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, and Tori. Great-Grandpa (GGPa) to Jaxon and Riley. Brother to Ron (the late Marilyn) and Ray (Bev) and Brother-In-Law to Bob and Jo-Ann and the late Christina Benstead (Len). He will be fondly remembered by his many Nephews, Nieces, extended family members, and friends.

Stan began his career with the Toronto Fire Department on the 26th of May 1961 and was promoted to Captain (25A A1) on the 29th of August 1986. He retired as a District Chief in 1996 after 35 Years. The family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to the Palliative Care team from LINH, especially Dr. Tran and Biola, Dad’s nurse, who assisted us in fulfilling Stan’s wish to remain at home with his family close by during his illness.

According to Stan’s wishes, he is being cremated and a Celebration of Life will take place for family and friends at a date to be determined. Offer Condolence for the family of Gerald (Stanley) Payne, can be made by following the link: Gerald Stanley Payne Obituary

Sincerest Condolences from all our Retiree Groups go out to the Family and Friends.

In Solidarity, Retired Toronto Fire Fighters Association I.A.F.F. Local 3888