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Into the loving arms of his Lord on October 30, 2017 at the age of 80, with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband and best friend of Marianne (nee Ade) for 59 years. Dear father of Martin and wife Susan, Daniel and wife Karen, Rosanne and husband Chris Nusca. Proud Opa of Jason and wife Lindsay, Dieter and wife Deborah, Amanda, Natalie, Jamie and the late Christian. Great-Opa of Gabrielle. Loved brother-in-law of Hartmut Ade (Patricia), Brigitte Pfaff (Vince) and Werner Ade (Lucia). Helmut will also be sadly missed by his siblings in Germany. He will be forever remembered by his nieces and nephews.
Helmut was born in Sulz, Germany in 1937 and immigrated to Canada in 1958. Helmut was a respected business owner of J & H Wallcoverings until his retirement, when he enjoyed gardening, golfing and travelling. He was a soccer player and an avid fan of Die Mannschaft. Helmut was a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Father Paul J.F.Wattson Council #8919.
Special thanks to the compassionate ICU staff of WRH, Ouellette Campus. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Ghana Native Assistance Group would be appreciated by the family.
Visitation, Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Friday, November 3, 2017 friends are invited to Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Atonement Church, 2940 Forest Glade Drive. Interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow.
Parish prayers at 4:30 PM
Friends are invited to meet directly at church for funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Procession to Heavenly Rest Cemetery for Burial.