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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.

DONNELLY, Joseph Francis   -   1946 - 2022  Peacefully, at home on September 6, 2022, after a courageous journey with ALS.

Joe is survived by Trish, his wife of 35 years, his sisters, Mary (Mike Fostner), Kathy (Doug Connor), and his brother, Pat (Alice), sister-in-law, Pauline (Ron Ives), and many nephews and nieces.

Elliott KyleELLIOTT, Kyle "Towie" Northwood   -  December 20, 1974 – September 6, 2022

It is with great sorrow that we say goodnight to our beloved "Towie" but announce his brave entry into Valhalla.

Kyle died very suddenly at home and we lost a husband, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend.

Kyle loved C.C.R., cried at animal stories and was a loyal true-blue person.

A gentle, kind man, Kyle was the Blue Jays' biggest fan and was passionate about LARPing.

He was excited to finally get back to playing his games after a very long shut down due to Covid.

Kyle was forthright about his opinions and you always knew where he stood on any matter.

Hoicka NicholasHOICKA, Nicholas Eric Mccann   -  November 17, 1994 – September 5, 2022

With profound sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Nick McCann Hoicka, beloved only son of Leonora Hoicka and Stephen McCann.

An alumnus of the Toronto French School, French American School of New York and Boston University, Nick's comprehensive knowledge of film, current events and history made him a wonderful conversationalist and wickedly competitive Jeopardy! lover.

He was an award winning public speaker and accomplished actor, appearing in numerous school and university theatre productions.

Gardner RobertGARNER, Robert Eric   -   1930-2022  We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Bob.

A vibrant, genuine and kind man who made all feel special.

Bob handled any challenge with courage and grace and always relied on his faith to strengthen and guide him. His always present optimism was often accompanied by his sense of humor.

Born in Vancouver, Bob forged his own way achieving great success in his career at TD Bank, Kraft and General Foods finally settling in Toronto.

He was very active in retirement, holding vital roles in the Canadian Cancer Society, Rotary and in his church. His care and interest of others never wavered, and he remained engaged in the world around him. 


McLaren DouglasMcLAREN, Douglas Robert   -  June 23, 1945 – September 5, 2022

We are sad to announce the passing of Doug McLaren.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 40 years, Ann Meuser; his children, Sarah (Justin), Rob and Jen; and granddaughter, June.

Doug defied the odds for years but eventually succumbed to his disease and died at the age of 77.

Doug had a long career as an engineer in the aerospace field, working for SPAR and MDA.

A devoted family man, he loved spending time with his children and granddaughter. He was particularly interested in photography.

SHARPE, Michael H.   -  December 17, 1957 - September 5, 2022

Mike passed away suddenly, at home, after a long and hard- fought battle with cancer.

He never lost hope. He leaves his partner of many years, Marjorie Knowles; his daughter, Colleen (Bruce); his son, Derek (Jill); and three grandsons, Zach Cody and Nashton.

ROUTCLIFFE, Janet (nee McFAYDEN)    -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Janet "Jan" Routcliffe, peacefully, in her home on Sunday, September 4, 2022, at the age of 99.

Beloved wife of the late George Routcliffe for 49 years.

Dear mother of George (Bonnie), Margaret, John (Patricia) and Susan Konior (late Steve). Nan to Dana, Bryan, Robert (Sheena) and Sara (Justin).

CHLEIFER, Miriam   -  February 8, 1920 - September 3, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce peaceful passing of Miriam Chleifer, at home in her sleep, with her family by her side on the morning of Saturday, September 3rd, at the age of 102.

SHINER, Sol  -  Peacefully, on Friday, September 2, 2022, at the age of 101 at Kensington Place. 

Beloved husband of the late Esther Shiner; and cherished companion to the late Nancy Posluns.

Loving father and father-in-law of Jerry Shiner and Marie Metcalfe, David Shiner and Karen Wood, Mark Shiner and the late Robyn Shiner, Barbara and Harry Silverberg.

Jordan DeborahJORDAN, Deborah Anne   -  Passed away peacefully at her home, while surrounded by her loving family, on Friday September 2, 2022.

Loving daughter of Patrick and the late Mary. A devoted wife and mother, Debbie will be dearly missed and forever remembered by her husband of 25 years, Todd Godin, and adoring sons Andrew and Matthew.

Cherished sister of Bill (Teresa) and Lawrence (Marie).

Dear aunt of Tyler (Chenda) and Christine McKissick. Darling niece of Bill and Margaret Jordan, Ron and the late Francis Murphy.

She will also be missed by friends and neighbors in the Leaside and Thunder Beach communities.

Sherritt JoanneSHERRITT, Joanne (nee JOSYK)   -  Passed away suddenly at home, on Friday, September 2, 2022 at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of Ron for 48 years. Loving mother of Jason.

Cherished by her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and all her nieces, nephews, colleagues, and friends.

Joanne was an exceptional wife and mom who valued her family above all.

Born in Toronto, her career in banking spanned over 40 years.

She fed her family with all her favourite Ukrainian foods of her childhood, as well as all her love.

STOSIUNAS, Leonas   -  With sad hearts, we announce the passing of Leonas Stosiunas, on Friday, September 2, 2022, at the age of 99.

Leo was predeceased by his loving wife, Danute; daughter, Ruta; and grandson, Christopher.

Leo was born in Dzenkuniskes, Lithuania.

The eldest of 5 children, he immigrated to Canada in 1949.

DIBBEN, Alan William   -  May 7, 1924 - September 2, 2022

Alan passed away on September 2, 2022.

He is survived by his daughter, Irene; and son, David; grandchildren, Clayton, Terry, Leslie, Denice, Shannon and Eric.