Funeral Notices

Maryna Pastoor December 1, 1933 ~ February 18, 2008

On Monday February 18, 2008 after a long battle with cancer, Maryna Jacoba Pastoor (nee Heynen) at the age of 74 years was welcomed home by her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Maryna will be dearly missed by her husband and friend Bill (Willem Arie) of 48 years; and her children Annette, Timothy and his wife Kathy. Cherished by her grandsons Joshua, Jacob and Jordan.

Maryna was predeceased by her sisters Miny, Nelly, and brother Jack (Koos). Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Thursday February 21, 2008 from 2 – 4, and 7 – 9 PM. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Friday February 22, 2007 at 11 AM. Spring interment Sylvan Acres Cemetery. Donations to the Gideons would be appreciated by the family.

Blanche Douglas July 7, 1907 ~ February 09, 2008

Peacefully, surrounded by the caring and compassionate staff at Belvedere Heights home for the aged on Saturday February 9, 2008 in her 101st year. Loving wife of the late John Harris Douglas. Dear mother of Allan and his wife Elaine of Edmonton, Robert and his wife Marilyn of Parry Sound, and Lloyd of Vancouver. Predeceased by her husband Jack and son Arthur. Cherished by her grandchildren Laura (Jon), Warren (Janet), John, Everett, Emott, Christopher, and Jonathan. Fondly remembered by her nieces, Betty and Joyce. Following cremation a Memorial Service in Stittsville will be scheduled at a later date. If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights home for the aged would be appreciated by the family. Arrangement entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound, P2A 2L8, 746-4664).

Margaret Balicki May 21, 1935 ~ January 26, 2008

On Saturday January 26, 2008 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Lou. Dear mother of Andy and his wife Carrie of Parry Sound, Collin of Orillia, Marylou and her husband Rob Hargan of Sudbury, and Julie and her husband Gord Wright of Barrie. Loving Nanny of Kyle, Katherine, Sarah, Rachael, Elizabeth, MacKenzie, and Aleesha. Predeceased by her 7 brothers and sisters. Sadly missed by family and friends. The Memorial service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound, P2A 2L8, 746-4664) on Wednesday January 30, 2008 at 2 PM. Visitation will begin at 12 noon. Cremation has taken place. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre (Diabetic Care) would be appreciated by the family.

Baby Tait Christopher McLean January 4, 2008 ~ January 10, 2008

Peacefully after 6 days of life. Dear son of Chris and Laura. Cherished by his grandparents Steve and Kathy Tait, Bill and Sandra McLean. He will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, and cousins. A private family service has taken place. If desired donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated by the family. Arrangement entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St.)

Karl-Heinz Schraub August 22, 1928 ~ March 07, 2007

Karl – Heinz passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday March 7, 2009 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Marianne Schraub. Loving father of Monica Grabe and her husband Andreas. Cherished by his grandsons Nicholas and Jakob. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Friday March 20, 2009 at 1PM. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.

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