Ida Ellen McGarvey (Hurst) passed away at home in Orrville, on January 9th, 2024. Age 89 years.

Beloved wife of the late Aubrey McGarvey. Loving Mother of Jamie and his wife Alison; John; June and her partner Marshall; Jason; and the late Joseph. Grandmother of Michael and his wife Natasha; Aaron; Bronwyn, Parker Sheridan and his partner Oriea; and Grace Sheridan. Great Grandmother to Adeline Sheridan. Remembered by her surviving brothers, sisters, and many nieces and nephews.

As was Ida’s wish, cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Alzheimer Society Muskoka, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.


Jamie, John and deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

-Anne Taylor

Our sincere sympathies to the McGarvey family.

-Vince & Anita

My condolence.

-Jerry Holland

Jamie and family .. sending my condolences .. may your memories help get you through the loss

-Holly Fawcett Brown

Dear John, Jamie & Family: I offer you my deepest sympathy at this difficult time. I wish happy trails to Ida.

-Jim Bunsch

To : Jamie, John, Jason and June and families. Our heartfelt condolences to you all and know that Ida (Mom) is in peace now and no more hurting. Sending all our love. If we can do anything please let us know ok. Bruce & Penny ❤️🙏

-Bruce & Penny Knapp

Jamie - So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers with you and the family.
Randy & Robynne Pepper


My deepest sympathy to all the family.

-Brian Forbes

My sincere condolences Jamie to you and your family for loss

-Rolly Cascanette

Jamie & Family,
Our Deepest Condolences in the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Jay & Julie Thorogood

-Julie Thorogood

Jamie, John, June, Jason and family. I was so sorry to hear about your Mother. I've been thinking back to all the amazing times we all had out at Orrville and in Parry Sound, this really like the end of an era. Please accept my deepest sympathy.
Geoff McDowall

-Geoff McDowall

We are so sorry to hear about your mothers' passing Jamie. Orrville will never be the same without her there. Our sincerest condolences to you and your family.

-Gary and Lorna Kennedy

My condolences to Jamie and John sorry for your loss.

-Alan Land

I’m sorry for your loss.

-Mark Adamcryck