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Date of Passing: Feb 08, 2015

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RETIRED CAPTAIN LESLIE "SCOTTIE" MITCHELL CITY OF WINNIPEG FIRE DEPARTMENT On Sunday, February 8, 2015, at the Grace Hospital, Leslie passed away peacefully at the age of 83 years. Leslie is survived by his wife Sheila, his daughter Hilda and his grandchildren Meagan and Kyle. Leslie was a proud Firefighter and served his City for 37 years. He was also a member at the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He was a proud Scotsman who loved his home in Canada but never forgot where he came from. Leslie's constant smile and the twinkle in his eye will be missed. There will not be a service and in lieu of flowers please make a donation to the City of Winnipeg Firefighters Burn Fund, 303 - 83 Garry Street Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3C 4J9 Wojcik's Funeral Chapels & Crematorium, 2157 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 204.897.4665, is in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 14, 2015

Condolences & Memories (12 entries)

  • We knew Les and Sheila, Hilda and family for many years...our heartfelt condolences to Sheila, Hilda and family. - Posted by: Michaela, Frank and family (Friend) on: Mar 20, 2015

  • So long to my first Captain of the Winnipeg Fire Department. Les taught me so much and inspired me to see the best in my career and the people I have the honor to work beside. The quintessential gentleman Firefighter to the end. My condolences to Sheila, Hilda, Meagan and Kyle for their loss. - Posted by: Michael Sparks (Friend and Firefighter) on: Mar 12, 2015

  • He was a charm, just an absolute charm. - Posted by: mike robson (firefighter ) on: Feb 25, 2015

  • Sheila and family: So sorry to hear of Les' passing. We have great memories of both of you Pattern and Old Time dancing - Posted by: Romeo and Isabelle Choquette (Friend) on: Feb 23, 2015

  • Condolences to Sheila and family. Les was always a joy to be around whether on the curling ice, the firehall or just having a scotch together. He will be missed by all who knew him. - Posted by: Daniel Graham (Firefighter-friend) on: Feb 19, 2015

  • On behalf of the Winnipeg Firefighters Support Group please accept our deepest condolences to Sheila, Hilda and family. Scottie was a true gentleman and I enjoyed curling with him in the Provincials numerous times. He will be sadly missed by all. - Posted by: Bob & Darlene Wright (Fellow Firefighter) on: Feb 16, 2015

  • Scottie was my Captain for a number of years at Station 20. He was a great firefighter and a true gentleman, who was always concerned about his crew and their safety and training. - Posted by: Brent Jervis (firefighter) on: Feb 15, 2015

  • It was pleasure and an honour to care for Les during his stay at the Grace. Such a smile and spirit won't be forgotten on our ward or in my heart. Thoughts and Prayers sent to his caring family ♡ Holly RN - Posted by: Holly (Nurse) on: Feb 14, 2015

  • I really enjoyed working with Scotty and meeting him on a sheet of curling ice. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered. Have a "wee dram" on me, Scotty. - Posted by: John Black (Fellow firefighter and curler) on: Feb 14, 2015

  • Condolences to Sheila and family. sorry to learn of the passing of our old friend Les. Many happy memories of the good old days pattern dancing. - Posted by: Cal & Shirley Carlson (Friend) on: Feb 14, 2015

  • Sheila & family, So sorry to learn of Scotty's passing. Had great fun working together & curling against him. I've missed our visits from years passed. - Posted by: Tim Picken (Firefighter-friend) on: Feb 14, 2015

  • I have many pleasant memories of curling and working with Scotty. My condolences to Sheila and the family - Posted by: Bob Joyce (Friend) on: Feb 14, 2015

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