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DIMON, Gwen Elaine   -  Widow of Bill; daughter of Grace; sister of Joan, Jeanette, Elsie and Bobbie; mother of Bob, Rick (Victoria), Ron (Meredith), Neil (Caron), and Marlene (Ed); grandmother of Harry (Heather), Ruth, Sarah, Madelyn and Charlotte; great-grandmother of Emilie.

Gwen passed away on September 12, 2022.

BEST, Gordon Edward Best   -  Born April 24, 1932, passed away peacefully, in his sleep, on September 12, 2022, at the age of 90.

He will be remembered for his wit, his strong contributions to his teaching career, and his love of nature and cottage life.

Casson DianeCASSON, Diane E.   -  On Monday, September 12, 2022, Diane slipped the surly bonds of earth, surrounded by family.

She followed, and is now with her beloved husband, Charles.

She was a devoted mother to Stephanie, Daphne and Gretchen; grandmother to Adam, Jeremy, Ethan, Kyla and Meredith; aunt to nieces and nephews here and abroad.

Predeceased by her siblings, and survived by her sister-in-law, Rosemary.

A teacher, florist and professional mother, she touched the lives of her family and many more.

Graduate of Havergal College. 

 

Eisen HowardEISEN, Howard Steven   -  Passed peacefully, at Baycrest, on September 11, 2022, in his 80th year.

Beloved partner of Lynn Chapman.

Dear brother of Michael (Cathy), brother-in-law of Douglas (Alice deceased).

Howard had a long career in the investment industry rising to executive level.

He loved to socialize and had a unique and playful sense of humour.

Howard was generous and kind. He especially enjoyed reading, watching sports and travelling.

Deepest gratitude to Dr. Gurau and the Baycrest 5W Staff.

Contributions in his memory can be made to The Baycrest Foundation.

Lysaght MargaretLYSAGHT, Margaret Geraldine (Gerrie) (nee MOSS)    -  On September 11, 2022, Gerrie, in her 101st year, was welcomed by Almighty God into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Gerry was the much-loved daughter of Mary Agnes Shea and Stanley Moss.

She had two older siblings, Reverend John Moss and Helen Regina Moss.

She was also predeceased by her husband, Francis Joseph Lysaght.

Gerrie is survived by her children, Paul (Peggy), Alan (Lynn), Rosemary (Hal), and Mary Frances (aka Miff). She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren, Jenn, Caitlin, and Jon (Nicole).

Gerrie was a very kind, loving person who devoted her life not only to her family but to many who were in need.

Balasiuk WalterBALASIUK, Walter   -  Husband of the late Mary "Jacqueline" (Armstrong), formerly of St. George, NB, passed peacefully in his sleep at the Passamaquoddy Lodge, St. Andrews, NB, on September 11, 2022.

Wally will be deeply missed by his daughter, Roberta Pettersson of St. George, NB; his grandsons, James Gravelle of Toronto, ON and William Pettersson of Sweden; one brother, Ronald Balasiuk (Patricia); sisters, Frances Stolt and her late husband, Gerald, Vera Harden and her late husband, Clarence, Ruth Birch and her late husband, Ted, and Mary Kimpel, all of Ontario.

Also Roberta's sister, Sonya VanTassel (Jay) of Ontario.

Wally was predeceased by his parents, wife, and one daughter, Maria Gravelle (John); and brothers, Samuel (Pauline) and Peter (Jacqueline), both of Ontario.

Theodorou TraianiTHEODOROU, Traiani "Triana"   -  Surrounded by the love of her family, Triana Theodorou, died peacefully, on September 10, 2022, at the age of 96.

She was the beloved wife of the late Alexander Theodorou for 41 years.

She will forever live in the hearts of her children, Danny Theodorou, Thomas Theodorou (predeceased), Athina "Tina" Katsoras Theodorou, Paulos Theodorou (predeceased), Nicholas "Nick" Theodorou, Pavlos Katsoras (son-in-law); grandchildren, Aaron Theodorou (predeceased), Adam Theodorou, Melanie Theodorou, Krista Katsoras, Gregory Katsoras; and great-grandchildren, Aaiden Theodorou, Aria Theodorou, Bodhi Katsoras and Mira Stamas.

Triana was born in the village of Marina, Greece, and immigrated to Canada in 1956.

ROSS, Katherine (nee MORAN)    -  Passed away on September 10, 2022, at the age of 67 years, following a long and very courageous battle with cancer.

Kathy is survived by her husband and soul-mate of over 40 years, Barry, her children, Tyler (Victoria) and Kim (Mike Laughlin).

NIXON, Robert "Bob"   -  Passed away at Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital, on Friday, September 9, 2022, at the age of 83.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Sharleen (2021).

Loving father of Tracy and her husband, Billy.

Cherished poppa of Tye.

Vertolli GloriaVERTOLLI, Gloria (nee Trauzzi)    -  Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side on Friday, September 9, 2022, at the age of 92.

Loving and devoted wife to Gordon for 73 years.

Much loved mother to Gordon (Maggie), Johnny (Hartley), Elizabeth (Tony) Marchese, and Carolyn (Stephen) Zarb. Cherished grandma to Gordie (Olivia), Michael (Ginelle), Anthony (Melissa), Paul (Melissa), David (Andrea), Marc (Andrea), Matthew, Chris (Maya), Michelle (Alex); and proud great-grandma to 12 precious great-grandchildren.

Dear sister to Butchie Edwards (Bud/Ron) and Rose Jefferson (Jeff).

Gloria will be held dear in the hearts of her nieces, nephews family and friends.

Birchall BrianBIRCHALL, Brian Douglas   - June 15, 1948 - September 9, 2022

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

Dr Seuss Brian passed at 74 years, surrounded by family. Survived by his love, Petra, and children, Christa, Andrew, Brendan, and Michelle.

He will be dearly missed by his "big sis", Pat Hawthorn and grandchildren, Kaylee, Ezra, and Chilaka.

A Chemical Engineer from the University of Toronto, had a career in risk management in the mining insurance industry.

Loved traveling, food, nature, always had a flair for creativity and a cheekily playful attitude.

Carreau DianeCARREAU, Diane Rose  -  August 19, 1947 – September 9, 2022

Diane ("Dee") passed away suddenly, but peacefully, at her home in Toronto.

She was a much beloved sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, friend and neighbour.

She was a great lover of children, dogs, (loud) classical music, the evening news, politics and lawn bowling.

She was the unofficial mayor of the neighbourhood and knew most people and all the children and dogs by name.

She was a feisty lady and never allowed her mobility issues to slow her down.

Massingham JoanMASSINGHAM, Joan  -   It is with great sadness we announce the death of our cherished mother, Joan May Massingham (née Brand), who has passed away peacefully, in her 94th year, surrounded by her family on Friday, September 9, 2022.

Beloved wife of 56 years of Gary; a loving mother to Joanne, Christine (partner of Evangelina), Suzi ((Leonard), wife of Christopher) and Andrew; and devoted Grammy to Tess, Toby, and Maxine (Leonard).

A dear sister to the late Harold, Ford, Robert, Thomas, Doris (Dode), Patricia (Tish) and John.

CAPLAN, Esther   -  Passed away peacefully, at home, on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

She lived a long, wonderful life of 100 years. Predeceased by her loving husband, Barry "Aikey", of 72 years.

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Paul Munk, and Thea Caplan and Tony Zwig.

DOCKRILL, Leah   -  Passed away peacefully, at home in Toronto, on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

Leah was born in Halifax and attended Halifax and Dartmouth schools.

She earned her B.A., B.Ed., and LL.B. from Dalhousie University and a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from the University of Alberta.

FABIANO, Lena (nee COSENTINO)   -  Peacefully at her home on Thursday September 8, 2022.

Lena, beloved wife of the late Joseph.

Loving mother of Mary-Anne (Rick), Joseph (Marlene), Nicholas (Margaret) and Leah.

Traianos EvangeliaRAIANOS, Evangelia   -  September 20, 1932 - September 8, 2022

We are heartbroken at the death of Evangelia, aka Angela, aka Leka.

Beloved mother (and mother-in-law) of Steve (Vicky), Elizabeth (Jim) and Nick (Krys).

Proud, doting "Baba Leka" to grandchildren, Alicia (Cooper) and Jake (Stephanie) and great-grandchildren, Penelope, Alexander, Maddox, and Maddox's soon-to-arrive sibling.

She died in her 90th year, yet far too soon.

We were able to honour her wish to be cared for and die in her family home of over 60 years with the help of the Temmy Latner Palliative Care Centre, of Mount Sinai Hospital.

Lorenzo BienvenidoLORENZO, Bienvenido Dawa   -  July 26, 1939 – September 8, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bienvenido, peacefully, on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of the late Zenaida Malan Lorenzo, for 53 years.

Loving father of Johannah.

Predeceased by his parents, Bernabe Sr. and Valeriana; siblings, Florencia, Leonicia, Noemi and Bernabe Jr.

Survived by his brother, Manuel. Cherished brother-in-law to Querubin (Flor), Daniel (Dolores) and Teodorico Jr. (Merle).

Affectionately known as "Papa Bien" to Melanie and Melissa.

PARRIS, Mary Marlane (nee FIELDS)   -  Marlane passed away peacefully, with her husband of 50 years by her side, on August 8, 2022.

Born July 7, 1947 in Windsor, ON, to Frances and Jane Fields.

Beloved wife of Robert Parris.

FOWLER, Nita (nee WHELAN)    -  It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Nita, on September 8, 2022, at Michael Garron Hospital, at the age of 90.

Beloved wife and soulmate to Bernard Fowler for over 57 wonderful years.

ACRI, Rosina "Rosa"   -  Peacefully, at the Humber River Hospital on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Michele. Loving mother of Fernando "Fred" (Olga), Frank (Carmela), Agostino (Deborah), Elena Messina, Norma Acri (Steve).

BLACKMORE, Lorraine Blackmore  -  Passed away peacefully, on September 7, 2022, in her 77th year.

A highlight of her life was working as a day care worker. Lorraine is survived by step-sister, Elizabeth; sister-in-law, Ruth; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

HOWE, William (Bill) Christian Henry   -   Passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, in his 86th year.

Dear husband of Janice Lynne Howe (nee Pickering); father of William Douglas (deceased); Thomas Christian and his wife Jacqueline Braden; and daughter Megan Riley Howe; brother of Patricia Whealy (Gord) and Judy Anderson (Keith).

KLYMCIW, Kateryna   -  Peacefully, on September 7, 2022, in her 95th year, our beloved mother, Kateryna Klymciw, passed away in her home.

Predeceased by her husband, Stephan Klymciw.

Mother of Myroslawa (the late Robert), Ihor and Iwanka (Joe). Grandmother of Autumn (Dave), Adam and Matej (Orysia).

Robinson RobertROBINSON, Robert Ross   -  May 16, 1950 - September 7, 2022

Bob passed away peacefully. He was predeceased by his loving parents, Ross and Jean Robinson (nee Alexander); Uncle Ted and Aunt Evelyn Robinson; Aunt Mary and Ken Young; Uncle Bill Alexander; cousins, Ron Robinson and Robert Young; brother-in-law, Rich Siemiesz.

Bob is survived by Aunt Ruth Alexander and many close cousins and friends. 

Bob had a great love for spending time at his cottage in Wasaga Beach, watching his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs, and his collection of sports and Marilyn Monroe memorabilia. 

ROTSTEIN, Kalman Isaac   -  On Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Son of Tiffany and Douglas Rotstein. 

Loving brother and brother-in-law of Stella Tao Rotstein and George Utley, and Isabel Monk Rotstein.