Murdock Chaffey, 79, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Murdock was born in Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland on September 29th, 1938.
Predeceased by his parents William and Josephine Chaffey and long-time loving partner Julia Scott. Murdock will be missed by his brothers and sisters, Wayde (Glenda), Olga, Laverna, Beryle (Terry), Audete, Pam (Tom) and nieces and nephews. Murdock will be remembered by his step children, Charles, Michael (Jennifer), Maurice (Mary), Kathy, Paul, Sylvia and Jules and many grandchildren. He will be welcomed in heaven by his step children Anne, Leo and Margaret and many brothers and sisters who have passed before him.
Murdock spent the greater part of his life in Toronto, and was a dedicated employee of Maple Leaf Gardens until his retirement in 1999. He had a passion for horse racing, cards, country music and his family. Murdock was a kind and gentle man, with a heart of gold. His life will be celebrated at Heritage Funeral Centre, 50 Overlea Blvd on Friday, December 29th; viewing from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, with a service beginning at 4:00 PM. Directions and online condolences may be found at www.heritagefuneralcentre.ca