ROSSITTER, Gary Joseph - Passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
Much-loved husband, father, brother, uncle, friend and ‘Grampa’.
Husband of over 41 years to Janis (nee Ryan).
Father of Shannon (Adam Huard) and Matt (Rachel).
Devoted grandfather to Jackson, Landon, and Quinton.
Gary leaves behind his sisters Fran (Nick Haggerty) and Judy (Paul Chapman) and his brother Paul (Ada), and his sisters-in-law Wendy Ryan, Leah (Harvey Poon), and Tami (Joe D’Angelo).
Gary was a very important person to Brandon, Cameron, and Victoria Kingston. He was also a wonderful uncle and great-uncle to many. Gary was pre-deceased by his father Joseph, his mother Frances Parsons, his sister Gail Bethune and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mac and Marie Ryan.
Gary spent over 29 years working for the Toronto Police Service, retiring out of the records bureau in 1996. He went on to work at Sears Newmarket until 2017. During his time at the police department, Gary met life-long friends that he treasured spending time with. He was also part of a euchre group for over 30 years.
Gary was happiest spending time with family and friends. He loved playing cards, riding his bike, and being with his young grandsons. Gary was truly devoted to the people in his life. He will be deeply missed by many, many people, none more than Janis.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, Markham from 2p.m.-5p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be most appreciated by Janis, Shannon, and Matt.