Chapman RonCHAPMAN, Ronald William - Passed peacefully at home in Oro-Medonte, surrounded by family on Saturday November 18, 2017 in his 80th year. 

Ron, loving husband to Lorna, will be sadly missed by his children Diane (John) Graham, Debbie (Ed) Morales, Denise (Rod) Gardner, Todd (Wendy) Stephens, and Ann Stevens. 


Halliday IleenHALLIDAY, Ileen - Passed away peacefully on Saturday November 18, 2017 at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville in her 93rd year.

Ileen, beloved wife of the late Gordon Halliday.

Loving mother of Sheilah Halliday, Jean Brook, Irene Halliday, Joyce (Glenn) Rice and Cindy Halliday (Don Moffatt) predeceased by her children Donald Halliday, Phyllis (Morley) Hutchinson and Shirley (Merv) Ward and her 14 siblings.


LeBlanc RolandLEBLANC, Roland Joseph - It is with sorrow yet a deep sense of peace that we announce the passing of Roland LeBlanc on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Born on April 9, 1935 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Roland lived a full and compassionate life. Honouring his Cape Breton background, Roland was always ready for a game of cards or a coffee and chat. He was a great friend, a consummate storyteller, and completely dedicated to his faith, family and serving the community.


FRAWLEY, Dorothy Isabel - Passed away Peacefully at the Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday November 18, 2017, the former Dorothy Taylor, in her 97th year.

Beloved mother of two sons Verdun and Murray Jolley.

Predeceased by husbands Lloyd Jolley and Doug Frawley


LORETTE, Gilbert Henry Joseph - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in his 70th year. 

Born in Penetanguishene on December 19, 1947 to the late Armand and Alda Lorette. 

Survived by his children; Tammy and Terry Lorette, and his 7 grandchildren. 

Survived by his brother Paul Lorette (Betty), and sisters Bettyanne Desjardin (Rob) and Gail St. Amand (Ed). 


Johnson BillJOHNSON, William 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on November 17, 2017 in his 69th year.

Loving husband to Patricia for 41 years.

Loving father of Rodney and the late Brenda.

Cherished grandfather of Samantha Glenney and Robert Johnson.

He will be sadly missed by Trina (Alan) Murray and Tara Lee Fox and his brothers Frank, Garfield and Cyril.


Martin JackMARTIN, John James 'Jack' - At his home in Ramara on Friday November 17, 2017 in his 77th year.

Jack Martin, beloved son of the late Boston and Marie Martin.

Loving brother of Ruth Wallace-predeceased (Rick), Phillip Martin-predeceased, Clyde Martin-predeceased, Linda McRae (Ron-predeceased), Frank Martin (Barb) and Darlene Martin (Kathy).  

Jack is also remembered by his many nieces and nephews.


Dekker MinnieDEKKER, Wilhelmina 'Minnie' - Passed away peacefully on Friday November 17, 2017 at Simcoe Manor, Beeton.

Visitation will be held at W. John Thomas Funeral Home, Alliston on Tuesday, November 21st from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM,

The service will take place at the Alliston Christian Reformed Church, 28 Downey Avenue, Alliston on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM.

Interment at Everett.



Moyer IrisMOYER, Mildred Iris - Passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side, at St. Joseph’s Villa, Sudbury, on Friday, November 17, 2017. Age 90 years.

Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Julia (Dixon) Greer.

Beloved wife of the late Merle.


Wright LeonWRIGHT, Leonard Peter - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in his 80th year.

Len Wright, beloved husband of Lauretta (nee Woolley) of Pefferlaw.

Dear father of Jeff and his wife Tanya of Fenelon Falls and Chris and his wife Jen of Aldergrove, BC.

Loving Grandpa Len of Amanda (Steven), Aaron (Nicole), Alex (Crystal), Eric and Ben.


Waddington AliceWADDINGTON, AliceJeanGwyn(Gay) - Died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, atMuskokaLanding Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ontario. Jean was age 89.

Jean was born in Granby, Quebec on December 26, 1927 toAliceSadlerRuth(MacDonald) GayandJohnGlen Gay.Jean had a very happy childhood, and was especially attached to her grandparents and many relatives in Granby, Quebec.

During the war, the family moved to Ottawa, where she attendedLisgarCollegiate Institutein1941-46. She then went on to McGill University, achieving a Bachelor of Science in 1950 and a Bachelor of Library Sciencesin 1951.


Trefry ScottTREFRY, Scott - Former member of Muskoka Paramedic services, died peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 54 years.

Beloved husband of Paulette Trefry of Bracebridge.

Dear father of Myles Trefry (Tori) and Christa – Lee Buckler (Trevor).

Grandfather Eli, Nolan and Preston.


Campbell JackCAMPBELL, Jack Allen - Retired School Principal from Orillia and Owner of Mapleview Private School, passed away at Chapman House, Owen Sound on Thursday November 16, 2017 at the age of 78.

Jack, loving and devoted friend of Trevor Brown of Owen Sound.

Loved son of the late Alexander & Margaret Campbell.

Dear brother of Carol Lynne Disik (James William deceased).


Smith JeffSMITH, Jeffrey Lloyd - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 16, 2017 at Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Kaye Zoller for 17 years.

Cherished father of Tammy Dunbar (Smith)(predeceased) and Ryan Smith.

Proud grandfather of Amber Dunbar (Patrick O'Donnell), Alex Dunbar (Marlee Rideout), Blaize Smith, Phoenix Smith and great grandfather of Eden Dunbar.


DAWSON, Marion Elaine (Klingbeil) - Passed away suddenly and peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Bracebridge South Muskoka Hospital at age 74 years.

Predeceased by her husband Peter B. Dawson of Dee Bank.

She leaves behind her loving sons Danny (Laurie) of Orillia, James of Utterson and daughter Gina (James) Wray of Bracebridge; her cherished granddaughter Rebecca of Orillia and her dear brothers Don (Patricia) Klingbeil and Aubrey Klingbeil, both of Bracebridge.


Richardson DoreenRICHARDSON, Doreen (nee Lawson) - Passed away peacefully at the Sara Vista Nursing Centre, Elmvale on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Doreen Richardson of Elmvale in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late Chester Richardson.

Much loved mother of Fred (Dianne) Richardson, Susan (Paul) Desroches and the late Larry (Melodie).

Mother-in-law of Sharon Crozier (Milt Walters).


Percy RayPERCY, Ray Morley - Of Angus, ON, passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, ON on Wednesday November 15, 2017, in his 75th year.

Beloved Husband of Caroline.

Loving Father of Daniel (Roxane), Darryl (Lindsay) and Dean (Zita).

Cherished Grandfather of Jelena (Brandan), Brittany (Pat), Jody (Tarah), Nathan, Nicholas and Melanie.


Payne FrankPAYNE, Frank - Suddenly on Tuesday November 15, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, in his 84th year.

Frank Payne beloved husband of Huguette (Hughie) and the late Carol Payne.

Dear father of Dave (Catherine) and Sandra (Derrick Hillier).

Dear step-father of Sandra Marion and Sherry (Logan Smith). 

Loving Grandpa of Taylor, Haylee and Cassidy.


Jacklin GwenJACKLIN, Gwen (Ryman) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Age 79 years.

Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” Harold Jacklin.

Loving mother of Susan and her husband Ed Currie; and Wendy and her husband Kevin Baker.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Madeleine, Edward, Austin, Jamie, and Jackie.


Welles PeterWELLES, Peter - June 23, 1939 - November 15, 2017 - Loving husband, father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly on November 15, 2017. 

Originally from Friesland, The Netherlands, made Canada his home in 1953. Resident of Guelph, Orillia, and moved to Barrie in 1970 with his family.

Loving husband to Joanne (nee Obee) for 55years.

Extraordinary father to Scott (Cindy) and Kelly.


Farquharson EvelynFARQUHARSON, Evelyn Helen (Johnston) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ev on November 15, 2017 in her 68th year, after an ongoing courageous battle against cancer.

Ev will be greatly missed by her husband of 48 years, Dave.

Loving Mom to Lori (Joel) Wright, Kelly (Warren) Gibson and stepdaughter Kim (Jon) Dunn.

Proud Nana to Ava, Emerson, and Ryleigh.

Proud Grandmother to Alex and Braydon.


GILBERT, Shirley Josephine - Shirley passed away peacefully at home after a year long struggle with heart and lung disease on November 15, 2017 at the age of 83 years.

Predeceased by her husband Bob, son Randy, her younger siblings Ken Usher, Grant Usher, and Gail Campbell Usher.

She’ll be sadly missed by her son Terry, his wife Sarah Gilbert and their sons Nathan, Talon, Oliver, Parker, and Finnly, and her daughter-in-law Ute and her children Connor, Lindsay and Holly.


Labelle ShirleyLABELLE, Mrs. Shirley Ann - February 6, 1937 - November 15, 2017 - Of Burk's Falls, peacefully at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Wednesday November 15, 2017 in her 81st year.

Shirley Labelle (nee Thompson), beloved wife of the late Leo Labelle.

Dear mother of Kimberly and Gerald Labelle.

Loving nanny of Scott, Matthew, Thomas, Leo and great nanny of Carson.


PARKINSON, Jeanette Elizabeth (Gilliam) - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores Long-term Care Facilities on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in her 85th year.

Jeanette was the beloved wife of the late Colin Parkinson.

Loving mother of Colin Parkinson (Heather Lecroix), Sharon Hocking, and Stephen Parkinson (Sabrina).

Cherished grandfather of Tracey, Jennifer, Monique, Detiny, Autumn, Caluum, Keegan, Jeffery, and Kevin.


Yahiro AkiYAHIRO, Aki - Died peacefully at The Pines Long Term Care Residence in Bracebridge on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 96 years.

Beloved wife of the late John Yahiro.

Dear mother of Christine Yahiro of Bracebridge and Naomi Tomczak (Michael) of Toronto.

Loving grandmother of Mika Tomczak ( Sittha Sukkasi) and Erika Tomczak ( Chad Yacobucci).


Pust StanPUST, Stanley Burgess - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 89. 

Cherished father of Sandy Smith and Jim Pust (Bev). 

Loving grandfather of Sarah (Johno), Matthew, Lucas and Mathew. 

Great-grandfather of Logan, Evelynne and Cameron.