Simpson MargSIMPSON, Margaretta - Of Brampton, in her 89th year, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Burton Manor Nursing Home.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Ron Simpson.

Margaretta will be greatly missed by her children Jodie Simpson (partner-Lynn) of Orangeville and Bill (wife-Monica) of Brampton and her granddaughters Ashley and Sarah.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Burton Manor (Gage Park Wing) who provided support and care.


SUTHERLAND, Robert L. 'Bob' - Passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday April 4, 2017 in his 94th year.

Bob Sutherland of Orillia, beloved husband of Helena Sutherland.

Loving father of Robert, David, Douglas & partner Mollie, the late Donald, Helena & husband Alvin, Gordon & partner Debbie.

Loved grandfather of Jason, Jamie, Richard, Maisey, Alison, Grant, Julie & Kevin.


Coleman JoeCOLEMAN, Joseph William - Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Joe Coleman, of Orillia, loving son of the late Gladys Fox and husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty).

Dear companion of Marilyn Beelby and "Uncle Joe" to Catherine & Blake Greenhalgh.

Joe was born and raised in Toronto where he worked for Canada Post. He relocated to Washago where he worked as a custodian at Rama Central School. He moved to Orillia in his retirement.


DesRochers PaulDESROCHERS, Paul - Died peacefully at home in the loving arms of his beloved wife Linda on April 4, 2017.

He will be deeply missed by his sons Gerald and Paul, alongside their wives Terri and Katie and his beloved grandson Tanner.

Paul drove for PMCL for thirty years, no matter what the day would bring, he was always driving and greeting customers with a smile. Paul was always the most happy telling stories surrounded by his friends and family.


SALERNO, Lillian Mary (nee Newton) - Passed away April 4, 2017 at Parry Sound, age 97.

Devoted wife of the late Francesco, the love of her life (Frank,1912 - April 1, 1951).

Born March 22, 1920, and raised at Pickerel River Village, where she became an expert canoeist and acquired her lifelong love of Georgian Bay.

Much-loved mother of Rosanna; Linda Wilder (the late Wally); Maria Lewis (Doug); and the late Michael (2004).


Fancy JaneFANCY, Jane - Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Grove Park Home, Barrie on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Jane Fancy in her 94th year, loving wife of the late Harry Fancy.

Devoted mother of Lorraine (the late Dermot) Maher and the late Thomas (Ann) Fancy.

Cherished grandmother of Michelle (Scott) Aspden, Scott Maher (Nicole Myers) and Jeffery (Tara) Fancy and great grandmother of Ben, Sarah, Vera, Grace, Olivia, Lucas and Jacob.

Jane and Harry founded Fancy’s Fish and Chips and Seafood in Toronto in 1954 and then moved to Barrie in 1969. The restaurant is still operated by the Fancy family.


Desroches AlbertineDESROCHES, Albertine (nee Lesperance) - Passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Village on Monday April 3, 2017 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of Gabriel Desroches and the late Gilbert Quesnelle.

Loving mother of Marc Quesnelle (Linda), Pauline Quesnelle, Denis Quesnelle and predeceased by John Quesnelle and Paul Quesnelle.

Grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 11.


Groenevelt GerriGROENEVELT, Gerrit - Died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, April 3, 2017 in his 68th year.

Beloved husband of Mar of Bracebridge.

Dear father and Grumples of Lukas (Aubrie) Groenevelt (Eden), Cori (Brent) Wilson (Brooke, Katie, Delphina and William) and Dennis Groenevelt (Kara and Sheldon).


Denning EvaDENNING, Eva - Born at Allensville, Ontario on October 14, 1913, passed away at Bracebridge, Ontario on April 3, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late George.

Cherished mother of Dave and his wife Julie.

Loving grandmother of Tracie & Mark, Cathy & Colby, Sarah & Matt.

Great grandmother of Olivia, Nicholas, Deahlia, Iley Dolan, Glen and Amanda.


Waters BobWATERS, Robert 'Bob' Daniel - Died peacefully at the age of 76, on Monday April 3, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, surrounded by his family.

Bob, formerly of North Bay, lived in Wasaga Beach with his beloved wife Helen of over 54 years.

Loving father of Kim (Doug Galloway), Keith (Emma) and Lynne Waters(Frank Maddalena).

Cherished Gramps of Kayla, David and Steven Galloway, Stephanie Nighbor (Jean-Guy Menard) and Courtney Nighbor.


Larmand EveLARMAND, Evelyn Janette (nee Reddick) - Passed away with her family by her side on April 3, 2017 in her 88th year.

Cherished wife of the late Edmond Joseph Larmand.

Beloved mother of Carol Larmand-Johnson (Bruce), Sharon Larmand, Bonnie Hudson (Paul), Terry Larmand, Lucille Roy (Richard) and Allan Larmand and the late Patricia Wilkins.


PHILLIPS, Bernice Muriel - Passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care, on Monday, April 3, 2017 at age 97 years.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd.

Loving mother of Hazel and her husband Judd Burrow; Lorna Bigglestone (husband the late Colin); Harvey and his wife Phyllis Phillips; Mike and his wife Debbie Phillips.

Loving grandmother of Susan, and John; Shelley, and Robin; Angela, and Tim; Trevor, and Jennifer.


Huizinga EmmieHUIZINGA, Emmie - Passed away suddenly on Monday, April 3, 2017, in her 62nd year.

Emmie Huizinga of Penetanguishene, beloved wife of Harry.

Dear mother of Jeremy and Neil. Oma of Danika, Tristan, Raya and Adele.

Daughter of Jack (Nancy) and Grace Baggel.

Sister of Jane (Karl), Jack (Lynn), Edith, Julie (Angelo) and David. Sister in law of Fran (Henk), Betty (Rienk), Anne (Gary), Kathy (Stuart), Linda (Bob), Sylvia (Steve), Louise (Arend) and Ed (Karen).


BURROWES, Dorothy Madeline - Surrounded by family and love, Dorothy passed away on April 3, 2017 at the Simcoe Hospice, Barrie, in her 76th year.

Beloved mother of Marty Burrowes, Edward (deceased) and Keith (deceased).

Dorothy was a loving Grandma to Rikki Robinson (John) and Tristan Dunnett, Bracebridge, ON and a proud Great-Grandma to Lily, Kaleb and Journey.

Dear sister to Kenneth Seth Rolston (Marion deceased) Uxbridge, ON; Kathleen Isabella Bogart (Rex) Barrie, ON; Keith George Laverne Rolston - Deceased (Betty) Toronto ON, Bryan Clinton Rolston - Deceased (Winnie) Brantford, ON and Sharon Minick (Larry) Barrie, ON.


Dale LilianDALE, Lilian Joyce - Died peacefully on Sunday April 2, 2017 surrounded by family at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 90th year.

Joyce of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of Ronald Dale for 65 years.

Loving mother of Michael (Janet), Chris (Sylvie) and David (Dianne).

Cherished Grandmother of Andrea (Brandon Woodham), Nicole (John Hargrave), Whitney (Andrew Moore), Carly (Jeff Akitt), Bradley (Katelyn), Brittany (Jonathan Ingham), Nicholas Abbott, Rebecca (Chris Lindo), Blair and Kelsey and to great grandchildren Lilly and Addison Woodham and April Lindo.


Ballantine YvonneBALLANTINE, Yvonne - Born at Huntsville, Ontario on May 15, 1962, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on April 2, 2017.

Beloved wife of Buck.

Loving mother Diane Ballantine, Debbie & Jonathon Wallace, and Kaitlyn Bradley.

Cherished grandmother of Michelle, Sophie, Ava and Emma.

Beloved daughter of Olive Stroud.


Robinson ArnoldROBINSON, Arnold James - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Sunday April 2, 2017 in his 81st year.

Arnold Robinson of Warminster, beloved husband of Margaret Robinson (nee McHugh).

Loving father of Kathleen (Brad), Karen (Garry), Christine and Larry.

Loved Grandfather to Patrick, Matthew, Kathryn and Zachery and Great Grandpa to Samantha.

Survived by his sisters Elberta (Bertie) Sallows and Barbara Wilson (George).


BARKOVIC, John - Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday April 2, 2017 at the age of 45 years.

John will be deeply missed by his mother Nada and brother Adam.

As per his wishes cremation has taken place and no formal services will be held.



Atkinson JohnATKINSON, John T. - Passed away peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior at OSMH on Sunday April 2, 2017 in his 71st year after a short but courageous battle with cancer, he was surrounded by his family.

John (Big John) is survived by his wife Sandy (Savas), His children Tracie(Dean), John Jr.(Kathleen), His Grandchildren Emma, Jack and Marley, Sister Lea Luxton (Al)of Timmins as well many more Brothers and Sisters in Law.

John is predeceased by his twin daughters Alma and Pearl, His parents Jack and Alma and his Brother Dane.


Hayward BettyHAYWARD, Betty Denelda - Passed away on Sunday April 2, 2017 surrounded by her family at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland at the age of 90.

Betty, formerly of Stayner, beloved wife of the late Arthur Hayward (1991).

Loving mother of the late Vic Hayward (Darlene), Pat (Don Gulley), Jack Hayward (Catherine), Jim Hayward (Jodi) and Debbie Hayward.


MacDougall ThelmaMACDOUGALL, Thelma Ann - Passed away at the Muskoka Shores Care Community, Gravenhurst on Sunday April 2, 2017 at the age of 86, of Fesserton.

Thelma is survived by her daughter Gayle MacDougall of Midland, her grandchildren, Pam of Burlington, Jessica of Toronto, and Geoffrey of Toronto, her great grandchildren Jordan, Alexandra, and Ian, her sister Sharon Tucker of Toronto and by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her son Robert “Bob” MacDougall (November 2013).


SIPILA, Barbara Anne - Passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care, on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Age 76 years.

Loving wife of Roy for 55 years.

Beloved mother of Alan and his wife Tina, of Burlington; Craig and his wife Stacey, of Calgary; Steve and his wife Jennifer, of Peterborough; and Leslie, of Parry Sound.

Adoring Grandma of Daniel, Kaitlin, and Natalie.


Scott SandraSCOTT, Sandra Anne - Passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, ON on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in her 70th year.

Beloved mother of Kimberley and her husband Andrew McIlhone and their daughters Cassidy, Adilyn and Elyssa.

Dear sister of Philip and cousin of Janet James.


Hardy JaneHARDY, Jane Emily (nee Cummer) - Courageously passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved wife for 62 years of Doug Hardy.

Cherished mother of Carol Day (Allan) and Bill Hardy (Coleen).

Loving grandmother of Nathan, Steven, Tom, Jill; and great-grandmother of Chelsea.


Roberts PatROBERTS, Douglas 'Pat' Roy - Entered into rest at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 83. 

Beloved husband of Anita (nee Leclair) for over 56 years. 

Cherished father of Janice McConkey (David), Nancy Wright (Ken) and Dayna Shepherd (Gord). 

Loving grandfather of Morgan, Jeffery, Tyler and Natalie. 


Lovejoy HelenLOVEJOY, Helen Marie (née Tinson) - Of Lafontaine, Ontario, passed away peacefully and surrounded by love, on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Georgian Bay General Hospital, after a brave battle with lung disease.

The 81 year old trivia-master and former double-agent was well known for her fierce intellect, sharp tongue, timeless style, resilience, generosity, kindness, and wit.

A frequent volunteer, Helen made friends wherever she went, baked the world's best pie, loved to laugh, and never put on airs.