BOWDEN, Marjorie Beatrice - Peacefully at Oak Terrace, Orillia surrounded by her loving family on September 25, 2017 at the age of 104.

Marjorie Bowden of Orillia beloved wife of the late Leonard F. Bowden.

Loving mother of Brian Bowden & wife Helva and Raymond Bowden & wife Lynda.

Dear grandmother of Shaun Bowden & wife Lee-Anne and Heather Bowden and great grandmother of Daryl, Aleesha and Walker Bowden.


Rittershofer BillRITTERSHOFER, William 'Bill' - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, on September 25, 2017.

Bill Rittershofer, of Midland, in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of Toni.

A dedicated family man and the dear father of Perry (Bev).


Baluke GerdinaBALUKE, Gerdina - Passed away peacefully on September 25, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Daughter of the late Aart and Antonia Van Hardeveld.

Beloved mother of Angela Wildman and Brie (Stuart) Kraft.

Loving sister of Yvonne (Douglas) Brown.

Dear Oma of Thea, Sydney, Poppy and Will.


Ambeau PeterAMBEAU, Peter - Born at Parry Sound, Ontario on August 17, 1949, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on September 25, 2017.

Dear father of David and the late Shawn.

Loving grandfather of Noah and Ethan.

Loving campanion of Barbara.


Hillier DorothyHILLIER, Dorothy Joan (née Vedd) - Of Bala, passed away peacefully with family by her side at South Muskoka Memorial Monday, September 25, 2017. Age 83 years.

Beloved wife of the late William H. Hillier.

Loving mother of William J.(Annie) Hillier.

Doting sister of Ronald (Iris) and Harold (Beverly) Vedd.


White JoanWHITE, Joan (Belary) - February 3, 1929-September 25, 2017 - Passed away suddenly at her home in Midland on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Joan was the loving mother of Leslie Carlton and Tim White (Maureen).

She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her five grandchildren Tracy (Ron) Raitt, Tammy (Nixon) Arboite, Shelley (Dilen) Carlton, Andrew and Kaitlyn (Tye) White.


MCMILLEN, June Elizabeth - Passed away with family by her side on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, in her 61st year.

Beloved wife of Dave McMillian.

Cherished sister of Gerry Ferguson, James Ferguson, and predeceased by sisters Janice Ferguson, Judith Ferguson and Jennifer Ferguson.

June will be greatly missed and fondly remember by her many nieces and nephews.


Ford KathleenFORD, Kathleen Bernice - Passed away suddenly at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital on Sunday September 24, 2017 at the age of 92.

Kay of Stayner, beloved wife of the late Robert Ford.

Loving mother of David (Jane) Ford, Paul (Wendy) Ford, Richard Ford (MaryBeth MacDonald) and Nora (Gary) Montgomery.


CRONK, Linda (nee Hunter) - With great sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Linda Cronk while surrounded by her family at Hospice Simcoe on Sunday September 24, 2017 in her 70th year.

Beloved wife and best friend of Bryan for 53 years.

Dear mother of Blair Cronk, and Stephanie Bencze (Doug).

Survived by brothers Garry Hunter (Jane), and Brian Hunter (Kathy).


comission PaulCOMISSION, Paul William - Paul died at age 65 on Sunday, September 24, 2017 after a 14 year battle with heart failure. He was joking to the end and peacefully slipped away as the doctors at Toronto General Hospital struggled to save him.

Paul was the much loved husband of Michael Anne MacDonald Comission, caring and devoted father of Andrew and his wife Amanda, Christopher and his wife Lea and the adored and adoring "Gumpah" – emphasis on the "Pah" - of Cali and Lauren Comission.

Paul is also survived by his mother Pearl Comission of Port Carling and his brother Michael Comission of Port Carling.


PUTTICK, William James A. Puttick - Died peacefully on Sunday morning, September 24, 2017 at age 72. 

Bill had been staying at a wonderful hospice care facility in Owen Sound, Ontario since the end of August, where he received love, outstanding care, comfort and support from a dedicated staff. 

Sincere appreciation to all family members, friends, medical, professional and nursing staff and volunteers who supported Bill with such love and kindness throughout the 2 1/2 years of his battle with cancer. 


LEPARD, Carmen Ross - Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 23, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of June (nee; Ostertag) for over 65 years.

Proud father of Linda Levesque (Remi), Roger (Predeceased), Alan (Christine) and Jack (Linda).

Cherished grandfather of 13, great grandfather of 16 and great great grandfather of 1.


WATSON, Irene - Surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 23rd 2017. Peacefully and with grace, Irene passed away at the age of 97 years.

Predeceased by her husbands George Watson (1960) and Allan Albery (1998).

Dear sister of Harry Hewison (Pauline) and Russell Hewison (Mary).

Predeceased by her brother Bob Hewison (2010) and his wife Helen (2017).


Hancock BettyHANCOCK, Betty Barbara (Corbiere) - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Villa Retirement Lodge, Midland on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her husband Wallace Keith Hancock.

Loving Mother of Ernie (Patty), Frank (Guy), Susan (Blair), Glen (Jill), Allan (Kris), Mark (Donna) and predeceased  by her son Raymond.

Cherished grandmother of Nicole, David, Bryan, Ernie, Lindsay, Martha, Alisha and Keira and great-grandchildren Quest, Essence, Lola, Jacob and Benjamin.


Marritt RubyMARRITT, Ruby Ellen (nee Pratt) - Went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in her 98th year at Simcoe Terrace, Barrie.

Ruby was predeceased by her beloved husband Donald of 58 years and son Bruce.

Ruby will be deeply missed by her daughter Barbara Anne and husband Robert Edward Leyland of Midhurst.

She was dear grandmother (Omi) to Elizabeth Anne (John) and Matthew (Guida).


WILES, Brian - Passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on September 23, 2017 at the age of 76.

An active member and supporter of the Barrie YMCA for over 50 years, Brian participated enthusiastically in a variety of community sports. His passion for physical activity, his ability to put fun into fitness and his love of kids were strongly evident throughout his long career as an educator. Principal at five elementary schools in the Simcoe County District School Board, he was also Principal of several rural schools before the current board was formed.


Monk AndrewMONK, Andrew Malcolm - Passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Cameron).

Loving father of David and his wife Fiona of Milton, and Leanna and her husband Edwin Carter of Vaughan.

Proud grandfather of Calum, Jamie, Keira, Isla and Gavin.


McCullough TraceyMCCULLOUGH, Tracey Delmor - Peacefully with his family at his side at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday September 23, 2017 in his 76th year. 

Tracey McCullough of Orillia, beloved husband of Virginia ”Ginny” McCullough (nee Jones) of 51 years. 

Loving father of Julie McGuinness (Chris), Lisa McCullough (Grant Hewitt) and Cheryl McCullough. 

Loving grandfather of Dylan, Caiden, Kieran, Olivia, Payton, Brooke and Brady. 


Baverstock PatBAVERSTOCK, Patricia ‘Pat’ - Peacefully with her daughter Shelly by her side on Saturday September 23, 2017 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jim Baverstock.

Dear mother of Shelly Speakman.

Predeceased by sons George and Greg Muriwske.


THORPE, Joyce Maryln (Campbell) - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 23, 2017, in her 86th year. 

Joyce is survived by her beloved husband Delmer, whom she married on September 3, 1955. 

Dear mother of Rob, Donna (Paul), Steven and the late Richard (Loretta). 

Loving grandmother of Jacqueline (Ben), Emily (Graham), Christina and Lilah. 


Pickett JoePICKETT, Joseph Sidney 'Joe' - June 13, 1931 – September 23, 2017 - With family by his side, Joe peacefully passed away at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Saturday September 23, 2017 at the age of 86.

Son of the late Thomas Pickett and Queenie Burton.

Beloved husband of 64 years to Barbara Pickett (Seebeck).

Loving father of Joe G. Pickett, Kathy Robinson (Mike), Nancy Zurba (Iwan) and Larry Pickett.


Ogger AnneOGGER, Anneliese Christine (nee Buecking) - Died peacefully on Friday September 22, 2017 at Campbell House, Collingwood in her 88th year.

Anneliese of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of Karl Ogger for over 58 years.

Loving mother of Heiko Buecking and his wife Betty-Jane and Robert Ogger and his wife Alisa.

Cherished Oma of Sandra, Krista, Karl and Keira and to great granddaughter Adele.


Brown RichardBROWN, John 'Richard' Eames - It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Richard Brown at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, Bracebrdige, Ontario on Friday, September 22, 2017.

Richard left a significant imprint on the lives of those who knew him.

He is survived by his Mother Jacqueline, siblings David, Daniel, Jonathan, Timothy and Andrew and Marie Sade and Dori Gruneaux.

He will be greatly missed.


Hanney DonHANNEY, Donald Patrick - (October 18, 1928 – September 22, 2017) -

With great sadness, we announce the death of Donald Patrick Hanney. After a courageous struggle, he left us peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Friday, September 22, 2017 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Linda Groves. Chosen family of Cindy Ryerse (Collin) Lisa Groves, Ezra Groves (Nancy) Grandpa, and Papa, to Emily, Jessica, Sal and Sarah.

Don also had three children Juanita, Peter, and Paul by a previous marriage to Barbara Woodstock. Three grandchildren Paul, Ian and Emma.

Predeceased by wife Frances Ann North and Brother Bill Hanney of Millbrook.


JEFFERIES, Barbara Ann (Bell) - Passed away peacefully with her two daughters by her side, after a short illness, on September 20, 2017.

Barbara originally came from the Coldwater area and has resided in Newmarket for most of her married life.

Barbara is the wife of James Jefferies (predeceased) and has left behind her two daughters, Jo-Anne Newland (Jamie) and Deena Balsdon (Robb).

She leaves behind five beautiful grand children: Christopher Balsdon (Chandler), Brianne Roberts (Ben), Kyle Balsdon (Holly), Jeffrey Newland and Sheilagh Newland.


Hanna TerryHANNA, Terry Gray - Passed away suddenly at home on Friday, September 22, 2017, at the age of 68.

Terry was the cherished father of Sean, Adrian and Harrison.

Very proud grandpa to Maclay.

Beloved son of the late Harold and Erma.

Terry loved spending time with his siblings Brian, Jill, Gary, Reta, Jed, Jan, Joy, Marie, Shelley and Joel.