Booth, Donald P.
Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame Member Harness Horseman International Man of the Year (1981) Honourary Director Central Canada Exhibition Association Canadian Standardbred Horse Society Achievement Award Reciepient (1992) After a brief illness, with family by his side, Donald passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 10, 2009 in his 90th year. Predeceased by his first wife Theresa (nee Mackler) and by his second wife Wilma (nee Lee). Dear father of Brenda Maxwell (the late Wallace) and Beverley Anderson (the late Thomas). Loving grandfather of Scott Anderson (Heather) and Tara Anderson Snyder (A.J.). Great-grandfather of Justin Anderson, Emily and Nathanial Snyder. Brother of Charles (Merle) and the late Robert (Hazel) and Helen McKeown (Gibson). A private family service will be held followed by a public memorial service in the spring. An announcement will be made later in April. Don will be sorely missed by the many people who were part of his life.
Jerome, Lionel William
(Retired, Campbell Ford Service Department)
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, on Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at the age of 74 years. Dear son of the late Paul and Kathleen Jerome. Survived by brother Peter (Shirley), sisters Mary Grace (the late Morley), Kathy Boileau (Fern), and Diane Martin (Gerry), sisters-in-law Theresa and Jeanette, and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Jack (the late Georgette), George, and Albert, and by sister Agnes Lavergne. Memorial visitation will be held at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (at Roosevelt Ave), on Saturday, January 17, 2009 from 11a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Special thanks to Dr. Jetty and the medical staff of doctors and nurses at the Civic Campus for their care and concern. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lionel may be made to the charity of your choice.
Latimer, Robert George (Bob)
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
Peacefully, with his daughters at his side on Wednesday January 21, 2009, at the age of 78 years. Bob joins his recently departed wife Lois (August 8, 2008), to whom he was a loving and devoted husband for 55 years. He will be deeply missed by daughters Cheryl Gervais and Tracey Latimer. Bob was predeceased by father Robert A. Latimer, mother Agnes, big sisters Georgette, Roberta Unwin, Daisy Arts and daughter Sharon McEwen. Bob is survived by beloved grandsons Tyler Robert Krusch and Brayden Krusch, grand-daughters Christine Brugmans and Lori Cameron and great grand-daughter Rebecca Brugmans, as well as Sharon’s and Lori’s daughters and several nieces and nephews. Bob left the family farm in Aylmer, Quebec in 1952 to join the Department of Citizenship and Immigration where he enjoyed an interesting and successful career until his retirement in 1990. He began as an Immigration Officer, assisting many displaced persons and refugees in making their homes in Canada and later, between 1967 and 1974, he served as the Administrative Assistant to various Ministers of the Department. Bob was able to see the follow-up to many of his cases and was proud of the work he did. “We’re here to provide a service, with a humane face, whether it be admissions or enforcement”. Dubbed the ‘Welcome Wagon’ and ‘Information Centre’, Bob continued this style in recent years, as he welcomed new residents to the Peter D. Clark Long Term Care Centre, where he resided and was well cared for and thought of by the staff and other residents of Pine House, who the family thanks for their kindness. Bob will long be remembered for his common sense approach, love of debating all sides of an issue, sense of fair play, his great head for stories, love of food, his sense of humour, hearty laugh, huge smile and love of providing, protecting and caring for his family. You’ll be greatly missed, but Mom will be pleasantly surprised. “Don’t forget – we love you”. Memorial visitation will be held at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (at Roosevelt Ave), on Monday, January 26, 2009 from 1:30 p.m. until time of service celebrating Robert’s life, in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m.
Thomson, James Lloyd
April 5, 1922 – January 15, 2009
Veteran of WWII, RCAF; retired from British American Bank Note Company, Ottawa; Past Master Chaudiere Lodge #264. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim (Tommy) Thomson on January 15, 2009 in the Pinawa Hospital, Pinawa, Manitoba at the age of 86. Loving husband of 66 years to Audrey (predeceased on December 29, 2008). Dear father of Richard Thomson (Vivian) of Pinawa Manitoba, Judy (John) Moore of Newmarket, Betty( Ken) Desjardine of Brampton. Much loved Grandfather to Clem Thomson (Darcy) of Winnipeg, Cam Thomson (Mona) of Calgary Alberta, Bruce Thomson (Karen), Ian Thomson (Jen) all of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Amanda Moore of Newmarket, Shaunna (Shawn) Finnegan of Peterborough, Stephanie Copeland (John Burchell) of St. Catharines. Proud Great grandfather to Travis, Cody, Ethan, Lane and Liam Thomson, and Hailey Copeland-Burchell. The youngest child of the late James and Ida (Gintie) Thomson (nee Cummings). Predeceased by his sisters Lillian Moodie (Howard) in 1952 and Marjorie Morrice (Charles), December 24, 2008. Jim and Audrey were born, wed and lived in Ottawa until they moved to Pinawa, Manitoba in 2004. He was a gift to us all and will be greatly missed as much as he was cherished. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Friday January 23, 2009 from 7p.m.-9p.m., and Saturday January 24, 2009 from 11a.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 1p.m. A Masonic lodge service will be held on Friday January 23, 2009 at 7p.m. Reception to follow.
Harris, Rhoda G.
Peacefully in her sleep on Friday, January 23, 2009, age 89 years. Dear sister of Doreen Wiggins (late Cliff). She will also be lovingly remembered by her niece Sharon Hawkins; great niece Caly Williams; cousins Jim and Barb Rowat, Scott Rowat, Krista Rowat, Mary and Dale Davidson and many friends. Predeceased by her parents Forrest Harris and Lila (Rowat), sister Marion (late Laird), niece Karen Williams and close friend Elma Reid. Rhoda grew up on the farm in Manotick and then began her life long career in the Government of Canada during which she held positions of responsibility that involved travel from coast to coast. Rhoda spent many happy years at her cottage on Clear Lake which she shared generously with family and friends. She was highly respected and much loved by all who knew her well and was the person that people went to when they needed support or had a problem to solve. She was our rock. Rhoda's family thank the staff of Carleton Lodge for the loving care she received there in the last years of her life. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars on Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. and on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Interment Rideauvale Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated.
1932 - 2009
Suddenly in her home, with her loved sister Shirley at her side, our mother Joan touched the hand of God. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Beloved daughter of the late George and Sarah Edwards. Predeceased by her best friend and husband Bill Shepheard. Lost without her, she leaves behind her children, Nancy, Stacy, Beverley, Kevin, her daughter-in-law Susan Shepheard and sons-in-law Joey Purcell and Jim Bell. She taught us to live and to laugh. Her legacy will live on through her grandchildren Bob, Dan, Chantel, Zabrina, Shawn, Kayla, Matthew, Nicki, Ryan, Jordan, Jason and her great-grandchildren Madison and Troy. The bond of love that distance could not separate is held by her sisters Shirley Slauenwhite, Dolly Frizzel, Marie Ozon and her brothers Jimmy and the late Robert Edwards all of Halifax, Nova Scotia. She will be remembered dearly by her many nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia and Ontario whom she held deep in her heart. Dad has been waiting for you mum and you can rest in peace knowing that we will take care of each other. We will miss you. Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Avenue West, Carleton Place for visiting on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Carleton Place on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Spring interment in the parish cemetery.
Johnston, Jean Emilie , RN (née Henne)
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our Mother and friend, Jean Emilie Johnston, on Saturday, January 24th, 2009 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Norman Johnston, loving mother of the late Peter Stanley & Elizabeth Miller Johnston, Paul Grant & Patti and Lawrence (Larry) Ronald. She is also survived by many grandchildren. Jean, a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital, was a true citizen of the world and cherished the value of family and friendships. Not only was she an accomplished painter, nurse and mother but was also a true humanitarian. We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Stillwater Creek Residence, Nepean, for their love and the care they provided to our mother. Please come and celebrate this remarkable lady’s life, on Saturday, January 31st at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.), with visitation starting at 11:00 am followed by the service in the Chapel at 12:00noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be greatly appreciated to Operation Go Home.
Stevenson, Gladys Isabelle
October 3, 1921 – January 24, 2009
Peacefully at Thorncliffe Place on Saturday, January 24, 2009. Born October 3, 1921 to Wilbur Allan and Annabelle (Gibson) Miller. Glad grew up on her parents homestead southwest of Perdue, Saskatchewan with her two brothers, Grant and Jack and her sister Dot. During the war she and Dot came to Ottawa to work for the government. At this time she met her partner in life, Frank Stevenson. Survived by sisters-in-law Ina Miller, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and Helen Scott (Earl), Renfrew, Ontario and numerous Miller and Stevenson nieces and nephews. Glad will be fondly remembered by her Pineglen Crescent neighbours, Ottawa and Saskatchewan friends. Predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years Frank; parents Allan and Annabelle Miller; siblings Grant, Jack and Dot. Memorial Service will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (Between Baseline Rd and Bayshore Dr) on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 2 p.m. Inurnment will follow at Leney Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Leney Cemetery, Box 188, Perdue, Saskatchewan S0K 3C0.
Passed away in her 87th year on January 25, 2009. She leaves behind her brother, Reucsan Tibor and his family in Hungary, her daughter, Agi Csollany and her son-in-law, John Kubicek. The family would like to thank everyone at Medex, where she lived for many years, who treated her with dignity, kindness and compassion. A special thank you goes out to Dr. Andrew Wiens and Linda Hale for their outstanding care and support. Helen was a kind and generous person who always fought for what she believed in and she was very proud of her Hungarian heritage. She will be deeply missed. Private family arrangements.
Jamieson, Thelma Clifford (Routliffe)
Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Monday January 26, 2009 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Robert (Bert) Jamieson. Loving mother of Gladys Herbert (Barry Carruthers), Anne Bradley (Wally), Richard (Ricky), Robert (Ethel), Ronnie (Maureen), June O’Grady (Mike), Leslie, Miles (Sue), and Dwight. Cherished grandmother of 16 and great grandmother of 27. She is lovingly remembered by her sister Evelyn Lusk (late Eric), brother in law Stanley (Mavis), and sister in law Vi Jamieson. Predeceased by sisters Enid Douglas (Stuart), Alberta Walker (late Johnnie), and by brothers Mark, Albert (Shirley) and Lynn (Tealy) Routliffe. Also predeceased by many brothers and sisters in law, grandson Patrick and son in law Ken Herbert. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Friday January 30, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday January 31, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Interment Bellevue Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Hiscock, Edward (Ed) Francis
Passed away, in hospital, on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on January 15th. He was born in Halifax and the only son of James Francis (Frank) Hiscock of Newcastle, On. and the late Annie (Drennan) Hiscock. His is survived by his wife Heather Fleming of Osgoode, ON, his daughter Jillian, his son Aaron (Tara), and their mother Beverley and grandchildren Emily and Zachary of Lower Sackville, NS. He is also survived by one sister, Dorothy (Stuart) Maxwell of Beaumanville, ON, and a niece and several nephews, and his aunt Sarah Malcolm, Innisfil, ON, and his uncle Walter (Olga) Drennan of Etobicoke, ON. Ed worked with the Halifax Police Department for many years as a constable, he also worked for the Police Association of Nova Scotia and then as a self employed courier. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr. (East of Hwy 416) on Friday, January 30th , 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held at St. James United Church, 5540 Main Street, Osgoode, ON, on Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with The Rev. Dr. Daniel Hansen officiating. A memorial service and interment of the ashes will be in Dartmouth at a date to be announced. Donations may be made in Ed’s memory to North Dartmouth Outreach Recourse Centre, where Ed loved to volunteer, 44 Hester Street, Dartmouth, NS, B3A 1K2 or to St. James United Church, P.O. Box 68 Osgoode, ON, K0A 2W0.
Suddenly, but peacefully at Pakenham, Ontario on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Alice Neilson. Loving father of Linda (Duane) Linklater and Barry (Beth) Melanson. Dear grandfather of Stacey (Mac), Jamie (Nate), Mitch and Matt and great-grandfather of Grace. Dear brother-in-law of Marion (Bert) Timmons, Lorne (Edith) Neilson. Predeceased by a brother-in-law Wilfred (Jean) Neilson. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte for visiting on Friday, January 30th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Pakenham on Saturday, January 31st at 11 a.m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Hendry, Dr. James McLeod
HENDRY, Dr. James McLeod (Veteran of World War II)
Peacefully on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at Queensway Carleton Hospital with his family by his side. Born August 18, 1919 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Beloved husband of Shirley Agnes Hendry (nee Weatherby) for 55 years. Treasured father of James (Virginia), Paul (Pamela), Graeme (Shawnda) and Scott (Trina). Proud and loved grandfather of Michael, David, Alana, Callum, Maryn, Angelica and Nora. He will be greatly missed by Barbara Kincaid, mother of Michael and David, and his sister, Barbara Goodman (Halifax). Predeceased by sister Phyllis McDonald. He leaves a rich legacy having proudly served his country as Lieutenant Commander, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve from 1939-45. A brilliant legal scholar, BA and LLB (Dalhousie), LLM (Harvard), LLM and SJD (Michigan), an accomplished professor of law (Dalhousie and Ottawa) and an esteemed public servant (National Energy Board). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) Nepean on Saturday from 3 – 5 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church, 325 Sandhill Rd., Kanata on Monday at 1 pm.
Larwill, Rejeanne (Jean)
1929 - 2009
After a long & courageous battle with cancer on Thursday January 29, 2009. Beloved wife of William (Bill) Larwill to whom she would have been married for 60 years this February 12, 2009. Loving mother of Anita of Toronto, Ernest, Jim, and Allan of Ottawa. Dear grandmother of Mackenzie (Lindsay), Alastair, and Kent of Ottawa, and great grandmother of Carmyn Rejeanne. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Souchen and Dr. Susan Gick, to “We Care Nurses” and also to our friend Dr. Barry Adams who was always available. Burial of ashes to take place in the spring.