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Asselin, Allan Wayne
December 1931 - July 2019
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Dad passed away peacefully on July 20, 2019, after a long and fulfilling life of 87 years. Many thanks to the staff at North York General Hospital for the exemplary care over the past month. Loving husband of Mary for over 64 years. Great Dad to Allan (and) Bonnie, Elaina (and) Gregory, and Joseph (and) Maureen. Attentive, caring and kind Grandparent to Nicole, Ashley, Stephanie, Danielle, Allan, Dominic and Sarah. A very happy and wonderful Great-Grandparent to Noah and Gabriella. Dad will be forever loved by his many nieces and nephews and by his last surviving brother Ralph. Dad attended The Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation at Victoria Park and Ellesmere for many years. Friends will be received at The Paul O’Connor Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Avenue East on Tuesday July 23 from 2-4:00 and from 7-9:00. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at The Church of the Annunciation Victoria Park just south of Ellesmere at 10:00 am. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery with a reception to follow. Dad was a true Renaissance man; cultured but fond of the country, highly intelligent but not formally educated. He demonstrated on a daily basis that family was his number one priority. Dad’s love of camping and hiking on The Bruce Trail was shared with everyone he met, but most importantly with his closest friends and family. As expressions of sympathy, donations to The Lung Association of Ontario would be greatly appreciated. Please visit our Book of Memories at pauloconnor.ca

Messages of Condolence

“Rest eternal grant unto Allan, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, r... Read more The Reverend Canon Joseph, Maureen, Dominic and Sarah Asselin
Ancaster July 26, 2019
Elaina, condolences to you and everybody who loved your dad. I know from you that he was a wonderful person. My heart goes out to your mom... Read more Margarete Sagebiel
Port Hope July 26, 2019
So sorry for your loss...it’s always hard...but I have found great comfort in the shared memories of family and friends Thinking of yo... Read more Bea Meglio
Toronto July 25, 2019
What a lovely Celebration yesterday for Mr. Asselin. It was our pleasure and talk with everyone. Take care....Love from Brenda & Rob
Brenda (Ball) and Rob
Mississauga July 25, 2019
Sending our deepest condolences to Mary and the entire family. As neighbours, we knew from time we moved here that Al was a real gentlema... Read more Liz, Ben and Kyra Kilgallon
Victoria Village July 24, 2019
Our condolences to Reverend Asselin and family.May he rest in peace.
Bryn and Michelle Rennie
Binbrook July 23, 2019
Our deepest condolences to Mary and the entire family. We have loved having Al as our neighbour for the last 11 years. He exemplified prid... Read more Ryan and Jaclyn Copeland
Victoria Village July 23, 2019
Dear Mary, Elaina, Joe, and Allan, Our deepest condolences on the loss. I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with your father over meals a... Read more Lisa & Claire
Toronto July 23, 2019
Dear Mary, Allen, Elaina, Joe and families, Please accept our deepest sympathy. May you be sustained by the great memories of your husban... Read more Moira and Peter Berenyi
Scarborough, ON July 23, 2019
Allan, Bonnie and family: may you find comfort and peace in the great memories you all shared with your father and grandfather. Thinkin... Read more Patrick and Sandy Turner
Town of Minto, ON July 22, 2019
Thinking of you
Trudie Tumber
Ancaster July 22, 2019
My deepest sympathies to you Father Joseph and your entire family. Thinking of you , may you find peace and comfort from many friends and... Read more Lynn Novokowsky
Ancaster, Ontario July 22, 2019

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