Poultney, Mary nee Whittaker
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness at St. Vincent Hospital on Monday, November 29, 2010 in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Clifton Taylor, Graham Poultney and Ernest Payne. Dear mother of Elizabeth Mary Taylor, Kampala Uganda, Karen Ann Campbell of Middlesboro, England and the late Thomas Clifton Taylor. Beloved mother-in-law of Marivic J. Taylor. Cherished grandmother of Neil Taylor, Sandra, Steven, Paul, Ian and Beth Campbell. Loving sister of Margaret Siriani, and the late Joe, and Mike Whittaker, Lilly Kennedy, Frances Dunn and Theresa Morris. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank Dr. P. Crabtree and the nursing staff of St. Vincent Hospital for their compassionate care. A celebration of Mary’s life will be held in the upstairs lounge of the Westboro Legion, 391 Richmond Road, Ottawa on Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 1 to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent Hospital or the Westboro Branch #480 of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Harrison, John Henry
RAF Veteran, Retired Teacher Algonquin College
In hospital on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at the age of 87 years. Beloved husband of Kay (nee Taylor) for over 60 years. Loving father of Carole and Peter. Cherished grandfather of Amanda, David, Jennifer and Stephanie. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Simpson, Myles Osborne
Suddenly, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 age 49 years. Beloved husband of Elaine (Giroux). Much loved father of Keith, Matthew and Bryan. Cherished son of Jean Simpson and the late Keith Simpson. Brother of Dana (Nina) Chris (Kathy) and David. Dear son-in-law of Adele Giroux (Bob) and the late John; Helen Sharpley and Barry Sharpley. Predeceased by his first wife Donna (1996). Myles will also be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars (East of Hwy 416) on Monday, December 6th from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, North Gower on Tuesday, December 7th at 1:30 p.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. Those wishing may make memorial donations to Christie Lake Kids, 400 Coventry Rd, Ottawa K1K 2C7.
Torrens, Daryle James
After a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 age 49 years. Beloved husband of Danielle (Fedorkow). Cherished father of Brandon (Sarah) and William. Loving brother of Sandra Torrens, Ron (Joanne). Dear son-in-law of Mary Fedorkow (late William). Predeceased by his parents Jim and Rita Torrens. Daryle has joined his Uncle Jim (Nov 27, 2010) and will be greatly missed by his other uncles, aunts and cousins. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars (East of Hwy 416) on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m Interment Rideauvale Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Blow, Alfred Harold
RAF WW11 Flight Sgt. Radar
b. April 30, 1919 London, England
d. November 28, 2010 Ottawa, Ontario
Left to mourn are his beloved wife of 69 years, Doris Blow and their daughters, Helen Petrie (Jack) of Carleton Place and Faye Ireland (the late Walter) of Mississauga. Loving ‘Poppa’ to Krista Petrie-Wallace (Glenn); Joshua Clarke; Scott Petrie (Trish); and Jared Ireland. Great grandfather to 3 week old Sam Petrie. Predeceased by his infant son Timothy; his parents, Daisy and Harold Blow; and his twin sister, Lillian Lawrence. A man of integrity, intellect, honour and humour, Alfred received great pleasure from music (the louder the better!); books; his Church; dogs; the Roughriders; British comedies; his grandchildren’s sports games; cottage life at McLaren’s Landing; post retirement travel and, anything sweet to eat! Alf arrived in Canada in 1941 as a 22yr old instructor with the RAF and taught the new science of radar to the RCAF & USAF in Clinton, Ontario. There he met and married the love of his life, Doris. Throughout their married life, Doris and Alfred lived in England, Arnprior, Toronto, Ottawa & lastly, at ‘The Waterside’ in Carleton Place. Each move furthered Alf’s management career in electronics, culminating in the position of ‘General Manager of Racal Canada’ and ‘Managing Director of Racal Worldwide’. Alfred was a member of ‘The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’; the ‘Madawaska Lodge of the Masons’; and ‘The Ottawa Valley Theatre Organ Society’. Formerly: National President of the ‘Canadian Jr. Chamber of Commerce’; President of the ‘Arnprior Public Library Board’; People’s and Rector’s Warden of ‘St. Matthew’s Anglican Church’; and a graduate of the ‘Canadian Institute of Management’. The Family wishes to thank all the kind and dedicated professionals who helped with Alfred’s care during the past eighteen months. Cremation has taken place. A ‘Celebration of Alfred’s Life’ will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd), Nepean. Visitation on Sunday December 5th from 2 – 4 p.m. Memorial service on Monday December 6th @ 2:30 pm. Burial is Tuesday at the Arnprior Municipal Cemetery at 1:30 pm. Donations in Alfred’s memory to Operation Eyesight ( @operationeyesight.ca )would be greatly appreciated.
Gillen, Robert McLean (Bob)
(Former Ottawa Rough Rider – 1948)
Peacefully in hospital on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, in this 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Helena Johannsen. Dear father of Don, Janet Villeneuve (Mark) and Doug (Ann). Loving grandfather of Arianne, Cody Ann, Eric and Ava. Brother of Isobel (Vernon Clark) and Norman (Hilda). Predeceased by his brother Alan. Special thank you to the nursing staff at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus for their excellent care. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 from 10 – 11 a.m. Funeral service in the chapel Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Bob please consider the Lung Association, 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5 or Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, 2180 Yonge Street, 10th Floor, Toronto, ON M4P 2V8.
Rivington, Glenn Ruggles
Former Councillor & Last Reeve of Huntley Township
Peacefully surrounded with love on Friday December 3rd, 2010 in his 89th year. Cherished husband of Olive Briscoe & loving father of Elaine (Frank Argue), Betty(Michael Law) Glenda (John Wallace) and Brian (Jill Robinson) predeceased by his beloved daughter Nancy. Devoted grandfather of Brent (Sonya) & Shawn Argue, Tara, Deirdre and Devin Law, Jason & Nichola Wallace, Kristie (Brad), Kyle, Chelsea and Jaclin Rivington. Dearest greatgrandfather of Tyler, Ella & Bryden Argue and Mackenzie Law. Dear brother of Neville (late Bunty), Donald (Erva), Doug (Helen) and Helene (Keith LeBarron). The family will receive friends at the Carp Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Sunday from 2 - 4:30 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m.. Funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church Carp Monday at 1:00 p.m., interment to follow in the parish cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the St. James Cemetery Fund or to the Ottawa-Carleton Regional Cancer Centre.
Dumas, Florence Joy (Anderson)
1943-2010 (Retired DND)
Suddenly and peacefully, in hospital, on Tuesday, November 30th, 2010. She was the beloved mother of Scott and Jeff (Ashley), much loved sister of Grace (Ron Robillard) and Gavin (Maureen), dear friend of Veronica Cunningham and all those who were fortunate to know her. Florence was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is predeceased by her parents Gerhard and Elizabeth Anderson. We will miss her very much. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt Avenue, Ottawa, ON on Monday, December 6, 2010 from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at which time a memorial service in her honour will be held in the chapel. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Florence, please consider the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, Room H2408, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7.
Axam, Henry “Harry”
Peacefully on Friday, December 3, 2010 in his 99th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (Hingy). Much loved father of Suzanne Axam (Michael Deernsted), Robert (late Nichole) and Ronald (Tina). He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great grandchildren, Bradley (Karen), Sarah (Andy), Alexandra, Kathleen, Devon, Paris, Jesse, Thomas, Ava and Scarlett. Funeral service will be held at Pincecrest Cemetery Chapel, 2500 Baseline Rd., Ottawa on Tuesday, December 7th at 1 pm. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Room H2408, 40 Ruskin Street. Ottawa, K1Y 4W7.
Huff, Christopher John
Suddenly at home on Saturday, December 4, 2010, age 48 years. Beloved husband of Karen (Chester). Loving son of John and Sheila (Killingbeck) Huff. Dear brother of Peter, Jeffrey (Darlene) and Brian (Fiona). Step father of Daryl Chester (Tara) and Darcy Chester (Antoinette). Proud grandfather of Caeden, Mackenzie, Darrion and Cashton. He will also be dearly missed by mother in-law Dolores Chester, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars (East of Hwy 416) on Wednesday from 1 to 3pm and 6 to 9 pm. Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11 am. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Brydges, Allan K.
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute on Monday, December 6, 2010 at the age of 57 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Howie). Cherished father of Tracey (Keith Wale), and Brent. Loving son of Kenneth and Dorene Brydges. Loved brother of Glenn (Elaine), and Gail (Harvey Hill). Dear son-in-law of Allan and Margaret Howie. Fondly remembered by his Godfather Keith Brydges (the late Mary), sister-in-law Marjorie (Earl Mosseau), nieces and nephews Ashley (Ruthanna), Andrew (Christine), Patricia, Derrick, Sarah and the late Jeremy. Great-uncle of Kaleb, Owen and Preston. Allan will also be sadly missed by many extended family members. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Wednesday, December 8, from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, Carp on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Institute or St. John’s Anglican Church, Carp would be appreciated.
At the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa on Saturday, December 4, 2010 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Edith (nee Herrmann). Cherished father of Eva Latourell (Brian). Special and adoring Pappa of Melissa and Emily. Uncle of Edith, Marga, Willi, Heidi and Hans. Predeceased by his parents Johann and Elisabeth (nee Dietrich) and brothers Willi and Heinz and sister Elisabeth. Peter will be fondly remembered by his extended family in Germany and his friends in Canada, United States and Germany. Peter and Edith came to Canada in the early 1950’s and settled in Toronto. He recently moved to Ottawa to be closer to his family. Friends may call at PINE HILLS CEMETERY & VISITATION CENTRE, 625 Birchmount Rd., Scarborough (north of St. Clair Ave. E., 416-267-8229) on Saturday, December 11, 2010 from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to Sunnybrook Hospital Schulich Heart Centre or Canadian Wildlife Federation would be appreciated.
Saxberg, Major (ret'd) Robert W., CD
Unexpectedly at home on Sunday, December 5, 2010, age 78. Beloved husband of 47 years of Diane (Miller). Dear father of Lynn, Nancy and Rob (Larissa Patterson). Cherished granddad of Ken, Tom and Lauren. Son-in-law of Barbara Miller. Survived by sister Margaret Baxter (Paul), sister-in-law Audrey Saxberg, and many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by brothers Alfred "Bud" and Richard "Dick" Saxberg. Born in Port Arthur, Ont., Bob was the son of Alfred and Sylvia Saxberg. Bob served 26 years in the RCAF as a fighter pilot before settling in Manotick. Following his retirement from the military, he divided his time between volunteer work in the community and puttering at the family cottage on Otter Lake, Ont. He and Diane also embarked on many camping adventures. A familiar and respected figure around the village, Bob always had a twinkle in his eye and a story for everyone he met. He was instrumental in organizing St. Urho's Day celebrations at the Miller's Oven in Manotick, an annual recognition of his Finnish heritage. The greatest source of pride in his life was his family; Bob loved the time he spent with his wife, children and grandchildren. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars (East of Hwy 416) on Sunday, December 12th from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A celebration of his life will be held in the chapel on Monday, December 13th at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice.
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 in her 99th year. Loving mother of Eva Gordon. Predeceased by her husband Findlay, her parents Lemule and Agnes (Owens) Cavanagh and her sisters Luella (the late Donald) McKay and Dorothy (the late Earle) Currie. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Thursday, December 9, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, December 10 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, Carp on Friday at 1:30 p.m. Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund or the charity of choice.
Brooke (nee Fisher), Molly
(BCom’55 Queen's University)
It is with great sadness that we announce Molly’s passing at the Ottawa General Hospital on December 8, 2010 at the age of 77. Beloved mother of Peter of Vancouver and Susan of Toronto. Predeceased by her parents Harold and Stella Fisher (nee Crawford), her siblings Harold, Evelyn Oram, Lindsay and Donald. Survived by nephews Kenneth (Patricia) Fisher, Brian (Marguerite) Fisher, David (Anne) Oram and Christopher (Vanita) Oram. Also survived by her great nephews and great nieces, Ajit, Aidan, Mira, Charles, Meridith, George and Rebecca. Molly will be fondly remembered by her former spouse Keith and his family. She will be missed by the many friends she made during her career as a realtor, as a member of the First Unitarian Congregation and while pursuing her passion for horseback riding, accumulating master points and seeing the world. Her strength, humour and genuine nature will always inspire us. Thank you to Mario DaPonte and the wonderful team on 5East who brought light and compassion to Molly’s final weeks. Friends may visit at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Sunday, December 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Avenue on Monday, December 13 at 1:30 p.m. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.