Cavanagh, Joseph Charles (Eugène) passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at the age of 93. Eugène’s strength and courage carried him through, right to the end. Eugène was born in St. Siméon, Québec, the youngest of fourteen children of Pierre Cavanagh and Thérèse Bourdages. Eugène leaves behind his precious children: Roger, Jackie (Dave), Joanne (Don) and Stéphane (Christine). Cherished Papa to: David, Matthew (Melissa), Samantha, Christopher, Amanda (Tyson), Tiffany (Ray), Jacob (Deanna), Jessica, Oliver and Violet. He is remembered fondly by many sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces and friends. Reunited with his wife of 64 years (2020) and his eldest son Martin (1974) along with all of his brothers and sisters. The family would like to thank Sunnybrook Hospital for their excellent care and compassion.
The family will receive friends at the PAUL O’CONNOR FUNERAL HOME at 1939 Lawrence Ave E. in Scarborough on Friday, November 3, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 10 am with the Funeral Service to follow in the chapel at 11 a.m. For those who are unable to attend, the livestream will begin at 10:45 am by clicking the following link https://funeraweb.tv/en/diffusions/81486
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In lieu of flowers, donations in dad’s name to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.