Laughlin, Hiram Mackinley "Mack"
1920 - 2007
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mack Laughlin, in his 87th year, at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Saturday, June 9, 2007. He is survived by his beloved wife and partner of over 63 years, Joy (Azulay); his children Linda Grainger (the late Bob), Don (Suzanne), Penny, Mark (Irene); his grandchildren Robbie and Jamie Grainger, Amanda and Paul Laughlin, Simon Laughlin and a great grandson Matthew Grainger. Mack was the last surviving child of Oliver and Sadie (nee Mooney) Laughlin. He is predeceased by an infant son Brian (1945), brother Eber (Mildred), sisters Loretta Hudson (Henry), Verda Quinney (Ed), and brother Jim (Inez). He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Among Mack’s fondest memories was Kinburn Garage, where he was proud co-owner and operator for over 30 years. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday after 12:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 2 p.m. Interment at Diamond Cemetery, Kinburn. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Cloutier, Gerard U.
Date of Death: June 22, 2004
WWII Veteran, Royal Canadian Navy United States Air Force, Strategic Air Command Department of National Defence (2ETE) Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Vera Crocker. Dear father of Gerard Jr., Andre Richard, Gail (Connery) and Suzanne. Proud grandfather of four beautiful granddaughters, Tara, Ashley, Andrea and Thrane. Also survived by his sister Jacqueline Bender and one niece Ginette Bethell. Predeceased by his parents Wilfred Cloutier and Florence Trepanier and brother Andre. Gerard joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1942 at the age of 17 and served his country with distinction and pride on the H.M.S. Prince Rupert. He was a gunner on that ship at the Battle of Normandy. He was extremely proud of his service and talked about it up to the end. His favourite saying was “If you love your freedom, thank a Veteran” Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 from 3 p.m. until time of service in the chapel on Tuesday at 7 p.m. A Legion Service will be held in the chapel at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 480 Poppy Fund, 391 Richmond Road, Ottawa K2A 0E7 would be appreciated.
Smith, Betty Margaret
Former Councillor, West Carleton Township
The long good-bye is over. Betty left us to join her beloved Garnet on Monday June 11th, 2007. She leave s to mourn the family she so dearly loved, her children, Susan (Roy Smith) and Murray (Maureen), granddaughters Devon (Todd Wilson) and Caitlin and great-grandsons Hayden and Spencer. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Wednesday June 13th, 2007 from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service which will be celebrated at the Outdoor Chapel at 12:30 p.m.. A special thank you to those at the Glebe Centre who made Mom’s journey one filled with compassion and caring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
Morrison, Kenneth , C.A.
Date of Death: June 25, 2004
Peacefully after a long but brave battle with cancer on Friday, June 25, 2004 age 74 years. Some have said that life is a journey. Ken has walked along this path of life hand in hand with his beloved wife of 49 years, Shirley, and shoulder to shoulder with his sons Chris and Ross. Along the way he was joined by his two daughters-in-law, Danielle and Diane, but perhaps some of his proudest steps were the smaller ones he took with his grandchildren, Samantha, Emily, John and Teresa. Ken did not begin this journey alone, but took his first steps with his parents the late Arnold and Janetta Morrison and ran eagerly along this road with his sisters Dorothy Boyd, Judy Thompson, Kay Ingraham and brother Dick Morrison, and later with his goddaughter Karen Giust and many nieces and nephews Although his family and many friends will no longer feel his touch or hear his footsteps walking this path of life, our own journeys have been made much richer by sharing this road with him. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors at the Ottawa General Hospital, 6 NW and our good friends Pat and David Stoate. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd., and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Private inurnment Pinecrest Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Friends of Hospice, 3730 Richmond Rd., Suite 106, Nepean, K2H 5B9 or the Wild Bird Care Centre, 73 Majestic Dr., Nepean, K2G 1C9.
Poulsen, Barry John
Suddenly at home on Sunday June 10, 2007 at the age of 57 years. Barry Poulsen, loving father of Kevin (Maria), Joanne (Brad), and Lori (Keith). Proud grandfather of Kyle Barry, Kristin Anna, and Breanna Margaret. Dear brother of Dennis Arthur (Patricia). Dearly loved companion of Dana McMahon. He will be missed by his best bud Glenn. He is survived by his niece Kristine and by his nephew Michael. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 3 pm. Cremation to follow. A donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Date of Death: June 26, 2004
Peacefully at Barrhaven Manor on Saturday, June 26 2004 in his 80th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Lenore Batters, formerly of Windsor. Dear father of David (Heidi), Jeffrey (Susan), Peter (Sue) and the late Susie Mundy. Dear grandfather of Lukas, Stephen, Leigh, Caitlin and Carrie. Brother-in-law of Jack and Marilyn Batters of Toronto and uncle of Scott, Vicki and Arden. Born in Toronto with continuing connections to Ward’s Island and the University of Toronto (Victoria College). Bruce joined the Royal Canadian Navy and maintained a life long involvement with the Navy League of Canada and the Sea Cadet Corps Falkland. He moved to the Westboro area of Ottawa in 1951 to work for R.L. Crain Ltd and later with Public Works Canada. Over fifty years were spent with the good friends and neighbours of Fraser Avenue. He was an active member of the Anglican Church his whole life belonging to St. Martin’s-in-the-Field, Toronto and All Saint’s Westboro in Ottawa. The last twenty years saw him and Lenore spending most of their summer time at their cottage on Otter Lake. They enjoyed the friendship of their neighbours and the good friends they made at St Peter’s Anglican Church in Newboyne. He will also be missed by friends at the Granite Curling Club. Bruce had a passion for life enjoying people of all ages and walks of life, fine food, sports and a love of reading and learning. His happiest times were centred around his family and especially with his beloved Lenore. He missed her greatly these last years, but now they are together again. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd. at Roosevelt on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Westboro on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Peacefully in hospital, Almonte, Ontario with her family at her side, on Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Lyllis (Lil) Irene Barrie. Beloved wife of the late Gordon C. Knight. Loving mother of Heather (David) Moat. Cherished grandmother of Tamara (Nigel) Jones. Dear Nanny of Connor, Dennis, Jesse, Nick and Samantha. Predeceased by her sisters Beverly Gilmour and Ena Burns and by her brothers Boyd and Allan Barrie. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Kerry Funeral Home, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at White Lake Community Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations to the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor Foundation would be appreciated.
Jackson, Dr. Ray Weldon
Date of Death: June 26, 2004
Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at home on Saturday morning, June 26, 2004, in his 83rd year. A man whose patient spirit and loving support touched so many, he will be forever cherished in our hearts. Predeceased in 1998 by his wife, Ruth (nee Comfort), and fondly remembered by his surviving four brothers and three sisters. An extraordinary father to Suzanne, Martha, Kathren, and Fraser, and an inspirational presence to his sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, and eight grandchildren. We are very grateful to the sensitive and caring palliative care staff at the Civic Hospital and in the community for respecting Ray’s wishes, making him comfortable at home where he wanted to be. We thank all his very special friends who filled his life with purpose and helped him on his journey to the very end and beyond. He was an advanced thinker for his time and a tireless crusader for new ideas that encouraged global cooperation and healing. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd., and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Tuesday from 1:30 until time of funeral service in the chapel at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Friends of the Earth, 206-260 St. Patrick St., Ottawa, K1N 5K5 would be appreciated.
National Defence, Nepean Nomads Walking Club,and Past Master of the Chaudiere Lodge #264
Gone too soon, finally at rest on Friday, June 8, 2007 at the age of 52 years. He remained strong, feisty, and funny, throughout a difficult 2 year fight with multiple myeloma. Beloved husband and bestfriend of Louise Ford. Loving father of Donna Dao. Dear brother of Andre (Lyse) and Louise (Roger). Special uncle of Nanette, Lacey, Christopher, Bradley, Jim, Andréeanne, Charles and Fredric. Great uncle of Tai-Lye, Riley, Torin, Hollie and Paige. Predeceased by his parents Conrad and Berangere Gauvin. He will be sadly missed by his in-laws Mac and Betty Tigwell, and also by Debbie Tigwell and by Anne Tigwell. Louise and Donna are grateful for the compassionate care of all the staff of Module L, the BMT team, MDCU and 5-West at the Ottawa General Hospital. A Masonic service will held in the chapel at the Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore & Baseline) on Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 2 pm. Join us afterwards for some refreshments while we share memories of Pierre. Donations to the Little Angels and Bone Marrow Transplant Fund, 501 Smythe Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6 would be appreciated.
MacKinnon, Cecilia 'Sheila'
Date of Death: June 29, 2004
(nee Chiasson) 1931 - 2004 Suddenly at home in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at the age of 72 years. Loving wife of Lawrence MacKinnon for 49 years and best friend from the age of 14 years. Beloved mother of James (Jennifer) of Calgary, Brian and Robert (Victoria) of Ottawa. Dear grandmother of Amy, Daniel and Hayley MacKinnon. Sister of Dorothy MacInnes (Donald) of Calgary, Tweedy Arsenault of New Waterford, Aletha Grainger (Darrell) of Toronto, Ann Stephenson (Fidel) of Calgary, Elaine Abraham (Sam) of New Waterford, Judy Irving (Jim) of Toronto, Barbara ‘Connie’ MacAulay of New Waterford, Paul Chiasson (Anne) of Calgary and Michael Chiasson of Toronto. Predeceased by her parents Michael ‘Quock’ and Bernice Chiasson of New Waterford, NS, brother Mickey Chiasson and sister Beverly MacAulay. Sheila lived her life with energy and enthusiasm, always retaining her hearty Cape Breton soul and sense of humour. Following her retirement after 20 years with the Carleton Board of Education, Sheila and Lawrence, already retired, shared a love of traveling and visiting with friends and family. Her generous and loving nature will be remembered and sadly missed. Friends and family may visit at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Monday, July 5th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 2340 Baseline Rd., Nepean on Tuesday, July 6th at 11 a.m. Reception will follow in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.
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Served as a Nursing Sister during WWII Graduate of The Victoria Public Hospital School of Nursing – Fredericton One of the founders of the Royal Ottawa Rehab Unit and CORDI House Crescent Chapter #75 – Past Matron Suddenly at home on Tuesday June 19, 2007 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Bill Tenhaaf. Loving mother of Catherine (David Allan) and Jeannette Thomas. Devoted grandmother of Derrick (Josée Chabot) and Rose Marie. Dear sister of Edna Danby. Predeceased by her sister Emma Manderville. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Much loved by many patients and staff through the years. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. An Eastern Star service will be held in the chapel on Sunday at 6pm. A memorial service will be held at Parkwood Presbyterian Church, 10 Chesterton Drive, on Monday at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Shriner’s Hospital, c/o Tunis Temple 1319 Shillington Ave., Ottawa, ON, K1Z 8A3 or to Parkwood Presbyterian Church, 10 Chesterton Drive, Nepean, ON, K2E 5S9 would be appreciated.
Date of Death: June 25, 2004
Peacefully in hospital on Friday, June 25, 2004 in 87th year. Predeceased by her parents Gus and Elsie Romhild, sister Margaret and brothers Lawrence, Frederick and Edgar. Survived by her good friend Bev Munroe and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd. at Roosevelt on Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 – 11 a.m. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 715 Roosevelt Avenue at 11:30 am. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery.
Mitchell, Robert C.
After a lengthy illness Bob passed away on Saturday, June 16th, 2007 with his family by his side. He will be deeply missed by his common law spouse Elaine, his five children Robin (John), Steve (Cindy), Jeff (Joyce), Melanie (Chris) and Sandy (Bill). Bob will be sadly missed by Leta Mitchell and seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Jim, Walter and Don. Bob will be fondly remembered by Donna, Lynne, Karen and four grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements in care of Tubman Funeral Homes, Ottawa, (613) 722-6559. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
Date of Death: July 5, 2004
(nee Nicholls) Jennifer was an inspiration to anyone who knew her. She passed away at home with her family by her side, on Monday, July 5, 2004 at the age of 39 years, after a very courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife and best friend of David Robicheau. Loving mother of Brittany and Sydney. Beloved daughter of Douglas and Patricia Nicholls. Dear sister of Erika Hanson (Brian) and Andrea Nicholls (Theo Mavaganis). Loving aunt of Brandon and Connor. Cherished daughter in law of Edgar and Julie Robicheau and sister in law of Colette Robicheau. She will be dearly missed by her many friends and relatives. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 194 Fourth Ave., Ottawa on Saturday at 9 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.