Colin Currie

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Colin Currie

April 3, 1938 - April 2, 2021

Colin was born on the Isle of Bute in beautiful Scotland. He served in the Royal Air Force then joined The Bank of Scotland. Colin moved to Canada in 1961. He continued his banking and trust career in the financial district of Downtown Toronto, with TD Bank, Canada Permanent/Canada Trust as Executive Vice President, then in the Securities business as Chairman and CEO of CDS (Canadian Depository for Securities) before retiring. Colin loved his family visits, his cottage life and was very proud of his garden. He and Linda were blessed with years of extensive travel. Colin was the beloved husband of Linda Currie (nee Cairns). Loving father of Steven, Scott and Janice. Fondly remembered by his former wife Sheena. Dear step-father of Mark, Matthew (Suzanne) and Darren. Proud grandfather of Matthew, Riley, Jackson, Leah, Charlie, Eric and Ryan and great grandfather of Emma and Rowan. Colin will be sadly missed by his cousins Moira and Elizabeth (Brian) and his sister-in-law Joanne Kelly. A private burial will be held in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Scarborough. A get together will be arranged for friends in Cobourg as soon as gatherings are permitted. Linda would like to thank Dr. Pepper, Dr. Mule, Nurse Cailin and several kind PSW’s for their support and care of Colin. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital or charity of your choice.

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Vito DiPinto - May 5, 2021

Sincerest condolences to the entire family, I have fond memories of Mr. Currie at CDS. It was a special time in my young career with a great crew leading us at the helm. I distinctively remember Mr.Curries vibrant smile when we’d cross path on the elevator or was reckoned to his office to fix his computer. The tribute video clearly depicts what family meant to him. Sincerest Condolences Vito DiPinto

Mary Botelho - April 26, 2021

Dear Linda and family I am.so sorry to hear about Mr Currie. He will always be Mr Currie to me. I have many fond memories of him at CDS. Big hug to you.

Monette Arsenault - April 26, 2021

Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. I just heard the news now and was shocked to hear about it. May he Rest In Peace and hope you are managing well, despite the news. Feel free to reach out anytime and please keep in touch. Love, Monette

Duncan Truscott - April 23, 2021

Very sorry to here this news, sent to me by Carol Cotton. I always looked up to him, both at Canada Permanent and CDS. A truly fine man. RIP

Carol Cotton - April 22, 2021

So sad to hear about Colin. It was a privilege to work with him for so many years. Great memories of a great man. Thinking of you Linda and all the family. Carol Cotton

Marion & Jerry Coburn - April 16, 2021

Our sympathies and condolences are with you Linda & your family at this very sad & difficult time. A memorial donation has been made to the : Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.

Heather Brereton - April 16, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

MARK SHULMAN - April 12, 2021

I am very sad to hear of the passing of Colin. I reported directly to him for a period of time at CDS and found him to be a wonderful mentor who not only challenged you but also created a feeling of great loyalty from those he worked with. Linda, please accept my condolences.

Keith Evans - April 11, 2021

My condolences to the Currie family. I worked for Colin during his time at CDS. He was a great leader and a very fine person. I remember one of his favourite sayings....to take your right hand and place on your left shoulder and move it up and down in order give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done. He will be missed.

Ellen Stewart - April 10, 2021

So sorry to hear about Colin. I didn’t get to see him very often but thought of him often. We have fond memories of trips to Stuart Lake in Marshall. Love and hugs to Sheena, Steven, Janice and Scott

Linda Harrison (Geluch) - April 10, 2021

I was so sorry to discover this morning that Colin had died. It brought back so many happy memories of when we all worked together. My thoughts are with you and your family. Linda

Alma Beston - April 9, 2021

Dear Linda, Our hearts go out to you as you grieve Colin's passing. His journey of faith in Christ continues as promised. The peace of Christ is with you and your loving family.

David and Gladys Leech - April 9, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Sheena Currie - April 9, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Frank and Rita Law - April 9, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Donna Jacobs-McCourt - April 8, 2021

Awww Linda .... you and Colin have been in my thoughts and prayers, so much lately, and now today, I just read this notice about Colin moving to his Heavenly Home. I’m hoping that the memories of the good times you and Colin shared, will bring a smile to your face. Take care dear! Lovingly sending virtual HUGS from your longtime friend Donna Jacobs-McCourt