Funeral Notices

Sarah Ida Lee (nee Stoneman) May 7, 1925 ~ March 02, 2019

 

Heaven gained another angel on Saturday March 2, 2019 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.  Loving wife of the late Thomas John Lee (1994).  Cherished mother of Carol Matts (Stan) of Gravenhurst, Nancy Lee of MacTier, Susan Morton (Paul) of Orillia, Dan (late Elaine) of MacTier, Gary Lee of Hornepayne, Tim Lee (Jamie Lyn) of Moose Deer Point, and Ernie Lee of Wainright, AB.  Predeceased by her daughter Dianna.  Dear grandmother of 25, great Granny of 22 and great great Granny of 3.  She will be missed by her sister, brothers, and all her in laws, nieces, nephews and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at MacTier Union Cemetery on Saturday May 11, 2019 at 1 PM. Friends are invited to the MacTier Legion following the graveside service for a time of remembering.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre or charity of your choice.

We will miss you so much…we love you.”

 

Zilpha Loraine Moore (nee Armstrong) April 6, 1928 ~ February 28, 2019

Zilpha Loraine Moore of Parry Sound passed away at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged on Thursday February 28th, 2019 in her 91st year.  Loving wife of Howard for 69 years.  Cherished mother of Terry and Jim Bogdon of Walkerton, Kerry Moore of Parry Sound, and Randy and Doris Moore of Parry Sound.  Loving Gramma of Christopher Bogdon (Mohsan), Justin Bogdon (Julia), Jenna Moore (Jeff), Sarah Moore (Clayton), Katelyn Moore (Theo), and Jeremy Moore.  Great gramma to Rielly and Aubree Bogdon.  Beloved sister of Joan, Alvin and Gerald.  Predeceased by her parents Susan Chapman and Charles Armstrong, brothers and sisters, Evelyn, Francis, George, Charles, Russell, Vern, Leslie and grandchild Joey Bogdon.  Fondly remembered by many family and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home. A private celebration of life to take place at a later date.  The family would like to extend our heart felt thanks to the staff of Belvedere Heights for their kind and compassionate care.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the St. James United Church, Alzheimers Society of Canada, C.N.I.B. or charity of your choice.

Helga Wetzel January 5, 1945 ~ February 24, 2019

Memorial Visitation Sunday March 3, 2019  1 – 3 PM

Peacefully at home on Sunday February 24, 2019 at the age of 74.  Beloved wife of the late Wolfgang Wetzel.  Loving mother of Thomas Wetzel, Christine Kerr and her husband Sandy.  Cherished Oma of Brittany (Devin), Bianca, Rebecca.  Loving Nana of Sylas, Sydney, Regan, Lincoln, and Charlotte.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial visitation will be held on Sunday March 3, 2019 from 1 – 3 PM at The Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). There will not be a formal service.  As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Arthritis Society

Ronald Cleave October 29, 1926 ~ February 23, 2019

Peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care on Saturday February 23, 2019 at the age of 92.   Predeceased by the love of his life June.  Dear father of Philippa Davie (Mike) and Paul Cleave (Cathy).  Beloved papa to Donovan (Jyoti), Sarah (Steve), Ryan (Larissa), Amy (Tyler) and Josh (Stacey).  Special great grandfather to Juniper, Derek, Halle, Nolan, Camy and Rose.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound ).  A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.  If desired, donations to finding them homes (Northern dog rescue/fostering) (730 Line 7 South, Oro Medonte, ON L0L 2E0) would be appreciated by the family.

We love you dad…you will be greatly missed.

 

 

 

Reilly “Mark” Bowes September 28, 1969 ~ January 14, 2019

Memorial Service - February 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Reilly Bowes on Monday January 14th, 2019 at the age of 49 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.  Beloved adopted son of the Late Thelma Bowes.  Loving life partner of Rodney.  Cherished Dad to Catlin Bowes, and Step dad to Jesse and Ocean Snache.  Survived by his brothers Rodney Bowes, Randy Bowes and Jason Bowes.  Remembered by his adopted Sister Nicole Moran and his God Sons Leeland MacDonald and Reilly James MacDonald.  He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Mark was a very honest and caring person, and “would have given the shirt off his back” to help someone in need.  He will be dearly missed for his straight shooting outspokenness by all those who knew him.  Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Mark’s life will be held at the Mactier Arena (upstairs hall) on Saturday February 23, 2019 from 2 – 6 PM.

Jeffrey (Jeff) George Pallett October 16, 1946 ~ February 13, 2019

Peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care on Wednesday February 13, 2019.  Jeffrey G. Pallett of McKellar ON, in his 73rd year.  Beloved husband of Helen (nee Hicks).  Dear father of Lindsay (Rob) and Adam (Shannon).  Loving grandfather to Finn, Ronan and Naomi.  Dear brother of Dick.  Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday March 2, 2019 from 1 – 3 PM at The Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). There will not be a formal service.  As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Lakeland Long Term Care  http://www.wpshcf.com or the Alzheimer Society of Muskoka. https://alzheimer.ca/en/muskoka.


Edward Harold Geddes December 27, 1948 ~ February 07, 2019

As a result of a recent illness and health complications, Ed passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday February 7, 2019 at the age of 70.  Loving brother to Joanne Farrow (Lee Farrow), Ron Geddes (Adrienne Scully-Krupa), Dave Geddes and Cathy Geddes (Dale Christensen).  Beloved dear friend and partner to Leslie Geddes for many years.  Loving Uncle to Laurie Farrow Reviol (Jan Reviol),  David Farrow (Sarah Matheson) Georgina and Ned.  Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends from Port Credit and Parry Sound.

A Celebration of Ed’s life will be held at a later date in the spring.

Ed will be remembered for his kindness and gentle soul, and will be missed by all who knew him.

 

“Pudgy” Ellen MacQuarrie April 4, 1936 ~ February 04, 2019

 Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday February 4, 2019 at the age of 82.    Beloved wife of Martin.  Predeceased by her parents Violet and George, as well as her brother Jack Downes.  She will be remembered by her good friends Pat (late Bert) Gimera, Steve Gimera, Ann and Paul Neff.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home.   The Celebration of life will be held later in the spring.  As an expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. https://www.heartandstroke.ca/

Wes Glass April 30, 1946 ~ January 18, 2019

Memorial Service - February 2, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Peacefully took his last train ride on Friday January 18, 2019, with friends and family by his side.    Predeceased by his wife Elina.  Loving father of Samantha and Paula.  Cherished by his grand cats Mokka and Fazer.  He will be missed by his adoptive Finnish family, the gang at Richard’s, and his many friends.  A very special thank you to the kind and caring staff at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.  Cremation has taken place.   Celebration of Life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Saturday February 2, 2019 at 1 PM.  As an expressions of sympathy, donations to the Toronto Finlandia Lions Children’s Summer Camp, or any Canadian Railroad Preservation Association would be appreciated by the family. 

 “see you on the other side of the tracks”