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Smith MarleneSMITH, Marlene Elizabeth - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Marlene Smith of Keswick, formally of Thornhill announce her passing on April 4, 2021 at Mackenzie Health Centre, Richmond Hill at the age of 71 years.

Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Lillian Smith (nee Rathwell).

Cherished sister of Patricia (late Wally Witkowski), Michael, Rose, Mary (late Michael Dawson), Jayne, and David (Debbie). 

Epstein PhilEPSTEIN, Philip Michael - C.M., O.Ont., Q.C., LLD (h.c.), LSM - "Grandfather of Family Law" passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 4, 2021, surrounded by his family.

Devoted and beloved husband of Joyce.

Loving father and father-in-law of David and Michelle, Deborah and Aaron, and Sara and Mark.

Dear Papa to his eight grandchildren Jeremie, Josh, and Jamie; Ryan, Jake, and Maya; and Elle and Ezra.

Pelech IhorPELECH, Ihor - Peacefully, on Sunday April 4, 2021, our beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away after a short illness. 

He leaves behind his wife Mary, his three sons Danylo (Cyndi), Josyf (Natalie) and Mattej (Patrycja) and his five grandchildren Nathan, Mark, Vera, Juliana and Luca whom he adored. 

Also, left to mourn him are his sister Olha and brother-in-law Garrett Marinacci, sister-in-law Oksana with husband Bohdan Ciz, nephew Zenon (Marta) and niece Olenka as well as family in Canada and Ukraine.

 

Buyniak TheoBUYNIAK, Theodosij - On the blessed day of Easter Sunday, April 04, 2021 our beloved father, grandfather, uncle, father-in-law, passed away peacefully.

He was vibrant, intelligent, a born leader, community-driven, humble, generous human being.

We will all miss him and his infectious smile. May he rest in peace. Eternal memory!

Di Pasquale CalDI PASQUALE, Calogero - Peacefully on April 4, 2021 at the age of 87.

He will be forever cherished by his loving wife Maria.

Adored father to Angelo (Maria), Sam (Anna), and Joe.

Proud Nonno to Thomas, Daniel, Elizabeth, and Eva Marie.

Remembered always by his siblings Angelo, Maria, Giuseooe, and Francesco.

Kokkoros NikKOKKOROS, Nikitas - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nikitas, peacefully at Providence Healthcare Hospital, on Sunday, April 4, 2021.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Stella and by her loving children Mary(Bill) and Athena(Yianni).

Doting Pappou to Elias, Sophia, Michael, Alex and Nikole.

Predeceased by his loving sister Thespina.

Yoanidis MaroYOANIDIS, Mariya 'Maro' - Passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at the age of 80 at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre.

Cherished wife of Bobo for 55 years.

Loving mother of Vivian (Luis), and Clement (Roxanne).

Loving Yiayia of Amanda, Sydney, Andreas, and Alexandra.

Maro was a thea to many and will also be fondly remembered by other relatives and friends.

Thompson BarbTHOMPSON, Barbara Lucille (Dunford) - December 22, 1926 - March 30, 2021 - Passed at Michael Garron Hospital after a lengthy journey with Alzheimer’s.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband Arthur, son Rod (Eva), grandchildren Eric, Adam (Jen), Tiffany (Marc) and great-grandchildren, Aiden, Ethan, Jaxon, Jessica, Alexander, Austin and Aria as well as her caring brother, Merv.

Barbara was pre-deceased by her parents William Charles and Dorothy and her sisters Dorothy and Peggy.

Ali AndrewALI, Andrew Christopher   -  It is with deepest sadness that we inform the world of the passing of Andrew Christopher Ali.

Father to Annabella and Talia, Husband to Taneet, Son of Annie and Michael, little Brother to Shaun and Mike, and a truly loved one to so many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Grandparent and Nephew.

Andrew found great respect and admiration from his Team at Aon Insurance, and tried every day until the end to contribute as best he could.

 

 

 

 

Carter CraigCARTER, Craig Richard   -   Craig Richard Carter died at home peacefully April 4, 2021, cared for by his wife Anne and beloved children David, George, James and Katie and their partners Laura (and dear grandson Madden), Sydney, Samantha and Sean.

Craig was a respected lawyer at Fasken, an expert who wrote two textbooks on real estate agreements and easements.

Also a cinephile he wrote pun-filled exam questions using the setting from classic movies (Dorothy's house lands in Oz and kills witch) for his real estate law students at Osgoode, University of Toronto and Queens.

He will be remembered for his wit and ability to make everyone laugh.

WILLIAMS, Katherine - On Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Beloved wife of the late Bruce Williams.

Loving mother of Linda, Caroline, Kevin, and the late Michael and Robert Williams.

Dear sister and sister-in-law of Louis and Sue Devor.

Heal ZoeHEAL, Zoe Isabel - (1934-2021) - With profound sadness we announce the passing of Zoe Heal, a loving and devoted friend to all whose lives she touched, on April 4, 2021.

She left us while sleeping peacefully at Margaret Behan Hospice in Newmarket, Ontario. She was in her 88th year.

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the Depression, she witnessed incredible changes to her world. 

Her father, Edward Pritchard, died when she was 10 and she was raised by her mother, Isabel. 

OCallaghan JohnO'CALLAGHAN, John Wayne - Sept 23, 1943 - April 4, 2021

After a hard fought battle with COVID 19, John passed away at Markham Stouffville Hospital.

He is survived by his sister Maureen, sisters-in-law Rose and Michele and brother-in-law Duncan.

Also remember by many nieces and nephews and their families.

John is pre-deceased by his parents, Daniel and Anna, brothers James (Joan), Joseph (Kelly), Gerald, Daniel Jr. and his sister Donna.

Veintrop AinoVEINTROP, Aino Kaarina - Passed away in Toronto on April 4, 2021, two days shy of her 92th birthday. 

Beloved mother of Ann and her husband Bodhan (Bob) Didiuk. 

Loved grandmother of Tanha and her husband Kelly Swartzman. 

Great-grandmother of Sierra and Carter. 

Predeceased by her husband Ralf Veintrop and her son Mauno.

Pence JoanPENCE, Joan Marie (Dowthwaite) - On Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, Joan, in her 90th year.

Beloved daughter of the late Harry Vernon Dowthwaite and his wife Ella Elise Perkins; sister of the late Ralph (Ellen).

Predeceased by her husband Paul (1981) and her dearly loved friend Gordon Weiske (2014).

Much loved mother of Carole and David (2002) and adored Nana of Tate, James and Caroline Garron and Brendan Pence.

Taylor KellyTAYLOR, Kelly Hurlburt - It is with the heaviest of hearts we share that on Easter Sunday April 4, 2021, after a long and valiant fight, Kelly passed away peacefully at the age of 44, surrounded by family.

Kelly was born on June 8, 1976, in Toronto, Ontario, and was given the gift of a second chance at life through organ donation in 2001.

She lived that life to the fullest, pursuing a teaching career, getting married, travelling, treasuring time at the cottage in Muskoka and raising her precious children.

She is the beloved daughter of Rob and Nancy Hurlburt, devoted sister of Lindsay Hurlburt and Julie Jones (Ryan).

Cannon DennisCANNON, Dennis   - January 26, 1938 – April 4, 2021

Peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital. Dennis leaves behind his beloved, Gabrielle Garcia, Matthew Garcia, Melissa Pardoe (Shane) and children, sister-in-law Kathleen Cannon and niece, Lauren, and nephews Darryn, Mike and Trevor Allegretto.

He was predeceased by first wife, Fran (Caldwell) and brother, Jim Cannon.

A graduate of the photography program at Ryerson, Dennis Cannon became a top Sales Executive at Kodak in Toronto and Vancouver.

The Kodak family remained an important part of his life over the years.

Friendship was always a joyful priority for Dennis.

 

Cooper BarryCOOPER, Barry   - Barry Cooper passed away April 4, 2021 in hospital after a long battle with vascular dementia.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Nancy (Milligan), his children Nicole (Scott) and Bryce (Meghan), and his three brothers Gerald, Peter and Paul.

Barry was born in Vancouver but spent most of his youth in Rouyn-Noranda, QC where the Cooper brothers had many adventures.

Graduating from Western University with a Honours Bachelor in Business Administration (1961) led him to a career as a chartered accountant working for the Ontario Government for 25 years.

 

VEINTROP, Aino Kaarina    - Aino passed away in Toronto on April 4, 2021, two days shy of her 92th birthday.

Beloved mother of Ann and her husband Bodhan (Bob) Didiuk.

Loved grandmother of Tanya and her husband Kelly Swartzman.

PRIDHAM, Earl Sidney   -   Passed away peacefully, at Brampton Civic Hospital, on Sunday, April 4, 2021, in his 83rd year.

Devoted husband of 40 years of the late Eleanor (nee Harper).

Beloved stepfather of Orleen. Dear grandfather of Shaun and great-grandfather of Justin and Tyler.

Raymond BruceRAYMOND, Bruce Alan - Passed away in his sleep on Sunday April 4, 2021.

Though suffering from dementia, Bruce was being wonderfully cared for in the Veterans Centre at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.

Bruce was born on May 20, 1925 in England and moved with his parents shortly thereafter to Montreal to live in Verdun.

His passion for theatre began as a young man.

After serving in the Royal Canadian Navy in WW2 on an active base in Newfoundland/Labrador, he continued his involvement in the arts, becoming active in the Montreal Repertory Theatre.

Amaral MarioAMARAL, Mario Jorge - Mario Jorge Amaral was born on January 19, 1966 in Azores, Portugal and passed away on April 3, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the age of 55 years.

Mario is the beloved husband of Ludevina Tavares.

He is the loving father of Mario Amaral Jr. (Amanda Amaral), Maison Santos Amaral (Nicole Jones), and Christian Toste.

Cherished brother of Maria Pacheco, Tony Amaral, the late Carlos Amaral, Edwardo Amaral, and Augusto Amaral.

Rojas KhaiROJAS, Khai Valentino - Khai Valentino Rojas on Saturday April 3, 2021.

During his brief 3 weeks here on earth, Khai touched our lives in many ways.

He will be loved deeply by his older sister, Luna Genevieve Rojas, proud grandparents Chang Keung Chao and Xing Juan Zhong, and Lauro and Adora Rojas, extended family and friends.

"We will love you forever, our precious boy."

Cabral MariaCABRAL, Maria Cecilia - Passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, with family by her side at Brampton Civic Hospital at the age of 70.

Beloved wife of the late Carlos Manuel Cabral (2015).

Loving mother of Paul George Cabral, Steven Manuel Cabral and Michael Brian Cabral. Cherished sister of the late Maria du Carmo de Melo (July 27, 2017), Ligia Maria de Melo Martins, Maria de Lourdes de Melo Hilario, Maria Adelina de Melo Luis.

Maria was born in Vila Franca, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal to the late Manuel de Melo and Cizaltina Dalgado on November 8, 1950.

Fernandes Maria RosyFERNANDES, Maria Rosa 'Rosy' - Rosy Fernandes, in her sleep on Holy Saturday of Easter, April 3, 2021.

She was called by the Lord, Our God, to reunite with her husband, Richard Fernandes and leaving behind her four sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, a sister and many, many friends, relatives, nieces and nephews in many parts of the World.

May she now rest in peace.

Mckinnon DwightMCKINNON, Dwight Patton - With a broken heart I must announce that my brother Dwight died peacefully at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario on April 3, 2021, at the age of 72.

Dwight was born in Newcastle, New Brunswick. At the age of two and along with his older brother, he came to live in Lakeview, Ontario. Dwight’s life was at many times a difficult one but he never complained and always remained cheerful.

He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Evelyn McKinnon and brother Charles MacKinnon. Survived by his sister Sheila McKinnon and brother John McKinnon.