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BAUMGARDT, Paul - Passed away peacefully on Saturday June 17, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in his 88th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Anna.

Paul will be missed by his sons Perry Braux and his wife Nancy Lee Braux, Dieter and his wife Janet Baumgardt.

Loving grandfather of Alan & Vienna Braux and Dieta & Chase Baumgardt.

 

DeJardine ElvaDEJARDINE, Elva Lorraine - Passed away suddenly, after a short illness at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in her 77th year.

Beloved wife of the late Les.

Loving daughter of Evelyn.

Dear mother of Greg (Kristine) and the late Carolle.

 

REID, Alexander Gray - On Saturday, June 17, 2017 with great sadness our family said goodbye to our beloved Alex in his 81st year after a brave battle with Leukemia.

Loving husband of 58 years to Joan.

Caring and devoted father to David (Angela) and Scott (Kasia).

 

Horrocks BerylHORROCKS, Beryl - Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of Daniel for 60 years and sister of the late Rita Robinson.

Loving mother of Julie Plante (Martin) and Dawn Leblond.

Cherished grandmother to Joseph Daniel and Nick.

Beryl will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

 

Byron WayneBYRON, Frank 'Wayne' - At age 82, of Alliston, Ontario passed away peacefully at home on June 17, 2017. As always, his loving wife and best friend of 46 years, Marilyn was by his side.

Predeceased by his son, Derek(1970), his daughter Lynne(2016), sister Iris Booth and his brother Alan Byron.

Dear father of Gayle(Kerry), Dave(Judy) and Dawn (Steve).

Loving grandfather to Robert, Douglas, Kelly, Liza, Alison, Colin, Michael, Katie and Madeleine.

 

LEIGHTON, Orma Florence (Brolley) - June 4, 1917 - June 17, 2017 - Passed away at the I.O.O.F. Home, Barrie on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in her 101st year.

Born and raised in Egbert Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late James Leighton.

Dear mother of Bev (Judy) Leighton, Brian (Brenda) Leighton, Terry Leighton (predeceased), John (Debbie) Leighton, Cathy ( Brian) Wight.

 

KNOWLTON, Jean Marie (Burgbidge) - It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Jean Knowlton at Royal Victoria Hospital in her 82nd year on Saturday June 17, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Knowlton for 57 years.

Loving mother of Grant (Sue), Dianne Sawden (John) and Brenda Asselin (Shawn).

Cherished grandmother of Andrea (Sasha), Amy (Matt), Andrew (Kate), Jennifer (Joanna) and Brooke.

Great-grandmother of Camden, Vienna, and Scott.

 

Burgess MarleneBURGESS, Marlene (nee Cowan) - Peacefully surrounded by family at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Friday June 16, 2017 in her 69th year.

Beloved wife of the late Tom Burgess.

Loved by her stepdaughter Cathi Kutsukake (Paul) and her late Stepson James (Bernadette).

Always loved and remembered by her sister Sharon Kitsemetry (Bob), and brothers Reg Cowan (Anne), Ron Cowan (Helen) and Rick Cowan.

 

Hotchkiss ViHOTCHKISS, Violet G. 'Vi' - Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, in her 80th year.

Vi of Stayner, loving mother of Joseph (Mylene), Timothy (Rose Ryan), David (Laura Walker), Paul (Faye) and Karen (Jamie Jamieson).

Beloved grandmother of Melody, Sarah, Travis, Lisa, Patrick, Joseph Jr. and John.

 

Plunkett JeffPLUNKETT, Jeffrey Robert - Passed away suddenly on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the age of 26.

Cherished son of Sonja and the late Robert Plunkett. Step-son of Pat Dooley.

Loving brother of Amanda (Andrew “Spud”) and Matthew (Rosa).

Jeff will be lovingly missed by his girlfriend Bella Schwetz, her parents Yola and Michael, and her brother Oliver (Tessa).

He will be forever remembered by his grandparents Bruno and Mary Lapaine and Jewel Plunkett.

 

Fabbro NancyFABBRO, Nancy Angela - It is with profound sadness that David and Sarah announce the passing of their wife and mother on June 16, 2017.Nancy passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Loving wife and soul mate of David.

Devoted mother, best friend and cheerleader of Sarah.

Loving daughter of Lillian and Joseph Fesko.

Cherished and loved sister of Paul, Lucy (Ken) and Mark (Joanne).

 

Leban AudreyLEBAN, Audrey (nee Howie) - Peacefully passed away on June 16, 2017 at Bayhaven Nursing home in Collingwood in her 80th year.

Audrey was the daughter of her late parents, Wanita and Percy.

Beloved wife of Karel and mother of Sonja (Jim).

Audrey was a cherished Nan to Karla (Jay), Candice (Adam) and Jimmy (Lily) and great grandmother to Bronson, Nora and Marin.

 

Connolly BrianCONNOLLY, Brian James - Died peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Meaford General Hospital at the age of 64.

Brian of Wasaga Beach, loving son of the late Jim and the late Mary Connolly.

Dear brother of Martin and Ruth of Wasaga Beach and Neil and Lynn of British Columbia.

Cherished Uncle of Sean, Erin, Christine, Samantha and Zachary.

 

THOMPSON, William 'Bill' - Passed peacefully at home on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the age of 88, with Helen, his loving wife of 58 years, by his side.

Honoured father of Rob (Maria), Mary (Dudley), and Martha.

Cherished Poppa of Emma, Sarah, Sawyer and Addicus.

Bill was member of the Lion's Club, Masonic Lodge and Kiwanis Club as well as volunteer with the Meals on Wheels and Community Living Barrie.

 

GROOME, John - WWII - Passed peacefully at home in Severn on Thursday June 15, 2017 in his 91st year. 

John, loving husband to Irene, will be sadly missed by his sons Richard (Betty), John, Jeffrey, and Thomas, by his daughters Carol Gautreau, Mavis (Daniel) Coombs, Marion (Chris) Ginn, and Diane Bastarache, by his grandchildren Peter, Jason, Rhonda, Laura, Alan, Daniel, Jamie, Melissa, Tim, Alex, Emily, Eric and Stephanie, and by his great grandchildren Carol-Anne, Tyson, Brittany, Jasmine, Olivia, Brodie, Amelia, Cordelia, and Cole. 

 

Blanchard ShelleyBLANCHARD, Shelley - Passed away peacefully at her home in Victoria Harbour with her family at her side on Thursday June 15, 2017 at the age of 51.  

Beloved wife of Ron Blanchard.

Loving mother of Beth Alexander (Tim), Courtney Blanchard (Brad), and Veronica Blanchard. 

Loved grandmother of Olivia, Hailey, Benjamin, Ava, Emma, Kaden, Maximus, Noah, and Hudson. 

 

Bogart RexBOGART, Rex Nathaniel - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in his 85th year, after a battle with cancer.

He is survived by his beloved wife Kay Bogart (Rolston) of Barrie.

Dear brother/brother in law of the late Ruth and the late Don Kaye of Bracebridge, Ken Rolston (the late Marion) of Uxbridge, the late Keith Rolston, of Toronto, the late Bryan Rolston of Brantford.

Sister in law, the late Dorothy Burrowes of Barrie and Larry and Sharon Minick of Barrie.

 

Laferniere GordLAFRENIERE, Gordon Louis - Passed away peacefully in Penetanguishene on June 15, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of the late Marie-Paule (née Maurice).

Cherished father of Robert (Kim), Renée Lafrenière (Jon Bailey) and Gordon Jr. (Kim).

Loving Pepère of Ashley, Amy and Joshua Lafrenière; Céleste and Joël Bailey; and Mallory-Lynn, Owen and Kya Lafrenière.

 

Weese KenWEESE, Kenneth Charles 'Ken' - Died suddenly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on June 15, 2017.

Beloved husband of Mary.

Loving father of William "Ben" Weese (Angela), Shane Weese (the late Carlyn) and Kim Weese.

Proud grandfather of Jessie, Brandon, Tyler, Elizabeth & Trinity and great grandfather of Cadance.

Dear brother of Joan Bartlett, Dan Weese and Pat Nickason.

 

Oliver VinceOLIVER, Vincent Joseph - Died peacefully at Muskoka Shores in Gravenhurst on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of Blanche Oliver (nee White).

Dear father of Joe (Karen), Debbie (Stuart) Smith and Don (Shannon).

 

Shwedo PaulineSHWEDO, Pauline Theresa (nee Zamostny) - Passed away peacefully at Trillium Manor, Orillia on Thursday June 15, 2017 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of Marion Harold Shwedo for 68 years.

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

Cherished grandmother of Paula, Diana, Kimberly, Mark, Shane, Veronica, Tanya, Trevor, Terra.

 

JOHNSTON, Ethel Elizabeth (nee Hassard) - Passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Grove Park Home in Barrie at the age of 86. 

Beloved wife of Harold Johnston.

Loving mother of Wendy Chopp (Michael) and the late Raymond Johnston who pre-deceased Ethel in 2000. 

Beloved grandmother of Jeffrey, Joshua and Noah Chopp. 

 

BOYD, Grace Ann (nee Gamsby) - Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the age of 84.

Grace, beloved wife of John.

Loving mother of Brian (Lynne) and Terry (Doris).

Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey (Teegan), Michael (Heather), Christopher, Peter (Sue) and Andrea (Steve).

 

Whiteman BillWHITEMAN, William Henry 'Bill' - Peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 just 8 days shy of his 64th birthday.

William Henry Whiteman predeceased by his beloved wife Sheila Whiteman (nee Stothers).

Much loved father to William Whiteman Jr (Brooke Loshaw) of Gravenhurst, Suzanne Lebrun of Bracebridge, Crystal Whiteman (Myles Lavallee) of Kitchener and Sarah Whiteman (Shawn McWaters) of Bolton.

Beloved brother to John (Cherie) Whiteman of Watford, Wayne Whiteman, Jim (Barb) Whiteman, and Susan (Scott) Slater all of Gravenhurst.

 

Lewis BonnieLEWIS, Bonnie Lynn - R.N. - Peacefully in her sleep at the Leacock Care Centre on Wednesday June 14, 2017; at the age of 65.

Beloved wife of the late Gary Davies.

Loving mother of Coreen Davies and husband Kevin Vivian of Orillia and Cassandra McCutcheon and husband Matt of Aurora.

Grandmother of Dylan and Samuel.

 

McCarron NancyMCCARRON, Nancy - Peacefully passed away at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on June 14, 2017.

Nancy is predeceased by husband Ambrose.

Nancy will be sadly missed by her children Joseph, Molly, Peter, Betty Moore, Thomas, Lynda, Benjamin and Mark.

Always remembered by her 11 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

Family would like to thank the staff at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre for their kindness and loving care.