John Bernard Kelly - 04/23/2006
Peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at the age of 87. Son of the late Bernadette and John Kelly. Beloved husband of the late Margaret ( nee Moyle ) and son Michael. Loving father of Pat Clare ( Walter ). Cherished Grandfather of Kelly Dey, Jake Clare( Michelle ) and Luke Clare ( Lynn ) and Great Grandfather of Kathryn and Madeleine Dey. He will be missed by many friends and family especially the nieces and nephews that he loved. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church, 55 Appleford Road on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 11 am. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Quyon, Quebec. Memorial donations may be made to the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre.
John Levitan - 04/21/2006
In Ottawa, on April 20, 2006 at the age of 56. Beloved husband of Lynn (Davis). Cherished father of Lisa, Alana and Brenda. Predeceased by his parents, Archie and Rose Levitan. Dear brother of Richard (Patty), Susan (Myron) Goldstein and Marcia (Yehuda) Gur-Arie. Loving son-in-law of Barry and Selma Davis. Dear brother-in-law of Judy and Andrew Waks, Susan and Steve Veingrad and Gail and Howard Cohen. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 9:30am followed by internment at Bank Street Cemetery. Shiva will be held at 108 Elvaston Avenue on Sunday following internment, Monday to Thursday from 2 to 9 pm and on Friday from 1 to 4pm. Afternoon prayers to be held at 7:45pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Grace Linn - 04/25/2006
nee Clara Grace Fuller
Peacefully at home in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Dr. John R. Linn. Beloved mother of Brenda Linn Stringer and her husband Dr. Ron Stringer. Devoted grandmother of Stephanie and Andrew. Her strength and gentleness of spirit will continue to be an inspiration. The family would like to express particular appreciation to Roee Ben Eli and the homecare nurses of the Westmount Square Clinic in Montreal, and to Freweini Teferi of Toronto, who cared for her for many years as if she were one of their own. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, April 26th, 2006 from 10:30 a.m. until Service time in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Burial in the afternoon at Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Linn Memorial Literacy Project. For further information contact the Funeral Home or consult www.languagepatterns.ca .
Denise Lurette - 04/17/2006
(Retired Sears Employee)
Following a courageous battle with cancer, Denise passed away peacefully at the age of 75 on April 16, 2006, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late René Lurette. Loving mother of Claude (Rachel Lalonde), Francine and Louise (Audie McCreadie). Cherished grandmother of Stéphanie, Chantal and Courtney. She will also be fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Noëlla ( the late Rodolphe Dinelle), Fernande (the late Marcel Desjardins), Isabelle (Stanley Saunders), and nieces Lyse and Suzanne. Special thanks to Dr. Coulombe and the staff at the Hospice at May Court as well as the Fifth Floor staff at the Elisabeth Bruycre Health Centre for the wonderful care our mother received. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Wednesday, April 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St-Sébastien Roman Catholic Church, 1000 Frances Street on Thursday, April 20 at 11am. Interment to follow at Notre-Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice at May Court or the Palliative Care Outreach Program would be appreciated.
James Robert MacKay - 04/26/2006
Peacefully with family by his side, April 25, 2006 at age 89 after a long illness with Parkinsons at the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Loving husband to Margaret Elinor MacKay (nee Whillans). Much loved father to Robert Ian, and Janet Katherine MacKay and cherished grandfather to Jamie and Robyn MacKay Batsch. Born in Kentville, Nova Scotia and a graduate from Dalhousie University, James made his career with the Department of Transport Canada where he met Elinor. After retiring he spent many wonderful active years with Elinor traveling, curling, enjoying cottage life and being a wonderful grandfather. Family and friends may pay their respects at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday from 3 - 5 and 7 - 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, April 29 at 10:30am. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Parkinsons' Society of Canada.
Doris Inez MacRae (MacKillop) (nee Hodgins) - 04/14/2006
Peacefully on April 13, 2006 at the Osgoode Care Centre in her 98th year. Loved wife of the late R. Gordon MacKillop who predeceased her in 1933. Beloved wife of Frank Seuter MacRae who predeceased her in 1989 after 44 years of marriage. Predeceased by her parents James Davis Hodgins and Annie Louisa Hodgins, by her brothers Winston and Lyall and sister Florabell Coles. Loved mother of Margaret Agnes (Peggy) Dingwall of St. Catherines and Joan Ann Smirle (Weldon) of North Carolina. Step-mother to Dennis Rodney MacRae of Easton's Corners, Ont. Predeceased by daughter Gladys Isabell Leader. Survived by grandchildren; Bruce, Kristine, Ann, Laurie and Carolyn, the Dingwall family favorite grandchildren; Randy and Beverly Leader and Russell and Marlene Leader, and their children; James, Greg, Frazier and Kassondra. Special thank you to the Osgoode Care Centre and the Palliative Care staff. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Monday, April 17 from 6-9 pm. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 1pm.
Harold Morton (Mort) Maddick - 04/18/2006
In the City of Ottawa on April 18, 2006, in his 87th year. Husband of the late Peggy (nee Broom), father of Jane Bracewell (Bob), Montreal, and Susan Maddick (Joan Lowden) of Toronto; grandfather of Jonathan (Ali Glaser) and Jennifer Bracewell; son of the late Harry and Ida Maddick of St. John's, Newfoundland; brother of Joan Lewis (John) and Ruth Goff (Jim) all of St. John's; brother-in-law of Rosemary Broom (pre-deceased Barney) of England. He was a member of Canada's Trade Commissioner Service for 35 years. Friends are invited to a memorial service on Friday, April 21st at 11 am at Christ Church Cathedral, Sparks & Bronson, Ottawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Hearing Society would be appreciated. Arrangement in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street.
Joan (nee Murray) Maxwell - 04/20/2006
Wife of the late George Maxwell. Joan died peacefully at home April 19, 2006 at the age of 70 years. Joan is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Dave Corkery and Joy and Ron Edgeley, as well as her four wonderful grandsons, Scott and Grant Corkery and Brayden and Bryan Edgeley. She is also survived be her brothers George (Hilda), Burleigh (Carol) and her sisters Edna (Harry) and Linda. Joan was predeceased by her parents Wilbert and Ione, her brothers Joe, Roy and Jim and sister Lois. Our family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Dr. L. Coulombe. Special thanks also to Dr. Nicolson and the visiting homecare staff that provided support during this time. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street Ottawa on Sunday, April 23, 2006 from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 24 at 1pm. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
Antoine Nayel - 04/22/2006
Suddenly at home on April 21, 2006 at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Isabelle. Cherished father of Nelly, Fady and Naji. Loving grandfather of Michael, Jeffrey, Anthony and Fadi. Dear brother of Fouad, the late George, Shahla, Yvonne, Souad, Hayatte, Bernadette (Chaker) and the late Zahia. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family. Friends may visit at the St-Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Sunday, April 23, 2006 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St-Charbel Maronite Church, 245 Donald Street on Monday, April 24, 2006 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to St-Charbel Maronite Church would be appreciated.
Dorothy Pritchard - 04/26/2006
Peacefully in hospital on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 in her 75th year. Dear friend of Helmut Daferner. Loving mother of Marsha (Jeff Sykes), Mark Gagnon (Carol), Martin Gagnon (Beth), Michelle (Joe Patafie) and the late Marshall Pritchard. Cherished grandmother of Steven, Danny and Patrick Powell, Reggie Gagnon, Erin, Emily, Rosalie Gagnon and great-grandmother of Amber, Brigitte, Zackery, Danakia, Jessica and Maykla. Dear sister of Annie Starkings, June, Sydney and Kenneth Pritchard. Predeceased by her sisters Bertha, Edith and her brother Gregory. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St Patrick's Basilica (corner of Kent and Nepean Streets) on Monday, May 1, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery.
Joel Harry Takefman - 04/25/2006
Peacefully in Ottawa at Hillel Family Lodge on Monday, April 24, 2006 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Pearl Hislop. Dear father of Joan and Michael and father-in-law of Mona Klinger. Proud grandfather of Evan and Jordan. Brother of Bram of Chicago and the late Herbert of Montreal. Brother-in-law of Martin Hislop and Claire Stephens of Calgary. Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, Ottawa, on Thursday, April 27 at 12noon. Interment to follow at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode, Ontario. Shiva to be observed from Thursday to Sunday at 18 Stonebriar Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5Y2. Donations in Joel's memory to Hillel Family Lodge, 10 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 4G7 (613-728-3900) would be much appreciated.
Fernando Alves - 05/11/2006
In hospital on Wednesday May 10, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer, aged 61 years. Beloved husband of Rosa. Loving father of Paulo (Elizabeth). Cherished brother of Jose, Diana, Sameira, Luz, Beatriz, Manuel and Luis. Fernando will also be fondly remembered and sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and his Portugese community friends. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, Friday 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Senhor Santo Christo Roman Catholic Church, 1100 Kenaston St. on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Reid Arthur David - 05/16/2006
A.D. Reid was born in Montreal in 1918 and passed away after a short illness in Ottawa, on 16th, May 2006. Proudly of Irish and Scottish decent. Survived by his youngest son, Steve (Liane) and grandchildren; Stefanie, Kyle and Holly of Ottawa, his middle son, James (Caroline) and grandchildren; Keri, Derek and Jordan of Montreal and by his eldest son, Tom and partner Sharon of Toronto. Also survived by his brothers, Telford, Kenneth and brother-in-law Allen. He joins his beloved wife Doris and siblings; Jim, Bill and Annettie in the arms of Jesus and God, in the kingdom of Heaven he embraced throughout his 87 years of Christian life. Art was passionate about life, honour, morality, and most importantly about doing the right thing always and without question. He built a career in commercial packaging, rose to the VP level and started his own business in his early 60's, showing the vitality he carried throughout his long life. A WWII veteran, Art volunteered in 1939 and served in the Canadian Navy. He was stationed in Halifax, then Southampton UK and participated in the Allied Forces invasion of Normandy in 1944. Art was honourably discharged in 1945 after serving his country. Several years later, on a ski train headed from Montreal to Ste. Agathe he met his wife Doris and renewed a romance that had begun before the war. Art and Doris married in 1954 and settled in Rosemere, Quebec. In 1988 they moved to Ottawa where they grew to love the city, and all it had to offer. He joined the Metropolitan Bible Church and was consistently proud of it's growth over his many years of membership. A lover of nature and the outdoors, Art enjoyed golf, curling, skiing, sailing, walks, hikes, and observing all the natural beauty Canada has to offer and encouraged his children and grandchildren to do the same. Art had a kind word for everyone . He sponsored godchildren in Africa and the Philippines, and led his family by example. He will be greatly missed by his three boys, his daughters-in-law, his six grandchildren, his brothers and sisters-in-law. We love you Dad, thanks for your leadership and guiding hand. May you rest in peace. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, May 18, 2006 from 7-9pm. A private family graveside service will be held. Those wishing may make donations to a charity of their choice. condolences/donations/tributes at
Tragically at her home on Wednesday, May 10th, 2006 at the age of 4. Loving angel of Christina Brideau and Jason Mackenzie. Precious and adored sister of Sheldon McCarthy. Beloved granddaughter of Lynn McDonough (Clifford) and coucounne of Diane Mackenzie. Dear great-granddaughter of Helene Gareau and Blanche McDonough. Makayla was the dearly loved niece of Karrie Brideau, Jeffrey and Joey Mackenzie. Makayla was the best friend of Sarah Buell. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, on Friday, May 19, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Olmstead Ave., Vanier, ON. on Saturday, May 20th, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Notre-Dame Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy a Memorial contribution to the Children's Wish Foundation, 2580 Innes Road, Orleans, K1B 4Z6, would be appreciated by the family.
Elizabeth (Betty) nee Miller Carr - 05/14/2006
Peacefully, in Ottawa at the Grace Manor on May 13, 2006, Betty Carr in her 97th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Ewan Carr. Cherished mother of Nancy Clark ( the late Gordon) and Kenneth ( the late Patricia ). Proud Nana of Glen, Shawn, Kevin, Betsy, Bradley, Tammy and great-grandmother of 7. Betty was raised in Montreal with her much loved siblings Lena, Nancy, George and Viley, all of whom predeceased her. She brought joy to all who knew her. Her family extends their thanks to her caregivers and friends at the Grace Manor. Funeral services will be private. For those wishing, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Marie-Rose Ernestine Carriere
December 12, 1918 - May 11, 2006
On Thursday, May 11, 2006, a beloved and unique woman passed away. Marie-Rose lived both a long and good life. She will be remembered mostly for her determination, strong dedication to her family, her art, career, and her studies. She had worked for the Department of Defense, French Embassy in Washington, and co-founded the Department of Psychiatry at the Hawksbury General. After retiring from a long career as a Family and Marital Psychiatric Social Worker, she dedicated her time to international adoptions. She was the first woman in Canada to adopt a child of the opposite sex. Marie-Rose in the first graduating classes in Social Work, and was part of the first group of people allowed in Auschwitz when it reopened. Marie-Rose held three masters; last one received in 1999, had received a grant from UNESCO fellowship for Slavic Studies during the 50's and was finishing her Doctorates in Philosophy at the Dominican College when Alzheimer afflicted her. She is survived by her son Michel, wife Tracy. She was the proud grandmother of Gabrielle and David. A special acknowledgement to the team of nurses and staff on the 3rd floor at the Residence St-Louis for their help and support. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road, at Aviation Parkway, on Monday, May 15, 2006, from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Tuesday, May 16, 2006, from 10 a.m. until Service time in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. For those who wish donations in memory of Marie-Rose to the Elisabeth Bruyere Centre.
Lynn (nee Currie) Cuddington - 05/10/2006
Lynn passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 9 at the age of 50. Daughter of the late George and Mavis Currie, Lynn was predeceased by her husband, Gary Soley. Lynn will be missed by her sisters Sharon Anderson, Jill Trantham (husband Bill) and Meredith Vrbanac (husband Paul) as well as her nieces and nephews David Trantham, Heather, Allison, Matthew and Daniel Vrbanac. Lynn recently retired from The Correctional Service of Canada and served as the Executive Director of the International Corrections and Prisons Association. Lynn's sprit will live on through her gift of life. Friends may visit at the Memorial Funeral Home of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 584 Somerset Street West on Friday, May 12, 2006 from 5pm until 8pm. Private interment. Donations may be mad to a charity of your choice.
Raymond De Schryver
Former employee of Customs and Excise Canada
Peacefully passed away, after a lengthy battle with liver disease, on May 16, 2006 at the age of 69 at the St-Vincent Hospital. Son of late Jacques (late Marie-Madeleine De Caluwe). Beloved husband of Cécile (Farley). Loving father of Lise (Réjean Bédard), André and Johanne (Denis Chartrand). Cherished grandfather of Julien, Sophie and David. Dear brother of Xavier (Agncs De Coster), Marie-Alix (late Jacques Rajabalee), Françoise (Gaëtan Bédard), and late Paul (Céline Audet). He will be foundly remembered by his brothers and sisters-in law, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Friends may visit at the St-Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road (Aviation Parkway), on Thursday, May 18 from 7 to 10 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St-Gabriel's church, 55 Appleford, on Friday, May 19 at 11am. Interment Notre-Dame Cemetery in Vanier. The family wishes to thank all medical staff that attended to Raymond's care over the years as well as to the very compassionate and devoted staff of St-Vincent Hospital.
Wm. "John" Desjardins - 05/15/2006
Retired Sargeant Royal Cdn. Air Force)
born May 18, 1930 in Nippissing, Ontario, raised in Creighton Mine, Ontario; passed away in hospital on Sunday, May 14th, 2006. Beloved father of Susan (son-in-law Patrick; grandchildren Jessie & Ryan) of London, England, and Karen (son-in-law Daniel; grandchildren Justin & Jake) of Newmarket, Ontario; predeceased by sons Jeffrey and Patrick; survived by sisters Florence and Donna and brothers Richard and Pat; predeceased by brothers Leonard and Leland and sister Lorraine. Many thanks to the caring staff at Southlake Residential Village. Family and friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 from 7-9 p.m.; and on Thursday, May 18 from 12noon until internment at Notre Dame Cemetery, 455 Montreal Road, Ottawa at 1:00 p.m. In memory of John, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated.
Robert Dinwoodie - 05/15/2006
Peacefully at Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital on Sunday, May 14, 2006 at the age of 88. Cherished husband of Lorna (Powell). Beloved father of Ruth Dinwoodie (Port Orange, Florida), Charles 'Ched' (Virginia) of North Bay and Carol Brown (David) of Ottawa. Grandfather to Christopher and Kevin Brown (Ottawa), Melissa Brown (Calgary), Lisa and Gregory Dinwoodie (North Bay), sister-in-law Dorothy Dinwoodie (Kincardine). Private family service to be held Wednesday, May 17th at Hulse, Playfair & McGarry on Woodroffe Avenue.
Annie Catherine Ilene Patricia (Pat) Forsyth (Nee Brownell) - 05/16/2006
R.N., OCH 1960
Peacefully at home on Sunday, May 14, 2006 in her 67th year, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Beloved wife of Douglas Forsyth. Loving mother of Cynthia (Michael Turton), Doug (Joann Wylie) and Patti (Dale Stevenson). Loving Nana of Steven, Jason, Matthew and Alana Turton, Kyle and Adam Forsyth, and Benjamin and Kathryn Stevenson. Survived by brother Keith Brownell of Calgary. Predeceased by her parents, Alvin and Ena Brownell, her brother Jack and grandson Daniel Turton. Special thanks to the wonderful nurses who cared for her, especially Dominique, and Dr. Margaret Farncombe and her palliative care team. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa on Tuesday, May 16th from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, May 17th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue on Thursday, May 18th at 1:00 p.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. In remembrance contributions to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or the Palliative Care Outreach Program would be appreciated.
Douglas Campbell Greer - 05/13/2006
Peacefully on Tuesday, May 11, 2006 at the age of 87. He will be dearly missed by his sisters Isobel Berry and Marion Cook as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held at Merivale United Church, 1876 Merivale Road on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at 2:30pm. Interment Merivale United Cemetery followed by a reception in the Church hall. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Merivale United Church would be appreciated.
Percy Frank Hoffman - 05/13/2006
At the Montfort Hospital on Monday, May 8, 2006. Beloved husband of Adella. Loving father of Bill Hoffman and Jean Steele. Grandfather of Ryan and Jessie. A service will be held in Milverton, Ontario.
Leila "Gwen" Holmes (nee Wood) - 05/15/2006
Peacefully, at home, in her 72nd year, following a courageous battle with leukemia, on Saturday May 13, 2006. Beloved wife of Bruce of 46 years. Gwen leaves behind Her son Greg of Calgary (Suzanne) and grandchildren, Justine, Paige, Brandon and Erika. Born at South River Ontario. Predeceased by parents Clayton and Hazel Wood. Survived by brothers John (Joan), Robert (Beverley) of North Bay Ontario. Also missed by several relatives in the North Bay area. Gwen was employed at Deloitte & Touché for over 20 years. She was an active member of Southminster United Church and will be sadly missed by the 'Book Club girls'. Gwen requested immediate cremation. There will be a memorial service at Southminster United Church, Bank Street at Aylmer Avenue, at 11.00am on Friday May 19th followed by a reception in The Ladies Parlour. A private interment service will be held at Pinecrest Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa branch of the Canadian Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.