Robertson, John Alvin
It is with great sadness that we announce John’s passing in hospital on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at the age of 68. Son of the late Donald Robertson and Isabella (Eckford). John was raised by the late Billy and Pearl Hammell. Dear father of Christena and Lloyd (Judy), and predeceased by daughter Ruby, and sons Donald and John. Proud grandfather of Peggy, Suzy, Carley and Harland, and great-grandfather of Dekoda. He will also be missed by Helen. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp, on Sunday February 1, 2009 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment St. John’s Anglican Cemetery, South March, in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
Saal, Audrey (nee O'Neil)
Peacefully in her daughter's arms at Kemptville District Hospital on Friday, January 30, 2009 in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Alfonse Saal. Loving mother of Christine Stinson (Jim) and the late Anna Maria Saal. Cherished grandmother of Erin Stinson-Drolet (Dave) and the late Christopher Stinson. Special G.G. of Jillian and Dawson Drolet. She will also be fondly remembered by Maurice Deriger and Christine Lefevre and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Willis, Dougie, Donnie, Elroy, Melvin, Jack and sisters Joyce, Hilda and Darlene. There will be no visitation by request. Funeral mass will be held at St. Leonard Catholic Church, 5332 Long Island Dr., Manotick on Tuesday, February 3rd at 11 a.m. followed by a reception. Those wishing may make memorial donations to St. Leonard Church Maintenance Fund.
McLeod, Phyllis Annie
Peacefully after a brief illness at the Carleton Place and District Hospital, on January 30th 2009 in her 91st year. Loving wife of Vincent for over 60 years who predeceased her in 2005. Dedicated mother to her son Terry. Daughter of the late David and Edith Owen. Phyllis was born in Conock, England and moved to Canada as a child with her parents to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. She and Vincent moved to Carleton Place in 1985. She is survived by her brother Ken, her special nieces Kerry, Charmaine, Debbie, Cindy and by a nephew Derek and their families. Especially fond memories of Phyllis for Bill and for Lorna, her late sister-in-law. Phyllis was well known in Carleton Place for her friendly manner, and her always willingness to stop and chat….. and chat some more. She was well versed on social and political issues to the very end and was never afraid to voice her opinon or to defend the rights of unjustly treated, young or old, and take action on their behalf. She will be deeply missed by her son Terry, her family and many dedicated friends and her cat Jingles. Interment in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. An informal “Get-to-gether” will be held in the next few weeks in Carleton Place to honour the colour Phyllis brought to each of our lives. Donations in memory of Phyllis can be made to the Carleton Place and District Hospital Foundation.
Wilkie, Edward Alexander
December 11, 1925 - January 30, 2009
Peacefully in hospital Friday January 30, 2009 at the age of 83 years. Ed was a wonderful man who enjoyed life to its fullest, whose energetic spirit will be missed by family, friends and everyone who knew him. Loving and devoted husband of 44 years to the late Jean Wilkie (Pilszak). Predeceased by his sister Winnifred White (Doug). Survived by his sister Connie Delahunty (John). Ed was a world war II veteran, and the most gentle and loving father to Penny, Nancy, and Charles (Moira). Poppy will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Sarah (Harry), Jean (Blair), Alex, and Mitchell, as well as his great grandchildren A.J., Ryan, Taylor and Zefram. Born in Westboro, Ontario, Ed was a decorated soldier in WWII. He was a life-long Shriner, Freemason and Legionnaire. Starting out with a Texaco station in Westboro, but making his mark as a true professional in the Automotive Industry, and winning many awards with Chrysler over the years. (Capital Dodge). Dad spent the last few years close to home and as always, was looking out for his family. We’ll miss you dad. Now he is at last rejoined with Jean. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr. & Baseline Rd.) on Monday February 2nd from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m. A Masonic service will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or CHEO would be appreciated.
Peacefully after a long and full life on Saturday, January 31, 2009 age 93 years. Cherished mother-in-law of Gail, her daughter at heart. Grandmother of Andrea, her sunshine, and Andrew, her sweetheart. Predeceased by her husband Donald Sr., and her son Donald Jr. Heart felt thanks to West End Villa for their compassionate care. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., Nepean (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.) on Tuesday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will held at Britannia United Church 985 Pinecrest Rd., Ottawa on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. Those wishing may make memorial donations to Hemophilia Ontario, Ottawa Chapter, 214A – 2660 Southvale Crescent, Ottawa K1B 4W5.
Jeffery, William Gordon "Jeff"
Director General (ret.) CANMET, Department of Energy Mines and Resources
Passed away on Sunday February 1, 2009 at the age of 80. Left to mourn him are his wife of 52 years, Cynthia Jeffery (nee Scott), sons Peter (Judy), Ian, Graham and Stuart, and cherished granddaughters Madeline and Catherine. Dear uncle of Jeremy James (Debra). Predeceased by his brother Noel and sister Sybil. Devoted family man, mining and exploration geologist, Gordon was born and raised in England, and graduated from Leeds University in 1950 before starting his career as a mining geologist in Africa. In 1955 he came to Canada to earn a Ph.D. in Geology at McGill University. Upon graduating he became a field geologist for the British Columbia Department of Mines. Moving to Ottawa in 1967, he worked in mineral policy with the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, eventually as Assistant Deputy Minister. He then took the role of Director General of the Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET). After leaving EMR, he was Executive Director of the Mining Industry Technology Council of Canada (MITEC) and then formed a partnership to publish a newsletter on South American mining. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Thursday, February 5th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, February 6th at 11 a.m. Donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family.
Kerswill, E. Mabel
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus on Monday February 2, 2009 in her 94th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Dr. C.J. (Jim) Kerswill. Proud mother of John (Kathryn), and Robert. Devoted grandmother of Jason (Wendy), Jeffrey and Matthew. Loving great grandmother of Taylor. Special thanks to the caring staff of the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr. & Baseline Rd.) on Wednesday February 4th, 2009 from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Peacefully in hospital, on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009 in his 61st year. Proud father of Pam (Jamie Calder) and Dayna. Dear brother of Bernice, Joan and Shirley. He will be fondly remembered by Gail, friends and relatives. A memorial service will be held at the Stittsville Legion, 1481 Stittsville Main Street, Stittsville, Ontario on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to a charity/hospital of your choice would be appreciated.
Bocking, Thomas Edward
Retired- Industry, Trade and Commerce
Peacefully, at Saint Vincent Hospital on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at the age of 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (née Sheldon). Brother of the late James Henry Bocking. Much loved uncle of the late James Hugh Bocking (Joanne), and great-uncle of Jamie (Cynthia) and great-great-uncle of Alexandra and Jimmy. Tom was a proud member of the Rideau View Country Club and also of St. James Anglican Church, Manotick. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Orchard View Living Centre and at Saint Vincent Hospital (2nd Floor and Dialysis) for their care and kindness. A service celebrating Tom's life will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 1138 Bridge Street, Manotick on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 11:00 am., followed by interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Segriff - Dan After a valiant battle with cancer on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at the age of 70 years. Dan Segriff beloved husband of Gail. Loving father of Kate, Mike, Pat, and John. Dear grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He will be missed by all who knew him. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Saturday from 12 noon – 2 pm, followed by a memorial service in the chapel at 2 pm. Donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, 265 Carling Avenue, Suite 704, Ottawa, ON K1S 2E1, would be appreciated.
McLaren, Patricia nee Colville
On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 in her 65th year. Pat left us so suddenly. Much loved daughter of Peggy and the late Gerald Colville. Very sadly missed by her daughter Sharon (Mike) and son Gerry; also by much loved grandchildren, Ryan, Haven, and Nicholas. Avery special person and an energetic worker for the Canadian Legion, Westboro Branch # 480. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Friday from 1 – 2 pm, followed by a service in the chapel at 2 pm. Donations to the Westboro Legion Branch # 480 would be appreciated by the family.
Scothorn, Arthur Dalton
Born April 11, 1920, to parents Charles and Harriet (Toupe), of Sydney NS, Arthur passed away peacefully at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at the age of 88. He served the Royal Canadian Navy during WW II aboard a Corvette, part of the fleet guarding the supply route from Newfoundland to New York City. After the war, Arthur earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Dalhousie University in Halifax and headed west to work. He retired from the Department of Public Works in Ottawa where he worked as an HVAC specialist. Arthur is survived by his wife of 55 years, H. Elizabeth (Beth McGuirk), daughter Pam, son Paul (Lillian Chow) and his grandchildren, Jonathan and Erin. He was predeceased by his brother Charles. A memorial service will be held at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue, on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stoke Foundation, 200- 1900 Merivale Rd, Nepean, ON, K2G 4N4 would be appreciated.
Porteous, Glen G.
Member - Bruce and the Burgers
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Glen on Thursday, January 22, 2009, age 58 years. Beloved husband and best friend for 25 years of Jill. Loving father of Angela Dauth (Marc-Andre), Amy Kelsey (Greg), Tom and Sean. Dear son of Laura Porteous and the late Vance Porteous. Brother of Lorraine Colley (Terry). He will also be lovingly remembered by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews. He will be missed by the family dog Jacob. Special thanks to Dr’s Reaume, El-Sayed and Brennan, as well as the nurses and staff at the Ottawa Hospital. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars on Monday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Osgoode on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Cancer Society.
Henderson, Elma Y. nee Levy
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at the Ottawa General Hospital. Beloved wife of Barry. Loving mother of Sharon. Dear sister of Brilton, Guy and Vivian, and sister-in-law of Debby and Jack Lavergne. Much loved daughter of Hilma Levy and daughter-in-law of Jacqueline Henderson. Predeceased by her father Joseph Levy and father-in-law Gordon Henderson, and sisters Hazel and Phyllis. Elma will be missed by her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 403, Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Monday, January 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Jodie Murray, the doctors and nurses of 5 east, ICU and the cancer centre at the Ottawa General Hospital for their exceptional care, and to the staff of Peter D. Clark Centre for their support.
Holzer, Thea-Doris (nee Leemhuis)
Passed away January 19, 2009 after a long illness. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Alexandra; grandsons Corey, Christian, Michael, Joshua, Daniel and David as well as her sisters Hanna, Erika, Elsbeth, Margret and brother Reinhard. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff of the Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 8 west for their care and kindness.
Akyurekli, Dr. Yasar
Peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Friday January 16, 2009. Beloved husband of Halide. Loving father of Sema (Mehmet), Engin (Audrey), Ufuk (Esra) and Deniz (Janice). Proud grandfather of Demet (Nusret), Secil, Céline, Eric, and Tibet, and great grandfather of Demir. Yash was an innovative pioneer of cardiac surgery. He was an associate professor of medicine at the University of Ottawa and a cardiac surgeon at the Heart Institute. He will be greatly missed by his colleagues, patients and friends at the Heart Institute. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline and Bayshore Drive) on Sunday from 2 to 5p.m. Funeral prayers will be held at Jami Omar, 572 Moodie Drive on Monday at 12 noon. Interment at Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
Hamilton, Douglas Laughlin
WWII Veteran R.C.N.
Peacefully in his 95th year, at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre on January 16, 2009. Beloved husband of the late Anne Teresa Cobus. Loving father of Lynn (Rachel), Ellen (Wayne) Bellefeuille, Debra (Terry), Laurie (Geoff) and Garry (Line). Cherished grandfather of Mark (Kerith), Jody, Lisa, Jennilea and 3 great grand-children. Predeceased by 5 sisters. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline and Bayshore Drive) on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Lupton Hall of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donation to the O.S.D.S.B. – Ottawa Carleton Choristers Fund or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.