Date of Death: September 9th 2002
Pannunzio, Fred, 75 years, peacefully at his home in Ruthven on Monday, September 9, 2002. Beloved husband of Nina Pannunzio (Mastronardi). Dear son of the late Antonio and Aquilina (Ingratta) Pannunzio and son-in-law of Fiorina, Leamington and the late Michael Mastronardi. Dear father of Jacqueline Khan and husband Ronald, Windsor; Anthony Pannunzio and wife Janine, Kingsville; Daniel Pannunzio, Kingsville. Loving grandfather of Dana and Philip Khan. Dear brother of Guido Pannunzio and wife Elisa, Leamington; Mary Van Oirschot and husband Neil, London; Flora DiLaudo and husband Filippo, Leamington; Perry Pannunzio and wife Peggy, Leamington and brother-in-law of Argentina Cristofari and husband Giovanni, Leamington. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by a brother, Luigino Pannunzio and a brother-in-law, Domenico Mastronardi. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Fred's life from St. Michael's Church on Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 10 a.m. Fr. Frank Murphy officiating. Entombment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Leamington Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Date of Death: July 5th 2002
Sawatzky, Peter, 32 years, suddenly Friday July 5, 2002 in Leamington. Beloved husband of the late Helen (Harder) (July 5, 2002). Loving father of David and Samantha, both at home. Cherished son of David and Maria Sawatzky, Leamington. Dear grandson of Helen Sawatzky, Leamington. Dear brother of Tina Boldt and husband Frank, Leamington; Benjamin Sawatzky and wife Lisa, Leamington; Isaac Sawatzky and wife Lisa, Wheatley; George Sawatzky and wife Anna, John Sawatzky, Helen Unger and husband Frank, all of Leamington. Many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Tuesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.. Funeral service from the Leamington United Mennonite Church, Oak Street on Wednesday July 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. Rev. William Thiessen officiating. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Wheatley. Memorial donations made by cheque to Samantha and David Sawatzky Education Fund would be appreciated.
Baker, Sidney Oswald
Date of Death: July 5th 2002
Baker, Sidney Oswald, R.C.A.F. WWII Veteran. Suddenly at his home in Leamington on Friday, July 5, 2002 in his 84th year. Beloved husband and loving companion for almost 54 years of Dorothy (nee Myers). Dearest father of John and wife Barbara, Ruthven; Richard, Richmond Hill and the late Wendy Lue (1976). Dear grandfather of Pamela and fiance Jeremy Wigfield, Michael and Gregory. Loving brother of Walter and Joyce Baker, Bowden, Alta. and brother-in-law of Gwen Baker, Surrey, B.C. and Vivian Baker, Wadena, Sask. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Lucy Baker, brothers, Raymond and Roy (Bill), sister, Grace McKenzie, brothers-in-law, Alfred and Robert Myers and sister-in-law, Lila Cronk. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and good friends. Sidney was a longtime employee of Bikoe Pest Control in Toronto and the York County Seperate School Board. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Br. #84 Leamington and an avid golfer and member of Orchard View Golf Club. Sidney was also the world's biggest Toronto Blue Jay fan. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Sidney's life from the Funeral Home on Monday, July 8, 2002 at 1 p.m. Liz Chaplin officiating. Following cremation, interment to be held at the Baker Family Cemetery, Carville Road, Richmond Hill. Royal Canadian Legion Br. #84 Leamington Service Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Date of Death: July 4th 2002
Bickford, Guildford, 96 years, Thursday, July 4, 2002 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Late of Kingsville and formerly of Leamington. Beloved husband of the late Thelma Bickford (1997). Dear uncle of Barry and Hannelore Bostwick, Woodslee and great uncle of Peter Bostwick, St. Louis and Laura Bostwick-Poisson, Belle River. Dear brother of Ruth Bostwick, Wheatley. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Guildford's life from the Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 9, 2002 at 11 a.m. Rev. Carson Culp officiating. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Knox Presbyterian Church Building or Organ Funds would be appreciated.
Date of Death: July 28th 2002
Ellis, Jean (Milroy), 89 years, born in Waterloo County on May 24, 1913, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2002 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Ellis (2002). Dear sister of Marion Coulson and sister-in-law of Marjorie Milroy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 2 brothers, Harvie Milroy (1977) and Rev. Edward Milroy (1995). Jean was a member of Leamington United Church, Leamington U.C.W., Leamington-Mersea Historical Society, Leamington Half Century Centre and past member of the Leamington Lawn Bowling Club. She was retired from the Burlington Board of Education as a teacher of elementary and music in 1972. She was also a past member of St. Giles United Church, Hamilton, serving as secretary of the Official Board and 30 years as member of the choir. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Jean's life, from the Funeral Home, on Wednesday, July 31, 2002 at 1 p.m. Rev. Bain Milroy officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Leamington. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Leamington-Mersea Historical Society or the Leamington Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Date of Death: September 21st 2002
Epp, Margaret (nee Tiessen), 89 years, born on December 25, 1912 passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday September 21, 2002 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Henry A. Epp. Loving mother of Karl Epp and wife Marlene, Leamington; Ernie Epp and wife Louise, Kitchener; Hilda Krotz and husband John, Kitchener; Helen Krahn and husband Rudy, Leamington. Dear Oma to 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by one grand daughter (1983). Also survived by sisters, Mary Cornies, Anna Tiessen, both of Leamington; sisters-in-law Helen Tiessen and Martha Tiessen, both of Leamington; Marjorie Tiessen, Guelph, brother-in-law Henry Epp, Harrow and many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington, on Monday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Margaret’s life from the Leamington United Mennonite Church, Oak Street, on Tuesday September 24, 2002 at 2 p.m. Rev. Anna Lisa Salo and Rev. Cornelius Driedger officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations made to the Leamington Mennonite Home Building Fund would be appreciated.
Date of Death: August 5th 2002
Grant, John Beloved husband of Avril and father of Adrian and Julia, died at Met Hospital on Monday, August 5, 2002 after a valiant 4 year fight against Multiple Myeloma. John was born in Hull, UK on June 28, 1944 and married Avril on July 23, 1966. Dearly loved son of Joyce and Les, brother of Howard (Barbara), son in law of Iris Wilkinson and the late Teddy (1991). Friend to many, especially Gambit, his "buddy". John and Avril emigrated to Canada in 1970. The family lived in Toronto and Fralick's Beach, Port Perry, before finally settling in Leamington, Ontario in 1984. Until his illness, John worked most of his life as a mould maker. He was a gourmet chef, loved his garden, but most of all, his family and his early morning walks on the beach at Point Pelee with Gambit. John's family would like to thank the staff of 4 North and the Medical Day Care at Met Hospital for their patience and loving care of "Sir Grant", Dr. Curtis and Pam at Windsor Cancer Centre, Dr. Jim Gorrell and staff, emergency staff at Leamington Hospital, and the many home-care nurses. Thanks to Dr. Keith Stewart and staff at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, where John had 2 stem cell transplants. To our friends, thank you all for your love and support. John will be greatly missed by all those who knew him. Please no flowers. Donations to the McCarty Cancer Foundation (keep up the fight guys) or 4 North Oncology Unit, Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus. At John's request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 1 p.m. Liz Chaplin officiating.
Date of Death: September 22nd 2002
Herhalt, Margareta, 93 years, Sunday September 22, 2002 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Late of the Sun Parlour Home for Seniors. Beloved wife of the late Ferdinand Herhalt (1973). Dear mother of Joe Herhalt and wife Margaret, Leamington; John Herhalt and wife Mitzi, Germany. Loving grandmother of John Herhalt and wife Anna, Waterloo; Joseph Herhalt and wife Erika, Germany and great grandmother of Christopher, Jens and Michael. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington on Monday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday September 24, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. then to St. Joseph’s Church for Mass to celebrate Margareta’s life, at 10 a.m. Fr. Frank Murphy officiating. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. C.W.L. Prayers Monday at 3 p.m. followed by Parish Prayers at 7:45 p.m. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Date of Death: August 9th 2002
Hutchins, Don, 71 years, Friday, August 9, 2002 at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Windsor. Late of Leamington. Beloved husband of Angela (Rostek). Dear father of Dave Hutchins, Leamington; Laurie Girardin and husband Andy, Leamington; Ron Hutchins and wife Cathy, Wheatley; Mary Anne Torode and husband Bill, Leamington and the late Cathie Hutchins. Loving grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Luella Potts and husband Ken, Sarnia; Bill Hutchins, Chatham; Dorothy McCormick and husband Reg, Michigan. Predeceased by a brother, Leonard Hutchins. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Don's life from St. Joseph's Church on Monday, August 12, 2002 at 10 a.m. Fr. Frank Murphy officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Leamington. Parish Prayers Sunday at 7:45 p.m. Memorial donations made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Rose, Harold A.
Date of Death: August 10th 2002
Rose, Harold A., 74 years, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 10, 2002 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital. Loving husband of Irlma Rose. Beloved papa of Linda Henderson and Janet Rose and dear grandpa of Sandy and Jamie Henderson, all of Cochrane, Alberta. Dear brother of Robert Rose and wife Ann, Belleville; Muriel Peterson and husband, the late George Peterson, Ruthven. Dear brother-in-law of Norma Henderson and husband, the late Lawrence, Leamington; Leon Campbell and wife Jessie, Sarnia. Many loved nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceased by sisters, Flora Grubb and husband James and Vera Begley and husband Cecil. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Harold's life from the Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 13, 2002 at 11 a.m. Liz Chaplin officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Leamington. As an expression of your sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the charity of your choice.