Vandesande – Anita Suddenly in hospital on Thursday April 10, 2008 in her 70th year. Beloved wife of Peter Vandesande. Loving mother of Diana Stewart (Jim) and Peter (Kim) of South Mountain. Dear grandmother of Gregg, Alex, Taylor, and Jared. She is also survived by her sisters Betty, Willi, and Joan, and by her brothers Gary and John. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore & Baseline), on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 11 am. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens.
Rogers, James Arthur “Art”
Retired – IBM Canada
Peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, after a lengthy struggle with cancer, at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Joan Miltimore. Dear brother of Ronald (the late Fern), Mary McDougall (the late Rodney), Anita Clarke (Stanley), and Gayle Kellar (Ronald), and brother-in-law of Cleona Dow (Donald). He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Predeceased by his brother Carl and sister-in-law Linda Larocque (Bert). Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Monday, April 14th 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 439 Queen Street (between Bay Street and Sparks Street) on Tuesday at 11:00 am., with a reception to follow in the parish hall. Inurnment in Sutton, Quebec will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Research Society (305-200 Isabella St., Ottawa, ON. K1S 1V7) would be appreciated by the family.
Pitre, Lucille (nee Doré)
Suddenly on Saturday April 12, 2008 at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife of Jean-Marie Pitre. Loving mother of Rachel (Craig Workman) and Michael (Kim MacDonald). Dear grandmother of Ryan Workman. She is survived by her sisters and brothers Irene, Rita, Donald, Alice, Claire and Richard. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore & Baseline), on Monday from 12 noon – 2 pm followed by a service in the chapel at 2 pm. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Slack, Timothy (Tim)
Peacefully at CHSLD de la Pietá on April 12, 2008 at the age of 60. Beloved husband of Cathryn (nee Kenny); much loved father of Bradley and Jeffrey; will be dearly missed by his brothers Neil, Joseph and Dale. Predeceased by his parents Kenneth Slack and Eleanor (née Chant). Tim was a Civil Engineer with the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton. We have fond memories of time spent with Tim at Charleston Lake. The family wish to thank the staff at La Pietá for the care and compassion shown to Tim during the past 15 years. Merci de lui avoir créé un deuxième chez-lui. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline and Bayshore drive), on Wednesday, April 16 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday April 17 from 11 a.m. until service time in the Chapel at 12 noon. For those who wish, donations to the M.S. Society or to La Pietá would be appreciated.
Peacefully, after a brief illness on November 1, 2003, Tom, at the age of 82, moved on to join his wife and life-mate Betty. He will be missed by his sons Doug, Ken and Don and his daughters-in-law Bev, Cathy and Sue. Proud grandfather (Poppa) of Shannon, Stephanie, Tiffany, Ashley, Todd and Evan. Dad enjoyed a full and wonderful life with Betty who passed away suddenly in 1998. He wanted so much to see his wonderful wife again and now has completed that final journey. Tom experienced the love of a great extended family, was part owner of the "Big A" Electronics with two life-long partners and friends. He enjoyed being a member of U.C.T. and the friendships that grew from it. Dad spent 22 years of retirement in Florida with Betty and both enjoyed life to the fullest. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.), on Monday November 3, 2003 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, a donation to the charity of choice would be appreciated.
Veteran W.W. II
Peacefully, at home on Monday November 3, 2003 at the age of 83. Predeceased by his wife Elsie. Dear father of Garry (Loreen) and Brenda (Paul). Proud grandfather of Jason (Kerry) and Lisa. Survived by his brother Nelson and sister Muriel. Predeceased by 1 brother and sisters. Friends may call at the Valley Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 115 Rivington Street Carp, on Thursday November 6, 2003 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service Friday at St. James Anglican Church, Carp, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family.
Massé, Godfrey Emile
Peacefully on Monday, November 3rd, 2003, at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in his 74th year. Son of the late Emile and Helen (nee Dickinson) Massé. Beloved father of Kenneth Massé and Elizabeth Cullen (Karl). Cherished grandpa "Ba-Dap" of Aidan Patrick Lorne Cullen. Dear brother of Arthur Massé, Frances Nikkel (Ruben), Jacquie Gray (David) and Dorothy Poole. Sadly missed by several nieces, nephews and grand-nieces. Bud was a long time enthusiastic member of Rideau Trail Association. Memorial service will be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 70 James Street (at Kent Street), Ottawa on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Rideau Trail Association would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of Tubman Funeral Homes.
Rump, Phyllis Irene (nee Taylor)
(co-founder of Roy Rump & Sons Limited)
Surrounded by her family at home on Monday, November 3, 2003, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of Roy Rump for 55 years. Cherished mother of Diane Egan (Jeffrey), Roydon (Judy), and David (Karen). Loving grandmother of Crystal, Cody, Troy, Hayley, Tyler, Jayson , Madison, Jade and Jessica. Dear sister of Ronald Taylor (Karen). Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.)) on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service at St. Stephen's Anglican Church 930 Watson Ave. Ottawa on Friday at 1 p.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Special thanks to James Rath, Randy Jennings, Dr. Margaret Farncombe and her staff for their loving care. Those wishing may make donations to the Palliative Care Outreach Program.
Smith, May (nee Hewens)
May died surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 4, 2003 at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of Ken for 62 years. Loving mother of Mary Wilkie (Terry), Allan (Mirja), Donald (Diane), Danny (Denise), Heather Smith (David), Sharon McNeely (Doug) and Phylis Beakley (Kent). Also survived by her cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Gordon Hewens (Evelyn) and the late Robert, Edmund and Allan. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service at All Saints Lutheran Church, 1061 Pinecrest Road on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment Dales Cemetery, Cumberland. Special thanks to Dr. Williams of the Heart Institute and the Dialysis Unit of the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus. Those wishing may make donations to the Heart Institute or the Dialysis Unit of the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus.
Zimmerman, Lillian Gurschick Taylor
Peacefully, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, on Tuesday November 4, 2003 at the age of 76. Loving wife of Max. Dear mother of Jeanne (Bob Magyar), James Taylor (Brenda), Brenda (Ron Perreault), Cindy (Mark Gould), Kevin (Val) and Kathy (Dave Clarke). She will be missed by several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Survived by her brothers Kenneth and Walter Gurschick and sisters Iris Mason and Johanna Morrison. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Rd., (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.), Nepean Ontario, on Friday November 7, 2003 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday at Parkdale Baptist Church, 474 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow. For those who wish, a donation to the Lillian Zimmerman Memorial Fund, through Christian Faith International, 412 Grape Street, Truth or Consequences New Mexico 87901, or the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Contreras, Dr. Guillermo
Tuesday November 4, 2003 at the Peter D. Clark Centre at age 82. Beloved husband of Adela. Loving father to Alejandro, Juan and Carmen. Much loved and admired by his grandchildren Cristobal, Camila, Maria and Arielle. Born in Chile where he became a Medical Doctor and was founder and first professor of Virology at the Medical School. He made important contributions to teaching and research in that field. He came to Canada in 1976 as chief of Viral Products, Ministry of Health and Welfare. Received the Presidential Award of the International Poliomielitis Society for his contributions to man kind in the fields of medicine and science, also received grants from Rockefeller and Guggenheim Foundations. Much loved by friends, colleagues and students for his outstanding human qualities, his knowledge and dedication to science and his deep commitment to his social ideas of equality, freedom and justice. He will live in our hearts forever. Our gratitude to the staff at Peter D. Clark Centre, for their compassionate care. A Memorial Service will take place Sunday November 9, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Avenue, Ottawa ON. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society
White, Lena Marion (nee Fisher)
Lena passed away in hospital on Wednesday November 5, 2003, surrounded by family, after a brave battle with cancer. Beloved wife of the late William Arthur White. Daughter of the late Thomas and Maria Fisher. Loving mother of Marion (Francisco) and Linda (Leonard). Cherished grandmother of Kathleen and Erin and great-grandmother of Connor. Dear sister of Gladys (Harold) and Violet (late Art). She will also be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Lena was a very gentle, kind and generous lady who has now gone to be with God. Visitation will be private. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, 153 Woodroffe Avenue, on Saturday November 8, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens, 3700 Prince of Wales Drive. For those who wish, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Mills – Dr. Donald After a brief but extremely courageous battle with cancer, Don passed away at the young age of 69. Words cannot express the deep sorrow felt by Meriel, his wife of 44 years, by his loving daughters, Sian, Rhian and Delyth, and his sons-in-law, Fernando, Scott and Dave. Grampa will be sorely missed by his eleven grandchildren, Karl, Haleigh, Ariana, Trevor, Steffan, Isabel, Tegan, Bryn, Coel, Nia and Grace. He will also be missed by his extended family in the Welsh society, in the rugby community, and by his many friends and colleagues of Newbridge and March Networks. We love you Dad. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) Nepean on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at Kanata United Church 33 Leacock Dr. Kanata on Thursday at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and/or the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario would be appreciated.
Kennedy (Robertson), Audrey
Passed away on November 7, 2003 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital. Mother of three, Stuart Robertson (wife Patti), Micheal (wife Jennifer), Charles (son Daniel) and fried Gary Pinel. Grandmother of Jilian, Sarah and Pamela. Predeceased by husband Robert James Robertson and Hamish Kennedy. Special friend of Walter MacIndoo. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road, at Roosevelt on Wednesday from 10:00 until the time of prayers in the room at 12:00. Interment St. James Anglican Cemetery, Carleton Place.
McConnell, Thomas Laurence
In hospital on Saturday, November 8, 2003 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Thelma (nee Bigelow). Loving father of Colleen Nelson (Don), Darlene Hebert (Barry), Daniel McConnell, Angela Eastham and his step-son William Bigelow of Germany. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Tom is also survived by 4 brothers, 6 sisters and predeceased by 1 sister. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) on Tuesday from 4 - 8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Inurnment Gore United Church Cemetery, Thurso, Quebec on Wednesday at 3 p.m. Special thanks to the Ottawa Hospital General Campus. Those wishing may make donations to the Gore United Church Cemetery, c/o 419 Caron Street, Gatineau, Que., J8P 4Z2.
Karthaus, Judith Anne "Judy"
It is with great sadness that the Karthaus family announces the sudden passing of Judy on Monday, November 3rd, 2003 in her 53rd year. Beloved wife of Uwe Karthaus. Cherished daughter of Betty (nee Reid) McDonald and the late Jack McDonald. Dear sister of Donna Albert (John) and Roberta. Sister in law of Heinz Karthaus. If we think of words to remind us of Judy, they would include Courage, Compassion, Dedication, Gentleness and Kindness. Judy always remembered birthdays and special events were filled with her crafts and baking. She spent a day every week working with the QCH's palliative care patients. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline Road and Bayshore Drive) Nepean on Tuesday, November 11th, 2003 from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral service will follow in the Chapel at 5 p.m. Cremation, In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Palliative Care Program would be appreciated.
Surrounded by family in hospital on Friday, November 07, 2003, at 11:15 a.m. at the age of 49. Loving mother of Marc Paquette (Karyn), Jamie Paquette (Jon), and Ryan Blondin. Dear friend of Rob Lomer. Daughter of Paul and the late Helen Blondin. Sister of Valerie Blondin, Suzan Pilon (Wayne), Betty Blondin and Scott Blondin (Elaine). Also survived by her niece Shannon and nephew Shane as well as several other nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road, at Roosevelt on Monday from 11 a.m. until time of service in the chapel on Monday at 2 p.m. followed by inurnment at Notre Dame Cemetery
Day (nee Moffatt), Nora Jean
Peacefully in hospital, on Monday November 10, 2003, at the age of 76. Norah, beloved wife and partner of John H. Loving mother of Karen (Stephan Lavergne), Donald (Bobby) of Fernie BC, and Kenneth (Karen) of Williams Lake BC. Loving grandmother of Kelly (Jason Martin), Stacey (Ed Roberts), Meghan, Courtney, Lindsay, Caitlin and Morgan. Loving great-grandmother of Jacob, Benjamin, Kathryn and Clara. Predeceased by her parents Gertrude and Bern Moffatt, and brother Donald. Norah gave 15 years of continuous voluntary service in the Step-by-Step program of the Ottawa Board of Education for emotionally disturbed children, and always was active in the life and work of Westboro United Church and St. Paul's United Church (Franktown). A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, Franktown, on Saturday November 15, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, 33 Drummond St. W. Perth ON, K7H 2K1 would be appreciated by the family.