Harry Albert Altobell

June 10, 1930November 11, 2010

Harry Altobell

At the Toronto East General Hospital on Friday, November 12, 2010 at age 80. Dear brother of the late Mildred Breton and Lillian Astbury. Predeceased by his dear friend Carol Massingham. Lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. In accordance with Harry's wishes, arrangements are private. Condolences may be made at


One night a man had a dream. In it he was walking along a beach with the Lord. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, one belonging to him, and the other to the Lord. When the final scene of his life flashed before him, he looked back at the footprints in the sand. He noticed many times along the path of his life there was only one set of footprints, and realized that they came at the hardest and saddest times of his life. Bothered about this, he questioned the Lord, saying, "Lord, you said that once I decided to follow you, you'd walk with me all the way. But I have noticed that during the most burdensome times in my life, there is only one set of footprints. I don't understand why ,when I needed you the most you would leave me." The Lord replied, "My dear child, I love you and I would never leave you. During the times of trial and suffering, when you see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you."


Harry Albert Altobell

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Karen Romaniuk

November 18, 2010

I'll miss you so much uncle Harry. Thank-you for the stories in the kitchen. I will always remember you. Who could have such a great uncle. Love, Karen

Christine Massingham

November 16, 2010

Remembering you always Uncle Harry for all your kindness, generosity and the good times we shared.

Joanne Massingham

November 16, 2010

So sorry to hear of this. I will never forget Harry and Carol, or all of the fun times that we had. I can still hear the sound of his laughter when I think of him.
Joanne Massingham (Toronto, ON)

Brock Townsend

November 16, 2010

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. ~Kahlil Gibran.Uncle Harry's sprirt will live on always.

Joan and Gary Massingham

November 15, 2010

In memory of a very kind person. We shall remember all the good times.

November 15, 2010

We will miss you Uncle Harry. Our thoughts and prayers are with Debbie and Karen and their families at this difficult time. Take care. Love Marcia & Warren and family, Winnipeg, Manitoba

November 15, 2010

We shall all miss Harry,he was loved and admired by our whole family,our condolences . The Weiss' Families Lynda,Bill,Tracy and Chris. Southampton,On.

November 15, 2010

I shall miss Harry deeply,I idolized him,I used to be Harry and Carols' chaperone as they called it at their cottage in Southampton,when I was a child.My condolences to Harrys'family. Rick Weiss Williamsford On.

Roger & Heather Green

November 15, 2010

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.


In Loving Memory...