Craig Paul BarbCRAIG-PAUL, Barbara June - Passed peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Tuesday January 16, 2018 in her 88th year. 

Barbara, predeceased by her husband Donald, will be sadly missed by her children Stephen (Therese), Daniel (Karen Mingay), Pippa Hoffman and Robyn Craig-Paul (Michael Spanton); by her grandchildren Christina, Matthew, Carolyn, Kerri, Alexander, Benjamin, Suellen, Christopher, Timothy, Michael, Jay, Robert, Michael, Mercedes, Kyara, and Jamie, and by her 25 great grandchildren. 

Barbara will also be missed by her dear friend Linda Kellum at Helping Hands. 

Barbara was a member of the local Eckankar Society, the Orillia Duplicate Bridge Club, and the Daughters of the Nile. 


HUGHES, Gerald Arthur - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Campbell House on Tuesday January 16, 2018 in his 96th year.

Gerald, beloved husband of Gertrude.

Loving father of Edith (Stan) Ouellette and Gerry (Cindy) Hughes.

Cherished grandfather of Christopher, Jennifer (Jon) and Mark and great grandfather of Zachary will be deeply missed.


Murray CynthiaMURRAY, Cynthia Louise (Maddigan) - October 20, 1956 - January 16, 2018 - It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Cynthia, at age 61. Cindy passed away in the early morning of Tuesday, January 16, 2018 after a short but extremely strong and courageous fight against cancer.

A loving Wife, Mother, Gammy, Sister, Aunt and most importantly a friend. 


Roach BarbROACH, Barbara Ann (nee Judson) - On January 15, 2018 at Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland at the age of 78 with her daughters by her side. 

Beloved wife of the late Fred Roach (1999). 

Loving mother of Deborah Roach, and Wanda (Bill) Curtis. 

Grandmother of Cory, Tyler (Brianna), and Brady. 

Great grandmother of 8. 

Loving sister of Linda (Maurice), Don (Sheila), Jackie (late Jim), Sue (Ken), and Colin (Kim). 


REID, William - Passed peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 57.

Loving husband of Kim.

Honoured father of Sea, Adam and Brandon (Sarah), and cherished grandfather of Logan and Mason.

Will be sadly missed by his mother May (father Jack predeceased), brother Mike (Diane) and sisters May (George) and Ruth.


Posta ElizabethPOSTA, Elizabeth - Died peacefully in her sleep on the morning of January 15, 2018 at Creedan Valley long term care in Creemore.

She is survived by her daughter Kristina, son Frank, and grandchildren Melissa, Amanda, and Anna.


Filion AshleyFILION, Ashley Isabella - It is with heavy hearts that we say farewell to Ashley on January 15, 2018.

Born in Toronto, November 8, 1989 as Wesley Harrison Filion to parents Donna (Paul) Andrews and Peter (Cynthia) Filion.

Ashley will be remembered as the loving sister of Danielle (Cameron) Henschell, Tobi (Mark Olexiuk) Filion, Jonathan (Megan) Filion and Richard, Ayla and Dana Andrews.

She will be forever cherished by her nephew Gavin, her grandma Grace Robichaud, Grandmama Jeanette Filion and grandparents Gord and Dorothy Andrews.


Horn JaniceHORN, Janice Kay (“Kawennaié:ri”) - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Monday, January 15, 2018. Age 61 years.

Beloved wife of Josh Pawis.

Loving mother of Forrest and his wife Lesley; and Devan and his wife Ashlee.

Stepmother of Sherrill and her husband Stan, and Joshua.

Cherished ‘Gramma’ of Raven, Ononhkwatsherase, Carys, Lexi, Deztan, Aleila, Kyla, Taylor, Lily, and William.


Bidan AlBIDAN, Allan James - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on January 15, 2018. His loving family was by his side.

Predeceased by his loving wife Irene Bidan.

He will be missed by his children Brenda Clarke (Blaine), Doug Bidan (Kathy), Paul Bidan (Penny).

Grandchildren Tonya (Steve), Bradley, Jason (Kelly), Amanda (Don), Cory (Sarah).

Great grandchildren Cameron, Makenzie, Rowan, Ayla, Olivia.


COOPER, Russell Oliver - Passed suddenly at home in Ramona on January 15, 2018 in his 92nd year. 

Russell, loving husband of 68 years to Olive, will be sadly missed by his children Brian (Coleen), Lynn (Ken Lloyd), Terry (Silvia), and Bonnie (Frank) Baye. 

Russell will be forever remembered by his grandchildren Glenn, Kelly, Jeff, Jennifer, Melissa, Lindsey, and Tyler, and by his great grandchildren Tyson, Damien, Alexa, Molly, and Ryerson. 

Russell is survived by his brother Leslie (Eileen) Cooper and sister in law Helen, and will be lovingly remembered by his nephew Wayne (Carroll) and by all his nieces and nephews. 


DEAVITT, Patricia Florence - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 68 years.

Patsy Deavitt, beloved wife of the late Jim Brown.

Beloved mother of Kim Baumhour and Peggy Baumhour.

Loving grandmother of Daniella Baumhour and Rachael Mischke and great grandmother of Durell and Dominic.


Blake GeorgeBLAKE, George W. - (Korean War Vet, 1 P.P.C.L.I.) - Passed away peacefully after a short illness at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Monday January 15, 2018 in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of Nancy Green-Blake.

Loving father of Colleen Blake, Darin Blake (Denise), Shawn Blake (Sindy) and the late James Blake.

Cherished grandfather of Kayla, Kevin, Ryan, Bradley and Jeffrey.

Brother of Jack, Barbara Moisan, Joyce Pal and predeceased by several sisters.


Thompson PatTHOMPSON,  Patricia Annette (nee Bott) - At Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Monday January 15, 2018 in her 75th year. 

Patricia Thompson previous wife of Robert Thompson. 

Loving mother of Tania Thompson (Manny) and Troy Thompson (Kim). 

Cherished grandmother of Jessie, Tristen and Lucas.

Dear sister of Jim Bott (Barb), Rick Bott (Dianne) Sue Levesque (Larry), Heather Cloutier (Pierre), John Bott, Kathy Jasperson (Ray) and Denny Bott (Heather).


Jamieson WaltJAMIESON, Stewart Walker - Passed away peacefully at the Sara Vista Nursing Centre on Sunday, January 14, 2018. 

Stewart Jamieson of Elmvale in his 91 year. 

Beloved husband of Myrtle Jamieson (nee Fralick). 

Dear father of Patsy (Wayne) Wilson of Saskatoon, Paul (Tanya) Jamieson of Elmvale, and Peggy Jamieson of Barrie. 


Millington BillMILLINGTON, William “Bill” - Passed away suddenly on Sunday January 14, 2018, one day before his 73rd birthday.

Bill of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Susan.

Loving father of Alison Millington-Carmichael (Darren), Sarah Millington, the late Teena Millington and Adam Millington (Tammy).

Cherished grandfather of Tyler, Trey, Rhys, Riley, Will and Mikaela.

Dear brother of John (June) Millington of Ancaster, Neil Millington, Marjorie (Keith) Bowen and Carol Millington all of Wales.


Zentner OlgaZENTNER, Olga Elizabeth (nee Tudos) - At Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of Victor Zentner (2011).

Dear mother of Tom, Laura Gabriel (Mark Hennessy) and Don (Melissa).

Cherished grandmother of Lisa, Elsja, Adam, Jeremy, Tabitha and Shane.

Loving great-grandmother of Fintan and Theodore.


Anderson RobertANDERSON, Robert Wilkens - It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Bob Anderson on January 14, 2018 at age 71.

Cherished husband of Anita (nee Veysey). 

Adored father to Bob Anderson Jr. and Carrie-Jo Johnstone (Jesse).

Loving grandfather to Jacklyn Lauzon (Stefan), Annastasia Hankin and Thomas Stoll. 

Great-grandfather to Nicholas, Orion and Emilia. 

He will be dearly missed by his sisters Marg (John) and Ann (Ron). 


Russell MaryRUSSELL, Mary (nee Grant) - Went to be with her Lord, on Sunday January 14, 2018 in her 88th year.

Mary Russell, of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Alexander "Sandy" Russell.

Loving mother of Lynn Sauve (predeceased).

Proud grandmother of Sherri-Lyn and husband Danny Ciric of Orillia and Carrie-Ann and husband Pat Richardson of Orillia.


McDonald NormanMCDONALD, Norman Edwin - Passed away peacefully at home, with his wife Joan by his side, on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Age 89 years.

Beloved husband of Joan for 65 years.

Loving father of Ken (Betty and the late Lyra); Shirley (Dave Baker); Jo-Ann (Bill Nicholson); Barry; and Steve.

Cherished grandfather of Wendy (Bob); Dana; Scott; Joel (Kirsten); Chris (Hayley); Bryan; Paul (Christina); Keith (Ashley); and Katie (Ryan).


Dunlop PhyllisDUNLOP, Phyllis Eleanor (nee Patton) - Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton, on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 91years.

Phyllis Dunlop, of Stoney Creek, formerly of Georgina, beloved wife of the late Walter Dunlop.

Dear mother of Geoffrey and his wife Ardith of Shelburne and Stephenie Murray and her husband Brian of Stoney Creek.

Predeceased by her son Walter Jr.


Knight KiethKNIGHT, Keith George - Passed away at The Meaford Long Term Care Centre, on January 13, 2018, Keith Knight,in his 93rd year.

Beloved Husband of the late Blanche Cann who predeceased him in 2013.

Dear father of Michael (Carol) of Kingston; Stephen (Joan), Richard (Maureen), Joan (Robert Antler) all of Meaford.


Schell SonnySCHELL, Gilbert Roy “Sonny” - Passed away suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Age 55 years.

Loving son of Gilbert and Marjory, and the late Pat and Alice.

Beloved husband of Michael Ann.

Dear step-father of Jennifer and Jessica.

Loving grandfather of Noah and “Baby Rose”.


McGrath ChristineMCGRATH, Christine - Died suddenly on Saturday January 13, 2018 at Waterside Retirement Lodge, Wasaga Beach at the age of 94.

Christine of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of Gordon McGrath.

Christine is also survived by her extended family in Poland, her sister-in-law Carol Cameron and nephew Don Cameron.

She will also be missed by her neighbours and her dear friends.


Dresar BrankaDRESAR, Branka Mary (nee Jurinic) - Jan. 3, 1942 – Jan. 13, 2018 - Branka Dresar passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

She was the loyal wife of Stephan; beloved mother of Vladimir (Bay), Daniel (Shannon), and Jonathan (Amy); adored grandmother of Meghan, Natasha (Johnathan), Luke, Brooklyn and Ava; dear sister of Stefica Zuzak and Frank Jurinic.

She will be deeply missed not only by her family but also by her innumerable friends, congregation and community.


DOBBS, Clarence A. - Of Burk's Falls and Formerly of Aurora, suddenly at his home on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

Clarence, beloved husband of Linda Leggett, was in his 69th year.

Son of the late Roy and Racheal Dobbs.

Dear bother of Earl (Linda), Ed (Mary Lou) and Doug Dobbs.

Clarence will be fondly remembered by all of his family and friends.


Herron EarlHERRON, Earl W. - January 5, 1928 - January 13, 2018 - Of Kearney, peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

Earl Herron, beloved husband of the late Ruby was in his 91st year.

Father of Bernice Lang, Doris Callahan and the late Douglas Herron.

Stepfather of Dianne Dziwani and the late Douglas Dziwani.

Proud grandfather of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.