James Tilley Ward - 07/24/2003
CWO, RCASC (Ret'd) Korean Veteran Peacefully at Medex Extendicare Ottawa on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Jean (nee Foy). Son of the late Charlotte (Culvenwill) and James T. Ward from England. Dear brother-in-law of Josephine Ward (the late Ernest) of Ottawa and Isabella Foy of Sudbury. Dear uncle of Sanda Plewes (Chris) and their children Kim and Jeff; Carol Ward (Frank Greene) and their son Shane; and Barbara. Jim's life was the Army for 35 years serving in Korea and Post-War in Germany, England and Canada. He had a passion for golfing, curling, travelling and was involved with Christ Church Cathedral. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, July 25, 2003 from 2 to 4 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday July 26, 2003 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the C.N.I.B. would be appreciated by the family.
Sgt. Donald Albert Wyers - 07/22/2003
R.C.M.P. Retired Peacefully at his home, with his family by his side, on Saturday, July 19th, 2003, aged 60 yrs. Loving husband of Carol. Beloved father of Stephen (Natalie), Robert (Andrea) and Tom (Shannon). Dear brother of David (Lorraine). Dearest Grampie of Madison, Jacob, Cameron, Jenna, Andrew and Keith. Uncle of Allison and Timothy. Devoted son-in-law of Mary Douglas (nee Earley). Don graduated from the R.C.M.P. Depot, Regina and served 34 years of good service. He was posted in Nova Scotia for 22 years and 12 years in Ottawa. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Don's compassion and kindness has touched many lives throughout both his service and friendship and will be missed by all who knew him. Friends may attend a Service of Remembrance at St. James United Church, 5540 Main Street, Osgoode, On Saturday, July 26, 2003 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. James United Church, Osgoode would be appreciated.
Florence Mary Young (Nee Armstrong) - 08/01/2003
Peacefully on Wednesday, July 30, 2003, after a short illness, at the age of 95, Florence Young, formerly of Quebec City. A woman of grace and dignity, Mom was the beloved wife of the late Harold Young and the loving mother of William Young (Sandra), of Hudson, PQ, and Cameron Young (Anne) of Victoria, B.C. "Baba" was the cherished grandmother of Kerry, Michael (Mikhaela), and Jennifer, and the great-grandmother of Maddison. She is survived by her sister Ruth Hardie and sister-in-law Florence Armstrong. Mom's life was long and rich, and she will be missed. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Friday, August 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, August 2, from 1 p.m. until service time in the Chapel at 3 p.m. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. Donations in Florence's memory to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Costica (Gus) Alexiade - 12/01/2003
"Mr. Constantine" Peacefully, in his 97th year, at the Peter D. Clark Centre, Ottawa on Wednesday, November 26th, 2003. Predeceased in 1987 by his wife of 56 years, the former Christina Lambros; and by his brothers and sisters. He was the beloved father of 3 daugthers, Maria (Tasso Karkazis) of Folsom, California, Helen (James O'Grady) of Ottawa and Ariadne (Howard Gribble) of White Rock, B.C. Costica was born in Yassi, Romania on March 17th, 1906, and lived in Constantinople, New York and Montreal before coming to Ottawa in 1950. He was the proprietor of Constantine's Pastry in Ottawa until 1964 when he relocated to California to own a new business, McGavin's Bakery, in Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, until 1978. An expert pastry maker and confectioner, his artistic creations were greatly admired by many patrons in both locations. In Ottawa, he was a long time member and President of AHEPA, the men's organization of the Greek Orthodox Church. He leaves a legacy of 10 loving grandchildren, Christine Moll, George Karkazis, Patsy Nunes and Stacy Trossen, all of California; James O'Grady of Toronto; Tammi Mantle of Toronto, Michael Oades of Thunder Bay and Christine Oades of Vancouver; Anita and Hayley Gribble of England and 18 great-grandchildren. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 MacLeod Street on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayers/Trisagion and Eulogy at 8 p.m. Funeral at the Kimissis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa on Thursday, December 4 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow in California. The family thanks the administration and staff of the Peter D. Clark Centre for many years of wonderful care for their Papoo and for their supportive palliative care. Donations in memory of Gus to the Peter D. Clark Centre would be greatly appreciated.
Murray Austin Beatty - 11/22/2003
Suddenly on November 21st, 2003 at the age of 65 years. Beloved husband of Diana. Loving father to Michael and his wife Anna: Virginia and her husband Ricky. Cherished Poppa to 8 grandchildren: Corey, Bradley, Kayla, Mitchell, Genna, Brett, Samantha and Karina. Murray is also survived by 12 brothers and sisters: Vivian (Clifford), Ross (Frances), Shirley, Lois (Don), Clare (Carol), Arlene (Ralph), Reita (Arthur), Doris (Ron), Gary (Gail), Lloyd (Linda), Judy and John and Bonnie (Bob); as well as two brothers-in-law: Geof (Joyce) Crew, Mike (Sylvie) Crew and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbours. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street., Ottawa on Monday, November 24th from 6 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, November 25th at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Ottawa Heart Institute.
Maurice Blais - 11/19/2003
Peacefully in hospital on Saturday, November 15, 2003 at the age of 84. Dearly beloved husband of Madeleine (nee Falardeau). Dear father of Gisèle (Gerry Bertrand), André (Monique Vachon), Rita-Marie, Anicet (Erika Isic), Remi (Ann Gallant). Also loved by his 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; 1 sister Rose, 1 brother Albert (Gisèle Bédard), 16 sister-in-law and 10 brother-in-law. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Friday, November 21, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7-9pm and on Saturday, November 22 from 10am. followed by a Funeral Mass at Saint-Gabriel Roman Catholic Church, 55 Appleford Street, Ottawa at 2pm. The family would like to take this opportunity to express special thanks and their profound gratitude to Dr. J. Deneault and Dr. Luc Duchesne and all the dedicated staff of the Montfort Hospital (4 West).
Gwendoline (Gwen) W. Bower-Binns - 12/01/2003
Peacefully in Ottawa on November 20th, 2003 at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of Jack, loving mother to Elizabeth (Douglas) Abel of Fort McMurray, Tony (Joan) Bower-Binns of Ottawa, Barbara (Graham) Clow of Toronto, Linda (Dan) Snell of Kanata. Cherished Nanny to 9 loving grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 brothers and 1 sister, Bill, Rodney and Dorothy Spicer all in England. A Memorial Service was held at the Central Chapel of Hulse Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Tuesday November 25th 2003 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Hospice at May Court.
Olive Mae Bradley - 11/18/2003
Retired Registered Nurse Ottawa Civic Hospital Peacefully at the Glebe Centre on Monday, November 17, 2003. Daughter of the late George Herbert Bradley (former Warden, Nepean) and the late Emily D. Bradley (Akins), Merivale, ON. Survived by her dear sisters Hazel Bradley (Ottawa) and Dorothy Brady (Webster, NY) and sister-in-law Netta Bradley (Edmonton). Predeceased by her sisters Elizabeth Scharfe, Lucy Robertson, Marjorie Buchanan and her brothers Everett, Arthur and Carson. Loving aunt to Donna (Robertson) Roe (Jack), Douglas and Glen Buchanan, George Bradley (Gloria), Bruce Bradley (Shelley), Diane (Buchanan) Gursby (Jim), Patricia (Brady) Hilton (David), Betty Ann (Scharfe) Cooper (Ron), Nixon Scharfe, Steven (Mary) and David Brady (Sharon), the late Kenneth Robertson and many great and great great nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment Merivale Cemetery. Special thanks to Dr. Ivy Michel and the Glebe Centre Staff, especially Christine Lemoine. Memorial donations to the Glebe Centre, 950 Bank Street, Ottawa K1S 5G6 would be appreciated.
Gertrude Lillian Bradley - 12/03/2003
Peacefully at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2003 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Milton Bradley. Loving mother of Lillian (Don Melvin), Shirley Bradley-Parizeau, June Bradley (Tom Wynn), Betty (Ron Bertuzzi) and the late Mickey Bradley. Cherished sassy to Michael, Donnie, Karen, Erika, Shawna, Michael, Blake and great-sassy to Payton, Melissa, Ryan and Tyler. Dear daughter of the late Frank Joseph Barrett and the late Jane Barrett. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Thursday, December 4, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday December 5, 2003 at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. A special thank you to all the doctors, nurses and staff of the Ottawa Civic Hospital I.C.U for their care and compassion.
Brian F. Busby - 12/01/2003
P.Eng., Bell Canada Retired It is with great sadness that the family announces the departure of Brian Busby, who passed away peacefully on November 29, 2003 at the age of 69. A wonderful husband and best friend of Barbara (nee Baker) of 44 years. A kind and loving father and father-in-law of Joan (Craig Parker) and Brian (Sandra). He was a cherished grandfather, and many special times will be remembered by his four grandchildren, James, Thomas, Katherine and Bryanna. Son of the late Thomas and Kathleen Busby. Loving nephew of Eileen Paquette. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa, Monday, December 1st from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Maurice Roman Cahtolic Church, 4 Perry Avenue (at Meadowlands Dr.), Ottawa on Tuesday, December 2, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery.