Schaeffer BobSCHAEFFER, Robert Curtis - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hillcrest Village, Midland on Sunday, April 9, 2017, in his 83rd year.

Bob Schaeffer of Midland, beloved husband of the late Daphne Schaeffer.

Dear father of Watson (Madda) Schaeffer, David Schaeffer, Penny (Tracy) Bottineau.

Loving grandpa of Meagan, Samantha, Justina, Josie, Joslynn and Nikita.


Peacock VinaPEACOCK, Vina - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Vina Olivia Peacock at her home in Oro Medonte on Sunday April 9, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Vina is predeceased by her husband William Edward Peacock and her parents Albert and Minnie Frederick.

She will be forever missed by her children George (Margaret) Peacock, Monica (Steven) Crawford and Mollie (Dennis) Alford.


Howe AllanHOWE, Allan R. - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Allan Howe announces his death during the evening of Sunday, April 9, 2017 three days after his 95th birthday, with his wife of 72 years by his side.

Allan was predeceased by his son Michael and grandson Keith Spratt.

Surviving him are his loving wife Agnes, daughter Patricia Spratt (Dave), son Lynn (Janice), two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.


Reid ShirleyREID, Shirley Arline - Passed peacefully at Trillium Manor in Orillia on Sunday April 9, 2017 in her 78th year. 

Shirley, loving wife to James Nelson.

Will be sadly missed by her daughters Karen (Joe Praiz) Mathers, SueAnn Smith, Sherry Donnelly, Janice Menhem, and Patricia (Tim) Obee, by her brother James (Carol) Reid, by her sister Judy Saunders (Predeceased Doug), and by her 15 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. 

A special thank you to Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Catford and the amazing care team at Trillium Manor. 


Lamoureux JoeLAMOUREUX, Orville Joseph - Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the age of 75. 

Cherished husband of 53 years to Pauline (nee Lefaive). 

Devoted Father of Patricia (David Byrnes) and the late Francis "Frank".   

Loving Grandfather of Ryan, Kerstin, Dylan, Madison, and Great-Grandfather of Lilliânna. 

Predeceased by his parents Clement and Florence Lamoureux. 

Brother of Anne Alderson (Ron) and predeceased by his siblings Alec, Eva Charlebois and Rita Perrault (Jack). 


TWISS, Suzanne - Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday April 9, 2017 at the age of 68.

Loving mother of Ken Anderson.

Proud Grama of Eden.

Suzanne is survived by her brother Wesley Twiss.

She will be dearly missed by her good friend Christine Lake.


JACOBS, Herman - Of Barrie, ON passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie,
on Sunday, April 9 2017 in his 88th year.

Beloved Husband of Margaret White and the late Ruth MacGilvray.

Loving Father of Donna March (Peter) of Oakville and Dale Boyd (Jim) of Belleville.

Cherished Grandfather of Ellen, Colin, Kaitlin and Kendra.

Herman will be sadly missed by all of Margaret’s family.


Crisologo BevCRISOLOGO, Beverley - September 19, 1939 - April 9, 2017 - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Beverley on April 9, 2017. She passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with coronary disease.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Frank Crisologo.

Beverley will be missed by her sister-in-law, Lena, her nieces and nephews; Nina and Trudy, Nina and Tina, Delores and Joanne, Theresa, Lenny and Donina, and their families.


Brookings AgnesBROOKINGS, Agnes Catherine - Died peacefully on Saturday April 8, 2017 surrounded by her family at the age of 88.

Agnes was a loving and devoted mother of Diane Brookings, Pudgie Levesque (Claude), the late John Brookings, Eric Brookings (Brenda), Dennis Brookings (late Paulette), Tracey Greves(Kevin), Liz May (Joe Guido), Tana Brookings and Jane Fufari (Rocky).

Agnes will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.


BLANEY, Linda - Passed away peacefully on Saturday April 8, 2017 at Brampton Civic Hospital in her 74th year.

Linda, proud and loving mother of Steve (Sue), Scott, Sean and Lynn Blaney.

Cherished grandmother of Nichole, Renee and Tyler.

Great grandmother of Danielle.


HERBISON, Barbara 'Jane' (Edwards) - The family of Jane are sad to announce her passing on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, in her 60th year.  

Beloved partner of Russ Sedgewick.  

Dear sister of Ann Birkett (Al Beeley).  

Precious mom to Ian (Heather), Janet Maloney (Brandon) and Sarah Schonten (Adam).  


Johnstone JimJOHNSTONE, James Robert 'Jim' - Suddenly at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the age of 59. 

Beloved husband of Colleen (nee Prestage). 

Cherished father of Takara (RJ Seelen) and Colton (Alisha Fisher). 

Dear brother of Walter (Denise), Richard (Carolyn Bather), Janet (Doug Latham) and Margaret McIntyre (Angus). 


Parsons EllaPARSONS, Ella Gertrude (nee Lewis) - Ella passed away peacefully on April 8, 2017 in Barrie, Ontario, surrounded by her adoring family at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her first husband, William Prosser. Beloved wife of the late Donald Parsons.

Loving mother to Debbie Harris (Paul), Bill Parsons (Bronwen), Gary Parsons (Christine), Donna Harris (Wayne), and Karen Hales (Chris), predeceased by daughter Wendy Clark.


Wilton MaryWILTON, D. Mary (nee Stevens) - Mary was born in Coldwater, Ontario on December 25, 1925 and passed away peacefully at Good Samaritan Long Term Care on April 8, 2017 in Alliston, Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late N. Bruce Wilton.

Mary is survived by her children Marsha (Ron), David (Irina), Laurie (Joe), Lisa (Ian), eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and dear friend John Fennell.

As a lifelong educator, Mary was a special education teacher and made many friends throughout her career.


MCKEE, Michael George - Suddenly at his residence, Orillia on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in his 64th year.

Michael McKee, beloved son of Marie & the late John McKee.

Loving brother of Matt McKee (Deb) of Orillia and the late John McKee.

Dear uncle to Sam McKee.


Hannon JoanHANNON, Joan (Briggs) - Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Age 96 years.

Beloved wife of the late Peter for 67 years.

Loving mother of Carol, Susan, Sheila, Catherine (Rob), Paul (Kelly); Karen (Kelly), Patricia, and Janet (Michael).

Dear “Grandma” of Peter, Josh, Hannah, Emma (Daniel), Jesse (Holly), Leah, Joel, Jake, Christopher (Stephanie), Justin (Kerry-Lee), Meagan (Wilson), Carolyn (Martin), Erin (Joseph), Nathan, Jessika, Kate, Liam, Sean, and Kyle.


Jensen KajJENSEN, Kaj Ringsholt Jensen - At age 80, Kaj passed away peacefully at the Campbell House Hospice Saturday April 8 2017. Kaj fought hard with kidney and heart problems for the last months of his life.

He was well cared for at the Collingwood and Orillia Hospitals before arriving at Campbell House where once again the care was attentive in that quiet, peaceful place.

Kaj was born in Denmark where he trained as a carpenter before immigrating to Canada in 1957. He came to Collingwood as his mother had previously settled in the area. He spoke no English so to meet people and learn the language he joined the local soccer and tennis clubs. There he met lifelong friends.


BAILLIE, Marjorie Helen (nee Brasher) - September 22, 1929 - April 8, 2017 - Peacefully in hospital after a brief illness. 

Pre-deceased by her first husband Howard Baillie. 

Survived by her loving husband Marven Letteney, loving son Mike and daughter-in-law Carrie Baillie. 

Proud grandmother to Tyler and Melissa Baillie. Special nephew and niece David and Cathy Shultz of Buffalo, New York.


HAGAN, Elke Herma Anita - It is with extreme sadness we announce that Elke Hagan born in Hamburg, Germany April 18th 1937, has joined her family residing in heaven on April 8, 2017.

Elke leaves behind her soulmate and love of her life, William Hagan, her children Sue (Pete), Dirk, Ole (Kate), Elvis (Daile), Shelly (Charles), and Mike (Lucie).

Omi and Omimi to many grandchildren and great grandchildren, sister, sister in law and aunt/great aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She will be greatly missed.


Hartling WayneHARTLING, Hugh 'Wayne' - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 80.

Wayne was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and later moved to Toronto with his wife Ann Catherine O’Connor where he worked at The Toronto Star for over 30 years and raised their family. They then moved to Barrie, Ontario and retired there.

Cherished husband of Ann Catherine Hartling (nee O’Connor).

Loving dad of Kimberly Hartling (David Weiler), Catherine (Brian) Long and Marilyn Hannah.


Stafford HeatherSTAFFORD, Heather Phyllis Marlene - Passed away suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Friday, April 7, 2017. Age 69 years.

Beloved companion of Howard Fisher.

Loving mother of Jerry Smith and his wife Pam; Terry Smith; Tim Smith; Howie Fisher and his wife Holly Pletzer, and Rob Fisher and Lexi.

Loving Nana of Amanda Smith, Justin Smith, James Fisher, and Hayden Fisher.


Wreggitt GarryWREGGITT, Garry - Of Huntsville, peceafully at Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Beloved husband of Jackie Wreggitt (nee Young).

Dear father of Jeremy (Magella).

Loving brother of Sandy (Tom Hammond), Betty-Anne (Ken McDonald), Pauline (Pat St. Louis) and Dale Wreggitt (Bonnie).


foster MarilynFOSTER, Marilyn Evelyn (nee Palmer) - Long time teacher at Orillia District Collegiate and Elder at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia, passed away at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia on Friday April 7, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 77 years.

Marilyn, loving mother of Tim (Deb) of Orillia and Paul (Bev) of Barrie.

Cherished grandmother of Carli (Greg), Cuyler (Samantha), Jaclyn (Eric) and Chloe (Josh).

Proud great grandmother of Mason, Max and Venner.


Blevins AllanBLEVINS, Allan Lloyd - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with ALS, on Friday April 7, 2017 in his 69th year.

Allan Blevins, beloved husband of Mary Blevins (nee Mohun) of 43 years.

Loving father of Carole and Lisa Blevins.

Loving grandfather of Drake and Makayla.

Dear brother of Ivan (Margaret), Garry (Eva).


CAMPBELL, Daniel Morrison - Passed away peacefully at Owen Hill Care Community, Barrie on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of the late Adele Campbell.

Loved father of Laura Buchanan, Daniel Luck, Penny Prophet, Glenn Campbell, and Tammy Prophet.

Cherished grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of 1.    


Rancourt ThomasRANCOURT, Thomas - Born at Orillia, Ontario on February 5, 2009, passed away at Bracebridge, Ontario on April 7, 2017.

Beloved son of Jessica Hooper and Jamie Rancourt.

Cherished brother of William.

Loving grandson of Donna & Glen, Moe & Sandy.

Dear nephew of Jenny, Jeff (Laura).