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Thursday December 7, 2017

BIRTH AND DEATH NOTICES

WILLIAM PHILIP ALLEWAY "BILL"

Passed suddenly surrounded by family on December 4, 2017 at age 69. He will be sorely missed by all including children, Jeff (Michelle) and Jessica (Mike); brother, Daniel (Karin); former wife, Jenny (Ed) and the Choi family.

Born and raised in Toronto, Bill spent his summers growing up on Georgian Bay. He could often be found in the garden, reading, enjoying dinners with family or spending a few quiet moments in the backyard with a cigar. In his later years, he lived life just the way he wanted, exploring new places. He will be remembered for his mischievous smile, his witty intelligence and his sweet nature.

A family gathering will be held this Friday, December 8th, if you would like to join us please email celebratebillalleway@gmail.com.

RICHARD SOUTHWOOD CHAFFE

Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Belleville Hospital at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Collacutt) for 57 years. Cherished father of Rick, Jim and his wife Robin, and Cathy and her husband Sal. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Erik, Jack, and Luke.

Visitation will take place at Mount Lawn Funeral Home, 21 Garrard Rd., Whitby (905-443-3376) on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 1 - 2 p.m. with a celebration of Richard's life to commence in the chapel at 2 p.m. Interment at Mount Lawn Cemetery.

Reception to follow. In memory of Richard donations may be made to Trinity College at University of Toronto or a charity of your choice. Memories can be shared http://www.mountlawn.ca

JUDY FIRESTONE

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at her home. Judy Firestone, beloved wife of Michael. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Brenda and Steven Wagman, Andrew and Jessica, and Michelle and Guillermo Cruz. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Michael and Shelly Ellenzweig, Lonni and Sam Zeifman, and the late Joel Ellenzweig. Devoted grandmother of Alison, Amy, Russell, Rebecca, Molly, David, and Mateo.

At Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West, (3 lights west of Dufferin) for service on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at the Beth Tzedec Section at Dawes Road Cemetery. Shiva will be held at 1166 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2X8.

Memorial donations may be made to The Temmy Latner Foundation 416-586-4800 (ext. 7884).

HEATHER JARVIS (nee McAllister) 1929 - 2017

On December 1, 2017 at Wellesley Central Place, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's.

Predeceased by her parents Donald Grey McAllister and Jessie Margaret Southcott.

She is survived by her adored husband Bob of 65 years and her brother Ian; she will be greatly missed by her children Ian, Stephen (Laura), Paul and grandchildren Peter, Doug, Chase and Deacon; she leaves her cousins Harry, Sam, Kim Malcolmson (nee Southcott), Marilyn Fergusson and Nancy Matthews (nee McAllister). Heather was a warm, loving and supportive Mother and very proud grandmother.

A strong supporter of Trinity College School, she was an active member of The Ladies Guild. She also volunteered for TGH and IODE. She was a home maker but when the children left the nest she went about to do her own thing. She enjoyed an active career in ladies retail at the Jaeger store in Toronto's Eaton Centre.

Her success was due to her love of people, she always had something nice to say to everyone.

Heather spent many summers at the Jarvis family cottage on Georgian Bay, surrounded by dozens of nieces and nephews (McCulloughs, Russells and Deeks) and where her reserved and unpretentious nature made her a very gracious four-time champion of the Minnicog Cribbage Tournament. She loved to travel, taking many trips with Bob and creating happy memories of good times over so many years.

Having been brought up on a farm Heather was not accustom to boating and skiing. Without a complaint she took to both with zest and fervor.

Her passion: Crossword Puzzles every morning with a pen, the day did not start until the Globe & Mail cryptic puzzle was completed.

All will miss her infectious laugh and love of life. A special thank you to all of the staff at the Rekai Centre for their compassionate care and service.

A family service and interment will be held in Richmond Hill. A celebration of Heather's life will take place at Northlea United Church, 125 Brentcliffe Rd., Toronto on December 9 at 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. with remembrances at 5:00 p.m.

Karen Ann McCutcheon (nee Chalmers) It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Karen McCutcheon on December 2, 2017.

A vibrant and vital source of love for so many, Mom was predeceased by her wonderful parents, Gordon and Elizabeth Chalmers. Karen will be missed by her closest friend and sister, Pat Saul (John); her adored partner, Norman Hall; and the loves of her life, her children, Peter (Patricia), Tim (Lisa), Mike (Jodi) and Sarah (Sean). The affection that Nana had for each one of her grandkids, and their affection for her, will forever be remembered.

The final paragraph of her will reads, "to my beloved grandchildren, Ahren, Jacob, Hannah, Logan, John, and Sadie, you have enriched my life beyond measure. For this, I want to express my utmost gratitude. You are the beneficiaries of my love forever."

Karen was many things to many people. Above all else, she was a genuine, caring, selfless person. Whether it was as a school board Trustee, teaching English as a Second Language at several under-served schools throughout Toronto, playing badminton with her group of close friends or volunteering with new adult Canadians in her retirement years, Mom gave the best of herself at all times to all people. She loved reading, gardening, art, debating politics, gender and social issues, travelling the world and having a glass of red wine, preferably served in a juice glass or pottery chalice.

Please join us in remembering our beloved Mom, Nana, sister, partner and daughter on Friday, December 15th, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Hart House, Debates Room, 7 Hart House Circle at the University of Toronto. A brief service will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by a reception. Please feel free to join us for any or all of this celebration of a remarkable life. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to give something of yourself to someone who needs it.

ANNE ELIZABETH TODD (née Hudson)

Anne passed away peacefully on December 2, 2017 with family by her side.

Born July 12, 1931 in Cambridge, England to James and Margery Hudson, Anne loved tennis, dancing, and laughter with her dear friends. Thank you Mom, for all of your love in raising the four of us. Thank you to Clarion and the staff at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby for all of their loving care of Mom in her declining years. Memorial ceremony December 9, 2017, 1 p.m., Jerrett Funeral Home, 6191 Yonge St., North York (416-223-5921). Online condolences may be made at http://www.oshawafuneralhome.com.

DIANA ZAKAIB November 4, 1925 December 5, 2017

Passed away peacefully at home in the presence of her family.

Loving wife of the late Mike Zakaib; survived by her beloved brother, Roger; and her sons, Richard (Magda) and Glenn (Nicola). She will be missed by her loving grandchildren, Alexander, Mark (Katherine), Robert (Tanya) and Benjamin; and her greatgranddaughter, Layla.

Friends and family will be welcomed on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Highland Funeral Home - Markham Chapel, 10 Cachet Woods Court, Markham.

On Friday, December 8, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. a funeral service will be held at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church located at 9116 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, followed by burial at York Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Diana Zakaib may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church with appreciation from the family.

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