Lyle Alfred Starkey
WII Veteran Royal Canadian Engineers
Peacefully in hospital on Saturday, February 4th, 2006 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie. Loving father of Lynne Gale (the late Gary), Martin (Cathy), and Gary. Cherished grandfather of Cindy (Terry), Terry (Janet), Cheryl and Tracy and great-grandfather of 6. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Tuesday, February 7, 2006 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. with reception to follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
Mary Elizabeth Swain (nee Joyce) - 02/07/2006
Died peacefully in her sleep in her 92nd year at St. Patrick's Home, Friday February 3, 2006. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 27 March 1914, the daughter of Maurice and Elizabeth Joyce. Predeceased by her husband, Commander Robert Francis, R.C.N., her son, John Frederick and her sister, Honora, (Sister John Elizabeth). She is survived by her son Robert and his wife Wendy and granddaughters Deirdre and Moira; by her son David and his wife Sandy and granddaughter Sabrina and grandson Peter; by her daughter-in-law Jacqueline and grandson Christopher and granddaughter Nikola. A women of many talents and determination she had almost to the end a drive for life that touched all who knew her. Tenacious in her love of family and friends, a part of her heart always stayed in Nova Scotia. She loved water, sun and wind whether at Hubbards or at Sand Bay on the Ottawa, or on the balcony at St. Patrick's. A potter of distinction, she taught ceramics for many years in the Ottawa school system. She was lovingly tended in her last years by the caregivers at St. Patrick's, and the family extends its great gratitude to them. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Tuesday, February 7th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Chapel at St. Patrick's Home on Wednesday, February 8th at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery.
Dean Gregory Taylor Tower
At home, surrounded by his family on February 11, 2006, Dean Tower, long-time Ottawa family counsellor and broadcaster. Born May 1, 1937, in Norquay, Saskatchewan, third son of the late Courtney Leigh Tower and Hope Taylor. Beloved husband of Mary Jane. Dearest father of Johanna (Carleton Place), Michael and David (Ottawa); and dearest stepfather of Ellie (Veneto, Italy) and Thomas (Ottawa). Grandfather of Jeffrey and Bill, and great-grandfather of his special Lauren. Cherished brother of Hope (Edmonton), Courtney (Ottawa), Beverley (Norquay), Diana (Spruce Grove, Albeta) and Cecilia (Edson, Alberta). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 16 at 11:30 a.m. His ashes will be buried this spring near the family homestead in his beloved Saskatchewan. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army would be gratefully appreciated.
Beverly Ventura - 02/14/2006
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on Monday, February 13, 2006. Survived by her beloved husband Paul Ventura. Cherished mother of Brian Lauzon, Kim (Mike) Wieners, Tony (Nathalie) Ventura, Laura Ventura-King (John) and Leslie Ventura (Rick Hynes). Dear sister of William (Yolande) O'Connell, the late Gordon O'Connell and the late Dorothy Newton (late Ralph). She will also be missed by her many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent Street on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 10am with reception in the church hall followed by interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated. Arrangement in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse Playfair and McGarry.
Issie Werk - 02/08/2006
Suddenly at home on Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Annette (nee Klein); father of Nancy (Saul Schwartz), Ken (Ann Downey) and Janet (Harry Peng); twin brother of Morris (Edie). Devoted Poppa of Beth, Daniel, Leah, Jonathan, Rebecca and Gregory. A Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue on Thursday, February 9th, 2006 at 2 p.m. Interment New Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode, ON. Shiva to be observed at 1935 Wembley Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations to Jewish Family Services of Ottawa (722-2225) would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry
Beatrice Mary Worton - 02/07/2006
Peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Saturday, February 4, 2006 in her 92nd year. Widow of Arthur H. Worton. Dearly beloved mother of Joan MacDonald and her husband Tom, with whom she has lived since 1997. Loving Grandmother of Margaret Brons and her husband John of Millbrook, Ont. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa on Wednesday, February 8, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday, February 9 at 11:30 a.m. Memorial donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
George Sven Anderssen - 03/04/2006
Retired Teacher Ottawa School Board
Peacefully at Perley Rideau surrounded by family on Friday, March 3rd, 2006 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Valerie Wilmot and the late Jean Anderson. Loving father of Joy (Peter), Virginia (Ron), Gail (Mike) and Carol (Peter). Grandpa A will be sadly missed by all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sven retired from teaching at Ottawa Tech, Gloucester, and McArthur High Schools to farm in the Kemptville area. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Wednesday, March 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A tribute to Sven's life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. Fellowship to follow. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
Dr. Robert Alan Armstrong
Retired - Health Canada
Peacefully in Ottawa on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at age 79 years. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Vickery). Loving father of Bob (Laurie), Jane (Brian Vaughan), Anne and Joe (Pauline). Will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Jessica, Amanda, Sean, Adam, Thomas, Nick, Dean and Laura. Dr. Armstrong led a distinguished career with Health and Welfare Canada. As the first Director of the newly created Medical Care Program, he implemented public health insurance in Canada in 1967. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, March 1st after 11:30 a.m. until time of Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He will be missed.
Hubert Cheff - 02/22/2006
Peacefully on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at age 73. Beloved husband of Simone (nee Coleman). Loving father of Carole-Anne, Dwight (Catherine), Daniel, Paulette, Suzanne (Scott Hunter), Brent (Gail) and Derek (Nancy). Dear grandfather of 17 and great-grandfather of 3. Also survived by his brothers Jean-Guy and Francois and sisters Lorraine, Denise and Francine. A memorial service will be held at Annunciation of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church, 2414 Ogilvie Road on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 3pm. Those wishing may make donations to The Hospice at May Court.
At home on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Justi. Loving father of Rosie(Rick Perrier), Robert, Andy and Cheryl. Cherished grandfather and muffin man to Ashley and Jordan. He is survived by 3 sisters. Longtime employee of Nate's Deli. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 from 7 to 9 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Marjorie Patricia Cubitt - 03/05/2006
Peacefully in hospital on March 4th. Widow of Douglas A.B. Cubitt. Survived by her daughter Patricia (Ken Johnson) and grandchildren Heather and Alan. Memorial Service and interment in New Westminster, B.C. in the spring. In lieu of flowers her wish was donations to Save the Children's Fund or the Salvation Army
J. Gordon Dawson - 02/27/2006
Passed away on February 26, 2006 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Edna (Teddy) and loving father of Mike (Janice). Proud grandfather of James, Jack, Kathleen and Gabriele.
Gordon Robert (Sonny) Day - 02/28/2006
On Monday, February 27, 2006, predeceased by his parents Millicent and Ken Day, his sister Diane (Danny) Marks and his niece Hilary. Survived by his brother-in-law, Len Marks and nieces Kelly and Tracy. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the parlour on Thursday, March 2 at 10am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Raymond Densmore (Sr.)
Royal Canadian Legion, Orleans Branch 632
In hospital on Monday, February 20, 2006 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Cameron). Loving father of Raymond Jr. (Helen), Gail McCooeye (Smitty), Cheryl Morris (Michael), Lyn, David, Dawn and Alanna (Randy). Cherished Grandpa of 12 and great-grandfather of 5. Dear brother of Evelyn, Muriel, Glendon, Elroy, Sylvia, Effie, Marilyn and Linda and predeceased by Lloyd. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Thursday, February 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service to be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 24th at 10am. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The East Noel Community Club, Old Densmore Cemetery, c/o Effie Hilchie, R.R. #1, Maitland, Hants County, N.S., B0N 1T0.
Agnes Honora Exeter
Peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Monday, February 27, 2006 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Jonathan Adolphus Exeter. Loving mother of Norma Baichoo-Douglas (Godfrey), Joycelyn Exeter, Rachel Exeter and the late Jonathan Exeter. Cherished grandmother of Aaron Exeter, Richard Exeter, Roslyn Baichoo (Robert), Barrington Baichoo (Macrina) and great-grandmother of Brandon Baichoo and Caleb Thompson. Adoring aunt to the King family, Holder family, Isaacs family, Williams family and Exeter family. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 woodroffe Ave. at Richmond Rd. on Friday, March 3, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friends may visit at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 930 Watson St. on Saturday, March 4, 2006 from 10 a.m. until Service time at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Jean Forbes - 02/20/2006
Suddenly at her home on Monday, February 20th, 2006 at the age of 78. Loving mother of Allan. Dear sister of Charlotte and Mary. Predeceased by two sisters Lois, and Wilhelmina, and one brother David. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Thursday, February 23rd, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel United Church, 691 Smyth Road, Ottawa on Friday, February 24th at 11am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to The Forbes Education Bursary, 691 Smyth Road, Ottawa, K1G 1N7 would be appreciated.
Roy H. Gilchrist
Ottawa Police, S/Insp. (Ret'd)
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 in his 79th year with his wife at his side following a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Margaret (Wood) for 58 years. Proud and loving father of Susan, Nancy, Robert (Lori) and Kathleen. Loved and cherished by grandchildren Shawna (Bryce Vincent), Ryan, Kelsey, Braden and Mallory. Lovingly remembered by brother Gary (Sandra) of North Bay, many nieces and nephews, life long friend Don Lewis, and family and friends. Predeceased by parents Orrin and Adeline, brother Orrin Jr. and sister Betty. Roy retired from the Ottawa Police as Staff Inspector after 37 years of service. He subsequently began a new venture and for 18 years operated Gilwood Engravers. Roy was a dedicated 32nd Degree Mason for 53 years and active until his illness. He was a Past Master of Ashlar Lodge and Luxor Daylight Lodge and D.D.G.M., District 2, in 1995 and will be missed by many Masonic friends. Roy was a member of Tunis Temple Shrine and the Scottish Rite. Friends may call at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Thursday 7 to 9pm and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, February 25th, 2006 at 11am, followed by a reception in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens at a later date. In memoriam donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society are welcomed. A Masonic Service for R. Wor. Bro. Gilchrist will be held at the Central Chapel on Thursday, February 24th at 7:30pm.
Maria nee Lourdes da Silva Gomes
Suddenly in hospital on Saturday, February 18, 2006 in her 77th year. Loving mother of Manuel(Jamie) and Joseph(Ana Clara) and dear wife of Manuel. Dear sister of Conceiçâo da Silva Pereire. Predeceased by brother Adriano. Maria will be dearly missed by many family members and friends in Canada and Portugal. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 from 2 - 4 to 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 151 Laurier Ave. E. on Thursday, February 23 at 12 noon.
Barbara Frances Griffiths (nee Hollyman) - 02/27/2006
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital on Saturday, February 25th, 2006, age 87 years, formerly of Lachine, Quebec. Beloved wife of the late George Griffiths. Loving mother of George (Rachelle) of Toledo, Ontario, Ross (Lynn) of Lagos, Nigeria, Pat (Bob) of Ottawa, Eric (Ditte) of Oakville, and David (Catherine) of Calgary. Cherished Grandma of Derek, Andrea; Scott, Ian; Craig, Evelyn, Neil, Sharon; Quinten, Colin; Alexa, Mitchell and Chatham. A private family funeral service will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, March 19th, 2006. Interment Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal.
Constance Mary Hagan - 03/05/2006
Passed away in Ottawa on March 5, 2006 in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Robert and her daughter Dianne Kirkpatrick (Don). Survived by her daughter Mary Jane Green (Richard) and grandchildren; Tom Green, Joe Green, Jill Paton (Hugh), Katie Nightingale (Jamie) as well as great grandsons Sam, Ben and Geoffrey Paton and Patrick and James Nightingale. A Memorial Service will take place at Steckley Gooderham Funeral Home, Barrie, Ontario, Worsley Street, on March 11, 2006 at 11am.
Dr. C.G. (Charlie) Ph.D Hickman - 02/24/2006
In Pembroke on Thursday, February 23, 2006 at age 81. Beloved husband of the late Joan(nee Switzer). Survived by his daughters Katherine Burns and Marsha Stepleton and son Charles, his grandchildren Kelly, Lisa and Erik and by his great grandchild Kennedy Jo Kesiling. Dr. Hickman worked for many years with the Experimental Farm in Ottawa in animal genetics and was also a member of the Britannia Yacht Club. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 from 2-4pm.
Winifred Hine - 02/27/2006
On Sunday, February 26, 2006 at the age of 99 years. Predeceased by her husband Dudley. Survived by son Colin (Vicki). Grandmother of Deborah, Louise, Allison and Julian and great-grandmother of 6. A Funeral Service will be held at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGary, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to West End Villa.
Alice Miu Hung Hung - 02/28/2006
Peacefully in hospital on Tuesday, February 28th 2006 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Chiu. Loving mother of John (Mary). Cherished grandmother of Kojo. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St., on Thursday, March 2nd from 6-9 p.m., Friday from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time in the chapel at 10 a.m. A heartfelt thank you to Heather and Christine of the Palliative Care Unit at the Civic Hospital and Dr. Legault and the wonderful nursing staff at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre Palliative Care Unit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre Palliative Care Unit.
Marsha Lizbeth Jackson - 02/20/2006
Died suddenly on Saturday 18 February 2006 at the age of 54. Marsha will be eternally missed by her husband Michael and her beloved children, Piper (Eri), Meredith, Ramsay, and Noah. She also leaves her grand-daughter, our precious Poppy, and her very dear sister, Joey Church (Geoff) of Picton. Marsha was the daughter of Bill Newton, who died in 1987, and Marni (née Van Norman), who died in 2004. Marsha will also be sorely missed by her parents-in-law, Ronald and Jean Jackson, her sisters-in-law, Judy and Gillian Jackson, and her brother-in-law, Peter Jackson (MaryAnne) and their children, Stewart and Emily, all of Toronto. After getting her MA from Carleton University, where she studied English, Marsha went to Loyola College in Baltimore to earn her MEd. She then began an immensely fulfilling career as a teacher at Bishop Hamilton Montessori School in Orleans and Ottawa. She loved her students and they her. Never having lost her sense of wonder and curiosity, Marsha had a profoundly special way with children. Marsha was hugely well read, and we were on the way to the Alta Vista library when she died. We will miss her so very, very much. Everyone who knew Marsha is invited to visit the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Thursday, 23 February 2006: visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and a ceremony to celebrate and remember Marsha's life from 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers (or for those who wish) donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Robert Gordon Jenkins - 02/28/2006
Passed away peacefully at Grace Manor, Ottawa on Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 in his 96th year. Predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Ena Parsons. Dearly loved father of Charles and his wife Basti of Ann Arbour, Michigan, Carol and her husband Jack Jenne of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, Paul and his wife Sheila, and Kathryn, all of Ottawa. Predeceased by his son Alan in 1981.Cherished grandfather (Papa) of Daintry, Mary Liz, and Peter Jenkins, Lezlee, Bradley and Wendy Jenkins, Tim and Steven Jenne, Christopher, Caitlin, and Devin Jenkins and Claire, Paul and Alexis Ospechook. Great-Grandfather of eight. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Salvation Army Grace Manor for the devoted care given to Gordon. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Private family service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army Grace Manor, 1156 Wellington St, Ottawa, K1Y 2Z4 would be appreciated.