TODDINGTON, Frank Stanley

On Thursday October 19, 2017, Frank passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa in his 92nd year with his beloved wife, Willy Veronica (van Berkum) by his side.  He served in the British Army as a paratrooper with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment at age 16 in 1942.  He was in the Parachute Regiment 6th Airborne division.  He served in Europe until the end of the war.  After the war, he served in Palestine from 1945 to 1948 with the 3rd Para Brigade H.Q.  Frank came to Canada on March 30 1957 from Birmingham, England.  He enjoyed golf and was proud to have had 4 holes in one.  Other hobbies included fishing, water colour painting, gardening and bird watching.  Frank is survived by his beloved wife Willy Veronica (van Berkum).  Cherished father to Tricia (John), Ron (Marilyn), Nancy (Barry), Monique (Brian) and predeceased by his daughter Kimberley.  Sadly missed Opa to seven grand-daughters, one grandson and four great grand-daughters.  Also missed by extended family in England and Holland.  Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday October 23, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm.  A private family graveside service will take place at a later date.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Humane Society would be appreciate. 

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  • Oct 23, 2017

    Bill and Laurie McFarland
    Wishing all the family a sense of God's peace at this time as you adjust to a new normal. May your good memories of Frank bring a smile to your face and laughter to your heart. 
    God Bless!
    Bill and Laurie McFarland
  • Oct 23, 2017

    Debbie & Jeff Barwick
    We just want to offer our sincere condolences on Frank’s passing.  We were always very fond of Frank and we hope your memories and many stories you share will help bring comfort to all of you.  Take care of each other. 

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