Jones JohnJONES, John Leslie - July 17, 1946, St John's NL – January 5, 2018, Newmarket ON.

Now at rest in the peace that passes all understanding. The impact of a man like this will live on through memories of how he shone the light of love on everything around him.

Always a true Newfoundlander, John shared a sense of pride in his homeland through jokes and stories. He always had a song to sing and filled every room that he entered with a sense of joy. John was surrounded by the love of his family, friends and the community he faithfully served.


BEEMER, Ruby - Passed away at Spencer House, Orillia on Thursday January 4, 2018 in her 98th year.

Ruby Beemer of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Donald Beemer.

Loving mother of Clifford & wife Bernice, the late Helen & husband Bill Cleaveley, the late Murray, the late Leslie & wife Lena, the late Fred and surviving wife Marjorie, Victor & wife Marie, Randy & wife Debbie, David & wife Janis.

Loved by 37 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.


Dracos GeorgeDRACOS, George - After several years of living with Parkinson's disease, George Dracos, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5 am at his home in Sutton, Ontario.

George was born in Klesoura, Greece in 1931 to Efstathia Drakos and Themistoklis Drakos. He had two brothers, Kostas and Andreas. Their biological mother passed away at the young age of 23. They were raised by their loving stepmother Eleni Drakos who later had two daughters Nikoletta and Angeliki.


Cronk AustinCRONK, Austin Allison - November 21, 1927 – January 4, 2018.  With heavy hearts and great sadness, we announce the passing of Austin Allison Cronk, 90, of Huntsville, Ontario on January 4, 2018 in Bracebridge, Ontario.

Born in Parham, Ontario on November 21, 1927, to parents Lawson Burton Cronk and Janett Emily Allison.

Austin was predeceased by siblings Lyle Cronk and Isabella Smith.

Austin was lucky enough to meet and fall in love with his partner in crime, Loretta Cronk (nee Ruxton), they were married in 1953.


Buller NormBULLER, Norman Alexander 'Norm' - Peacefully passed away at Muskoka Shores Nursing Home in Gravenhurst on Thursday, January 4, 2018 with his wife Eliz at his side.

Norman Buller in his 84th year. Beloved husband to Elizabeth Grace Bowles (nee Firth) of Gravenhurst.

Norman was predeceased by his first wife Margaret Veronica Buller (nee McCarthy) in 1993.

Beloved father to Robert of Gravenhurst, Randy ( Julie) of Bracebridge, Alan (Marilyn) of Newmarket and Lynn (late Dan) Burgin of Midland.


Burton JeanBURTON, Audrey 'Jean' (nee Wood) - 1925-2018 - Jean passed away peacefully at the Granite Ridge Retirement Residence in Gravenhurst on Thursday, January 4, 2018 in her 93rd. year.

Jean was the beloved wife of the late Ernest (Ernie) Burton who predeceased Jean on March 12, 2005.

Much loved mother to Jim(Renee) Burton of Gravenhurst and Don (Kim) Burton of Bala.

Special grandmother to Stephanie Burton (Mike Ryan) of Gravenhurst. Great grandmother to Madison Jean Ryan.


WILLIAMSON, Sarah Norma - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the age of 90 years.

Sarah Williamson (nee Ritchie) of Sutton, predeceased by her husband Bill Williamson.

Dear mother of Marc Williamson (Judy Johnson) of Sutton and Makaila Peters of Port Hope.


KAUS, Joesph Leslie - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital with his family by his side on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the age of 72. 

Beloved husband of Brunja (nee Baks). 

Dear father of Karen (Dwayne), Erica (Darryl) and Tammy.

Loving Papa of Kendra, Pacey, Ella, Chad, Kyle, Travis and Jessica. 


Thomson KeithTHOMSON, John "Keith" - Passed away peacefully at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at age 80, surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved husband of his wife of 60 years, Patricia Thomson.

His children, John Daniel Thomson (Liz) and Corinne Monica Thomson.

Grandchildren, Savannah and Desiree Thomson, Sean Nisbet (Michelle), Heather Heighington (Jeff), Sarah Bittorf (Jason), Cole Simcoe.


Macey JanetMACEY, Janet Evelyn - Of Bracebridge, Ontario died peacefully at home on January 4, 2018.

She was born Evelyn Janet Nixon on November 18, 1935 in Toronto. She graduated from St. Clement's School (Toronto) in 1954. Janet married a wonderful man, Paul Macey, in 1956 and they had three daughters.

She worked as a secretary at Our Lady of Mercy School in Honey Harbour and later had a successful sales career with Westin Hotels and the Huronia Tourism Association.


WILLSTROP, Janet - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on January 4, 2018.

Beloved wife of William and loving mother of Jeff.

Loved and remembered by many friends and family.


Raney MarkRANEY, Mark - It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Mark Raney in his 58th year, as the result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Beloved father of Matthew.

Cherished son of Maurice (Lorna).

Dear brother of Paul (Lynne), Tim (Rita), Greg (Julie), Christine and Grant.

Son of Nancy (Doug) Gall.


Pinault HelenePINAULT, Helene - Passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the age of 52.

Loving and devoted wife of Jeff Jones.

Predeceased by her parents Jacques and Jacqueline Pinault.

Caring and selfless sister of Louis, Marc (Lise), Marie (Trevor), and Louise (Peter), and sister-in-law of Sheri (Gary) and Theresa (JR).


CASWELL, Shirley - Passed away at Hillcrest Village on Thursday January 4, 2018 at the age of 79.

Loving mother of Steven Quigley.

Cherished grandmother of Jane, Ross, Jeffrey and Arley.

Shirley will be missed by her ex-husband James Quigley and ex-daughter-in-law Deborah.


ALLINOTTE, Marlene Louise - Passed away peacefully at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in her 80th year.

She will be missed by her twin sister Elizabeth Mitchell, nieces Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Mitchell and nephew David Mitchell.


Brooks GraceBROOKS, Grace Eleanor (nee McRae) - 1926-2018 - Peacefully at Muskoka Shores Care Community Nursing Home in Gravenhurst on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in her 92nd year.

Grace Brooks, beloved wife of the late Benjamin Donald (Ben) Brooks who predeceased Grace in 1982.

Grace will be missed by her son Don and his wife Sally Brooks of Gravenhurst.

Predeceased by her daughter Beverley Brooks in 2007 and by infant daughter Roberta.


FILIPPONE, Carol Ann - Passed away peacefully with her husband by her side, after a seven year battle with cancer. On Wednesday January 3, 2018 at the Georgian Bay Hospital.

She will be greatly missed by her husband John, her two children Anna (Jim) and Mark (Carol).

Her grandchildren Ryan (Brittney), Samantha, Alana, Sophia, Matthew, Anthony and great grandson Luca.


NOBES, Garry Joseph - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, ON, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 68.

Garry, beloved husband of Jean Codner.

Loving father of Tony (Holly), Angie (Pierre), Steven (Jessica), step-father of Lorrie (Rod) and Julie (Mike).

Proud Papa of Brittany, Landon, Sasha, Jazmine, Isaac and Jacob.


SCOTT, Ronald Robert - Died peacefully at his home in Bracebridge with his family at his side on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in his 86th, year.

Beloved husband of Shirley of Bracebridge.

Dear father of Diane Weller (Allan), Richard Scott, Isabel Frost (Mike), Dennis Scott, Tom Scott (the late Marie Scott) Beverley Krepin (David), Lloyd Pierce, Gordon Pierce and Eva Cobbette (Sonny).

Loving grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 4.


Burgess RalphBURGESS, Ralph Kerr - Passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Age 92 years.

Beloved husband of the late Helen.

Loving father of Kerry, Ian, Shelley (Arthur) Zulys, and David.

Loving grandfather of Mary and Alex.


ADAMS, Deborah - Passed away peacefully after a very courageous battle at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie on January 3, 2018.

Beloved wife and best friend of Mike.

Dear mother of Jayson (Jodi), Ronnie (Kerri), and the late Lori.

Proud and loving Nanny of Ryan, Taylor, Devon, Anna, Matthew and Corey.


Barnes BobBARNES, Robert William - Died suddenly on Wednesday January 3, 2018 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, Ontario at the age of 80.

Bob of Wasaga Beach, Ontario, formerly of Shoal Harbour, Newfoundland.

Loving father of Kimberly Harrison (Ralph Douma), Robert Barnes, Pamela (David Brett) and Christine (Tony Iannetta).


Harris BryanHARRIS, Bryan Michael - January 12, 1939 - January 3, 2018 - It is truly a blessing that my beloved Bryan - my husband for 55 years - is now free from the ravages of cancer that he has endured for the past two years with grace and dignity.

Bryan is loved and honoured by our sons Oliver and Benedict and their wives Simone and Holly.

He was devoted to and much loved by our grandchildren - Olivia, Gabriel and Asher.


Whitcher TerryWHITCHER, Terrance ‘Terry’ Wayne - The death occured peacefully at Fairvern Nursing Home, Huntsville on January 3, 2018.

Terry was the beloved son of the late Fred and Helen May Middleton.

Loving brother of Douglas Allan Middleton.

Dear uncle of Darcy (Cara Dawn) Gilchrist. and nephew of Fred Bolton of Bracebridge, Edgar Bolton of Burks Falls.


Roberts MaryROBERTS, Mary Maxwell (nee MEDLAND)  - Mary passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Sunset Manor in Collingwood in her 91st year.

Mary suffered from Dementia for the last 6 years which finally took her.

Mary was the loving wife of Ben for over 65 years.


Ascah GeoffreyASCAH, Dr. Geoffrey Moody - WWII - April 4,1921 to Januaty 2, 2018 - At aged 96, Geoff’s family announces his peaceful passing on Jan 2,2018 at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital, after a short illness.

Beloved husband of Mary (nee Harper) who predeceased him and survived by his loving children John (Donna Ascah), Catharine, Jane, and Estelle (Dave O’Haire) , and grandchildren Colin and Kate Mackinnon, Rebecca and Victoria Ascah.

Geoff was born and raised in Farnham, Quebec and obtained his Medical Degree from McGill University in Montreal. He is a veteran of World War 2 having joined the Canadian Army Medical Corp in 1939 and served his country for the duration.