JOHNSTON, Wilfred 'Chuck' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Chuck Johnston, in his 79th year. After a courageous battle with cancer, he left us peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Saturday, September 30, 2017 with his family by his side.
Beloved husband for 55 years to Carole (Ware).
Beloved father of Laura (Don Hinde), Larry (Tracey) and Len (Brenda).
Loving Grandpa to Ashley & T.J. (LeClair), Kelsey (Zak) & Amanda, Nicole, Sara & Matt.
LORBETSKIE, Geraldine - Passed away peacefully on September 30, 2017 at Bracebridge hospital surrounded by her caring and loving family.
Wife of Joe Lorbetskie.
Mother to Karey Galle and Denise Lorbetskie, son-in-laws, Biagio and Mike.
She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, Josephine Galle, Isabella Galle and Sophia Romaine, brother Gerald Cybulskie (Mary) and sister Joan Essiambre (Bob).
ROUBOS, Robert William - Passed away suddenly at home in Midland on September 30, 2017.
Robert, husband of Julia (nee Dorion).
Loving father of Sandra (Rick), Shannon and Crystal.
Proud grandfather of Riley and Layla Johnson.
BONE, Bessie J. (nee Caldwell) - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe with her loving daughters by her side on Friday, September 29, 2017.
Bessie Bone in her 87th year, beloved wife of the late Don Bone.
Dear mother of the late Ron (Sharon) Bone, Patricia (John) Morrison, Margaret (Stephen) McCabe and Heather (Peter) Hoenselaar.
Cherished grandmother of Scott, Ryan, Jeffrey, David, Emily, Mason, Kyle, Kaitlyn, Bryan and the late Stephen and great grandmother of 11.
BERTRAND, Barbara Marie (Kilroy) - Died suddenly at her home in Bracebridge on Friday, September 29th, 2017 in her 85th year.
Beloved wife of Jim Bertrand and the late Hector Kilroy.
Dear mother of Robin (Robyn), Greg (Tara), Chris and the late Dean Kilroy.
Loving grandmother of Andrew, Michael, Alana, Jeremy, Mikayla, Dakota and Adrian.
LARSEN, Joanne - Passed away peacefully at home in Orillia on Friday September 29, 2017 at the age of 70.
Much loved mother of Brenda Larsen (Tim Cruise), Tammy Larsen (Ryan Nesbitt), and Thomas Larsen (Shelley Monteith).
Proud grandmother of Blake, Daniel, Lindsay, Andrew, Kristen, Ashley, Devon, great grandmother of 10.
Dear sister of Sandra Reed (Barry).
MCCLELLAN, Susanne Jane - At age 59, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 29, 2017.
Susanne was known and loved for the joy she brought family and friends, for her wonderful sense of humour, for the twinkle in her eyes and infectious laughter, for her determination to live her life fully, and for her love of music.
Susanne grew up in Kilworthy and lived much of her life in Bracebridge, working in the community and taking an active part I community programs. She was supported by the kind team at Christian Horizons as she fulfilled her many dreams and interests.
FOWLIE, Julia Carol (nee Hammond) - On September 29, 2017, peacefully passed away, in her 87th year.
Part of the large Hammond Family of Bracebridge, Carol spread her wings at an early age and joined the RCAF in pay accounts in Clinton Ontario. Her time with the RCAF took her to Baden Soellingen Germany, which inspired a love of travelling and her words of advice to her children 'travel and see the world'. Lately she referred to her family as The Travelling Fowlies.
She met her husband 'Bob' Fowlie, in the Air Force, a navigator whose job included mapping the Arctic. They lived and worked at Rockcliffe and Trenton where their two daughters Mari-Anne and Diana were born.
ARMSTRONG, Carl - Passed away peacefully on September 29, 2017 at the age of 65.
Beloved husband of Jane for 38 years.
Loving father of Stacey (Ryan), David (Jamilya), and Mary (Zachary).
Dear brother of Joanne (Peter Kool).
Proudly served as a devoted member of the OPP for over 32 years.
BUTLER, Lorraine "Lavine" - Passed away at home with her family by her side on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the age of 75.
Loving partner of Wayne Robinson.
Cherished mother of John (Sue) Butler and Ron (Joanne) Butler.
Beloved Sister of Della Williams, beloved Aunt of Bruce and Terry.
PROSSER, Glenn Allan - Passed away at his home in Gravenhurst on September 29, 2017.
Glenn was the son of the late Alice and Dallas Sr.
Beloved brother to Dallas Jr (Doris), Joan (Ken) Allen, Susan (Kim) Jones, and Katharine (Eric) Riely.
He was the uncle to several nieces and nephews Darryl (April) Stock, and Jeff (fiance Marissa) Carrick.
SKIDMORE, Kenneth Rolf - (Decorated War Veteran, Member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 147, Barrie) - Passed away peacefully at the IOOF Home in Barrie on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in his 93rd year.
Dear partner of Barbara Hay and the late Elizabeth Skidmore.
Father of Brian (Gail) of Edmonton and the late Robert.
Ken is survived by his brother Larry as well as many grandchildren.
STEVENSON, Zylpha Fairbanks - Born in Huntsville, Ontario on February 25, 1929 the daughter of the late Charles and Anne Watson.
She attended Huntsville Public School, Huntsville High School and North Bay Teachers College.
Married Hugh Stevenson in 1950 (died in 1987).
Mother of Charles Hugh Stevenson (Nancy) and Erin Coreno (Joe).
Grandmother of Kevin, Catherine, Dylan, Darby and Dusty.
CONRON, Paul Roy - Of Gravenhurst passed away peacefully at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Paul was born in Toronto on October 7, 1942, and celebrated his 75th birthday early in the hospital with all of his family around him.
Paul earned his B.A. from the University of Toronto and began his teaching career in Toronto before moving to Simcoe and the Norfolk Board of Education, where he primarily taught Grade 7-8 in several schools.
DANES, Murray Wayne - Passed away, suddenly, in Orillia on September 28, 2017, at the age of 62.
Loving Husband and Best Friend of Barb (nee Smith).
Doting Father of Alicia (Jake) and Nat (Sabrina).
Worlds Best Papa of Ashlynn, Malcolm and Lincoln.
OLING, Robert - Passed away peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hopsice in Huntsville on September 28, 2017, Bob Oling of Novar.
Survived by his Loving Wife Susan Oling (Gagnon) his Stepdaughter’s Christine Alward ( Derek ) Wendy ( Fern ) Robins and Laura (Chris ) Gilmour.
Fondly remembered by his grand daughters Lora Jeffrey and Liz Jeffrey (Pam) and great grand daughter Peyton.
Lovingly missed by his step daughters Christine Alward ( Derek), Wendy Robbine (Fern), Laura Gilmour (Christopher).
MARSHALL, Shirley Lorraine - Died suddenly on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie at the age of 82.
Shirley of Stayner, loving mother of David Doyle and his wife Sandra, Mark Doyle and his wife Kim and Gayle and her husband Terry Ploeg.
Dear grandmother of Lindsay (Travis), Connor, Nicholas, Lucian, Amy and Benn and great grandmother of Parker with another on the way.
JERRY, Elwood Ormonde "Pete" - With deep sorrow, the family of ‘Pete’ Jerry announces his peaceful passing on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Campbell House Hospice in the presence of his loving family at the age of 83.
Pete was born in Stayner to Elmer and Vida May Jerry.
Pete is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara (Nee Smart), his son Mike (Terri) Jerry, grandchildren, Maxwell and Mardi, daughter Lisa (Jeff) Hare, grandchildren Kaylee, Lexi and Ali, son Kevin (Sandrah) Jerry, grandchildren Madeleine and Vivienne, sister Merle Miller (Jim) and numerous relatives of the immediate family.
HENDERSON, Dan - Born at Etobicoke, Ontario on October 10, 1963, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on September 27, 2017.
Cheished father of Ryan.
Dear brother of his twin brother Dave, Kelly (Bill) Summerville, Mary-Ellen Henderson.
Dan will be dearly missed by his friends.
GEE, Margaret - Passed away on Wednesday September 27, 2017.
In her 97th year, Margaret was the much loved wife of Arthur Gee for 58 years, Arthur having predeceased his wife by 13 years.
Mother was born in Hamilton, Ontario and met her husband at Rocky Crest in Muskoka, just before the War commenced in 1939. They were married in 1946, following Dad’s return from military service.
LIVINGSTON, Douglas Hunter - Died peacefully on Wednesday September 27, 2017 surrounded by his family at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood at the age of 86.
Doug of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Yvonne and of the late Pat.
Loving father of Kathleen (Ron Ryan),Ruth Livingston and the late Ian (Angela).
Cherished grandfather of Chelsea and Kayleen Ryan, Rebecca and Jake Livingston, Seiji De Luca Whiteman, Evan and Thea Richinson, Teagan and Mick Foley and Ava and Lauren Haines.
ROBINSON, Stephanie Lillian (Polnik) - Passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Village Care Centre on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the age of 96.
Predeceased by her loving husband Reginald C. Robinson (1970).
Devoted mother of the late Dale (survived by Ron Berriau), Barry (Rita), the late Lynn Patterson, Robin Belanger, Doug, the late Mark, Barb Barrie (Tim) and Tim Robinson.
Cherished grandmother of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
GREGG, Margaret Kathleen (nee Bell) - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 27, 2017at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia, in her 99th year.
Kathleen Gregg, beloved wife of the late Cyril Gregg.
Dear sister of the late William (Bill) Bell and sister-in-law of the late Leslie Bell.
Loving aunt to Adrienne, Catherine and Derek (New Zealand).
SCOYNE, Roberta Joyce (nee Ball) - Our beautiful mother, sister, nana, great nana and friend, passed away on Friday September 29, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie at the age of 80. After a courageous 6 year battle with cancer, Roberta surrendered her fight. Surrounded by her family, the angels came and took her home.
Beloved wife of the late Douglas Scoyne.
Survived by her cherished and lifelong friend Wayne Wheeler, the father of their children.
Loving mother of daughters Maureen and husband Fred, Karen and her late husband Richard Forest, Kimberlee and husband Steve.
LOISKANDL, Alexander Werner - With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Werner Loiskandl surrounded by his family at Hospice Simcoe on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of Liane (Cermak) for 66 years.
Dear father of Dr. Rainer Loiskandl and father in law of Dr. Barb.
Opi to Alexa (Justin) of Toronto, Anna of Haida Quaii, British Columbia, Ava of Toronto and Michael at home.
Survived by his brother Dr. Helmut (Chieko) of Tokyo, Japan, and Ericka and Erich of Austria.