Frank W. Murray Funeral Notice

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Captain Frank W. Murray – 1932 ~ 2022 MURRAY, Francis (Frank) William (Retired Captain with the Toronto Fire Department) – Passed away peacefully at his home in Barrie on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late June. Dear father of June Hoddinott (the late Walter), Linda McGloin, Dave Murray (Gail), and the late Tom … Read More

In Memoriam 2021

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As 2022 gets underway, we would like to take a moment to remember those that we lost across all our retired groups in 2021. Our sincerest condolences go out to all the families and friends. First Name Last Name Rank Starting Dept. D.O.D. Age Bradley Donner Firefighter NYFD 1-Jan-21 69 Frank Purves P/C NYFD 2-Jan-21 90 Eli Scardoni D/C TFD … Read More

Ontario Staycation…

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If you are planning to ‘explore’ the province this year this tax credit may work for you. While the sums aren’t huge any money back is better than none! “To help the tourism and hospitality sectors recover, and encourage Ontario families to explore the province, the government is proposing a new temporary Ontario Staycation Tax Credit for 2022. The credit … Read More

Theodore Toner Funeral Notice

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DC Theodore M. Toner – Nov 1940 – Dec 2021 It is with a very heavy heart that we announce Ted’s sudden death. Husband of the late Daira, Ted is survived by his son Rod (Liz), his much-loved granddaughters Amalia and Layla, and their mother Filomena. Ted was a beloved brother to Denyse (Terry) and the late Diane (John). Those … Read More

Gerry Martin Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for Captain Harold “Gerry” Martin Retired East York (L-418) Harold “Gerry” Martin – Dec 23, 1938, ~ Dec 28, 2021 Gerry Martin passed away at the age of 83, peacefully at home on December 28, 2021. Survived by his loving wife Marlene and children Mark, Sandy (George), Kellie, and Colleen (Dennis). He also leaves behind his grandchildren Heather … Read More

Ross Stanley Bedford Funeral Notice

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Ross Stanley Bedford – May 1931 ~ Dec 2021 BEDFORD, Ross Stanley – Passed away peacefully on December 23, 2021, at Oshawa Lakeridge Hospital at the age of 90. Ross was a retired firefighter. Beloved husband of the late Stella. Cherished father of Gary (Theresa), Kim (Nancy), Debbie (Steve), and Ken. Loving grandfather of Jacqueline (Van), Taylor, Nicole (Matt), Ashley … Read More

Merry Christmas

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On Behalf of the RTFFA, we wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season. Our thoughts are always with our Brothers and Sisters who are on duty.



UPDATE – as of Dec 21st a COVID test is required for return to Canada from the USA even for trips of 72 hours or less. Please do your homework and make sure you are aware of all requirements and insurance coverage before you travel. By now most have heard of the need to fill out documentation when returning from … Read More

Alexander McKenna Funeral Notice

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Ass’t Chief (OFM) Alexander Raymond McKenna–Dec 7th,1940 ~ Dec 8th, 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alexander Raymond McKenna. He died suddenly at home in Toronto on Wednesday, December 8th – one day after his 81st birthday. Alex leaves behind his wife, Louise, his daughters Tracy McKenna, CorryHaslam (David), Deborah McKenna (James), son Mark … Read More

Robert Puk Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for Captain Robert “Bob” Puk Retired L752 North York Fire Captain Robert Puk – 1938 ~ 2021 Bob passed away peacefully after a long journey of health complications. He fought valiantly to be here. He is survived by his devoted, beloved wife and best friend of 61 years, Diane. Loving father to Lori (Glenn) and Robert (Lori). Proud … Read More