James Martin Turnbull - 03/02/2006
On Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at the age of 91 years. Loving husband for 61 years of Daphne. Father of Chris (Mary Ann). Proud grandfather of Jennifer and David. His successful career in finance spanned Canada, the U.S., Britain and Bermuda. Funeral arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry. A Funeral Service will be held in Toronto on Saturday, March 4, 2006 followed by interment. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Maria Elisabeth van der Horden - 02/27/2006
Passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa on Sunday, February 26th, 2006. Mary van der Horden (van Wamelen), in her 82nd year, beloved wife of 61 years to Hendrikus (Hank). Loving mother of Mary Newton (the late Rev. John - 2005) of Seeley's Bay, ON; Gerry Merkel (Carl) of Ottawa and Major Patricia McInnes (Major Greg) of Ajax. Grandmother of Karen Vogelzang (Rob) of Seeley's Bay; David and Brian Merkel, both of Ottawa and Melanie McInnes and Tyler (T.J.) McInnes, both of Ajax. Survived by her sister Jo Vryenhoek of Holland. Predeceased by her sister Co de Man and brothers Emiel, Cor and Sjaak. Missed by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm and on Thursday after 12noon at the Salvation Army, Woodroffe Community Church, 820 Woodroffe Avenue. Funeral Service in the Church at 1pm Thursday. A reception will follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated.
Robert Joseph Whyte
CD; RCAF; DND - 02/20/2006
Peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Ellen (nee Stewart). Cherished father of Eileen (Sean Lewis) and Janet Hare (Dan). Adoring grandfather of Ruby. Loved companion to his Sheltie, Amy. Loving brother-in-law of Lyn and Bates Campbell and proud uncle to Heather, Christine, Trevor and their families. Our gratitude to our supportive friends for all their acts of kindness. Many thanks to the devoted professionals who honoured his wishes with kindness and comfort. Special thanks to Dr. Gitta Kindle, Dr. R. Chan, Dr. Bodurtha, Dr. L. Coulombe, and all the wonderful nurses. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, Ottawa on Thursday, February 23, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Ottawa Humane Society, 101 Champagne Avenue South, Ottawa, K1S 9Z9.
Albert Edward (Bert) Wisking - 03/05/2006
Lt. Col. (ret'd) WWII Veteran, RCASC
Peacefully at Stonehaven Manor on Sunday, March 5, 2006 at the age of 90. Beloved husband for 64 years of the late Eleanor (nee Phelan), who predeceased him by just 6 days. Devoted father of Judith, John (Isabel), Jane, Jim (Fran), Stephen (Linda), Susan (Philip Hogarth) and Elizabeth (Danny O'Connor). Proud grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of two. Predeceased by one sister, Dorothy Brown. Bert was born and raised in Ottawa and graduated from Lisgar Collegiate. He enlisted in the army in 1939, served overseas in World War II, was a United Nations Peacekeeper in 1958 and retired in 1965. A longtime employee of the Public Service Commission of Canada, Bert was of the generation of men who believed in duty, country and hard work. Above all, he was a loving husband and devoted family man. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 from 7-9pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 95 Somerset Street West on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 10am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Kemptville.
Eleanor Rebecca Wisking (nee Phelan) - 02/28/2006
Peacefully after a brief illness, with her family by her side, on Monday, February 27, 2006 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife for 63 years of Albert. Devoted mother of Judith, John (Isabel), Jane, James (Fran), Stephen (Linda), Susan (Philip Hogarth) and Elizabeth (Danny O'Connor). Proud grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of two. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Eleanor was born and raised in Ottawa and was educated at Notre Dame Convant and graduated in 1935 from the University of Toronto and was a life long member of St. Theresa's Parish. She was a remarkable woman, known for her keen intelligence, sharp sense of humour and devotion to family. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, March 3 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 95 Somerset Street West on Saturday, March 4, 2006 at 10am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Kemptville. Those wishing may make donations to Covenant House or a charity of choice.
Elizabeth Margaret (Elma) Wright (nee Davey) - 03/05/2006
Peacefully on Saturday, March 4, 2006 in her 89th year. Wife of Jerauld. Mother of Ian (Carlita Delion), Christine Hewitt (Louis Tousignant), the late Alison (Mark Chenosky) and Dr. Robert Wright. Grandmother of Elizabeth and Davidson Wright and Tyler, Meagan and Nicholas Chenosky. Friends may attend a memorial service at Eglise St. Marc, 325 Elgin Street on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 2pm. Those wishing may make donations to the Alzheimer Society.
George Edward Young - 02/25/2006
Peacefully at home on Friday, February 24th, 2006. Beloved husband of Beth (nee Trewin). Dear father of Douglas, Jim (Sue Clarke) and Julia (Sigtrygg) Hallgrimsson. Loving grandfather of Lisa Young, Jonas and Lucia Hallgrimsson. Brother of Joyce (Delbert) Wallace, John (Heather), Dorothy (Bob), Duncan, Phyllis Miller and Elaine (Bruce) Windsor. Loved by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 from 11am until Service in the Chapel at 1pm. Those wishing may make donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
Arbutus Grace nee Schwerdfager Allan
Passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on Friday, March 10, 2006 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Bertram Allan. Daughter of the late Ambrose and Ida Schwerdfager. Cherished mother of Stanley (Barbara), Louise Maxted (John), Frank (Jean), Philip and Howard. Dearly loved by 22 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Sunday, March 12 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, March 13 at 10 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery.
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.
Ross B. Baroni - 03/10/2006
Flight Lieutenant RCAF
In hospital on Friday, March 10, 2006 at the age of 85 years. Husband for 63 years of Iris. Uncle of Peter and Susan Davies. Great uncle to Sarah and Devlin Helferty. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, March 13, 2006 at 10am. Private Cremation. For those wishing donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Dudley Albert George Binge
Passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at the age of 90. Born in London, England on November 13, 1915. Veteran WWII, Sergeant A.A. Section of The Royal British Artiliery and Airborne Parachute Regiment. Landings in Africa, Sicily, Italy, Normandy. Captured at Arnhem. Loving husband of Pearl (nee Hill). Dear father of Diamond (David Rueter). Fondly remembered by his grandson Tyrone. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Saturday, March 18, 2006 from 11am until service time in the chapel at 1pm. Interment Beechwood Cemetery.
Annie Amelia (nee Smart) Bretzloff
Peacefully on Monday, March 6, 2006 in her 91st year. Daughter of the late Wellington Smart and the late Lucy Eades. Predeceased by her beloved husband Gilbert Bretzloff in 1985. She will be deeply missed but not forgotten by the many people who loved her. Loving mother of Phillip of Calgary, Carol (David) Holmes of Clarendon, Qc., Sylvia (Peter Robb) of Breckenridge, Qc. Cherished grandmother of Joseph, Kathleen, Phillip, Rebecca and Laura. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Amelia was a graduate of MacDonald College; Bishop's University and received her MA in English from the University of Ottawa. Her teaching career began in a one-room schoolhouse in Schwartz, Qc., and continued for 36 years. She taught in Granby, Qc., at Aylmer High School and Philemon Wright High School. In 1967, she was awarded the Order of Scholastic Merit for Outstanding Teaching in the Province of Quebec. Her enduring legacy as a teacher can be found in the many students who remember her fondly as a wonderful educator and mentor. After retirement she wrote about Canadian literature for the Equity Newspaper in Shawville, Qc. Amelia was also an active and dedicated member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Special thanks to the staff at Riverpark Retirement Residence for their care and compassion. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue and Richmond Road on Friday, March 10, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 Sparks Street on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 10 a.m. followed by interment at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Schwartz, Qc. .
Robert William (Bob) Brown - 03/07/2006
Peacefully in hospital on Monday March 6, 2006 in his 75th year. Loving father of Maureen Campbell, Dave (Bev), Gord, Brenda, Heather (Jacques Lane) and Rob. Cherished grandfather of James, Jessica, Ceri, Andrew, Tami, Jessica and Vicki and two great-grandchildren Chance and Devon. Dear brother of Laurence (Florence). Predeceased by his sister Mary Brown and four brothers George (Ellen), Christopher, John (Colleen) and James. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Friday March 10, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday March 11 at 12:30p.m. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Renfrew in the spring.
Wesley Barclay Carman - 03/06/2006
Peacefully in his sleep after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, March 4, 2006 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Amanda (nee MacLean) for 59 cherished years. Devoted father of Brenda and Barry (Betty). Daddy, your love for us was steadfast, tireless and never ending. Esteemed grandfather of Richard, David, Andrew, Michael and Thomas Kahler of Ottawa and Craig, Christopher and Lindsay Carman of Victoria. Poppa, you were always there for us. Brother of Millar and the late Willard MacMillan, Friends may visit a the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, March 8th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 9th at 12noon. Our heartfelt appreciation to the devoted nurses and volunteers of the Hospice at May Court. Donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated
Stewart Clobridge - 03/07/2006
Peacefully on Tuesday, March 7, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Debbie. Dear father to Steven, Jeffrey and Lisa (Eric Cléroux). Survived by his brother Michael (Joanne) of Perth. Dear uncle to Sarah Sorlie (Stian) Maidenhead, England and Lauren Updike (Keith) Apex, N.C. Great-uncle to Tobias and Nikolai Sorlie. He will be fondly remembered by his little girls Andrea, Nicoletta, Athena and Gabrielle. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Friday, March 10, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 11th at 11 a.m. Interment Perth, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated. Thank you to the doctors and nurses of the General Hospital and the staff and volunteers at the Hospice at May Court.
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
Ethel A. (Fergie) Cummins - 03/08/2006
On Wednesday, March 8, 2006 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Doug. Mother of Gail (Dave Woods) and Jean. Grandmother of Bryan (Tracey) and Alyson. Daughter of William Ferguson and Mayme MacDonald. Sister of Sewell (Edda), Owen (Noreen), the late Sally and the late Leonard. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue, on Saturday, March 11th at 11 a.m. Interment Morewood Cemetery in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christian Horizons or Woodroffe United Church.
Milton C. James Dale - 03/06/2006
Died peacefully on March 5, 2006. Beloved father of Ann (William Voller), James (Shelley Smith-Dale), Elaine, and Adrienne (Michael Thomson). Special grandfather of Daniel James Frazer (predeceased), Catherine Dale, grandmother of Jaime Shanara and Jordan Dale; and Scott and Leah Thomson. Cherished brother of Elaine, Helen and Ashton. Dear friend of Danny Duhamel, and the boys of Brook Lake Hunting Camp. In 1945, Flight Officer Dale was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for completing 38 sorties, including some of the deepest penetrations made into enemy territory. Several sorties involved a flight of nine to ten hours during which his qualities of endurance and tenacity were manifest to his crew, to whom his conduct was a continuous source of inspiration. He displayed a complete disregard for his own personal safety and a high degree of skill. His superb airmanship continued into civilian life with the Ministry of Transportation, first as Civil Aviation Inspector, applying his skills towards efforts to introduce aviation safety standards into Northern Canada, and later as Chief Flight Training Officer, training a new generation of pilots. He finished off his career as a VIP pilot with MOT. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse & Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Strret on Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at 11:30 am followed by a reception. In his memory, donations may be made to the Daniel James Frazer Bursary Fund, Carleton University, Development Office, 1125 Colonel By Drive, K1S 5B6. Tail-up Dale, you will be missed, and yes Dad, we will remember to close the hangar door when we leave.
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.
Rita Edith Gibson - 03/08/2006
Born February 24, 1915, Alliston, Ontario. Died March 7, 2006, Ottawa. Fourteenth and youngest child of John Donnelly and Ellen Lynch. Survived by loving son, Paul (Jane) and grandson Andrew (Vera). Pr-deceased by grandson Stephen (Lise). Visitation for family and friends on Sunday, March 12 from 2 PM at Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa (Gladstone/O'Connor) followed by a Celebration of Rita's life at 3 PM. In lieu of flowers, family would appreciate a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 222 Queen St., Ottawa, K1P 5V9 or a charity of your choice.
Magnus Gunther - 03/08/2006
On Tuesday March 7th 2006 after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Jan de Crespigny, loving father of David, Kathy, Julian and Harriet; grandfather of Roy, Lola and Mikela. Magnus was a man of books, a hero to his friends, and a great companion. He will be missed by loving friends in many parts of the world. Magnus was driven by his belief in social justice, his hope for the future, and his implacable hatred of apartheid and racism during his years in South Africa and after. Born in Munich in1934, raised in Johannesburg; Magnus spent most of his life in Canada. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 315 McLeod Street on Saturday, March 11th from 2pm until service time in the Chapel at 4pm.
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.