PARKER, Murray Noah

Born April 11, 1929 in Windsor Mills, Quebec, and son of the late Frederick and Anita Parker, Murray Parker died of a rare brain disease, progressive supra-nuclear palsy (PSP), on May 1, 2017 at the Coleman Care Centre in Barrie, Ontario. Murray is survived by his wife of 30 years, Shirley (Wasson) Parker; one daughter, […]

POWELL, Goldie Marie (nee Mugford)

POWELL, Goldie Marie (nee Mugford) Passed suddenly at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on  Saturday, April 29th, 2017 in her 87th year.   Goldie was born on August 19th, 1930 in Morristown, New Jersey.  She grew up in Kelligrews, Newfoundland but resided in Barrie for the last 38 years.  Goldie is survived by her […]


Janet Fraser-Exton April 26, 2017 Now I can run on the wind My skin like a velvet shiver on the breeze My hoofs passing over the grass In leaps too great to be measured Beloved wife of Bill Exton. Janet will be lovingly remembered by family and friends at a Family Gathering to take place […]

BEECROFT, Margo Kim (nee Heaslip)

BEECROFT, Margo Kim (nee Heaslip) A loyal member of Heritage Baptist Church. Margo passed away peacefully on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie at the age of 62. Beloved wife of Harvey Beecroft. Loving mother of Jason (Melissa) Price, Trevor Price and Josh Price (Cara). Cherished grandmother of Caleb […]

BAILLIE, Marjorie Helen (nee Brasher)

BAILLIE, Marjorie Helen (nee Brasher) September 22, 1929 ~ April 8, 2017 Peacefully in hospital after a brief illness.  Pre-deceased by her first husband Howard Baillie.  Survived by her loving husband Marven Letteney.  Loving son Mike and daughter-in-law Carrie Baillie.  Proud grandmother to Tyler and Melissa Baillie.  Special nephew and niece David and Cathy Shultz […]

McKINSTRY, James Kenneth

James Kenneth McKinstry James Kenneth McKinstry, born November 22, 1932 in Bangor, Northern Ireland, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, with his loving wife Evelyn by his side. James also known by many as Ken served in the Royal Air Force and came to Canada with […]

FLOOK, Harry Kenneth “Ken”

FLOOK, Harry Kenneth “Ken” Retired Manager of magazine distributions After a long period of illness, Ken passed away peacefully at Mill Creek Care Center, Barrie, Friday, March 31st, 2017, in his 87th year. Ken, husband of Doreen, for nearly 65 years, was father to Gary (Alison), Stephen, Janet (Dave), Andrew and Jennifer (John).  He will […]

HOGG, Stella Mae

Hogg, Stella Mae At the age of 93, Stella passed away suddenly on Wed. March 29, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Care Centre.  Wife of the late Wesley Charles Hogg.  Mother of Frank – deceased (Ruth), Larry (Joyce), Darlene (Joe) Cousins and Ken (Maryanne).  Grandmother of Brian (Natalie), Dwayne (Sharon), Tammy (Dan), David, […]

MORRISSEY, Patrick Joseph Paul “Pat”

MORRISSEY, Patrick Joseph “Pat” February 14, 1936 – March 28, 2017 Surrounded by family, with the knowledge he was well loved and had everything in order, Pat passed peacefully in the hospital after putting up a good and lengthy fight.  Pat will be forever remembered by family and friends for his sharp wit, endless jokes […]

EVANS, George Alwyn

George A Evans passed away peacefully at Hospice in Barrie, Ontario, on March 28, 2017 at the age of 82, surrounded by his loving family and dog Snoopy. George courageously fought his battle with cancer, hardly slowing down, with true dignity. George was born, raised and educated in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. He is pre-deceased […]

Camber, Dana Lyn

Camber, Dana Lyn passed away suddenly on March 14, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, ON. She will be dearly missed by her mother, daughter, 3 grandchildren, 2 brothers and many extended family and friends. A Celebration of Dana’s life will take place at 1pm on Sunday April 2, 2017 at […]

KING, Rose (nee Fox)

KING, Ivy “Rose” (nee Fox) Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Coleman Care Centre in Barrie at the age of 54.  Loving mother of Matthew King and Amy King (Kevin).  Cherished grandmother of Emily and Nathanial King.  Dear sister of Shirley, Steve, Johnny, Bobby and Joe.  Rose will be missed by her […]

NELSON, Ronald Manley

NELSON, Ronald Manley Passed peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf in Barrie at the age of 80.  Beloved husband of Patricia Nelson (nee Harpell).  Cherished brother of Wayne (Nancy) Nelson.  Loving uncle of Lorie (David) Allin, Lynn (Harley) Wright, Bryan (Pam) Pitman, Joanne (Bob) Haluska, Jack (Pam) Cairns, […]

POWELL, William Wallace “Wally”

POWELL, William Wallace “Wally” Passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Mill Creek Care Centre in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Powell.  Dear father of Tom Powell (Shawn), Jane Lander (Brandon) and the late Steve Powell.  Cherished grandfather to Quinn, Cameron, Dylan, Kelsey, Stephanie and Jordan and great grandchildren Noah […]


PROSKIN, Edward Passed peacefully on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie at the age of 82.  Beloved husband of Georgina Proskin (nee Kzanoski).  Loving brother of Frances Edward.  Dear brother in law of Carol Hanna and Walter Kzanoski.  Edward will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and extended […]

TULINO, Paul Anthony

TULINO, Paul Anthony Passed away peacefully, with family at his side, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe at the age of 73.  Beloved partner of Lynne Lee (nee Appelbe).  Loving father of Phillip (Trish) Tulino, Elizabeth Tulino (Trevor) and Andrea (Vaughn) McMillan.  Cherished grandfather of Tyler and Jacob, Broke, Kindra, Danielle and Brandon […]

DURKEE, Barbara Ann (nee Sanford)

DURKEE, Barbara Ann (nee Sanford) Passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe at the age of 81.  Beloved wife of the late Bill Durkee who predeceased Barbara in 2016.  Loving mother of Deborah (Dale) Steward, Derrick (Heather) Durkee and the late David (Cathy) Durkee.  Beloved grandmother […]

DUNN, June Marie

DUNN, June Marie (nee MacFadden) September 25, 1935 ~ March 6, 2017 The hummingbird has flown – On Monday, March 6, 2017  June passed peacefully at Hospice Simcoe at the age of 81.  Beloved wife of Don (Chief) Dunn.  Loving mother of Randy (Deb), Scott (Denise), Shelley (Rob) and Krista (Larry).  Beloved grandmother of Tara […]

LEACH, Barbara Ann Mary (nee Barratte)

LEACH, Barbara Ann (nee Barratte) February 6, 1933 ~ February 22, 2017 The hummingbird flies.  In the comfort of Hospice Simcoe, entered into the heavens of no confusion.  Words cannot express the gratitude to all hospice staff and volunteers.  Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements entrusted to Peaceful Transition Inc. Share this Obituary:

NERGARD, Kaurin Dwayne

NERGARD, Kaurin Dwayne It is with a sad heart that we said goodbye to Kaurin Dwayne Nergard on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Kaurin will be missed by his children: Krystell Nergard-Kop, Santana Jade Kop and granddaughter, Rylee Meredith.  As well as his companion of many years, Patricia Meredith Kop.  Kaurin will be cremated as per his […]


SMURTHWAITE, John Arthur It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear father on Sunday, February 26, 2017 peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family.  Beloved husband and best friend of the late Norma (nee Givens) for over 60 years.  Loving father of Joan (Randy) Flegel and Cheryl (Tom) Richardson.  […]

HOPKINS, Alasdair MacLean “Al”

HOPKINS, Alasdair MacLean Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 26th, 2017, one day after his 83rd birthday, at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie.  Al leaves behind his devoted wife of almost 59 years, Roberta “Bobbie”.  Al also leaves behind his four grown children: Kathleen Hopkins (Ben), Kelley Brazier (Elton), Kimberley Murison (Peter) and […]

COLBY, Hugh Robert

Hugh Robert Colby, 88, of Barrie, Ontario passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Hugh was born July 23, 1928 in Chatham, Ontario.  He was a talented athlete who mastered many sports but his first love was playing baseball.  Hugh turned down a career in pro ball to attend The University of Western Ontario […]

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