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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. 


SCIAN, Elio

SCIAN, Elio

Elio Scian passed away peacefully on the evening of January 1, 2018 at the age of 82. He leaves behind his wife of 55 years, Berenice (nee Pitton), and children Anthony, Steven (Lisa) and Sandra. Grandchildren Linnea, Peter, Sydney and Carter.
COCKBURN, Myrle

COCKBURN, Myrle

Myrle was looking forward to reuniteing with her Mother Sophia Macksay and her Father Milton Rachar, her beloved brother Garnet, his son and her only nephew Charles Rachar, her cherished husband Wallace Cockburn and her best friend Robina Patterson.
MUIR, Eunice Irene

MUIR, Eunice Irene

(Sept. 30, 1929 – Jan. 1, 2018) - Passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario, in her 89th year, and is now at rest in the loving arms of Jesus, her Saviour. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond Muir (1993).

FRASER, Edna Mary

Edna Mary Fraser was born in Englehart, Ontario on June 28, 1934. She passed away peacefully at the Waterford Retirement home in Barrie on December 17, 2017. Edna was a graduate of Ryerson University with a degree in Interior Design.
GILCHRIST, William

GILCHRIST, William

Pastor Bill Gilchrist went to be with his Saviour and Lord on Thursday December 28th 2017.
SHELLEY, Gerald

SHELLEY, Gerald

Passed away suddenly doing what he loved, ice fishing, on Friday December 29th, 2017. Gerald was the beloved husband of Elizabeth 'Liz' Britton and loving father of Randy Britton
MacKAY, Eleanor L.

MacKAY, Eleanor L.

Passed away peacefully in her 92nd year on Friday, December 29th, 2017, at Victoria Village Barrie
ACTON, Doug

ACTON, Doug

Swiftly in hospital, on Thursday, December 28, 2017, in his 95th year. Doris, his beloved wife of 63 years, predeceased him in 2011. Now they are together again.
HUTCHINSON, Catherine (Katie)

HUTCHINSON, Catherine (Katie)

It is with sadness we announce that Catherine (Katie) Agnes Hutchinson (nee Burnie), in her 84th year, played her last hand of cards on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017. Katie passed after a brief illness at Soldiers Memorial Hospital. Beloved wife of Amos

KEAVENEY, Betty Jean

Passed away peacefully at Mill Creek Care Centre, Barrie, on Friday, December 29, 2017. Betty was a long time member of the Barrie Country Club and an avid golfer and bridge player. For many years she was an educator/principal with the Simcoe County