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Bassano FrankBASSANO, Francesco 'Frank' Angelo - Of Scarborough Ontario passed away on the morning of October 10, 2021 at Providence Healthcare in Scarborough Ontario.

Frank was born on August 17th, 1925 to Brigida and Vincenzo Bassano in St. Catherine's Ontario, Canada.

He was preceded in death by his parents Brigida and Vincenzo, his siblings Teresa, Rose, Antoinette and Joseph.

Jean JamesJEAN, James (Jin Shew Tong)   - December 1, 1934 – October 10, 2021

James died peacefully October 10, 2021 with his wife Lorraine at his side.

James will be profoundly missed by Lorraine, daughters Lorra (Warren) and Lorna (Robert) and grandchildren Matthew, Benjamin, Julia, Ryan and William.

James was predeceased by his only son Jason. Born in Shu San, Toi Shan, Guang Dong, China, James emigrated to Canada in 1952. A mutual friend introduced James and Lorraine.

They would be married in 1958 and were happily by each other's side for 63 years. James and Lorraine loved to travel and visited dozens of countries in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

Taking his children to Expo 67 and driving them across the continent and back were some of his favourite trips.

Matsuba HideoMATSUBA, Hideo    - Passed peacefully, and surrounded by his family at home, on Sunday, October 10, 2021.

Predeceased by his wife, Takie "Nancy".

He leaves behind his loving children, Paul (Gail), Brenda Murai (Kevin), Karen Hinatsu (Wallace), Glen (Patricia Gatto), along with his 8 adoring grandchildren, Erin and Sara Matsuba, Ethan, Matthew, Rachel and Adam Murai, Michael and Laura Hinatsu.

Wells RobertWELLS, Robert Edward   -  Passed away at Markham Stouffville Hospital, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, in his 70th year.

Bob was predeceased by his loving partner Jane Showers (2021) and his parents Bob and Rose Wells (nee Quinn).

Dear brother of Randy, Ken (Laurie), Julie (Wayne), Rusty (Debbie predeceased), and predeceased by his sister Janice. Bob is remembered by many nieces and nephews and Jane Shower's family.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Tire Jump Start Program or the Lung Association would be appreciated.

James WillieJAMES, Willie - Passed away peacefully in his sleep with the love of his family in his heart on Sunday October 10, 2021.

Beloved father of Esposito, Rawle, Fred and Kells.

Dear brother to Earnest.

He will be greatly missed by his extended family members and friends.

The James family wishes to thank Providence Health Care Hospital and it’s staff a physicians for the care given and also to the countless from St. Lucia who have sent condolences.

JAMES, Allan Ogilvie    -   June 1, 1930 - October 10, 2021

Allan Ogilvie James passed away in his sleep at Twin Oaks Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia.

Born in Jamaica, he immigrated to Halifax in 1961 to work at The N.S. Hospital.

He'd lived in Musq. Hbr. since 1971.

Allan is survived by Phyllis James, his sister Lorna, brothers Leyland and Leger, sons Errol and Wade, daughters Donna and Camille, and grandchildren Eric, Vaughan and Janessa.


Gallagher KathyGALLAGHER, Kathy (nee Hayes) - (1956 - 2021) - It is with great regrets and sorrow we announce the passing of Kathy, due to complications with her fight with cancer on October 9, 2021 at 12:30 am.

Kathy will be greatly missed and much loved by her husband Maurice, her son Joshua & his wife Samantha and grandchildren Kaley and Conner. Kathy's sister Patricia-Anne, Brother-in-law Paul and their children and grandchildren.

Kathy was predeceased by her father William John Hayes and mother Mary Cecilia Hayes (nee Grisdale) and brother Wayne Joseph Hayes.

Slater SandySLATER, Alexandra 'Sandy' - Passed away on Saturday, October 9th, 2021, with her family by her side at Queensway/Mississauga Hospital at the age of 78.

Alexandra was born in Corby, England on November 1st, 1942 to Jean and Alexander Keys.

Beloved wife of Phillip. Loving mother of Hayley and Sharon. Cherished grandmother of Samantha, Sara and Jake. Survived by her brother Alex and sisters June and May.

Franklin BettyFRANKLIN, Betty Jane Wright - Betty Jane Wright Franklin, lovingly known as “Nana” and “Sugar” was born August 14th, 1930, in Benton County, Tennessee. Betty died on October 9th, 2021, at the age of 91 after a courageous and dignified 14-month battle with cancer.

She was surrounded by her husband John, their children and grandchildren in the comfort of her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.

Betty is survived by her beloved and devoted husband of 62 years, John Burr Franklin and her loving children Wes and daughter-in-law Kay-Lee Franklin, daughter Katina Franklin, son Randy Franklin and her younger sister Mary Nell Miller.

Karaim AnthonyKARAIM, Anthony Maurice – (February 24, 1939 - October 9, 2021) - After a short battle with pneumonia and cancer, Anthony Karaim passed away peacefully with family at his side. Now joining his beloved wife Marie, of 52 years.

Born in Ethelbert, Manitoba, Anthony eventually settled in the Greater Toronto area, where he met Marie in 1962, and family quickly followed. Beloved father to Steven, and Susan, father in law to Frances, and Grandfather to Kyle, Connor, Amanda and Tyler.

Predeceased by his brothers Steve, John and Mitch, and sister Sophie, and survived by his brother Peter.

Wright LeoWRIGHT, Leo Bernard - Passed away suddenly at his Etobicoke home on October 9, 2021, in his 95th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Barbara, devoted father to Maureen (Burke Carroll), Tom (Donna), Bill (Diane), Leo (Lita), and Marilyn Penny (Steve, d. 2019). Proud grandfather to Alicia, Christopher (Paulina), Kyle (Alex Young), Derek (Ted Kellow), Amanda, Samantha, and great-grandfather to Spencer, Holden, Willa, and McCoy.

Leo lived his life with a strong Christian faith, a sense of adventure, a fierce determination, and a deep love and commitment to his family. His friendships at church, the Knights of Columbus, at his figure skating club, in his Etobicoke neighbourhood, and at Wasaga Beach were enduring and energizing. He always wanted to know if you had any news!

Adubi OlubunmiADUBI, Olubunmi - Passed away suddenly on October 9, 2021 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at the age of 77 years.

Beloved wife of the late Francis Ajibola Adubi.

Loving mother of Akinola, Olukemi, Olatoun and Adeoye (deceased). Devoted grandmother of Oluwadamilola, Tomilade and Jayden.

Pickles DorisPICKLES, Doris Marie - (March 5, 1930 - October 9, 2021) - In her 91st year, Doris passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Robert Pickles, her son Terrence and her sister and brother Lois and Don.

Survived by her loving children Barbara, Kenneth, Darrell, Lois and Robert.

Much loved nanny to Tracy, Roy, Valerie, Timmy, Andrew, Danielle and Jodie. Great nanny to Anthony, Victoria, Liam, Jacob and Jordyne. Dear sister to Puis, Maurice and Alden.

Jephson TheresaJEPHSON, Theresa Anne (Hardcastle) - Passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 after a courageous fight with cancer.

Born 1959 in Toronto, Theresa was the much loved daughter of Christine and the late Douglas.

Theresa was the proud and unconditionally loving mother of Douglas and Katlyn Hardcastle, who inherit her compassion, generosity and kindness towards others.

Lazar RussellLAZAR, Russell - On Saturday, October 9, 2021 at North York General Hospital.

Russell Lazar beloved husband of Elizabeth.

Loving father and father-in-law of Noah Lazar and Matthew Radford.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Alan, Philip and Esther, and Jimmy and the late Nancy Lazar.

Devoted grandfather of Andrew.

Shendelman JennieSHENDELMAN, Jennie - On Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Jennie Shendelman, beloved wife of the late Harry Shendelman.

Loving mother and mother- in-law of Barbara Banks and Ron Baker, and Judi and Martin Rumack.

Dear sister of Gertrude Diamond, devoted grandmother of Corry and Jason, Marni and Bryan, Haley and Kosty, Darren and Lawrence and great-grandmother of Alexa, Cole, Dylan, Tyler, Carly, Blake, Madekine, Sam, and Harry.

Axelrod JoelAXELROD, Joel - On Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Joel Axelrod, beloved husband of Helen Scolnick, and the late Barbara Axelrod.

Loving father and father-in-law of Michael and Lisa, Jeffrey Axelrod and John, Steven and Jennifer, Brian and Meredith, and Michelle and Marc Moll.

Dear brother of Ruth Morris.

Devoted grandfather of Ben, Emily, Kyle, Tyler, Noah, Max, Lucas, Melissa, and Amanda.

Mooris FredMORRIS, John Frederick 'Fred' - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Hospital in Newmarket on Saturday October 9, 2021 at the age of 78 years.

Beloved husband of the late Margaret Ann Morris (2000).

Loving father of Cheryl McIntosh of Keswick. Son of the late John and Lillian Morris.

Cherished friend of Lillian Houle of Keswick.

Ramsaran MitchRAMSARAN, Mitradyal 'Mitch' - It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Mitch Ramsaran on October 9, 2021.

Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Uncle, Brother, Friend and much more.

He was cherished, admired and will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Nancy, his sons Andrew and David and his daughter-in-law Rajpreet.

Cavallo CarolinaCAVALLO, Carolina - Passed away peacefully at her home on October 9, 2021 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of Rocco, loving mother to Vito (Tracie) and Elena (Alan).

Cherished Nonna to Maria, Caterina, Adam, Michael (Kim), Laura and Stephen.

Carolina was a quiet, kind and gentle woman.

She was loved by all of us and we will miss her.

TAKAC, Karol (DEDA)   - 1932-2021  Passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 7:02 a.m.

Beloved husband of the late Julia (Babka).

Caring and loving father of Karol (Sylvia), Dusan and Darina (Richard). Beloved Deda to April, Tiffani, Karly, Jessica, Nicole and Natalie. Great-Deda to Nathan, Abbey, Maddison, Wesley, Tristan and Austin.

Sturino MarySTURINO, Mary Emma   - August 31, 1928 - October 9, 2021

Mary was born and raised in the Junction; her parents Carmen and Teresa Prezio were hardworking immigrants from Calabria, Italy.

Mary had four brothers and a strong bond with each of them and had a special relationship with Frank and his wife Janet.

They travelled together and spent many days on the senior bus to the casino.

Mary met her husband Otty at a local dance and their romance began.

They were wed on April 3, 1948 and were blessed with four children Jim (Carole), Ron (Brenda), Larry (Dian) and Rick(Caroline).

Chunakov BorisCHUMAKOV, Boris Theodore - 83, of Toronto, Ontario passed away on Saturday October 9, 2021, at Hospice Vaughan after a brief, but devastating illness.

He was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia and emigrated to Canada in 1954, settling in London, Ontario and eventually Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario. He taught high school social studies in Montreal and retired as a senior scholar after 28 years at York University.

Boris is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Joanne (nee Miller), his daughter Elizabeth Galitzine, son Michael Chumakov, son-in-law Gregorii, daughter-in-law Melissa and grandchildren Peter, Ksenia and Theodore Galitzine and Ariadna and Ilya Chumakov.

Ross MaryROSS, Mary McGinley - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Mary Ross on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the age of 90.

Predeceased by her husband, Norman.  

Beloved mother of Michael (Debby) and Cathy (Hugh).

Loving Granma to Scott (Jenn), Christopher, Michael (Andrea), Sarah, Kelly (Curtis) and Brian (Jenna).  

Proud great grandmother to Milli, Grace, James, Evey, Callum, Max, Abby, Russell and Eleanor.

Davidson EllaDAVIDSON, Ella Irene - April 16, 1932 - October 9, 2021 - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear Aunt Ellie who passed away peacefully at home in the care of her loved ones.

Ellie was the beloved wife to the late Gerald Davidson for 59 wonderful years who has been waiting patiently in heaven for the past 9 years for the love of his life to arrive.

She will be forever missed and never forgotten by her nephew Gary and his wife Linda, Niece Nancy and Great Niece’s Cara, Dana and Darcy and their families. 

Ellie’s smile, warm heart and delightful sense of laughter always lit up the room and will surely be missed.

JACK, W. Leslie - September 25, 1934, to October 9, 2021

Beloved husband, dad, grandfather, uncle, JD Smith driver, Kingsview Chess Club founder, world traveler. Native of Ardstraw, Ireland, and childhood donkey owner.

Adventured for 64 years with your sweetheart, Fran, to Grafton and southward as a snowbird camper and bird watcher. Recently aka “Jack.” Known for the bluest eyes. Irish eyes that smiled. And twinkled with mischief.