BANKS, Cedric

(Longtime member of Christ Memorial Anglican Church, Past Lieutenant Governor of Kiwanis (Westmount), past Master of J.P. Hall Masonic Lodge (Millbrook))

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa with his wife by his side after a brief illness on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the age of 82.  Beloved husband of Mary Louise for over 57 years.  Adoring father of Catherine, Sheila and her husband Angelo Siciliano.  Cherished papa of Isabella.  Treasured brother of Peter (the late Pat), Ivor (Joan) and Howard (Brigid).  Cedric will be missed by many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends in both Canada and England.  Cedric was passionate about his career in insurance, specifically the Cooperators and the Insurance Institute of Canada.  He was an avid Bridge player and Formula 1 car racing enthusiast.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m., and Friday, November 30 from 2 p.m., until the time of the funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 3:00 p.m.  Donations in memory of Cedric to Christ Memorial Anglican Church would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be shared at


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  • Nov 26, 2018

    Charles & June Umpherson
    It is with the deepest sorrow that we learned of Cedric's passing.
    Our heartfelt sympathies go out to Mary, Catherine, Sheila, and all the family at this sad time.
    Charles and June Umpherson.
  • Nov 27, 2018

    Brian and Patsy Muntz
    Patsy and I were Nieghbours to Cedric and Mary when we moved to Oshawa. We quickly became friends and we enjoyed the friendship we grew. Cedric and Mary both have a wonderful sense of humour and always looked forward to chatting with them. I will remember the wonderful stories told by Cedrick especially driving the old trucks he fondly described from when he was young. Recently Cedric and Mary moved to an apartment and had sold their house. I was sadden to see such wonderful neighbors moving away. Our love and prayers are extended to Mary and the rest of the family. It was an honour to have met the family and spend time with the Banks family. Our deepest condolences. 
    Brian and Patsy Muntz
  • Nov 28, 2018

    Lorraine & Jeff Helson
    We were saddened to hear the news.  Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends.
  • Nov 28, 2018

    David and Joanne Bourner
    Mary and Catherine may our Lord surround both of you with his everlasting love.
  • Nov 29, 2018

    Jane (Ingall) Scheufler
    I have known "Uncle" Cedric for my entire life. He and "Auntie" Mary were great friends of my Mother and Father, Janet and Roger Ingall from their times together in Peterborough and throughout the subsequent years. I had the honor of being the flower girl at Mary and Cedric's wedding. Their group of friends "The Bridge Club" met regularly through the years and enjoyed stories, parties and actually played bridge. When it came time to pick the person to give the toast to the bride at my wedding, there was only one choice, Uncle Cedric. As expected, his wonderful, articulate wit  was enjoyed by all. He gave an amazing toast.Although we did not see each other much as the years passed, whenever I did have the chance to visit with Uncle Cedric and Auntie Mary, the unbridled love and support from both of them was always a joy. My love and condolences go out to Auntie Mary, Sheila, Catherine and all the family. 
  • Nov 29, 2018

    Cathy &Ken Jackman& family
    We send our condolences to the banks family.May god surround you all with strength and all of his love to get you through..
  • Dec 1, 2018

    Michelle Silliphant
    Sad to hear the news of your passing, Cedric.  As a past proctor of many of my insurance exams, you have a very calm nature and a love to educate.  I enjoyed your many visits to our office at The Co-operators as you always brought a special calm and wonderful energy.  You will be missed.  My condolences go out to all who had the pleasure of knowing you.  

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