McCuaig, Judy (nee Ewert)
Peacefully on Monday, June 9, 2008 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, at the age of 65. Loving mother of Tim and Chris (Carole Ann). Dear sister of Marjorie Crawford. She will be missed by her nephews Michael and Mark, her niece Cheryl, her former husband Kim McCuaig, her dear friend Ross Murphy, and many relatives and friends. Private Cremation. A celebration of Judy’s life will be held at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club on Sunday, June 15 from 2-5 p.m. Memorial donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Ursual, Eugene Gabriel
Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He will be dearly missed by his wife Tanya, son Michael, daughter Kathleen, ex-wife Joan and thousands of friends and colleagues the world over. Eugene joined the military (Royal Canadian Engineers) as a young man and then proudly served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for many years. In 1977, Eugene followed his dream and opened his own business as a military Antiquarian. He dedicated the next 30 years of his life to honouring the memories of Canada’s greatest heroes; our veterans and soldiers. Eugene was one of the last true “gentleman” who lived his life with integrity and generosity, making the world a better place because of it and all of us better people for having known him. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Ottawa on Friday, June 13, 2008 from 1 p.m. until service time in the chapel at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kemptville District Hospital or the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (www.lanarkanimals.ca) would be greatly appreciated.
Findlay, Stella (nee Bednar)
Peacefully in her sleep, on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at the age of 90. Beloved wife and best friend of James for over 60 years. Loving mother of Sandra Clarke (Jack). Devoted Nana of Lisa Featherstone (Jim), Craig deRidder (Amy) and Danny Clarke. Proud Great-Nana of Kaylie, Jeremy and Sydney, who were the light of her life. Predeceased by her brother Frank and her sister Helen. She will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Saturday, June 14 from 10-11 a.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Perley Rideau Foundation (1750 Russell Road, Ottawa ON. K1G 5Z6) would be appreciated by the family.
Kennedy, Audrey B. “June”
Passed away 10 June, 2008 at home in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late John Kennedy. Survived by brother Stuart Colfe and sister Norma Black. She will be dearly missed by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road(at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Sunday, June 15, 2008 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 1 p.m. For those who wish, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Smith, Isabel Elizabeth
Peacefully in hospital on Thursday, June 5th, 2008, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife for 65 years of Major C. Arthur Smith (retired) ED, CD. Adored mother of David (Diane) and Karen (Bob Irvine). Cherished grandmother of Stephen. Dear sister-in-law of Doris Walker of Winnipeg. Dear aunt of nieces Heather Kovacs of Magog, Quebec, Rosemary Mills of Winnipeg and Martha Smith of Montreal and nephew Allan Smith of Montreal. Special thanks to Dr. Levine and Redwoods staff for their compassionate care. She had a bright mind and a kind heart and will be sorely missed. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 from 1 to 3 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Inurnment Pine Hill Cemetery, Magog, Quebec at a later date. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Isabel, please consider the Canadian Diabetes Association, Ottawa and District Branch, 45 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1L 6E8, the Canadian Celiac Association, Ottawa Chapter, Box 39035 Billings P.O., Ottawa K1H 1A1 or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, 40 Ruskin Street, Room 2411, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7.
Peacefully on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa at the age of 92. Beloved husband of the late Mary Allen Lindsay Craig. Predeceased by his parents W.G. Gilfillan and Ella A. Goetz and by his brother William (Bill) all of Uxbridge, nieces Kathryn Loucks (Gilfillan) and Dorothy Watson (Craig). He is survived by his sister-in-law Elda Gilfillan of Uxbridge and his nieces Jane Moser (Elmar) of Stouffville, Barbara Tomaso (Steven) of Toronto, Heather Evelyn (Sean) of Stouffville and Mary's nephews David L. Craig (Helen) of Toronto, Alan Pinel of Atlanta, GA and niece Helene Cohan (Stan) of Philadelphia, PA and their families. Former employee of DBS (Statscan) in Toronto and Ottawa retiring in 1972. Following retirement Calder and Mary spent many winters in Bradenton, Florida and summers in Ottawa with their many friends as well as travelling extensively. For the past three years, Calder has been a resident of Central Park Lodge in Ottawa and we appreciate the care he received. Friends may call at the Westboro United Church Chapel, 450 Churchill Ave., Ottawa on Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. until Service time at 12 noon. Reception following the service. Cremation with interment of ashes will take place in Uxbridge cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Ottawa Carleton, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, ON K1G 5Z6 or charity of choice.
Parkman, John “Peter”
Peacefully in hospital surrounded by his family on Friday, June 13, 2008 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Rena. Loving father of John, Mike (Cathy) and Barrie. Cherished grandfather of Julia and Paul. Brother of Allie (Vi) of Kingston. Predeceased by his brothers Harry, Tommy and Ronnie Woolridge. Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Ave. W., on Tuesday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at Zion Memorial United Church on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment of cremated remains at Dewar’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital.
Suddenly on Friday, June 13, 2008 at the age of 46 years. Campbell Melvin beloved husband and best friend to MaryAnne. Loving father of James, Graeme, Robert and Duncan. Dear son of Ronald and Catherine Melvin. Dear brother of Lynne Saunders and Stewart Melvin. Dear son-in-law of John and Sheila Hulsemann and brother-in-law to Carl, Eric, Grace Mussell and Ruth Laviolette. Campbell is survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Avenue West, Carleton Place on Wednesday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial reception will be held in the Carleton Place Canoe Club on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if you wish to make a donation in memory of Campbell, please consider the Education Fund in trust for James, Graeme, Robert and Duncan.
Elkins, David F. L Col. (retired)
Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery
Peacefully at West End Villa on Monday June 16, 2008 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Eileen (nee Westbrook). Loving father of Michael (Stephanie) and Jane (Dick Spiering). Dear companion of Jean Waddell. Proud grandfather of Colin Elkins and David Spiering. Friends may call at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church 930 Watson Ave., Ottawa, on Friday June 20th from 1-2 pm followed by a service in the church at 2 pm. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
In hospital on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, age 69 years. Beloved wife of Sam McGee. Also survived by her loving children Janet (Brian) and Stuart (Julie); grandchildren Paige, Daina, Richard and Patrick; her mother Julianne Wimmi; sisters Maria, Julianne, Rosa and brother George. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars (East of Hwy 416) on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. followed by a reception at the Osgoode Legion at 5:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Kemptville District Hospital would be appreciated.
Desjardins, Stella Marie
Passed peacefully with family by her side at Grace Manor Nursing Home on Sunday, June 15, 2008 in her 96th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Archie and daughter Shirley (Mickovitch). Cherished and lovingly missed by granddaughter Cindy (John Willins), sister Yvonne Thornley of Vancouver, and brother Jim Poirier of Sarnia. Survived by grandson Stephen (Mickovitch). The family would like to thank “Kimberly” a Comfort Keeper Angel, for her endless devotion and kindness during Stella’s final days and also the health care team of Grace Manor Parkdale House for their care and compassion, and niece Pam Meunier for her weekly visits, love and support. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (at Roosevelt Ave) on Tuesday June 18th from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if you wish to make a donation in memory of Stella, please consider the Salvation Army Grace Manor.
Aley, George Frederick
Veteran WWII, RCAF/RAF
Passed away peacefully on Monday June 16th, 2008 with his loving family by his side, in his 92nd year, at Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre. George’s death, as his life, was quietly courageous and dignified, exemplifying his spirit to "press on regardless". Devoted husband of Isobel, loving father of Fred and Barbara, remembered with love by son in law Frank Legault, granddaughters Amanda (Jason) and Tasha (Ben), his two young great-grandchildren, his six B.C. nieces and several cousins overseas. George’s exemplary life will be celebrated with a service for family and friends at Bethany Baptist Church, 382 Centrepointe Dr. (at Baseline Rd.) on Friday June 20th at 11 a.m., with a reception following For those who wish, charitable donations may be made to the Ottawa Heart Institute. "PER ARDUA AD ASTRA" (through adversity to the stars)
Neilson, Roy Garnet
Peacefully in hospital on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, aged 65 years. Dear brother of Bert (Helene), Clay (Jean), Barrie (Joan), Billie (Ann), Mary (Bob Pietersma) and Edith (Marty Brown). Predeceased by his sister Loretta. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Loving godfather to Jessica and Sarah Wright “special ones in my life”. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Friday, June 20, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Saturday at 10:30 a.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Roy please consider the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7.
Germotte Framing Studio
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus on June 19, 2008 at the age of 64 years after a short, but valiant, fight with cancer. A loving family man, he felt a special pride in his wife Christine Bois, his daughter Richelle, and his two grandchildren, Kayla and Shayla. (“Thank you for being our rock”). Pre-deceased by his son Peter Donald. He will also sadly be missed by his fur family, Coal, Sunny and Turnup. Peter was a respected businessman and community builder. During his life, he was a talented artist, well respected art teacher, television producer, and businessman, culminating in the establishment of Germotte Framing Studio in Westboro. He will be remembered for his many contributions to the Ottawa arts community, the Westboro neighbourhood, and to the broader community of Ottawa through his generosity and support to many charities. No charity was closer to his heart than the Ottawa Bluesfest “Blues-In-The-Schools” programme, for which he was the fundraising co-ordinator and a tireless promoter. The family would like to extend their thanks to Dr. John Seely, the other doctors, nurses and staff of the Ottawa Hospital General Campus Oncology and Palliative Care Units, who cared for Peter in his final weeks. As well, the family wishes to extend their gratitude to Cameron Copp and Peter Saumier of Germotte Framing Studio. Germotte Framing Studio will be closed on Saturday, 21 June 2008, and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, 24 June 2008. In lieu of flowers, donations to either the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre or the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest (Blues-In-The-Schools programme) would be appreciated. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road, Ottawa on Sunday, June 22, 2008, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A celebration of Peter’s life will take place in early September 2008.
Brown, Gerard “Harry”
In hospital on June 19, 2008 at the age of 87. Husband of the late Marjorie Brown. Father of Eric and the late Craig. Survived by his sister Joyce Henderson and his grandchildren. At the request of the family, a private interment will take place at a later date. For those wishing, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Lalonde, Marie Elana
Peacefully, in hospital on Wednesday, June 17, 2008. Dear daughter and best friend of May Mercer. Predeceased by her father Thomas Mercer. Devoted wife of Donald Lalonde. She leaves behind her loving daughters Katrina (Rick Stappert), Stephanie (Mark Bradley) and her adored grandchildren Dakoda, Cooper and Kody. Dear sister of Thomas (Yvonne), Robert (Lorrie), Melvyn (Ginette), David (Macrina), Peter (Verna), Paul, Brian, Gerald, Sharon (Patrick), Lynda, the late Dan (Marleen) and the late Karen. Also left behind are many loyal and true friends. Thanks for being there. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Friday, June 20, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family would like to request that donations be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the War Amps Champs Program. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away. We all love you. Rest in peace.
Crilly, Mary Isabel
Peacefully at home with her family by her side on Thursday, June 19, 2008, in her 74th year. Loving wife of Raymond. Devoted mother of Brenda (Rosario Traina), Edward (Cathy), and Nancy (Perry Hodgins). Beloved nanny of Natasha (Andy Lux), Graham Charron (Carla), Krysten Thomson (Vlad Alexeenko), Corey, Geoffrey, Lisa, and Bradley, and great-nanny of Dallis, Dalton, Madeleine, Paige and Anton. Also survived by her sister Beatrice Ambridge and many nieces and nephews. Cherished friend of Christine, Katie, Margaret, Grazyna and many more. Predeceased by her parents Alma and George Crobar, brother William and sister Margaret Hanna. The family would like to thank Bayshore Home Health and the Palliative Care Outreach Program. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.), Nepean on Sunday, June 22 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held at Knox United Church, 25 Gibbard Ave., Nepean on Monday, June 23 at 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Mary, please consider the Palliative Care Outreach Program, Breast Cancer Action Ottawa or the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.