J. Creighton Douglas
Canadian Marconi Co., and CFCF (radio and TV) Montreal, National Film Board. Can. Gov't Exhibition Commission, IMAX Corporation, Oakville, ON.
Suddenly on 6 February 2006, age 81. Elder son of the late Cedric and Marjorie (nee Bridgette) of Sutton, QC. Survived by his wife of 58 years Althea (nee McCoy). Also survived by a nephew, Dr. David Douglas and 2 nieces Debbie Armstrong and Sharon Westbrook. Predeceased by his brother Bob Douglas. Creighton received his B.Sc and a graduate Diploma in Management from McGill University. With Canadian Marconi Company he was part of the team that brought television to the United Nations in New York in 1950, then moved from television to radio as Engineering Manager of CFCF (Montreal). At Expo 67 he was Manager of the NFB Labyrinth Pavillion. In 1968 he joined the National Film Board and went on to other government assignments: Government Exhibition Commission, Habitat Conference, before joining IMAX corporation in 1981. He "retired" to Ottawa in 1991. In Ottawa he turned to translation and worked as a volunteer on the Boards of ATIO and CTIC. He was one of the group of translators who worked on the New York Museum of Modern Art's POSITIF 50 Years; Selections from the French Film Journal. He also co-authored, with his wife Althea, Canadian Railway Records, a Guide for Genealogists (Toronto, 1994). Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street Ottawa on Friday, February 10, 2006 from 1:30pm until service time in the Chapel at 2:30pm. Reception to follow. Those wishing may make donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation.
Eldon Richard Dowler - 02/09/2006
Retired C/M RCMP - 37 years
Quietly at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Larock). Dear father of Garfield (Brenda) of Ottawa and Andrew of Toronto. Loving brother of Dudley (Pat) and Frieda Abbinett and predeceased by his siblings Audrey Lewis, Balfour (Ruth), Cora White, Geddes (Audrey), Virginia, and Iola Armstrong. Grandfather to Mark Casserly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Service in the Chapel on Monday, February 13, 2006 at 11:30am followed by a reception. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzhiemer's Society.
Donald Roy Finnie - 02/07/2006
Retired Dollco Printing
Veteran WWII, 2nd Div. Canadian Army Kinsman (45 years).
Red Pine Camp (50 years).
Peacefully at the Hospice at May Court on February 5, 2006 at the age of 85. Beloved husband for 57 years of Joan (nee Elliott). Dear father of Bruce and Ross. Cherished grandfather of Kalla. Also survived by his three brothers Frank (Winn), King, and Jim (Ollie) and his two nieces and three nephews. Don was a highschool athelete and a former Canadian rowing champion. Don served overseas during WWII from 1940-45 in the Canadian Artillary. He was a kinsman for over 45 years, serving as President in 1956-57 and Deputy Governor in 1959-60. Don was a perennial paddle tennis champion at Red Pine Camp following a pattern established in earlier years at Golden Lake Boys Camp in the 1930's. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Friday, February 10, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Saturday February 11, from 12 noon until the Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Beechwood Cemetery at a later date. Inmemoriam donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.
M. Jean Fitzpatrick - 02/15/2006
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Gordon O'Brien and Hannah Perrault. Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Fitzpatrick. Loved mother of Kathleen Saunders, Ottawa, ON, Stephen (Elaine), Swift Current, SK, Jay (Solange), Vancouver, B.C., Brady, Sheenboro, PQ, Matthew (Christine) Edmonton, AB, and James (Lana) Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Predeceased by daughter Erin, grandson Kyle, sisters Rhoda, Sheila, Arlie and brother Harry. Loved grandmother of Shannon, Kimberley, Chelsea, Ryan, Adam, Natalie, Kane, Reilly, Devon, Brett, Kaitlyn and Kieran and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Noel. Jean served 20 years in the Canadian Corps Commissionaires. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, February 16th, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 17th, 2006 at 11:30am, followed by cremation. A Memorial gift to the Ottawa Canadian Hearing Society, VON, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Jacinto Almeida Fortunato
At the St-Viateur Nursing Home on February 17, 2006 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Suzete Fortunato (nee Rego). Adored father of Jose, Maria and Alice (Eugene Morawski). Cherished Avo of Stephanie and Kimberly Fortunato and Joy Morawski. Also survived by his extended family here in Ottawa and in Portugal. Visitation will be held at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Monday, February 20, 2006 and Tuesday, February 21, 2006 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Senhor Santo Christo Roman Catholic Church, 1100 Kenaston Street on Wednesday, February 22nd at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Notre Dame Cemetery. Special Thanks to all the staff at the St-Viateur Nursing Home for the care and compassion shown to Papa. Donations to Senhor Santo Christo Roman Catholic Church would be appreciated.
Peacefully at his home on Friday, February 10, 2006 at the age of 85. Dearly beloved husband of Madeleine Huot (née Gélineau) and the late Gabrielle (née Lafontaine). Son of the late Charles Gautier and Ircne Duhamel. Dear brother of Thércse Vassart. Gérard will be dearly missed by brother-in-law Rosaire Roy, sister in law Judy Gautier, the Huot family and by his many loving nieces, nephews and friends. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be held at St-Louis-Marie-de-Montfort Roman Catholic Church, 749 Trojan Avenue, Ottawa on Friday, February 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Notre-Dame Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 2411-40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa ON, K1Y 4W7 would be appreciated by the family.
Balint Jozsef C.G.M. Homan - 02/10/2006
Peacefully with care and compassion at the Ottawa General Hospital on Wednesday, February 8, 2006. Predeceased by his beloved wife and life partner, Philomena Bernadette (nee O'Regan). His grace and intelligence will be sadly missed by his extended family in Ireland and Hungary and his many friends in Canada. A member of The Order of Knights of Malta of the Hungarian Association. Funeral service will be held at the St. Elizabeth Church, Ottawa on Wednesday, February 15th, 2006 at 11:00 a.m., Father L. Laszlo officiating, followed by cremation with interment in Hungary.
Maurice André Jorre De St. Jorre
Maurie Jorre de St. Jorre was born on April 20, 1956 in Vancouver, B.C., died on February 14, 2006 in Wakefield, Quebec and will be missed every day by his wife Susan Brown and his children Adrian and Ariel. Maurie was predeceased by his parents Maurice and Dorothy and is survived by brother Philip (Lynn), sister Julie Savard, nephews Dominic Savard, Matthew Brown, Nicholas Jorre de St. Jorre, aunts Ariel (Jack) Merner, Jacqueline Bouchard and Elizabeth Grassick, cousins including Christie (Penny) Sinclaire and in laws including mother-in-law Elizabeth Brown. Maurie worked at the Privy Council Office with Canada's most talented and committed public servants and political staff and was so proud to have been allowed the privilege of contributing to the government of Canada. Maurie loved his family, friends, cooking and entertaining, his garden in Chelsea, Quebec and baseball. Maurie's favourite pastimes were coaching Adrian's baseball team, which he did for many years, and driving all over Quebec from Mont Laurier to Fort Coulonge to Montreal to watch Adrian and Ariel play hockey, soccer and rugby. He had an incisive and irreverent wit, you were lucky not to get caught in the cross fire, counterbalanced by his enormous generosity and hospitality. Maurie was diagnosed with brain cancer in September 2004, he fought his illness heroically and received outstanding and compassionate care from so many including neurosurgeon Dr. Lieu at CHVO, Gatineau, neuro-oncologist Dr. Fortin and nurse Marie Boudria at CHUS, Sherbrooke, all the palliative care staff at CHGM, Wakefield and home care workers Karen and Ken of Casa Mia, Wakefield. The family would like to express its heartfelt thanks to all Maurie's friends and colleagues who visited, sent cards and gifts and supported us throughout Maurie's illness. Friends and colleagues may visit the family at the McGarry Family Reception Centre of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Monday, February 20, 2006 after 12:30 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Maurie (Maurice) Jorre de St. Jorre Memorial Fund to support an annual scholarship for a graduate student in public administration at Maurie's alma mater the University of Victoria. Donations can be sent to the: Community Foundation of Ottawa, 301-75 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5E7; (613) 236-1616.
George Wesley Keith Kennedy - 02/19/2006
WWII Veteran-Served in the European Theatre, Holland, Belgium, France and Germany
Passed away very peacefully on Thursday, February 16th, 2006 at the Perly Rideau Veterans' Health Centre in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Margaret Tunks and best mate of 62 years. Loving father of the late Maureen, Laurie, Sheila (Michael), Glenn and Peter (Sherry). Special grandfather to Gaelan and Jared. Brother of Kathleen (Frank), Eldreda (Douglas) and Berry (Evelyn). Predeceased by his siblings Thelma, John, Robert, William and Audrey. George honoured his commitment and loyalty to his family through his love and decency. Foe many years he was a member of the Highlands Golf Club and Uplands Curling Club. A Memorial Service in his honor will be held at ST. Richard's Anglican Church, 8 Withrow Avenue, Ottawa on Saturday, February 25th, 2006 at 11a.m.. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Perly Rideau Veterans' Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated. Heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the entire staff at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre, especially Rideau 1 South.
Gertrude Kezar - 02/10/2006
It is with great sadness that the family of Gertrude announces her passing to our Lord in her 77th year, on February 9, 2006. Beloved wife of 59 years to John Kezar. Dear mother of Gary, Susan, Abigail and Arthur, loving aunt to Nancy. Survived by 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral Service will be held at St. Helen's Anglican Church, Orleans, on Saturday, February 18 at 2pm. Interment planned for Sherbrooke, Quebec in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.
Robert Lackey - 02/07/2006
On Saturday, February 4th, 2006. Husband of Debbie Ann Lackey and father of Rob Jr. and Bruce Jason Lee. Friends and family are invited to a reception to honour his life to be held at the RCAF Officer's Mess, 158 Gloucester St. on Thursday, February 9, 2006 beginning at 6:30pm. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Arthur David Livingston - 02/06/2006
BA, MA (Philosophy) University of Western Ontario
At home on Sunday, January 29, 2006, aged 70 years. Dear brother of Marilyn McMurray and her husband William. Son of the late Marjorie Slinn Bird and Arthur Douglas Livingston. A Private Service was held on February 4, 2006. Arrangement in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry. For those wishing donations may be made to the Ottawa Humane Society.
Anne Marion (nee Evans)
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre on Monday, February 13, 2006 in her 75th year. Born in 1931 in Pontypridd, S. Wales. Wife of Dr. Gilles Marion, retired pediatrician M.D.C.M., FRCP (C.).
We met at a St. Valentine's party in 'Canada House' in Paris in 1954, and then married in Pontypridd that summer, then moved to Ottawa in Manor Park. We had four children in five years Lyse (Jim Smithe), David, Gigi (Ron Grant), Dr. Marc (Christina Fernandez), nine grandchildren Andrew, Monica, Olivia, Genevieve and Stephanie; Jessica and Michel; and Anya and Noah.
Anne was extremely well known in the 'horse' community and a fantastic cook.
Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Friday, February 17, 2006 from 2-5pm. The Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, 400 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 10am. Interment at Notre-Dame Cemetery.
Whether in the Verdant Taff Valley of Wales or the snow covered fields around Ottawa, Anne lived life fully on the back of a horse.
John (Jean) Marleau - 02/15/2006
At the Montfort hospital on Wednesday February 15, 2006 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of the late Laurette Leduc. Cherished dad of Louise (Ron) Villeneuve. Adored grandpa of Shannon (Jon) and Jason; and proud great-grandpa of Jacob and Jordon. Survived by one sister, and predeceased by his two brothers and one sister.As requested by John, his body has been donated to the University of Ottwaa School of Medicine. Interment to take place at a later date. Donations in John's memory can be made to the Montfort Hospital Foundation.
F. Kennneth North - 02/13/2006
M.A., D.Phil.Oxon. Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa.
Geologist and scholar, died Sunday, February 12 at Ottawa in his 87th year. He leaves his wife of 58 years Kathleen, and children Andrew of Fergus, Ontario, Alison of Tucson, Arizona, and Anthony of Toronto. In his youth a rugby and grass hockey player, Ken served in the British army for 6 years, seeing action in India and Burma. As a field geologist, he explored the Canadian Rockies and the Peruvian and Bolivian Andes, in addition to various parts of Central America and the Caribbean. As an academic, he was a popular and well-informed lecturer who authored a text on Petroleum Geology. He was a lover of classical music, a rugby coach and ball tosser. Having lived in Calgary, San Francisco and Ottawa, the Norths enjoyed a wonderful Sabbatical leave at Trinity College, Dublin, and travelled extensively in retirement. The family extend heartfelt thanks to Charge Nurse Joan and her staff at Willow House for their tender loving care of Ken. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St., on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Peter D. Clark Centre, 9 Meridian Place, Nepean, Ont. K2G 6P8.
Christopher John Orton - 02/15/2006
Aged 66, died suddenly on February 7th, 2006, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. He will be missed greatly by his children Caroline, Jennifer and Stephen, his son-in-law Pano, his grandchildren Matthew, Anna and Demetrios, his cousins, and other family members. He was pre-deceased by his father, William Birnie Orton, his mother, Blanche (Robertson) Orton, and his sister, Yvonne (Orton) Carriere. He will also be sadly missed by his colleagues and friends at the Ottawa School of Art, where he was the Registrar, by his many friends at Salus, as well as by all the friends he had made throughout his life's journey. In keeping with his wishes, a memorial service will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry Chapel, 315 McLeod St., Ottawa on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 2:30pm. Sincere thanks to the staff at the Intensive Care Unit of the Ottawa Civic Hospital for their devotion and professionalism.
Mary Catherine (nee Haviland) Paquette - 02/16/2006
Originally from Halifax, N.S.
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at the age of 86. Dear daughter of the late Willard Haviland and the late Mabel Hemeon. Dearly beloved wife of the late Albert Arthur Paquette. Loving mother of Claudette Ivey (Keith), Richard (Suzanne Robinson) and Paul (Lisa Baird). Fondly remembered by her 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Mary will be dearly missed by her nieces, nephews and many close friends. Predeceased by her brother Donald Haviland. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be held St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, 518 Donald Street, Ottawa on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Notre-Dame Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa Carleton, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa. K1Z 9Z9 would be appreciated by the family.
James Carl "Jim" Parcher - 02/16/2006
Peacefully at St. Vincent Hospital on Wednesday, February 15, 2006, at the age of 78. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be missed by many. At James's request there will be no service or visitation. In memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to St. Vincent Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Anita Philippe (nee St-Jean)
September 4, 1934 - February 15, 2006
On the eve of her death, Anita Philippe, at the age of 71, was surrounded by her family. On this night, for a precious hour or two, there were no tears. Those who knew her best encircled her bed and as a group, drew close to the woman they loved dearly. They held her hands, rubbed her feet, and offered what physical comfort they could. Anita, without uttering a word, had drawn them together yet again, as she had so often. Those who were there shared stories of their lives. It was as if, for the last time, they were sitting around Anita's dining room table, happy, warm, safe and secure. Anita Philippe died well loved around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 15, less than 2 years after her beloved husband Don. She was an angel, and will be lovingly remembered by her children Kim (Vic Jardine), Darlene (Ron Unruh), Mark (Martine Larocque) and Christine (Rob Warner); and her grandchildren Jessica, Adam, Luke, Sara, Jacob, Brianne, Zakary, Lyndon and Keegan. One of 11 children born to Bernadette and Oscar St-Jean of Alfred, Ontario. Sister of Dieudonne, the late Raymonde, Yolande, Gisele, Jean-Guy, Jeanette, Noella, Reina, Colombe and the late Michel. Dear sister-in-law of Doreen (Brian Brash), Roy Philippe (Susan) and mother-in-law Elena Lainesse. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Anita worked for 25 years at St. Patrick's Home of Ottawa, caring for those who couldn't care for themselves. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, February 19, 2006, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, 1060 Baseline Road on Monday, February 20, 2006, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Center would be appreciated. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff at the Ottawa Civic Hospital for the tender care they provided.
William Glyndwr Powell
Lt. Com. - retired
Suddenly, but peacefully, at Granite Ridge Nursing Home, Stittsville, ON, on Friday, February 17th, 2006 in his 86th year. Much loved and devoted husband of Norah ( nee Paley ) in their 65th year of marriage. Dearly loved Dad of Lt. Com. Richard (Cathy ) Darthmouth, NS; Susan Baker ( Tom) Carleton Place, ON; and Gordon ( Wendy ), Almonte, ON. Cherished Grampa and Poppa to Jennifer, Justin, Jordon Powell, Jody Baker and Chelsea Powell. Dear son of the late Jonathan and Hannah Powell. Dear brother of Gwen Rattray ( Chuck ) Squamish, BC, and the late Idris Powell. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Bill proudly served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 33 years. A Memorial Service will be held at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa on Monday, February 20 2006 at 2:30p.m. Donations in Bill's memory can be made to the Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Program, 103 Judson Street, Carleton Place, ON or the National Capital Sport's Council of the Disabled, 4-880 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON.
Richard John (Rick) Schumann
In hospital on Monday, February 13, 2006 at the age of 73 years. Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Elaine Salmon. Predeceased by his parents Daniel and Lilian (nee DeGray). He leaves to mourn his mother-in-law Elsie Salmon of Ottawa, his brother and sister-in-law Art and Veronica Salmon, his niece Erica, nephew Andrew, all of Oakville and cousins Brian, Wayne and Gale DeGray of Atlanta, Georgia. A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rehabilitation Centre of the Ottawa Hospital, or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.