Valerie Anne "Val" CURTIS

CURTIS, Valerie Anne "Val" - Peacefully on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie surrounded by her family in her 68th year. Val of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of John for over 48 years. Loving mother of Tony (Belinda) and Ian. Dear grandmother of Katlyn (P.J.), Anna (John), Kerry and Lucas and great- grandmother of Hayden. Val will also be missed by her sister-in-law Molly (Vincent Devine), brother-in- law Ted (Denise) and her longtime friend Linda Flom. Val is predeceased by her parents Ada and Thomas Swanson and brother Howard Swanson. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home - Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Private Family Service to follow. If desired, remembrances to Hospice Simcoe would be appreciated. The family extend heartfelt thanks to Princess Margaret Hospital, Dr. Nay and the oncology department at R.V.H. and especially to the wonderful people at Hospice Simcoe. For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to

Published in the Toronto Star on June 27, 2013