In Celebration of

Alino "Al" Astri

December 24, 1916 -  November 14, 2018

Blessed with a long healthy life, Al died peacefully on November 14, 2018, in his own surroundings with his family near. Dearly loved husband of Sarah, loving father of Brenda Astri Haywood (late Thomas), loved grandfather of Sharon Haywood (Facundo Valle) and Vincent Haywood. A businessman who ran a shoe repair shop at Bloor and Ashbourne for years, called Al's, he was nicknamed the "Mayor of Bloor St.". Over the years Al was involved with Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Al was an honest man who was loyal to his friends. He will be missed! Monday, November 19, from 5 - 9 p.m. friends may call at Turner & Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W. at Burnhamthorpe. Tuesday, November 20 at 11 a.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 3914 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. Interment, Mount Peace Cemetery, Cawthra Rd, Mississauga. Online condolences may be made through


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Cathy Allen (Cousin to Tom , his late son in law)

Entered November 16, 2018 from Ottawa, Ontarioco

Dear Sara, Brenda, Sharon and Vincent. Our deepest condolences . Lary and Cathy Allen

Oliva, Robert & Richard Cecco (Friend)

Entered November 18, 2018 from Toronto

Dear Sarah and Brenda
We have many great memories of Al, particularly at his shop, over the years. He was a wonderful, welcoming friend. Thinking of you at this time of sadness. Extending our deepest condolences to you and the entire family.


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