Update2 – LODD Norman Sinclair Funeral Notice

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Union Notice #22-120: UPDATE LODD ceremony for Former Scarborough VP and TFS Captain Norm Sinclair

This will be a line-of-duty death ceremony, members are asked to wear full dress uniform, white gloves, and a cap with a shrouded badge.

Following the ceremony, the family is having a reception for family, friends, and firefighters at;

Tap and Tankard
224 Brock St S
Whitby, ON
L1N 4K1

The tap and Tankard website can be found here.

Form Up and Rolling Salute

We will be forming up and honouring Captain Sinclair with a rolling salute. Members will be asked to form up and come to attention when the command is given. The rolling salute starts with raising the right hand saluting the Canadian flag, holding the salute until the caisson passes, and then down immediately at the back of the caisson, bowing your head as the family passes. Your hand should come down after the member beside you and try to coordinate with the member across you. Continue to stand at attention until you’re dismissed.


LODD ceremony details for Former Scarborough VP and TFS Captain Norm Sinclair are as follows;

Friday, October 28th, 2022
Visitation from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ceremony to follow at 2:00 pm

Oshawa Funeral Home
847 King Street West
Oshawa, ON L1J 2J4

The ceremony will be live streamed and can be watched here.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation here.

LODD Funeral Information For Captain Norman Sinclair – Retired TFS (Former Scarborough L626)

Norman Sinclair– 01 March 1950– 15 October 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Norm Sinclair. Norm passed away Saturday, October 15th. from complications and infection from recent cancer surgery. He was 72 years old. Norm’s career began with the Scarborough Fire Department (#449) on the 30th of September 1977, and he officially retired on the 31st of Jan 2008, as a Captain with Toronto Fire Services, after amalgamation. He will be sorely missed!

Visitation: Friday, October 28th, 2022 12 Noon to 2 pm

Oshawa Funeral Home, 847 King Street West Oshawa, ON L1J 2J4

Service: Friday, October 28th, 2022 2 pm

Oshawa Funeral Home 847 King Street West Oshawa, ON L1J 2J4

The service will be Live streamed for anyone not able to attend https://funeraweb.tv/en/diffusions/62774

Full dress uniform is recommended and badges should be shrouded.

Reception Following the Service

Tap and Tankard – 224 Brock St S; Whitby, ON L1N 4K1

Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends from all our Fire Fighter Retiree Groups.

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

Union Notice #22-120: LODD Ceremony for Captain Norman Sinclair

Local 3888 Members;

We have been notified of the passing of retired Captain Norman Sinclair at the age of 72, from an occupational disease on October 15, 2022, at Toronto General Hospital.

Captain Norman Sinclair started with the former Scarborough fire on September 30, 1974, and was very active as a union member of Local 626, and was elected as Vice President in the ’80s. Norman was promoted to Captain on January 13, 1997, and he retired after 33 years of service on January 31, 2008.

Norman is resting at Oshawa Funeral Home, and we will be meeting with the family shortly to discuss arrangements for his LODD ceremony.

At the time we wrote this notice there was no information listed, on the Oshawa Funeral Home website that can be found here.

As ceremony information becomes available we will update this notice.

Our sincerest condolences to Captain Norman Sinclair’s family, friends, and co-workers.

Rest in Peace Brother Sinclair

We got it from here.

In Solidarity,

Gerlando Peritore
Chair, Ceremonial & Bereavement Committee
Toronto Professional Fire Fighters’ Association
I.A.F.F. Local 3888