Yane MarionYANE, Marion - Peacefully passed away at Bradford Valley Care Community on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 88.

Mamie Yane (nee Pidhirny) of Aurora and formerly of Scarborough, beloved wife of the late Harry Yane.

Loving mother of Terri (Jon) Danovic, Karen (Luc) Babineau and Kathi (Tom) Brattengeier.

Proud grandma of Jonathan, Melissa; Danielle; Jessi; and great grandma of Rudy.

Greenwood DonnaGREENWOOD, Donna Jean (nee Wren) - Passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 surrounded by family at The West Parry Sound Health Centre, in her 78th year.

Beloved wife of Clifford for 62 years, and loving mother of Ted (Karen) and Susan (Randy).

Proud grandmother of Kyle, Clinton, Alison, and Bradley (Brittany).

Survived by sister Joan Hewson (Martin) and Lawrence Wren (Eileen).

Predeceased by her parents Christopher and Ena Wren (Farley), sisters Freida Hardy, Mary van Ry, Naida Reynolds & Audrey Hollard, brothers Rod, Norris, Doug and Lloyd Wren.

Bailey HaroldBAILEY, Harold - Passed away peacefully at the I.O.O.F. Seniors Homes Barrie, on Friday, February 2, 2018 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Dorothy Bailey.

Loved father of Brent Bailey (Barb DeMaria), Marcia Kennedy and Dale Bailey.

Loving grandfather of Scott Kennedy (Kim), Robyn Kennedy (Keaton), Jayden Bailey, Dylan Thompson and great-grandfather of Myles and Mason Kennedy.

Webster CarolWEBSTER, Carol (nee Healey) - May 29, 1956 – February 2, 2018 - Passed away peacefully at Campbell House Residential Hospice in Collingwood last Friday at the age of 61.

By her side was her beloved partner of 32 years, Michael, her brother Steven and her dear friends Sue, Kathy and Liane.

Carol of Thornbury is survived by her partner Michael Gillett of Thornbury; loving mother Marion Healey of Collingwood; brothers Gary (Beverly) of Wasaga Beach and Steven (Tammy) of Deer Lake, Newfoundland; children Nicole (Clint) of Vancouver, Christopher (Celina) of London, England, Gregory (Tove) of Oakville, and Paul (Sherry) of Qingdao, China; grandchildren Mathilda of Oakville and Ethan of Vancouver; and nephews Steven of Pemberton, Robert of Collingwood and Gregory of Wasaga Beach.

Bowen MarilynBOWEN, Marilyn Irene (Bishop) - Passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 73 years. 

Beloved wife of Jack Bowen. 

Dear mother of Jerry (Monika), Cathie Greenhalgh (Blake) and Dan. 

Loving grandmother of Mandi, Mackenzie, Matthew, Dustin, Skylar and Rylee. 

Predeceased by her parents Reginald and Frazina Bishop.

STEWART, Elizabeth "Betty" Donaldson (nee Landles) - Passed away peacefully at the Birchmere Retirement Residence, Orillia on Friday February 2, 2018 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Stewart.

Survived by her son Bruce (Janet) and grandson Locrin (Rachel).

Knox RickyKNOX, Ricky Alan - Passed away suddenly at home on Friday February 2, 2018 at the age of 60.

Ricky, loving partner of Dalrene Dorman.

Loved brother of Wendy (Dino), Patti & husband Gary, Bob & wife Sue, Jim & wife Chris, and Kathy.

Predeceased by his parents Bob & Joyce Knox and his sister Susan.

Great uncle to many Crystal & Kevin, Becky & Paul, Cori, Robert & Ashley, Errol, Emily, Nicky, Jay, Jody & Mike, Jennifer, Danny, Emily, Brian, Jessica & Jesse, Amanda & Chris and many great nieces and nephews.

Courvoisier GerryCOURVOISIER, Gerry Marie - (Longtime-Member - Church of the Guardian Angels C.W.L.) - Peacefully at Champlain Manor, Orillia surrounded by family on February 2, 2018; in her 80th year.

Gerry Courvoisier (nee Cusson), of Orillia beloved wife of the late Ronald A. Courvoisier.

Loving mother of Rockland Courvoisier of Calgary, Alberta; Rod Courvoisier & partner Cyndie of Orillia; Shane Courvoisier of Vanucouver, B.C.; and the late Steven Todd.

Loving grandmother of Cara Marie, Matthew, Robert, Kevin, Derrick, Dennis, Joseph, Morgan & Jordan.

Dear sister of Dan; Randy (Devon); Tim (Dee); Cliff; Cecile (John Storey); Maggie (Joe Romanko); Louis & Dennis both predeceased.

Campbell NoelCAMPBELL, Noel Brooks - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of 52 years to Sandra (nee Cameron).

Dear father of Glenn Clifford Campbell. Brother of Lee Brad Campbell (Linda).

Brother-in-law of Joan Heck (predeceased by Gerald), Gordon Cameron (Rita) and John Cameron (Kelly).

He will sadly missed by his extended family and friends.

Demianiuk KatharineDEMIANIUK, Katharine (nee Wach) - Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 1, 2018, in her 99th year.

Loving wife of the late Michael.

Cherished mother of Mary (Dr. Vladimir Hachinski), Stella (David Davies), Pat (Ed Markoulakis) and Michael (Sophie).

Grandma to 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Stella Olynik (Walter).

Hann LillianHANN, Lillian (nee Martin) - Longtime employee of Fern Resort, suddenly but peacefully at home on Thursday February 1, 2018 in her 87th year.

Lillian Hann, of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Rex Hann.

Loving mother of Ron Hann and wife Krista of Orillia.

Proud Nanny of McKayla, Kyle and Ava.

Loving sister of George Martin of Orillia, Laura Luscombe (predeceased) and husband Roy.

FRANCE, Helen Muriel (nee Allsopp) - Died peacefully, at the Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the age of 89 years.

Helen France beloved wife of Robert G. France of Orillia.

She will be sadly missed by her daughter Jane Kirk, son Terry (Kathy) Kirk, grandson Rob (Allison) Kirk and great granddaughter Jordan.

Predeceased by her parents Herbert & Muriel Allsopp and first husband Gordon Kirk.

Pearsall CarolPEARSALL, Carol (nee Langley) - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Thursday February 1, 2018 in her 72nd year.

Beloved wife of 53 years to Jim Pearsall.

Loving mother of Carolynn Patton (Chris) and predeceased by Brad (Pauline).

Grandma of Alyssa, Alex, Brandon and Kaitlyn.

Sister of Larry (Brenda), Kathy (George), Johnny, Jenny (Rob) and Charlotte (David).

Bellisle LeonardBELLISLE, Leonard - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Thursday February 1, 2018 in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of 64 years to Sharon Bellisle (nee Pelletier).

Loving father of Steven Bellisle (Linda), Laurie Playne (Kenneth) and Tanis Bellisle (Daniel Desjardins).

Pese of Sarah, Patrick, Jeffrey, Virginia and Karlie.

Brother of Gerrard and predeceased by Ronald, Bertha, Irene and Anita.

McKinnon MelvinMCKINNON, Melvin Frank - July 2, 1942 - February 1, 2018 - With great sadness we would like to announce the passing of Melvin Frank McKinnon. He died peacefully at home.

Loving husband to Donna, father to Billy, Donna Jean, Cyndi, Peggy and Melvie.

Beloved brother, grandfather and great grandfather.

Melvin served and protected as a sergeant for the Innisfil/South Simcoe Police Department.

He was a long standing member of the ANAF club. 

TRUSTRUM, Barry Douglas - At his home Oro-Medonte on Thursday February 1, 2018 in his 75th year. 

Beloved father of Susanne Trustrum-Agro (Sam), Steven Trustrum (Erin) and Andrea Dupuis (Craig). 

Loving grandfather of Madelyn, Lucas, Troy and William. 

Dear brother of Donald Trustrum.

Harvey JohnHARVEY, John Blackwell 'Jack' - WWII - At Spencer House Orillia, on Thursday February 1, 2018 in his 95th year. 

John Harvey of Orillia, beloved husband of Isobel Marion Harvey (nee Wilson) of 71 years. 

Loving father of Brian (Edith), Louise Harvey-predeceased, Lee (Laurie) and Barbara McNichol (Paul).  

Cherished grandfather of seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. 

Dear brother of Ralph Harvey and the late Donald, Paul and George Harvey. 

Cormier DennisCORMIER, Dennis Joseph Sr. - WWII - We said goodbye to Dennis Joseph Cormier Sr. WW2 Veteran, on February 1, 2018, at Lakeland Long Term Care in Parry Sound.

His loving wife and best friend Marie (Yeates) was by his side until the end after 65 years of marriage.

Dennis was born in Parry Sound to the late Joseph and Charlotte (Salter) and was a younger brother to the late Louise "Toots" (Leo) LeBlanc and Irene (Norm) Trembath.

His children Linda (Bob) Harley, Charmaine (Peter) Russell, and Denny Cormier will miss their dad who was always there to help out whenever needed.

Billlson GeorgeBILLSON, George Frederick - Peacefully at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia, surrounded by his family, on Thursday February 1, 2018; in his 86th year.

George Billson, formerly of Willowdale, survived by his loving wife Eunice (nee Wice) of 58 years.

Loving father of Brenda and husband Pierre Chamberland of Orillia and Wayne Billson of Newmarket.

Dear grandfather of Victoria Hart (Graydon) of Keswick, Benjamin Chamberland, Laura Chamberland and Eric Chamberland all of Orillia (Ottawa).

Great grandfather of Caleb and Isabella Hart.

Smith MurraySMITH, Murray John - With deep sadness the family announces the peaceful passing at home of Murray Smith on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Born in Beebe, Quebec, he lived in many areas throughout Ontario during his 32 yr career with the RCMP, before retiring in Victoria Harbour, Ont. 

Predeceased by his mother Edna Dawson Smith and father Robert Smith, his brother Dawson and sister Bonnie.

He is survived and missed by his loving wife Mary - together for 56 yrs of marriage, his son Dawson (Nancy), his daughter Kathy (Damir), 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.


Clayton RalphCLAYTON, Ralph Gordon - Passed away peacefully at Trillium Manor, Orillia on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 with his family by his side.

Ralph started Culligan Water Conditioning business in Barrie in 1970 and his family is still continuing his legacy to this day.

Beloved husband of Violet for 60 years.

Loving father of Brad Clayton (Jennifer), Randy Clayton (Shirley) and Cindy Rathwell (Stephen).

Cherished grandpa of Jessica Zelman (Jason), Grant Clayton, Steffanie Miller (Matthew), Julia Clayton, Jacob Clayton and Carly Clayton.

Partridge CarleenPARTRIDGE, Carleen Evelyn (Wheatley) - Passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, in her 90th year.

Carleen was born in Leamington, Ontario to Margaret (Dodge) Wheatley from Walpole Island First Nation, and James Edward Wheatley from Wasauksing First Nation.

She was the loving wife of Ernest “Ernie” Arnold Partridge (predeceased), and sister of Langford Wheatley, Doreen Wheatley (predeceased), Lloyd Douglas Wheatley (Doreen) (predeceased), Pat Eagle Denning (Ed) (predeceased), and Daniel Sylvester Wheatley.

Carleen was the matriarch of five generations. Loving mother of Cheryle Partridge (Peter predeceased); Dale Copegog (Hector); and Darryl Partridge (Heather).

Brown NealBROWN, Neal Howard - Died peacefully on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood in his 90th year.

Neal of Stayner, beloved husband of the late Joan (2013).

Loving father of Barry, Daniel (Robyn) and James.

Cherished grandfather of Naomi and Meagan.

Neal is also survived by his sisters Mary (Dick Prosser), Helen (Claydon Plater) and Peggy (David Wilson) and his nieces and nephews.

Kroeger KurtKROEGER, Kurt Uwe Tasker Jens - On Wednesday January 31, 2018, at 9:35pm, Kurt Kroeger succumbed to the injuries he sustained on October 21, 2017. After a 102 day battle for life, he passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family and close friends, at Hospice Simcoe.

On Saturday October 21, 2017 at 10:04pm, Kurt Kroeger suffered a life-altering tragedy.

Born July 23, 1996, the only child of Armin Kroeger and Iris (Cluney) Kroeger, Kurt spent most of his early childhood in Angus, Ontario. He was raised by his father who denied him nothing and by a stay-home mother who gave him everything.

DITTRICK, Cecilia Irene - Passed away peacefully at the Pines on January 31, 2018 at 12:26pm with her daughter Blanche at her side.

Born September 28th 1917 in Cornwall to Hortence and Francis Aquin. She was the fourth child of six. Mel, Muriel, Marie, Cecil and Claude. Loving wife of 30 years to Phillip Dittrick.

Mother of Blanche, Bob and Gary. Grandmother to Tawnya, Sean, Beckie, Michelle, Lizzie, Robbie, Kelly, Amanda, Chrissy, Katie and Sean. Great Grandmother to many loved great grandchildren.

Shwedo HaroldSHWEDO, Marion Harold - At Trillium Manor, Orillia on Wednesday January 31, 2018 in his 93rd year. 

Marion Shwedo, beloved husband of the late Pauline Theresa Shwedo (nee Zamostny).  

Loving father of Gloria Maloney (Glen), Virginia Atkinson (John), Paulette Shwedo (Ted), Sharon Searward (Norm),and the late Mark Shwedo.

Cherished Grandfather of Paula, Dianna, Kimberly, Mark, Shane, Veronica, Tanya, Trevor and Terra.