It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved son Aaron Michael Morash of Toronto, formerly of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Aaron worked in the food service industry for many years in both Halifax and Toronto, as a cook and a restaurant manager. He was at home in the downtown core. He was employed by various restaurants including East Side Mario’s, the Lions Head Tavern, the Keg, The SIRcorp family of restaurants ( Dukes Tavern, Red’s) and Gabby's Restaurants. Aaron also used his talents to cook for those less fortunate in the Toronto area, cooking for soup kitchens to feed the needy, on his own time.
He was born in Prince Rupert, BC, and was educated in Halifax in his early years, and attended Earl Haig Secondary School in North York, ON. Aaron was also a graduate of the Liaison College of the Culinary Arts in Toronto. Aaron loved books and computers, recently building one by hand. Aaron also loved taking long hikes on the many trails in the Toronto area, and was an avid participant in the martial arts. Aaron was a man of few words but deep intellect. Most of all, Aaron was gentle and exceptionally kind, and was deeply loved by his family.
Aaron was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Bernie Morash and Elizabeth (Hick) Morash of Nova Scotia and his maternal grandparents Sidney Isherwood and Barbara (Rankine) Isherwood of Saint John, NB. Aaron is survived by his father Vincent (Pixie) of Western Shore, NS and his mother Joan (Joe) Pitre of Halifax, NS as well as his sister Andrea (Kevin), niece and nephews Juliet, Jacob & Henry, of East Brunswick, NJ.
Aaron had a special relationship with his stepmother Laurie (Kell) Morash, and the Kell family of Antigonish. We would like to thank them for their love for Aaron during his short life.
Aaron will be missed by his extensive network of relatives and friends in Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia. He was loved beyond measure.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held when COVID restrictions allow.
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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to organizations supporting men’s mental health
Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia
In order to continue Aaron’s legacy of feeding others, our family requests donations in Aaron’s memory to feed the hungry in either Halifax or downtown Toronto
Souls Harbor Kitchen