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Obituaries

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ASHMORE, William Blair

ASHMORE, William Blair

On January 14th in the winter of his 93rd year, Blair Ashmore died peacefully in the home he loved surrounded by his family.
FOSTER, Paul "Hartley"

FOSTER, Paul "Hartley"

At the Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Sunday January 13, 2019 at the age of 74, after a lengthy illness
BUTTERWORTH, Barry

BUTTERWORTH, Barry

Suddenly at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Thursday January 10, 2019 at the age of 80. Barry Butterworth of Orillia, beloved husband of the late Irene Butterworth.
MITCHELL, Maureen Elizabeth Anne

MITCHELL, Maureen Elizabeth Anne

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday January 11, 2019 at the age of 62.
SANDY,  Deborah

SANDY, Deborah

Peacefully at the Rama Extended Care on Friday January 11, 2019 at the age of 68. Deborah Sandy of Rama, loving mother of Bill Craig (Cathy), Penny Dunlop (Jim) and Jody Valliere (Joe).
DOBSON; Rodney

DOBSON; Rodney

(January 17, 1930 - January 9, 2019) passed away peacefully, after a brief battle with cancer, at the Champlain Manor, Orillia, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
GRILLS, Matilda Anne “Tilly” (nee. Bruinsma)

GRILLS, Matilda Anne “Tilly” (nee. Bruinsma)

Passed away at her residence on Monday January 7, 2019. Tilly Grills of Stirling, formerly of Orillia in her 61st year

BEST, Marilyn Eileen (nee Kennedy)

Passed peacefully at Alexandra Hospital in Ingersol on Wednesday January 9, 2019 in her 75th year.

GINGER, Deborah Lynn

Peacefully on her own terms with family by her side on Tuesday January 8th, 2019 in her 63rd year. Much loved wife of Jim Ginger. Loving mother of Lucas (Stephanie) and Travis (Megan). Cherished grandmother to Tyson and Nash.
PROVENZANO, Michele "Mike"

PROVENZANO, Michele "Mike"

Peacefully at Spencer House, Orillia with family at his side on Sunday, January 6, 2019; in his 92nd year