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Funeral Notices

John McColl January 7, 1940 ~ March 26, 2016

After a courageous battle he went to be with the Lord on Saturday March 26, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie McColl. Loving father of Ginger, and Julia Pettapiece and her husband Dan. Cherished by his grandchildren Ethan, Mikayla, Marshall and Jaxon. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, sisters in law, and brothers in law. He will be missed by his West Parry Sound Health Centre volunteer family. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Thursday March 31, 2016 at 11 AM. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Torrance Funeral Home and Chapel (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or the Canadian Pulmonary Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Marian Stoneman April 28, 1923 ~ April 28, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Marian Stoneman. Loving wife of the late Richard Stoneman (1986), Loving companion of the late Gerald Huffman (2015). She is survived by her Beloved children Ailsa (Jim) Zimmer, Kathy Kingshott, and Greg Stoneman. Cherished Grandmother to Mike (Barb), Karen (Moe), Cindy, Colin and Clinton. Proud Great Grandmother of John Micheal, Colby, Aaliyah, Austin, Alexis and Aiden. Marion is survived by her sisters in law Sara (Tom) Lee, and Helen (Wally Cohoe), and brothers in law Jim (Viola) Stoneman. Predeceased by May (Jack) English, Walter (Betty) Stoneman, Jack Stoneman, Jean (Art) Baty and Chris Stoneman. Cremation has taken place. The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Saturday May 28, 2016 at 11 AM. If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged or the West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.

Siegfried Haupt September 23, 1926 ~ April 26, 2016

Peacefully with his family by his side at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday April 26, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of Helga for 65 years. Loving father of Dagmar, Hardy, and Rayner. Fondly remembered by his 6 grandsons and 2 great grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. The Memorial Service will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Thursday May 5, 2016 at 2 PM. If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged would be appreciated by the family.

Sally Thomson May 13, 1954 ~ May 13, 2016

After a long battle at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on her 62nd Birthday with her family by her side. Dear Daughter of Virginia and the late Robert. Beloved Wife of Floyd of 41 years. Loving Mother of Rusty (Chantale) and Trevor (Marynn). Cherished grandma to Tessa. She will be dearly missed by her Sister Ann Walshauser (Gary), her brother Mike Guitteau, her sister in law May (Late Greg). Sally will be sorely missed by her nieces and nephews. Friends and Family will be received at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound) on Sunday May 15, 2016 from 7 – 9 PM, and on Monday May 16, 2016 from 12 PM – 1PM. The Funeral Service will follow 1 PM. Interment Fairholme Cemetery. If desired, donations to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Karin Gerhardt January 29, 1943 ~ May 19, 2016

Peacefully at home on Thursday May 19, 2016 at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Mike. Loving mother of Christina Gerhardt. Cherished grandmother of Ryan and Michael. Proud great grandmother of Azalea. Dear sister of Sigi (Rudy). Also remembered by her niece Heike (Ken) and great nephews Scott and Devin. Fondly remembered by her extended family in Germany. Cremation has taken place. The Celebration of life will be held at the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St.) on Friday May 27, 2016 at 1 PM. Visiting will begin at Noon. If desired, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation or the VON would be appreciated by the family.

Robert Sheridan September 3, 1940 ~ May 23, 2016

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Monday May 23, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Peggy. Father of Peter and Linda. Dear brother of Bill (Theresa), Betty, Mickey, Mary Lou and the late Eleanor. Private Graveside service has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). If desired, donations to Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged would be appreciated by the family.

John Sinkevitch November 6, 1944 ~ June 05, 2016

Peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday June 5, 2016 in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Sue. Loving father of Cheryl (Jason Campbell), John Jr. (Shelley), and Christine. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. 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 Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Rob Austin December 10, 1967 ~ June 05, 2016

Suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Sunday June 5, 2016 in his 49th year. Dear son of Penny and the late George Austin. Beloved husband of Connie. Loving father of Robbie (Maggie), and Brandon (Victoria). Cherished grandfather of Zachary, Alexia, Gracie, and Leilan. Remembered brother of Ruth, Roy, and Lee. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and extended family. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Torrance Funeral Home (89 Bowes St. Parry Sound). A Celebration of Life will be held at Bond Head Community Hall (2892 County Rd. 27 Bond Head ON.) on Sunday June 12, 2016 from 11AM – 3PM. If desired, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

Edward Tkachuk July 28, 1941 ~ June 07, 2016

Suddenly at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Tuesday June 7, 2016 at the age of 74. Dear Father of Dave Kachuk (Paula), Lori Edwards (Chris Wood). Cherished Grandfather of Rowan, Meghan, Alexis, Shelby, Ethan and Emma. If desired, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, or Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged would be appreciated by the family.