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     Pauline Isaac

Suddenly at her home on Wednesday March 25, 2015 in her 74th year.  Beloved companion of David Williams.  Visitation will be held at the Mactier Pentecostal Church on Friday March 27, 2015 from 7 - 9 PM.  The Funeral Service will be held at the Mactier Pentecostal Church on Saturday March 28, 2015 at 1 PM.  Spring interment Mactier Union Cemetery.

 

                                

 

 

                                

 

                                     

 

    Sally Lynne Bowlden

 

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday March 21, 2015 at the age of 69, with her family by her side.  Dear mother of Kimberly Ross (James), Rhonda Bowlden – Burns (Donald).  Cherished grandmother of Andrew (Mihaela), Danielle, Anthony (Daeca) and Taylor.  Also remembered by her great granddaughter Emma.  Survived by her brother Bruce Snowden (Marge).  Cremation has taken place.  A private family Service will be held at a later date.  Donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation (Palliative Care) or West Parry Sound Hospice would be appreciated.

 

 

 

                          

                              

     Reginald Gordon Holloway

 

We are saddened by the loss of our beloved father and grandfather on Thursday March 19, 2015 at the age of 76.  Son of the late Winnie and Levi.  Predeceased by his loving wife Rosemary.  Cherished father of Michael (Kate), Richard (Anna), Joe (Elaine).  Devoted grandfather to Stacey, Allie, David, Jessie, Brady, Amelia and Steven.  Constant companion to Pepsi.  Special thanks to all the staff at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.  Cremation has taken place.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

 

“Women want me, Fish fear me”

 

“Say, good night Reg”

 

                                      

 

 

                                                      

 

     Catherine Morrison

     March 10, 1920 - March 6, 2015

Peacefully at Brierwood Gardens, Brantford on Friday March 6, 2015 in her 95th year with family by her side.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald Morrison.  Loving mother of the late Michael Morrison.  Cherished Nanny to Milinda Morrison (George), and Gerald “Darrin” Morrison (Youngmi), and the late Nicol Anstey (Ryan).  Loving Great Grandma to Ashley Johnson (Chip), Amanda Violette, Cassandra Violette, Minque Morrison, Hannah Anstey, Myles Anstey.  Great-Great Grandma to Ava Johnson, Tamara Violette and Sophia Johnson.  Catherine will be dearly missed by her friend  ( & former daughter in law) Charlotte Hitchman (Stan) and her sister in law Myrt Strachan.  A very special thank you to Mike and Kathy Morrison for their love, care and support through the years.   She is predeceased by her 6 brothers and sisters.  Friends and Family will be received at Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Tuesday March 10, 2015 12 - 2 PM.  The Funeral Service to follow in the Chapel at 2PM.   Spring interment Carling Cemetery.  If desired donations to the Canadian Cancer society  would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                       

 

 

 

 

 

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Pansy Beatrice Dahmer (nee Felsman)

August 7, 1924 - February 14, 2015

Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Loving wife of the late Ken Dahmer.  Predeceased by her 2 brothers, Alfred Felsman and Ralph Felsman. She held a special place in the heart of her many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great, great nieces and nephews. Pansy will be fondly remembered by her family, friends and her many piano students. A celebration of Pansy’s life will be held at Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

 

As expressions of sympathy, donations to “the Friends” in Parry Sound to enhance the lives of the Residents there, would be appreciated.  

 

 

                                  

 

 

                            

       Hilda Harding

January 14, 1921 ~ January 20, 2015

 

After a brief illness at home at the age of 94.  Beloved wife of Murray of 67 years.  Loving mother of Diane, Richard, Bonnie, Barb and Greg.  Remembered by her 13 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren, and her 2 Great Great Grandchildren.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Saturday January 24, 2015 from 11 AM - 1 PM. 

 

 

                              

 

 

                         

                              

     Randy Martin Fisher

   July 1, 1959 ~ January 10, 2015

 

Passing suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in his 56th year.  Proud Father to Shawn (Amy).  Cherished Brother to Delbert and Michael.  Predeceased by his sister Elaine Robertson.  Beloved Grampa to Tyler Aylward and Curtis Campbell.  Randy will be dearly missed by many friends and extended family.  A celebration of Randy’s life will be held at the Waubamik Communtiy Center on January 24th, 2015 from 1 – 4 PM.   As an expression of sympathy, donations to the family for funeral expenses or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

 

 

                              

 

 

 

        Nancy Flood

Peacefully at Coleman Care Centre, Barrie on Friday January 2, 2015 in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Loving mother of John and Jim. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Charlee-ann, Stephanie, Samantha; and great-grandchildren, Christopher, Alex, and Simon. A private family service was held at the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St.). Spring interment Christie Memorial Cemetery. If desired donations to the OSPCA would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                

 

 

          Lloyd Rowe

November 10, 1937 ~ December 30, 2014    

 

Peacefully with his family by his side at St. Joseph’s Health Centre (Toronto) on Tuesday December 30, 2014 in his 78th year.  Remembered by his brothers George (Mary) of Newfoundland, Fergus and Donna (Toronto), Wayne and Lynn (Barrie), and sisters Hilda Bylow and Hughie (Parry Sound), Vera Bush and Alan Hume (Parry Sound), Shirleyann Rowe and Dave Coxon (Parry Sound).  Predeceased by his sister Verna Rowe.  Also remembered by his many nieces and nephews.  Private family service was held at the Torrance Funeral Home.  Spring interment Christie Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                  

 

 

          

       Angelo Sanna

November 14, 1929 ~ December 29, 2014    

 

 After a lengthy illness on Monday December 29, 2014 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in his 86th year.  Beloved Husband of Elisa.  Loving Father of Piera Sanna (Terry Barr), Marisa Clarke (David), Angelo Sanna (Bruna), Rose Sanna and the late Tony Sanna.  Cherished by his grandchildren Michael, Christopher and James.  The Funeral Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St, Parry Sound) on Friday January 2, 2015 at 1 PM.  Visitation will begin at 12 noon.  Spring interment Fairholme Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

               

 

 

                                  

 

 

 

       Shirley Knighton

July 7, 1938 ~ December 28, 2014        

 

 Shirley Knighton (nee Dodd) passed away peacefully on Sunday December 28, 2014 in her 77th year at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.  Thank you to the nurses, doctors and staff for their many years of care as the complications from diabetes brought her into their midst.  Special thanks to the staff of the dialysis unit for their caring service and friendship.  Shirley is survived by her husband Rey, sister Betty, her children and their spouses; Leslie and James, Bentley and Lynda, Andrew and Susan.  Her grandchildren Dominic, Emilie, Dante, and Reyden.  She will live in our memories.  Donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.    The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Tuesday December 30, 2014 at 1 PM. Cremation has taken place.  

 

                                  

 

 

 

    Sylvia Julia Smith

September 24, 1927 ~ December 14, 2014    

 

 Peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care in her 88th year.  Beloved wife of the late Gordon Smith.  Loving mother of Jerry, Randy, Donald, Heather, Holly, Kelly, Angela, and Mark.  Predeceased by her children; Darwin, Jim, Rick, and Shelly.  Remembered by her brother Theodore.  She will be missed by her 20 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the Northern Cancer Foundation.

 

                                

 

 

 

       Edward Greffel

November 24, 1930 ~ December 8, 2014      

 

 Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday December 8, 2014 in his 85th year.  Beloved Husband of the late Erna.  Cherished Father of Rosemarie Howe, Bernhard Greffel, Caroline Lamoureux and Howard Greffel.  Fondly remembered by many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.  Also remembered by his extended family overseas.  Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation ~ Dialysis Unit.  

 

                              

 

 

     

                                              

 

        Marie Isabelle Keown

     May 27, 1925 ~ December 8, 2014       

 

 Passing peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care in her 90th year.  Beloved Wife of the late Edward Keown of 63 years.  Loving mother of the late Ken Keown and his wife Betty, Royce Keown and his wife Barb, Wanda Nickerson and her late husband Ron and Carolyn Gougeon.  Cherished by her 6 grandchildren and 11 Great-grandchildren.  Survived by her sisters Joyce and her husband George Rigby and Kathleen Kyle.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Lakeland Long Term Care for their wonderful care and support over the last few months.    The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Thursday December 11, 2014 at 11 AM.  Visitation to begin at 10 AM.  Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

 

                                  

 

 

     James “Jim”  Stevenson

    May 11 1955 – November 28, 2014

        

Loving Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend.  James  “Jim” Stevenson, 59, passed away November 27, 2014 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre after a courageous battle with cancer.  Jim leaves behind his beloved wife of 28 years Carla; His daughters Cassandra and Kira; His Son-in-Law Craig; His cherished Granddaughters Selah and Eva; Brother Jeff; Sister Julie and many close friends.  The family wishes to extend their gratitude to all the family and friends who have been of great comfort and support throughout this difficult time and to let you know that your kind support has been a huge comfort to us all.  Jim would be overwhelmed with emotion to realize just how many lives he had truly touched in his life and his memory will forever live on in the hearts of all of us.  Please join family and friends for a celebration of Jim's life Saturday December 6, 2014 at the Log Cabin Inn, 9 Little Beaver Blvd. Seguin ON.  12:30 PM to 3:30 PM.  As expressions of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                                                                 

                              

 

 

 


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