Hughes GeraldHUGHES, Gerald Arthur - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Campbell House on Tuesday January 16, 2018 in his 96th year.

Gerald, beloved husband of Gertrude.

Loving father of Edith (Stan) Ouellette and Gerry (Cindy) Hughes.

Cherished grandfather of Christopher, Jennifer (Jon) and Mark and great grandfather of Zachary will be deeply missed.


Murray CynthiaMURRAY, Cynthia Louise (Maddigan) - October 20, 1956 - January 16, 2018 - It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Cynthia, at age 61. Cindy passed away in the early morning of Tuesday, January 16, 2018 after a short but extremely strong and courageous fight against cancer.

A loving Wife, Mother, Gammy, Sister, Aunt and most importantly a friend. 


House MarionHOUSE, Marion Victoria (nee Colwill) - May 26, 1929 – January 16, 2018 - Passed away peacefully at Campbell House in Collingwood surrounded by the love of her family.

Predeceased by her husband Frank (2002).

Left to remember are her family and friends.


CARLETON, Barbara Florence - Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of the late Ted.

Loving mother of Rick Joslin (Michele), and James Lizotte (Crystal).

Cherished grandmother of Heather (Matty), Alex, Corrie, Matthew (Jess), Laura, Darryl (Carol).

Great grandmother of Zoey, Arthur, Chloe, Paige, Aliya, and Ronan.


Schmitz ClaraSCHMITZ, Clara - Passed away at Hillcrest Village, Midland, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Clara Schmitz, beloved wife of the late Heinz.

Dear mother of Oswald (Leslea) and Olivia; and step-mother of Hannelore Seyfert (Berd).

Cherished Grandmother Matthew Rettinger (Jessica Tang), Lauren Rettinger, Coulter Schmitz, Zachary Schmitz (Laura Schreurs) and Cameron Schmitz.

Great grandmother of Henry Rettinger.


FANSTONE, David Norman - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday January 16, 2018 in his 70th year. 

David Fanstone of Orillia, beloved son of the late Norman and Margaret Fanstone. 

Much loved brother of Nina Ruzsa (Eugene) of St. Catharines and Joan Fanstone of Severn. 

Loving uncle of Joan Ruzsa of Toronto. 


Elliott MillieELLOITT, Mildred “Millie” (nee Tucker) - Passed away peacefully at Owen Hill Care Community, Barrie, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Ross Elliott.

Dear mother of Reg, Doug (Debbie), and Greg (Donna). Proud Grandma of Luke (Tammy), Casey (Cam), Christy (Billy), Stephen, Chris (Amanda) and Kevin.

Great Grandma of Madison, Zachary, Tia, Taylor, Hunter and Zoe.


DECOSTE, Dascia - Suddenly at home, Penetanguishene on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in her 40th year.

Dascia Decoste beloved mother of Caleb Charlebois.

Dear daughter of Joanne (nee Gemmell) & Ron Decoste.

Cherished niece of Karen (John), Dianna (Amedee), Clem (Cathy) and Catherine (Basil) and their families.


Potts SonnyPOTTS, Cecil Robert 'Sonny' - Died at home in Collingwood, ON, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in his 80th year.

Sonny, beloved husband of Donna (nee Calvert) for 57 years.

Father of Kelly and Grampa of her children; Kyle, Jenna, the late Kael.

Father of Gary and his wife Beverley and Grampa of their children; Brody, and Courtney.


Roach BarbROACH, Barbara Ann (nee Judson) - On January 15, 2018 at Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland at the age of 78 with her daughters by her side. 

Beloved wife of the late Fred Roach (1999). 

Loving mother of Deborah Roach, and Wanda (Bill) Curtis. 

Grandmother of Cory, Tyler (Brianna), and Brady. 

Great grandmother of 8. 

Loving sister of Linda (Maurice), Don (Sheila), Jackie (late Jim), Sue (Ken), and Colin (Kim). 


REID, William - Passed peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 57.

Loving husband of Kim.

Honoured father of Sea, Adam and Brandon (Sarah), and cherished grandfather of Logan and Mason.

Will be sadly missed by his mother May (father Jack predeceased), brother Mike (Diane) and sisters May (George) and Ruth.


Posta ElizabethPOSTA, Elizabeth - Died peacefully in her sleep on the morning of January 15, 2018 at Creedan Valley long term care in Creemore.

She is survived by her daughter Kristina, son Frank, and grandchildren Melissa, Amanda, and Anna.


Filion AshleyFILION, Ashley Isabella - It is with heavy hearts that we say farewell to Ashley on January 15, 2018.

Born in Toronto, November 8, 1989 as Wesley Harrison Filion to parents Donna (Paul) Andrews and Peter (Cynthia) Filion.

Ashley will be remembered as the loving sister of Danielle (Cameron) Henschell, Tobi (Mark Olexiuk) Filion, Jonathan (Megan) Filion and Richard, Ayla and Dana Andrews.

She will be forever cherished by her nephew Gavin, her grandma Grace Robichaud, Grandmama Jeanette Filion and grandparents Gord and Dorothy Andrews.


Horn JaniceHORN, Janice Kay (“Kawennaié:ri”) - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Monday, January 15, 2018. Age 61 years.

Beloved wife of Josh Pawis.

Loving mother of Forrest and his wife Lesley; and Devan and his wife Ashlee.

Stepmother of Sherrill and her husband Stan, and Joshua.

Cherished ‘Gramma’ of Raven, Ononhkwatsherase, Carys, Lexi, Deztan, Aleila, Kyla, Taylor, Lily, and William.


Bidan AlBIDAN, Allan James - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on January 15, 2018. His loving family was by his side.

Predeceased by his loving wife Irene Bidan.

He will be missed by his children Brenda Clarke (Blaine), Doug Bidan (Kathy), Paul Bidan (Penny).

Grandchildren Tonya (Steve), Bradley, Jason (Kelly), Amanda (Don), Cory (Sarah).

Great grandchildren Cameron, Makenzie, Rowan, Ayla, Olivia.


COOPER, Russell Oliver - Passed suddenly at home in Ramona on January 15, 2018 in his 92nd year. 

Russell, loving husband of 68 years to Olive, will be sadly missed by his children Brian (Coleen), Lynn (Ken Lloyd), Terry (Silvia), and Bonnie (Frank) Baye. 

Russell will be forever remembered by his grandchildren Glenn, Kelly, Jeff, Jennifer, Melissa, Lindsey, and Tyler, and by his great grandchildren Tyson, Damien, Alexa, Molly, and Ryerson. 

Russell is survived by his brother Leslie (Eileen) Cooper and sister in law Helen, and will be lovingly remembered by his nephew Wayne (Carroll) and by all his nieces and nephews.