Fred Stinson

December 28, 1922 - June 17, 2007 

Fred Stinson

December 28, 1922 - June 17, 2007 

Obituary for Fred Stinson

December 28, 1922 - June 17, 2007. Loved husband of Anne, father of Kathy Morrison (Jim Barnsley), George (d. 1976) and David (Diana), grandfather of Jennifer and Geoffrey Morrison and Kate and James Stinson, brother of Dr. David Stinson and Mary Watt. Sailor, lawyer, politician and volunteer. Fred served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Navy in World War II and was a Life Member of the R.C.Y.C. He was educated at U.T.S., Trinity College at U. of T. and Osgoode Hall. He was a School Trustee and Chairman of the North York Board of Education, and Member of Parliament for York Centre. He also served in leadership positions with a wide range of organizations, including the Canadian Overseas Volunteers (precursor of CUSO), the Canadian Institute for Public Affairs (now the Couchiching Institute), the African Students Foundation, the Overseas Book Centre, Toronto Brigantine, the Naval Officers Association of Canada, Pueblito Canada, and the Churchill Society. The family expresses its thanks to the staff at Belmont House and Donway Place and to Robert Jaeggin for their care for Fred over the past decade. Friends are invited to meet with the family and one another at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME - A.W. MILES CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20th. A service will be held in TRINITY- ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH, 427 Bloor Street West (one block west of Spadina), at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 21st with a reception to follow. Cremation and private interment in Innisfil, Ontario at a later date. In memory of Fred, please consider a donation to Pueblito Canada, 403-720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, M5S 2T9, or www.pueblito.org.

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