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Giffen-Mack Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

4115 Lawrence Ave East, West Hill, ON

OBITUARY

Colin Edrick Rouse

May 18, 1942July 25, 2020
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Colin Edrick Rouse passed away peacefully on the evening of July 25th, 2020, at the age of 78. He was born in the parish of Saint John, Barbados, on May 18th, 1942. Colin spent the last 52 years in Canada.

Colin will be deeply missed by his wife of 46 years, Doreen; son, Julian; and many more family members and friends. He will be best remembered for his memorable smile, infectious laugh and ongoing acts of kindness.

Services for Mr. Rouse will be held on Friday, July 31st, 2020, at the Giffen-Mack Funeral Home, 4115 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario. Following his funeral service, he will be laid to rest at Pine Hills Cemetery. Due to pandemic related limitations on capacity, attendance to Colin's services will be by invitation only.

Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Colin Edrick Rouse’s memory.

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  • Doreen Rouse, Wife
  • Julian Rouse, Son

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Vincent and Pamela McCollin

August 3, 2020

I, Vincent had the pleasure of playing cricket with Colin. When he did something extraordinary on the field, his smile and his laughter was very infectious. Whoever I would meet throughout the years, I would always inquire about him. Our deepest condolences to the family. He will not be forgotten.

Collean Speede-Mottley

August 2, 2020

On behalf of my family i express our deepest condolences to Doreen, Julian and the Rouse family on Colin's passing. May you find comfort in the fond memories he has left behind. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this no doubt difficult time. May he rest peacefully.
The Speede Family - Toronto, Georgia, Barbados

Nadia Rouse

August 1, 2020

I got to meet uncle Colin when I first went Canada in 2000...I found him to be very generous and kind..he always had a great sense of humour..My grand Sheila would always spoke about him and her other sibblings in Canada...I remember on the 18th of May this year my daughter Aliyah telephoned him for his birthday ..."She said uncle Colin happy birthday"..he replied ,what is todays date...Aliyah said today is the 18th of May...Uncle Colin said oh shoot I forgot today is my birthday..we both laughed ..On behalf of Aliyah and I and the entire Rouse family we want to send our deepest sympathy to his wife Doreen and son Julian...May he rest in peace...Gone but not forgotten

Nadine Newton

July 31, 2020

On behalf of the late Cynthia Newton and Wayne (Veril) Rouse
Judy (Mary) Rouse , Cleveson Newton and the entire Rouse and Newton family from Sealy Hall St John Barbados
Our deepest condolences to Dorren and Julian , his sisters , nieces and nephews During this time of loss.
I had the pleasure of knowing Colin, he was a generous and kind hearted person to me. I would listen to my dad and Colin telling stories and joking whenever my dad visited Canada.
Colin entire face smiles whenever he was laughing and smiling
May he Rest In Peace and rise in glory.

God bless the entire family
Nadine Newton

Gem Alphonso

July 31, 2020

RIP Colin! Our deepest sympathy to Doreen and Julian! May you be assured that God will comfort you at this time.

Pauline Morgan

July 31, 2020

Doreen and Julian, We're sorry we can't be with you today as you say goodbye to Colin. Please know we are thinking of him and you as you gather together in his honor. Colin will be remembered for his love of family, dancing and music. May his soul RIP....... ... Clyde, Pauline, Kerene and Kevin Morgan.

Jane Rouse

July 30, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting my uncle in 2017, growing up my mom( the late Sheila Rouse) wouldve told us of him , all the goodness he extended to her and my slibing.
Those few hours spent with him , I will always cherish
,It was indeed a pleasure meeting him
Rip uncle until we meet again .
My condolences to his wife Doreen ,son Julian ,family and friends.
Jane ( jay) Rouse . Barbados.

Shantelle Rouse

July 30, 2020

I never met my great uncle colin,but my grand mother Colin sister the late Shelia Rouse always spoke highly of him ,my condonseles to his wife ,son ,family and friends. Rip sir !
Shantelle Rouse 🇧🇧

Cythia Rouse

July 29, 2020

My Sympathy to Doreen, Julian and the rest of the family on the passing of Colin. May you be comforted in knowing he lived a good life.

Cynthia and family

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