January 12, 1928 – October 20, 2020
BISSCHOPS, Leonardus With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Leo on October 20th at 92 years of age, much beloved by his wife and family. Leo emigrated to Canada in 1954 with his small family which quickly grew to include ten children: Leo Jr. (Linda), Andrew, John (Janet), Rob (deceased), Richard (Anita), Marilyn, Jeffrey (deceased), Deborah, Gary and Nick. Today, the family includes forty-five grandchildren, fifty great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. In addition, Leo still has three sisters, Mieke, Anke and Lia, in The Netherlands. All of these, and many friends, will miss his presence in their lives. Leo’s first Canadian home was in Sudbury, Ontario where he was the owner of Nickel City Plastering. Leo relocated to Windsor, Ontario thirty years later. In Windsor, he was the owner of B&B Painting, Plastering and Drywall. Leo also joined Church of the Ascension. Most importantly, he met and married his beloved wife Edna. Leo was on the board of management at his church and became a senator there. He was also a Shriner and a Mason. As a Mason, he was elected Master of the Lodge for three terms. This very dedicated man also joined the Riverside Lions Club and was elected president of that organization for three times as well. He raised funds for that worthy organization by organizing and labouring at many fundraisers including bingos, casinos and carnivals until retiring in his 76th year. Leo will be remembered for his quirky sense of humour which we all enjoyed and loved. A special thank you is extended to the staff of Windsor Regional Hospital for their compassionate care at this difficult time. A memorial service and celebration of Leo’s life will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Transitions to Betterness or Church of the Ascension would be very much appreciated. Please join us in remembering Leo by visiting our memorial at andersonfuneralhomewindsor.com
A Memorial Service will be held at a future date to be announced.
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Transition to Betterness (T2B)
October 27, 2020
On behalf of Transition to Betterness (T2B), we would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Leonardus Joannes Maria Bisschops. Our thoughts and hearts are with you at this time.
The T2B family
October 23, 2020
My uncle Leo had a great sense of humour and laughed easily. He was always happy for company but especially family. He shared his faith in Christ with me a few weeks ago. It will be lovely to see him again one day. I suppose we’ll enjoy a dance together.
October 23, 2020
Our condolences to Edna and the family. A huge loss to all.
Leo stood tall among us all. I was so thankful for his mentoring through the chairs at Windsor Lodge. Always willing to step in and support. Great coach.
David Smith and Carolanne Smith