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George JeanGEORGE, Jean (nee STAVROFF)   -  Jean died peacefully, with family by her side, at The Millwood Retirement Home, on September 29, 2022.

Predeceased by her husband, Stan; and parents, Loza and Blazo Stavroff.

Much loved mother to William (Susan), Tom (Sophie), Elaine (Patrick) Rocca and Philip (Kendra).

Cherished Baba to Krista, Stephanie, Jonathan, Simeon (Brie), Christian, Alexa, Matthew, Lily, Kaloyan.

Dear sister to Mary (Andy) Rorris. She genuinely loved people and was often chatting on the telephone with her friends and family.

Kane GwendolynKANE, Gwendolyn Eadie    -  April 17, 1928 - September 28, 2022

Peacefully at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre – K Wing at the age of 94.

Gwen was born in Port Elgin, Ontario daughter of the late Dr. James and Luella Fraser.

She was the loving wife of the late Robert S. Kane (2000).

Loved mother of John (Victoria) (the late Marie), Marie (Len), Martin (the late Jeff), Robert (Kelly), Warren (Grace), Gwendolyn Jr. (Rob) and Julia (Keith).

Sadly missed by grandchildren Jason, Jessica, Nicholas, Alex, James, Cameron, Calvin, Melissa, Emily, Amanda, Madeline, Claire, Sam, Alexandra, Ryan and Carolyn; Great-grandchildren Kayla, Ben, Marin, Ethan, Owen, Faye and Joseph.

GODFREY, Rose   -  On Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

Peacefully at home surrounded by family. Rose Godfrey beloved wife of the late Joseph Godfrey.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Sima, Norman and Debbie, and Myer and Rena.

MEFFE, Vincenza (nee CAROVILLANO) Meffe   -  Vincenza, known as Gini to some, loving wife to the late Nicola for 65 years, passed away early Tuesday morning September 27, 2022, in her condo after a 14-week difficult stay in hospital.

She was 87 years old.

Born on May 30, 1935, in the tiny village of Torella del Sannio, Campobasso, Italy; she arrived in Toronto in 1953 with her father Antonio Carovillano.

Bellio EmmaBELLIO, Emma "Mickey" Inez   -  (Retired 40 year employee of Hallmark Cards)

Passed away suddenly, at home on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the age of 87.

Loving mom of Laureen (Harold).

Devoted sister of Fred; and predeceased by siblings; Guido (Lavina), Lino, Angelo and Mary (Attilio) Burella.

Also, predeceased by her parents, Rosa and Domenico.

Cherished aunt of Gary (Sandra), and predeceased by Robert and Eileen.

Emma will be forever loved and missed by her extended family and many friends, as well as her beloved pets, Maggee, Cookie and Buddy.

Brown BarryBROWN, Barry F. Ph.D,   -  1934 – 2022  Barry Brown was Judy's beloved husband for nearly 56 years; and the adored father of Tom, Catherine and Patricia.

His extended family shared this affection, including Tomoko, Ty and Tim; Colm, Ruby and Iris; (Eleanor and Joe, both deceased); Barbara and Graeme; Jo Ann (and Ray); Richard and Sharon; Jeff, Ian, (Richard), Patrick, Mike, Marsha, Steve; as did many friends around the world.

Barry was born in Souris, Manitoba, and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia where he attended Vancouver College. He earned a BA at UBC, and then an MA and Ph.D in Philosophy at the University of Toronto.

Barry was Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Philosophy at St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto.

He specialized in the ethics of research with human subjects and was a founding member of the Joint Centre for Bioethics.

HALPERN, Mark   -  On Monday evening, September 26, 2022 at the too young age of 54, Mark passed away at home surrounded by his family and closest friends.

With amazing strength, courage and determination, Mark battled cancer, never letting it define him.

Mark was the adoring husband of the late Lynne, and loving father of their children, Zachary and Zoe.

Comeau FrankCOMEAU, Frank Joseph   -  February 24, 1952 – September 25, 2022

Frank, in his 71st year, is survived by his wife, Lea; daughter, April (Mike Landry); proud papa to Tony, Nicolas (Landry), Tyson, Kyler (Comeau).

Also surviving are his mother, Irene Comeau; sisters and brother, Patricia (Tony Lippa), Linda (Steve Hall), Laura (Rick Swyers), Sylvia (Alvin Paul – predeceased), Jerry (Zoi), Cindy (Jules Bernier), Denise (Dale Liscoumb), Lisa (Andy Goodey). 

Predeceased by his son, Frank Jr.; dad, John Comeau; brothers, Stafford and Lindsay and Niles. 

He will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews and the entire Poitras family. Frank was born in Chatham Head, New Brunswick, one of 11 children. He moved to Toronto as a young man and started working for CN Rail.

POWELL, Jean Etta   -  January 16, 1923 - September 25, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean Etta Powell (nee Lymburner).

She joins our father Francis (Slim) Powell.

Andrews RuthANDREWS, Ruth Eleanor Doris (nee GOULDEN) (formerly CARTWRIGHT)   -  Peacefully, on Saturday, September 24, 2022, in her 95th year.

Born on October 14, 1927 in Toronto, Ruth was the loving wife of the late Albert Cartwright (married 1948 - 1987) and the late Bert Andrews (married 2003 - 2004).

Cherished mother of Cynthia (Donald Offen), the late Randall (Betty) and Edward (Mary Jo).

Lovingly remembered by eight grandchildren and their spouses, nine great-grandchildren, special nieces and nephews, and a community of close friends.

A very devoted Christian, Ruth was inspired by her faith and lived by example.

MASSIE, Douglas "Doug"    -  Passed away on September 22, 2022, at the age of 51, in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario.

His battle with serious medical issues in recent years showed his incredible resilience and courage in facing life's challenges.

Patterson IlsePATTERSON, Ilse Whilhelmine (nee BIALOWANS)    -   Ilse passed away on September 22, 2022, at the age of 84, from cancer, at peace with the world and with her family by her side.

She is survived by her husband, John; two sons, Jamie (Kate) and Andrew (Meadow); her granddaughter, Beatrice; her brother, Gerhard; and sister, Gerdi.

Ilse was born in East Prussia in 1938 but fled with her family to East Germany ahead of the Russian advance.

Her independence of thought and stubborn spirit were not compatible with the new communist government, so she fled to West Germany.

In 1958, she came to Canada with little more than the clothes on her back.

Ilse started work as a nanny and progressed through several jobs while attending night school.

CARSON, Harry "Jack"   -  Passed away peacefully, in his 95th year, at the Milton Hospital on September 21, 2022.

Jack was a retired Metropolitan Toronto Police Officer with 33 years of honourable service and was on duty in the Town of Weston during Hurricane Hazel in 1954.

Jack will be sadly missed by Shirley, his cherished wife of 73 years.

MARSH, Naureen  -  Passed away at Markham Stouffville Hospital, on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, after a long and happy life.

Loving wife to the late Alfred, wonderful mother to Susan and Bob, Philip and Shirley.

Wisnicki JulianWISNICKI, Julian   -   September 9, 1929 - September 21, 2022

Passed peacefully, at Abbeylawn Retirement Community, Pickering, ON.

Born in Warez, Poland, he arrived in Canada in 1929.

Graduated from Central Technical Institute in Toronto and the University of Toronto, Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical).

He worked as a professional engineer in Detroit, Pittsburgh and Hamilton.

He later taught mathematics and drafting at Danforth Technical School and Jarvis Collegiate in Toronto.

He was married to Jenny (nee Jezierska) for 65 years until her lamented passing in 2016.

ROYCE, Charles Edward (Ted)   -  In Toronto, on September 20, 2022, at the age of 72, after a difficult illness.

Ted will be missed by his loving family: his son, Kevin, and adored grandson, Aiden; his siblings Bruce, Laura (Doug), Maggie and Michele; his nieces Dawn (Dean) and Dee (Ian); and others whose lives he touched including David, Val, Adrienne, Louis, Rebecca and Trevor.

ZACHAR, John   -   It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Andrew Zachar.

John passed peacefully, at St. Joseph's Health Care Centre, with his loving wife of 62 years, Anne, by his side.

Fradley JoanFRADLEY, Joan   -   Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 19, 2022, after a long and happy life.

Joan was born in Toronto and was married to the late Berry Fradley.

She was an incredible mother to Steven, Susan, Norman and Nicole; their spouses Christine, Patrick, Shirley and David.

Grandma Joan will be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Evan, Cara, Eric, Danielle, Michael, Jessica, Kristen and Ryan.

She loved her great-grandchildren, Everett and Grace, Ray and Alden, Rosie and Tillie.

Joan was a very warm, thoughtful, compassionate, creative and spiritual person.

Renzetti FredRENZETTI, Fred   -  July 13, 1930 - September 19, 2022

In Loving Memory Our beloved father, Fred Renzetti passed away peacefully, on Monday, September 19, 2022 with us, his sons Pasquale (Pat) and Ross by his side.

Our father was born on July 13, 1930 in Toronto.

Dad, your devoted wife our mom Marie Louise who passed away on May 14, 1969 would be so proud of you on how you raised us.

We would like to thank Cecilia Egomes our Dad's caregiver for over 11 years for her devoted loyalty and support to our father (Fred).

Pat and Ross would also like to thank the wonderful staff of Wesburn Manor for providing exceptional care for our father Fred Renzetti where he spent many years.

ROTSTEIN, Celia   -  On Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Sunnybrook Health Centre.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. Murray Rotstein.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Joel Rotstein and Toby Greenbaum, Fern and Abe Reinhartz, Brenda Rotstein, Karen Rotstein and Simon Bernstein.

Duranovich SoniaDURANOVICH, Sonia Frances (nee LEICHOCK)   -  Sonia, age 83, passed away on September 18, 2022, at her much-loved summer home on the windy shores of Georgian Bay.

Sonia was the loving and devoted wife to Donald (Donny) Duranovich, a beloved mother of Melony (Adam) and Sean (Vallery) and proud Baba to Xzana, Danielle, and Violet-Jean.

Sonia was predeceased by her mother, Frances, father, Walter, and sister, Stella.

Born in North Toronto, which at the time was a rural community. Sonia attended Ledbury Park P.S., Armour Heights, Bathurst Heights Secondary School and Shaw's Business College.

Sonia went on to hold various employment positions with Robert Amell Jewelers and Martel Realty, prior to working alongside her husband Donny.

Canzio SalvatoreCANZIO, Salvatore  -  Born January 6, 1935.

He is predeceased by his loving wife, Antonia (nee Cutruzzola), of 60 years.

 Sadly missed by his daughters: Anna (Joe) Provato, Debbie Booth, Maria (Mauro) Falcone, and Adriana Canzio.

Lovingly missed by his 6 grandchildren: Stephanie and Joseph Provato, Aaron and Nathan Booth, Lauren and Matthew Falcone. 

May he repose peacefully in Heaven with his beloved wife; parents, Vincenzo and Gessuzza Canzio; and brothers and sisters, Giuseppe, Chicca, Grazia and Gaetano.

He will be greatly missed by his surviving sister-in-law, Antonietta Canzio; and brother-in-law, Tony (Lucy) Cutruzzola.

Crate MarshaCRATE, Marsha Lynn Crate    -  Passed away after a short illness, on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at the age of 75.

She was born Marsha Snitman on August 17, 1947, to Charles and Beryl (nee Derrick) Snitman.

Marsha is survived by her husband, David; and two children, Damon (Kyra) and Ashleigh (John); and grandchildren, James, Cali, Ellis and Nico.

Marsha is also survived by her siblings, Brian (Helen), Laura (Peter), Hyla, Harvey (Romaine), Tina, and Leisa (Joe).

Marsha was always there to offer selfless support to family and friends.

Her family, and particularly her grandchildren, were the light of her life.

DIMON, Robert "Bob" Colin   -   September 20, 1957 - September 18, 2022

Predeceased by his mother, Gwen Dimon, by 6 days, and by his father, Colin "Bill" Dimon, by 44 years.

Beloved brother of Rick (Victoria), Ron (Meredith), Neil (Caron), Marlene (Ed).

LEAHY, Desmond (Des) Patrick   -   May 21, 1934 – September 18, 2022

Passed away peacefully, at home in Toronto, Canada, on September 18th, with his family by his side.

Born on May 21, 1934 in Dundalk, Ireland, Des leaves his loving family - his wife of 63 years, Peggy; children: Michael (Linda), Ann (Pearse), Paul (Michelle); grandchildren: Daniel (Catherine), Ciaran, (Débora), Mick, Liam, Alexandra (Jackson); and great-grandchild, Brady.

TOMASOVIC, Nediljko   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nediljko Tomasovic, on September 17, 2022.

Nediljko was born on February 9, 1947, in Kucice, Croatia.

Devoted husband of Neda. Cherished father of Branko (Una), Jelena, and Josip.