Passed away peacefully at home in Waubaushene on Sunday January 13, 2013 with her family by her side, in her 81st year.
Norma, predeceased by her husband Gordon, will be sadly missed by her children Linda, Ross (Christine), and Robin (Darren); by her grandchildren Alan (Tracey), Aaron (Cheryl), Lindsay (Jeff), and Ashley; by her great grandchildren Brooke-Lynn, Anne, and Leah; and by many nieces and nephews.
Norma is predeceased by her brothers Albert, William, Ernie, Douglas, and Keith, and by her sisters Kathleen and Helen.
Funeral services will be held at the Christ Church Anglican Church (22 Hazel Street Waubaushene, Ontario) on Wednesday January 16, 2013 at 11 o’clock.
Memorial donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Georgian Bay Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family if desired.
Went to be with her Lord and Saviour at 87 years of age at the Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, Ontario.
Predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert T Sheppard (2000). Esther is survived by her 3 children: R. Scott (Linda) Sheppard; Shelley (Neil) VanderVeen; and Jersene (Tony) Bellavance, by her grandchildren, Lisa VanderVeen, Jeff VanderVeen, Dylan Jones, Emmett Sheppard, Dylan Bellavance, Ciel VanderVeen Santoro, Shane VanderVeen, Theresa VanderVeen, Kyla Bellavance Augustine, Loni Bellavance and Joel Bellavance, and by her 14 Great-Grandchildren.
Dear nieces/nephews: Diana Netherton, Priscilla McCracken, James Dodge; Lee Campbell Smith, Scott Campbell. Predeceased by her sisters, Ruby (Jers) Jersild and Marjorie Dodge, and by her nephew, Doug Campbell.
A Celebration of Esther's life will be held in Barrie on Thursday, January 17th.
Memorial donations to Gideon Bibles, Hospice Simcoe or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away at RVH surrounded by her family after an inspirational and courageous battle with cancer.
Dolores was born in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and grew up in Thornton with her parents William and Monica Buchanan. She was the oldest sibling of her sister Diane (Gilbert) and brothers Adrian (Yvonne), Morley (Barbara) and Don (Nancy).
She was the best friend and beloved wife of Earl Cripps for 57 years. She lovingly guided her five children, Kim Marie, Cheryl, Gregory (Caroline), Heather (Michael) and the late Joseph.
She lived for and was adored by her grandchildren, Aaron, Ryan, Cameron, April, Christine, James, Joshua, Jesse, Katelyn, Gregory, Josh, Megan, Steven and Benjamin. She made all her grandchildren feel special every day. Great Grandmother to thirteen great grandchildren.
The Rabinovich family of Midhurst held a special place in her life and her heart. Will be remembered by her family for her long nature walks, her delicious baking, her constant positive and generous spirit, her fierce devotion to her family and her stubbornness to always have her lipstick on no matter what!
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Born in Collingwood on January 15, 1931, a son of the late George and Norma (née Morrill) Walmsley, Barney passed away suddenly in Meaford on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the age of 81.
Barney was predeceased by his beloved wife, the former Marjorie Hogg, on December 23, 1994. He is remembered as the much loved Dad of Jane and her husband Jim Smith of Meaford, John Walmsley of Toronto, and Kathy and her husband Michael Lougheed of Duntroon.
He will be the sadly missed Papa of Heather Smith of Blue Mountains, Andrew Smith of Ottawa and Rachael Smith of Windsor, and by Jessica Lougheed- Kerr of Collingwood, Sarah Lougheed of Duntroon, Ashley Lougheed- Collings of London and Justin Lougheed also of Duntroon. Two great-grandchildren, Jayden Kerr and Lillian Collings, also survive Barney.
He was a dear brother to Albert Walmsley of Collingwood and will be recalled as a special uncle by his several nieces and nephews and their families.
Funeral services, officiated by Reverend SallyAnn Longfellow, will be conducted at Meaford United Church on Tuesday, January 15th at 1:30 p.m.
If so desired and as your expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Lung Association or Canadian Cancer Society.
Peacefully on the morning of Friday January 11, 2013 at Milton District Hospital at the age of 91.
Predeceased by her husband Howard Coulson. Longtime companion of Frank Cramer. Generous and supporting mother of Lee (Sharon) and Tim (Andrea nee MacArthur). Loving grandmother of Julia Lynn Dolenc, Melissa Leigh Hedderson and step-grandchildren Dean MacArthur (Michelle) and Darren MacArthur. Great grandmother to Michael and Cameron Hedderson.
A longtime educator, teacher and principal in Halton, Irma was also a devoted volunteer at Halton Recovery House.
Honoured with Milton's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007, she had a keen intellect and was active in the community and her church, Lowville United.
A memorial service will take place on Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. from LOWVILLE UNITED CHURCH, (Guelph Line at Britannia Rd.).
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Milton District Hospital Foundation or Lowville United Church would be appreciated by the family.
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Gregory (Greg) Gates in his 61st year.
The much loved husband of Joan (Soulliere) Gates and the proud father of Gary Gates and his girlfriend Nikita Kluge. He is survived by his brother John Gates and his wife Heather, and his uncle Howard Delderfield.
His in laws Martha Jones, Ed Soulliere, Bill Soulliere and his wife Marion Blonde, Eugene (1995) Soulliere, Dick and Donna Soulliere, Jim and Teresa Soulliere, Janet and George Tancrede and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by parents Ernie(1988) and Bette(2010) Gates, and sister Leslee Gates(2010).
Greg and Joan were happily married for 38 years and Greg worked at Benjamin’s Park Memorial Chapel for the past 39 years.
Greg was a kind and generous man who always looked out for everyone, especially his family and friends. He was active with the Barrie Ball Hockey league as a referee and a friend to all.
Funeral service will be held in Sarnia on Thursday, January, 17th. Private family interment to follow.
(Barrie) In lieu of flowers, donations may be forwarded to the RVH Dialysis unit and Jumpstart Canada. (Sarnia) In lieu of flowers, sympathy donations can be given to St. Joseph’s Hospice.
Passed away surrounded by the love of her family at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Friday, January 11, 2013.
Doreen Grenier of Wyevale, beloved wife of the late Clifford Grenier and cherished mother of Barbara, Deborah (Randy) Dobbs of Wyevale, Ed of Bancroft, Tim (Angela) of Innisfil and the late Daniel. Dear sister of Reese (Roz) Dunsford of Wymbolwood Beach and Bob (Jackie) Dunsford of Sudbury.
(Former Member & Director of Lake Country Harmony Chorus)
Passed away, surrounded by family, on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at the age of 76.
Audrey Borsos, of Orillia, beloved wife of Gabe (predeceased). Lovingly remembered by her children: Grant Ferris of Orillia, Dale Walsh & husband Terry of Victoria Harbour, Tami McQuillan & husband Steve of Innisfil, Ken Ferris & wife Sandra of Alma, Kim Glasgow & husband Bert of Orillia.
Stepchildren: Susan Smith & husband Jake of Baysville, Ute Jegerlehner & husband Peter of Switzerland, Anita Cleaveley of Orillia, Tina Welton of Burlington.
Grandchildren: Dylan & Anais, Ben & John, Paige, Paul & Dana, Dean, Greg & Jessica, Chris, Jesse, Rory, Briar, Riley, Kevin, Melanie, Mandy, Torrey, Charles, & Arden. Great grandchildren: Amelie, Elliot, Damen, Tobias, & Meghan.
Dear sister of Elizabeth Martel & husband Ray of Orillia.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held in Orillia on Monday, January 14th.
If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Passed away suddenly at St. Michael's Hospital on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 in her 84th year.
Beloved wife of the late Omer "Pop" Gravelle. Loving mother of David Gravelle (Kathryn) of Penetanguishene and Janet MacAlpine (Kevin) of Oakville.
Cherished memere of Connor, Mara and Jack MacAlpine, and Sean and Ava Gravelle.
Sister of Louis Bourgeois (Irene), Simone Asselin (late Venard) and predeceased by Cyril Bourgeois (late Theresa). She will be sadly missed by her many relatives and friends.
Alice was a proud volunteer with Georgian Bay General Hospital, and provided loving support to the patients and chapel at the Penetanguishene site. She loved assisting the priest with Friday Mass and providing communion to patients and shut-ins in the community.
Alice worked previously for Ontario Hydro, Bausch & Lomb, Nicholls Funeral Home and St. Ann's Church. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Ladies of St. Ann's, and past Ladies President of the Penetanguishene Curling Club.
Arrangements out of Penetanguishene. Spring interment, St. Ann's Cemetery.
If desired, donations to the Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation or St. Ann's Church would be greatly appreciated.