Stewart0001Died peacefully on Thursday January 30, 2014 following a brief illness surrounded by his family at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 82nd year.  Lorne of Stayner, beloved husband of Helen (nee Evans)  for almost 57 years. Loving father of Beth Storey of Thornbury and Greg and his wife Christine of Barrie.  Cherished grandpa of Courtney, Jenna and Aaron Storey and Cameron and Emma Stewart.  Dear brother of Albert (Linda), Bill (Barbara), Marjorie (late Paul Batzold), Helen (Len Marriott), Dorothy Stewart (Grigg Vollrath) and the late Orland (Brenda), the late Harold (Margaret Currie), the late Oscar and the late Don.  Lorne will also be missed by his sisters-in-law Dorothy McQueen and Bernice (Don Beattie) and by his many nieces and nephews.  Lorne was the long time proprietor of the Texaco garage on Main Street.  He was a committed member of  the community through his involvement with many organizations, particularly as a founding member and past president of the Stayner Heritage Society and through his dedication to Centennial United Church.  He was a quiet man with a strong voice.  He will be missed.  Friends were received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel on Sunday February 2, 2014 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  Memorial Service was held at Centennial United Church, 234 William Street, Stayner Monday at 2 o’clock.  Reception followed.  Remembrances to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation or the Centennial United Church would be appreciated by Lorne’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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