Elizabeth Gwyn Combes
Peacefully, at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Care Centre after a long struggle with cancer, Elizabeth left this world with her family beside her on December 20, 2005. Beloved wife of Robert Neufeld. Dear daughter of Gwen Buckingham of Parkhill, Ontario and Gordon Combes of St. Mary's, Ontario. Dear sister of Barry Combes (Carol), Pamela Mulholland (Lorne), Nancy Buckingham-Post (Marvin) and Jane Buckingham. Special daughter-in-law to Rudy and Anne Neufeld of St. Catharines. Ontario and dear sister-in-law to Joanne Lebel (Denis) of London, Ontario and Robin Bailey (Charles) of Trenton, Ontario. Liz was also a much loved aunt to Leigh and Steven Trimm-Combes of Toronto and Lucas Lebel of London, Ontario. Liz will also be missed by her many friends in Ottawa and across Canada and by her colleagues at the History Department of the University of Ottawa. The family would like to offer its thanks to all of the doctors, nurses and support staff who have provided such wonderful support and care over the past two years. Cremation has taken place. A gathering to celebrate Liz's life will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, January 6, 2006 from 2-4pm with words of remembrance at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation (http://www.ohfoundation.ca) or Friends of Abandoned Pets (http://www.foap.on.ca).
Alicje Anna Maria Cornelissen - 12/14/2005
Peacefully, on December 12, at the Ottawa General Hospital from complications related to lupus. Alicje was born in Cornwall, Ontario on May 13, 1959 and grew up on a dairy farm in nearby Williamstown. Alicje leaves behind her beloved husband, Rory Gooderham, her cherished children, Maaike Tess and Willem Ross, her dear parents, Francis and Maria Cornelissen, two brothers, five sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews. Alicje received a Bachelor of Science from Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec and a Master of Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She became an expert in fire protection engineering and devoted her career, which took her around the world, to fire safety and building code development. Over her 24-year long fight with lupus she proved wrong those who thought her illness would prevent her from achieving the professional success she enjoyed and from having her beautiful children who became the light of her life. Visitation will take place at Hulse, Playfair & McGarry on Thursday, December 15 from 2-4 and from 7-9pm., 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa and a funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Williamstown, Ontario on Friday, December 16, at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Lupus Association, care of the Arthritis Society, 20-2269 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON K1H 8K2
Margaret D. Coulthart - 12/12/2005
Peacefully at the Glebe Centre on Sunday, December 11, 2005 in her 87th year. Beloved daughter of the late Ernest and Annie Coulthart. Dear sister of Mrs. Oliver Geraux of Dundas, ON, Mrs. David Rea of Hamilton, ON and Mr. John Coulthart of Toronto, ON. Survived by her cousins Arlyss Young and Roy Empey. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, December 14th, 2005 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 15th, 2005 at 10 a.m. Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in the Spring.
Michael J. Robert Cunningham - 12/13/2005
At the Ottawa Heart Institute, on December 12, 2005 after a courageous battle with diabetes and renal failure at the age of 54. Cherished partner of 23 years to Andre Cloutier. Dear son of John Kennedy 'Jack' Cunningham and the late Simone Paulette St. Gelais, and step son of Ardith Cunningham. Brother of Joseph (deceased July 30, 1954), Catherine Mary Cunningham-Huston(Gene Bodzin) and step-brother of the late Joan Irwin, the late Janet Irwin, Heather Irwin and Mary (Michael) Hippern. Also survived by his nephews Jason, Mitchell and Scott. Michael also leaves behind 2 very special lifelong friends; Kevin Scully and Lynn Bougeault as well as cousins, aunts, uncle extended family and friends. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Saturday, December 17, 2005 from 11am until words of remembrance at 12noon, followed by refreshments. For those who wish donations to the Renal Clinic at Riverside Hospital would be appreciated.
Catherine Dods - 12/11/2005
Absent from the body and present with the Lord. Peacefully at the Maycourt Hospice on December 10, 2005 in her 93rd year, formerly of Bristol and currently of Nepean. She went to be with her Lord and Saviour. Born in Ladysmith, Quebec, the eldest daughter of the late Henry Dale and Ellen Woods, formerly of Shawville, Quebec. She was the beloved wife of the late Earl Dods for 68 years. Mother of the late Stanley (Doreen), Ronald (June), Dwight (Jessie), the late Carl Marcus at infancy, the late Lois (David Gray), Jim (Joyce), and Douglas (Sue). She leaves behind 21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Elma Cooke (Lloyd) of Florida and Perth and Roberta Rocher (the late Cal) of Listowel. Predeceased by her brother Carl (Helen), formerly of Shawville, Quebec. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. and on Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 9 a.m. until service time in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Interment service to follow at the Norway Bay United Cemetery, Norway Bay, Quebec at 2 p.m.
Jean Edith Donaldson ( nee Smith )
April 2, 1933- December 15, 2005
Our Beautiful 'Bonnie Jean' It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of a wonderful woman. She was the beloved and loving wife of 49 years to Robert James Donaldson and devoted mother of Brenda ( Roger Sarty ), Ian ( Deb) and Sheila ( Rob Fisher ). Predeceased by her parents Ellard and Gladys Smith and by her sister Mary ( the late Archie MacMillan ). Cherished sister of Helen ( Arnold Beaudion ), Merle ( Marcel Martin ), Doris Sinden and Jack ( Gina ). Beloved sister-in-law to Evelyn, Diane ( Michael Iles ), Wilfred, Ellen ( the late Wally Bosas ) and the late Gordon Donaldson ( Rose ). Dear Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Thursday 2 to 5 p.m., which will be followed by a short reception. Friends may attend a service to celebrate Jean's life at Templeton, Quebec, Friday, December 23, 2005 at 2 p.m.. Interment to take place in the spring. The good Lord now has a new Christmas angel. We shall miss her terribly, but take comfort knowing that He will continue to love and care for her in Heaven as much as we did on Earth, ' Love you, always.' In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Doris Margaret (Irvine) Edwards
January 4, 1919 - December 12, 2005
With great sadness we announce the death of Doris (Irvine) Edwards at age 86. Much loved wife of the late Ted Edwards (Senior) and wonderful mother to Penny, Pat (Tom), Peggy (Jo) and Ted (Margo). Grandmother of Danny (Kristin), Patty (Bob), Jamie, Julie, Scott, Karen, Joslyn, Steve, Lisa and Julie. Great-grandmother of Ben, Andrew, Travis, Jordan, Nick, Jacob, Samuel, Rowan, Mason and Jordan. Doris was a great friend to many and always there to help when needed. Those that survive her will miss her; those that died before her were blessed to have known her. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Friday December 16, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday December 17, 2005 at 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy and tribute, memorial donations to The Ottawa YM/YWCA Camping Programs or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by Doris and her family. The family would like to thank Dr. Scott and the nursing staff at the Montfort Hospital and Gail Beaven and her staff at Billings Lodge.
Margaret Fuller - 12/16/2005
Passed away peacefully at the West End Villa, Ottawa on Thursday, December 15, 2005 in her 92nd year, after a long illness. Daughter of the late William John Fuller and the late Margaret Riley. Survived by her sister, Ruth of Ottawa and cousins Margaret Phillips of Thunder Bay, ON., Jean Olmsted of Carleton Place, ON. and Lawrence Fuller of Bath, ON. She was a long time member of Knox Presbyterian Church. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, December 18, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, December 19 at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be much appreciated.
William Andrew Garay - 12/20/2005
With sadness, we announce the passing of Bela Garay on Monday, December 19, 2005 at the age of 54 years. Surrounded by family and friends who loved him and whom he loved. Predeceased in 1986 by his father Joseph, in 1997 by his grandmother Aranka and in 2005 by his mother Rosalia. He leaves behind his loving sons Robert, Ryan and Jonathan, his sisters Anne (Wayne Turner), Toronto and Susan, Los Angeles. Billy was the loved companion and partner of Karen Imbeau. He will be missed by Maggie McCarthy. A Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, Ottawa on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 1pm. Interment Jewish Community Cemetery (Osgoode). Immediately following the service, a celebration of Bill's life will be held at Capones Restaurant, 831 Industrial Ave. after 3pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Reach Canada, UJA, or the Vista House are appreciated. Funeral arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Bridge Games Co-ordinator for Catholic Missions and Shepherds of Good Hope
At The Hospice At May Court on Tuesday, December 20, 2005, Clémentine Jeannette Gervais, at the age of 96. Dear aunt of Margaret Robert and great-aunt of Stéphane Robert. Dear cousin and best friend of Madeleine Legault and her family. Predeceased by her parents Adélard Gervais and Henriette Gratton, sister Délia Beland (the late Tom) and brother Isidore Gervais. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, December 22, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 95 Somerset Street West, Ottawa on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 11am. Cremation. Interment of Urn will be held in the family plot in La Passe, Ontario in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to The Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, K1S 0X1 or to The Shepherds of Good Hope, 233 Murray Street, Ottawa, K1N 5M9 would be appreciated. Special thanks to The Hospice at May Court and to the Ottawa Hospital General Campus for their loving care and compassion.
William Goodwin - 12/20/2005
Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Tuesday, December 20th, 2005. Beloved husband of Margaret, loving father of Cheryl (Mark Ruch) and proud grandfather of Steven. Dear brother of Sidney (Almonte), Ernest (Michigan) and the late George, Alfred and Ena. According to his wishes funeral arrangements are private. In his memory, those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of their choice. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Barclay Taylor Hazelton
Long time Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club Member
Bart passed away at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on Monday, December 19th, 2005 in his 92nd year. He was predeceased by his first wife Genevieve Mallon, by his parents Laure Belle Masters and Josiah Taylor Hazelton, brothers Douglas Graydon Masters Hazelton, William Messenger Hazelton and sister Kathryne Welton Reykdal Hazelton. He is survived by his second wife Mora Patricia Fraser, stepdaughters Judy Fraser and Susan Dostal and stepgrandchildren Eddie and Christa Dostal and many nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by his loving nephew Brian Mallon and his family. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 from 7 to 9pm and Friday, December 23rd from 10am until service in the Chapel at 11am. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Grateful appreciation is expressed to Drs. Miller, Knight and Davidson, the nursing staff of the fifth floor and the Palliative Care Team, all of the Civic Hospital for the kind and compassionate care provided to Bart during his days there. You are all a credit to your profession and your hospital and hopefully will be an inspiration to those who follow in your footsteps.
Jerzy Henryk (George) Holownia
At the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre on Monday, December 19, 2005 at the age of 88. Survived by his brother Olgierd Holownia of Warsaw, Poland and his sons George Czerny (Nancy) of Collingwood, ON, Thaddeus Holownia (Gay) and Mikolaj (Nicholas) Czerny-Holownia (Kim). Grandfather of Stephen, Doug, Joseph, Inga, Theo, Julian, Kasimir, Emma, Lucas and great-grandfather of five. Friends may visit at Central Central of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 from 10am until 12noon. A Memorial Service will be held in the spring.
Eli ( Lou ) Karam - 12/21/2005
In hospital on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband and friend of Shirley. Survived by his loving brother Roger and wife Claire, his niece Susan Douglas and nephews Doug, Norm and Steve. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Ave at Richmond Road on Friday, December 23, 2005 from 12:30 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Craig Kitchen - 12/16/2005
April 15, 1964 -December 15, 2005
Suddenly On Thursday, December 15, 2005. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Edith. Father of Thomas and Tyler. Fiancé of Tammy Burden and step father of Randy and Terry. Brother of Cam (Debbie), Kim (Robin) and twin sister Cathy (Raymond). Favorite uncle of several nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Sunday and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Valerie Huyck Lehman
Peacefully on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at the age of 64. Valerie battled a lengthy illness with dignity and humour. Beloved mother of Christina (Scott Vernon) and Sean Madden. She is survived by her brother John and sister in law Vera, niece Miriam, nephew Tom and granddaughter Kaileh. Predeceased by her parents Ethan and Dorothy Lehman and her grandson Ethan. Valerie was a friend of Bill W. and will be dearly missed by many dear family and friends whose lives have been touched by her gentle spirit. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, December 16, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm, and on Saturday, December 17, 2005 from 11am until service time in the Chapel at 1pm. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. Donations in Valerie's memory to the Lung Association of Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the family.
'Mummy we love you!'
Ruth Leslie (nee Langford) - 12/21/2005
Peacefully on December 20, 2005 in her 85th year, surrounded by her children. Beloved wife of the late Laurie Leslie. Daughter of the late H.G. Langford and Emily Langford. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Elizabeth Minnes (Jim) and her sons Grant (Vickie) and John Laurie (Linda). She is also survived by her sister Elizabeth Langford and her beloved grandchildren Robyne, Kim and Heather Leslie, Alexandra and Justin Minnes, Matthew and Michelle Leslie and step-granddaughter Lindsay Callan. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on December 27, 2005 from 7-9pm and December 28th from 10am until service time in the Chapel at 11:30am. A reception will follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Arthritis Association would be appreciated.
Tailang Liu - 12/11/2005
Tragically on December 6, 2005, both at the age of 20. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 from 9:30am to 11am. Service will be held in the chapel at 11am. Private Cremation.
Catherine Ann McIlraith - 12/14/2005
On December 14, 2005, Cathy McIlraith, 61 years. Daughter of the late Margaret and Hon. George J. McIlraith of Ottawa. Much loved sister of Mary Margaret McIlraith and George E McIlraith, and predeceased by her sister Janet (Galligan). Will be fondly remembered as 'Aunty Cathy' by her loving nieces and nephews: Cathy, Ken, Julia, and Geoff Sproule and Margaret Galligan, as well as 6 grandnephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 315 McLeod St, on Friday, December 16th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm.. A service to commemorate Cathy's life will be held at in the chapel on Saturday, December 17th at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations to either the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada or the Saint Vincent's Hospital Foundation would be warmly received and greatly appreciated.
Mary B. McTeer - 12/13/2005
At the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2005. Born May 22, 1914, she was predeceased by her dear parents William McTeer and Florence Driscoll and her brothers John and Charles. She is survived by her loving brother Bill and his wife Betty of Grand Bend, Ontario and her two sisters-in-law Beatrice and Jean. She will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, Bill, Colleen, Maureen, Patricia, Pamela, Jane, John and Marc; her great-nieces and nephews Travis, Joshua, Brendan, Gordon, Todd, John, Catherine, Angela, Nathalee, Kyle, Scott, Leah, Samantha and Jessica and great-great-niece Gabrielle. Mary was an avid skier and curler and worked for a private engineering firm and then for many years in the federal department of Public Works. After retiring, she was active in her church and volunteering with the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod St., Ottawa on Thursday, December 15 from 7-8:30 p.m. and on Friday, December 16 from 11-12:30 p.m. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent St. (at Nepean), Ottawa, at 1:30 p.m. Private interment Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may offer a donation to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation.
Paul David Mombourquette - 12/19/2005
Peacefully in hospital on December 19, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer, aged 73. Beloved husband for 52 years of Terry (Fern) Sullivan. Dear father of Timothy (Jenny), Paul (Hélcne), Danny, Cindy and Robin. He will be sadly missed by his five grandchildren whom he adored, Cody, Mathieu, Eric, Thia and Justin. Dear brother of Freda and Thomas. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Paul will now be joining his parents Wilfred and Ada, and his brothers Riley, Hilary and John Marc, as well as his sister Theresa. Special thanks to Dr. Mai, nurse Maria and the care provided by the General Hospital and the Elisabeth Bruyere Centre. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 22 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A Christian Burial to take place in Spring 2006 at St. Patrick's Fallowfield Cemetery.