Former Elias Deli Owner Passes Away

The former owner of Elias Deli in downtown Windsor has passed away.

Elias Louie Sleiman died on Tuesday, June 4th, surrounded by his family.

He owned Elias Deli when it was located in the Norwich Block, now the candarel building, for 45 years.

The downtown deli on Ouellette closed in July 2013.

He was also a member of the Windsor Police Association and received Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Visitation takes place at the Janisse Funeral Home on Saturday, June 8th from 2 to 5pm and from 7 to 9pm.

A private family service will take place at a later date.