Latest Obituaries for Simcoe
GUEST, Kenneth Lloyd 'Ken' - It is with heavy hearts we announce that Ken passed away, in his 76th year, at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, on Saturday, July 7, 2018, with his three sons, Kevin, Scott and Craig (Diana) by his side.
Ken was pedeceased by his loving wife Betty Lou (2013) of 53 years and his brother Delbert.
Ken will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Rylie (Zack), Jessica and Jake and Angela (James), Daniel and Sonny (Rebecca).
HATHERLEY, Roland Vernan - Passed away suddenly at home, on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Age 80 years.
Husband of the late Ruth Summerfield.
Loving father of Edward and Cathy.
Dear brother of Royce and his wife Joan; Bruce and his wife Judy; Murvin and his wife Dona; and Lorna Smiley (late husband Fred); and the late Ivan (late wife Ginny).
ALLEN, Terrance George - Born June 4, 1958, entered into the Lord’s Garden, peacefully at Hospice Simcoe surrounded by his family on July 7, 2018.
Terry is survived by his beloved wife, Kathy Howe Allen, Daughters Monique Allen of Barrie, Brittany Pelley of Barrie, Son Chad Connolly of Barrie, Grandchildren; Summer Connolly of Keswick, Lexis Connoly of Keswick, Kieran Connolly of Barrie, Macalia Connolly of Barrie, his Cherished pets; canine Fiona, and feline Donkey.
WALKER, Gretchen (Ratz) - Passed away in Midland, Ontario on July 7, 2018.
Predeceased by her husband and life partner of 62 years, John, parents Gordon and Katherine Ratz, sisters Johanne Ratz and Kay Staib.
Gretchen is survived and mourned by children Peggy Hankey (Peter) of France, and Jim Walker of Toronto, grandchildren Robert (Aimée), Kate and William Hankey, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends, especially Karen Grenier of Midland.
JEFFREY, Florence "Faye" (nee Reid) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital at the age of 89.
Beloved wife of the late William Jeffrey, William Higgins and Colin Sharpe.
Cherished mother of Richard Sharpe and Greg (Sandra) Sharpe.
Proud grandmother of Shayna (Mike), Jackie (Dave), Dylan and Colin (Susan).
LANGLEY, Rena Eleanor - October 29, 1943 – July 6, 2018 - After a long and hard fought battle with osteoporosis and recently cancer, Rena passed in Orillia on Friday July 6, 2018 in her 75th year.
Rena, beloved daughter of the late Clifford and Vera Langley of RR1 Coldwater (Mountstephen).
Predeceased by three brothers Cecil (Sylvia), Orval (Connie, surviving), and Ernest (Linda, surviving).
BOOTH, Marguerite Phyllis (nee Duval) - August 20, 1929 - July 6, 2018 -
Our Dear Mom, Gramma, Great-Gramma passed away peacefully in the wee hours of July 6, 2018 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia, Ontario.
She had the company of many family members surrounding her with love during the week of her admission, and tender loving care by the staff of the hospital as she worked her way out of this life towards reunion with her Blessed Lord Jesus and her dear husband Tom Booth.
- Category: Simcoe
STRONG, Frank Strong - July 07, 1938 – July 06, 2018 - Passed away suddenly in his Phelpston home on July 6, 2018.
Beloved husband of Doreen.
Dear father of Steve (Nyla), Christine (Mark), Deneen (David), Jeffery (Julie).
Proud grandpa of Kayla (Josh), Sarah, Madelaine, Benjamin and Cole, adoptive grandpa of Luke.
MACDONALD, Ellen Marguerite “Peggy” (nee Schenk) - Passed away at the Grey-Bruce Health Service, Meaford, on Thursday July 5, 2018.
A beloved piano player and community member, in her 87th year.
Beloved wife of Charlie for over 63 years.
DANKO-HALMAGYI, Elizabeth - Passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at age 87.
Our beloved mother was born in Szolnok, Hungary. She was one of four children to Vari Ignacs and Borbala Vari (Oravetz). Her childhood was hard, enduring all the nightmares of World War 2. She loved telling the stories of when she went with her father on a sidecar motorcycle for hundreds of kilometres to a country market/fair. There they sold cotton candy and beautiful wooden toys that were meticulously made by her father.
SANDERSON, Doris Hazel - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 5 2018 at Spencer House, Orillia, in her 94th year.
Doris was the beloved wife of the late Donald Clayton Sanderson for 71 years and a loving mother to daughter Patti and son Peter.
Doris was predeceased by her parents Albert & Grace Godbehere, sister Joyce (Don Brownlee) and brother Ross & wife Joan Godbehere.
MILLIGAN, Mary Doris (nee McParland) - Passed away peacefully at Spencer House on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the age of 96.
Beloved wife of the late Frank Milligan.
Loving mother of Colleen Milligan of Alberta, Francis Milligan (Christine Hart) of Orillia and Ginny Sattler (Roland) of Orillia.
PRITCHARD, Stephen - Passed away suddenly on Thursday July 5, 2018 just shy of his 65th birthday.
Loving father of Brandie and Derek Pritchard.
Proud grandfather of Riley.
He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
- Category: Simcoe
VANDINTHER, Gary - After a brief but courageous fight with Stage 4 metastatic melanoma, Gary Vandinther, 69, of Barrie, Ontario, died peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at approximately 4:15pm. He was surrounded by his wife and four children in his final moments of life.
Gary (born Caspar Wilhelmus Maria van Dinther) arrived in Canada from the Netherlands in December 1969, at the age of 20, where he first settled in Toronto's High Park neighbourhood.
HAMILL, Lillian - Peacefully at Victoria Village in Barrie on July 4, 2018 at the age of 84.
Beloved wife of the late Chuck Hamill.
Loving mother of Shelley Hamill, Lori Bell (Doug), and the late Dale Hallett.
Cherished grandma (Babe) of Chuck, Lindsay, Stephen, Tyler, Jordan, and great-grandma of Gavin, Caden and Lyla.
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