DOLPHIN, Ruth Beverly - Died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Sunday, March 26, 2017 in her 92nd year.
Beloved wife of the late Robert Dolphin.
Dear mother of Douglas (Jane), David (Erlene) and Jayne (Russell) Sieber.
Loving grandmother of Douglas, Michael (Sarah), James (Jennifer), Jennifer (Christopher), Donald (Natalie), Kevin, Kaylea, Jessica and Katie and great grandmother of Charlotte, Abigail, Kayla, Julia, James, Kyle, Liam, Ryan, Brenden and Mason.
DE MARTIN, Edith - Passed away peacefully at Belvedere Heights, on Friday, March 24, 2017. Age 99 years.
Beloved wife of the late Dino.
Loving mother of George and his wife Lucy; Julianna and her late husband Bill; Dino and his wife Dale; Linda and her husband Jim, Sylvia and her husband George; and Mary and her husband Cliff.
Loving grandmother of Cindy, Nancy, Ricky, Brenda, Gayle, Karen, Jennifer, Dino Jr., Jeffrey, Matthew, Melissa, Krista, Tara, Chris, Karen, and Ashley.
PARASOL, Lillian (nee Butler) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lillian on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket.
Beloved wife of Henry Parasol of Alliston.
Loved mother of Jeff Parasol and Amanda Mortimer (Gary).
Loving grandma of Noah, Dylan and Aliyah.
REDA, Rita (nee Carpino) - Born in Mangone, Italy on November 8, 1940 and died in Orillia on March 24, 2017 in her 77th year at home surrounded by love.
Loving wife of 59 years to Giovanni.
Beloved mother of Gerry (Heather), Frank, Linda (Steve Dorey) and Rosanne (Greg Greenham).
Adored Nonna to Brandon, Brett and Luke Dorey and Kyla, Tianna and Sam Reda.
TASSIE, Benjamin Eager - Former owner, operator Rosseau General Store, died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in his 92nd year.
Beloved husband of Lillian Tassie of Bracebridge.
Dear father of Stephen (Leslee) Tassie of Bracebridge, Leslie (Jane) Tassie of Milton, Ruth Jarvis (David) of Burlington and Daniel Tassie of Toronto.
Loving grandfather of Jonah (Caitlyn), Logan, Caitlin, Jordan, Taylor, Lee (Natalie) of Carter and great grandfather of Teagan, Westley, Scarlett.
ELLIS, James David Robert - Died peacefully at the Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville, on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at age 78.
Beloved husband of Christina of Baysville.
Loving father of Maxine Mbolekwa (Piko) and Craig Ellis (Karen).
Proud grandfather of Zachary and Kylie Mbolekwa.
Dear brother of Donald Ellis and the late Patricia Janveau.
HOUSE, Hazel Victoria - Passed away at the Grey-Bruce Health Service, Owen Sound on Thursday, March 23, 2017.
The Former Hazel Hodgkinson, in her 96th year.
Loving wife of the late George House, dear mother of Bernice (Mrs. Wilfred Hall), Jacqueline House, and Ronald House ( Ann).
Sadly missed by four grandchildren; Debbie, Stephen (Joanne), Linda (Dan), Paul and six great-grandchildren.
PATENAUDE, Joan (nee Adamson) - With heavy hearts the family shares the passing of Joan, on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the Georgian Manor in her 88th year.
Devoted mother of family life, now reunited with her beloved husband Bill.
Cherished mother of Deb (John) and Doug (Sue).
Loving Nana of Kirk (Sandy), Kim (Larry), Kyle and Paul.
GERRIE, Leonora Patricia 'Pat' - It is with great sadness that Lori Yancoff and her sister Joyce Kivell announce the passing of their beloved mother Leonora Patricia Gerrie at her home in Gravenhurst on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Leonora Patricia Gerrie was in her 94th year.
Leonora was surrounded by the love of her family. Left to mourn her passing are her daughters; Lori (Jordan) Yancoff and Joyce (Drew) Kivell both of Gravenhurst.
KUEBLER, Marion (nee MacLeod) - Peacefully at the Muskoka Shores Care Community Nursing Home in Gravenhurst on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Marion Kuebler (nee MacLeod) in her 92nd year.
Beloved wife of the late Helmut Kuebler who predeceased Marion on Sept. 1, 2016.
Dear mother to Paul and his wife Pat Kuebler of Port Sydney.
JOHNSTON, Frederick Percival - Long time executive member with the Teamsters Union Local #938, formerly from Toronto, peacefully at The Pines Long Term Care Facility in Bracebridge on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in his 87th year.
Fred was the beloved husband of 67 years to Fern Camella Johnston (nee Shearer) of Gravenhurst.
Beloved father to Valerie Johnston of Gravenhurst.
MERCER, Jason 'Big J.' - Passed away after a lengthy battle with his wife by his side on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie.
Beloved husband of Lindsey Cole.
Loving father of Jason Jr., Justin and Kaylib.
Dear son of Valerie (Vaughan) and the late Jerry Mercer, brother of Amanda and her children Meegwon & Mispwom.
DICKSON, Leona Helen (nee Hushen) - Died suddenly on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, her 65th Wedding Anniversary, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie with her family at her side, at the age of 84.
Lee of Barrie, formerly of Wasaga Beach and of Woodbridge, beloved wife of the late Russell (2013).
Loving mother of Debra Dickson of Edmonton, Alberta, Heather and her husband Patrick Matthews of Brampton, Norman and his wife Kim of Caledon, Kevin of Morocco, Warren of Brampton and Bradley and his wife Kim of Minesing.
Cherished Grandmother of Blake Dickson, Ryan and Sean Matthews, Corey (Amanda), Kevin and Kendra Lee Dickson, Aimeé and Michaël Dickson, Christian and Jordyn Dickson and of great-grandson Dante Dickson.
LESPERANCE, Lorraine (nee Deschamps) - Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at the age of 71 years.
Beloved wife of Basil Lesperance.
Loving mother of David (Leanne), Lisa (Nick DiCenso) and the late Ronald.
Loving grandmother of Jason, Kristy, Ashley, Travis, Brent, Steven, Bryana, Trisha and Samantha.
SCOWCROFT, Marilyn Anne (Gracie) - Peacefully at her home Big Cedar Estates, Oro Medonte on Wednesday March 22, 2017 in her 68th year.
Beloved wife of the late Sam Scowcroft.
Loving mother and best friend of Marnie Malone.
Cherished grandmother to Aiden, who was the light of her life.
Predeceased by her parents Marjorie and Raymond Grace and her brother Brian Grace.
CURRIE, Lillian (nee Blair) - Our mother belongs to the ages. Lillian was born on December 20, 1915 to William and Lily (nee McArthur) Blair, in Sioux Lookout Ontario. Passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
She was the youngest of five siblings: Hugh, Robert, Jean and Katherine.
Fatherless at the age of two her childhood was spent with the rest of her struggling family in Orillia. Summers, at the McArthur farm on the 6th of Oro, were spent with joy and created many fond memories. Going to her roots in the country provided a life well lived. Living through the depression and hard times provided her with the steel and independence to deal with life’s challenges.
WIEBE, Mary - Passed away peacefully on March 22, 2017 at the age of 87 years.
Beloved mother of Lorraine Shantz.
Loving Omi of Nicole (Julien) and Jeremy (Christine).
Dear sister of Agnes Roeser and her family and the late Hella Braun.
CRAMP, Frederick Norman - Peacefully at Roberta Place on March 22, 2017.
Norman, predeceased by his wife Vera (Ging).
Loving father of Susan Ball (Cramp).
Grandfather of Sherri and Allan.
STURGEON, Ben - Born at Huntsville, Ontario on May 7, 1988, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on March 21, 2017.
Beloved husband of Laurie Lane.
Loving stepfather of Christina.
Cherished son of Ron (Stacey) and Shawnah.
Dear brother of Sean (Teri), Jay (Jen) and Sarah (Bart).
Loving uncle of Olivia, Emma, Warren, Walter, and William.
FOLEY, Emily - It is with heavy hearts that the Foley family announces the passing of their mother Emily Foley at Granite Ridge Retirement Home in Gravenhurst, Ont. n her 96th year on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Frederick Henry Foley who predeceased Emily in 1978.
Beloved mother to Frederick (France) Foley of Dinard, France, Linda (Gary) Madryga of Uxbridge and Peter (Sue) Foley of Gravenhurst.
Emily was predeceased by her siblings James, Terrance and Joseph.
YAKUBOWSKI, Joe - Suddenly at his home in Huntsville on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in his 84th year.
Beloved wife of Wilma Yakubowski (nee Adair).
Dear father of Anne (Barry Kozluk) and their children; Michael, Daniel and William, Joe Yakubowski (Annette) and their children; Natalie, Stephanie and Kyle and Jane (Rod Hext) and their children Sarah and Rebecca.
Joe was the former Director of Education in Kirkland Lake, upon their retirement Joe and Wilma moved to Huntsville in 1988.
BISS, James Joseph 'Jim' - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday March 21, 2017 in his 75th year.
James Biss, beloved husband of Colleen Biss (nee Jarvis) and the late Marie Biss (nee Curtis).
Loving father of Jason Biss (Sunny) and Kevin Biss.
Stepfather to Dwayne Renton (Wanda), Adrien Renton (Dee) and Ron Renton (Amy).
Loving grandfather of Josh, Zack, Nathan and Papa`s little princess Eliza. Great grandfather to Jaylen. Remembered by his many step grandchildren.
GALIPEAU, Alice - Peacefully at home, on March 21, 2017.
Alice, loving wife of Victor.
Cherished mother of Catherine Power, Tracey Muchmaker (Susan), Jamie Galipeau (Cheryl) and reunited with her son Michael.
Proud grandmother of Justin, Samantha (Joshua), Victoria, Katie, Kiersten and Ethan.
Cherished daughter of the late Edgar and Margaret Gauthier.
KING, Ivy “Rose” (nee Fox) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Coleman Care Centre in Barrie at the age of 54.
Loving mother of Matthew King and Amy King (Kevin).
Cherished grandmother of Emily and Nathanial King.
Dear sister of Shirley, Steve, Johnny, Bobby and Joe.
DONER, James - Passed away on Tuesday March 21, 2017 in his 46th year.
Dear son of Carolyn Herrington and David Doner.
Beloved father of Cassandra Doner and Andrew Richardson (Lilly).
Friend and previous husband of Sarah Richardson.
Always loved and remembered by sister Michelle Ayres (Paul), and brother Mike Doner (Christine).
HERRIOTT, Paul Stephen - Passed away on March 21, 2017, at the age of 60.
Always a “take charge” man, Paul was a born leader. From his childhood years mentoring and leading his younger brother, friends and classmates, to graduating from Western University with an Honours Business degree, Paul was always the guy who’d roll up his sleeves and jump at the organizational tasks at hand. He lead by action and example.
Paul spent the majority of his career as a Financial Planner. He was amazingly adept at listening when needed and verbalizing when appropriate. He always made his message clear and apparent.