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Funeral Notices

Shirley McPherson *Update* Visitation & Memorial Service Postponed** November 26, 1927 ~ February 29, 2020

Peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care on Saturday February 29, 2020 at the age of 92.  Beloved wife of the late Gib.  Loving mother of Carol Felsman (Larry), and Julie Quinn (Rick).  Cherished grandmother of Andy (Sonya), Ben (Hilliary), Karen (Josh), Patrick (Dina), Kyle (Amanda), Michael, Josh, Christopher.  Remembered by her 11 great grandchildren.  Survived by sister Joan and predeceased by her brothers Fred and Bob. Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial Service will take place at the Torrance Funeral Home at a later date. If desired, donations to Lakeland Long Term Care or Hope Pregnancy Centre would be appreciated by the family.

William (Bill) McNeice August 14, 1928 ~ February 26, 2020

Memorial Service - March 7, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Peacefully on Wednesday February 26, 2020 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre at the age of 91.  Beloved husband of the late Catherine (nee Waddle).  Loving father of Sheila (Roger) Rayner and Allan (Carol) McNeice.  Dear grandfather of Brittany and Keven.  He will be remembered and cherished by all that knew him.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends and family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home on Friday March 6, 2020 from 7 – 9 PM.  Celebration of Life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home on Saturday March 7, 2020 at 1 PM.  If desired, donations to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family.

Elnora Felsman November 30 1923 ~ February 24, 2020

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged on Monday February 24, 2020 at the age of 96.  Beloved wife of the late Ralph.  Loving mother of Larry (Carol), Grant (Glenna), Tim (Cindy).  Cherished grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 15.  Predeceased by her brother Vern. Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will take place later in the spring. If desired, donations to Bayside Family Church or Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged would be appreciated by the family.  http://belvedereheights.com/

Kenneth Gingrich December 22, 1946 ~ February 24, 2020

Memorial Service - February 27, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Passed on to his heavenly home on Monday February 24, 2020 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre at the age of 73.  Beloved husband of Elaine.  Cherished father of Tim (Chris), Dwight (Zonya), Brent (Carolyn) and Myrna Mong (Alex).  Blessed to enjoy his 14 grandchildren; Emily, Natalia, Megan, Cheyanne, Jenna, Priya, Shani, Ayla, Curtis, Madison, Jasmine, Elaina, Kedric and Declan.  Dear brother of Howard (Janet), Miriam (Russel), Beatrice (Clare), Clare (Miriam), Gordon (Shirley), Fern (Mert), Lorraine (Maynard), David (Joy), Paul (Wanda), Grace (Ed), Clayton (Bernice), Marvin (Dianne), Linda (Brian).  Brother-in-law to Judy (Peter), Steve (Suzanne), Rose (Ed), Stafford (Beth), Derrick (Brenda), and Brian.  Predeceased by his parents Clayton and Mary and sister Mary.  Ken will be missed by many other relatives and friends.  He gained the respect and friendship of many in Parry Sound area in his 45 year career as builder, known for his precision and integrity.  He was a faithful, hardworking, charter member of the Otter Lake Mennonite Church where he will be greatly missed.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home on Wednesday February 26, 2020 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 PM.  The Funeral Service will be held at Bayside Family Church on Thursday February 27, 2020 at 1 PM.  Spring Interment Foley Memorial Cemetery. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – cancer care or palliative care, would be appreciated by the family.  http://wpshcf.com

Pat Dudas May 11, 1939 ~ February 23, 2020

Memorial Service - February 28, 2020 - 10:00 am

Peacefully after a short battle on Sunday February 23, 2020 at the West Parry Sound Health Centre at the age of 80.  Beloved wife of the late Mike.  Loving mother of Chris (Gabriela) and Mark (Debbie). Cherished grandmother of Lance, Ben, Jackson, Abbey, Noah, Aidan and the late Logan.  Loving great grandmother of Michael.  Remembered by her nieces, nephews and extended family. Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home on Thursday February 27, 2020 from 7 – 9 PM.  Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church on Friday February 28, 2020 at 10 AM. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. http://wpshcf.com

 

 

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.  https://alzheimer.ca

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.