WILSON, JOAN Mavis
Was called home to her Lord and Saviour at Royal Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, February 2, 2005. Joan (Graham) Wilson of Barrie, in her 66th year. Beloved wife of William (Bill) Wilson. Loving mother of Terry Wilson and his fiancée Cathy Korpi of Barrie, and the late Brian Wilson. Cherished grandmother of Jordan. Dear sister of Jean Evans and her late husband Lorne of Stayner, Donald Graham and his wife Pauline of Gravenhurst, Harvey Graham and his wife Marion of Elmvale, Phillis Edwards and her husband Lyle of Barrie. Also lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, February 4, 2005. Service in the Chapel on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 3:00 pm. If so desired, memorial donations to Willow Creek Baptist Church, the building fund for the Church of the Nazarene in Barrie or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
JOHNSTON, Phyllis Grace
At the Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie, on Saturday, February 5, 2005. Dear wife of the late Dr. Bruce M. Johnston, (D.D.S.). Most dearly loved mother of Donna Lynne of Barrie and Derryl Anne of Mississauga. Will be remembered by her cat Jenny May. Daughter of the late Mr. Arthur A. Smith & Mrs. Ethel I. Smith. Sister of the late Ward Smith of Kitchener. Sister-in-law of Gladys Hamer of Courtice. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM Funeral Home (Clapperton and Worsley Streets), Barrie, on Thursday, February 10, 2005 from 2:00pm until time of memorial service in the chapel at 3:00pm. Cremation. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Collier Street United Church Memorial Fund, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation.
SYNNOTT, Louise I.
Suddenly at the Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie, on Monday, February 7th, 2005. Louise Synnott of Barrie, and formerly of Stayner. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Synnott. Dear mother of Wayne Synnott of Barrie, and Dale Synnott of Stayner, and the late Donna Synnott. Loving grandmother of Ward and Sonya, and the late Amber, and great-grandmother of Sam and Raine. Dear sister of Jane Anneveld of Guelph, Ron Young of Shanty Bay, Shirley Ann Bowden of Midhurst, and the late Norman Young of Shanty Bay. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie, after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 11th, until time of service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Spring interment Stayner Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
PICCO, Lavinia Lucilla
At the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Monday, February 7th, 2005. Lucilla Picco of Sandy Cove Acres, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of the late Delfino Picco. Loved mother of Lou Picco and his wife Heather of Barrie, and Vally Picco of Aylmer. Survived by sister Clelia DeVincent and Valeria Melosso. Predeceased by brother Virgilio Melosso. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, 201 Minet’s Point Road at Yonge Street, Barrie, on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Complete service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 10th, at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment Barrie Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, World Vision, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
HEIDEBRECHT, Mary Virginia
Suddenly at home in her sleep on Tuesday morning, January 2nd, 2007. Virginia (nee MacDonald) Heidebrecht of Barrie, at the age of 50 years. Special daughter of Robert and the late Orville MacDonald of Barrie. Beloved wife of Brian Heidebrecht. Loving mother of Crystal Moreau (husband Kelly) and Mike Heidebrecht all of Barrie. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Griffin and Phoenix. Dear sister of Vivian MacDonald (Scott Plumber), Cathy MacDonald, Glen MacDonald (late Lisa), Beverly Sheppard (husband Glen) and Debbie MacDonald. Also lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM Funeral Home (201 Minet’s Point Road at Yonge Street) Barrie, on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, January 5th, 2007, at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Peacefully, at the Roberta Place, Barrie on Thursday, February 8th, 2007. Marjorie Amos (nee Richardson) of Barrie, in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband Miller J. Amos. Cherished mother of Dianne Rogers (Ken) of Bracebridge, and Don Amos (JoAnne) of Mississauga. Loving nanny of Kevin, Jeff and Kelly Ghikadis; Darren and Laura Amos; great-nanny of Laura and Brent Ghikadis and Carlson Rogers. Dear sister of Ross, Bob, Don, and Shirley Halfyard. Will also be missed by Jean McEachern and Murray Amos. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME (Clapperton & Worsley Streets), Barrie on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, February 12th, 2007 at 11:00 o’clock. Spring Interment Barrie Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Chase McEachern Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
STEPHENSON, DR. NOEL Gordon
Peacefully surrounded by his family at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Sunday May 6th, 2007. Dr. Noel Stephenson of Barrie in his 86th year. Beloved husband of late Hilda M. Stephenson. Loving father, mentor and friend of Joanne Craig (husband Chuck), Brenda McGregor (husband Doug), late Mary-Jane Booth (husband Stephen), Rev. Donna Hazlett (husband David). He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Shannon Stevens (Darren), Derek McCurdy (Jennie), Megan Bazuk (Luke), Nicole and Shannon Craig, William McGregor (Andria), Joe and Melanie Booth, Mallory and Pearce Hazlett. Special great grandfather of Kierra and Kaitlynn McGregor, Anastasia Stevens, Quinn and Rhys Bazuk, and Isabella McCurdy. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Fondly remembered by his sister in law Gladys Stephenson, and brother in law Arthur Burgin (wife Phyllis) and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME (201 Minet’s Point Road at Yonge Street) Barrie on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from Collier Street United Church (112 Collier Street) Barrie on Thursday afternoon May 10th, 2007 at 1:00 o’clock. Interment Barrie Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Lion's Club of Barrie would be appreciated.
Gower, Harry James (Jim)
Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Leisureworld Caregiving Centre, Barrie on Tuesday May 8, 2007. Age 82. Beloved husband of Laurene (nee Cole). Loving father of Peggie Gerlinsky (Wayne) of Saskatoon, Paul Gower (Anne) of Everett, and Pat Salyn (Dan) of Elmvale. Cherished grampa of Nicole, Mark, Erica, Adam and Shauna. Dear brother of Edna Barnes (Ted), Millie Brown (late Art), Ruth Butler (late Murray), and Peggy Wilson (Harvey) all of Oshawa. Predeceased by Anne Gower. Jim was a World War II Veteran, former member of the Kinsmen and Lions Clubs in Nobleton, and a member of the Masonic Order, Temple Lodge #649 Oshawa for over 50 years. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME (Clapperton and Worsley St.), Barrie on Thursday 6:30-8:30pm. A Masonic service will be held at 7:00pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday May 11 at 11:00am. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Leisureworld Caregiving Centre or the Masonic Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
Died peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, on Friday May 11th, 2007, two days before is fiftieth birthday. Dearly beloved elder son of Ken Scott and the late Mary Jane Southam (2001). Dear brother of Martha (Nick), Heather (Silvana), Sheila, and Richard (Corinna). Cherished uncle to Thomas, Ben and Joshua Paul, and to Megan and Claire Scott. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie after 10:00 o’clock on Monday May 14th until time of service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. No flowers please but if desired, donations in Derek’s memory would be welcomed at Camphill Foundation Canada, 78 Toronto Street, Barrie, Ontario, L4N 1V2, 705-728-7752.
Neil Joseph McGee
Neil McGee passed quietly with his family by his side at age 83, on Sunday, May 13 at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie. Born in Scotland, the youngest of 13 children, Neil grew up in Hamilton, Ontario where he could be found instructing at the YMCA, or playing “Junior A” hockey. During WW II, he dutifully served his country with the Royal Canadian Air Force in Bomber Command as a wireless/airgunner stationed in England. After the war, he attended McMaster University and married the love of his life, Phyllis Salmond, in 1950. He rejoined the RCAF and was stationed in Ottawa, Toronto, Burbank California, Winnipeg and Base Borden before retiring from service in 1972. The family moved to Barrie and he became a social worker for the Simcoe County Children’s Aid Society. As a member of the Barrie community, Neil could be found swimming at the YMCA or at the Allandale Rec Centre, or taking on the role of interviewer for local TV programs at Cable 10. Above all, Neil McGee was a family man. He leaves behind his loving wife of 56 years, Phyllis, as well as six happy children and eight happy grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by children Glen, Peter, Patricia, Leslie, Phill and John; by family members Lilia, Steve and Hannah in Burnaby, B.C.; Charlie, Charlie Jr. and Alex in Oil Springs, Ont.; Phil, Jordan and Sarah in Golden, B.C.; and Mary, Connor and Quinlan in Peterborough, Ont.; and by his brother John of Lethbridge, Alberta. “All men’s time comes to a close. But weep not for he leaves good things behind.” – Alistair Macleod. The family would like to thank all the wonderful staff at Royal Victoria Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the RVH Foundation. A memorial will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday May 20, 2007 at Steckley-Gooderham at 201 Minet’s Point Road in Barrie. Reception will follow.
FLEURY: Raymond Marc
(WWII Veteran, Retired Major, Retired Commander Signal Corp., CFB Borden 1965) At the I.O.O.F. Nursing Home on Friday, May 21st, 2004. Raymond Fleury of Barrie, in his 89th year. Major Raymond M. Fleury, beloved husband of the late Bette Arnold. Cherished father and mentor of his children Rodney Fleury of Long Beach, California, Judy McKee (Ron) of Barrie, and the late Nancy Wortley (Danny). Loving grandfather of Luke McKee and Christopher Atkinson. Dear brother of Marielle, Claude, Pauline, Mimi, Estelle, and Lili, all of Quebec. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM Funeral Home (Clapperton and Worsley Streets), Barrie, on Wednesday, May 26th, 2004 from 10:00am until time of the funeral service in the chapel at 11:00am. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Inurnment later Ivy Presbyterian Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the SPCA (Barrie Branch).
MORRIS, Audrey Joan
Suddenly at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Wednesday, August 11th, 2004. Joan Morris (nee Robson) of Barrie, and formerly of Aurora, in her 57th year. Loving mother of Kenneth Morris and his wife Donna of Barrie, Kimberley Munshaw and her husband Jim of Innisfil. Grandmother of 5 grandchildren. Loving daughter of Phyllis Robson and the late Garnet Robson of Barrie, and formerly of Aurora. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie, on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Saturday, August 14th at 1:00 p.m. Interment Little Brick Cemetery, Oro Station. Memorial donations to the Little Brick Cemetery would be appreciated by the family.
FISH, Kim Nicole (Kim Sparks of “Jack FM”)
Peacefully at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, September 6th, 2004. Loving wife of Brian. Much loved daughter of Rudi and Rauni Skala, and daughter-in-law of Doris and Merv Fish. Dear sister of Craig Skala and his wife Nelly. Granddaughter of Emmi Plich. Kim will always be lovingly remembered by her many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM Funeral Home, 201 Minet’s Point Road at Yonge Street, Barrie, on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, September 9th at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the CIBC Run for the Cure or the Kelly Shire Snow Run for Fun would be appreciated.
Marion Kathleen Haflidson
HAFLIDSON, Marion Kathleen - Marion Kathleen Haflidson was the wife of the late Ronald S. Haflidson, and the third of five children born to Rupert C. Armstrong and his wife Margretta Anderson of Hilliard Township, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents, two sisters: Jean Grierson (Norman) of Oshawa, Ont.; Dorothy Bates (Bob) of Fenelon Falls, Ont., and a brother William Henry Armstrong (Anne) of Larder Lake, Ont. She is survived by a sister Irene Venne (Les) of Rouyn Noranda, Que. She is also survived by five children: Sylvia Gionet (Pat) of Petit Rocher, New Brunswick; John (Gwen) of North Bay, Ont.; Margaret Siebring (Leonard) of Union Bay, B.C.; Steve (Stephanie) of Toronto, Ont.; William (Fatima) Bolton, Ont. and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Marion was the proud grandparent of nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Marion was educated mainly in Rouyn Noranda. There she attended high school and the Sarah B.Craig Business College. During the Second World War she worked in the construction office of Noranda Mines and did volunteer work as a Victory Bond salesperson, a Cub leader and Sunday school teacher. Before moving to North Bay in 1967, the Haflidson family lived in Rouyn Noranda, Duparquet and Malartic, Que. In 1955 Ron's mining career took them to Manitouwadge, Ont. where Marion was instrumental in starting Girl Guides and they helped turn virgin land into a prosperous mining town of about 5000 souls. She held executive positions in a number of volunteer organizations in the communities in which she lived. In her younger days Marion bowled, curled and played golf. After moving to North Bay she was the secretary at Emmanuel United Church for a number of years and was involved with the Canadian Club, The Red Cross, St. Andrews United Church Women and various bridge clubs. Marion's wit, charm and compassion will be deeply missed by her family and all her friends. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held in the MARTYN FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, with interment in the family plot at the North Bay Union Cemetery.
Isadore (Rocky) Walsh
WALSH, Isadore (Rocky) - 92, a long time resident of Elliot Lake passed away peacefully October 18, 2006 at the Nipissing Manor in Corbeil, Ontario with his loving wife and best friend Margaret at his side. Loving father of Joy Ryan (Pat) of Sault Ste. Marie, Harvey Walsh (Brenda) of Sudbury and Chris Fox (Gary) of Corbeil. Proud grandfather of Steve, Ryan (Kelly), Shelley, Bailey (Steve), Meghan (Jim), Hannah, Alison and Joseph Walsh, Krystal and Cailey Fox. Great grandfather of Scott, Jake and Caitlin. Predeceased by granddaughter Sarah Walsh.Isadore was proud of his Newfoundland roots. He worked in the mining industry in various locations across Canada and in 1958 settled in Elliot Lake. Following retirement from Rio Algom in 1979, he kept active with fishing, woodworking, gardening and traveling. For health reasons, in June 2006, Isadore and Marg relocated to Corbeil. The family greatly appreciated the kindness shown to Rocky by the staff of Nipissing Manor, the North Bay General Hospital Renal Unit, CCU and Dr. Clark. Visitation will be held at the ELLIOT LAKE FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATION CENTRE (705-848-9250) on Friday, October 20 from 9:30 until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish. Interment to follow in Woodlands Cemetery, Elliot Lake.
Roland Gordon Dean
DEAN, Roland Gordon (WWII Veteran) - Passed away at the Leisure World Nursing Home, Gravenhurst on Wednesday, October 18, 2006; in his 86th Year. Roland Dean, formerly of Washago, beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Peggy and husband Ron McLean of Niagara Falls, Eleanor Payne and the late Raymond McDonald, Lynn & Vlado Serbinek all of Washago. Grandfather of Sherry and Pete Marshall, Paul Payne, Andrea McLean, Andrew McLean, Shannon Gibson, Jason McDonald and Andrea Cherwiski, Jeff and Jodi Gibson, Adam Gibson, Melissa and Mike Serbinek. Great grandfather of Alyson and Peter Marshall, Paul, Micheal and Kevin Hart-Payne, Joshua Crane, Dylan Gibson and Angelyn Gibson. Predeceased by siblings Bill, Howard, Dave and Eleanor. Survived by sister-in-law Beth Dean and many nieces and nephews. The late Mr. Roland Dean will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Friday from 7-9 PM and on Saturday, October 21, 2006, from 10 o'clock until the time of Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel at 11 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. The family wish to thank the staff of Leisure World, Gravenhurst for their care and compassion, especially Holly.
Irene Isabella Pye
PYE: Irene Isabella - At the Oak Terrace Nursing Home on October 19th, 2006 in her 71st year. Irene Pye (nee Sager), Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Pye. Dear mother of Christine Richard and her partner Dalton Howell of Orillia; Sheryl and her husband Dan Covey of Toronto and Susan Pye of Chilliwack B.C. Loving grandmother of Melanie Long, Nicole Pye, John Paul Bernier and Thomas Covey. Predeceased by her sister Marjorie James. Visitation will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James St E, Orillia on Sunday Oct. 22nd, from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place in the chapel on Monday Oct 23rd, at 1 p.m. Interment St. Andrew's-St. James Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.