Perry, James Edward
Date of Death: May 15th 2002
PERRY, James Edward.,BA, MA. Passed away peacefully at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia, Ontario, on Wednesday May 15, 2002; in his 91st year. Beloved husband for 68 years of Evelyn (Watt). Predeceased by his eldest daughter, Marilyn (Rod Fowler) of Smith Falls. Devoted father of Maureen (Clifton Scott) of Orillia and Prudence (Guy Lafreniere) of Temagami. Loving grandfather Linda, Michael, James, Andrew, Deborah and Karen. Fondley remembered by great grandchildren to Ricky, Brooke, Adam, Sarah, Matthew, Mariah and Philippe. His unconditional love, sense of fair play and wit will live with us forever. Born in Port Maitland, Nova Scotia. Edward Perry was the son of the late Alvin and Calla Perry (nee Trafton) and is survived by his only sister, Dorothy Cowley, of Shawville, Quebec. His career as an educator in the provinces of Nova Scotia and Quebec spanned 41 years. Funeral service will take place in the chapel of the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Saturday morning, May 18, at 11 o'clock, followed by interment at St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia, Ontario. The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 7-9 PM Friday. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society, or chairty of your choice, would be appreciated by the family. For further information you may contact the funeral home at (705) 325-2231.
Shelswell, Keith Ira Samuel
Date of Death: May 18th 2002
SHELSWELL, Keith Ira Samuel - at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Saturday, May 18, 2002, in his 62nd year. Keith, of Orillia, loved father of Wendy Brown and husband Shane of Hardisty, AB, Daniel of Abbotsford, B.C., James and fiancée Sara of Calgary AB and Steven of Red Deer, AB. Loving grandfather of Ashley, Valarie, Shane, Joshua, Stephanie, Kristy Suzanna and Jessica. Dear brother of Gary and wife Sharon of Mississauga and Murray of Orillia. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Cremation will be followed by the family receiving friends at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Thursday, May 23rd from 12 noon until time of Memorial Service in the chapel at 1 o'clock. Members of the Loyal Order of the Moose, #1217 are asked to gather for service on Thursday at 12,45 PM. If desired, Memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
Adamson, Rena Doris
Date of Death: June 16th 2002
ADAMSON; RENA DORIS (nee OAKES) (Longtime member of St. Luke's Angican Church A.C.W. and member of the "Snowbunnies")
Peacefully with family by her side, at the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia, on Sunday, June 16th, 2002, in her 89th year. Rena Adamson of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Alfred Adamson. Loving mother of Ross & his wife Jean of Orangeville, Ted & his wife Julie of Orillia and grandmother of Taylor, Kirsten & Robert Adamson. Will be sadly missed by her special friend Kimo. Dear sister-in-law to Howard, Florence & Muriel. Survived by her many neices, nephews, great neices and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Dorothy Bedggood, Edna Oakes and brothers Bernard & Cecil Oakes. The late Mrs. Rena Adamson will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St.,N., Orillia from 12 noon until time of funeral service in the chapel, Wednesday afternoon, June 19th at 1 o'clock. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Coward, Robert David
Date of Death: June 10th 2002
COWARD, Robert David (35 year employee of Union Gas) - at the Orilia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Monday, June 10, 2002, in his 56th year. Dave, husband of Jane (nee Mealey). Special friend of Kerri Higgins and Judy Fairwell. Loved brother of Mary Alyce Coward of Sooke, B.C. Cremation will be followed by friends being received at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Thursday morning, June 13th from 10 o'clock until time of Memorial Service in the chapel at 11 o'clock. In leiu of flowers, Memorial donations made to the My Hospital - Our Future, Capital Campaign of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital would be gratefully appreciated. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Stokreef, Dr. McGugan and the nursing staff of Soldiers' 1for their caring and compassion.
Dunkley, Arthur Irwin
Date of Death: July 14th 2002
DUNKLEY, Arthur Irwin (WW II Veteran, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (P.P.C.L.I.) - passed away peacefully and with dignity on Sunday, July 14, 2002, at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, in his 76th year. Art, of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Jean (nee Hilts). Dear father of Roy and Chris, Dianne and Max, Donna and Keith, Gary and Norma, Ron and Ruby, Carol and Chris, Rhonda and Bill, Wayne and Janet, Pam and Greg, Darren and Bernadette. Loved grandfather of 26 and great grandfather of 3. Art was one of 12 brothers and sisters. The late Mr. Arthur Irwin Dunkley will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday afternoon, July 18th, at 3 o'clock. Interment, St. Andrew's St. James Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Johnston, Wayne Kenneth
Date of Death: July 9th 2002
JOHNSTON, Wayne Kenneth - at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday July 9, 2002; in his 47th year. Wayne Johnston of Warminster, beloved husband of Kathy (nee Hoffman). Dear father of Steven of Kitchener, Tracey Jackson and husband Terry of Orillia, Jamie and Lisa both at home. Loved grandfather of Travis, Cole, Takoda and Diana. Son of Edna Johnston and the late Floyd and son-in-law of Jim and Ruth Hoffman. Brother of Terry and wife Sandra and Dale and wife Margaret. Wayne will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. The late Mr. Wayne Johnston will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Service in the chapel on Friday afternoon, July 12, at 1 o'clock. Interment, St. Andrew's St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Date of Death: July 18th 2002
MacDONALD; DOROTHY (nee McDONALD) - peacefully after a brief illness, at the Orillia Soldier's Memorial Hospital on Thursday, July 18th, 2002, in her 85th year. Dorothy MacDonald of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Whitney (Whit) MacDonald. Loving mother of Scott & wife Linda of Alliston and Patti & husband Steve Ivey of Orillia. Also loved by her grandson Travis Ivey. Survived by her sister Reta Leavens of Gravenhurst. Will be sadly missed by her neices, nephews and close family friend Carrie Vardy of Orillia. Predeceased by her brothers & sisters Charles, Gordon & Bill McDonald, Jean Middaugh and Mildred Staples. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St.,N., Orillia on Sunday, July 28th at 3 o'clock. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Orillia Soldier's Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Plowman, Alice Mae
Date of Death: June 30th 2002
PLOWMAN, Alice Mae - at the Trillium Manor on Sunday, June 30, 2002, in her 95th year. Alice(nee Pypher) of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Cecil E. Plowman. Predeceased by her children Ronald and Joan. Loved by 5 grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. A private family interment will be at St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia.. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Gideons. Arrangements entrusted to the Mundell Funeral Home, Orillia.
Powell, William Baden
Date of Death: July 26th 2002
POWELL; WILLIAM BADEN - ( B.A. B. Ed) After the blessing of a Georgian Bay sunset and a peaceful night at the cottage with his family, Bill passed away quietly at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital early in the morning of July 26th, 2002, in his 64th year. Celebrating his kind, loving and selfless presence in their lives are his beloved wife Sharon (Miller), his son, Andre, his daughters Simona and Kristiana, the children's mother, AnneMarie (predeceased), grandson Callum, brother Mike, and his many dear friends and relatives who will miss Bill's loving and generous spirit. Bill is the son of Harvey and Gwen Powell (both predeceased) and dear brother-in-law of Marlene and Walt Bulas, Paul and Barb Miller, Murray and Lyn Miller, Patricia and Butch Roach, and loved son-in-law of Ruth Miller, all of Orillia. His many nieces and nephews will remember him always with love. Bill was also loved by AnneMarie's family, Gisela, Chad, and Reinhardt Deetken. Bill grew up in Toronto and attended Queen's University in Kingston. He came to Orillia in the early 1970's to teach at O.D.C.V.I., retiring after a splendid 33-year career. He continued his interest in and devotion to his students through many hours of tutoring in mathematics. Bill's heroic struggle and steadfastly positive attitude during his disease inspired all who knew him. Students, friends, family, and colleagues are invited to a Celebration of Bill's Life, followed by a reception, at St. Paul's United Church (northeast corner of Coldwater and Peter Streets, Orillia), on Tuesday, July 30, 2002 at 11 AM. Visitation will be at Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. Orillia, on Sunday and Monday evenings from 7 to 9. The family offers special thanks to the Oncology Department of Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital. In memory of Bill, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Prosser, Reta Masell
Date of Death: July 16th 2002
PROSSER, Reta Masell - at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, July 16, 2002, in her 82nd year. Reta (nee Edwards) of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Earl Garfield Prosser. Dear mother of Paul and wife Gwen of Barrie, Beverley Johnston and husband Barry of Havelock, Allan and wife Suzanne of Orillia, Dorothy Wright and husband Gerald of Blackstock, Betty McGregor and husband Robert of Orillia. Loved grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 13. Survived by her sisters Joy Fitzgerald Edna McMann, Jean Wilkins, Marie Jeannotte and brothers Vern (Buck) Edwards and Glen Edwards. Predeceased by 1 sister and 5 brothers. Reta will also be missed by her many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and their families. The late Mrs. Reta Prosser will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday afternoon, July 18th, at 1 o'clock. Interment, St. Andrew's St. James' Cemetery. If desired, Memorial donations made to the Quota International of Orillia Charitable Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Saunders, Jean C.
Date of Death: July 13th 2002
SAUNDERS, Jean C. - died peacefully at Trillium Manor, Orillia, on Saturday, July 13, 2002, at the age of 98. Jean, of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Frank Saunders. Loving Mother of Ann Miller and husband Glenn of Orillia, Alison Withers and husband Ramsey of Ottawa, Jim Saunders and wife Ann of Orillia. Jean was the loving grandmother of ten and great grandmother of nineteen. Predeceased by her only brother Alan Mackenzie. Remembered fondly by twelve nieces and nephews and their families. Member of St. Paul's' United Church and the Orillia University Women's Club. The late Mrs. Jean C. Saunders will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, on Tuesday afternoon, July 16th, from 2 o'clock until time of funeral service in the chapel at 3 o'clock. Interment, St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. John Mueller and the staff of Trillium Manor for their kind care of Mother. In lieu of flowers, a donation to your favorite charity would be appreciated by the family.