Flora Jamieson Hoag (Dr. Flora Rathbun) - 12/01/2003
Beloved wife and companion of Roger. Loving mother of Chris and Beth. Dear sister of Lisa, Catherine, Beth, Mary Kate and Amy. Flo faced cancer and found through it opportunity for personal growth and understanding. She died at home in peace with the love of her extended family and friends. She and her family received unfailing support from numerous health care workers at all levels. In particular she wanted to thank Sheryl McDiarmid and Rita Blattman. It is difficult to express the full extent of Flora and her family's gratitude to Dr. Vince Young for his fifteen years of skilled care and compassion. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. The Funeral Service will be held at Rideau Park United Church, 2203 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa on Thursday, December 4, 2003 at 3pm.
Freda Alice Hurst - 11/19/2003
Last surviving child of Alberta pioneers Lachlan and Sarah McKinnon. Predeceased by six brothers and six sisters. Suddenly, with dignity, after a short illness, on Tuesday, November 18, 2003 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Charles K. Hurst. Loving mother of Jock (Wendy), Janet Griffiths and Andy (Penny). Cherished grandmother of Sam and Matthew Griffiths (Toronto), Amy and Marnie Hurst (Ottawa) and Keri, Katy, James and Alison Hurst (Vancouver). Remembered lovingly with awe and respect by her many nieces and nephews and many friends and neighbours whose lives she touched. Freda and Charlie celebrated their sixty-third anniversary in good health in September. Freda was a graduate of the University of Alberta (1938), having served as Vice-Chairman of the Students' Union and was active in many other campus activities including the Women's Basketball Team and Students' Christian Movemnet. A bright, intelligent and active woman, she was President of the Elizabeth Fry Society, one of the founding members and Vice-President of the Ottawa Youth Services Bureau, served on the Mayor's Committee on Youth, was the President of the Canadian Mental Health Association (Ottawa Branch) and was active in the C.G.I.T. Freda also supported the activities of the Y.W.C.A. in Calgary, Peterborough and Ottawa. Special thanks to the superb health professionals in the Emergency Ward and at the Acute Awareness Area and the Intensive Care Unit of the Civic Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Ottawa or the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus. Funeral arrangements in care of the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry. A celebration of Freda's life will be held at Parkdale United Church, 429 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa on Friday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Jean Marguerite Hynes (nee Covert) - 11/26/2003
Suddenly at home on Monday, November 24, 2003, aged 64 years. Beloved wife of Hedley and loving mother of Byron (Jeanetta), Anita Hynes and Roslyn Dulmage (David). Dear sister of Earle Covert (Audrey). Loving grandmother of Darrian Hynes and Emma Dulmage. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations to the Kidney Association would be appreciated. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Service at Bethel Pentecostal Church, 500 Viewmount Drive on Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens.
Rose Marie Ironside - 11/24/2003
Surrounded by family on Saturday November 22, 2003 at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Alex Ironside. Loving mother of Mary (David Elliott) and Ian. Cherished grandmother of Andrew Elliott. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 150 Woodroffe Avenue, at Richmond Road, Ottawa, on Tuesday November 25, 2003 from 12:30 pm until time of service in the chapel at 2 pm. A special thank you to all the staff of A5 during the last month and to Dr. Donald Beanlands for his compassionate and excellent care over the last 17 years. Donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or the Ottawa Humane Society.
Reily Adele Kelly - 12/01/2003
November 15, 2003 - November 27, 2003.Passed away peacefully at home at the age of 12 days. Loving daughter of Jason Kelly and Irene Armstrong. Dearest and loving granddaughter of Gerry and Kathy Kelly, Doug and Adele Crich and John Armstrong. Reily will be sorely missed by the great-grandparents. Dear niece of Joe Kelly, Shawn and Amanda Neuman, Kathryn and Allison Armstrong, Jarrett and Jordan Crich. Reily will be sadly missed by many other relatives and friends. Friends may visit at the McGarry Memorial Funeral Home and Chapel, 139 Valley Road, Wakefield on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9p.m. A Service of Angels will be Celebrated at St. Camillus Roman Catholic Church, 44 Plunkett Road, Farrellton, Quebec on Thursday at 11a.m. Interment Parish Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Montfort Hospital Pediatric Ward would be appreciated
Keith Kerr - 12/03/2003
Longtime employee of the Ottawa Journal Suddenly on December 2, 2003, at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Mary Jean. Loving father to Julie (Frank) Sculland, Bruce (Diana) Kerr, and father-in-law to Barbara Kerr. Dear Grandpa to Jason, Erin, Kimberly, Katrina, Melissa and James. He is also survived by his brother Ronald (Lyn) Kerr and sister Marjorie (Peter) McGann. Keith was predeceased by his son David and his sister Jean. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, December 3, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to the Ottawa Heart Institute.
Kaylee Rita Lynn Lalonde - 12/01/2003
Suddenly at home, on Thursday, November 27, 2003, aged 6 weeks. Beloved daughter of Tara Lynn Dalrymple and Dellbert Eugene Lalonde. Dear sister of Devin Eugene. Granddaughter of Marc Robillard (Kim), Lynn Dalrymple, Ed and Gail Lalonde and the late Rita Lalonde. Great granddaughter of Elizabeth and Andre Robillard, Blanche Dalrymple and Marjorie and Gene Lalonde. Also survived by aunts Sara, Lisa, Montana, Correena (Kevin) and Lilly (Paul). Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Ave, at Richmond Road, on Monday, December 1, 2003 after 10:00 a.m. until service time in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment Hope Cemetery.
Emma Lavergne (nee Bissonnette) - 12/02/2003
Suddenly on Monday, December 1, 2003 in her 95th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Lucien Lavergne. Loving mother of the late Gertrude Gobbi, Conrad (Marguerite Grenier), Monsignor Gilles, Rita (Barry Cale), Lucile (Claude Tourigny), Gérard (Suzanne St. Germain), Denis (Carmen Richer), André (Bernadette Prud'Homme) and Jean (Joanne Lalonde). Dear mother-in-law of Geno Gobbi (Betty Marlow). Also loved by her 18 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Marguerite (Jean-Roch) and Gilbert (Cécilia) and sister-in-law of Berthe, Cécile, Antonine, Claire and Lucille. Predeceased by her brothers and sister Ovide (the late Aurore), Léo (the late Yvette), Alusia (the late Ludger), Jean-Louis (Lucille), Emile (the late Rhéa, and Roland(the late Simone). Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, on Thursday, December 4, 2003 from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9pm and Friday, December 5 from 9am followed by a Funeral Mass at Ste. Geneviève Roman Catholic Church, 825 Canterbury Avenue at 11am. A private interment will be held in Saint-Paul Cemetery, Plantagenet. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Room H2-1 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7 would be appreciated. The family wishes to thank the devoted staff at Camilla Gardens Residence.
P. Jane (Janey) Lowthian (nee Ferguson) - 12/01/2003
In hospital on Wednesday, November 26, 2003, aged 62 years. Beloved wife of Bill and dear mother of David (Nancy), Jeff (Heather), and the late Graeme Lowthian. Loving grandmother of Stephen, Marina, Amanda and Trinity. Dear sister of Donnie (Maryel), Doug and Marilyn. Arrangements in care of the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. For those wishing, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.
George Arthur "Art" McKnight - 11/19/2003
Peacefully in hospital on Monday, November 17, 2003 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of 58 years of Norma (nee Johnson). Loving father of Don (Anna Fiocco) and Wendy Nicklin (Jim Robblee). Cherished grandfather of Sean, Rebecca (fiancé Doug Fitzpatrick), Michael, Robert and Jessica. Predeceased by brother Judge Jack McKnight and sister Betty McKnight. Art spent 41 years with the City of Ottawa where he was head of Legal Surveys at the time of his retirement. A well known tennis player and lifetime member of the Rideau Lawn Tennis Club, he later golfed and curled at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, November 20 from 2-4 and 7-9pm Funeral Service will be held at Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue on Friday, November 21 at 11am. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. A special thanks to Dr. Crabtree, Elaine Larivière and their devoted team for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Nursing Bursary Endowment Fund (200125) at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family "The game isn't over until the last ball goes over the net."