Yakubowski JoeYAKUBOWSKI, Joe - Suddenly at his home in Huntsville on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in his 84th year.

Beloved wife of Wilma Yakubowski (nee Adair).

Dear father of Anne (Barry Kozluk) and their children; Michael, Daniel and William, Joe Yakubowski (Annette) and their children; Natalie, Stephanie and Kyle and Jane (Rod Hext) and their children Sarah and Rebecca.

Joe was the former Director of Education in Kirkland Lake, upon their retirement Joe and Wilma moved to Huntsville in 1988.


Biss JimBISS, James Joseph 'Jim' - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday March 21, 2017 in his 75th year.

James Biss, beloved husband of Colleen Biss (nee Jarvis) and the late Marie Biss (nee Curtis).

Loving father of Jason Biss (Sunny) and Kevin Biss.

Stepfather to Dwayne Renton (Wanda), Adrien Renton (Dee) and Ron Renton (Amy).

Loving grandfather of Josh, Zack, Nathan and Papa`s little princess Eliza. Great grandfather to Jaylen. Remembered by his many step grandchildren.


GALIPEAU, Alice - Peacefully at home, on March 21, 2017.

Alice, loving wife of Victor.

Cherished mother of Catherine Power, Tracey Muchmaker (Susan), Jamie Galipeau (Cheryl) and reunited with her son Michael.

Proud grandmother of Justin, Samantha (Joshua), Victoria, Katie, Kiersten and Ethan.

Cherished daughter of the late Edgar and Margaret Gauthier.


King RoseKING, Ivy “Rose” (nee Fox) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Coleman Care Centre in Barrie at the age of 54. 

Loving mother of Matthew King and Amy King (Kevin). 

Cherished grandmother of Emily and Nathanial King. 

Dear sister of Shirley, Steve, Johnny, Bobby and Joe. 


Doner JamesDONER, James - Passed away on Tuesday March 21, 2017 in his 46th year.

Dear son of Carolyn Herrington and David Doner.

Beloved father of Cassandra Doner and Andrew Richardson (Lilly).

Friend and previous husband of Sarah Richardson.

Always loved and remembered by sister Michelle Ayres (Paul), and brother Mike Doner (Christine).


Herriott PaulHERRIOTT, Paul Stephen - Passed away on March 21, 2017, at the age of 60.

Always a “take charge” man, Paul was a born leader. From his childhood years mentoring and leading his younger brother, friends and classmates, to graduating from Western University with an Honours Business degree, Paul was always the guy who’d roll up his sleeves and jump at the organizational tasks at hand. He lead by action and example.

Paul spent the majority of his career as a Financial Planner. He was amazingly adept at listening when needed and verbalizing when appropriate. He always made his message clear and apparent.


GIFFEN, Maureen (Gahagan) - Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Monday March 20, 2017.

Maureen Giffen at the age of 56, loving wife and best friend of Jim Giffen.

Daughter of Beverly and the late Bernard (Doc) Gahagan DVM.

Step mother of Karen (Adam) Bertrand, Julie Giffen (Jason Shurr), Stacey Giffen (Aran Minogue) and Kelly Giffen.


Davis JeanetteDAVIS, Jeannette Cecile - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on March 20, 2017 in her 83rd year.

She now holds hands in heaven with the love of her life, her husband Richard “Dick” Davis.

Jeannette came into this world to parents John Baptiste Gagnon and Dorothy Etta Salt.

Her playground as a child was the Georgian Bay, its beautiful shores around Parry Sound and the little village of Depot Harbor on Parry Island. She and her big brother Johnny cruised the shorelines in their beloved “Putt-Putt”.


Fenton RayFENTON, Raymond Parr - Passed away peacefully at Roberta Place, Barrie, at the age of 82, on Monday, March 20, 2017 after a battle with Parkinson's.

Beloved husband of Ivy (Garratt) for nearly 60 years.

Sadly missed by daughter Laura (Richard) and son Mark (Diana).

Loving Grandpa of Alexandra (Joe), Emily (Andrew), Chilyn and Taryn.


GEROUX, John Mervin - Former chief of Shawanaga First Nation, passed away peacefully at Health Sciences North, Sudbury, on Monday, March 20, 2017. Age 64 years.

Loving father of Jonathan, and Candace (David Pawis).

Husband of Maryanne Geroux (nee: Misquadis).

Cherished Papa of Shane, Brianna, Destiny, and Carissa.


SZAKALL, Sandor - It is with great sadness that Elizabeth announces the passing of her beloved husband Sandor Szakall on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Muskoka Shores Nursing Home in Gravenhurst.

Sandor was in his 86th year.

Beloved brother to Nuco, Frank, Magda, Isabell, Peter, Attila, Miklos, and Victor.


Claridge MarilynCLARIDGE, Marilyn Harriet - Passed away at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge, on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at age 69.

Beloved wife of Harry Ronald Claridge of Bracebridge and the late James Stewart Purves.

Loving mother of Dawn Bissonette (Peter), Scott Purves (Millie Williams) and the late Arron Purves.

Proud grandmother of Marcel, Amberle, Gibson, Dylan, Kylie, Dexon, Crystal, Jeremy & Jamie.


THOMPSON, Ronald Chester 'Ron' - Formerly of Waverley, passed away suddenly on Sunday March 19, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie at the age of 83.

Ron will be greatly missed by his children Dianne (Andy) Reynolds of Barrie, Lisa Thompson of Elmvale and Steven (Heather) Thompson of Orr Lake. 

Dear Grandpa and Poppy to grandchildren, Ronnie, Alesha, Amy-Marie and Christopher.


WONFOR, Ethel Susie Maud - Passed away peacefully at Grove Park Home, Barrie, on Sunday March 19, 2017 in her 86th year.

Survived by her loving children Susan Cain (Don), John Wonfor, Karen Lane (Frank) and Andrew (Lisa).

Predeceased by daughter Amanda Wonfor.

Ethel will be greatly missed by her many cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Wendels BenWENDELS, Bernardinus Connelus 'Ben' - Passed peacefully at home in Oro Medonte on Sunday March 19, 2017 in his 61st year. 

Ben, loving husband to Linda, will be sadly missed by his children Kyle (Ally Kingsbury), Lindsey, and Curtis, by his grandchildren Zoey and Casey, by his mother Johanna and her companion George, by his sisters Helena Saunders and Agnes (David) Dickson, by his nephews Adam and Dustin, and by his four legged friend Smokey. 

Ben was a friend and helping hand to all who knew him. 


MOORE, Phyllis 'Kaye' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our precious Phyllis on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 12:50 a.m.She succumbed from complications after a fall at her home in Corunna. She died peacefully at Bluewater Health. Phyllis was in her 110th year and enjoying good health.

Phyllis was born in Bracebridge, Ontario to John Byron Kaye and Charlotte Eliza (Leith) Kaye on November 6, 1907.

She was the last remaining member of a family of ten children.


FARRANCE, Thomas Hall - Peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Sheila.

Father of Donna Austin (Bill) and Peter Farrace (Cheryl).

Sadly missed by his grandchildren Matthew Austin (Hangju), Michael Austin (Katy), Laura Austin and Marie Farrance.


Wozniak StellaWOZNIAK, Stanislawa 'Stella' - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Saturday March 18, 2017.

Stella Wozniak of Barrie was in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Franciszek (Frank) Wozniak.

Loving mother of Henry Wozniak (Sharon) of Barrie, Stefan Wozniak (Sheila) of Clairmont, Alberta and Christine Flannigan (Sean) of Ajax.


Parent RogerPARENT, Roger 'Pappy ' - Of New Lowell, ON passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay on Saturday, March 18, 2017, in his 83rd year.

Beloved Husband of the late Angela.

Loving Father of Barry (Janet), Rick and Bonnie (George).

Cherished Grandfather of Jeffery (Sarah) and Andrew.


Matthews PriscillaMATTHEWS, Priscilla - Passed away peacefully on Saturday March 18, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice at the age of 93.

Priscilla, beloved wife of the late James.

Loving mother of Philip, Paul (Deb) and Dean (Kim) and forever cherished grandmother of Tiffany will be deeply missed.

Survived and remembered by sisters Pat (England), Elaine (Toronto) and June (Wales).


Maheu AndyMAHEU, Andrew Joseph - Passed away at home with his family by his side on Saturday March 18, 2017, at the age of 68 years after a courageous 15 month battle with brain cancer. 

Loving father of Tammy Haines (Darren), Timothy (Ania), Andrea,Danielle and Spencer (Sarah).

Loved Pépère Andy of Mycha, Ella, Hunter and Olivia.

He will be sadly missed by the mother of his children Pauline Maheu. 


Wilkes BillWILKES, William George St.John - Died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of the late Ann Wilkes.

Loving father of Claudia Collins (Shaun) and Adele Berchtold (the late Peter).

Proud grandfather of Kyle Collins (Morwenna), Adrienne Berchtold and Kevin Berchtold (Jacqueline).


Stafford AllanSTAFFORD, Allan Gregory - Passed at home in Orillia on Saturday March 18, 2017 in his 49th year. 

Allan will be sadly missed by his brother James (Jennifer), his sister Rosanna, his niece Maddie and nephews Matthew

and Anthony, by his companion Jodi Cox, by his four legged companions Kole, Chomper, and Dennis, and by his church

and SPCA families. 


FORTIN, Robert Fortin - Passed away peacefully on Saturday March 18, 2017 at the Collingwood Nursing Home.

Predeceased by his partner Bruce Anderson (2012).

As per his wishes cremation has taken place.




MCKAY, Alan McKenzie - September 17, 1930 - March 18, 2017.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday April 2, 2017 from 2 pm until 4 pm at the W. John Thomas Funeral Home, Alliston, ON.




HERRON, Ruby - Of Kearney, September 24, 1935 - March 18, 2017, suddenly at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Saturday March 18, 2017.

Ruby Herron, beloved wife of Earl Herron, was in her 82nd year.

Loving mother of Dianne Dziwani and the late Douglas Dziwani.

Proud grandmother of Melissa (Doug) and great grandmother of Averi.