brunelDied peacefully after a brief illness on Wednesday October 1, 2014 at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland in his 70th year. Jean (John) of Stayner, loving father of Tammy (Dermot Barry-Murphy), Patricia Brunel (Justin Lewis) and Angeline Brunel (Thomas Dickson). Cherished “Papa Jean” of Pádraig and Liam Barry-Murphy and Madeleine and Nathan Dickson. Jean will be sadly missed by Ann Brunel and his many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by siblings Élise, Paul and Yvonne. Jean was a sociable, friendly man, who cherished his family. He will be sadly missed. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Sunday October 5, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. . Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 215 Pine Street, Stayner on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery. If desired, remembrances to the Ontario Brain Injury Association or the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated by Jean’s family. To sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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