The Côté family regretfully announces the passing of Emile Côté on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at the age of 92. Beloved husband of Marie-Jeanne (née Trudel). Loving father of Diane Côté and Nicole Mineault (Richard). Cherished grandfather of Joanne (Bert), Richard (Sylvie), Sylvie (Noël), Brigitte (Scott) and Kim (Mark). Loved great-grandfather of Gerald, Cindy, Ashley, Stephanie, Valerie, Patrick, Véronique, Taylor and great-great grandson Mathieu. Adored son of the late Alfred Côté and Louisa Carricre. Predeceased by his brother René, Ernest, Jules, Honorius, Jean-Baptiste, Léo and Petrus. He is survived by his sisters-in-law Thércse, Odile and Claire. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Sunday, April 2, 2006 from 2-5 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass will be held at Notre-Dame de Lourdes, Cyrville, 1187 Michael Street on Monday, April 3, 2006 at 11am. Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated. A special thank-you to all the staff at the Centre d'Accueil Champlain for their compassionate care.
Colette Deslauriers (née Breton) - 03/30/2006
After many years of battling illness and pain, Colette passed away at the age of 78. Wife of the late Henri Deslauriers. Dear mother of Jacqueline and Denise (Jean-Pierre Racine). Loving grandmother to Marc and Luc Rolland; Rosiane, Gilbert and Marielle Racine. Survived by her brother Ray Breton (Jean Simser) and sister-in-law Sister Jacqueline Deslauriers s.c.o. Predeceased by her parents Charles Breton and Juliette Lavigne. Family and friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Saturday, April 1st, 2006 from 11am until service in the Chapel at 2pm. A special "thank-you" to all the nursing and medical staff of the 5NW Wing at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus for the wonderful care given to our mother. As an expression of sympathy memorial contributions to the Chronic Pain Sufferers Association, 460 Gréber Blvd., Gatineau, Québec J8T 6C7, would be appreciated by the family.
Etta Dizgun (nee Goldstein) - 03/28/2006
In hospital in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Michael Dizgun and dear mother of Leslie (Mona Perusse). Predeceased by her son Murray. A Graveside Service will be held at the New Jewish Community Cemetey, Osgoode, ON. on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Sui-Hou Fung (nee Fong) - 04/04/2006
Peacefully at the Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Chung-Yat Fung. Dear mother of Sam and his wife Mary-Ann, William and his wife Betty, Eddie and his wife Wendy, Tommy Ryan and his wife Helen, Sandra and her husband Edward Lee, all of Ottawa, Susan and her husband Andy Chui of West Vancouver, B.C., May and her husband Tony Wong of Hong Kong. Fondly remembered by her twelve grandchildren. Dear sister of Kai Yu, Allan, Jack and Sonny. Also loved by her nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, April 9, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and on Monday, April 10 from 10am until Service in the Chapel at 1pm. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery.
Pamela Marguerite Gaskill - 04/03/2006
Peacefully at home with her family at her side on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at the age of 77. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Peter and Ruth (Bernard). A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Saturday, April 8, 2006 from 2 to 4pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Hospice at May Court or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Eva Gertler (Pollock) - 04/09/2006
Sadly on Saturday, April 8th, 2006 in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Pollock and the late Rev. Hyman Gertler. Loving mother of Thelma 'Tami' (the late Robert Berezin) and Bernard 'Buddy' Pollock. Cherished and devoted grandmother of Gary (Shelley), Susan (Frank), Gordon (Kathy), Greg (Lorraine), Panina (Michael), Jason and great-grandmother of Jamie, Benjamin, Jackson, Samuel and Charlie. Auntie Eva 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 Monday, April 10, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Shiva to be observed Monday and Tuesday at 2230 Fife Crescent. The family would sincerely like to thank the nurses and staff at Medex for their exceptional care and compassion. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Charlotte Mae Goods
Peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2006 at age 84. Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Richard (Karin), David (Debbie) and Susan. Cherished grandmother to Jennifer (Eric), Stephanie (Mike), Kimberly (Greg), Sharon (Byron) and Kevin (Melissa). She is survived by her sister Lois and predeceased by her brother Bill and daughter-in-law Colleen. Throughout her life Charlotte was a dedicated volunteer to many organizations especially the United Church Women and the Girl Guides of Canada. A friend to many cats and other animals. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. at Rideau Park United Church, 2203 Alta Vista Drive. For those wishing, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa would be appreciated. Special thanks to the Orchard House staff at Granite Ridge.
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.
Charlotte Adeline Greer
Peacefully following a brief illness on Saturday, April 8, 2006 at age 97. She will be dearly missed by her brother Douglas Campbell Greer and her sisters Isobel Berry and Marion Cook as well as many nephews and nieces. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Wednesday, April 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Merivale United Church, 1876 Merivale Road on Thursday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Merivale United Cemetery followed by a reception in the Church hall. For those wishing, donations to Merivale United Church 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.
Andre Claude Guitard
Passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at the age of 68. Predeceased by his wife Yvette Chénier and his parents Philias Guitard and Olévine Charron. Survived by his children Diane (Léo Lanthier), Jean-Marc (Céline Lepage) and Richard (Donna Hill). Grandfather of Eric, Natasha, Patrick, Marc-Andre, Spephanie, Melanie and Jean Luc. Dear friend of Carol Cameron. Brother of Yvette (Oscar Vezina) and Robert. At the request of the deceased there will be no visitation at the Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Charles Borromée on Friday, April 21, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Pietje (Peggy) Haarsma
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.
Sybil Florence Herrington (nee Murfitt) - 04/11/2006
Born on April 16, 1918. Passed away peacefully at Granite Ridge on April 10, 2006. Predeceased by her husband Clifford Herrington, father Albert Murfitt, mother Rose Turner and brother Harold Murfitt. She will be lovingly remembered by her son Keith (Diane), grandson Matt, great-grandchildren Ashlyn and Connor, sister, Kathleen Lauritson and brother David. She will be fondly remembered by her four nephews Ron, Dan, Doug and the late Garry and their families. Also survived by many other special relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff at Granite Ridge and the Redwoods. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, April 13, 2006 from 9:30 a.m. until time of Service in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. followed by reception. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery, following the reception. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation 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.
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.