On August 27, 2014 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia.
im, loving husband of Denise. Will be sadly missed by his daughter Katie and grandchildren Giovanni, Destiny and Sierra.
Predeceased by his parents Mary Moore, his step father John (Jack) Moore and his father James Lee.
Never to be forgotten by the Berard family, Donna (Perry Ball), Doug (Rose Berard), Diana Allen, Earl (Marlene Berard) and Katherine Morel.
Will also be missed by the Lee siblings, Donna (the late Butch Sullivan), Brenda (Dan MacDonald), Kathy Lee (the late Dave Moore), Tom (Judy Lee) and Sherry Lee (Reg Nahwegahbow) and the late Robert, Margaret,Ronald, Terrance and Sandra.
Jim will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Son-in-law of the late Doug and Doreen Berard.
The service will be held in Barrie on Saturday August 30th. Interment will take place on Saturday, September 6th in Barrie.
Born to Ann and Robert Buntin in Dundee, Scotland. Predeceased by her beloved husband Eric and her precious “Mingy”. Also predeceased by dear brother Robert.
Mary leaves wonderful sister, Nancy Thomson (Bill), niece Fiona and nephews Stuart (Nancy), Douglas (Margaret) and their families. Daughter Angela Bell (Fred) and son Scott (Karen), grandsons Gavin (Leigh), and Cameron (Anita). Great granddaughters Josie, and Elise.
Mary was an avid reader, loved Scottish country dancing and enjoyed landscape painting. She was a Red Cross Nurse in W.W.II, immigrated to Canada so Eric could work on the “Avro Arrow”. Long time employee of Sears Canada, Mary also volunteered for years at Royal Victoria Hospital (Barrie).
Our thanks to Dr. Gan and his team, medical, palliative and pain management teams at L.H.S.C. also, to CCAC and St. Elizabeth's, and to all who ensured that mom could have the best quality of life in her final journey.
Mom has requested a graveside service and interment next to Eric in Barrie which will be held on Saturday, August 30.
If you wish, donations may be made in memory of Mary to Sick Kids' Hospital, Toronto or the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada, Guelph.
Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 with Ruth by his side.
Survived by his loving and loved wife Ruth (Orr) and his much loved family; daughters Heather (Chris Wilkes), Patricia (Martin Post) and Cathy (Paul Grimbly); niece Julia Keffer (Barry Wood).
Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren; Morgan (Geoff Moore), Laura and Robin (Mark) Keffer-Wilkes, Stephanie, Celia (Alex) and Joseph Grimbly and great-granddaughter Penny Moore. Doug will also be sadly missed by his many cousins and friends.
Predeceased by his parents, Joe and Eveline (Bagg) Keffer, his brother Ron (Carol Robinson), his sister Carole Ann and his nephew Robert.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael McConvey and Dr. Dawn Ng for their wonderful care of Doug as well as Saint Elizabeth nurses; Alison, Ashley and Meghan for their services.
A funeral and service of remembrance will be held at Westside Lutheran Church (510 Ferndale Drive North, Barrie) on Monday, September 1st 2014 at 2 p.m. with visitation from 1-2 p.m. Reception to follow service.
Donations may be made to Westside Lutheran Church, Hospice Simcoe, Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Care Centre or to Saint Elizabeth Health Care.
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ronald Andrew Russell at the age of 69 on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.
Ron shared his enthusiasm and zest for life with all who knew him. Beloved husband of Debbie Russell. Sadly missed by his children Jason (Lisa) Russell, Kimberly (Glenn) English, and their mother Barbara Niles, Kimberly Nadeau (Jason) and Christie (Pretesh) Mistry.
Fun-loving "Grandpa Fish" to Benjamin, Brooke, Blythe, Brody, Chloe and Colton.
Caring nephew to Nellie Parsons, with whom he was especially close. He will be sadly missed by all of his many friends and relatives.
A celebration of his life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 215 Mississauga Street East, Orillia, on Sunday, August 31st from 2-5 pm. Prayers and eulogy will begin at 3 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.
Sadly, we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Sister.
Mom was predeceased by her husband Douglas of 62 years of marriage.
Loving mother of daughter Carolyn (Alan), son Ken and daughter Dayle (Duncan). Mom dearly loved her grandchildren - Shane, Kim, Kevin, Michael and Steven. Fondly remembered by her brother Doug; her sister-in-law Bernice and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mom was predeceased by her brothers Don and Jack and sisters Dorothy and Ethel.
Cremation has taken place and a private family service to follow.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood at the age of 82.
Beloved wife of Harry. Loving mother of the late Hilda, Anne Marie (Les Weatherhead), Robert and Richard (Martha). Dear sister of Jennie, Marie, Tom, John and Margaret. Also predeceased by Anne Marie and Cobie.
Loving Oma of Tasha, Alex, Emily and Alyson and Great-Grand Oma of Marshall, Riley and Bella.
Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and her special friend Agnes Rees.
Funeral Service will be held at Centennial United Church, 234 William Street, Stayner on Monday September 1, 2014 at 11 o'clock. Interment in Stayner.
If desired, donations in Johanna's memory may be made to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation or Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society.
At Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Monday, August 25th, 2014 in his 69th year.
Dennis Bloom of Orillia, beloved husband of Judy McGivern. Loved father of Jodi Chapnik (Jason), Lisa Barkin (Rob), Darren Bloom (Jada), Sam Bloom (Karolina), and Dora Bloom (Colin) all of Toronto; stepfather of Justin Fairgrieve (Lauren) of Orillia and Ashley McInnis (Tyler) of Toronto.
Loving Poppa Denny to Ava, Xavier, Callie, Sam, Max, Jake and Halle. Predeceased by his sister Gloria.
A celebration of Dennis' life will be held at the family home 93 North Street W. Orillia on Saturday September 6th, from 12 noon until 4 p.m.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
DESJARDINS, Claude - (Past Employee of Electrolux for 50 years and Past Manager of Horseshoe Valley, Valley Golf Course)
Peacefully at Roberta Place in Barrie on August 25th, 2014 in his 82nd year.
Beloved husband and best friend of Dorothy for 57 years. Sadly missed by his children Deby Melillo (Vincenzo), Janet Proulx (Carol), Mark Desjardins (Jackie), the late Philip Desjardins (Trudy), Robert Desjardins (Colleen), Lianne MacGibbon (Mike).
Proud Papa of Genny, Johnny, Michelle, Kelsie, Tara, Adam, Ashley, Sheena, Dillon, Mark, Angus, Brittany, and great grand kids, Arielle, Ryder, Coby, & Jack.
Survived by sisters Colette Desjardins, Michele Bruson (Yves), and brothers Raymond Desjardins (Nicole) and the late Gerry Desjardins (Helene).
Always remembered by many dear nieces and nephews. Claude will forever be remembered and missed by the friends who are like family, the Wilson, Barker, Colero, Taber, and Mitchell families.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Spirit Parish, 650 Essa Road, Barrie on Friday August 29th at starting 10:30am. Cremation to follow.
The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff at Roberta Place Home Area 2.
In lieu of flowers donations in Claude's memory may be made to the Alzhiemer's Society and are greatly appreciated.
Devoted husband of 54 years to Pat (nee Forsyth), John died after a courageous but brief battle with leukemia at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on Monday, August 25, 2014, in his 82nd year.
Thanks to the hospital staff for their special care.
Father of Jamie (Mary) and Robert (Julie) and grandfather of Thomas, Paul, Jack, Christian, Sally and Charlotte. Brother of Ann Porter (Ron), Frank (Jan), and the late Bob (survived by Louyse).
John had been an air force pilot, amateur race car driver, provincial badminton champion and radio enthusiast and astronomer but above all, was an avid sailor to the end, inspiring his family and friends to share his passion at the Shediac Bay Yacht Club, the Midland Bay Sailing Club and at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club.
Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, John attended Moncton High School, Mount Allison University and earned his Professional Engineer designation at McGill University.
A celebration of John’s life is to be held later in September.
If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of the greatest man with the biggest heart Stuart Mackinnon, on Monday, August 25, 2014.
He is survived by his wife Patricia MacKinnon (nee Kerr), his children Sandra (Mike), Donnie, and Dannie, grandchildren Jarod, Emma & Mya.
Will be missed by his mother Catharine (Bunny) Mackinnon of Elliot Lake, and father Donald MacKinnon of Minden, his brother Don (Andrea) of Alliston and his Auntie Lynne and Uncle Bill Meacock of Castleton.
Predeceased by his brother Brian (Helen) of Toronto. He will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, great friends, co-workers and extended family.
A funeral service will be held in Barrie on Monday, September 1st.
In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice or First Responders would be appreciated by the family.