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Wednesday June 29, 2016


Passed suddenly June 26, 2016
Loving husband of Josephine
(nee Rowan). He will be missed
by his son, Rick (Susan);
grandchildren, Jenna, Katie and
Ben; and his brother, Arthur
(Ruth). Erich was born May 18,
1928, in Poland and came to
Canada at eight months old with
his parents, Edward 'Pop' and
Eugenia, ultimately settling
in Kitchener, Ontario. A
scholarship student at Peabody
Conservatory in Baltimore, Erich
moved to Toronto in 1952
where he played the trumpet
professionally on countless
CBC radio and television
shows, movie soundtracks, live
stage productions, concerts
and was an original member
of the Boss Brass. A celebration
of life will be held in
the coming weeks. Condolences
and memories may be
forwarded through
In lieu of flowers, the
family would appreciate
consideration of donations to
the Alzheimer Society Canada

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