Gerald (Stanley) Payne
Retired District Chief, Toronto Fire Department
Peacefully, with his loving family by his side, Stan passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 in his 85th year.
Beloved Husband of Evelyn (Ev) for 63 years. Loving Father of Heather (Adrian), Shari (Tony) and Kristine (Ian). Much loved Grandpa of Ryan (Crystal), Kyle (Amanda), Eric (Erika), Quentin, Will and Tori. Great-Grandpa (GGPa) to Jaxon and Riley. Brother to Ron (the late Marilyn) and Ray (Bev) and loving Brother-In-Law and Uncle to many. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family members and friends.
Stan began his career with the Toronto Fire Department in 1961 and retired as a District Chief in 1996.
A heartfelt thank you to the Palliative Care team from Central East LHIN, especially Dr. Tran and Biola who helped Stan’s family fulfill his wish to remain at home with family close by during his illness.
According to Stan’s wishes, he is being cremated and a Celebration of Life will take place for family and friends at a date to be determined.