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John Richard Hergel
December 24, 1959 - July 30, 2019
3080 Lake Shore Boulevard West,
Toronto, ON
M8V 1K3
(416) 259 - 3705
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JOHN RICHARD "RICK" HERGEL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019, at the age of 59.

Richard attended York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies. He proudly served as a Lieutenant in the 48th Highlanders of Canada Reserve Unit and enjoyed flying as an amateur pilot.

He will be dearly missed by all who knew him and especially by his loving parents, John and Alice (nee Marusyk), his brothers and sister, James, Jeffrey (Maryka), Louise (David) Joiner and his nieces and nephews Mayva, Sarah, Graham, Liam and Ethan.

A memorial service in celebration of Richard's life will be held on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at 11:00 am at Ridley Funeral Home in Etobicoke, 3080 Lakeshore Blvd. West, with visitation from 9:30 am - 11:00 am. Interment at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, 1450 St. Clair Ave. West, will immediately follow the service.

Donations in memory of Richard can be made to the 48th Highlanders Trusts or a charity of your choice.

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