1922 - 2009
The journey has ended peacefully for Frank on September 21, 2009 at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus surrounded by his family. Loving husband of Mathilda for 58 years. Predeceased by his parents Valentine and Veronica of Poland. Lovingly remembered by daughters Gisele MacDonald (Harry Emery), (the late Michel Cousineau and the late Murray MacDonald), Linda Siuzdak, and son Joseph Mueller (Feli) of Germany. Predeceased by daughter Monica Van Dusen and son Kenneth. Will be sorely missed by grandchildren Natalie MacDonald (late Wayne), Aimee Prince (Dave Empey), George (Bolorma) and Michael (Anna) Mueller. Always proud of his six great-grandchildren Clayton, Chelsea, Molly, and Malcolm MacDonald as well as Samantha and Kyle Prince. Frank started a new life in Canada in 1951 and worked very hard to raise his family. He was a longtime employee of the Ottawa Carleton School Board where he retired. Frank had many passions such as fishing, hunting, gardening and above all his favourite hobby was being a member of the Centennial Racing Pigeon Club. Frank may you soar high above us in the skies. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. followed by private cremation.
Arnott, Edwin Charles “Ted”
Peacefully at the Rosamond Wing, Almonte General Hospital on Sunday September 20, 2009, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late V. M Inez Doucett. Loving father Martha Duncan (Rick). Cherished Poppa of Patrick and Elizabeth. Dear brother of Jack (Shirley). Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Ave. W., Carleton Place on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment United Cemeteries. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Almonte General Hospital/Rosamund Wing or University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
“Until the day break and the shadows flee”.
McDevitt, Francis (Frank)
Of Ottawa, formerly of Montreal and Belfast, Northern Ireland, passed away in the early morning on Saturday, September 19, 2009 at the age of 84 after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife and companion of 61 years, Rosetta (Etta Flannigan) and his devoted children, Michael (KC) and Norman (Linda). Grandpa will be deeply missed by his four grandchildren, Thomas, Christopher, Oliver and Kaitlyn. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Agnes McDevitt and his brothers, Robert (Bobby), Henry (Harry), William (Billy), David (Davey). Fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and many nieces and nephews in Northern Ireland and the United States. Frank was a member of the Merchant Marine in Ireland and worked as an engineer at Harland Wolfe. He and Etta moved to Montreal in 1954 where Frank worked for Dominion Engineering, SNC and Atomic Energy of Canada. Since 1962, Frank enjoyed the sunsets during his summers spent in North Hero, Vermont. A private family gathering will be held in Ottawa. There will be no visitation. His friends will be invited to celebrations of Frank’s life next year at his two favourite places; his beloved Northern Ireland and North Hero, Vermont. Special thanks to the caring and compassionate staff at the Ottawa Civic Hospital emergency Unit and the 6th Floor NW Unit of the Ottawa General Hospital who showed such kindness to Frank during his brief stay there. For those wishing, memorial donations to Carefor Ottawa (www.carefor.ca) 760 Belfast Road, Ottawa, ON K1G 6M8 would be appreciated by the family.
Hubbard, Loretta Rachel “Rea”
Peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on September 20, 2009 in her 91st year. Dear sister of Fred (the late Dorothy) of Halifax NS, the late Walter (Marie) of Truro, NS, the late Roy (Nellie) of Saint John, NB, Everett (Bertha) of Saint John, NB, George (Carolyn) of Saint John, NB, Bernie (the late Lillian) of Edmonton, AB, Phillip (Joanne) Allen of California, the late Dorothy (the late Frank) Woodworth of Berwick NS, and Charlotte (Jack) Clarke of Nepean, ON. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd. ) on Thursday, September 24, 2009 from 12:30 p.m. until service time in the chapel at 1:30 p.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.
Moodie, Keith Cameron
(Retired - NRC)
At the Osgoode Care Centre on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, aged 85 years. Keith was the only son of the late J. Ernest and Jennie Moodie. Loved husband of Freda McRostie. Father of Susan Brown (George) and Eric Moodie (Kelly). Grandfather of Alexander and Jennifer Brown and Popie of Kendra and Cameron Moodie. Also survived by his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Helen and Cecil Moore. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Drive, Kars, (East of Hwy 416) on Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 10 – 11 a.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Keith please consider the Canadian Cancer Society, 1745 Woodward Drive, Ottawa, ON K2C 0P9 or the Osgoode Care Centre, 7650 Snake Island Road, R.R.#3, Metcalfe, ON K0A 2P0.
Racey, Betty Maxine
Peacefully in the arms of her children on Thursday, September 24th, 2009 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late William Douglas Racey. Dear mother of Marsha Doran (Kerry), Stephen (Vicki), and Hugh (Ardith). Loving grandmother of Kane (Lori), Tyler (Angus), Peter, Patrick (Jessica), Morgan (Mike), Cooper (Jacquie), Jason (Kim), Matt (Norma), Chris (Melanie), Chase, Allister and great grandmother of Damon, Acelyn, Linsey, Mira and Ava. Dear sister of Sheila (John) Beaton. Predeceased by her loving daughter Micki Watkins (survived by Paul), brother Joseph Marshall and daughter-in-law Linda Racey. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor or the Alzheimer Society.
Strong, Rev. Florence B.
Retired Principal - Lady Evelyn P.S.
Peacefully, on Thursday, September 24, 2009. Florence’s life was lived as an ongoing ministry devoted to the care and nurture of those around her. In the fields of Christian education and in public school education she enabled children and adults to discover the depths of their potential and encouraged them to fulfill their possibilities in life. Florence served as a Christian educator in several churches in California and British Columbia, and then as librarian, teacher and elementary principal within the Ontario public school system in Oakville, Toronto and Ottawa. Florence was the beloved wife of the late Rev. Dr. George W. Strong; loving and loved mother of Susan (Peter MacLaren), Karen (Bill Robbins), Marylynn, and Whitman (Christine Gross); and grandmother to Logan, Matthew, and Johanna and Catie. Dear sister of, her twin brother, the late Ralph Jr. (Eva Barron) and Barbara (the late Shap Drisko). Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. A service celebrating her life will be held at City View United Church, 6 Epworth Avenue on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Peter D. Clarke Long Term Care Centre would be appreciated.
Gallinger, Mabel Catherine (nee Young)
May 30, 1928 - September 26, 2009
Mabel passed away peacefully with her dearly loved daughter Kimberley, her precious grandchildren Chelsea and Kyle, and her sister Betty at her side. Mabel lived her life with dignity; with boundless and endless love for her family. Her values and virtues were never compromised. Her joy in life was helping her family to grow. Mabel’s selflessness and generous spirit will be an everlasting memory for us all. Mabel will be dearly missed by her loving daughter Kimberley (Chuck Murphy), grandchildren Kyle and Chelsea Murphy, her sisters Betty and Joan(Charles Ross), her brothers Bev (Marilyn) and Royden (Margie). Predeceased by siblings Thelma, Claude, Sybil, Jimmy, Walter and Eric. Also left to mourn are many and close to her heart, nieces, nephews, and their families. Donations may be made in Mabel’s memory to Extendicare Starwood Activities Department, 114 Starwood Road, Nepean, ON, K2G 3N5. “If you have the choice to sit it out or dance… I hope you dance.”
Juby, Jack Fredrick
Peacefully at Mapleview Lodge, Athens, ON, on Friday September 25, 2009 in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Vivian Ardith Shea. Loving father of Ardith and Stuart Juby both of Merrickville, and Glenn (Kathleen) of Arden, ON. Dear grandfather of Benjamin Juby of Ottawa. He is survived by his brother Harry (Olive) Juby of Kingston, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt on Tuesday September 29, 2009 from 2-4 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 2:30 pm. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. A special thanks to everyone at Mapleview Lodge for their excellent care and kindness. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Suddenly at home on September 25, 2009, we lost our sweet David. Gentle and loving, always thinking and doing for others, he will be missed and loved forever and ever by his family and friends. Dave is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Suzanne Taller (Gavel). Son of the late Pearl and Jack Taller. Friend and brother of Martin (Gloria) Taller, Valerie Taller (Fred Neubacher), Lorri Taller. Caring uncle to his loving nieces and nephews Joshua (Angelina) Belinko, Jacqueline Belinko (Danny), Andrea Ghazzawi, Shanna and Serenna Taller. Funeral Service will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (Between Baseline and Bayshore Drive) on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 11 a.m. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery, Smiths Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation or the Ronald McDonald House would be appreciated. Shiva will be observed at 84 Kinmount Private, Kanata on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. with services everyday at 7:30 p.m.
Fergusson, Kornelia (Nelly)
Peacefully in her home September 26, 2009 at the age of 76. Much loved mother of son Robert and grandmother of grandson Liam. Predeceased by her husband Robert Russell. Survived by her sisters Magdolna and Elisabet. Friends may visit at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd, Nepean (Between Baseline and Bayshore Dr.) on Thursday, October 1, 2009 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Brisebois, Frances Ethel
Peacefully after a battle with cancer on Wednesday December 24, 2003 at the Elisabeth Bruyere Center. Loving wife of Andre. Dear mother of Wayne (Louise), Bruce, Bryan, Rodney and Randal. Proud grandmother of Tim, Rick, and Christine, and her four great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Cyrus and Ethel Nelson, her sisters Margaret and Dorothy and brothers Harold and Larry. Friends may call at the Westboro chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd., at Roosevelt, on Monday December 29, 2003, from 10:00 a.m. until the Funeral Service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. The family wish to thank the entire staff of the Elisabeth Bruyere Center for their care, all of the V.O.N., all of the doctors, nurses, friends and especially family who are to numerous to mention for all of your support. For those who wish, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Warren, Helen Florence (nee - McGrath)
Peacefully in hospital, with her family by her side, on Sunday, September 27, 2009, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of Geoffrey Warren of Beaverbrook (Kanata). Dear mother of Michael and Martha (Steve Ashfield). Loving grandmother of Lucy, Sam, Brent and Nick. Sister of Alice Hughes (the late Lloyd Hughes) and Herb McGrath (Lorna). Predeceased by her sister Grace Kennedy (the late Earle Kennedy) and by her brothers Thorold (husband of Barbara McGrath) and Sidney (husband of Pat McGrath). She will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Kanata United Church, 33 Leacock Drive, Kanata, ON on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Interment Highland Park Cemetery. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Helen please consider the Kanata United Church, 33 Leacock Drive, Kanata, ON K2K 2B9.
1924 - 2009
Peacefully, at St. Patrick’s Home on September 28, 2009 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Bill Keay. Loving mother of David (Constance Hudak), Robert (Brenda), Janet Keay Gilchrist (Tony), Marilyn Pleckaitis (Arunas) and Bruce (Karen). Much loved grandmother to 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Jane will be missed by her many relatives and friends in Western Canada and Ottawa. Jane was a long time member of the Westboro United Church and the Granite Curling Club. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Thursday, October 1, 2009 from 2 :00- 4:00 p.m. and 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 2, 2009 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society.
WWII Naval Veteran
Peacefully, on September 25th, 2009 at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre in his 94th year, after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by his wife Camille (2007). He is survived by his daughters Gail Dingle of Calgary and Joan (Ed Malone) of Oakville, and by his grandson Sean Malone of Toronto. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre for their care and support. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Joseph's life in the Chapel of the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 10a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre of the Alzheimer Society.
Pritchard, Donalda nee Watt
Peacefully in hospital on Monday, September 28, 2009 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth. Cherished mother of Michael. Loving grandmother of Kevin and Shannon. Dear sister of Yvonne Carberry, Floyd Watt and the late Cecil, Lens, Clifford, Phurness, Lila, Vera and Marge. Also survived by many much loved nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Saturday, October 10, 2009 from 12 noon until time of memorial service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Those wishing may make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.