Doris (nee Bourquin) PONIC

The family of Doris Ponic of Belle River, Ontario would like to let friends old and new, know that she passed away peacefully at Hospice Residential Home in Windsor, Ontario.

Doris was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan on August 18, 1931. She and her husband William had met and raised their children in the Windsor area until 1967 when they moved to Cranbrook, B.C. Two years ago they decided to “come back home” and were enjoying their new house in Belle River. Doris is survived by her loving husband William, of 67 years. Her son Dennis (Darlene), daughters Mary (Don) and Linda (Robert), numerous nieces and nephews on the Ponic side, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Doris was always very proud of her home and had a deep love for her family. Mom was always sharing news of her children with neighbours and especially with Ruth Byrnes, whom remains her longest and dearest friend. She has treasured renewing their friendship and the phone calls and time they have spent together since returning to Windsor and area. A warm and heartfelt thank you to the Ponic family who have been so very helpful since their return home, and for the ongoing support, love and companionship that Lucille has and continues to so lovingly provide. Also we would like to express our gratitude to the neighbours from the 400 block of Cooper Crescent, and others for the offerings of ongoing support, cards, notes and treats. A special thanks to the “Friday Night Galloping Gourmets”, Maureen and Al. What a treat it is, and how wonderful you are! Thank you all.

Cremation has taken place and Doris’s cremated remains will be memorialized in White Swan Lake, B.C.

Arrangements entrusted to Melady Funeral Home (519-728-1500). In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice of Windsor Essex would be appreciated by

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