In memoriam

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario remembers those who have served in Ontario’s Legislature and extends condolences to the families and friends of former Ontario MPPs, Speakers, and Clerks who have passed away.

The Assembly remembers

A headshot of Marietta Roberts

(January 9, 1943 –  October 4, 2020)

MPP for Elgin 1987–1990

headshot of James A. Taylor

(May 2, 1928 –  September 1, 2020)

MPP for Prince Edward—Lennox 1971–87

headshot of Douglas Jack Wiseman

(July 21, 1930 –  August 1, 2020)

MPP for Lanark—Renfrew 1987–90

MPP for Lanark 1971–87

headshot of David Ramsay

(April 23, 1948 –  July 29, 2020)

MPP for Timiskaming—Cochrane 1999–2011

MPP for Timiskaming 1985–99

headshot of William Walter Barlow

(February 20, 1931 –  July 5, 2020)

MPP for Cambridge 1981–87

A headshot of Stuart Lyon Smith.

(May 7, 1938 – June 10, 2020)

MPP for Hamilton West 1975–82

headshot of Jim Henderson

(August 7, 1940 – May 2, 2020)

MPP for Etobicoke—Humber 1987–95

MPP for Humber 1985–87

Photo of Aileen Carroll

(June 1, 1944 – April 19, 2020)

MPP for Barrie 2007–2011

headshot of Claude Bennett

(September 19, 1936 – March 20, 2020)

MPP for Ottawa South 1971–1987

Jim Brown

(July 23, 1943 – January 31, 2020)

MPP for Scarborough West 1995–99

Michael Breaugh

(September 13, 1942 November 22, 2019)

MPP for Oshawa 1975–90

Marvin Shore

(April 13, 1930 – September 27, 2019)

MPP for London North 1975–77

Bette Stephenson

(July 31, 1924 – August 19, 2019)

MPP for York Mills 1975–1987

David Caplan

(November 15, 1964 – July 24, 2019)

MPP for Don Valley East 1997–2001

Harry Parrot

(November 30, 1925 – July 2, 2019)

MPP for Oxford 1971–81

Hugh Edighoffer

(July 22, 1928 – July 2, 2019)

MPP for Perth 1967–90

Julia Munro

(June 30, 1942 – June 12, 2019)

MPP for York-Simcoe 1995–2018

Richard Allen

(February 10, 1929 – March 5, 2019)

MPP for Hamilton West 1982–95

Past years

The Office of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario is in the process of creating an archive of MPPs who have passed away. Information will be added to this page as it is confirmed.