Nelson AlNELSON, Wilfred Allan “Al” - Died peacefully on Sunday January 21, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family at the age of 88.

Al of Stayner, beloved husband of Audrey (nee Hornsby) and of the late Doreen (nee Manning).

Al is survived by his step-sons Dwayne (Lynda) Cooksey and Blair (Donna Boucher) Cooksey, grandchildren Sarah, Stephanie and Hayden and his many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Irene Nelson, his brother Mark, his sisters Marion McKibbon and Isabel Bowman, step-son Ray Cooksey, his niece Linda McKibbon, brothers-in-law Elwood McKibbon and Auston Bowman and sister-in-law Audrey Nelson.


Sheppard AlSHEPPARD, Albert George - Peacefully with family by his side at Muskoka Shores, Gravenhurst on Sunday January 21, 2018 in his 95th year.

Albert Sheppard, beloved husband of the late Mary Sheppard.

Loving father of the late Jim Page (Sharon predeceased), Ed Sheppard (Susan), Marie Thompson (George), Mike Strachan (Eve) and Andrea Landriault (Paul)).

Loved grandfather of Jason Thompson, Bill Smart, Lisa Smart, Ron Sheppard, Jeff Sheppard, Mark Sheppard, Luke Landriault, Stefanie Landriault, Arvid Grant, Rob Grant, Ron Courvoisier, the late Dean Courvoisier and the late Joe Cronkite.


Hodgkin MavisHODGKIN, Mavis (nee Dove) - Suddenly at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Kenneth Hodgkin.

Dear mother of Kelly and her husband Mark Hooper and Robyn Hodgkin.

Cherished grandmother of Liam, Rachel and Cameryn.

Remembered by her brother Ken Dove and John Dove (Margie).


Crawford BillCRAWFORD, John William “Bill” - Retired OPP - Passed away peacefully at the Sundial Lakeview Retirement Residence, Orillia on Sunday January 21, 2018 in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Helena Crawford (nee Leonard). 

Loving father of Mark (Susan), Brian (Debbie), John (Patti) and Timothy (Wanda). 

Dear grandfather of Krista-Lee, Katie, Kory (Rebecca), Shelby, Hailey, and Taylor; great grandfather of Matias. 


Burns RobertBURNS, Robert Steven 'Burnzie' - Peacefully passed away at Margaret Bahen Hospice, Newmarket, surrounded by his family and friends on Sunday, January 21, 2018.

Steve Burns of Bradford at 57 years of age.

Beloved Husband of Sylvie.

Loving Dad of Sarah and Jonathon (Alli).

Proud Grampy of Owen, Scarlett and Abigail.


Ainley BillAINLEY, P. William “Bill” - P. Eng., MICE, FCSCE - Died peacefully on Sunday January 21, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family at the age of 89.

Bill of Stayner, Ontario, beloved husband of Trudy for over 67 years.

Loving father of Simon (Sharon Hanna), Mike (Karen Bloore), Sue (Geoff Meadley), the late Jonathan (daughters Rachel & Rebecca), Terresa and Gloria.

Cherished grandfather of Sean, Alexandra, Nicholas, Travis and great grandfather of Samuel, Annabelle and Adriana.


Garnett CliffGARNETT, Clifford Charles - Peacefully on Sunday January 21, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease.

Clifford Garnett, loving husband of 54 years to Joan Garnett(nee Wright).

Loving father to Deanna and Rusty, Bill, Todd and his wife Pamela, Lisa and her husband Vince, Melanie and Scott and the late Debra.

Loving grandfather to Mara, Meghan, Zachary, Bowen, Carter and the late Madeline.

Loving brother to Jane Corless and her husband Rick.


Bidan BradBIDAN, Bradly Tomas - Passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the age of 25.  

Much loved son of Randy and Kim.  

Devoted brother of Megan (Steve Day).  

Cherished grandson of Pete and Anita Bidan, Leonard and Ann Mailloux, and great-grandson to Florence Oakes.

Brad will be sadly missed by his companion Kelsey Cadeau and her daughter Chloe.  


Richmond MarvinRICHMOND, Marvin Glenville - WW II - (Veteran – RCEME), passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday, January 21st, 2018, in his 98th year.

Beloved husband of the late Florence Eleanor Cook, and loving son of the late John A. and Almira S. (Markle) Richmond.

Loving father of Ronald (Elizabeth); Roger; Kathryn Loch (Peter); and Karen Jewell (John).

Dear brother of the late Fern Strader (Jack Carter), Orland Strader, Argyle (Wilma), Errol (Frances), Marion (Ray Feighan), Clarence (Hazel), Gerold, Vera (Dan Robinson), Leslie, Ancel (Jean), Ronald, and Douglas (Hazel).


Wilson GerryWILSON, Gerard George 'Gerry' - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Gerard Wilson, suddenly in Barrie, on Sunday January 21, 2018, at the age of 55.

His birth certificate may have held the name Gerard but for his whole life, he was affectionately known as Gerry. One notable exception: when his mother or father were less than pleased, a stern “Gerard” would be heard.

Predeceased by his mother Jean.

Beloved husband of Cheryl (Walker), cherished son of George, and the fun-loving big brother of Teresa, Darren and P.J. And, it will be noted, in the words of the youngest, P.J., “He was the proud instigator of friendly mischief and fun.”


Quinton LarryQUINTON, Larry Russell - At age 77, of Collingwood ON (formerly of Walter's Falls ON, Kingston ON and Lakeland FL) passed away Sunday, January 21 in Tampa FL.

Larry leaves behind his three much-loved daughters, Leslie (Abdel Tawdi), Natalie (Peter Roy), and Julia (Brett Oosterman).

His five grandchildren, Cameron, Evelyn, Aisha, Riley and Quinn, will remember him with love.

Larry was the eldest brother of seven children and is survived by his beloved siblings: Ellen, Tony, David (Gail), Dale (Sherie), Reg (Kathryn), and Paul (El), along with nieces and nephews, and many friends in the music communities in Canada and the US.


McMenemy RobertMCMENEMY, Robert Charles McMenemy - (1951-2018) - It is with great sadness that we announce Bob’s sudden passing on Sunday January 21, 2018 in his 67th year.  

Beloved husband and best friend of Carol (nee Hewitson).

Proud father of Collin of Barrie and Carey (Aaron) Chychul of Alberta.

Much loved brother of George (Joanne) and Steven. 

He will also be missed by many other family and friends and of course his adoring four legged pal Marley.  


Brodeur BillBRODEUR, William "Bill" - Passed away suddenly on Sunday January 21, 2018 at the age of 60.

Beloved son of the late Fred & Bessie Brodeur of Waubaushene.

Dear cousin of Terry and Anita Fegarty of Waubaushene, and Leslie Scerbak of Oshawa.

Nephew of Bill Hanna of Oshawa.

Bill will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.

Clarke CeliaCLARKE, Celia Louise - Passed unexpectedly on January 21, 2018 in Barrie, Ontario in her 74th year with her daughter at her side.

Best friend, wife, mother, Nana, retired teacher, voracious book gobbler, music lover, Scrabble player and all around lovely soul with the best sense of humour.

She is predeceased by her soul mate and husband Michael Clarke, her father Charles Lindenburn and her mother Louise.


Watson JuneWATSON, June - Passed away peacefully at Matthews House Hospice on Saturday, January 20, 2018, in her 94th year.

June will be missed by her friends and family.


ENGLISH, Eric William - Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in his 66th year.

Eric was the beloved husband of Merial Emily English (Wilson).

Loving father of Lisa Durrett (Kenny) and Dorothy Campbell (Dan).

Cherished grandfather of Robert, Jordan, and Jacob.