SIMPSON Ronald Passed peacefully away after complications from Alzheimer’s Disease, Ronald Simpson, age 93 (September 30, 1927 — February 27, 2021). Born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland, departed this earth in Toronto, Ontario. Ron leaves to mourn his beloved wife of 63 years, Elsie (née Smith); and children Lois Babcock (Glenn), Paul Simpson (Della), Jennifer Julien (Richard), Nancy Simpson, Donna Gelinas (Bill) and Carolyn. Son of the late Robert and Jennie Simpson of St. John’s. Predeceased by brothers Bob (Violet) and Harry and sisters Marion Tremblett, Florence White, Violet “Dolly” and Ruth, as well as by his brother-in-law Norman Smith (Mary) and sister-in-law Rowena Marshall (Calvin). Survived by sister Dorothy Hammond and brother Walter Simpson (Alice) and by his sister-in-law Betty Burke (John). Eleven grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren lovingly called him Poppy. Ron was a long-time member of Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle and was greatly admired during his days of managing at Dominion Stores. Our loss is Heaven’s gain. Special thanks to SBU staff at Cummer Lodge for their excellent care. Final arrangements have been entrusted to Elgin Mills Cemetery and Funeral Centre, in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance at the visitation and funeral service is by private invitation however the funeral service will be livestreamed for public viewing on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 10 am. Please visit www.etouch.ca for Ronald’s memorial page, further information and online condolences. (a livestream link will be appear on Ronald’s memorial page at 9:30 a.m.). If so desired, flowers are graciously accepted or you may consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Society of York Region Day Program (www.alzheimer-york.com) or The Gideons International in Canada (canadahelps.org).