Barb McTavish - wife of Ross McTavish [Sen
#242] [July 16/13]
is with profound sadness we inform you of the passing
of Barb McTavish on Sunday July 14th at
Centenary Hospital in Scarborough. Barb was the
beloved wife of Ross for 50 years. There will be
a visitation Tuesday (tomorrow), July 16th
from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
at McDougall and Brown Funeral Home, Scarborough
Chapel, 2900 Kingston Road (just East of St. Clair
Avenue East). Funeral services will be held on
Wednesday, July 17th at 2:00 p.m. in the
Chapel. Interment to follow at Resthaven
Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be left
firstname.lastname@example.org . On behalf of
everyone, we extend our deepest sympathy to
Ross, Donald and Anne and Lisa and Rick.
Lenore Irene Hewson - Mother of Rob Hewson - Sen #711(245 D)
It is with great sadness we pass
along the news of Lenore Irene Hewson's Passing.
On Saturday June 15th 2013, Lenore passed away
peacefully at home with Brian by her side.
Please join our family for a Celebration of Life,
on Thursday June 20 2013 at St. Stephen's United
Church 1360 Simcoe St N. Oshawa. Celebration starts
at 1:00 pm. Please wear casual comfortable clothes.
Please visit link for The Celebration website www.lenorehewson.weebly.com
(Jack) Pieschke - Sen #304
Start Date - Aug 15, 1966
Retired -Aug 31, 1996
John (Jack) Pieschke: Retired from Scarborough Fire
Department in August 1996.
Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 9th,
2013, at the age of 74. Predeceased by his loving
wife Jackie (1998). Loving father of Kevin. Jack
will be dearly missed by family and friends, and
will be forever remembered for his generous and
outgoing personality. He was a great neighbour and
would engage anyone in conversation – he truly had
the gift of gab.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA
847 King Street West
(905-721-1234) on Friday, June 14th from
2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be held at ST. PHILIP THE
APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH (1314
Oxford St., Oshawa)
on Saturday, June 15th at 10:30 a.m.
Interment to follow at
Online condolences may be made at
KEN WALLACE - Sen #363
Start Date - July 2, 1968
Retired - Nov 30, 1995
Its with regret we reprot that KEN passed away suddenly
at home on Monday, May 27th at 66 years
old. His daughter, Laura Robinson has advised that
there will be no funeral and that cremation and burial
has already taken place. Our condolences go out to
Kens family and friend.
(“MOE”) ZUBATIUK -
Start Date - June 24, 1963
Retired - June 30, 1992
Its with great sadness we advise that on Wednesday,
May 22nd, ALEX (“MOE”) ZUBATIUK passed away
at Toronto East General Hospital. He has been ill
for quite some time. Cremation has taken place and
there are no further arrangements being made at this
time. Something is to be planned at a later
date. Our condolences go out to Moe's family.
Jim (Richard James)
Nicholls - Sen #390
Start Date - Apr 30, 1973
Retired - Apr 30, 1995
Its with regret and deepest sympathies we advise
that JIM, (Richard James Nicholls), passed away
yesterday, Monday May 6th at the age of 69 of
a heart attack. Jim had a good life, was greatly
loved and will be deeply missed. As per his
wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family
get-together will be held at a later date. In
memory of Jim, his family would like us all to tell a
friend how much they are appreciated and to give a loved
one a big hug.
George Barefoot - Sen #163 [May
Start Date - Sept 19,1960
Resigned - Dec 31, 1961
BILL SHEDDEN has advised of the passing of GEORGE
BAREFOOT #163 who passed away on Sunday
April 28 in Coburg Ontario, at the age of 79.
GEORGE joined SFD in September 1960 until December
1961. There will be a memorial service for him at
MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East Coburg on
Saturday, May 4th at 3:30 p.m. A
reception will follow in the Funeral Home Reception
Centre. Our sincere sympathy is offered to Ruth
and the BAREFOOT family. The full obituary is in
today’s online star.
Gord Mahood - Sen #383
Start Date - July 4, 1972
Retired - Mar 31, 1999
Gordon Charles Mahood - Dec 8 1944- March 12 2013
Peacefully on March 12th at Cummer Lodge in
his 69th year after a long and courageous battle with
multiple sclerosis. Survived by sons Ryan (Tiffany)
and Sean, their mother Linda and stepmother Barbara,
granddaughter Sierra, brother David (Judy), nephew
John and niece Catherine (Rob). Preceded by parents
Alex and Dina as well as sister Diane.
Gord spent 27 years as a firefighter with
Scarborough Fire department and retired as Captain in
1999. He will be sadly missed but never
forgotten. A gathering in Gord's honour for all
his friends and associates will be held at The Miller
Tavern 3885 Yonge St. on Sunday April 14 2013 at 1:30
Donations to the MS. Society of Canada would be
Doug Haynes - Sen #495 [Mar
Start Date - July 11, 1977
Retired - April 30, 2007
HAYNES, Doug - Suddenly passed away on March 15, 2013
in his 66th year, beloved husband of 42 years to Lil.
Loving father to Michael (Lindsay) and Andrew (Katie).
Survived by his father Norman and brother Paul (Gail).
Predeceased by his mother Thelma and sister Judy. A
loving grandpa to Tyler, Ryan, Quinn, Charly and
Georgia, and uncle to Holly, Melany and Scott. Doug
will be sadly missed by Lil's family in England. A
proud retired member of the Toronto Fire Service, Doug
had a great sense of humour and enjoyed his retirement
travelling and spending time with his family. The family
will receive friends at the Ogden Funeral Home
(4164 Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt) on Tuesday,
March 19, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. Funeral Service
will be held at St. Peter's Anglican Church (776
Brimley Rd., south of Lawrence) on Wednesday, March
20, 2013 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke
Foundation of Ontario and Children's Wish Foundation.
Ron Fryer - Sen
Start Date - Sept 22, 1975
Retired - Nov 30, 1995
FRYER, Ron - (Retired from the Scarborough Fire
Department) Passed away peacefully surrounded by
his family at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry on
Friday, March 8, 2013 at the age of 71. Ron Fryer,
dearly beloved husband and best friend of Marg of
Buckhorn. Loving father of Pam (Jim) Kelly and
Karyn (Kevin) Kelly-Glover. Dear grandfather of
Lindsey, Josh, Alyssa and Kole. Brother of
Margaret (Jim) Nesbitt. Ron will be sadly missed
by his nieces, nephews and many friends. At the
request of Ron no funeral service will be held.
Cremation has taken place. If desired memorial
donations to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation or
the Uxbridge-Scugog Animal Shelter would be
appreciated. Many thanks to Dr. Merrilee Brown of
Port Perry for her sincere care and to all the
nursing staff at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry for
their continued kindness and support for Ron and
his family through his illness. Funeral
arrangements entrusted to Low and Low Funeral
Home, Port Perry, 905-985-7331.
Pat Croft - wife of
Charlie Croft (Support 7)
It is with profound sadness that we have to inform
you of the passing of PAT CROFT, beloved wife of
CHARLIE (Support 7). A memorial service is planned
for Sunday, March 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at the
Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road (at Beech
Avenue) in Scarborough. There will be a
visitation from 1:00 p.m. to the time of the service
at 3:00 p.m. On behalf of all members we offer
CHARLIE our heartfelt sympathy.
Ray Todd - Sen
#196 [Dec 22/12]
Start Date - Sept 19, 1960
Retired - Nov 11, 1990
Todd Raymond - Passed away peacefully on Saturday,
December 22, 2012 at Scarborough General Hospital at
the age of 81. Beloved husband of Frances, loving
father of Beverly (Harry), Danny (Wink) and Tommy,
proud grandpa of Brandon, Danielle, Glenn and Kyle.
He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews
and extended family. Raymond was proud to have been
a dedicated Scarborough Firefighter for 35 years. In
keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place.
A memorial service to celebrate Raymond's life will
be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. at
the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road,
Scarborough, with a reception to follow. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to the charity of
On behalf of all, we offer our
deepest sympathies and condolences to Frances and
Donald Cunningham - Sen
#109 [Dec 23/12]
Start Date - Aug 13, 1956
Retired - Nov 30, 1989
Its with regret and deepest sympathies we advise that
DONALD CUNNINGHAM passed away peacefully at
Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday,
December 20, 2012 at the age of 82. He was the
beloved husband of Yvonne Cunningham (nee Skippon) and
the loving father of Jim and Doug (Carol).
Cherished grandfather of Stephen, Sarah, Rebecca,
Hannah and Mikayla. Dear brother of the late
Bill, Bess, Grace and Tom. He will be sadly
missed by many nieces and nephews. DON worked
for the Scarborough Fire Department and retired after
34 years of service. Friends will be received at
the Highland Park Funeral Centre, 2510 Bensfort Road,
on Friday December 28th
from 1-2 p.m.
A memorial Service will follow in the Highland Park
Chapel. Reception followed in interment at
Little Lake Cemetery. In memory of DON,
donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer
Society. On behalf of all, we offer sincere
condolences to Yvonne and family.
John Semple - TFS retired. [Dec5/12]
SEMPLE, John - (Retired 31
year Toronto Fire Captain, Member of the Toronto
Fire Service Pipes and Drums) On December 2, 2012,
John went to be with his Lord. John, loving and
devoted husband of Sharon. Much loved father of
Kelly (Jim Spence), Greg (Tanya), and Mary (Mike
Benson). Proud Papa of Caitlyn, Carly, Tyler,
Hailey, Taylor, Chelsea and he will be a Guardian
Angel for his seventh Grandchild (February 2013).
Son of Catherine and the late John. Brother of
Tommy, Robert and the late Alice. Beloved nephew of
Alice and Rob Cormack. Friends will be received at
the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave., Ajax
(905-428-9090) on Wednesday, December 5th 2012 from
6-9 p.m. and Thursday from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. and
Friday from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. Services will be held
on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Global Kingdom
Ministries, 1250 Markham Road, Scarborough at 11
a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Princess
Margaret Hospital Sarcoma Department (610 University
Avenue Toronto, ON M5T 2M9) would be appreciated.
John was loved and respected by all he touched.
Published in the Toronto Star
on December 5, 2012
Thomas Craig - Sen
#65 [Nov 11/12]
CRAIG, Thomas Christopher - Former Deputy Chief of the
Scarborough Fire Department (1983-1988) and current
Honourary Fire Chief of the Centennial Retirement
Residence. Passed away peacefully with family by his
side after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on
Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the age of 82.
Predeceased by his wives Joan (1983) and Maureen (2008).
Loving father of Chris (Jill Edwards), Karen, Linda (Tom
Jones), Janice (Peter Gunn), Kevin (Zoe), Kathleen
(Charles Lawrie), Nadine (Darryl Siriram), Stephen
(Laura) and step-daughter Debbie (Greg West), including
the late Wayne. Father-in-law to Sue Tomei. He will be
sadly missed by his grandchildren, Stephanie, Chris Jr.,
Andrea, Lisa, Chloe, Joanna, Nikki, Michael, Lindsay,
Nicholas, Sarah, Andrew, Samantha, Jessica, Matthew,
Zachary, Julia and step- grandchildren Tamara, Tyson as
well as his great-granddaughter Allie. Brother to Alice,
Nancy, Margaret, Samuel, Patricia and the late Robert.
Tom is a member of the Bowlers' Hall of Fame. He was an
avid angler, woodworker, quilter, bowler and volunteer
Dragon Boat transportation captain for the Lindsay
Dragon Flies team. He will be dearly missed by all.
Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21
Garrard Road (North of Dundas), 905-443-3376, on
Tuesday, November 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral
Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday,
November 14th at 11 a.m. Cremation Special thanks
to the C-Wing 7th floor doctors and staff of Lakeridge
Health Oshawa for their professionalism and kindness
during his brief stay and to the staff at Centennial
Retirement Residence for the past two years. In lieu of
flowers, donations can be made to Parkinson Society
Canada or the charity of your choice.
Start Date - April 12,
Retired - April 30, 1988
Published in the Toronto Star from November 12 to
November 13, 2012
Dress uniforms at discretion of fire
Our deepest sympathies and condolences to Kevin,his
family and friends.
William "Bill" Ankcorn -
Sen #114 [Oct
Start Date - March 11,1957
Retired - March 31, 1990
ANKCORN, William "Bill" - Peacefully on Wednesday,
October 24, 2012 with his family by his side, Bill
entered into rest. He leaves behind his loving wife
Joan. Proud father to Dean, Karen (Tony) and Mark
(Shelley). Cherished Grandpa to Rebecca, Kayla,
Samantha and Mariah. Bill will be sadly missed and
loving remembered by his many family and friends. A
visitation will be held at Andrews Community Funeral
Centre (8190 Dixie Road, Brampton, ON,
905-456-8190), on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from
3:30 to 4:00 p.m. in the chapel. A celebration of
Bill's life will take place at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of
flowers, donations to the ALS Society would be
appreciated by the family.
William Bill Ankcorn
Click name above for additional details at:
Our deepest sympathy and condolences
to his wife Joan and family.
DARLEEN OLIVE SMITH -
wife of Alex Smith [Oct 5/12]
WILLIAM GEORGE - Sen# 057
Start Date - Apr. 5, 1954
Retired - June 30, 1984
It is with great
sadness that we announce the passing of William
(Jerry/Bill) George Matthews at Ross Memorial Hospital
on Thursday, September 27, 2012. He was a loving and
devoted husband of 57 years to the late Dorothy
Matthews, beloved father of Laura McBrien (Glenn) and
Susan Hrushka, proud paper of Genna McGill (Jason) and
great papa (bopbop) of Carter and Alex McGill. He
served the Scarborough Fire Department for 30 years as
Captain, going beyond the call of duty to protect his
crew and those in need. He was a strong, quiet man who
put his family above all others. He will be greatly
missed by all who knew him. At Bill’s request, there
will be no funeral service. Family and friends are
invited to share in a celebration of his life at his
home at 45 Candelight Court in Port Perry on Saturday,
October 13, 2012 at 1:00 p
Our most heartfelt
condolences to BILL’S family.
RETA CLYDE - wife
of Archie Clyde [Sept
Its with regret and sadness we advise of the passing
of Archie's wife, Reta on Saturday morning, September
16, 2012 in her 90th year. As well as
ARCHIE, she is survived by her beloved daughter,
Michelle (Loftus), son-in-law John and adored
grandchildren, Kyra and Gannon.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 20th
from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Simple Alternative, 1057
Brock Road, Pickering - 905-686-5589. The funeral
service will be held on Friday, September 21st
at 11:00 a.m. at St Martin’s Anglican Church, 1203 St.
Martin’s Drive, Pickering, 905-838-4257. For those who
wish, donations may be made to the Toronto Humane
Society or the Humane Society of Durham Region.
Our condolences to Archie and his family.
- wife of Bruce Macfarlane.
Macfarlane, Brenda Ann (nee Linn)
(August 11, 1954 - May 5,
After a brave and relentless
battle Brenda entered into rest, surrounded by her
family on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Cherished
daughter of Hazel and the late Wilbert. Loving
wife of Bruce. Dear mother to Kevin, Jeffrey,
Brent and Ryan. Loving sister-in-law to Carol
(Vic), Danny (Donna), Brian (Karen) and Wayne
(Donna). Beloved aunt to Chantel, Crystal, Kayla,
Scott, Keith, Vanessa, Branden and great aunt to
Aiden. The family will receive friends at the
McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road,
Pickering Village, (Ajax), 905 428-8488 on
Thursday, May 10 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the
Funeral Home on Friday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m.
visitation hour prior starting at 10:30 a.m.
Cremation. In memory of Brenda, donations may be
made in lieu of flowers to the Canadian Cancer
Our condolences go out to Bruce and his family on
the passing of his wife.
- Mother of John Poirier
Anita - At Toronto East General Hospital on Thursday,
May 3, 2012. Anita, beloved wife of Leandre for 62
years. Loving mother of Bernie and John (Eileen). Proud
grandmother of Brett, Craig and Kerry. Sister of
Jeannine Le Blanc. Resting at PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL
HOME, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Pharmacy and
Warden), from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass on
Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in St. Dunstan's Church
(Danforth west of Pharmacy). Interment Christ the King
Our condolences to John and his family.
Father In-law [Apr
Walter Burnett who passed away on Saturday April
7th, 2012 was a retired Captain for East York FD.
Son - Captain Larry Burnett (Retired) Toronto Fire
Son-in-law - Captain Jim Cannon (Retired) Toronto
Funeral Information: Thursday April 19th 14:00hrs
Fenlon Falls United Church -123 Colborne Street
Reception to follow at the RCL Branch 238 Fenlon
23 Veterans Way, Fenlon Falls Ontario
Marie Hay - Wife
of Don Hay [Sen
The Memorial Service for MARIE who passed away on
Wednesday, March 14th at Ross Memorial
Hospital in Lindsay. She is resting at the Parker
Funeral Home, 19 Moose Road, Lindsay (705-324-1988 - -
toll free – 1-888-299-9058). There will be a
visitation on Sunday, March 18 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30
p.m. with a Memorial Service immediately following. A
light lunch will be served after the service.
Gus Lemon - Sen #133
Start Date - Sept 23, 1957
Retired - Mar 31, 1989
Its with deepest regrets we must inform you of the
death of GUS LEMMON (#133) this morning, December
24th. He is resting at the Jerrett Funeral Home,
660 Kennedy Road (south of Eglinton),
416-266-9404. Visitation will be on Wednesday,
December 28 from 4-8 p.m. with the service taking
place on Thursday, December 29 at 1:00 p.m. Our
hearts and condolences go out to Doris and the family
Smith - Sen #039
Start Date - May 19, 1952
Retired - July 2, 1982
Born April 14, 1924. Passed away peacefully on
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Ross Memorial Hospital,
Lindsay. Beloved husband of Gwen for 63 years. Son of
the late Arthur Henry & Florence (nee Beckley)
Smith of Scarborough. Brother of the late Dorothy,
Walter & Florence (nee Smith) McKean. Survived by
brother Fred (Edna); sister-in-law (Jessie). Father to
Robert (Joanne), the late Diane (nee Smith) Putt,
Arthur (Toni), Don (Denise) and Tim (Lorie).
Grandfather to Tara (Felipe), Craig, Christopher
(Brenda), Amanda (Stuart), Laura, Scott, Lindsay
(Gary), Deborah (Rory) and Kristina. Great-grandfather
to Brianna, Claudia, Hannah, Quinntin and Olivia.
Retired Captain and District Chief in 1982 with 30
years service on Scarborough Fire Dept. Proud survivor
of the D-Day Normandy invasion with the Royal Regina
Rifles Regiment. Friends will be received at the
McDougall & Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough
Chapel", 2900 Kingston Rd. (just east of St. Clair
Ave. E.) on Friday, November 4 from 2-4 & 7-9
p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on
Saturday, November 5 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow
at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough. In
lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer
Society or the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund would
be appreciated by the family.
Bailey - Sen #081
Start Date - March 12, 1956
Retired - April 30, 1990
William George Thomas - May 10, 1931 - October
6, 2011 After a prolonged battle with lung
cancer it is with great sadness that his family
says their final goodbyes. He was a dedicated
firefighter until retirement. He loved all
sports and really enjoyed golfing with friends
and beloved wife Norma Bailey. Wife Norma and
children Richard Long, Ron Bailey (Darlene), Jan
McNulty (Joe), Wm. Bailey Jr. (Joanne), John
Long (Leslie) and Ann Newman will miss him
greatly. His grandchildren and
great-grandchildren have lost their "Pop".
Predeceased by son Francis Long, grandson Adam
Bailey and his sister Ruth Ferguson. Survived by
brother-in-law Cliff Ferguson, sister-in-law
Helen (Joe) Gatt will think of him often.
Visitation will take place at 1:00 p.m. followed
by a celebration of Bill's life at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at the Low and Low
Funeral Home, 23 Main St S., Uxbridge,
905-852-3073. In lieu of flowers, donations to
the Uxbridge Salvation Army or a charity of your
choice would be appreciated. Online condolences
can be made at www.lowandlow.ca
in the Toronto Star on October 8, 2011
Joyce Gosse - mother of Bruce
Gosse (Sen #538)
Passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial
Hospital, Lindsay Ontario on Sunday September 4,
Resting at Stoddart's Funeral Home 24 Mill
Street Lindsay, ON 705-324-3205
Viewing Wed September 7th 2- 4 & 7-9
Funeral September 8th -11 am, St. Andrews
40 William St. North, Lindsay, ON
(Phil) Deschamps - beloved brother
of Sharon and Bruce Moonlight [Sen #418]
ROB REID has informed us of the
passing of Richard Philip (Phil) Deschamps at
Brantford General Hospital on Sunday August 28,
2011 in his 59th year. Phil was the
beloved brother of Sharon and BRUCE MOONLIGHT
of Whitby Ontario. Visitation for Phil will be at
Barnes Memorial Funeral Home, 5295 Thickson Road
North – Whitby on Wednesday, August 31st
from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A
funeral service will be held in the chapel on
Thursday, September 1st at 1:00 p.m.
obituary is in today’s (Aug 30th) Star. Our
condolences to Sharon, Bruce and their families.
HAL (HAROLD J.)
KELLY - Sen #037
Start Date - September 19,
Retired March 31, 1983
CROFT (CRAWFORD) SIMPSON, has passed on sad news
of the passing of HAL (HAROLD J.) KELLY.
HAL, started employment with SFD on
September 19, 1952 and retired March 31, 1983
after 31 years of service. There will be a
visitation for HAL at Pine Hills Reception Centre
on Tuesday August 30, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. and a
service following at 11:00 a.m. A reception will
follow. Our condolences to HAL’S family.
Louise Dianne Smiles - daughter of Gus Lemmon
Ellen Louise Dianne Smiles (nee Lemmon)- -
Peacefully surrounded by her family at the
Peterborough Regional Health Centre Palliative
Care Unit on Friday, August 19, 2011 just after
her 60th birthday. Beloved wife of
James. Loving daughter of Angus and Doris Lemmon.
Cherished mother of Paula (Rob Wall) and Mandy.
Devoted grandmother of Jackson and Madison. Dear
sister of Maralee Imai, Richard Lemmon, the late
Robert Lemmon and Cynthia Kupiec. There will
be a celebration of Ellen’s life held at the
Pickering Village United Church, (Church Street
Ajax) Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.
In memory of Ellen donations may be made to the
Heart and Stroke Foundation and may be made
through the NISBETT FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 600
Monaghan Road South, Peterborough, with whom the
arrangements have been entrusted. Friends are
invited to sign the online book of condolences at
Kerr - wife of Tom Kerr
Lynda - Peacefully at her home in Whitby with her
family by her side on Sunday, August 14, 2011 at
age 64. Lynda, beloved wife of Tom Kerr of 47
years. Loving mother of Tracey-Lyn (Chris Tonna),
Tom (Tammy) and Kevin. Proud Nannie of Ashley,
Amanda, Tyler and Tanner. Lynda will be lovingly
remembered by her dog Bryer, her family and
friends. Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION
CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (north of Hwy. 2),
905-443-3376, on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 2-4
and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service in the Mount Lawn
Chapel on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11 a.m.
Cremation. In memory of Lynda, donations to the
Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Published in the Toronto Star on August 15,
Catharine Lynn Buckner - wife of Rick Buckner
BUCKNER, Catharine Lynn - Suddenly at home on Sunday,
August 7, 2011. Beloved wife of Richard. Loving mother
of Tracy and Vera and son-in-law Tom. Nana to five
grandchildren: Vincent, Victoria, Jessika, William and
Devlyn. She will be sadly missed by family and
friends. All may gather at McDougall & Brown
Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 10th from 2-4 and
6-8 p.m. Service in the chapel on Thursday, August
11th at 11 a.m. Interment at St.
Margaret's-in-the-Pines. In lieu of flowers, donations
to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be
Published in the Toronto Star on August 9, 2011
Edward "Doc" Holliday - Sen #139
Start Date - Oct 13,
Retired - Dec 31, 1991
It is with deepest sympathy and
regret that we advise of the passing "Doc" Our
condolences to the Holiday family.
HOLLIDAY, Ronald Edward "Doc" -
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at
home. Beloved father of Rick, Jake and Randy. Loving
Grandfather of Heather. Proud member of the
Scarborough Fire Department for 32 years. Family and
friends are invited to visit at Jerrett Funeral
Home, 660 Kennedy Rd., on Tuesday, July 26 2011 from
6-8 p.m., with a funeral service taking place on
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the funeral
home chapel. Burial to follow at Pine Hills
Colin Macdonald - Sen# 281
Date - Sept 27, 1965
Retired - July 31, 1993
It is with deepest sympathy and
regret that we advise of the passing (LODD) of
James Colin Macdonald, father of Colin Macdonald [Sen
JAMES COLIN MACDONALD July 4, 1933 - July 6, 2011
Director, Scarborough Fire Department (RET), Former
Volunteer Firefighter, Thistletown Fire Department
Peacefully after a short but valiant battle with a
brain tumour surrounded by his loving family. Jim,
beloved husband of Kathleen (55 years). Dear father
of Colin (Analyn), Karen (Doug), Robert, Janet
(Scott), James, Ian (Shuyang), Michelle and Nicole
(Stephen). Predeceased by daughter Danielle. Loving
Grampy of Amy, Lindsay, Danielle, Bradley, Carly,
Brent and William. Great- Grampy to Carter. Much
loved brother of Mary and Roberta (Ross). Resting at
the PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME 1939 Lawrence Ave. E.
(between Warden and Pharmacy), from 7-9 p.m.
Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday.
Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in St.
Maria Goretti Church (Kennedy south of
Eglinton). Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations to St. Michael's Hospital,
Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated.
Our most sincere condolences to
Colin and his famliy.
Sinclair - Wife of Norm Sinclair [June 13/11]
There is to be a memorial at the
home of NORM SINCLAIR for his late wife, Liz. This
will take place on Saturday June 25th
from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at 91 Hemmingford Place,
Whitby. Main crossroads are Rossland Road East and
Brock Street. It’s off Garden Street. NORM’S telephone
number is 905-668-3844 if you have any questions.
Stevens - Sen # 018
Start Date - Oct. 1948
Retired - March 1982
Its with the deepest of sympathy and regret we
advise of the passing of Tom Stevens - the father
of Bill Stevens (Hall 211 / old 15 - B Platoon).
Tom passed away on January 13, 2011. He started
with the Scarborough Fire Dept. in October of 1948
and worked his way to Captain a position he held
until his retirement March 1982. He was a World
War 2 Veteran who had served in Italy and N/W
Tom has been cremated and a service will be held
on Saturday January 22nd at The Simple Alternative
Funeral Home - 1057 Brock Rd., Pickering, Ontario.
Receiving at 11:00 a.m. with the service to follow
at 12:00 noon.
Retired FireFighter Mike Harrison passed away the
morning of Dec 26th 2010
Mike last worked in East Command at station 213
(Hall #12) on D Platoon
Mike is resting at McEachnie Funeral Home
28 Old Kingston Rd
Tuesday Dec 28 2-4pm and 7-9pm
Wednesday Dec 29 11am in the Funeral Home Chapel
The Family has requested an Honour Guard. If
you are available please make time to attend
Firefighters please wear Uniforms with white
Sinclair - Wife of Norm Sinclair [Oct 12]
Liz Sinclair, wife of NORM SINCLAIR passed away
last week. There was a private family funeral,
with a memorial service to take place later in the
Spring. Our most sincere condolences to NORM
and his family on their profound loss.
Wife of Bill
Mother of Bruce MacFarlane
MACFARLANE, Helen (nee Bolan) - Passed away
peacefully in her 88th year at Rouge Valley
Extendicare on October 13, 2010. Beloved wife of the
late William (Bill) Macfarlane. Loving mother of
Carol (Vic), Danny (Donna), Brian (Karen), Bruce
(Brenda) and Wayne (Donna). She will be sadly missed
by her 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. The
family would like to thank the staff and visitors at
Rouge Valley Extendicare for their kindness and
care. Friends and family may visit at the McDougall
& Brown Funeral Home 'Scarborough Chapel', 2900
Kingston Rd. (just east of St. Clair Ave. E.) on
Sunday, October 17 from 2-4 p.m. A Funeral Service
will be held in the chapel on Monday, October 18 at
11 a.m. with visitation 1 hour prior.
Robert Chrisp - Sen #695
Start Date - January 1988
is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden
passing of an extraordinary man. Loving father
of Kailey and Lara. Predeceased by his father
William. Devoted son of Winnie and companion
Ed. Cherished by Nancy. Bob left many
memories and will be sadly missed by his many
brothers, sisters, extended family members and
friends. The family will receive friends at
the McEachnie Funeral Home (28 Old Kingston Road,
Ajax, 905 428-8488) on Wednesday May 19th
from 12-3p.m. and from 5-9 p.m. A Funeral
Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday May
20th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow
at Duffin Meadows Cemetery.
Ruth Ferguson (nee Bailey) - wife of
Cliff Ferguson [Sen#116]
Passed away peacefully after a long
battle with cancer at Centenary Hospital on Saturday
March 27, 2010. Beloved wife of Cliff. Loving mother
of Bob and his wife Dawn, Karen and her husband Bruce
Schad, Cathy and her husband Rick West. Sadly missed
by her grand children Julie (Sean) and Jessie (Joel),
Michael and Jeffery, Cheryl (Jason) and Laura and by
her great-grandchildren (Julie) Lukas, Liam and
(Cheryl) Taylor and (Jessie) Jacob. Dear sister of
Bill Bailey and predeceased by her parents Irene and
Bill Bailey. Visitation will be held at PINE HILLS
VISITATION, CHAPEL AND RECEPTION CENTRE, 625
Birchmount Road (at St. Clair Ave. E.) Toronto,
416-267-8229 on Tuesday, April 6th from 7-9 p.m. A
Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on
Wednesday, April 7th at 11 a.m. Internment to follow.
If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian
A special friend to
West - Sen #129
Start Date - March 25, 1957
Retired - July 21, 1978
Howard West passed away on March
22nd. A Celebration of Howards Life will be on Sunday,
April 11, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. - Location is Q'sis Place
Banquet Hall just west of Markham Rd. on the north
side of Kingston Rd. (Scarborough) Our condolences to
McPhie - father of Brian McPhie [Sen #326]
JOHN passed away at 94 years of age
following hip surgery. A funeral service is
planned at ACCETONE FUNERAL HOME, 384 Finley Avenue,
Ajax (south off Baly, east of Westney) on Saturday,
March 27th. Visitation will be held
from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with the service
following. A reception will follow the funeral.
Our condolences to the MCPHIE
John James Lalonde -
Start Date - June 11, 1956
Retired - October 31, 1989
JOHN JAMES LALONDE Retired
Scarborough Firefighter for 33 years. With sadness,
the family announces John's
passing at Rouge Valley Health Centre - Centenary
Site on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 in his 78th year,
exactly one month following the death of his
daughter Joan. John is survived by his loving wife
Audrey (Shorting), son Gordon (Nancy), son-in-law
Bill Stephenson and grandchildren Geoffrey, Jaclyn,
Kathryn and Christyne. John is predeceased by his
brothers Albert, Harvey, Fred and sisters Georgina
and Teresa. Family and friends are invited to
GIFFEN-MACK 'SCARBOROUGH' FUNERAL HOME &
CREMATION CENTRE, 4115 Lawrence Avenue East (just
west of Kingston Road), West Hill, 416-281-6800, for
visitation on Thursday, February 4, 2010 from 7-9
p.m. and Friday, February 5 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. A
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on
Friday, February 5 at 2 p.m. Interment St.
Margaret's in the Pines Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to The Hospital for
Sick Children Foundation or Camp Bucko.
McAuley - Sen #183
Start Date - Sept 19, 1960
Retired - Sept 30, 1990
Thomas Dodds - Born in Ballyalbania, County
Antrim, N. Ireland, peacefully passed away
in Rouge Valley Hospital on January 26, 2010
in his 77th year. He is survive by his
loving wife Lois, son Allen, daughter-in-law
Marianne and grandkids Ky and Mathew.
Brother of the late Norman (Elsa) and
Marbeth (Joe), brother-in-law to Ellen and
Dave McClean, John McCreary and the late
Russel Coplen. Tom lived a fulfilled life,
serving with the Scarborough Fire Department
for 30 years. His love for motorcyles,
clocks and engines drove him to be
passionate about life, an inspiration to
those who knew him and loved by those whose
lives he has touched. He will be missed by
familes and friends.
Tom's memorial is to be held on Saturday,
February 6, 2010 at MELVILLE PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH, 70 Old Kingston Road, West Hill at Manse
- - 2:00 p.m
Lalonde-Stephenson - Daughter
of John Lalonde [Sen
Joan - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 2,
2010 at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax at the
age of 50. Loving partner of Bill Stephenson. Devoted
mother of Jaclyn, Kathryn and Christyne. Daughter of
John and Audrey Lalonde of Scarborough, sister of
Gordon (Nancy) of Pickering and daughter-in-law of Roy
and Babs Stephenson of Oshawa. Joan will be sadly
missed by her extended family and friends. The family
will receive friends at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL
HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village
(Ajax), 905-428-8488, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday,
January 6, 2010 at 1 p.m.
Should family or
friends so desire, donations to the SickKids Hospital
Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Special
thanks to all of the PSW's who have helped this last
while as well as the doctors and staff at the Rouge
Valley Health System, Ajax. A book of condolences may
be signed at
Harry Francis - Sen #236
Start Date - June 24, 1963
Retired - Oct. 31, 1993
PAUL FRANCIS Harry passed peacefully early on Monday,
December 14, 2009 after a very short battle with
cancer with his family by his side. The many friends
that he made throughout his life, comforted and
supported him with words of encouragement and prayer
but he was unable to overcome this battle, though he
fought valiantly. Harry, the eldest son of Norma and
the late James Roy Francis was born July 21, 1940 in
Toronto, Ontario. He was a beloved husband, brother,
father, grandfather and friend. His career choice was
firefighting and he joined the Scarborough Fire
Department in 1963 and retired as a District Chief in
1993. Harry graduated from the University of Toronto
in 1975. He was a member of the West Hill Masonic
Lodge No. 670 and Comp. Of Orient Chapter No. 79 where
he forged a meaningful bond with his Masonic Brothers.
Friends will be received at the Ogden Funeral Home,
4164 Sheppard Avenue East (east of Kennedy Rd.) on
Friday, December 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Masonic
Lodge service 7:30 p.m. Friday. Chapel Service
Saturday, December 19th, 11 a.m. at Ogden Funeral
Home. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. [Toronto Star]
The Family has requested an Honour
Guard at the funeral home, if you are able to assist
the family with this request please contact Kevin
Ashfield at 416 605 3889
Silverthorn - Mother of Jim
SILVERTHORN, Doris June -
Peacefully passed away Friday, December 11, 2009.
Beloved wife of the late Byron Silverthorn. Mother of
Arlene (John) Moser and Jim (Elaine) Silverthorn.
Grandmother of Stephanie (Colin) Tuckey, Breanne, Barbie
and David. Great-grandmother Wesley. Resting at Ward
Funeral Home, 52 Main Street South, Brampton. Visitation
Monday, December 14, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday,
December 15 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel. Donations to
Heart & Stroke Foundation.<
Edward Milton Crouch
Started - Apr 12, 1954
Resigned - May 30, 1966
CROUCH Age 78 years. Retired Town of Whitby Fire Chief
and Inventor of the Hockey Neck Guard. At Lakeridge
Health Oshawa on Wednesday, November 11, 2009. Beloved
husband of Kathy. Loving father of Ted and Karin
Crouch, Lynne Sevink, Bucky and Martha Crouch, Kim and
Louise Crouch and Jaime. Loving grandfather of Mike
(Sue), Bryan (Michelle), Kyle (Angie), Dillon and
Cameron. Cherished great-grandfather of Ryan, Owen,
Clayton, Phallen and Lia. Special thanks to the
Doctors and Staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their
care and compassion. A Private Family Service will be
held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53
Division St. N., Bowmanville. Memorial Donations may
be made to The Durham Region Cancer Centre or a
charity of your choice.
Duffield - Mother of Steve
Duffield [Sen# 597]
DUFFIELD, Helen Joyce (nee Aston) - Unexpectedly, at
home on October 8, 2009. Loving wife of Leonard. Loving
mother of John (Gail), Steve (Carol) and Kim. Loving
grandmother of Mike, Kyle, Nick, Kathryn, Alex, Steve,
Niall and Tyler. Survived by her brothers Bob (Blanche)
and Bill (Shirley) and sister Jean. Visitation will be
held at Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Rd,
Scarborough (between St. Clair and Eglinton Aves. E.) on
Wednesday, October 14, from 10-12 p.m. Followed by a
Memorial Service in the Chapel at 12 p.m. Donations to
the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated.
Condolences may be left at:
www.jerrettfuneralhomes.com Her joyful and loving
spirit will be sadly missed and will be carried on in
our hearts forever.
John Andrew Schuett > - Sen# 60
Start Date - April 5, 1954
Retired (LTD) - May 13, 1981
ANDREW SCHUETT John Andrew, 83 of Bridgewater, Nova
Scotia, passed away October 5, 2009 at the Halifax
Infirmary, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax,
N.S. Born in Guelph, Ontario, he was a son of Edward
and Mary (Mullen) Schuett. He had joined the
Canadian Armed Forces near the end of the Second
World War and later became a member of the
Scarborough Fire Department, retiring after 30 years
service with the rank of Captain. He was a member of
a Canadian Firefighters Curling Champion team, had
played semi-pro baseball in British Columbia and
loved to golf. John made us all laugh, was loved by
everyone he met and will be very sadly missed by all
of his family and many friends. He is survived by
his wife, Phyllis (Nel), Bridgewater; daughter,
Laurie Havinga (Ken), Mahone Bay; son, John, San
Francisco; grandchildren, Jack (14) and Tom Havinga
(11); sisters Mildred (Archie) and Bernadette
(Andy). He was predeceased by sisters Mary (Jack),
Matilda (John), Veronica (Hugh), Patricia (Basil),
Collette (Tom); brothers, Fred (Betty), Lloyd
(Marie), Edward (Norma). Memorial donations may be
made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova
Scotia or any other charity. An Open House to
celebrate John's life will be held 3 p.m., Friday,
October 9 and onward at the home of Laurie and Ken.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of
Mahone Funeral Home, Mahone Bay, N.S., 902-624-8241.
Online condolences may be made at:
of Chris Morgan (Stn #225 B Shift),
away suddenly on Thursday September 17.
Funeral arrangements are as follows: Visitation
- Monday September 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm & 7:00pm - 9:00pm
McDougall & Brownz,
2900 Kingston Rd (Just east of St Clair on north
Sevice - Tuesday September 22, 11:00am
St. Peters Anglican Church, 776 Brimley Rd
(Just south of Lawrence
on west side) Scarborough
Start Date - Aug 15, 1966
Retired (LTD) - June 30, 1988
WILLIAM THOMAS PAINTER Peacefully at
home, Bill passed away in the arms of his loving
family on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at the age
of 71 years. Beloved husband, soulmate and best
friend of 43 years to Sharon. Loving father and
best friend to his children Mark (Holly) and Lisa
Denning (Mark). Cherished "Papa" and "Poppy" of
Jensen, Peyton, Jackson and Reagan. Survived by
sister of his heart Jeanie MacDonald. Bill was one
of seven children of the late John and Olive
Painter. Dear brother-in-law of Dianne and Frank
Phillips. Bill will be missed by all who had the
pleasure of knowing him. Friends may call at
OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West
(905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday,
September 17th from 6 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service
will be held in the Chapel on Friday, September
18th at 11:00 a.m. Interment Duffin Meadows
Cemetery, Pickering. Donations to the St.
Elizabeth Visiting Nurses would be appreciated.
Memorial Tributes may be made online at
www.mem.com. "My Bill, Dad and Papa, you
will be missed and loved always"
Stanley Bold -
Date - Mar. 25, 1957
Retired - July 31, 1987
BOLD, Stanley - Retired District
Chief of the Scarborough Fire Department, Stan Bold,
passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 23, 2009.
Loving husband of the late Margaret. Devoted father of
Susan (Carl Marcotte), David (Marri) and Michael.
Proud grandpa of Christina, Robyn, Stephanie, Jordan,
Samantha and great- grandpa of Alanna. Visitation will
be held at Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Rd.,
(between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Tuesday
from 10-11 a.m. followed by a service in the chapel at
11 a.m. Cremation. [Toronto Star]
Don Taylor - Sen
- May 9, 1966
Retired - February 1993
Don lost his battle with cancer on July 4th. He
started with the Scarborough Fire Dept. on May 9, 1966
and went on LTD in February 1993. Our condolences go
out to Don's family and friends. The Scarborough
Retireess' will be having a memorial to celebrate Dons
life - please see Al's update for all the details on
E. Hall [Sen#
Start Date - Juy 4, 1949
Retired - July 13, 1979
John passed away on
January 23rd. A memorial service to remember John
and celebrate his life will take place on May 6,
2009 at the Legion Hall #258 (Lawson Rd.,
Scarborough). The service is to begin at 1:30 p.m.
Nicholson - Sen #445
Start Date - September
most are now aware Jimmy passed away on April 16,
2009 after a lengthy and courageous battle with
cancer. He started with the Scarborough Fire Dept.
on September 30, 1974 and transferred into Hall #10
(243) as Captain in 1995.
wishes were to not have a viewing or funeral.
Internment will be to his family plot in Minesing,
Ontario (just west of Barrie).
Interment to the Minesing Union Cemetery
will be held on Thursday April 30th at
Minesing Union Cemetery, R.R. #2, Minesing, Ontario,
After the Internment there will be a celebration of
Jims life at the Minesing Community
Hall. Minesing Community Hall -
2347 Ronald Rd, Minesing, Ontario, L0L-1Y0
All Fire Services Personnel please wear dress
uniform with white shirt.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Barrie Humane
Society have been requested -
Humane Society, (OSPCA) -
91 Patterson Road Barrie, ON L4N
3V9. Phone: 705-728-7311
Memorial Service -
A memorial service is
planned for Agnes West who passed away February 27,
2009 she was 81. It is to be held at Q'sis Place
(Markham Rd. & Kingston Rd.) on Sun May 24th from
1- 4 p.m.
[Wife of Howie
Wife of John Noble
NOBLE, Pamela Lyn "Pam' - Suddenly on Sunday, March
29th, 2009 at Markham Stouffville Hospital in her 47th
year. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Andrew
Murray. Dear daughter of Elgin and Virginia Wooder and
sister of Jim and his wife Kathy, Dr. Jeff and his
wife Jane, Dr. Scott and his wife Dr. Lori Whitehead,
and Bob and his wife Beth Bynoe. Cherished
granddaughter of Norma West. Pam will also be sadly
missed by Alice Greenwood, Ray and Marian Noble and
her nieces and nephews as well as Dorie, Lilia and Dr.
Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME,
847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on
Wednesday, April 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A private family service will be held followed by
burial at Thornton Cemetery. If desired, memorial
donations may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke
Joe Ball, Deputy Chief Retired
Start Date - My 19, 1952
Retired - Oct. 31, 1982
JOSEPH JOHN BALL
Joe passed away
yesterday, March 27 at Southlake Village in
Newmarket. Joe joined the Scarborough
Fire Department in 1952 and became Director of Fire
Prevention. He retired after 30 years of
service in 1982 as Deputy Fire Chief. His
seniority number was 35. Joe also served in
the Royal Navy during WW11.
There will be a memorial service held at THE SIMPLE
ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL CENTRE, 275 Lesmill Road,
North York - - 416-441-1580 on Thursday April 2,
2009 at 11:30 a.m.
Start Date - Sept 21, 1960
Retired - May 31, 1991
FRASER, Thomas Galloway - Passed away, surrounded by
his family, on
Saturday, March 14, 2009 at Scarborough
Centenary Hospital at age
77. Tom, beloved husband of Wendy, loving dad of
Billy, Scott (Lisa) and Daniel. Proud
grandfather of Morgan, Allie,
Thomas, Crystal, Charles and Cher. Tom will be
sadly missed by all
of his family and friends. Resting at the
McDOUGALL & BROWN FUNERAL HOME (SCARBOROUGH
Kingston Rd. (1 block east of St. Clair Ave. E.)
on Tuesday from 7-9
p.m. A private family service will be held in
our Chapel on
Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of
flowers, donations to
the Chemotherapy Clinic at Scarborough Centenary
Hospital would be
appreciated by the family.
McManus [Brother of Pat McManus]
MCMANUS, Neil Allan -
Suddenly on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at the age of 49.
Neil, son of Margaret and the late Michael. Proud
father of Bridget and Stefanie. Brother to David
(Maryanne) and Patrick (Cathy). Will be missed by his
grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Will also
be missed by his close friend and business partner Jim
and his wife Joanne. Resting at the Paul O'Connor
Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. East (between
Pharmacy and Warden), from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Friday. Service in our Chapel Saturday morning at 11
a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the
charity of your choice would be appreciated.
of Howie West
WEST, Agnes - Passed away in
Grimsby, Ontario on Friday, February 27, 2009 in her
81st year. Agnes, loving wife of Howard for 61 years.
Beautiful mother of Lorraine and Nancy (Ron). Lovingly
remembered by her grandchildren Brent, Scott (Stav),
Grant (Joanne), and great-grandchildren Claire, Ryan
and David. Mrs. West is survived by her sister Jane
Stagg. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of
Agnes' life will be held at a later date. Memorial
remembrances to the Parkinson Society would be
appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of
PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES, 905-682-0474.
Charles West -
Chuck West's Father
Charles passed away peacefully Thursday, January
28th at his residence. Funeral arrangements are as
follows - T.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street,
Viewing - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - service to follow.
Chief John Hall [Jan
Start Date - July 14, 1949
Retired - July 13, 1979
It is with regret we announce the passing of John
Hall yesterday. Funeral arrangements are as follows -
Opatovsky Funeral Home (Dempster Chapel), Burks Falls,
Viewing is from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m on Monday
January 26th. with the service taking place at 1:00
Our condolences to the Hall family.
Chief Bill Hardinge [Jan
Start Date - Sept 19, 1960
Retired - Nov 30, 1992
It is with regret that I inform you of the passing
of Bill Hardinge on January 22, 2009. His
funeral arrangements are as follows:
Viewing - Sunday January 25 at Ogden's Funeral
Home 4164 Sheppard Avenue East, just west of Midland
Avenue (416-293-5211) - from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 p.m. and
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on.
The funeral service will be held Monday
January 26 at Knox United Church, located on the
north east corner of Midland and Sheppard Avenues.
There's visitation from 1:00 p.m. with the service
starting at 2:00 p.m.
Our most heart felt sympathy to Barbara and family.
Its with regret we announce the passing of Scott
Daly's father Ken. Ken passed away Jan 16 after
battling a lengthy ilness.
The one day viewing and service will be Thursday
Jan. 22/09 (B-working), at St. Gertrude Roman
Catholic Church, 690 King St. East,
Oshawa (905) 433-0828.
(Viewing: 10:00-12:00 a.m., Service-Mass 12:00 noon).
Its with regrets we anounce the passing of Evelyn
Cousins, Al's wife just weeks after his death. Our
condolences to the Cousin family. Funearl details are
as follows -
Giffen-Mack "Scarborough" Funeral Home - 4115
Lawrence Avenue East
(just west of Kingston Road) - 416-281-6800 -
Thursday, January 8
from 2:00 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at
p.m. Reception to follow at the Funeral Home.
[Jimmy Kirwin's granddaughter] Dec
Its with regret and deepest sympathy that we must
inform you that Jimmy Kirwin's granddaughter Colleen
Garry age 17 passed away this morning as the result of
an automobile accident Decmber 28th.
A celebration of Colleens life will be held Friday
January 2 at 2pm at St. Pauls Presbyterian Church,
Leeksdale, Ontario. [Located just north of
Uxbridge - See
| Colleen Catherine Garry
CATHERINE GARRY Suddenly and tragically as a
result of an automobile accident on Sunday,
December 28, 2008 at the age of 17. Colleen
touched so many lives and was such a loving,
beautiful, happy and kind daughter,
granddaughter, niece, cousin, girlfriend and
friend. Dearly beloved daughter of Aidan and
Shelley. Loving granddaughter of Debbie and Jim,
and Nora. Forever missed and loved niece of
Sandy and Mark, Shaun and Cathy, Tim and
Leigh-Anne, Kevin and Cathy, and Jennifer and
James. Treasured cousin of Shanelle, Brianna,
Quincey, Spencer, and Jacob. Fondly loved by
Tammy, Trevor, Bryden and Rebecca. Colleen will
be missed by her great-aunts, great-uncles and
their children. Aidan and Shelley would like to
thank their family and friends for their
outpouring love and support and know that it
came from their love for Colleen, their
treasured daughter. A Service to Celebrate
Colleen's Life will be held on Friday, January
2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Leaskdale
Church (12251 Regional Road 1, Leaskdale
905-852-5921). Colleen's entire family
would like to thank the Police, EMS, friends at
the scene, Markham/Stouffville Hospital,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Trillium
Gift of Life Network for their outstanding care,
support and professionalism. In lieu of flowers
the family would appreciate donations to YMCA
Strong Kids or the Sunnybrook Health Sciences
Centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Low
and Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge Chapel
905-852-3073. On-line condolences can be made at
from Toronto Star
Date - March25, 1957
Retired - October 31, 1988
Al will be resting at Giffen
and Mack Funeral Chapel, (416-281-6800)
4115 Lawrence Avenue East. This is west of Kingston
Road, just a short distance west of
Morningside Ave. Those using the 401 can exit at
Viewing and the service - Friday November 28 from
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with the service immediately
A reception is planned after the funeral.
It is with regret we inform you of the passing
of Bernice Chandler (born March 27, 1924) on
November 20th,.The wife of (Retried Scarborough)
District Chief Ted Chandler, Mother of Captain Craig
Chandler (Stn 232 / Hall 8).
Resting at Jerrett Funeral Home - 660 Kennedy Road,
Scarborough, Ontario. (416) 266-4404
Viewing - Sunday November 23, 2008 from 2 - 4 p.m.
followed by the service in the Chapel.
Maureen Craig -
Deputy Chief Tom Craig's Wife [Sept
We reget to inform
you of the passing Tom Craig's wife Maureen in Ross
Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Wednesday,
September 24th 2008.
The announcement is
in today's (Fri) Toronto Star.
resting at the Mackey Funeral Home,
Peel St. Lindsay
Visitation - Friday
evening from 7-9 pm.
- in the chapel on Saturday (Sept. 27th.) at
donations to the Lindsay Dragon Flies in lieu
of any flowers.
Once again, unfortunately, we must share sad
news. We have lost
Maija Kunaus from Fire Prevention, who died on
Visitation - Thursday, August 21 - - 6:00 -
8:00 p.m. at York
Visitation Chapel and Reception Centre, 160 Beecroft
Road, (north of
Sheppard, 1st street West of Yonge)
The Service will be held (same place) on
Friday, August 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Our sincere condolences to Maija's family.
Start Date -
Retired - June 15, 1999
It is with regret we announce that Retired Captain Tom
Jenkins has passed away.
The funeral arrangements are as follows:
Ward Funeral Home
52 Main Street South
Visitation - Thursday August 14th -- 9:00am
Funeral - Service to follow the visitation at
[August 7, 2008]
Its with deepest sympathies that we announce that John
Keelor, father of Mike and Doug passed away today.
Funeral arrangements are as follows.
Giffen Mack Funeral Home - 4115 Lawrence Ave. E.
(Kingston Rd. & Lawrence Ave.)
Visitation - Monday, August 11th - 10 - 11 a.m.
Funeral Service - 11 a.m.
Notice to be in the August 9th - Saturday Toronto
Start Date - June 11, 1956
Retired - January 31, 1987
[August 5, 2008]
It is with regret we announce that Al Jenkins passed
away this morning Al's funeral arrangements are as
MACKEY FUNERAL HOME
33 Peel Street
Kent Street West to Victoria Avenue (by Victoria
Park) North one block, East on Peel.
VISITATION: Thursday, August 7 - 12:00
noon - 1:00 p.m.
SERVICE 1:00 p.m. following visitation
Refreshments to follow at the Legion.
The family has requested that we inform anyone we know
access to the internet.
Start Date -
Aug 15, 1966
Retired (LTD) - Aug 8, 1994
Its with regret we announce that Jimmy passed away
on Monday August 4, 2008 funeral arrangements are as
and Brown Funeral Home
Kingston Road, Scarborough,
1N5 - (416) 267-4656?
Viewing - Thursday, August 7 th - 6 p.m. to 9
Funeral - Friday August 8th - 11 a.m.
Internment to follow - Resthaven Cemetery (Brimley
and St. Clair)
Reception to follow at McDougal and Brown
Uniforms are optional but requested by the Family.
Its with regret we announce that Bob passed away on
Thursday of last week. For those that don't remember
Bob, he looked after the mail for Fire. Our
condolences to the Campbell family and his friends.
Visitation is today: Monday April 14th, at
Giffin & Mack - 2570 Danforth
Avenue, 6 - 9 p.m.
Funeral is tomorrow - Tuesday, April l5th at
(Giffin Mack). Cremation to follow.
Its with regret we announce the passing of
Rod Mulster. Rod was with the city and assigned to
work for Fire in the maintenance of the Fire Halls.
MALSTER - On Sunday March 23, 2008 at South
Regional Health Centre, Newmarket Ontario in his 84th
husband of Josephine and dear father of Louise (Mario
Lorraine (Gus Labiris), loving grandfather to Lorelle
and George. A
celebration of Roderick's life will be held at the
Roadhouse and Rose
Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket on
29, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation one hour
donations, if desired may be made to the World
Wildlife Fund of Canada.
Rod's daughter, Lorraine (Gus) Labiris can be reached
DIRECTIONS TO ROADHOUSE AND ROSE
Take 401 to 404 North - Exit 49 (RR 74 Mulock Dr,
Vivian Rd) 0.3 miles
Turn Left onto Mulock Dr. (Vivian Rd) 0.1
Continue onto Mulock Drive 1.9 miles
Turn right onto Bayview Avenue (street becomes
Prospect St.) 0.8 miles
Turn Left onto Timothy Street 0.2 miles
Turn Right onto Main Street South 0.1 miles to
157 Main S.
Start date - Oct. 1, 1953
Retired (LTD) - June 24, 1982
BALM, Ernest Joseph Peacefully at Centenary
Hospital on Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Ernest, beloved
husband of the late Catherine. Loving father of
Michael, Chris and his wife Jennifer. Grandpa will be
fondly remembered by Michael, Alex and David. Ernest
will be sadly missed by many family members and
friends. Resting at the PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME,
1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy)
from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Service in our Chapel on
Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Hills
Cemetery. [Toronto Star]
Start date - April 5, 1954
Retired -April 30, 1987
BROOKS Retired District Chief Scarborough Fire
Department At Peterborough Civic Hospital on
Saturday, October 27, 2007 in his 83rd year.
Don, beloved and cherished husband to Pearl for 60
years. Dear father to Cathy and Chris Andersen, and
loved grandpa to Poul, Kai and Kari of Ajax. Also
survived by brother Bill (Betty) and sisters-in-law
Mary (Jim) and Rose. Uncle Don will be greatly
missed by his many nieces and nephews. The family
will receive friends at the OGDEN FUNERAL HOME, 4164
Sheppard Ave. East, Agincourt (east of Kennedy Rd.)
on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service to be held
in the Chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment
Melville Cemetery, West Hill. If desired, memorial
donations to the charity of one's choice would be
Start Date - Jan. 4, 1960
Retired date - Mar. 31, 1989
CRUMMEY, William Frank (October 29, 1929 - May 14,
2007) It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to
Frank, beloved husband of Margaret, loving father of
Jim (Judy), Steve (Angie), and Rob (Veronika), much
loved Papa of Brandon, Shelby, Robyn, Liam, Sarah,
Lauren, and Erin. Frank will also be missed by his
sister Grace Ray, his niece Barb Bergman, his
brother-in-law Dave Nichols (Deb), his nephew Shawn
Nichols, Sheila Crummey, and long time friend and
neighbour Larry Tearun. Frank was born in Toronto but
grew up in Western Bay, Newfoundland. Frank retired
from the Scarborough Fire Department after thirty
years of service and moved to the home he built and
loved on Lake Couchiching. Frank was a man who valued
the company of his family and friends. He was happiest
working on a building project or watching his boys and
later his grandchildren playing hockey, baseball and
soccer. The family would like to extend special thanks
to Angie Morrisey and to the staff of ICU D4 at
Sunnybrook Hospital for their tremendous care and
support. In lieu of flowers, the family would
appreciate donations be made to the Children's Wish
Foundation. Family and friends are invited to a
celebration of Frank's life on Friday, May 18, at
Papps Restaurant, at Brock Road and the 401, Pickering
DREW, Ernest A.
“Ernie” - (WWII Veteran, Former
Employee of Roluf's Travel) passed away peacefully at
the Belleville General Hospital on Monday May 7th,
2007 at the age of 81 while surrounded by his loving
family. Loving son of the late Tom and Ruby Drew.
Beloved husband of Irene (Roluf) Drew of 34 wonderful
years. Dear father of Gale Drew of B.C., and Darlene
Warren of Regina, SK and her children Brittany, and
Marly, and stepfather of Rana Harris (Don) of
Belleville and their children Julie and Jeffrey, and
Rick Roluf (Barbara) of Oshawa and their children
Joslynn and Carl. Survived by his sister Molly
Danniels (Fred), and by brother Lloyd (Marie), all of
Scarborough. Predeceased by his sister Olive Enman and
survived by her husband William, and by brother Fred
and survived by his wife Dian. Also remembered by his
in-laws Selma McComb, Max Wodzak (Donna), Sylvia
Grills (late Gerald), Kenneth Wodzak (Karen), Judy
Leeson (Bill), Wilma Wodzak (late George), and
mother-in-law Selma Wodzak-Smith. Fondly cherished by
his many many nieces and nephews. A celebration of
Ernie's life will be held from Holy Trinity Lutheran
Church (516 Victoria Ave., Belleville) on Friday
May 11th, 2007 at 11:00a.m. Pastor Krister
Ulmanis officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to
the Memorial Fund at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements
entrusted under the care of JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME
80 Highland Ave., Belleville (613-968-5588). Ernie's
wish was to ask everyone to please sign their Donor
Card to help those in need.
COOK, Ralph Frederick
(Retired Assistant Deputy Chief of Scarborough Fire
Dept. after 37 years)
In the company of his
family, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre,
Palliative Care Unit on Monday, May 7, 2007 in his
71st year. Beloved husband of Shirley (Stevens).
Loving father of Leah
(Scott Cartmel) of Buckhorn and their children Cole,
Courtney and Adam; Brent (Jacqui) of Oshawa and
their children Gracie and Charlie; and Blake (Candy)
of Oshawa and their children Ashley and Abby. Dear
brother of Robert, Patricia Marrott both of
Scarborough and John Corbett of Montreal.
Friends will be received
at the NISBETT FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 600 Monaghan
Rd. S., Peterborough on Thursday from 6-9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be
held on Friday, May 11, 2007 at 12 p.m. with visitation
1 hour prior in the Nisbett Chapel.
Reception to follow in
the Nisbett Reception Centre. Private Family
Interment Lakefield Cemetery. In memory of Ralph,
donations may be made to the Vincent House (Adams
Residence) or PRHC Palliative Care. On-line
condolences may be made at
Its with regret we announce that Captain Norm
Madill passed away on April 29th 2007 at the age of
77 after a lengthy illness.
Start date - April 5, 1954
Retired - May 30,1985
Last Stationed at Hall #7
Norm was resting at the McEachrine Funeral
Home in Pickering.
Visitation - May 1st - 09:30 to 11:00
Funeral - May 1st - 11:00 - reception to follow
Rest in Peace Norm.