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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. 


SHIER, Betty Lenore

SHIER, Betty Lenore

Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Thursday September 22, 2016. Betty Shier (Perkins) of Barrie in her 94th year was the beloved wife of Stan Shier of Barrie.
CAVE, Virginia Carol

CAVE, Virginia Carol

Surrounded by family and friends, she left us to be with Jesus. Full of love, patience, and faith. Beloved wife of Wayde Cave. Dear mother of Jason and Stephen & his wife Marsha. Loving grandmother (‘mama’) of Scarlett.
RIED, Henry

RIED, Henry

Henry Ried, 76, died at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario, on September 19th, 2016 with his family surrounding him. Henry was born on December 15th, 1939 in Bremen, Germany and moved to Canada when he was 14 years old.
PARTRIDGE, Maurice J. R.

PARTRIDGE, Maurice J. R.

(Long-time Owner of Partridge Tractor Service) Passed away peacefully at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre with his loving family at his side on Monday September 19th, 2016.
MARROCCO, Paul

MARROCCO, Paul

Peacefully surrounded by his family on September 18, 2016 in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Linda for 50 years. He will be missed by his children Armando and his wife Mary, John and his wife Connie, and Jason and his wife Irene.
LATOUR, Gaston

LATOUR, Gaston

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Gaston Latour announce his passing on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 in his 91st year, in Barrie, Ontario. Beloved husband and best friend of Leona for 70 years.
GEARY, D'Arcy

GEARY, D'Arcy

Passed away suddenly at his home in Barrie on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the age of 64. Beloved husband of Sandy for 42 years. Loving father of Ryan (Lori); and Patrick (Steph). Cherished grandfather to Charlotte and Luke.
STEBBINGS, Gilbert Douglas

STEBBINGS, Gilbert Douglas

Passed away at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie on Saturday September 17, 2016. Gilbert Stebbings of Barrie in his 88th year was the beloved husband of Marion Stebbings (Furlong).
SMYTH, Thomas

SMYTH, Thomas

After a lengthy illness, peacefully delivered into the arms of God. Tommy, beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Hodder) for 60 years. Cherished and respected father of Ann Fox, Rick (Gina) and Mark (Jennifer).

OSBORNE, Rose (nee Barefoot)

Passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her husband Alan on Thursday September 15th, 2016. Rose Osborne at the age of 56 dear sister of Betty Ann (Derek) Barnes, Margie (Rick) Hammond, Tony Barefoot and Debbie (Brian) Payton.