Frederick Rapley

Obituary of Frederick John Sidney Rapley

Frederick John Sidney “Ted” Rapley passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 29th, in his 86th year.  Ted is survived by his wife Lyn, his daughter Leanne and her partner Marcel Besner, his daughter Susanne Williams and her husband MItch, and his beloved grandchildren Madelyn, Sydney and Arthur Strader and Lindsay, Abby and Gavin Williams. Ted will also be dearly missed by his sisters Penney Brown, Elizabeth Leatherdale, and Georgea Waffle, by his brother-in-law John Schuermann and his wife Elizabeth, by his brother-in-law Perry Schuermann, and by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Ted enjoyed his life in Markham since 1971. He spent his entire career in the automotive industry and made many lifelong friends along the way. He joined the Masonic Lodge in 1966, and was a proud Shriner for almost 50 years.  

A visitation will take place on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 11:00am at the Dixon Garland Funeral Home at 166 Main St., North, in Markham, and visitation will be followed by a service at noon. In lieu of flowers, and if desired, donations in Ted’s memory may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children (please see or to Union Villa. Ted’s family wishes to express its sincere thanks to the wonderful staff at Union Villa and Sunrise of Unionville for their exceptional care and compassion. 


Funeral Livestream

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Click HERE to View the Livestreamed Service for Mr. Ted Rapley.



11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday, April 3, 2022
Dixon-Garland Funeral Home
166 Main Street North
Markham, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Service

12:00 pm
Sunday, April 3, 2022
Dixon - Garland Funeral Home
166 Main St. N.
Markham , Ontario, Canada


The Reception will take place on the lower level of the Funeral Home following the Memorial Service.
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