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Cancellara AntonioCANCELLARA, Antonio (Tony)   -  It is with profound sadness, we announce the untimely passing of our dear Antonio.

Although we are so heartbroken, we are so grateful to have had the opportunity to love, and be loved by someone so very special.

He left such a big impact on this world. Antonio "Tony" passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 2:53 p.m., with his family by his side, at Princess Margaret Hospital, at the young age of 58. Beloved husband of Nina.

Cherished Papa of Michael (Jade) and Connie (Patrick).

Loving son of Assunta, and son-in-law of Michela Morra.

Predeceased by his father, Canio "Joe", and father-in-law, Roccantonio "Tony" Morra.

Friends and family who reside in Italy are extremely distraught over his passing.

ROBLIN, Norma   -  1929 - 2022   It is with profound sadness, that we announce the passing of Norma Roblin, on June 11, 2022, at the age of 93.

Norma was born in Toronto, Canada, on February 8, 1929, and lived a full and vibrant life devoted to her family and friends.

MILNE, William H. (Bill)   -  1925-2022  Bill died at Sunnybrook Hospital on June 11th in his 98th year, beloved husband of the late Ruth Breakwell; cherished father of Cathy (Paul Singleton); John (Hazel); and Meg (Maureen Kavanagh).

Loving grandfather of Alec Singleton; Matthew Singleton (Laura Robb); Jamie Singleton (Amanda); Tim Singleton (Ian Roberts); Heather Milne (Grant Desjardine); Stewart Milne; and Wendy Milne (Rahel Milne).

Meyer AlexanderMEYER, Alexander Peter   -  May 6, 1961 - June 11, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alex who died peacefully in hospital on Saturday, June 11th, with his brother by his side.

He was a loving son to Kurt and Anneliese, a supportive brother and brother-in-law to Mark and Cathy, and a proud uncle to Emily and Will.

He will be missed by all, including his extended family in Canada and Germany.

Some of Alex's fondest memories go back to being a carefree teenager spending summers on Gull Lake.

He also reflected often on the many things he learned while on his great adventure of sailing the North Sea with his Uncle Hans and family in the late '70s.

Dean JohnDEAN, John H. Dean, CStJ   -  February 19, 1932 - June 11, 2022

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of John Dean, in his 90th year.

He peacefully passed away at home, surrounded by family.

John will be sorely missed by Donna, his wife of 45 years, son Eric, daughter Carol, grandsons Justin and Scott (Rachel), great-granddaughter Paige, and Nelson, his pet cat.

There are many more family members, friends, and former colleagues from around the world that will miss him dearly.

John spent his early years in Liverpool, UK.

After time in the British Merchant Navy, he started his new Canadian adventure at the age of 19.

Rogister GeorgeROGISTER, George Joseph    -  As the result of a fall, George Joseph Rogister, in his 89th year, passed away, on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Predeceased by his wife Mary Rogister (2008).

Former partner of Carol Rourke.

Loving father of Shannon Rogister (Rick McGee), Sean Rogister (Heidi), Joanna Rogister, Mary Lee McLachlan, Megan Tomas (Luis) and Joe Rogister (Kristy Walker).

Cherished poppa of Keira McGee, Brandon, Cassandra and Christian Rogister, Andrew, Catriona and Alex McConnell, Gavin and Lindsay McLachlan, and Kai Rogister.

Uncle George will be missed by his numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Sherwin GeninaSHERWIN, Genina Maria Sherwin (née Perfetti)  -  Peacefully departed, on June 10, 2022, in Mississauga, ON, in her 102nd year of exceptional living.

Genina, known as "Ninna" to her family, was born December 15, 1920, to Leucio and Rosina Perfetti, who had emmigrated two months before from Italy, in downtown Toronto, ON, where she lived much of her life and where she met and married her future husband, Gerald Sherwin, in 1943.

She birthed four children, and loved one another for 66 years before Gerald's passing in 2009. 

Genina worked as a data processor for the Etobicoke Board of Education for decades.

But she was an even more devout wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and follower of the Catholic faith, practising unwavering commitment to Jesus Christ throughout her entire life.

Lipman JesseLIPMAN, Jesse   - Beloved son of Joanne Werner and Mark Lipman (Debbie Levine); dear brother of Cory Lipman.

Jesse passed away peacefully, at home, on Friday, June 10, 2022. 

Jesse had many friends who supported and loved him and the family appreciates their loyalty.

McDONALD, Hélène Cecile (nee DESROCHERS)   -  Peacefully and with her loving sister by her side, Hélène died on June 10, 2022 at the The Rekai Centre during her 85th year.

Predeceased by her husband John Daniel, she will be lovingly remembered by her stepsons Daniel (Mary), Brad, and niece Chantal (Michael), whom she helped raise.

Bleakley MargaretBLEAKLEY, Margaret Joan (nee BUTLER)   -  Margaret Joan Bleakley, age 91, of East York, Ontario, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Margaret was born May 5, 1931, in London, England.

She was 1 of 8 siblings, the youngest of 5 girls. Jean, Gladys, Doris, Alice, Fred, John and Peter (surviving).

She was a loving mother to her 4 children, Stephen, Michael, Lorraine and Robert, beloved grandmother to Stephanie, Rachel, Colin, and Rene, and dear great-grandmother to Benjamin and Brooklyn.

Margaret also leaves behind many nieces and nephews in America and the United Kingdom.

When she was 23 years old she began her journey to Canada with her young son Robert.

Coulter TerryCOULTER, Terry   -  September 6, 1945 - June 9, 2022

Our family is saddened to announce that Terry passed away on June 9, 2022, in the loving company of Juta, his wife of over 52 years.

He had many passions, cars, pools, scuba diving, poker with his buddies and golf.

Terry was an active member of Lambton Golf and Country Club for 58 years.

He lived a full and wonderful life.

Terry will be forever missed by their children, Stacey (Stephen) and Courtney (John). He was the proud grandpa to Ella, Makayla, Kiera, Finn, Shae and Keeling.

Walker ReniaWALKER, Renia Mary   -  It is with great sadness the family of Renia Mary Walker announces her passing in her 91st year, on June 9, 2022.

Renia (Irene) Walker was the loving wife of John Walker for 68 years.

She is now reunited with her son, Douglas Buchanan. A loving Mother to Stuart and Sophia.

Gma to her grandchildren, Shannon, Michael and Richard; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Charlotte and Harper. Growing up during the Depression, she had to face much personal adversity with determination throughout her life.

She was a true matriarch finding strength in the love of her family and friends.

An honest and caring heart, sharing with us her views and always telling the best stories to make you smile.

CASSAR, David Gray  -  God called David Gray peacefully on June 8, 2022, at the age of 60.

David is lovingly remembered by his parents, Frank and Marion; by his brothers, James (Linda), Thomas (Lia) and Peter (Karen).

Cherished by his niece and nephews: Marc, Samra, Ryan and Luke.

Bowles FrankBOWLES, Frank George   -  April 26, 1927 – June 8, 2022

Passed peacefully, June 8, 2022, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Ontario, at the age of 95.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Joyce (2014); his son, Dr. Lawrence Bowles (1988); brother, Ernie; and sisters, Ella and Irene.

He will be missed by his daughter, Catherine (Ken); and son, Bill (Cheryl).

He was Papa and/or Grampa to Christopher (Samantha), Blake (Joo Ae), Danny (Janet), David (Tamara), Taylor and Adam (Breanne) and his 10 great-grandchildren.

Frank was extremely proud and thankful for the 44 years he spent at the The Northern Miner/Norgraphics in Toronto and Vancouver.

KONG, Shirley Crispolita (nee JOHNSON)   -  Shirley Crispolita Kong (born September 19, 1936) passed away at Credit Valley Hospital, Toronto, Canada, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

She was the beloved wife of the late Desmond Kong.

Mother of Sharon Aleong (nee Kong) and Derek Kong.

PAREDES, Teresa Del Carmen (nee LEON LATOJA)   -  Passed away peacefully with family by her side on June 8, 2022, at the age of 82.

Loving wife of the late Juan. Devoted mother of Juan, Ana, Rosalinda, Irma, Ivan, Osvaldo, and Sofia.

Proud Tuca of 15 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Bazzocchi MilviaBAZZOCCHI, Milvia   -  Peacefully left us on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Milvia was a loved and loving wife to Mario for 51 years.

She was the dearest mother of Flavia and her husband John, Marina and her husband Randy, and Francesco and his wife Marina.

She was adored and will be warmly remembered by her grandchildren, Andrew, Natalie, Derek, Michael, Olivia, Nicole, Jonathan, Robert, and Danielle.

Milvia shared her love and compassion with all those she encountered, she will be greatly missed, and her spirit will live on in the caring actions of all those who knew her.

BRIDEL, Kathleen Mary (Kay, Kathy)   -   Passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2022.

Daughter of Fred Bridel and Kathleen (Byrne) Bridel, sister of Theresa and Fred, aunt of James (predeceased) and Lisa.

Retired teacher from Toronto Catholic School Boards with many years teaching at St. Cecilia and St. Luigi schools.

CURTIS, Judy   -  1956 - 2022  Judy passed away peacefully in early June after a lengthy illness.

Beloved daughter of Sue and late father William and loving sister of Mark, Judy will be deeply missed by her mother and brother. 

SAWATZKY, Christian Michael  -  "Christian the Singer"  It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Christian at Kensington Hospice, Toronto, on June 7, 2022, with his family by his side.

Born August 4, 1975, son of Marlene Tabaczuk (Peter), brother of Stacey Punch (Mark) and Tertia Lamb, proud uncle to Brianna Punch (David Scott) and Nolan Punch. First grandson of the late Michael and Mary Polychuk.

Nishihama YaekoNISHIHAMA, Yaeko   - It is with great sadness that Muriel and Wayne announce the peaceful passing of their dear Mother, Yaeko, Eleanor (nee Nishi), in her one hundredth year, at St. Josephs Health Centre on June 7, 2022. 

Yaeko was the youngest of nine children born to Unosuke and Kura Nishi in Steveston, B.C.

She moved to Ontario in 1947 and lived most of her life in Toronto. 

Predeceased by her husband, Takashi, and her daughter, Cathy (Jack). 

Yaeko will, also, be missed by her lifelong dear friend, Eiko Kiyonaga, her grandchildren Midori (Mark Hodgson), Emily, David (Corrie) and Laura, her great-grandson, Tadashi, many nieces and nephews in Ontario, B.C. and the U.S., family and friends. 

Young KennethYOUNG, Kenneth L. Ken Young   -  A retired district representative with the Toronto Star and lifetime resident of East York, passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on June 7, 2022.

An alumnus of the first graduating class of Centennial College, he majored in journalism but found his career in the Toronto Star's circulation department, mentoring young carriers and providing customer service to subscribers for over 25 years.

As a young man, he purchased the house across the street from his childhood home.

A natural athlete, he loved to socialize with friends over a game while honing his technique.

SIMMONS, Catherine (Anne)   -  1931 - 2022  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine (Anne) Simmons, daughter of Harvey and Edith Thomson, on May 7, 2022, just shy of her 91st birthday, after a long struggle with dementia and more recently, cancer.

PERKS, Mary   -  Peacefully, at Alexander Place, on June 6, 2022, Mary Perks, beloved wife of Donald; and loving mother of Ray, Bill, Donnie and Darleen.

She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Riley, Sean, Heather, Jonathan, Jessica, Ryan, Shannon; and her great-grandchildren.

BAMFORD, James (Jim) Arthur   -   1942 - 2022  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim on Monday, June 6th, with his wife and children by his side.

Born to the late Madge and Howard Bamford on April 9, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario.

Jim grew up in Leaside, the third generation to look after the family business, "Bamford's Produce Company" in Toronto, Ontario.

Tonin RinaldoTONIN, Rinaldo   -  Passed away peacefully in Montreal on June 6, 2022.

Born in Teglio Veneto (Italy), Rinaldo immigrated to Toronto in 1956 at age 24, where he worked as a marble and terrazzo setter, and built a wonderful life alongside his beloved wife, the late Anita, and dear family and friends.

Father of Patrizia (Gregory); Nonno of Natascia; brother of the late Tomasso (Maria); brother-in-law of Luciano (Carla) and of the late Erica (the late Giovanni); and Zio of Donatella (Frank), Vania (Ian) and Sabrina.

We thank Dr. Michael Sebag, Royal Victoria Hospital (MUHC), and health care and staff at CHLSD Vigi Reine Elizabeth and Herron for their care.