MOIR, Dennis James - (1952 - 2021) - Passed away September 8, 2021 at Sunnybrook Hospital with his loving family by his side.
“Wonderful” husband of Marina and proud dad of his beloved “Knuckleheads," Cameron and Thomas. “Daddy” and relentless boaster of the “smartest” and “most beautiful” German Shepherd Dog in the world, Kona.
“Better-looking” brother of Dean (Millie) and uncle of Lindsay (Joe) and Bryan (Laura.) Predeceased by his parents, Jim and Noreen Moir. Son-in-law of Alex Van der Veen and the late Doris Van der Veen. Brother-in-law of Lydia Van der Veen (Kaido Nipernado) and “Tickle Monster” to nieces Laura and Emma.
Dennis will be missed by many cousins, particularly Lynn and Mark, his closest friends, especially “Weasel” (John Kane) and “Girl” (Victoria Young) as well as many cherished friends and former colleagues: Ian, “Farmer” (Mark), and many others with unpublishable nicknames, at Mount Pleasant Group, where he worked for over 46 years before his well-deserved retirement in 2017.
Devoted and longtime volunteer with Polo For Heart and the Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame.
Dennis leaves behind a fleet of aging vehicles and vessels, including a new vintage Harley-Davidson and two boats that will miss his passion for detailing.
(Endearments and nicknames in quotations listed above either self-described or allocated by Dennis.)
“We hold you close within our hearts,
And there you shall remain,
To walk with us throughout our lives,
Until we meet again…”
Private cremation has taken place. Due to Covid-19, a memorial gathering will take place at a later date. Arrangements and signup to receive notifications are entrusted with Kane-Jerrett funeral home.
Donations can be made in Dennis’s name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.