Major, Patricia D.A.
(Retired - CRC)
Suddenly, at West End Villa, on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the age of 68 years. Daughter of the late Nora and Howard Major. Dear sister of Jim Major. Loving aunt of Natasha and special aunt to Kelly. She is also survived by her aunt Veronica Tracey and numerous cousins. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Tuesday 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isidore Church, 1135 March Road, Kanata (South March) on Wednesday at 11:00 am, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Bowles, Helena A. (nee MacNeill)
After a brief illness in hospital on Sunday, February 28th, 2010 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Desmond Bowles. Mother of Graham, Sharon and Heather. Survived by sisters, Jean and Kay (Richard Stuewe) and brothers Edgar (Mary MacNeill) and Louis (Diane MacNeill). Predeceased by siblings Joseph, Wilfrid, Trudy and Eileen. Friends may attend a memorial service at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 2 p.m. followed by a reception. For those who wish, donations to the Bruyère Foundation (Elisabeth Bruyère) or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Taylor, George Anthony
Peacefully, with family by his side on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the age of 78. Beloved husband and bestfriend of Dorothy Parker (nee Buccino). Predeceased by his loving wife and mother of their 4 children Barbara (nee Hanley). Together they raised a family that travelled across Canada and learned the value of laughter and time spent together. Cherished friend, mentor and father of Maureen (David Greenly), Bill (Kim Forrest), Linda (Lou Filippi) and Paul ( Sandra Corneau). Amazing “Grampa” to of Rory, Sydney, Natalie, Daniel, Alyssa, Ian and Alec. George will be fondly remembered by all who knew him especially his many nieces and nephews. George’s family was his pride and joy and he will be sorely missed at our family gatherings. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Hanif Charania, his trusted family physician, for his many years of help. We are also grateful to Beth Muir (CCAC), Carefor nurses and therapists and the wonderful staff at the Ravines Retirement Home. Your care and support were invaluable. Visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road on Thursday March 4, from 2 to 4PM and 7 to 9PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday March 5 at 10 am at St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, 4 Perry Street, Ottawa. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Home Hospice at the Ottawa Mission, 35 Waller St., Ottawa, ON, K1N 7G4 or the Palliative Care Outreach Program 111-1716 Woodward Dr., Ottawa, ON, K2C 0P8.
Ganley, Joan Muriel
Ganley – Joan Muriel Beloved wife of the late Cecil Ganley. Loving mother of Michelle Ganley (David Mooder). Proud Nanny of Justin and Rebecca. Sister-in-law of Margaret McMillan. Special aunt to David McMillan (Cheryl) and Sherry. Great aunt to Emma, Kayla and Jaden. Predeceased by her dear brother Gerald McMillan and her special nephew Robert McMillan. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Drive and Baseline Road) on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Inurnment Cobden Union Cemetery at a later date. Thanks to all the family and friends for their love and support during this time. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Christie, Maxine Alice
1919 – 2010
Passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 in Ottawa, ON aged 90 years. Daughter of the late George and Frances (Peters) Bailey of Digby, NS. She is survived by her loving husband for 68 years, William (Bill) (R/Adm. RCN Ret.); sons Peter of Georgetown, ON and Andrew (Maria) of Ottawa and daughter Susan Boulerice (Robert) of Aurora, ON. She leaves much loved grandchildren Kim (James Cameron) and David (Trish) of Ottawa, Kieran (Vanessa) McManus of Toronto and Jeffrey (Jen McManus) of London, ON and Kyle and Ryan of Ottawa, ON; 5 great grandchildren Asha Cameron, Emily, Elise, Lauren and Will McManus, as well as her sister-in-law Dorothy (Jack) O’Connor of Toronto, ON, ex-daughter-in-law Debbie (Rick) Nystedt of Sault Ste. Marie, ON and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by both her twin brother Max and older brother Glen Bailey. Born 1919 in Anchorage, Alaska and, after her family returned to Nova Scotia in 1929, raised in Digby NS. Educated at Digby Academy, where one of her earliest fellow students was Bill Christie, whom she later married at King’s College Chapel Halifax in 1942. She worked for several years in offices of National Sea Foods in Digby and Halifax. After becoming a Naval wife, she lived in Halifax, NS and in the 50’s in Bath, England, and then for four years in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Returning to Canada, some years were then spent in Halifax and Ottawa, following which she returned in the 60’s to live in Chislehurst, England, while her husband was involved with building submarines for Canada at Chatham Naval Dockyard. She was one of the keel-laying team for both HMCS Onondaga and HMCS Okanogan. Returning to Canada in 1966, she again lived in Halifax for several years before finally settling in Ottawa for good. She and Bill were active sailors all their lives and were long-time members of Britannia Yacht Club. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Saturday from 2 p.m until time of memorial service in the chapel at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7 or the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, ON K1G 9Z9.
DeGrasse, M. Grace
(nee Butler) October 4, 1919 - March 2, 2010
With her family by her side at Peter D. Clark Centre at the age of 90. Proud mother of Cathy and John, mother-in-law to Mary (Barr), and loving Nana to Kaitlyn and Jessica. Loving and caring wife to the late Dusty (Frank) DeGrasse. Born in Fort Francis, Ontario to Parker Guy Butler and Jenny Myers. Loving step daughter and friend to Rudy Butler. Grace grew up on Sherbrooke Street in Ottawa with her eight siblings – Alice, Art, Bill, Pat, Esther, Beatrice, Jimmy and Eleanor (Nonnie). Grace graduated from business college in the 1930s and worked in Naval Commuications during the war. Grace inspired all around her by her doing for others through her loving support of her family and friends, and her volunteer work including Sunday school teacher, Brown Owl, Cub leader, baseball mom, Crisis line and hospital volunteer, charity canvasser, teaching elementary children to paint, bridge club convener etc. Grace treasured times with her family and friends including her many nieces, nephews and other members of her extended family. Above all, Grace’s personal strength and pride in her family will be remembered most. The family wishes to extend a very warm thank you to the staff at Lynwood Park Retirement Residence, Peter D. Clark Long Term Care Centre, and Debbie Abfalter for the loving, compassionate care provided to Grace for the last few years. Visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road on Friday March 5th , from 4 to 6pm . A memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, March 6th at 11 am. In remembrance of Grace at her best, for those wishing to do so, a donation to Peter D. Clark Centre or the charity of their choice may be made.
Larocque, Wallace “Rocky”
PER ARDUA AD ASTRA
September 10, 1920 – March 2, 2010
Beloved husband of Velma (nee Gordon) and father of Heather (Bill Anderson) and Holly (Paul Baker). Rocky’s illustrious career in aviation was surpassed only by his loving dedication as a husband and father. His bright creative spirit, brilliant mind, and unquenchable sense of fun drew people of all ages to him, and his joyful sense of humour will live on in the memories of all who knew him. Rocky was an Air Force veteran of World War II, a helper to all in need, a lover of dogs, music, and children, and, above all, a true gentleman. A private family service will be held. Anyone who wishes may make a donation in his memory to The Ottawa Humane Society or The Canadian Cancer Society. All arrangements care of Tubman Funeral Homes, Westboro Chapel.
Fierens, Maria Anna Alida (nee Ten Haaf)
Netherlands 1923 - Ottawa 2010
Suddenly, on Friday, March 5, 2010 the Lord took her home in her 87th year. Beloved wife of Adriaan for 58 years. Much loved mother of Dirk (Trish), Willemina (Joe Thistle), William (Jose) and Andy (Wendy). Cherished Oma of Matthew, Timothy, Mark, Josie, Jasmine, Joel, Alex, Kyle and Tyler. Family and friends may call at Calvin Christian Reformed Church 1475 Merivale Rd., Ottawa on Monday, March 8, 2010 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. In memory of Maria Anna donations to Christian Reformed World Relief www.crwrc.org would be appreciated.
Suddenly at her residence in North Gower on Thursday, March 4, 2010, age 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Brian Bolger. Dear mother of Leslie Hutchinson and Kevin Bolger. Loving Nana to Fiona and Kathleen Hutchinson and Brian Melaschenko-Bolger. The family will receive friends at the North Gower United Church on Monday from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. followed by a reception. Inurnment Pinecrest Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing may make memorial donations to C.H.E.O.
Peacefully at New Orchard Lodge on Friday, February 26, 2010 in her 99th year. She is survived by her nephews Neville Proud of Tucson, Arizona, Gordon (Nellie) Proud of Cape Town, South Africa, John (Marjorie) Tomsett of England and great nieces Kathleen and Nathalie Proud of Washington, great nephews, Hayden Proud of Cape Town, South Africa, and Trefor Proud of Los Angeles. She will be fondly remembered by many friends. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Monday, March 8, 2010 from 2:30pm until time of service in the chapel at 3:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to New Orchard Lodge would be appreciated.
Irene was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 5, 2010, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Cecil Reid. Dear mother of Richard (deceased), Gale (Russ Connolly), Edward (Lanora), Maggie, Bob and Brian (Debra). Loving Nanny to 18 grandchildren. Nanny Chief to great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Sister of Annie Boily, Jimmy, John, Donald and Frank Nolan. A special thank you to the amazing staff at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital for their wonderful care. Friends may call at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 70 James Street (at Kent Street), Ottawa, Ontario on Monday, March 8, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service in the church on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Irene, please consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 200-1900 Merivale Road, Nepean, ON K2G 4N4.
Simpson, Clifford Roy
Retired Deputy City Treasurer for the City of Ottawa
1926 - 2010 Peacefully at home on Saturday, March 6, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Bernice (nee Hobbs). Loving father of Robert (Jean), Jo Ann (Ioan Harea), Roy (Lisa) and Geoff (Jennifer). Much loved Grampa of Colin, Elizabeth, James, Natali, Alex, Matthew, Derrick, Rachael, Malcolm and Owen. Survived by his sisters Bernice Sackville and Bev Cormack. Clifford was a honoured lifetime member and Paul Harris Fellow of the West Ottawa Rotary Club. The family wishes to thank the staff and residents at Park Place Retirement Residence for their compassion and exemplary care. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline and Bayshore Rd.), Nepean on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel Wednesday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cliff’s name to the S.T.E.P. Project (for establishment of a residential drug treatment centre for teens) c/o Rotary Club of West Ottawa, Travelodge Hotel, 1376 Carling Avenue, Ottawa Ontario K1Z 7L5.
Kosabek, Oswald Gerhard
Peacefully in hospital, surrounded by his family on Friday, March 5, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Edith. Loving father of Daniel (Priscilla), Deana (Rod Anderson), Steven and Christian (Amie). Proud and loving Opi of Sarah, Matthew, Brennan, Kyle, Dryden and Joshua. Dear brother of Erwin (the late Benita), and Inge (the late Hans). Also survived by his sister-in-law Renata. Special thanks to the staff of the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their care. Funeral arrangements private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
(Former Counsellor of Agriculture and Social Affairs with the Royal Netherlands Embassy)
In hospital on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 in his 95th year. Predeceased by his first wife Cornelia and then by his second wife Hinke. Loving father of Koos (Helen) of Australia, Jeanette Riggs (Ron) of Ottawa, Martha Sheasgreen of South Carolina, and Tetje Jensma of BC. Dear grandfather of Michael, Timothy, James, Darin, Ethan, and Hendrik. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road on Saturday March 13th , 2010 from 1 to 3pm followed by a service in the chapel at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
Currie (nee Dolan), Evelyn
After a brief illness on Friday, March 5, 2010 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late John T. Mother of the late Lynn (Gary Grant), Sharon (Morris Sonnenburg) and Gail (Robert Mason). Cherished Grandma of Simon, Stephanie, MacKenzie and Josiah Grant, Shawna (Joe Trotti), Andrew (Tracey) and John Thomas Sonnenburg, Jason and Andrea Currie. Great Grandmother of Madison. Special thanks to the staff at Fairview Manor for their compassionate care. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 11 a.m. until time of memorial service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to Fairview Manor would be appreciated.