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Aylsworth, Terry Lee
March 2019
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It is with great sorrow that the family of Terry Lee Aylsworth announce his sudden passing on Sunday, March 24th, 2019. Terry was 64. He is survived by his wife "Chuckie" and his daughter Samantha, and is remembered fondly by his siblings Ron, Doug, Janet and Robert and their families. Terry was preceded in death by his mother Betty and his father Alan. Born in Toronto on October 16th, 1955, Terry was a loving father, devoted husband, steadfast friend, and a supportive member of his community. In 1973, he graduated from Monarch Park Secondary School, where he fell in love with Chuckie (Thelma) Jardine. Terry and Chuckie were married in 1978 and celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary just last year. Terry’s greatest joy was his daughter Samantha, whom he loved beyond words. Terry took great pride in all of his endeavours. He enjoyed a long career in the petroleum industry, where he was well known for being trustworthy and reliable. He found many friends amongst his colleagues. Terry had a lifelong passion for music. He brought joy to countless friends and family by singing and playing songs on his guitar. In 1977, Terry joined the East York Chorus of the Barbershop Harmony Society. The following year, he transferred to the Scarborough DUKES of Harmony, with whom he won the 1980 International Chorus Championship. In 2012, Terry reunited with the East York Barbershoppers Chorus, where he was a pillar of the bass section until his death. Terry also sang in the Ontario District Seniors Chorus, and in three quartets: Replacement Parts, Gower Street Gang, and Harmony Hollers. He served on the Harmony Hall Board of Directors for five years. Terry was loved by the entire chorus, and was known for being encouraging, dedicated, and brightening every rehearsal. Terry had a generous and compassionate spirit and truly loved life. He will be remembered for his big smiles, warm hugs, heavenly voice, and his ability to make people laugh. Visitation at PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME, 1939 Lawrence Ave.E (between Pharmacy and Warden) on Saturday, March 30th from 11 am until the time of the service in our chapel at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Terry's memory may be made to Harmonize for Speech or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Messages of Condolence

I'm very sorry to hear that Terry passed away suddenly. My condolences to Chuckie and Samantha. Big hugs ... Marilyn
Marilyn Estey McLeod
Newmarket March 31, 2019
With heavy hearts we extend our condolences to Chuckie and Samantha. Our thoughts are with you. We appreciated Terry's generosity, warm p... Read more Anna and Jan Zywiel
Toronto March 30, 2019
So sorry to hear the news of Terry’s passing. Gone too soon from this world. Condolences Chuckie, Samantha and family. Wishing I could ... Read more Ernie McGrath
Scarborough March 29, 2019
We are all saddened by this Great Loss,,Terry was not only our supplier but our very close friend,We just had lunch on Thursday and were l... Read more GERRY MITCHELL
PRINC EDWARD ISLAND March 29, 2019
Deepest condolences from a friend and fellow singer at East York Barbershoppers. It's a sad loss for all of us.
Daniel Berlin
Toronto March 29, 2019
I’m very sorry to hear of his passing. Terry was always with a smile and a warm nature. We will all miss him with his positive attitude ... Read more Jason Kupresak
Etobicoke March 29, 2019
R.I.P. Terry. A great friend to have & will always be remembered by the Morrison clan.
Joan Morrison
Burlington,Ont March 29, 2019
Very saddened to hear this news. Such a nice young man, always positive and cheerful and that never ending smile that always made you fee... Read more Robert Coulter
NEE Mississauga March 29, 2019
I'm sad to hear the news, but so grateful that we had time to chat and reminisce about our Petroquip days a few weeks ago at the Carwacs s... Read more Dean Cirone
Cambridge, ON March 29, 2019
Wish I could sit and have one more beer with you buddy. Play the guitar and sing a little diddy. I will always remember your smiling face.... Read more Rick Morrison
Tsawwassen BC March 29, 2019
I will miss that big hug and great big smile that always made my heart soar with joy whenever we saw him. He had a special gift to make yo... Read more Linda & Mike
Oakville March 28, 2019
We were very shocked and saddened to hear of Terry's passing. Throughout our years of business we had the pleasure to deal with Terry fro... Read more Barry & Sandy Rowden, Northern Maintenance
Bancroft, ON March 28, 2019
Gone too soon my friend,only last friday we had a good laugh together in the office. Shocked to hear the news. We will miss you a lot at D... Read more Rabindra Diaram (DTE Industries)
Toronto, Ontario March 28, 2019
Terry, it was a pleasure to work with you as well as know you. You will be deeply missed. My condolences go out to Chuckie, Samantha and t... Read more Lauren Hurtado
Toronto March 28, 2019
Terry my friend you will be missed Sir Knowing and working with you was a pleasure! Chuckie, Samantha and the Aylsworth family very s... Read more Ron & Jennifer Down
Port Perry March 28, 2019
We're sending our deepest sympathys and condolences to all Terry's family and friends at this very sad times. He was a real Diamond in th... Read more Kirk Family
Ontario March 28, 2019
So sorry to hear about Terry's passing. Fond memories of when the two of you lived here. Will never forget the great laugh and his smile. ... Read more Ed & Patsy Maynard
Harmony, Nova Scotia March 27, 2019
We’re still in shock. Chuckie and Samantha, we’re so sorry that you lost your husband and father so young. Ron, Ducia and the whole Ayls... Read more Moe & Halina St. Jean
Bowmanville March 27, 2019
I am sad hear the news of such a great guy that touch the hearts of many in our industry. I represent the western contractors and we out ... Read more Howard Heal
Red Deer, Alberta March 27, 2019
Missing you already...not enough time to do all the things we plan to do....ever. Rest in peace Dear Terry and keep that smile radiating t... Read more Chester and Judy Block
Oshawa March 27, 2019
Terry is our next door neighbor and always welcoming, helpful and full of cheer. He would always be singing as he worked outside and it ne... Read more Rebecca & Eric Cousineau
Scarborough March 27, 2019
Terry was a favourite Barbershopper of mine. More importantly he was a favourite person and friend. His humour, his smile, his genuine com... Read more Steve Bangham
Markham March 27, 2019
So sorry to hear about Terry's passing...i will miss his laugh and great company. My sincere condolences to the whole family.
Cliff Arcand
Guelph March 27, 2019
I am very sorry to hear of Terry's passing. My deepest sympathies to his family. I will miss that deep voice.
Brian Dreany
North Bay March 27, 2019
"I love ya too buddy". Missing your smile and our weekly chats.
Gord Chadwick
West Hill March 26, 2019
What a terrible loss for all of us. Terry's smiles and hugs were always a highlight for me at any barbershop event. You will be greatly m... Read more Jennifer Russell
Sharon March 26, 2019
I am still in shock from hearing the news of your passing Terry. It was an absolute pleasure working together over the last few years and... Read more Stewart Lindsay
DTE Industries, Scarborough, Ontario March 26, 2019
So shocked and saddened by the news of Terry's passing. A good friend and golfing buddy. My heart and prayers go out to Chuckie, Samantha... Read more Ray Angrove
Pickering, Ontario March 26, 2019
I am so saddened at the loss of a nice man, nephew, and great singer. My sincere thoughts and love go to Chuckie and Samantha as well fr... Read more Marion Burley
Napanee, ont March 26, 2019
Chuckie and Samantha, We are very sorry for your loss. Terry became a friend at the '13 convention when we happened to meet on the street... Read more Jacques and Mary Soucie
Newmarket March 26, 2019
Our hearts are broken to find the loss of our dear friend Terry. You will be missed your friendly smile that brightens any room. Chuckie &... Read more Paul & Grace St John
EAST YORK March 26, 2019
Ron, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this challenging time. May God console your family and may you experience on... Read more Joe Simon
Toronto March 26, 2019
Sincere condolences to the whole family.
Vaughn and Cathy Lloyd
Bancroft March 26, 2019
Chuckie and Samantha I was so sad to hear about Terry leaving us. I think of him with a guitar at Black River, smiling, playing in front o... Read more Jan Yorke
Barrie March 26, 2019
We will miss seeing your smiling face come into our office to see if there was anything we needed. You were always helpful and kind. You w... Read more Amy Gordon
Phoenix Petroleum March 26, 2019
So sorry to hear of Terry's passing. Terry was one of the nicest, caring and thoughtful people I knew. So sorry to hear about this loss. ... Read more Albert Budding
Cambridge March 26, 2019
Sincere Condolences to the family. Terry will certainly be missed, he always took the time to say hi with a smile.
John Allen (P.D.McLaren Ltd)
Surrey, BC March 26, 2019
I'm in aw.....oh my . My condolences to the family.
Suzi Tassone
Toronto March 26, 2019
Ron,so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother.Any time a family member is lost it is very difficult but I hope with time only good m... Read more MEL LITTLE
TORONTO March 26, 2019
Uncle Terry, you will be missed. Our sincere sympathy Aunt Chuckie & Samantha.
Laura & Paul Krasnewych
Ajax March 26, 2019
Working for a Petroleum Contractor for the past 34 years gave me the pleasure of being a work associate with Terry throughout the duration... Read more Doug Meloche
Windsor March 26, 2019
My deepest sympathies, Chuckie and Samantha. I did not know Terry well , but I did talk with him a few times at conventions and at Harmony... Read more Ross McKenzie
Cambridge March 26, 2019
My deepest condolences on Terry's passing. He will be greatly missed. He always had a great smile and was a very pleasant man who was alwa... Read more Mike Attard (Sam's Pump Service Ltd)
Timmins, Ontario March 26, 2019
It is with great sadness and sorrow that I have learned of the sudden passing of our dearest Terry. In the short time that he was with DTE... Read more Dannielle Silano & Family (DTE Industries)
Toronto March 26, 2019
Terry, the world is a less happy place without you buddy. You were truly one of the good ones. Our thoughts are with Chuckie and Samantha.
Rob Swann
Lisbon, Portugal March 26, 2019
Very saddened to hear of Terry's passing his famous smile was just in my office a few short weeks ago. Our industry will miss him greatly... Read more Ken Jamieson
Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association March 26, 2019
Ron, Ducia and boys, our heartfelt condolences for the loss of your brother, brother in law and uncle. To the larger Aylsworth family , ma... Read more Glenn Mellors
Paris March 26, 2019
Ron, I never had the pleasure of meeting your brother, but if he was anything like you, I know he'll be missed by many. You and your fami... Read more Kerri Beaulieu
Burlington March 26, 2019
My deepest condolences to Terry's family and friends. I knew Terry for many years going back to the PetroQuip days. Terry always came to v... Read more Rod Ingersoll
Cobourg March 26, 2019
My condolences to Samantha on the passing of her father Terry. I have known Samantha for many years as she has been a good friend to my d... Read more Carla Walmsley
Toronto March 26, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with Chuckie and Samantha. It was a joy to work in the presence of Terry I will never forget the warmth his sm... Read more Simona & Tony Sukhu (DTE Industries)
Scarborough March 26, 2019
Terry - your smile, laughter and singing will always be remembered. You will be missed my good friend. Thoughts and prayers go out to th... Read more Marc Denis
Orangeville ON March 26, 2019
What shocking sad news!! Terry was a beam of shining joy in our Maple Leaf Chord Company. I thoroughly enjoyed chatting and singing with... Read more Kenneth Fisher
Guelph March 26, 2019
Wow Can’t believe it Going to Miss my buddy. That smile that singing. Such a great man. My condolences to Chuckie and Samantha. He ... Read more Grant Mckinlay
Mexico March 26, 2019
A delight to be around. Always smiling, laughing and giving. Terry was infectious. You just loved to be around this guy. He will be dear... Read more Barry Tripp
Pickering Ontario March 26, 2019
Smiling Terry shocked and saddened. I will sincerely miss you and our Smokehouse lunches. Rest In Peace my good buddy.
Pete & Wendy Lomanto
Dundas Ontario March 26, 2019
I can't believe that Terry is gone - don't want to believe it. Such a wonderful man with that huge smile that made everyone around him fe... Read more Janet Heise (Wilkin)
Scarborough, ON March 26, 2019
I am shocked to hear about Terry, he was a good friend of mine. Deepest condolences to Chuckie and Samantha. Terry was always cheerful, in... Read more Subhod Iyengar
Mississauga March 26, 2019
Goodbye Terry Everyone will miss your smile and wonderful sense of humour
Norman Craigie and Joan Toogood
Richmond Hill March 26, 2019
I am going to miss Terry more than I can say. He was always so genuinely happy to see you (except perhaps if you were fifth-wheeling his ... Read more Geoff Shields
Richmond Hill March 26, 2019
So sorry and saddened by this loss!
Len Clement Sr.
Courtice, ON March 26, 2019
Sad and shocked to hear the news of Terry's passing. Our condolences to all of his family from the Armitage Family who all have fond memo... Read more David Armitage
Deseronto, Ontario March 26, 2019
I'm shocked to hear about my good friend Terry My sincere condolences to Chuckie, Samantha and the rest of the Aylsworth family Terry... Read more Mike Pratt
Cambridge Ontario March 26, 2019
It is a tremendous loss for all of us. Terry was a wonderful happy-go-lucky individual that always had a smile for you and although I have... Read more Judy Henry
Ajax, ON March 26, 2019
Terry, its hard to hear the news that you have passed. It was a pleasure to know you and work alongside you. Yours is an example that we s... Read more Aaron Berlingieri
Toronto March 26, 2019
Hey Terry you will be missed ! … Repose en paix mon amie !
Daniel Letourneau
Orangeville March 26, 2019
My heart felt condolences to Chuckie, Samantha and Family. This can't be easy and my prayers and love are with you. Terry was a mentor to... Read more Jason Dent "JJ"
Mt. Albert March 26, 2019
Buddy I'm going to miss our random lunches. And i'm sorry I didn't get to see you sing
Steve Prosser
Oshawa March 26, 2019
I can't believe my good Buddy Terry has left us. You were one of the nicest, caring and thoughtful people I knew. It’s terrible to hear ab... Read more Mark Hutcheson and Family
Georgetown, Ontario March 26, 2019
Shocked and saddened. My heart goes out to Chuckie and Samantha. Barbershop has lost a bright light.
Kerry Russ
Welland March 26, 2019
A sad farewell to the biggest smile in Barbershopping
gord ormerod
east york March 26, 2019
A sad farewell to the biggest smile in Barbershop.
gord ormerod
eyb March 26, 2019
In a world that needs more smiles, we just lost a great one. I think he was the first welcoming face when I showed up at East York, and I'... Read more Earle Goodwin
Scarborough, ON March 25, 2019
I am shocked and saddened by the passing of Terry. He was such a fun and positive guy to be around at our yearly boys weekend, and will no... Read more Darryl Marchant
Pickering March 25, 2019
So sorry at this news. We enjoyed chatting with you both at the ranch. Our thoughts are with you at this time.
Frank and Marg Parkinson
Kitchener Waterloo. Harmony Ranch March 25, 2019
I'm shocked to hear this news. terry was a great bass and I enjoyed singing next to him every Tuesday night. Terry, you will be greatly ... Read more James Marshall
Toronto March 25, 2019
So sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. Sincere condolences to the whole family.
David Aylsworth
Burlington ON March 25, 2019
So very sorry to learn of Terry's passing. His warm smile and huge embrace were always welcome. Sincere condolences to you Chuckie and S... Read more Shelley and Ross Muzylo
Palmetto, Florida March 25, 2019
Terry you will be so missed. You were always so welcoming and warm to me each time we ran into one another. You were one of a kind.
John Seyler
Kitchener March 25, 2019
God must have needed a good bass for a quartet pretty strongly to have taken Terry from us at such an early age. If a barbershop chorus ca... Read more Jerry Beckerle
Toronto March 25, 2019
No ! Not our Terry !! Dorothy and I are "gob-smacked" by news of Terry's passing ,as surely we all are , but on reflection , grateful to h... Read more Ron Whiteside
Toronto March 25, 2019
It was such a pleasure to know Terry. He was always friendly and welcoming and never hesitated to share great stories. Will miss him dearl... Read more Mike McKim
Toronto March 25, 2019
I'm in shock as everyone else. Terry, my friend, you will be missed by everyone who knew you, and anyone didn't has missed out big time. ... Read more Rob Snoulten
Aurora March 25, 2019
I can't believe Terry has left us so soon. Terry always had that warm cheery smile when you saw him. Condolences to Chuckie, Samantha & th... Read more Ray Turner
Napanee March 25, 2019
Deepest condolences to Chuckie and other relatives. Terry was one of my favorite people. He'll be missed incredibly by so many. So sorr... Read more David Wallace
Kissimmee, FL March 25, 2019
Terry, I can't believe you're gone. I'm absolutely sure the last time I saw you, you had a big smile on your face, and a welcoming hand o... Read more Alex Beamish
East York March 25, 2019
Terry had a way about him which made everyone feel welcome and relaxed, his love of life and all thing Barbershop will be missed. He left... Read more David Alexander aka Nicguy
Toronto March 25, 2019
I have really enjoyed singing in a quartet with Terry recently, and in East York Chapter for many years. He was extremely friendly and hap... Read more Greg
East York March 25, 2019
Can’t believe our buddy Terry has left us. Sorry to hear of his passing. Condulance to Chuckie, Samantha & Aylsworth Families
Mike & Terri McCarthy
Bowmanville March 25, 2019
Terry, I will miss you. You were like a brother. You will be missed by everyone that came in contact with you. Chuckie and Samantha my d... Read more Doug Morrison
Pickering March 25, 2019

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