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Gertrude Mary Harris passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on Saturday, April 24th, 2021. Age 93 years.

Beloved wife of the late Robert ‘Bob’ Harris. Loving mother of Anita and her husband Scott Forbes; and Doug Harris (Hayley Hobourn). Dear Grandma of Bryn Forbes (Melissa Flamand); and Eric Forbes and his wife Rosemary. Great grandmother of Owen Robert Forbes. Fondly remembered by her other relatives, and friends.

Cremation has taken place. Private Family Service.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada would be appreciated.


Russ and I and our family had so much fun at the cottage and so many great memories thanks to your wonderful parents. We would have never survived at the cottage without them! They leave a great legacy to all and are truly missed.

-Connie Robertson and Family

Dear Doug, Anita and family,
I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I will remember her as a very kind and caring lady. Please accept my sincerest condolences.
David Brunton

-David Brunton

Gwen and I enjoyed the friendship of Mary and Bob during our years in Parry Sound. Our times at their cottage together with other friends is memorable. Please accept my sincere condolences. Your parents were wonderful people.

-Wilson Abraham

Our deepest condolences for your loss.

-Christopher and Gabriela Dudas

So many wonderful memories!!
Mary and Bob (and Hap) will be in our hearts always
Cottage life was enhanced with their presence. Whenever we play rummoli we will always hear your mom’s laughter ❤️

-Sandy lyon

Hugs and prayers to Anita and Doug and the families.
We will never forget all our wonderful memories of Aunt Mary and Uncle Bob.
Stay in touch and hope we can visit after covid is in control. XX OO

-Marion & Kevin

So sorry for your loss. Jackie and I send our condolences. This might be our second message. But ...I remember the great times we had with all of you at the you guys remember dad falling in the water between the cruiser and your dock...the only thing we saw was his wallet sticking up out of the water. I remember your mom and dad not sure if they should laugh or not...but dad did when he came Lots of good memories plus ....I really appreciated your mother’s company at the Gardens when mom and Dad moved in. A pleasant surprise to chat with her....she actually recognized me too. Dad has passed last December, Ellen about 18 months before...Take is filled with wonderful memories. Bruce and all my family..

-Bruce Whillans