In Memory of

Ted Furness


Sunday February 23, 2020 from 11:30am - 1:30pm.


Sunday February 23, 2020 at 1:30pm.

Furness: Edwin “Ted”,

Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, on Thursday February 20, 2020 at Matthews House Hospice Alliston.   Ted Furness in his 89th year, beloved husband of Patricia Schellenberg (nee: Ireland), and the late Ida Furness (nee: Brooks).   Loving father of Ken (Zahra), Phil (Christine Boulanger), Donna Campbell (Bill), Chris (Joanna Isidro), and Rob. Remembered with love by Pat’s children Laura Wright (Peter Jackson), and Karen Elliott (Stan Cook).   Proud Pappy of Alicia, Tyler, Brandon, Shane, Robert, Jasmine, Benjamin, Natalie, Bryanna, Nathan, Charissa, Katelyn, Alyshia, and his many great grandchildren, and extended family.   Predeceased by his brothers and sister.   Sadly missed by his buddies Bruce and Jan, his euchre partner Mike, and his furry friend Jomo.

Resting at Rod Abrams Funeral Home 1666 Tottenham Rd., Tottenham 905-936-3477 on Sunday February 23, 2020 from 11:30am until the time of Funeral Service in the chapel at 1:30pm.    Springtime interment will be held in Trinity Cemetery Beeton.   For those who wish donations to Matthew’s House Hospice would be appreciated by the family.

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Memorial Tribute

“Ted Furness”
  1. John Hacking wrote:

    To Ted’s Family:
    Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Ted. (We were neighbours of Ted & Ida back in the ’70s & ’80s.) May you find comfort in your many fond memories of him
    John Hacking

  2. Mike Knoblauch wrote:

    My deepest condolences to you Pat and your families. I will miss him greatly may he now be in peace. He was a real gentleman and a great friend to all of us.

  3. Scott Coleman wrote:

    Our deepest condolences

  4. Tony Douglas wrote:

    My sincere condolences to Ted’s family. I have many fond memories of playing the Beeton Legion dances back in the early ’70s for Ted & Ida. Good times camping at Silver Sands and Muskoka Glens. RIP Ted.

  5. Hal & Madelyn Rutledge wrote:

    Dear Pat and all Ted’s Family
    So sorry for your loss. Ted was such a wonderful gentleman. It was a pleasure knowing him.

  6. David C Dow wrote:

    I’m at a loss for words. Teddy was such an outstanding person. My heartfelt condolences to you Patty and to both of your families. RIP Teddy.

  7. Carol and Gerry Young wrote:

    So sad to hear about Ted’s passing. Sincere condolences to all of the family. He was a great neighbor for many years.

  8. Jim and Tracy Crockford wrote:

    So sorry for your lost. I’m know he will be greatly missed by all.

  9. Shirley Ross wrote:

    Dear Chris, my sincere condolences to you and the family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Shirley Ross & Family

  10. Anne Patt wrote:

    Sincere condolences to both families. Ted was our neighbour for 42 years. A nicer kinder gentleman you could not find. Rest In Peace Ted. You will be greatly missed. Love from The Platt family. Dave, Anne, Debbie,Darren, Joanne and extended families. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Brian Cruickshank wrote:

    Ted was my boss at Ledbury Park Middle School 40 years ago in the caretaking department. He taught me many things and I often thought of him years after working with him. He will be missed! My thoughts are with his family.

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