Benoit HarvBENOIT, Harvey Alfred - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland on March 11, 2017 in his 78th year.  

Harvey Benoit of Midland, dear father Keith (Ellisa), Adam (Melissa), Kaila (Ryan).  

Grandfather of Lucky and Sydney.  

Brother of Annette (Karl) Wright.  


McVicar BudMCVICAR, Alexander Graham "Bud" - Born in Toronto, a son of the late Alec and Alice (nee Graham) McVicar, passed away at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital on Saturday March 11, 2017 at the age of 88.

Bud is remembered as the beloved husband of Catherine (nee Coutts) of Collingwood and as the much loved father of Bruce of Mississauga, Sandy of Heathcote, and Anne and her husband Paul Rogers of Clarksburg and he was predeceased by a son Don McVicar.

He will be the sadly missed grandfather of Ian, Colin, Kevin and Jennifer McVicar, Sharon and her husband Peter Witruk, Amanda Saunders, and Stephanie and Andrew Rogers.


Rose DougROSE, Douglas Warren - Passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday March 10, 2017.

Doug of Stayner, formerly of Mississauga, beloved husband of Vera.

Loving father of Stacey Rose and Robert Rose.

Cherished grandfather of Ethan, Emma and Eli.

Brother of David (Jeanne) Rose. Cremation.


Sleep MarySLEEP, Mary Patricia - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Friday, March 10, 2017 in her 66th year.

Beloved wife of Richard of 42 years.

Loving mother of Ricky (Julie) of Innisfil and Katrina Dunn (William) of Milton.

Dear grandmother of Alyssa, Jordan, Riley, and Jackson.


Graham MaxineGRAHAM, Maxine - Passed peacefully at home holding the hand of her dear and trusted care giver, Sharon, on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Bruce Graham for over 58 years.

Dear mother of Mark Graham (Nancy), Kathy Graham-McTavish (Rob), and John Graham (Lisa).

Proud and loving Grandma of Laura, Geoff, Rebecca, Dylan, Jon, Kelly, Jeffrey and Brett.


FRANCIS, Whanita Barbara Annabelle - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Friday, March 10, 2017. Age 64 years.

Beloved wife of Randall Armstrong.

Loving mother of Christina, Len (Cheri), and Joe (Kim), and step-mother of Tammy, Rosanne, Dennis, George, and Dalton.

Cherished "Mom" of Dakota.


Robinson BetteROBINSON, Bette Ann - Passed away peacefully in her 70th year on Friday, March 10, 2017 in her home in Tiny ON surrounded by her family. 

She was the beloved wife of Bryan Robinson for 49 years. 

Cherished mother of Doug (Rachel), Jody (Joy) and April (Seb) Chwalczynski. 

Predeceased by son Ken Robinson and by her parents Norman and Winnifred PURDY. 


Toth KristiTOTH, Kristi Anne - It is with unspeakable sadness that we, her ever-loving parents Rosemary and Louis, her Grandad Michael Paisley, Auntie Cathy and Amanda, Auntie Jo, Jim, Emily and Mike, Uncle Scott, Kasey, Olivia, Sarah and all the aunts, uncles and cousins and friends near and far, announce the death of our daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, friend and true love, Kristi Anne Toth, on Friday, March 10, 2017.

It was fitting that Kristi came into this world amidst a raging snowstorm on Dec. 21, 1993. No one’s lives were ever the same since that night. She talked, sang, danced and laughed her way through childhood. To our great consternation, she ran before she could walk, crossed streets without looking, skied without a helmet and jumped her horse before she was ready. She filled our home and our lives with happiness, laughter and love. She created an indelible mark on the many, many who knew her. And to know her, was to love her.


Weiler ArthurWEILER, Arthur Henry - The 60 year owner of Weiler Whitewashing, passed away peacefully at Georgian Bay General Hospital Midland on Thursday, March 9, 2017. 

Arthur Weiler of Midland in his 82nd year. 

Beloved huband of Margaret Weiler for 58 years. 

Dear father of Robert (Shari) and Bonnie Weiler. 

Grandfather of Robert (Misty), Douglas (CJ), Donnie, and Jennifer (Matthew). Great-Grandfather of 11. 


Coniam JoanneCONIAM, Joanne - It is with heavy hearts that we say ‘so long for now to our beloved Mom, Grammy, wife, and friend. Joanne passed away peacefully at Lakeland long-term care in the early hours of March 9, 2017 with her husband Bill by her side.

The eldest of four siblings, Joanne was born in Parry Sound on September 26, 1937.

Predeceased by her parents Margaret (nee Hayes) and Robert Armstrong.


Firman WayneFIRMAN, Wayne - Born at Petrolia, Ontario on April 19, 1952, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 9, 2017.

Beloved father of Kevin, Andrew (Amanda), and Amanda ( Jason).

Loving grandfather of Hayden, Ethan and Merrick.

Dear son of Verna and the late Bruce Firman.

Always remembered by Denise.


MANGAN, Wayne Dennis - Passed away peacefully at home in Severn Bridge on Thursday March 9, 2017 in his 66th year.

Dear father of Darryl Mangan, Harry Bennett, and the late Warren Mangan.

Wayne is survived by his sister Rosemary Catteral (Lloyd), and by his brothers Basil (Pauline), and Kevin (Bunny); also remembered by his nieces and nephews.


Greer LornaGREER, Lorna Evelynn - Passed away peacefully on March 9, 2017 at the age of 84 with her family by her side.

Wife and best friend of Ronald Greer.

Mother to Kathy, Richard (Donna) and April (Jim). Grandma of Christopher (Tammy), Laurel (Travis), Dawn (Dwayne), Amber (Dan), Jeffrey and Katrina (Dylan) and great-grandma of nine.

Lorna will be greatly missed by her family and neighbours.


Ladouceur PaulLADOUCEUR, Paul 'Pea Picken Paul' - Passed away peacefully in the presence of his Lord, with his loving wife Bertha and family at his side, at the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at the age of 82 of Coldwater and formerly of Warminster.

Paul is survived by Bertha’s children, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and many friends.

Paul loved and lived for Country Music.


Ring GraceRING, Grace - Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Wednesday March 8, 2017 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Ring; loving mother of Lynore (Jim) Clayton, Rob (Liz), Gail (Jurg) Gfeller, and Alice (Paul Simpson); forever cherished grandmother of Christa, the late Robert, Doug, Jessica, Corey, Andrew, Alana and Michael and great grandmother of 9.

Grace is survived by her sister Betty Conn; predeceased by brother Ken LeFeuvere and sisters Georgina Andrews, Ruth Hudson, Shirley Bush and Karen.


Murray GloriaMURRAY, Gloria (nee Masci) - Passed away peacefully on March 8, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood, at 92 years of age.

She is now reunited with her beloved, late husband, Richard.

Very much loved and will forever be missed by her children, Lynne (Jim), Peter (Carolyn), Paul (Linda) and David (Liberty).


JOHNSON, Harry Dennis - WW II - Surrounded by the love of his family, passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. Age 90 years.

Beloved husband of the late Frances May (Stickland) Johnson.

Loving father of Lynn McEwen (Joe); Ann Moore (David); Ron (Linda); and Randy (Sue).

Loving Poppa of Melanie Gray and her husband Ryan, Matthew McEwen and his wife Sarah; Benjamin Moore and his wife Amber, Alison Hall and her husband Dan; Patrick Johnson and his wife Taylor, Stephen Johnson and his wife Kristin; Tyler Johnson and his wife Ashley, Jordan, Scott (Mackenzie), and Cameron (Ashley).


Nicholls AnitaNICHOLLS, Anita - Born at Welland, Ontario on March 26, 1932, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 8, 2017.

Beloved wife for 65 years of Russell.

Dear mother of Wendy (Dan) McConnell, Sherry (Rob) Payne and Gail (Rick) Menard.

Loving grandma of Kate (Mike), Bryan (Selena), Tim (Hira), Jeff (Terra), Riley (Jenn) and Julia (Brent).


Milne BettyMILNE, Betty - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at the age of 89, of Barrie and formerly of Sandy Cove Acres.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Connor Milne (April 1999) and the late John Frederick Johnson (August 1980).

Loving mother of Janet Balmer of Oshawa, Bruce Frederick Johnson (Pauline Graham) of Oshawa, and the late Catherine McCoy (December 1974).

Loved grandmother of Brian, David (Lori), Tara (Jeff), Lindsay (Taylor), Jalene, and Cory.


Fryer RichardFRYER, Richard Edgar - Passed away peacefully at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of the late Laurie Fryer.

Dear Father of Jim Fryer.

Cherished friend of Carol Turner.


IRELAND, Enid - Passed away peacefully, at Muskoka Landing, in Huntsville, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late John Ireland.

Loving mother of Ann Bosworth (Brian), Jill Febbo (Joe), Gareth Ireland (Rhonda) and the late Jennifer.

Proud grandmother of Alina, Christopher, Susan & Anna and great grandmother of Caeley, Evan, Allison, Joelle & Peyton.


Ball LillianBALL, Lillian Grace (nee Moore) - Yesterday, God received another angel. Our dear, sweet mother Lillian Grace Ball passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at IOOF Seniors Home in Barrie in her 96th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Willis Ball who predeceased Lillian in 1993. 

Loving mother of Nancy and her late husband Robert Mear, Diane (William) Johns and John (Katherine) Ball. 

Cherished grandmother of Kevin (Anne), Kristine (Tony), Alison (Jeremy), Steven (Susan), the late Scott, and Michael. 


GOWER, Jean Patricia (nee Mahon) - Passed away peacefully, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, age 71 years.

Beloved wife of George.

Dear mother of Redvers Semple Jr.; Robin Ann DesRoche (Douglas); Robert John Semple; and Rhonda Jean Hamilton (Kasey).

Lovingly remembered by her 8 grandchildren, and one great- grandchild.


Diceman VictoriaDICEMAN, Victoria June - On Wednesday March 8, 2017 the City of Barrie lost a downtown social butterfly and her family lost a bubbly, happy, sweet soul.

Victoria June (Pickles) Diceman was born in Newmarket on October 27, 1966, exactly two minutes before her twin sister Valerie.

They were welcomed into the family by their much older sister, Cathie (Glen). Five years later Vickies little brother Dougie (Sonya) was born and a few years after that her other brother Ted (Lindsay) became part of the family.


Tulino PaulTULINO, Paul Anthony - Passed away peacefully, with family at his side, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe at the age of 73. 

Beloved partner of Lynne Lee (nee Appelbe). 

Loving father of Phillip (Trish) Tulino, Elizabeth Tulino (Trevor) and Andrea (Vaughn) McMillan. 

Cherished grandfather of Tyler and Jacob, Brooke, Kindra, Danielle and Brandon and Kaie. 


Richardson PhoebeRICHARDSON, Phoebe Grace (nee Johnson) - On March 8, 2017, Phoebe passed away peacefully at Champlain Manor in Orillia surrounded by her family.

Born April 30, 1928 in Plaster Rock NB, she was the youngest daughter of John Merritt Johnson and Madeline Lily Johnson (nee McKenzie).

Her husband Brydone Daryl Richardson passed away in 1996.

Phoebe will be missed by her children, Jean Richardson (Bob Davie, Kitchener), John Bridges (Allison Pearce, Grand Canyon) and Hugh Richardson (Kim Goggins, Orillia), as well as many extended family and friends.