Cunningham, Richard B.
Surrounded by his family, in hospital, on Monday, January 1, 2007 in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Yvonne. Fondly remembered by his children Daniel (Dianne), Lynn (Renn), and Denis. Loving grandfather of Caitlyn, Andrew, Zenon, Stephanie and Valerie. Great-grandfather of Dominic, Melodie, Gabrielle and Samuel. Dear brother of the late Gerald. Friends may attend a memorial service at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 1:30 p.m.
Halchuk, Gwendolyn Anne
HALCHUK, Gwendolyn Anne (nee Carruthers) Peacefully at home, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday January 24, 2007 at the age of 68. Beloved wife of Carl for 47 wonderful years. Loving mother of Stephen (Karen), Chris (Lissa) and Laura (Franco). Cherished Nana of Emma, Joseph and Isabella. Predeceased by her parents Orrin and Beulah Carruthers. Dear sister of Joan (Ernest), Keith (late Bernice), and predeceased by her brothers Carl and Ford. Sister-in-law of Anna Halchuk. Aunt of Keith, Leslie, Ian, Marc, Kathryn, Elizabeth and the late David. The family wishes to convey their gratitude to friends, neighbours, doctors and nurses. I will sadly miss my best-friend, my wife, my soul mate and the devoted mother of my children. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.), Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Anne please consider the Canadian Cancer Society.
LeBrun, Neila Bernice
(nee Rankin) Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Perley-Rideau Veterans' Health Centre, on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 in her 83rd year. Loving wife of Clifford. Beloved mother of Mary Marbeth Elichuk (Richard), Cliff (Elizabeth) and Cheryl Forestell (Stephen). Loving Nanny of Jay Lebrun (Heidi) and Nicole Lebrun; Bill, David and Shannon Forestell. Proud great-grandmother of Isabelle and Abaigael Lebrun. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd., (at Roosevelt Ave.) on Friday 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart Institute or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
VanDyk, Hendrik Jan (Henk)
Peacefully in hospital on Wednesday, December 7, 2005. Predeceased by his parents Hendrik Jan and Kathy VanDijk. Brother of Grace Van (John), Gerrit (Loretta), Harry (the late Sharon), Tim (Sharon), Bea Naemark (Len) and Barry (Sharon). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road, at Roosevelt on Sunday, December 11, 2005 from 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Parkwood Presbyterian Church, 10 Chesterton Drive, Ottawa on Monday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Hall, Anthony V.
Unexpectedly, on Friday, October 26, 2007, in hospital surrounded by his loving family. Tony was the beloved husband of Laurel (Argue), cherished father of Diana and Jana (Del MacMillan), devoted grandfather and special friend of Nancy (Chad Mariage). Dear brother-in-law of Ruth (Argue). For the past 10 months, Jana and Del were privileged to have Tony in their family home, with Nancy as his wonderful caregiver. Laurel, Diana, Del, Ruth, Chad and Lynne were always willing to lend a helping hand. Tony served in the Royal Air Force during World War II in England and Pheonix, Arizona, where he met and married Laurel in 1944. After immigrating to Canada in 1947, Tony worked for the Department of National Defence and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada. On retirement, he founded the Ottawa Valley Clock Service, repairing and restoring antique clocks. Tony was widely known as the “Tic Toc Doc”. He was a long-time member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. Many thanks to Avan and Cecilia for their loving care. Special thanks to Dr. Barry Bruce for his extraordinary care and to the West Carleton Medical Centre staff for their kindness. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean, on Thursday, November 1 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 2 p.m. Interment at the Huntley United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated.
Cardinal, Betty M. E.
Peacefully at home on Thursday February 1st 2007 in her 73rd year. Loving mother of Mark (Jaime). Cherished grandmother of Erin. Dear sister of Bruce Hunt (Cathy). She will be missed by her nieces, nephews and her long-time friend Marolyn Goldt. Betty will be forever remembered for her devotion and support of the Ottawa 67’s. Memorial visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Bayshore Dr and Baseline Rd), on Thursday February 8th from 11a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 12:30p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Whitehorne, John McCarthy (Jack)
Peacefully in hospital, after a brief illness, Jack died on Saturday, February 3, 2007 in his 79th year. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Betty on September 1st, 2005. He is survived by “his girls” Susan (Jack) Ruyter of Barrhaven, Lynda (Steve) O’Connor of Munster, Sherry Whitehorne of Kingston and predeceased by his daughter Nancy. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Elizabeth, Amanda and Nicholas Ruyter of Barrhaven; Brendan, Christopher and Brady O’Connor of Munster; and Maryann and Carolyn Herring of Kingston. Dearly loved brother of Beverly (Maury) Lawrence and Joan (the late Eric) Stevens all of Ottawa. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Dorothy Whitehorne. As a young teenager, Jack began working for The Ottawa Journal as a newspaper carrier and depot manager and continued on as circulation manager for 30 years. Following The Journal, he enjoyed a ten year career at Haley Industries, Haley Station while residing in Braeside, Ontario with his wife Betty, and retired to Stittsville in 1991. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd), Nepean on Monday February 5, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at 11 a.m. Those wishing to do so may make donations in his memory to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation where he was wonderfully cared for by dedicated doctors and nurses.
Robertson, Elizabeth I. (Betty) (nee Nuth)
Peacefully at the Glebe Centre on Saturday February 3, 2007 in her 84th year. Predeceased by her husband James Ogilvy Robertson, of Toronto. Survived by her Nuth family; Mel (Ruby), Gwen Salisbury, Bob (Lois), and Joseph (Pam). She will be dearly missed by her 12 nieces and nephews and by several great-nieces and great-nephews. Betty will be forever remembered for her independent spirit and acerbic wit. Visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd (between Bayshore Dr and Baseline Rd) on Wednesday February 7th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Thursday in the chapel at 10:30 a.m. Special thanks to the Glebe Centre staff and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Glebe Centre, 950 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5G6, would be very much appreciated.
Currie, Constance Mary (Connie)
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Connie on February 3, 2007 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital as a consequence of a recent stroke. Connie was a much cherished and happily devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by Howard, her beloved husband of 58 years, her children; Nancy, Paul (Patty), Colleen (Tim), Claudia (George), Janet (Joe) and Ian (Catherine), her grandchildren; Lauren, Stacey, Jessica, Alexandra, Hannah, Brantford and Brooklyn, her sister Phyllis and her brother John (Wilma) of Winnipeg, and her nieces and nephews. As well as being dedicated to her family and friends, Connie was actively involved with youth and seniors’ church groups, curling activities and in the creation of numerous beautifully crafted pieces in stained glass. Connie grew up in Manitoba and after graduation from Normal School (Teachers’ College) taught in elementary schools before coming to Ottawa for employment in the public service. Connie and Howard traveled widely in Canada and through trips to England, Ireland and Scotland, they visited many ancestral places. After retirement they frequently vacationed in Portugal. In accordance with Connie’s wishes there will be no visitation, she will be cremated and a private interment will take place at a later date. A Mass of Christian Funeral will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 153 Woodroffe Avenue, on Saturday February 10, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Forsythe, William Harry
Bill Forsythe, recently of Ottawa, formerly of Aylmer, Quebec, beloved husband of Joan (nee Haggart) passed away, January 31, 2007 at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus. Father of Margo (Paul) Guerette of Ottawa, Jamie (Cynthia Brassard) of Sarnia and Anne of Ottawa. Loving grandfather to Andrew, Thomas and David Guerette, Aidan and Bronwyn Forsythe. Survived by siblings Lila (Jim Moore), Gilbert (Marilyn), Isabelle Simmons, Robert (Sharon) and Shirley, (Gilles Desnoyers) and predeceased by sister Edith and brothers Louis and Kenneth. Will be sorely missed by mother-in-law Aileen Haggart ("a great old gal"), sisters-in-law Shirley, Susan (Stanley Robinson), brothers-in-law Sandy (Alma), Charles (Petty), Ross (Diana), Sebastien Ronin and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Sunday, February 4, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 McCurdy Drive, Kanata on Monday at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Kidney Foundation, The Ottawa Heart Institute or a charity of you choice would be appreciated.
Ahmed, Walburga (nee Rengstl)
Peacefully in hospital on Saturday, February 3rd, 2007, in her 63rd year. Beloved wife of Fahim (Frank) Ahmed. Dear mother of Vanessa and Sarah. Sister of Annelise, Maria, Johan and Peter all of Germany. Walli will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Pat's Roman Catholic Church, 15 Steeple Hill Crescent, Nepean on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Walli please consider the Lung Association, 3 Raymond Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 1A3.
Sadly, after a brief illness, Mati Maelde of Nepean, formerly of New Glasgow, NS, passed away at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on the 2nd day of February 2007 in his 67th year. He spent most of his working life in Montreal, Toronto and the last 20 years in Ottawa. Loving husband of Janet Tierney for 19 years. Mati was predeceased by his father Evald Maelde, Tallin, Estonia, his sister Aime, Estonia, and step-father Jaan Kont, New Glasgow, NS. Surviving Mati are his mother Ivi Kont, New Glasgow, NS, his son Steven (Lisa), Bolton, ON, Steven's mother Yvonne, Toronto, ON, and grandchildren Angelique and Sebastian, his brother Peep (Joan), Fredericton, NB, and nephew Guido (Penny), Moose Jaw, SK, and grand nieces Emma Rose and Anna Kade, niece Corina (Paul) Schanoski, Moose Jaw, SK, grand nephews Nathan Adam and Kaleb Grayson and grand niece Savana Haley. On Janet's side Mati is survived by his God children Stephanie, Ashley and Haley Lucas , Kinburn, ON, his sister-in-law Dawna (Glenn Lucas), his brothers-in-law Ken Tierney (Theresa), Kevin Tierney (Anita) and Bob Tierney (Diane) and 19 nieces and nephews, step nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) on Wednesday February 7, 2007 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday February 8, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens. For those who wish donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Gillespie, Dennis George
Peacefully on Sunday, February 4th, 2007, in his 88th year. Dennis Gillespie, beloved husband of the late May Poulton. Remembered with love by daughters Barbara Quesnel, Carole (Meme) Myles (Ray). Cherished grandfather of Christopher Quesnel, Jody Myles (Kitiya), Lisa Scrivens (Rick), Mark Myles (Shanee). His memory will live on in the lives of his great grandchildren. Thank you to Cathy and the 2nd floor staff at Central Park Lodge for making his last days comfortable. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt Avenue, Ottawa on Wednesday, February 7th, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Private interment Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Dennis please consider the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6.
Jones, Charles Henry
JONES, Charles Henry January 3, 1921 ~ February 25, 2007 Peacefully at the Queensway Carlton Hospital in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Breen). Loving father of Bill (Helene) of Stittsville and Ted (Carrie) of Calgary. Cherished grandfather of Whitney (Jason) of Ottawa and Stephanie and Calvin of Calgary. Predeceased by his sister Gweyneth. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery in Toronto. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. . Peace, Perfect Peace.
MALLET, Vic In hospital, on Friday March 2, 2007. Husband of Bev, father of Susan and predeceased by his son Victor. Brother in law of Barb (Dan Bond) and uncle of Tim (Kathy). Nephew of Anne and Mary. He will be sadly missed by Shasta. As per Vic’s request, his family will grieve privately. A private service will be held at a later date. Donations to the Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Campus or the Ottawa Humane Society would be appreciated.
Bacon, Melbourne ‘Heuston’
Passed away at Garden Terrace in Kanata on March 23rd in his 99th year. Predeceased in 1972 by his beloved wife Jean Devine Bacon. Loving and loved father and best friend of Stewart and Beverley. Loving Grampa of Kelsey, Christopher and Lalage, and step-Grampa of Alisa, Erin and Jessie Kenny. He will be missed by relatives and friends, particularly by his niece Jean Kerr who frequently visited him at Riverpark Place and later at Garden Terrace. Heuston was born in Montreal where he worked for Consolidated Litho Division of Somerville Industries prior to joining the Public Service in Ottawa in 1967. He was on the Board of Managers and later Clerk of Session of the Town of Mount Royal Presbyterian Church. He was national president of the Society of Industrial and Cost Accountants and a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada. Special thanks to the 4th floor staff at Garden Terrace for their compassionate care. Memorial visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr and Baseline Rd), Nepean on Saturday April 21st from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 pm. A Celebration of Heuston’s life will follow in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. Inurnment will take place in Montreal at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the ALS Society of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Pinder, A. Roy
(Veteran, RCAF-Sunderland Pilot, 423 Squadron, Retired-Inspector, Air Regulations, Dept. of Transportation) Peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 in his 90th year. Beloved husband for 65 years of Elva. Devoted father of Rick (Nadine), Myrna Cruise (John), Ron (Amy) and Rob (Tina). Dearly loved Grandpa of Ryan, Stephanie, Bryan, Kim, Shannon, Georgie and Oliver. Survived by brothers Bob and Don, and sisters Mary and Jean. Predeceased by older brother John. Son of the late Frederick and Elizabeth Pinder of Guelph, ON. In accordance with Roy’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation will take place with private interment of his cremated remains in Ripley, ON, at a later date. For those wishing a donation, in Roy’s memory, to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the doctors, nurses and support workers for their care and kindness.