Smith JackieSMITH, Jacolyn Evelyn Florence 'Jackie' (Henderson) - Entered into rest suddenly at her home on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at the age of 60.

Loving mother of Kyle and his wife Erin, and T.J. and his wife Guylaine. Cherished grandmother of Finley. Daughter of Jack Henderson and his partner Freda and June Henderson. Jackie Henderson was the wife of Tom Smith.

Loving sister of Kim and her husband Sandy Morrow and predeceased by her sister Darlene Henderson. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends.


Kelly RetaKELLY, Reta Ann (nee Burns) - (October 16, 1930 – October 11, 2017) - Peacefully in Algonquin Highlands overlooking the lake she has called home for the past 10 years, surrounded by her surviving children and loving partner Norma Goodger.

Reta was predeceased by her husband John Edward Kelly (1989) and daughter Karen Marie Douma (2009), and is survived by her son Michael Kelly (Sandra) and daughters Christine Mote (Allan) and Patricia Shaw (Mike).

She will be sadly missed by her eight grandchildren Shelagh Kelly, John Douma, Stephen Mote, Meghan Kelly, Bradley Mote, Kelly Shaw, Katie Shaw and Sean Kelly. Reta cherished her great grandchildren Parker and Lincoln Gonsalves, Bentley Mote and Lochlan Kelly. Special aunt to Ted and Paul (PJ) Kelly.


WILKINS, Mary Violet - (April 2, 1933 ~ October 11, 2017) - 

Passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Haliburton Highlands Health Services.


Smith MikeSMITH, Michael Albert 'Mike' – Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, October 9th, 2017 at Caressant Care Mary Street, Lindsay at the age of 58.

Michael is the loving father of Abby Smith and best fur-friend Scooby.

Cherished son of Merv and Betty Smith. Michael is survived by his brothers Alan, Tim and Brian.


Buffett EvelynBUFFETT, Evelyn - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Peacefully at Haliburton Hospital with her family by her side on Monday evening, October 9, 2017 in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Henry Scott Buffett.

Loving mother of Scott, Rosalind and Gary. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Todd (Shannon), Carrie (Jamie) and Sherry (Shawn), great grandchildren Cassie (Len), Stephen, MacKinnley, Gordon, Nicholas, Avery and Alana, and by her great great granddaughter Ryanne. Dear sister of Joyce, Allen and Margaret.

Predeceased by her son George, her granddaughter Lori Ann and grandson Brian, and her brother Douglas.


Thompson DerekTHOMPSON, Derek - (May 30, 1981 - October 9, 2017)

Suddenly at his residence in Lindsay on Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 36 years of age.

Beloved son of Rob and Cindy Thompson.

Cherished brother of Kerri and Sherri. Dear father of Conner.

Loving grandson of Helen and Russ Smith and uncle to Glenn and Patrick.

Derek will be fondly remembered by Stacey, his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 


ROBINSON, Gordon 'Gord' Harvey - (May 31, 1934 - October 9, 2017) - 

Passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.


Barjarow ElaineBARJAROW, Elaine Margaret (Fader) - Passed away at the Haliburton Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 80.

Loving wife of Frank for 64 years. Daughter of the late Verle and Winnie Fader (Harrison). Loving mother of Shannon Harding (Rick), Kathy Castle (Larry), Allen Burley (Christina) and sister of Sheila Griffin (Nelson).

Loving grandmother of Keri Castle-Sedore (Jeff), Kim Harding (Andrew), Tanya Castle, Mathew Harding (Sandra), Shawn Harding, Anya Burk (Justin) and nephew Jerry Griffin. Loving great grandmother of Jacob, Marcus, Sadie, Hannah, Dominic, Ezra, Grace and Beau.


Meikle BarbaraMEIKLE, Barbara Kathleen (Dunn) – Passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in her 97th year.

Barbara (née Dunn) was the beloved wife of the late Jack Meikle (June 2010), for 63 years.

She was the loving mother of Kathleen and her husband Neil Sims, David and his wife Jacqueline, and Stephen and his wife the late Mara.

Cherished grandmother of Danielle, Andrew, and Katy.


Ballam EthelBALLAM, Ethel Olive (nee Green) - While surrounded by her loving family, passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Ethel, in her 88th year, formally of Toronto and recently resided at Adelaide Place with her husband George Ballam.

Loving wife of 65 years, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Cherished mother of Donna (Doug) MacMillan and Tom (Vicki) Ballam.

Treasured grandmother of Jenny (Matt), Rachel (Toby), Kevin (Kelly), Jeffrey (Lea) and great grandmother of Nathanial, Declan, Charlotte and Taylor.


Gemmel MoeGEMMEL, Alan Murray 'Moe' - On Wednesday October 4, 2017 at Fenelon Court Long Term Care, in his 77th year.

Moe Gemmel was the beloved husband of the late Liz Gemmel (nee Harris).

Loving father of Barb Ferguson of Fenelon Falls. Dear grandfather of Connie (Drew), Rob Ferguson (Paula), and Melinda (Dale). Grampa Moe will be forever missed by his great grandchildren, Grace, Maya, Bobby, Tommy and Joey.

Murray is fondly remembered by his sister-in-law, Bev and her husband Max Hicks as well as his nephews, Larry, Brian, Craig and their families. Predeceased by his brother Doug Gemmel (2017).


Tremeer LewisTREMEER, Lewis Roy - Entered into rest suddenly at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in his 72nd year.

Lewis was the beloved husband for 46 years to Dianne Anderson. Loving father of Valerie and her husband Sacha Mandarich and Greg and his wife Maria Tremeer.

Cherished grandfather of Devon and Colin Mandarich and Emily, Laura and Julia Tremeer. Dear brother of Paul (Liz) Tremeer and David (Anna) Tremeer, also brother-in-law to Ken (Ruth) Anderson.

Lewis will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends and the Curling Community.


RAZEY, Jenny Pamela - (August 26, 1930 ~ October 4, 2017) - 

Passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Oak Terrace Nursing Home in Orillia.


Szram MarySZRAM, Mary Rita - (November 5, 1940 - October 4, 2017) -

We are sad to announce the passing of Mary Rita Szram on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Mary will always be loved by her husband Gene (57 years of marriage). Loved by her children, Linda (Ron) and Ed (Cindy). Cherished Nan to Jamie, Christopher, Chad and Clayton.


Anderson BurtonANDERSON, Burton James - (Retired Chrysler employee) - Peacefully at Frost Manor, Lindsay on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in his 87th year.

Burt, beloved husband of Dorothy Anderson. Loving father of Michael (Shirley) and Maralyn (Robert Smerage).

Proud grandpa of Angela (Alex Richter), Robert Jr. (Linda) and great grandpa of Marisa, Brandon and Justin Richter. Predeceased by his first wife Elsie.


Chambers ElisaCHAMBERS, Elisa - (October 11, 1963 - October 4, 2017) It is with the deepest sorrow that I bring the very sad news that our beautiful Elisa has passed away.

Elisa was my love and my life, she was my ocean and my sun. She was elegant, beautiful, sophisticated, kind and gentle.

She dedicated herself to supporting my UN duties and work, she always was the perfect international stateswomen in public, presiding over official duties by my side.

Above all else she was a loving mother to Ena and my inseparable partner through every moment of our lives.


Raby CharlotteRABY, Charlotte Evelyn (MacDuff) – Born January 3, 1917 in Gooderham, Ontario to her late parents David and Charlotte MacDuff. Charlotte entered into rest at Victoria Manor, Lindsay on October 1, 2017 in her 101st year.

Beloved wife of the late Mitchell Raby and loving mother of June Henderson, Marline Simpkins (Brant), Grenvall Raby (Lonore), Beverly Cook (the late Myrl), Michael Raby (Debby), and predeceased by Jerliene Brown (survived by Terry), Gerald Raby (survived by Faye).

Cherished grandmother of 19, great-grandmother of 40 and great-great grandmother of 4.


Kritzer LisaKRITZER, Lisa Charmaine – Passed away suddenly after a brief illness on October 1st, 2017 at the age of 57.

Lisa was predeceased by her parents William “Bud” and Alice Kritzer.

Cherished sister of Gaye Trider, Deborah, Keith (Joanne), Wayne and Tod. Beloved aunt of Brett, Alysia (Jeff), Jillian (Tim), Graham (Brianne), Erin (Paul) and Emily (Luke).

Lisa will be missed by extended family and her friends and the staff at Community Living, Lindsay.


Griffin NeilGRIFFIN, Neil Victor - Passed away peacefully at the Hyland Crest Senior Citizens Home, Minden on Sunday, October 1, 2017 with his loving family by his side. At the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Evelyn (nee Hie) for over 60 years. Neil is survived by his son Brad (Cathy), by his daughter Kim (Chris Cowan), by his six grandchildren, Jeff (Krista), Gary (Sarah), Cody (Erica), Brady, Caitlyn, Paige and by one great granddaughter Allison.

Dear son of the late Ernest and Della Grffin, brother of Grenville (Ila) and predeceased by Allan, Alvin, Charlotte, Lew, Val, Lila, Moss, Dick, Gerald and Boyd.


Burke AliceBURKE, Alice Mary (McDonald) - (1929 - 2017) - It is with deep sadness we announce the sudden passing of our beloved mother, Alice Mary (nee McDonald) on October 1, 2017.

Surrounded by family, Alice passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour.

Alice, in her 89th year, was the beloved wife of the late Robert George Burke (February 2017).

Much loved mother of Sharon Cooley (Chris), Bonnie Burke, Heather Burke (Tristram), and Dale Burke (Starla) and predeceased by her infant daughter Edith Colleen. Loving grandmother of Philip and Martin.


Courtemanche MurvinCOURTEMANCHE, Murvin Clinton 'Court' - (1920 - 2017) - It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the loss of “Court” on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at his home.

Court, just one day before his 97th birthday, was the beloved partner of June Buckley. He was predeceased by his parents Teressa and Addison Courtemanche and brother Buster. Father to late baby Courtemanche, Gary (Janice) and Van.

Loving Uncle to Fay, Troy (Linda) and Brett Green and the late Guy Courtemanche. Grandfather of David, Michael (Melissa) and Great-Grandfather of Kadance and Lorelei. 


Valleau GailonVALLEAU, Gailon Joan - Passed away peacefully at home after a battle with cancer on Saturday, September 30, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends. At the age of 61.

Loving partner to Wayne Smith of Haliburton. Dear sister of Danuta of Owen Sound, Jan of Killaloe, Karen of Toronto, and Sam of Toronto.

Predeceased by her father Douglas, mother Thelma and stepmother Emily.


Maschke KenMASCHKE, Kenneth Carl - (Electrician at Darlington Nuclear Station for 35 years) -

Peacefully after a lengthy illness at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday September 29, 2017 in his 79th year.

Ken was the beloved husband of Theresa Ervine-Maschke. Dear father of Melanie Andrew, Cory and her husband Dave Matthews, Angela and her husband Scott Connor. Loving grandfather of Crystal, Adrian, Brittany, Sarah, Megan, Katie, Hannah, Alyssa, Damon.


McKnight DarleneMcKNIGHT, Darlene - (Resident of Haliburton, Ontario) - Peacefully at the residence surrounded by her family on Thursday evening, September 28, 2017 in her 76th year.

Beloved wife of Gary McKnight. Loving daughter of the late Oscar & Evelyn Henderson. Cherished mother of Cory (Bibi) of Barrie, Jodie (William McCormack of Uxbridge and Gavin (Kathy) of Bridgenorth.

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Savanna, Samuel, Nikita, Ciera, Matthew, Emma, Luke and Josh.


Backus BarbaraBACKUS, Barbara Jean (nee Scammel)  - Passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Mary Street, Lindsay on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the age of 91.

Barbara was the beloved wife of Ross in their 67th year of marriage.

Loving mother of Donna Backus, Joan Backus (Ricky Schwartz) and Nancy Archer (Bruce).

Cherished grandmother of Loric and Élodie St-Onge, Tory Hearn (Ryan), Jeff Archer (Lauren), Ali Christie (Sean) and Megan Archer. Great-grandmother of Lucas Ross Hearn. Dear sister of Alan Scammell and Sheila Dalton.


Trevett SteveTREVETT, Stephen 'Steve' Allen – (1955 - 2017) - Passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in Lindsay, Ontario.

Steve was the loving husband of Debbie Trevett. Cherished father of Michael Trevett (Tammy), Kari-Lynn McCabe (Ray), and stepfather of Kathryn Jackson (Robert), Jennifer-Lynn McDonald (Ryan).

Grandfather of Ali-Ray, Taylor, Bayley, Dayton, Braydon, Tiana, Grayson, David, Hope, Tyson, Michael, and Liam.

Steve is survived by his parents Ron and Eileen Trevett, his sisters Teri-Lynn and Sharon, and brothers Mark, Danny and Joel.