Latest Obituaries for Simcoe
SWAIN, Violet - Of Bramalea, ON, passed away peacefully at Mill Creek Care Centre in Barrie, on Monday, February 26, 2018, at the age of 82.
Beloved Wife of the late William Swain Sr.
Loving Mother of William Swain Jr.
Cherished Grandmother of April (James) and William.
SPENCE, Joan Loretta (nee Fagan) - Passed away suddenly at her residence on Monday Feb 26, 2018 in her 87th year.
Daughter of Sarah and George Fagan.
Beloved wife of the late Preston Spence.
Survived by sons Larry Robinson (Gail) of Victoria Harbour and Ken Robinson (Christine) of Wyevale.
MCPHATE, Elizabeth Marie Veronica 'Betty' (McHugh) - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital with her family by her side on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the age of 79.
Predeceased by her loving husband John McPhate (2014).
Dear mother of Micheal (Kim), Margaret (William), Maureen (William), David (Kim), Stephen (Nathalie) and Paul (Giselle).
She will be sadly missed by her 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
IRWIN, Michael James - Our hearts are broken as we announce with extreme grief, the passing of Michael James Irwin of Collingwood, on February 26, 2018 at the age of 60.
Mike Predeceased by his parents Jack and Bertha Irwin, brother Paul (Caroline) Irwin and Nephew Billy Burtch.
Mike (aka Mikey) will be forever remembered by his wife Denise, Son’s Mark and Brandon (Lindsey), Grandchildren, Brayden, Harlow and Hudson.
BERNSTEIN, Stanley Zalman - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores in Gravenhurst, on Sunday, February 25, 2018 in his 81st year.
Beloved husband to Sheila Bernstein (nee Neidik).
Beloved father to Jodi (Bill), Jay and Sandi (Scott).
WATSON, William S. 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Sunday February 25, 2018.
Bill Watson in his 96th year, beloved husband of the late Sheila (nee Burke) Watson.
Cherished father of Mary Jean Watson (Herman Robinson), Scott Watson and the late Peter Watson.
Much loved grandfather of Rheanna (Michael) Evans and great grandfather of Kayla Watson (Samuel O’Mahoney), Brittany (Shawn) Kononuk and Jacob Evans.
WOOD, Tina - Passed peacefully at home on Sunday February 25, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.
Husband Ron, daughter Christina (Joe) granddaughters Hunter and Ava.
Predeceased by her parents Geert & Ytje VanDyk.
Special four-legged companions 'Bear', 'Kittie', and 'Ella".
Dearest friend to Marianne Lane.
TRINIER, Wayne - Of Burk’s Falls, peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Sunday February 25, 2018.
Wayne was in his 82nd year and was the eldest son of the late Leona and Perry Trinier.
Beloved brother of Myrtle Lee (late John), Dale (Debbie), Pat (Anna), Sharon Smith, late Bryan, Mary-Jo Turnbull (Peter), Cathy Still (Don) and Mark, Peter and Chris.
SCHELL, Dalton Harvey - 1937-2018 - Passed away peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, in Bracebridge, on Sunday, February 25, 2018, in his 85th year.
Beloved husband of the late Ethel Schell (nee Stock).
Loving father of Terry Schell, Wanita Schell (Rob McKenna), Debbie Schell, Claudette Willard (Terry Mayhew) and Claudia Oliver (Tyrone Oliver).
TOFFELMIRE, Cliff - Born at Katrine, Ontario on March 13, 1931, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on February 25, 2018.
Beloved husband of Merle.
Dear father of Doug (Judy), Patsy (Don) and Linda ( Tom).
Loving grandfather of Kim (Tyler), Doug (Amy), Erin and Michael.
HUBSCH, Eleanor M. - Born at Englefield, Saskatchewan on October 16, 1925, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on February 25, 2018.
Beloved wife of the late Cyril Bechthold & Jean Pierre Hubsch (1985).
Loving mother of Marie-Louise Bechthold (Karyn G. Gilchrist).
MORRISON, Dennis "Denny" Mervyn - On Sunday February 25, 2018, Able Seaman (Ship's Boatswain) Morrison quit this mortal shore for his final voyage, to be reunited with his beautiful "Lizzie," his father, Edward (Edwin) Fulton Morrison, his mother, Daisy (nee Hewer), and his brother, Benjamin Franklin Morrison.
Denny was an adventurer who lived life to its fullest, following in the footsteps of his remarkable father (whom he adored and lost at a young age), traversing the globe with the British Merchant Marine until he found his true heart's desire, his beloved Dorothy Elizabeth - "Lizzie" - whom he had missed desperately since her passing on May 22, 2007.
SULLIVAN, James Raymond - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores in Gravenhurst, on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in his 90th year.
Jim is survived by his sister Brenda Ovens (wife of the late Michael Ovens) and his sister-in-law Gwen Sullivan.
He is predeceased by his other brothers and sisters.
Dear uncle to Laura Austin, Debi Branch, Brent Ovens, Lynda Davis (Steve), Brad Sullivan (Debbie) and many others.
SIMPSON, Vera Jane (nee Moore) (Priester) - Peacefully at Caressant Care, Arthur on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the age of 104.
Beloved wife of John Priester (1962).
Dear mother of Evelyn Rennick and her husband Roy (2016), Bob Priester and his wife Lois, Perrie Priester (1960) and John Priester (1998) and his wife Barbara.
AVERY, William Charles 'Bill' - Peacefully and unexpectedly at his home in Beaverton as the result of a heart attack on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the age of 58 years.
Bill Avery, beloved husband of Heather (nee Nevitt).
Dear father of Shawn and Ryan (Marianne).
Bill is missed by his dog Gizmo and cat Wonderland.
GRACE, Mary Lucy - In her 78th year, died peacefully after a brief illness on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Mary was born on April 2, 1940 in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary Gottwald.
Loving mother to Kevin and Maria Collins, Leo (predeceased) and Mary Lou Collins, and Joe Collins.
Cherished Grandma of John, Steven, Rob and Kyle.
NASTASIUK, Alex Michael - It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Alex Nastasiuk on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie.
Beloved husband of Peggy who predeceased him (2011) after 51 years of marriage.
Cherished father of John (Tracey), Anne (Kelvin) Hamilton, Paul (Sue), Joey (Jane) and Theresa.
Loving Poppa of Christopher, Nicholas, Alexandra, Samantha, Madison, Zachary, Sara, Matthew and Anika.
STROUD, Olive - Born at Grassmere, Ontario on December 5, 1929, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on February 24, 2018.
Beloved wife of the late Claude.
Cherished mother of Judy Barager, John (Darleen) Ballantine, Jimmy (Lula) Ballantine and Cheryl Ballantine.
Predeceased by her daughter Yvonne Ballantine.
THOMSON, Candice M. - Born at Toronto, Ontario on July 19, 1949, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on February 24, 2018.
Beloved partner and best friend of Eugene Kittmer.
Candice will be missed by her cousins; Doug Thomson (Linda), Marie Thomson (Doug Barnard), Heather Bell (Sandy), Doreen, Don Forsey and their families.
Dear best friend of Carol Corry.
WILCOX, Charles “Chuck” David - August 6, 1945 to February 24, 2018 - Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Bracebridge in his 73rd year.
Dear son of the late Robert and Leota.
Devoted and loving husband of Patricia for 44 years.
Cherished father of Christine and Andrea.
MARSHALL, William 'Bill' Stanislaus - A long time employee of the Toronto Star and the Windsor Star, passed away peacefully at the Meaford Long Term Care, Meaford, On.. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the age of 90 years.
Bill, beloved brother of James (Delores) Marshall, and the late May Featherstone, Sally Thatcher and Thomas Marshall
Predeceased by his parents James and Sarah Marshall, also his wives Ruth McCandless and Dorie Medwid.
AUTIO, Rauno Kalevi - (16.07.1931 – 24.02.2018) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Sunset Manor, Collingwood, with his children by his side.
Born in Finland in 1931, Rauno came to Canada with his parents and brother in 1948. He worked in lumber camps and mines in Northern Ontario before joining the Carpenter’s Union in 1953. He specialized in commercial construction and office interiors.
Rauno met Elna Lempi Maria Knuuttila at the Finnish Social Club. They were married in 1957 in Toronto.
MACISAAC, William Paul - Passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, in his 62nd year.
The world now seems a little less bright.
Paul’s exuberance, zest for life and his grand sense of humor lit up anyone’s life that knew him.
SMOKE, Sally Anne - Passed away peacefully, at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, on Saturday, February 24, 2018, in her 82nd year.
Dear mother of Kim (George) Cormier and Janice Smoke (Jody Ladouceur).
Loving Nana of Mitchell, Carley, Makenna and Levi, and Great Nana to Eli.
Predeceased by her brother and 2 sisters.
PULLEN, Ruth Ann - Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday February 24, 2018 at the age of 74.
Survived by spouse Lawrence Sr., son Thomas (Carol), granddaughter Treva Michelle (mother Samantha), brother William Jr. (Jane), sister Dawn, brother-in-law Jim and a large extended group of family and friends.
Predeceased by son Lawrence Jr., father William, mother Muriel and sisters Gladys and Madeline.
Ruth retired after a lengthy career with Toronto Dominion Bank.
CLARKE, Charles Harvey - WWII - In his 97th year, passed away quietly holding his granddaughter’s hand at the Woodspark Care Centre on February 24, 2018.
Harvey was predeceased by his wife Gloria and his brother Jack.
He is the father of Jane Clarke (John) and Susan Clarke, grandfather of Abigail Clark and Charlotte Clark (Jude), Aaron and Chloe Ringe and proud great grandfather of “Buckshot”, Callum Clark.
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