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Funeral Notices

Wilfred Petten March 6, 1936 ~ March 28, 2020

Passed peacefully on Saturday March 28, 2020 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in his 85th year. Predeceased by his true loves, his first wife Mary Fields and second wife Maureen Fuller.  Wilf is survived by his son Christopher and his daughter in law Kathleen Petten, his granddaughters Nicole and Lindsay.  He is predeceased by his son Larry.  Wilf was a loving, humble family man. His greatest joys in life were his family, being a proud fire fighter at the York Fire Department for over 30 years and helping people every day; his friends and sunsets at home on the Bay with his dogs Max and Jetta.   He will be sorely missed by so many friends, extended family and all who knew him.

Sandra Gostick March 25, 1942 ~ March 19, 2020

Peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on Thursday March 19, 2020 in her 78th year.  Beloved wife of the late Errol.  Loving mother of Albert, Bruce (Melinda), Janet (Ian), Dawn (Darrell), Johanna (Darrell).  Cherished by her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family.  Dear sister of Matthew, June and Heather.  Predeceased by her sister Nancy.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.   If desired, donations to the First Muskoka Congregational Christian Church would be appreciated by the family.

 

Jean Brown November 30, 1921 ~ March 13, 2020

At 98, known to most as Jeannie B, bid her loved ones farewell. The avid euchre shark and cribbage countess, turkey bowler and party hostess passed away peacefully at Belvedere Heights in Parry Sound. Beloved wife of the late Harry. Loving mother to Steven (Dinah) and cherished grandmother to Alex and Max. Survived by her sister, Sam.  An adoring aunt to the Tate, Junker and Eyre families.  Predeceased by her sisters Grace and Norma. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.   If desired, donations to Harvest Share – https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/harvest-share-community-food-programs/ – would be appreciated by the family.

Michael Miller April 30, 1982 ~ March 12, 2020

Passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday March 12, 2020 at the age of 37.  Cremation has taken place.

Gladys Fisher May 13, 1917 ~ March 15, 2020

Passed peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care on March 15, 2020 at the age of 102.  Cremation has taken place.

Alice Ruth Ryman (Milligan) *Update – Visitation is cancelled*

Passed peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday March 14, 2020 at the age of 88.  Wife of the late Robert (Buck) Ryman.  Beloved and cherished mother to Sylvia Larocque (Gilles), Joe Ryman (Maureen), Cindy Vankoughnett (Dan), Peter Ryman (Shelley), Sherry Swainson (Jeff).  Adored grandmother to Marie (Tyler), Greg (Angie), Brian, Christopher (Shondra), Lisa (Matt), Brandon (Amy), Olivia (Matt), Emma (Spencer), Kristy (Jim) and Jonathan.  Treasured great-grandmother and GG to 22.  Loving sister to the belated Dorcus, Hailston, Alan Milligan, Vivian Konoval, Pearl Quinn, Tom Milligan, Evangeline Hunt, Elmer Milligan, Donald Milligan and Earl Milligan.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Spring interment Carling Memorial Cemetery. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – Transitional Care Unit or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.   http://www.wpshcf.com

 

Tracey Bilodeau September 26, 1974 ~ March 07, 2020

Passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday March 7, 2020 at the age of 45.  Cremation has taken place.

Barbara Duckworth – Oates November 13, 1926 ~ February 14, 2020

Memorial Service - May 2, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Friday February 14, 2020.  She spent many years in an illustrious career with Eaton’s for over 25 years.  Afterwards she retired to Rosseau where she was involved with the local church and OSPCA.   Beloved wife of Graeme Oates. Dear sister of Molly Bishop Cherished aunt of Wendy Inglis and David Bishop.  Remembered by her great nephews; Andrew, Matthew and Jordan.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  The memorial Service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday May 2, 2020 at Church of the Redeemer (15 Oak St. Rosseau). If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Centre Foundation would appreciated by the family. http://www.wpshcf.com

John “Jack” Kerr July 5, 1932 ~ March 03, 2020

After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Jack passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday March 3, 2020 at the age of 87.  Beloved husband of the late Evangeline Kerr nee McDermott.  Proud father of John GG (Susan) Kerr.  Loving grandfather to Jennifer (Brandon) Fares, Michelle (Tom) Inch, John (Stephanie) Kerr, and Jordan (Julie) Larson.  Great grandfather to Carson, CR, Courtney, Caydon, Caige, Bella and Lochlan.  Jack will be dearly missed by his four-legged best friend Dorothy, as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.   If desired, donations to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  http://www.ncfsudbury.com

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