Norrie GeraldNORRIE, Gerald Albert 'Dude' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gerald Norrie on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, affectionately known as “Dude” by all. Age 84 years.

Predeceased by his loving wife Shirley.

Loving father of Rick (Jeanette), Bradley (Dian), and Dennis.

Predeceased by his daughter Barbara.


Young MargYOUNG, Margaret Jane - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Jane Young in her 94 year.

The beloved wife of the late Harry.

Loving mother of Dayle McKee (Daniel) of Barrie, David of Phelpston, Peter (Susan) of Midhurst and Mary Jane Cole (Randy) of Oro-Medonte.


Bell MarjBELL, Marjorie May - Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 with her loving family by her side.

Marjorie Bell at the age of 80 years, beloved wife of the late Bob Bell.

Cherished mother of Lawrence Bell (Donna Crowder), Denise (Paul) Winger, Debby (the late Herb) Kershaw, Dwight Bell (Marilyn Chrysler) and Murray Bell (Jennifer Garnhum).


Hawley JamesHAWLEY, Edwin 'James' - It is with sadness that the family of Edwin James “Jim” Hawley announces his sudden passing. Jim passed away peacefully at Sunset Manor on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in his 93rd year.

He was the beloved husband and loving companion of Elaine who predeceased him in 2016 after 69 wonderful years of marriage.

He will be greatly missed by his daughter Janet and her husband Bruce Gillham.


Crane LeeCRANE, Lee - Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday January 9, 2018.

Beloved wife or Werner Rubow.

Loved mother of Steve Hunter (Christina), Tim Hunter (Lara) and special mom to Tracy Gallaugher (Steve) and Jeff Champ (Sue).


Conway DavidCONWAY, David George - Unexpectedly passed away at his home in Collingwood on Tuesday January 9, 2018 in his 76th year.

Dave, as he was known by most, grew up in Toronto and Winnipeg, attended the University of Manitoba, and enjoyed a career as an entrepreneur and real estate developer.

Collingwood, while a weekend retreat for many years, became Dave and his family’s permanent residence in the mid-90s. Whether skiing the slopes, golfing the greens, or enjoying dinners with friends immersed in Sinatra and great conversation, Dave always enjoyed the moment.


Leroux AnneLEROUX, Anne (Lalonde) - Passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by family, just before midnight on January 9, 2018 in her 80th year.

Much loved wife of the late Patrick Leroux and loving mother of Rick (Nancy), Leeanne, Andrea (Norm), Mike (Tina) and predeceased by son Neil.

Beloved grandmother of Kaylee, Donovan, Max, Andrew and step-granddaughters Emma and Sarah.


MCKINNON, Herman Edward Earl McKinnon - Passed away peacefully with his daughter Nancy by his side, at Lakeland Long Term Care, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Age 82 years.

Beloved husband of the late Catherine.

Loving father of Gary, Nancy, Danny and Barry.

Stepfather to Fiona and Carolyn.


Hammett PaulHAMMETT, Paul Douglas - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Tuesday January 9, 2018 in his 69th year. 

Paul Hammett of Orillia, beloved husband of Barbara Frances Hammett (nee Young) of 32 years.  

Dear father of Stacy Hammett (Douglas Minke), Dawn Ferrier (Derek), Melissa Bieleckie and Adam Joudry (Cheryl). 

Loving grandfather of nine grandchildren. 

Dear brother of Gerry (Nancy), Eddie Hammett, Joan West-predeceased and Carol Duff (Jim).


Lumree PeteLUMREE, Harold 'Pete' - Passed away at the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Monday January 8, 2018, at the age of 86, of Coldwater. 

Loving husband of 60 years to Marilyn (Yon). 

Devoted father of Peter and Anita. 

Grandfather of Cole, Taylor, and Trent. 


LEWINGTON, Margaret 'Peggy' (nee Thompson) - Passed away peacefully on January 8, 2018 in Burlington.

She has gone to heaven to be with her beloved husband Frank and her eldest son Steven.

Peggy was a kind, loving and generous woman who leaves her three children and families behind.

She leaves Gail and her husband Bob Elliot and their three children Emily, Alec and Laura; Mark and Laurie Lewington and their daughter Breanna; and David and Nijole and their children Paul and Aras, and his wife Cristy and daughter Lillian.


Davidson DoreenDAVIDSON, Doreen Evelyn - Passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, on Monday, January, 8, 2018 in her 84th year.

Doreen, of Wasaga Beach, dear wife of Robert Davidson.

Cherished mother of Robert (Connie) of Port Dover and Sandra Loos of Brechin.

Grandmother of Courtnie (Jon) Breit and Brandi (Eric) Watson and great grandmother of Silk, Golden, Caden, Hauk and Teagan.


Beaudoin AndrewBEAUDOIN, Andrew Alexander - Passed away on Monday January 8, 2018 with his family by his side.

Pre deceased by his loving wife Charlotte "Lottie".

He will be greatly missed by his children Vicki Guthrie (Bruce), Kathleen Byford (Rick), André Beaudoin (Jane).

His granchildren Kyle (Andrea), Kirk (Britt), Levi, VIctoria and Christopher (Shannon).


Prongle EdithPRINGLE, Edith Emily (nee Neal) - Born on Monday, May 3, 1926 and died peacefully on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Muskoka Landing, Huntsville.

Edith was born in Gananoque and grew up in Katrine. She spent 70 years living in Belleville.

She was married to Gordon Charles Pringle in 1947 for 70 years until his death in 1989. 

They raised three children; Ron Pringle (Margie Cain) of Ottawa, Nancy (Joe Huttenlochner) of Huntsville and Sandy (Pat Sneyd ) of Huntsville. 


Bond KimBOND, Kim Stewart - Died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Monday, January 8, 2018 in his 60th year.

Dear husband of June Bond.

Loving father of Rebecca and Alex and grandfather of Domenic.

Dear brother of Melanie Bond and Linda Hodges.


Tusek AdrianaTUSEK, Adriana (née Raffaelli) - February 18, 1924 to January 8, 2018; in her 94th year. Born in Lana, Italy.

Pre-deceased by husband Anton in April 2001.

Mother to daughters Meryliss, Fausta, Raffaella, Janette and Michelle.

Adriana was a cosmopolitan woman who enjoyed the arts, fashion and music as much as raising a family of 5 children.


Mann JoyceMANN, Joyce - Died suddenly at her home in Bracebridge on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in her 74th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ron Mann.

Dear mother of Cheryl (Dave Brownlee), Dave (Leslie Talbot) and Rob.

Loving grandmother of Kyle, Nathan and James.


FOLEY, Doris Gertrude (nee Green) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville on January 7, 2018 at the age of 75.

Doris was the beloved wife of David for 55 years.

She was the loving mother of Sean and his wife Eleanor.

Cherished by her two grandchildren Paige & Sydney.


Morrissey MaryMORRISSEY, Mary Patricia (nee Hart) - Peacefully at Etobicoke General Hospital on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Chuck (2014).

Dear mother of David (Carol-Lynn), Laurie (Melissa) and Gary (Renata).

Cherished grandmother of Greg (Mayah), Sarah, Michell, Justina, Amanda, Trevor, Tricia and Troy.


Stein ShirleySTEIN, Shirley (nee Taylor) - Passed away peacefully on Sunday January 7, 2018 at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie in her 80th year.

Shirley will be deeply missed by her loving husband Robert ‘Bob’ and her children Robert, Susan, Sharon, Shelley and Sherry.

Forever cherished by her grandchildren Travis, Roberto, Marco, Krista, Ashley, Caitlyn, Rhonda, Joseph, Caroline and Stephanie and 10 great grandchildren.


Potter MarionPOTTER, Marion (nee Barron) - Passed away at the Villa Care Centre, on Sunday January 7, 2018.

Marion Potter, of Midland and formerly Port Severn, in her 83rd year.

Cherished mother Elaine (Neal), Claude, Marshall (Laurie), Dean, Michelle (Karl), Larry and Mike.

Loving grandmother of Kelly, Jessica, Cassie, Kyle, Colin, Tyler, Larrisa, Teri-Lynne and Kendra.


Stickland BrianSTICKLAND, Brian Richard - April 15, 1955 - January 7, 2018 - In Grande Prairie Alberta with family at his side Brian Richard Stickland lost his 4 year courageous battle with cancer in his 63rd year.

Loving son of Lillian (Coles) and the late Richard Stickland.

Proud father of Jason (Janelle) Spruce Grove, Alberta, Courtney Turyk (Troy) Grande Prairie, Alberta and Daniel of Nanaimo, B.C. Adoring Papa and the light of his life Logan and Landon Turyk.


SIMPSON, Ross Joseph - Passed away suddenly at his home in Bala on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Ross Simpson, in his 88th year, was the beloved husband of the late Doreen.

Loving father of Randy Simpson of Barrie and Libbie Simpson of Barrie.

Dear brother of Charles Simpson, Ruth Leigh and the late Joyce Cartwright.


HOLMES, Nancy P. (nee Pearson) - Member of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Orillia and Member of the Silver Q, peacefully, at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia, on Sunday, January 7, 2018, in her 90th year.

Nancy Holmes beloved wife of the late James "Jim" Holmes.

Loving mother of Meredith (Walter) Fischer, James (Christine) Holmes, and Christopher (Vicki) Holmes.

Gran to Tori, Morgan, Bronwyn, Malcolm, Eric and Catherine.


Oschefski BrianOSCHEFSKI, Brian Matthew - At Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Sunday January 7, 2018 at the age of 67.

Beloved husband of Helene Oschefski (nee Garneau) of 43 years.

Loving father of Natasha Snider (Bill).

Proud grandfather of Lukas and Bailey Finley. 


Patterson DoreenPATTERSON, Doreen (nee Drummond) - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of a loving wife, amazing mother and grandmother. Doreen passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Errinrung Retirement Residence in Thornbury, at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Patterson (1991).

Loving and devoted mother of Doug Patterson and his wife Agnes of Markdale, Bruce Patterson and his wife Lynn of Collingwood.