In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Edward Stephen Tothe


Able Seaman (NQ), 10817-H, RCN


Born: 25 Nov 1928


Died: 16 Aug 2013, Brantford, Ontario


Served 30 Sep 1949 - 30 Sep 1954


TOTHE, Edward Stephen - Suddenly at the Brantford General Hospital on Friday August 16, 2013 in his 85th year. Predeceased by his wife Edna and his son Robert. Dear father of Lynn and Tim Broughton, Richard and Martha Tothe. Dear grandfather of Rebecca, Joseph and his fiancÚ Kate, Miranda, Robert and great-grandfather of Morgan. Survived by a brother Jack and his wife Elizabeth and their children Lauri, Michael and their families. Ed was a retired firefighter in Brantford for 33 years and was a life member of the Brant Naval Veterans Association. The family will receive friends at the Thorpe Brothers Funeral Home and Chapel, 96 West Street on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday August 21st at 11 am. followed by cremation. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.


Ships served in:


HMCS ONTARIO - Served in ONTARIO 27 Feb 1950 - 02 Jul 1950 as an OS, RCN

HMCS SIOUX - Served in SIOUX 03 Jul 1950 - 08 Feb 1951 as an OS / AB, RCN during SIOUX'S 1st Korean War tour.


HMCS PORT ST LOUIS - Served in PORTE ST LOUIS 09 May 1953 - 18 Sep 1953 as an AB, RCN


Portrait of Able Seaman Tothe


Certificate of Service - page 2

Edward Tothe's medals

RCN and Fire Department




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