MACKAY, Reay Sutherland - Age 78, passed away peacefully in his home on March 14, 2017.
Reay is survived by his loving wife of 57 years (Catherine) Joan Mackay (nee Little), daughters Sheila and Glenna, sons-in-law Michael and Alasdair and three wonderful grandchildren Katryna, Colin and Kayleigh.
Also survived by cousins Margaret and Robert Bower.
Reay was born on January 5, 1939, in Toronto, to Colin Mackay and Mary Jane Muir Mackay (nee Spence). He graduated from Oakwood Collegiate in 1959, subsequently received his BA from York University and M.A.Ed from Niagara University.
HARDING, Florence Rita - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Florence Harding of Hillsdale in her 91st year.
Beloved wife of the late Arthur Harding and Gerard Jolie.
Dear mother of John (Louise), Bert (Christine), Fred (Brenda), Florence (George) Cassell, Douglas (Deborah), Joseph (Susan), Vernon (Jennifer), Anne Angliss, Gerarda (Brian) Long, Perry (Gwen) and Shawn (Cathy).
LEGAULT, John 'Jackie' - Entered into rest at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 75.
Beloved husband of Judy (nee Longlad).
Predeceased by his parents Alphonse and Irene Legault.
Dear brother of Norma Budarick (Lawrence), Veronica McDermott (Mike) and the late Ethel Legault.
Devoted father figure to Ashly Dorion (Steve) and Adam Cole (Dana).
KUFNER, Sharon Marie - “We lost the light of our lives” - With great sadness we announce the passing of Sharon Kufner nee (Marshall) on March 13, 2017 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia with complications from surgery.
Sharon was in her 55th year and is survived by her husband Mike son Jamie, and brother Doug Marshall wife Janis, and nephews Paul, Andrew, and Nancy.
Brother in law Tony Kufner, sister in law Leslie Thompson and nephews Phillip and Alex.
AUSTIN, Andrew Russell - A retired Ontario Provincial Police Officer, of Barrie Ont., 91 years young, born in Toronto, was called by the Lord on Monday, March 13, 2017.
He now joins his beloved wife Phyllis who has been waiting for him these past 17 years.
He will be sorely missed by daughters Wendy Fralick (Steve), Patricia Browning (Robert), Gail Austin and his much loved sister Edith Austin of California.
HACKETT, Pamela Ann - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, on Monday, March 13, 2017, at the age of 60.
Loving mother of Bobby McMillan, Michael McMillan, Krystal Hendry (Ryan Fitzpatrick), Cindy Hackett (Matthew Fitzpatrick) and the late Johnathan McMillan.
RILEY, Thomas Featherstonhaugh - Passed away at Mill Creek Long Term Care in Barrie on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 86.
Survived by his children Mark, Angela & Theresa; grandchildren, (Mark & Eva) Simeonne, Dominque, Hansel and Jeremiah; (Angela) Kevin and Natalie; (Theresa) Wyatt, Chadwick, Hayley, Courtney and (Hayley & Cole) great grandchild Auria.
Thomas was a Canadian Forces Veteran and was known for his perfectionism and witty humour.
PARRETT, Helen Mae - Died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Monday, March 13, 2017 in her 86th year.
Beloved wife of the late Bob Parrett.
Dear mother of Douglas Parrett, Lori Conrad, David Parrett (Marlene) and the late Rodney and Kenneth Parrett.
Loving grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 13.
GRANGER, Diane Roberta (formerly Lewis, nee Aselstyne) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 13, 2017 in her 79th year.
Beloved Mother of Steve (Cyndi), Chris (Heather), Rob (Sue) and Angie Lewis.
Loving Granny to Brian (Amy), Zak, Eric, Shannon, Ben, Kevin, Marc, Scott, Aja and Katelyn.
Sister to Mike (late Beth) Aselstyne and Judy (Jean-Pierre) Arnold.
KLEIN, Wilma Marie (nee Wiechman) - Member of Core of 34 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #34, passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on March 13, 2017, at the age of 93.
Wilma, beloved wife of the late George Klein.
Loving mother of Brenda Hudson & husband Bob of Orillia, Sandy Jones & husband John McGill of Orillia and Warren Klein & wife Gaye of Wasaga Beach.
NICKEL, Anna - Born July 30, 1926 and passed away on March 13, 2017 at Simcoe Manor, Beeton.
Wife of the late Bruno Nickel.
Mother of Robert and the late Krystyne.
Sister of Walter, Eugene and the late Andy Boryszko.
Thanks to the staff and volunteers at Simcoe Manor.
SPARROW, Ruth Lorraine (nee Murray) - Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Spencer House, Orillia, at the age of 96 years.
Reunited with her beloved late husband William (Bill) Sparrow.
Dear mother of Kevin Sparrow and Jana Lee Sparrow.
Remembered as Nana to Janalee and Kris Sparrow and great Nana to Karson and Jackson Sparrow.
BUCK, Sylvia Anne - January 14, 1959 - March 13, 2017 - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Sylvia Anne Buck, aged 58, on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Sylvia will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 37 years, Timothy.
She will be fondly remembered by her son, Colin; daughters, Kristi and Kerri as well as granddaughter Abigail.
HARWOOD, Leonard - WWII - Passed peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on March 13, 2017 at the age of 91.
Loving husband of Mavis for 63 years.
Honoured father of Steven, Matthew (Christine), Mandy and Adam (Jessica).
Will be sadly missed by his cherished grandchildren Justin, Ryan, Adrian and Amelia.
FOBERT, Agnes Jean (Nancy) - Passed away peacefully following a stroke at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Sunday, March 12, 2017 in her 89th year.
Beloved wife of Leo S. Fobert for 70 wonderful years.
Dear mother of Leo David Fobert, Theresa Jean Faubert and Debra Ann Alderman.
Loving grandmother of Denise, Leo R., Danielle, Ryan, Joseph, Robin, Kyle, Laura, Richard, Paul and Jason.
VOGAN, Roma Corinth - Passed away peacefully at Victoria Village in Barrie on Sunday, March 12, 2017 in her 84th year.
Loving mother of Glenn (Beth) of Essa, Brent (Heather) of Gilford, Dianne Vogan of Innisfil and Tara Wolstenholme (Gary) of Innisfil.
Cherished grandmother of Alicia (Gil), Adam, Kerri Lee, Carter, Tristen, Alex and great-grandmother of Fox.
Predeceased by her sister Yvonne Amwake and brother Bruce Brown.
MASON, Grace Elizabeth - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores Nursing Home in Gravenhurst on Sunday, March 12, 2017 in her 102nd, year.
Beloved wife of the late Harvey Mason of Port Carling.
Dear mother of Wayne Mason of Port Carling.
Dear sister of the late Ellen Wannamaker, Allen, Herbert and Clarence Loney.
LEBLANC, Edward Lloyd - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Sunday March 12, 2017 in his 83rd year.
Edward Leblanc of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Jean Leblanc (nee Gilmour).
Loving father of Edward LeBlanc, Debra Leblanc, Karen Bonacci (Ross) and James Leblanc (Kelly).
Loving grandfather of Robert, Christopher, Timothy, Christina, Michael, Jonathan and Kyle. Great grandfather of Hayley, Sadie, Marco, TJ, Adriana, Donato, Bella, Cadence, Alexander, RJ, Quintin, Ella and Emma. Great great grandfather of Cole, Mason, Sofia, Cohen and Dawsyn.
MILLER, Frances Marilyn 'Marnee' (nee Innes) - Passed away peacefully, at the Rainycrest Home for the Aged in Fort Frances, Ontario on March 12, 2017 in her 86th year.
Predeceased by Dr. Douglas Miller (2003), her husband of 48 years, her beloved daughter Laura Lynne (2013) and her brother Gordon Innes (2013).
She was a treasured mother-in-law to Trevor Goodall of Whitehorse, Yukon, sister-in-law to Shirley Richardson, a beloved aunt to Sherri (Doug) Luff, Tom (Tracy) Innes, Carolyn (Dan) Daynes, Michael (Vivian) Innes, Terry (predeceased) (Diane) Richardson and Janet (John) Ingram, and a dear friend to Rhoda and Don Dickson of Fort Frances.
COOBLAL, Jacqueline Gemma - Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday March 12, 2017.
Beloved wife of Matthew.
Daughter to Alfred (d) and Elizabeth Mahabir (d).
Loving mother of Sheri, Anthony, Kathy-Ann, Gillian and Matthew Jr. Wonderful Mother-in-Law to Kent, Melissa and Antonius.
Cherished grandmother to Adeena, Aidan, Clarice and Winston.
EDWARDS, Reg - Born on August 7th, 1937, died peacefully at his much loved lake front home in Innisfil, ON on Sunday, March 12, 2017 with his wife Sheila Hersey and his daughter Tory Roberta Edwards.
Reg was predeceased by his mother Dorothy (Dot) Edwards and his brother Jim Edwards.
Reg was best known for his generosity, loyalty, hard work, mentoring and especially for his zest for life, sharp wit and great sense of humour. All who knew him will never forget his practical jokes and his infectious laugh.
JACKSON, Dale Christopher - Died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 49 years.
Loving father of Jeffrey Jackson (Tiffany) and Sarah Jackson (Mike) and grandfather of Hayden and Owen.
Close friend and mother of the kids Debbie and his dear friend Tracey (Madison and Taylor).
Dear son of Shirley and predeceased by his father Sonny Jackson and stepfather Peter Grozelle.
BROWN, Jackie - Born at Emsdale, Ontario on August 29, 1944, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 11, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Marvin.
Cherished mother of Laurie (Andrew) Malloy, and Penny Appleyard ( Creig Culp).
Loving grandmother of Quenell (Cody), Samantha (Ian), Deion and “Jacqueline” Aryn.
CORBETT, Colleen A. - Passed away peacefully at Matthews House Hospice on Saturday March 11, 2017 in her 79th year.
Loved mother of Kimberley Smith (Kevin) and Kelly Nicol (Greg).
Loving grandma of Brianna MacLean (Brandon), Brendan Smith, Rebecca and Lucas Nicol and great grandson Brody.
WILSON, Marlene (nee Moore) - Former volunteer with St. James' Anglican Church, peacefully, at Spencer House, Orillia, on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the age of 68 years.
Loving mother of Carmen (Matthew Black) Wilson, John-Todd Wilson and Paul Wilson all of Orillia.
Also loved by her grandchildren Kayden, Kieghan and Maci-Mia.
Dear sister of Ralph (Cindy) Moore of Orillia.
FARRELL, Jean Lillian - Of Barrie, Ontario passed away on Saturday March 11, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Hospital.
She was born on September 20, 1929 in North Hatley Quebec.
Jean is survived by her sister Isabel Nelson of Quebec.Jean's sons Shane (deceased), Roderick - Lenore(ex) (grandchildren Joseph, Katherine, Laura), Steven - Mary and Gregory - Karen(ex) grandchild Tyler.
As well her great grandchildren from Laura / Mike; Sienna and Riley.