Chrystal Marie Jackson joined Ginger, her beloved apricot standard poodle over the Rainbow Bridge June 2, 2019. Where they are sharing their love and joy in being together again. A beautiful, stylish and talented industrial sales rep and accomplished regional sales manager, she ran her own boutique due diligence and market research consultancy for the past 15 years. A much-missed companion for Renee, she leaves a huge void in the life of her husband of 33 years, business partner, bicycling companion and best friend, George Keirstead. Chrystal always believed that the best in life was ahead for her and those around her. She has left a lasting and caring impression, leaving a smile on all those she met and will forever be missed.
Memories to Standard Poodles in Need (SPIN).
Lister, Thomas W. July 5, 1938- September 13, 2019
Peacefully, with family at his side, Tom passed away at Sunnybrook Hospital’s Veterans Palliative Ward on September 13th. Survived by his wife Linda, in their 50th year of marriage and his three children, Catherine Peterson (Alexander), Thomas Lister and Pam Tucker (Mike). Tom is also survived by his three grandchildren, Gregory Peterson, Christina Lister and Chase Lister, his brother Ron Lister of New Brunswick and many nieces and nephews and extended family across Canada, as well as Linda’s family: Luella Beckwith, Sandi Nischuk (John), and Glen Beckwith (Diane).
Tom was born in New Brunswick where he went to Tech School for art, later joining the military where he served for five years before moving to Ontario with his family. He met Linda, the love of his life, in the early 60’s. An avid golfer, Tom enjoyed not only playing but also teaching the game, where he passed on his love of golf to others. Tom and Linda always enjoyed their annual golf trip in Myrtle Beach with their friends. A consummate gentleman on and off the course, Tom applied the rules of the game in his day-to-day life.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 pm on October 20th, in the Fellowship Hall of the Willowdale Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 535 Finch Ave. W. Tom will be laid to rest at a private family interment at a later date.
We are grateful for all the love and support of everyone who touched our lives during this time. Our heartfelt thanks to all of Tom`s caregivers throughout this illness. A special thanks to the Palliative Team, at Sunnybrook. You are all very special people and the care you took with our Dad means a lot.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to cancer research, a patient assistance fund at the hospital of your choice or a charity near to your heart.
January 6, 1936 – September 6, 2019
Zechariah 9:16 ‘…They will sparkle in his land like jewels in a crown.’
Nanay, that’s who you are to us also, a precious jewel in life and in death.
You are the most valuable person in our lives. You are priceless, incomparable and irreplaceable. In your life, you have shown us God’s love and God’s grace. You are the most giving and forgiving person we know. You are the most loving mother and grandmother one can ever have. We know God loves us because He has given you to us.
Your life was not always the easiest but you came out of it strong just like a diamond. Your faith, being more precious than gold, has been tested many times and has given glory to the Lord Jesus Christ. You are the pearl of great price, you are worth far more than rubies and you are now a precious gem in the crown of the Lord.
We love you Nanay and we thank you for all you have done for us.
Glo, Mon, Fred, Carme, Al, Meng
Bill, Gabriel, Sean, Gerlie, Kim, Josh, Grace, Ceala
Isaiah 62:3 ‘You shall also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, And a royal diadem in the hand of your God.’
Malachi 3:17 ‘They shall be Mine’, says the LORD of hosts, ‘On the day that I make them My jewels.’
We lost Dmitry Nazin suddenly and shockingly on August 22, 2019. He was 44 years old. His wife, Iryna, was away visiting her family in Ukraine when it happened.
His heart ‘just stopped’ said the examining doctor. That huge heart that was the most loving, caring, kind and non-judgmental, a heart of excellence. Shattering news of Dmitry’s’s passing found us all in shock and disbelief.
By losing this one man we all lost so much.
How could that heart be so unkind to him and give up on him when it was so tender for all? Dima was supposed to grow old with Iryna, his lovely wife, his new-found love and best friend. He was one of the biggest fans of his beautiful, talented daughter Masha, her unconditional support team member.
He dreamed of leaving the big city behind, building an off-grid home in the woods and living sustainably in sync with nature. He had respect not just for people and animals, but the world around him.
Whatever he did no one could do any better: construction, design, cost, quoting, managing projects, processes, reading the drawings, just to name the few. He was walking-talking Google for whatever “construction” and without a word he’d claim respect when coming to the job-site. Clients often had to take hard truth from him, regarding the work or cost of their projects, but they trusted him. He was a no BS negotiator, honest to the core, knowledgeable and true to his values, yet dedicated to providing the best service and experience for his customers.
I feel like Dmitry brought all of us together as one big family, all who loved him to help each other at this difficult time and support his wife Iryna in creating the life for herself in Canada. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to GoFundMe page to help Iryna. She needs our help to cover all the immediate bills, legal costs, and funeral expenses.
We are all traveling through time together; let’s relish the time we have, as Dima taught us.
Rest in peace, my dear friend ~
All who loved you