James; Merv E.
(Retired Regional Sales Manager, William M. Dunne and Assoc.; Life Member of Orillia Minor Hockey Assoc.; former member of Orillia Recreation Advisory Committee; member of Midland Sports Hall of Fame; Midland Red Wings Hockey Club, Ontario Champions 1954)
Merv passed away peacefully, at Mariposa House Hospice, Severn, on Friday, June 24, 2022 in his 89th year. Lifelong resident of Orillia. Beloved husband of June (nee Watt). Loving father of Karen Gordon & partner Dennis (husband Ralph predeceased) of Barrie, David James & wife Stephanie of Oro-Medonte and Lisa James McKenzie & husband William (Bill) of Orillia. Gramper of Ashley and Derrick Gordon and partner Lindsay, Danyelle, Robbie and Natalie James and husband Kelly, Lindsay, and Max Kay McKenzie and Gramper Gramper of Ruby June and Jonas James. Son of the late Albert & Yetta James, formerly of Orillia. Dear brother of Lillia Parkes of Mississauga, Helen Edinger of Guelph and Audrey Edinger of Sicamous, BC (all predeceased). Lovingly remembered by the Watt Family. Cremation to take place. Family and friends are invited to meet at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St., N., Orillia on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 from 12:30 pm until time of the Merv's Celebration of Life at 2 pm. For those unable to attend you may watch the service via "Live Stream" on your device. To register and watch click on the following link: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=4cd2b713-0b2d-4799-b782-e40b47bcf46e
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Mariposa House Hospice or the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at www.mundellfuneralhome.com