GILBERT, Shirley Josephine - Shirley passed away peacefully at home after a year long struggle with heart and lung disease on November 15, 2017 at the age of 83 years.

Predeceased by her husband Bob, son Randy, her younger siblings Ken Usher, Grant Usher, and Gail Campbell Usher.

She’ll be sadly missed by her son Terry, his wife Sarah Gilbert and their sons Nathan, Talon, Oliver, Parker, and Finnly, and her daughter-in-law Ute and her children Connor, Lindsay and Holly.


Labelle ShirleyLABELLE, Mrs. Shirley Ann - February 6, 1937 - November 15, 2017 - Of Burk's Falls, peacefully at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Wednesday November 15, 2017 in her 81st year.

Shirley Labelle (nee Thompson), beloved wife of the late Leo Labelle.

Dear mother of Kimberly and Gerald Labelle.

Loving nanny of Scott, Matthew, Thomas, Leo and great nanny of Carson.


PARKINSON, Jeanette Elizabeth (Gilliam) - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores Long-term Care Facilities on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in her 85th year.

Jeanette was the beloved wife of the late Colin Parkinson.

Loving mother of Colin Parkinson (Heather Lecroix), Sharon Hocking, and Stephen Parkinson (Sabrina).

Cherished grandfather of Tracey, Jennifer, Monique, Detiny, Autumn, Caluum, Keegan, Jeffery, and Kevin.


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.


Amo DougAMO, Douglas - Passed away at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 83.

Born in Gananoque, Ontario, Doug enjoyed a lifelong passion for the St. Lawrence River, which he shared with his family. Doug’s banking career brought him to Collingwood in 1966 where he became deeply involved in minor hockey and the Rotary Club.

A kind and gentle man with a whimsical sense of humour.


McLean BevMCLEAN, Beverly Louise - Passed away peacefully at Sheppard Terrace, Scarborough, on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Alan McLean.

Cherished mother of Lerenda (Trevor) Bond of Tiny and Paul (Lourdes) McLean of Mississauga.

Loved Grandma of Ashley Bond (Norman Brett) of Kitchener and Ryan and Caitlin McLean of Mississauga.


Packham RandallPACKHAM, Randall Bruce - Peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. 

Randall Packham, beloved husband of Leslie Joy Packham of Barrie. 

Loving father of Christopher Randall Packham (Olivia Brett) of Barrie, and Sarah Joy Ash (Vaughn) of Elora. 

Loving grandfather of Anna Joy Ash, Oliver Christopher Packham and Evelyn Emily Packham. 

Dear son Mariann and the late William Packham. 


Sunday KeithSUNDAY, Keith Anthony - Passed away on Tuesday November 14, 2017 at the age of 36.

Loving father of Harley and Castor.

Dear son of Annabel, Tony and June Sunday and the late Kelly Marsden.

Special nephew of Brad Marsden.

Brother of Heather, Wesley, Deborah, Hollie, Marcella, Marcel, Scott, Jamie, Tara, Ethan, Lee-Anne and predeceased by Todd, Robert and Alishia.


Mokry EffieMOKRY, Elfriede Magdalena - Died peacefully at 82 on November 14, 2017 at Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

She leaves behind her son Frank, daughter Maria, son-in-law Henry, grandchildren Craig and Krista, and great grandson James.

Elfriede was dedicated homemaker and a long-time volunteer at the Alliston Library.


ADRIAANS, Wilhemina Marie Wilma - At Orillia Soldiers` Memorial Hospital on Tuesday November 14, 2017 in her 62nd year.   

Loving mother of Jesse Parkes.

Dear sister of Tony Adriaans. 

Wilma will be sadly missed by many friends and family.  


Blacquiere DavidBLACQUIERE, David Alan Blacquiere - June 5, 1963 - November 14, 2017 - Passed away in Toronto, Ontario at the age of 54.

He leaves behind his children, Elissa, Shanna, Emma, and Dawson Blacquiere; their mother Charlene Furey-Blacquiere; his parents, Herbert and Joan Blacquiere; as well as his brothers, Wade and Darrell Blacquiere; and nieces Meagan and Kaitlin.

David was a solid and loyal friend to all who knew him, and a proud father to his four children.


Rochefort DinkROCHEFORT, Bernard Astril - It is with heavy hearts that the Rochefort family of Coldwater, Ontario announces the passing of Bernie Rochefort. After a brief but intense battle with cancer, he passed peacefully in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family on November 14, 2017 at the age of 66.

He will be greatly missed by his devoted wife of 46 years, Dorothy, daughters Kelly and Ashley, and grand-dogs Bennett and Beatrix.

Dear brother of Mary "Mimi" Passer, Francis Bauer, and Glenn Rochefort.


Butler JohnBUTLER, John William - Passed away as a result of heart failure at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital on Monday November 13, 2017 at the age of 68.

Cremation has taken place.



Brackley BessBRACKLEY, Bessie Wilhelmina “Bess” - Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Monday, November 13, 2017 in her 85th year.

Bess was the beloved wife of the late Jim Brackley (2004).

Loving mother of Elizabeth Porter (Bryan), Catherine Brackley (Dr. John Balachandra), Stephen Brackley (Pamela K Long), and Paul Brackley (Norma).


Walton KeithWALTON, William Keith - On Monday, November 13, 2017, "Keith" Walton, devoted and compassionate husband, dad and grampy, loyal son and brother and committed friend to so many, died suddenly and much too soon, surrounded by the love and adoration of his family.

Keith leaves a giant hole in our hearts and will be missed by so many: his wife Jo; his children and partners Kyle and Emily, Jessie, Luke and Emma, Kayla and Cody; his grandsons Davyn and Jackson; siblings Ken and Carol, Cheryl and Phil, Lynne and Chuck; father-in-law Harold; in-laws Jennifer, Jeff and Laura, and Jacqueline and Mike; and his beloved dog Wally.


Wood JohnWOOD, John - Born at Toronto, Ontario on September 21, 1945, passed away at Brampton, Ontario on November 13, 2017.

Cherished husband of the late Helen.

Dear father of Tricia (Marco ) Koomans, Chris ( Tanya) Wood.

Loving grandfather of Jordan, Alex, Colin and Alexi.


Robichaud DebROBICHAUD, Deborah-Lynn - Death occurred at Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Monday, November 13, 2017.

Beloved wife of Terry Robichaud.

Dear mother of Dominic and his wife Karen.

Lovingly remembered by family and friends.