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Verhoek JanVERHOEK, Jan 'Janny' - Passed away suddenly on July 23,2017 at General & Marine Hospital in Collingwood in his 24th year.

Janny will be forever missed by his mother, Shelley King-Verhoek (the late John Verhoek), his step father Daniel Prosser, his siblings Bill Verhoek (Angie Atkinson), Jonathan Evans (Mandy Evans), Jennifer Evans, Daniel Verhoek (Nicole Reid), Heintje Verhoek, and Lynne-Anne Verhoek.

He will be missed greatly by all of his nieces and nephews Jasmine, Amber, Sarah, Haarlem, Nora, Bella, Scarlett, Willem and Sterling.

 

GONEAU, Donna Arleen - Peacefully passed away at her home with her loving husband at her side, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Donna Goneau, loving wife of Frank Goneau for 58 years.

Loving mother of Leann, Denise, Penny and Mark.

Cherished grandmother of Amy, Adam, Jeremiah, Jesse, Kathleen, Joel, Mathew, Laura and Nicholas.

 

KleinGebbinck BettyKLEINGEBBINCK, Elisabeth Maria Theresia 'Betty' - A 50+ year member of C.W.L., St. Patrick's, Phelpston and a longtime member of Crossland Women's Institute, passed away peacefully, at Sara Vista Care Centre, Elmvale, with family by her side on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in her 89th year.

Betty KleinGebbinck of Elmvale, cherished wife of 64 years to Joseph.

Loved mother of Marion (Dean) Leifso of Elmwood, Ray (Donna) and Larry (Joan) of Elmvale and Rob (Jayne) of Wasaga Beach.

 

Casey BrianCASEY, Brian Daniel - Passed away peacefully on Saturday July 22, 2017 at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital at the age of 61.

“Casey” of Duntroon, beloved husband of Diane Casey (nee Hurst).

Loving father of Daniel Casey of Victoria, B.C., Donald “Tig” (Kim) Wilson of Gilford, Diana (Al Hargrave) of Maxwell and Dawna (Mike Dinsmore) of Clarksburg.

Cherished grandfather of 7 grandchildren.

 

Reid BradREID, Bradley Robert Leslie - Of Angus, while surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Barrie, ON in his 35th year.

Beloved Husband of Jessica.

Loving Father of Abigail.

Dearest Son of Harold and Barb Reid and Son-in law of David and Janet Caird.

 

Hardy JimHARDY, James Stanley 'Jim' - Passed peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Saturday July 22, 2017 at the age of 84.

Loving husband of the late Shirley Louise Balkwill (2002).

Dear companion of the late Marie Denne (2013).

Jim will be missed by his children Linda Vollick, William (Bill) Hardy, Wendy George, Ann (Fred) Bolton and Shirley Inche.

 

CRANMER, Brian George - It is with much sadness and some relief that I announce the death of Brian on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

His family and friends know that Brian enjoyed living his life to the fullest and his frustration with the restrictions that came with his prolonged, failing health in his final years.

Brian was very proud of his daughters, Cindy and Cathy and his grandchildren, Elijah and Aidyn.

Brian was a good brother to Louise and Bob and a happy uncle to many nephews and nieces.

 

Egan TomEGAN, Thomas Anthony - It is with profound sorrow that the family of Tom Egan announces his passing on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the age of 64.  

He was at home surrounded by his wife Carol of 44 years and his children.  

Wonderful, loving father to Denise (Geoff) and grandchildren McKinnon, Paydon, Tegan and Colton; and son Tom (Lisa) and grandchildren Jesse, Ryan and Thomas.

Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Rosina Egan, and sister Roseanne Egan.

 

RICE, William Randolph - With sadness we announce the passing of our wonderful husband, father and grandfather at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in his 83rd year.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Patricia.

Loving father of William (Jun) and Bradley (Tammy).

Proud grandpa to Julian, Liana, Will and Anderson.

 

Walsh ElaineWALSH, Vera Elaine - On Saturday, July 22, 2017 our Mom, Elaine Walsh passed away at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital and joined Dad, Pastor Earl Walsh (predeceased August 31, 2015) in their Eternal Heavenly Home.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, March 14, 1931. Daughter of her predeceased parents Frank and Mabel (nee Burke) Terry.

Cherished mother to Leona (Wayne Knight), Douglas (Robynn), Donnalee (Neil Harris), Margaret (John Dalby), Stephen Maryke), Lois (Fred Robinson) and Diane (Kyle Cousineau- Walsh).

 

Soderberg RitaSODERBERG, Rita - (March 20, 1932 – July 22, 2017) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and nurses at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, ON.

Born in Burnt Oak, London, England to the late Albert and Elsa Wolfe.

Predeceased by husband Dennis Soderberg, siblings Peggy (Jim), Elsa, Joan (Frank), Raymond (Pat), and nephew Alan Couchman.

Loved forever by daughter Sharon Wadley (David), brother Leslie Wolfe, niece Ellen Couchman, grand-niece Kerri Couchman (Jamie Burton), nephews Lee and Graham Buckeridge, great-grand-nephew Kieran and great-grand-niece Kaiya.

 

Canny MarkCANNY, Mark Anthony - Of Angus, passed away suddenly, as a result of a tragic motor vehicle accident, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in his 49th year.

Beloved Husband of Belle Contois.

Loving Step-Father of Adam, Jan and Kandi Courriere.

Cherished Grandfather of Derek, Adam and Miranda.

Mark will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his many relatives and friends.

 

CRAWFORD, William - Passed peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on July 21st, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Loving husband of Barbara for 65 years.

Treasured by his loving children Robert (Loretta), Steven (Monica) and Carolyn (Frank).

Remembered and missed by his grandchildren Billy (Kris), Tammy (Mark), Megan (Jon), Colleen (Steve), Luke and special great granddaughter Heather.

 

RIDDY, Gordon - WWII - (Veteran of R.C.A.F., Avro Lancster Bomb Aimer with 626 Squadron, Wickenby, Lincolnshire, England. He had completed 35 operational missions between June 1942 - August 1945). Passed away peacefully at the Villa Care Centre, Midland on Friday, July 21st, 2017, his in 94th year.

Gordon Riddy of Midland beloved husband of the late Audrey Riddy nee Collins.

Dear father of Paul (the late Joanne), Pamela (Mike), Mary-Beth (Mike) and Barbara.

Gordon is the beloved grampa of Matthew (Shelly), Alison (Mike), Andrew, Camille, Nicole, Audrey (Sean), Melanie, Justin (Chantelle), Brandon (Kim) and Derek (Trevor).

 

Walker FloWALKER, Florence Lillian - Died suddenly on Friday July 21, 2017 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 88th year.

Flo of Collingwood, formerly of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of the late Bill Walker (2016).

Loving mother of John (Karen), Neil (Fausta), the late Jim (Jackie) and the late Danny (Colleen).

Cherished grandmother of Tracy (Dean Ernst), Laurie Walker (Jessica), Kayla, Kyle and Sean Walker and great-grandmother of Nyah and Brennan Ernst.

 

MASON, Patricia Lee (nee Goudrealt) - Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 72. 

Beloved wife of Dwayne. 

Cherished mother of Murray (Sherry), Shawn (Shelley) and Paul.

Loving grandmother of Ashley (Andrew ) Christopher, Connor, Taylor and Darren. Great-grandmother of Deegan and Kruz, and step-great-grandmother of Blake.

 

MOREHOUSE, Sandi Dawn (Harris) - It is with great sadness that I inform you that Sandi, at age 70, passed away at St. Michael's Hospital on July 21, 2017.

We are both from Moncton, NB and have been hanging out since she was 15 or for 55 years, married for 49 years.

Sandi was a very giving person. Her greatest passion was to help the poor and homeless on the streets in Toronto and she cooked for the Soup Kitchen in Midland where they called her the Macaroni lady.

She loved to read and cook. Her cranberry muffins were famous. 

 

HREBICEK, Jacqueline Ann (nee Doherty) - Passed away peacefully in Victoria, B.C. on July 21, 2017.

Beloved wife of Herman (deceased) and dear mother to Tania (Jim), Olinka (Terry) and Nicholas (Jennifer).

Granny to eight wonderful grandchildren; Niall, Isabel, Graham, Olivia, Nathan, Eric, James and Scarlett.

Loving sister to Margaret Tomkins (Victor) and to Michael Doherty (Jean).

 

Hazelwood ViHAZELWOOD, Violet - Died peacefully at the Muskoka Shores Nursing Home in Gravenhurst, on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late John James Hazelwood.

Dear mother of Alice Wilson (Ronald) and the lae John John Hazlewood and Joan Hazelwood.

Grandmother to Gloria Hillier (Gary) of London, Perry Wilson (Miriam) of Scarborough, Colleen Flynn (Keith) of Waterloo and Bradley Wilson (Dianne) of Guelph.

 

Miedema EveMIEDEMA, Evertje - Passed away peacefully at Good Samaritan Seniors Complex, Alliston on Thursday July 20, 2017 in her 77th year.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Miedema.

Loving mother of Shirley Theriault (Joe), Karen Hynes (Michael), Juanita Germaine (Dave) and predeceased by Warren.

Loved oma of Michaella and Mariah.

 

Kopeschny RickKOPESCHNY, Richard 'Rick' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the age of 48. 

Beloved husband of Stacey Deneka. 

Devoted father of Gillian and Olivia. 

Dear son of Erna Kopeschny and the late Heinrich. 

 

Burke JackBURKE, John 'Jack' - Passed away in the arms of his best friend and wife Colleen on July 20, 2017.

Loving father of Cory Burke of Mississauga.

Dear grandfather of Hailey and Kiana.

Jack is predeceased by his brother Billy Burke, mother Olga Mae Burke and his grandmother Nannie Butterfill.

 

PHILIP, Diane "Bunny" - Passed peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Thursday July 20, 2017 in her 68th year.

Bunny will be sadly missed by her husband Phillip Gutwein, by her step children Stephen (Kathy) Philip, Kevin (Jan) Philip, and Karen (Michael) Cormier, by her grandchildren Christopher, Keith, and Shane, and by her sister Susan (Bob) Jones, and by her brother Nelson Boyko and his family.

 

Whiteman GeraldWHITEMAN, Gerald - Passed away peacefully on Thursday July 20, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre in his 72nd year.

Gerald, loving husband of Denelda.

Father of Shauna (John) Millsap and Mary (Joshua) Symons.

Grandfather of Grace, Aidan, Libby, Luke and Asia will be deeply missed.

 

PAGE, Sharon Elizabeth (Cooke) - Suddenly at home in Port Severn on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the age of 69. 

Beloved wife of the late James Page. 

Dear mother of the late Joe Grant (survived by Tracey), Arvid Grant, Robert Grant, Ronnie Courvoisier (Maretta) and the late Dean Courvoisier. 

Fondly remembered by her daughters-in-law Allison and Dianne Grant, and special friend Jamie “Stick” Gouge. 

 

Polk JerriePOLK, Dorothy 'Jerrie' - It is with deep sadness that the family of Dorothy “Jerrie” Polk announce her passing on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the age of 85 years at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital.

Jerrie was the much loved wife of the late Howard Polk (1997) of 48 years. They married on June 18, 1949 in Essex, Ontario.
Theirs was a true love story.

Jerrie, (Mom, Nana, GG) will be profoundly missed and forever remembered by her family, daughters Merle McCaw (David) of Huntsville, Ontario & Joanne Ernewein (Bill Howitt) of Toronto, Ontario.