Obituaries January-February 2017
ADRIAN ASHE (employed from 1959-1990) Equipment, Russell Carhouse. Died on January 18, 2017 at age 83.
MARTIN BUMBULIS (employed from 1998-2017) Engineering, Construction and Expansion Group, Engineering, Property and Alignment Design. Died on January 28, 2017 at age 53.
NEVILLE DENNISON (employed from 1970-1998) Subway Operations, Rail Cars and Shops. Died on February 19, 2017 at age 77.
DAYA FONSECA (employed from 1977-2005) Bus Maintenance and Shops, Queensway Garage. Died on February 8, 2017 at age 67.
ARTHUR HANDLEY (employed from 1952-1990) Operations, Wilson Division. Died on January 26, 2017 at age 91.
FRANK HARDY (employed from 1956-1979) Gray Coach Lines. Died on February 4, 2017 at age 86.
JAMES KEARNEY (employed from 1967-1992) Operations, Wilson Division. Died on February 5, 2017 at age 89.
HECTOR MARINARO (employed from 1973-2000) Surface Operations, Arrow Road Division. Died on January 30, 2017 at age 85.
BRIAN MCFARLAND (employed from 1976-2007) Service Planning, Schedules. Died on February 4, 2017 at age 62.
GINO NACCARATO (employed from 1995-2017) Service Delivery Group, Bus Maintenance and Shops, Duncan Shop. Died on February 7, 2017 at age 48.
BRIAN STEWART (employed from 1968-1996) Engineering and Construction, Engineering-RTEP. Died on February 2, 2017 at age 80.
VERNON STURGEON (employed from 1968-1989) Gray Coach Lines. Died on February 14, 2017 at age 89.
RICHARD WASHINGTON (employed from 1975-2005) Surface Operations, Harvey Shop. Died on January 23, 2017 at age 65.
ERNEST WOOLLARD (employed from 1958-1991) Gray Coach Lines. Died on February 14, 2017 at age 85.
LIVIU ZAMFIR (employed from 2016-2017) Service Delivery Group, Bus Transportation, Mount Dennis Division. Died on February 13, 2017 at age 47.
TTC flags lowered in honour of Winnipeg Transit Operator
On Wednesday, February 15, the TTC lowered its flags to half-mast in honour of Winnipeg Transit Operator Irvine J. Fraser, who was tragically killed in the line of duty on Feb. 14. According to Winnipeg Police, Mr. Fraser was assaulted by a lone passenger while he was stopped at the end of his route, and succumbed to his injuries in hospital. He was 58 years old.