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Giffen-Mack Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

2570 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON

OBITUARY

Patrick Kevin Fremeau

March 4, 1938September 8, 2020

On the morning of September 8, 2020 heaven gained an angel, Patrick Kevin Fremeau. Father of Julia Ann Fremeau, brother of Jayne Aitken, best friend and previous spouse of Heather Ann MacVicar. Predeceased by his parents Raymond and Agnes, brother Raymond, sister Gayle Fremeau and best friend Wayne O'Reilly. Pat will forever be remembered as a guidance counselor and high school teacher and for his gentle ability to guide many individuals to become the best versions of themselves. Pat will be missed by the many communities he contributed to throughout his life; St. Michael's College High School, The Basalian Catholic Church Community, The Balmy Beach Canoe Club, the paddling community at large, and his special bond with his neighbourhood on Winston Avenue. There will be a private funeral service at a later date due to the pandemic. Memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Fremeau family at www.giffenmackdanforth.com.

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Angela D'Angelo

September 14, 2020

Deepest condolences to the Fremeau family! I had Mr. Fremeau as my English teacher at St. Robert. He and I got along so well that I was invited to join the Geography trip in Grade 13 (didn't take Geography)
He will be forever remembered!
God Bless and Rest in Peace Sir!

Dave Lennon

September 14, 2020

Lynda and I were saddened to hear about Pat's passing . I remember Pat fondly from our days when we worked together at St. Robert's in the eighties, Pat as a veteran Geography teacher and Guidance Councillor, while I served as Principal.
Pat was well liked and well regarded by students; moreover he was an excellent staff man. In fact it could be said that he had the pulse of the staff and provided me with considerable support in that regard. Pat seemed to have an instinctive understanding which policies and procedures would be supported by the staff at large.
Although I have not seen Pat in a number of years I know his family and friends will miss him and his charm and wit,
May he rest in peace.
Dave Lennon

Dave Cherevaty

September 14, 2020

Maria and I send our deepest condolences to Pat’s family at this time. I will always remember him as a great teacher, coach, mentor and life long friend. Rest is peace, my friend.

Adrianne Read-Fischer

September 14, 2020

My sincere condolences to Mr. Fremeau's family for the loss they have suffered. I have many fond memories of Mr. Fremeau when he was my guidance counselor at St. Robert in the late 80's and early 90's. His kindness and wonderful sense of humour will always be cherished. Gone but never forgotten.

George Steiner

September 13, 2020

Pat was a great friend, colleague, and mentor. I will always cherish the time we spent together teaching at St Robert, and feel truly blessed to have been counted among his many friends. Pat made everyone he met a little better than they were before. He will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy and most sincere wishes for peace and comfort to Heather and Julia.

Bill O'Brien

September 12, 2020

I never had Mr Fremeau as a teacher for a course during my entire time at St Roberts Catholic High School. But somehow, he knew all our names, and greeted us as we passed by his door in the portables. He left an impression on so many of us, as other posts here underscore. A wonderful legacy, my prayers and best wishes for his family.

Tracey Fleming

September 12, 2020

I loved Mr. Fremeau as my English teacher at St. Rob’s always use to tease me. He was a great mentor and a lovely man. You will be missed may you Rest In Peace.

Doug Bannan

September 12, 2020

Pat along with his sidekick Wayne both were dedicated teachers at SMC . Loved the way they coached our football team. May Pat Rest In Peace .

Kris McCusker

September 11, 2020

Such a lovely man
He was my guidance counsellor at St. Roberts in the late 80s
And when I picked my grade 13 OACs - he warned me I'd never get into U of T with 3 English OACs
Every time he saw me in the hall - he'd warn me again - all year!

I never did go to U of T
You were right Mr Fremeau - rest in peace

Doug Sommerville

September 11, 2020

Beloved cousin who will be missed! Memories are many of great times in Willowdale.

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