Dagelman, Barb

Dagelman, Barb

May 12th, 2013

Peacefully at her residence, with family by her side, on Sunday, May 12th, 2013, Mrs. Barb Dagelman, of London.  Loving wife and best friend of Gary.  Much loved Mom of Rebecca Kapogiannis (George) of St. Thomas and Eric (Kelly) of Kincardine.  Proud Grandma to Sophie and Keegan.  Also survived by her parents Betty and Bill Jemison.  Sadly missed by her “Grand Puppies”:  Mabel, Jeter and Chili.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.  Private family interment of ashes at a later date.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Barb are asked to consider the L.H.S.F. – Cancer Centre.

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Chris and Sandy WhittallWe share your grief - Barbara was so important to all of us. We will remember her always.
Cathy MillerGary, Rebecca, Eric & families, My sincere condolences & prayers. Her smile & contagious laugh will live on as a wonderful memory in anyone who knew her. Take care of each other.
Julie NicholsMy condolences to you Gary and your family. I will always remember her laugh and smile, she was wonderful to work with and will be missed.
Yogi SoboczynskiIt is with a heavy heart I send our sincere condolences . Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. My best memory of Barb will be our drive to Toronto for a Celine Dion concert with Rebecca...always a good laugh! She will be missed and fondly remembered.
Ursula DeBonoSincere condolences. Barb will always be remembered and cherished. She had unique teaching and mentorship skills that made learning easy, lasting and fun. She was very passionate about all she did. I appreciate her sense of humour and can always hear her laugh. She was loved by patient's and co-workers and will be truly missed.
Laura Sewers (nee Milliken)My sincerest condolences to the entire family. I have such amazing memories of camping and travelling with the Dagelman family when I was young and will always remember Barb fondly.
Brittany TaylorWhen I was diagnosed with cancer 3 years ago, Barb was the one who made me feel safe, gave me hope and love. Barb has had one of the biggest impacts on my life, and always will. She gave me hope and inspiration in such a dark time. I will always love her for that! Her smile lit up the room, when my family and I had needed it. Her favourite saying must be 'Now listen here young lady!' Those times I will cherish forever! Barb will deeply be missed by my family and myself. XOX
Melissa and Madison LouzonMy heart is very heavy hearing of "Auntie Barb's" passing. Barb was our angel of mercy when Madison was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer. She extended her compassion and care to us every day and went above and beyond the call of duty. When I lost my father to cancer Barb and her partner Angela made the road trip to Chatham to personally extend their sympathy. Words cannot even describe how I felt and was touched forever by her actions and her words. Heaven doesnt need another angel but did they ever get an amazing one today. Holding her family in prayers... Sincerely, Melissa and Madison Louzon
Shannon Rock and familyEric, Kelly, Keegan and family...I was so very saddened to hear of Barbs passing...although I had only met her a few times, she was always kind and welcoming to me. Eric and Rebecca, this is an awful time for you guys, life can seem so unfair...find comfort in each other and your friends and family to help you through this. Your Moms memory lives on through you both and Sophie. I'm so sorry that Rob and I won't be able to attend the funeral, we are still away and won't be back until Saturday... Love to you all... Shannon, Rob and family xoxoxo
Ted, Penny, Diane and StephenGary, Becca Boo and Ick...We are all deeply saddened to hear of Barb's passing. We will always cherish fond memories of our time together in 'Lovely Lambeth' during our camping escapades and over the past several years. Barbs infectious smile and laugh is what will be remembered!
Kathy WillsieGary and family - please accept my deepest sympathies in Barb's passing. Barb was a great person with an easy laugh and fantastic sense of humour. She never seemed to change over the 30+ years I knew her. I will always remember her for the warm and friendly person she was. Take care of each other.
Gail DucharmeBarb was our son’s nurse case manager when he was diagnosed with Leukemia 3yrs ago. Our short time with her was incredible. We will always remember her laugh and fantastic sense of humour. She was a vital part of LCHF team and will be missed.
Pam FrassinelliBarb was our son, Will's nurse case manager when he began his chemotherapy protocol. When she took time off, we had no idea that it was due to her own health issues. Barb was such a ray of sunshine, always loving and caring, and she knew how to make Will laugh. We are so incredibly saddened to hear of beautiful Barb's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones.
Nancy SchmidtBarb was my daughter Anna's Case manager when she was diagnosed with leukemia almost 9 years ago. She was a great support in a very difficult time. She was very knowledgeable and had the ability to pass that information on to distressed families in a manner that they could understand and take hope that there was a light at the end of the tunnel. I think of her often. We send are sincere condolences to you her family in this sad time. She will always be with you in your hearts and memoriesFIPrim.
Rose BattistaI met Barb on several occasions and remember her a very warm person. Offering a heartfelt prayer in sympathy to the family that God will bless and comfort you in his loving way. Our sincere condolences Rose, Mark and Melanie Battista
Lisa MetivierBarb was our foster daughters case manager when she was diagnosed 3 years ago. It was a scary time in our lives and Barb knew just how to make those "bad days" better. She was our life line when problems arrised. She touched so many lives and heaven definitely got a great lady on Sunday. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Travis Bill and Arlene BillU will be missed, thank u for always being there for us at the hospital. Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Barb was my son's case manager.
Kate DitorBarb was a great friend, and a wonderful nurse, she will be sorely missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this very sad time.
Valerie Kraayenbrink and FamilyOur hearts are heavy to find out our sweet Barb is watching us from above now..Barb was our son Russells case manger..and let me say...that Barb was blessed with the gift of compassion and understanding...without her near.our side and smiling with patience..our journey threw cancer would not have been as smooth..Barb has touch many lives and that is something her family can be so proud about!! Many hugs and prayers for you all!!!
CourtneyI hope Barb knew how many lives she blessed. I've known her pretty much since my leukemia diagnosis 12 years ago and continued to enjoy her presence every clinic day since. She will be so deeply missed. Thoughts and prayers are with her family during this time.
Shannon MalolepszySo incredibly sorry to hear this news. Barb was my son Dawson's Nurse Case manager when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2007. She was always a beacon of sunshine during a really dark time in our life. She was a gifted health-care professional who truly CARED about her patients - Dawson just loved her. <3
Elaine Pennington, Harold, Colston and Malaika KibediBarb was an inspirational woman with great compassion and energy. The staff of the PMDU has played a vital role in our lives since Colston's neuroblastoma diagnosis at five weeks of age, five years ago. Whenever we dealt with Barb we knew we were in great caring and compassionate hands. The world has lost a great person but heaven has definitely gained a true angel. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
ConnieBarb You were a port in a storm and a soft wonderful ace to fall. You will always be remembered with fondness and gratitude for the role you played in a difficult period of our lives We praise and thank Jesus every day that He placed Angels like you in our path With love and gratitude to your family for sharing such a loving woman with so many who needed her Connie
Marg and Lesley RossDear Gary Our sincere condolences to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. It is hard to believe that it has been almost nine years since we have been in touch. Take care of yourselves, Marg and Lesley Ross
Gail & Rick WilliamsThrough the years we have shared so many of life's journeys....we feel so fortunate to have had Barb as part of our family....We will miss her dearly, and she will always by tucked closely in our hearts with love always
Sharon Morgan-HaywardI am so sorry for your loss. I had several opportunities to work with Barb and will always remember her dedication to the patients and families she cared for. She was a bright and hard working nurse and boy did she have a great laugh.
Kate and Luca AversaOur sincerest condolences to Barb's family....When we were in hospital for Luca's treatments she showed incredible strength and compassion at all times. She always had a smile and a laugh for Luca and we will miss dropping in to see her on our yearly visit. She will truly be missed by many!
Wendy, Loren and Hollee BarnhartBarb was a wonderful sister and aunt and we will miss her dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gary, Rebecca, George and Sophie and Eric, Kelly and Keegan,
Paul, Elaine, Nathan, Lindsey Van BoxmeerOur hearts broke to hear of Barb's passing. She was my son Stephen's nurse case manger during his treatment of cancer. She got us through everything with a smile, laughter and lots of hugs. I know Stephen and the other angel's are showing Barb around and taking the same good care she gave them. Our thoughts and prayers are with Barb's family during this time of grief and saddness.
Mike and Anne RockEric , Kelly and Keegan...please accept our deepest condolences. If you need to talk, just let me know.
Laurie DuttonPlease accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
John and Cathy YoungWe will never forget Barb's smile and kind words while our daughter was undergoing leukemia treatment. I am sure our angel, Hannah, is giggling right now as Barb is saying "Well young lady, what have you been up to?"
George & Rima AbdallahDear Barb, you have truly left an unforgettable mark in our hearts as we made the trip from Windsor to treat our Precious Natalie, the cup was always half full with you Barb, you were amazing through and through, we will never forget your smile and kind words. Our condolences to the Dagelman family!
Ron BowmanGary, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your wife.
Shay GavinI was blessed to have you as my nurse during my diagnosis. Little did you know you were so much more then "just a nurse" to me. You kept my spirits high even during those nasty prednisone induced mood swings. Your sense of humour and warm smile was sometimes the only sunshine I saw during my chemo days. You will be sadly missed "Young Lady"
Lisa Mackie and FamilyRebecca , please accept our sincere condolences . Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Russell FamilyWe were fortunate to have Barb as our son's Nurse Case Manager at the beginning of our journey through childhood cancer two years ago. She was always available by phone, e-mail or in person if needed. She was a Childhood Cancer Hero and has been and will continue to be greatly missed by all of the "young ladies" and "young men" whose lives she has touched.
Alison WatsonBarb will be missed greatly. My family knew Barb from PMDU. She was not my daughters case manager, but we got to know Barb. She always lifted up our spirits. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Alice FriesenWe knew Barb when we would visit PMDU with our daughter, Alexandria over 12 years ago. She was always so kind and warm to our daughter during those difficult times during her cancer treatments. Our thoughts and prayers are with Barb's family and friends at this time.
Dianne & Nick FischerOur deepest sympathy goes out to the Dagelman Family. Barb was always a ray of sunshine when we visited PMDU, she always made Nick laugh on our weekly visits for his chemo. she will always be remembered and our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Carolyn RomkesBarb will be missed greatly in the PMDU in London. My daughter Olivia had Barb off and on as a case manager over the last few years. We will miss her bubbly personality and smiling face. Our thoughts and prayers to you all at this time.
Ross,Tammy,Horning and boysOur deepest sympathy goes out to your family at this difficult time.Barb was a lovely lady and will be greatly missed at the hospital where we are very familiar with her smile!Peace be with you.
Karen DaviesGary, Rebecca and Eric, I am so sorry for your loss. Barb will live on in the hearts and minds of all she knew and cared for. I hope you may find some comfort during this difficult time with your fond memories of her. I will never forget her big heart, her sense of compassion or her beautiful smile. Karen Davies
Barb RobinsonWords cannot express how sorry I am to hear about Barb's passing. She was my right-hand man when the Satellite Oncology Unit was first established in Windsor and was always there with an encouraging word and support.
Dwayne, Robyn, Brontae & Dalan FrookWe wish to extend our deepest condolences to all the family, friends and co-workers of Nurse Barb. As with many entries here, Barb was our first Nurse Case Manager when our son was diagnosed with leukemia 5 years ago. She always had a way about her - a way that made you feel comforted and less confused during a time when you thought that your were living in a nightmare. She was by our side during many "Dalanroid" outbursts in PMDU - and was always there with her spunky words of wisdom. We shall miss seeing her in the halls of PMDU, with that signature 'walk on a mission.' Godspeed
Martha and Alexander RobinsonI hope that all those wonderful kind words and memories about your lovely Barb bring some comfort to your family. Barb was indeed special throughout Alexander's treatment which began 13 years ago. I was always happy to see her smiling face and her strong hugs got me through more than a few rough days. Alexander was not very generous with his hugs but every time he'd be sedated or asleep, Barb would sneak in and give him a quick hug. We were just remembering that last week with a smile. Our prayers are with you and a Mother Angel was born on Sunday, Mothers Day.
Lindsay, Mike, Felix and Courtlyn FrechetteFrom my entire family to yours - we wish to extend our deepest condolences for the loss of a lovely and caring woman. We will always remember the times that Barb helped us - even though she was not our nurse case manager, she helped us when Julie was not there and always made sure to stop and talk to Felix when we were at the PMDU. She will be sadly missed by very many people, but she touched so many lives and will be remembered always.
Daniel, Rachelle and Roch EthierWe met Barb when my son Daniel was diagnosed with osteosarcoma back in September 2011. We was truly a god send. She took care of Daniel and us like we were her own family. It's thanks to her that my son was able to convince me to get a dog. She always had a smile and knew how to make you laugh. She was one of a kind. God is very lucky to have her with him. Our condolescences to the family. We will keep you in our prayers.
Frances & Holly DzubaWendy, Loren and Hollee, please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Cheryl Evagelinos (Milliken)My condolences go out to Eric, Becky and Gary. Our families has great times and great vacations over the years. I am sorry for your loss. Barb was a happy thoughtful lady who had a contagious laugh and smile. Cherish all the memories you have and the times together.
The Family of Tobin van BremenOur sincerest condolences to Barb's family. She was Tobin's case manager at London sick kids, and an unfailing support when his sudden diagnosis and subsequent upheaval hit our family. Barb was paramount to us finding our way, and she will not ever be forgotten. We can only imagine how much you will miss her. We wish you strength in the time ahead.
Maya - Al Tamimi familyAs I am trying to comprehend this profound loss, I let myself cry knowing that each tear is a note of love rising to heaven. Barb, missing you is a heartache no one can heal.. Rest in peace my dear friend... OUR deepest condolences to the Dagelman family.
Kurn FamilyWe met Barb 3 years ago, when our 2 year old son David was diagnosed with A.L.L. She was his first Nurse Case Manager. And she was our our family's Rock during those scary days. No matter what fears faced us she was always there to take us by the hand and guide us. She became so important to David and our family that David referred to her, and still refers to her as "Aunty Barb". Our most deepest condolences to your family. I can't help but feel like we have lost a member of our family too. We will miss her dearly.
Ted and Sue HallewickOur Deepest Sympathy, To Gary and Family
Burtwistle FamilyWe are truly saddened by the passing of our daughter Emily's sweet"Barbie Doll". Barb was an amazing gift to our family during Emily's treatment. The Dagelman family is in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of an angel.
Bill Desmond and familyGary, Rebecca and Eric. Nothing that I could say would mean much to you now, except to say that I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful, loving wife and mother, and a great lady. The world is a sadder, and a poorer place.
Al and Connie MillikenPlease accept our deepest sympathies to Gary, Rebecca, Eric and family. We will always remember our family camping trips and our week in sunny Florida together. Everyone will remember Barb's laughs, humour and compassion. She was obviously a very caring nurse and friend at the hospital taking care of the children and families. She will be deeply missed by everyone that has been touched by her.
Ruud & Albertien Schuurman & fam.Our condolences to the Dagelman family in the loss of Barb.We got to know her in the time of Harmen's leukemia;we will never forget her humor,her up lifting spirit,her happy and bright appearance and her hugs. We will never forget you Barb.Our thoughts and prayers are with the family;may God comfort you.
Maureen Smith and FamilyBarb was an awesome nurse that made life for many sick kids a little better, her smile always lit up the room. She was always a helping hand when my Angel Emi was in hospital and in and out of clinic regularly. She was a special lady that will be greatly missed. God Bless and Peace be with her family.
Mark,Jackie,Cole,Kylie RobitailleGary, family and friends of Barb, oh Barb how you made our lives so much better through your kindness, smiles and laughter you always made Cole laugh when he was so down and out and took the time out to explain things to us in such trying times. Barb you are an incredible person and we know you will be missed by many. Gary know in our eyes and hearts Barb is a true humanitarian and hero, Barb thank you for being you . Say hi to Cole for us!!! Barb I know you've probably given Cole heck by now. May we wish peace, love and support for your family in this difficult time. Sincerley.... The Robitaille's
Kaitlyn and Lowell BidaDear family of Barb, Kaitlyn and I would like to offer our sincere sympathy to you for the loss of Barb. She was Kaitlyn's case manager for almost 3 years while she was being treated for Leukemia. Barb always had a smile and a sarcastic remark for Kait when we came to the PMDU. She kept us both smiling as well. She had such an important role in her patients lives and has left a lasting impression on ours. We can only imagine that she will be terribly missed, but may you find peace in knowing the legacy that she has left behind. With our thoughts and prayers, The Bida Family
Angie, Rick, Alex, and Kelsey WozniakOur deepest sympathy goes to all of you -- Gary, Rebecca, Eric, and families. My earliest memory of Barb's kindness is of a time just after we moved to Lambeth in 1991, and became backyard neighbours with the Dagelman family. It was my birthday, and I was feeling a little sorry for myself because we were new to the area and my parents and friends lived far away. I called a local radio station to dedicate a birthday song to me, and mentioned that I had called in sick for work but wanted to hear a favourite song. Then I just pouted around the house. A short time later, my doorbell rang, and there stood Barb with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. She'd heard me on the radio and went out of her way to make me feel better. Her generous and loving spirit will be greatly missed by all who came to know her.
Heather WhyteTo Barb's Family: I am deeply sorry for your loss. We worked together at Children's Hospital and I fondly remember Barb as a very caring and compassionate woman with a huge heart and the brightest smile. She was very dedicated to all of her patients and their families, and so committed to making sure they were very well cared for. She was such a delight to work with. Barb will be very sadly missed by all of us who knew her. I shall always fondly remember Barb - she was amazing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Heather
Nancy Gregg, R.N.To Gary and family: I am so sorry to hear of Barb's passing. Barb faced her illness with great courage and determination. She knew the battle she had to fight and she met it head on. Her strength and attitude were unwavering. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you and her and hope that you and your family can find comfort in all the great memories. Take care and know that we are available if ever you need to chat. Nurse Nancy
Gail & Gary ChittaroGary and family: We are so sorry for your loss. Barb will be remembered by her love for life and her contagious laughter. We will keep you all in our prayers.
Gord, Nola, Gryphon& Kassandra RobitailleWords cannot express our feelings for Barb. Like many others, she was there for us while our child battled cancer. She always came around with hugs and a smile, and has worked magic to fix our problems more times than I can count. Deepest sympathies to her family. She will never be forgotten.
Louise WattI was the play therapist at St. Joe's and Barb was always there with her professionalism and true caring and warmth for every child. As part of our staff, she was a terrific inspiration.
Stephanie HaggartyI am so sorry to have just learned of Barb's passing. No words can express how deep this loss is. Being blessed to have known her, however briefly, in heaven, her spirit will shine the brightest.
Rosemary ByrneGary, Rebecca, Eric and family, I send my sincerest sympathy to you all. God bless you.
Class of 1973, Hotel Dieu Hospital WindsorOn Ont Gary, Rebecca, Eric and family, On behalf of Barb's classmates we send our deepest sympathies.
Kathie MiliucciI am heartbroken to hear of Barb's passing. Celebrating our 40 year graduation of Hotel Dieu Nursing this past weekend, we were informed of the sad news. I will always remember Barb's lovely smile and infectious laughter. God bless you all, she is an angel forever.
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