In Loving Memory of

Richard Robert Ashmore

1949 - 2021

Obituary of Richard Robert Ashmore

The Ashmore family sadly announces the passing of Rick on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in his 71st year. His two-year battle with esophageal cancer was fought with bravery and dignity.

Rick will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 47 years, Linda (nee Davis) and by their twin sons, Aaron (Zoë) and Shawn (Dana). His grandchildren Esmé, Oliver and Margot held a special place in his heart. Rick was predeceased by his father Robert Ashmore and mother Shirley Jagtiani. He is survived by his beloved sister Laurie-Lee Anderson, brother-in-law Jack and nieces Robyn and Devon.

Rick had a storybook career in the floor covering industry, as he started on the order desk in 1973 and worked his way from sales to management. Rick and Linda's 50 year love of travel, took them around the world, maintaining special friendships to this day.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the wonderful Dr. Scher, nurse Barbara and the palliative team at Douglas Memorial Hospital. We are encouraging anyone wishing to donate in Rick’s name, to consider the Palliative Care Unit of DMH under the direction of Dr. Scher.

In accordance with Rick's wishes cremation has already taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A celebration of Rick’s life will be planned at a later date. Online condolences may be shared on Rick's tribute page found at

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Stephen W. Ashmore
2 years ago

I just discovered this while doing genealogy research. I’m very sorry for your loss. I know words are not enough but I do wish you and your family the best.

Michelle Gavigan
2 years ago

Dear Linda, Aaron, Shawn and families,
We are thinking of all or you at this very sad time. We send our condolences and love to you.
Rest in peace Rick. You will be missed.
Michelle, Ric & Cameron Clemence

Terry and Lavelle Da Silva
2 years ago

Rest in peace my friend….our thoughts are with you in heaven, Linda, Aaron, Shawn and family…..I am thankful for the special moments we shared…….hugs!!

Gordon Malloy
2 years ago

Sending our heartfelt condolences to Linda and the family. Rick was a good man , and a great friend. He will always be remembered as such by our family. May you forever rest in peace my friend.
All our love Gord, Ina and Family.

Lorraine McMahon
2 years ago

Sending our love to Linda and family, a wonderful man gone too soon. Love from Lorraine and Ed.

2 years ago

My sincere sympathy goes out to you Linda and your family at this very sad time. Thinking of you fondly 🌷❤️

Lorraine and Andre Lafontaine
2 years ago

Our deepest sympathy to Linda , Shawn , Aaron and families . Such wonderful memories of good times with Rick . Gone way too soon . Love Lorraine and Andre
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