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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. 


LATIMER, Ray

LATIMER, Ray

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 in his 96th year. Predeceased by June, his beloved wife of 68 years (January 2017). Dear father of Arlene Latimer and Gail (Ed) Regan.
VENNERI, Olympia

VENNERI, Olympia

Olympia Venneri passed away on Friday, December 1st, 2017 at the age of 66, following a courageous battle with cancer. Cherished daughter of Alexandra and the late Achilles Mokoros.
DUFFY, Colin John Harcourt

DUFFY, Colin John Harcourt

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Mount Sinai Hospital on Sunday December 3rd, 2017 in his 66th year. Loving father of Jim Duffy of Barrie. Dear brother of Andrea LeBlanc and her husband Wally and Chris Duffy and his wife Joanne.
ANDERSON, Brian Graham

ANDERSON, Brian Graham

Passed away on Thursday November 30th 2017 in his 69th year. Brian Anderson, dear father of Jake Anderson (Heather) of Sudbury and Steve Anderson of Barrie. Loving grandfather of Gabriel Westover. Beloved brother of Judy Burnham (Gerry) of St. Charles,
PLANCHE, Michael Peter

PLANCHE, Michael Peter

Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Thursday, November 30th, 2017. Michael Planche at the age of 62, loving husband of Janice. Proud father of Ryan Planche (Dern) and Patrick Planche (Taylor Launchbury). Brother of Paul

FOSTER, Rita

Passed peacefully at Woodspark Care Centre, Barrie on Monday, November 27th, 2017 at the age of 78. Dear wife of Wayne for 45 years and dear mother of Martin.
LEIS, Audrey

LEIS, Audrey

Audrey left her earthly life to be forever reunited with her Lord and precious family and friends on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie, Ont
WEISTRA, Catharina ‘Cathy’

WEISTRA, Catharina ‘Cathy’

Suddenly at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener on Sunday November 26, 2017 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Bill Weistra and dear companion of the late Hud Burns. Beloved mother of Jess. Proud and devoted Oma of Sarah and Emma.
FOSTER, Allan

FOSTER, Allan

Suddenly, at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at the age of 66. Loving husband, best friend and travelling companion of Jane.
STEPHENS, 'Jackie' Ruth

STEPHENS, 'Jackie' Ruth

Peacefully at IOOF Barrie on Friday, November 24th, 2017 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late William Suttle (1949) and of the late Robert Stephens (1993).