Funeral Notices

Aubree Butler April 10, 2011 ~ June 04, 2018

Memorial Service - June 8, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday June 4, 2018 at the age of 7.  Cherished daughter of Kyle Butler & Cassandra Shelley.  Loving sister of Lonnie, Cheyenne, Braydyn, Jesahlyn and Arrabella.  Precious granddaughter to Lory & Kirby Butler and Angela Shelley.  Loving niece of Samantha & Shawn Fraser and Keith Fisher & Mary Heichert.  Great granddaughter of Agnes Fisher.  Fondly remembered by her cousins and extended family and many friends.  Friends and family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Thursday June 7th, 2018 from 2 – 4 PM, and 7 – 9 PM.  The Funeral will be held on Friday June 8th, 2018 at 4 PM in the Chapel.  As an expression of sympathy donations to the family would be appreciated. Please call Torrance Funeral Home to make a donation.

The family would appreciate that you respect their privacy until the visiting and funeral times.

 

Ruth Klein March 7, 1930 ~ March 26, 2018

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

Ruth Klein,  passed away peacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care on Monday March 26, 2018, at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Anton for almost 62 years. Dear mother of Leo, Diane (Andreas). Predeceased by her daughter Leni. Proud and loving Oma of Lara (Scott), Dylan and Tristan. Cherished great-grandmother of Owen. Will be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thank you from our family to Dr. Woodhouse, Dr. Davis, the nursing staff, caregivers and all the rest of the Lakeland Long Term Care Team who provided care and support for Ruth. Friends and Family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home on Monday June 4, 2018 from 1 – 2 PM. The Funeral Service will follow at 2 PM. Cremation has taken place.  As an expression of sympathy donations to Lakeland Long Term Care or to The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  http://www.heartandstroke.ca

 

 

Jacqueline Burford October 24, 1927 ~ May 28, 2018

Peacefully at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged in her 91st year.  Predeceased by her husband Grant.  Loving mother of Stephen and his wife Beatrice, and Garth. Cherished by her grandchildren Stephanie (Scott) Allen, Amie (Charles) Guarino, Tanya Burford (Jake), Bryan, Erika and her 4 great grandchildren. Cremation has taken place.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St, 746-4664). If desired, as an expression of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation.

Joan Ellen Smith ( nee May) April 14, 1932 ~ May 28, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Joan Ellen Smith ( nee May) announces her passing comfortably, in her sleep close to her beloved Georgian Bay, in Parry Sound on Monday May 28th, 2018.  Nanna Joan is lovingly remembered by her children, Peter Robb (Rosalie), Sandy Robb (Lee), and Donnie Smith (Jill), grandchildren, Scott Armbrust (Trish), Sheena Magnotta (David), Caitlin Mous (Jeremy), Samantha Robb, Alex Robb, Ethan Wylie, Brody Smith, as well as five great grandchildren. Joan is survived by siblings Judy McNulty, Ricky May, Cindy McLeish and being predeceased by siblings Donald May and John May.   The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged for their kindness and compassion over the years.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home, 89 Bowes St. Parry Sound.  There will be a celebration of life to be determined at a future date.  In lieu of flowers or donations, please “Pay It Forward” to someone someday, as you think of our Mom, Sister, Aunt and Nana.

Grace Doreen Hughson January 20, 1930 ~ May 23, 2018

Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre in her 89th year.  Loving wife of the late Don.  Beloved mother of Anne Hughson-Campbell, and Gwen Keenliside.  Proud grandmother to Leeanne and Kevin Keenliside.  Grace is predeceased by her siblings May, Helen, Eugene, Claude, Elwood, and Alan.  She will be dearly missed by many nieces,nephews and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  As an expression of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or the Hospice West Parry Sound would be appreciated by the family.

Barb Hamer July 3, 1947 ~ May 19, 2018

It is with great sadness that the Hamer family said goodbye to Barb at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday May 19, 2018 at the age of 70.  Beloved wife of Bill.  Loving mother of Jeff and his wife Kathy, Darren and his wife Trish.  Loving Grammy of Kendra.  Predeceased by her sister Janis Gray.  Remembered by her nieces and nephews.  Over the years Barb enjoyed snowmobiling, fishing, and the occasional motorcycle ride.  She was well known within the Classic Car Club community and will be missed by many.  Cremation has taken place.  The Memorial visitation will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Friday May 25, 2018 from 2 – 6 PM.   As an expression of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or Hospice West Parry Sound would be appreciated by the family.

Robert Brian Phillips April 12, 1945 ~ May 14, 2018

Passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre – Palliative Care in his 73rd year.  Dear husband and lifelong friend of Joyce Wickman.  Loving father of (Dad, Daddy, Daddio) to Sue, Kathy, Karen (Steve), Robert Jr. and Bryanne (Nick).  Loving grandfather (papa) to Nicole (Jamie), Jesse, Morgan, Jayni (Mitch), Jenna (Kirk), Ashtyn, Michael and Mathew, Brandon, Brooklyn, Ryne, and baby Elaine.  Great Papa to Jack, Finnley, Ryder and Connor.  Loving brother of Doreen and Brenda (Frank).  Predeceased by his parents Ernie and Gaynal Phillips, his sister Margaret, and brother Dan.  Sadly missed by the Wickman family and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound).  Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life at the Parry Sound Legion – Branch 117 on Monday May 28, 2018 at 12 Noon.  All are welcome to share their memories with a luncheon to follow.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Parry Sound Food Bank would be appreciated by the family.

 

 

Stephen Jones July 22, 1958 ~ May 13, 2018

Steve passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday May 13, 2018 at the age of 59.  Soulmate and beloved husband of Debbie (Michaud) for 39 years.  Loving father of Rola and her husband Lorne Fraser, Dean and Becky Jones.  Proud grandpa to Zack Fraser.  Brother to Bill and his wife Brenda and Phillip Jones.  Predeceased by his sisters Helen (Ron Morrow), Joyce (Sam Watkinson) and Carolyn (Ron Harris).  Steve will be fondly remembered by all his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

A very special thank you to the staff at The Friends and the many doctors, nurses and PSWs that work on the ALC unit of the Health Centre.  Your support, care and kindness made Steve’s life a better one as he dealt with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.

As per Steve’s wishes: Cremation has taken place and were entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home and there will be no funeral service.   As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Parry Sound Rotary Club, The West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation – Auxiliary or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Sandra Kalbe (Cosby) January 17, 1945 ~ May 06, 2018

Memorial Service - May 12, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Peacefully with her family by her side at the North Bay Regional Health Centre on Sunday May 6, 2018 at the age of 73.  Beloved wife of Dieter of 53 years.  Loving mother of Richard, Colleen Kalbe-Currie (Marvin), and Jason (Monique).  Much loved Grandmother of Stephan, Benjamin, Michael, Brad, Jared, Tyler, Emily, and Justine.  Beloved great grandmother of Serenity and Sebastian.  Baby sister of Don Cosby (Sue), Marlene Henry (late Gord), and Wayne Cosby (Lianne).  Remembered by her best friend Shirley Oost (Saunders).  Also remembered by her many nieces, nephews, card and shuffle board playing friends.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home.   Friends and family will be received at the Humphrey Arena (upstairs) on Saturday May 12 from 1 – 4 PM with sharing of memories at 3 PM.    As an expression of sympathy donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.