It is with a heavy heart that we announce his peaceful passing on November 21, 2019 at the age of 85 with his family at his side
He was a wonderful husband to wife Hilda. The best dad in the world to five children, Linda (John), Kevin (Dianne), Sandy (Dan), Steven (Julia) and Richard. His seven loving grandchildren Michael, Cory (Brittney), David (Allison), Sara, Stephanie, Denele, Ryan, one great grandson Tyler and many loving nieces and nephews.
Melvin was born in Sydney, N.S. where he drove cab as a young man and grew up with his brothers Cecil (Hazel), Jim (Diane), David (Racine) and George (deceased).
He moved to Toronto in 1960 and worked many years for Zurich Insurance until his retirement.
He will be sadly missed.
Visitation will take place after cremation on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., Toronto between 2 and 4 p.m.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.