It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Past District Governor Ajodhia P (A.P.) Sukhai. Lion A.P. began his career in Lionism in 1975 when joined the Central Demerara Lions Club in Guyana where he served as President in 1983/84. He subsequently migrated to Canada and became a Charter Member of Toronto Kaiteur Lions Club. At the inception of the Club in 1991 he was elected as 2nd. Vice President and moved up the ranks to President in 1993/94.

In 1994 he was instrumental in organizing a Leo Club in District A7, which had no Leo clubs at that time and served as their Leo Advisor in 1994/95. At the District Level, Lion A.P. was Chairman for Youth Exchange and Leo Club Extension in 1994/95 and co-hosted with District A2 21 youths from Europe in July 1995. Lion A.P. also served as Cabinet Secretary during 1995/96, as Region Chair 1996/97 and as Vice District Governor 1997/98 before serving as District A7 Governor 1998/99.

Lion A.P. who was a Master Key member received several awards for his services, which included The International President's Appreciation Award, and was a Brian Stevenson fellow and a Melvin Jones Fellow.

Lion A.P.'s Funeral will take place in Alberta next week.

A Lions Memorial Service/Celebration of Life for Past District Governor Lion A.P. Sukhai will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 6.00 PM at the Church of the Holy Wisdom, 776 Brimley Road, Scarborough. Lions are kindly reminded to wear their Lions Regalia. (Blazers or Lions Vests).

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Lion George Carpenter. He will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

George joined Lions on Feb. 1, 1974, and served as A-11 District Governor 1989-1990. He has been a highly valued member of the Mississauga Central Lions Club for over 50 years and will be greatly missed.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

May 23, 2024

Christopher Karl Lukas
Christopher Karl Lukas
28-Oct-1980 - 23-May-2024

With deepest sadness, we say goodbye to our Christopher Karl Lukas who passed away unexpectedly at age 43 due to complications from Diabetes. Beloved son of Peter and Jan Lukas, cherished brother of Michael (Lacey) Lukas and dear uncle to Molly & Madelyn Lukas. Nephew of Chuck (Bev), Jim (Teresa) Koppang, Susan (Ray) Pliura. Cousin of Michael Koppang, Nancy (Craig) Isenor, Philip and Kevin Koppang, Holly (Sebastian) Heintz, and Marie Pliura. Lifelong friend to Sandy & Larry, Sarah & Lisa O’Donnell, Bev & Doug, Eugene & Ethan (Rachel) Smith.

Chris was committed to his community and profession, receiving several awards for both from a young age. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from McMaster University as an E.H. Ambrose Gold Medal Winner and as Vice President of the McMaster Commerce Society. He was on the UFE Honour Roll in 2004, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, member of Associate Financial Services Institution (AFSI) since 2006, and the Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI) since 2008. He will be missed by his fellow Lions and members of The Healing Oasis Program for which he was the treasurer. His work with the Lions to sponsor guide dogs became a cause dear to Chris’ heart in the last few years of his life. Chris will be remembered by clients for his caring approach, and reliable and thorough management of their taxes and accounting needs.

Beyond his academic and professional accomplishments, Chris’ life is marked by his natural generosity and warmth which he extended to everyone he knew. He brought great joy to his nieces through his silly and patient way. A loyal fan of the Toronto Blue Jays and avid Kayaker, Chris was the best companion at a baseball game, or on the lake at his cottage.

A Public Visitation will be held at DODSWORTH AND BROWN Funeral Home, 378 Wilson Street East, Ancaster ON L9G 2C2 on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 8:00 PM. A Celebration Of Life will be held in the funeral home Chapel on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:30 AM, with a private family interment to follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

In his memory, donations would be appreciated by the family to The Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, 152 Wilson St. Oakville, ON L6K 0G6.

April 24, 2024

Patrick Weldon Burke
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In loving memory of Patrick Weldon Burke of Toronto, Ontario, who departed this world on April 24, 2024 at the age of 89. Patrick Weldon leaves behind a legacy remembered by family and friends.

Though Patrick Weldon has departed this earthly realm, his legacy endures — a legacy of love that will continue to illuminate the lives of family and friends in the darkest of hours. May his spirit soar on wings of eternal peace, forever cherished in the tender embrace of memory.

Patrick was a member of the Agincourt Lions

March 30, 2024

Bruno Iaboni
Bruno Iaboni
March 15, 1955 - March 30, 2024

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Bruno on March 30, 2024, at the age of 69. He was the cherished husband of Cathy for almost 41 years, and a devoted brother to Bianca (Nick), Gina (John), and Marisa (Robert), and brother-in-law to Alistair (Dorothy) and Jim (Catherine). Bruno was a loving uncle to Christina (Walter), Eleni, Athan (Isabela), Jonathan, Matthew, Scott (Shernold), Chad, Stephanie, Melissa (Rob), and Ian (Lauren), and a doting great-uncle to Walter and Brianna. He held a special place in his heart as godfather to Tia.

We extend our deepest gratitude to the exceptional staff at Toronto General Hospital for their compassionate care during Bruno's final weeks. We also express heartfelt appreciation to Bruno’s extensive circle of family and friends, whose unwavering support and friendship enriched his life immeasurably over the years.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 11 from 4-9 p.m., followed by the funeral and entombment on Friday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m. at Westminster Cemetery, Funeral & Reception Centre (5826 Bathurst St., north of Finch Ave. W.). In lieu of flowers, donations in Bruno's memory may be made to Fighting Blindness Canada or to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).

March 21, 2024

Kenneth Lawrence Neithercut
Kenneth Lawrence Neithercut
January 27, 1927 - March 21, 2024

Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Thursday, March 21st, 2024 at the age of 97. Beloved husband of Marion Parker (2020) and Eileen Smyth (1999). Dear step-father of Karen Litteljohn (Dorian). Predeceased by his sister Shirley Gallaugher. Ken will also be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends. Ken was a life time active member of the Caledon Lions Club.

Funeral Service will be held at Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre 21 First Street, Orangeville on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 2:30 pm. with visitation beginning at 1:30 pm. Spring Interment - Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to Knox United Church or Lions Guide Dogs would be appreciated by the family.

A tree will be planted in memory of Ken in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. 22nd Annual Dedication Service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

March 18, 2024

Joe Paul Tasca
Joe Paul Tasca
January 11, 1935 - March 18, 2024

In his 89th year, passed peacefully in the early morning of Monday, March 18th, 2024. Joe was born January 11, 1935 at St. Joseph Hospital, Toronto and is predeceased by his parents Primo & Concetta Tasca (George). He was a devoted husband to Mildred Bernice Tasca for 68 years and missed her every day since her passing in 2022. Loving father to Christine, Karen, David, Donald, Lori and Lynn and cherished father-in-law of Charles Bulmer, Donald White and Jamie Buglyo. Beloved by his six grandchildren, James, Iris, & Matthew Jennison; Kelly Bulmer; Daniel & Caraline Buglyo. Loved by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews both here and in Italy.

Joe was a 10 year volunteer driver for the Cancer Society and a recipient of the Helen Keller Fellowship Award as well as the Melvin Jones Fellow Award from Lions Clubs International Foundation. In tribute to his dedication and in celebration of forty-nine years of Lionism, the Nobleton Lions Club presented Joe with a plaque. The Township of King honoured Joe and Bernice for a legacy of charitable work benefiting the Nobleton Community by dedicating the Tasca Community Park in 2016.

The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street South (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905 857-2213) on Wednesday, March 20 from 5 – 8 o’clock, and on Thursday, March 21 from one o’clock until time of funeral service in the chapel at 2 o’clock. Interment Nobleton Community Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Nobleton Lions Club or the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.

February 10, 2024

Leo Armas Lindgren
Leo Armas Lindgren
May 20, 1933 - February 10, 2024

Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe (Barrie, Ontario) on Saturday, February 10th, 2024 in his 91st year. Loving husband of Trudy Dahl for 32 years. Beloved father of Kathryn (Rick) and Graham (Lisa). Step father of Ken (Sandra) and Walter (Claudio). Proud grandfather of Ross, Robert, Laura, Amanda (Uly) and Nicholas (Naiomi). Great-grandfather of Liam, Charlotte, Alice and Sophie. Son of the late Urho Alexander Lindgren and Hanna Lindgren.

Educated at the Ryerson Institute of Technology, Leo graduated with a degree in Architectural Technology, a field that ignited his passion for creativity and precision. He dedicated many years of his professional life as a Specification Writer at Brisbin Brook Beynon Architects, where his meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to excellence left an indelible mark.

The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the compassionate staff at Hospice Simcoe for their exceptional care and support during Leo's final days.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 21st, from 9 AM to 11 AM. A memorial service celebrating Leo's life will commence in the chapel at 11 AM, followed by a reception where memories will be shared and cherished. Click Here to Watch the Service.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Simcoe.

February 1, 2024

Munni Subhani
Munni Subhani

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our Lion Members. Lion Munni Subhani of Toronto Beyond Difference Lions Club passed away today Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 4:30 AM

  • Munni has been a member of the TBDLC since 2019. She was a dedicated Lion member and friend to many.
  • Lion Munni's burial will be tomorrow, Friday, February 2, 2024