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Short KathleenSHORT, Kathleen Mary - (1956 - 2021) - It is with great sadness that I announce to you of the passing of my mother Kathleen Mary Short on April 6th, 2021.

My mom was a wonderful and loving woman. She worked hard and always lived her best life doing the things she loved.

She has left behind Pierce her husband, although they were no longer together he had become her very best friend. Always together to care and look after each other, they had a bond that was unbreakable and my mom loved him very much. Three sisters Phylliss (Gilles), Penny and Audrey (Ray) and three brothers Marvin (Baba), Michael and Johnny.

Samara MikeSAMARA, Michel 'Mike' - On Tuesday April 6th, 2021, Michel Samara, devoted husband and father to four children and grandfather to eight, passed away suddenly and peacefully at the age of 85.

Michel was retired after working a 32 year career at Warner-Lambert Adam Brands and Connaught Labs as a machinist and Supervisor. He was an active participant in retiree socials, often visited with former colleagues, friends and neighbours.

He was a committed father, husband, and brother. A man with great pride for his family and his work. Never a shy man, he was always front and center in conversation. He was a very knowledgeable, worldly, and cultured man.

Harris LawfordHARRIS, Lawford - On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at home.

Lawford Harris beloved husband of Frances for 70 years.

Loving father and father- in-law of Shelley Harris and Joel Ublansky, Jay and Janet, and Lesley Harris and Ken Wasch.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Myrna and Harvey Silver, Marv and Malka Cohen, and Gloria and the late Bernie Ugar.

CHATTOO, Geeta - Passed on April 6, 2021 at 65 years of age.

Loving mother of Allen Ali.

Cherished grandmother of Athena and Naveena.

Beloved daughter of the late Ramroop and Salmatie Chattoo.

LEGGETT, Muriel Florence - Peacefully with her family by her side in Keswick on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at the age of 97 years.

Predeceased by her loving husband Thomas “Bud” Leggett (2011).

Beloved mother of Tom Leggett (Margaret) of Fenelon Falls and Mary (Terry Watson) of Keswick.

Cherished grandmother of Jeff (Teresa), Jeremy (Tracy), Michael (Shari), Richard (Priscilla), Brett (Laura), Steven, Katherine (Barry) and great-grandmother of Joshua, Justin, Ashleigh, Ryan, Alissondra, Christopher, Arianna, Caleb and Brooklyn.

Simisovitch LouSIMINOVITCH, Lou - PhD, DSc, CC, OOnt, FRSC, FRS, Foreign Associate, NAS University Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto, Director Emeritus Research, Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute.

It is with profound sadness that we share the news of Lou's passing after a brief illness on April 6, 2021 in his 100th year.

Beloved and deeply missed by his family: Coco and husband Doug Chute, Kathy and husband Michael Miloff, Margo and husband Alan Peterson and his grandchildren, Daniel Johnson and wife Heidi Khoe, Benjamin Johnson and wife Samantha Starek, Eli Miloff, Emma Miloff, Julia Peterson and great-grandson Toby, as well as by his many friends, colleagues and mentees.

WISENBERG, Eileen - On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Toronto General General Hospital.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Wisenberg.

Dear sister of the late Helen Wilner, and Estelle Donovan.

Cherished aunt to Norman, Cory, Kenny, and Neil.

MACPHERSON, Rev. James Small  -  Rev. James Macpherson, 86, of Falmouth, Hants County, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in the Q.E.II Infirmary Site.

Born on September 3, 1934 in Montreal, he was the son of the late Richard and Mary (Martin) Small.

Barnett JohnBARNETT, John Douglas - Born July 01, 1944, passed away on April 6, 2021, at the age of 77.

Loving husband of Sonia Barnett and father of John Barnett jr.

He cared deeply for his family and friends.

John Sr. Grew up in Toronto.

He was then a long-time employee of the Post Office until he retired.

Murray StephenMURRAY, Stephen Arthur Stirling - Died at home peacefully on April 6, 2021, cared for by his wife Deborah. 

Stephen was much loved by siblings, Raymond (Sue), Valerie, Mark, Kim (Gordon), Cheryl, Marie, Bruce and Kevin (predeceased).

He will be missed by brother-in-law Richard, sister-in-law Ruth, Roger & Nicole, Penny & Richard, family and friends.

Robinson RevaROBINSON, Reva Violet (Corless) - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Reva Robinson at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland, with her family at her side on April 6, 2021.

Reva Robinson, Penetanguishene, formerly long-time resident of Bolton, beloved wife of the late Gerald Robinson. 

Cherished mother of Wayne Robinson (Joan), Sharon Robertson, Marnie Hamilton (Ross) and Carolyn Cowie.

O'NEILL, John "Jack" Owen   - John Owen O'Neill, of Toronto, passed away peacefully at Chapman House Residential Hospice, in Owen Sound, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the age of 98 years.

Dearly-loved husband of Nelda O'Neill (nee Kydd) for 73 years on May 1st.

Bruni AdeleBRUNI, Adele - Peacefully on Tuesday April 6, 2021 at Etobicoke General Hospital.

Adele Bruni, loving wife of Roger.

Devoted mother of John (Anna), Maria and Silvano.

Loving grandmother of Alessia and Isabella.

Will be missed by her sisters Antoinetta Dodaro and Marcella Tucci and numerous nieces and nephews.

Grzesiak MichaelGRZESIAK, Michael Paul   - On April 6, 2021, the world lost a great man.

Humble, selfless, loving, brave, strong, kind and gentle.

Mike Grzesiak was all of these things. 

He was a devoted husband, dedicated father and a true friend.

He was the true example of what a man should be.

He will be greatly missed by so many.



Quieto JoaoQUIETO, João Borges - It is with great sadness and deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather on April 6, 2021 in Toronto Ontario Canada.
João was born in Furnas, São Miguel, Açores, Portugal in 1936 and immigrated to Canada in 1971. João Always held his fond love for the Açores, The family still owns their first home there!
João Borges Quieto was the son of pre-deceased João Furtado Quieto. Pre-deceased Maria do Carmo Borges.

Yuk JosephYUK, Joseph Chan Kwan - Born in Hong Kong on August 3, 1926, passed away peacefully at Markham
Stouffville hospital on April 6, 2021 at the age of 94.

Kwan Yuk is predeceased by his daughter, Teresia.

He is survived by his wife, Chan Lau Wai Yee; his sons, Stephen and Peter; and son-in-law, Nai Yuen; his daughters-in-law, Janice and Lilian; his five grandchildren, Stefanie, Melissa, Kevin, Samantha and Jonathan; his grandson-in-law, Jacob; and his great-grandchild, Florence.

Lloyd ElmerLLOYD, Elmer Bruce   -  April 29, 1934 - April 6, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce that Bruce passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, while residing at Grove Park Home, Barrie, Ontario.

Beloved husband of Gertrude Eleanor. Loving father of Bradley (Brad), Kevin, John and Andrew (Drew).

Devoted grandfather of Jessica (Jessie), Dan, Jordan and Mitchell.

Cherished brother of Stan, and the late Alvin and Harvey.

Dear brother-in-law of Betty Cook, Harry Hill, and the late Sam Cook and Alverna Hill.

Horton FrederickHORTON, Frederick, QC,  - Passed away peacefully on April 6, 2021 in his 87th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 59 years Barbara (Babs) and son Peter (Jo-Anne), he is survived by son Jonathan and daughter Penny, their spouses Cynthia and Harris, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Fred was well travelled, extremely well read and educated at 5 post-secondary institutions - UCLA, McMaster (BA), Osgoode Law School (LLB), Waterloo (MA), University of Reading (B.Ed.).

In retirement he enjoyed many years in Arizona: golfing, acting and avoiding our winters.



Zaharis RobertZAHARIS, Robert "Rob" Scott   -  Passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the age of 43.

Loving father of Daniel and Mila Zaharis.

Beloved son of Bob and Patti Ann Zaharis of Ramara.

Loving grandson of Mary Zaharis of Toronto.

Rob will be missed and lovingly remembered by Alexis, all his family, coworkers and many friends.




Burns John JackBURNS, Fr. John 'Jack' Patrick, SJ - John P. (Jack) Burns of the Society of Jesus died very peacefully on April 5, 2021 at René Goupil House in Pickering, ON.

Jack was born in Winnipeg, MB, the son of David Burns and Mary E. Primeau. He was 74 years old and in his 58th year as a Jesuit.

In Winnipeg Jack taught at St. Paul’s High School and served at St. Ignatius Parish. He did pastoral ministry in St. John’s (NFLD), Thunder Bay, Wikwemikong ON and at Our Lady of Lourdes in Toronto. He spent two years in Bangalore, India.

For the last 23 years of his life, Jack lived in Pickering at Rene Goupil House (Jesuit Infirmary) where he did some pastoral ministry and a ministry of prayer for the world.

Wilkie WilliamWILKIE, William Littlejohn- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved William on April 5, 2021 at the age of 82 years.

He is now reunited with his dear parents Mary (nee McCallum) and Charles Wilkie and his brother Thomas Wilkie.

William was the loving husband of Ella (nee Kane). He was the cherished father of Colin and his wife Heather and Ian and his wife Jen.

William will forever be the the devoted grandfather of Aidan, Tristan, Meghan and Sarah.

Byrnes Debrah DebbieBYRNES, Debrah 'Debbie' (nee RICHARD)  - (December 17, 1958 – April 5, 2021)

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Debbie.

Predeceased by her husband Thomas in 2001, longtime companion Daniel Westover in 2018, and father Noe Richard in 2002.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Lisa Byrnes (Richie) and Tina Maddix (Tim) and her grandsons, Brady, Evan, Jonah and Jordan.

Debbie is survived by her mother Juliet and brothers Rosario and Wayne and sister Paulette (Wayne).

CHANG, Young Ja 'Sue' (CHO) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Young Ja (Sue) on April 5, 2021 at the age of 78.

She is survived by her loving husband, Suk Jin (Ken), with whom she shared 53 years of marriage.

Cherished mother of Young In Turner (Stephen), Donald (Sandy), and Steven (late Robert). She leaves behind her grandchildren, Luke, Theo, Miles, Maya, Carter and Violet.

Loving sister of Chong Sook Oh and Nam Soo Cho. Reunited with her late mother and father Ki Sun and Yeon-Ho Cho. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.

Hersh MortonHERSH, Morton - On Monday, April 5, 2021 at 91.

Beloved husband of Judith Hersh (nee Carson).

Loving father of Robby Hersh (Bill Patchett), Susan Hersh, Karen Hersh (Lawrence Davis), and Megan Hersh (Scott Wenderfer).

Adored grandfather of Dana, Tal, Ronen, and Mirit.

MAURICIO, Jorge - Suddenly on April 5, 2021 at the age of 67.

He was a loving father to Evelio Mauricio (Elizabeth), Graciela Mauricio (Richard Villamar), and Daniel Mauricio (Meagan).

Adoring grandfather to Richard Isaac, Nathan, Gabriela, Jazmine, Christian, Samantha, Christina, and Christopher.

Cherished great-grandfather to Katherine, Jazmine, Sophie, Anna, Camilla, Mya, and Nicholas.

Iscaro GiuseppinaISCARO, Giuseppina 'Josephine' (Russo) - Passed away on April 5, 2021 (Easter Monday) at the age of 91.

She is now reunited in heaven with her husband Nunzio (2015) and her beloved son Steven (2020).

Loving mother to her son Tony (Teresa) and daughter Mayna.

Cherished Nonna to Alyssa, Marissa, Emma, Stephanie and Nicholas.

She will be fondly remembered and missed by many other family and friends, here and in Italy.