In Celebration of

Edward Szmitko

August 2, 1938 -  October 5, 2023

Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Teresa for almost 50 years. Loving father of Anna (Eyron) and Paul (Merisanda). Devoted grandfather to Matthew, John and Mark. After coming to Canada from Poland in 1967, he was a dedicated Canadian Tire employee for more than 35 years. He enjoyed spending time at the cottage with family and friends and was always keeping busy outside in the garden.

Friends and family may visit at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane Subway, on Monday, October 9, 2023, from 4 to 7 p.m. Rosary and prayers at 5:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Polish Catholic Church, 1996 Davenport Rd., Toronto, on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 11 a.m. Interment at Assumption Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to ShareLife.


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Gosia Nealon (Niece)

Entered October 8, 2023 from New York

I will always remember him as a caring and loving Uncle. May God’s peace and love surround his soul.

Our thoughts and prayers are with aunt Teresa, Ania, Paul, and the rest of the family.

Gosia & family

Nadia Santarossa (Friend)

Entered October 9, 2023 from Mississauga

Dearest Teresa, Anna, Paul, and Family,
I wish to extend my most heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dear husband/father/grandfather, Edward. May you find solace in the love you have shared and the memories you have made. May God’s loving embrace and promise of eternal life sustain you during this difficult time.
Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Nadia Santarossa


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