MACIVER, Jeannette (nee Fortier) - Passed away at Hospice Simcoe on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 86 years.

Jeanette was predeceased by her husband William John MacIver, and twin sons (Craig and James).

Jeannette is survived by her daughter, Lorie of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and her sons Ian (Bibi) of Georgetown and Cameron (Christine) of Whitby, Ontario.

Jeannette will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Travis, Taylor, Tianna and Gavin as well as many other extended family members and friends.


CACHIA, Ludgarda Helen - May 10, 1929 - December 20, 2017 - Ludgarda ‘Ricky’ passed away peacefully at Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood with family by her side.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Michael; survived and deeply missed by her loving sons Michael (Lynda) and William.

Forever cherished grandmother ‘Nanna’ of Michael, Katelyn (Simon) and Michelle and great grandmother of Benjamin.

She will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.


Box BettyBOX, Elizabeth Marie 'Betty' (nee Crawford) - It is with great love that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Marie Box (Betty), nee Crawford, on December 20, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 89.

Betty Box of Elmvale, daughter of the late James and Marie Crawford.

Loving wife of the late Norman Emilio Box.


Cook PaulCOOK, Paul Ross - Died peacefully on Wednesday December 20, 2017 surrounded by his family at the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia at the age of 62.

Paul of Stayner, formerly of Toronto, beloved husband of Debbie (nee Henry) for 39 years.

Loving father of Brandon, Brittany (Umberto Mariani) and Hayley (Tucker Axton-Nore).

Cherished “Pops” to his granddaughter Sadie.


TOTMAN, Dorothy (nee Horsfall) - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Dorothy, wife of the late Bev Totman.

Sister of Kitty Burnett (late Glenn) of Wyevale, and the late Frank, Jack, and Maurice Horsfall.

Dorothy will be missed by cousins Pauline (Vince) Robitaille, Michael (Becky) Horsfall and nieces Jan Burnett (Jon), Lori Burnett (Dick) and her many other nieces and nephews in Sudbury and on Manitoulin Island.


Manning HelenMANNING, Helen - At the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland, on December 20, 2017, in her 89th year.

Helen Manning, of Midland, formerly of Rexdale, beloved wife of David.

Loving mother of Diane (Martin) Kane, and Denise (John) Ladouceur.

Cherished grandmother of Ruth French; and great grandmother of Hunter and Colton.


BOLT, Ruth - Peacefully passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Ruth Bolt of Bradford in her 98th year.

Beloved daughter of the late George and the late Caroline Bolt.

Loving sister of the late Emily Bolt.


FORDHAM, Gary Richard - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at his residence in Barrie at the age of 76. 

Beloved husband of Diane Fordham. 

Loving father of Dean Fordham. 

Cherished grandfather of Victoria.


COCKBURN, Myrle - Passed away on December 20, 2017.


Wilson JeanneWILSON, Florence 'Jeanne' - Gone home to be with her Lord and Saviour on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late George Wilson (2015). Dear mother of Scott (Calinda), Mark (Donna), Shawn and Brad (Denise).

Cherished grandmother of Alex, Jessica, Rachel, Megan, Kate, Elias, Shane, George, Sebastian and Josiah. Remembered by her brother Jack McEachern (Audrey).


Parmansche GertrudePARMANSCHE, Gertrude - Peacefully passed away at Bradford Valley Care Community, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Gertrude Parmansche of Bradford in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late John Parmansche. Loving mother of Erica (Bill) Marks and late Anna-Marie Manning.

Proud Oma of Jennifer Marks, Kristen Marks (Phil Santos); Tyler (Deanna) Manning and Kayla Manning (Branden Silva). Cherished Great Oma of Alexandra and Dominic Santos.


THOENNES, Wolfgang 'Wolf' - Passed away after lengthy battle with cancer on December 20, 2017 at the age of 62.

Fondly remembered by his children, Natascha, Falko, Tatiana, and Aiken.

He is dearly missed by Suzanne and remembered by his family in Germany.


Clayton FrenchFRENCH, Clayton Albert - (Former Mayor of Orillia; Past Member of: The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #34, Orillia; Orillia Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. #192, G.R.C.; and the Champlain Seniors Service Club) -

At the Birchmere Retirement Residence on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, in his 95th year. Clayton French, of Orillia.

Beloved husband of the late Lesley Marian French (nee Jebb).

Loving father of Allan, Jim, John, Jody and Tim and father-in-law of Anne (predeceased), Janis, Lyn, Ian and Carolyn.


Miller AnnMILLER, Elizabeth Ann (nee Mathers) - After a long hard fight with pancreatic cancer, Elizabeth, passed away December 19, 2017 peacefully at home at the age of 65.

Elizabeth defied all odds, and after being given only 3-6 months to live, survived an amazing 3 years. She would not let cancer define her, and still believed up until her last breath that she could beat the disease.

Elizabeth loved animals, cooking, Christmas, and the Rolling Stones. She enjoyed her time as a world renowned chef at Giffen's in Glen Huron.


Mason GayleMASON, Gayle Arlene (nee Wilton) - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Tuesday December 19, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of Douglas of Alcona.

Loving mother of Jeffrey Mason (Shannon Legge) of Alcona and Amanda Mason of Aurora.

Gayle will be sadly missed by many family and friends.


Cardinal SylviaCARDINAL, Sylvia Mary - Passed away peacefully at the Mulcaster Mews Retirement Residence on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Sylvia Cardinal in her 93rd year was the beloved wife of the late Gordon.

Dear mother of Gerry Partridge (Pam), Richard Partridge (June), Doug Cardinal (Raylene), David Cardinal (Sharon) and Gordon Cardinal (Patty).

Sylvia will also be missed by her several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Giroux ArmandGIROUX, Armand Edward - Passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday December 19, 2017 at the age of 69, of R.R. #1 Port Severn. 

Loving husband of Janice (nee Frostad) and the late Monique. Will be missed by his sisters-in-law Denise, Suzanne, Lynn, Velda, and Nadine, by his brother-in-law Tim, and by his nieces and nephews. 

Armand retired after 31 years of service with the Orillia Police Force and the O.P.P.


Grant NormaGRANT, Norma Faye (nee Watson) - Went home to be with her Lord and Saviour, passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 19, 2017; at the age of 96.

Norma, beloved wife of the late Allan Ross Grant.

Loving mother of Gary & wife Arden of Midhurst and Doug & wife Ruth of Orillia.

Cherished grandmother of Rob (Christa), Dave (Lynda), Julie (Russell Elliott), Joshua (Rebecca), Jonathan (Vanessa) and Jennifer (Nathan Housser).


Phillips ShirleyPHILLIPS, Wilma ‘Shirley’ - Passed away peacefully at Spencer House on Tuesday December 19, 2017 in her 95th year. 

Beloved wife of Glenn Phillips for 74 years.

Loving mother of Carl Phillips of Severn, Fay MacKenzie of Severn, and Marie Dicks (Randy) of Angus.

Cherished grandmother of James, Kate, and Alex.


Dingman George 2DINGMAN, George Russell – Former teacher with Zion Junior High School in North York from 1967-1993. Passed away suddenly but peacefully and surrounded by his family at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Tuesday December 19, 2017.

George Russell Dingman of Innisfil, Ontario and Ellenton, Florida was in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of 52 years to Linda (nee Baker).

Loving father of Chris Dingman and his wife Masami of Richmond Hill, Craig Dingman and his wife Shawna of Sunderland and Marni Jolly and her husband Drew of Baden.


Kelly RayKELLY, Raymond Joseph Peter "Razor" - Of Innisfil, Ontario passed away Tuesday December 19, 2017 at the age of 75 from his fight with lung cancer.

Beloved husband and dance partner of Ines Del Carmen Ramirez Negret.

Father of Lisa Marie Holmes (Jeff) and Brett Gregory Kelly (Laura Wilson).

Survived by his first wife Mary (nee Rosa), mother to Lisa and Brett.


Anderson TerryANDERSON, Terrence 'Terry' Allen - Passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at the age of 67.

Terry is now reunited with his beloved wife Sharon Anderson. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Stacey (Colin) Beachey and his grandchildren Camryn and Avery Beachey.

He is the dear brother of Kent Anderson (Allison) and Wendy Bates (Warren). Terry will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and their families.


Hutchinson KatieHUTCHINSON, Catherine Agnes  'Katie' (nee Burnie) -

Beloved wife of Amos (predeceased), adored mother of Dale (Tammy), and much loved and cherished grandmother of Zoe, step grandchildren, Nickolas Fletcher (Shelby) and Kayla Fletcher (Rogan). 

Sister of Gertrude Burnie (Yeb), Jerry Burnie, and Father Jim Burnie, Sister-in-law of Bill Hutchinson and the late Alvin Hutchinson. 

Predeceased by brother Lorne Burnie, sisters Margaret Burnie (Lahay), Mary Burnie (MacLennan), and Bernadine Burnie (Larmont). 


THOMAS, Elizabeth 'Liz' - Passed away on December 18, 2017.

Friends may call at Adams Funeral Home, Barrie on Thursday from 5-8 pm and again on Friday, December 22, 2017 from 10-10:45 a.m. with Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11 o’clock a.m.

Memorial donations to the CNIB would be appreciated by the family.



FRENCH, Bernice “Bernadette” - Passed away peacefully at Belvedere Heights, on Monday, December 18, 2017. Age 95 years.

Beloved wife of the late William Harold French.

Loving mother of Randall and his wife Maryanne; Cyndi and her husband Pete Tyndall; and Leonard and his wife Colleen.

Dear “Granny” of Ryan, Travis, Tyler, Adrienne, Laura, Joey, and Megan. Great Granny of Sean and Aidan.


Wolfr DoloresWOLFE, Dolores - The death occurred at Orillia’s Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Grant Wolfe.

Dear mother of Debra and her husband Mike Markle, Georgina and her husband Gord Stevens, Vincent Wolfe and his wife Doloris and Chris Wolfe and his partner Jennifer.