Brown LarryBROWN, Larry Hugh - Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 19, 2017 after a heroic battle with cancer in his 58th year.

Beloved partner to Linda Hrynyk and loving father to Christopher Brown.

Stepfather to Kyle Hrynyk (Cassandra); and proud grandfather to Parker Hrynyk.

Dear son of the late Alice and Hugh Brown; brother of Joan Hilson (John).


WALLACE, Barbara Alison - It is with great sadness that my mom passed away peacefully in the early morning hours with family by her side at Soldier's Memorial Hospital.

She was the devoted wife of the late John Wallace and loving mother-in-law of Ronald.

Alison was the proud Nana of Ryan (Steffanie), Rebecca (Josh), Rhonda (Nathan) and Great Grandma (GiGi) of Elijah, Reuben, Esther, Ruthie, Ella and Aidan.


GRAHAM, Lyle - Passed away at Mill Creek Care Centre, Barrie on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Lyle Graham of Cookstown in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Rita. Dear father of Lisa (Ian) Graham Matthews, Kerri Graham Tremblay, and Andrew Graham.

Brother of Glenna Muller (Phoenix, AZ), and predeceased by brother Carl.


SPIERS, Kenneth - It is with great sadness, I announce the passing of Kenneth Spiers in his 68th year.

After a courageous battle, in Huntsville Hospital he left us peacefully with his family by his side.

Born June 4 1949 to parents Elsie and Gordon Spiers.

He will leave a giant hole in our hearts and will be missed by so many; his partner Cheryl, stepchildren Chris, Crystal and Amy. His sister Glenna and nephews Steven and Dan.


COLLUM, W. Howard Collum - WWII - At age 94, of Midland, retired Architect and Town Planner died November 19, 2017.

Mourned by his wife Priscilla Galloway and family, daughter Melanie, nieces Maureen Czerneda and Susie Buckley and families, and friends Pete and Liz.

He was a WWII pilot overseas, quilter, photographer and sailor.


Reekie AlbertREEKIE, Albert Wallace - Former Reeve of Carling Township, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre. Age 86 years.

Fondly remembered by Loretta Reekie. Beloved companion of Nicky Anderson.

Dear father of Stephan and his wife Jos; Melanie and her husband Forest Curry; Carole and her husband Dave Reynolds; and Pamela Reekie.

Loving Poppa of Melissa (Barry); Tyler (Peggy); Coady (Lindsay); Amanda (Mike); Clinton (Jen); and Dane (Megan).


MOFFATT, Hilda Jean - Peacefully passed away at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 72 years of age.

Beloved wife of Don for 54 years.

Loving mom of Nancy (Tim), Margaret (Joe), Dee (Tammy) and Tammy (Mark).

Proud Granny of Jesse, Tasha, Shane, Chaleen, Rustin, Raymond, Kayla, Kristin, Kody and Kane.


Mawdsley BrianMAWDSLEY, Brian Richard - Passed away at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Saturday November 18, 2017 at the age of 57.

Brian, beloved husband of Sue (nee Brown).

Loving father of Billy and Cassie. Loved step father of Les and Cathy.

Proud grandfather of Lincoln, Maddie and Charlotte.


Smith LeslieSMITH, Kenneth Leslie John - Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital  on Saturday November 18, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Judith for 60 years.

Loving father of Jennifer Whelan (Mark), Cynthia Percy (Trent), Robyn Krumm (Warren), and Conrad Smith (Brenda Devereaux).

Proud grandfather of Alyssa (Wes), Jon, Alex (Kayla), MacKenzie, Roy, Angela (Julian), Cassy; great grandfather of Emily, James, Marvin, and Thomas.


REXIN, Mabel Viola - Peacefully passed at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

Mabel Rexin, formerly of British Columbia in her 90th year.

Beloved mother of Paddy (Elma), Perry, Douglas (Bonnie), Peggy, late Gregory and Pam.


DUTHIE, Dr. James Hunter - PhD, M.C. - WWII - (Retired from University of Windsor, WWII Veteran SAS) - Passed peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Saturday November 18, 2017 in his 95th year.

James, loving husband to Margaret, will be sadly missed by his children Sheona (Pat McHugh), James, Lesley (Kent Haden), Ross (Daphne Meyer), and by his grandchildren Ian, Graham, Alex, Alison, Colin, and Marina. 


Chapman RonCHAPMAN, Ronald William - Passed peacefully at home in Oro-Medonte, surrounded by family on Saturday November 18, 2017 in his 80th year. 

Ron, loving husband to Lorna, will be sadly missed by his children Diane (John) Graham, Debbie (Ed) Morales, Denise (Rod) Gardner, Todd (Wendy) Stephens, and Ann Stevens. 


Halliday IleenHALLIDAY, Ileen - Passed away peacefully on Saturday November 18, 2017 at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville in her 93rd year.

Ileen, beloved wife of the late Gordon Halliday.

Loving mother of Sheilah Halliday, Jean Brook, Irene Halliday, Joyce (Glenn) Rice and Cindy Halliday (Don Moffatt) predeceased by her children Donald Halliday, Phyllis (Morley) Hutchinson and Shirley (Merv) Ward and her 14 siblings.


LeBlanc RolandLEBLANC, Roland Joseph - It is with sorrow yet a deep sense of peace that we announce the passing of Roland LeBlanc on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Born on April 9, 1935 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Roland lived a full and compassionate life. Honouring his Cape Breton background, Roland was always ready for a game of cards or a coffee and chat. He was a great friend, a consummate storyteller, and completely dedicated to his faith, family and serving the community.


FRAWLEY, Dorothy Isabel - Passed away Peacefully at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday November 18, 2017, the former Dorothy Taylor, in her 97th year.

Beloved mother of two sons Verdun and Murray Jolley.

Predeceased by husbands Lloyd Jolley and Doug Frawley


LORETTE, Gilbert Henry Joseph - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in his 70th year. 

Born in Penetanguishene on December 19, 1947 to the late Armand and Alda Lorette. 

Survived by his children; Tammy and Terry Lorette, and his 7 grandchildren. 

Survived by his brother Paul Lorette (Betty), and sisters Bettyanne Desjardin (Rob) and Gail St. Amand (Ed). 


Johnson BillJOHNSON, William 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on November 17, 2017 in his 69th year.

Loving husband to Patricia for 41 years.

Loving father of Rodney and the late Brenda.

Cherished grandfather of Samantha Glenney and Robert Johnson.

He will be sadly missed by Trina (Alan) Murray and Tara Lee Fox and his brothers Frank, Garfield and Cyril.


Martin JackMARTIN, John James 'Jack' - At his home in Ramara on Friday November 17, 2017 in his 77th year.

Jack Martin, beloved son of the late Boston and Marie Martin.

Loving brother of Ruth Wallace-predeceased (Rick), Phillip Martin-predeceased, Clyde Martin-predeceased, Linda McRae (Ron-predeceased), Frank Martin (Barb) and Darlene Martin (Kathy).  

Jack is also remembered by his many nieces and nephews.


Dekker MinnieDEKKER, Wilhelmina 'Minnie' - Passed away peacefully on Friday November 17, 2017 at Simcoe Manor, Beeton.

Visitation will be held at W. John Thomas Funeral Home, Alliston on Tuesday, November 21st from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM,

The service will take place at the Alliston Christian Reformed Church, 28 Downey Avenue, Alliston on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM.

Interment at Everett.



Moyer IrisMOYER, Mildred Iris - Passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side, at St. Joseph’s Villa, Sudbury, on Friday, November 17, 2017. Age 90 years.

Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Julia (Dixon) Greer.

Beloved wife of the late Merle.


Wright LeonWRIGHT, Leonard Peter - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in his 80th year.

Len Wright, beloved husband of Lauretta (nee Woolley) of Pefferlaw.

Dear father of Jeff and his wife Tanya of Fenelon Falls and Chris and his wife Jen of Aldergrove, BC.

Loving Grandpa Len of Amanda (Steven), Aaron (Nicole), Alex (Crystal), Eric and Ben.


Waddington AliceWADDINGTON, AliceJeanGwyn(Gay) - Died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, atMuskokaLanding Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ontario. Jean was age 89.

Jean was born in Granby, Quebec on December 26, 1927 toAliceSadlerRuth(MacDonald) GayandJohnGlen Gay.Jean had a very happy childhood, and was especially attached to her grandparents and many relatives in Granby, Quebec.

During the war, the family moved to Ottawa, where she attendedLisgarCollegiate Institutein1941-46. She then went on to McGill University, achieving a Bachelor of Science in 1950 and a Bachelor of Library Sciencesin 1951.


Trefry ScottTREFRY, Scott - Former member of Muskoka Paramedic services, died peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 54 years.

Beloved husband of Paulette Trefry of Bracebridge.

Dear father of Myles Trefry (Tori) and Christa – Lee Buckler (Trevor).

Grandfather Eli, Nolan and Preston.


Campbell JackCAMPBELL, Jack Allen - Retired School Principal from Orillia and Owner of Mapleview Private School, passed away at Chapman House, Owen Sound on Thursday November 16, 2017 at the age of 78.

Jack, loving and devoted friend of Trevor Brown of Owen Sound.

Loved son of the late Alexander & Margaret Campbell.

Dear brother of Carol Lynne Disik (James William deceased).


Smith JeffSMITH, Jeffrey Lloyd - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 16, 2017 at Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Kaye Zoller for 17 years.

Cherished father of Tammy Dunbar (Smith)(predeceased) and Ryan Smith.

Proud grandfather of Amber Dunbar (Patrick O'Donnell), Alex Dunbar (Marlee Rideout), Blaize Smith, Phoenix Smith and great grandfather of Eden Dunbar.


DAWSON, Marion Elaine (Klingbeil) - Passed away suddenly and peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Bracebridge South Muskoka Hospital at age 74 years.

Predeceased by her husband Peter B. Dawson of Dee Bank.

She leaves behind her loving sons Danny (Laurie) of Orillia, James of Utterson and daughter Gina (James) Wray of Bracebridge; her cherished granddaughter Rebecca of Orillia and her dear brothers Don (Patricia) Klingbeil and Aubrey Klingbeil, both of Bracebridge.