Funeral Notices

Garth Phillis December 11, 1958 ~ February 17, 2018

Memorial Service - March 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday February 17, 2018 at the age of 59.  Dear son of the late Aubrey and Grace.  Loving brother of Eric (Bernadette), Linda Johnson (Ted), Shirley Dumont (Ross), Susan Clow (Darryl), Vern, Mark (Shelley), Kelly (Sheri).  Predeceased by his siblings Pat, Terry, and Larry.  Fondly remembered by nephew Devin and his many other nieces, nephews and extended family.  Dear friend of Wayne Parton (Helen).   Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound).  The Celebration of life will be held at the Salvation Army Church on Saturday March 24, 2018 at 1 PM. If desired, donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Canada would be appreciated by the family.

Eric Walton March 29, 1943 ~ March 08, 2018

Memorial Service - March 16, 2018 - 3:00 pm

At the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday March 8, 2018 in his 75th year.  Beloved husband of Ruth Smith.  Predeceased by his first wife Winnie.  Remembered by his step daughter Karen Campbell.  Survived by his twin brothers Fred (Mary) and John (Darlene).  Also remembered by his nephews and extended family.   Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound). Friends and family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home on Friday March 16, 2018 from 2 – 3 PM. The Celebration of life will follow at 3 PM.   If desired, as expression of sympathy donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Fredrick “Ted” Dixon December 11, 1950 ~ March 15, 2018

 

At the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Thursday March 15, 2018 in his 68th year.  Beloved husband of Bonnie. Cherished son of Rena and the late Richard Dixon.  Loving father to Scott (Sherry), Jason (Shahna) and Chris (Sally).  Proud grandfather to his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Proud uncle of his many nieces and nephews.  He is survived by his 8 younger brothers and 3 younger sisters.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound).  A private family interment will take place in the spring as well as a Celebration of Ted’s life. If desired, as expression of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

 

Gerald “Jerry” Arsenault May 30, 1954 ~ March 11, 2018

Jerry Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre after a short but courageous battle with cancer at the age of 63.  He will be dearly missed by his friends in Parry Sound.  He was a very quiet and humble man, who had a knack for being a straight shooter and telling it how it was.  He had a passion for the outdoors and the Parry Sound area.  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Alexander Knox Chalmers September 12, 1930 ~ March 08, 2018

 

Passed away at home in McKellar, ON in his 87th year on Thursday March 8, 2018.  He was the love of June’s life for 24 years.  Loving papa to Holden, Ryken, Islyn, and Jack.  Devoted brother to Amy Dobbin.  He will be dearly missed by his beloved “Brady”.  A private graveside service will be held in the spring.  Arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound).  If desired as an expression of sympathy donations to a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

 

 

James Bisson “Senior” April 3, 1939 ~ January 24, 2018

Memorial Service - February 17, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Unexpectedly with his family by his side at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in his 79th year.  Soul mate and husband of Sue for 50 adventurous years.  Proud and loving father to Lance (Janet) and James (Jackie).  Bestest grampa ever to Emily and Jackson.  Survived by his siblings Sandra (late Hugh) Menzies and Danny (Shirley), Brother in law Howard (Linda) Mowbray and his many nieces and nephews.

Jim will be missed dearly by his Poker, Radio controlled Air Plane, Curling and Golf families.  With too many close friends to mention in each.

Senior was a spontaneous person; taking Sue on many adventures through their lives together.  He had an immeasurable flare for life and fun, yet he cared deeply for all those around him.  His outgoing personality, smart wit and deep knowledge of B.S. was what made Jim captivating to be around.

A Celebration of Life “Senior Style” will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home on Saturday February 17th, 2018 from 3 PM till all the chips are in the middle (10 or 11 PM).  Bring your Dancing shoes and poker faces as we remember Jim how he wanted to be remembered.

If desired as an expression of sympathy,  donations to the Heart and Stroke foundation  http://www.heartandstroke.ca or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  

“Senior always had the Poker Gods on his side…now he is one”

 

Frank (Francis) Wager November 17, 1928 ~ February 11, 2018

Memorial Service - February 16, 2018 - 11:00 am

Passed away at home on Sunday February 11, 2018. Beloved husband of Joyce.  Dear son of the late Wesley and Mabel Wager.  Loved by his daughter Linda (Butch); Step-father of Trudy Hubacheck (Ron); Adopted father of Kelly Todd; father of Joan Frank, and Sandra.  Remembered by his granddaughter Robin and grandfather and great grandfather to many.  Predeceased by his sister Margaret Crawford.  Cherished by 5 generations of nieces and nephews.  Loving companion of Tux.  Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound) on Friday February 16, 2018 from 10 – 11 AM.  The Celebration of Life will follow at 11 AM.  Spring interment Hillcrest Cemetery.   If desired as an expression of sympathy donations to the House of Kin – Sudbury, Care Partners, or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – ICU would be appreciated by the family.

Rose-Marie Beaulieu october 23, 1954 ~ February 09, 2018

Memorial Service - February 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Suddenly at home on February 9, 2018 in her 64th year.  Beloved mother of Cherish (Rael).  Proud and loving Nannie to Emma.  Loving Aunt to Lisa and Rob.  Rosemarie will be dearly missed by many extended family, friend’s nieces and nephews.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A Celebration of life will be held at the Bayside Family Church on Thursday February 15th 2018 at 1PM.  As an expression of sympathy donations to Aspen Wildlife sanctuary or the family to assist with expenses.

Gordon McIntyre March 20, 1927 ~ February 04, 2018

Memorial Service - February 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm

 

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Sunset Manor, Collingwood on February 4, 2018 in his 91st year.  Beloved Husband of the late Alice.  Loving father of Carol (David), Leanne, Robert (Glenda), Heather (Chris).  Cherished grandfather of Heather, Carrie, Robyn, Alex, Ethan, Jordie and Great grandfather of Fleetwood, Lawson, and Stirling.  Predeceased by his brothers; Bill, Dave, Hugh and sister Belle.  Survived by his sister Jean.  He will be dearly missed by his many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Gordon had an exciting career with CIL after which he started up his own engineering firm until 2010.  He enjoyed time curling, golfing, hunting and shooting.  He was a proud and dedicated volunteer with the building committee of the Stockey Centre, the museum on Tower hill, and the Anglican Church Bell Tower.

Friends will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes Street, Parry Sound) on Saturday February 10, 2018 from 2 – 3 PM.  Celebration of Life will follow at 3PM.  Cremation has taken place.   If desired as an expression of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.