Coote RaeCOOTE, Rae (nee Spiers) - Passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 4, 2018.

Beloved husband of Basil Coote.

Loving mother of Doug and Paul Coote.

Cherished grandmother of Ashley (Dillon) Norrie, Kyle, Abigail and the late Clayton Coote.

Lalonde MyrnaLALONDE, Myrna Elaine (nee Carr) - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Sunday March 4, 2018 at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of Cleo Lalonde for 60 years.

Loving mother of Lewis (Barbara), Katherine Lalonde, Richard (Debbie), Robert (Sheila), Arthur (Wendy), and Debbie Lalonde.

Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren. 

NEWBY, Aileen - Passed away peacefully on Sunday March 4, 2018 at the Collingwood Nursing Home in her 86th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Kenneth (1994).

Aileen will be forever loved by children Valerie Vanessen (Ronnie), Emily Roberts (Chuck), Mark Newby (Sherry) and David Newby (Brenda) and remembered by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

TAYLOR, Nancy Margaret Kirkpatrick - Daughter of Edgar and Margaret Provan, passed away peacefully and gracefully with her family by her side at Sunset Manor in Collingwood on March 4, 2018 in her 86th year.

Nancy was predeceased by husband Ronald B. Taylor and is succeeded by her brother, Ian Provan.

Nancy was the beloved companion of Bernie Pearson.

THOMAS, Celesta 'Sally' (Grilletti) - Passed away at Hillcrest Village on Sunday, March 4, 2018 in her 99th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Frank Thomas for 53 years. 

Loving mother of Marci Miller and her husband Rod, and Gail Purton and her husband Mike. 

Dear grandmother of Jason, Stephanie, Louise and James. 

Miller NoreenMILLER, Noreen Elois (nee Paddison) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family

Noreen Miller (nee Paddison) of Perkinsfield in her 86th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Dave Miller. 

Loving mother of Wayne (Noy) of Edmonton, Jim of Perkinsfield, and Teresa (Rob) of Astorville. 

Laurin BenLAURIN, Benoit Joseph - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Sunday March 4, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

Beloved husband of Marie Rose Laurin (nee McNamara) and the late Hilda Laurin (nee Langridge).

Son of the late Hormidas and Imelda Laurin.

Smith GloriaSMITH, Gloria Mabel (Lawrence) - In her 74th year, surrounded by family, Gloria Mabel Smith passed away peacefully on March 4, 2018 at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

Gloria was the proud mother of Shannon (Dan) French, Clayton Smith and Brea Smith (Terry Dacosta) and grandson Noah French and predeceased by granddaughter Chloe French.

Jeffrey JeanJEFFREY, Jean Isobel (Glazier) - Passed away suddenly at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario on Sunday March 4, 2018.

Beloved wife and friend of the late James (Jimmy) S. Jeffrey.

Proud mother of Lawrence and his wife Jocelyne.

Proud Nana of Denise (Bruno Laferriere) and Julie (Ian MacLeod), and very proud great grandmother to Eva.

Nichol LauraNICHOL, Laura Ada May - Passed away peacefully at Good Samaritan Seniors’ Complex, Alliston on Mar. 4, 2018 in her 87th year.

Laura Nichol (nee Brown) beloved wife of the late Lloyd Nichol.

Loving mother of Deb McLaren and husband Don of Anten Mills.

Cherished Nanny of Kristen Draper of Ottawa.

Duquette SallyDUQUETTE, Sarah 'Sally' Karine Duquette - At age 85, of Midland, ON, passed away on March 4, 2018 at Georgian Bay General Hospital after a brief battle with cancer .

She was born in Timmins, ON on September 15, 1932, daughter of the late Arnum and Elizabeth MacFayden.

She was spouse to the late Fortunat Gravel (1973) and Leonard Duquette (1996).

McDonald BarbMCDONALD, Barbara - Born at Toronto, Ontario on February 3, 1936, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 4, 2018.

Beloved wife of Bob McDonald.

Loving mother of Alan McDonald (Linda) and Bethanne McLeod (Jim).

Cherished grandmother of Delcinea, Eliesha, and Rogan of Alan, and Saxxon and Gabriel McLeod of of Bethanne.

Ross JoeROSS, Joseph Henry - March 16, 1952 - March 4, 2018 - Poor in health, but rich in family.

Joe is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Pat (nee Carleton), 3 adoring children Joe (Kate), Jennifer (Leander) and Jessica, and his 6 blessed grand-children Brendan, Sarah, Ewan, Isla (predeceased), Beatrix and his one true weakness and little partner in crime Chayanne.

All are heartbroken by his sudden departure. He will also be sadly missed by his many Brothers and Sisters, by both birth and marriage, and his numerous Nieces and Nephews.

Stafford DorineSTAFFORD, Dorine (nee Lenahan) - Passed away peacefully at the Sara Vista Nursing Centre in Elmvale on Saturday, March 3, 2018. 

Dorine Stafford of Elmvale in her 89th year. 

Beloved wife of the late William Stafford. 

Dear mother of Phil (Georgina) Stafford of Orr Lake. 

Atkinson BernardATKINSON, Bernard Waring - June 7 1931 - March 3 2018.

Survived by his wife June, daughter Carol (Glen) son Nigel (Gina) son Micheal (Bonnie) daughter Wendy (Dave) grandson Chris (Shelley) granddaughter Emily (Nate) and Penny the Yorkie.

Married for 65 years, every day began with a kiss goodmorning and ended with a kiss goodnight.

An incredible husband, father and grandfather.

PAPP-BELAYNEH, Margaretta - After a courageous battle, Margaretta passed peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the age of 72.

Loving wife of Tamerat Belayneh.

Dear sister of Gabriella Massey (Wayne) and Thom Papp (Lisetta).

Tamblyn MargTAMBLYN, Marguerite Sealy Tamblyn - Was reunited with her husband Bill on March 3, 2018.

She died peacefully at her residence at Balmoral Place Retirement Community in Collingwood, Ontario.

Padmore JanicePADMORE, Janice - August 23, 1947 – March 3, 2018 - Passed peacefully at home in Barrie, ON.

Loving wife of 35 years to David Padmore (Deceased).

Daughter of Rose Lawton (Deceased) and Herbert Lawton (Deceased).

Sister to Pat Good (Dave) (Deceased) and Sheila Gilbey (Ron).

Donnelly SadieDONNELLY, Sadie Leonella - Passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, at the age of 78.

Beloved wife of Raymond for 57 years.

Loving mother to Raymond Donnelly Jr., Donna Donnelly- Gardner, Debbie Donnelly-Bray, David Donnelly, Cindy Donnelly, and Cheryl Donnelly-Welles.

Fraser LisaFRASER, Lisa Marie - 1967-2018 - Lisa passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Daughter of David Cook and the late Sheila Whetham.

She is survived by her partner Tim Franklin of Kilworthy.

She is the loving mother of Natasha Cook (Dan Sedore) and Melissa Fraser (Jon VanBilson) and step-mother of Jessie & Kaylah Dawson and Andrew & Hailey Franklin.

Nygaard PearlNYGAARD, Pearl Emily (Downey) - At the age of 97, Pearl Nygaard’s long and well lived life drew to its conclusion on March 3, 2018. 

She was proud to have been born into a big family of 13 brothers and sisters. 

She and her first husband Tom George gave birth to sons Don and Tom. 

After the tragic passing of her husband, she remarried to Jack Nygaard, with whom she had a daughter Sandra.      

Todoroff JimTODOROFF, James 'Jim' - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Jim, Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the age of 71.

Jim Todoroff, of Orillia, husband of the late Patti (nee: Pepper).

Father of Crystal Todoroff of Toronto and Ashley Todoroff of Orillia.

Very Proud, loving and involved grandfather of Jeremy, Jaydein, Tyson and Jahmar.

Patterson ScottPATTERSON, Scott - Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the age of 55.

Beloved husband of Jeanette MacDonald.

Loving father of Amber Patterson and Jason Patterson.

Cherished grandfather to Lucas Rogers.

Howard TexHOWARD, Douglas 'Tex' Floyd - Peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital after a brief but courageous battle on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the age of 87.

Tex Howard of Orillia, beloved husband of Marion (nee: Allan) for 61 years.

Loving father of Brenda Udell (Jerry predeceased), Chuck, and Dave & wife Michelle.

Cherished grandfather of Krista & Ron, Alison & Brent, Whitney & Josh.

HOWARD, Sadie - Passed away peacefully at the Hillcrest Village Care Centre on Friday March 2, 2018 in her 97th year, with her daughter Penny by her side.

Predeceased by her parents Peter & Lillian Dempsey. 

She was beloved wife (Predeceased) of Harry Alexander Howard.

Pre deceased by her Loving Son in law Rev.Peter Copeland, her three sisters and six brothers.

Blonde ViBLONDE, Vivian (nee Standon) - Past Member of Bethel Baptist Church, peacefully, at the Trillium Manor, Orillia, on Friday, March 2, 2018, in her 97th year.

Vivian Blonde of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Robert Blonde.

Dear sister of William (Margaret) Standon (both predeceased) of Regina, Sask.

Vivian is survived by her nephews and their families.