Desroches ValDESROCHES, Valentine Bernadette Marie "Val" (née Desroches) - Passed away peacefully on August 7, 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of the late Louis.

Cherished mother of Carmen Desroches (Bernie), Colette Pitre (Rick), Robert (Jane) and Pauline Perepelycia (Ray).


Faulds LoriFAULDS, Lori May - February 1, 1963 - August 7, 2017 - Lori passed away peacefully at home in the arms of her loving sister Kim.

Lori leaves behind her sisters Eleanor, Kim (Chuck), Lynne (Jay), and brother Stuart (Miranda).

Lori was the devoted Aunt to Jake, Lainey, Jennifer, Jessica, Samantha, Alyson, David, Blake and Drew.

Predeceased by parents Chris and Archie.

Lori's beloved dog, and constant companion Jojo will miss her dearly.


Clerk AnthonyCLERK, Anthony Keith - Anthony was born on September 20, 1933 in Kingston, Jamaica and died peacefully in his sleep in Barrie on Monday, August 7, 2017. He was in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Evelyn.

He is survived by his brother David and predeceased by his brother Michael.

He was a dear father of Deighton (Jane), Charmain (Tom), Karalee, Brent (Agnes), Darren (Mercedes) and David (Kathy), Paul and Caroline (Brian).


Patriquin BillyPATRIQUIN, William "Billy" - Passed away suddenly on Monday August 7, 2017 at the age of 22.

Loving father of Bentley and Kaiden.

Beloved son of Tara Patriquin (Chad Hamelin).

Brother of Taylor Moreau.

Cherished friend of Makenna Bellchambers, Vanessa Shelton and Jade Ruffet.


Adams ShirleyADAMS, Shirley May - Peacefully and comfortably at Southlake Regional Health Center, Newmarket on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the age of 78 years.

Shirley Adams, beloved wife of the late Donald Adams.

Loving mother of Robert Adams and his spouse Shelia Adams, Gary Adams and his spouse Renee Adams and Donna Nicholson and spouse Raymond Nicholson.

Cherished Grandmother of Michael, Brandon, Kyle, Virginia, David, Victoria, Benjamin and Clayton.


Birkwood RonBIRKWOOD, Ronald - WW II - Veteran of Her Majesty’s Navy. Passed away peacefully, at Sunset Manor, Collingwood, on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the age of 92.

Ronald, beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Lockhart) for 28 years.

Loving step-father of Gordon Tarnowski, of Beeton, Lisa (Robert) Apap, of Toronto, and father of David (Coltura) Birkwood, of Ottawa, Paul (Steve) Birkwood, of Australia, Peter (Xiaqing) Birkwood, of Vancouver and Susan Birkwood, of Ottawa.

Dear Grampa of Robert, Reese, Liam, Jonathan, Michael, Victor, Tristan, Erin and Sigrid.


Bradford JackBRADFORD, John Arthur 'Jack' - Passed away suddenly at his cottage in Victoria Harbour on Sunday August 6, 2017 in his 81st year. 

John, loving husband to Margaret, will be sadly missed by his children Elaine (Keith) Miller and Derrick (Katrina) Bradford, by his grandchildren Emily Boult and Hilary (Kevin) Turner, by his sister June Johnstone and brother Melvin (Jan) Bradford, and by his extended family Betty Anne Reid, granddaughters Kendra (John) Medwedchuck and Kerri Timperley, great grandchildren Joshua, Travis, Taylor, Nathan, Michael, Abigail, and great great grandson Dean. 


Vautier JuneVAUTIER, June Heather (nee Syvret) - It is with heavy hearts, that we announce the sudden passing of June Heather Vautier at Royal Victoria Hospital, in Barrie, on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Born March 21, 1935, in St. Peter, Jersey, Channel Islands.

Loving wife of Ian Vautier.

Lifelong friend of Owen Vautier (Claudette).


DAWE, Margaret - Passed away peacefully at Sunset Manor on August 6, 2017 in her 102nd year.

Margaret is survived by her niece Susan (Stephen Hogg); great nieces and nephew Jennifer Field (Ted), Jason Whyte and Jillian Ward (Steve); great great nieces and nephews Ali & Rebecca Field, Claire & Ellie Whyte and Oliver & Frasier Ward and great great great nephew Parker Field-Brown.

Margaret is predeceased by her parents Mae and Norman Dawe and her brother Norman (Nonie).


Quist BevQUIST, Beverley - Passed away unexpectedly in her 74th year on Sunday August 6, 2017 in Barrie at Royal Victoria Hospital.

She was the beloved wife of Harold, loving mother of Darren (Caroline), Lisa (Jeramiah) and Melanie (Evan); very proud grandmother of Jacob and Mateo, Tyler, Ashlyn and Ryker, and Hailey, Hannah and Heika.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends and we will cherish the memories we made with her.


Wooding AgnesWOODING, Agnes Ross (nee Craig) - Died peacefully on Sunday August 6, 2017 at the Bay Haven Senior Care Community, Collingwood at the age of 92.

Agnes of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Toronto, beloved wife of the late Percy Wooding (1989).

Loving mother of Lynda Brienza, Bonnie Wooding (Brian Hymander), the late Norine Nield (Terry Nield), the late Sandra Wooding and Ken Wooding.

Cherished grandmother of the late Cheryl Maze, Stewart Nield and Christine Nield.

Sister of the late John Craig.


HUTCHISON LACHANCE, Geraldine Pearl 'Gerry' - WWII - January 5, 1925 - August 6, 2017 - Of Collingwood died unexpectedly yet peacefully on August 6, 2017 at the age of 92.

Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta to Pearl and Allan Hutchison, younger sister to Don and Jack, she grew up during the drought and the Great Depression.

At 18, Gerry joined the Wrens as a naval plotter and served overseas during WWII. Following the war, she attended the University of Toronto where she met her husband Bill.


Morrill BerylMORRILL, Beryl Lucy - Passed away peacefully, at Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, on Saturday August 5th, 2017, on her 93rd year.

Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church, Collingwood, on Thursday August 10th, 2017, from noon to 1 pm followed by a funeral service at 1 pm. Interment to follow.

Donations made to Second Mile Mission Circle would be appreciated by the family.



MCRAE, JoAnn Iris (nee Lennox) - Peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017, surrounded by her family at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge. JoAnn McRae passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at 66 years of age. 

Beloved wife of John “Butch” McRae for 49 years. 

Loving mother of John (Laurie) McRae and Shannon (David) Coles. 

Proud Nana of Garrett and Georgia McRae; and Abigail and John Coles. 


Emms RossEMMS, Ross I. C. - WWII - Went Home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie at the age of 93.

Beloved husband and best friend of Lucille (nee Bone) for 69 years.

Loving father of Greg (Denise) of Midhurst, Roger (Cathy) of Ivy and Leah Emms of Alliston.

Grandfather of David, Brandon, Dallas and great grandfather to Raiden and Jaxon.

Dear brother of Carl (Bonnie), Jack (Nancy) and brother in-law to Audrey Emms, Bessie Bone and Evelyn Leigh.


Grift HarryGRIFT, Harmen 'Harry' - Passed away at The Meaford Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, August 5, 2017, Harry Grift in his 89th  year.

Beloved husband of the late Nell Grift.

Loving father of Henry (Debbie) of Dorchester N.B., Ron and Jerry (Monica) both of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren; Jason (Francine), Robin (Shawn Titus), Kate (Matt Maggert), Tracey, Jesse, Jade (Rob Mahy) Courtney (Smith), Cody and 7 great grandchildren; Cameron, Michael, Daniel, Adrienne, Cohen, Shelby and LilyMae.


Donaldson NanDONALDSON, Shirley Ann “Nan” - Passed away at Muskoka Shores on August 5, 2017 at the age of 82.

Dear mother to Karen (Phil) Tomassetti, the late Kristie (Darren) Everest, and Fraser (Paisley) Donaldson.

Beloved grandmother to Vicki (Brad) Nicol, Jared Tomassetti, Kaila (Raph) Abele, Janine (Pat) Cooper, Clinton Everest, Holly Donaldson, and predeceased Meggi Donaldson.


ROBERTS, Gordon Campbell - Entered into rest at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the age of 82. 

Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Lachapelle).  

Dear father of Randy, Deborah Bent, Gordon Jr. and the late Linda Roberts. 

Loving grandfather of Alana, Kayla and Kassidy, and great-grandfather of Mason and Emerson. 


Bedwell Jo AnnBEDWELL, Jo-Ann Elizabeth (nee Campbell) - Passed away peacefully on Saturday August 5, 2017 at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital in her 72nd year.

Jo-Ann, proud and loving mother of Chris and his wife Natali and the late David and his wife Deise, grandmother of Brooklyn, Cody, Aurora and Alexis will be forever remembered.

She will be deeply missed by her brother Paul Campbell.


PRESTON-BROWN, Marjorie Pearl (nee Davis) - It is with such sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Marjie at her home in Huntsville, ON on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

She was aware of the presence of many of her loved ones and friends in her final days. We will all miss the strong support and influence she had in our lives, the quick smiles and valuable advice she was always happy to offer.

Marjorie was born August 14, 1937 to parents Wilbert and Goldie Davis of Minesing, ON.


Burton BevBURTON, Beverley Anne - After a courageous battle with cancer, she died peacefully on Friday August 4, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood in her 84th year.

Beverley of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of the late Lloyd Burton (2017) for 62 years.

Loving mother of Nancy (Richard West) and Stephen (Laura Carter).

Cherished grandmother of Sarah (Glenn Kawai), Jennifer West and Jeremy Burton and to great grandchildren Ted and Cecilia Kawai.


D’ANGELO, Mark - April 10, 1962 – August 4, 2017 - Mark passed away peacefully with loved ones by his side at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto on August 4, 2017 in his 55th year.

Beloved son of Nonna Elisena D’Angelo.

Loving brother of Tony and sister Veronica.

Father of Steven, Celina and Damiano.


Davies IreneDAVIES, Irene Marie (nee Sier) - Passed away peacefully at the age of 83 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, ON, on Friday, August 4, 2017 with family at her side.

Irene, beloved wife of Bob for 62 years.

Loving mother of Sandy (husband Stephen Bushell) and the late Anne Mullin (1995).

Dear Nanna of Christopher, Scott and Robert Mullin and Cameron, John and Rose Bushell.

A special thank you to Dr. Bowman for the exceptional care given to Irene, to all her “girls” at St Elizabeth and ILS, and the team at the ALS clinic at Sunny Brook Health Centre.


Prentice PatPRENTICE, Patricia Emma Betty (nee Hogan) - Died peacefully on Friday August 4, 2017 at her summer home in Wasaga Beach surrounded by the presence and love of her family at the age of 69.

Patricia of Janetville, beloved wife of Kenneth Prentice.

Loving mother of Christopher Hogan (Karen), Daniel Hogan, John Prentice (Amie) and Michaelagh Prentice (Michael Johnson).

Cherished grandmother of Adrian, Kerrigan, Avah, Grai, Hugh, Patty, Vanessa, Sophia, Nicholas, David and one on the way.


Mayers RobertMAYERS, Robert Samuel Bruce - Passed away peacefully at Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie, on Friday, August 4, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Dear husband Irene Mayers, who predeceased him.

Much loved father of Trent Mayers (Susan Carr) of Barrie and Daryl Mayers (Kimberley Stefaniuk) of Toronto.

Bruce will be lovingly remembered by his brothers and sister Noel, Kenny, and Olive of Northern Ireland.


Paynter LydiaPAYNTER, Lydia Margaret (nee Tuplin) - Passed away peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on August 4, 2017.

Mrs. Lydia Paynter of Huntsville in her 84th year.

Born August 3, 1934 in Spring Valley PEI to parents Thomas and Margaret Tuplin.

Lydia married Claire Paynter March 31, 1959 in Rexdale, Ontario.