Union Notice #22-120: UPDATE LODD ceremony for Former Scarborough VP and TFS Captain Norm Sinclair
This will be a line-of-duty death ceremony, members are asked to wear full dress uniform, white gloves, and a cap with a shrouded badge.
Following the ceremony, the family is having a reception for family, friends, and firefighters at;
Tap and Tankard
224 Brock St S
The tap and Tankard website can be found here.
Form Up and Rolling Salute
We will be forming up and honouring Captain Sinclair with a rolling salute. Members will be asked to form up and come to attention when the command is given. The rolling salute starts with raising the right hand saluting the Canadian flag, holding the salute until the caisson passes, and then down immediately at the back of the caisson, bowing your head as the family passes. Your hand should come down after the member beside you and try to coordinate with the member across you. Continue to stand at attention until you’re dismissed.
LODD ceremony details for Former Scarborough VP and TFS Captain Norm Sinclair are as follows;
Friday, October 28th, 2022
Visitation from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ceremony to follow at 2:00 pm
Oshawa Funeral Home
847 King Street West
Oshawa, ON L1J 2J4
The ceremony will be live streamed and can be watched here.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation here.
LODD Funeral Information For Captain Norman Sinclair – Retired TFS (Former Scarborough L626)
Norman Sinclair– 01 March 1950– 15 October 2022
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Norm Sinclair. Norm passed away Saturday, October 15th. from complications and infection from recent cancer surgery. He was 72 years old. Norm’s career began with the Scarborough Fire Department (#449) on the 30th of September 1977, and he officially retired on the 31st of Jan 2008, as a Captain with Toronto Fire Services, after amalgamation. He will be sorely missed!
Visitation: Friday, October 28th, 2022 12 Noon to 2 pm
Oshawa Funeral Home, 847 King Street West Oshawa, ON L1J 2J4
Service: Friday, October 28th, 2022 2 pm
Oshawa Funeral Home 847 King Street West Oshawa, ON L1J 2J4
The service will be Live streamed for anyone not able to attend https://funeraweb.tv/en/diffusions/62774
Full dress uniform is recommended and badges should be shrouded.
Reception Following the Service
Tap and Tankard – 224 Brock St S; Whitby, ON L1N 4K1
Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends from all our Fire Fighter Retiree Groups.
Retired Toronto Fire Fighters Association
I.A.F.F. Local 3888
Oshawa Funeral Home Obituary
Norman Charles George Sinclair
1 MARCH, 1950 – 15 OCTOBER, 2022
SINCLAIR, Norman “Norm”
Retired Toronto Fire Captain, passed away peacefully with family by his side, from an occupational illness, at Toronto General Hospital on Saturday, October 15th, 2022, at the age of 72 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife Elizabeth “Liz”. Loving father of Kerri (Scott) and Kim (Punk). Cherished grandpa of Hunter and Gracie. Dear brother of Dianne Godwin (Gord). Will be missed by his nieces, nephews, and friends. Thank you to Dr. Shannon Trainor at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa for her above-and-beyond care and compassion.
Norm had a definite zest for life, a contagious smile, and an amazing sense of humour. He had many passions including golf, travel, and most of all spending time with his family. Norm was a strong believer in charity work and was actively involved within his community both at home and work. He will be greatly missed by all of us who were lucky enough to have known him.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, October 28th, from noon until 2:00 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation www.cfff.ca
Online condolences may be made at www.oshawafuneralhome.com.
You can view the ceremony live or on replay at https://funeraweb.tv/en/diffusions/62774
It is with deep regret we advise of the passing of Norm Sinclair (SFD #449).
Norm passed away Saturday, October 15th. from complications and infection from recent cancer surgery. He was 72 years old. Norm started with the Scarborough Fire Department in September 1974 and retired in January 2008.
Our sincerest condolences go out to Norm’s family and friends from the Scarborough Fire Fighters Retirees.
Please see below for further Funeral information which will be updated as it becomes available.
Union Notice #22-120: LODD Ceremony for Captain Norman Sinclair
Local 3888 Members;
We have been notified of the passing of retired Captain Norman Sinclair at the age of 72, from an occupational disease on October 15, 2022, at Toronto General Hospital.
Captain Norman Sinclair started with the former Scarborough fire on September 30, 1974, and was very active as a union member of Local 626, and was elected as Vice President in the ’80s. Norman was promoted to Captain on January 13, 1997, and he retired after 33 years of service on
January 31, 2008.
Norman is resting at Oshawa Funeral Home, and we will be meeting with the family shortly to discuss arrangements for his LODD ceremony.
At the time we wrote this notice there was no information listed, on the Oshawa Funeral Home website that can be found here.
As ceremony information becomes available we will update this notice.
Our sincerest condolences to Captain Norman Sinclair’s family, friends, and co-workers.
Rest in Peace Brother Sinclair
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Chair, Ceremonial & Bereavement Committee
Toronto Professional Fire Fighters’ Association
I.A.F.F. Local 3888