickson whom he loved dearly. His granddaughters Jasmine and Hailey gave him much pleasure and affection. Clark is predeceased by his father Jerry, mother Sybil, and sister Sybil Frenette. He will be missed by his nephew Michael Deyman and cousins Bob and Jim (lynne) Neal. Clark worked for Enwin Utilities (Hydro Division) for 36 yrs before retiring and hitting the road to drive truck for Remark Farms. In his spare time he loved to sail his boat “Wind Dancer” out of Cedar Island Yacht club, where he was a member for many years. Clark served in the naval reserve on the cadet instructor’s list in many capacities over a 46 year career. He made a difference in the lives of so many young adults whose lives he touched. His family would like to thank the staff at the Strathroy Hospital who cared for him in his final days as well as the CCAC and the Windsor Regional Cancer Clinic. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre. Memorial visitation at Windsor Chapel (Banwell Chapel) 11677
Tecumseh Rd East, 519-253-7234. Saturday April 29th, 2017 from 3:00 pm until the Celebration of Clark’s Life at 4:00 pm, under the auspices of the Windsor Veterans Memorial Service Committee. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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McCLOSKEY, Charles “Chuck”

Posted by on April 25, 2017


Passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 20, 2017 at 84 years of age. Loving husband and best friend of Virginia (nee Ritchie) for 57 years. Cherished father of Sharon Scammell (Kirt), David McCloskey (Allison Bellemore), Paul McCloskey (Penny Greenwood), Mary Jo Dillon (Paul Giordimaina) and Mark McCloskey (Amanda Deboer). Adored Papa of Jason (Mirela), Meagan (Nicole), Morgan (Jena), Carley, Alex (Lauren), Grace, Derek (Breanne), Brianne, Jewel, Kate, Charlotte and great Papa of Benjamin. Dear brother of the late Raymond (Eileen) and Mary Catherine (Anthony Gerrish) and brother-in-law of Joan Gallagher (Morgan), and the late William “Bill” Ritchie. Chuck retired from Ford Motor Company after over 30 years of dedicated service, was a long-time member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, a proud alumni of Brentwood Recovery Home and an avid Toronto Maple Leaf Fan. Chuck will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and other extended family. A special thank you to the staff at Heron Terrace for all of your love, care and compassion given to Chuck. Visitation will be held at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East, 519-253-7234 on Sunday April 23, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Monday April 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In memory of Chuck, donations may be made to Brentwood Recovery Home or to Street Help Windsor. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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DUBOIS, Fernande (Cyr)

Posted by on April 25, 2017


May 22, 1932 – April 19, 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister, grandmother and friend Fernande Dubois at the age of 84 years. She left us peacefully on April 19, 2017 with her loving family by her side after a brave fight with cancer. She is reunited with her husband Jean-Luc Dubois (2015) with whom she was married to for 60 years. Fernande was born and raised in St. Pierre de Broughton, Quebec to parents Louis Richard Cyr and Valeda Fecteau Cyr and she was a caring sister to her many siblings. She was a devoted mother to her loving children Linda Jover (Daniel), Rene Dubois (Linda) and Sylvie St-Onge (Peter). Cherished grandmother to Najette Dubois, Nathalie Jover (Jeff) Nicole Jover (Ciaran), Blake and Brent St. Onge and great- grandchildren Cohen, Ayla, Luca and Madeleine. She was also loved by many more relatives and friends. Fernande was a proud and hardworking woman with a beautiful soul and strong faith in God. She loved her crafts, travelling, music and most of all her family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel) 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234. Funeral & graveside service will be held at Victoria Memorial Gardens on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Elizabeth Health Care. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.windsorchapel.com

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MARION, Raymond Thomas

Posted by on April 25, 2017

MARION, Raymond Thomas
Passed away April 17, 2017 at the age of 48 years. Loving fiancé of Susan Fawcett. Dear son of Sylvia Jette and the late Raymond Marion. Loving brother of Nicolette Marion, the late Noëlla Marion, Joseph Marion (Chantal) and Marie Marion. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements entrusted to WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel), 11677 Tecumseh Rd. E. 519-253-7234. A graveside service will be held at Heavenly Rest Cemetery (5005 Howard Ave.) on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at New Song Church (993 Drouillard Rd) at 12:00 noon. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to New Song Church. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with family at www.windsorchapel.com

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Fox, R. Elaene (Darling) late of Harrow

Posted by on April 25, 2017

92 years, April 24, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Mervyn Fox (2006). Loving mother of Brian (Barbara Kelly) Fox, Toronto and the late Karen Fox (2015). Loving grandmother of Kate and Madeleine. Dear sister of Peggy and the late Donald Crowder, Port Carling and the late Bruce Darling (1995). Dear sister-in-law of Iola Heaton. Predeceased by Pete Heaton, Donna McDonald and Bob McDonald. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Elaene was a past Commissioner and Guider for over 35 years with the Canadian Girl Guides. Visiting at Gerald A. Smith Funeral Home 197 King St. W. Harrow on Wednesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m.  Family and friends will meet on Thursday April 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church 210 King St. E. Harrow for a Service to Celebrate Elaene’s life at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jon Forbes officiating. Interment Christ Church Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church or the charity of your choice. A special thank you to the caregivers at Richmond Terrace for their love, care and support. You may send your online condolences to www.geraldasmith.ca

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WATSON: Steven Norman of London

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Peacefully passed with family by his side at L.H.S.C-University Campus on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017; Steven Norman Watson of London at the age of 59. Dearly beloved son of Dale Clancy (Dave). Loving father of Jordan Prior. Pre-deceased by his brother, Bob (1999). Cherished brother to his sister Debra Bray (Keith) and sister-in-law Cyndy Watson (Eddie). Loved by his nephews, Shawn, Robert, Christopher, Brian and nieces Julie and Katie. He will be sadly missed by his several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date for immediate family only. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 519-245-1023.

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Coulson, Pam (nee Percy)

Posted by on April 24, 2017

With heavy hearts we say goodbye to Pam Coulson, 68, a doting wife, mother, grandmother, niece and sister who passed suddenly and unexpectedly on April 23. She will be greatly missed by her treasured husband Bob of 47 years. She is survived by her children Rob “Bobby” & Debbie, Brett & Shannon, Jeff (deceased), and Drew & Kary. Her grandchildren Andrew & Tara, Jake & Josie, Ashleigh, Halle, Kyle and Hanna will forever miss her smile and hugs. Sister of Dwight (pre deceased), Wendy & Jim McCarthy and niece Iva Akers. Sister-in-law to Rose and Michael Crowe, Carol and Doug Cyphery, David and Ulla Coulson, Tim Coulson and Michael Coulson. Survived by mother-in-law Kay Coulson and many nieces and nephews. Many cousins and dear friends will mourn her passing. Her presence lit up the room. Her kind, gentle and warm demeanour will forever be missed. She loved life and never complained. Attending her children’s events and her grandchildren’s soccer and hockey games with pride, cooking, baking, family meals and desserts, knitting, gardening, and spending time with family – always with a smile – were her priorities. Memorial tributes to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Pam’s life will take place at Oxley Estate Winery 533 County Road 50, Harrow on Thursday April 27, 2017 family and friends will be received from 4-8 P.M. Arrangements entrusted to Families First, 585 Sandwich Street South Amherstburg (519-969-5841).  Share memories or photos at www.familiesfirst.ca

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VANOFF, John

Posted by on April 24, 2017

88 years, surrounded by his family on April 23, 2017. Beloved husband for 67 years, of Helen. Much loved father of Violet Davies (George) and Dorthy Reaume (Peter). Loving Dedo of Renee, Danielle, Kristopher (Sarah), Emily (Marc), Morgan (Kristina) and Great Dedo of Ethan, Hannah, Isabella, Nicholas, Maxwell and Baby Davies on-the-way. Dear brother-in-law of Stanley Thomas (Adie). John was the owner of John’s Coney Island on University Ave and was an employee at William’s Food Equipment.  Special thank you to the staff of Extendicare Southwood Lakes for their care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or the Charity of One’s Choice would be appreciated by the family. A private family service has taken place. Interment Windsor Memorial Gardens. 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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ONDEJKO, Walter of Leamington, Ontario

Posted by on April 24, 2017

ONDEJKO, Walter

1933 – 2017

84 years, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of the late Mitzi (1981). Much loved father of 8 children, Debbie, Mark, Tim, Steve (Kellie), John, Diane (Jeff), Bob (Tatiana) and Lisa (Keith). Loving grandpa of Lauren, Christopher, Tyler (Dayna), Ashley (Braden), Alexis, Austin, Brooke (Sean), Steven, Bianca, Mara, Kyle, Owen, Marissa, Amanda and Nadia. Great grandpa to Teddy. Remembered by his sisters, Anna Dew, Marilan Neilipovitz and Peggy DeVries. Predeceased by brother Paul. Walter was born in Czechoslovakia and came to Canada as a young child. He was a proud member of Leamington’s agricultural community for over 60 years. He loved baseball, hockey, scenic country drives, family meals and spending time with his grandkids. Special thanks to the Sun Parlor Home for all their genuine care and compassion and all caregivers who have provided loving care over the years. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Walter’s life at the Funeral Home on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Sun Parlor Home Auxiliary or the charity of your choice. Family and friends are invited to share stories, words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at http://leamington.reidfuneralhome.ca/tribute/details/2856/Walter-Ondejko/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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UTTING: Frances Ellen of Strathroy

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Peacefully with family by her side, at L.H.S.C-University Campus on April 22nd, 2017; Frances Ellen Utting (nee Rehberg) of Strathroy passed away at the age of 72. She is survived by her children Connie (Bill) and Barry (Shelly). Cherished grandmother of Malcolm, Joceline, Savannah and Thomas. Survived by her siblings Tom (Ruth) and Marjorie (Ron); nieces and nephews Katie, Jason (Melanie), Rick, Brian (Shelly), Marjorie and John. Frances will also be missed by her furry kids Chumlee and Silly.

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 116, 266 Metcalfe St W, Strathroy on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 1 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the L.H.S.C-University Campus. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, (519) 245-1023. Share a memory at www.denning.ca

 

 

 

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WATT: John James of Strathroy

Posted by on April 23, 2017

Peacefully at home on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, with family by his side; John James Watt born September 23rd, 1926 in Brooke Township, went home to be with his Lord in his 91st year. Lovingly married to Anna Watt (Nielsen) for close to 60 years. Dear father of Mary Anne (Bill) Davies of Watford and Linda (Jeff) Brooks of Kerwood. Loved grandfather of Rebecca (Keith) Greenhalf, Mary Beth (Tom) Bell, Benjamin (Alicia) Davies, Jeremiah (Liona) Davies, Andrew (Briana) Brooks, Cassandra Brooks and Brandon Fields. Cherished great-grandfather of Eric, Alaina, Aaron and Kaylie Davies, Nathan, Eli, Caleb and Simon Bell, Owen Davies, Grace and Luke Greenhalf and Nolan Brooks.

Predeceased by great-granddaughter Amelia Davies, brother Russell Watt and sister Evelyn (Clayton) Stevenson. Brother-in-law of Betty (Melvin) Arnel and Florence Watt. John will be missed by several nieces, nephews and friends

Friends will be received at Bethel Baptist Church, 264 Princess St, Strathroy, ON N7G 2S7, on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations to VON Middlesex, Bethel Baptist Church or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF STRATHROY, 519-245-1023. Share a memory at www.denning.ca

John 14:3

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.”

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DeMarco, Mary Aileen (nee Marrin)

Posted by on April 22, 2017

January 17, 1929 – April 22, 2017

Raising her arms up so that the Angels could take her to Paradise, Mom passed away peacefully after an eleven month fight.  Predeceased by her husband Joseph (1994) and young son in law Douglas Kirby (2014).  She leaves behind a new great granddaughter Stevie Jaye, with her grandson Scott (Denise); grandsons Steven (Kelly), Evan, special granddaughter Lise, as well as, her own children, Stephanie (Kirby), MaryJo and Michael. Pete will keep a place for her at Sunday dinners and her neighbours Steve, Michelle, Andrew, Matthew, Meagan and Michael Laforet were her treasured second family. Mom worked hard at Dominion Forge, Windsor Answering Service, CKLW, CBET-TV9, and finally CBC. After retirement she traveled but preferred to be home on the golf course 3-4 times a week with her golf buddies.  A very heartfelt thank you to the caring staff at Chateau Park Long Term Care for making her stay comfortable, albeit too short.  On this Earth Day, we ask that you plant some pretty pink flowers in her memory. Visiting on Tuesday from 4-7 p.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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LACHAPELLE, Valorie Adorice Joseph

Posted by on April 22, 2017

Passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 at 78 years of age. Beloved father of Isabelle Lachapelle (Gordon Warner), Michel (Sandy) Lachapelle, Anne Lachapelle, Paul (Roxane) Lachapelle, Jacques (Karen) Lachapelle, Rheal (Karen) Lachapelle and Hannah (Steve) Look. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his surviving siblings, extended family and friends. Cremation services were held.  Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make donations online www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Badalamenti, Vito

Posted by on April 22, 2017

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 22, 2017 at 89 years of age. Beloved husband of Maria for 59 years. Cherished father of Anthony (Liz), Rita (John) Miceli, and David (Gemma). Loving Nonno Vito of Juliana, Anthony (Laura), Lauren, Giacinto, Maria, Carolina, Maria, and Vincent. He will be sadly missed by his extended family and dear friends from Italy, United States and Canada. Vito was a barber for over 60 years at his own barber shops, Vito’s Barber Shop and Pan American Barber Shop on Wyandotte. He was a proud member of the Caboto Club and the Bocciafila Team. If you so desire, donations to the Autism Ontario Windsor Essex Chapter would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Tuesday 2-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Tuesday at 4:30p.m. Funeral Wednesday 8:45a.m from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass at 9:30a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Cummins, Rosemary of Sarnia

 

Rosemary Cummins born 1951 in Birkenhead, England passed away peacefully on Friday April 21 at Bluewater Health Hospital in Sarnia, Ontario after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Rosemary the daughter of Tom Curwen and the late Barbara Curwen was the adoring Mum to Deborah, Courtney, Sean and daughter-in-law Cora. 

Rosemary was the doting Nana to her grandchildren Kale and Nico and ‘fur mum’ to Charlotte and Sophie. 

She was the loving sister to Tom, Ada, Barbara (Betty) and Diane.  Aunt to 7 nieces and nephews and beloved friend to many. 

Rose was extremely generous, loving and caring and was a dedicated employee at Community Living Sarnia for over 20 years where she was devoted to helping others. 

Rosemary loved animals, traveling, The Beatles, autobiographies, watching movies and finding a bargain! She will always be remembered for her smile, contagious laugh , great sense of humour and also her strength and bravery right to the very end. 

Special thanks to Garry, Bonnie, Luanne, Jen, Glynis, Sarka and the amazing staff at Bluewater Health, Windsor Cancer Clinic and Paramed. 

Rosemary will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

 

“Let it Be”

 

A celebration of Rosemary’s life will be held at D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE in Sarnia, Ontario (102 Victoria Street N.) on Thursday April 27th at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sarnia Humane Society or to the Pancreatic Cancer Foundation of Canada (www.pancreaticcancercanada.ca) .

Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca

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Clarke, Eleanor Janet (nee Coomber)

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Peacefully walked through heaven’s gates on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 91. A longtime resident of Garson, ON, Eleanor was born in Windsor, ON in 1925, and lived in Brantford, ON for her last 12 years. Daughter of the late Alan Coomber and Leona (nee Beaudoin).  Cherished mother of Dawn (Bernie Martin), Catherine, Carolyn, Kenneth, Keith (Iris), Donald (Lynda). Beloved grandmother of twelve grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Dear “big” sister of Lee (Han Bruggink), Leslie Nadon, David Coomber (Louise), and Richard Coomber (Gail). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Walter (Joe) Clarke, her beloved sisters Betty Murray, Agnes Leclair, and Roseann Black, and brothers Alan, and Lloyd.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society; the Alzheimer Society of Brant; or the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to provide early literacy to children through KidsCanFly.ca

Eleanor’s family will receive friends on Sunday from 6-9 pm. Funeral service on Monday April 24, 2017 at 11:30 am from Families First, 585 Sandwich St. South Amherstburg.  Interment to follow at Rosehill cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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RYALL, Morna (nee McGrath)

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully on April 18, 2017 at 87 years of age. Beloved wife of Dr. Patrick P. Ryall for 61 years.  Cherished mum of Ellen, the late Francis, Moyan, Laura (Denny), Patrick (Ellen) and Mitrina Pye (David). Proud grandmum of Laura, Crystal, Tammy, Kaitlyn, Courtney, Molly, Quinn, Killian, Kiera and great grandmum of Maliki, Allana and Sid.  Loving sister of Frank, Helen, the late Mary, the late Maurice and the late Jack.  Sister in law of the late Maurice, the late Maureen, the late Thomas and the late Greta. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Morna was a long standing member of the Catholic Women’s League.

If you so desire, donations to the Irish Medical Missionary Association would be appreciated by the family.

Visitation Sunday April 23, 2017 from 3 – 5 pm & 7 – 9 pm. Parish Prayers Sunday 7:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (834 Raymo Rd.) after 10 am followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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Dagati, Antonino

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 20, 2017 at 80 years of age. Beloved husband of Giuseppina for 55 years. Cherished father of Mariella (Raffaele) Buzzeo, Rosario Dagati, Rosa (Gino) Tola, Leonardo (Stephanie) Dagati, and Joe (Angela) Dagati. Loving Nonno of Andrew, Daniela, Anthony, Angela, Joseph, Peter-James, Sabrina, Isabella, David, Kayla, Mia and Dante. Reunited with his parents Rosario and Maria Dagati and in-laws Leonardo and Rosa Mazza. Dear brother of Eleonora (the late Vincenzo), Antonina (the late Giuseppe), the late Giuseppe (Santa), Piero (Angela), Santa (Giuseppe), Francesca (Giuseppe), Salvatore (Anna). Dear brother-in-law of Calogero (the late Giacomina), Alfonso (Anna), Michele (Martina), Pietro (Angela), Salvatore (Rosalia), Pasquale (Rosa). Antonino will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends from Italy, Venezuela and Canada. His love for gardening and spending time with his family will never be forgotten. Special thank you to all the caregivers for their care and compassion. If you so desire, donations to the Kidney Foundation/Windsor & District Chapter would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 2-5p.m and 7-9p.m. Parish Prayers Sunday at 4:30p.m. Funeral Monday 10:15a.m from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass at 11:00a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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HRUTKA, John of Essex formerly of Harrow

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 19, 2017 at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Marian Mailey. Loving father of Tyler Hrutka and step-son Kyle Mailey. Loving son of Mary and the late Andy Hrutka (1981). Dear brother of Andy (Lily), Walter, David, Jerry (Maria) and Bobby. Also remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends and family will be received at the GERALD A. SMITH FUNERAL HOME 197 King St. W. Harrow on Sunday April 23, 2017 from 2-5 p.m. only. A celebration of John’s life will take place at the funeral home on Monday April 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Brent Horner officiating. Interment at Colchester Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.geraldasmith.ca

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Echlin, Gary Thomas

Posted by on April 19, 2017

Peacefully on April 14, 2017 at 66 years of age. Cherished husband of Patty. Treasured son of Gloria and the late Thomas Echlin. Loving father of Tom Echlin (Kathleen), Gary Echlin, Jessica Manahan-Woods (Jamie) and Nikki Lamphier (Joey). Adored Grandpa Shadow of Jessica, Brooklyn, Daniel, Jordyn, Krystal, Alistar, Taylor, Sarah, Emma, Jaydlan, Joseph, John and James. Great Grandpa of A.J., Kira Ann and Kayden. Dear brother of Lynn Labelle (Gilles). Loved nephew of Leonard Echlin (Dianne). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Gary was a lifetime member of the Windsor Sportsmen’s Club. If you so desire, donations to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated. Visiting Tuesday 3-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Wednesday 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. A benefit in Gary’s memory will be held at the Windsor Sportsmen’s Club on Sunday, April 23rd with doors opening at 2:00pm. Live entertainment will be provided. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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