North Simcoe ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Things to do on Family Day in Simcoe County - Simcoe.comSaturday, March 02, 2019
And Free Hot Chocolate
Enjoy some free family skating and hot chocolate! Sponsored by Nicholls and Penetanguishene Funeral Homes.
Location and Venue: 527 Len Self Blvd., Midland, ON, (North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre ) Event date and time: Monday, February 18, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM Audience: All Ages Price: Free
Family Day skate
Hosted by Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MPP Doug Downey.
Location and Venue: 71 Line 4 North, Oro-Medonte , ON, L0L 2E0 (Oro-Medonte Community Centre Arena) Event date and time: Monday, February 18, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM Audience: All Ages Price: Free
Family Day Crafternoon
Come get crafty with us this Family Day at the boater's lounge. Enjoy an afternoon full of arts, crafts and free hot chocolate.
Location and Venue: Centennial Drive, Orillia, ON, L3V 4M8 (Orillia Waterfront Centre) Event date and time: Monday, February 18, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM Audience: All Ages Price: Free
Old fashioned games of chance and skill.
Here is the chance for all ages to show their prowess with checkers, crokinole, and jigsaw puzzles. Come and enjoy a relaxed fun intergenerational afternoon with hot chocolate and home -made cookies.
Location and Venue: 7756 10 Sideroad at 9th Line, Innisfil, ON, L7S 1A9 (Knock School - Innisfil) Event date and time: Monday, February 18, 2019 1:00PM - 4:00PM Audience: All Ages Price: Free
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Death Notices March 2018 - Port Dover Maple LeafThursday, April 12, 2018
She was a life member of the Port Dover Lioness Club. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. The Jason Smith Funeral Chapel, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe entrusted with arrangements. Those wishing to donate in memory of Beverly are asked to consider the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation. Personal online condolences at www.smithfuneralchapel.com (519) 426-0199.Mona Weir-YoungsWEIR-YOUNGS, Mona Elizabeth of Port Dover. Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, March 5, 2018 in her 77th year. Loving wife of Ken Youngs. Treasured sister of Doris Greenland (Bob). Beloved aunt of Sandra Thornton and great nephew Benjamin Thornton. A special thanks to the nurses at LHIN for their fantastic care and services. Cremation has taken place, interment at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home (519-583-1530). For those wishing donations to Simcoe and District Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.caPublished March 21stBrian AugerAUGER, Brian – It is with great sadness we announce that Brian, beloved husband of Patricia for 61 years, dear father of Nigel and David, loving father-in-law to Jodi, and cherished Poppa of Austin and Aaron, passed away peacefully in his 84th year on March 12, 2018. He is predeceased by his sister Dorothy and will be missed by his nephew John and family in the U.K. Brian was an avid sailor enjoying both competitive and leisure sailing, and was also a talented woodworker and watercolour painter. He enjoyed a long and successful career as an architect based in Toronto. After retiring, Brian designed a custom retirement home and he and Patricia enjoyed 22 years of retirement in the lakeside community of Port Dover, Ontario. We wish to thank the nursing staff at Norfolk General Hospital and, a special thanks to Dr. Nagrani, for their compassion and caring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation http://www.ngh.on.ca/donating/ways-to-donate.html or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Brian’s life for family and friends is planned at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Ferris Funeral Home, 214 Norfolk St., S., Simcoe (519-426-1314). Online condolences may be made at www.ferrisfuneral.com.Ted DeckerDECKER, Theodore James – It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Ted Decker. His seven-year battle with cancer ended on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Windsor-Essex Hospice. Predeceased by his parents Carl and Rita. Left to mourn are his loving wife June (Sloat), brothers...
Death Notices January 2017 - Port Dover Maple LeafFriday, January 06, 2017
Woodhouse United Church and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Friends shared their memories of Ernie with his family at the Jason Smith Funeral Chapel, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe at the visitation on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Ernie’s funeral service was held at Woodhouse United Church, Hwy# 24 South at Hwy#6 on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Jeff Smith officiated. Private interment: Langton Baptist Cemetery. Those wishing to donate in memory of Ernie are asked to consider Woodhouse United Church. Personal online condolences at www.smithfuneralchapel.com 519-426-0199.
David ‘Fuzz’ StephensSTEPHENS, David Scott (Fuzz). After a courageous battle David passed away peacefully in his Father’s arms on December 29, 2016 at the age of 50. Beloved father of Carly and Christopher who were the greatest pride, joy and love of his life. Lovingly remembered by his mother Carol Lake, father Bob, brothers Kenneth (Dina), Todd (Theresia), Trevor (Teresa), uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and a very large circle of friends. David enjoyed his time working at the Dover General and made many friends in his coworkers and customers. David was involved in minor hockey and youth baseball where he enjoyed watching his kids giving it all to the sports. We will miss David’s quick wit and trying to make everyone else feel better during his journey. A funeral and Celebration of Life Service was held in David’s memory on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Grace United Church corners of St. George and Chapman Sts. followed by a private family Graveside Service. Rev. Jeffrey Smith and Pastor Moody officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First Ave Port Dover (519-583-1530). For those wishing, donations to Port Dover Minor Hockey or Youth Baseball would be great...
BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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The Canadian Press
When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...