Richard Arthur Shangrow
July 9, 1931 – November 23, 2019
Retired as District Chief after 35 years’ service with the New Toronto and Etobicoke Fire Department. It is with deep sorrow that the Shangrow family announces the passing of Richard Arthur Shangrow in Mississauga, Ontario at the Credit Valley Hospital Palliative Patient Care Unit. Beloved husband of Betty (nee Singleton) for 65 years. Cherished father of Joan (Rudy Sibenik), Valerie (Robert Randall), Lois (John Randall), Brian (Carol Morrison) and Barbara (Rodney Gaudon). Loving grandfather of Lindsay, Leah, Brandon, Yvonne, Paul, Adam, Michele and Dylan. Great grandfather of Sorley. Survived by his sisters June Hall and Nona (Jim) Robinson. Predeceased by his sister Kathleen Smith, Richard loved his family, vegetable garden, Mother Nature, cottage, firefighting job and N.H.L. Hockey (Montreal Canadians). Our thanks to Dr. F. Besik, Credit Valley Hospital.
For his compassionate care of Richard and to the exceptional palliative care team (tom numerous to mention). You are appreciated. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (at 14th St., between Islington and Kipling Aves., 416-259-3705) on Tuesday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ambrose R. C. Church, Brown’s Line / Evans Ave. Wednesday at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated in Richards’s memory to the Palliative Patient Care Unit of Credit Valley Hospital, or the Catholic Community of St. Josephine Bakhita, 3200 Thomas Street, Mississauga, On L5M 0V56. Messages of Condolence may be placed at www.RidleyFuneralHome.com.
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