OBITUARY

Camil Michel Saikaly

4 February, 195821 April, 2021

Owner: Boston Pizza Conroy & the Glebe, Petro-Canada, Mac’s Past President Canterbury Mustangs; Minto Skating Club

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Camil Saikaly announce his peaceful passing on April 21st, 2021.

Through his businesses and philanthropy, he has touched many hearts and left a mark on many lives.

He will be survived by his best friend, soulmate and wife of 43 years, Linda. Cam’s pride and joy were his three children Michel Saikaly (Christie), Adam Saikaly (Lindsay) and Tamara Saikaly; and his most beloved legacies, his four grandchildren: Layla, Mason, Zoe and Peyton.

He will also be greatly missed by his siblings Robert Saikaly, Susanne Zeidan (Dimitri), Connie Zeidan (Pierre) and their children.

A memorial donation has been given to St.Elias Antiochan Orthodox Church, on behalf of the Saikaly family. If you wish to continue Cam’s philanthropic pursuit on his behalf, please forward donations to his favorite charity: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa.

  • FAMILY

  • Linda, Wife
  • Michel (Christie), Son
  • Adam (Lindsay), Son
  • Tamara, Daughter
  • Layla, Granddaughter
  • Mason, Grandson
  • Zoe, Granddaughter
  • Peyton, Granddaughter
  • Robert, Brother
  • Suzanne (Dmitri), Sister
  • Connie (Pierre), Sister

Services

No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.

Memories

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Leona LAHAM

3 May 2021

I was very shocked in hearing of the passing of Camil.
My condolences to you Suzanne, Robbie and Connie.

I knew him in his younger days of the TransAm and Fullers where I spent as well, many nights.

May he Rest in Peace .

Leona

Peter Boushey

3 May 2021

Our deepest sympathies to Cami's Family.
Spent time talking about cars with Cam.
Never could beat the Trans Am with my Dodge Dart 360.
Will miss you at Boston Pizza.
REST IN PEACE my Friend.

Diane Lyon

28 April 2021

Dear Linda and family

I am so saddened to hear about Cam's passing . I cannot fully express the sorrow I feel for you at this time, my thoughts are with you and your family .

My deepest condolences

Diane Lyon
613-795-5357

Kerry Nevin

27 April 2021

I hadn't seen Cammy for a lot of years, but we were friends back in the late 80ies and shared lots of laughs. I saw him years later at his service station, and it was a warm reunion. Always a Gent with a big smile and an even bigger heart. I'm saddened for his family to lose him at such a young age. Rest in Peace my friend

Maurice Lewis

26 April 2021

I'm very heart broken to hear this news of the loss of Cami. My condolences to his family and everyone who knew him. When I was about or 14 or 15 (he was a year younger than me) getting off the bus I would always go see him at his dad's smoke shop on St. Laurent and Montreal Rd. He was a very intimidating guy looking at him and talking to him but he had a heart of gold and was just a big teddy bear. He was always very sharp and a smart guy even back then so it doesn't surprise me of his success. Rest in peace big guy you left us too soon.

Holly Shaheen

26 April 2021

Dear Linda and Family,

Sending my most heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. Please know you are in my thoughts. May you find comfort in one another and the memories that you share.

Ron Karam

26 April 2021

Rock fights on Westhaven.
Football mud baths at Forbes.
‘The Six’.
Rock fights and donkey races on the hillside in Kafarmishky.
“Bunting” homeruns over the “Neon” sign at Loblaws.
A sinking boat on Lac Simon.
Wrestling and ‘The Claw’.
Wrestling and more wrestling.
Football with the boys at Hillcrest High.
Never-ending jokes and insults.
A “bunch of elephants” waking up my dad.
Kaminsky.
Cookie-Biscuit.
“Put in a good word for me with my dad, Uncle Nabih.”
Endless summer days in the pool.
Trans Ams and street racing …
And more Trans Ams and street racing.
Busted up watermelons strewn across the trunk after a joy ride.
Muttley.
Fullers.
The “Viva”.
Making us laugh almost hysterically at funerals to ease the tension … so ironic on this day when you are laid to rest.

ALL OF THAT was just the early years.
How can you be gone, Cam…
So, many memories, especially the laughing. My God, how much we all laughed, how much you made us laugh. We will remember all of these things, until we meet again and laugh together once more.

Ronnie

Laura Menchini

26 April 2021

Dear Saikaly family,

I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathies. I wish you peace and comfort as you grieve.

Stephanie Di Trapani

26 April 2021

Linda, Adam, Michel & Family,

We were devastated to learn of Cam's passing and share in your deep sadness.

I am thankful for the time Nadia and I knew and worked with Cam and for the difference he made in our lives. I will carry those memories with me.

Our hearts are saddened and we are with you during this very difficult time.

Mimma & Nadia Di Trapani and family
Stephanie & Filippo Di Trapani and family

Connie and Robert Eon (Russett)

26 April 2021

Our deepest condolences to Linda and family on the passing of Cami.

FROM THE FAMILY