Brian David Appleton

July 24, 1941December 11, 2017

APPLETON, Brian David Peacefully after a brief illness on Monday December 11, 2017, at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON. Brian was in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Wendy (nee Curtis). Loved father to Scott (Lorraine), Shane (Bobbi) and Sarah Simpson (Lee). Cherished by his loving grandchildren Autumn, Mckayla, Dakota, Charlie, Myles, Mabel, Savannah, Graham and Adalynn. Fondly remembered by his sister Eleanor. Resting at Courtice Funeral Chapel, 1587 Highway 2, Courtice, ON (905-432-8484). A Memorial Service will be held in January 2018 (time and date will be announced). Memorial Donations to the Durham Lung Association would be appreciated. Online condolences may be placed at .


  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, January 6, 2018


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Bernadette C

December 20, 2017

Dear Sarah and family, It is with a heavy heart to hear the news of the passing of your Dad. Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. with love, oxo


December 15, 2017

Sarah, sincere condolences to you and your family. So sorry for your loss, I hope you find some comfort in all the wonderful memories you have of your Dad.

Arlene Healy

December 15, 2017

Sarah and family --- thinking of you during this most difficult time. My sincere condolences. Arlene

Skippy Hale

December 15, 2017

Bless you and your family at this time. As I said on FB, his rescue of Taben, her friend and I on the 401 was indeed an example of his kindness.

Sherie Hodds

December 15, 2017

We are thinking of all of you and sending much love. Sherie, John and William xoxo

Rebecca Smith

December 15, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss, Scott. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hugs!

Cori Endrody

December 15, 2017

Heartfelt condolences to all the family..... I will miss him dearly. Sad events spark memories of happier times - so at the very least I look back and smile. Hugs and kisses Aunt Wendy, Scott, Sarah, Shane and their families. See you in January