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Alexej Swistun
September 23, 1923 - April 01, 2019
3080 Lake Shore Boulevard West,
Toronto, ON
M8V 1K3
(416) 259 - 3705
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Peacefully passed away on Monday, April 1st, 2019 at the age of 95. Predeceased by his beloved wife Emilia. Loving stepfather to Peter (predeceased Stephanie), Nadia (Walter) and predeceased by his stepson Andrew. Much loved Dido to Rayanne, Simon (Giani), Krista, and Mark. Cherished uncle of Natalia. Predeceased by his brother and sister in Ukraine.

Alexej was a kind hearted, gentle, and loving man. He always spoke with kindness and took great care of his family and the people he loved. Alex worked hard throughout his life and always led by example. He offered his unconditional support to his family and always acted as a true gentleman. He touched many people throughout his life and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Friends and family will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home (3080 Lake Shore Blvd W., between Kipling and Islington Aves., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday April 3, 2019 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. for visitation. Panakhyda will be held at 7:30 p.m. A Rite of Christian Burial will take place at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Demetrius (3338 Lake Shore Blvd W, 416-255-7506) on Thursday April 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would gratefully appreciate donations made to the Alzheimer's Society. Messages of Condolence may be left at