Nelson Linwood Shears passed away suddenly on April 19, 2019 in Toronto at the age of 80 years. He was born on March 31, 1939 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, loving son of the late Winslow and Nellie. He is survived by his 5 loving children: Nelson, Susie, Darrell, Robyn and Ryan,and by his siblings; Milford (Pookie), Maxine, Marvin (Buzz) and the late Edith. Will be sadly missed by his grandchildren and great granchildren, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 1-3 p.m. with funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home, 63 Mimico Avenue, Etobicoke, ON. Cremation to follow.