Funeral Notices

William “Bill” Tettman July 7, 1929 ~ September 05, 2019

Memorial Service - September 19, 2019 - 11:00 am

Bill passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday September 5, 2019 in his 91st year.  Loving husband of the late Marjorie Tettman nee Corps. Dear dad to Christine Coneybeare (Ross), Sandra Hill (Howard), Rick Tettman and Lynn Lamirande.  Proud grandpa to six grandchildren and great grandpa to five.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  A Graveside service will be held on Thursday September 19, 2019 at 11am at the Rosseau Cemetery (Hwy 141).  A special thank you to the palliative care team for their kindness and caring while looking after dad.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – Palliative Care unit would be appreciated by the family.

Rena Dixon nee Leishman Memorial Visitation Saturday September 14 12:30 – 2:30 PM October 1, 1931 ~ June 23, 2019

Memorial Service - September 14, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday June 23, 2019 at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Rick. Loving mother of Bill, Grace, Tim, Joe, Bert, Karen, Dale, Shelly, Kelly, Pat, Kim, late Ted and their spouses. Greatly missed by her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers Herman, Frank, Reg, Ted, Roy and sisters Doris and Esther. She will be dearly missed by her brother in – law Clarence Hogan.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  Memorial visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home on Saturday September 14, 2019 from 12:30 – 2:20 PM.  If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Nelson Ward August 31, 1935 ~ August 26, 2019

Memorial Service - August 30, 2019 - 11:00 am

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged on Monday August 26, 2019, 5 days shy of his 84th birthday.  Beloved husband of Joan Ward.  Loving father to Cameron (Katy) and Andrew.  Proud grandfather to Kelsey, Hailey and Hayden.  Cherished brother to Lee, Gene and Tom Barkley.  Nelson will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.  Family and friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Thursday August 29 from 7 – 9 PM. The Funeral Service will be held at Torrance Chapel on Friday August 30, 2019 at 11 AM.  Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.  If desired, donations to Alzheimer’s Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

Robert Stephenson December 2, 1940 ~ August 29, 2019

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday August 29, 2019 in his 79th year.  Beloved husband of Gerry.  Loving father of Julie (Scot), Angie (Phil), Bobbi-Jo (Jeff), and Cory (Carrie).  Cherished by his grandchildren; Tamara, Tanner, Robbie, Christopher, Austin, Jason, Steven, and 5 great grandchildren.   Remembered by his brothers Ron, Ken, Gary and sisters Shirley, and Karen.  Predeceased by his brother Lynn.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Special thank you to The Friends, The palliative care and all the staff at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.   If desired, donations to the Parry Sound Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.

Susanne (Susan) Lutscher April 26, 1928 ~ August 23, 2019

 Passed away on Friday August 23, 2019 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre at the age of 91.  Beloved wife of the late Heinz Lutscher.  Devoted mother to son Michael (Helen) and her late daughter Angelika Romney.  She was Oma to Wayne Romney (Julie Foster), Alison Romney (Brandon Buttineau).  Great grandmother to Alanza Buttineau.  She will be dearly missed by her brother-in-law Klaus (Doreen) Lutscher, her nieces and nephews and her extended family and friends.  Susanne will also be missed by her dearest and old friend Gisela Kabelitz (late Guinter) and their families.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or the Pointe au Baril Nursing Station would be appreciated by the family.

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.