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Obituaries

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Brockbank, “Jo-Anne” (nee Duff)

Brockbank, “Jo-Anne” (nee Duff)

Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Wednesday December 12th 2018 in her 59th year. Beloved wife of David Brockbank.
BURNIE, Helen Mary

BURNIE, Helen Mary

Passed away peacefully at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late John Wilfred Burnie. Loving Mother of John Burnie, Michelle Robertson (Tim), and Mike Burnie (Teena).
TOLLAND, Deryk William

TOLLAND, Deryk William

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our cherished son, father, brother and friend. Deryk Tolland passed away at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto on Wednesday December 12th, 2018 in his 33rd year.
CROOKS, Norman “Stormin Norman”

CROOKS, Norman “Stormin Norman”

After a brief illness, at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Monday December 10th, 2018 in his 63rd year. Norman Crooks Jr. of Oro-Medonte
NEWMAN, Gladys Ingeborg

NEWMAN, Gladys Ingeborg

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia at the age of 94. Beloved wife of Jim Newman of Orillia for 44 years.
LUSK, Leith Leland

LUSK, Leith Leland

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Monday December 10th, 2018 in his 87th year
BACKUS, Steven “Steve”

BACKUS, Steven “Steve”

A resident of Washington, WV USA died unexpectedly on December 6, 2018 at the age of 68 while visiting his daughter in Ontario
THOMPSON, Michael Grant 'Big Mike'

THOMPSON, Michael Grant 'Big Mike'

Passed away peacefully at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Thursday December 6th, 2018 in his 61st year. Much loved Dad of Mackenzie Snache (Richard), Michael Snache and best friend of Deanna Hutchinson.

COX, Allan Bruce

Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family, at Hospice Simcoe on Thursday December 6, 2018 at the age of 73
HOCKIN, Alan Stanley

HOCKIN, Alan Stanley

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Spencer House in Orillia, at the age of 90 years