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63 Mimico Avenue
Toronto, ON M8V 1R2
Phone: 416-251-7531
Fax: 416-251-5236
James Saunders

James Michael Saunders

Thursday, December 13th, 1945 - Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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James (Jim) Michael Saunders, aged 74, of Toronto, passed away suddenly Thursday May, 30, 2019 at his residence. Jim is survived by his Sister Barbara, his Son Jamie, his Daughter Stacy and five Grandsons. Jim was a retired Metro Toronto Police Officer with over 30 years service. During his retirement he became a founding member of “Out of the Cold”, an overnight shelter program for the homeless. Jim had also long been a member and mentor in the AA organization. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Donations to the St. Mathews Branch of Out of the Cold program in Jim’s memory would be appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday July 30, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Mimico Chapel
    63 Mimico Ave.
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  • Service

    Tuesday July 30, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday July 30, 2019 2:00pm
    Mimico Chapel
    63 Mimico Ave.
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    Pastor Rob Howard
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John Burns

Posted at 03:05am
My condolences about
the very sad, recent passing away of
James ('Jim') Saunders to
all of his family, and to
the many that loved him.

I visited
St Matthew's 'Out of the Cold' program regularly
throughout recent years, & so I -
like countless other people in Toronto - was
very blessed by
the extraordinary program that
Jim helped found, after
his retirement from the police.

All of us there
remember Jim as
having ALWAYS been
very kind, generous, & helpful.

I saw him deal with
countless very difficult, challenging situations -
many which most people would never have known how to handle - and, yet,
he ALWAYS maintained his
positive, very pleasant, and cheerful demeanour.

Many guests
missed his presence
throughout the last couple of years that
he was no longer able to attend, &
many of us kept enquiring about him.

Thank You, Jim.
John Burns

Gord Wauchope

Posted at 07:28pm
I wish I could have attended but have some health issues I have to address.
James will be missed. One thing he always had was a smile on his face and
Common Sense which certainly lacking these days.

Cathy McCallum

Posted at 10:26am
I worked downtown in the 70's when Jim was with Jim Mahoney,
Dougie Carroll and Vern Martin.
Jim had a good wit and a wonderful smile.
Sorry for your loss.


Posted at 03:46pm
My deepest condolences to Jim's family. Growing up I always remember him with my dad working at Morality, Jimmy Saunders was a regular name in my dad's stories. So sorry for your loss. Shirley Lee (daughter of the late Jim Mahoney).

Jim Hewitson

Posted at 07:29pm
Stacey and Jamie
Sorry to hear about the loss of your father. We were classmates, worked together at 52 and were partners in plainclothes at 52.
A lot of good memories. Jim Hewitson

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