Captain Donald K. Goodwin – Nov 1933 – Oct 2020
Donald passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia on November 10, 1933, he moved to Toronto, Ontario at a young age and joined the Toronto Fire Department on the 20TH of Sept 1957, and retired as a Captain in 1989.
He will be missed by his wife of 51 years Eileen Goodwin (nee McKenna), his sons Colin (Lucia) and Brian (Christine), his four grandchildren Keiver, Elisa, Qwin and Davis, his extended family in Scotland and Canada and the close family friends he made throughout the years.
A graveside service will be held at Resurrection Cemetery on Friday, October 30th at 2:00 p.m. by invitation only. A Mass celebrating his life will be arranged at a later date.
Special thanks to the staff at VIVA Retirement Home in Whitby and the staff at Ajax Pickering Hospital. His smiles, his jokes, his sayings and his stories of a life well lived will be remembered always.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Durham. For online condolences, please visit www.wctownfuneralchapel.com Don was a very proud and active member of the Toronto Fire Fighters’ War Veterans Association; he will be missed.
Our Sincerest Condolences from all our Retiree Groups go out to the Family and Friends.