Eric Deman

Obituary of Eric Deman

DEMAN, Eric Marcel

Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 11, 2022 at 78 years of age. Beloved husband of Mary (nee DePaepe) for 54 years. Proud and loving Dad and Papa of Carol Lukas (David) and their children, Mitchell and Alexander, Janet Wilbee (Todd) and their children, Luke and Rachel, and Brian (Tania) and their children, Julia and Rebecca. Predeceased by his parents, Jerome and Germaine Deman. Dearest brother of late Annie Verspeelt, late Maria Clemente (late Manny), Rita DeClercq (Willy), Edith Deman, Esther Collado (John) and brother-in-law of Shirley Renaud (Bill). Eric immigrated to Canada from Belgium at age seven with his family. Settling in Essex County, he lived an active life enjoying his passions of farming, cycling, and travelling. Eric was a devoted family man of strong Catholic faith and a proud member of the Knights of Columbus, council 3305, Essex. Eric retired from Chrysler as an electrician, after 36 years of service. In retirement, Eric lived a full life, navigating his way through his physical limitations caused by Parkinsons. Eric's family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to all of the many healthcare teams for their care and compassion during Eric's life journey. Visiting will take place at the Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 10:30 am until Mass of the Resurrection at 11 am. Parish Prayers together with K of C prayers, Friday 7:00 pm. Interment will take place at Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville. Memorial donations made to The Parkinson Society of Southwestern Ontario would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

Friday
18
March

Visitation 1

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, March 18, 2022
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada
Friday
18
March

Visitation 2

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 18, 2022
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada
Saturday
19
March

Visitation 3

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Holy Name of Jesus Parish
146 Talbot Street South
Essex, Ontario, Canada
Saturday
19
March

Service Information

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Holy Name of Jesus Parish
146 Talbot Street South
Essex, Ontario, Canada

Interment Information

Greenhill Cemetery
2021 Division Road N.
Kingsville , Ontario, Canada