Duval ExildaDUVAL, Exilda (nee Lapensée) - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Friday December 15, 2017 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of Louis Duval.

Loving mother of Lorraine Desroches (Marc), Annette Gendron (Laurie), David (Lynn), Elaine Arts (Pierre), Joanne Gendron (Steve) and Kevin (Veronica).

Grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.


Allen BudALLEN, Thomas “Bud” - Peacefully passed away on December 15, 2017 with the loving support of wife Lucie and family.

Born August 22, 1930 in Islington Ontario, Bud was raised by hard working parents Thomas and Florence who owned and operated produce markets in Etobicoke and Kleinberg.

Instrumental in the establishment of commercial HVAC firm and past president of ORAC, Bud was a tradesmen at heart before forming Select Air Ltd for which he own and operated.


WILDERS, William Johannes 'Bill' - Peacefully passed away at Extendicare-Rouge Valley on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Bill Wilders of Toronto at 95 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Maaike Wilders.

Loving father of Elver Wilders, Helen (Rob) West, Emmy (David) Ellis and Marianne (Rai) Mohan.


Huter JoslHUTER, Josl - It is with heavy hearts that the Huter Family would like to share the passing of Josl Huter, their Patriarch and Founder of Mount St Louis Moonstone Ski Resort. Josl died peacefully at Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital on Thursday December 14, 2017 at the age of 84. Josl had survived a brain tumor and suffered from epilepsy as a result. Sadly, he spent the last few years battling Alzheimer’s.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Elfriede and his sons, Robert (daughter-in-law Sarah) and Andre along with his older sister Herta Grubmueller.

His legacy remains his 4 grandchildren, whom he was incredibly proud and loved dearly, Nicholas, Jacob, Lukas and Charley Grace.


Tournour ThereseTOURNOUR, Therese - Passed away at Hillcrest Village, on December 14, 2017 in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of Gino.

Dear mother of Debbie (Ken), Liana (Luigi) and Randy (Doris).

Cherished Oma of Mathew (Jinny), Erin (Anthony), Amanda and Devon.

Will be missed by her nieces and nephews.


LAWSON, Robert 'Rob' Elmer - Born in Orillia on September 27, 1950, passed away on Thursday December 14, 2017 at Rama Extended Care Unit with those he loved nearby.

Life partner, best friend, and travel companion to wife Sherry Lynn Lawson (nee Douglas). 

Son of Elmer and the late Doreen Lawson. 

Loving father of Kendra (Ed) and Jordan (Shannon). 


Berry HelenBERRY, Helen A. - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at the age of 82 years.

Loving mother of Nancy Andrew (Jim Weedman), Lynn (Ken) Watt, Sheila Craig and Jay Berry.

Proud grandmother of Colleen, Devon, Norm (Melanie), Tyler (Melissa), Josh, Jordan (Jolene), Cassandra, Cody and great grandmother of Rachel.

Helen will also be remembered by her brothers Gordon (Pat) Wells, George Wells (Toppy Atwell) and David Wells (Jackie Davies).


McKerroll AlMCKERROLL, Allister Jermey - Retired locomotive engineer, 42 year employee of CNR, passed away at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at the age of 92.

Allister, beloved husband of Marion McKerroll (nee Goss) of Barrie and formerly of Orillia and Capreol.

Loving father of Linda Birney (Briane) of Napanee, Diane Redman (Norman) of Welland, Mary Sue Bourget (Rick) of Whitefish Falls, Bud (Mary Anne) of Barrie and Glen of Fort Myers, FLD.

Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.


Gabrielson EarlGABRIELSON, Earl John - At the Royal Victoria Hospital Barrie on Wednesday December 13, 2017 in his 70th year. 

Earl Gabrielson of Oro-Medonte, beloved husband of Lorraine Marie Garbrielson (nee Strom) of 47 years. 

Loving father of April Michaelis (Dan) and Lucas Gabrielson (Sara). 

Cherished grandfather of Carleigh and Barclay. 


PENNEY, Pamela Shelley - Died peacefully on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at Campbell House, Collingwood at the age of 61.

Pam of Stayner, loving daughter of the late Annie and the late Ernest Penney.

Survived by her sister Lucy (Hughie O’Handley).

Predeceased by sister Leah Thurman, brothers George and Stuart and niece Wendy McCormick.


Smith DonnaSMITH, Donna J. (nee Thomson) - (Broker with Re/Max Orillia Realty) - Peacefully at home in Orillia, on Wednesday December 13, 2017.

Loving mother of Leslie McMillan (Tyrone Lee) of Orillia and James McMillan (Laurel Patrick) of Ajax.

Former wife of John McMillan (predeceased) and George Smith.

Dear sister of Frances Mahler (George) of Hamilton.


HARRIS, Linda Mary (nee Langdon) - Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 13,2017 at the age of 70.

Daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Langdon and Garth Langdon.

Loving Mother of Mat(Rhose) and Summer.

Adored and adoring Nana to Brian and Gabriel.


MORE, Arthur - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Arthur More of Sutton, beloved husband of the late Florie (nee Keith).

Dear father of Michelle, Pamela, Alan and Penny and their families.

Dear brother of Irene Walker and her husband Malcolm (deceased), Henry More (deceased) and his wife Rhoda, Frank More and his wife Ann and Ian More and his wife Nan.


MCGUIGAN, Debbie (Lawson) - October 30 1961 - December 12 2017. Debbie passed away peacefully in the morning of December 12th 2017, from her long battle with Parkinson’s, at Creedan Valley Nursing Home in Creemore. She was comfortable and surrounded by loved ones.

Wife of Ian.

Daughter of William and Mary.

Sister of Brenda, Kevin, Tommy, Sadie and Bernadette.


WANNAMAKER, Carole Lynne - Died suddenly yet peacefully on Tuesday December 12, 2017 at her home at the age of 76.

Carole of Wasaga Beach, loving mother of Rhonda (David Smith), Terri (Peter Mann), Kimberley Wannamaker and Bradley Wannamaker (Jennifer).

Cherished grandmother of Tracey Nelson, Brittany Mann, Kimberley Wannamaker, Colleen Wannamaker, Forest Wannamaker, Justin Mann, Liam Wannamaker and Chase Wannamaker and great grandmother of Thomas and Ethan Mann.


Rattew AgnesRATTEW, Agnes Isobel - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday December 12, 2017 in her 75th year.

Agnes Rattew of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Frederick Rattew.

Much loved mother of Rick Rattew (Bridget Glauner), and Evelyn MacNeish both of Orillia.  

Cherished grandmother of Deanna, Declan, and Reagan.


Sanderson MyrnaSANDERSON, Myrna Mae (nee Slessor) - Passed away at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Tuesday December 12, 2017 in her 89th year.

Myrna, beloved wife of Keith Sanderson for over 70 years.

Dear mother of Gary Sanderson (Krissann Regan), sister of Wayne Slessor (Norma), sister in law of Alberta Slessor, mother in law of Brian Simpson.


Brown LorraineBROWN, Lorraine Mary Permillion (nee Harris) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Champlain Manor, Orillia on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in her 96th year.

Lorraine, formerly of Coldwater, was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Robert Fisher Brown.

Loving mother of Jane Hawke of Orillia, Judith Cox (Paul predeceased) of Coldwater, Norah Holder (Bob) of Wasaga Beach, Paula Finlayson (Stuart) of Orillia, and Catherine Tudhope of Calgary.


Bette RudolfBETTE, Rudolf A. - Peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday December 12, 2017.

Rudolf Bette, in his 81st year, beloved husband of Anna.

Cherished father of Brenda (Michael) Slack, Bill (Gwen), Helen (Wayne) Morris, Cyndi (Steve) Bette, Michael (Patti).

Loving Opa of Matthew, Kenny, Hannah, Zackary, Tyler, and Brittany.


Russell GlennaRUSSELL, Glenna - Born at Toronto, Ontario on January 10, 1950, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on December 11, 2017.

Cherished wife for 46 years of Don. Married May 7, 1971.

Beloved mother of Aaron & Laurie Russell, Callum & Treena Russell, Melanie Russell & Dan Barkwell.

Loving grandmother of Sara, Hannah, Mitchell, Madison, Caleb and Ava.

Dear daughter of Mary Radford and the late Gordon Mitchell.


Holmes ErnieHOLMES, Ernest James - Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 11, 2017 in his 68th year.

Ernie was the loving father of Rodney Holmes (Leslie), and Daniel Holmes (Michelle).

Cherished grandfather to Gwen, Avery, and Kinley.

Dear son of Betty and the late Ernest Holmes.


Aitkin LavinaAITKIN, Lavina Verna - Passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at Grey Bruce Regional Health Services, Owen Sound, on Monday, December 11, 2017, at the age of 80.

Lavina, beloved wife of the late Norman (2006).

Loving mother of Kevin (Shannyn Clancy) Aitken and Cheryl (Warren) Smith.

Cherished grandma of Ryan Aitken and Sidney Smith.


WOODLEY, Beverley Audrey (Colville) - At age 78 of Alliston, Ontario passed away suddenly on Monday December 11, 2017.

Born January 8, 1939 in Toronto, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late John Elmore and Audrey Colville and is predeceased by her two brothers Allan and Glen.

She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Garth Albert Woodley, two daughters Suzanne ( Woodley) Hackett and husband Brian of Brampton; Jacqueline (Woodley) Foley and husband Jason of Brampton , 5 grandchildren Nicole, Matthew and Shawn, Julia and Jayden and one great grandchild Aiden.


Kirkpatrick JohnKIRKPATRICK, John - Died suddenly on Monday December 11, 2017 at his home at the age of 77.

John of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Jean.

Loving father of Angela Kirkpatrick (Dr. Stephen Yauck) and Andrew Kirkpatrick (Natalie Bauer).

Cherished grandfather of Stephen Connor Andrianopoulos.


Mayer DorisMAYER, Doris (nee Light) - Passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond, in her 74th year.

Dear mother of Rick (Jan), Jeff (Monica) and the late Keith Mayer.

Cherished memere of Zachary, Kayla and Alyssa.


Miller JoanMILLER, Joan Sarah Anne - Passed away peacefully at the IOOF Seniors Home in Barrie on Monday, December 11, 2017 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Miller.

Cherished mother to Stewart (Mary Anne) of Orangeville, Scott (Nicki) of Barrie, Glenn (Michelle) of Barrie, Jamie (Christine) of Innisfil, and pre- deceased by her son Craig (the late Kim).

Loving grandmother of Becky, Alison, Chris, Andrew, Mackenzie, Sara, Brittany, Ryan, Suzannah, Julia and the late Kris.