McALLISTER, Christopher James — June 18, 1974 to September 5, 2016
Passed away suddenly and without warning at his home at the age of 42.
A kind and gentle man who was much loved and will be sorely missed by his parents, James and Cathryn McAllister, Maureen Campbell, his brother and best friend Michael McAllister, sister Ashley McAllister, brother-in-law Benjamin Moffitt and nephew William Moffitt, as well as his uncle and aunt David and Debbie McAllister, cousins Mark, Taryn and Carly and their families.
Christopher was predeceased by his grandparents, Ann and William McAllister and Bea and Howard Campbell, all formerly of Manitoba and BC.
All of Christopher's family and his many friends knew him to be a highly intelligent but humble person who was always willing to help out when called upon to do so.
Chris was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba but spent all but the first five years of his life in Toronto where he was an outstanding student at North Agincourt Junior Public School, Sir Alexander Mackenzie Senior Public School, Agincourt Collegiate Institute (ACI) and the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus.
A gentle giant, in later life he was a tireless worker for the Fort York Food Bank and for Evelyn House.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., on Friday, September 9, 2016, from 2 p.m., until the time of the service in the Chapel at 3 p.m.
On Monday, April 25, 2016, 'Gus', surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully in his 92nd year. He was born in Loughrea, County Galway, Ireland in 1924. He flew in World War II with the RAF and immigrated to Canada in 1946. As one of twelve children, he is survived by his sister Eileen Hickey. Devoted husband to Dr. Vera Solowska for 60 years. Loving father of Helen (Marc Carere), Tom (Anne) and Peg (Tom Best). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Emily, Andrew, Dominique, Luke, Jeff, Richard, Melanie, Amy, Colin, Jenna and his great-grandchildren Anna Bella, Sophia, Cosmo and Kiana. He was always a mentor and loving advisor to his children, their peers and his grandchildren. On May 2nd, friends may visit at Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. (East Gate entrance) from 10-11 a.m., followed by a memorial service in the Chapel at 11 a.m - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-duane&pid=179788240&fhid=17702#sthash.yZVARBov.dpuf