Passed away peacefully on March 8, 2018 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge, Ontario.
Christened Anthony George Tassy on March 25, 1951 at St Ann's Catholic Church in Ashton Under Lyne, England. Son of Joseph Emil and Irma May Tassy.
Lovingly remembered by his siblings Elizabeth Rosalind Tassy-Scott of Calgary, Alberta, Magdalen Mary Gall of Burlington, Ontario, Margaret Ann Tassy-Kreller of Elmira, Ontario, Katalin Irma Tassy of Calgary, Alberta, Susan Theresa Tassy of Scotch Ridge, New Brunswick and Andrew Edward Tassy of Kitchener, Ontario.
Tony graduated Galt Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, Cambridge Ontario on July 2, 1968 and received an Ontario scholarship award in August of 1969. He went on to attend McMaster University where he graduated magna cum laude (with honours) receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree on May 24, 1973. He graduated Conestoga College with a Diploma of Applied Arts in Journalism on June 7, 1975. On June 14, 1985 Tony graduated from Carleton University with a Master of Arts degree in Canadian Studies as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Language Studies June 13 1986. Tony graduated from Western University with a Bachelor of Law Studies on June 15, 1990. He was called to the Bar for the Province of Ontario on August 22, 1994.
Tony was cremated Friday March 9, 2018 at Williamsburg Crematorium.