Paul Laanvere Funeral Notice

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Paul Laanvere – Sept 23rd 1931 – January 13th 2021 LAANVERE, PAUL died peacefully, on January 13, 2021, at Ehatare Retirement Home at the age of 89. Retired Toronto Firefighter. Predeceased by Aino, his loving wife of 68 years, Paul is remembered by his son Richard (Marcia Ross) and his adored grandchildren, Michael (Kinsey Good) and Erika (Matt Pflance). Paul … Read More

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MROO Annual Travel Insurancenow includes coverage for COVID-19 MROO Travel Insurance now includes coverage for Covid-19 related conditions or losses. Retroactive to January 15th. “We are pleased to announce that the MROO AnnualTravel Insurance plan now includes emergency medicalcoverage for conditions or losses that are related toCOVID-19, even while a travel advisory related to COVID19 is in effect. This change … Read More

Roderick “Jimmy” McGrath Funeral Notice

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Captain Roderick “Jimmy” McGrath – Feb 1947 – Jan 2021. Jimmy passed away on January 15th, 2021. He was hired by the Toronto Fire Department on December 3, 1971, and had many apparatus assignments throughout his career. Jim was promoted to Captain on April 29th, 1991, and retired as a Captain at 445 A-platoon, on May 31, 2003, after a … Read More

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Before you rush off to get the vaccine, know that The Snowbird Advisor is reporting that Florida has changed vaccine requirements… “On January 20, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis updated the state’s rules regarding eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. ” (National Post) “The governor announced that in addition to the current age requirement to receive the vaccine – you … Read More

Victor Dunn Funeral Notice

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Captain Victor Clair Dunn – 1928 – 2021 Victor passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 11th, 2021 at the age of 92. Much loved husband of Joyce (Williams) Dunn for 70 years. Loving and loved dad of Darlene Victor (late Ernie), Denise Cormack and her husband Richard and Darcelle Davie and her husband James. Grandfather of Warren, Branden … Read More

Kenneth Brunton Funeral Notice

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Captain Kenneth Charles Brunton – 1935 – 2021 Kenneth Charles Brunton, a kind, gentle, loving, man with humorous wit passed away January 7, 2021 at Andy’s House, Hospice of Muskoka in Port Carling with family at his side, following his courageous battle with cancer. Born in Gravenhurst July 6, 1935. The second youngest son of the late Alfred and Elsie. … Read More

Raymond Green Funeral Notice

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Raymond L. Green – 1939 – 2021 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of retired D/C Ray Green, seniority #279 and #174. Ray passed away at midnight on Wednesday January 6th. of a cardiac arrest due to Covid-19 in ICU (Arizona). He was 81 years old. Ray initially started with Scarborough Fire on September 19th 1960, resigned … Read More

Francis Alistair Funeral Notice

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Alistair Francis Maclean – 1936 – 2021 Alistair Francis Maclean was born in Greenock, Scotland. During his time at sea as a marine engineer, Alistair met Johanna Lim in Singapore. They married and moved to London, England, where Fiona was born. The family moved to Toronto, Canada in 1969 where Alistair found work as a marine engineer at the Toronto … Read More

Eli Scardaoni Funeral Notice

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Retired Toronto District Fire Chief of 36 years, Inventor & Entrepreneur, Passed away with his family by his side on January 5, 2021 in Collingwood, Ontario. Eli began his career with The Toronto Fire Department on the 19th of October 1956. He was promoted to Captain on the 14th of January 1977, and then to District Chief on the 8th … Read More

Frank Purves Funeral Notice

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PURVES, Frank Gibson – August 6, 1930 – January 2, 2021 Married to the love of his life, Frances (Wood), for 62 years until her death in 2012, they divided their time between his garden in Richmond Hill and the cottage on Lake Memesagamesing. He could be difficult, stubborn and charming, had a heart of gold and more stories and … Read More