He was born in London, England and crossed the Atlantic by ship to work in Montreal, before settling in Toronto. Predeceased by his wife, Rose-Anne, sister Sybil and brother Martin, he will be greatly missed by his daughters Ruth-Ellen, Melissa and Cindy, grandchildren Sam, Josh, Ely and Hannah, son-in-law Brian, brother-in-law Jack, sister-in-law Nancy and his nieces and nephews and their children. Thanks to the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital, especially in the Palliative wing where he spent his final days. A funeral service will be held at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Avenue West, Thornhill, on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions to the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation or the Toronto Humane Society would be appreciated. Please visit www.steelesmemorialchapel.com to send expressions of sympathy.