KOUTROUMPIS, John (Ioannis) Koutroumpis - Peacefully departed this life on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in Barrie, Ontario with his wife Sophia at his side following a short battle with prostate cancer.
In addition to being survived by Sophia, his wife of 49 years, John precedes his oldest son Peter and his wife Stacia along with youngest son Theodore and his wife Jennifer. John follows his mother Argirou and father George, and brother Dimitros in death, while being survived by his sister Nikki Petinos of Loutraki, Greece.
LEE, Robert George 'Bob' - (October 31, 1932 - October 12, 2017) - Bob passed away peacefully at age 84 in Orillia, ON.
He is survived by his children Colin (Bonnie), Mia and Karen (Tim and their children Cameron, Drew, Grace and Matthew), their mother Charlotte and his sister Elisabeth (Gord).
Many thanks to Wendy and the staff at the Leacock Care Centre for their kindness with Bob these last few years.
Bob had an adventurous life and lived it to the fullest. Growing up in Toronto, Bob and Libby were raised by their parents Eleanor and Harold in their happy home on Briar Hill. He attended North Toronto Collegiate HS and was a member of the track and field team. After high school and a brief stint at U of T in the Forestry program, Bob went off into the world of mining and geology and had many adventures around the world.
HART, Joseph Albert - July 17, 1931 to October 12, 2017 - The Hart family is sad to announce the passing of Joe Hart in Barrie, Ontario.
Born in Eriksdale, Manitoba, he relocated to England with his family as an infant and returned to Canada as a young man.
Joe joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in 1951, serving with the U.N. forces in Korea, where he was wounded, then transferring to the Canadian Provost Corps in 1953 serving in Canada and with NATO forces in Europe. Barrie became his chosen home.
Joe was predeceased by his beloved wife, Doreen, in 2004, and by his parents, William and Margaret Hart (née Matheson); siblings Christine, Charles, Bertha (Bea), Kenneth, Donald, Norman, James, Milton (Bill), Margaret, Gordon, Harold and Sheila.
HODGSON, Tony - Born at Chapman Twsp, Ontario on May 13, 1924, passed away at Orillia, Ontario on October 11, 2017.
Beloved husband of the late Beryl.
Dear father of Paul and his wife Susan, Wayne, Judi and Jim.
Loving grandfather Kevin & Valerie, Janis, Craig, Vincent & Naiomi, Karen & Paul, Tanya & Brad, Susan & Blair, David, Tina & Ben, Justin & Jamie, and Katharin.
AUSTIN, Harold Maurice - Passed peacefully with family by his side at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, ON, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in his 84th year.
Harold, beloved husband of Winnie (nee Scott) for 38 years.
Loving father of Corey (Danni-Lynn) Austin, Tammy (Dale Synnott) Austin-Synnott, and the late Sherry McGee, step-father of Leonard (Nadia) Waddell, Ronald Waddell and Kevin Waddell.
Dear grandpa, great-grandpa and great-great-grandpa of many and brother of 11.
THOMPSON, Pat - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Pat Thompson on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, just shy of her 71st birthday.
Pat is lovingly remembered by her brothers Don (Marion) and Ken (Chris) of Huntsville.
Dear Aunt to Jennifer (Andre) Wahl of Huntsville, Meredith Thompson of Toronto, Tara (Bob) Hall of Huntsville and Geoff (Nicole) Thompson of Calgary and dear Step Aunt to Brent (Tascha) Stapleton of Huntsville and Brad Stapleton of Orono.
Great Aunt to Cambria, Jadeyn, Ashley, Kayla, Brandon and Alyssa.
MCNEIL, John W. - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
John McNeil in his 79th year loving husband of Mary McNeil.
Father of Cindy Bougeous, Diane (Mike) Pulkinghorn, Jim (Shelley) McNeil and Sandra McNeil.
Proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
QUIRK, Keith Castle - Passed peacefully with his family by his side at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Wednesday October 11, 2017 in his 92nd year.
Keith will be sadly missed by his children Janice (Daniel) Phillips, Sherry (Karl) Deutschmann, Robin Quirk, Laura Quirk (Ron Armstrong), Amanda Quirk (Stuart Read), and Sarah Quirk (David Sutherland); by his grandchildren Jennie, Nathan, Nigiel, Leisie, Christoph, Caroline, Irene, Natalie, Adaline, and Rowyn, by 3 great grandchildren, and by his brother Richard (Bronwen).
Keith is predeceased by his sister Glenise.
RYFELJ, Roman - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at Campbell House in his 86th year.
Roman, beloved husband of Josee.
Loving father of the late Michele (Darryl Hirsch) will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
MCLEAN, Ross - Passed away suddenly at his Residence, Minesing on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
Ross McLean, age 83. Beloved husband of Rita (Belcourt).
Dear father of Jamie (Terry) McLean, Brent (Jane), Robert (Denise), Michele (Jim) Harris and Greg (Cheryl) McLean.
Loved grandfather of Karley, Kelcey, Michael, Evan, Zachary, Emily, Nicole, Alex, Calden and Aislynne.
Brother of Linda (Murray) Van Rassel, Helen (the late Bill) McEvoy and the late Ruth & George Lucas.
BELEC, Roland Henri - Passed away suddenly at Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at the age of 69.
Roland, beloved husband of Celine (nee Roy).
Loving father of Sylvie, Angele and Lucie.
Proud grandfather of Gabrielle, Evangelene and Emmett.
LATENDRESSE, Shirley (nee Borrow) - Peacefully surrounded by her family at Grove Park Home Barrie on Wednesday October 11, 2017 in her 90th year.
Dear mother of Betty Read (Bruce), Brenda Lapointe (Gord), David Latendresse (Pam), Allan Latendresse (Pat), and Donna Latendresse (Mike).
Proud Grandma of 10 and Great Grandma of 12.
Survived by her sisters Audrey Webb, Betty Trottier, Eileen Graham, Donna Simpkin, Gerogetta Marshall, Iva-Jean Andrews, and Heather Borrow.
PORRETTA, Maria - Peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Heath Care Centre in Barrie on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at the age of 88.
Beloved wife of the late Loreto Porretta.
Dear Mother of Antonio (Late Betty), Angelo, Loreto Jr., and Paul.
Proud Mama of Kole, Natasha, Dominic, Santino Katerina and Lori-Anna.
ISAAC, Nicholas James - Passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Age 17 years.
Beloved son of Joseph and Jolene Jacklin.
Big brother to Fredrick and William.
Loving grandson to Shelly Isaac and Bob Liscombe, and Jim and Wilma Jacklin.
Cherished great grandson of Shirley and the late Roy West, and Eileen and the late Glen Liscombe.
NIGRO, Suzanne Margaret - Peacefully on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, in Barrie at the age of 75 years, surrounded by her family after a brief courageous battle with cancer.
Devoted Wife to Howie Wiersema.
Loving Mother to Mark (Bobbi), Ian (Diana), Erica (Mike) Horgan, Jennifer (Vince) Fiore.
Beloved Grandma to Vanessa, Nickolas, Alexander, Ricky, Carter and Sadie.
Cherished Oma to Nicholas and Anthony.
YORK, Craig - Passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at the age of 55.
Predeceased by his loving parents Vic and Terry York.
Cherished brother of Vicki. Beloved uncle of Samantha and Rosalind.
Dear friend of Rick, Rob, Edward and Bob.
Craig will be missed by the members of his extended family and his many friends.
DOHERTY, Patrick Joseph - Peacefully in Ottawa on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the age of 95 years.
Patrick Doherty, beloved husband of Cassie (nee Moriarity) of Jackson's Point.
Patrick was born in Donegal, Ireland. Predeceased by all his siblings.
Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews in Canada and England and cousins in England and Ireland.
Patrick immigrated to Canada in 1947 and was educated partly in England and Canada. He received his Master's Degree from Niagara University and graduated from St. Augustine Seminary in 1955.
RYE, Ivan Milford - Passed peacefully at Oak Terrace in Orillia on Monday October 9, 2017 in his 87th year.
Ivan is predeceased by his loving wife Nola.
Loving father of Rod Rye & wife Carol of Stayner, Robin Campbell & husband Barry of Calgary, Alberta, and Rodger Rye & wife Arlene of Pefferlaw.
Loved by his grandchildren Christopher (Kim), Laura (Eli), Cody, Courtney and by his great grandchildren Emilie, Caleb, Melisa, and Kaidence.
MCCRANK, Daniel John - Died after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the age of 49.
Beloved son Rynnetta and Bob McCrank.
Dear brother of Kevin (Sheila), Brian and Cathy (Kyle Richardson).
Loving uncle of Edwin, Brileigh, Emma, Kirkland, Rosie, Charlotte and Jack.
MCCALLUM, Milton G. S. - Of Brentwood, ON, passed away peacefully at his home, on Monday, October 9, 2017 in his 93rd year.
Beloved Husband of the late Eleanor.
Loving Father of Bonnie Sampson (Ron), Ellen Pile and Charlie (Carrie).
Cherished Grandfather of 11 Grandchildren and many Great and Great-Great Grandchildren.
HANNATH, Cyril - Passed away peacefully on Monday October 9, 2017 at Matthews House Hospice, Alliston in his 92nd year.
Beloved husband of the late Alverna Hannath.
Loving father of Joanne Dynes (Bob), Jane Hannath - Holmes (Wayne), Dennis Hannath (Patty), Dean Hannath.
Loved grandfather of Jeremy (Samantha), Jennifer (Jon), Kiel (Melissa), Nathan (Devan), Cody (Sam), Chelsey (Mason), Megan, Tyler and predeceased by Cole, great-grandfather of Ben, Taylor, Gage, Cole, Madyson, Brynn, Isla, Hunter and Easton.
WOLST, James Stephen - At the Leacock Care Centre on Monday October 9, 2017 in his 82nd year.
Loving father of Karen Wolst (Gary Moult) and Steven Wolst (Julia Wolst-Belleghem).
Son of the late Stephen Wolst and Nettie Wilkinson.
Dear grandfather of Ryan, Kurtis, Emily, Hannah, Simon, Solomon and Elise.
BROWN, Gerald 'Gerry' - On October 9, 2017 Gerald Brown passed suddenly in a traffic accident.
Gerry was a man of many talents and skills. A farmer, a mechanic, a teacher, an engineer. A prolific inventor and builder of his ideas. A machinist, a plumber, a carpenter and electrician. He was an artist, a musician, and a poet. An accomplished pilot. A landscaper and a stone mason. A naturalist. An historian, genealogist, and traveller. A philosopher and a comedian. Pancake and rink-maker to greater metropolitan Warminster.
He was a son, a friend, our Father and Grandfather. And he was his beautiful Marion’s “first husband and former sweetheart” of 51 years. He leaves behind a legacy of love that touched all the world around him.
STENSON, Doreen Marie (nee Johnson) - Doreen passed peacefully at Leacock Care Centre, Monday, October 9, 2017 in her 82nd year.
Doreen loving wife of David Stenson of Val Harbour.
Loving mother of Kerry McKeown of Alberta, Nora and husband Deryk Allinson of Orillia, Kim and husband Peter Swailes of Ramara, Tara Heaney and husband Tom Saloman of Cambridge, and Cory McKeown and wife Leslie of Minnesing.
Much loved sister to Muriel and Tom Byers, Beatrice Woodrow, and Harvey Johnson (predeceased).
BROWN, William W. 'Bill' - Passed away at Champlain Manor, Orillia on Sunday October 8, 2017 at the age of 77, formerly of Coldwater.
Beloved husband of the late Donalda “Sam” Brown (March 2010).
Loved brother of Ellen Levere (Wilson) of South River, Rob Brown (Peggy) of South River, and Brian Brown (Cathy) of Midland.
Predeceased by his parents Nellie & Norman Brown of South River, and by his brother Wade Brown of Sundridge.
MUELLER, Gebhard Heinz - Passed peacefully with family by his side at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, ON, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 90.
Gebhard, beloved husband of Anni for 62 years.
Loving father of daughter Susan Mueller and her spouse Ray Tucker, son Peter and his wife Susan and son Gary.
Cherished Opa of Eric, Miranda, Maya, Jared and Step-Opa of Amy and Michael.