Demaine RayDEMAINE, Ray - Born at Simcoe Twsp., Ontario on December 2, 1951, passed away at Barrie, Ontario on February 10, 2017.

Cherished husband of Daphne.

Beloved father of Cory (Samantha), Tyler (Sara), Kimberly ( Nathan), Christopher, Paige (Kyle) and Joel.

Loving grandfather of Nathaniel, Riley, Zachary and Eve.


Irvin GloriaIRVIN, Gloria (nee Ney) - Passed away peacefully with her family at Matthews House Hospice, Alliston on Friday, February 10, 2017 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of Art Irvin.

Loving mother of Trevor (Crystal), Shawn (Julie), Sonia (George).

Loved grandma of Ashton, Reese, Alexis and Mitchel.

Gloria will be sadly missed by many friends from her Bridge, Euchre and Golf groups.


BANISTER, Robert - Retired O.P.P., passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care, on Friday, February 10, 2017. Age 88 years.

Beloved husband of the late Vera.

Dear father of Clive and his wife Susana Banister; Stella and her husband Ted McEwen; Robert and his wife Dawn Banister; and the late Ivan.

Loving grandfather of Robin; Phil, Jennifer, and Nick; Deanna and Andrea; and Cole and Jessi.


Whynot NeilWHYNOT, Thomas Evans 'Neil' - Neil passed away on Friday February 10, 2017 surrounded by the love of his wife Shirley and best buddy Tammy.

With a grateful heart we thank everyone who shared their care and compassion over the last six months.

A special thank you to Dr. Kozanczyn for being the amazing person she is, going above and beyond with care and support.


Poole JoycePOOLE, Joyce Irene - Passed away peacefully at the Bob Rumball Home For The Deaf in Barrie on Friday, February 10, 2017.

Joyce Poole in her 84th year was the loving mother of Stephen (Beverly), Anne Hadley, Gary, Dennis (Darlene), and Sheldon (Deeanna).

Dear grandmother of Lisa, James, Carolyn, Daniel, Brittany, Kristie, Michael, Lyndsey, Gillian, and Madison.

Joyce will be greatly missed by her several great grandchildren.


Smith SusanSMITH, Susan Lorraine - Passed away peacefully into glory with her family by her side, at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Friday February 10, 2017 at the age of 69 years.

Susan Smith (nee Clerk), beloved wife of Bryan Kent Smith of 49 years.

Adoring mother of Bradley Smith (Jennifer) of Edmonton and Ali Giffen (Keith) of Orillia.

Devoted and loving Grammie of Jackson and Alexandra.


Millington Hogg GraceMILLINGTON-HOGG, Grace Jean - Entered into rest peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, February 10, 2017.

Grace (nee Gose), in her 91st year, was the beloved wife of late Godfrey Millington-Hogg.

Loving Mom of Gayle Monk and her husband Don of Barrie, Lance Millington-Hogg and his wife Carolyn of Hamilton and Dawn Lacono of Mississauga.


KISSICK, Barbara Anne  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Kissick (nee Dyment).

She passed away peacefully at Amica Barrie at the age of 89, with her beloved Ross Mullen by her side.

Barbara grew up on High Street in Barrie attending Prince of Wales Public School and Barrie Central Collegiate, where she excelled in academics, sports and music.

She was the first female Band President and Valedictorian of her high school. She attended the University of Toronto where she received her diploma in physiotherapy, graduating in 1947 and made many lifelong friends.


Elzner WalterELZNER, Walter - Passed away peacefully at Trillium Manor, Orillia on Friday February 10, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Walter Elzner of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Adelheid Elzner (nee Bogusch).

Loving father of Christine Iles of Mapleridge B.C. and Veronica Laycock (Glen) of Orillia.

Loving grandfather of Corrina, Stacey and Samantha.


OSTERMANN, Horst - At home on Friday February 10, 2017 in his 86th year.

Loving husband of Herta.

Dear father of Karl (Wendy), Wolfgang, Elke (Robin).

Cherished by grandchildren Tim (Vickie) and Jay (MacKenzie) and 4 great grandchildren.


Oliver ElwoodOLIVER, Elwood Garfield - Member of the First Baptist Church, passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Thursday February 9, 2017; at the age of 97.

Elwood, beloved husband of Mary Oliver (nee Slessor).

Loving father of Dawn Marie Campbell of Orillia and Terry Wayne Oliver & wife Debra of Lindsay.

Cherished grandfather of Jeffrey (Alison) Campbell, Aaron (Sarah) Campbell, Ryan Oliver, James (Hayley) Oliver and Mark (Sarah) Oliver.


Hillis BevHILLIS, Beverley Myrtle - April 2, 1937 - February 9, 2017- It is with great Sadness our beloved Mom and Nana passed away peacefully at the Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on Thursday, February 9, 2017, in her 80th year.

Cherished mother of Sherri Beverley Jack-Pickard (Peter) of Wales U.K., Bonni Sue Ryder (Eric Candelario) of Orangeville, Raymond Howard Jack (Elizabeth) of Orillia.

Beloved Nana of grandchildren Whitney Curtis-Mariscuk (Steven) of Newmarket, Brooke Curtis (Jason Pierce) of Toronto, Travis Ryder (Bridget) of Mississippi U.S., Hudson Ryder of Orangeville, Jim Jack and Ben Jack of Orillia. There was never any grandma who was ever so proud of all her grandchildren.


BEATTIE, Teresa L. - Heaven just got a Special Angel on Thursday February 9, 2017 at the age of 69.

Teresa Beattie of Brechin, beloved wife of 50 years to Bob (Skip) Beattie.

Loving mother of Tracy and Angel.

Loved sister of the late Bill Prebble (Brenda), Rosemary Pullan-Richard (Andy), John Dunn (Laurie), the late Jim Dunn (Sue), Margaret Dunn (Doug) and Ann Dobbin (Rob).


Thompson MaryTHOMPSON, Mary Mildred - Lifelong member of Eastern Star, The Shriners, and the Royal Order of Jesteretts, passed away peacefully, with her daughter Sandra by her side, at home, on Thursday February 9, 2017, in her 88th year.

Mary, beloved wife of the late Ivan (2007).

Loving mother of Murray (Marilyn) Thompson, Wendy Ryerse (Randy) and Sandra Thompson-Baulke (Leo).

Mary will forever be cherished by her grandchildren Brandy (Darcie Levesque), Michael, Natalie Ryerse, Jamie, Melissa Ryerse, and great-grandchildren Keira, Jack and Elle.


PAGE, Dan - Born at Dunnville, Ontario on November 30, 1951, passed away at  Novar, Ontario on February 9, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Rosemary.

Dear father of Melanie (Corry), Barry (Tamara), Ken and Daniel.

Loving grandfather of Kevin, Jordan, Natalie, Wayne and Blake.


Brocklebank LylaBROCKLEBANK, Lyla Margaret (nee Lambertus) - 1920 - 2017 - Passed away peacefully and with dignity surrounded by the love and support of her family on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in her 97th year at Hospice Simcoe.

Cherished wife and lifelong dancing partner of the late Norman Scoffield Brocklebank of Orangeville, ON for 65 years.

Loving and loved mother of Gayle Kirk and adored mother-in-law of Peter Kirk of Wasaga Beach, ON.

Devoted grandmother of Katie Kirk of Kelowna, BC and Megan Kirk Chang of Barrie, ON. Recent grandmother-in-law to Brandon Chang, whom Lyla enjoyed her last dance with at the July Kirk-Chang wedding.


Spears JoanSPEARS, Joan I. - Passed away at her home in Meaford on Thursday February 9, 2017, in her 78th year.

Beloved wife of Norman Spears.

Dear Mother of R. Thomas Spears (Deanna) and William A. Spears. S

adly missed by two grandchildren; Thomas and Jessica.

Survived by Brothers Arthur, Garnet & Doug and Sisters Jean & Helen.

Predeceased by Brothers; Stewart, William & Gordon.


SEMADENI, Shirley Ann - Peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville on Thursday, February 9, 2017, of Huntsville.

Beloved wife of Remo Semadeni.

Dear mother of Raymond and Robert.


McCarthy JerryMCCARTHY, Jerry - Peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Thursday February 9, 2017 at the age of 61.

Jerry McCarthy of Brechin, loving father of Bilinda, Andrew, Marshall, Cori and Aaron.

Loved grandfather of Kira, Evan, Ashton, Harlon, Marek and Owen.

Son of the late Alda and Donald McCarthy.

Dear brother of Jacquie McCarthy, Donna McCarthy (Bruce), Danny McCarthy and the late Judy Teel.


Rutherford DonRUTHERFORD, Donald Ross - Passed at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Thursday February 9, 2017 in his 74th year.

Don, loving husband to Ina.

Will be sadly missed by his sister Fern, by his nieces Janet (Stuart) Murray and Elizabeth (Larry) Woo, and by his great niece Kate and great nephew Callum.


Gambell BillGAMBELL, William 'Bill' Samuel - July 10, 1929 – Feb 9, 2017 - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Bill Gambell at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, ON.

He was a loving husband to Louise, devoted father to Glen (Shelley), Alan (Lisa), and Linda (Al), and proud “Poppa” of Aidan.

He was a caring brother to Ron, Ken, and Carol, pre-deceased by brothers Bruce and Stan, and cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews.


Hill HelenHILL, Helen Rosalie (nee Wearn) - Passed away peacefully at the age of 76 at Georgian Bay General Hospital on Thursday February 9, 2017 with her family by her side.

Loving wife of Doug.

Beloved mother of Steven (Cathy), Rick (Tonya Matwee), and David.

Cherished grandmother of Corey, Alex, Trevor, Zacharie, and Xavier.

Helen will be sadly missed by her sister Joanne Saunders (Allen Baldwin).


TOBEY, John William - Entered into rest at Georgian Bay General Hospital on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the age of 82. 

Beloved husband of EllaMay. 

Dear father of Cynthia, Michael (Rhonda Wyatt) and the late Jeffery Tobey. 

He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Steven Tobey, Mackenzie Wyatt, Mason Wyatt and Rene Tobey. 


LINDSAY, Ralph Raymond - Thursday February 9, 2017. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ralph Lindsay, at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, ON in his 58th year.

Loving husband to Gwen.

Dear brother to Paul, Norman (Mary), Peter (Marva).

Predeceased by his mother Hazel, father Steve and sister Cathy.


Vasey IreneVASEY, Mary Agnes 'Irene' - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, at Grove Park Home, Barrie, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

Irene Vasey of Vasey, just shy of her 97th birthday, beloved wife of the late Horace Vasey.

Dear mother of Rosemary (James) Ashworth, Hazel (Bill) Drury, Ian (Gail) Vasey and Bernice Vasey.

Much loved grandmother of Melody, Duncan (Dana), Nelson (Megan), Darren (Angela), Jenna (Chris) and Mark and great grandmother of Austin, Carter, Liam, Hermione and Rowan.


Ritchie Fry RuthRITCHIE-FRY, Ruth Arlene - December 14, 1937 - February 8, 2017 - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ruth Arlene Ritchie-Fry. Peacefully at the age of 79, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

Loving mother of Paul (Patti), cherished grandmother to Jordan and Tyler.

Beloved wife of the late Lawrence (Larry) Fry, and the late Bruce Ritchie.

Loving sister of Jean (Craig) Murray and Marilyn (Jeff) Wallace all of St. Catharines.