RETTIG, Alan Dale Peacefully on December 13, 2004 at 49 years of age after a valiant battle with cancer. Cherished husband of Kathy (nee McConnell) with whom he celebrated 26 years of marriage. Loving father of Cheryl, Rachel, Katie, Jennifer, Joseph and David. Dear son of Georgina, wife of the late Simon Rettig. Beloved brother of Ronald and wife Gina Rettig, Thomas and wife Vicky Rettig, the late Michael Rettig (July 12, 2004), Linda Rettig, Susan and husband Ray Boilard. Special brother-in-law of Kelly and husband Doug Trudell, Larry and wife Rose McConnell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Alan was a teacher with the Greater Essex County District School Board, teaching at Glenwood where he was quite involved with many activities. He was a coach for South Windsor Fastball for over eight years. Special thanks to everyone at Glenwood School who supported Alan and his family throughout this long journey. You are awesome! If you so desire, donations to the Make a Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First Funeral Home & Chapel (969-5841) 2670 Dougall Ave. Friends are invited to meet the family on Wednesday after 10 a.m. at Windsor Christian Fellowship Church (4490 7th Conc.) followed by a Funeral Service celebrating Alans life at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. You may leave your cherished memories online at www.familiesfirst.net Published in the Windsor Star on 12/14/2004.