Yvon (Yogi) Gervais
Peacefully surrounded by his family on November 20, 2005 at the age of 66. Son of the late Bruno Gervais and the late Germaine Gervais (nee Gabouri). He leaves behind his beloved wife Yvette (nee Rioux), his children Kathleen, Marc (Chantal Tremblay), Michel (Maggie Tessier), Guy (Maureen O'Connor), Christine (Oliver Saintonge). He also leaves his grandchildren Jesse, Emily, Christopher, Samuel, Ryan, Félix, Laurence and his step-grandchildren. Predeceased by his brother Jean-Luc, he leaves his other brothers Gilles (Lucille), Marcel, André, Gérard, Charles (Vida) and many nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts and cousins. Friends may visit at the St-Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Wednesday, November 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at the Notre Dame Cathedral, Sussex Drive, Ottawa on Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. In his memory, donations to the St. Vincent Hospital would be appreciated. The family wishes to thank the employees for the excellent care provided.
William Allan Gregory - 11/22/2005
Surrounded in the love of his three daughters, Anne; Carole (Kenneth Eady), Paula (Thomas Collins). Allan peacefully slipped away to join his beloved wife Ginger in eternal rest on Monday, November 21, 2005. Allan was born on October 11, 1922 to the late Milton and the late Muriel Gregory and is survived by his brother Hubert (Marie) of Mission, Texas; his favorite 'granddaughter' Shannon (David Wilson) and grandsons Shawn, Christopher, Kurtis and great-grandchildren Ashley and baby Campbell. Allan was a proud Second World War Overseas Veteran; a 42 year member of the Montgomery Branch #351, Royal Canadian Legion; held a lifetime membership in Sydney Albert Luke Lodge, #558 A.F. and A.M., a charter member of Luxor Daylight Lodge, #741, A.F. and A.M., a member and Past Patron of Capital City Chapter, # 172, Order of the Eastern Star; a member of the Ottawa Tunis Shriners, A.A.O.N.M.S., and a life member of the Tunis Shrine Oriental Band. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, November 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 10 a.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In memoriam donations may be made to the Ottawa-Carleton Parkinson's Association or to the St. James Anglican Church, Leitrim, would be appreciated. The Gregory family wishes to extend grateful appreciation to the staff of 5D, Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus for the compassionate care provided to their cherished Father, as well as the special considerations accorded to Anne, during this time, Dad will forever dwell in our hearts.
Leslie N. (nee Avery) Hamelin - 11/22/2005
Peacefully on Monday, November 21st, 2005 with her family at her side. Beloved wife and best friend of George. Loving mother of Gregg (Adele) and Christie Keech. Cherished grandmother of Jason, Jeremy, Clinton, Jonathan, Holly and Joshua. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, November 23rd from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, November 24th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, November 25th at 11:30 a.m. in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
Beatrice Langton - 11/23/2005
Peacefully on Tuesday, November 22, 2005, Beatrice Lawlor Langton, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Langton. Devoted mother of Gerald (Geraldine) and Melvin (Lynne). Cherished grandmother of Donald (Dominique), Danny (Chrissie), Dennis, John-Luke (Megan Davis), and Jody (Charlotte Reaburn). Lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren Thomas, Laura, Cameron and Spencer. Survived by her dear sister and friend Mary Ryan. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the McGarry Memorial Chapel, 139 Valley Road, Wakefield, Quebec, on Friday, November 25, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Camillus Roman Catholic Church in Farrellton, Quebec on Saturday at 11am, with burial to follow in the Parish Cemetery. A very special thanks to all the doctors and nursing staff at the Gatineau Memorial Hospital in Wakefield. In Memoriam donations to the Gatineau Memorial Hospital Foundation would be most appreciated.
Adrien (Gegan) Lauzon - 11/16/2005
Suddenly on Sunday, November 13, 2005, age 60 years. Son of the late Adrien and Theresa (nee Brazeau) Lauzon and step-son of Esther Widmer Lauzon. Predeceased by two brothers Albert (Bob) Lauzon and Jean-Rene (John) Lauzon. Gegan will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his many family and friends. Friends may attend a Graveside Service at Pinecrest Cemetery, 2500 Baseline Road on Saturday, November 19, 2005 at 2pm. Those wishing may make memorial donations in memory of Gegan to the Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, 737 Parkdale Avenue, 1st Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 1J8. Funeral arrangements with the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
John Alexander "Jackie" McDougall - 11/12/2005
Peacefully in hospital, on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at the age of 78. Beloved son of the late Earl and Edith McDougall of Blenheim, Ontario. Loving brother of Edwin (the late Christine) of Philadelphia, and predeceased by his sister Charlotte Pearce (the late Frank). Survived by his nephew Gregg, and niece Laurie, both of Philadelphia, and niece Carolyn, her husband Steven Maynes and their children Erin and Andrew, all of Ottawa. Friends may attend a memorial service in Jackie's honour at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at 2:30pm. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
William (Bill) Meehan - 11/17/2005
Peacefully at home on Thursday, November 17, 2005. Loving husband for 66 years of Helen and father of William Glenn. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 from 10:30 a.m. until time of the service in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favourite charity.
Audrey Pearl Miller - 11/22/2005
Past President Rebekah Assembly of Ontario
Veteran Member of Hazel Rebekah Lodge #40
Peacefully at Central Park Lodge, on Monday, November 21, 2005, in her 93rd year. Beloved daughter of the late George Frederick and Florence May Miller. Life long friend of the late Margaret 'Tiny' Burns of Toronto. Former long time member of St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church. Funeral Service will be at the Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 289 Spencer Street on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated . A special thanks to Dorothy and the Central Park Lodge staff for their kindness and tender care of the lat seven years.
Clifford John Quince - 11/16/2005
WWII Naval Veteran
Bell Canada Employee (Retired)
Graduate McGill University
Suddenly on Monday, November 14, 2005 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of 52 years of Joyce (nee Ridley). Loving father of Donna, Wendy (Steve Scanlon), Vicki (Fern Blais), Holly (Geoff Wilson) and the late Gregory. Cherished grandfather of Angela, Jathina, Jesse, Isabelle, Philip, Michelle and Heather. Dear brother of Thelma MacMillan. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Clifford was a Past President of the Bell Telephone Pioneers, Past President of EOSARDA and one-time Editor and contributor to Square Time Magazine, and contributor to Up the Gatineau. He was a 19-year volunteer at the Museum of Nature and a 15-year volunteer at the Museum of Civilization. His travels throughout Canada and the World were among his many varied interests. Friends may visit at the McGarry Memorial Chapel, 139 Valley Road, Wakefield, Quebec on Saturday, November 19, 2005 from 10:00am until service time in the Chapel at 11:00am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Raymond Wilfrid Rainville - 11/15/2005
Suddenly at home on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, age 57 years. Long time partner of Marilyn Malcolm and friend to her children Deborah (Darrin Cowell) and their daughter Jenny; and Daniel and his daughter Cari. Predeceased by his parents Maurice Rainville and Ailene Neault. Dear brother of Philippe (Doris), Leo, Paulette, Jacques (Agnes), Joceline, Daniel (Marlene) and many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, November 18 at 11 a.m. Interment in Renfrew. Those wishing, may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Erna Schell (nee Weimer) - 11/23/2005
(formerly of Chibougamau)
Peacefully in Hull, Monday, November 21, 2005 at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Jonathan Schell, dearly loved mom to Claudia (Roger Howard), Don (John Fernandes) and John Jr. Special Oma to Andrew and Adam Howard. Private family arrangements in care of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry. Heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Bourbonnicre, 3rd floor staff at La Pieta as well as mom's dear friend Winny for their love, compassion and excellent care. Donations may be made to la Fondation du CHSLD de Hull, Residence La Pietr, 273 rue Laurier, Hull, Quebec J8X 3W8.
Kelly Anne Sherman - 11/22/2005
On Sunday, November 20, 2005 at the age of 45 years. Loving wife of Steve and mother of Stephen (Heather), James, Kelly and grandmother of Enya. Daughter of Lloyd and Betty Wray of Brantford and daughter-in-law of George Sherman. Friends may visit at the St.Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at the Aviation Parkway on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, 1230 Bank Street at Cameron on Saturday, November 26, 2005 at 11am.
Mildred Smiley - 11/18/2005
Peacefully at Carleton Lodge on November 17, 2005 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Smiley. Loving mother of Angela Hantzis. Predeceased by two sisters and one brother. Survived by her nephews Garry Jodoin, her niece Dorothy Sadler and her extended family Dennis, Tonia, Peter and Paul Kelly. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Tuesday, November 22, from 9:30 until Service time in the Chapel at 11:30. Special thanks to the staff of Carleton Lodge, especially the staff of Goulborn Village. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club would be appreciated.
Gladys Smith (nee Mulligan) - 11/16/2005
Peacefully in hospital on November 16, 2005, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon G. Smith. Loving mother of Bill and Jane (Derek) Moore. Much loved Nana of Jennifer (Tony Gaind), Graham and Gordon. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, November 18 from 4 to 7pm and on Saturday from 10am to Service time in the Chapel at 11:30am. Special thanks to the sixth floor staff of the Ottawa General Campus. For those who wish, donations may be made to The Ottawa Hospital General Campus or the Ottawa Humane Society.
Melba Bancroft Smythe - 11/12/2005
October 16, 1916 - November 11, 2005
Melba slipped away as quietly and peacefully as she lived her life, comforted by the love of her daughters, Sharon and Mary Ann. Predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Thomas Andrew (Terry) Smythe. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Sharon Henthorn and Mary Ann Smythe, sons-in-law Lincoln Henthorn and Phillip Massad, grandchildren Debbie (Raymond Shank), Jason (Tamara Despres) and Joanne (Andrew Lauzon). Special Big Grandma to Christian, Karina and Quinn. Our heartfelt gratitude to Elizabeth Burgess, whose care and companionship added immeasurably to Melba's quality of life over the last eight years. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Tuesday, November 15 from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 12 noon. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice at May Court, or the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind would be appreciated.
Elizabeth (Betty) Spry - 11/21/2005
In Ottawa on Sunday, Novmber 20, 2005 Jessie Elizabeth Spry in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Major General Daniel C. Spry. Loving mother of Margot Gowing (Christopher Brand) and Toby Spry (Andrea). Grandmother of Kimberley (Kevin) and David Gowing and Ainsley (Redmond) and Michael Spry. Sister of Frances Bayne and predeceased by brothers Peter and Eric Forbes. Friends may visit at the Central chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Thursday, November 24 after 1pm until time of service in the Chapel at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.
Betty Doreen Stevenson (nee Armstrong)
Betty died with dignity surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 20, 2005. Beloved wife of Walter "Steve". Cherished mother of Debbie (Bob), Joan (Barry), Barbara (Emillo) and Sandra (Tom). Loving grandmother of Tamara, Mathew, Tina (Trevor), Anika, Jordan and great-grandmother to Deeandra. She is survived by her siblings Bobby, Beverley, Art, Nancy, Lorna and Larry. Predeceased by brother Ross. Dear daughter of the late Elgin and Christina Armstrong. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, on Wednesday, November 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, November 24 from 10 a.m. until service time in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or to CHEO would be appreciated.
Jacqueline (Jackie) Ward - 11/19/2005
Peacefully at the Montfort Hospital on Friday, November 18, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Nicholas Ward. Loving mother of Sarah (Michael), Robert (Leslie) and Joanna (Oscar). Doting grandmother of Thomas, Hugh, Nicola and Sarita. Jacqueline's family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the medical staff of the Montfort Hospital for their kind and compassionate care throughout her illness, especially Drs. Gauthier, Michaud, Schniderman and St. Jean and nurses Giselle, Yolande and Mario. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Monday from 7 to 10pm and Tuesday, from 2 to 5pm. A private cremation will take place. In lieu of flowers, Jacqueline's family would graciously appreciate a donation to the Montfort Hospital Foundation. A Celebration of Life for Jackie will take place during the Christmas season. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Brian Henry Wilson Q.C. - 11/20/2005
Peacefully, at home on Saturday, November 19, 2005 in his 77th year. Son of the late Henry and Charlotte Wilson. Survived by his wife Joan, his daughter Leslie and several cousins. Grateful thanks to the Palliative Care at Home Team. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Thursday, November 24, 2005 from 10:30am until service in the Chapel at 11:30am. Reception to follow. Burial at Capital Memorial Gardens. In memoriam, donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre or the Prayer Book Society - Ottawa Branch, 303-3099 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K2H 5A6 would be appreciated by the family.
Josefina Aleria - 12/21/2005
Accidentally, on December 19, 2005, at age 53. Survived by family and friends in the Philippines and Canada. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, on Friday, December 23, 2005 from 6-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 11am. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre.
Geroge Murray Allen
Suddenly on Sunday, December 18, 2005 at the age of 71 years. Much loved husband of Maisie (nee Pafford). Father of Dr. Murray Allen (Dr. Anne Hamilton), Ottawa, Robert Allen (Sudhatri Murthy), Toronto and the late Patricia Allen. Dear grandfather of Patrick, Timothy, Kathleen, Meridith, Vivien, Sharmila, David and Matthew. Brother of Arthur (Shirley), Kingston; Doris Sharp, Halifax; Frank, Kentville, N.S.; Phyllis Trefry (Ross), Marion King (Albert), Ruth Swim, all of Yarmouth, N.S., and predeceased by Henry Allen and Beatrice Crosby. George retired from the RCMP as Assistant Commissioner after 35 years of service and then worked as Commissioner of Elections Canada. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and friend who enjoyed wood carving, tree planting, home renovating, watching his grandkids play soccer and spending time with his family. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, Ottawa on Wednesday, December 21st from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 at 11:30am. Reception to follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Eva Berry - 12/11/2005
1910 - 2005
With sadness we announce the death of our mother, Eva E. Berry on Saturday, December 10, 2005, six days before her 95th birthday, from complications of a stroke three weeks earlier. Eva was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Robert A. Berry, her parents, David and Hannah Cossman and her nine brothers and sisters. Left with wonderful memories of her dynamic presence are her daughter Anne Berry and her husband Michael Diduch and her son David Berry and his wife Elizabeth and daughter, Sarah. Eva was born in North Sydney, NS and raised in Montreal where she attended McGill University. In World War II, she served as a captain in the Canadian Women's Army Corps working with the Interservice Committee for Protection of Prisoners of War in Enemy Hands and with the relocation of British war brides in Canada. After the war, she married and established a family. Once her children were in school, Eva pursued her interests in broadcasting with the CBC. In 1960, she was elected to the Ottawa Board of Education where she served until 1974. Eva participated on the Canadian Council for Research in Education and the Ontario Trustee and Rate Payers Association. Eva also worked part-time at the Canadian Journal of Genetics and Cytology. From 1976 to 1984, Eva was chairperson of the Unemployment Insurance Board of Referees. She also participated on many committees including the Ottawa Library Board and the Board of Education Advisory Board. In retirement, she shared many interests with her husband including extensive travel, continuing education, and theatre and opera. We would like to thank the wonderful staff at the Colonel By Retirement Residence where Eva made her home during the last six years of her life. Many became her best friends. At Eva's request, funeral arrangements will be private. In memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario at 200-1900 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON K2G 4N4.
Eileen Loretta Best (Folan) - 12/05/2005
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mom on December 4, 2005 at the age of 83. Loving mother of Allan (Diane Cardinal) of Markham and Marilyn of Ottawa. Proud and devoted Nanny of Christopher and Stephanie Park and Gregory Best. Great grandmother of Drew McEvoy. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Island Lodge and Peter D.Clark Centre for the exeptionally kind and loving care given to Mom over the past 9 years. A kind and gentle lady, she will remain forever in the hearts of those who were blessed with sharing her life. A service for our Mom, Nanny and friend will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at 11:30am. Her family will receive friends after 9:30am. For those wishing, memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.