In memory of

Reginald Howard Tays

August 9, 1933 -  December 22, 2019

With profound sadness we announce the passing of Reginald Howard Tays, aged 86, on December 22, 2019 at the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health, Whitby, Ontario. He was the beloved husband of Patricia for 63 years; loving brother of George (Betty), Ina (deceased)(Leslie), Len (Raymonde) and Barb (Aubrey) and loving father of Anne (Mark), Robert (Cathie) and Peter (Suzy). Reg was graced with 7 grandchildren.

Reg worked 41 years for Falconbridge Nickle Mines Ltd. (Glencore). The last 20 years he was the Property Manager and traveled the world extensively. Reg had many hobbies including playing bridge, curling, golfing, gardening and travelling with Pat and friends. Reg's dedication to the Presbyterian Church, federal, provincial and municipal politics and to entertaining with friends and family was life long.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 4, 2020 11:00am at the Melville Presbyterian Church, 70 Old Kingston Road, Scarborough. In memory of Reg and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences ( ) would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the loving doctors and staff of Ontario Shores.


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Lloyd and Irene Hillier (Friend)

Entered December 28, 2019 from Georgetown Ontario

We have good memories of knowing Reg and Pat, and Anne and Mark through friendships developed in Sarasota. Our condolences to the family, and we have that hope of meeting him in eternity, where we will reminisce our times together on earth. We are praying for the family, and thank you for your love and kindness over the years.

Fred & Mary Dougherty (Friends)

Entered December 28, 2019 from Sarasota, Fl.

Rest in the loving arms of your Lord and Savior. You are missed Reg.

Aubrey & Barbara Brinkman (sister)

Entered December 29, 2019 from Gold River/summer - Yuma/winter

My brother had a full life who worked hard and was kind, generous and supportive of his family.
A huge thank you to his wife and children who treated him so well during his dementia illness. Such a terrible disease for everyone.
I could not have asked for a better brother.
Loving sister

Dave & Doris Stallsmith (Florida Friends)

Entered December 30, 2019 from La Rue, Ohio 43332

Sorry to hear Regs passing, he was a good friend, great buddy and awesome guy. He will be greatly missed.Keeping family in our prayers. Pat please stay in touch, if you need anything just txt or call. With all our love.
Dave & DJ

Richard Helen Davidson and Les Davidson (Nephew and Brother in Law)

Entered January 2, 2020 from Guelph On and Sussex NB

Thinking of fond memories of Reg. The oldest of the Tays family. Enjoyed visiting with Reg and his family. Reg always made the Yearly trip to New Brunswick. He always cherished is roots. So sad to see Reg suffer from dementia in the last couple of years.


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