KLUS, Peter - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 69. 

Dear brother of Karen Howe and the late Leo Klus (survived by Janette).

He will be fondly remembered by his nephew Leo (Kim), and nieces Deanna (Geoff), Sarah and their families. 


SCRIVER, Martha Elizabeth “Betty” - Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Age 93 years.

Beloved wife of the late Alvin Scriver.

Daughter of the late Rae and Martha Marshall.

Dear sister of the late Agnes and Mary.


Stauffert ErikaSTAUFFERT, Erika (nee Rebs) Stauffert - In her 92nd year peacefully joined her beloved husband, Dr. Hans Stauffert on April 2, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, ON surrounded by her family.

Erika was born on June 9, 1925 in Stuggart, Germany and married Hans on June 7, 1947. They immigrated to Canada in 1950 and moved to Barrie in 1960 to raise their children and open a family based dental practice.

Throughout their years together, they cherished family and friends and enjoyed many adventures including several bicycle trips across their native Germany. Their zest for life, support of family, and guidance will be deeply missed.


WALWORK, Evelyn - May 30, 1923 - April 2, 2017 - Evelyn and her husband Lionel operated the Craigleith General Store and gas station for over twelve years before retiring. The store was a popular stop for locals, fishermen and skiers travelling through Craigleith on Highway 26 between Collingwood and Owen Sound.

Predeceased by her husband Lionel Walwork (1998) and by her brother Thomas Armitstead, she is survived by two sisters, Frances and Gladys.

Following her husband's death, she moved to the Comox Valley in British Columbia to be near her daughter Barbara, her son Bryan and his wife, Catherine Connell.


Colin ElizabethCOLIN, Elizabeth Helena (nee Spence) - Long-time member of the C.W.L. at Guardian Angels, Sacred Heart, and St. Columbkille Parishes, passed away peacefully at the Birchmere Retirement Residence on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in her 87th year.

Loving mother of Bernadette Logan and Tim (Jill) Colin.

Devoted and proud gramma of Mark, Cobi and Ellie, Laurel and Norah.


MARKLE, Dorothea Florence - Passed away with her family by her side at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in her 84th year.

Dorothea, beloved wife of the late Keith (2003).

Loving mother of Jeff and his wife Angela of London, Lori and her husband Michael Mackay of Collingwood.

Cherished grandma of Cole. Dear sister of Elwood (Audrey) Smith, Emma Mae (and the late Mervin) Boyle, and the late Ken, Eleanor Hall and Earl.


English JohnENGLISH, John Thomas - Passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Saturday April 1, 2017 in the Collingwood Hospital with his wife at his side.

He was born on December 14th, 1928 in Paris, Ontario. John grew up in Paris, Ontario and then went on to McMaster University where he studied to become an actuary.

He was an actuary in Boston and Louisville for a number of years, and then returned to Canada where he became President of Toronto Mutual Life in Toronto, where he would go on to meet the love of his life.


Story DickSTORY, Richard 'Dick' - Passed away with family by his side at Hillcrest Village on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the age of 84.

Loving father of Brian, Richard (Debora), Dwayne (Pam), Bob, Derek (Janice) and Joy Story.

Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Joshua, Tyler, Vincent, Amber, Chad, Clifford, Christopher, Charlie, Kelton, Jacob, Nicholas and Spencer.

Dear great grandfather of seven.


McIntaggart LenaMCINTAGGART, Angelina "Lena" (nee Valentine) - Passed away peacefully at the Villa Care Centre on Saturday April 1, 2017 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late John McIntaggart.

Loving mother of John, Douglas and Katherine.

Predeceased by her siblings Leona Fleming (Albert) and Victor.


Tidbury MaggieTIDBURY, Margaret "Maggie" (Formerly Niblock) (nee Edwards) - Passed away peacefully at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 1, 2017.

Loving wife of the late Kenneth Mark Tidbury.

Beloved mother of Bryan Niblock of Alberta and Bruce Niblock of Orillia.

Proud grandmother of Samantha and Evan Niblock.


COOMBES, Ida Marguerite - March 23, 1916 - April 1, 2017 - Of Oshawa and formerly of Sundridge. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in her 102nd year.

Ida Coombes (nee Field), beloved wife of the late Fred Coombes.

Ida will be missed by her daughter Alice Head (late Jim), grandson Richard Head, son William Coombes and William's family.

Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Evans BobEVANS, Bob - Passed away peacefully at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Carolyn Evans (nee Conn).

Loved father of Michael Evans and Jason Evans (Sabrina Stickland).

Grandfather of Ashley Lissets,TiffanyEvans, Dylan Evans, Joseph Bailey, Makayla Stickland and Damian Evans.


CALLOW, Ellie Lavon - Kristen & Corey Callow and their daughters Taylor & Aliza, welcomed Ellie Lavon Callow into the world on February 7, 2017. Sadly, Ellie passed away on April 1, 2017.

Ellie will be cherished and missed dearly by her family.

Granddaughter of Nancy & Tim Field, Janet & Les Dunsmore and Greg Callow.

Ellie is survived by her aunts, uncles and cousins.


Plowright AlPLOWRIGHT, Albert Lawrence 'Al' - Died suddenly on Friday March 31, 2017 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 80th year.

Al of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Judy for over 40 years.

Loving father of Mary (Wayne Stokes), Albert Jr., Angela Boyd, Shawn (Ruth), Brenda Giovanatto and Greg (Denise Williams).

Cherished grandfather of Colin (Jessica), Kurtt (Vanessa), Earl, Brock, Crystal, Lisa, Jerry, Joshua, Sydny and Eric.


COLYER, Brian "Albert"  - Passed away peacefully at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in his 73rd year.

Born in Toronto, son of the late Robert and Olive Colyer.


VERSTRATEN, Cornelius 'Cory' - Of New Lowell, ON, passed away peacefully (after a lengthy illness), at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, on Friday, March 31, 2017, in his 73rd year.

Beloved Husband of Carol.

Loving Father of George (Bonnie) and Jeffrey.

Cherished Grandfather of Jeffery, Andrew and Austin.

Dearest Great-Grandpa of Cieanna and Emma.


Chomiak RichardCHOMIAK, Richard Lawrence - Died suddenly on Friday March 31, 2017 at the age of 53.

Richard formerly of Wasaga Beach, much loved father of Alexis and Sydney.

He is also be sadly missed by their mother Paula, his brother Lee and his wife Kim, his step-sisters Tammy House and her wife Janet Baker and Trish and her husband Peter Carnevale, his mother Evelyn, his father Larry, his mother-in-law Michele and her husband Kevin Inglis, sister-in-law Sonia and her husband Jim Van Roestel, brother-in-law David Draper and his wife Sheri and his cherished nieces and nephews – Jack, Skyler, Adam, Sophie, Cheryl and Jamie, Josh and Carole, and Max and great nephew Jase.


HOARE, Peter Richard - WWII - Retired 43 year employee of C.I.B.C. Bank Manager in Toronto and a long-time member of St. James' Anglican Church, Orillia, Peter passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the Leacock Care Centre on Friday, March 31, 2017, in his 98th year.

Beloved husband of the late Beverley J. Hessel of Orillia, formerly of Kitchener Waterloo, London and Toronto.

Loving father of Barbara Orell & husband Steven Case of Whitby and Deborah Richardson & husband Jeffrey of Mississauga.

Proud Grampy of Conner & Kyle Orell, Logan & Trent Richardson and Rachel & Aidan Case.


Pepper KathrynPEPPER, Kathryn M.E. (nee Hagedorn) - Gone home to her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the age of 61.

Beloved wife of John Pepper.

Dear mother of Nathan, Adam (Tracee), Bethany Gonzalez (Galvin), Mary Pepper and love related daughter Crystal Schwemler.

Cherished grandmother of Gemma and love related grandchildren Haylie, Emma and Brylee.


Clairmont MarianneCLAIRMONT, Marianne - Peacefully at the Simcoe Manor in Beeton on Friday, March 31, 2017 in her 88th year.

Marianne was the beloved wife to John Clairmont of Alliston formerly of Gravenhurst.

Beloved mother to Cathleen (Peter) Vanderpost of Utopia, Michael (Michele) Clairmont of Barrie and Brian (Karen) Clairmont also of Barrie.

Much loved grandmother to Glen, Blair, Steven, Keith and Kaitlyn.

Beloved sister to Erna Freison, Peter (Justina) Penner, Thelma Reimer, Catherine (John) Lerch and Corney (Sondra) Penner.


Loftus MarjLOFTUS, Marjorie Edith - October 30, 1931 - March 31, 2017 - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Marjorie.

Left to mourn is her husband of 73 years, Bill, children Levina Ugolini of Mission, B.C., Susan (Wayne) Flemming of Orillia, Ronald (Gail) Loftus of Mississauga and Karen (Ian) Bennett of Brampton as well as 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Marjorie was predeceased by her children Gwen Todd, Bob and Bill Loftus, 2 sons-in-law and 1 grandchild.


Newnham MikeNEWNHAM, Michael Henry - Of Sandy Cove Acres, passed away at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, on Friday, March 31, 2017 in his 79th year.

Survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Nesta (nee Hampton).

Loving father of Theresa (Jim) Schefter of Glencairn, and Beverley (David) Clark of Lefroy.

Cherished grandfather of David (Megan) Schefter of Lucan, Allie (Emil) Schefter of Barrie, Vincent Russomanno of Newmarket, Emma and Kevin Clark of Lefroy.


Guay ArmandGUAY, Armand Robert - Died peacefully on Friday March 31, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie at the age of 60.

Bob of Stayner, dear father of Michelle (Jason Churchley), Amanda Guay and Lori-ann (Bill Mathis).

Grandfather of Justin Churchley (Krista Pardy), Brandon Churchley, Tiera Guay, Noah and Emma Guay-Hillman and Jaiden, Lexi, Kaleb and Shayla Mathis and to great grandchildren Kylie and Parker Churchley.


FLOOK, Harry KennethKen” - Retired Manager of magazine distributions, after a long period of illness, Ken passed away peacefully at Mill Creek Care Center, Barrie, Friday, March 31, 2017, in his 87th year.

Ken, husband of Doreen, for nearly 65 years.

Father to Gary (Alison), Stephen, Janet (Dave), Andrew and Jennifer (John). 

He will be fondly remembered by his 12 grandchildren and his great granddaughter and great grandson. 


RUMBALL, Ann Marilyn - Peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Ann Marilyn Rumball of Coldwater, beloved wife of Lionel Rumball.

Loving mother of Ellen (Tom), Michael (Sheri), Sylvia (Paul) and John (Kimberley).

Loved grandmother of Alexandra, Andrew, Brandon, Clayton, Bradley, Meaghan and Rebecca.


KANTOR, Andrew 'Andy' - Faithful member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Thursday, March 30th, 2017. Age 89 years.

Beloved husband of the late Inge for 58 years. Survived by his loving sister Aranka.

Predeceased by his dear sister in law Christa Strasburger.

Fondly remembered by his family and friends.