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Donald Elliott

d. January 17, 2024

Elliott, Donald Robert BA

1932 -2024

On January 17, 2024 after a brave and lengthy battle with Parkinsons he entered into the forever joy of Heaven with his Saviour, Jesus Christ. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary (nee Witherspoon) and by his children Robert Earle (Beth) of the Bahamas, Mary Alice of Ontario and Elliott Moran (Ellie) Carew of Toronto. The blessed grandchildren are Joanna and Jonathan Elliott and Emmett and Hattie Carew. Donald was a proud graduate of Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto. Along with his father W. Earle Elliott, Donald owned two Toronto Funeral Homes. He had a fifty plus year distinguished professional career, serving bereaved families and mentoring new generations of funeral directors. Donald also owned two businesses, the Kettle Creek Canvas Co. (Unionville) and Instant Custom Signs (Markham). Donald served his Lord and Saviour in Willowdale Baptist Church and Bridlewood Presbyterian Church and Bayview Glen Church and Fair Havens Community Church. His gracious and warm kindnesses and good-humoured story telling enriched many lives. Friends will be received at the Hillside Bible Chapel, 195 Atlantis Drive, Orillia, Friday January 26, 2024, 10:00 a.m. visitation, 11:00 a.m. funeral service. Pastor Robert Elliott, officiating. Private family interment, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. The Elliott family sincerely thanks Jimmy and Beverley Orr, Frank Mangan, Pastor Arnold and Frances Reimer, Dan and Elaine Gibson, Andrea Churchill, Dr. Ben NcNaull and the emergency ward professionals of the Soldiers Memorial Hospital, the loving and compassionate nurses and PSW’s of the Mariposa House Hospice. Donna and all of their other friends of the Cedar Island Condominium. All the staff and friends of the Leacock Lodge, Tanya Shields and Trish Bodnar (Lifestyle Moves). The brothers and sisters in Christ of the Hillside Bible Chapel, all of those who have expressed their condolences in many ways. Your prayers are truly appreciated.  Memorial donations to the Mariposa House Hospice, 1140 Brodie Dr, Severn, ON L3V 0V2 would be appreciated by the family. Memorial condolences may be made at

Absent from the body…present with the Lord

2 Corinthians 5:8

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