Peacefully at his home in Delmanor Northtown, Herbert (Herb) D'Rozario passed away on August 6, 2017 at the age of 92. Loving husband for 59 years of Hazel (nee Anselm), devoted father to Gillian MacLeod, Mark D'Rozario, Cheryl Ashley (Oatley), cherished grandad to Ryan and Lauren Ashley, Simon and Rory MacLeod, Samantha and Jessica D'Rozario. Survived by sisters Beryl Taylor, Margaret Palman and Flo Pears. Herb was truly loved and will be missed by the numerous nieces, nephews and friends who all enjoyed his humour and frankness, and admired him as a true gentleman.
Born in India, he graduated as a Professional Engineer and was employed by the Indian Railways as a Divisional Mechanical Engineer. He emigrated to Canada in 1967 and was joined shortly thereafter by his family. He worked with Bell Canada as an Engineer for a while and then switched to teaching. He was then employed by the Toronto Separate School Board until he retired in 1990.
Family and friends will be received at the R.S.Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St, Toronto (Yonge & Steeles), on Thursday, August 10 from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 9 pm. The Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 11 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Church, 670 Sheppard Ave E. Reception to follow. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, 8361 Yonge St, Thornhill. In lieu of flowers a donation to Doctors Without Borders would be appreciated.