DARYL ROSS HODGINS Suddenly at home on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Devoted husband of 53 years to Barbara (née Williams). Beloved father of Glenn Hodgins and his wife Ann Monoyios, Eric Hodgins and his fiancée Coleen Schnurr, Murray Hodgins and his wife Catherine Robinson and Andrea and her husband Scott Elmhirst. Loving grampa to Kalliopi and her husband Avi, Alicia, Morgan, Hilary, Timothy, Gwen and Cole and great- grampa Daryl to Talia and Rahm. Dear brother of Warren and his wife Isolde and dear uncle to Myke and Tess. Fondly remembered by his close cousins Bruce and Larry Hodgins, David Cullen, Frank Smith and their families. Daryl was Senior Superintendant of Program (retired) at the York Board of Education. He began his career in administration as Principal of Vaughan Road Collegiate and also served as President of the OSSTF. As a young man Daryl was an Instructor with the 631 Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. In retirement Daryl was very active with his Condo Association at Sky Garden. Daryl was nurtured spiritually through the United Church and was very active at St. John's United Church for 50 years. He had a great love of the outdoors and canoe tripping and had a long involvement with Camp Wanapitei as well as a life-long attachment to the family cottage in Killarney. Daryl was passionate about music and sang as a tenor in numerous choirs including the Scarborough Schools Teachers Choir, the St. John's Choir and many years with the Amadeus Choir. Resting at the NEWEDIUK FUNERAL HOME, KIPLING CHAPEL, 2058 Kipling Avenue (north of Rexdale Blvd.), Toronto, Friday, April 5, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, April 6th, 2:30 p.m. at St. John's United Church, 2 Nobert Road, Toronto, Ontario M1T 1C1, with cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Vocal Music Scholarship Fund or the Community Scholarship Fund of St. John's United Church would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.newediukfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 30, 2013