Paul Tannahill BRADSHAW
1943 - 2015
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BRADSHAW, Paul Tannahill
71 years. It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Paul on April 26, 2015 with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Peggy Ann (nee MacInnes) for 45 years. Loving father to Lindsay Bradshaw and finace David Marchand, Kristin Bradshaw and Bob Hodge. Grampy to Thurston, Lauren and Scarlett. Dear brother to Blair and Gail Bradshaw and Peter and Linda Bradshaw. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Paul was fortunate to be a recipient of a Lung transplant and was an advocate for organ donation. He was a member of the Windsor Magic Circle and was known to many as Mr. Magic. He was an avid golfer and was a member of Fox Glen Golf Course. An Entrepreneur and teacher, Paul owned and operated Bradshaw's Ice Cream Delights in Windsor, was a former owner of Versatile Machine Tool and an instructor for St. Clair College. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation will be held at
Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Centre
895 Ouellette Avenue
(519-254-3223) on Thursday from 6 - 9 p.m. A Service to Celebrate the Life of Paul will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial Tributes to Life after Fifty or the Trillium Foundation – beadonor.ca would be appreciated by the family. "Consider being a donor, save a life!" Please join us in remembering Paul by visiting his Memorial at
www.andersonfuneralhomewindsor.com




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Published in Windsor Star from Apr. 29 to Apr. 30, 2015.
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July 9, 2015
We re so s0rry & aurpriaed to hear about our lung Budy, Pau;.
our dearest lung Bubby, Paul, Love & Prayers to all the Family.Glendon & Mae Wood.
June 4, 2015
My deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of a wonderful and caring husband, father and grandfather. Will be deeply missed.
Bill Gosch
May 23, 2015
sorry to hear about Paul. our prayers are with you & your family
Peter Dziver
May 16, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann and Family: Only learned today of Paul's passing, our deepest condolences on your loss. Paul was an inspiration to all of us with his enthusiasm and humor particularly in these last several years dealing as you all were with his health challenges. Our prayers are with you, love Larry and Joyce Duffield.
May 16, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. He always put a smile on my face at the Home Depot. Irene Thyssen Doody
May 4, 2015
Peggy Ann ,, My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time !!!!!
Virginia Testani
May 3, 2015
Peggy Ann, Kristin and Lindsay and family,
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband and dad. We are sending love and hugs over the pond. Love Amy and Gee
Amy Drago
May 3, 2015
May the wind always be at your back, and the sun shine on your face... hugs to you, and the girls.... Forever in our thoughts.... Maureen
Maureen Taylor
May 3, 2015
To Peggy Ann and the family,
It is with the deepest heart that I learned of Paul's passing. He always put a smile on my face and a hug when I needed it when my husband, Robert Schreiber passed away. One of his favourite stories was about a piano bench....
I hope that you will remember him with as much Love as they people here and at service remember him. He will be sorely missed in our community.
Brenda M. Schreiber
May 2, 2015
So sorry to hear about Paul, my condolences to you Peggy Ann and the girls. He always made everyone feel good around him and I am glad I got to spend a little extra time with him in his last week. He will truly be missed.
John Campbell
May 1, 2015
He was a fantastic family member. What a character who always had great advice and a smile on his face. Paul will be greatly missed.
Antic
May 1, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann and Girls,
I am so very sorry to hear about Paul. A lot of good memories from living across the street, a lot of golf I played with him at Fox Glen and I loved his magic tricks. I haven't seen you Peggy Ann in a long time and the girls would not have any idea who I am but that doesn't change lots of good memories. Again, so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.
Scott Lavery
May 1, 2015
Peggy Ann, my thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
Margie Sofalvi
May 1, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann,

We are so sorry to hear your sad news about Paul. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .

Chris and Margaret Chamandy
May 1, 2015
I was shocked and saddened in hearing of Paul's passing. From the first moment I met him he was an instant friend. He was loved by many and will missed by many. Peggy Ann you are in my heart and prayers. love Louise Gulak
April 30, 2015
As a fellow magician I enjoyed Paul's company immensely. He had so many wonderful stories of magic and performing to share, and spent many evenings at our meetings entertaining us with his unique brand of magic and comedy! Although I am saddened by his passing, to think of him even now puts a smile on my face, and if that's how Paul has affected me, then I know in my heart he was a great man, loved by many!
Brad Toulouse
April 30, 2015
Peggy please accept my sincerest condolences. I'm so sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed. Walt Jasey
April 30, 2015
Peggy we are so so sorry to hear of Paul,s passing Our thought and prayers are with you and your family. Ron and Mary Ann Baillargeon
April 30, 2015
Dear Mrs. Bradshaw,
My name is Allison Gillis, Paul was my teacher for machine shop/tool and die at st.clair college. He was caring, funny and all around seemed like a great guy. I also saw him a few times after that when i was working for his doctor.
Sorry for your loss!
Allison
Allison Gillis
April 30, 2015
Kristin & Lindsay -
My condolences on the loss of your dad.
Chantelle Anson
April 30, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann and Family,
I had the pleasure of working for Paul years ago. He always had a smile on his face and had the ability to make everyone around him feel special. He will be truly missed.
Greg and Denise Toldo and Family
April 30, 2015
Peggy and family our thoughts and prayers are with you all !! So sorry for your great loss. Tom and Sally Beattie
April 30, 2015
it is with sadnes to hear about the passing of a friend and fellow golfer. it was a pleasure to be in the presents of a fellow mdslinger. we played togerher in last outing. tom k.
April 30, 2015
Dear Peggy and family, We here in Florida are so sorry to hear of your loss of a good man like Paul. Some of us only met Paul once but really enjoyed his company. Alexander MacInnes, Flora Whan, Dan and Bonnie Tefoe and all caregivers.
April 30, 2015
In our thoughts & prayers at this sad time, Peggy Ann, Lindsay, Kristin & family...Paul was a great man...he will be missed...The Girard Family
Susan & Reg Girard
April 30, 2015
Dear Peggy,
John and I are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Lori Leferman
April 29, 2015
My sincere condolence's to Peggy and family.
Jim Zahaluk
April 29, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. Paul was always full of life and happiness. Even when he was sick, waiting for his transplant, he kept on golfing. He was an inspection to all of us at Fox Glen. You will be missed Paul.
Richard & Patty X0
Patty O'Brien
April 29, 2015
Peggy Ann & family.....we are so very sorry to hear about Paul.....we have so many great memories of our times together.....he will live on in those memories and of course, our hearts. Mark & Sharyn Bonkoski
April 29, 2015
Lindsay
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Margaret Parker
April 29, 2015
Peggy Ann - Many condolence's to you and your Family. Paul was loved by all and feared by few! Rest in Peace Admiral - YOUR legacy will leave no one who know/knew you untouched. RIP Great Man...
Thomas R. Wigle
April 29, 2015
A Great Man, A Great Friend, A Great Father, A Great Grandfather, A Great Uncle, A Great Cousin, A Great Man.
Life as "we" all know! Will never be the same...For those of us who have a few more par 5's left as well - We will remember with a smile, a greeting, a way the Admiral taught us. To carry on, carry on, carry on! Don't think for one minute, think of the dash between the birth & life of a giant who will never be forgotten Man amongst Men who will never be forgotten in our hearts and deeply affected our Souls. RIP Admiral Bradshaw - Your struggle, life and friendship will never be forgotten!
Thomas R. Wigle
April 29, 2015
Lung Buddies fun times
Oh Peggy Ann we are so, so, so sorry to hear about Paul. We had no idea he was sick and have been thinking about you two for so long. Know we are grieving with you and will miss Paul forever. Breathe easy our precious lung buddy. Love Retta & Robert Flowers (NB)
Retta & Robert Flowers
April 29, 2015
Dear Bradshaw Family: My deepest sympathy on the passing of Paul.
We did business together for his ice cream shop and he
was a wonderful, optimistic person. May God give you
peace during this difficult time.
Lydia Peleshok
April 29, 2015
So sorry for your loss Peggy, Paul was a great guy and always had a sense of humor. You will be in are thoughts.

Mike & Mary McAuley
Mike McAuley
April 29, 2015
Very sorry to hear of your loss. Condolences to you and your family.

(You may remember me from Girl Guides of Canada)
Debbie Coulter
April 29, 2015
My deepest condolences for your loss of Paul rely on the God of Comfort and throw your your burden upon him and he himself will sustain you.
Regina Willingham
April 29, 2015
Sorry to hear about Paul he was a nice man.Denise from B&C Engraving
April 29, 2015
Our deepest sympathies for your family.
The Brockenshires
Erin Brockenshire
April 29, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann
Our most sincere condolences to you and your family. Paul was certainly a Magical guy with a magical personality. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Love
Ruth and Ron
Ruth and Ron Sokolik
April 29, 2015
My deepest sympathy for the loss of Paul, who was a dear friend for many years, on and off the golf course. He will be missed sadly especially at the Mud Slingers outing.
John Hodgson
April 29, 2015
Peggy & Family, please accept my deepest condolences. May your great memories of Paul carry you through this difficult time.
Karen Roy
April 29, 2015
Hi Peggy, Im so very sorry for your loss. He is a wonderful person!
Jody Wild
April 29, 2015
Sorry to hear about Paul's passing, he will be missed at Fox Glen. I always look forward to see him on Thursday's. Paul was one of my biggest fans when it came to club championship, I will miss his support. We both will miss him very much. Jeff and Kim Griffin (Faucher)
Kim Griffin
April 29, 2015
Fred and I were very sorry to read of Paul's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Fred and Jan Caverzan
April 29, 2015
Peggy Ann,

So sorry to hear of your husband's death. We grew up in the same neighbourhood...I lived on York Street and I remember you so well! Sincerest condolences to you and your family.
Susan Pratt
April 29, 2015
Paul will be missed extensively by all who knew him. What you can say about Paul, is, he was a considerate man, lit up the room, a joy to be with, always a laugh, story to tell, magic to perform, was one of our new friend's of the past twenty years, (along with his family) being some of the best people you could every hope to be with. Always busy, always doing something for someone, or some cause. Paul you were looked up to by many, and made our lives better by you being a part of it.. we truly will miss you.
Love Cheryl and Mike J
Mike Jeffrey
April 29, 2015
Peggy Ann,
We all have such wonderful memories of Paul. Proud to be called his friend. Our heart goes out to you and your family. Sorry that we will not be at the service as we are still away.
God Bless you Paulie, my coach, my mentor, my friend.
Cocktails !
Paco and Deb
Pat Wysynski
April 29, 2015
Paul you were an inspiration to all of us,may you rest in peace.
Dan Duval
April 29, 2015
My deepest sympathies on the passing of Paul. His zest for life was apparent in everything he touched. Peggy Ann, you & Paul were a great force together as evidenced by the wonderful circle of family and friends who surround you now. I am quite convinced Paul could sell a snowman an icecream cone in the middle of a blizzard! I'm glad he fulfilled his dream. I am praying for all of you. God Bless!
Marg Bryant
April 29, 2015
What a gentle, kind man. We will miss him at Fox Glen GC. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.
Ray and Laura Pope
April 29, 2015
I was blessed to have a lovely Uncle Paul. Take care Aunt Peggy Ann, Lindsay, Kristin and your families. Love Katherine and family XO
April 29, 2015
My first memory of Uncle Paul was as Aunt Peggy Ann's good looking 'boyfriend'. I remember his cool blue car (a Cougar I think) Then their wedding...then children...always beautiful! I am thankful to have had such a lovely uncle. Love Katherine and family XO
April 29, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. Paul will be missed by everyone who had the honour to meet him. He was an inspiration to everyone who had lung disease. Sending my prayers to all of the Bradshaw family. Going to miss his smile
Jan Mangin
April 29, 2015
So very sad to see this news. Paul was a wonderful man. My deepest condolences to Peggy Ann and family. He will be remembered fondly for many, many years to come. RIP
Diane Tidwell
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann & Family
We have lost a friend in Paul and We will miss him.
Bob,Norma & Darren Harvie
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann and Family
My heart lost a piece of it this morning when l heard about Paul's passing . He was a special part of my transplant journey . From pulmonary rehab to both celebrating our new life without oxygen . He was the reason we were allowed to stay waiting in Windsor and l will be forever be grateful for that. Now my friend RIP and be a guardian angel to all those who have received and are waiting for lungs. I will miss you Paul. God Bless Maureen Lalonde
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann & Family:
We lose a dear friend in Paul. We will miss him. Love Charlie, Sharon & Jody
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann with great sadness to hear about Paul passing away. My deepest condolences to you and your family. The great memories will live on. Hugs
Helen Davey
April 28, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann, we are broken hearted to hear of Paul's passing and send our deepest condolences to you and your family. We have such fun memories of Paul and you, tr=hrough our transplant journey together and especially recent tales of the ice cream business and Paul's pure joy at the adventure. May the retelling of the stories of your journey together bring you a smile and comfort. Much love,
Pamela & Carman Hamilton
April 28, 2015
Oh my brother, we will miss you! Your glittering magic, the laughs that cheered our hearts, your love, your hugs and your kisses. But most of all your caring soul. Go well into that good night, go well....

Angus
Angus MacInnes
April 28, 2015
Our most sincere condolences on the passing of a dear friend. Our memories of Paul will always be with fondness and with a smile. Paul brought "magic" into our lives. He will truly be missed.
Love
Enio and Pat DiDonato
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann and Family. We are so sad to hear about Paul. Our deepest condolences to all of you. We will hold the great memories of Paul in our hearts, many laughs and good times we had. You are in our prayers.

Bob & Maureen Taranto
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann, I am unbelievably sad that I cannot make the trip to Windsor to be with you and the family at this time. Diane will be there as my representative. You all know how much I love you and loved Paul. I cannot express my deepest sympathy enough. I pray that you and the girls stay strong at this time.
I will forever miss Paul's great sense of humor and zest for life. There is no equal. I love you all, so much, and as your oldest sister I would be with you if I could and hold you until the hurt goes away. Love Katherine
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann & Family,
Our deepest sympathies are with you at this time. You are in our thoughts & prayers.
Jim & Cathy Downs
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann,
May God give you, and all of your family, strength and courage during this most difficult time. We will always remember Paul with his GREAT sense of humour, good friend and easy going ways. As Paul always said, " We're not here for a long time, we're here for a good time"! God bless you Paul. Love John and Teresa.
April 28, 2015
Dear Peggy Ann and family
We are very sad to hear of Paul's unexpected illness and death.
Love and friendship is with you.
Caroline and Carlton
April 28, 2015
Peggy Ann and Family,
Our deepest condolences for the passing of a wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
love , Rosie Brower and Marc xoxo
Rosie Brower
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