ROGERS, Mary 'Jean' - Passed peacefully with her beloved husband Stan (of 68 years) and her family by her side at the Mill Creek Care Centre in Barrie, on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the age of 89.

Honoured mother of Steven (Margaret), Craig (Andrea), Darrell (Karen) and Stanley Jr.

Loving sister of Margueritte (pre-deceased), Eileen, Charlie and Sherrie.

Will be sadly missed by her 9 grandchildren, 4 great-granchildren, nieces, nephews and many long-time friends.


STAPPER, Alida Maria - Passed away at the Owen Hill Community Care Centre, Barrie on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the age of 87, of Barrie. 

Loving wife of Klaas “Nick” Stapper. 

Loved mother of Jolanda & her husband Bill Brand of Springwater Township. 

Dear grandmother of Adam and David. 


Neal DerekNEAL, Derek - It is with great sadness we announce the loss of Derek Neal -- a beloved son, brother, father, uncle, family member, and friend. Derek passed away suddenly at home on June 8, 2017 at the age of 50.

He will be sadly missed by his daughter Leyla and her mother Misleidy (Derek's former spouse), parents Wayne and Diane, brothers David (Karen) and Dwight (Jennifer), nieces Jazmin, Taylor, and Meagan, and nephew Jacob, as well as many other extended Neal and Goodwin family members.

Derek faced more than his share of life challenges and we take some comfort in knowing he is no longer in pain and is now in paradise. RIP Derek, you will always be loved.


White BillWHITE, William 'Bill' Abner - June 4, 1940 - June 8, 2017 - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at RVH, Barrie with family at his side.

Beloved husband of the late Lorna White nee Chipchase.

Loving father of Bill(Tracy), Debbie(Pat), Brad(Anita).

Cherished poppa of Kyle, Miranda, Nikki, Joseph, Austin, Janine, Ashley, Kyle, Brieonna, Alexandra.


Telford PeggyTELFORD, Margaret Lillian (nee Pugh) - In her 92nd year at Hospice Simcoe on June 8, 2017,  Peggy, beloved wife of John Hugh Telford (predeceased 1970), passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved mother of Mary (Paul Coltman), Peter (Former daughter in law Cathy Kyle) and Andrew (Sally Telford).

Dearest Grandma to Joanna, Kyle, Kaitlan, Oliver, Olivia and Great Grandmother to Sienna, Sam and Ruby.

Aunt to Cathy, Chris and Carl and survived by their loving mother and Peggys sister Jean.


MARKUS, Stijntje 'Stella' - Peacefully passed away with family at her side at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Stijntje Markus (nee de Ruiter) of Barrie and formerly of Springdale in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Adrianus (Art) Markus.

Loving mother of Maria (Jeff) Myers, Jacobus (Vanessa Gaskell) Markus, Peter (Anna Illes) Markus, Marianne (Frank) Bouwhuis, Leona Markus and Joanne (Brian) Emery.


Lindsay GordLINDSAY, Gord "Chief" - 1931 - 2017 - Passed peacefully on Thursday June 8, 2017 at age of 86.

Chief was predeceased by his wife Lorraine.

Will be sadly missed by son Dean, (Linda), daughter, Lisa, and grandson, Derek, (Tracey), granddaughter Tiffany, (Daniel), great granddaughters, Nova and Alora.

He will be fondly remembered by his many friends and Unifor brothers and sisters.


MILLS, John Gordon - Age 74, of Cambridge, Kings Co., N.S., formerly of Lake Dalrymple, Ont., passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, N.S.

Born in Annapolis Royal, N.S., on May 12, 1943, he was a son of the late Gordon William and Zora Adelaide (Dukeshire) Mills.

John attended school in Granville Ferry and Annapolis Royal Regional Academy, where he graduated in 1962. Upon graduation, he moved to Toronto, Ont., where he worked for Shell Canada for a couple of years. John then went on to work for Union Carbide (Praxair), retiring after a successful career in 1991 as a I.T. Manager.


Roberts DoloresROBERTS, Dolores Larraine - Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 87 years of age.

Devoted wife of 54 years to her loving husband Jim Roberts.

Loving mother of Linda and her husband Denis Filion; Don Roberts and his wife Terri; and Clifford Roberts.

Dear grandmother of Melissa; and Tammy and her husband Chris.


VAN RAVENSTEIN, Ted - Died suddenly on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto following a long illness, at the age of 73.

Ted of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Burlington, beloved husband of Velvet for 53 years.

Loving father of Derek and his wife Cindy and of Paul and his wife Lisa.

Dear grandfather of Kaitlyn and Matthew.


Duncliffe SylviaDUNCLIFFE, Sylvia - Passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side at the Georgian Bay General  Hospital, Midland on Wednesday June 7, 2017 at the age of 85, of Waubaushene. 

Beloved wife of the late Frank Duncliffe (December 1995). 

Loving mother of Susan Duncliffe (Jack Rogers) of Vancouver, Gail Potter (Fred) of Waubaushene, and Heather Duncliffe (Ken Collie) of North Carolina. 

Loved grandmother of Tanya, and Frank. 


Oldfield MargOLDFIELD, Gay Margaret - Passed away peacefully at Spencer House, Orillia on Wednesday June 7, 2017 in her 81st year.

Much loved mother of Angela Boyd (Brian), the late Todd Stewart, and the late Karen Stewart.

Loving Nana Gay of Ryan, MacKenzie, and Samantha; great Nana Gay of Spencer.

Dear sister of Richard Fowler (Bev), and Bill Fowler (Diane).


Elgie DonELGIE, Donald William - January 2, 1935 - June 7, 2017 - Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, at the age of 82.

He leaves behind his loving wife June (nee Craig) of 62 years.

Loving father of Craig (Julie) and Dianne (Steve Olsen).

He is survived by his sister Irene Strachan and brothers Jack Elgie and Orville Elgie (Shirley) of Bend, Oregon.


SEDGWICK, Vivian Leonore (nee RUTLEDGE)  - Vivian died June 7, 2017 in Barrie, Ontario, with members of her family at her side.

She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Arthur.


DEARDEN, Thomas W. - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on June 7, 2017.

Mr. Thomas William Dearden of Huntsville was in his 73rd year, born June 27, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario.

Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Penny Dearden of Emsdale.

Loving father of Dawn Mashinter of Emsdale, Greg Dearden of Cochrane AB and Kim Thom of Binbrook.


MORESIDE, John Stirling 'Moe' - Born December 30, 1931 in North River, PEI. Died June 6, 2017 peacefully with his family by his side at Brantford General Hospital.

Loving husband of Peggy for 59 years.

Proud father of Rob (Jean) of El Cerritto, California; David (Kathy) of Innerkip, ON; and Scott (Theresa) of Newmarket, ON.

Loving Grandpa Moe/Papa John to Erik, Will, Ryan, Emma, Sarah and Abby.


Holmes IvanHOLMES, Ivan Arthur - Passed away peacefully from complications related to his cancer at the Meaford Hospital on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in his 82nd year.

He was a son of the late Arthur and Ruth (McCracken) Holmes.

Predeceased by his wife Shirley in 2007.

Ivan was the beloved father of Barry (Megan) Holmes of British Columbia and Sherry (Derek) Trask of Thornbury.


Wise BillWISE, William Ray "Bill"- Passed away at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in his 85th year.

Bill, beloved husband of Caroline Rose (nee Evans).

Loving father of Kenneth (Susan) of Barrie and David (Gail) of St. Thomas.

Cherished grandfather of Sarah, Katie and Michael.


Waddell AlexWADDELL, Alexander Lickrish - November 28, 1929 to June 6, 2017 - With Heavy hearts we announce the passing of Alex.

Beloved Husband for 61 years of Celina.

Father of Matthew (Joanne M) and Ross (Joanne L).

Grandfather of Leslie, Brad (Tara), Carissa & Garrett.

Great Grandfather to Eli & Sylus. 


MCFADDEN, Karen Elaine (nee LeBlande) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie in her 68th year. 

Beloved mother of Renee and Todd McFadden. 

Cherished grandmother of Amanda, Nick, Shawn and Dakota. 

Dear sister of Rosemary, Nancey and Karl.


Butler BruceBUTLER, Bruce Raymond - At his home  in Orillia with family at his side on Tuesday June 6, 2017 in his 70th year. 

Beloved husband of Helga Butler (nee Roloff) of 31 years. 

Dear father of Sarah and Jason Butler. 


COOKE, James Earle 'Jim' - At the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in his 77th year.

Jim Cooke of Oro-Medonte and Coulson, beloved husband of Ethel Cooke of 25 years.

Loving father of Steven Cooke (Lisa Ann) and Catherine Swartz.

Grandfather to Courtandt and Alexandria.


Van Kuik HankVAN KUIK, Hendrikus Isidorus Cornelius “Hank” “Henky” - Passed away at his home in Orillia, with his family by his side, on Tuesday June 6, 2017 in his 85th year.  

Husband of Maria ( nee Vander Mark) for 62 years.

Loving father of Hilma Langman ( Jim ex- husband), Marina Maitland (Chris), and Patricia Van Kuik.

The BEST grandfather of Chris, Nic, Bridget, Jay, Kamyle, Karmyl; Doting great grandfather of Ayden and Nikko.

Dear brother to John (Shirley), Reit (Harry), Will (Segrid), Joe (Marian), Nico (Pat), Bernard, Casey.


Thorne ThomasTHORNE, Thomas James Philip - At age 24, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep on June 6, 2017 at his home in Newmarket, Ontario.

He was a loving, genuine and caring son, brother, and friend. His immense heart was appreciated by everyone in his life, and will forever be cherished.

He is survived by his mother Mary Anne Fish (Mike Fish), father James Dean (Claudia Rincon), sisters Leanne Thorne, Julie Thorne (John Euesden), Grandmaman Rejeanne Thorne, Grandma and Grandpa Diana and Wally Dean, and his beloved aunts, uncles and cousins.


BELSHAW, Janice Ruth (nee Metcalfe) - Suddenly at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in her 61st year.

Beloved wife of John Belshaw.

Beloved mother of Jason and Melissa.

Survived by Maureen, Lynda, Judy, Michael and Philip.


Laasko BobLAASKO, Robert 'Bob' William 'Trapper' -  Stubbornly passed away on June 6, 2017 at home in East Gwillimbury after a fierce battle.

He is so very sadly missed by the love of his life, Judy; his three children, Linda (Jim Amesbury), Lars (Rebecca) and Loklin (Lisa); his grandchildren, Hunter, Katy, Nicholas, Brett, Larissa, Kara, Logan, Jake and Oskar; Nancy Edney; Julie Moore (Marcello); Rosie and Zeus; extended family and many friends. 

He was predeceased by his parents Oscar and Senia Laakso.