We Regret to Announce That We Have Had to Discontinue
For years, we have posted regional death notices as a free public service, while taking on the complete cost of publishing ourselves. We can no longer do so.
We are continuing to publish notices to DurhamObituraies.com … and also for now, TorontoObituaries.com and HaltonObituaries.com
Simcoe Region - Funeral & AfterLife Services
HARRIS, Cheryl - Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday July 26, 2018 in her 73rd year.
Beloved wife of the late Hector Harris.
Loving mother of Stacy and her husband Kevin Sheard and the late Brad Harris.
Cherished grandmother of Melissa (Justin) Andrews, Matthew Harris, Andrew (Cindi) Sheard and Mason (Alayna Wright) Sheard.
SANDHU, Karam - Peacefully, after a courageous battle, at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in his 76th year.
Karam, beloved husband of Harbhjan Sandhu of Orillia.
Loving father of Gurmiet Sandhu and grandchildren Joshua and Chase McMillan.
Dear brother of the late Gurdev Sandhu.
HICKS, Ronald Richard - At his home Orillia on Thursday July 26, 2018 in his 81st year.
Beloved husband of the late Lynda Hicks (nee Cook).
Loving father of Debbie Loader (Rob).
Dear grandfather of Ryan and Jamie.
Great grandfather of Gavyn.
DRYDEN, Nancy (nee Wilson) - Passed away peacefully at West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday July 26, 2018 at the age of 76.
Beloved wife of the late John Dryden.
Proud and loving mother of Jack (Allison), Kelly (Gord McClintock), Steve (Kim), and Jim (Ruth Boyd).
Beloved grandmother of Shane, Shawn, Jennifer, Jamie, Danielle, Nicole, Tina, Wendy, Bryce, Liam, Aalyah, Sam and Sadie.
- Category: Simcoe
SMITH, Gertrude Ruth (nee Hammond) - Died peacefully on Thursday July 26, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood at the age of 87.
Gertrude of Collingwood, loving and devoted mother to the late Michael (2003), Wayne (Norma) and Brian (Joanne).
Cherished grandmother of Cory, Ryan, Crystal, Shanda, Jason, Justin (Maggie), Jordan, Taura, Tamara (Sid) and Samantha (Chris) and to great grandchildren Miguel, Mateo, Jade, Jackson, Joshua and Lincoln.
WEILER, Eric Bernard - At the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at age 74.
Beloved husband of Donna Marie Weiler (nee Foreman).
Loving father of Scott (Julia) and Shannon (Kevin).
Loving grandfather of Nicholas, Chloe, Marlowe and Brenner.
- Category: Simcoe
MORRISON, Mary June - Passed peacefully into His Presence on July 26, 2018 with family at her side after a courageous battle with cancer.
Beloved Mother of Morag, Shona (Enzo) and Ailsa. Predeceased by son Scott.
Loving Gran of Kayla, Dusti Rose, Montana and Andrew.
Dear Great Gran of ShaeLee and baby Lillia.
NIX, John Anthony - Retired French teacher and rugby coach of Midland Secondary School, passed away unexpectedly at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the age of 75.
Beloved husband of Nancy.
Dear father of Christopher (Jeanne).
Loving stepfather of Lisa Wilhelm (Sylvain), and Poppa to Caleb and Christian.
CRAWFORD, Eden Hilliard James - August 9, 1936 - July 26, 2018 - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, Eden Crawford in his 82nd year. Dad died peacefully with family by his side.
Loving father of Kim Peter (Grant) of Duncan, B.C. and Lisa Archbold (Steve) of Duncan, B.C.
Beloved Grampa to Victoria, Christopher, James, Matthew, Johnathan, Rebecka, Mitchel, Emily and Laura.
LAFONTAINE, Richard Robert – Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 just shy of his 59th birthday.
Richard was the loving father of Richard Jr. (Leslie), Gordon (Ashley), Kyle (Merlys), and Shari (Tyler).
Cherished grandfather of Owen, Everett, Kinsley, Layla, Ciara, Christopher, Colton, and Jacks.
- Category: Simcoe
ANDREWS, E. Joyce - Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
Predeceased by her husband Melvin Andrews.
Loving mother of Cathie Andrews, Don (Sylvie), Joy Collins (Jeff) and Paul (Kathy).
Dear Grandmother of Amanda (Evan), Samantha and Tyler Collins; Alex (Lindsay) and Samantha Andrews; Amber and Chris Richardson; Erik Koehler.
POLLARD, Betty Ellen (nee Kennedy) - Passed peacefully in Orillia at Soldiers Memorial Hospital on July 25, 2018 in her 82nd year.
Betty, loving mother to Jeff (Donna) and Jill (David) Tomlinson.
Will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Lianne (Justin), Jaime, Cavan, Carlton (Monica), and Ryan (Patricia), and by her great grandchildren Cadence and Adison.
- Category: Simcoe
MARTIN, Patricia - Suddenly at her home in Barrie on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at the age of 74.
Beloved wife of Jim for 54 years.
Loving mother of Stephen (Jody) and Jamie (Danielle).
Cherished grandmother of Christiana, Nicola, Charlotte, Luke and Liam.
HAMMOND, Barbara Jane (nee Myers) - Died peacefully on Wednesday July 25, 2018 at Sunset Manor, Collingwood with her loving husband at her side at the age of 80.
Barb of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Oakville, beloved wife of Robert Hammond for over 49 years.
Loving mother of the late Garry (d.1981), Brian (Kelly), Greg (Kara) and Sandra Hammond.
Cherished grandmother of Sean, Sarah, Liam and Justin.
HUTCHINSON, Eileen Violet - Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Wednesday July 25, 2018, at the age of 90.
Eileen Hutchinson of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Elmer Hutchinson.
Loving mother of Bonnie (Fred) Shellswell of Orillia and Brian (Kathy) Hutchinson of Brechin.
Loved grandmother of Dana (Mike) Lust, Brian (Sarah) Shellswell, Michael Hutchinson and Lisa (Matthew) Burton.
BILLIALD, Grant Wesley - Peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at the age of 87 years.
Beloved husband to Maxine Billiald (nee Siddall) of Bracebridge.
Beloved father to Marie (Jim) Bewick of Barrie and Lanny Billiald (Kathleen) of Hamilton.
Beloved brother to Roy Billiald of Alberton.
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