James Malyon Funeral Notice

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Captain James Malyon 1934 – 2020 . It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing Jim Malyon. Jim died peacefully at home on November 9, 2020 after a short illness (unrelated to COVID-19) and was surrounded by his family, Barbara (wife of 61 years), his son Randy, and daughter Karey. He was 86 years of age. Jim was … Read More

Ray “Ace” Costello Funeral Notice

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Captain Ray “Ace” Costello – Jun 1933 – Dec 2020 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Captain Ray “Ace” Costello. Ray passed away in hospital as the result of an unexpected and sudden illness in his 87th year. Ace was a very Proud Captain of The Toronto Fire Department. He joined on August 9th, 1957, was … Read More

Carp Opinion Column


Long Term Care is one of those things where it is easy to look the other way than admit there’s the possibly that we may one day need it. But seeing as we’re not getting any younger and may need it one day… May be its time to get involved and contact our MPPs? Link to original article: Opinion Column … Read More

Last Fire Fighters Toy Drive thru…


December 20th is the last date for the Stop, Drop-off and Roll – Toy Drive-thru… “Please spread the word and encourage anyone interested to drop by and drop off their donation” As you all know, the Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive is continuing to deliver to those in need, and we need your help! COVID-19 has created many challenges for … Read More

Chris Chmielewski Funeral Notice

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Retired Captain Chris Chmielewski passed away on August 7, 2020 in his 69th year from Cancer. Captain Chris Chmielewski began his career with the Toronto Fire Department in September of 1989. His first assignment was 25P B2, now station 343 on B. Chris retired from 116 B after 28 years of service with TFS and moved to Killaloe with his … Read More

John J. Fogarty Funeral Notice

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Captain John J. Fogarty – Jul 1941 – Dec 2020 FOGARTY, John James – Passed away Monday, December 14, 2020 at Michael Garron Hospital at the age of 79. Retired Captain of Toronto Fire Department. John joined on June 18th, 1965, was promoted to Captain April 8th, 1991, and retired on June 18th 1997 after 32 years. Spouse of Marie … Read More

Hal Lapp Funeral Notice

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Harold Wm Lapp – May 1938 – December 2020 Its with deep regret we advise of the passing of Hal Lapp on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Hal started with the Scarborough Fire Department on March 26, 1962. He retired on December 31, 1993 (31 years of service). His humour and wit will be missed by all. From the Retired Toronto … Read More

Year End Message


10 December 2020 Active Retired: Years End Message Dear Active Retiree’s, We don’t have to restate just how difficult this year has been for all of us, some more than others. We hope that all of you are managing as best you can and that it’s important to state that anyone needing help should reach out. Your Executive’s are still … Read More

Barry Martin Funeral Notice

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Barry Ian Martin Retired – Scarborough L626 Barry Ian Martin passed away at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on Nov. 26, 2020 at the age of 81. Barry was predeceased by his parents Arthur & Vera Martin and his sister Marilýn Mason. Barry is survived by his partner Virginia Porter, daughter Marilyn Hall and son Curtis Martin. He is also survived … Read More

William Larsen Funeral Notice

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William John Larsen, 01 February, 1940 – 29 November, 2020 . Beloved Father and Grandfather, William (Bill) Larsen passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the age of 80. He will be lovingly missed by his daughters Alison Larsen McSorley (Wes) of Cape Cod and Andrea Larsen (Mario Boccia) of Mississauga. Much loved grandfather of Shannon McSorley and Alexandra … Read More