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    Jim Flood

 

   February 8, 1957 – May 23, 2015

 

After a brief illness at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Saturday May 23, 2015 at the age of 58.  Loving father of Charlee – Ann Gingrich (Greg).  Cherished grandfather of Simon and Joel.  Brother of John Flood.  He will be sadly missed by all his close friends. Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St) on Saturday May 30, 2015 at 11 AM.  Visitation will begin at 10 AM.  If desired, donations to the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve would be appreciated by the family.

 

                                

 

 

   

                                      

 

 

      Robert (Bob) Mason Kellar

 

    May 17, 1938  ~  May 22, 2015

 

Passed peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Friday May 22, 2015 at the age of 77.    Beloved husband of Eva.  Loving dad of Nicole (Steph), Greg (Chrissy), Teresa (Mike).  Cherished grandfather of Sarah, Rachel, Destiny, Krystal, Kayla, Shane, Brittny and Jade.  Great  grandfather of Noah.  Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and extended family. The Funeral service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Monday May 25. 2015 at 1 PM with visiting beginning at noon.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donations to McKellar United Church would be appreciated by the family.

 

                              

 

 

                             

  Earl Norrie

 February 9, 1922 ~ May 18, 2015

Passed away peacefully at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged on Monday May 18, 2015 in his 94th year.  Earl was the last of the Alex and Clara Norrie Family.  Loving husband of the late Dorothy.  Loving father of Gail Shurr (late LeVerne), Gaye and his wife Elizabeth, and Mike and his wife Leslie.  Loving grandfather “Bubba” to 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.  Lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged for their kindness and care.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Thursday May 28th from 7 – 9 PM.  The Funeral service will be held at the Parry Sound Pentecostal Tabernacle on Friday May 29, 2015 at 11 AM with visitation beginning at 10 AM.  Interment Sylvan Acres Cemetery.  If desired, donations to the Village of Hope (care of PSPT), or to Belvedere Heights Home of the Aged would be appreciated by the family. 

 

                              

 

 

Garry Klausner

 

March 25, 1937 – May 13, 2015

 

Passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday May 13, 2015 at the age of 78.  Beloved husband of the late Anita.  Cherished father of Diana, Lisa and Susan.  Treasured Opa to his 8 Grandchildren.  Survived by his brother Fred (Irene).  He will be missed by his many friends and family.  Cremation has taken place.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

 

                                

 

 

 

                                             

Howell – Gideon Gregory

A mighty warrior called home to soon. Gideon was born at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto on February 25, 2014 and marched to the beat of his own drum. Gideon loved playing in the bath and eating apples, peaches, and apricots. He also enjoyed music, guitar being his favourite. He was a pillar of strength and an inspiration to everyone.

Gideon passed peacefully in the arms of his mother, surrounded by his loving family at Victoria Hospital, London On Thursday May 7, 2015. Gideon’s memory lives on through his parents Jaclyn & Chris, big sister Persephone. Grandparents June & Paul Goodfellow, John & Cathy Howell and Colleen Howell. Predeceased by Grandpa Gregory Moore (2001). Gideon will be remembered by the countless people he inspired every day.

Friends will be received at the Keith Ovington Funeral Home, 134 King Street, Burford on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Gideon’s life will be held at the Fellowship Baptist Church, 67 King Street, Burford on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Pioneer Cemetery, Burford followed by a time of community at the church hall. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Gideon’s memory may be made to the Labatt Family Heart Centre - Sick Children’s Hospital, Toronto. Keith Ovington 519-449-1112 www.keithovington.ca

 

                               

 

 

 

Holly Smith

 

September 11, 1955 ~ May 3, 2015

At the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday May 3, 2015 at the age of 59.  Loving mother of Miranda.  Remembered by her brothers and sisters Randy, Donald, Heather, Kelly, Angela and Mark.  Predeceased by her siblings Darwin, Jim, Rick, Shelly and Jerry.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to The Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St).    Donations to The Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.

 

                            

 

 

 

 

                                            

Elwin Smith

October 19, 1927 ~ May 2, 2015

 

Peacefully at home on Saturday May 2, 2015 at the age of 87.  Beloved husband of Dale of 38 years.  Cherished father of Laurie Ann, Darrel “Darby”, and Andrew.   Also remembered by his children from his first marriage; Donna, Dale, John, Kelly, Della and Judy. Predeceased by his sons Barry and Doug.  Proud grandfather of 7.  Survived by his brother Verne and predeceased by his eldest brother Burton.  He will be dearly missed by his best friend Bruce.  Elwin will be missed by his sister in laws, brother in laws, many extended family and his dear friend “Bubbles”. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St).  Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

                              

 

 

     Jenny DeGrow

 February 27, 1964 ~ April 25, 2015

Peacefully after a well fought battle on Saturday April 25, 2015 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre at the age of 51.  Loving wife of Don DeGrow.  Cherished mother of Ken, Dan, and Marie.  Remembered by her sister Marj Henning (John).  Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial service is to be held at the Dunchurch Community Centre on Saturday May 2, 2015 from     1 – 4 PM.   Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

 

 

 

 

                                            

     Jenny Lumgair

January 4, 1927 ~ April 20, 2015

 

Peacefully on Monday April 20, 2015 at Belvedere Heights at the age of 88.  Dear wife of the late John.  Loving and devoted mother of Ian (Cheryl) and Barry (Val).  Cherished Grandmother of Jennifer (Ian) and Megan. Cherished sister of  Peter Barr (Margaret), Betty Charleton (late Harry) and Helen McKenna (Bill).  Predeceased by Jack Barr (late Pam), Joe Barr, May      (John) Guichan and Margaret Barr.  Fondly remembered by her sister in law Janet Barr. A very special thank you to Marlene from Hospice for her care.  Remembered by her nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial service to be held at the Uxbridge Legion Branch #170 (109 Franklin St. Uxbridge) on Sunday April 26, 2015 from 2 - 4PM  Donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated. 

 

 

                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

                              

 

       BYWATER, Fynn Alasdair

(October 14, 2008 to April 14, 2015). 

 

A strong, passionate, beautiful and thoughtful little boy, filled with wonder and potential, Fynn filled his world with smiles, laughter and goodness.

Beloved son of Margaret Isabelle Wallace and best friend of father David Scott Bywater. Adored grandson of Jan and Phil Bywater, and the late Wendy and Alasdair Wallace.  Forever cherished by Nicola and Shane, Elizabeth and family.  Admired friend, mentor, and “Fynnie-Binny” to cousins Zev and Amaia.  Gentle friend to schoolmates at Humphrey Public School.

Born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Fynn embraced his six and a half years with an adventuresome spirit.  Before setting foot in Canada in his second year, he experienced more nations, cultures and cuisines than most people do in a lifetime.

Fynnie was a reader, wooden-block architect, chef, master Lego builder, artist, tree-fort pirate- ship captain, sandbox dump-truck driver, nature enthusiast, dock-jumping cannon-baller, singer and drummer, treasure hunter extraordinaire, giggling bedtime-dancer and super snuggler. Fynn endeared himself to virtually everyone whose life he touched; strangers on travels, his extended family, the White Squall family, and close friends in the Parry Sound area.   His smile and infectious giggle warmed the hearts of all he met.

Fynnie, your sudden and tragic death has left us all reeling. You skipped into our lives and hearts and enriched our world in countless ways we will never forget.  We’ll forever hold you in our minds, in our dreams and in our memories.  Keep on dancing, love, to your Sky Full of Stars. We love you so much.

A celebration of Fynn’s life will be held from 1:30 – 3:30pm on Sunday April 26th at the Seguin Valley Golf Club, 144 Badger Road, Seguin, ON P2A 2W8. A brief remembrance will occur at 2:00pm.

In lieu of flowers,  memorial donations may be made to the Fynn Bywater Outdoor Explorers Fund, a fund to encourage outdoor exploration and play. Donations can be made by cheque to the "West Parry Sound District Museum- earmarked for the Fynn Bywater Fund” and you will be provided a charitable receipt. Alternatively, funds may be deposited directly to the Fynn Bywater Outdoor Explorers Fund at the Kawartha Credit Union.”


 

 

                                 

 

 

     Dianne Cuthbertson 

March 27th, 1939 – March 30th, 2015

 

“The Lady On the Lake”

 

Suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday March 30th, 2015 with her family by her side.  Beloved wife of Donald of 54 wonderful years.  Daughter of the late George and Connie Bossom.  Cherished Mom to Kellie (Tom), and Michael (Don).  Proud Grandma to Ryan, Evan and Paige.  Beloved sister to Albert, Joe, Nancy and Lucky.  Favorite sister in law to Barbara.  She will be dearly missed by many extended friends and family.  Cremation has taken place.  A private family Service will be held at a later date.  Donations to the Northern Cancer Society would be appreciated.

 

                                  

 

 

 

 

                                        

 

 

     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.  

 

 

                                  

 

 


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