HOGG, Orval Charles - Passed away peacefully at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, ON, on Monday, January 22, 2018, in his 85th year.

Orval, beloved husband of Mabel (nee Young) for 61 years.

Loving father of Sherri and her husband Lawrence Wilson and Sandra and her husband Ed Dobson.

Proud Grandpa of James Wilson, Trent Wilson, Trey Wilson, Haley (Joe) Belanger, Justine Dobson, John Dobson, Tamara Dobson and Great-Grandpa of Brooklyn, Emmett, Hunter and Rachel.


MARTEL, Cecile - Passed away peacefully at the Villa Care Centre on Monday January 22, 2018 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of Gerard Martel.

Loving mother of Jeanne Steele, Aline Moore (Robert) and Suzanne Presby (Jeff Sutherland).

Grandma of Warren Steele, Christine Steele, Robyn Lacombe, Marc Murchison and Stephanie Presby.

Great grandma of Finch, Ryker, Fable, Eden and Olive.


Nelson AlNELSON, Wilfred Allan “Al” - Died peacefully on Sunday January 21, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family at the age of 88.

Al of Stayner, beloved husband of Audrey (nee Hornsby) and of the late Doreen (nee Manning).

Al is survived by his step-sons Dwayne (Lynda) Cooksey and Blair (Donna Boucher) Cooksey, grandchildren Sarah, Stephanie and Hayden and his many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Irene Nelson, his brother Mark, his sisters Marion McKibbon and Isabel Bowman, step-son Ray Cooksey, his niece Linda McKibbon, brothers-in-law Elwood McKibbon and Auston Bowman and sister-in-law Audrey Nelson.


Sheppard AlSHEPPARD, Albert George - Peacefully with family by his side at Muskoka Shores, Gravenhurst on Sunday January 21, 2018 in his 95th year.

Albert Sheppard, beloved husband of the late Mary Sheppard.

Loving father of the late Jim Page (Sharon predeceased), Ed Sheppard (Susan), Marie Thompson (George), Mike Strachan (Eve) and Andrea Landriault (Paul)).

Loved grandfather of Jason Thompson, Bill Smart, Lisa Smart, Ron Sheppard, Jeff Sheppard, Mark Sheppard, Luke Landriault, Stefanie Landriault, Arvid Grant, Rob Grant, Ron Courvoisier, the late Dean Courvoisier and the late Joe Cronkite.


Hodgkin MavisHODGKIN, Mavis (nee Dove) - Suddenly at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Kenneth Hodgkin.

Dear mother of Kelly and her husband Mark Hooper and Robyn Hodgkin.

Cherished grandmother of Liam, Rachel and Cameryn.

Remembered by her brother Ken Dove and John Dove (Margie).


Crawford BillCRAWFORD, John William “Bill” - Retired OPP - Passed away peacefully at the Sundial Lakeview Retirement Residence, Orillia on Sunday January 21, 2018 in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Helena Crawford (nee Leonard). 

Loving father of Mark (Susan), Brian (Debbie), John (Patti) and Timothy (Wanda). 

Dear grandfather of Krista-Lee, Katie, Kory (Rebecca), Shelby, Hailey, and Taylor; great grandfather of Matias. 


Burns RobertBURNS, Robert Steven 'Burnzie' - Peacefully passed away at Margaret Bahen Hospice, Newmarket, surrounded by his family and friends on Sunday, January 21, 2018.

Steve Burns of Bradford at 57 years of age.

Beloved Husband of Sylvie.

Loving Dad of Sarah and Jonathon (Alli).

Proud Grampy of Owen, Scarlett and Abigail.


Watson JuneWATSON, June - Passed away peacefully at Matthews House Hospice on Saturday, January 20, 2018, in her 94th year.

June will be missed by her friends and family.


ENGLISH, Eric William - Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in his 66th year.

Eric was the beloved husband of Merial Emily English (Wilson).

Loving father of Lisa Durrett (Kenny) and Dorothy Campbell (Dan).

Cherished grandfather of Robert, Jordan, and Jacob.


BUTTERS, Marlene Butters - June 19,1933 – January 20, 2018 - Passed away peacefully at Sunset Manor following her long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Marlene, will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 62 years Bill and her children Debbie (Mike) Synnott, Steven (Kim) Butters, Kim (Ron) Marriott and Doug (Mandy) Butters.

Forever cherished by her grandchildren Christopher, Brandon, Alesia, Stephanie, Kayla, Sydney, Alec, Victoria and Kate; great grandchildren Isabelle, Emily, Aubrey and AJ.


PALFI, Anna - Peacefully passed away at Etobicoke General Hospital on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Anna Palfi (nee Stahl) of Etobicoke at 79 years of age.

Beloved wife of late Albert Palfi.

Loving mother of Monica Palfi and Richard (Carol) Palfi.

Proud Oma of Jaclyn (Daniel) Racicot, Catheryne Palfi and Dakoda Palfi.


Hutchinson JeanHUTCHINSON, Jean I. (Terry) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden yet peaceful passing of Jean at her home on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of 60 years to the late Mort.

Cherished mother of Linda Clark, Murray (the late Debbie), the late Kathy (Dan) Duffy, Bill (Regina) and Greg (Jodi).

Proud Nannie of Rob, Ryan (Stephanie), Jason (Krista), Pam (Jerry), Emily (Phil), Ashley, Krystal, Cody, Kelsey; step grandmother of Kyle (Karen), Tara (Andrew), Justin, William, Emily; and great Nannie of Addison, Caleb and Silas.


Bettles GaryBETTLES, Gary - (1941-2018) - Its with great sadness we announce the passing of Gary Bettles on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie at the age of 76.

Gary of Wasaga Beach, beloved Husband of Mary Bettles for over 56 years.

Father of Bob (Loretta) and Terri (Dwane).

Cherished Grandfather of Scott, Nathan and Brieanna.

Dear Great Grandfather of Matthew.


Simonato StevenSIMONATO, Steven Charles - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Steven, after a courageous battle with cancer for 28 months, at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, on Saturday January 20, 2018, at the age of 42.

Steven, beloved son of Greta and Chuck Simonato.

Loving brother of Jodi Simonato.

Sadly missed by many family, friends and his best canine friend Bingo.

Steven was faced with many challenges with his illness and never backed down, continuing to work right to the end.


FIEGEHEN, Richard “Rick” Allen - In his 57th year, Rick has taken up residence in his heavenly home as of 3 p.m. January 20, 2018.

Son of the late Earl and Vera Fiegehen, brother of Florence (Ross) Hoggard and Douglas (Carol) Fiegehen.

Uncle to Denyse and Dana Hodgson, Jason (Laura) Fiegehen, Bryce (Teri) Fiegehen, and Devin Fiegehen.

Great uncle to Nathaniel and Danielle Lunau, Hannah Waddell, Audrey and Farley Fiegehen.


Pigeon MyrtlePIGEON, Myrtle (nee Lawrence) - 1946-2018 - Loving, devoted, strong, determined, genuine, welcoming, giving... these are only a few words that encompassed and described Myrtle so perfectly. She earned her wings amongst the angels with peace and dignity. She passed away surrounded by her loving family at Hospice Simcoe on Saturday January 20, 2018.

She was so much to all of us; Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mom, Grandmaman, Godmother, Sister-in-Law, Mother-in-Law, and Friend. She loved her family and friends with her whole heart and experienced so many adventures in her 71 years.


SMITH, John Hugh 'Jack' - Peacefully at his residence in McKellar, Ontario on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Vivian Smith (nee Bedini).

Loving father of Janet Beacroft (Dave), Sherry Holmes (Keith) and Susan Coleman (Steve).

Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Julia and Tyler.


LONG, John - Peacefully passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday, January 19, 2018. 

John Long of Bond Head at 87 years of age. 

Beloved husband of Joan. 

Loving dad Allison (Rusty) and Andrew.


Kennedy BarbKENNEDY, Barbara Jean - Passed peacefully at Roberta Place in Barrie on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the age of 91.

Loving wife of the late Gordon Kennedy.

Predeceased by her parents Clarence and Beatrice Paddon and by her sister Maureen MacLintock (Jim).

Beloved mother of Christine Boyd (David), Neil (Kathrine) and Hugh (Erica).


Pretty WaynePRETTY, Wayne Robert - Passed away peacefully on January 19, 2018 at Southlake Regional Health Centre.

Wayne was born on August 21, 1942 in Niagara Falls.

Best friend and loving husband for 53 years of Judy(Kidd).

Beloved father of Kevin(Rosa), D’Arcy(Richard Hannes) and Kelsey Glazier(Mark).

Loving grandfather of Jaxon and Gabriella, Keenan and Peyton, Ella and Avery.


Sheaves CarolineSHEAVES, Caroline - (1932-2018) - Its with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Caroline Sheaves on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville at the age of 85.

Caroline of Shelburne, beloved wife of the late William Sheaves.

Loving mother of George, Cyril, Debbie, Roland, Gary, Wayne, Terry, Karen, Rick and Mary.

Dear Grandmother of Jason, Tammy, Steven, Andrea, Gordon, Dean, David, Kevin, Kelly, Natanya, Joey, Michael, Amanda, Samantha, Kyle and Meaghan.


Pratt WaynePRATT, Wayne - Born in  Hamilton, Ontario on July 5, 1943, passed away at Toronto, Ontario on January 19, 2018.

Cherished husband of Charlene.

Beloved father of Nancy (Richard), Jayne (Todd), Ron (Jen).

Loving grandfather of Zack, Caleb, Mitchell, Danielle, Ryan, Lauren and Henry.

Predeceased by his brother Terry.


Ferguson JoeFERGUSON, Clayton 'Joe' - Of Angus, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2018 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie at the age of 68. Born in Kingston, ON, spending most of his life in the Barrie area.

Beloved husband of 39 years to Helena (Helen) (nee Malarczyk).

Much loved father of Christopher R.J. Ferguson.

Lovingly remembered brother of Eva (Frank Boegart) of Kitchener, Paullette of Victoria, B.C., and Lynda (Ian Riddell) of Newmarket.


WEATHERHEAD, Neil - Passed away peacefully on at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital on Friday, January 19, 2018.

Neil, son of the late Roy (Lucy) Weatherhead and Joan Sauer.

Brother of Lori (Doug) Eberhardt and Russ (Leah) Weatherhead.

Will be remembered by his children Tasha and Johnathan and missed by his nieces, nephews and friends.


Maynard ScottMAYNARD, William ‘Scott’ - Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General  Hospital on Friday January 19, 2018 in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of Shirley (nee  Connell).

Loving father of Debbie Imboden (Matthew), Robin Maynard (Rick Sutherland); stepfather of Donna Frantz (Dave), John Philip (Valery), and Cheryl Philip.

Proud grandfather of Joshua, Madeleine, Alisha (Tyler), Melissa, Jack, and Vasko.

Dear brother of Linda Steadman (Tom).


Lee EileenLEE, Eileen May - Of Angus, ON, passed away peacefully, at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, ON on Thursday, January 18th 2018 in her 94th year.

Beloved Wife of the late Hugh “Duke” Lee.

Loving Mother of Gord (Susan), Ross (Sandy), Pat Rudd (Rick) and Gary (Sandra).

Cherished Grandmother of Jake (Sherry), Cree (Pam), Kris (Natalie), Kolin (Tracy), Angela, Julian (Jenn), Landon, Laura (John) and Victoria (Jeff).