Funeral Notices

Joseph Alexander De Sommer February 15, 1928 ~ May 16, 2019

Memorial Service - May 24, 2019 - 1:30 pm

Joseph Alexander De Sommer passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 16, 2019 at the age of 91.  Beloved husband to Martha for 26 years.  Father to Joe, Helen, Margaret and Catherine.  Grandfather to Sarah, Leah, Libby, James, Mathew, and Emilee.  Pre-deceased by his first wife, Vera.  He was a dedicated Public Servant and Solicitor for 27 years at the Attorney General Office in Toronto.  Joseph was an avid skier and outdoorsman, a member of the Knights of Columbus and appreciator of fine (and not so fine) Scotch. For many years he loved cottage life in the Parry Sound area and finally settled in Nobel since retirement.

A Funeral Mass for Joseph will be held on Friday, May 24 at 1:30 P.M., 2019 at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Parry Sound.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

John Ronald (Ron) Morrison June 1, 1932 ~ May 22, 2019

John Ronald (Ron) Morrison passed away peacefully in his sleep at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Wednesday May 22, 2019 in his 87th year.  He was born in Parry Sound ON. June 1st, 1932.  Ron spent most of his working life as an engineer with the Canadian Pacific Railway for 38 years.  Brother to Bud and Anna Mae Kerr.   Predeceased by his parents John and Mary (nee York), brother Wayne and sister Dale.  He will be dearly missed by his nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A graveside private family service will take place at a later date.  The family would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the staff of the West Parry Sound Health Centre for their kind and compassionate care. As an expression of sympathy donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation, The Friends or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

 

 

(Charlotte) Ann Daleman July 4, 1938 ~ May 08, 2019

Memorial Service - May 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm

It’s with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ann Daleman on Wednesday May 8, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the Health Sciences North Sudbury in her 81st year.  Beloved wife and soul mate of Theodore.  Proud mother to Stephen (Patricia), Michael (Rhonda) and Sylvia. Cherished grandmother to Gabrielle, Sasha, Isaac, Zachary, Austin and Samuel.  She is survived by her brother Edmund (Edith), sister in law Betty (late Garnet) and sister Saby (late Dick). Ann will be dearly missed by her nieces, nephews many friends and extended family.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends and Family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) for a celebration of Ann’s Life on Saturday May 18, 2019 from 12 – 2 PM.  The Memorial Service will be at 2 PM.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the Heart & Stroke foundation would be appreciated by the family.

https://www.heartandstroke.ca/get-involved/donate

Harry Morrow January 6, 1940 ~ May 13, 2019

Memorial Service - May 17, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday May 13, 2019 in his 80th year.  Loving husband and life partner of the late Kathy.  Proud father of Andy (Debbie) and Kelly (Carrie).  Cherished Grampa to Christine, Stacey and Kevin.  Survived by his siblings Mike and Tiny.  He is dearly missed by his furry four-legged best friend Hummer.  He will be missed by his nieces, nephews, many friends and extended family.  A special thank you to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Nurses and Staff and the Dialysis Unit for all your loving support and caring of Harry through the years of his treatments and to the guys at Morrows for your years of hard work and unwavering dedication.  We truly can’t thank you enough.  Friends and Family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Friday May 17, 2019 from 11 – 1PM for visitation.  The Funeral Service to follow at 1PM.  Interment at Foley Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the Northern Cancer foundation would be appreciated by the family.

 

Linda Fay Stevens January 9, 1943 ~ May 17, 2019

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Linda Fay Stevens (Wagner) at her home on Friday May 17, 2019 at the age of 76 with her family by her side.  Beloved wife of Ralph Raymond Stevens, sharing 55 years of wedded bliss.  Loving mother of Jane Stevens Wilmott, Todd Stevens, Susan Bechard (Ken), and Karen Lock (Norm). Predeceased by infant son Paul (1965) and son-in-law Jim (2018).  Cherished grandmother to Sheena, Tara, Alisha, Joshua (Tori), River, Ian, Abbey, Jarod, Jesse and Devon.  Great grandmother of 5.  Dear sister Shirley (Toot) Woodburn, sister-in-law Audrey Wagner, brother-in-law Lee Stevens (Shirley).  Remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents David and Agnes Wagner, brothers and sisters; Jack (Hilda) Wagner, Mary (Delbert) McCallum, Laura (Orlo) Mater, Cal (Mary) Wagner, Bill (Mary) Wagner, Ken (Dorothy) Wagner, Robert Wagner, Jean (Harvey) Ford, and Bill Woodburn.   Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.   If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

 

Yvonne Baker January 5, 1947 ~ May 06, 2019

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday May 6, 2019 in her 72nd year.  Beloved wife of Glen.  Loving mother of Andy, Glenda, Wally and Ivy.  Cherished by her grandchildren Christopher, Samantha and Marissa.  Survived by her sisters Sharlene, Leona, Shirley and brothers Morris, Neil and Glen.  Predeceased by her sisters Betty, Kathy, brother Kenny and granddaughter Amber.  She will be missed dearly by many friends and extended family.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).   As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes association or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

https://diabetes.ca/donate

https://wpshcf.com/

Janice Pothier November 2,1954 ~ May 05, 2019

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday May 5, 2019 in her 64th year.  Beloved wife of Fern.  Dear daughter of the late Herb and Irene Russell. Cherished by her Brothers; Jim Russell (Roxanne), Roger Russell (Linda), Larry Russell (Donna), and sister Marilyn Bolton (Kenneth).  Predeceased by her sister Anita Saunders.  Remembered by brother in law Tom.  She will be missed by friends and family.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). Visitation will be held at St-Charles Community Centre (40 Casimir Road, St-Charles) on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 2 PM – 5 PM and 7 PM to 9 PM. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Michael “Mike” Isaac December 28, 1960 ~ April 25, 2019

Memorial Service - May 4, 2019 - 11:00 am

William Barkley Michael Isaac (Mike) passed away suddenly at his home at Moose Deer Point Reserve on Thursday April 25, 2019 at the age of 58.  Beloved father to Amanda and Autumn.  Loving papa of Dawson and Skylynn.  Loving son of the late William and Betty Isaac.  Dear brother of Debbie, Pauline, Gladys, Nina, Gail and the late Midge, Robert and Garnet.  Fondly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound.)

A Celebration of life will be held at the Moose Deer Point First Nation Recreation Centre on Saturday May 4, 2019 beginning at 11AM.  Dinner will be served at 4 PM.  Donations to his grand children’s RESP’s would be appreciated by the family.

Cathy Perrow June 22, 1964 ~ April 24, 2019

Memorial Service - May 4, 2019 - 1:00 pm

 

Peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday April 24, 2019 at the age of 54.  Loving wife of Dave.  Beloved daughter of Faye and the late Jack Jarvis.  Cherished sister of Joanne.  She will be dearly missed by many close friends and extended family.

Cathy was a long-time employee at the Hometown hearing center for more than 20 years.  She loved her job, co-workers and the customers they served.  Cathy loved her gardens and her animals.  She will be missed by her 3 fur babies dearly.  Her close friends in Parry Sound, Dunchurch and Mactier will miss her and her wild sense of humour terribly.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Friday May 3rd, 2019 from 2 – 4 PM.  The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday May 4th, 2019 at 1PM.  Friends will be received prior to the service from 12 – 1 PM.  Interment Milton Evergreen Cemetery (230 Ontario St S.) at a later date.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the Aspen Valley Wildlife sanctuary would be appreciated by the family.