Obituaries

Rev. Canon Margaret Johnston
B: 1929-10-23
D: 2018-09-16
View Details
Johnston, Rev. Canon Margaret
Eva McCoy
B: 1948-11-01
D: 2018-09-15
View Details
McCoy, Eva
Helen Armstrong
B: 1929-11-06
D: 2018-09-09
View Details
Armstrong, Helen
Faye Gray
B: 1954-03-13
D: 2018-09-07
View Details
Gray, Faye
Darlene Williams
B: 1946-07-04
D: 2018-09-01
View Details
Williams, Darlene
Heather Whyte
B: 1952-06-25
D: 2018-09-01
View Details
Whyte, Heather
Sydney Cross
B: 1936-03-26
D: 2018-08-28
View Details
Cross, Sydney
John Davie
B: 1923-12-22
D: 2018-08-24
View Details
Davie, John
Austin Tipple
B: 1932-09-12
D: 2018-08-23
View Details
Tipple, Austin
Brittany Cabral
B: 1993-07-06
D: 2018-08-19
View Details
Cabral, Brittany
Muriel Liscombe
B: 1918-04-01
D: 2018-08-19
View Details
Liscombe, Muriel
Joseph Brooks
B: 1973-04-12
D: 2018-08-18
View Details
Brooks, Joseph
Danielle Edmonds
B: 1988-05-18
D: 2018-08-13
View Details
Edmonds, Danielle
Carole Thorburn
B: 1939-04-23
D: 2018-08-07
View Details
Thorburn, Carole
Marilyn Barnes
B: 1959-04-24
D: 2018-08-02
View Details
Barnes, Marilyn
Iva Break
B: 1921-09-07
D: 2018-07-28
View Details
Break, Iva
Grant Billiald
B: 1931-07-17
D: 2018-07-25
View Details
Billiald, Grant
Orval Barker
D: 2018-07-23
View Details
Barker, Orval
David MacDonald
B: 1949-02-18
D: 2018-07-23
View Details
MacDonald, David
Donald Syrett
B: 1932-04-18
D: 2018-07-04
View Details
Syrett, Donald
Dwayne Furlong
B: 1957-08-10
D: 2018-06-29
View Details
Furlong, Dwayne

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
215-1 Bay Street
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1H1
Phone: 705-687-3242
Fax:

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Reynolds Funeral Home

Please visit our Reynolds Funeral Home location to see the listing of services

Death Certificates

The death certificate is perhaps the single most important document you will need in the coming weeks:

Legal Reasons: The death certificate is a permanent legal record of the fact of death. Provincial agencies always stipulate that a death certificate is to be filed. It verifies the decedent, the cause of death, and final disposition.  

This information is used in the application for insurance benefits, settlement of pension claims, and transfer of title of real and personal property. The certificate is prima facie evidence of the fact of death and, therefore, can be introduced in court as evidence when a question about the death arises.

Personal Reasons: The death certificate in many cases provides family members with closure, peace-of-mind, and documentation of the cause of death. It also provides peace-of-mind by facilitating efficient processing of needed benefits as those described above.

Vital Statistics Reasons: The death certificate is the source for provincial and federal mortality statistics. It is needed for a variety of medical and health-related research efforts. It is used to determine which medical conditions receive research and development funding, to set public health goals and policies, and to measure health status at local, provincial, national, and international levels. This data is valuable as a research tool and by influencing research funding.

Before the business and legal issues of the estate can be pursued, it will be necessary to obtain certified copies of the death certificate. You can order them from:

  1. Your Funeral Director
  2. The Registrar of Vital Statistics in your area

It is always better to order a few more than what you think you will need. Most agencies will only accept certified death certificates, not photocopies.

In some cases, there may be a need to obtain a certified copy of the death certificate without a cause of death. These certificates are needed to transfer the title on a house, mobile home, and automobile, or in some cases for court procedures. You should make this request when ordering the certified copies.

If you have questions about obtaining copies of a Death Certificate, please call us. We’re here to assist you.