It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Honorary Member Brother George Davidson on Monday February 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Friday February 19, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the McDougall & Brown – Scarborough Funeral home located at 2900 Kingston Road, Toronto, On M1M 1N5. Funeral will follow at 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the same location with the burial being at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 2700 Kingston Road, Toronto, ON M1M 1M5 between 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. same day. A Celebration of his Life is being held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #13, located at 1577 Kingston Rd. Toronto, ON M1N 1S3 (416) 691-2015 following the service.
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Honorary Member Brother Conrad Losell, at the age of 84, on January 15, 2016. Brother Losell’s family will be hosting a “Celebration of Life” on Saturday February 27, 2016, between the hours of 2-4 p.m. at the Red Crest Country and Golf Club located at 17700 Keele Street, King, ON L7B 0G7.
Brother Laird Thomson suddenly passed away January 5, 2016.
Laird was a long time Business Manager of Local 90 and a good friend of Local 50.
We will miss him dearly.
Former BA Pete Verage, Brother Thomson and Former BA Bob Crosby
Brothers Rick Andela, Laird Thomson and Jess Ververgaert
NDP Leader Andrea Horwath
Honorary Retiree Jim Dalgity
Local 50 had the honour and pleasure of hosting the International General Executive at our Novermber meeting.
General President, Brother Frank Christensen
Assistant General President, Brother James Bender
General Secretary-Treasurer, Brother Larry McGann
Regional Representative, Brother Kevin McGettigan
National Director of the Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund, Brother Allen Spears
And of course we had a full house as 7 new members were initiated and several other members received their 25 year pins.
Congratulations to all.
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Honorary Brother Manfred Brauer on Thursday November 19, 2015.
Brother Brauer’s service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday November 23, 2015 at the St. Philip’s Lutheran Church, 61 West Dean Park Drive, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9B 2S1, Phone Number (416) 622-5577. Further information will be posted in the Star Newspaper under obituary section on Saturday November 21, 2015.