Funeral Notices

Bud DeBruge February 22, 1934 ~ February 21, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care on Friday February 21, 2020 in his 86th year.  Beloved husband of Mary Helen.  Loving father of Wendy, Chuck and late daughter Cheryl.  Cherished grandfather of Bryan, Joseph, Jenifer, John, and William.  Missed by his grandchildren and great grandchildren and extended family.  Survived by his brother Lloyd.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would appreciated by the family.

Joyce Steeves (nee Vankoughnett) June 12, 1935 ~ February 16, 2020

Memorial Service - February 29, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Surrounded by loving family at West Parry Sound Health Centre in her 85th year. Loving mother of Mike and his wife Lisa, Sault Ste Marie. Dear sister of Elly, St. Thomas, and cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers and sisters Lloyd, Ruby, Gloria, Clarence, John, Larry, Mary, Bob, and Ted. Predeceased by husband Bert, and fondly remembered by Bert’s children Colleen, Helen, and Bert. Actively involved in life at Lakeland Long Term Care for seven years, which she considered her new home and extended family.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A celebration of Joyce’s life will take place at 2 PM, Saturday February 29th, in the Celebration Room at Lakeland (6 Albert St., Parry Sound).   If desired, donations to Lakeland Long Term Care would be appreciated by the family.

Donald Kenneth Milligan November 24, 1927 ~ February 14, 2020

Memorial Service - February 29, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Peacefully surrounded by love at Lakeland Long Term Care on Friday February 14, 2020 at the age of 92.  Cherished husband of 67 years to Lois C. Milligan.  Precious father of; Marlene Johnston (Marc), Linda Schwass (Kenneth), Don Jr. (Toni), Gail Thomas, Douglas (Carmeta), Carole Ross (Sean), Julie Genser (Ron).  Loving grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 9.  Survived by sister Alice Ryman and predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters.  Joyful uncle, great uncle and great great uncle to a multitude of nieces and nephews.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  The Memorial Service will take place at the Kingdom Hall on Saturday February 29, 2020 at 2 PM.  (103 Smith Cres. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to Lakeland Long Term Care would be appreciated by the family.

Ethel Midzain March 3, 1926 ~ February 15, 2020

Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday February 15th, 2020.  Cremation has taken place.

Irene Peats July 8, 1944 ~ February 12, 2020

Memorial Service - February 17, 2020 - 11:00 am

Passed peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday February 12, 2020 in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Donald. Loving mother of Stuart and Bradley (Melinda), and cherished grandmother of Zachary, Jacob, and Alexis.  Dear sister of Bill Kalyn (Jane), Mary Blocka, Cecil Kalyn (Anita), Iris Kiryk (Harry), Orest Kalyn (Donna).  Predeceased by Sisters Annie Kowalchuk, Sophie Gulka, Staffy Hayduke, and brothers John Kalyn and Mike Kalyn.   Friends and family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound) on Sunday February 16, 2020 from 4 – 6 PM. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Peter the Apostle Church on Monday February 17, 2020 at 11 AM. Spring interment Carling Memorial Cemetery. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – Palliative Care, would be appreciated by the family.   http://wpshcf.com

Mary “Vida” Louise Pye January 31, 1919 ~ February 08, 2020

It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of our mom; Vida Pye (Nee Wright).  Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on February 8, 2020 with her family by her side.  Vida had just celebrated the amazing milestone of her 101st birthday.  She shaped the characters of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren through her incredible strength, courage and perseverance.  She inspired them to always do their best.  Beloved wife of the late James Pye.  Loving mother of Wanda (Bob) and Eric (Linda).  Cherished grandmother of Deanna (Paul), Ryan (Raquel), Brendan and James.  Great grandmother of Maija, and Emilija.  She will be missed by her furry friends Molly and Ollie.  Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  Spring interment Hillcrest Cemetery.  The family sends our sincere thanks to all those who helped to comfort Vida at the end of her journey.  There is another angel in heaven tonight.  God has been waiting a long time to welcome this amazing, inspirational woman home.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Centre Foundation or the charity of your choice would appreciated by the family.

Captain William “Bill” Beatty December 10, 1950 ~ February 02, 2020

Peacefully passed away at Health Sciences North Sudbury after a sudden illness on February 2, 2020 at the age of 69.  He will be missed by his siblings Barb (late Brian) Thompson, Joan (late Nelson) Ward, Paul (late Valarie) Beatty, late Don (Janet) Beatty, Brenda (Pete) Hillman, Bruce (Carol) Beatty and Barry Beatty.   His daughters Jennifer, Melanie and Shannon.  Proud grandfather to 6 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  He will be missed by friends and extended family here and abroad.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations to the Charity of your choice would appreciated by the family.

Ed Holmes May 31, 1948 ~ February 01, 2020

Edward Holmes, passed away at age 71, surrounded by his family and friends at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday February 1, 2020.

Ed is survived by his sons, Dean Sage (Anne), and Greg Young (Olivia), along with his cherished grandchildren, Desiree, Dylan, Jessica, Dawson, Michael and great grandchildren Oliver and Kate, his beloved nephews Philip Holmes (Robin), Robert Holmes (Jen) and brother Raymond and sister Linda.  Ed is preceded in death by his first wife Kathryn and late wife Carole. Ed was a social man who enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will always be remembered as hard working and full of life. Ed will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  If desired, donations may be made to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – Dialysis Unit.  http://www.wpshc.com

 

 

Steven Nichol March 5, 1976 ~ January 28, 2020

Steven passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday January 28th, 2020, at the age of 43.  Beloved son of Rita (Peter), and stepson of Neil Nichol.  Adoring partner of Mathew Cooke.  Proud father to Connor.  He will be dearly missed by his sister Jules, and brother Frank (Sharon), his nephews Asivak, Mahiigan, Tapwewin and Pawaken.  Steven will be missed for his kind heart,  happy outgoing personality, his sense of fashion and style and the love of a night out.  He loved cooking and taking care of those he loved.  He will be sorely missed by many 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 Canadian Diabetes Association or The Northern Cancer Association appreciated by the family.

 

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