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VILLARROEL, Maria Eliana (nee Vargas) - (November 14th, 1932 - October 11, 2021) -

Maria Eliana Villarroel (nee Vargas) was born on November 14th, 1932 in Valparaiso, Chile to Laura Rosa Cesped and Belisario Vargas. She is the youngest of five children and the last surviving of her family to pass away. To people back home in Chile, she was known as Eliana or Tia Eliana, in Canada as Maria and to her grandchildren as Mama.

In the 1950’s she met Raul Villarroel whom she married on January 17th ,1956. They went to have eight children; Betty, Nene (Raul), Susana, Aurora, Osvaldo, Manuel, Enzo Omar and Mariela.

PAGANO, Elide Viviana (Trotta) - Peacefully on October 11, 2021 at the age of 83.

She is now reunited in heaven with her beloved husband, Gildo.

Cherished by her children; Lori (Tony Spadafora), Aurora (Fab Falconi) and Michael (Lorena).

Beloved grandmother of Nina (Jay), Lisa (Frank), Frank (Jessica), Nicholas and Stephanie.

Hollinger FredHOLLINGER, Fred - On Monday, October 11, 2021 at Humber River Hospital.

Dear brother of Barbara Hollinger, and Sandra Pollack.

Cherished uncle to Lori and Steven Cook, Tara and Frank Coccimiglio, great-uncle to Preston and Justin Cook, Tyler, and Daniel Coccimiglio.

Vitale VicVITALE, Vittorio 'Vic' - With sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Vic on October 11, 2021 at the age of 63.

Cherished husband for 39 years to Karen.

Beloved father of Victoria (Romeyn Rodrigues), Olivia (Ricardo Jones) and Cory (Lauren).

Proud nonno of Nevaeh, Chloe, Reagan, Nolan, Apollo, Athena, Mila and Chelsea.

Forever in the hearts of his sisters Colomba (Quinto) and Anna (Tony), he will be missed by his nieces and nephews and their families.

Liscio ImmaLISCIO, Immacolata - December 7, 1928 – October 11, 2021

Passed away at North York General Hospital on Monday October 11, 2021 at the age of 92 years.

Beloved wife of the late Carmelo Liscio (d. 2015). 

Cherished mother of Tony (Josie), Joanne (John) and Lina (Len). 

Nonna of Carl, Michelle, Kathryn, Cameron, Christopher, Deanna and Sabrina and great Nonna of Christina and Daniel.

Todoric BarbTODORIC, Barbara ( Ślusarczyk) - Born on November 19, 1948 in Wola Biechowska, Poland to Tadeusz and Zofia Ślusarczyk.

She was the eldest of seven children - Edek, Zbigniew, Janusz, Andrzej, Danuta and Wioletta.

She is survived by her husband George and Mama to Mirjana and Khalid, Donna and Dominic and George.

Baba to Maya, Sabrina and Raniya.

She will be deeply missed by her sisters Danuta and Wioletta and her brothers Zbigniew and Janusz.

Kalliontzis JohnKALLIONTZIS, John George - It is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to our father, John George Kalliontzis, who passed away on October 11, 2021.

He lived a long and full life just beyond his 90th birthday.

He was self educated by reading his beloved daily newspaper, for the five decades since he came to Canada.

He leaves behind his beloved wife Evdokia, and his four children, George, Mike, Basil, and Irene.

Stansfield BruceSTANSFIELD, Bruce Eric   -  May 25, 1944 - October 11, 2021

On Monday, October 11, 2021, fulfilling one of his last requests, Bruce passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the love of his family.

He will be deeply missed by his children Walter (Joanna), Lisa, Monica, as well as their mother Gail and his grandsons Joey and Sebastian.

He is survived by his brother Barry (Esther), nephew Richard and nieces Valerie and Catherine.

He will be fondly remembered by those who knew him.

Bruce had many interests and hobbies.

Gibson JeanGIBSON, Jean Francis (nee HARRISON)   -  Jean Frances Gibson, of Hanover, ON, passed away peacefully at the Village in Hanover on Monday, October 11, 2021.

She was 94. Born on February 19, 1927 in Windsor to the late Allan and Luella Harrison.

Jean is survived by loving daughters Beverly (Peter) Hambly of Hanover and Barbara (Fred Klassen) Gibson of Coquitlam, BC.

Special grandmother to Heather (Jeremy) Mighton, Colleen (Scott) Coghlin, Jessica (Chris Lloyd) Klassen, and Brianna (Rohan Chandrashekhar) Klassen.

Loved great-grandmother of Paige, Carter, Ewan, Blake, Meghan, Kaitlin, and Sahana.

Predeceased by her husband Leonard R. Gibson and her brother Robert Harrison.

Beecroft EleanorBEECROFT, Eleanor Jane  - Jane was born on September 16, 1932 and passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021, in Toronto.

Jane was predeceased by her parents Julian Beecroft and Eleanor (Norton) Beecroft, brother Eric and sister Carolyn.

Survived by sister Norma and brother Charles (Stuart).

Jane was a talented artist and poet and was known to many for her passionate advocacy of heritage preservation and indigenous rights.

Rawluk JoanRAWLUK, Joan   -  Joan Rawluk passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021 with her children Kim and Kevin by her side, knowing she was loved deeply by so many.

She refused to be defined by her battle with cancer, living with a grace and optimism that inspired those around her.

Joan gave her whole heart to her kids and was always there for them - from karate classes and Girl Guides all the way through law school and career changes.

She was everything to them - master chef, proofreader, shopping buddy, secret-keeper, best friend, and more.

She treasured her large family, her brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, and her many close friends.

TAYLOR, Bernice Albertine (nee BEAUDOIN)   -  Age 92, resident of Leaside, Ontario for 55 years, passed peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of October 11, 2021 at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto.

She had spent the afternoon prior with her loving husband of 66 years, Robert Taylor, by her bedside.

Zanette LucianoZANETTE, Luciano - (October 27th, 1944 - October 10, 2021) - 

Luciano was born October 27th, 1944 in Azzano Decimo, Provincia di Pordenone in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy.

One of the few boasts he ever uttered was that he was born a lofty 12lbs, although highly suspect, having being born at home and likely having been compared to a sack of potatoes.

Krochak Katherine KaeKROCHAK, Katherine 'Kae' (nee Stasuik) - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at Highview Residences in Kitchener, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the age of 100. Former resident of Etobicoke.

Dearly beloved wife of Joseph Krochak for 76 years.

Dear mother of Dennis (Tessa) of Calgary, Denise (Gerald) Dolff of Waterloo and Dr. Ronald (Elizabeth) of Ormond Beach, Florida.

Cherished grandmother of Paul (Katie), Keith (Jennifer), Camilla (Tim), Kimberley (Carl), David (Lindsay), Katie (Mark), Danielle (Earl) and Nicole (Mark), and great-grandmother of 17.

Rodrigues ReginaRODRIGUES, Regina Miranda Arruda - Passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021, with family by her side at Brampton Civic Hospital at the age of 71.

Regina was born in Remedios, Sao Miguel Island, Azores on December 20, 1949 to Manuel and Etelvina Arruda.

Beloved wife of Jose Rodrigues for 39 wonderful years Loving mother of Victor Reis (Christina), Kelly (Ruben Soares) and Dereck (Megan Upwards). Cherished grandmother of Makayla, Vanessa, Sophia and Logan.

Battista LillianBATTISTA, Lillian Annie - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Lillian Annie Battista.

Lillian was born on December 22, 1938 in Oshawa, Ontario, and passed away on October 10, 2021, in Toronto, Ontario at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of Domenico for over 60 years. Loving mother to Felice "Phil" (Zuraida), Mario, Donna Araujo (Ron), and Rita (Steve). Cherished Grandmother of Janice, Jennifer, Domenic, Cassandra, Luke, Mark, Laura, Lisa and Paige. Great Grandmother to Ayane, Avian, Mio and Ariston.

Bowes EverettBOWES, James 'Everett' – Passed away peacefully at Georgetown Hospital on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the age of 97.

Dearly beloved husband of the late Maureen Bowes (nee Pickering) & companion of the late Joan Wren.

Loving father of Jim (Barbara), Dan, Julie (Don) Gillett & the late Philip. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Jeff, Ashley, Justin, Julia, Alicia & Brandon & great grandfather of Zachary, Leah, Charles & Ella.

Bartkiw LenaBARTKIW, Lena - Peacefully passed away on October 10, 2021 at Midland Gardens Care Community, at the age of 94.

Predeceased by her husband, Peter.

Loving mother to Susan (Steve) and Michael (Heather). Proud Baba to Tricia (Ryan) and Jason.

Hiscock BruceHISCOCK, Bruce Wayne - Age 67 - (February 14, 1954 – October 10, 2021) - Passed away in Toronto on Sunday, October 10, 2021.

Bruce had been retired from the health-care industry after working in Gander, St. John’s, Halifax, and Toronto.

He had a love of pets; especially his cats and most recently Minnie, his beloved and treasured chihuahua. He also loved photography and would be taking a “snap” of anything and everything.

Bruce was predeceased by his parents Henry and Audrey (Sheppard) Hiscock of Grand Falls-Windsor. Left to mourn are brothers Randy (Terrace Bay, ON), Dennis (Ottawa, ON), sisters Holly (Grand Falls-Windsor), and Carol (Gord) (Edmonton, AB) along with nephews, niece, and many cousins.

McGuirk ChrisMcGUIRK, Christopher Patrick - Christopher Patrick McGuirk (The old boy or Uncle Christy), born on March 7, 1933, in Dublin, Ireland, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Vista Care Community, Woodbridge, ON, after a two year battle with lung cancer. He was in his 89th year.

Survived by his Loving children Chris McGuirk, Sèan McGuirk and his wife Jacqueline, Grant Copithorn, Steven Copithorn, and David McGuirk and his wife Chrystal.

His beloved Grandkids, Mike, Erin, Leigh, Holly, Daniel, Taylor, Brandon, and Neil and his adored Great Grandkids, Jack, Malia, and Dash.

Predeceased by his sons Paul McGuirk and Roy Copithorn.

Budd PatriciaBUDD, Patricia Jeanne (nee Gilchrist) - It is with broken and wounded hearts that we share the news of the passing of our mom, Patricia Jeanne Budd (nee Gilchrist), on October 10th, 2021at the age of 76, after a very short battle with cancer.

Recently predeceased by her dear husband and life partner, Larry; beloved sister to Karen (Wilford); loving mother to Kim (Paul) and Kelly (Michael); cherished “Nanoo” to Jillian, Eric (Madelyn), Matthew (Kailyn), Kyle, and Ella and beloved aunt to Jason (Louise), Connor and Walker.

White BarbaraWHITE, Barbara J. - “Whenever we look in our hearts, she will be there.”

Peacefully, surrounded by her family in GBGH hospital in Midland, on October 10th, 2021 at the age of 86.

Loving and caring wife to the late William for 53 years. Devoted mother to Bill (Monica White), Shelley, Robyn (Dave Schultz), Tom (Kim White), Blake (Bonnie White), Dawn (Robert Braid), Todd, Michael, Jennifer (Dave Price), Brian (Wendy), Tracy (Mike Parsons).

MILLER, Irving - On Sunday, October 10, 2021.

Irving Miller, beloved husband of Marlene.

Loving father and father-in-law of Bonnie and Rudy Kieffer, and the late Terri Miller, and Debbie and the late Robert Miller.

Sadly missed by Denise Belman and Jochen Tilk, Noah Belman and the late Erin Belman.

Warsh RuthWARSH, Ruth (Heisler) - On Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Sunnybrook Hospital, Ruth passed away peacefully and surrounded by her children.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Frank and Kylea, and Amy and Seth Goldsweig.

Adoring and adored Nana of Benjamin, Danielle, Josh, and Chloe.

Devoted sister, beloved aunt.

Ruth will also be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family and friends.

Switzman RachelleSWITZMAN, Rachelle - Peacefully, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, surrounded by her family, Rachelle Switzman.

Beloved and cherished wife of the late Elliot Switzman.

Loving and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Carly Fogel, Jordana and Justin Grant, Jesse Switzman and Lauren Sugar.

Loving daughter of the late Nathan and Freda Peck.

Dear sister of Isaac and Sylvia Peck, Ronnie and Wendy Peck.

Duvak ShirleyDUVAL, Shirley Jane May - Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Shirley passed away with her family by her side on October 10, 2021 at the age of 90 years old.

She will always be remembered for her gorgeous smile and laugh, love of travel, playing (and winning) bingo, member of the legion, her adoring love of animals, up for any fun activity, and always prepared to be the social butterfly that she was born to be.

Shirley is survived by her brother Howard Fugard of Thunder Bay.