VAHI, Loranna Vosu (nee Diels) - September 11, 1920 in Tartu, Estonia - October 18, 2017 in Collingwood, ON.
Mom gently left us after a remarkable life. She leaves behind so many who loved and respected her generous heart, her kindness and her great wisdom.
Predeceased by her first husband Viktor Vosu, father of their children, Reet Vosu McGovern Shearer (Jeffrey) and Tonu Vosu (Daniella).
Also predeceased by her husband Endel Vahi, after 50 years of marriage during which time they rebuilt the losses they faced after the Second World War.
KOVACS, Larry - Former owner of Elsa's Cafe in Port McNicoll, passed away at the Georgian Bay General Hospital, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Larry Kovacs, beloved husband of Elsa, in his 86th year.
Larry was a lover of all animals and along with his wife was instrumental in the opening of the Midland and District OSPCA.
BRAZIER, Gladys Elizabeth - Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Tuesday October 18, 2017.
Loving wife of the late Robert Graham Brazier.
Lovingly remembered by her children Debra Huycke (Allan) and Robert Brazier (Cindy).
Grandmother to Genna Nichol (Adam), Kaitlyn Hoos (Cameron), Kim Ralph (Vince), and Kelly (Wes).
ELLISON, Gail Patricia - At the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at the age of 59.
Beloved daughter of the late Roger and Jeanne Webb.
Wife of Michael Ellison.
Loving sister of Barbara Brady (Robert Myerscough), Sandra Jones (Alan), Valerie Welcher (Wayne) and the late Jim Webb.
FRAMPTON, George - It’s with sadness and heavy hearts we announce that George Frampton passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at the age of 81 at Georgian Bay General Hospital.
Born November 9th, 1935 in Southampton, England; he immigrated to Canada in 1974.
George will be forever missed and dearly remembered by his family and friends.
VAN BUSSEL, William - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of William Van Bussel on October 18, 2017, in his 58th year, in a sudden and unforeseen cardiac event.
Bill was born on December 21, 1958, in St. Catharines, Ontario where he built a happy life surrounded by many loving family members and friends.
He will be remembered by most as "Bill the furnace man" as he built his successful heating and air conditioning business from a young age.
DONER, Lloyd George - Died peacefully on Tuesday October 17, 2017 at the Coleman Care Centre, Barrie in his 96th year.
Lloyd of Stayner, beloved husband of Isobel (nee Nobes) for over 72 years.
Loving father of Dianne (Robert Wright), Douglas (Lucie), the late Danny and Brenda Lee (Bill Miller).
Cherished Papa of six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
MURPHY, Bernard J. 'Bernie' - Passed away suddenly but peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto at the age of 78.
Bernie will be deeply missed by his wife of 37 years, Gail, his children John (Dina), Kevin (Laura), Stephen, Rory, and his grandchildren Sarah (Rob), Amanda, Conor, Landon, and his great granddaughter Everleigh.
Bernie was predeceased by his brother Dennis and will be missed by his sisters Betty (Bill deceased) and Ann (Keith), and many nieces and nephews.
MOFFAT, Richard John - Passed away in the comfort of the Moffat homestead on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Age 76 years.
The 4th generation farmer said goodbye to his beautiful bride, Anne (Hardie) Moffat, the life they shared, and the 150 year legacy that he was so proud to be a part of.
John battled valiantly in the last years of his life, and we are so grateful for his courage.
Loving father of Irwin (Stacy), Mary Walker (Rob), Audrey Milligan (Paul), Lynn Jacklin (Spencer), and Lois Moffat.
BLAZEK, Marie - Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe on Tuesday October 17, 2017.
Loving wife of the late Vojmir Blazek.
Cherished mother of Mila (Don) Drouillard and Vojmir (Lida) Blazek.
Adored Babi of Paula (Sean) Rootham, Donnie Drouillard, Gerry (Nicole) Drouillard, Mirek (Sarah) Blazek, and Sonya Blazek.
MARION, Andre - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland with his wife by his side on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in his 86th year.
Beloved husband of 65 years to Gertrude (Génier).
Loving father of Gabriel/Ozzie (Cheryl), Victor (Peggy), Jude (Therèse), Suzanne Pauzé (Michel), Maurice (Jim) and Elzire Buttineau (Frank).
Cherished grandfather of Kelly, Kevin, Joshua, Cassandra, Aldré, Suzette, Angèle, Emmanuel, Angeline, Bryce and Arielle.
BOYD, Merla Ruth - (Registered Nurse of 37 years) - At her home in Orillia, on Tuesday October 17, 2017 in her 79th year.
Merla Boyd (nee McCreary), of Orillia, formerly of the Parry Sound area, beloved wife of William Douglas (Bill) Boyd of 57 years.
Much loved and sadly missed mother of Scott Boyd (Kelli), Laurie Boyd and Steven Boyd (Tammy).
Loving grandmother of Tricia, Brock and Trent.
WILLIAMS, Earl - Passed peacefully at St. Michaels Hospital in Toronto on October 17, 2017 in his 77th year.
Earl, loving husband to Trudy.
Will be sadly missed by his children Julianna (Donald) Williams, Wendy (Ian) Barkhouse, Tammy (Daryl Sallows) Crawford, Tanner Crawford, and Rhonda Harlow-Erskin, and by his grandchildren Elsie, Lidia, Zachary, Alexander and a baby boy on the way, Nolan, Ava, Thomas, and Jayce.
Earl was a long time Press Man with the Toronto Star.
MOUNT, Doris Theresa (nee St. Amant) - Of Midland and Penetanguishene, on October 17, 2017, in her 87th year.
Predeceased by the love of her life, Morland Mount.
Proud Mother of Deborah Ledderhof and her husband Jerry of Oakville, Sonya Mount and her husband Bill Courage of Meaford, Perry Mount and his wife Christy of Hanover, Peter Mount and his wife Karen of Penetanguishene and Paul Mount and his wife Nicole Muller of Kitchener.
THOMPSON, Norman Eric Clayton - On Tuesday October 17, 2017 in his 91st year.
Norman Thompson of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Annie Elizabeth Bette Thompson (nee Hill).
Loving father of Ted (Darlene), Jo Anne Stewart and Barbara Khalsa.
Loving grandfather of Eric and Duncan Thompson; Jessica, Jacob and Justin Bolyea; and Alexis Bartczak and great grandfather of nine great grandchildren.
FARNSWORTH, Frederick - November 10, 1926 to October 16, 2017 - The death occurred at Fairvern Nursing Home of Fred Farnsworth on Monday, October 16, 2017.
Predeceased by his wife Mary (Lacombe) in 2015 and daughter Joan (Guy) Lasseter in 2017.
Dear father of Laurie (JC) Williams, Cheryl, Geoff (Laurie) and Jason (Kelly).
He will be greatly missed by his 10 grand children and 10 great grandchildren.
GRAHAM, Beverly Ann 'Bev' - Peacefully passed away, surrounded by her family at home on Monday, October 16, 2017.
Beverley Graham (nee West) of Holland Landing at 85 years of age.
Beloved wife of the late Ken Graham.
Loving mother of late Bonnie (Koenraad) Willemse, Gail Graham (Bill), Marlene (late Dennis) Wright, late Earl (Veronica) Graham, late Donald Graham and Harvey (Georgina) Graham.
MCDEVITT, John G. - Age 91 of Barrie, Ontario. We, the family of John McDevitt, are saddened to announce his sudden passing which occurred on October 16, 2017.
Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia he was the last surviving child of the late Charles and Dorothy (nee Morrell) McDevitt.
He was predeceased by his brother Lawrence, an infant brother, sisters Mary, Lillian, Catherine as well as his niece, Anne Guinan.
BIONDA, Joanne - Born at N. Vancouver, B.C. on December 9, 1935, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on October 16, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Jack.
Cherished mother of James (Jennifer), Jonathan ( Jennifer), Jordan (Marcia), Joel (Wendy), Jason (Jeannette), Jocelyn (Kevin), Step mom of Cathy.
Loving grandmother of Caitlin, Hannah, Natalie, Lynsey (Luis), Devon (Dominique), Erin, Jackson, Ryan, Dalton, Elsa, Lucas, Lindsay, Duke, Jason, Riley and Jessica.
CAMPBELL, Sharon (nee Hare) - Passed away peacefully at her home on Monday October 16, 2017 in her 70th year.
Beloved wife of 48 years to Ed Campbell of Newmarket.
Loving mother of Sean (Jessica), Shannon (Derek).
Loved sister of Gail Gibson (Leonard), Janet Horan, Wayne Hare (Sue).
WHITNEY, The Reverend Philip C. - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 84 years while surrounded by family.
Philip Whitney, beloved husband of Marlene (nee Russ, Davidson) of Keswick.
Dear father of Michael Whitney, Bruce Whitney and his wife Alison, Glenn Whitney and his wife Jacqui and Stepfather of Michael Davidson, Carolyn Davidson, Jill Davidson and her husband Dave and John Davidson and his wife Carrie Anne.
SHAW, Brenda Ann (Hilts) - Passed peacefully, with her family by her side, into the presence of Jesus her Lord and Saviour, on Monday, October 16, 2017. Age 59 years.
Much loved wife of Jonathan.
Cherished “Mama Bear” of Amanda, Adam, Victoria and Laura.
Treasured daughter of Angus and the late Marion Hilts.
CATHCART, Lyle Elmer - Passed away peacefully at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Monday, October 16, 2017 with his loving family by his side.
Predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Margaret (nee Solesky) in 2013.
Devoted and loving father of Marsha (Jeffrey Smart) and adored and proud grandfather of Nathaniel and Annalise Smart.
Predeceased by their son Marshall. Predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Mary Frances Cathcart and step-mother Annie Cathcart.
HARRIS, Sandra Anne - Passed away peacefully at her home in Orillia on Monday October 16, 2017 at the age of 78.
Beloved daughter of the late Frank and Connie Tough.
Loving mother of Kathleen Harris (Peter), Terry Harris (predeceased) (Angela), Connie Chesson (Peter) (both predeceased) and Michelle Halliday.
Special mother to Brian Montgomery (Julia), Susan Gagne and Lynn Greenwald.
TAYLOR, Jim - Born at Hamilton, Ontario on September 13, 1930, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on October 16, 2017.
Beloved husband of Friedel.
Dear father of Christina and Michael Degazio, Michael Taylor, Locksley and Samantha Taylor.
Loving grandfather of Alexis, Nicholas, Joshua, Mylie, Jackson, Ellie and Oakley.