FATHERS, Leona Margaret (nee Roach)
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Born on October 3, 1925 and passed away with family by her side on August 22, 2012 at Hospice of Windsor & Essex County. Beloved wife of the late Ken Fathers (2002). Loving mother of Mark Fathers and wife Kelly, Brian Fathers and wife Martha, Elaine Panikkar and husband John and Karen McConnell and husband Bob. Cherished Grandma "Noni" to Candace, Jason, Frazier, Severen, Brendan, Evan, Kenna and Meghan. Survived by sister Doris Gale and predeceased by brothers Ronald, Alan, Leo and Wilfred Roach. Dear sister in law to Ron Fathers and wife Janice, Eric Fathers, Gary Fathers and wife Mary Ann. Also, survived by many nieces and nephews. Leona was a long time member of the CWL at Most Precious Blood Church and was also a Former Pastorial Minister. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Hospice, the nurses from St. Elizabeth's, Bayshore and the Personal Support Workers Margaret and Cathy. Also, a special thanks to Lucinda Morris "Cindy" and Dr. W. Rajkumar. Visiting will be held at
Janisse Bros-Marcotte Funeral Home
1139 Ouellette Ave.
on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Visiting will continue at Most Precious Blood Church (1947 Meldrum Rd.) on Monday, August 27, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. In kindness memorial donations to the Windsor/Essex Lung Association, Hospice of Windsor & Essex County or to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated. On line condolences may be left at
Published in The Windsor Star from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2012