Memorial Candle Tribute From
R. S. Kane Funeral Home
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In Memory of
Michael Chabanel
- 2004

Memories shared for Generations

Through the support of the Memorial Candle Program, the powerful Book of Memories™ is designed to allow a permanent online memorial that family and friends can share, update and visit for generations.

If you are the legal next of kin and have not yet received a username or password from your funeral director, please speak to them.

If you would like to request a password directly, please click "Request a Password" below and follow the steps. For authentication purposes, we will require appropriate verification.

Please note: We track all IP addresses to avoid any unauthorized login attempts.

Password Request Form

The username and password is only provided to the next of kin. The next of kin will have the ability to assign multiple logins to other family members at their discretion.

If you did not receive a username an password from your funeral director, please fill out the request form below.

You have indicated that you are the legal next of kin for {NAME} whose services were conducted at {funeral home name}

We will contact you to verify your information, and may require you to email us additional information, such as:

  • A copy of the Proof of Death Certificate as provided by the funeral home indicating you as the next of kin
  • A copy of Government Photo ID issued in your name

Upon verifying your information, your username and password will be forwarded via email.

Any information you provide us is specifically for use in verifying that you are the rightful recipient of the login information and will not be shared with anyone else. Once verified, any documents you send us will be destroyed.

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Obituary for Michael Byrnes

MD, FRCP (C)-Michael (Mike) Byrnes passed away on his 70th birthday - All Saints Day, November 1st, 2004, surrounded by his family. He courageously fought a lengthy illness. Loving husband of Patricia Byrnes (nee Quinn) for 44 years. Mike was a wonderful father to his 5 children: Mary (B. Clifton Beach), Michael, Anne (Bruce Miller), Connor (Julietta Felgueiras), and Matthew (Catherine Byrnes). Beloved son of the late Michael Patrick Byrnes and C. Dorothea Byrnes (nee Cronin). Predeceased by sister Mary Patricia; and Cronin Aunts: Margaret, Mother St. Martha IBVM, Helen, Catherine, Sheila, Uncles Henry and Carew Cronin, and Great-Aunt Mary Boulton. Proud grandfather to Hannah and Rachel Beach; Erin and Matty Byrnes; Bridget and Sophia Miller; Angela Byrnes; Beca and Griff Byrnes. Born in Toronto, raised in Collingwood. Mike attended St. Michael's Choir School, Regiopolis College, St. Michael's College School, and graduate from Medical School at U of T in 1960. He practiced medicine in Parry Sound, the Clarke Institute and spent 32 years as a valued member of the psychiatric staff at Scarborough's Centenary Hospital until his retirement in 2000. Mike was an accomplished Marathon runner, twice running in the Boston Marathon. He greatly enjoyed skiing, cycling, swimming at the cottage in Hamer Bay, Muskoka, and loved to play the piano. Mike will be sadly missed by all. Special thanks to CCAC, the Temmy Latner Centre, and Dr. Kirshen. Friends may call at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., at Goulding, south of Steeles), on Wednesday, November 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd (21 Simonston Blvd., Thornhill) on Thursday, November 4 at 10:30 am. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital, Foundation Department, 416-281-7121, 2867 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, M1E 4B9.

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