Farnsworth FredFARNSWORTH, Frederick - November 10, 1926 to October 16, 2017 - The death occurred at Fairvern Nursing Home of Fred Farnsworth on Monday, October 16, 2017. 

Predeceased by his wife Mary (Lacombe) in 2015 and daughter Joan (Guy) Lasseter in 2017.

Dear father of Laurie (JC) Williams, Cheryl, Geoff (Laurie) and Jason (Kelly).

He will be greatly missed by his 10 grand children and 10 great grandchildren.


Graham BevGRAHAM, Beverly Ann 'Bev' - Peacefully passed away, surrounded by her family at home on Monday, October 16, 2017.

Beverley Graham (nee West) of Holland Landing at 85 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Ken Graham.

Loving mother of late Bonnie (Koenraad) Willemse, Gail Graham (Bill), Marlene (late Dennis) Wright, late Earl (Veronica) Graham, late Donald Graham and Harvey (Georgina) Graham.


Johnston MurielJOHNSTON, Muriel Edith - Passed away at the Bay Haven Care Community, Collingwood on Sunday October 15, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late George Johnston.

Loving mother of Sharon (Mike Bural), Sandy (Ken Barnes), Susan (Harvey Smith), Denise (David Talbot) and Debra Johnston.

Cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.


WILSON, Beverly Carol (nee Campbell) - Beverly passed away at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, in Bracebridge on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at age 72.

Beloved wife of Wayne Wilson of Bracebridge.

Loving mother of Cheryl and Gail.

Proud grandmother of Jeff, Jennifer and Travis.


KONONUK, 'Bill' William George Wladimir - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of ‘Bill’ William George Wladimir Kononuk, Sunday October 15, 2017 in his 86th year.

Eldest son of the late George and Stella Kononuk of Montreal.

Husband of Elsie 'Louise' (Johnston) for 59 loving years.

Father to Mark (wife, Heather Profitt) and sons Arthur Scott (daughter Joyce) and Shawn (Brittany), Guy (partner Rhea Funnell) and daughters Emma and Erin.


RAEBURN, Kathleen Agnes (nee Blaney) - Kathleen passed away, following a courageous battle with cancer, at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, on Saturday, October 14, 2017. She was 64 years of age.

Kathleen is the loving mother of Jay Raeburn and Colleen Raeburn (Declan Ormsby).

She is survived by her step-daughters Cory Horsley (Dan) and Sundae Raeburn-Brown (Terry).

Proud grandmother of Sydney, Griffen, Darby and Parker.


Chaltas GeorgeCHALTAS, George - Passed peacefully at Spencer House in Orillia on Saturday October 14, 2017 in his 88th year.

George was a loving and devoted father to Kathy & Jeff Marchildon and grandfather (Papouli) to Morgan and Madison.

George will be missed by all his family and friends and by his companion Brenda Belbin.

George immigrated to Canada from Kleisora Greece as a young man and spent most of his life as a restauranteur. First in Toronto, and then on Mississaga St. in Orillia, owning the Mariposa Restaurant for over 18 years.


HUTCHINSON, Randy William Robert - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Toronto Western Hospital, on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the age of 53.

Randy, beloved husband of Catherine (nee Potts) for 32 years.

Loving Dad of Christopher (Jimmy Ellis), Carissa and Sarah.

Dear brother of Cathy, Morley Jr., Marty (Beverly Kitchener) and Melody (Kevin) Knox.


Tapper GraceTAPPER, Grace - Passed peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the age of 93.

Loving wife of 68 years of the late Harry (2014).

Cherished mother of Donna Brown (late Michael), Allan, and Rob (Merna).

Will be sadly missed by her 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.


Egan NoreenEGAN, Noreen (nee Cahill) - Born on April 30, 1928, Noreen passed peacefully on October 14, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband John Egan.

Noreen will be missed by her stepsons Andy, Mark and Charlie, her brother, J. Leo Cahill, and sister in law, Ruth.

She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.


Marshall BettyMARSHALL, Betty Corabell - Died peacefully at Muskoka Landing in Huntsville on Friday, October 13, 2017 in her 94th year.

Betty was born in Bracebridge on May 16, 1924 to Dora and Stan English of Minett.

Her younger brother, Murray English predeased her in 1968 as did her husband, William Marshall in 2011.

Betty is survived by her two daughters: Christine Gilley (George) of Huntsville, Grace McKnight (Don) of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia and by one son John McKnight (Kate)of Sylvan Lake Ab.


Schenk CarlSCHENK, Carl Franklin - November 26, 1933 – October 13, 2017 - Carl passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital at age 83.

Beloved husband to Nancy Knox and of the late Patricia Schenk.

Carl is the dear father of Leslie Schenk, Kimberley Schenk (Scot Horrobin) and the late Gregory Schenk.


Davidson BillDAVIDSON, William Washington 'Bill - Passed away peacefully in his sleep, at Hillcrest Lodge, Midland, on Friday, October 13, 2017, in his 74th year.

Bill, beloved son of the late Mervin and Irene Davidson and step-son of the late Anne & Gertrude.

Loving brother of Marjorie and her husband Graham Knight of Oshawa and the late John.

Fondly remembered by nieces Cheryl (Stephen) Parks, Susan Knight (David Sawyer), great-niece Brooklyn Parks and great-nephew Benjamin Parks.


Richards ErnieRICHARDS, Henry Ernest ‘Ernie” - Of Newmarket, retired AGM Canadian Pacific Railway, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of 66 years of Donna (Moore) Richards.

Dearly loved father of James Richards (Carmel) and Paula Sangster (Jim).

Loved grandfather of Virginia and Iain Houston and their children Astrid, Emery and Corin; Kevin and Alyssa Richards and their child Everly; Jeffrey and Carin Sangster and their child Mackenzie; and Craig Sangster.


ARMBRUST, Reg - Passed away peacefully, with family at his side, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on October 13, 2017 in his 101st year. 

Beloved husband of the late Reta.

Proud Father of Earl (Marilyn Breen) and Ed (Donna Besman).

Loving Grandfather of Scott (Trish), Cyrus, Chloe, Monique, and Dylan. Beloved great grandfather to Miranda.  


GREGORY, Thomas Allen 'Tom' - Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre at the age of 69. 

Beloved husband of Betty Gregory. 

Loving father of Kristine Cameron (Ian), Lisa Lamarche (Shannon) and step-father of Monica Attwood (Jason) and Matthew Tremblay.  Cherished grandfather of Olivia and Morgan Lamarche. 


Browm ThomasBROWN, Thomas Walter 'Tom' - It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Tom Brown passed away peacefully on Friday, October 13, 2017.

He was surrounded by his family, and we showered him in love while we listened to 'Let It Be' by the Beatles.

He was a kind, caring, compassionate, selfless, hard working, generous, hilarious and quirky man. His kindness and gentle nature made him a favourite brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, pseudo father and a friend to many. His gentle nature drew people to him.

He leaves a giant hole in our lives and we are all devastated that we have had to say goodbye so early.

Tom was the owner of Simcoe Landscaping for 31 years and was known for his honesty, professionalism and strong work ethic; his clients respected and trusted him.


TAMAS, Eva Olga - Passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 at age 81.


Yon MorleyYON, Morley - (Member of the Air Force Association of Canada and the Quarter Century Club of the Ontario Provincial Government) - Passed away peacefully with Mary & Serena by his side on Friday October 13, 2017 in his 97th year.

Beloved husband of the late Gladdy Letherby Yon. 

Predeceased by his parents Eddie and Catherine Yon, and by his seven siblings- John, Fred, Arthur, Elmer, Darcy, Robert Yon  and Teresa Elliott.


BOWSER, Floyd Arnold - At age 73, of Barrie, ON, has finished his struggle with PSP at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, surrounded by his family on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Floyd is survived by his wife Jan, they celebrated 51 years of marriage, his daughter Lara (Jason) Bowser – Richards, son Brent (Natalie) Bowser -Caron, sister Alva LaPlante, brothers Don and Murray Bowser and loving grandchildren, MacAllistar, Kayla (Tim), Rianna, Cieran, Lincoln and Hendrix, nephews, nieces and extended family.


POULOS, John George - Peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Thursday October 12, 2017 at the age of 82.

John Poulos of Orillia, beloved husband of Mary Poulos.

Loving father of Ted Poulos (Lisa), Betsy Silk (Ken) and Geraldine Poulos.

Loved by his grandchildren Alexander, Sara, Kaitlyn and Elizabeth.


Hillier JohnHILLIER, John - Passed away suddenly at home in Alliston on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was 67 years old.

Beloved husband and best friend of Gloria.

Loving dad of Mike, Fred and papa of Liam.

Loved brother of Ann Lang (Don). Dear brother-in-law of Ricky Knott (late Gloria), Randy Knott ( Wendy) and predeceased by Norman, Amos, Susanne, Elsie and mother-in-law Lottie Knott.


Boothby LynnBOOTHBY, Lynn - Born at Dwight, Ontario on July 8, 1937, passed away at Huntaville, Ontario on October 12, 2017.

Beloved mom of Jim and his wife Colleen, Anne, Joe and his partner Wendy and Gael.

Predeceased by her son John  and son in law Craig.

Loving grandmother of Jacob and Jordan. Great grandmother of Ella, Garrett and Eli.

Dear sister to Dan (Tammy), Terry (Sue), Chuck (Lori) and Chip (Linda).


Hodgins LarryHODGINS, Larry Edwin - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Thursday October 12, 2017 at the age of 82, of Macey Bay. 

Beloved husband of the late Nancy (June 2002). 

Dear father of Daniel Hodgins of Belmont, New Hampshire, Jacquelyn Hodgins (Jim Huisman) of Fernie, B.C., and Cheryl Stabile (Casper) of Mississauga. 

Loved grandmother of Kaitlyn (John), Nicole, Cody, Cori-Anne, Kimberley, Jesse, and Lukas. 


Sabata PetrSABATA, Petr Jan – Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, with his family at his side, on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Petr of Peterborough, formerly of Barrie and Prague, Czechoslovakia, in his 77th year.

Beloved husband of Zdenka for 51 years. Dear father of Peter (Natalie) of Mississauga, and Monica (David Chamberlain) of Guelph. Much loved grandfather of Ivanka, William and Gordon. Brother of Pavel (Jaroslava) of Prague, Czech Rep.

A retired Civil Engineer and proud owner of Atlas Engineering Inc. Previously co-owner of Reid & Associates of Barrie. Petr was an avid Rugby player and fan, who in his youth, played on the Czech National Team and later for the Barrie Rugby Club.


BAXTER, Gladys Lorraine (Nunn) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 12, 2017.

Gladys was the loving mother of Paul Joseph (Trudy) and Peter John (Jennifer).

Dear sister of Jessie Ward and Lillian Simmons (Stan).

Predeceased by her beloved parents, Joseph and Nellie, siblings Bob, Joey, Jack, Evelyn, Gordon and Winnie.