elevated Dv3za August 23, 1965 – June 21, 2024

elevated Dv3za Visitation
Thursday June 27, 2024 from 2pm to 4pm & 6pm to 8pm

elevated Dv3za Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated Dv3za Funeral Mass – Chapel of St. Joseph (within the Funeral Home)
Friday June 28, 2024 at 1:30pm

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elevated Dv3za Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7

elevated Dv3za Reception (within the Funeral Home)
Following the Interment

elevated Dv3za Obituary

elevated Dv3za It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Sean, loving father to Seamus and Delaney Smith, and devoted husband to Melanie (nee O’Donohue). Brother-in-law to Mary Jo O’Donohue, Stephen O’Donohue (Randy), and Dr. Gregory O’Donohue (Stephen). Uncle to Richard Zsolt (Julia), Michael Zsolt (Meaghan), Lauren and Erin O’Donohue. Son of Hamish and Louise Smith, brother of Geordie Smith.

elevated Dv3za Sean passed away at the age of 58 on the Summer Solstice, June 21st, 2024, in the Palliative Care Unit at Sunnybrook Hospital. He fought a turbulent battle against cancer since the fall of 2023. With our deepest gratitude, our family would like to thank Sean’s dedicated medical team for the excellent care they provided throughout this journey: Dr. Rania Chehade and her team in the Odette Cancer Centre; Dr. Julia Buthmann and her team in the C2 unit at Sunnybrook; Dr. Minsoo Yoon along with the exceptional home visiting Palliative Nurse and friend, Margaret from Temmy Latner, Sinai Health.

elevated Dv3za Sean was born on August 23rd, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec. After moving to Toronto, he attended Lawrence Park Collegiate where he met many lifelong friends and his high school sweetheart, Melanie. He later attended Ryerson and York University, studying Political Science and English. Sean spent his career in the Information Technology industry, having landed in the Augmentative & Alternative Communication Clinic at the Toronto Rehab, Bickle Centre under the University Health Network (UHN) during his final year. He felt deeply connected to this role, inspired by the dedicated team he was a part of and the collaborative approach to the work they did for the patients they supported.

elevated Dv3za Sean loved many things from discussing philosophy, to listening to reggae music, watching hockey and movies with his best friend Blue, and spending quiet time in nature. He had an interest in traveling and fortunately enjoyed several wonderful travel adventures over the past few years. Sean enjoyed many years running and training for multiple half marathons in support of fundraising for cancer research. He was able to fight this final battle with the mindset of a marathon runner. In his final days, he remained optimistic and steadfast in his strength.

elevated Dv3za Sean will be lovingly remembered in the hearts of many family, friends, and work colleagues. If desired, donations in Sean’s honour to the Toronto Humane Society or the Orillia SPCA would be appreciated.