It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Noel Byrne. Noel passed away suddenly at his home in Etobicoke on Oct 18. He was 71 years old . He is reunited with his beloved wife Gail ( Down) . Loving father to John (Debbie), Shane (Kim) and the late Randy . Proud Poppy to John, Chelsea, Jaden, Matthew and Ryan . He will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Bernetta Nicolle ( the late Roy) Dorothy ( Donald) and brother Gordon ( Agnes). Pre-deceased by brothers Raymond and Aubrey ( Ann). He was loved by many nieces, nephews and friends. Noel was born on Bell Island, Newfoundland and moved with his family to Toronto in 1963 where he's been an avid fan of the Maple Leafs and Blue Jays. He will be sadly missed and memories of him will always be cherished .