EDWARD THOMAS SHANNON Peacefully at Kensington Hospice, on Monday, February 11, 2013, at the age of 64. Ed leaves behind Lyn Cummins, his loving wife and partner for over 39 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his mother Gwen, his brother Richard and wife Jane, and his nieces Brittany (Dustin) and Samantha (Joshua). Ed will also be sadly missed by Lyn's mother and father, Rosemary and Leslie Cummins, his sister- in-law Rosalie, nephew Joseph (Dung) Franzgrote and niece Dana, and their father Michael Franzgrote. Predeceased by his father Harry, his sister Patricia, and his infant nephew Samuel Franzgrote. He leaves behind a wide circle of friends who will remember him with affection. A Funeral Mass will be held in ST. ANSELM CHURCH, 1 MACNaughton Road on Monday, February 18 at 11:30 a.m. A reception will follow in the church hall. If you wish to make a charitable donation in his memory, Ed asked that you consider the Yonge Street Mission, the Scott Mission and the Kensington Hospice. Ed withstood the challenges of living with cancer for nine years with grace and dignity and showed us all a way to hold on to joy, peace, and humour in the most trying of circumstances. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com

Funeral Home

Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles - Newbigging Chapel Limited
1403 Bayview Avenue Toronto, ON M4G 3A8

Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 15, 2013