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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. 


WINCH, Howard 'Austin'

(March 29, 1925 to October 7, 2017) - In the company of people who loved him, Austin completed his earthly journey at Mill Creek Care Centre on October 7, and was elevated to a higher level.

EBERTT, Raymond Morris

Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Saturday October 7, 2017. Ray was in his 69th year. Prdeceased by his mother Carrie and father Morris, and brothers Robert and Garry. Survived by sister Marjorie Bannerman (Jim) of Barrie, one
THOMSON, Mary

THOMSON, Mary

On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at Coleman Care Long Term Centre, in Barrie. Mary Thomson was in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late James Thomson. Dear mother of James Thomson and his wife Kimberly of Barrie and special grandmother of James Connor,
DOWNEY,  Isabella Jean (nee Robertson)

DOWNEY, Isabella Jean (nee Robertson)

Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie. Loving wife of the late Jack Downey (1951 – 1999) and the late Roy Downey (2006 – 2012). Dear mother of Rosanne (Wendell) White, Heather (Jerry) Smeding, Ross (Donna) Downey & Trish (Rob) Campbell. She
MURCHIE, Jack Malcolm 'Mac'

MURCHIE, Jack Malcolm 'Mac'

With deep sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Mac on October 5, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Audrey. Loving father of Doug, Darren and Leanne. Adored Grandpa to Meaghan, Nicole, Maisie and Malcolm. Mac was a retired employee of The Clarke
WONG, Peggy (Margaret) Jane

WONG, Peggy (Margaret) Jane

(April 14, 1954 – October 4, 2017) - A loving, thoughtful, caring and strong, Mom, wife and sister, Peggy left us suddenly with still too much life to live.
THOMAS, Brian Christopher

THOMAS, Brian Christopher

Suddenly on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 35. Beloved son of Geoffrey and Connie. Dear brother of Kevin.
COLLINS, John

COLLINS, John

O God, guide me, protect me, make of me a shining lamp and a brilliant star. Thou art the Mighty and the Powerful.
PATRIQUIN, Delbert 'Bert' C.

PATRIQUIN, Delbert 'Bert' C.

(September 8, 1956 - October 4, 2017) - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Bert Patriquin at the age of 61 loving husband and best friend of Kat Patriquin.
ARCZEWSKI, Richard

ARCZEWSKI, Richard

Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 60. Cherished father of Adam (Natasha), Peter, and Candice. Beloved son of Edward and Helen Arczewski. Dear grandfather of Brooklyn and Callie.