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Ewington GordonEWINGTON, Gordon James Jr. – It is with profound sadness that the family of Gordon Ewington Jr. announces his unexpected passing on August 7, 2022 at the age of 64.

Predeceased by, but now reunited with his loving parents Gord and Penny Ewington.

Gordon will be dearly missed by his sister Lesley Menary, whom was happy to have the chance to reconnect with him over the last few years. Proud uncle of Max and Lexy.

Fondly remembered by his supportive friend Jimmy as well as his community in Toronto who knew him as ‘Wheels.'

BODLEY, John Douglas   -   "Doug" died peacefully, at home in his 93rd year, on August 11, 2022.

Predeceased by his wife, Ann in 2009.

Loving father to John (Sheila) and Janet (Desmond); and amazing grandpa to Matthew, Tim, and Robert.

OHASHI, Giichi Frank   -  Self-taught musician, historian and electrician.

At St. Michael's Hospital, on Thursday, August 11, 2022, surrounded by family, at the age of 92, peacefully entered Nirvana.

Beloved husband of Fumiko. Dear father of daughters, Kelly (Jerry) Ohashi-Pisak and Carolyn (Jeff) Sagara.

HOFF, Thorsten (Thor)    - July 3, 1957 - August 11, 2022

After a long illness, Thor peacefully passed away on August 11, 2022, at the age of 65.

He leaves behind his wife of almost 40 years, Jayne; and four beautiful children: Allison (Tom), Alex (Yael), Laura, and Steven (Ruth).

MAGUIRE, Vernon W., P.Eng,  -  May 10, 1932 - August 11, 2022

Peacefully, on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at the age of 90, Vernon W. Maguire passed away.

He was the beloved husband of Sylvia; father to Deborah Gautreau, Josie Everett (Mark) and Allan Maguire (Mayo).

BODEGRAVEN, Dorothy Mabel (nee PATOIR)   -  Passed away peacefully, at home on August 11, 2022, in her 94th year.

Wife of the late Peter Bodegraven (2001) and mother of Chris (Kathy) and the late Andrew (1989).

FOLAN, Lois Irene   -  We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Lois Irene Folan on August 11, 2022, after a life well lived.

Lois was predeceased by her beloved husband, Maurice (Bud) Folan; and is survived by her niece, Marilyn Best; nephew, Allan Best; and her loving and devoted friends, Jim and Loraine McIntosh, June, Alice, Paula and Denise.

Plese MaryPLESE, Mary (nee Maynerick)   -  Mother always said that when she dies, she doesn't want her picture in the notice.

Brother Mike said, "But mom, those are the only ones I read!"

She did like this picture though, taken last year with her much-loved cup of coffee.

Mary was born on February 2, 1922, and after over 100 eventful years, died August 10, 2022, at the Houses of Providence. 

Predeceased by her husband, Steve (1974); son, Michael (2013); and brother, Edward (1983).

She is survived by her brother, John; son, Ronald; daughters-in-law, Margaret, Donna and Cathy; grandchildren, Andrew (Leona), Christopher and Martina (Kevin McGuffin); great-grandsons, Ryan and Justin; and many nieces and nephews. Our family would like to thank the incredible staff at Providence whose care enriched and prolonged her life. 

Werner JoanneWERNER, Joanne  -  Beloved mother of Cory and Jesse Lipman; dear sister to Dianne Werner Simon and Edward Werner.

Joanne passed away Wednesday August 10th after a long battle with cancer which she fought with tenacity and grace.

Joanne dedicated her life to helping others: she worked for many years as a nurse, received her Master's Degree in Adult Education and Counselling, and went on to become a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist (RMFT) and Family Counsellor with the Region of Durham for many decades.

She had a kind, loving, and compassionate spirit, a love for nature, and a laugh that could brighten any room.

She will be dearly missed, but never forgotten. 

MEILACH, Salvatore  -  It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Sal on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the age of 78.

Cherished husband of Jeanette for 53 years.

He was a loving father to Alisia and Jonathan (Alison).

IRVING, Rita (nee PACK)   -  August 28, 1924 – August 10, 2022

At peace, with her family by her side and in their prayers, Rita sailed to another port of call from St. Joseph Health Care Centre in Toronto, in her 98th year.

Born in Gunridge, Bay Bulls, Newfoundland, Rita was the first child for Herbert and Stella Pack.

She was the beloved wife of David Irving, cherished sister of Clarence (Ruth) and Selby (Alma) – all of whom predeceased her.

PHILIP, Judith (Jud) Elizabeth (nee BUTLER)   -  The most wonderful mum, a devoted and cherished wife, a dedicated friend, Judy died peacefully at home after a long struggle with Alzheimer's.

Predeceased by her husband, Dr. William (Bill) F. Philip, and her son, Andrew (Andy) W. Philip, she leaves her daughters, Sue, Samantha, and son, Brian, daughters-in-law, Kim (Andy) and Susan (Brian), and grandchildren, David and Danielle (Andy) and Brogan (Brian).

BETCHERMAN, Frances   -  On August 9, 2022.

Cherished daughter of the late Ann and Sam Betcherman.

Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ivan and Donna Betcherman, and Gary Betcherman.

BLACKMAN, Richard   -  Passed away peacefully, at Toronto General Hospital, on August 9, 2022, surrounded by family.

He was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Cleta Blackman; his loving partner of 25 years, Faith Gladys Jackson; his sister, Joyce Marshall; and nephew, Mark Marshall.

WHITE, Margaret Bernedette (nee FURPHY)   - September 27, 1949 - August 9, 2022

It is with sadness to announce that Margaret passed away peacefully, in her sleep.

Todhunter RosfweTODHUNTER, Rosfwe   -   April 21, 1952 - August 9, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Rodger Todhunter, on August 9, 2022, at the age of 70.

Rodger is survived by his loving wife, Lynn; his children, Margot and Hilary; his step-children, Ashley (Dave) and Robyn; and his grandchildren, Jacob and Audrey.

He will be missed by his brothers, Charles (Luanne), Richard (Brenda), and David (Carol); as well as many nieces and nephews.

Rodger was born in Sudbury. His early years were spent in Willisville, and then the family moved to Lively.

Rodger's love of nature led to a successful career as a landscape architect. After completing his graduate degree at Berkeley, he taught at the University of Toronto and held positions with Parks Canada and Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd., before eventually starting his own firm, Todhunter & Associates.

Jarema DanielaJAREMA, Daniela (nee WALACHNIEWICZ)   - Born January 3, 1928 in Lodz, Poland.

Passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022 at Copernicus Lodge at the age of 94 years.

Daniela will be lovingly remembered by all those whose lives she touched. Beloved wife of the late Tadeusz.

Loving mother of Fryderyk (Jan) and John (Jane) Jarema.

Proud grandmother of Jamie, Michael (Tamara), Lesley (Kyle), Stephanie (Noah), Andrea (Mark), Annamarie and Aleksandra.

Rounopoulos CharilaosROUNOPOULOS, Charilaos (Harry)    - 1935 - 2022  Passed away on August 8, 2022, aged 86, in Messinia, Greece.

Dearly missed by his devoted wife of 51 years, Ekaterini; daughters, Kathy and Vicky; and son-in-law, Marcelo.

Also survived by his sister, Ioanna; sister-in-law, Demetra (late Lycourgos); nephews, Demetri, Bill (Tina); and niece, Mary (Peter); and extended family in Greece.

Predeceased by his brother, Lycourgos; and sister, Maria.

Harry was born on October 17, 1935 in Pylos, Greece. He left Greece in 1956, bound for Australia, and immigrated to Canada in 1960.

After a lifetime of hard work in the restaurant business, Harry retired in 2015.

Forbes LawrenceFORBES, Lawrence Thomas (Tom), Q.C.,   -  Tom gently passed away, holding hands with his family, on Sunday, August 7, 2022, in his 85th year.

He is survived by his wife and best friend of 59 years, Mudite (Riss) and his 4 children, Tom (Beth), Sandra (Stephen), Mary (Scott) and Margaret (Jeff).

Tom is Gump to his 8 grandchildren, each of whom he loves fiercely and is so proud of.

He is also survived by 3 sisters and their families.

Tom was a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation and retired partner at McCarthy Tetrault. As an Officer of the International Bar Association, he spearheaded many initiatives.

Fleck ElizabethFLECK, Elizabeth (Betty)   - Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 90 years of age.

She will be dearly missed by her beloved son, Darryl and his wife, Heather; brothers, Archie and Joe (Marge) Gay; and sister, Karen (predeceased).

A gentle spirit, Betty enjoyed spending time with family and friends and having a good laugh.

Her sense of humour will be missed.

Betty was a long-time resident of Morland Road who was part of the Golden Girls group that met daily at the corner bakery.

KEENAN, Hannah Margaret   -  January 5, 1931 - August 7, 2022

Mom left us suddenly, on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Hannah is now reunited with her late husband, Jack, of 63 years, who died in 2016.

Mourned by her five children and their spouses, Patricia (Brent Sutton), Catherine (Sam Clarke), Greg (Patti Tasko), Mary Ellen (Mike Reid) and Michael (Carolyn Thompson).

Miller JohnMILLER, John Keith   -  Memories of You It is with great sadness that the Miller family announces the peaceful passing of John Keith Miller, on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at the Village of Humber Heights in Toronto, at the age of 91.

He will be deeply missed by Doreen, his wife of 64 years; daughters, Krista (Jeff), Andrea (Deborah); and son, Jeff; granddaughter, Rachel (Brandon); and sister-in-law, Brenda; and fondly remembered by his nieces; nephews; sister-in-law, Anne; and Jeffcoat Drive neighbours.

Keith is predeceased by his parents, Ada and Norman; and his four brothers, Raymond, Louis, Kenneth and Eugene. Keith and his brother helped run a busy and successful metal polishing firm in Rexdale for many years.

Very special thanks to the remarkable staff of Emma's Village at the Village of Humber Heights.

MAILLING, Lois Betty (nee COOK)  -   Passed away after a battle with cancer, on August 7, 2022, in her 94th year.

Lois was married to her high school sweetheart, Russell, for 69 years, and cared for him until his death in 2020.

They were longtime residents of Applewood Acres and summer residents of Walker's Point on Lake Muskoka.

Edelist KarenEDELIST, Karen Lynn Edelist   -  Peacefully passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022, surrounded by loved ones.

Karen was predeceased by her mother, Betty Faye; her sister, Lisa Jean; and uncles, Dale and Wayne.

She will be lovingly remembered by her father, Dr. Gerald Edelist; her sister, Laurie and brother-in-law, Mike; six nieces and nephews, Nicki (Andrew), Jamie (Genevieve, Addie and Beau), Carly, Shayna, Camryn and Griffin; aunts, Val (Jim) and Sheila; uncle, Bob (Chris); along with many cousins and friends.

Born in New York, Karen traveled around this world with a compassion for people unlike most others.

She was an outspoken voice on issues she was passionate about, yet perpetually understated in her opinions of her own talents. 

Mueller HorstMUELLER, Horst Gunther  -   Horst passed away peacefully, at home in his sleep, on Saturday August 6, 2022, in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of the late Laura.

Devoted father of Rasamayi and Chris.

Beloved grandfather of Christopher and Kirk and great-grandfather of Marcus, Christopher-Jayred and Ethan.

Horst led a storied life.

He was a musician in his younger years, playing the French horn with Les Grands Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and the Stratford Music Festival.

Later he became a renowned technical analyst and market consultant for over 50 years.

LYNCH, Paul   -   Passed away peacefully, at Sheppard Lodge in Toronto, on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the age of 96.

He lived a wonderful and fulfilling life, had many adventures, and always had a story to tell.