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       Norm Reekie

   August 28, 1942 – April 15, 2014

 

Suddenly on Tuesday April 15, 2014 at the Health Sciences North (Sudbury)  in his 72nd year.  Beloved Husband of Mona.  Loving Father of Marvin Reekie (Cheryl), Brenda Reekie (Gary).  Cherished Grandfather of Jeremy, Charlie, Julia and Joshua.  Dear Brother of Wallace Reekie, Laura Gray and families.  Predeceased by his Brother Charlie Reekie.  Cremation services entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel Limited (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound)  Private Family service has taken place.   If desired, donations The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

                              

 

 

 

  

                                      

 

  Margaret Nash

   December 13, 1933 – April 12, 2014

 

Peacefully on Saturday April 12, 2014 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in her 81st year.  Beloved wife of Ronald.  Loving mother of Michael and Simon.  Cherished by her grandchildren Jake and Danielle.  Also remembered by her sister Brenda Perry.  Margaret will be remembered for all her volunteer hours as the Treasurer of the Ladies fellowship at St. Andrews, Past President of the West Parry Sound Health Centre Auxiliary, over   twenty years as the quilt convenor and at the Parry Sound Horticultural Society.  Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial Service will be held at at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at 11AM.    The visitation will begin at 10AM.  If desired, donations West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation, or to the West Parry Sound Hospice would be appreciated by the family.

 

                            

 

 

 

   Victor Palmer

 

Suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Friday March 28, 2014 in his 83rd year.  Beloved husband of the late Holly.  Predeceased by his son John.  Survived by his grandson Dylan.  Greatly missed by all his dear friends. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to Lakeland Long Term Care would be appreciated.

 

                                 

 

 

 

                                         

 

    Alice Elizabeth Crossland

  September 16, 1919 – March 18, 2014

 

On Tuesday March 18, 2014 in her 95th year at Belvedere Heights home for the Aged.  Beloved Wife of the late Herb Crossland.  Loving Mother of Betty (late Brian), George Rodgers (Yolande), and the late Grace Rout (Bill).  Stepmother to Mariam, Gord, Lois and the late Wally.  Cherished Grandmother to 18, Great Grandmother to 31 and Great Great Grandmother to 4.  Loving Sister to the late Norman and Ewart.  Her humour and “Grandma Jokes” will be missed by all who knew her.  A special thanks to the staff at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged for their care, support and friendship.  Especially Terri Salt, Carol Marshall and Jan Rempel.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Friday March 21, 2014 from 7 – 9 PM as well as Saturday from 11AM – 12PM.  The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday March 22, 2014 at 12 PM in the Chapel. Interment in Orillia to follow in the spring.  If desired, donations to the Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged “Resident Fund” would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                                

 

 

  

 

 

                                            

      Paul Bushey

  MAY 28, 1955 - March 14, 2014

 

Tragically on March 14th in his 59th year. Beloved Husband of Anne (nee Goodfellow). Devoted father of Melissa, Angela (Jeremy) and Kaitlyn (Gary).  Cherished Son of Ken and Eileen (nee Munroe) Bushey.  Dear Brother of Mark (Tracy), Carol (Mike), Brenda (Barry) Karey (Martin) and the late Kevin.  Dear Brother-in-Law of Lynn, Dave (Debra) and Paul (June).  Loving Poppa of Gabrielle, Tyson, Dominick, Phoenix, Spencer, Carson and Ryeley.  Paul will be dearly missed by his business partner and friend Bill Robinson, and many other relatives and friends.  Family and Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Sunday March 23, 2014 from 2PM - 4PM and 7PM - 9PM.  The Funeral service will be held at the Parry Sound Pentecostal Tabernacle (PSPT) on Monday March 24, 2014 at 12 noon with visitation beginning at 11 AM.  Interment to follow in the Spring.  If desired, donations to the Bushey family Trust fund at the Kawartha Credit Union would be appreciated by the family to help assist with accommodations, meals, travel ect. or to the Cystic fibrosis foundation.

 

                            

 

 

  Steven Harju

 

It is with deep sadness that the family announce the sudden passing of Steven in his 43rd year.  Beloved son of Sandy & Nancy.  Loving Father of Troy, Niki and Dallas.  Cherished grandson of Stella Harju and Mary Jane and John Riley.  Steven is predeceased by his brother Troy.  He will be dearly missed by many aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A private family Celebration of life to be held at a later date.  If desired, donations to the Teen Challenge farm or CAMH Foundation (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) would be appreciated by the family.

 

                              

 

 

 

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    DORIS LEWENA LANGFORD

                         

    July 17, 1918 – March 8, 2014

 

Peacefully at home with her family by her side on Saturday March 8, 2014 in her 96th year.  Dear daughter of the late Andrew and Ena Ainslie.  Predeceased by her loving husband William (Bill) of 72 years, March 18, 2009.  Loving mother of Ralph Langford (Peggy), Betty Whitmell (Wally), Doyle Langford (Betty), Gwen Pullam (Tom), Linda Wylie (Rodger), Paul Langford (Jill), and the late Sara Jane and Ena JoAnn.  Cherished by her 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren.  Fondly remembered by her siblings; Katie Brear (late Percy), Howard Ainslie (Julie), Kenneth Ainslie, Lloyd Ainslie (Irene).  Predeceased by her siblings; Ida Bowers, Everett Ainslie, Wesley Ainslie, Hazel Barton, Annie Volk, Arnold Ainslie, Floyd Ainslie.  Also remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Tuesday March 11, 2014 from 7 – 9 PM.  The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday March 12, 2014 at 11 AM in the Chapel.  If desired, donations to the Diabetes Association or Teen Mission would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                                

 

 

   Catherine Linney

 

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday March 2, 2014 in her 82nd year.  Beloved wife of Bill.  Loving Mother of Paul and Karen.  Cherished by her 4 Grandchildren. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                             

 

 

   Leslie Margaret Wallace

 

Peacefully, surrounded by family, Leslie Margaret Wallace, nee Hains passed away on Wednesday Feb. 26th, 2014 in her 69th year. Beloved wife of Jack, loving mother of Jay (Shelley) and Jim (Tara), beloved sister of Jon (Cherel). Grandchildren - Krystal, Cody, Jessie, Sarah, Laura and Great Granddaughter Zoey, miss her dearly. Also missed by countless friends, family, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations to West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or West Parry Sound Hospice would be greatly appreciated. Heartfelt thanks to Nancy, Joanne, Kim, Jan and Amber for their compassionate care and understanding. Cremation services entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home & Chapel Limited (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) A Celebration on Life will be held in Parry Sound in the Spring of 2014.

 

                                

 

 

 

   Gladys Jackson

 

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights home for the aged on Saturday February 22, 2014 in her 93rd year.  Dear daughter of the late Bill Taylor and Madeleine (nee Maxwell).    Loving wife of the late Ken Jackson.  Cherished mother of Tom Jackson and his wife Barbara of McDougall, Karen Murphy and her husband John of Trenton.  Fondly remembered by her 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.  Survived by her sister Inez Boyd of Pembroke.  Predeceased by her brother Clayton (Flip) Taylor.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  Private Interment in the Spring.  If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights home for the aged would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                  

 

 

    William ( Bill ) Little

 

William "Bill" Little passed away peacefully at his home on February 16, 2014 at the age of 75.  Beloved husband of Roselle (nee Richmond) for 40 years.  Loving father of Ian and his wife Vicki, Amy and her husband Doug, all of Carling Twp.  Dear brother of Lila Davis (Don), Audrey Baskey (Ron), Lois Milligan (Don), Isabel Quinn, Ida Bond (Art),  Alfred (Harlene),  Terry (Ruth) and  Bob (Janet).  Predeceased by his sister Irene and his brothers Jack and Dave.  Cherished Grampa of Dylan (little fishing buddy), Stanley, Jordy and Anthony.  Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and by some great friends of many years.  Cremation has taken place as per his wishes.  The visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Thursday February 20, 2014 from 10 – 11 AM.  The Celebration of Life will follow at 11 AM in the Chapel.  If desired, donations Canadian Cancer Society or the Hospice West Parry Sound would be appreciated by the family. 

 

 

                                

 

 

 

   Mary Wager

 

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights home for the aged on Saturday February 15, 2014 with her family by her side in her 96th year.  Beloved wife of Gerry.  Loving mother of Juanita (Dan), and Sandy (Steve).  Cherished by her grandchildren Maegan, Ashley, Mandy, and Marnie.  Also remembered by great grandson Colby.  The visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Friday February 21, 2014 from 10 – 11 AM.  The Memorial Service will follow at 11 AM in the Chapel.  If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights home for the aged would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                

 

 

 

   Jeannie Hurtta

 

Peacefully at home on Monday February 10, 2014 in her 62nd year.  Beloved Wife of Tom.  Loving Mother of Jennifer (Craig).  Cherished Grandmother of Leah, Ava and Gavin.  Survived by brothers Tom Power and Andrew Power and sister Mary Power.  Predeceased by her brother Ron.  Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Thursday May 15, 2014 at 11AM. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  

 

                              

 

 

 

   Alvar Smith

 

Peacefully at home on Friday January 17, 2014 in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband of Dorrie for 51 years.  Loving Pops to Niall (Yoko), Antony (Fiona).  Cherished Poppa of Jadsia and Bronwyn.  Dear brother of Gail (Les), and the late Trevor.  Devoted employee of CIBC for 31 years.  Previous councillor of Rosseau.  Founder of the Rosseau Nursing Station.    Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                                  

 

 

                          

 

                                        

  

 

Eleanor Land

 

Peacefully after a short illness at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday January 11, 2014 in her 86th year.  Beloved wife of the late Ken Land.  Loving mother of Jim (late Liz), Terry (Judy), Late Susan Cavanaugh (survived by John), Alan (Racil), Janice ( Michele).  Cherished by her grandchildren Kate (Chris), Alison (Keith), Ken (Danielle), Richard, Caroline, Mary, Sean (Jamie), Ryan.  Also remembered by her great grandchildren Sam and Lizzie. Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Monday January 13, 2014 from 7 – 9 PM and on Tuesday January 14 from 10 – 11 AM.  The Funeral Service will follow on Tuesday at 11 AM in the Chapel.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                            

 

 

  

    Shirley Shaw

 

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday January 1, 2014 in her 82nd year.  Beloved wife of the late Bob Shaw.  Loving mother of Allan (Peggy), Tanyss (Per).  Cherished by her grandchildren Jameson, Bryton, Sheldon, Per-Thomas, Christian, and Chloe.  Survived by her brothers Bill Jameson, Jamie Jameson and sister Joy Smith.  Predeceased by her sister Lenore.  Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                            

 

 

   Anita Klausner

 

Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday December 29th 2013 at the age of 77.  Beloved wife of Garry.  Cherished mother of Diana, Lisa and Susan.  Treasured Oma to 8 Grandchildren.  She will be missed by her many Friends and Family.  Cremation has taken place.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated by the family. 

 

 

                           

 

 

   Rosemary Smith

 

Peacefully at home on Thursday December 26, 2013 in her 63rd year.  Beloved wife of Don.  Loving mother of Brian (Vi), Patricia (Scott), Tom (Michelle).  Honourary mother of Chris and many others.  Cherished by her grandchildren Kaitlyn, Ty, Mitchell, Brandon, Emma, Jo-Jo, and Kasey.  Survived by her loving brothers and sisters.  Fondly remembered by her many family and friends.  The visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Monday December 30, 2013 from 1 – 2 PM.  The Memorial Service will follow at 2 PM in the Chapel.  If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                

 

 

 


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