Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Belleville General Hospital on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013.
Leonard, loving husband to Winnifred.
Will be sadly missed by his children Danny (Dawna), Nora Watts, Donna (Richard) Gregory, and Debbie (Frank) Valle, by his grandchildren Courtney, Jeremy, Krystle, Tammy, Max, and Hanna, and by his four great grandchildren.
Leonard is predeceased by his son Grant.
The Funeral services will be held in Orillia on Monday, November 4th. Interment to follow.
If desired memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice and would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away at the I.O.O.F. Home, Barrie, Ont. on Friday, November 1, 2013.
Jim, a former teacher at St. Lawrence College in Cornwall is survived by his beloved wife Frances (Shaw). Dear father of Judith Hughes of Ottawa and James Hollingsworth of Cornwall.
Grandfather to Michelle, Carley, Jessica and Devon. He was predeceased by brothers Rex, Neil, and Robert (Bob) Hollingsworth and by sisters Daphne Hollister, Dorothy Aldred, Hazel Laperle and Shirley Rombough.
Jim is survived by his sister Dawn Raymond (Clair) of Morrisburg, Ont. and by his brothers William (Bill) (Leila) of Cornwall and Jack (Sheila) of New Jersey.
A special thank you to all the nurses and the wonderfully competent, dedicated and loving care givers who tended to Jim during his residency at the I.O.O.F. Home.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held for Jim at a future date in the springtime in Cornwall.
Memorial donations may be made to the I.O.O.F. Senior’s Home Inc., 20 Brooks St., Barrie, ON L4N 7X2 c/o Revenue Development Office or the charity of your choice.
Peacefully passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, On Friday, November 1, 2013, in her 82nd year.
Evelyn (nee McCabe) beloved wife of the late Stanley McTaggart. Loving mother of Mary Stewart (Lloyd), Anna Stewart (Lyle) and Lisa Coleman (Jason).
Cherished grandmother of Brandon, Jason, Ashley, James, Victoria, Joshua, Harrison and Laura. Dear sister of John McCabe (Karen), Irene Hall (Ross) and Anson McCabe (Eileen). Evelyn will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends.
Jean passed away at Hillcrest Village, Midland on Friday, November 1, 2013, in her 92nd year.
Jean was the beloved wife of the late Cecil Everton Walters.
Proud mother of Peter and Valerie of Naples, Florida; Elizabeth and Ted Ostrowski, of Calgary; Jane and the late Rick Rogers of Penetanguishene; Lorne and Betty of Edmonton and John and Val of Whitby. Jean will always be remembered by her 11 grandchildren and 4 great- grandchildren. She will be forever missed by her sister and brother-in- law, Helen and Ross Kennedy, of Midland; and brother and sister- in-law, David and Karen McCall, of Kashwakamak; and nieces and nephews and their families.
Our matriarch will always be with us in spirit as we continue to share her stories and traditions especially at the cottage she so dearly loved.
A special thanks to the staff at Hillcrest Village who took such special care of our mother over the last three years.
At our mother's request, there will be no service at this time. Plans are to have a celebration of her life next summer.
If desired, memorial donations to the CNIB, or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at Woods Park Care Centre on Thursday October 31, 2013, at the age of almost 88 years.
Predeceased by her husband, Raymond, in 2003. Dear mother of Anne Dunn and her husband Russ of Brampton, Jane Black and her husband Howard of Minnesing, John of Barrie, and Paul and his wife Sheri Skwarchuk of Winnipeg; grandmother of Peter, Rick and Kyle Black, Alexandra and Kaitlyn Skwarchuk, and Nathaniel Betts; great grandmother of Taylor and Brenden Black, and Lucas and Benett Black.
Funeral Service Sunday November 3, 2013, at 1:30, at Woods Park Care Centre (110 Lillian Cresent, Barrie).
If desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada.
(Former Office Administrator with All Lift (Scarborough) Ltd.)
Died on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 64 at the Scarborough General Hospital in Toronto, after a brief but courageous fight with cancer.
Barb and her loving husband Patrick were married for 44 years. While they made their home in Scarborough, they raised two devoted sons; Stephen of Spartanburg S.C. and his wife Kim Purdy and Marcel of Woodstock and his partner Brenda Hemsley.
Her delight and love for her grandchildren was always evident, Georgina, Joanna, Cassidy, Nolan and Sandra Fitzmaurice will miss her warmth and caring ways.
Barb is the daughter of the late Grant and Bertha Smith. She is also predeceased by her brothers and sisters; Velma Wagg, Keith Smith, Greta Dinsmore and Mervin Smith. Barb will be remembered by her sisters and brothers-in-law and also by several nieces and nephews.
The Mass will be said at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Bracebridge on Friday, November 8th at 11:00 a.m.
As your expression of memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Passed suddenly at the Southlake Hospital in Newmarket on Thursday, October 31, 2013 in his 76th year.
Bob, loving companion of Mary Westlaken, will be sadly missed by his comrades Brian (Athena), Shawn, and Kevin (Cindy Legge) Westlaken, and by Mary’s grandchildren Laura, Bronwyn, Christian, Olivia, and Deanna.
Bob had a love of hockey and was a life member of Orillia Minor Hockey; 1970 Orillia Midget Silver Stick Championship Port Huron against Sarnia; Junior A Orillia Travelways Pres/General Manager and Centenial Cup Finalists 1983 – 86, winning in 1985 over the Penticton Knights; and 15 year scouting career for the Oshawa Generals and was part of the team that won the 1990 Memorial Cup in Hamilton.
Bob had an active career as a principal in Orillia having served Cumberland Beach, Regent Park, Harriet Todd, and Orchard Park Schools. Bob was also a past president in Orillia’s Rotary Club. In his retirement he kept active and worked at Jim Wilsons, MacGregor Marine, Lake St. George Golf Club, and Huntsville Honda. Bob will be missed by many close friends.
Memorial donations may be made to the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Foundation or to the Orillia Minor Hockey Association.
Following a six year battle with cancer, Rick passed away at his Chateau in Penetanguishene on the evening of October 31, 2013 with his wife Jane and children Sarah, Ryan and Jenny and puppy Milo by his side.
Rick was known for his sense of humour, his love of family, music, teaching and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Having taught for over thirty years he had a profound impact on countless students and teachers. He was respected for his innovative teaching methods, often incorporating many of his interests into his lessons- Music, Theatre, Sports and in 1991 was awarded 'Teacher of the Year' by the provincial teachers' federation.
His involvement with children extended beyond the classroom, coaching various school teams and directing school plays and concerts. Summers spent at the family cottage on Georgian Bay were the setting of some of his fondest memories with his favourite mother-in-law and dear cottage neighbours, Auntie Hy and Uncle Ross.
Although his family roots were in Bobcaygeon, he adopted Georgian Bay as his home upon retirement. He will be missed by his sister Lori Rogers (Wayne Swinamer) and his close friend Henry Schmidt.
His passing is a significant loss to many extended family and friends, who were so important to him.
A celebration of Rick's life is planned for this Sunday, November 10th at 2 p.m. For location details, please contact the family at:
Our family Sunday dinners will never be the same without our chef.
If desired, memorial donations to the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Went to meet her Lord on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013, at the age of 81.
Beloved wife of Eldon, for 60 years. Much loved mother of John (predeceased) and wife Bonnie, David & wife Sharon, Paul of Washago, Gordon & wife Kim, Elizabeth Cunningham & husband John all of Orillia.
Cherished grandmother of Glenn & wife Dionne, Kemp, Scott, Matthew, Kenya, Ted & wife April, Joe, Crystal, Sarah, Zachariah, and great grandmother of 6.
Sister of Betty Diamond (predeceased) & husband Norman of Guelph, and the late Geraldine Pirie.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Spencer House for their kindness throughout mom's stay and thanks to Dr. Lobsinger & Dr. Poulopoulos & the nurses of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital through Gladys recent hospitalizations.
The lfuneral service will be held in Orillia on Saturday, November 2nd. Interment in Oro-Medonte Township.
If desired, Memorial Donations to the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital or the Salvation Army Citadel (Orillia) would be appreciated.