Reekie AlbertREEKIE, Albert Wallace - Former Reeve of Carling Township, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre. Age 86 years.

Fondly remembered by Loretta Reekie. Beloved companion of Nicky Anderson.

Dear father of Stephan and his wife Jos; Melanie and her husband Forest Curry; Carole and her husband Dave Reynolds; and Pamela Reekie.

Loving Poppa of Melissa (Barry); Tyler (Peggy); Coady (Lindsay); Amanda (Mike); Clinton (Jen); and Dane (Megan).


MOFFATT, Hilda Jean - Peacefully passed away at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 72 years of age.

Beloved wife of Don for 54 years.

Loving mom of Nancy (Tim), Margaret (Joe), Dee (Tammy) and Tammy (Mark).

Proud Granny of Jesse, Tasha, Shane, Chaleen, Rustin, Raymond, Kayla, Kristin, Kody and Kane.


Johnson BillJOHNSON, William 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on November 17, 2017 in his 69th year.

Loving husband to Patricia for 41 years.

Loving father of Rodney and the late Brenda.

Cherished grandfather of Samantha Glenney and Robert Johnson.

He will be sadly missed by Trina (Alan) Murray and Tara Lee Fox and his brothers Frank, Garfield and Cyril.


Martin JackMARTIN, John James 'Jack' - At his home in Ramara on Friday November 17, 2017 in his 77th year.

Jack Martin, beloved son of the late Boston and Marie Martin.

Loving brother of Ruth Wallace-predeceased (Rick), Phillip Martin-predeceased, Clyde Martin-predeceased, Linda McRae (Ron-predeceased), Frank Martin (Barb) and Darlene Martin (Kathy).  

Jack is also remembered by his many nieces and nephews.


Dekker MinnieDEKKER, Wilhelmina 'Minnie' - Passed away peacefully on Friday November 17, 2017 at Simcoe Manor, Beeton.

Visitation will be held at W. John Thomas Funeral Home, Alliston on Tuesday, November 21st from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM,

The service will take place at the Alliston Christian Reformed Church, 28 Downey Avenue, Alliston on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM.

Interment at Everett.



Moyer IrisMOYER, Mildred Iris - Passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side, at St. Joseph’s Villa, Sudbury, on Friday, November 17, 2017. Age 90 years.

Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Julia (Dixon) Greer.

Beloved wife of the late Merle.


Wright LeonWRIGHT, Leonard Peter - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in his 80th year.

Len Wright, beloved husband of Lauretta (nee Woolley) of Pefferlaw.

Dear father of Jeff and his wife Tanya of Fenelon Falls and Chris and his wife Jen of Aldergrove, BC.

Loving Grandpa Len of Amanda (Steven), Aaron (Nicole), Alex (Crystal), Eric and Ben.


Waddington AliceWADDINGTON, AliceJeanGwyn(Gay) Waddington - Died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, atMuskokaLanding Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ontario. Jean was age 89.

Jean was born in Granby, Quebec on December 26, 1927 toAliceSadlerRuth(MacDonald) GayandJohnGlen Gay.Jean had a very happy childhood, and was especially attached to her grandparents and many relatives in Granby, Quebec.

During the war, the family moved to Ottawa, where she attendedLisgarCollegiate Institutein1941-46. She then went on to McGill University, achieving a Bachelor of Science in 1950 and a Bachelor of Library Sciencesin 1951.


Trefry ScottTREFRY, Scott - Former member of Muskoka Paramedic services, died peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 54 years.

Beloved husband of Paulette Trefry of Bracebridge.

Dear father of Myles Trefry (Tori) and Christa – Lee Buckler (Trevor).

Grandfather Eli, Nolan and Preston.


Campbell JackCAMPBELL, Jack Allen - Retired School Principal from Orillia and Owner of Mapleview Private School, passed away at Chapman House, Owen Sound on Thursday November 16, 2017 at the age of 78.

Jack, loving and devoted friend of Trevor Brown of Owen Sound.

Loved son of the late Alexander & Margaret Campbell.

Dear brother of Carol Lynne Disik (James William deceased).


Smith JeffSMITH, Jeffrey Lloyd - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 16, 2017 at Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Kaye Zoller for 17 years.

Cherished father of Tammy Dunbar (Smith)(predeceased) and Ryan Smith.

Proud grandfather of Amber Dunbar (Patrick O'Donnell), Alex Dunbar (Marlee Rideout), Blaize Smith, Phoenix Smith and great grandfather of Eden Dunbar.


Richardson DoreenRICHARDSON, Doreen (nee Lawson) - Passed away peacefully at the Sara Vista Nursing Centre, Elmvale on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Doreen Richardson of Elmvale in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late Chester Richardson.

Much loved mother of Fred (Dianne) Richardson, Susan (Paul) Desroches and the late Larry (Melodie).

Mother-in-law of Sharon Crozier (Milt Walters).


Percy RayPERCY, Ray Morley - Of Angus, ON, passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie, ON on Wednesday November 15, 2017, in his 75th year.

Beloved Husband of Caroline.

Loving Father of Daniel (Roxane), Darryl (Lindsay) and Dean (Zita).

Cherished Grandfather of Jelena (Brandan), Brittany (Pat), Jody (Tarah), Nathan, Nicholas and Melanie.


Payne FrankPAYNE, Frank - Suddenly on Tuesday November 15, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, in his 84th year.

Frank Payne beloved husband of Huguette (Hughie) and the late Carol Payne.

Dear father of Dave (Catherine) and Sandra (Derrick Hillier).

Dear step-father of Sandra Marion and Sherry (Logan Smith). 

Loving Grandpa of Taylor, Haylee and Cassidy.


Jacklin GwenJACKLIN, Gwen (Ryman) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Age 79 years.

Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” Harold Jacklin.

Loving mother of Susan and her husband Ed Currie; and Wendy and her husband Kevin Baker.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Madeleine, Edward, Austin, Jamie, and Jackie.


Welles PeterWELLES, Peter - June 23, 1939 - November 15, 2017 - Loving husband, father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly on November 15, 2017. 

Originally from Friesland, The Netherlands, made Canada his home in 1953. Resident of Guelph, Orillia, and moved to Barrie in 1970 with his family.

Loving husband to Joanne (nee Obee) for 55years.

Extraordinary father to Scott (Cindy) and Kelly.


Yahiro AkiYAHIRO, Aki - Died peacefully at The Pines Long Term Care Residence in Bracebridge on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 96 years.

Beloved wife of the late John Yahiro.

Dear mother of Christine Yahiro of Bracebridge and Naomi Tomczak (Michael) of Toronto.

Loving grandmother of Mika Tomczak ( Sittha Sukkasi) and Erika Tomczak ( Chad Yacobucci).


Pust StanPUST, Stanley Burgess - Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 89. 

Cherished father of Sandy Smith and Jim Pust (Bev). 

Loving grandfather of Sarah (Johno), Matthew, Lucas and Mathew. 

Great-grandfather of Logan, Evelynne and Cameron. 


Wilcott RobertWILCOTT, Robert - Died peacefully at the Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of Hilda Wilcott.

Dear father of Paula and Melanie.

Loving grandfather of Matthew, Blake, Brandon, Daniel, Jessica, Alexandra and great grandfather of Amelia.


Mortimer DavidMORTIMER, David Elmore - Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on November 14, 2017, at the age of 79.

He leaves his beloved wife of 47 years Barbara and their son Kevin.

David was the son of the late Elmore & Kaie Mortimer.

Brother of Mary Yankowski (the late Michael), Leonard Mortimer (Donna), Lyle Mortimer (Lee), Peter (Rose) and the late Richard.


Kiff JanetKIFF, Janet McDonald (nee Stewart) - Peacefully at her home in Orillia surrounded by family on Tuesday November 14, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Janet Kiff of Orillia, formerly of Chatham, beloved wife of Raymond Kiff of 58 years.

Loving mother of Sheilagh Rose (Michael Townsend), Stewart Kiff (Sharon), Phillip Kiff and Barbara Kiff  (Peter Moczulak).

Loving grandmother to William, Julia, Elizabeth and Zoya.  


Crossley BerniceCROSSLEY, Bonnie “Bernice” - Peacefully and gracefully surrounded by her family at Hospice Simcoe on Tuesday November 14, 2017 at the age of 86.

Wife of Rod Crossley.

Dear mother of David (Maria) Sim, Jimmy (Teresa) Sim, Michael (Cheryl) Sim, Carol (Glenn) Porter, Alan (Sherry) Sim, and Kathy Sim.

Special aunt of Laura Wyatt.


SWEENEY, Norman Richard - It is with heavy hearts we announce Norman’s sudden passing on November 14, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie in his 72 year. 

Beloved friend and partner of Joyce Robertson of Barrie.

Beloved father of Lisa Sweeney of Edmonton, AB, Christie Perrin of Calgary, AB and Tammy Miller of Penticton, B.C. 

Cherished grandfather to 7 grandchildren. 


Ellis MarmieELLIS, Martha 'Marnie' - Our beloved Marnie passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Stevenson Memorial Hospital Alliston after a battle of many years with lupus.

Marnie will be sorely missed by her husband Hugh and daughters Nora (Brian) and Josephine (Stephen) grandsons Michael, Daniel, Andrew, Kyle, David and brother Charles deManbey.


Switzer IlaSWITZER, Ila Jane - Of Mount Forest, ON, passed away peacefully, at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in her 95th year.

Loving Wife of the late Hugh Switzer.

Loving Mother of Robert (Wendy) and the late William.

Cherished Grandmother of Sandra, Keith, Margaret Pennisten (Don), Billy, Murray, Marcie Siggens (Ken), Sarah Lees (Adam), Lee and Steve Milligan.


Bressette DebBRESSETTE, Deborah Anne (Anderson) - February 3, 1953 - November 14, 2017 - It is with heavy hearts we announce Debbie’s passing, she passed away at home with her loving husband and soul mate Tim of 44years by her side along with Rugby and Lucy her puppies. 

Loving mother of Paulette, T.J., Keegan and Katie.

Nanny to Jonas, Brody, Maggie, Beckham and Nixon.

Loving sister Shirley, Brenda, Susie, Paul and Mike.