Gallant HelenGALLANT, Mary "Helen" (nee McCabb) - Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #34, Orillia; St. George's Hall Dart Club, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, in her 79th year.

Helen beloved wife of Joseph Edward "Eddie" Gallant of Orillia.

Loving mother of Christine & husband Rick Bush of Orillia, Gordon Gallant & wife Sandra Cabral of Caledon and Arnold Gallant of Orillia.


Stephens JackieSTEPHENS, 'Jackie' Ruth - Peacefully at IOOF Barrie on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late William Suttle (1949) and of the late Robert Stephens (1993).

Loving mother of Sharon (Glenn), Debbie (Eddie), Vicki (Bob), Stephen (Ornella), and of the late William and Sandra (Jack).


Gaupholm EdGAUPHOLM, Edwin - Of Kearney October 3, 1938 - November 24, 2017 - Local artist, adventurer and explorer of all things in the bush. Peacefully at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Friday, November 24, 2017.

Edwin, beloved husband of the late Ann, was in his 80th year.

Dear father of Grant (Karin), Kevin (Yetta) and Melanie (Dan).

Proud grandfather of Sinnead, Josephine, Tyler and Caitlyn.


Marion MarisaMARION, Marisa Martine - Passed away suddenly at her residence in Barrie on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the age of 28. 

Beloved best friend and partner of Kevin Reid. 

Cherished daughter of Lisa Ditchburn and James Marion (Lorri McColgan). 

Loving mother of Maya and the late Spencer. 


MELTON, Mary Lynne - Peacefully passed away, surrounded by her family at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Mary Lynne Melton of Bradford in her 78th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Melton.

Loving mother of Blair (Sanchia) Melton and Kerri Polak (Trent Andison). Proud Nana of Ben Polak.


Wilson FredWILSON, Frederick George Arthur - Passed peacefully with family by his side at General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, ON, on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the age of 83 years.

Fred, beloved husband of the late Marilyn (2014) for 52 years.

Loving father of Jodie and her husband Richard Metheral.

Proud Gramps of Dane (Jordynne), Jace (Jessica), Jesse (Danielle) and Great-Poppa Fred of Charlotte, Archie and Lenix.


Wicklum BillWICKLUM, William George - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Barrie, in his 80th year.

Bill Wicklum of Phelpston, predeceased by his wife Gladys (nee Ball).

Loved father of Charlene Wicklum & Glen Kendall of Spanish, George & Teresa Wicklum of Innisfil and Susan & Perry Ritchie of Elmvale.

Loving Poppy of Chrystal Wicklum, Kimberly (Shane) Rigg, Stephen and Jamie Ritchie and great grandchildren Peyton and Logan.


Sweeney PatSWEENEY, Patrick John - Passed peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Thursday November 23, 2017 in his 83rd year. 

Patrick, loving husband to Donna, will be sadly missed by his daughter Heather, by his grandson Jamie, by his sister Gen M. Munro (William), and by his sisters in law Wilma Hammell, Vivian Cardinell, and by his brother in law William (Carol) McKernon.  Patrick loved bowling and golfing at Treehaven. 


MORRISSEY, James Frederick - Passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Age 83 years.

Predeceased by his parents Fred and Marie Morrissey.

Beloved husband of Elvera (Billinghurst) Morrissey for 61 years.

Dear father of Mike Morrissey and his wife Valerie; Jim Morrissey; and Jennifer Watts and her husband Doug.


Campbell CharlesCAMPBELL, Charles Raymond - WW II - Passed away at Hillcrest Village surrounded by his family, on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Charles Campbell, of Midland, in his 96th year.

Beloved husband of the late Lena Campbell.


Byer JuneBYER, June Dianne (Davison) - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the age of 77. 

Beloved wife of William Byer. 

Devoted mother of Patricia Lazaros, Bill (Phyllis), Ken and Nancy Byer. 

She will be sadly missed by her 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. 


Beagan JeffBEAGAN, Jeffrey - Passed away on November 23, 2017.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at Adams Funeral Home, Barrie on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 1-3 p.m.

Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.



Lapp RichardLAPP, Richard Aldon - Suddenly on Thursday, November 23, 2017, in his 69th year.

Richard Lapp beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Natalie Michta.

Loving father to John (Laura) and Robert (Melony).

Sadly missed by his cherished grandchildren Cole, Gavin, Paige, Cameron, Andrew, Mitchell and step-grandchildren to Alexandria, Jessica and Julia.


von Graffen AdolfVON GRAFFEN, Adolf - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Adolf  von Graffen, on Thursday November 23, 2017, in his 89th year, at the Royal Victoria Hospital with his family by his side.

Beloved husband of Anita (nee Krische) for 54 years.

Born in Schwerin, Germany on December 16, 1928 to the late Karl and Ilse von Graffen.

Much loved Pappi to Cornelia von Graffen-Adair (Patrick), Michael von Graffen and Monika von Graffen-Cornthwaite (Duncan).


Wilson JoanWILSON, Joan Elizabeth (nee Hinschberger) - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the age of 56.

Loving wife of Andy Wilson.

Loving mom of Casey (Graham McNabb), Garrett Wilson (Nikki) and Brett Wilson.

Cherished daughter of Dan and Geralda Hinschberger.


Pantele TonyPANTELE, Anton "Tony" - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Matthews House Hospice on Wednesday November 22, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Ilse Pantele.

Loved father of Angela (Dino), Sylvia (Marty), Dianne (Marc).

Loving opi of Lisa (Adam), Bryan, Stephanie (Brad), David (Katie) and great-opi of Grace Audrey and soon to be second expected in December.


Schwalm DavidSCHWALM, Russell David - After struggling for several years with a progressive neurological disease for which there is no cure, David Schwalm succumbed to this heartbreaking disease on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at West Parry Sound Health Centre. Age 73 years.

Born in Brampton on August 20th, 1944, the former English and Latin teacher, football coach and businessman lived his childhood and much of his youth in the Mildmay/Harriston area. A graduate of Huron College, David was an avid sports fan, particularly of the Baltimore Orioles, Calgary Flames and Green Bay Packers.


Sollman StanSOLLMAN, Stan - Born at Lake Cecebe, Ontario on January 12, 1922, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario November 21, 2017.

Beloved husband of Joy.

Dear stepfather of Sherry and her husband Neil Markle, Step father in law of Mike Oke.

Predeceased by step daughter Carol Oke.


Loftus KenLOFTUS, Kenneth Terrance - Passed away at Wasaga Beach on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Ken Loftus of Barrie, In his 67th year.

Pre-deceased his parents Terry and Mary Loftus and special uncle Jim Loftus.

Dear father of Clayton (Elizabeth Silman). 


DONALD, James Robert 'Bob' - Passed peacefully at home in Orillia on November 21, 2017.

Devoted husband of wife, Sandy.

Beloved father of daughter Megan Collins (Mike) and son Michael Donald (Jen).

Cherished grandfather of Devin, Emma-Grace, Zoe and Piper.


Calbrease JoeCALABRESE, Joseph A. - Passed away November 21, 2017.

Visitation to take place at Churchill United Church, 6306 Yonge St, Innisfil, ON, Thursay November 23, 2107 from 2-4 and 7-9.


POGONYI, Lucia - Passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at The Villa Care Centre in Midland.

Loving wife to the late Gheza Pogonyi and loving mother to the late Gheza Pogonyi Jr.

Predeceased by her parents in Romania.

She will be missed by her best friend Robin and other friends and coworkers.


Horgan FrankHORGAN, Francis 'Frank' - WWII - (Veteran of R.C.A.F.) - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Frank Horgan of Wasaga Beach, in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Julie (nee Godin).

Dear father of Francis (Cathy) Horgan and the late Sean Horgan.

Father-in-law of Lisa Horgan-Pownall.


MEEK, Magda - Suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at the age of 80.

Beloved wife of Bill.

Loving mother of Sue.

Cherished grandmother of Samantha and Ashley.


Murch MargMURCH, Margaret Arma - November 11, 1922 - November 21, 2017 - Born in Toronto, graduated from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in its 1st graduation class in 1941.

Graduated from Toronto Western Hospital in 1944 with Medical Nursing prize.

Married to Arthur Murch (educator) in 1945 and had 66 years together in happy marriage and wonderful friendship. Art passed in 2011.


CAMPBELL, Wilfred John - Passed away peacefully at Pinawa Hospital on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at the age of 91.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Fay, daughter Karen (Michael Allen), son Brian (Maureen), and his grandchildren Jonathan, Madison, Daniel, Rachel (Michael Thiessen), and Nicholas.

Wilf worked for Atomic Energy of Canada in Chalk River, Ontario and Pinawa, Manitoba from 1954 until his retirement in 1984.

Honouring Wilf's wishes, a family service will be held at a later date.