Funeral Notices

Kenneth William John Bazilsky June 9, 1939 ~ July 30, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce that Ken Bazilsky, 79, passed away on July 30, 2018, in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Ken was born in MacTier to parents Edward and Isabel. While working in Sept Iles, Quebec, he met Donna MacPhee. Ken and Donna were married in 1961, and they had three children. Ken spent his working life in Labrador and Quebec. In 1992, he retired from Wabush Lake Railway/Arnaud Railway, and returned to live in the Parry Sound area.

Ken appreciated the simplicity of life. He loved trains, Jack Russell terriers (especially his dog, Monty), travelling, and good food. He enjoyed attending Montreal Canadiens hockey games and the playful banter amongst family members when playoffs came around.

Ken now joins his beloved wife, Donna, as well as his parents. He is survived by his three children, Taushonna (Sidney), Peter (Louise), and Bryan. Ken had three grandchildren, Christopher, Sarah, and Emma, as well as a great granddaughter, Kenzi. He will also be greatly missed by his nephew, Rick (Tammy).

As per Ken’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Palliative Care Unit of the West Parry Sound Health Centre for all their help and support.

 

Nancy Dryden (nee Wilson) July 15, 1942 ~ July 26, 2018

Nancy Dryden, (nee Wilson) passed away peacefully at West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday July 26th, 2018 at the age of 76.  Beloved wife of the late John Dryden.  Proud and loving mother of Jack (Allyson), Kelly (Gord McClintock), Steve (Kim), and Jim (Ruth Boyd).  Beloved grandmother of Shane, Shawn, Jennifer, Jamie, Danielle, Nicole, Tina, Wendy, Bryce, Liam, Aaliyah, Sam and Sadie.  Great Grandma to many and more on the way.  Nancy will also be missed by her many friends and co-workers.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street Parry Sound). A celebration of Nancy’s life will be held at a later date.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – Palliative Care, would be appreciated by the family.

Lois Kenney October 14, 1934 ~ July 22, 2018

Passed away peacefully with her husband by her side at Lakeland Long Term Care in Parry Sound on July 22, 2018 at the age of 83.  Her pain and suffering is now over.  Beloved wife of Wayne for 44 years.  Survived by her sister Thelma Smith, niece Karen Smith and sister in law Jean Anderson, plus many friends.  A Celebration of love and her life will be held at a later date.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street Parry Sound). The family would like to thank everyone at Lakeland for all the love, help and care they gave to Lois.  As an expression of sympathy donations to Lakeland Long Term Care, would be appreciated by the family.

Kerry Michael (Monk) Buttineau December 30, 1958 ~ May 18, 2018

Memorial Service - July 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm

With great sadness, we announce that Kerry passed away suddenly, (fishing), on May 18, 2018, at the age of 59.  Loving son of the late Peter and Faye Buttineau.  Eternal husband of Valerie.  Father to Selynn Newton (Matt), Lyndsay Showers Pearce (Mike).  Brother to Perry (Nina), Richard (Laurie), Sheldon and Yvette (Alvin).  Grandpa to Sierra, Skyler, Caleb, Caitlin, Asher and Korbain.  Uncle to Autumn, Jade, Isaiah, Elijah, Magdalene and Gabrelle.  Mourned by many relatives, colleagues and friends.  If you knew him, you will miss him.  Kerry lived life hard – he worked hard, played hard, laughed hard and loved very hard.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home. (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  Please join us for a Celebration of Life on July 21st  at 1 pm at 198 Nobel Rd, Nobel, ON.  As an expression of sympathy, 1st count your blessings,  2nd hug your family and friends, and 3rd  go fishing.

Edith Fleetham November 29, 1929 ~ June 22, 2018

Memorial Service - July 4, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Peacefully passed away on Friday June 22, 2018 at Lakeland Long Term Care.  Predeceased by her husband Glenn.  Loving mother of Larry (Suzy), Carol (late Stan) Bird and Sherri (Martin) Averhoff.  Beloved grandmother of Chris, Trevor, Michael, Shannon, Stan, Ryan and Vanessa.  Cherished by her 8 great grandchildren.  Survived by her sisters Ruth and Jean.  Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of Edith’s life will be held at  Torrance Funeral Home on Wednesday July 4, 2018 at 2 PM.   As an expression of sympathy donations to The West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Margaret “Lois” Milligan June 22, 1935 ~ June 13, 2018

Memorial Service - June 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday June 13, 2018 in her 83rd year.  Beloved wife of Earl.  Loving mother of Erin Smith (Jon), and Kevin Milligan (Alice).  Cherished by her grandchildren Jacob, Hanna, Mary Kate, Robert, Melissa, Melanie, and Kimberly.  Also remembered by her 9 great grandchildren.  Predeceased by her brother Roy Crockford.  Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 1 PM.  Visitation will begin at noon.  The Milligan family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the nursing staff on the palliative unit for their dedication and compassion in their care of Lois during her stay.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

Lorraine Warren June 9, 1942 ~ June 25, 2018

Peacefully with her family by her side at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday June 25, 2018 at the age of 76.  Loving mother of Jamie (Wendy), Anthony (Susan) and John (Beth).  Cherished by her grandchildren Michael, Mark, Matthew, Andrew and by her great grandchildren Thomas, Lillian and Brook.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound).   

Todd Breason Jackson January 27, 1964 ~ June 21, 2018

Passed away at home on Thursday June 21, 2018 in his 55th year.  Beloved father of Hunter and Emmy Jackson of Parry Sound.  Brother to Terri Jackson of London, ON.  Predeceased by his parents Ted and Dawna Jackson of Parry Sound.  Remembered by Dawna’s partner Barry Smith of Parry Sound.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street Parry Sound). A celebration of Todd’s life will be held at a later date this summer.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the charity of your choice, would be appreciated by the family.

 

Joan Weeks January 11, 1944 ~ June 16, 2018

At her home on Saturday June 16, 2018 at the age of 74.  Loving wife of the late Allen Weeks.  Loving mother of Allen (Caroline) and Will.  Cherished grandmother of Lauren and Keira Weeks.  Survived by her siblings Jack (Joan) Richmond, George (Bev) Richmond, Jamie (Judy) Richmond and David (Nancy) Kennedy.  She will be fondly missed and remembered by her nieces and nephews, extended family.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound) on Wednesday June 20, 2018 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 PM.  The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday June 21, 2018 at 11 AM in the Torrance Funeral Home Chapel.   Interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.   If desired as an expression of sympathy donations to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated by the family.