In memory of

Anthony Hollyoak

July 12, 1966 -  March 31, 2022

Surrounded by his loving wife and children, Anthony passed away on March 31, 2022 at Bridgepoint Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland Anthony celebrated his 50th Anniversary living in Canada on March 4th, 2022 and always stayed true to his Irish roots.
Dear son of Elizabeth (Eilish) Hollyoak and the late Frederick Hollyoak “Big Fred”. Son in Law to Doreen “Dor” Middleton and the late James Middleton. Devoted husband and best friend to Nancy for 32 years. Proud father to Avery, Aidan and Devon. Loving hero to his sisters Iris Rapkoski (Stephen), Gail Sacuevo (Reyzaldi), Karyn Chaytor (Craig) and Sandra Hollyoak. Loving brother in law of Karen & Greg Halket, Kelly & Ed Cole, Jim and Andrea Middleton. Cherished uncle to Kaitlyn (Cory), Adam (Kate), Aaron (Mikayla), Sarah, Olivia, Alexandra, Evan, Giancarlo, Quin, Ashley (Andrew), Matthew, Christopher (Tamara), Justin (Aubrie), Nathan (Sarah), Riley (Mike), Tyler, Emma and many great nieces and nephews. Forever remembered by many family members in Ireland, Australia and England.
Forever in the hearts of his lifelong friends Tony, Carl & Angie, Enzo & Silvia, Tom & Carol, Will and Sharon. Dedicated Hockey Coach and Golf enthusiast. Anthony believed strongly in helping others and will always be known for his generous philanthropy. Anthony just recently celebrated his 30th Anniversary with Pattison Sign Group. All that worked with him witnessed his exceptional contribution to the employees, clients and the company.
The family would like to thank the incredible staff at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, specifically Dr. Grainne Mary O’Kane and Dr. Malcolm Moore, Toronto General Hospital specifically Physician’s Assistant Sunita Chera, and the 13th Floor Nursing Staff Eaton Wing, and St. Michael’s Hospital specifically Dr. Shree Bhalerao, Dr. Gary May, Dr. Reza Gholami and Bridgepoint Hospital specifically 9th Floor Nursing Staff. The family would also like to thank the community of friends, neighbors and co-workers for all their love and support.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at Steam Whistle Brewery 255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto. The family will begin receiving guests at 11 a.m., with Funeral Service and Reception to follow at 12 p.m. Municipal parking can be found within walking distance.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Canada at For online condolence messages, please visit Anthony’s memorial page at


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Rick Ferrara (Friend)

Entered April 4, 2022 from Ajax

Our deepest condolences to Nancy, Avery, Aiden, Devon and the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Rick, Lena and Family

Catherine Fels-Smith (Friend)

Entered April 4, 2022

Nancy and family please accept our condolences on the passing of your husband, best friend and father. He was larger than life and he will not be forgotten. Monday night Euchre will not be the same. ❤❤

Keith & Susan Edwards (Friend and business associate)

Entered April 4, 2022 from Toronto

Our condolences to the whole Hollyoak family

Anthony was an amazing person and always looked out for others, he will be truly missed

Cherie Rose (Morgan) (Family Friend)

Entered April 4, 2022 from Etobicoke, ON

Most heartfelt condolences to the entire Hollyoak Family. Anthony will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Cherish all your beautiful memories of Anthony, he will live on in all the hearts of those who know and love him.
May God grant Anthony eternal peace.

Love and Blessings to all. 🕊🙏❤️🌹

Cherie Rose ( Morgan) and The Morgan Family

Donald J Rapkoski /Carol Gregoire (Long Time Friend)

Entered April 4, 2022 from Oshawa ,Ontario

Anthony when ever we met he always had kind words and a smile .I'll never forget
that . I will always miss him.


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