In Memoriam

GORDON AMES (employed from 1974-2012) Surface Operations, Queensway Division. Died on March 26, 2021 at age 73.

NINO ANGELUCCI (employed from 1997-2020) Bus Maintenance and Shops, Harvey Shop. Died on March 2, 2021 at age 65.

JOHN BROADLEY (employed from 1974-1993) Transportation, Danforth Division. Died on February 28, 2021 at age 82.

MICHAEL DEMEDA (employed from 1960-1990) Transportation, Queensway Division. Died on February 27, 2021 at age 91.

CHARAN JUSS (employed from 2000-2008) Rail Cars and Shops, Subway Maintenance Engineering. Died on March 11, 2021 at age 78.

TIMOTHY KELLEHER (employed from 2002-2021) Operations Group, Bus Transportation, Mount Dennis Division. Died on March 13, 2021 at age 60.

ROBERT LAITINEN (employed from 1974-1995) Operations, Danforth Division. Died on March 5, 2021 at age 81.

LESLIE MELHADO (employed from 1966-1996) Service Planning, Data Collection and Analysis. Died on March 19, 2021 at age 86.

FRANCESCO PUNTILLO (employed from 1956-1987) Plant, Way. Died on March 17, 2021 at age 94.

GARY SAUNDERS (employed from 1975-2003) Surface Operations, Queensway Division. Died on April 4, 2021 at age 82.

ANGELO SCHIRALLI (employed from 1976-1995) Wheel-Trans, Lakeshore Garage. Died on March 2, 2021 at age 86.

STEVE SMITH (employed from 1990-2021) Engineering, construction and Expansion Group, ATC Project, Signals Engineering. Died on March 6, 2021 at age 60.

LYLE TESSIER (employed from 1998-2015) Bus Maintenance and Shops, Birchmount Garage. Died on March 18, 2021 at age 70.

JAMES TONKS (employed from 1958-1986) Gray Coach Lines. Died on April 3, 2021 at age 96.

BARRY WALDEN (employed from 1959-1996) Bus Maintenance and Shops, Duncan Shop. Died on December 19, 2020 at age 79.

WILLIAM WICE (employed from 1977-2007) Surface Operations, Arrow Road Division. Died on March 21, 2021 at age 73.

ROBERT YOUNG (employed from 1969-1999) Surface Operations, Russell Division. Died on March 16, 2021 at age 81.


Latest News

 New Corporate Plan cover

TTC Corporate Plan 2018-2022

Advancing to the next level.

Corporate Notice

COVID-19 positive tests update.

From the CSO/CPO

Important message about vaccinations for frontline transit workers.

In Memoriam

Ames, Angelucci, Broadley, Demeda, Juss, Kelleher, Laitinen, Melhado, Puntillo, Saunders, Schiralli, Smith, Tessier, Tonks, Walden, Wice, Young.

The Coupler wants to keep you connected

The Coupler invites all employees and pensioners to sign up for TTC news and headlines via our mailbox at Simply send us an e-mail request from your personal e-mail address and include your full name, badge number or pensioner number and work location or home address. Note: personal information is for verification purposes only. Please call Senior Communications Advisor/Editor Mike DeToma at 416-393-3793, or e-mail, for more information.

In Memoriam