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Obituaries

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MURTHA, Gary

MURTHA, Gary

Gary was one of six children born to Ray and Pat Murtha. He was raised in Toronto and married his high school sweetheart, Lynda Robb, in 1973. Together they raised their sons, Ryan and Chris, in the city until moving to Thornton in 1990.
NESS, Estelle Adelaide

NESS, Estelle Adelaide

NESS, ESTELLE ADELAIDE On Tuesday, January 23, Estelle’s courageous fight against cancer ended. She was pre-deceased by her loving husband Kenneth, her son, Michael Pickett and her brother Gower Wallbank and granddaughter-in-law Naila Gray.
SHELSWELL, Catherine 'Cathy'

SHELSWELL, Catherine 'Cathy'

Shelswell, Catherine “Cathy” Is with great sadness that the family announces Cathy’s passing on January 21, 2024 in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Harold Phillip Shelswell. Loving mother of Nicholas Shelswell (Jodie).
HEITZNER: Audrey Ellen (Harrington)

HEITZNER: Audrey Ellen (Harrington)

Passed away on January 23, 2024 in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Cyril (August 1997) whom she missed dearly. Loved mother of Gary and Annette, Cathy and Alan Baker, Mike and Michelle, and Laurie and Joe Balkovec.
ALLEN, John Victor 'Jack'

ALLEN, John Victor 'Jack'

Jack passed away peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital on January 15, 2024 in his 87th year
JAMIESON, Avalon Carol David

JAMIESON, Avalon Carol David

Jamieson, Avalon Carol David It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing Avalon on Saturday January 20th, 2024. Avalon was just one day shy of her 6th birthday.
GILL, Harold Francis

GILL, Harold Francis

Passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Village Care Centre, Midland on Wednesday Jan. 24 in his 94th year.
TISCHLER, Kurt

TISCHLER, Kurt

Born January 5, 1929, in Linz, Austria, Kurt celebrated his 95 th birthday before his passing on January 24, 2024, at the Tiffin Retirement residence in Midland.
COOMBS, Jim

COOMBS, Jim

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Friday January 19, 2024 at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Janet Coombs.
NEWMAN, Paul

NEWMAN, Paul

With hearts filled with gratitude for a life well-lived, we announce the peaceful passing of Paul (Joe) Newman on Wednesday, January 24th, at the age of 80. Born in Oakville, Ontario to Orvel and Ruth Newman, Paul was the best friend and loving husband