Shirley Lois Grandy - 03/27/2006
Passed away at home, on Sunday, March 26, 2006. Predeceased by her parents, five brothers and a sister. Survived by her sister Anna Grandy Brown. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. Gike, Dr. Coulombe and the nurses of We Care and At Home Hospice. Shirley will be fondly remembered by her many friends in the Duplicate Bridge Community. A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 420 Sparks Street (between Bronson and Bay) on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 2pm. Inurnment to follow service. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to Christ Church Cathedral, or the Palliative Care Outreach Program would be appreciated.
Herbert (Bert) Henry, M.C. Griffin
In his 96th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie Helen and by his brothers Robert, Shirley and Philip. Survived by his sister Eileen of Morrisburg, Ontario, by his children Nigel (Ann), Philip (Ainslea), David, Timothy (Kim), Peter (Ann), and Helen, by his grandchildren Christopher, Stephen, Anthony, Ashley, Jessica, Aynsley, Miles, Rachael, Matthew and Hannah and by five great grandchildren. Born 20 January 1911 in Shanghai, China. Raised in England and Vancouver. Attended University of British Columbia and graduated President Arts '31. Articled 1931-34 and then called to the Bar of British Columbia. Practised in Smithers and Vancouver until 1939, when he joined the Royal Canadian Artillery. Served overseas 1940-46. Awarded the Military Cross in the field for gallantry in action at the Vaardehen Canal, West of Bruges, Belgium, 10 September 1944. Joined the staff of the Judge Advocate General's Branch later that year. Married Annie Helen Millington, London 14 March 1942. Returned to Canada in 1946, where he joined the British Columbia Power Commission as counsel and was appointed a commissioner in 1958. January 1959 appointed Assistant Chief Commissioner, Board of Transport Commissioners, Government of Canada at Ottawa. With passage of National Transportation Act in 1967 became a commissioner of the Canadian Transport Commission, sitting on the Railway Transport and Air Transport Committees. Retired 31 December 1975. Sat as Pro Hac Vice Inquiry Officer under the Combines Investigation Act post retirement. Retirement years fully occupied in pursuit of his many and varied interests. Our thanks to Erin Nuttall and Rebecca Hamilton, the staff of Paramed and Homewatch Caregivers, and his many neighbours and friends for their care, support and kindness. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada.
Ida Gross (nee Silver) - 03/29/2006
Sadly in Toronto on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of 62 years to Charles Gross. Cherished mother of Geraldine (Roger Roy) and Jo-Anne Miller. Loving grand-mother of Rachelle, Naomi and Jonathan. Auntie Ida will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Bank Street, Ottawa on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 10 a.m. Shiva private. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Pietje (Peggy) Haarsma
(nee Visser) Passed away peacefully at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving wife of Jacob, devoted mother to Bob (Sharon), Freda Booth (Brian), Eddie (Marrilyn), Helen Kirk (Bob), Theresa Parkinson (Steve), Piet, and Sylvia Hunter (Clint). Peggy will be dearly missed by her cherished 20 grandchildren and nine precious great-grandchildren. Funeral to be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1017 Prince of Wales Drive, March 27 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Lorna Hancock - 04/03/2006
Passed away on March 30, 2006, in her 96th year. Daughter of the late Norman and Marian McGill. Lorna McGill Hancock was born in the rural area of Lindsay, Ontario, where she received her education in Janetville. During her schooling she received training in piano, earning her Toronto Conservatory Certificate in piano. She continued her studies with Ernest Sykes while she, herself, gave music lessons. In 1937 she enrolled with the Toronto Normal School to become a teacher. After graduation she taught music in Perth Avenue School until her marriage to Orville Hancock in 1944, when both she and her husband accepted teaching positions under the Ottawa Public School Board. In Ottawa, she taught music in schools and conducted many school choirs. In other activities she branched out in other organized interests, Choral Union, Pilot Club, Music Teachers, Centennial Bridge, Ottawa Hunt and Golf. For health reasons she retired from teaching in 1960. Traveling and wintering in Florida became the bye-words for adventure and recreation, especially after her husband's retirement in 1975. The British Isles, almost all European countries, Mexico, the United States and Canada were a few of the highlights. In the later years poor health has kept her close to home. She does, however, enjoy her musical organizations, theatre, concerts, drama and church (Rideau Park United). Funeral Service will be held at the Grace Manor, 1156 Wellington Street on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at 2pm.
Margaret Elizabeth Hanna - 03/27/2006
Peacefully on March 24, 2006 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Dear mother of Noel Bain (Stew) of Markham, Martha Bohm (Frank) of Kanata, and Jennifer Hanna (Pierre) of L'Acadie, QC. She will be fondly remembered as Bombie by her five grandchildren; Alison (Rob), Ian, Eric (Clara), Colin (Josie) and Mark (Victoria) and 8 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the staff at Stillwater Creek Residence and Dr. Kim MacAskill for their exceptionally compassionate care. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Ave. at Richmond Rd, on Saturday, April 1, 2006 from 2 p.m. until service time in the chapel at 3 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Center would be appreciated.
Janice Hayes (nee Hamilton)
Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers
On Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at age 57. Best friend and soulmate of Rickey. Loving mother of Shawn (Tanya) and Colleen (Jason Dunkerley). Sister of Jim (Denise), Hugh and Ian (Charlotte). Sister-in-law of Dick MacKay (Lynda) and Marilyn (Adrian Crone). She will also be deeply missed by her cousins, nieces, nephews and many close friends. Janice formerly worked with the Department of Justice, Department of Finance and the Canadian Federation of Labour. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday from 7-9pm and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, April 8 at 11am. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. For those wishing, in memoriam donations to the Hospice at May Court or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Brian Gerald Holmes - 04/04/2006
1951 - 2006
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre on Monday, April 3, 2006, at the age of 54. Beloved son of Thais Holmes and the late Gerald T. Holmes. Loving brother of Sheila and her husband Lorne Levy. Proud uncle of Erin (Michael), Megan and Jonathan. Life-long friend of 'Mischief'. Brian had a long and illustrious career with the Department of National Defence and a profound impact on the lives and careers of co-workers. His sense of humour and loyalty to friends guided his life. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, April 7, 2006 at 10am with a reception to follow. Donations in Brian's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association.
Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Burton) Hope - 03/28/2006
Monday, March 27th, 2006 at Ottawa. Elizabeth Barclay Burton, age 94. Beloved wife of the late Earl Reginald Hope. Loving daughter of the late Professor Eli Franklin Burton and Fannie May Wicher of Weston, Ontario. Predeceased by her dear brother Franklin Wicher Burton and his wife, Jean MacMillan. She will be missed by friends, relatives and stepgrandsons Timothy and Christopher Peaker. Many thanks to Diana Gaunt and to home support workers Mildred Hernandez and Annie Kazadi for their devotion to Betty over the last year and a half. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, March 30th from 12 noon until service time at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Phyllis M. Jennings
Peacefully at home on Thursday, April 6, 2006 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of Richard. Loving mother of Laurel (Dave Hawthorne), Rick (Noel) and Judi (Tony Galletta). Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Christopher, Sara and Katrina. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, April 9, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. A Memorial Service will be held at Carleton Memorial United Church, 740 Melfa Crescent on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Carleton Memorial United Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family
Lucette Halek Joanisse - 03/29/2006
In hospital on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Survived by her husband Allan. Sister of Diane Drew ( Norman), Englehart, Ontario and Alexander Bernard Sime (Cecile). Sister-in-law of Pauline, Lise (Bill), Harry (Ruby), Albert (Trish), Ken (Valerie), Barbara (Larry), Cecile, Joyce, Rachel (the late Maurice), Anne (deceased) and Rusty (deceased). Survived by many nieces and nephews. Private family service.
Marcelle Khadour - 03/27/2006
Peacefully at the Hillel Lodge on March 25, 2006, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Albert Khadour (Andrée), Hélcne Khadour Ghazal (Ezra Ghazal) and Moise Khadour (Francine). Cherished grandmother of Steven, Donald, Liliane, Mathieu and Nathalie. A private family service will be held at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode.
John J. Kibsey - 03/31/2006
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus on March 31, 2006, just shy of his 90th birthday. Beloved husband of the late Eva. Dear father of Joan (Krinos) Trokoudes, Glenn (Claire), Doris (Jim) Chamberland, and John Jr. (Carolyn). Cherished grandfather of Victor, Danae, Stephanos, Melanie, Philip, Jessica, Greg, Mitch, Jamie, and great-grandchild Daynah. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Monday April 3, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Divine Infant Roman Catholic Church, 6658 Bilberry Drive, Orleans on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. followed by interment and then a reception in the Church Hall. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre.
Régina Labrecque - 04/04/2006
Past away on December 2, 2005 at the age of 91. Daughter of the late Napoleon Labrecque and the late Anna Rochon. She is survived by her sister Mrs. Jeanne Trépanier. She is also predeceased by several brothers Léopaul, Edgar, Lucien and Gilbert and sisters Laurentia, Lucienne and Juliette. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 11:00am, at the St. Laurnet Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at the Aviation Parkway. Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated
Alan John Large - 03/30/2006
beloved husband of Joy Large, passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006, at age 75. Loving father of Karen, John (Nadia Marshy), Adam (Sharon Heldt) of Toronto, and Penny. Cherished grandfather of Lee, Adrian and Tauran, Macayla and Skylar. Brother of Edna Crapnell and uncle of Lisa Mackay (Ross) and Victor Crapnell (Joanne) of Victoria, BC. Thanks and gratitude to the staff of Peter D. Clark Centre, Ottawa, where Alan was a resident since June 2001. Thanks also to the excellent care provided by the staff at the Civic Hospital. Alan will be remembered for his quick wit, encouraging and generous spirit, and his great capacity for love. These qualities were undiminished even with the onset of Alzheimer's disease and will live on his children and grandchildren. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Sunday, April 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Alan's life will take place at the First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa. on Monday, April 3, 2006 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. Donations graciously accepted to the Peter D. Clark Centre Resident Garden Program, 9 Meridian Place, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6P8.
Ledford George Lilley
Lieutenant General Ret'd
At his residence on Sunday, March 26, 2006 at the age of 92. Predeceased by his wife Molly. Father of Ledford George, Burtt and Mary-Jo. Grandfather of Christine, Vanessa, Patrick, Jenny, Jessica and Gregory. Great-grandfather of Sam. Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, he graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1935 with a degree in electrical engineering. During the Second World War he held a wide variety of appointments, both on the staff and in command of Royal Canadian Engineer Units, and served in Italy and North West Europe. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 10 a.m. Private cremation. For those wishing, donations may be made to Right to Play.
Sarah "Sadie" Machin - 04/05/2006
Born in Clarendon Township, Pontiac County, Quebec, November 12, 1910. Died in Ottawa, April 1, 2006. Sarah was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, William Henry Machin, in 1996. She is survived by her son William Machin, St. Philips, Newfoundland and daughter Jean (David) Sheppard, Pincher Creek, Alberta, and six grandchildren, John Machin, David Machin, Michael Machin, Robert Machin, Genevieve Machin, Kathleen Sheppard, five great grandchildren, her sister Doris Fleming, and many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Friday, April 7, 2006, from 1:30pm until Service time in the Chapel at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army. Special thanks to caregivers Liliane and Marianne and the staff at the Colonel By Retirement Residence.
William Wilson "Bill" MacKeigan - 04/05/2006
Suddenly and unexpectedly while vacationing in Florida on Saturday, April 1, 2006, in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Carmel (nee Stevens). Loving father of Richard (Terri), Heather (Andrew Bain) and the late Ronald. Cherished Pops to Lauren, William Wilson and Connor. Dear son of Julia and the late Neil MacKeigan. Dear brother of Jack (Joyce) and the late Ronald 'Babe'. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Friday, April 7, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and on Saturday from 1pm until Service time in the Chapel at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, where Bill was a proud volunteer, would be appreciated by the family.
Constance Lillian Massey (nee North) - 03/26/2006
Suddenly in hospital on Friday, March 24, 2006. Beloved wife of the late George Massey. Predeceased by her sisters Eunice and Nellie Florence. Survived by her nieces Gwendolyn (Drew) and Elaine, and many nieces and nephews in England. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, March 30, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A Graveside Service will be held at Parklawn Cemetery, Toronto on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 3pm. Special thanks to Patricia and the staff of The Glebe Centre for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations to Rideau Park United Church would be appreciated.
Suddenly on March 27, 2006 at the age of 51. Beloved wife of 23 years to Henry Matthews of Navan. Cherished daughter of Jean-Jacques and Mariette and the late Anita Dumais. Adored sister of Jocelyne, Francine and Suzanne (Don St. Denis). Dear daughter-in-law of Hazel (late Richard Matthews) and best friend to Diane Melski and Joanne Burden. She will be missed by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and co-workers at Loeb where she worked for over 25 years. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Thursday, March 30, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Mary Anglican Church, Navan on Friday, March 31, 2006 at 11 a.m. The Family would like to thank Dr. Gauthier, Dr. Lavoie and the 4th floor S nursing staff of the Montfort Hospital for their care and compassion as well as to Pascale Rinfret for her support during this time. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society (Relay for Life) are greatly appreciated.
Robert (Bob) Howard Mellor
Peacefully, with family at his side, on April 5, 2006 in his 71st year. Beloved and cherished husband of Janice Mellor. Predeceased by his first wife Margaret. Dearest father of Todd, Lori (Keith) and Kirk (Darlene). Loving 'Bompa' to P.J., Justin, Megan, Kelsey, Daniel and Amanda. Dear brother of Lois, Barry and Gary (Margaret Anne). He will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. An Ottawa native, Bob was a well known newspaper man, writing for the Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Journal, Ottawa Today and most recently as news editor for The Low Down To Hull And Back News. He was also a proud member of the National Press Club for 30 years, and served as a Director. An avid skier, Bob was active in the Canadian Ski Patrol and for many summers sailed in the Thousand Islands. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at the Elizabeth Bruyere Centre and Ottawa Hospital, with special thanks to Palliative Care doctors John Seely and Sandra Legault. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, April 9 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 100 Young Street. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the SCO Health Service Foundation.
Keith Allan Moffatt - 03/29/2006
Suddenly in hospital on March 29, 2006 at the age of 74. Predeceased by parents Arnold and Alta Moffatt and by brother Richard. Survived by brothers Robert (June) of Nanaimo, BC and James (Peggy). According to Allan's wishes, private cremation and interment will be held at Dales Cemetery, Cumberland at a later date.
Mary Melody Montgomery-Camardo - 04/02/2006
Peacefully in hospital in Ottawa on Saturday, April 1, 2006, age 52. Loving and beloved wife of David Montgomery. Dearest daughter of Grace and the late Mario Camardo. Devoted sister of Frank. Dear friend of Lisa Montgomery and Marnie Montgomery. Friends may visit at the Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, Ontario on Tuesday, April 4th and Wednesday, April 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 15347 Yonge Street North, Aurora on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Ruth Eleanor Oancia (nee Griffith) - 04/06/2006
RN, Class of 1948, Civic Hospital
Peacefully in hospital on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 in her 81st year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Stefan Oancia. Loving sister of Mildred (Harold Walsh), the late Laura (the late George Berndt) and the late Ada ( the late Toby Lowe). Sister-in-law of Eleanor Oancia. She will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeid Street on Sunday, April 9th from 12noon until service time in the Chapel at 2pm.