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Obituaries

Every life has a unique, special story. Our Obituary Section captures the biographical information, memories and special moment in lives lived in our community.

The Obituary Section is a channel for families and loved ones to share detailed information about funeral services and other arrangements. 

All obituaries must be submitted through your funeral home of choice. 


McKENNA, Madeline

McKENNA, Madeline

Peacefully passed away with family by her side on February 20, 2018 in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Ken McKenna. Dear mother of Nancy Weir (Bob S.), John McKenna (Joanne), and Mary Lynn McKenna (Jim O.).
WHITFIELD, E. James

WHITFIELD, E. James

Passed peacefully, surrounded by his family at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie on Monday, February 19th, 2018 at the age of 75. Devoted husband of Karen for 32 years. Loving father of Jillian Whitfield and of Janna Whitfield (David).
WILSON, Douglas Anderson

WILSON, Douglas Anderson

(April 28, 1926 – February 17, 2018) – It is with profound sadness that the family of Douglas Anderson Wilson announce his passing on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in his 92nd year.
BINNIE, June

BINNIE, June

Passed peacefully at Grove Park Home on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Elwood Binnie. Dear mother of the late Gord (Joan), Barry (Michele), and Gary (Cari).
JOLICOEUR, Muriel Anne

JOLICOEUR, Muriel Anne

Muriel Jolicoeur peacefully passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the age of 77. She leaves behind her loving husband, Wilfred Jolicoeur, and sons Brian and Wil (Gabriela), and daughter Laura (Greg).

POTTER, Donald Louis

Born in St. John New Brunswick July 28th, 1931 and passed away in Barrie, Ontario on February 15th, 2018. Dear partner and companion of Shirley Des Champs

AWENDER, Johann (John) Hans

Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 in his 86th year. John was born in Ernsthausen, Yugoslavia and moved to Canada in 1953. Beloved husband of Maria (predeceased). John will be
LAWSON, Jean King Scott

LAWSON, Jean King Scott

Passed away at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of Tom for 67 years. Cherished mother of Katie (Kevin O’Halloran) and Jim (Victoria). Loved grandmother to Alex (Amanda) and Leah
DEAN, Dorothy June

DEAN, Dorothy June

Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Thursday, February 15, 2018 in her 84th year. Loving husband of Allan of 30 years. Dear mother of Michael (predeceased), Maryanne Cameron (Jim), Debbie Bryant, Frank
KELLY, Isabella

KELLY, Isabella

Passed peacefully at home while surrounded by her family on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at the age of 93.