Constantine (Tino) Ethans passed away peacefully at his home on May 22, 2019.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Daphne, and his children, Clancy (Andrea) and Karen (Patrick) as well as his cherished grandchildren, that he was so proud of – Turner, Chris, Caitlin, Emily, and Julia, and his loyal dog Theo. Tino was also very close to all of his nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by Jordan and Coula, Jordan Junior and “Uncle Dave”.
He graduated from the University of Manitoba medical school and went on to specialize in anaesthesia, finishing his specialty training in San Francisco. Tino was instrumental in the development of the Department of Anaesthesia at the University of Manitoba and helped to pioneer day surgery at the Western Surgery Centre. He was often praised by his colleagues as a brilliant Anesthesiologist and a skilled clinician. He served on the board of MD Management, the Canadian Anaesthesia Council, and was committed to the development of the Manitoba Medical College Foundation. His passion for non-medical business ventures started with a small town newspaper business and his many real estate ventures. He was very proud of his Greek heritage and treasured his time at Lake of the Woods.