LEPARD, Carmen Ross - Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 23, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of June (nee; Ostertag) for over 65 years.

Proud father of Linda Levesque (Remi), Roger (Predeceased), Alan (Christine) and Jack (Linda).

Cherished grandfather of 13, great grandfather of 16 and great great grandfather of 1.


WATSON, Irene - Surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 23rd 2017. Peacefully and with grace, Irene passed away at the age of 97 years.

Predeceased by her husbands George Watson (1960) and Allan Albery (1998).

Dear sister of Harry Hewison (Pauline) and Russell Hewison (Mary).

Predeceased by her brother Bob Hewison (2010) and his wife Helen (2017).


Hancock BettyHANCOCK, Betty Barbara (Corbiere) - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Villa Retirement Lodge, Midland on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her husband Wallace Keith Hancock.

Loving Mother of Ernie (Patty), Frank (Guy), Susan (Blair), Glen (Jill), Allan (Kris), Mark (Donna) and predeceased  by her son Raymond.

Cherished grandmother of Nicole, David, Bryan, Ernie, Lindsay, Martha, Alisha and Keira and great-grandchildren Quest, Essence, Lola, Jacob and Benjamin.


Marritt RubyMARRITT, Ruby Ellen (nee Pratt) - Went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in her 98th year at Simcoe Terrace, Barrie.

Ruby was predeceased by her beloved husband Donald of 58 years and son Bruce.

Ruby will be deeply missed by her daughter Barbara Anne and husband Robert Edward Leyland of Midhurst.

She was dear grandmother (Omi) to Elizabeth Anne (John) and Matthew (Guida).


WILES, Brian - Passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on September 23, 2017 at the age of 76.

An active member and supporter of the Barrie YMCA for over 50 years, Brian participated enthusiastically in a variety of community sports. His passion for physical activity, his ability to put fun into fitness and his love of kids were strongly evident throughout his long career as an educator. Principal at five elementary schools in the Simcoe County District School Board, he was also Principal of several rural schools before the current board was formed.


Monk AndrewMONK, Andrew Malcolm - Passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Cameron).

Loving father of David and his wife Fiona of Milton, and Leanna and her husband Edwin Carter of Vaughan.

Proud grandfather of Calum, Jamie, Keira, Isla and Gavin.


McCullough TraceyMCCULLOUGH, Tracey Delmor - Peacefully with his family at his side at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday September 23, 2017 in his 76th year. 

Tracey McCullough of Orillia, beloved husband of Virginia ”Ginny” McCullough (nee Jones) of 51 years. 

Loving father of Julie McGuinness (Chris), Lisa McCullough (Grant Hewitt) and Cheryl McCullough. 

Loving grandfather of Dylan, Caiden, Kieran, Olivia, Payton, Brooke and Brady. 


Baverstock PatBAVERSTOCK, Patricia ‘Pat’ - Peacefully with her daughter Shelly by her side on Saturday September 23, 2017 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jim Baverstock.

Dear mother of Shelly Speakman.

Predeceased by sons George and Greg Muriwske.


THORPE, Joyce Maryln (Campbell) - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 23, 2017, in her 86th year. 

Joyce is survived by her beloved husband Delmer, whom she married on September 3, 1955. 

Dear mother of Rob, Donna (Paul), Steven and the late Richard (Loretta). 

Loving grandmother of Jacqueline (Ben), Emily (Graham), Christina and Lilah. 


Pickett JoePICKETT, Joseph Sidney 'Joe' - June 13, 1931 – September 23, 2017 - With family by his side, Joe peacefully passed away at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday September 23, 2017 at the age of 86.

Son of the late Thomas Pickett and Queenie Burton.

Beloved husband of 64 years to Barbara Pickett (Seebeck).

Loving father of Joe G. Pickett, Kathy Robinson (Mike), Nancy Zurba (Iwan) and Larry Pickett.


Ogger AnneOGGER, Anneliese Christine (nee Buecking) - Died peacefully on Friday September 22, 2017 at Campbell House, Collingwood in her 88th year.

Anneliese of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of Karl Ogger for over 58 years.

Loving mother of Heiko Buecking and his wife Betty-Jane and Robert Ogger and his wife Alisa.

Cherished Oma of Sandra, Krista, Karl and Keira and to great granddaughter Adele.


Brown RichardBROWN, John 'Richard' Eames - It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Richard Brown at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Bracebrdige, Ontario on Friday, September 22, 2017.

Richard left a significant imprint on the lives of those who knew him.

He is survived by his Mother Jacqueline, siblings David, Daniel, Jonathan, Timothy and Andrew and Marie Sade and Dori Gruneaux.

He will be greatly missed.


Hanney DonHANNEY, Donald Patrick - (October 18, 1928 – September 22, 2017) -

With great sadness, we announce the death of Donald Patrick Hanney. After a courageous struggle, he left us peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Friday, September 22, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Linda Groves. Chosen family of Cindy Ryerse (Collin) Lisa Groves, Ezra Groves (Nancy) Grandpa, and Papa, to Emily, Jessica, Sal and Sarah.

Don also had three children Juanita, Peter, and Paul by a previous marriage to Barbara Woodstock. Three grandchildren Paul, Ian and Emma.

Predeceased by wife Frances Ann North and Brother Bill Hanney of Millbrook.


JEFFERIES, Barbara Ann (Bell) - Passed away peacefully with her two daughters by her side, after a short illness, on September 20, 2017.

Barbara originally came from the Coldwater area and has resided in Newmarket for most of her married life.

Barbara is the wife of James Jefferies (predeceased) and has left behind her two daughters, Jo-Anne Newland (Jamie) and Deena Balsdon (Robb).

She leaves behind five beautiful grand children: Christopher Balsdon (Chandler), Brianne Roberts (Ben), Kyle Balsdon (Holly), Jeffrey Newland and Sheilagh Newland.


Hanna TerryHANNA, Terry Gray - Passed away suddenly at home on Friday, September 22, 2017, at the age of 68.

Terry was the cherished father of Sean, Adrian and Harrison.

Very proud grandpa to Maclay.

Beloved son of the late Harold and Erma.

Terry loved spending time with his siblings Brian, Jill, Gary, Reta, Jed, Jan, Joy, Marie, Shelley and Joel.


Ball JennyBALL, Genevieve Theresa “Jenny” - Peacefully at Oak Terrace on Friday September 22, 2017 in her 88th, year. 

Jenny Ball (nee Curran), beloved wife of the late Aaron Ball. 

Much loved mother of Marvin (Shelly), Valerie Reil (Brad), Gail Martin, Ellery (Monica), John (Beth), Richard (Cindy), Gary and Clementine-predeceased. 

Loving grandmother of twenty grandchildren and many great grandchildren. 


Todd BillTODD, Bill - Born at Kingston, Ontario on December 7, 1947, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on September 22, 2017.

Beloved husband for 43 years of Donna.

Dear father of Will (Tina), and Pauli, Father-in-law of Rich.

Loving grandfather of Carter.


Cooper JimCOOPER, James 'Jim' - WWII - The family of James (Jim) Cooper announces the peaceful passing on of their beloved father, husband and hero in his 94th year.

Let it be said that the footprint of this private, principled family man belied his quiet, inauspicious manner. As a member of the greatest generation, he gave willingly to his country and asked for absolutely nothing in return.

Jim was born in Foley Township near Parry Sound on December 11, 1923, the third child of Theodore and Isabella Cooper. Theo and Isabella had eight children: six boys and two girls, and made their home in Parry Sound, Ontario.


HOPPS, Bridget Charlene (nee Oakley) - At the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Friday September 22, 2017 in her 63rd year. 

Beloved wife of the late John Hopps. 

Loving mother of Chris Hopps (Stephanie), Cheryl Haskett (Greg) and Sean Hopps. 

Dear Grandmother of Angelique, Devon, Dylan, Sydney, Christian, Theo and Braiden. 


LUCAS, Darcy Neal Floyd - On September 22, 2017, Darcy Lucas, 47, of Barrie, ON, left this world the same way he came into it: kicking & screaming, on his own terms, and before his time.  

He refused to give in to cancer and kept a positive outlook throughout his battle.

He continued to use his great sense of humor and sharp sarcasm to make himself & others laugh, and never stopped using his boyish charm and good looks to pick up chicks. 


Baker StanBAKER, Stanley - Passed away peacefully at Freeport Hospital in Kitchener on Thursday September 21, 2017, Stan Baker, in his 88th year.

Born on October 2, 1929, to parents; Ethel Irene Baker (Hore) and A. Thomas Baker in Ice Lake, Manitoulin Island.

Beloved husband of the late Leona Baker (Cann).

Loving father of Bob Buckton (Connie), Thomas Baker (Helen Kirkpatrick), Leonard Baker, Darrell Baker (Lori), Rebecca Shortt (Roger) and Rosanne Collins (Bruce).


Van Winden CorrieVAN WINDEN, Cornelia Johanna Magdalena "Corrie" (nee de Haas) - (Long time member of the Catholic Women's League & the Mitchell Square Women's Institute) - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Thursday September 21, 2017 at the age of 83.

Corrie, beloved wife of Wilhelmus "Wim".

Loving mother of Mary Jane Van Winden Ewens & husband Paul of Port Carling, Elizabeth Van Winden Ball & husband Allan of Orillia, Arno Van Winden of Orillia, Nicoline Van Winden Bonilla & husband David of Minesing.

Grandmother of John Paul, Karsyn, Katlin, Matthew, Abraham, Vaydah & Nathan.


Lee RandyLEE, Randall Jesse 'Randy' - Peacefully with family at his side, at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Thursday September 21, 2017 in his 65th year. 

Randy Lee of Orillia, beloved husband of Debbie Lee (Chapman)of 43 years. 

Loving father of Chris (Lisa), Lisa (Dave) and Josh (Hannah). 

Dear poppa of Lindsay, Jesse, Madison, Trenton and Heyden. 

Son of the late William and Eva Lee. 


Bowry AlBOWRY, Al - Born at Lindsay, Ontario on January 15, 1934, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on September 21, 2017.

Cherished husband of Betty for 62 years (married June 25, 1955).

Dear father of Joanne (Andrew) of Huntsville, Karen (Rick) of Grand Barachois, NB.

Loving grandfather of Jennifer (Randy), Tiffany (Jeff), Julie (Mike), Zachary (Brooke). Great grandfather of Cloe, Ieghliegh, Mekhi, Kadan, Rayah and Ben.

Dear brother of Hal (Hilda) and Don (Luisa).


SMITH, Donald Edmund - Died suddenly on Thursday, September 21, 2017 as a result of a traffic accident at the age of 35.

Donald of Collingwood, loving father of the late Dominic Denesiuk-Smith, Serenity Elliott and of step-sons Steven Elliott and James Denesiuk.

Loving partner of Candace Elliott and the late Sareena Denesiuk.

Cherished son of Donald N. Smith and his partner Mary Haire and Ester Smith.


Marion JuneMARION, June Yvonne - Passed peacefully at Georgian Bay General Hospital on September 20, 2017 in her 63rd year with all of her four children by her side.

She will be sadly missed by her children Tim, Matt, Shane and Chrystal.

Greatly missed by her grandchildren Makenzie, Madison, Isabella, Sadie and Scarlett.