VHA firstname.lastname@example.org_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2003-06-09 published
PASK, William Arnold (Bill)
Died at home Friday, June 6, 2003 after a brief but difficult experience with cancer. He faced his illness with courage and dignity and died peacefully in the presence of his family. Bill was a long time employee of the Toronto Board of Education in the photographic/audiovisual department. After his early retirement he began a new career in film, print and television. In this second career that spanned more than a decade, Bill appeared in over a hundred movies, television shows and commercial advertisements. A the time of his death, Bill was working on his memoirs, a project that had occupied him for the last year.
Bill is survived by his wife Eleanor, son Andrew, daughter Elizabeth and his brother Don (sister-in-law, Audrey). He is predeceased by his parents Clarence and Daisy and brothers Cliff and Roy. His many family members and Friends will remember him for his kindness, generosity and unique sense of humour.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. David KENDAL of the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care of Mount Sinai, St. Elizabeth Health Care especially Britt Westdahl, VHA Home Healthcare, especially Gloria THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and Cheri WILSON of the North York Community Care Access Centre. It was the care each provided in concert with the support and caring of many Friends and family that made it possible for Bill to remain in the comfort of his home with his family during his illness.
The family will welcome Friends from 2: 00-3:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2003 in the chapel of Saint John's Anglican Church York Mills, 19 Don Ridge Drive. The service will follow at 3: 00 in the church with interment following in the church cemetery. A reception will be held in the church.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Temmy Latner Centre (416-586-4800 ext. 7884), St. Elizabeth Health Care (416-498-8600) Interlink Community Cancer Nurses (416-599-5465) or a charity of your choice.
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