Mary Ward (nee Brennan) - 11/30/2002
Suddenly on November 29,2002 in her 81st year. Loving mother of Carole & James. Grandmother of Linda Hernen (Philip)and Sheryl Ahee (Charles). Great-grandmother of five. Sister of Mrs. Enid Flemming. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Rd., on Monday, December 2, 2002 from 7 to 9pm and on Tuesday, December 3rd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, December 4,2002 at 11 am.
Donald H. Whipple - 12/03/2002
World War Two Veteran Peacefully at home on November 30, 2002, at the age of 77. Predeceased by his first wife Joan Marie Potelle and husband of Rena Toll. Father of Elizabeth Ann (Veitch McGuire), Wayne, Carol-Lee, Sue Ellen (Paul) and step-father to Gregory Graham (Karen). Brother of the late Joe, the late Mae, Jeannette and Bob. Loving grandfather of Jennifer Sue, Ashley-Marie, Allan, Alex, Sarah and Alexis. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair, and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, December 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 4, at 11 a.m. Interment Chestertown, New York at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.
Agnes Belle Andison - 02/03/2003
Peacefully, at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, on February 9, 2003, at the age of 90. Predeceased by brother Elliot, of Perdue, Sk and nephew Bill of Edmonton, AB. Dear sister of Margaret of Sydney, BC, brother Charles of Deep River, ON, many nieces and nephews and many friends. The Funeral Service will be held at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, 154 Somerset Street, Ottawa, on Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 2 p.m. arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGArry. Special thanks to the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus staff for their care and compassion.
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Smith) Arengo-Jones - 02/07/2003
In hospital, Wednesday, February 5, 2003, in her 92nd year. Wife of the late Rhys Wykeham Fortune Arengo-Jones, daughter of the late Dr. Israel Goldwin Smith and the late Alice Smith (nee Pepper). Predeceased by twin brother Dr. H. Goldwin Smith and sister-in-law Margaret Smith (nee Rothwell). Fondly remembered by nephews Ian (Fran) Smith, Nicholas (Bev) Smith, and nieces Sally Smith and Joanne (Alan) Way. Missed by great-nephew Matthew (Sarah) Kurtz, and great-nieces Meegan (Jonathan) Loudon, Samantha (Brad) Henderson, Shauna (Gord) Hanna, Alex (Chris Vinella) Kurtz, Benjie Smith, Tamara Smith and Ashley Way. Was just getting to know great-great-nephews Josh Smith, Riley Hanna and Rowan Henderson, and great-great-nieces Skyler Loudon, Goldie Vinella and Madeleine Kurtz. She was a grand old lady who loved the boys and was in awe of all the young women in her life. We’ll miss her. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Ave. at Richmond Rd. on Monday February 10th, 2003 from 1pm until service time in the chapel at 3pm. Betty would have appreciated any in memoriam donations to be sent to local Humane Societies.
Robert Taylor Arkell - 02/10/2003
With his Lord. Suddenly on Sunday, February 9, 2003 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Elm). Loving father of Carol (David Rourke)and Heather (Bill McAlpine). Devoted grandfather to Jonathan, Todd, Laura, Tammy, Tim, Sharon, Taylor and the late Micheal and Kimberly. Great-grandpa to Olivia and Michael. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery.
Merle (nee Gauley) Birch - 02/03/2003
At the age of 74, after a lenghty illness on Sunday, February 2, 2003, Merle passed away in the hospital, surrounded with love and prayer. Beloved wife of Harold Birch, loving mother of Neil and Lorelee, much loved mother in-law of Joan and Kevin, treasured grandmother of Derek and Brandon. Beloved sister of Eunice Bigelow, Dolly Bigelow and Esther Farrell. Merle is predeceased by her parents Christina and Corl Gauley, brother George Gauley, sister Gladys noble and Margaret Brydges. She will be sadly missed by numerous brothers and sisters in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Special thanks to Pastor Don Collar for his support, visitations and prayers. Also a special thank you to Rachelle Guindon for the care and companionship she gave to Merle over the months. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry 1200 Ogilvie Road at the Aviation Parkway on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 from 7-9pm and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. and on Friday, February 7 from 9:30am to 10:30am. Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11am. at Bilberry Creek Baptist Church, 480 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans. Interment to follow at Bearbrook United Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
William Harlow Bowen - 02/04/2003
Peacefully at Villa Marguerite Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 4th, 2003 in his 91st year. Harlow was born in Maleb, AB on March 21st, 1912. He moved to Calgary when he was 12 and graduated from Western Canada High School. He worked for Imperial Oil Co. and in 1939 Imperial Oil decided to build a refinery at Norman Wells and Harlow, who had been the lab technician in the Imperial Oil Refinery in Calgary, was chosen to go to Norman Wells to run the lab, travelling to Norman Wells by float plane. His job was considered essential to the war effort and he was prevented from enlisting as he had planned. He was married to Adeline Stevens in October of 1940 and they had one daughter Lynne. At the end of the war, the Canoil Project was shut down and Harlow returned to Calgary and retired in 1975. Harlow was active in track and field during his high school days and later was very active in the curling and golf activities in Calgary. He was a Past President of the Inglewood Golf Club and was an honorary member of the Earl Grey Golf Club. He was a member of the Glencoe Club and excelled in curling and bowling while representing that club. He skipped his rink to the championship of the Alberta Oilmen's Bonspiel in 1953, the Alberta Senior's Curling Championship in 1963 and the Southern Alberta Senior's Bonspiel in 1977.He was captain of the Imperial Oil Golf Club Commercial League for 22 years. He had a hole-in-one five times during his golfing years. His wife died in 1979 and in the fall of 1980 he married Jo Smith (nee Flesher). They spent their winters in Phoenix, AZ and their summers in Calgary and travelled extensively to all parts of the world especially preferring to cruise. In 1997 they sold their holdings in Calgary and Phoenix and moved to Ottawa to be near family. They lived at the New Edinburgh Square and enjoyed the hospitality of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club through association with the Earl Grey Golf Club in Calgary. His wife Jo, daughter Lynne Paarup (Don) of Calgary and grandson Michael Paarup (Abi) of Australia will miss him very much. Predeceased by his grandson David Paarup (Lisa) of Edmonton. Harlow leaves 3 sisters Dorothy Bowen of Nelson BC, Vera Bisson of Vancouver BC, and Phyllis Henthorne (Bill) of Nelson BC, 6 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the wonderful, caring staff at Villa Marguerite who assisted Harlow during his time there. At Harlow's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Inurnment at Edenbrook Cemetery Calgary. In memoriam donations to the Villa Marguerite, Ottawa ON would be appreciated by the family.
Roland (Rolly) Brabant - 01/27/2003
Suddenly, at his home on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 after a short but courageous battle with lung cancer, at the age of 72. His best friend Helmut Ensslin and close family members were by his side. Rolly is survived by sisters Betty Constantineau (Hector), Claudette Fingust (Frank), Claire Macson (Ken), Diane Coolen (Stan) and Nicole Leroux (Rick). We wish to thank the staff at the Ottawa General Hospital and especially Dr. John Seely who was so kind and compassionate during the last few weeks of Rolly's life. Also we wish to thank all the nurses from the VON who helped with Rolly's home care during his final few days and in particular Monique Coulombe-Lajoie who was there to help us when Rolly passed away. Rolly requested that there be no visitation, but he invited all his family and friends to attend his Funeral Mass to be held Friday, January 31, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Notre-Dame de Lourdes, Cyrville Church, at 1187 Michael Street, Gloucester. Reception to follow. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. Rolly has requested that in lieu of flowers he would prefer donations be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON).
Edwin D. K. Chown - 01/29/2003
At home, on Monday, January 27, 2003, at the age of 58. He is survived by his wife Jane Clinckett, his children Alexa Clinckett Chown, Ian Clinckett Chown and David Robert Swan (Danielle); and his sister Kirby Chown (Lorne Glass). Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Rd., Ottawa on Thursday, January 30 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Service in the Chapel on Friday, January 31, 2003 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1S 0X1 or the Palliative Care Outreach Program, 1455 Woodroffe Avenue S., Ottawa, ON, K2G 1W1.
Eve Coire (nee Lewin) - 02/05/2003
Former Parliamentary Translator and Interpreter Peacefully in Ottawa on Wednesday, February 5, 2003, aged 72 years. Born in Gent, Belgium. Loving mother of Dr. Claire (Uri Postavsky) and Michael Coiré. Dear grandmother of Noam, Daniella and Eitan. Sister of Eliane Sperling and Dr. Vicky Fetter. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry. Friends may attend a Funeral Service at The Jewish Community Cemetery Chapel, Osgoode on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 11 a.m. For those wishing, donation to CAMMAC Music Association, 1751 Richardson Avenue, Suite 2509, Montreal, Quebec H3K 1G6 would be appreciated.