Retzer, Edward  Joseph

Retzer, Edward Joseph "Ed"

February 23rd, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ed, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in his 79th year. Cherished husband of Sandy. Loving father of Karen Froese (Reiny), Laurie (Jeff Chadwick), David (Liz), and Robert (Jodie). Dear step-father of Jason Cunningham and Nicole Kutney. Proud grandfather of Travis, Hilary, Devon, Raeden, Meaghan, Abby and Rowan and great-grandfather of Ava. Ed will be greatly missed by his siblings Rosalind Teplicky, Irene Azmier (Morris), Lillian Barrett, Gerald, Karl (Betty) and Don (Suzanne) and their families. Ed will be remembered by his family and friends for his perfectionist approach to everything from the tool box to the barbecue. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, February 27th, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00–9:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Ed are asked to consider the VON Middlesex Elgin or the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation. 

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Staff and Students of Our Lady of the Annunciation SchoolOn behalf of the staff and students at OLOA our deepest condolences on the passing of your father/grandfather. Know that our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time.
Lynda VilleneuveI was very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.
Stella (Myers) MurrayKaren and Reiny, My deepest condolences on the passing of your Dad. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. God bless you
Heather Kavanagh/Bob O'BrienKaren, Laurie, David and Robert(and families) Our deepest condolences regarding the loss of your father. May all of your memories give you comfort during this difficult time. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Heather and Bob
Joe and Gail PalkovichOur sincere sympathy to Sandy, all Ed's children and grandchildren, and the Retzer family. Ed was a special lifetime friend to me (Joe) from the early 1950's. Our families were friends from the 1940's. I have many fond memories of sharing family times together with Ed. I respected and admired Ed for his inventive skills and creativeness. He will be missed. May the many treasured memories you all have of Ed bring you comfort at this very sad and difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Gail and Joe Palkovich
Mary BrekelmansKaren... I was so sorry to hear about your fathers passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy.
Pam AdnressKaren and family. I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Donna MillmanMy sincere sympathy to Karen and family. I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Vivian and Mark GrimesSandy and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking of you, and praying that you might find some comfort and peace in the memories you shared. God bless
Tim WeaverDavid and family please accept our condolences on the passing of your father. Treasure all the wonderful memories you have during this very difficult time. Sincerely, Tim Weaver
DONNA MARIE WILSONDear David & Family, My condolences on the loss of your father. May you find comfort in sharing fond memories that will be passed on from generation to generation. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Donna Marie
Joe HavrillaMy condolences to the family on Ed's passing. I have many wonderful memories of our times together at GE. Rest in peace. Ed.
Bill KinchleaDear Karen and Reiny, I'm sorry to her of your loss. I wish I could come down and personally express my condolences. My prayers are with you and all of Karen's family. Bill
David BlancherSo sorry to here of Eds passing. He will truly be missed by his family and friends. I hope the memory of his love will surround you and bring you peace. David
Walter and Jose CoeckDear Rob , Jodie and family, Our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Don GouletDave & Family: on behalf of Janet & I, Natasha & John, and the staff at the Goulet Funeral Home, we wish to extend our heartfelt condolences on the death of your Dad!!! We will be thinking of you in the coming days!!!
Gord GalbraithTo Dave and family and the extended Retzer family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn and celebrate Mr. Retzer. As you pay tribute, be encouraged that we, like many of your colleagues in funeral service, will be thinking of you. Gord Galbraith, on behalf of the Ward family, Ward Funeral Home management, directors and staff.
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