Industry Mourns Passing of Charlie Walter Shasky


TORONTO — Charlie Walter Shasky, co-founder and past president of C.W. Shasky & Associates Ltd., passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on April 1, surrounded by his family.

A true people person and the consummate sales professional, Shasky still attended industry events well after his retirement, where customers and clients alike would seek him out for his warm discourse and the inevitable quip of the day. Shasky left an indelible mark on his beloved foodservice industry and his spirit and character lives on with the company he and his family founded.

He is survived by his wife Mary and their five children. Friends will be received at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham, Ont. on April 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Parish, 5633 Hwy #7, Markham on April 6 at 12 p.m. Interment and reception to follow at Christ the King Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of We Care or to the National Youth Orchestra Canada. Online condolences and donations may be made here.

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