LLOYD, Ilean Vera - Passed away at Fairvern Nursing Home, Huntsville on Thursday, March 30, 2017.
Beloved wife to the late George Edward Lloyd.
Mother of Dorothy Wilde of London, ON, Wally Lloyd of Huntsville, ON, Bob Lloyd of Fort McMurray, AB and Leona Lloyd (Jeff Groomes) of Dwight, ON.
Loving Grandmother to Blair Wilde (Pre-deceased), Meghan Harkness (Tim), Tracey Jennings (Brandon) and Stacey Lloyd (Fred). Great-grandmother of Emma, Abigail, Haydn, Logan, Deacon and Ruby.
BURTON, Richard “Dick” - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the age of 75.
Dick, of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Marie.
Dear Father of Dan (Alison), Suzanne (Harry Hess), Darin (Jess), Ryan (Meaghen) and Marc.
Grandfather of Emily, Lauren, Annabelle, Jack and Paige.
DAY, Mary Ellen (nee Robinson) - Dec. 6 1924 - March 30th, 2017 - Surrounded and celebrated by her family as she took her last proud breath to Vera Lynn’s “I’ll Be Seeing You”, Mary Ellen Day left us on Thursday March 30, 2017 at Victoria House in Orillia.
A force of life, love of family and laughter, Mary Ellen was in her 93rd year, living the final 12 happily in her home of 54 years after her adoring husband of 58 years, Grant Day, died in 2005.
She will always be held proudly and preciously in the hearts of her two sons and their families; Jeff, Barbara and Alex Day of Burlington and Brad, Lisa, Angela and Brandon Day, of Orillia.
RYMAL, Jacqueline - Born in Ontario on October 1, 1925, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 29, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Glen.
Loving mother of Barb Mooney, Debbie & Dav Kilpatrick.
Mother in law of Ann Hough. Predeceased by her son Stephen.
PINCENTE, Maria (nee Aceto) - Died peacefully on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood at the age of 65.
Maria of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Brampton, beloved wife of Aldo Pincente.
Loving mother of Francesco and his wife Laura and Anthony and his wife Adriana. Cherished Nonni of Angela, Alex, Mark, Julia and Ava.
Dear sister of Dorina (Antonio Campea) and Anna (Jim Drakapoulos).
TOWNES, Peggy Ann (nee Parker) - Past Matron - Lily of the Valley Chapter #141 OES, peacefully, after a short illness, at the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in her 87th year.
Peggy beloved wife of Murray Townes of 59 years.
Loving mother of Debby (Leigh) Smith of Riverview, Florida and Daniel (Colleen Freisen) Townes of Edmonton, Alberta.
Dear grandmother of Shaun Oakley of Plant City, Florida, Duane Oakley of Riverview, Florida, Bill Yule of Barrie and a great grandson.
SIPSIS, Constantinos 'Gus' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Wednesday March 29, 2017 in his 87th year.
Gus Sipsis of Orillia, beloved husband of Tessie Sipsis.
Loving father of Voula Meeks of Orillia and the late Alex Sipsis.
Cherished grandfather to Anastasia and Jonathan Meeks.
PARKE, Frank Edmund - Retired O.P.P. Officer, passed away suddenly on March 29, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie as a result of a heart attack.
Frank Parke of Barrie was in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of Edna (nee McCutcheon) for 60 years.
Frank will be greatly missed by his brother Herb Parke and his wife Gerry of Innisfil, nieces, nephews and many friends.
FERRY, Doris - Passed peacefully and with grace in her sleep, on March 29, 2017 at Brant Longterm Care Residence in Burlington Ontario. She was 94 years old.
She was the loving wife of the late Robert Ferry.
Beloved Mother of Mary Jane (Bob), Bonnie, and Phyllis May (Earl).
Doris was cherished by her Grandchildren Bradley (Sori), Kenneth (Sarah), Gregory (Elyse),Vanessa (Casey), Douglas, Robert (Anna) Kailee (Marc-Andre) and Evan.
ROACH, Isobel Edmond (McGarry) - On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, after a week at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Isobel passed away as a result of a stroke on March 22nd.
Beloved wife of Robert Charles Roach, dear mother of Robert (Ellen), Thomas (Catherine), Grandmother to Sarah (Patrick), Andrea (Peter), Hayley, Molly and Brendan, and Great Grandmother to Jade and Agnes.
Born in Niagara Falls in 1930 to Scottish parents, she lived in Niagara Falls until 1938 when her family moved back to Scotland because of the better employment opportunities. When World War II began, they returned to Niagara Falls during the U-boat threat.
JEWITT, Lawrence James “Lorne” - 1921 - 2017 - Veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force, peacefully at the Sunnybrook Veteran’s Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in his 96th year.
Beloved husband of the late Rosamond Isabella Louise (Bunty) Jewitt (nee Roberts).
Dear father to Kenneth (late Jean) Jewitt of Thornhill and Brian Jewitt (Karen Carter) of Orillia.
Loving grandfather to Christopher, Jeffrey, Brandon and Eryn.
HOGG, Stella Mae - At the age of 93, Stella passed away suddenly on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Care Centre.
Wife of the late Wesley Charles Hogg.
Mother of Frank - deceased (Ruth), Larry (Joyce), Darlene (Joe) Cousins and Ken (Maryanne).
Grandmother of Brian (Natalie), Dwayne (Sharon), Tammy (Dan), David, Matthew, Tyler, Adam (Kaitlyn), Jamie (Chris), Aaron and Richmand.
WARBOYS, Bob - Born at East Oxford, Ontario on August 31, 1930, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 28, 2017.
Beloved husband of the late Blanche.
Loving father of Joanne Warboys (Dave Lupton) and Jeff (Sonia).
Cherished grandfather of Laura & Cody, Stephanie, Meaghan, Melissa, Nathan & Conner.
Loving great grandfather of Brooklyn, Brady and Roaman.
EVANS, George Alwyn Evans - Passed away peacefully at Hospice in Barrie, Ontario, on March 28, 2017 at the age of 82, surrounded by his loving family and dog Snoopy. George courageously fought his battle with cancer, hardly slowing down, with true dignity.
George was born, raised and educated in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. He is pre-deceased by his parents Frank and Eva (nee Johnston) Evans, and two sisters Anita (Jake) Smiley and Doreen (Edward) Murray.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Diane (nee Forsyth), three daughters Kim (Stephen) Milak, Katherine (Craig) Pearson and Karen (Steve) Livesey, and three grandchildren Alexandra and Ethan Milak, and Natasha Pearson.
MORRISSEY, Patrick Joseph “Pat” - February 14, 1936 - March 28, 2017 - Surrounded by family, with the knowledge he was well loved and had everything in order, Pat passed peacefully in the hospital after putting up a good and lengthy fight.
Pat will be forever remembered by family and friends for his sharp wit, endless jokes and contagious smile.
Beloved husband of Annette (nee Hill) for 57 years.
Dearest father of Cathy Laurence (Brian) and Terry Collins (Allan).
TILSON, Donna Nancy (nee Wylie) - May 22, 1963 - March 28, 2017 - Of Scarborough and formerly of Magnetawan. Peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
Donna Tilson, beloved daughter of the late Douglas and Lois Wylie (nee Wager), was in her 54th year.
Dear sister of Linda Wylie (Ray King) and Anne Anctil (Steeve).
Donna will be fondly remembered by all of her aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
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.
Albert is formerly of Jackson's Point, beloved husband of the late Julie Elizabeth (nee Passien).
Much loved father of Bobbi-Anne Colyer (Darrel Eaton), Sherry Cuppage (deceased), Chris Colyer (Josie), Dani-Lynn Horne (Shane), Brian Colyer(Svea), and Aimee Colyer.
CRAFT, Donald Clifford - Passed away peacefully at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in his 86th year.
Don Craft of Elmvale, formerly of Midlhurst and Hillsdale, treasured husband of Maureta for 64 years.
Much loved father of Donny (Judy), Wayne (Penny), Jeannette Dumont, Tamela Purdy (Peter Brown) and Bradley (Nancy).
Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Aldon, Crystal, Stephen, Charleen, Alana, Andrew, Amanda, Nicole, Brooke and Courtney-Anne and 14 great grandchildren.
WILD, Grant James - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, brother, uncle and cousin. Grant passed away at his residence on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the age of 58.
Loving husband of Anne Wild.
Beloved brother or Martin (Virginia) Wild.
Cherished uncle of Samantha Wild, Louise Lovell, Heather Munroe, John Robinson, Erik Robinson and Kristopher Robinson.
ELLIOT, Florence Sally - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Manor on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the age of 76.
Beloved wife of the late Keith.
Dear mother of Kim (Dave) and Ivan (Denise).
Cherished grandmother of Chad, Randi, Devyn and Jordan.
LEITCH, Pamela Angeline - It is with heavy hearts the family of Pamela Leitch announce her passing at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the age of 85.
Beloved wife of John for over 63 years.
Cherished mother of Paul, Andrew, Jennifer (Bruce), Megan (Glenn), Timothy (Linda), Stacey (Rod), Mathew, Stuart (Christine) and Meredith (Bob).
She will be lovingly remembered by her 23 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
RAMIREZ, Laura Leticia - Passed away surrounded by her family at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the age of 63.
Loving Aunt, sister and friend to many. Tia will be forever remembered by her extended family and all those who had the privilege of knowing her.
A special thank you to the wonderful caring staff at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.
LEDYIT, Joyce E. - Passed away peacefully following a brief illness on Monday March 27, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.
Joyce Ledyit at the age of 82 beloved wife of the late Ernie Ledyit.
Mother of Penny Thompson (Maurice Patterson), Randy Ledyit, Ricky Leyit and Tim Ledyit.
Loving Grandmother of Sarah (Sean) Wheeler and Matthew Thompson and proud Great Grandmother of Sydney and Ben Wheeler.
DAVIS, Elizabeth 'Betty' Ann - Entered into rest at the Villa Care Centre on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the age of 85.
Predeceased by her loving husband Jack Davis.
Betty will be fondly remembered by her dear friends Jim and Juanita Zimmerman, and their families.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff of the Villa for their care and compassion.
McLENNAN, Gerald 'Ross' - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores LTC in Gravenhurst on Monday, March 27, 2017.
Ross was a loving husband to Illa and father to Gerald (Cheryl) McLennan of Bracebridge and the late Jim (Barb) McLennan of Orangeville. Grandfather of Shelley Cowan (John), Keith (Sherry) and great grandfather of Sarah and Heidi, Lisa, Lindsay, Andrea and Cody.
Ross is survived by brothers Ivan (Jean) and John (Ruth). Ross was predeceased by siblings Marvin (Jennie), Marvel (Bob) Chamberlain, Leonard, Genevieve, Nole (Deane), Nina, and Phyllis Johnson.
SIMPSON, Dennis Anthony DeCosta - Passed away peacefully at his home in Midland on March 27, 2017 at the age of 66.
Beloved husband of Jutta.
Cherished father of James Simpson, Leanne Haggart (Chris), and step-father of Carina Stewart (Tim) and Dirk Janas (Melinda).