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                               Karin Gerhardt

 

 

Peacefully at home on Thursday May 19, 2016 at the age of 73.  Beloved wife of Mike.  Loving mother of Christina Gerhardt.    Cherished grandmother of Ryan and Michael.  Proud great grandmother of Azalea.  Dear sister of Sigi (Rudy).   Also remembered by her niece Heike (Ken) and great nephews Scott and Devin.  Fondly remembered by her extended family in Germany.  Cremation has taken place.  The Celebration of life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Friday May 27, 2016 at 1 PM.  Visiting will begin at Noon.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or the VON would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                              

 

 

    

                                            

 

                                Sally Thomson

                             May 13, 1954 ~ May 13, 2016

 

After a long battle at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on her 62nd Birthday with her family by her side.  Dear Daughter of Virginia and the late Robert.  Beloved Wife of Floyd of 41 years.  Loving Mother of Rusty (Chantale) and Trevor (Marynn).  Cherished grandma to Tessa.  She will be dearly missed by her Sister Ann Walshauser (Gary), her brother Mike Guitteau, her sister in law May (Late Greg).  Sally will be sorely missed by her nieces and nephews.  Friends and Family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Sunday May 15, 2016 from 7 – 9 PM,  and on Monday May 16, 2016 from 12 PM – 1PM.  The Funeral Service will follow 1 PM.   Interment Fairholme Cemetery.   If desired, donations to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                  

 

 

                 

                                  Siegfried Haupt

 

 

Peacefully with his family by his side at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday April 26, 2016 at the age of 89.  Beloved husband of Helga for 65 years. Loving father of Dagmar, Hardy, and Rayner.  Fondly remembered by his 6 grandsons and 2 great grandchildren.  Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Thursday May 5, 2016 at 2 PM.  If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                  

 

 

   

                              

                              Marian Stoneman

 

 

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Marian Stoneman.  Loving wife of the late Richard Stoneman (1986), Loving companion of the late Gerald Huffman (2015). She is survived by her Beloved children Ailsa (Jim) Zimmer, Kathy Kingshott, and Greg Stoneman.  Cherished Grandmother to Mike (Barb), Karen (Moe), Cindy, Colin and Clinton.  Proud Great Grandmother of John Micheal, Colby, Aaliyah, Austin, Alexis and Aiden. Marion is survived by her sisters in law Sara (Tom) Lee, and Helen (Wally Cohoe), and brothers in law Jim (Viola) Stoneman.  Predeceased by May (Jack) English, Walter (Betty) Stoneman, Jack Stoneman, Jean (Art) Baty and Chris Stoneman.  Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Saturday May 28, 2016 at 11 AM.  If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged or the West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                    

 

 

 

     John McColl

After a courageous battle he went to be with the Lord on Saturday March 26, 2016 at the age of 76.  Beloved husband of the late Marjorie McColl.  Loving father of Ginger, and Julia Pettapiece and her husband Dan.  Cherished by his grandchildren Ethan, Mikayla, Marshall and Jaxon. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, sisters in law, and brothers in law.  He will be missed by his West Parry Sound Health Centre volunteer family. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Thursday March 31, 2016 at 11 AM.  Cremation has taken place.  Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or the Canadian Pulmonary Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                  

 

 

                                  

                             Gerald B Hodgkins

                              April 11, 1929 ~ March 26, 2016

 

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged on Saturday March 26, 2016 in his 87th year.  Known by his friends as “Hodge”.  He worked for many years for the Shurr family at the Nobel Esso.  He is survived by his sister Norma of Dunnville.  Lovingly remembered by Gail (Late LeVerne), Tim, Christine and Philip Shurr and all of their families.  Also remembered by Gerald and Clifford Shurr families and relatives in Dunnville.  Many thanks to the staff at Belvedere Heights for their care in the past 7 years.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound, ON.) on Monday March 28, 2016 from 7 – 9 PM and on Tuesday from 10 – 11 AM.  The Funeral Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home on Tuesday March 29 at 11 AM.  Private family burial will take place in Dunnville at a later date.  If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged “Residence Fund” or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                                  

 

 

         Lynda Goodings

August 21, 1946 ~ March 16, 2016

 

Peacefully after a long journey with cancer on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre at the age of 69.  Beloved wife of John.  Loving Mother of Margaret Caron (Diane Riley),  Bobbi Caron (Ashley Johnston).  Cherished by her grandchildren Jean-Philip, Mathew and Trinity.  Also remembered by her sister Bonnie Jackson (late Murray), and by her Brothers Ken Cuffe (Heather), John Cuffe, Fred Cuffe (Stephanie).  Predeceased by her sister Jean Dolbeck, her brother Richard Cuffe.  Survived by her sister in law Lesley.  Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and extended family.  Cremation has taken place. If desired, donations to West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                

 

 

 

                            

                               Doug Sainsbury

                             March 19, 1943 ~ March 2, 2016

 

Passing peacefully in his sleep at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday March 2, 2016 after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Beloved Husband of Jane.  Cherished Father of Rob (Maria), Ben (Patti), Lexie (Fred) Jungbluth.  Proud Grandfather to Keira, Sara, Sloane, Jane, Chloe and Sam.  Doug served honourably for 11 years on the Seguin Council and is proud of his accomplishments at the Parry Sound Airport. He will be dearly missed by his extended family in Australia.  The Visitation will be held at Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound, ON.) Saturday March 5, 2016 from   10 – 11 AM. The Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM.  If desired, donations to The West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                                

 

 

         Carl Hornick

February 26, 1929 ~ March 2, 2016

 

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday March 2, 2016 in his 88th year.  Beloved partner of Louella.  Predeceased by his wife Edith.  Loving father of Alex Hornick, and Karen Hornick.  Great friend and advisor of Danny, Terry, Heather, Lisa, Steven, and the late Michael Dobson.  Cherished grandfather of Laurel, Dylan, Amy, and Amanda.  Dear brother of Nelson and Patricia.  As per Carls’ request, cremation has taken place and there will not be a Memorial Service. If desired, donations to The West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                  

 

 

 

     Margaret Tulloch (nee Moir)

 

Margaret Anne Tulloch passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday February 28, 2016 in her 98th year.   Margaret will be remembered as a devoted music teacher and real estate agent. Predeceased by her husband James Elson Tulloch (1985) and  long time friend Vern Krieger (2015).  Loving mother of Jim Tulloch (Doreen), Peter Tulloch (Margaret), Heather Hoddy (Bill), and David.  Cherished grandmother of Jamie, Janette, Andrea, Scott, Crystal and Liam Also remembered by her 10 great grandchildren.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  The Memorial will be held at a later date. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                              

 

 

 

   

                                

                                   Paul Pirie

 

Suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday February 22, 2016 in his 71st year.   Beloved husband of Jutta.  Loving father of Simone Dinesen (Gerry), and Michelle Pirie (Barry Johnston).  Cherished grandfather of Jessica Gray (Robert), Matthew Gilbert, Taylor and Emilee.  Fondly remembered by his great grandchildren Brooklyn, Owen and Lincoln.  Survived by his sister Maureen Schlukbier (George).  Predeceased by his brothers Donald and David.  Also remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Saturday, February 27th ,2016 at 10:30 AM. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                              

 

 

 

                                    

                FULLER, Allen (Butch) Roland

At the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Friday February 19, 2016. Butch Fuller in his 74th year was the beloved husband and best friend of Fern Fuller (Neal). Dear father of Kelly (Dennis) of Elmvale, Karen (Dan) of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Kisty of Parry Sound.  Loving Poppa of Kayla (Josh), Brittany, Krista, Lindsey, Jessica and Cole. Dear brother of Jack (Diane) Fuller, Albert Fuller, and the late; Carole (Bruce) Scott, David (Teresa) Fuller and Don Fuller. Son of the late Rose and George Fuller and son-in-law of the late Pearl and Albert Neal. Brother-in-law of Frank (Chris) Neal, David (Elizabeth) Neal, Don White and the late Abby White. Butch will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.  A Celebration of life will take place on Tuesday, February 23rd,2016 at the Parry Sound Legion, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Please come by and share some memories of our husband, dad, grandfather and friend.  Condolences may be sent to Torrance Funeral Home, Parry Sound, Ontario.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be much appreciated by the family.

 

                                

 

 

 

    Gerald Wager

 

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights home for the aged on Sunday February 7th, 2016 in his 99th year.  Beloved Husband of the late Mary.  Proud Father of Juanita (Dan), and Sandy (Steve).  Cherished by his grandchildren Maegan, Ashley, Mandy, and Marnie.  Also remembered by his great grandson Colby and great granddaughter Alandra.  The visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Friday February 12, 2016 from 12 – 1 PM.  The Funeral Service will follow at 1 PM. Spring interment Maple Island Cemetery. If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights home for the aged would be appreciated by the family.

 

                            

 

 

    Claire Quesnel

 

Peacefully on Monday February 8, 2016 at the age of 78.  Loving mother of Carmen (Trevor), Marc, and Norman (Angela).  Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Sarah, Jacob, Katie, Carter and Joseph.  Also remembered by her many nieces, nephews and extended family.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the Peterborough Lions Club at a later date.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Hospice would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                              

 

 

 

        Murray Silas Harding

February 22, 1920 ~ January 16, 2016

 

Murray passed away peacefully in his 95th year at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.  He was a veteran of WWII.  Predeceased by Hilda, his loving wife of 67 years.  Also predeceased by his 13 brothers and sisters.  Loving father of Dianne Gaul, Richard Harding (Thelma), Bonnie (Cathy), Barb Harding (Al) and Greg Harding (Kristin). Fondly remembered by his 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandsons.  Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial visitation will he held at the Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Saturday January 23, 2016 from 11 AM - 2 PM.  The family would like to express their sincerest appreciation to all the staff at the West Parry Sound Health Centre for the loving kindness in the care of our dad.

 

                                

 

 

 

        Ron Mayhew

April 18, 1935 ~ January 17, 2016

 

After a lengthy illness at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday January 17, 2016 at the age of 80.  Beloved husband of Gail.  Loving father of Cheryl (Brian), Jason (Ann) J. J. (Emily).  Dear grandfather of Adam, Matthew, Colton, Tony, Colby, and Connor.  Remembered by his 4 brothers and 2 sisters.  Predeceased by brothers Bob and Ricky.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home.  A Celebration of life will be held at the Parry Sound Legion on April 23, 2016 from 1 - 5 PM.

 

                                

 

 

                                

                                  Josef Gardisch

 

After a brief battle with Leukemia, it is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of Josef (Joe) Gardisch on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. By his side was his beloved wife of 54 years, Lydia. He was a young 77 and enjoyed an active and full life.  He spent his years working hard, raising a wonderful family, introducing them to the amazing wonders of travel including trips throughout Canada, U.S., and Europe, and providing his wife, children and grandchildren with many cherished memories.

 

Joe had a long career as a technical illustrator - most notably with AECL - before retiring to the Parry Sound area and beautiful Georgian Bay almost 20 years ago. As a skilled artist and painter of landscapes and flowers, he shared his talents with the Fran Rutke Art Group and for many years, volunteered with the Friends of Killbear Park in various capacities.  When not in the garden, he could usually be found in the workshop, working on his latest carpentry project.

 

Joe is survived by his wife Lydia, mother Elizabeth Stoeckel, daughter Michele and son-in-law Kevin Tower, son Walter and daughter-in-law Diane Gardisch and grandchildren Matt, Katie, Greg and Dustin. Joe is also survived by his brother-in-law, Emil Bende and his wife Valeria, and nephew James Bende.

 

Visitation will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 with a service and reception to follow at Torrance Funeral Home at 1 PM.  A celebration of Joe’s life is planned for the summer of 2016 to be held in the Parry Sound area.

 

 

 

                                   

 

 

 

                                  Hugh Green

 

                        April 25, 1932 – December 30, 2015

 

In his 84th year, Hugh passed at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday December 30, 2015. Beloved husband of Doris (Gregoire) and of the late Arlene, loving father of Lynn  (Ian Bashaw), Karen (Ed Kosinski), Diane (Brandon House) and the late Janice. Stepfather of  Glenn Gregoire, Lisa (Scott Smith), Troy Gregoire, and Michelle (Mike Crisp). Grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Survived by his sister Joan Campbell of Gravenhurst. Hughie will be remembered fondly by his many patrons of "The Sub Base",  "Northern  Bakery" and more recently by the euchre community of Parry Sound, Nobel and McKellar. His sense of humour endured and comforted his family and friends during the last difficult weeks of his life. A special thank-you to the wonderful support staff of the CCAC, VON, and the Palliative Care Unit at West Parry Sound Health Center. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date in June. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Unit at WPSHCF or the VON would be appreciated.

 

                            

 

 

 

                                        

                Evelyn Ann Barkley (Thomson)

 

                  October 10, 1947 ~ December 26, 2015

 

 

Passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre after her battle with cancer on Saturday December 26, 2015.  She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.  Cremation has taken place. The Celebration of life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel (89 Bowes St.)  on Saturday January 2, 2016 at 11 AM.  Visitation will begin at 10 AM.  Donations to the Muskoka Animal Rescue or the OSPCA would be greatly appreciated. 


 

 

         My prayer to you

 

         Please dear God

         Take her hand 

         Walk her into 

         The promise land

 

         Hold her close 

         And calm her fears

         Let her know

         No need for tears

 

         Ups, and downs

         All of her life 

        Once married 

        Was a great wife 

 

        Two daughters has she

        Who love her dear

        She was great mom

        We weep our tears

 

        The day will come

        We both sit down 

        A share a memory 

        And not frown 

 

       We will see you 

       Another day

       Waiting for us 

       At heavens gate

 

        Until then we 

        We will think of you 

        And all the good

        That made you you

 

 

 

Your grandson

Will reflect back 

And remember 

The love you had

 

She loved the word 

And critters too

Sick and dying 

She thinks of you

 

Being tough 

To fight the fight 

In her eyes we see 

Her dimming light 

 

At peace she is

A better place

Watching over 

Her Angels face

 

Her wings she earned

To soar above 

Loving and kind

And shared her love

 

Rise high into

The heavens above. 

Wait for us

We will surely come

 

Maybe not now

Or just some time

We'll all be there

By your side

 

Love you always mom

 

 

 

 

                                        

 

 

 

                                          Rose Mark

                                July 8, 1963 – December 18, 2015

 

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Friday December 18, 2015 at the age of 52.   Beloved wife of George.  Loving mother of Devin (Brittany), and Danielle (Jason).  Cherished grandmother of Sylas, Sydney, Regan, Madeline, George and Lucas.  Also remembered by her many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and extended family.  Cremation has taken place. Celebration of life will be held in the Spring.  If desired, donations to Harvest Share or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                            

 

 

 

                                          

                            Bill Thompson

 

         January 22, 1928 ~ December 10, 2015

 

 

After a lengthy illness at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday December 10, 2015 at the age of 87.  Beloved husband of Mary for 66 years.  Cherished father of Pat Hodgins and her husband Dan.  Predeceased by his daughter Linda Thompson.  Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Chris and Sam.  Dear brother to Jim (Julie) Thompson.  Remembered by his nieces, nephews and extended family.  The Funeral Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home on Monday December 14, 2015 at 2 PM.  Visitation will begin at 1 PM.  Cremation to follow.  There will be a Memorial Service at a later date as well. Donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

 

                            

 

 

                                

 

                                  Josef Maxl

 

                       February 9, 1918 ~ December 6, 2015

 

 

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday December 6, 2015 at the age of 97.  Beloved husband of Margarete.  Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, sister in law and their families.  Cremation has taken place. The Celebration of life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel (89 Bowes St.)  on Saturday December 12, 2015 at 2 PM.  Visitation will begin at 1 PM.  Donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be greatly appreciated. 

 

                                

 

 

 

                               

                                              

 

                                  Pierce Morton

 

                                July 11, 1992 ~ December 5, 2015

 

 

It is with great sadness that the family announce the sudden passing of Pierce Morton at the age of 23.  Beloved son of Robyne and Doug Morton.  Cherished little brother to Katelyn Morton (Jeff Cunningham).  Dear Uncle to Claira Cunningham.  Adored grandson to Nancy and Murray Lawson, and the late Grace Peterson, Evelyn and Doug Morton.  Pierce will be greatly missed by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, cousins and many friends.  Family and Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel (89 Bowes St.)  on Wednesday December 9, 2015 from 2 – 4 PM and 7 – 9 PM for visitation.  The Funeral Service will be on Thursday December 10, 2015 at 11 AM in the Chapel.  Cremation to follow.  Donations to the family to help at this tragic time would be greatly appreciated. 

 

                                

 

 


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