Date of Death: August 25th 2003
WILES, Steve - suddenly at Orillia on Sunday, August 25, 2003. Steve Wiles, age 41 years, of Orillia, beloved husband and best friend of Sandy (nee, Harrigan) Dearly loved father of, Jason, Luke, Holly, Caleb, and Tamara, all at home, and Megan predeceased. Loving son of Anne and the late Ray Wiles of Severn Twsp. Dear brother of, Gordon and wife Ash, Gregory and wife Whitney, Elizabeth, and Carolin, all of Orillia, and David predeceased. Steve will also be missed his dog Gizmo, and will be lovingly remembered by the Harrigan families.
The late Mr. Steve Wiles will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM Thursday. Then to the Church of the Guardian Angels, 115 West St. N., Orillia, for Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, August 29th, at 10 AM. Interment St. Michael's Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated.
Whalen, John Joseph
Date of Death: April 2nd 2003
WHALEN, John Joseph - Peacefully at the Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie, on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2003, in his 89th year. Predeceased by his wife Viola (1998). Loving father of Brenda Ferguson and her husband Bob of Mississauga, Bonnie Whalen and her husband Helmut Von Lonski of London, Daryl Whalen of Fort McMurray, and Kelvin Whalen and his wife Judy of Toronto. Loving grandfather of Karen Ferguson, Ryan Whalen, and Brett Whalen. Dear brother of Marg Ford, Lucy Kennedy, Mary Ellen Corcoran, and Mike Whalen. 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. Funeral Mass will be held from St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Barrie, on Saturday, April 5th, at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Barrie. If so desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Westcott, Gerald S.
Date of Death: July 14th 2003
WESTCOTT, GERALD S. (long-time local school board trustee; past treasurer of the Udney Community Centre; recipient of Canada Citizenship Medal 1992) - at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 14, 2003; in his 84th year. Gerald Wescott, of Udney, beloved husband of the late Mollie (nee, Davis) (2002). Loving father of, Jim (Yvonne) and Doug, all of Brechin, Beryl (Gary) Eller of St. Catharines, Donald (Cathy) of Marchmont, Louise (Murray) Buchan of Woodstock, Yvonne (Ron) Pike of Orillia, Geraldine (Jan) Toebes of Uptergrove, Sylvia (Kevin) Tigwell of Perkinsfield, and David predeceased. Father-in-law of Linda Westcott of Orillia. Dear friend of John Appleby of Brechin. Grandfather of 14 and 1 great grandchild. Brother of Grace (Murray) Rutledge, Margaret "Peggy" Graham, and Donalda Westcott, all of Agincourt, Vyse "Bud" (Muriel) of Gamebridge and William "Bill" (Joan) of Beaverton. The late Mr. Gerald Westcott will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West S. N., Orillia, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM Thursday, and at the Gamebridge Presbyterian Church, Gamebridge, Ont. on Friday, July 18th from 1 PM until time of service at 2 PM. Interment at Gamebridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Arthritis Society would be sincerely appreciated.
Welsh, Ralph Leon
Date of Death: June 22nd 2003
WELSH, RALPH LEON Suddenly with his family by his side on Sunday June 22, 2003 at the West Haldimand General Hospital Hagerville in his 73rd year. Survived by the love of his life Patricia, wife of 48 years. Son of the late Leon Welsh and Edna Anderson. Loving father of Robin (Randy), Pam (Kevin), and Rebecca (Jason). Always will be remembered by his two special girls who he loved dearly granddaughters Barbara (Fred), and Ashley (Ryan) and the two baby girls who put a sparkle back in his eye granddaughters Victoria and Julia. Brother of the late Claude and Dorothy. Proud uncle to the sons he never had Craig (Cheri), Doug (Sue), and niece Kathy (Victor). Also survived by great nephews Scott, Ian, Jeff, Steven, and great nieces Mandi, Renee, Victoria, and one great great nephew Thomas. Brother-In-Law of Ron (Vivian) and Don O’Rielly. A Memorial Service will be held at the Hyde & Mott Chapel of R.H.B. Anderson Funeral Homes Ltd. Hagersville on Thursday June 26, 2003 at 1 p.m. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake, Waterford. Friends are invited to sign the book of condolences at www.funeral-cast.com. Special thanks to nurse Nancy for her compassion and Dr. Yar for his patience and understanding. Dad was a gentle man who was loved by all. His sense of humor will be missed by many friends. He will be forever remembered for the smile on his face and the glint in his eye.
"Forever in his mothers arms"
Wales, Randy Howard
Date of Death: September 5th 2003
Wales, Randy Howard, 58 years, suddenly on Friday, September 5, 2003 at his home in Leamington. Beloved son of Marie and the late Howard (1992). Dear father of Mike Wales, Wheatley and Christie Reid and husband Kevin, Leamington. Loving grandpa of Erin, Alissa and Kiel. Dear brother of John and wife Nancy, Leamington ; Larry and wife Nancy, Leamington ; Claire and wife Marj, Windsor; Murray and wife Hilda, Formosa ; Dale and wife Debbie, Sarnia. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Randy’s life from the Funeral Home on Monday, September 8, 2003 at 11 a.m. Rev. Jack Lovering officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens, Leamington. Memorial donations made by cheque to Mersea United Church or the Leamington Half Century Centre would be appreciated.
Van Vliet, Cornelius "Charlie"
Date of Death: September 8th 2003
Van Vliet, Cornelius. Suddenly at home, on Monday September 8, 2003. Charlie (Kees) Van Vliet of R.R. 1, Jarvis, in his 77th year. Beloved husband for 52 years of Gertrude (Appelman) Van Vliet. Dear father of Adriana, Patricia, Charles and Susan (Robert Lindsay). Loving grandfather of Pam, Aaron, Elgin, April and Wade and great grandfather of Makayla and Kaitlyn. Brother of Adrian (Allie), Jeanne (Jan) and the late Piet, Mien, Jan and Annie all of Holland. Brother-in-law of Tina Greenhill. As well as being a farmer, Charlie was for many years a milk inspector for the Dairy Herd Improvement Association. Friends are invited to call at Cooper Funeral Home, 19 Talbot Street West, Jarvis on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service for Charlie will be held at Cooper Funeral Home on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Date of Death: September 23rd 2003
Stewart, Betty, 79 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday September 23, 2003. Beloved wife of the late John Stewart (1995). Dear mother of Mary McLeod, Tilbury; Barbara Bateman and husband Ray, Wingham; Debbie Knight and husband Bruce, Collingwood; Jim Stewart and wife Pat, Leamington; Kathy Lemon and husband Bruce, Meaford; Wendy Stewart and Brian Rowley, Toronto. Betty will be lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Jean Glabb and husband George, LaSalle. Predeceased by 2 brothers Morley and Melvin Chalmers.Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street Leamington (326-2631) on Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Betty’s life, from the funeral home, Friday September 26, 2003 at 10 a.m. Rev. Del Stewart officiating. Memorial donations made by cheque to Sleeping Children Around the World, M.S. Society or Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated.
Date of Death: October 4th 2003
Simon, Catherine. 69 years, peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 04, 2003 at Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus. Late of Leamington. Loving mother of Susan Simon, London; Sharron Wintermute and husband Mark, Kingsville. Cherised situ of Corey and Bailey Wintermute. Dear sister of Rouhel Daher, William, Max and Gabriel Sleiman. Predeceased by sisters Sara Yaghi, Bahia Massad, Zahie Williams; brothers Joseph, Michael, Tom and Jamil Sleiman. Catherine is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Monday 2:30-5:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Catherine's life will be held Tuesday, October 7, 2003 at 10 a.m. from St. Michael's Church. Fr. Frank Murphy officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In kindness, memorial donations, made by cheque, to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. C.W.L. Prayers, Monday at 3 p.m., Parish Prayers, Monday at 7:45 p.m.
Sexton, Thomas Daniel
Date of Death: September 4th 2003
SEXTON - Thomas Daniel (Dan) (Sexton’s Sheet Metal and Heating Ltd., Sexton’s Mechanical Ltd., member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1626, Barrie) Suddenly at his summer home at Woodland Beach on Thursday, September 4th, 2003. Dan Sexton of Barrie, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Dolores Lerette. Dear father of Roseanne Sexton and her husband Mark Potter of Barrie, Dan Sexton and his wife Diane of Toronto, Patricia Crockford and her husband Stephen of Barrie, Mary Whittle and her husband Richard of Toronto, and Peggy Varney and her husband Christopher of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Tara, Amie, Katy, Shannon, Marliese, Taylor, Benjamin, Alex, and Jack, and four great-grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Marie Murphy, Joseph, John, Dennis, and Raymond Sexton. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the STECKLEY-GOODERHAM FUNERAL HOME, Clapperton and Worsley Streets, Barrie, on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Barrie, on Monday, September 8th at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Schweyer, George Jacob
Date of Death: August 26th 2003
SCHWEYER, GEORGE JACOB Peacefully at the Norcliffe Lifecare Centre, Hagersville on Tuesday August 26, 2003. George Schweyer gone to be with his Lord and loving Savior in his 91st year. Husband of the late Dorothy (Benner) Schweyer. Loving father of Susan and Steve Otterman of Tiverton and Bryan and Janet Schweyer of Townsend. Dear grandfather of Ed and Lisa, Mike and Cathy, Drew, Emily, and the late Lisa. Dear great grandfather of Devon, Avery, Kyle, and Cameron. Son of the late Charles and Margaret (Schaeffer) Schweyer. Brother of the late Emma Schweyer, Louise Nauman, Bertha Winger, Carl Schweyer, and Margaret Roth. Brother-In-Law of Doris Schweyer, and Ed and Shirley Benner. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. George was a lifetime member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Fisherville He was past president and a charter member of the Fisherville District Lions Club. During his year as president they sponsored the Haldimand Association for the Developmentally Challenged in Cayuga which George took great pride and interest in. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by many friends and relatives. The family will honour his life with a visitation at the Weiderick Memorial Chapel of R.H.B. Anderson Funeral Homes Ltd, Fisherville on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Fisherville on Friday August 29, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Haldimand Association for the Developmentally Challenged or the Trinity Lutheran Church.