Des Conlon Retirement

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Best wishes go out to Des on this next chapter. Come on out for a round of golf and to wish Des all the best as he moves to the ‘R’ shift. Please see the flyer below for the detials.

Robert D.J. La Rochelle – Plaza Fire Image

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Robert started with the Toronto Fire Department on August 9, 1957, and retired on June 4, 1989. His badge number was 566. The picture was apparently taken at the Plaza Hotel Fire. Words from his son Scottie – “Further down the list is an iconic picture of a firefighter holding a young child. It is titled: Mr. LaRochelle. That would … Read More

George E. Beck Funeral Notice

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DC George Edward Beck – Oct 29, 1922 – Aug 24, 2021 BECK, George E. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Beck, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at the Joseph Brant Hospital at the age of 98. George rejoins his wife Della. Loving father of Robert (Pat). Proud Papa of Matthew, James (Alyssa), and … Read More

Carl Graham Funeral Notice

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Carl Graham – 1932 – 2021 Carl passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, on Monday, August 23, 2021. Carl Graham in his 90th year was the beloved husband of the late Gloria May Graham (2018). Loving father of Glen, Marilyn McDonald (Jim) and Scott (Gloria Moore). Cherished grandfather of Ashley Goushian (John), Derek McDonald (Katie), Mikyla, Cailin, Ethan (Taverly), … Read More

Robert Bradley Backus Funeral Notice

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Robert Bradley Backus – April 6, 1934 ~ August 16, 2021 Retired Fire Fighter Mr. Robert Bradley Backus’s, bravery, courage, and selflessness will be remembered long after his passing. Mr. Backus, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 16., 2021. Robert is survived by his wife Angela Backus, his sons, daughters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his daughter, Kathleen. He loved … Read More

‘Update’ – Passing of Active Member (LODD) Captain Martin Costoff

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Passing of Active Member (LODD) Captain Martin Costoff 125A Former city of North York (L752) All Members TFS personnel are invited but for contact tracing purposes MUST register by August 27 at 10 am by completing the form. Register Here: Visitation and Ceremony – Kane-Jerrett Funeral Home 8088 Yonge St Thornhill, ON Visitation – Thursday. August 26, 2021, 6 … Read More

‘Update’ – George “Danny” Thompson LODD Funeral Notice

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LODD Passing of Active Member, Captain Daniel “The Bull” Thompson – August 1, 1964 – August 11, 2021 *UPDATED Ceremony Information* Brothers and Sisters TFS personnel are invited but for contact tracing purposes MUST register by August 26 at 9 am by completing the form. Register Here Visitation and Ceremony – Kane-Jerrett Funeral Home 8088 Yonge St Thornhill, ON Visitation; … Read More

Bruce Evans Retirement Party

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A retirement party is planned for retired D/C Bruce Evans on Thursday August 26th @ 6pm. The location is Shoeless Joe’s in Aurora – located in St. Andrews Shopping Center (2 Orchard Heights Blvd.) The patio is reserved for TFS. Come out and wish Bruce well in his retirement!

Gerald Stanley Payne

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DC Gerald Stanley Payne – Oct 1936 – Aug 2021 Peacefully, with his loving family by his side, Stan passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, in his 85th year. Beloved Husband of Evelyn (Ev) for 63 years. Loving Father of Heather (Adrian), Shari (Tony), and Kristine (Ian). Much loved Grandpa of Ryan (Crystal), Kyle (Amanda), Eric (Erika), Quentin, Will, … Read More

James C. Hood Funeral Notice

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Captain James C. Hood – Jun 24, 1932 ~ Aug 17, 2021 Jim passed peacefully on August 17, 2021, at the age of 89. Jim is survived by Thelma, Sister Beresford, Children Bob (Maureen), Shirley (Steve), and Sandra (Ken). Papa to Grandchildren, Katie and Shannon, Great grandchildren Bryton and Colson, and his beloved Grand Dog Lexie. Jim began his career … Read More