Ray Samuel Smith, 89 years of age, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital. Born on July 8, 1930 in Huntsville to parents Samuel and Annie Smith (nee Middlebrook). Predeceased by his beloved wife Wilma Smith (nee Northcott) on September 6, 2006. Ray is survived by his children, Garry Smith, Brenda (Garry) Sparling, Terry (Debbie) Smith, Shelley (Edd) Groomes, Virginia (Rob) Dempsey and Adam Smith. He is the proud grandfather of Sam, Cassandra, Michaela, Neil, Jaime, Kyle, Ashlea, Terry, Amy, Kelsey, Alex, Hannah, Patrick, Mason, Harper and the late Trinity. Cherished great-grandfather of 22. Ray is predeceased by 2 brothers and 5 sisters. He will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family.
The family will receive guests on Monday, February 17, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. at Billingsley Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice Huntsville or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
The death occurred at Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 of David Clarke. Beloved husband of Linda Clarke. Dear father of Scott and the late Jason Clarke. Loving grandfather of Megan and Brenden.
At David’s request there will be no public service.
Donations to Algonquin Grace Hospice in David’s memory would be appreciated.
Charlie Blackburn, a lifetime resident of Huntsville passed away peacefully at Muskoka Landing surrounded by his family on February 9th, 2020 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Carol who predeceased Charles on November 25, 2015. Cherished father to Cheryl (Kelly) McCaw, Shawn (Chris Pirie) Blackburn, Wendy (Roy Hanley) Blackburn and Brian Blackburn. Loving Poppa to Kristen, Melanie (Derek), Ryan (Brittney), Kaitlin, Justin, Michael (Kiran) and Nicholas. Great grandfather to Christopher, Linzi, Jacob, Paisley, Jesse, Charlie and Leah. Dear brother to Bill Blackburn (Marge). Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Mae Blackburn.
A Visitation will be held at Billingsley Funeral Home in Huntsville, on Friday, Feb.14th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm. & Saturday, Feb. 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by the Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow. A live feed of the memorial service will be available for those unable to attend on Billingsley Funeral Home Facebook page. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Muskoka would be greatly appreciated. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
TANNER, Donna Lynn
May 1, 1962 – January 13, 2020
Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 15th, 2020 from 1 – 3 p.m. at Billingsley Funeral Home.
Messages of condolence may be made through www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
William David Anderson
The Anderson family is sad to announce the passing of Bill Anderson (July 3, 1923 – January 20, 2020), husband of Elizabeth (Leech) Anderson; son of William Anderson and Helena (Wighton) Anderson; brother of Shirley Anderson-Kay; father of George and David Anderson (Lindsay), John Rivière-Anderson (Christine), and grandfather of Bill Anderson (Melissa), Chris Anderson (Kate), Lisa Riverin-Thomas, James Anderson (Sara), Nick Anderson, Cameron Anderson, Taliesine Rivière-Anderson (Pim), and Maxime Rivière-Anderson; great-grandfather of Sophie and River. In his youth, Bill attended Normal Model School and enjoyed summer work on Roy Robertson’s farm, Dunsford, Ontario. Later he spent summers as a camper, then sailing instructor, Kilcoo camp, Minden, Ontario. His high school days were interrupted by the declaration of war. Bill joined the Canadian Air Force, 1942, and served as Gunnery Instructor at Gander, Newfoundland. After the war he studied at the University of Toronto. Bill graduated with a B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering and married Beth in 1949. A Freemason, Bill’s varied career included Plant Superintendent, Canada Gypsum; Works Manager, Pilkington Glass; delegate to the Duke of Edinburgh Commonwealth Study Conference; Project Manager, Federal Business Development Bank. Bill immensely enjoyed his summer vacations at the cottage on Blue Chalk Lake, Near Dorset, and inspired in his children his life-long love of sailing, swimming, canoeing, fishing, woodcutting and wildlife photography. He travelled with Beth to the USA, Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Barbados, the UK and Arizona. In retirement, Bill enjoyed volunteering at St. John’s Convalescent Hospital and for the WWII POW association. Bill and Beth moved from Willowdale to Gravenhurst, Ontario, first to a new house, subsequently to James Street Place, Bracebridge, then upon Beth’s infirmity to Granite Ridge, Gravenhurst. After her passing Bill moved to the fine care of Roger’s Cove, Huntsville, and finally to The Pines, Bracebridge. Bill’s family and friends will remember him gratefully for his dedication and support, precise design ingenuity, good-humoured dances, and his remarkable perseverance and adaptability. Bill’s last months were graced by the deep kindness, patience, care and affection of the staff at The Pines, for which his family will always be grateful.
To leave an online condolence visit: www.torrancefuneralhome.com
January 26, 1939 ~ January 27, 2020
Ina died peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville, early in the morning of January 27th with all of her close family by her side. She was the daughter of Kristine Christensen, widow of Carl Johansen. Mother to Ann-Marie Ouderkirk and Deborah Dixon. Grandmother to Jeremy Ouderkirk, Vera Ouderkirk, Evan Slater, Jennifer Nancekevil and Taylor Dixon. Great Grandmother to Austin and Tyler O’Neil, Ella and Keaton Ouderkirk, Keira and McKenna Nancekevil and Hunter and Madison Slater.
At Ina’s request, there will be no funeral held at this time but a celebration of life will take place in the spring at Stewart Memorial Church. As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Hospice Huntsville. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
VIRON, Elizabeth Lena (nee Antici)
Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital in her 88th year. Elizabeth was born on March 7, 1932 in Port Colborne, Ontario to John and Theresa Antici (nee Montenari) formerly of Italy. Beloved wife of Dr. Silvio Viron who predeceased Elizabeth on April 8, 2013, married 61 years. Elizabeth is the cherished mother of David (Ann), Karen (Jim) and Sandy (Darcy). Proud and devoted grandmother to John & Jada, Michael (Heather), Mark & Komal, Steven & Allison, and Chad & Ryan. Great-grandmother of Catherine, Caraline, Vikram and Sanjay, and the late Rohan.
Cremation has taken place. Elizabeth will be laid to rest beside Silvio at Hutcheson Memorial Cemetery in the spring. As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
LUTTRELL, Joseph Bernard
The passing of Joseph Bernard Luttrell (Bernie) occurred peacefully at Muskoka Shores Care Community in Gravenhurst, Ontario on January 22nd, 2020. Born in Roseville, Prince Edward Island on August 26th 1943, the son of Albert and Belle Luttrell. Predeceased by his beloved wife Lois Anne Luttrell (nee Leard). Much loved father to Scott (Laurie) and Paul (Victoria).
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his brothers; George, Frank (Marie) and Garry (Elaine), friends and family back home in Prince Edward Island, as well as friends in his home of Huntsville, Ontario.
Bernie’s greatest pride and immense joy came from his role as grandfather to his three granddaughters; Olivia, Charlotte (Scott and Laurie) and Brooklyn (Paul and Victoria). He will always be loved and remembered by his girls.
At Bernie’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no service. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
DALTON, Barbara Ann Blanche
September 1, 1932 – January 22, 2020
After a lengthy illness, Barb passed away peacefully on January 22, 2020 at the Fairvern Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Donald. Cherished mom of the late Dawn (Joe) Dalton-Hodd, Douglas Dalton, Mary (Roy) Culley and Gina (Garry) West. Loving grandma of six grandchildren and proud great grandma of one. Barb is predeceased by her sister Jackie Macey.
In keeping with the wishes of the family, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Barb’s Life will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barb’s name may be made to Fairvern Nursing Home. Messages of condolence may made through www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
HAY, Patricia Adeline
Passed away peacefully in the morning of January 27th, 2020 at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital as result of chronic illnesses. The family wishes to extend a big ‘Thank You’ to the Palliative Care Team, all the doctors and all the nurses who took such good care of Patracia in her final days. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Loretta Patricia Bjerknes, family and close friends.
A Celebration of Patracia’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at Billingsley Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions in Patracia’s name may be made to the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be offered at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
Elisabeth Frances Cope (nee Telfer)
Beth Cope, age 97, passed away at Algonquin Grace Hospice on January 24, 2020 surrounded by love, with her husband Bill and children, Dave (Sharon Orcutt), Katie (Bev MacWilliams) and Marg (Doug Bennett) by her side.
Cherished grandma of Alissa (Scott Baird), Shawn (Jen Brandt), Kim and Katy (Chris Divjak). Proud great grandma of William and Nicholas Bennett.
Cremation has taken place and in keeping with Beth’s wishes, a family gathering will take place later in the year.
Memorial donations would be gratefully accepted by Algonquin Grace/Hospice Huntsville.
SHAKESPEARE, Elizabeth Iona (nee MacDonald)
Passed away peacefully at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 24, 2020 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Edward “Ted” Shakespeare (d. 2019) for 67 years. Proud mother of Gary (Kathy) Shakespeare, Terry (Andrea Meehan) Shakespeare, Troy (Sharon Fowler) Shakespeare and Shannon (Rob) Durnan. Cherished grandmother of Christopher (Carmen), Elizabeth (Bill), Byron, Vanessa, Terry Jr., Colin, Matthew, Emily, Carter and Jackson. Great-grandmother of 11.
In keeping with Iona’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A family gathering will take place at a later date.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
BILZ, Edwin John
Peacefully passed at the Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 17, 2020 in his 85th year. Beloved partner of Marilyn LaRose and loving father of Rodney (Brigitte) and Todd (Shelley). Proud Grandpa of Katie, Trevor, Riley and Devin (Jessica). Survived by his brother Harold (Jean) and his sister Ella. Predeceased by his sisters Mabel, Eva and Glady, his brother Howard and his niece Ann. Ed will be missed by his nieces and nephews, other extended family members, and dear friends. In keeping with Ed’s wishes, cremation has taken place, with a celebration of life to occur in the future. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
Longpre, Andre Alexander (September 11th, 1956 – January 19th, 2020)
On the evening of January 19th, 2020 after a long and courageous battle, Andy Longpre passed away surrounded by love, with all of his children at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital.
Born to the late Jean-Guy and Lola Longpre on September 11th, 1956 in Kapuskaking, Ontario, Andy spent his early childhood here before moving to Huntsville and graduating from Huntsville High School. Andy continued on to graduate from Guelph University and then to Mount Allison University to complete his teaching certificate.
Forever remembered for his endless charisma, humour and warmth; Andy impacted the lives of so many, as a loving father, dedicated teacher, avid volunteer and accomplished athlete.
Andy is survived by his five children, Ben, Jon, Kyle (Meghan), Laura (Kody) and Kristy. Beloved brother of Christine (Jim), Melinda (Dennis), Louise (Bob), Peter (Brenda) and Nelson (Pat). Fondly remembered by his grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family and many friends.
A celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 232, 21 Veteran’s Way, Huntsville on Saturday, February 8 from 1pm – 4pm, remembrances to begin at 2:30pm. All are welcomed to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fairvern New Build Campaign would be greatly appreciated by the family. www.mitchellfuneralhome.ca
HOUSE, Carolyn Jean (nee Hildreth)
Carolyn passed away peacefully at Muskoka Landing surrounded by friends on January 7th, 2020. Forever with her Lord. Her beloved husband Don predeceased her in April 2015 and her son Doug passed in April 2016. An only child, Carolyn is survived by her daughter Debbie (Oriah Mountain Dreamer) and grandsons Nathan and Brandon.
A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Huntsville on Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Andrews Benevolent Fund would be appreciated. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
BURGIE, Audrey Eileen (formerly Barrand) (nee: Chalmers)
(Member of Riverside Baptist Church, Huntsville)
Peacefully at Hospice Huntsville, on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 in her 85th year. Audrey Burgie, of Huntsville, formerly of Severn Bridge, beloved wife of Edward Burgie (predeceased 2003) and Gerald Raymond Barrand (predeceased 1990). Loving mother of Christina (Terry Roy) of Caronport, Sask. and Judy (Rick Parry) of Severn Bridge. Cherished grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 14. Step-mother of Marianne (Max Purkiss), Debbie (Les Rother), both of Orillia and Mike Burgie of Sweden. Dear sister of Darlene (Lorne White, predeceased) of Huntsville and William and Gordon, both predeceased. Predeceased by her parents William and Christina Chalmers. Friends and relatives will be received at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Monday, January 20th from 7-9 PM and on Tuesday, January 21st from 1 PM until the time of Funeral Service, in the chapel, at 2 PM. Spring interment: Bethel Cemetery, Kilworthy. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Mariposa House Hospice would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.mundellfuneralhome.com.
TANNER, Donna Lynn
May 1, 1962 – January 13, 2020
Beloved partner to Barry Hineman. Loving mother to Jessica, Daniel and Sara. Cherished daughter of Rene and the late Paul Tanner. Dear sister to Patti Boothby and Kate Tanner. Aunt to Kris (Nancy) Boothby, Savannah and Kolton, Shannon (Don) McEachern, Travis and Ethan, Miles Brush, Shalena (Donald) Malloy and Dax. Dear friend to Penny Piersey.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Donna may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada or to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be made through www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
Terry was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He joined the army at 17 and later served in the military police in Hong Kong. Moving to Canada in 1956 he joined the North York Police and then moved on to pursue a career in the insurance industry. He married Anne in 1958 and in 1970 moved his young family to Huntsville where he worked at Hutcheson & Reynolds Insurance and then had a successful business as a carpenter until he retired. He enjoyed the numerous trails on his 40 acre property, walking his beloved German Shepherd Maggie everyday. He loved canoeing, camping, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and enjoyed many years with Anne hiking the trails in Algonquin Park.
Terry is survived by his wife Anne of 62 years, his son Terry Spratt and daughter Linda (Scott) Cartwright. Cherished grandfather to Mike Cartwright (Brooke) and Matt Cartwright (Brittany) and great grandfather to Riley Cartwright.
Cremation has taken place and in keeping with his wishes there will be no funeral service.
If desired donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated. www.mitchellfuneralhome.ca
It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ron Martin of Huntsville, December 22, 2019, at the age of 75 years. He passed with his loving wife of 55 years, Juanita and his family by his side.
Ron was born July 21, 1944 in York Township, Toronto, Ont.
Predeceased by his parents Pearl and Wilford Martin of Huntsville.
Loving father of Jody (Kim), Judy (Len), Jason (Wendy), Jarrett (Pam). Grandchildren Laurie, Jamie, Melissa, Sam, Iris and Sydnei. Great grandchildren Christina and DJ. The love he had for his family had no bounds.
Predeceased by his sister Sandra Joy. Lovingly remembered by his sister Shirley D’Amore (Larry) and his brother Richard Fordham. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and many friends.
Ron was well known for his work as an Autobody and Paint Repairer for many years in the Muskoka area. He discovered his love of music when he received his first guitar at the age of 14. He was an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed many years of travelling and friendships in the motorcycle community. As a historical re-enactor, Ron participated in many events. After retiring Ron discovered the art of traditional wood carving. One of his favorite things to carve were Welsh Love spoons.
As per Ron’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 232, 1 Veteran’s Way Huntsville, Ontario on Saturday May 23, 2020. Family and friends are invited to drop in between the hours of 1:00-4:00 pm. The Committal service will be held at Hutcheson Memorial Cemetery, 430 Muskoka Rd. 3N. Huntsville following the Celebration of Ron’s Life. If desired memorial gifts to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation or Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Billingsley Funeral Home.
Passed away suddenly at her home in Novar on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Arvo Kauppi for 68 years. Loving mother of Brenda (Tom) Welsh, Bryan (Janyce Jordan) Kauppi and Doug (Sandra Gemmell) Kauppi. Pre-deceased by her son Don (Donna) Kauppi and daughter Janis (Jeff) Groom. Cherished grandmother of Karla (Rodney), Kristy (Rob), Taylor (Carissa), Kyle (Jodi), Jaclyn (Ben) and Shayne (Trisha). Great-grandmother of Keegan, Liam, Hannah, Katie, Braedon, Eva, Abby and Parker. Pre-deceased by her siblings Harry, Martha and Edward. Hazel will be dearly missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
In keeping with Hazel’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family service has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at the Novar Community Centre on April 25, 2020 from 1 – 4 p.m. Hazel has requested that in lieu of purchasing flowers that you plant one in her memory. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Hester Timbers whom left us peacefully after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer on December 31, 2019 at Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville ON.
Hester will be missed by her beloved husband Rob Timbers; her daughters Samantha Ellerington, Jacqueline Timbers (predeceased), Elizabeth Hayes (Benny) and her son William Ellerington. She will be fondly remembered by her three grandchildren Ryley Mckay, Izaac Timbers and Madison Mckay.
Her cherished memory will live on with her siblings Andrew Muller (Janis), Elizabeth Burton-Hudlin (Bert), Patricia Freedman (Stephen), Jeff Lambier (Melissa) and Brian Alden (predeceased). Hester will be dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews as well as her extended family and dearest friends.
At Hester’s request there will be no service at this time. Arrangements will be made to celebrate her life and all its glory in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville ON.
Armand Joseph Blanchette
October 1, 1938 – January 6, 2020
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Armand Blanchette who died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on January 6, 2020. He had a life well spent in love of his family, painting, carving, travelling, animals (particularly horses), outdoors and lending a helping hand to whoever needed it. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 52 years Rose Blanchette. Loving and committed father to Sharon (Gary) Burgess, Tim (Cindy) Thompson, Debbie (Chris) Knobelsdorf, Judith Blanchette, Kim Tate and Pam Webster. Cherished grandfather of Mike Vollans, Amy (Joel) Jones, Cassandra (Jared) Thompson, Thai Green, Kira Henry, Sequoia Henry, Brian (Michelle) Tate, Crystal Tate, Amber Webster, Jasmine Webster, and predeceased by his dear grandson Kyle Knobelsdorf. Treasured great-grandfather to Bryn Vollans, Neveah Vollans, Hayley Tate, Tyler Tate and Wren Jones. Devoted son to his late parents Eugenie “Mimi” Martin and Joseph Blanchette. Brother to Loretta Welna, Romeo Blanchette (predeceased), Lee Bessie, Albert Blanchette, Janette Ostrogonnac and Diane Antaya (predeceased).
Every life Armand touched he made better. He will be dearly missed by his family, many cherished friends and Westside Fish & Chips community.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Billingsley Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 11-12 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Billingsley Funeral Home at 12 p.m. Reception to follow. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Messages of condolence can be left at www.billingsleyfuneralhome.com
After an extended period of declining health, Bruce passed away January 2nd, 2020 at Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville.
Bruce was the son of the late Gordon and Florence McFadyen. He was predeceased by his wife Joan (Newman), brother Marvin, and son Barry.
Bruce is survived by siblings Jack, Joan, and Janice.
Bruce’s surviving children are Linda (Peter Bird) and Doug McFadyen (Janet); grand children Aimée-Lynn, Tyler, Jeremy, Morgan, Wade, Drew, and Nathan; and eight great-grandchildren.
Bruce was born and lived his whole life in Huntsville. His entire career was as an inspector of civil works, first with the Department of Highways Ontario, then, upon the creation of the District Municipality of Muskoka, with the Public Works Department of the District. For many years Bruce was a volunteer with the Huntsville Fire Department.
Bruce enjoyed hunting and fishing, most often in or near Algonquin Park.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Country Moments for their care during Bruce’s decline, and Hospice Huntsville for their outstanding care and compassion during his final weeks.
Memorial donations to Algonquin Grace Hospice, Huntsville would be appreciated by the family.
Marion Marguerite Lynch (nee Yantha)
April 9, 1944 – December 30, 2019
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our sister, Marion Lynch, who died peacefully at Huntsville Hospital on the morning of December 30, 2019. Now she will be reunited with her departed parents Frank and Stella Yantha of Whitney as well as her dear sisters Gladys Dubreuil, Rita Groomes and Vivian Fleetham. It is with deep sadness that her sister Alice MacKay, and brothers Patrick and Frank now mourn the loss of a devoted and caring sister. Marion will also be fondly remembered for her kindnesses and lively sense of humour by an extended family of many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place and a funeral service for Marion will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 12 Centre Street North, Huntsville on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 12 noon, followed by a reception in the church hall. If desired, memorial donations to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. www.mitchellfuneralhome.ca
Aug 9/1963 to Dec 23/2019
Parents Tom and Barb Searle were saddened to announce the passing of their 56-year-old son Glen at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville on December 23, 2019. Glen fought Cancer for 3 months but lost the battle a few days before Christmas and 7 days before his daughter Katherine turned 16. Glen had four children: Dylan, Cody, Jonathan and Katherine. He also had a step daughter Shannon. He had 3 siblings, Sharon, Stephen and Shelley. The Searle family have lived in Huntsville for 43 years on property on beautiful Skeleton Lake. Glen is predeceased by his oldest son Dylan who passed away in February 2019 in PEI. Glen graduated from Huntsville High School and went on to achieve a college degree from Canadore College in North Bay in the construction field. He suffered many physical injuries over the years in his chosen field but continued to work hard to support his children. The Huntsville Hospice is an amazing facility and should be supported to continue the care and personal touch of the staff. The Searle family want to extend their warmest appreciation to Glen’s doctors and the entire staff at Hospice for caring for our son. Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville are deserving of any donations.
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