Kenneth Marsden

Celebration of a life well lived will be planned for a later date for family and close friends.

Obituary of Kenneth Thomas Marsden

Kenneth had worked as a motion picture projectionist in theatres in the Toronto area for 43 years until his retirement in 1992 and spent time hobbies and family for many enjoyable years in North York.

Kenneth proudly lived with his wife Jacqueline in their lovely home until she passed following a short illness on December 1, 2016 at Toronto Grace Hospital Palliative Care Unit at age 91. Kenneth then moved to Canterbury Place in Toronto.

Life continued on but never the same and his health and spirit deteriorated with several hospital admissions with falls and pneumonia until these last 2 weeks when he did not have the strength to go on.

He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his two sons, Larry (Annette) and Don (Mary), four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Celebration of a life well lived will be planned for a later date for family and close friends. Internment in the fall in the family plot in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to either the Canadian Cancer Society or The Salvation Army

Born November 15, 1927 in Toronto.

Married on June 4, 1949 in Toronto to Jacqueline Phyllis Marsden (born October 15, 1925) Lived for 62 years at 44 Transwell Ave., Toronto before moving to Canterbury Place in Toronto at the end of 2016.

Children:

Larry Douglas, born March 1950 in Toronto.

Married on May 1975 in Toronto to Annette Francine DeGruchy (born June 1954, Jersey, C. I.)

Children:

Jennifer Anne, born July 1984 in Mississauga

Julie Danielle, born September 1986 in Mississauga

Donald Thomas, born July 1954 in Toronto.

Married on November 1978 in Hesson, Ontario to Mary Teresa Tessel (born October 1956 in Oakville, ON)

Children:

Thomas John David, born October 1982 in Toronto (Married Diana Lech – June 2006) Children – Jacob, Hannah and Benjamin

Katharine Anne Mary, born December 1984 in Toronto (Married David Whitehead – August 2014) Children – Davis

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