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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. 


Baldwick, Gilbert

(WWII Veteran, retired Midhurst Farmer) Peacefully in his 97th year, on December 17th, 2015. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (nee Watson) in her 88th year on May 15th, 2015. Also predeceased by his brothers, Clifford and Maurice.

Darlene Staples

Description: Darlene Staples, at Royal Victora Hospital Barrie, passed away peacefully on December 10th 2015. Beloved Mother of Michael Staples and wife Jane, Sharon and husband Jim, Sandra, Richard and fiance Marci, Tena and husband Don. Sister to
GIBSON, Ivan Edmond

GIBSON, Ivan Edmond

(Former Milk Man and Volunteer Fire Fighter in Newmarket) – Passed away at the Roberta Place Nursing Home in Barrie on Wednesday, December 2nd 2015. Ivan Gibson in his 88th yr. was the beloved husband of Lois Gibson (Balsdon).
Robson, Allan

Robson, Allan

Passed peacefully with family by his side at Hospice Simcoe on Sunday, December 13, 2015, in his 63rd year. Loving husband of Mardy for 28 years. Predeceased by parents, Charles and Jean Robson.
Sutton, Ethel

Sutton, Ethel

Passed away at Victoria Village, Barrie on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Les Sutton (2010). Proud mother of Robert (Dorothy), Tim (Lucy) and Katherine Stark (George). Special grandmother of Beth, Amy, Katrina,
McCuaig, Robert

McCuaig, Robert

Robert (Bob) William McCuaig passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 in his 61st year. He will be sadly missed by his wife, children and grandchildren and fondly remembered by his many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Friends are
Schembri, Judy

Schembri, Judy

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Hospice Simcoe on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. Judy in her 73rd year joins her loving husband Paul in Heaven. Dearly loved Mother of Tina and Julie (Allen) DeVecchi. Grandsons Ian, Matteo and Marco
Hamilton, Helen

Hamilton, Helen

Passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, December 7, 2015 at the age of 67. Beloved wife of Robert Wayne Ross Hamilton for 30 years. Loving mother of Salem Orenchuk (Chris) and Thomas ‘Tim’ Conner. Predeceased by her parents Reuben and Evelyn
Forrest, Nancy

Forrest, Nancy

Suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Thursday December 10, 2015. Dear daughter of Donald Hodgson and the late Joan Hodgson. Beloved companion and best friend of Tim Lee.

Guenette, Kathleen

Family and friends will be received at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley Street, Barrie, on Thursday, December 17, 2015 from 1pm until time of funeral service in the chapel at 3pm. Memories and condolences may be forwarded to the family