COLE, Merle Clarice (nee Menzies) - Passed away December 26, 2017 at Woods Park Care Centre Barrie, Ontario at the age of 97 after a 25 year battle with dementia.

Clarice was born and spent most of her adult life in Sarnia, Ontario.

Predeceased by her beloved husband William Bruce (Bill) 2004. 

Clarice is survived by three children: Bill and his wife Diane of Oakville, Charlie and wife Jocelyn of Sarnia and Cynthia of Innisfil.


Currie KimCURRIE, Kimberley Leigh - Passed away Suddenly in Georgina on Tuesday December 26, 2017 at the age of 44.

Much Loved mother of Drew Currie.

Beloved daughter of Andrew and Darlene Currie.

Dear sister of Kelly Currie (Dayle Lewis), and Kasey Currie (James Bingham).


Huffman SidneyHUFFMAN, Sidney Douglas - Born on April 4th, 1932, passed away December 26, 2017 at the Georgian Manor, with his family by his side. 

Loving husband of 65 years to Jean Elizabeth Franklin. 

Devoted father to Jill (Paul), Tim and Patrick. 

Cherished grandfather of Angie, Lee (Dharini), Elissa (Ryan), Jesse (Rachelle) and Rhea. 

Great-grandfather of Owen, Damon, Abigail, Anderson, Archer, Ethan and Everett.   


McConnell RobertMCCONNELL, Robert Wayne - Suddenly at his home in Orangeville, Ontario on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the age of 71.

Loving son of Jessie and Gordon Courtney and the late Robert McConnell (1973).

Dear father of Holly and Justin.

Cherished brother of Marilyn Amos (2016) and her husband Bruce, Paul and his wife Kim, Beverly Aikins and her husband Ralph.


Hoggarth RuthHOGGARTH, Ruth (nee Gibson) - Passed away peacefully at Grove Park Home on Monday, December 25th, 2017. Ruth Hoggarth (nee Gibson) of Barrie, and formerly of Ivy, in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Clarence Hoggarth. Dear mother of Marie Griffin and her husband Baden of Florida, Ronald Hoggarth and his wife Nancy of Oro-Medonte, Kenneth Hoggarth of Barrie, Shirley Grasmeyer and her husband Bernie of Barrie.

Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Ruth will also be fondly remembered by her sister in-law Mary Gibson and many nieces and nephews.


WHITWORTH, Beverley Joan (Heath) - (McFadden Cottages) - Died suddenly on Monday December 25, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at the age of 82.

Beverley of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of the late James Whitworth and the late Don McFadden.

Loving mother of Shawn Mcfadden and his wife Nina and stepmother of Brian McFadden and his wife Cheryl. Dear grandmother of Alex, Nathan, Shane and A.J.


WEATHERBY, Audrey Edith – Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Monday, December 25th, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of Roy. Dear mother of Carolyn Hruska (Brian) and Gary Weatherby. Loving grandmother of Hayley and Danny.

Predeceased by her brother Bert Cross.


Pamajewon NorinePAMAJEWON, Norine S. (Tabobondung) - Passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Monday, December 25th, 2017. Age 59 years.

Loving daughter of the late Andy and Eva Tabobondung.

Beloved wife of Chief Wayne Pamajewon. Loving mother of Lawrence Tabobondung (Nickey); and Lillian Tabobondung (Jarrett). Stepmother to Dwayne Pamajewon (Jessica); Tyson Pamajewon (Angie); and Nathan Pamajewon. Forever remembered by her pet Morgan “Sunny Boy”. Cherished Nanny of 17 and Great Nanny of Easton.


Pierce LarryPIERCE, Larry Thomas - (Royal Canadian Air Force – Corporal, Retired) - Died peacefully on Monday December 25, 2017 at Campbell House, Collingwood, surrounded by his family at the age of 82.

Larry of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Claudette. Loving father of Richard (Lamata Neil Pierce), Jerry (Pam), Susan (Al Riddell), Denise (Terry Cameron) and James (Alma).

Cherished grandfather of Ashley (Don Binkle), Mitch (Marianna Lopez), Matt, Jonathan (Codi Lavergne), Katie, Jason, Tyler, Tomas, Miley and Alice. Great grandfather to Nate, Jack and Noah.


ROSS, Gerald Alexander – Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, December 25th, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Gerald was the beloved husband of Margaret, loving father of Melinda (Bruce), Gerry (Liela), Craig (Rena), Cindy, Lisa (Mike), Lindsey (Eric). Loved grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 7.

Dear brother to Mary, Shirley (Buddy), Winston (Bard), Sylvia (Purvis), Donna (Jim), Ed (Irene), Joan (Joey), Isabell (Rick), Mel, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


Prime GeraldPRIME, Gerald Alvin - Passed away at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario on Monday, December 25th, 2017, at the age of 81 years.

Gerald, beloved husband of the late Winnifred (nee Manzer) for 41 years. Loving father of Michael and his wife Rachelle and Timothy and his wife Vitania. Proud grandfather of Zoette and Erben.

Dear brother of the late Forrest and Sherman. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and his church family.


Tuck AshtonTUCK, Ashton - (1941 - 2017) - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Ashton Tuck, at home on Christmas Day, surrounded by his family.

Loving husband of Colette (Robitaille) Tuck, loving father of Shirley (Tuck) Kamenar and her husband Steve, and Sharon Tuck.

Loving Papa of Steven and his wife Avery, Danielle and her husband Rafi, Kristina, Rebekah, Rachel, Naomi, Ashton, Noah and Nathan. Great-grandfather of Paul, Robbie, Emmy, and Julia.


BOYD, David - (December 30, 1928 - December 25, 2017) - Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at 88 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Helen Boyd (nee Taylor) (February 11, 2008).

Son of Irish immigrants in the 1920’s late Sarah and late William Boyd. His loves were his family, friends and cottage. A towering example of kindness and fun to his nieces and nephews.


Riseboro EleanorRISEBORO, Eleanor - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Care Centre on Monday, December 25th, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late Edwin Riseboro. Loving mother of Brenda Greenwood (late Dennis) and Randy Willson (Kelly), and step-mother to John (Lisa) and Jenny (Shaw).

Cherished grandma of Cari-Ann (Brian), Ashley (Matt), Brittney, Brandon, Tyler, and great grandma of Hannah, Addison, Caleb and Hailey.


Bowins LoisBOWINS, Lois Bowins (nee Newton) - (September 1, 1944 – December 25, 2017) - Lois passed away peacefully at Campbell House surrounded by the love of her family.

Survived and deeply missed by her husband Chris.

She will be remembered by her siblings Sandra (Guy) Lahaie, Clifford ‘Sonny’ (Marjorie) Newton, Maureen Newton, Margaret (Terry) Matsumura, Lorraine (Andy) Newton Comar and Mary Newton.


SKINNER, Elizabeth Valerie (Swaddling) - Peacefully at Champlain Manor, Orillia, on Monday, December 25, 2017 at the age of 81 years.

Betty Skinner-Swaddling (nee Kennedy) of Sutton, beloved wife of George Swaddling.

Dear mother of Alfie MacLeod and his wife Shirley, Valerie MacIntosh, Ian MacDougall and Cindy Collins and her husband Alan.

Predeceased by her sons Richard MacLeod and Blair MacDougall.


Dent JimmyDENT, James 'Jimmy' - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Sunday December December 24, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Wendy.  Loved dad of Bradly, and Julie. Loving grandpa of Keaton, Tristan, Logan, and Addison.

Dear brother of Chris.  Son-In-Law of Art and brother-in-law of Peggy Ann & Garry. Will be missed by his nieces, nephew and by his many friends.


Shanahan JackSHANAHAN, John Joseph 'Jack' - (Owner of Shanahan of Phelpston Ltd.) - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Sunday, December 24, 2017. John Joseph (Jack) Shanahan of Phelpston in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of the late Catharine Shanahan (nee Paterson).

Dear father of Martin (Carol) Shanahan of Phelpston, Heather Stanley of Barrie, and Martha Shanahan of Phelpston. Loved grandpa of Darcy Stanley, and Jacob Shanahan.


Carmichael DorothyCARMICHAEL, Dorothy Grace (nee Wright) - Passed away at the Birchmere Retirement Residence on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at the age of 97.

Now gone to be reunited with her beloved husband Duncan Carmichael, son Morley Carmichael and grandson David Asselin.

Loving and devoted mother of Harold (Beverly) of Ajax, Darlene Brown (Rob) of Guelph, Paul (Gloria) of Sharon, Alex (Barbara Ann) of Orillia and Dorothy Bowland (Bob) of Parry Sound. Proud grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Dear sister of the Harold and Orma (both predeceased).


Elliott MaryELLIOTT, Mary Elizabeth (nee Campbell) - It is with much sadness that the family announces the passing of Mary Elizabeth Elliott (nee Campbell) on Sunday December 24th, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Elliott. Dear mother of Sandra and her husband Ron Waines; Chris and his wife Barb; and Brian. Predeceased by her eldest son Terry.

Loving grandmother to Jordan and Hillary. Survived by her sister Faith Campbell, and her brother Peter Campbell and his wife Virginia.


Charlebois ClaraCHARLEBOIS, Clara - It is with great sadness that we announce Clara Charlebois passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 24th, 2017.

She will sadly missed by her children Joan Simpson (Bill), James Charlebois (Christine), Anne Colling (Herb), Carol Charlebois (Michael), Patrick Charlebois (Thérese).

Also greatly missed by her grandchildren Melissa Puddicomb (Bill), Amanda Marion (Kevin), Rachelle Charlebois-Ross (Drew), Douglas Charlebois, Gregory Charlebois (Bethany), great grandchildren Liam Ross, Anna Ross, Caelum Ross, Christian Lesperance, Jazzmine Marion, Nathan Marion.

Predeceased by her loving husband Willard Charlebois.


Thomson JackyTHOMSON, Jacalyn V. 'Jacky' (Walsh) - Jacky passed away at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, on Christmas Eve, 2017, in her 67th year.

Beloved wife of Andrew “Andy” of Bracebridge. Loving mother of Jocelynn Clark (Rob), Andrea Southwood (Ryan) and Geordan Thomson.

Proud grandmother of Brandon & Kira Clark, Kenzie & Andrew Southwood and Danya & Mariah Thomson. Dear sister of Roger Walsh.


Williams WendyWILLIAMS, Wendy Lisa - Peacefully passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 56 years of age.

Beloved wife of David.

Cherished daughter of late Flo and late Jack Price. Dear sister of Sandra (Gary), Glenn (Philippa), Donna (Bob) and Theresa (Mike) and their families. Dear sister-in-law of Paul (Jane) and family.


Shanahan JackSHANAHAN, John Joseph 'Jack' - Owner of Shanahan of Phelpston Ltd., passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Sunday, December 24, 2017.

Jack Shanahan of Phelpston in his 89th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Catharine Shanahan (nee Paterson). 

Dear father of Martin (Carol) Shanahan of Phelpston, Heather Stanley of Barrie, and Martha Shanahan of Phelpston. 


Hoar ArtHOAR, Arthur William - 1939-2017 - Passed away at the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Sunday December 24, 2017 in his 79th year. 

Arthur will be missed by his chosen family Mary Lee & Jim MacMillan & Matthew (Melissa) of Jakarta, Indonesia & John (Megan) of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Long time friend of John & Dianne Cameron and the late Ron Wale.


COLE, Brian - Passed away at Hospice Simcoe on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 59.