Tony Poole, originally of Colliers NL, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 after a lengthy courageous battle with cancer fighting optimistically until the very end. Tony was predeceased by his father, John Poole.
Left with loving memories are his spouse Sandra, her children Kathy, Brian and Karen and his daughter Megan. His step-grandchildren Christal, Gary, James, Brittney, Jesse, Amy and April. His step-great grandchildren Alissa, Isabella, Michael, baby Gary, baby James and twins Brooklyn and Dawson. He will never be forgotten by his loving mother, Shirley, sister Peggy Ann, brothers Aiden, John, Terry, Jerry, Ed and Jason and their families and he will be sadly missed by his extended family and numerous friends.
Special thanks and appreciation to his Aunt Geraldeen Leonard for her care, support and endless visits throughout his hospital stay. To his long time employer Brian Feeley, his wife Mary Jayne and their family for all that they have done for him – our family can’t thank you enough. Finally, to Denise Poole, thank you for being there for our mother when we couldn’t. Your constant companionship and comfort certainly are appreciated by everyone. You are truly a blessing to our family.
Respecting his wishes, cremation has taken place and celebrations of his life will be held at later dates.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sunnybrook Foundation.
VALLANCE, Donald Hugh
Passed away peacefully at Toronto Western Hospital in the early morning of April 11, 2018 in his 80th year. Father of only child, Denise Vallance, and adoring grandfather of
Abigail Ross, brother of David (predeceased by Philomena). Predeceased by his parents David and Elizabeth Vallance, his late sister Margaret and late brother-in- law Thomas Cannon, whom he
referred to as his best friend, and late brother Edward Vallance (Annette). Remembered by his loyal friend Bob McCartney. Tremendous gratitude to his brother David and his daughter Kira for Donald’s care upon his late diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease; with support from his daughter Tanya. Donald will be remembered for his enjoyment of sailing and genuine talent and love for Formula Ford racing.
Cremation has taken
If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
It is with great sadness that the family of Elsie Frost announces her passing on Monday, April 9, 2018, at the age of 77 years. Elsie was predeceased by her parents Nathaniel and Emma (Atkins) Batten; brother Douglas Batten; nephew Colin Lester Basha; brother in law Ronald Pepin; and three sisters, Marjorie, Ethel and Eleanor Batten.
Left to mourn are her two daughters, Tina Louise Frost and Kimberly Michelle Frost of Toronto; sisters Doris Pepin and Laura Hirst of Toronto, ON; Evelyn (Alfred) Skanes of Cambridge, ON; brother Walter Batten of St. John’s, NL; sister in law Lorraine Batten of Glenwood, NL; as well as her nieces, nephews, cousins and a large number of extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:00am at The Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel in Toronto with interment to follow at a later date in her home town of Bell Island, Newfoundland.
Donations in Elsie’s name may be made to either The Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel in Toronto, or the Church of St. Cyprian and St. Mary, Anglican Parish of Bell Island in Newfoundland.