Funeral Notices

Christopher Armstrong July 26, 1961 ~ August 05, 2019

Memorial Service - August 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm

After a courageous battle with cancer Chris passed away at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday August 5, 2019 at the age of 58.  Loving husband of Rhonda for 29 years.  Proud father to Brock, Todd and Emily (Evan).  Beloved brother Susan Buttrey (David) and William Armstrong (Addy).  Dear son of Nancy and the late Bill Armstrong.  Cherished son in law to Ralph and Marion Cooper.  He will be dearly missed by his four legged fur babies Hunter, Oliver, Nike and Bruizer.

Chris was a long-time dedicated member of the Whitestone Fire and Rescue Department.  He served as a volunteer with the department for 30 years.  Since 2000 he has held the position of Deputy Fire Chief, a position he was very proud of.  Chris was first elected to council in 2003, in 2006 he was elected to the Mayors chair, a position he has held since and has been proudly re-elected since that time.  It is a position that he is very passionate and devoted too.  He worked very diligently promoting the uniqueness of the Whitestone community and moving the community forward.  Chris will be deeply missed my many friends, extended family, and all who knew him.

Family and friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Friday August 9 from 6 – 8 PM. The Funeral Service will be held at Torrance Chapel on Saturday August 10, 2019 at 1 PM. If desired, donations to West Parry Sound Health Centre or Hospice West Parry Sound would be appreciated by the family.

Jay Hackett aka Paul Smith July 18, 1960 ~ August 09, 2019

Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Friday August 9, 2019 at the age of 59.  Beloved husband of Heather Becker.  Remembered by daughter Celeste Turner (Rob), and granddaughter Charlotte.  Cremation has taken place.  Celebration of Jay’s life will take place at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes. St.). on Monday August 26, 2019 at 2 PM.  If desired, donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Canada or the MS Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

Lorn Scott April 18, 1954 ~ August 08, 2019

Passed away suddenly at home on Thursday August 8, 2019 in his 66th year. Beloved husband of the late Sharon. Loving father of Larry (Carolyn), and B.J. Stevens (Jim). Cherished by his grandchildren Jorja, Sydney, Haley, Darian, Damon, Delaney, Dalon, and Diedre. Dear son of Elizabeth and the late Edwin. Dear brother of Edie, Eddy, and Pat (Patty). Lorn will be missed by his in-laws, many nieces, nephews and good friends. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Saturday August 17, 2019 from 2 – 4 PM. If desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

W.M. John Pabst October 20, 1957 ~ July 28, 2019

Memorial Service - August 3, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Suddenly at home on Sunday July 28, 2019 at the age of 61.  Beloved son of Rose and the late William.  Loving father of Charlotte, Rachel (Jason), Kyle, Joshua, Faith-Aliesha and Jolene.  Grampa to Seanna, Cayden, Jackson and Jamie-Lyn.  Dear brother of Katie and Danny.  Will be dearly missed by nieces and nephews, friends and family.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Saturday August 3, 2019 from 11- 12.  The Funeral Service will follow at 12 Noon.  Cremation to follow.  If desired, donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

Carolien Murch February 21, 1953 ~ July 28, 2019

Memorial Service - August 2, 2019 - 11:00 am

Peacefully, with her family by her side, at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Sunday July 28, 2019 in her 67th year. Beloved wife of Cameron. Cherished mother of Karl (Heather), Erin Axt (Fred) and Kristin House (Phillip). Loving grandmother of Timothy, Elena, Naomi, Amelia, Natalie, Olivia, Zoe and Bella. Dear sister of Margriet, Harold, Jackie and Violet. Predeceased by her sister Alice. Fondly remembered by her mother in law Eleanor (Nonie). Also remembered by her nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Redmond and the nurses at WPSHC, the nursing staff at Health Sciences North, Sudbury  and The Trillium Gift of Life Network. Family and friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Thursday August 1, 2019 from 2 – 4 PM and 7 – 9 PM.  The Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Friday August 2, 2019 at 11 AM. Interment Sylvan Acres. If desired, donations to Threefold Ministries or Parry Sound Salvation Army Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.

William Jacklin March 17, 1947 ~ July 30, 2019

Suddenly at home on Tuesday July 30, 2019 at the age of 72.  Beloved husband of the late Linda.  Loving father of Doug (Amy), Brian, Will and Linda Swartz (Lance).  Remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Best friend of Keith Anderson.  Dear brother of Linda Wilson (Jim), Peggy and Don (Karen).  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St., Parry Sound).  Celebration of life will be held at the Parry Sound Golf and Country Club on Friday August 16, 2019 at 9 AM.  Interment of cremated remains Hillcrest Cemetery.  If desired, donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Marlene Ranton November 25, 1933 ~ July 26, 2019

Peacefully at home on Friday July 26, 2019 in her 86th year.  Predeceased by her husband Edgar Shaw, son Brian, and granddaughter Melissa Maltby.  Loving mother of Sharon (Dennis).  Grandmother of Lorena, April, Terry, Keith (Julie), and Derek.  Great grandmother of Lauren and Ashley.  Predeceased by her sister Shirley.  Remembered by her many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) Burial of cremated remains in Mount Forest at a later date.  If desired, donation to the Louise Marshall Hospital, Mount Forest or your local OSPCA would be appreciated by the family.

 

Dale Marie De Carle (nee) Mabee November 10, 1947 ~ July 26, 2019

Dale passed away suddenly at home on Friday July 26, 2019 at the age of 71.  Beloved wife and soul mate of Doug of 50 beautiful years.  Loving mother of Tammy (Ed) and Jennie.  Adoring grandma of Jaden and Haleigh.  Cherished daughter of Ruth (late Royce).  Dear sister to Dan (Gladys), sister in law to Ken (Joan), Russ (Deb) and Jim (Cathy).  She will be dearly missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.  Dale will be especially missed by her fur babies Otis and Peek-a-Boo.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  If desired, donation to the Aspen Valley Wildlife or your local OSPCA would be appreciated by the family.

Patricia Elizabeth Brown September 8th, 1948 ~ July 11, 2019

Memorial Service - July 21, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Suddenly on Thursday July 11th, 2019 at the age of 70. Beloved wife of Joe for 45 wonderful years.  Devoted and loving mom to Michael, Melanie and step-mom to Sherry. Grandma Brown to Justyn, Robyn and Logan. She will be dearly missed by her only sister Janis, her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street Parry Sound). A Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday July 21, 2019 from 1 – 5 PM.   In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or Harvest Share.

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