TAYLOR, Gail Louise (nee Cox) - Passed away peacefully on December 5, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie at the age of 55. 

Beloved wife of Karl. 

Loving mother of Jeffery and Nathan. 

Beloved daughter of Peggy and her late husband Lionel. 


Walters BillWALTERS, William ' Bill' - Passed away at his home, after a brave fight with cancer with his family at his side on Monday December 4, 2017 at the age of 71, of Oro-Medonte. 

Beloved husband of Donna (nee: Hunter) for 48 years. 

Loved father of Tara Brown (Josh) of Sugar Bush, and Josh Walters (Kelly Simpson) of Severn. 

Loving grandfather of Ben and Klein. 

Dear brother of Gerald Walters of Coldwater, Phyllis Kehoe (Bob) of Orillia, and Betty Hurley of North Bay. 


Stojanovic WandaSTOJANOVIC, Wanda (nee Zdanek) - 1930-2017 - Wanda passed away peacefully and comfortably on the morning of Monday December 4, 2017.

Born March 16th, 1930 in Toronto, Wanda spent many years laughing, learning and dancing in the city. Wanda moved to Collingwood in 1996 to be closer to her beloved family.

She was an avid reader, story-teller, baker and linguist and kept correspondence with a multitude of people all across the world. Although her body was failing, her mind remained sharper than ever.


Thornman DaveTHORNHAM, James David - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of James David (Dave) Thornham.  Dave passed away on December 4, 2017 surrounded by family.  

Dave leaves Nancy, his wife of 47 years, children Jamie (Sarah) and Suzanne (Sandy), grandchildren Claire, Neve, Abigail, and Jay and siblings Susan (Maureen), John (Joyce), and Pauline (George).  

Dave was a kind and generous man who enjoyed road trips with Nancy in his Yukon and spent many happy summers on Sesekinika Lake. 


Sheard RicSHEARD, Richard C. 'Ric' - July 31, 1953 - December 4, 2017 - Ric Sheard passed away in the arms of his family in Barrie Ontario on the evening of December 4 2017. He was taken by cancer. 

Ric will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 46 years Judy Sheard, his son Eddie Sheard, his daughter Belinda Bailey and her partner Jim as well as Ric’s grandchildren Dylan, Chrystal, Robert, Jessica, Travis, Jesse and Hailey and his great granddaughter Justice.


Sheridan ConnieSHERIDAN, Connie Elaine - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, ON, on Monday, December 4, 2017, two days before her 53rd birthday.

Connie, beloved partner of Rob Haste.

Loving mother of Natalia Sheridan, Brad (Kiersten) Sheridan and Kenena Thompson.

Proud Gramma of Teagan.


Lyons GraceLYONS, Grace MacDonald (nee McKay) - Passed away peacefully at the Georgian Bay General Hospital in Midland surrounded by family on Sunday, December 3, 2017. 

Grace Lyons (nee McKay) of Elmvale in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late John Ord and Morley Lyons. 

Loving mother of Carol (Norm) Hales of Tiny, late Sharon Schepers (Harry and Donna of Phelpston), and Wendy Hunt (Cecil) of Toronto. 


Henderson DuncHENDERSON, Duncan S. - Passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at Adams Funeral Home, Barrie on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 2-4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.




Quinn AllanQUINN, G. Allan - Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Age 83 years.

Beloved husband of Alvina (Sherwood) Quinn.

Dear father of Pauline John; Gord Quinn and Sheila; Shirley Quinn; Yvonne and her husband Brian Peacock; Annette and her husband Doug Thomson; Allan Quinn Jr. and Jamie; Sterling and his wife Danielle Quinn; and the late Debbie Praiz.

Lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Duffy ColinDUFFY, Colin John Harcourt - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Mount Sinai Hospital on Sunday December 3, 2017 in his 66th year.

Loving father of Jim Duffy of Barrie.

Dear brother of Andrea LeBlanc and her husband Wally and Chris Duffy and his wife Joanne.

Colin will also be lovingly missed by Elizabeth.


Vardy ChuckVARDY, Clarence 'Chuck' - At age 82, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Sunday December 3, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

He will be remembered by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Vardy; his son Kevin Vardy and his wife Maggie; his daughter Cheryl Quint and her husband Thomas; his sister Pearl brothers Brian and Eric; six grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and many close friends.

Chuck was born on June 30th in 1936. From 1954-1956 he sailed throughout Asia while serving in the British Navy. Upon his return from service he married his long time sweetheart Dorothy Whitby.


LATIMER, Ray - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 in his 96th year.

Predeceased by June, his beloved wife of 68 years (January 2017).

Dear father of Arlene Latimer and Gail (Ed) Regan.

Proud and devoted Poppa of Lindsay, Jeffrey and James Regan.


Frank MarleneFRANK, Marlene Maria - It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Marlene Frank on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Balogh.

Beloved wife to Daniel.

Loving mother to Stephen (Susie), Robert (Laura), Maryanne (late Daryl), and Theresa (Andreas).


BROWN, Irene Ruth (Miller) - Passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in her 76th year at the Villa Care Centre with her family by her side following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. 

Dear wife of Larry, beloved mother to Sherry Moreau (Larry), Kimberly Macneall (Shane) and Wendy Bradley (Robert). 

Loving grandmother to Shane and Ashely Sager, Vanessa and Joshua Moreau, and Victoria and Megan Bradley. 

Great-grandmother to Kaleb. 


Wegner ManfredWEGNER, Manfred - Passed quietly in the presence of His Lord on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at his home in Port Sydney after a lengthy illness.

Born in Germany on November 17, 1937, Manfred immigrated to Canada while a young boy and soon became involved in his own furniture/upholstery business in Toronto, and later in the Muskoka Region.

Predeceased by his first wife, AnnaRose (Neubert) in 1998, Manfred is survived by his wife Myra Camilla (nee Ingersol) and three sons: David (Alexis), Raymond (Kim) and Stephen (Lisa) and several grandchildren; Odessa, James, Maisy, Kelsey (Alex), Mitchell; and two great-grandchildren: Olivier and Madison; as well as sisters: Ingrid Bade and Hildegard Hagemann.


Frankland MitziFRANKLAND, Mitzi-Leigh - Peacefully passed away at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on December 3, 2017, at the age of 51.

Beloved daughter of Lawrence & the late Julia Patricia Frankland.

Cherished granddaughter of Patricia Leonard of Pickering.


Brennan MaryBRENNAN, Mary - Passed peacefully at the Bradford Valley Care Centre on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 71.

Loving wife of the late Leo Brennan.

Cherished mother of Dennis (Kyla), and grandmother of Kloe and Logan.

Survived by her brother John Sparrow, sisters Annie Laffey and Linda Temple, and pre-deceased by her brother Edward Burke.


Stephens GeorgeSTEPHENS, George - WWII - At Victoria Village Manor on December 3, 2017.

George Stephens of Barrie, in his 99th year.

Beloved husband of Mary.

Dear father of Glenn Stephens and his wife Liz of Kitchener, and Brian Stephens and his wife Carla of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.


Logie ThelmaLOGIE, Thelma Doreen (nee Stuart) - Died peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Keith Logie.

Dear mother of Heather Tichbon (Richard) and Kevin Logie (Monica Moore).

Loving grandmother of Peter, Michael, Jennifer and Colleen (Derrick).


Connor HarryCONNOR, Harry W. J. - Passed away suddenly at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Saturday December 2, 2017.

Beloved husband of Valerie Connor (predeceased).

Loving father of Susan and husband Russell Nicholson of Orillia, Andrew Connor and partner Franci of Waterdown, and Robert Connor and wife Chantal of Barrie.


Kett HazelKETT, Hazel (nee Skinner) - Peacefully passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Hazel Kett of Keswick and formerly of Mt. Albert and Newmarket in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur “Art” Kett.

Loving mother of Ila (Ron) Stentiford, Wayne (Patricia) Kett, late Roger (Anne) Kett, Steven (Pat) Kett and late Marlene Kett.


Walley DougWALLEY, Douglas - May 12, 1943 – December 2, 2017 - Douglas passed away peacefully at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital at the age of 74 years.

He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Susan, son David (Krista) Walley and Susan’s children Kelly (Greg) English and Grant (Carolyn) Hagan.

Forever remembered by his grandchildren Reef, Dillon, Camryn, Gavin and Samantha.


Therrien LeannaTHERRIEN, Leanna Michelle Robitaille - Passed away peacefully into the Lord’s hands at home while surrounded by the love of her family on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 8. 

Cherished daughter of Robert and Dawn Therrien.

A loved sister to Ashley, Cameron (Krista), Jesse and Tyson, Dakota and Alyssa.

Much loved granddaughter of Delianne Proulx, Keith and Anne Wilson, Ray and Eileen Therrien.  


SLAMAN, Bill - Knights of Columbus, Parry Sound Bike Club, passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Age 77 years.

Beloved husband of Toni for 50 years.

Dear father of Carl and his wife Lois; Brenda and her husband Greg; Bill and his wife Stephanie; and Bob.

Loving Papa of Ryan, Jenna, Mack, Jake, Cameron, and Gwen.


LLOYD, Susan Jane - At her home Orillia, surrounded by her family on Saturday December 2, 2017 in her 71st year. 

Susan Lloyd (nee Nixon), beloved wife of James Neil (Jim) Lloyd of 50 years. 

Loving mother of Jamie Lloyd and Jane Bayley (Brent).  

Cherished grandmother of Alex (Tyrell), Jessy, Gavin and Madison. 


CADIEUX, Ed - Passed away at his residence on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in his 66th year.

Beloved husband of Dolores.

Dear father of Scott (Amanda), Shawn and Tina.

Cherished Poppa of Evan, Trevor and Mckayla.