Solomon Dworkin - 12/27/2005
Peacefully after a long illness Solomon Dworkin passed away on December 27, 2005 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Mildred. Dear father to Lisa Kerr (Bruce), Marianne Dworkin (Mark Thurman). Dear step-father to Debra Young (Tony Falsetto) and Shanna Young (Bob MacNelly). Grandpa to Jacob and Ariel Kerr and Poppa to Tessia and Daniel Falsetto. Brother of the late Alec Dworkin (Lillian), the late Miriam Waddington and his fraternal twin David Dworkin. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 315 McLeod St, Ottawa on Wednesday December 28, 2005 from 1:30 p.m. until service time in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Parkinson's Society. Thank you to the wonderful caregivers, most recently at Hillel Lodge and previously at Billings Lodge.
Annie (Ann) Gannon (nee Fletcher) - 12/28/2005
In hospital on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at the age of 89 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband John Gannon. Loving mother of Kathryn (Kathy) and her husband Frank Potter. Loving grandmother of Krystal Pulfer (Josh), Ross and Meagan. Dear sister of Victor Fletcher (Dorothy) and predeceased by her sister Eva Shipclark and brother James. Survived by many nieces and nephews in Ontario and British Columbia. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 31, 2005 at 10am. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
William Joseph Gillis - 01/03/2006
At the Peter D. Clark Centre on Monday, January 2, 2006, William Joseph Gillis, beloved husband of the late Marjorie Irene Kight. Fondly remembered by his daughter-in-law Marolyn, granddaughter Tara, sisters-in-law Shirlee, Barbara and friend Mona Coleman. Predeceased by his sons Brian, Ronald and brothers Gordon, Harry and John. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Friday, January 6 from 12noon until service time in the chapel at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VON or charity of your choice.
formerly of Renfrew and Pembroke, at Ottawa on December 23, 2005 in his 93rd year. Loving husband of the late Ethel Austin for 57 years. Devoted and generous father of Patricia Perron, Austin (Margaret), Ron (Joan), Mary Elizabeth Vecchio (Patrick), Sharon (Bob Part), Murray (Lorna Barker), Catherine Rousselle (Xavier), Brian (Connie) and Rosemary (Gregory McCrea). Affectionately known as 'Poppy' to 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild who especially cherish the good times they shared with him at the Hurds Lake cottage. Survived by his brother, Godfrey Gravelle (Leona). Predeceased by parents Gideon and Mae Gravelle and brothers Albert, Owen and Clayton. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Oscar was born in Pembroke in 1913 and was a respected businessman in retail furniture in Renfrew, Pembroke, Deep River and Petawawa. He loved his work and spent 40 years as the owner of Renfrew Home Furnishings. He was honoured as Renfrew's Businessperson of the Year in 1986. Oscar was active in his community and the lives of his children and grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all whose lives he touched. Former member of the Renfrew Lions Club, Knights of Columbus (Fourth Degree), St. Francis Xavier Parish, Renfrew, and St. Joseph's Parish, Ottawa. Special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph's Manor, Orleans and the Palliative Care Staff of the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to Palliative Care Unit of the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre, St. Joseph Parish Supper Table or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry Funeral Home, 315 McLeod Street from 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 and 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2005. There will be a celebration of Oscar's life and a Mass of Resurrection at St. Joseph's Church, 151 Laurier Avenue East (at Cumberland), Ottawa on Thursday, December 29 at 12:00 o'clock. Christian burial in St. Columba's Cemetery, Pembroke.
Norman Gerald & Marjorie Ruth Gray
To honour the memory of Norman and Marjorie who passed away in the Fall of 2005, their son Geoffrey and their grandchildren Shannon and Shawn invite family and friends to attend a memorial service at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenu at Richmond Road on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 2pm.
Stephanie Anne (nee Matthews) Harker - 12/23/2005
On Thursday, December 22, 2005, quietly and having just celebrated her 85th birthday. Born and raised in Hereford, England, Stephanie served with distinction in the British Army during World War II. She joined up as a Private, but was chosen for officer training, and rose to the rank of Major. She served in England, India, Ceylon and Burma. She was on the General's staff of the British army in New Delhi and was subsequently promoted to Deputy Chief of Supply for the proposed invasion of Malaya. After the end of hostilities, she remained in Singapore to coordinate the repatriation of the Japanese prisoners of war. When she returned to England, she studied at Girton College, Cambridge. In 1948, newly wed, she immigrated to Ottawa, where she lived happily for the rest of her life. She was very involved in the creation of the new community of Manor Park, one of the earliest post-war suburbs in Canada, and remained an active volunteer to the end. She was predeceased in 1995 by her husband of 47 years, Dr. Peter Harker, and will be sadly missed by her children: Paul and Mary, Jennifer, Angela and Terry Joyce, Rosemary and Robert Race, and her grandchildren: Peter, Alexandra, Graeme and Nigel. A memorial Service will be held at the Church of St. Columba, 24 Sandridge Road, Ottawa on Wednesday, December 28 at 2 p.m. Grateful thanks to the emergency staff at the Montfort Hospital for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Organ Donation & Transplant Association of Canada, or a charity of your choice, would be appreciated.
Mildred C. Hickman - 12/28/2005
On Tuesday, December 27th, 2005 Mildred C. Hickman, daughter of the late Dennis and Annie Hickman. Dear aunt of Albon M. Hickman (Diane) of Burlington, Ontario and Margo Jones (Wayne). Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Friday, December 30th, 2005 from 11:30am until service time in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
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.
Ronald A. Hunt - 01/03/2006
Peacefully at home on Sunday, January 1, 2006. Survived by his sons Paul and Blair, their spouses Pauline and Debbie-Lynn and grandsons Remington and Garrison. Predeceased by his beloved wife Marianne, as well as his parents and siblings. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, 1230 Bank Street, Ottawa on Friday, January 6, 2006, at 3pm, followed by a reception. In memoriam donations to your favorite children's or cancer charity would be appreciated by the family.
Joseph David Iles
Suddenly in hospital on January 2, 2006 at the age of 82. Loving brother of Edith Wright (late Phil). Dear uncle of Glenn Matthews (Geraldine), Garry Matthews (Joan), Barry Iles (Corey) and Beverly (John). Predeceased by sister Lillian Matthews (late Allan) and brothers William (late Muriel) and Ernest. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm, and Thursday, January 5 from 12:30pm until service time in the chapel at 2:30pm. Interment St. James Cemetery, Hull, Quebec, in the Spring. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to your favorite charity would be appreciated by the family.
Madeleine Gertrude Jackson (nee Young) - 12/26/2005
At the West End Villa, Ottawa on December 25, 2005 in her 93rd year. Born at Sandhurst, Ontario on June 27, 1913, lived in Bath, Kingston and Ottawa. A loving Mother and Wife, she leaves her husband W. Henry (Harry) Jackson, sons Paul (Margaret Ellen) of Rainy River and Peter (Elizabeth) of Ottawa. Cherished grandmother of Brent (Lynel) of Devlin, Ontario, Matthew and Shauna of Ottawa. Great grandmother of William. Predeceased by brothers Clarence and Ernest. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa on Thursday, December 29, 2005 from 11am until service time in the Chapel at 1pm. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to St. Matthias Anglican Church, 555 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Y 1H9 or to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of West End Villa for their care and compassion.
Huguette Lacroix - 01/02/2006
Peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2005 at the age of 75 at the Perley Rideau & Veteran's Health Centre. Dearly loved wife of the late Henri Lacroix of Carlsbad Springs. Mother of Lise Smith (Gordon), Denis and Lynne (Pierre Gaudreault). Also loved by her grandchildren Sophie, Ben, Alain and Julie. Dear sister of Thércse (Réjean Lacroix), Simone (the late Gérard Lacroix), Françoise (the late Jacques Lalonde), Léon Touchette (Simone) and André Touchette (Claudette). Predeceased by one brother Gaëtan Touchette (Aline) and three sisters Yvette (the late Guy Déséluc), Annette (the late Edgar Giroux) and Henriette (Lionel Renaud). There will be no visitation. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Laurent Catholic Church of Carlsbad Springs on Wednesday, January 25, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Society of Ottawa would be appreciated. The family would like to express thier thanks to the staff at the Perley Rideau.
Alice Mah Lee - 12/29/2005
(born Mah Fun Yuen Hep Chong)
January 26, 1916 - December 29, 2005
Peacefully at the General Hospital on Thursday, December 29, 2005, in her 90th year. Born in Cranbrook, B.C. Beloved sister of the late William and Henry Mah and sister-in-law to Mary. Much loved aunt to Diane, Edith, Eric, Robert, Joane, Elizabeth and Wayne. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, January 1, 2006 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, January 2, 2006 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ottawa Chinese United Church would be appreciated.
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.
Harold B. McGregor - 12/31/2005
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Care Centre on Friday, December 30, 2005, age 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Margaret. Loving father of Margaret Lakusta and Nancy McGregor. He will be missed by his grandchildren Jason and Nicola Lakusta. Loving brother of Jean Shadbolt. Special thanks to sister-in-law Jean Brockbank, brother-in-law Garland Shadbolt and friend Lynda Sinclair. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held at Arlington Woods Free Methodist Church, 225 McClellan Road, Nepean on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at 1pm. Those wishing may make memorial donations to a charity of their choice.
W. Wendell McKeen - 12/28/2005
W.W.II Veteran RCAF
Dept of Employment & Immigration
We say goodbye to a wonderful husband and father, an exceptional human being. Wendell McKeen passed away on December 28, 2005. He will be sorely missed by Polly (nee Martin), his wife of 59 years, by his children Nancy (Darren Campbell), Liz, Wendy, Bill (Nuala Murray) and Kathryn (Terrance Dupuis) and by loving family and many friends. He was predeceased by his father James McKeen, mother Clara Schwerdfager, brothers Gordon (Jean), Harold (Laura) and sister Grace (Fred). He is survived by his brother Earl (Joan) and many nieces and nephews. He left a great bunch of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Paul Hogan, Christine and Emily Maki, Abrah McKeen, Stephanie, Rachel and Conor McKeen, Ryan Mance, Sydney Hogan and Gus McCallum. Born on July 12, 1924, Wendell grew up in the Glebe. He delivered groceries for his father's store and attended Glebe Collegiate Institute. At 16, he went to sea on the Nascopie, peeling potatoes, then again at 17 as a waiter. At 18 he went to war as a wireless air gunner. He married Polly at St. James United Church in the Glebe in 1946, and then began a joyful life in the Royal Canadian Air Force with a large and loving family. They lived at various times in Clinton, Centralia, Takoma, Washington, Winnipeg, Alsace in France and Portage La Prairie. At the age of 44, he retired from the air force to become a Manpower counsellor in Sudbury and Ottawa. He thought family was the most important thing and it showed with every meal he cooked. He had a humour and magnetism that attracted people and he made and kept lifelong friends, including childhood companions, his war time crew and friends from every place he lived and worked. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, December 30, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 31, 2005 at 1pm. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery.
Marie Joyce Morgan
Peacefully in her sleep at Saint Vincent Hospital on Christmas Eve in her 80th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Lorne Morgan. Dear sister of Joan Loretta Legris. Loving aunt of Suzanne Legris, Marc Legris, Patricia Lange and family and Betty, Robert and Keith Scott and great-aunt of Jean-François Legris and Stéphanie Legris (Patrick Ethier) and their daughters Mélodie and Angéline. Special friend of Suzanne Prévost and Venice Sagisi and family. Predeceased by her sisters Helen Knight, Florence 'Girlie' Scott, Anne Steggles and brother Bill St-Amand. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Thursday, December 29, 2005 from 6-8pm. Special readings and prayers will be held in the parlour on Thursday evening at 7:30pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, December 30, at 11am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the health care workers at CCAC and VON as well as Doctors Sabatino and Lacroix for their loving care and compassion.
Joseph Francis O'Donnell
Peacefully surrounded by his family in hospital on Wednesday, December 23, 2005. Loving husband of Elizabeth (nee Clare). Much loved father of Sharon Ceurrler (Guy), Edith Clark, Peter Clark (Cleto Beuren), Cathy Poulin (Rob), Linda Trepanier (Claude), Joey O'Donnell (Julie Hagar), Angela O'Donnell and Jennifer Orpana (Tom). A wonderful grandpa to Jason, Christopher, Corey, Ryan, Stephanie, Melissa, Brayden, Devyen and Owen. Son of the late Joseph and Mary O'Donnell (nee Atwill). Predeceased his siblings Mary McNamara, Teresa Donoghue, James and Lawrence. Will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road, at Aviation Parkway, Ottawa on Tuesday, December 27, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Eucharistic Celebration will be held at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, 518 Donald Street, Ottawa, on Wednesday, December 28 at 1pm. Interment Notre Dame Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
Kathleen Osborn (nee Lyons) - 12/25/2005
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 24, 2005. Many thanks to the caring staff of the Garry J. Armstrong nursing home and her dear friend Judy Rock for their special care. Predeceased by her loving husband Warren Osborn and survived by her two sons Niel (Paula) and Bryan (Jacinthe), and her four grandchildren Michael, David, Cassandra and Veronica.. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, December 27, 2005, from 1pm until time of memorial service in the chapel at 2:30pm. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
J. Laurie Paulhus - 12/30/2005
With sadness, we announce the passing of Laurie Paulhus at the Civic Hospital on December 29, 2005. Born in Waterfield, Quebec in 1919, Laurie lived a full life in Ottawa for the last 45 years. During his varied career, he was a certified mason, a city policeman in Sherbrooke, an RCMP constable and a Captain in the Canadian army. While in the army, Laurie distinguished himself as Captain of Canada's Bisley shooting team and served on peacekeeping teams in Korea, Gaza, and Cyprus. After receiving his B.A and M.A. from Ottawa University, Laurie proceeded on to teach and consult on security organization with CSIS and Corrections Canada. Laurie is survived by his wife, Alice, his sons, Delroy, Ronald, and Leslie, and three grandchildren, Morgan, Michael, and Jennifer. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, we suggest that donations be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Doris Iva Pringle - 01/01/2006
Born 1920, passed away peacefully on 24 December 2005, at the Hospice at May Court. Doris was predeceased by her husband William, and survived by her dear friends Mary T. La Ham in Toronto, and Marie and Wilman Hutcheson and family; also Pringle family members in Simcoe. Doris was a former CN employee, a member of the IODE, and had a long-term connection with Christ Church Cathedral, where a funeral service will take place on Tuesday, 3 January 2006 at 11 a.m., with reception to follow at the Cathedral. Instead of flowers, Doris requested donations to Christ Church Cathedral, 420 sparks Street, Ottawa K1R5A2, or the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa K1SOX1
Lois Quigg - 12/29/2005
Peacefully at the Glebe Centre, Ottawa, on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Tom. She will be sadly missed by her children Brian (Michelle), Joanne and the late Peter. Grandmother of Kevin (Chrissie) and Cayley (Fraser). Sister of Joyce McDade (Brian) and Shirley Savage. Sister-in-law of Phine Quigg (the late Justin), Bart Quigg (Doreen), Anna Campbell (Don), Frank (Jeanette) and Pat Trudeau (Alcide). She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at the Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, on Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, December 31, 2005 at 1:30pm. We would like to express our gratitude to the health care team of Bronson Place. In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Glebe Centre would be appreciated.