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Rootes WaltROOTES, Walter Leonard - Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side, at his home on May 27,2017.

Beloved husband of Rose (nee Lamb).

Loving father of Linda (John), Margie (Craig), Debbie (the late Scott), and Jim.

He was a proud, loving and much loved grandfather and great grandfather.

Walter was first a strong family man, he was also a successful businessman in the graphic supply industry and president of L + R Graphic Supply Inc.

 

LAURIN, Shirley Marie (née Brooks) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife for 62 years of the late Mathieu "Mike" Laurin.

Loving mother of Micheal "Robes" (Heather), David (Donna), Mary Clarke (John), Peter, Betty Ann Robitaille (Danny), Peggy Lou (Paul Bertram) and Allan (Roger).

 

Lamb ArthurLAMB, Arthur Bailey - In his 93rd year, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, May 27th, 2017, at the Leacock Nursing Home.

Arthur, of Ramara Township, beloved husband of Grace (nee Bickell) of 65 years.

Loving father of Fred (Marilyn) of Barrie, Karen (Bruce Bartlet) of Niagara, and Robert of Orillia.

Predeceased by son Barry (2006), and brothers Russell (1943), Melville (1979), Roy (1967) and sister Hilda (2004).

Loving grandfather of Christopher, Rebecca, Scott, Jacob, Stephanie and Cassandra.

 

Osborne DorisOSBORNE, Doris Helena (nee Birdsey) - WWII - Born May 28, 1925 in London, England, passed away surrounded by her family on May 24, 2017, in Collingwood.

Doris was small but mighty, having been a Veteran of WWII, with the Auxiliary Territorial Service of the British Army.

After moving to Canada, she enjoyed a career in Retail Management.

She and her husband Pat shared a lifetime of memories with her 4 children (Chris, Sue, Ian and Mike), and her 9 grandchildren (Jeff, Meghan, Craig, Hilary, Andrew, Nicole, Christopher, Kathi and Kimmi) and her many great-grandchildren.

 

Crawford BruceCRAWFORD, Bruce D. - Passed away at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Beloved husband of 53 years to Sandra (Gill).

Loving father of Andy (Carole) Crawford, Lisa (Rob) Chambers and Gill Crawford (Anne Marie).

Proud Grandad of Britney (Casey) McNutt, Tyler (Britney) Crawford, Kelsey and Brynn Chambers and Great Grandad to Brycen Crawford.

 

Little MarjLITTLE, Marjorie Marie - Passed away peacefully on Friday, May 26, 2017, at The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, in her 98th year.

Pre-deceased by her husband William E. Little.

Cherished mother of Edward Little (Jan), Kristine Ongaro and pre-deceased by her son Kevin Little.

Loving grandmother of Jason Little, Ryan Little, Colin Little and Dana Ongaro.

 

Childs FloydCHILDS, Floyd Harold Mervyn - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 25, 2017 at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital in his 81st year.

Floyd of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband for 60 years of Adrienne (née Whiteside).

Loving brother of Audrey (late Richard Watson), Lorne, Cyril, Cliff, Lionel and the late Orie.

Brother-in-law of Cecile (Ivan Tees).

Uncle to Gregor Tees (Isabel) and Samantha and also missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

Londry AllanLONDRY, Allan Leeland - Passed away peacefully at Matthew's House Hospice on Thursday May 25, 2017 in his 91st year.

Loved father of Robert, David (Wonda), Debbie and Lee Londry.

Loving Grandpa to Cole and Tyson Londry.

 

Pollard EdnaPOLLARD, Edna Dorothy Pollard - Peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the age of 101 years.

Edna Pollard (nee Houliston) formerly of Pefferlaw, beloved wife of the late Jack Pollard.

Dear mother of John Pollard and his wife Gwen of Lindsay and Judith Butler-Derouin and her husband Gerry of Sutton.

Predeceased by her son in law Wayne Butler.

 

Salt KeithSALT, Keith William - Master of Navigation, passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Age 71 years.

Loving spouse of Jane Axford.

Beloved father of Leah Salt (Ollie Tabobandung); and Roy Salt.

Cherished ‘Pa’ of Jana (Eddie); Hillary (Robert); and great grandfather to Terrance, Trinity, Noah, and Bronson.

 

Poltorak GenoPOLTORAK, Genowefa (nee Kraul) - Passed away peacefully at the Trillium Manor, Orillia on Thursday May 25, 2017 at the age of 91.

Genowefa, beloved wife of the late Jan Poltorak.

Loving mother of Paul (Karen) and Mary (Larry Church predeceased).

Cherished grandmother of Jennifer (Paul predeceased), Christopher (Rene), Melissa (Charlotte) and Marcy (Pete).

Proud great grandmother of Tilda.

 

Kelly SheilaKELLY, Sheila - Died peacefully on Thursday May 25, 2017 at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood in her 84th year.

Sheila of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Brampton, loving spouse of Dick McCullough and wife of the late Andrew Kelly.

Loving mother of Michael (Donna), Raymond (Shelley), Andrew (Paula) and Debbie (Tony Tarasco).

Cherished grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren with two on the way.

Dear sister of Margaret Morgan and the late Charles Lane.

 

JONES, Warren Elton - Passed away peacefully at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston on Thursday May 25, 2017 in his 99th year.

Beloved husband of Lorraine Jones (nee Greavette) and predeceased by wife Nancy (nee Davern).

Loved father of Judith Ann (David Alexander), William Davern Jones (Marsha), Robert Allen Jones (Nancy), Kimberly Jones (Steve Dean).

Dear Grandfather of Matthew (Alesia), Mark (Tara), Pamela (Kevin), Alison, Davern, Seamus, Liam, Laughlin, Jennifer (Darryl), Nicole and his many great-grandchildren.

 

CALDWELL, Amelia D. - Passed away peacefully in her sleep, at Champlain Manor on May 25, 2017, in her 87th year.

Loving mother of Dwight Caldwell (Debbie Hatch).

Amelia will be fondly remembered by Stephen Walker, Gina Jones & husband Chris, Alma Caldwell and Scott Barden (Cindy Walker, predeceased).

 

BOWSER, Wendy - With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Wendy peacefully on May 25, 2017 with her family nearby.

Loving mother of Orrin (Debra), Greg (Sonya) and Jim Crawford.

Grandma of Christopher, Jonas, Tessa, Max, Emma and Madelyn.

Sister of Diane, Muriel and Arthur (Barb).

 

KRISTY, Leta May (nee Ferguson) - On May 24, 2017 Leta May Kristy, passed peacefully away at Sunset Manor in Collingwood, ON.

Predeceased by her loving husband Sam.

Loving mother of Michael (Karen) and Diane.

Beloved grandmother of Jordan (Rachel), Colin and Ryan (Sarah Monica).

 

Ross KenROSS, Kenneth - Died peacefully on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family at the age of 82.

Ken of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Diane Ross.

Loving father of the late Andrew Ross and step-father of Patricia Bigattini (Clive Mathias) and Brett Donald (Kirsti).

Loving and adoring grandfather of Brodi, Elijah, Adrian, Reno and Ashden.

Dear son-in-law of Dylis Martin.

 

Ward JeanWARD, Jeannette Mary (nee Desnoyers) - Died peacefully on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie in her 89th year.

Jeannette of Stayner, beloved wife of the late Thomas Ward (January 2017).

Loving mother of Sharon Lammle, William (Roxanna), Linda (Philip Stonehouse), Thomas (Sherry), Dianna (David Finnigan), Jim (Arlene) Culbertson, Robert (Helen) Parsik, Lynda (Steve McMillan) and the late Louise Parsik.

Jeannette was the proud grandmother of 27 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren and 17 great great grandchildren with more on the way!

 

OSBORNE, Elizabeth (Betty) (nee Murray) —  Passed away peacefully in her 91st year, May 24, 2017, at Coleman Health Care Centre in Barrie, ON.

Reunited with her beloved husband of 64 years, James Henry (Jim - 2013) and infant son Danny (1950).

Loving mother of James Murray (Deborah), Judy Yule (Bill) and Dana (Mary).

 

BURROUGHS, Donald Harry - Peacefully at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Don Burroughs, of Baldwin, formerly of Willow Beach.

Beloved father of Scott (Bonnie), Derek (Nancy), Kimberly (Blake) and Sandra.

Loving Grandfather of Laura, Ryan, Chantelle, Candice, Tanner and Krista and great grandfather of Van, Dana-Mae, Gabe and Cheyanne.

 

Crank JenniferCRANK, Jennifer - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mum and Nana on May 24, 2017.

Family was Jennifer's greatest priority, and her greatest source of joy, and all who knew her can attest to how immensely proud she was of her children and grandchildren. It was through her role of mother and grandmother that she drew her strength, and leaves her legacy of great love.

Her kind heart, her generous spirit, her wisdom and her supportive nature were known to everyone she met or spent time with and will be sorely missed. Jennifer's home was a welcoming and safe space for her friends and family alike, and she never hesitated to open her doors to people in their time of need.

 

BOOTH, Mary Victoria - At the Muskoka Shores Nursing Home, Gravenhurst on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at the age of 94.

Mary Booth, formerly of Orillia, beloved wife of the late John Booth.

Loving mother of Marilyn (Wes) Steels and the late Philip Booth and surviving wife Heather.

Loved by her grandchildren Colin Steels (Lydia) and Monica Bylow and by her great grandchildren Reece Bylow, Victoria Steels, Cole Bylow and Hailey Steels.

 

Seagram CarolSEAGRAM, Carol Ann (nee Joy) - Carol passed from this life in her home Wednesday morning, May 24, 2017, with her husband Jim (Rev. James W. Seagram) by her side.

She is survived also by her four children, Jason (Leslie), Kathleen Koepke (Brian), Naomi Suggs (Brian) and Sarah, and four wonderful grandchildren, Kristina, Abigail, Corwin, and Morgan.

Her parents Tom and Gwen Joy, and brothers David and Tom are deceased, but her sister Susan Furmanczyk (Larry) and sister-in-law Kathy Joy and many loving relatives from Ottawa to Vancouver also grieve Carol's death.

 

Smith JakeSMITH, James 'Jake' - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre with his loving niece Karen at his side.

Jake Smith in his 87th year loving husband of the late Dorothy Smith.

Brother of the late Gordon (the late Nan) Smith.

Jake will be fondly remembered by his nephews Ross (Doris) Smith, Neil Smith, Barry (Arlene) Smith, Mark Gray and Karry Gray as well as his nieces Karen (Raymond) Currier, Denise (Mike) Warren and Wanda (Shane) McMillin.

 

FLETCHER, Ammie Joseph - Passed away peacefully at his home in Orillia on Tuesday May 23, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Theresa Fletcher (nee St. Amant).

Loving father of Joanne Brown, Darrel, Jamie, and Peter.

Proud grandfather of Tammi and Shawn; great grandfather of Alexis, Skylar, Phoebe, and Seth.

 

Eakin RonaldEAKIN, Ronald - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Loving husband of Norma for 63 years.

Cherished father of Deborah Eakin, Karen Eakin, Glenn (Heather) Eakin, Brenda (Jon) Burton, Paul (Sherry) Eakin, and Christopher Eakin.

Beloved Grand-dad of Christopher, Derek, Darren, Lindsey, Tyffany, the late Leanna, Rachael, Ryan, and Amy.