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Ramsey JamesRAMSEY, James (Jim) Alan   -  June 15, 1929 - April 24, 2022

Passed getting ready for another day of adventures in Cincinnati, Ohio, but instead, his beloved Bette Marie, wife of 64 years, called him home!

Son of Alan Read and Majorie Gordon (nee Mills) Ramsey.

Loving father of Geoffrey Alan (Jackie), William Alan (Christine), Baby Rosalind (deceased 1958), Lyndon Louise (Tom) and Penelope Patricia (John).

Adoring grandfather of Elizabeth (Nathan), Joanna, Oliver and Jessica.

Jim was a caring and loving uncle and great-uncle to many nephews and nieces around the world.

He will also be reuniting with his sister Patricia Gordon (Hele) and brother Geoffrey Gordon Ramsey.

KHAN, Imtiyaz    -  March 9, 1959 - May 22, 2022

Husband of Naseema Subratee- Khan.

Father of Narissa, Karima and Maryam.

Son of Haji and Hajin Mohammed Khan (deceased).

Hirst MargaretHIRST, Margaret   -  It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Rose Hirst, on Sunday, May 22, 2022, in her 73rd year.

Margaret was the daughter of Domenica Dolores (Doris) and Carmel Paul Tonna.

She was the wife of the late Allen John Hirst.

Margaret is survived by her sister, Mary Jane (Jim) O'Dell and her brother, Shawn Scanlan.

She was a beloved auntie to Meaghan and Melissa and their families. 

Margaret was the cherished mother of her only child, Denise Orrico (Robert) and grandmother to Joseph and her namesake, Maggie Rose.

She was the stepmother to Carrie Tonge (Richard), Mark Vansickle-Hirst (Heather) and the late Bob Hirst (Laurie) and step-grandmother to four, great-step-grandmother to eight. 

DiFONZO, John   -  Passed away at the Village of Humber Heights on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the age of 95.

Beloved husband of the late Jeannette Di Fonzo.

Loving father of Phillip (Sheila), Joanne, John (Lee), Nancy (Brian) and Christopher.

Irving EdwardIRVING, Edward George   -   January 27, 1947 - May 21, 2022

Passed away peacefully, after many years of health challenges, borne with courage and humour. 

Beloved husband of Margaret Wilkinson. Son of the late Wilfred Irving and Rebie (McDowell).

Predeceased by sisters Carolyne Miller and Gail Horn eand brother John Irving.

Remembered by sisters-in-law Susan Irving and Eileen Agius (Ron) and many nieces and nephews. 

WELTON, Elinor Audrey   -  1933 - 2022   In loving memory of Elinor, who passed away at home, on Saturday, March 21, 2022, surrounded by family.

Cherished Wife of Russell, adored Mom of Douglas (Colleen) and Janis (Peter).

MADDEN, Nancy Catherine (nee WARREN)   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nancy Madden, on May 21, 2022.

She passed peacefully, surrounded by family.

Nancy was a cancer survivor and remained determined and courageous to the end.

LEOPOLD, Hillel   -  Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loved ones on Friday, May 20, 2022.

Hillel, beloved husband of Myra. Loving father of Henry, Alexandra, and the late Gillian.

Dear brother of Marvin, Vera, and the late Cora.

ROSENTHAL, Brian   - On Friday, May 20, 2022. 

Brian Rosenthal, beloved husband of the late Anna Rosenthal.

Loving father and father-in-law of Jeff and Lori Rosenthal, and Shelly Rosenthal; and stepfather of Chris and the late Craig Teremy.

WODLINGER KRONICK, Harrianne  -   Harrianne Breslin Wodlinger Kronick, peacefully in her 102nd year, on Friday, May 20, 2022.

Cherished daughter of the late Samuel and Jessie Breslin.

 Loving wife of the late David Aaron Wodlinger, and the late Moses B. Kronick.

Tsai Dr Kin SonTSAI, Dr. Kin-Son (Ken)   -  Passed away suddenly, due to an aggressive type of cancer, at Sunnybrook Hospital (Toronto), on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the age of 87.

Kin-Son was predeceased by his parents, oldest sister A-Sig Chien and older brother Shen-Chuan Tsai.

He was the beloved husband of Colleen Chen.

He will always be cherished and loved by his son Ken, daughter-in-law Beth, grandson Ethan, living sister Kin-Yu Wu in Taiwan and many members of his extended family.

Kin-Son was born on April 21, 1935 in Chiayi, Taiwan.

He moved to Canada in 1966, to pursue a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Guelph University.

WYBYWANEZ, Peter   - It is with profound sadness that the family of Peter Wybywanez announces his passing on May 20, 2022, at the age of 98 years.

Born and raised in Ukraine, resident of Toronto.

EMSLIE, Margaret   -  March 9, 1929 - May 17, 2022

Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side.

SHEPHERD, George Andrew   - Peacefully, on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, at the age of 84.

Beloved husband to Betty, who understood and loved both the strong and gentle sides of him.

Very proud father of Craig (Nadia) and Best Grandfather Ever! to Raegan and Hazel.

AALTO, Kalervo "Kal"   -   Kal died on May 18, 2022, of glioblastoma; he was 66.

Sisters Helena, Ritva, and Benita, nieces Ellis and Chloe, and nephew Dean will miss his quick wit, generosity, and ready laugh.

Kal was a loyal member of Leafs Nation, serious Scrabble player, and lifelong rock fan, with five decades of concert ticket stubs to prove it.

CANTOR, Ernie   -  Passed away suddenly. Beloved son of the late Sara and Marcel Cantor.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Terri and Fred, and Paul and Therese.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Community section of Pardes Chaim Cemetery, Vaughan

Tyrrell HughTYRRELL, Hugh Aldric   -   Peacefully, at home, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Teresa for 62 years.

Loving father of Jacqueline, Cheryl and Julie.

Adored grandpa to Tyrice, Gigi, Zoƫ and Maxwell.

Father-in-law to Daniel Godon.

Hein MarionHEIN, Marion Gertrude (nee RICHARDSON)   -  Peacefully and quietly passed away at Barnswallow Place Care Community (Elmira) on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the age of 98.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, George (2001).

Loving mother of Wayne (Sheryl), and cherished grandmother of Erich.

A classic Leo, Marion was a tiny but fierce lioness who devoted her life to her family, friends, and faith.

Peck JohnPECK, John Gilbert  -  With great sadness, we announce the passing of John Gilbert Peck on May 17, 2022 in Toronto at 89 years old.

John will be forever cherished by his son Gregory (Patrizia) and his two grandchildren.

John will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

BURZOTTA, Gaetana "Tanina"   -   It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Tanina, on Monday, May 16, 2022, in her 93rd year.

Devoted wife of the late Stefano.

Loving mother of Antonino (Sharon), Rosalia (Carmine) Settino and Vincenzo (Carmela Muia-Burzotta).

Foran VincentFORAN, Vincent   -   It is with great sadness we announce the death of Vincent Foran, who passed away peacefully in Trillium Hospital on May 16, 2022.

Predeceased by his parents; sister, Elizabeth; and brothers, Michael and John.

 Mourned and sadly missed by his wife, Mary (nee Grogan); daughter, Maureen; and son-in-law, Ian; son, Michael; and daughter-in-law, Tasha; son, Terence; and daughter-in-law, Andrea; daughter, Anne Marie; and son-in-law, Des.

"Poppa" was loved by grandchildren, Rachel, Shannon, Patricia, Maya, Cassidy, Kieran, Brayden and Dylan, along with the extended Foran and Grogan families and friends. 

Vincent was born in Glascloune, Doonbeg Co. Clare, Ireland and immigrated to Canada in 1964.

After marrying Mary, the family moved to Etobicoke, where they enjoyed a wonderful life together for 56 years. Vincent never forgot his Irish roots.

Hudson BarbaraHUDSON, Barbara   -   A loving wife and devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

Worked for many years at the Toronto District School Board after a start in her early years at Chapel's Music store.

She enjoyed family time with the Nowickis and Hudsons, and quiet time at the lake.

Barbara, beloved wife of the late Alan Hudson.

Loving and caring sister to the late Eddie Bretta (Diane), the late Alec Nowicki (the late Eileen), the late Stanley Nowicki (the late Florence), the late Margaret Bennet and Victor Nowicki (Mary) and all their children.

KITAZAKI, Dianne  - Born January 11, 1930 Died May 16, 2022

Our loving mother passed away peacefully on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Private service and interment was held.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Frank (May 2015).

Forbes CynthiaFORBES, Cynthia Louise  -   After a lengthy illness, at age 70, Cindy peacefully departed this life on May 15, 2022.

She was a loving wife to Stuart for more than 49 years, loving sister to Diane Felstead, Penelope Hancock (who predeceased her), and Debbie Brown (Bill) of Atlanta, loving aunt to Michael Hancock, Sarah Forbes (Peter Warnecke), Chris Forbes (Mary Bartram-Forbes) and Jim Hall (Pam).

Cindy grew up in Toronto. Her first job, at age 17, was as legal assistant to Stuart, almost 13 years her senior.

In her youthful innocence, not knowing any better, Cindy fell in love with her first "boss" (but, with irresistible charm, quickly turned the "boss" tables).

Pazek LaraPAZEK, Lara Moreen   -  August 24, 1979 - May 15, 2022

Lara died on May 15, 2022 at the age of 42.

Dedicated daughter of Mike and Dolores Pazek; loving sister to Mira (Marc) and Kirsty (Andrew); doting aunt to Brynmore and Kai; and loyal friend to many.

Lara will be forever missed and remembered for her deep intelligence, extreme kindness and thoughtfulness of others.

She was a lifelong student, a gifted writer and poet, and art and music lover.

Lara - you will always be in our hearts.

BEARD, Marge   -  On Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Marge Beard, beloved wife of the late Cyril Beard. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Paula Beard and James Carlisle, Stephen Beard and Lisa Kolbe-Beard, and Lisa Beard and Eric Tripp.