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Kane-Jerrett Funeral Homes

6191 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

OBITUARY

Nandlall Singh

May 20, 1932August 7, 2019
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Nandlall Singh was born on May 20, 1932 and passed away on August 7, 2019 in Port Perry, Ontario.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Witness Cremation Monday, August 12, 2019

Memories

Nandlall Singh

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ANITA TAYLOR

August 11, 2019

Dear Prim and family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Nandall was an amazing person and my heart breaks for all of you. What an amazing man. I only had the privilege of knowing Nandall for 9 months...bit he made me smile each and every day.
I'm sending my love and healing to all of you. I miss him everyday.
Anita

Sai Barade

August 9, 2019

Sairam Brother Bob and family.
Our deepest condolences to you and your siblings on your bereavement. Although we never had the pleasure of meeting your father, your anecdotes about him and more importantly your character speaks a lot about him.
I know he was very Service oriented and ready to deal with social issues, very much like his son, about him I am sure he was proud of.
May Swami bless him And may his soul rest at the feet of our dear lord.
Sairam

Krishnan Shankar

August 9, 2019

Our deepest condolences and pray for the blessed soul.
Sairam
Shankar and Mangala

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Biography

      If anyone ever cared, really cared for someone else it would have to be Nandlall Singh. He was a warm hearted and well liked individual, and these wonderful traits came easily to him because he was such a sociable and amiable person, someone who was always making certain that those around him had whatever they needed. Nandlall was a talkative person who was tactful at all times but typically said what he meant.

      Nandlall was born on Albion in Guyana. He was the son of Phulmattie Singh and Surat Singh. Nandlall was raised in Albion. During his childhood he learned to be reliable and respectful. Nandlall was an obedient child who wanted to win the favor of others. He found it easy to show sympathy and to perform kind acts for others. These admirable qualities would become a part of Nandlall's personality throughout his life.

      Though Nandlall was frequently the one to initiate games and activities with his family, he was also quite often the family member who took the role of referee. Nandlall was a peace-maker with an ability to resolve all sorts of family conflicts. In fact, Nandlall worked conscientiously to keep those typical family spats at bay. He had 6 Siblings - Big Puwah, Aunty Rajdai, Aunty Jago, Deedee Ramkali, Parsram and Dennis. Nandlall and his siblings had the typical rivalries while growing up, but they cared deeply for one another.

      As someone who reveled in the sheer joy of his experiences, Nandlall was always enthusiastic about new adventures. Although he had an exacting nature, Nandlall was always tactful. One thing Nandlall will certainly be remembered for is that, when he got up in the mornings, he was ready and raring to go. As a young boy, Nandlall had a number of interests and was an active child. Nandlall took part in Cricket and cycling. He was a supporter of the neighborhood temple at Nigg Road. In his spare time he liked building things Nandlall's memorable achievements included.

      For Nandlall, the school routines were never a problem although he generally preferred variety to structure. He seemed to be able to start a project and work right through to its completion. And he was able to do it quickly and efficiently. Nandlall was also adept at details. Nandlall was very observant and was generally quick at picking up new things. He graduated from Albion in approx 1946. He enjoyed some courses more than others, having favorite classes and teachers. His favorite class in high school was Chemistry.

      College can be a challenge, but Nandlall appeared to be well equipped to succeed. He had a knack for staying focused and on track no matter what was going on around his. Nandlall had the ability to work undisturbed through all of the constant interruptions that are a regular part of college life. Nandlall enjoyed using the skills he'd already learned and applying them to new courses. He knew the facts and rarely made factual errors. He also pursued graduate school, earning his Diploma in Chemistry from Bennett College, England.

      There was one thing that all of Nandlall's friends knew and will still remember, and that is that he was a talker. He could pretty much talk to anybody about anything. This quality is one of the primary reasons that Nandlall was such a popular person throughout his life. But Nandlall was also dependable, loyal and trustworthy. Nandlall was the kind of person who simply radiated good fellowship. While he maintained personal standards and his own personal values, Nandlall was very accepting of others. With a distinct skill for working things out, Nandlall was often the person who would organize events. In fact, Nandlall was fairly comfortable playing the role of “host” for just about any occasion. When Nandlall made friends, he made true and lasting friendships. While growing up, some of his best friends were too many to name.

      Nandlall was a faithful and loving person. Some would even call his sentimental and a romantic at heart. His kindness and consideration radiated an aura of warmth to those around his. Nandlall cared for what others thought and carried that into his marriage. Compassionate and devoted, Nandlall worked hard to make his new life partner happy.

      Harmony was important to Nandlall and he made every effort to maintain it with his family. Nandlall was blessed with 4, Prem, Jim, Bob, Sita. They were also blessed with 6, Indi, Dave, Bonnie, Christian, Trisha, Avi. Nandlall was always conscious of the feelings others had. He was reasonable and understanding. As a result, Nandlall was quick to solve disputes and did so without much fuss. His secret of success in this area was simple: Nandlall would listen before he would act.

      Taking his work seriously came naturally to Nandlall, and he expected the same from those around him. Nandlall was a good team player, someone who was born to cooperate with others. He was what some would call a “people person” and it was demonstrated in his good communication skills. Nandlall was a steady worker, one who was realistic about schedules. The kind of details that would give family members and work colleagues fits were situations that Nandlall handled well. He could understand the details without getting lost in the broad “big picture.” His primary occupation was Chemist. He was employed for 35+. He brought harmony to his work environment, doing what was necessary in order to get the job done, while always maintaining respect for his colleagues.

      Nandlall was the kind of person who would readily move into action in order to help others. He was appreciated and respected. He could find value in the opinions of others and was passionate about his own values and beliefs. So it’s little wonder that he was active and highly valued by those in his community, serving on committees for the West Coast Demerara,.

     His high moral standards and traditional values served Nandlall well with his faith. Religion and faith were important to him. During that time, he was life long lover of Lord Hanuman. He was well respected because he was such an outgoing individual who sought to help in any manner he could.

      A generous and compassionate man, Nandlall accomplished much during his lifetime. Though he never set out to gain individual recognition, Nandlall was recognized and given awards for his many and varied efforts throughout his life. Some of his most prestigious awards included Distinguished Chemist for Guyana Distyilleries Limited.

      Not only did Nandlall enjoy traveling, but he also seemed to enjoy planning all of those trips and vacations. He was a facilitator who could easily make up a near perfect schedule of all of the things to do and see. He rarely tired of going back and revisiting his favorite places. Favorite vacations included New York and England.

      Nandlall was a lover of animals and cherished his pets.

      Since it was easy for Nandlall to meet and get to know new people, he quickly made friends, even in retirement. Once he met those new friends, he loved sharing stories and talking about the good old days. Since he was practical and cost effective, Nandlall was ready when that day to retire finally came in 1981. His new life involved relocating to Toronto. In retirement, he found new pleasure in spending time with family and grandchildren. Even in retirement, Nandlall stayed in touch with his old friends and made plenty of new acquaintances. He was active in the community and felt fulfilled with the opportunities that retirement offered him.

      Nandlall passed away on August 7, 2019 at Port Perry. He passed peacefully in his sleep.

      Nandlall was a fantastic conversationalist who could engage just about anyone in a discussion. And whenever he said something, he meant it. Nandlall was a down to earth person, outgoing and gregarious. He was without question the type of person who enjoyed experiencing things first hand. He was practical and sensible, but what friends and family will remember him for most is the fact that he was so understanding and kind. Everyone whose life he touched will miss Nandlall Singh.