Danielle Edmonds
B: 1988-05-18
D: 2018-08-13
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Carole Thorburn
B: 1939-04-23
D: 2018-08-07
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Thorburn, Carole
Marilyn Barnes
B: 1959-04-24
D: 2018-08-02
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Barnes, Marilyn
Iva Break
B: 1921-09-07
D: 2018-07-28
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Break, Iva
Grant Billiald
B: 1931-07-17
D: 2018-07-25
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Billiald, Grant
Orval Barker
D: 2018-07-23
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Barker, Orval
David MacDonald
B: 1949-02-18
D: 2018-07-23
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MacDonald, David
Donald Syrett
B: 1932-04-18
D: 2018-07-04
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Syrett, Donald
Dwayne Furlong
B: 1957-08-10
D: 2018-06-29
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Furlong, Dwayne
Richard Iutzi
B: 1951-04-07
D: 2018-06-24
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Iutzi, Richard
Maurice Cook
B: 1925-09-12
D: 2018-06-23
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Ralph Lemay
B: 1930-03-05
D: 2018-06-20
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James Steinberg
B: 1960-05-13
D: 2018-06-20
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John Ayling
B: 1918-03-20
D: 2018-06-11
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Ayling, John
Marcella Adamson
B: 1922-08-10
D: 2018-06-08
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Joan Denne
B: 1926-07-18
D: 2018-06-02
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Wesley Nash
B: 1933-05-16
D: 2018-05-26
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Valerie Lacroix
B: 1949-10-20
D: 2018-05-20
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Francis Powless
B: 1927-04-19
D: 2018-05-18
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Judith Webb
B: 1942-07-19
D: 2018-05-16
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Edna Allen
B: 1919-11-08
D: 2018-05-10
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1918 - 2018
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Condolence From: Brad & Chris Burgess
Condolence: We will so miss John the Sailor, John the Curler, John the Musician, John the Advisor, and most importantly John the Gentleman. We are richer today for having known John on the curling ice, sailing on the water or hosting an event at his cottage. In later years we enjoyed our talks at the Manor where he was truly the most sought after gentleman in the place. John lived his life with a true "joie de vivre". Our sincerest condolences to all of John's Family.
Thursday June 21, 2018
Condolence From: Muskoka Steamship & Discovery Centre
Condolence: Volunteers & Staff at the Muskoka Steamship &Discovery Centre offer John’s family our condolences. John was a volunteer for 8 years and was a delight at the Centre.

He always had a story to tell and had a very wonderful outlook on life.

He will be missed...
Pat Durrant Volunteer Coordinator , volunteers & Staff
Muskoka Steamship & Discovery Centre
Friday June 15, 2018
Condolence From: Ron Kilbourne
Condolence: To the Ayling Family
I am so very sorry to hear about John's passing.
I'm sure everyone would agree that John had a very long and very full life. I curled with and against John for almost 30 years and he was always so friendly and helpful.
My wife Kathy loved him dearly-she taught him to play his tuba
in the bifocals band.
She always held him up as a model of how much one can get out of life if you just stay active.
May he rest in peace.
Ron Kilbourne
Friday June 15, 2018
Condolence From: John McMechan, Jane Templeton
Condolence: John was a great mentor to me and my Father, Colin McMechan, when we first started sailing on Dudley Bay, back in the 60's.
He always had a sailing story and there was great camaraderie at the end of races, weather you were in first or last place.
Cheers to a life well lived, John. You will be missed.
Wednesday June 13, 2018
Condolence From: Jim & Barb Thomas
Condolence: John was one of a very rare species. He was a true gentleman in all respects. He made a friend of all who met him. He was generous with his time and in sharing his knowledge of sailing and also his obvious love of life. As with all who knew him - we will miss him. Our sincerest condolences to all his extended family. Jim and Barb
Wednesday June 13, 2018
Condolence From: Greg & Colleen Knapp
Condolence: Our condolences to John's Family and friends. Being a main street merchant we certainly appreciated seeing John on many occasions, both as a customer, or just stopping in. John contributed something wherever he went. Gravenhurst was lucky he moved here in 1989 and lived a long life!
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Condolence From: Walt and Shelley Smith
Condolence: John was a wonderful man. He will be missed throughout the town. He was one of the first people we met at the Gravenhurst Curling Club. He helped Walt immensely while Walt was President. Thanks John and rest in peace.You are with Molly again.
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Condolence From: Gord Cleveland and Sue Colley
Condolence: John will always be a sailor to us....a superb sailor...among the best of the best. He helped us choose our first Albacore, of course. And he was so willing to give of his time and advice and friendship. It was always the best of times when John was there to greet you at the end of a race or at his dock. We will miss John terribly...for us, he represented everything that is good about Muskoka. Our sincere condolences to all John's family...he leaves a huge hole, but that is the mark of a life well lived. Gord and Sue
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Condolence From: Jennifer Gillmore
Condolence: I am so sorry to hear of the passing of a sweet sweet kind man who had such amazing stories of his amazing life and I loved to hear of them when I worked at the Manor. The one day I saw him wearing a Habitat for humanity t-shirt I had told him I recently got a Habitat for Humanity house and we got talking and I discovered he worked on my house. Thank you John for ur dedication your kindness and help I will cherish my house forever knowing your sweet gentle hands were apart of helping in building my house and making it a special home for me and my kids ❤. To julie and family my thoughts and prayers go out to you ❤ My thoughts and prayers go out to all who knew and loved John. May you rest in peace John and keep your loving hands wrapped around your loved ones.
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Condolence From: Bill Warren
Condolence: John, you will be missed for your curling skills and you paternal mentoring help to me in so many areas. Rest in Peace
Tuesday June 12, 2018