1926 - 2013
Published in the Toronto
Star on March 25, 2013
I have a little story to tell you..." Sadly, Bill's story telling
days are over but his tales will live on through all of those fortunate
enough to hear him utter that phrase.
Peacefully and comfortably, Bill recently passed away just shy of his
Survived by his children, Michael (Caroline), Nancy (Tom), Jamie (Lily),
grandchildren Stephanie, David, Michael and Kaila, brothers Don (Merle),
Lynn (Merla) and many loving nieces and nephews.
Bill was predeceased by his wife June, brother Bruce and granddaughter
Bill's remarkable life included playing several seasons with the Boston
Red Sox organization in the late 1940s, many years of coaching minor league
hockey and baseball, a career in advertising including production of the
Eaton's Catalogue and 50 years with the Toronto Santa Claus Parade organization.
His love of golf made the Scarboro Golf and Country Club his second home
Our thanks to the great warmth and care provided to him by the St. Clair
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local hospital fund
or a charity of your choice.
In his honour, hoist a pint, toast to Bill and be polite and kind to one