Guergis PatGUERGIS, Patricia Jeanette - August 19,1947 – October 2, 2017 - With sadness we announce the passing of Patricia Jeanette Guergis.

Loving mother of Todd (Lynn) and predeceased by her youngest son Mike whom brought her much happiness and laughter.

She was a proud grandmother to Rachel, Jayne, Michael and Bradley and will be dearly missed by her younger sister Kathy predeceased by her sister Connie and brother Michael.  

Pat will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.


DeRose BillDEROSE, Gordon William “Bill” - Passed away unexpectantly at his home in Orillia on October 1, 2017.

He leaves behind his spouse Donna.

Beloved father to Shelly (Matthew), Steve, Brian (Rainy), and Hallie.

Loved grandfather to Kira, Keanna, Jackson, Samantha, Lela, Buddy, Becka, and Eva.


Vanderhorst AlVANDERHORST, Albert - Passed away peacefully at Coleman Care Centre, Barrie on Sunday October 1, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Nelli (nee Groot).

Loving father of Elizabeth Garlick (Ed) of Kitchener, Diny Kennedy (the late Howard) of Saskatchewan, Velma Connelly (Jim) of Elmvale,  John (Terry) of Barrie, Charlene Vegter (Harry) of Barrie, Jeanette Binstock (Harry) of Barrie and Tim (Michelle) of Alliston.

Loving grandfather of 19 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.


FISHER, Wendall 'Wink' - May 6, 1946 - October 1, 2017 - Now that I am no longer on this planet please consider this – I have been lavishly blessed during my 71 years of life and I leave with no regrets.

“I have been blessed in many ways: by having been born in this country; in growing up in MacTier under the loving care of my parents Ben and Eileen, along with my brother Jim and sister Cathy Emes, and having the pleasure of knowing their spouses Dahna and Harold; in marrying my bride, Barbara – she has been the best for the 47 years that we were married.


VASSALLO, Joseph Peter - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland on Sunday October 1, 2017 at the age of 79, of Coldwater and formerly of Port Severn. 

Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (January 2015). 

Loved father of Keith Vassallo (Sandra), Anne Hart (Chris), and Lynda Petersen (Gavin). 

Loving grandfather of Jonas, Kane, Erica, and Evan. 


Skinner ScottSKINNER, Scott - On Sunday evening, October 1st,2017 at the age of 53, Scott, son of Ann Boyd and the late Brian Skinner, passed away in Collingwood General and Marine Hospital surrounded by his closest family.

Scott will be forever lovingly remembered by all and leaves behind his wife of over 30 years, Susanne Burke, his brother Todd and wife Melissa LaFlair and their children Madeline and Jeffrey.

A loyal and generous friend to many - Scott was always ready to help people out however he could.

He had an extremely deep love and respect for all animals, especially the ones he and Sue cared for over the many years.


Carter BarbCARTER, Barbara Jane (nee Dingle) - On Sunday October 1, 2017, Barb decided to fool us all and go fly high with the angels to join their heavenly chorus.

She will be missed but celebrated by her sons, Gareth and wife Julie, Kevin and wife Michelle, her sister Sue and husband Ben, her grandchildren Alicia, Rhys and Skye, her nieces and nephews Jennifer, Jana, Jason and Leslie and cousins Sally and Eve.

The NTCI 12 and her Sweet Adeline sisters will be lost without her sense of humour and awesome bass voice.


Busby ArthurBUSBY, Arthur Ferguson - WWII - 7th Anti Tank Regiment. Proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Lifetime career with CP Rail. Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in his 95th year.

Beloved husband 66 years to Evelyn Busby (nee Gendron).

Loving father of Melanie (Goldie Edworthy) and Kat (Bruce Dawson).

Grandfather of Jeremy Busby (Lauren) and great-grand- father of Avery Busby.


Francoeur CamFRANCOEUR, Camille Joseph - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 48 years.

Camille Francoeur of Sutton, formerly of Drummond, New Brunswick.

Beloved husband of Cara (nee Brewer).

Loving father of Jessica (Patrick Morin), Casey ( Steve Cormier), Kenny, Justin and Tyler.

Loving Pepere of Zain and Aubrie. Beloved son of Reginald (Tony) Francoeur and the late Delleina.


STACEY, George Matley - Passed away peacefully at Hill House Hospice, Richmond Hill on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 96. 

Beloved husband of the late Florence Stacey (nee Kennedy). 

Survived by his children Marilyn Kirkpatrick (Barry) and George Jr. (Anita). 

Grandfather of Sarah Boyd (Tripp), Matthew Todd Kirkpatrick, and Doreen and Christine Stacey (Mike Aristodemo). 


Goss AliceGOSS, Alice Bertha May (nee Green) -

Mom was born August 1, 1931 to Martha Jane (nee Cain) and Allan Green.

Dear Mother of Linda (John) Charby, Robert (Diana), Sandy (Jamie) Godfrey, Patricia Godfrey, Bonnie Kennedy and Ruth Woolvett.

Grandmother of Tammy, Jason, David, Cheryl, Lori, Angela, Robert Jr., Adam, Brenda, Tina, Tim, Beverley, Dan, Chelsea, Lindsay and Allison.


BROWN, Kenneth 'Ken' - Of Midland, passed away suddenly at his residence in Midland, on Sunday, October 1, 2017, in his 59th year.

He leaves behind his son Tim Kelly (Shilo); and grandchildren Ty and Tia.

Survived by his cousins Jackeline, Jean, Bob, Wanda, Karen, Frank, Ronnie, Richard and Rhonda.

Will be sadly missed by his dearest friend Olivia Forrest.


Oliver WendyOLIVER, Wendy Leanne (Brown) - 1962-2017 - n her 55-year Wendy passed away peacefully with her husband, children, and family by her side at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Hospital, on Sunday October 1, 2017, it was also Wade and Wendy’s 34th wedding anniversary.

Wendy’s true love was her husband Wade, and children Jessica (Lewis), Josh, and new granddaughter Daisy Jean.


Collins JohnCOLLINS, John Andrew - It is with great sadness that the family of John Collins announce his passing on October 2, 2017. He leaves us in his 67th year, in Barrie Ontario.

John leaves behind his loving children Dawn (Ben) Passmore, Katie Collins, Jonathan Collins, their mother Marlene Collins (nee Natomagan), his grandchildren Olive and James Passmore, his beloved sister Margie (David) Lochhead, and his much loved niblings Kelly, Kristy, and Matthew McGillivray, Shanna (Brian) Hoetmer, Rachel (Dan) Farnsworth, and Devon Lochhead.


Williams TedWILLIAMS, Edward 'Ted' 'Lizard' - June 30, 1951 - October 1, 2017 - A free spirit who lived his life by his own wishes and was unconstrained by society. Ted passed away suddenly at The Royal Victoria Hospital Sunday October 1, 2017 with his friend Loretta Abbott Muehlhans by his side.

Ted was born in Toronto. In his later years he moved to Orillia and stayed for 25 years. When he had enough of Orillia he moved to Innisfil where he lived out his life.

Pre deceased by his  parents William Henry Williams & Marjorie Maude Williams; Brothers Doug Wallace, Robert Wallace, David Wallace; Sisters Marjorie Wallace & Carol Williams Harvey.


Zani AntoniaZANI, Antonia - Passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at age 64.

Visitation will take place at Jennett Funeral & Cremation Centre, Barrie on Thursday, October 5th from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00p.m.

The Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Vianney Church o Friday October 6th at 11:00a.m.



Lee AngelLEE, Angel - Passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at age 31.

Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 12:00-1:00p.m. at the Innisfil Funeral Home, Stroud.

The service will follow at 2:00pm.



Brabant SallyBRABANT, Sally Audrey Marie (nee Ladouceur) - January 2, 1950 0 October 8, 2017 - It is with immense sadness that we announce Sally’s passing after a short and courageous battle with cancer, in her 68th year with family by her side. 

Sally was predeceased by her beloved husband Oliver ‘Gus’. 

Sally will be fondly remembered by her sons Joseph (Lindsay), Arthur (Susan) and Robert (Gina), and her grandchildren Taylor, Naomi, Benjamin, Tristan, Cali, Ryder and Ryann. 


Denne MabelDENNE, Mabel Mae (née MacNeal) - July 26, 1923 - October 1, 2017 - Born, Rama TWP, daughter of Harry&Tessa MacNeal. With heavy hearts we announce that our mother Mae has passed away peacefully.

Mae & Reg married December 21, 1946 in Toronto & is survived by daughter Linda son Steve grandson Kurtis, sisters June & Stella & MANY great special nieces/nephews & many special friends.

Mae was predeceased by her husband Reginald (Reg) W. Denne, (Oct. 30, 1995); sisters Grace (1976) & Ollie (2013), brothers Stanley (1994) & George Ace (2001) & sister-in-law Leona (2014) & brother-in-law Wallace (2000).  


Bishop AudreyBISHOP, Audrey Joyce - At age 89, of Burk's Falls, Ontario, died peacefully in her sleep on October 1, 2017 in Cambridge, Ontario.

Audrey, born on August 22, 1928 in Ryerson Township, was the youngest of four children.

She earned her pharmacy degree from the Ontario College of Pharmacy in 1954. She worked for 15 years as a pharmacist at McVey's Drug Store, then took over the business and renamed it Bishop's Pharmacy in 1969. She enjoyed her work so much that she didn't retire until she was 82.


ADAMS, Lionel Aubrey - It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lionel Aubrey Adams on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario. 

Lionel is predeceased by his wife Audrey marion (nee Loach). 

He is survived by this daughters Karen (Pentti) and Ingrid (Dave), four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


CONTOIS, Kathryn Heather (nee Cameron) - September 3, 1948 - September 30, 2017 - With profound sadness we announce the passing of an amazing wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend.

Beloved wife of Robert Contois for 47 years.

Dearly loved mother of Deanne Nesrallah (George) and Robert Jr. Cherished Nana of Joshua, Jackson and Grace.

Loving daughter of Rolph and the late Marjorie Cameron (nee McLeod).


DWINNELL, Lorne Henry Dalton - Peacefully at Spencer House, Orillia on Saturday September 30, 2017 at the age of 86.

Lorne Dwinnell of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Doreen Dwinnell.

Loving father of Dana Dwinnell (Wendy) of Kitchener and Michael Dwinnell (Heather) of Orillia.

Loved grandfather of Ashleigh Dwinnell and Michael Scott Dwinnell.


Campbell EdithCAMPBELL, Edith Ruth - (Retired Registered Nurse, 1955 Graduate of O.S.M.H. School of Nursing) - Called home to our Lord September 30, 2017.

Reunited (finally) with her soul mate and love of her life, Harold.

Loving Mum of Diane of Orillia, Mary Lou (John) of Newmarket, Patti (Scott) of Orillia and Peggy (Brian) of Orillia.

Proud & loving Grandma/Nana of Jacob (predeceased), Lucas, Anthony, Oliver, Tyler, Ryne and Nolan.


Kilpinen KarenKILPINEN, Karen Anne - Passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie at the age of 62.

Treasured sister of Judy Kilpinen of Toronto, and Wendy (Peter) DiLullo of Sudbury.

Karen is predeceased by her parents, Leo and Florence, and her sister Diane.

Karen obtained her Medical Lab Technologist diploma from Canadore College in North Bay, and was employed in her field in Fort Frances, Ontario and Toronto for over 25 years.


Hutchins JennieHUTCHINS, Jennie Fawn - The death occurred at Valley Park Lodge, Niagara Falls of Jennie Fawn Hutchins, age 96 0n Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Wife of the late Eldon Hutchins. Beloved mother Karen, Paul and John (Kim). 

Treasured grandmother of Kevin Doane, Cydney, Lindsey and Grace Hutchins and Thomas Hutchins.

Predeceased by her parents William and Annie Usher, siblings Violet, Margaret, Elsie, John, George, Islay and son-in –law Philip Doane.