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Jeff Hemmings

Jun 20, 1947 - Nov 26, 2023

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Toronto, ON

Jeffrey Mark HemmingsWith sadness, we announce the passing of Jeff on November 26, 2023 at the age of 76. Loving husband to Ara and cherished father of Leela (Jason Gould). Proud grandfather of Serena and Isla. Survived by his brother Barry (Anna) and dearly missed by his nephews Justin (Lucie) and Dylan (Jen).Relatives and friends are welcomed to Bernardo Funeral Home (2960 Dufferin St. , south of Lawrence Ave. W. ) on Sunday, December 2, 2023 from 2-5 p. m. A Buddhist service will take pla...Read More

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ROMAN KOZIOL

Died : Jan 22, 2024

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Toronto, ON

Peacefully, on Monday, January 22, 2024 at St. Josephs Health Centre at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of 53 years to Wanda. Loving Tata of Mark (Georgia) and Thomas (Heather). Dearly loved Dziadzia of Belle, Lucas, and Isla. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 63 Mimico Ave., Toronto, ON. Prayer service Wednesday at 6 p.m. Funeral mass on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 10 a.m. from St. Casmir’s Church 156 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON. Burial at Park Lawn Cemetery.

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Beverly Dougherty

Dec 20, 1935 - Dec 10, 2023

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Toronto, ON

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Beverly Dougherty, 87, of Toronto, ON, on Sunday, December 10th, at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, surrounded by her family. Beverly was born on December 20, 1935 to Michael and Mary Tuohy in Montreal. She grew up in the Park Extension neighborhood there surrounded by a large extended family of siblings and cousins, with frequent trips made to "Uncle Campbells farm" in the Eastern Townships for holidays and family celebrations. In the mid-1950's her work at Goodyear took her to Toronto, where she met her husband-to-be, Alan. They married in 1957, settled in Mimico and soon had 2 children, Maureen and Michael. At the same time they founded Etobicoke Cartage, and for the next three decades Mom's prodigious ambition and drive were directed equally at raising her children and making a success out of the company. After Dad's untimely death in 1995 and with the company wound down, Mom set out on her second career as Bookkeeper and later Office Manager of the United Senior Citizens of Ontario (USCO). For close to 30 years she immersed herself in these duties, supporting the elected leadership of the organization in their activities to educate, support and advocate for seniors across the province with all levels of government. Over the decades Mom made many friends throughout the USCO and treasured this social interaction as well as the help and support she received in her work. Her efforts culminated with her receiving the USCO Senior of the Year Award in 2021. Beverly was a loving wife and mother, and an amazing role model who could always be counted on when needed. She was loved by her family and will be deeply missed. She is survived by her children Maureen (Wally) and Michael; her two grandchildren Chris (Emily) and Cate (Kevin); her great grandchildren Ellie and Archer as well as her sibling Brian (Gail) and a number of nieces and nephews. As per her wishes, cremation has occurred and a private, family only service will be held on December 14, 2023. If desired, donations may be made to the Salvation Army ( Donate to Salvation Army ) in her memory. Messages of Condolence may be left at www.hogle.ca

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Eleanor

Died : Oct 30, 2022

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Toronto, ON

With great sadness in her 83rd year, with her family by her side, Eleanor passed away after a long battle with cancer on October 30, 2022. She is survived by her two sons Michael and Randy and daughter-in-law Diane. Loving grandmother to Jessica (Chris), Ryan (Ashley) and Rebecca (Brandon) and great-grandmother to Gavin, Penelope, Emery, Ethan, Rosie and Phoebe. She will be missed by her sisters Susan Simurda (Steve), Bernice Wilhelmson, the late Sharon Bishop (Alan-passed) and brother Alfie Lyman (Mary). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. A heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff of The Dorothy Ley Hospice. Also, thank you to the doctors and nurses who took care of our Mother for the past three years. Visitation will be held on Saturday November 26, 2022 from 12-1 p.m. at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 63 Mimico Avenue, Toronto, ON, service to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in her memory. (Click here)

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Wilma Polvi

Jan 06, 1928 - Feb 25, 2024

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Toronto, ON

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Atputharajah (Raj) Amirthanayagam

Nov 29, 1940 - Feb 26, 2024

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Toronto, ON

Atputharajah (Raj) Amirthanayagam, 83, of Toronto, Canada passed away peacefully on February 26, 2024 surrounded by his family. Born on November 29, 1940 in Tellippallai, Sri Lanka to Bastiampillai and Grace Amirthanayagam, Raj grew up with four loving sisters Gnanamalar, Ranjithamalar, Thayalam, and Samathanamalar. He emigrated to Canada in the 1970s where he started a family with his wife Wijayalakshmi (Manikkam) and together they had a daughter, Ann Amirthini who is married to Navin Neeraj Kanagasooriam. Raj adored his two grandchildren Rahmanan and Ramani and was a big part of their lives. Raj will be dearly missed by his family and all the people whose lives he has touched. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:

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Jerzy Zagrodzki

Dec 20, 1951 - Feb 22, 2024

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Toronto, ON

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Jerzy Zagrodzki (known to many as George) on February 22, 2024.Jerzy will be greatly missed by his beloved wife Christine Hofscheier, his children Dallas (Rhonda), and Donna (Daryl), and adored grandchildren Ashley, Caitlyn, Sarah, Cameron, Leah, Jeremy, and Callie.Jerzy had a way of making this world a brighter and more beautiful place, whether it was through the lenses of his cameras or the beautiful gardens he would spend hours in. His patience, understanding, and calm nature allowed him to have an abundance of wonderful friendships, he lived with such a positive outlook, and was the epitome of not sweating the small stuff.Although the loss of Jerzy came way too soon, we know he is no longer in any pain, he is watching over his family, continuing to be the protector he always was for us, feeding the birds from above with a smile on his face.The family welcomes loved ones and friends to join us for a memorial to celebrate Jerzy.If anyone would like to make a donation in Jerzy’s name they are welcome to do so to the heart and stroke foundation.

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Mary Jill Reed

Apr 01, 1941 - Feb 04, 2024

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Toronto, ON

"Mary Jill Reed, born April 1, 1941 died peacefully on February 4, 2024. Jill is survived by her three children Patricia, Philip (Nancy) and Niki, her four grandchildren Victor, Valentina, PJ and Jameson, and her sister-in-law Joyce, nephew Sandy and niece Ailis and families. Jill is predeceased by her twin brother, Ian, and by her parents Jim and Doris Hamilton. Jill was a loving mother and grandmother and a caring and compassionate member of her community to the very end, volunteering and providing support to those in need. Growing up and as a young woman raising her family, Jill was very active in the church (Christ Church Deer Park on Yonge \u0026amp; Holy Trinity in Guildwood). Jill sang, sewed, painted, embroidered and wrote children’s stories. She loved her pets dearly and would never say no to an ice cream. A memorial service followed by a celebration of life will be held at: 100 Bain Ave - Community Centre February 24, 2024, 11am In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: Alzheimer Society of Canada Or Fudger House – 3 West, 439 Sherbourne St, Toronto, ON M4X 1K6, Telephone: 416-392-5252, Email: ltc-fh@toronto.ca Jill\u0027s family would like to thank the staff of Fudger House for taking such good care of our mother/grandmother. Your support made this challenging time much easier for us all. Jill’s final resting place will be among the lily pads, reeds and bulrushes along the Moon River.”"

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Joseph (Joel) Merzetti

Died : Feb 18, 2024

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Toronto, ON

"In loving memory of Joseph (Joel) Merzetti. With heavy hearts, the family announces the peaceful passing of Joseph (Joel) Merzetti on Sunday, February 18th, 2024, at the age of 72, after a long journey with prostate cancer. Joel was a beloved father to Connor (Ikue). He was a treasured brother to Susan Mickle (Doug), and Laura Merzetti (Rob). Joel leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews and so very many friends who hold him dear in their hearts. He also leaves behind his beloved guitar, Ruby. He was predeceased by his parents Herman and Lorraine (Keenan) Merzetti, and one sister Angela Tomsic (Gene). Known to his family as Joe, in a declaration of independence in his teenage years, he changed his name to Joel, becoming a very determined adult in the process. He was guided by a quiet insistence on being true to himself, which never wavered throughout his lifetime. Born in North Bay, Ontario, Joel also spent many years growing up in Haileybury and New Liskeard before calling Toronto home for the majority of his life. Joel was a gifted musician and a soulful singer-songwriter who touched the hearts of all who had the privilege of listening or playing with him. His lyrics were poetic and profound, weaving stories that resonated with the human experience. Joel spent the last two decades supporting students in their educational journeys at Robarts and Gerstein Libraries, University of Toronto. He will be fondly remembered by students and staff. At Joel’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has already taken place. A celebration in his honour will be planned for the future. No doubt there will be music. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Michael Garron Hospital, Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital (10th floor), Spectrum Health Care, and Kensington Hospice for your excellent care and kindness during the past four months. As an expression of sympathy, donations to Kensington Hospice would be greatly appreciated by the family."

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MARILYN LOUISE BARTLETT BRADY

Died : Jan 23, 2024

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Toronto, ON

"MARILYN LOUISE BARTLETT BRADY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at the age of 78, surrounded by the love of her family and in the presence of her Lord. Marilyn was many things to many people. Dutiful daughter to Bernard and Bettie Bartlett, loving sister to Doug (Annalee,) devoted wife to Dwight, proud mother to Heather (Marshall Posner) and Robyn (Mike Regnier,) and adoring Grammie to Julian, Daniel, and Molly. Hers was a life well lived. Marilyn grew up in Fredericton, where she earned her Bachelor of Science from UNB before being whisked off to Ontario with her new husband. There they lived in Ottawa and London before putting down roots in Toronto. She kept busy raising her girls while working as a lab technician at Centennial College, moving up the ranks to Professor of Microbiology. She became a world traveller, going on adventures with the family, the Yorkminster Park Baptist Church choir, and alongside her beloved Dwight. Marilyn loved nothing more than to be surrounded by family, especially when they could breathe the sea air in St Andrews, NB. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy, and she soaked up every moment she could spend with them. After retirement, Marilyn filled her days with knitting, having tea with friends, playing Rummy-O and Scrabble, and watching her favourite shows, especially Big Bang Theory and Hudson \u0026amp; Rex, no matter how many times she\u0027d seen each episode. Marilyn will be fondly remembered by her dozens of cousins and extended family, many close friends, colleagues from Centennial College, YPBC choir members, and all who knew and loved her. The family would like to extend its gratitude to the network of friends and family who supported Marilyn throughout her cancer journey, including drives to and from appointments, those who cared for her after chemo, kept her company while in palliative care, and brought flowers, gifts, and Cheezies (and many other delicious treats!) Many thanks to Dr. Covens and the oncology team at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and Dr. Selby and the amazing staff in the Palliative Care Unit. Donations to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation or the Toronto Zoo Wildlife Conservancy would be appreciated. https://donate.sunnybrook.ca/palliativecare https://www.wildlifeconservancy.ca/donate Cremation has taken place. At Marilyn\u0027s request, a joint memorial with Dwight will be held at a later date to celebrate their lives together. Autumn in The Fields Of Language Without wind the yellow leaves hang slack. Maple, elm, and oak lift torches to the blue of heaven. A scarlet burning bush ignites the air. Evergreens comfort the eye, relief from all that fire and gold. When my last warm season\u0027s done and time\u0027s come to leave this world of words, bright fields of language where I play and sing, let flame in me some final brilliant work like autumn leaves in changing light. May I rejoice in having had my say. —Jeanne Lohmann"

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Dawn Oldnall

May 28, 1991 - Feb 23, 2024

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Toronto, ON

Dawn Oldnall, of Fenelon Falls, passed peacefully on Friday February 23, 2024 at Toronto General Hospital. Dawn was in her 33rd year and was a constant fighter and double lung transplant survivor of 17 years.  Beloved daughter of Ken and Helen Murray of Fenelon Falls.  Loving sister of Edward Oldnall of Kingston and June Oldnall (Brian Wilkinson) of Burnt River and step-sister of Jonathan Murray of Lindsay and Zac Murray of Oshawa.  Special auntie of Eric Oldnall of Toronto and Logan Oldnall of Petawawa. Dawn will be missed by her grandmother, Linda Murray of Kitchener.  The family of Dawn Oldnall will receive friends at the Fenelon Falls United Church, 123 Colborne Street, Fenelon Falls,  on Wednesday, February 28th from 11:00a.m. until the time of funeral service beginning at 1:00p.m. Caroline Fenelius-Carpenter will officiate. Dawn's family would like to invite everyone to the Royal Canadian Legion, 23 Veterans Way, Fenelon Falls, for a luncheon following the funeral.  Cremation with interment at Emily Cemetery in Omemee. If desired memorial donations to the Trillium Gift of Life would be sincerely appreciated. (Donations for Trillium Gift of Life only be made in person on Wednesday or by calling the funeral home at 705-887-3130. Please bring a cheque or use Visa or Mastercard) Please register yourself to be an organ donor at:https://beadonor.ca/   Effective January 01, 2024 “Copyright Notice” © 2024@copyright Jardine Funeral Home Ltd. Reproduction of this death notice in whole or in part and picture(s) is strictly prohibited without expressed consent. 

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