Obituary of Reginald Chevalier
CHEVALIER, Reginald Stanley "Reg"
passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving family on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Windsor Regional Hospital at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Bernida (nee VanDenDriessche)for 58 years. Loving Dad of Sandra Chevalier-Fell (Gary), Michele Sabutsch (Greg), Reg (Marguerite), Gwen Pinsonneault (John), Jeff and Patricia Gaudette (Jeff). Reg was so proud of his 20 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild and the memory of their "Grampa" is one that will last a lifetime. Dearest brother of late Maurice (Emilia), Barb Bucsu (Tony), Harold (late Helen), late Betty Miner, Charles (Shirley), Marilyn Mulholland (Denny), late Carolyn Wharf (Keith), David (Janette), Murray (Kathleen) (late Carolyn), Ella-Jo, Stephen (Helen) and Tom. Dear brother-in-law of late Julius (Reta), late Louis (late Corinne), Bernice Chevalier (late Lawrence), Art (Louise), Remi (Diane) and Patrick (Gloria). Reg will also be remembered by many, many nieces and nephews. Reg retired from Windsor Police as an Inspector in 1994 after 29 years of service not including 6 years with the Canadian Armed Forces. He helped make Woodslee Baseball what it is today. Reg was devoted to the association for 53 years and loved the Park that now bears his name. Golf was Reg's passion and he was a lifelong member at Belleview Golf Course. Reg was also an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council # 4555, a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Br 201, Essex and an active parishioner at St. John The Evangelist, Woodslee. Reg will be remembered and missed by many and he taught us that you don't have to travel far from home to make a difference. Family and friends will be received for visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Saturday 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, October 24, 2016 at St. John The Evangelist Church, 1688 County Road 46, Woodslee at 11 am. Parish Prayers with Knights of Columbus Council 4555 Prayers Sunday 7 pm. Interment to follow at St. John's Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made to Community Living Essex County or the charity of choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca