Alev Metel was born on January 1, 1938 in Eski?ehir, Turkey and passed away on April 15, 2018 in Newmarket, Ontario.
Surrounded by his wife and two sons, Alev passed away peacefully at Southlake Hospital in Newmarket.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Bilge; sons Omer (Sandy) and Ali (Jennifer); grandchildren, Aydin and Claire; and Jennifer's children Christine and Nick.
Predeceased by his parents ?ahap and Muazzez Metel, he leaves behind his sister Gönenç and an extended family in Turkey.
Alev was a vibrant, outgoing and energetic force whose smile and sense of humour touched everyone he encountered. He led a full, well-lived life and will be greatly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Alev's life on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Home in Aurora. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a Graveside Service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada or a charity of your choice.