elevated GcjWs November 30, 1949 – May 3, 2023

elevated GcjWs Visitation
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 4:00 pm –  8:00 pm
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated GcjWs Funeral Service
Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 12:00 pm
Chapel of St. Joseph – within Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

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elevated GcjWs Interment 
All Saints Anglican Church Cemetery
688 Mt. Pleasant Road, Mount Pleasant. ON N0E 1K0

elevated GcjWs Obituary

elevated GcjWs Samir Eli Touma, 73, of Ajax, ON, passed into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on the evening of May 3rd, predeceased by his parents Marcelle and Eli Touma.

elevated GcjWs Samir, (or more commonly known as Sam), was born in Lebanon as the oldest of nine children. His much-loved siblings include Dounia, Saliba, John, Venette, Albert, Yolla, Raymond, and Sabiha.

elevated GcjWs Sam was a loving and devoted husband to Joan Touma, father to Daniel Touma and Marcella Metcalfe, and grandfather to Ronin Metcalfe.

elevated GcjWs To say Sam was hardworking is an understatement. He consistently put his family and loved one’s needs before his. Sam worked in social work for the majority of his career, while actively supporting various churches’ pastoral and worship ministries. Among other things, he was a school bus driver in his retirement years.

elevated GcjWs Sam’s passion’s included playing and listening to classical guitar, landscaping projects, cooking, reading, and his most recent pursuit of learning the Hebrew language. Sam was truly a kid at heart, shown by his sense of humour and enthusiasm to play for hours with his beloved grandson.

elevated GcjWs Most of all, Sam lived a life with Jesus at the center and his most important words of wisdom were to stay close to the Lord and everything will fall into place.