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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. 


Hawkins, Vern

Hawkins, Vern

(Former owner of Hawkins Garage and Oro Township’s first Volunteer Fire Chief) Peacefully at Grove Park Home, Barrie, on Monday February 1st, 2016 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Marlene Hawkins.
MERRITT, Marjorie Marie

MERRITT, Marjorie Marie

Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Friday, January 22nd, 2016. Marjorie Merritt in her 92nd year was the beloved wife of the late Arthur.
Hennessey, Rosemond Jacqueline (Jackie)

Hennessey, Rosemond Jacqueline (Jackie)

Passed away at the Bob Rumball Home For The Deaf in Barrie on Tuesday February 2nd 2016. Jackie Hennessey (Hickey) in her 80th year was the beloved wife of Eugene Hennessey of Barrie.
FRIARY, Robert Gordon

FRIARY, Robert Gordon

Passed away suddenly at his home in Innisfil on Saturday, January 30th 2016 at the age of 50. Lifelong partner of Julie Friary. Loving son of Peter (predeceased) and Barbara Friary. Brother of David Friary (Sandy) and their son Connor.
HARBRIDGE, Helene Agnes (née Donnelly)

HARBRIDGE, Helene Agnes (née Donnelly)

Passed away peacefully in Midland on Monday, February 1st, 2016 in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Alfred Harbridge. Dear mother of Lorraine Moore, Fred Harbridge (Jean), Susan Clayton (Tom) and Betty Lou Iceton (Randy).
Reynolds, Rosalie (nee Hoskin)

Reynolds, Rosalie (nee Hoskin)

Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Reynolds.
Hastings, Lois R.

Hastings, Lois R.

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 26th, 2016 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. Lois Hastings in her 89th year, loving wife of the late Wilbur Hastings. Dear mother of Linda (Terry) Kelaher and Mary Hastings.
HOLTON, Krista

HOLTON, Krista

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Krista on February 1, 2016 at the age of 28.
Hayes, Jeannette “Jean”

Hayes, Jeannette “Jean”

Peacefully at I.O.O.F. Home, Barrie on January 31, 2016 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard Hayes. Sadly missed by sister in law Barb Bowman (late Sandy). Always fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
FARAGHER, Margaret Rose "Maggie"

FARAGHER, Margaret Rose "Maggie"

Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at the age of 77. Predeceased by her loving husband Glen (1998) as well as by her beloved son Barrie Brent (1967) and by her parents Cecil and Eleanor Cameron.