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Memorial Giving

Thank you for considering a gift to support Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in honour of your friend or loved one.  

The death of a friend or family member can be a difficult time emotionally, and we want to assure you that our team is committed to ensuring that your gifts are used to support the area of care that would most honour the memory of this special person. Memorial gifts are a meaningful way to honour the passing of a loved one. These gifts help to advance health care services for the patients and families of our region, while at the same time, helping to create a legacy for our friends and family that have passed away.

We want to assure you that our team is committed to helping you honour your loved one in a way that meets your expectations. Gifts are always used to support the area of patient care that a donor has requested. 

Ways to Give

Our team is committed to ensuring that your giving experience is as easy and convenient as possible. There are a number of ways that memorial donations can be made: 

  • Donations may be made online using credit card, direct debit or PayPal by clicking the "Donate Now" button at the top of the page. Once you reach the donation page, you will see an option to "Dedicate your donation" mid way down the donation form. 
  • Donations may be made in person by visiting the RVH Foundation office located just inside the RVH Main Entrance at 201 Georgian Drive, Barrie. Cash, Cheque, Credit Card and Debit are accepted 
  • Donations may be made by credit card over the phone by calling 705.739.5600
  • Donations may be made at a local funeral home. Please note that donations made at funeral homes may experience a delay in processing, due to the need for these gifts to be transferred to the RVH Foundation prior to gift processing. 

Hosting a Celebration of Life

The RVH Foundation is pleased to provide you with memorial donation cards for your Celebration of Life event. These donation cards each come with a postage paid envelope, making the process easy for your friends and loved ones to honour this special person. Call our Foundation to request memorial donation cards at 705.728.9090 ext. 41520

Notifying the Family 

Most families want to know who has made a gift in honour of their loved one. This allows a family the opportunity to thank those donors that have helped to create a legacy through their giving. 

Our team is happy to share the names and mailing addresses of memorial donors with a family, however we never share the amount of the gift that has been made. The ability to give a gift is different with each person, and we respect that all gifts made to honour someone's memory are special. 

If you would prefer that your name and mailing address not be shared with a family, please mark your gift as anonymous at the time of giving. 

Gift Designation

Many families request that memorial gifts be designated to a specific area of Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. The family may have a special connection to a specific area of health care, received care from a specific program, or a family may recognize a specific need and want to help. If gifts are undesignated, our team will ensure that your loved one is honoured by designating the gift to the Area of Greatest Need. Some areas that a family might wish to consider include: 

  • Hearts and Minds Campaign
  • Advanced Cardiac Care
  • Child and Youth Mental Health
  • Compassionate Care Fund
  • Dialysis
  • Emergency Department
  • Equipment & Technology 
  • Teaching and Research
  • Mental Health & Addictions
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Paediatrics
  • Rotary Lodge
  • Volunteer Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Development Assistant, Casey McKenzie by phone 705.728.9090 ext. 41520 or by email mckenziec@rvh.on.ca  

In Memory of...

Gifts were received in memory of the following individuals in the last six months.

September

  • Judith Baguley
  • James Barone
  • Ray Bartusevicius
  • Doreen Beekhuizen
  • Helen Beleskey
  • Alan Boss
  • Christopher Campbell
  • Joyce Diano
  • David Duffy
  • Margaret Elliott
  • Brian Fitzgerald
  • Joan Gauthier
  • Patricia Goodfellow
  • Helen Greenspan
  • Robert Griffin
  • Paul Guillotte
  • Ellen Handy
  • Katherine Harris
  • Raymond Keery
  • William Kell
  • Fern Langlois
  • David Latvanen
  • Mary Lorriman
  • Glen Martin
  • Larry Nightingale
  • Sally Saunders
  • Cathy Shkwarok
  • Murray Spicher
  • Sabrina Spicher
  • Faye Taylor
  • Wayne Bud Thurlow
  • Ann Totok
  • Donald Urquhart
  • Lee Whalen
  • Evelyn Wolfenden
  • David Zorony

 October

  • David Ackland
  • John Angel
  • Donald Asselin
  • Roy Ayranto
  • Margaret Bannerman
  • Barry Barber
  • James Barone
  • Helen Beleskey
  • Terri Lee Bernhardt
  • Roger Berry
  • Christopher Campbell
  • Gordon Dawson
  • Marg Dawson
  • Dorothy Dewar
  • David Duffy
  • Madeline Edwards
  • Brian Fitzgerald
  • Sabina Floether
  • Sandra Fournier
  • Dawn Gardy
  • Bruce Hall
  • Patrice Hamel
  • Ruth Hannah
  • Patricia Holm
  • Stacie Karklins
  • Morris Kennedy
  • Fern Langlois
  • Jill Leiper
  • Larry McArthur
  • Jean McGurk
  • Brian Moxey
  • Robert Myers
  • Ronald Paul
  • Ernest Priest
  • Jean Smart
  • Jean Smith
  • Edward Tokarz
  • John Truen
  • Freda Weatherup
  • Steven Webb
  • John Weel
  • Tom Willcock
  • Evelyn Wolfenden
  • Barbara Zierl

November

  • Leonard Adams
  • Barry Barber
  • Jane Blackstock
  • Mary E. Bokesch
  • Craig Bradley
  • John Brown
  • Terry Brown
  • Christopher Campbell
  • Michael Coo
  • Viola Crichton
  • Karen Davis
  • Dorothy Dewar
  • John Domanski
  • Della Draper
  • Sabina Floether
  • Dawn Gardy
  • Bernice Gustafson
  • Ruth Hannah
  • John Ted Joyce
  • Stacie Karklins
  • Barbara-Ann Keogh
  • Hannah Kilfin
  • Fern Langlois
  • Ted Lawrence
  • Lorraine Lea
  • Jill Leiper
  • Scott MacPherson
  • Robert H. Martin
  • Diane Matheson
  • Doreen McPhail
  • George Oreto
  • Patricia Osburn
  • Malcolm Bud Pike
  • Walter Pollard
  • William Pratt
  • Ernest Priest
  • Lisa Readman
  • Margaret Robertson
  • Albina Sicard
  • Margaret Skinner
  • Jean Smart
  • Craig G Smith
  • Trudy Soyko Ellis
  • Chris Spanis
  • Roger Sturgeon
  • Edward Tokarz

December

  • Giueseppe Andreucci
  • Len Beatty
  • Herbert Black
  • Doreen Bodmore
  • William Bonner
  • Clarine Buchanan
  • Heather Chipchase
  • James Clarke
  • Ruby Cox
  • Aurona Daley
  • Myrna Doan
  • Della Draper
  • Lorne Emery
  • Sabrina Floether
  • Jessie Flynn
  • Ross Furzecott
  • Dawn Gardy
  • Rebecca Garrett
  • Patrick Gladwish
  • Diane Gorbell
  • Bernice Gustafson
  • Warren Jack
  • Lynn Jacob
  • Alex Jarlette
  • Donelda Jones
  • Jill Leiper
  • Jim Lowrie
  • Vera Malek
  • Brenda Marcellus
  • Marie Mason
  • Corey McCann
  • Donald McElroy
  • Anne McFadden
  • Dale McGirr
  • Gary McIntyre
  • Craig McKee
  • Susan McKittrick
  • Doreen McPhail
  • Robert Mitchell
  • Keith Moore
  • Patricia Osburn
  • John Pearson
  • Anne Rance
  • David Rigden
  • Jane Rumble
  • Cathy Saunders-Wilson
  • Roland Schell
  • Richard Allan Sinton
  • Jean Smart
  • Craig G.Smith
  • Roger Sturgeon
  • George Sutton
  • Anastazia Tobiasz
  • Edward Tokarz
  • John Truen
  • Louise Turner
  • John Weel
  • Ruth Wenn
  • Tom Willcock
  • Bonnie Winchester

January 2020

  • Ken Albrough
  • Shirley Atkinson
  • Craig Bradley
  • Robert C. Milne
  • Frank C. Tarte
  • Deborah Cameron
  • Joan Campling
  • Elaine Drover
  • Mark Duffin
  • David Duffy
  • Shirley Dunstan
  • Fredrick Edmunds
  • Joanne Ewles
  • Agnes Foster
  • M. Hume Rennick
  • Ross “Rocko” Lee
  • Mark Leva
  • Arvids Ludeviks
  • Lynn M. Jacob
  • Debbie Madgwick
  • Matthew Maher
  • Ruth McIntyre
  • Ved Nadrajob
  • Frank Neal
  • Patricia Osburn
  • Della R. Draper
  • Oliver Robertson
  • Jean Smart
  • Robert Sponagle
  • Rocco Trotta
  • John Vaughan
  • Gracie Wright  

February 2020

  • Ken Albrough
  • Geoffrey Anker
  • Jeannette Atkinson
  • Shirley Atkinson
  • Thomas Balsdon
  • Glenn Bell
  • Herbert Black
  • Verna Bonnie Fenwick
  • Shannon Bouchard
  • Hilary Brown
  • Allan Cohen
  • David Duffy
  • Wallace Finley
  • Edward Gattoni
  • Andy Gibson
  • Warren Hart
  • Bob Hellings
  • Donald Hussey
  • Eddie Ing, Jr.
  • Ross Lange
  • Randy Leroux
  • Mark Leva
  • Jim Lowrie
  • Phyllis McGee
  • Trudy Moore
  • Ved Nandrajog
  • Kenneth Powell
  • Norma Smockum
  • Boo Soo Chong
  • Robert Sponagle
  • Kitt Turney
  • Alexander Waddell
  • Robert Wilson
  • Hanne-Lore Wood
  • Gracie Wright

 

Making a Memorial Donation
To make an online memorial donation please click the "Donate Now" button and follow the prompts.

donate now button

To mail a memorial donation please print out the linked form here, and mail to:

RVH Foundation
201 Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON  L4M 6M2

To make a memorial donation in person please visit the RVH Foundation located in the Main Entrance of Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.

To make a memorial donation by credit card over the phone please call 705.739.5600