Peacefully at Fairview Manor, Almonte, Ontario with family and friends at her side on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at age 98. Willow Jane Watson, beloved wife of the late Albert “Tibby” Julian. Loving mother of Phyllis (Arthur) Sadler. Dear grandmother of Jane (Jim) Blanchfield, Lynn (Claude) Desjardins, Julia (Carl) Salomon, David (Betty) Sadler, Steven (Laura) Sadler, Paul (Wendy) Sadler and Peter (Linda) Sadler. Survived by 10 great-grandchildren. Left to mourn her loss is her very good friend Norman Dunlop. Predeceased by a daughter Margaret Jean, by son-in-law Terrence Kennedy, brothers Alex (Lila), John (Iva), Neil and sisters Mary (Jack) Hudson, Elizabeth (Jack) Blakely, Adelaide (George) Southwell. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Wednesday, May 13 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Almonte United Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Thomas, Alexander (Al)
Proud WWII Veteran
Peacefully on Thursday May 7, 2009 at the age of 86. Dearly beloved husband to Ruth of 53 years. Cherished father of Cathy (Randy Scott) and special grandfather to Craig, Ian & Jenny. Predeceased by brothers Gordon, and Walter and sisters Grace, Dorothy and Myrtle. Survived by sisters-in-laws Theda Thomas and Thelma Thomas and brother-in-law Stan Townson as well as many caring nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Granite Ridge Specialty Care for their compassionate care. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Monday 2 – 4 and 7- 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11 am, followed by cremcation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Boulet, Viola May “Vi”
Peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Friday, May 8, 2009 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Paul Emile Boulet. Loving mother of Paul (Janet), Debbie (Duane) Remish, Dwaine (Catherine) and Dwight (Cindy). Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Vi is also survived by her siblings Edgar, Edna, Roger, Muriel, Diane and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Monday, May 11, 2009 from 9 a.m. until service time in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation to a charity of choice would be appreciated.
Park, Bertha Ellen
Passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at the age of 94. Predeceased by her husband Russell Park. Mother of Stewart (Esther), Keith, Murray and Grant. Grandmother of Tim and James. At Bertha’s request there will be no visitation or service. For those who wish donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Osteoporosis Canada, Ottawa Chapter.
Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday May 9, 2009. Beloved wife of William Pitt. Loving mother of Cheryl (Blake) Volesky, Christine (Ken) Brown, and Roberta (Leon Richins) Wakerell. Proud grandmother of Karena, Julian, Katya, Brenna, and Tyana. Dear stepmother of Laurie Wood, Jennifer Lultschik, Nancy MacLean and David Pitt and step grandmother of Nathan, Milena, Gregory, Michael, Daniel, Sarah, Kali, Rory and Kira. She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Gary (Heather) Jones, Bill (Margaret) Jones, Linda (Marial) Jones, Nancy (the late Ronald) Bladow, Judy Leonard and Michael Jones. Predeceased by her sister Patti Rodney. Friends may call at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 930 Watson Ave. on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Vision or to the Union Mission would be greatly appreciated.
Peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, May 8, 2009 at the age of 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Bud McLaren. Survived by her brother Dr. Gerard (Marcelle Beaudoin) Pelletier, and her brother-in-law John C. Wilson (Fran Houlahan). Loving aunt “mother” of Bill (Carla) McLaughlin, Brian (Janice Melanson) McLaughlin, Dyanne (Eddie Vlasblom) Wilson, Karen (Blair) Bond, François (Marie France) Pelletier, and Julie (Eric) Feilberg. Stepmother of Diane Lineham, Mercedes Leidlick and James McLaren. Dear great aunt of David (Chantel), Derrick, Jason (Dana), Jeffrey, Chelsea, Chloe, Alexandra, Felix, Oran, Carol - Anne, Pierre-Antoine, Alex and great-great aunt of Emma and Kailey. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 15 Steeple Hill Cres., Fallowfield on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:00 am. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Andrews, Muriel Alberta
December 24, 1918 - May 9, 2009
It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of “MOM” in the Queensway Carleton Hospital at the age of 90. She was predeceased by her husband John “Jack” Matthew Andrews, sister Ruth and brother Everett. Muriel was mother to Richard (Christine), Connie (Brian) and Faye (Bob); Loved and cherished Grandmother to Graham Andrews (Jodie) and Stephanie McElheran (Mark); Steven Reid, Sally McQuinn (David) and Shelley Hunter (Jeff); Blair Kipp (Corrine) and Leah Maze (Tieg); Great Grandmother to Tanner and Rowan Andrews, Emily and Cameron McElheran; Cora, Shayla and Trinity McQuinn, Ava and Ashley Hunter. Fondly remembered and loved by the Eagleson and O’Neil families and many others whose lives she touched. Special mention to nieces Judi and Laurie and nephews John and David for their loving attention and caring for their second mother “Auntie Mu” over the years and to the staff of the Queensway Carleton Hospital who helped make her last days as comfortable as possible. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (Beside the Queensway Carleton Hospital)on Monday, May 11, 2009 from 3-5 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 12:30pm. Inurnment Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Armstrong, Agusta Elizabeth (nee Baird)
1919 – 2009
With great sorrow we announce the death of Agusta Armstrong of Carp, at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, on Saturday, May 9, 2009 in her 90th year. We have lost a kind, loving, strong and quite exceptional woman. She was very hard working and cared for many people in her lifetime. Just two weeks ago, she was living independently, playing cards, baking for everyone, attending church, going about with friends and looking forward to planting her flowers. She was the beloved wife of Milton (2003) for 64 years and a wonderful, loving mother to Evelyn Reid and Kenneth (Gladys). She was so proud of her grandchildren; Cheryl Reid Haughian (John), Christine Reid MacIntosh (Doug), Brent Reid (Allison Cochrane), Kevin Reid (Carole Lemery), Randy Reid (Glenda), Blair Armstrong (Wendy) and Neil Armstrong (Kerri Seigel). Agusta was devoted to her 13 great-grandchildren; Tawnia Pilgrim (Chad), Brittiney Reid, and Amanda MacIntosh; Jordan and Christina Cochrane, and Roman Reid; Kelsey Monnelly; Paisley and Carter Reid; Greer and Jack Armstrong; and Delaney and Aidan Armstrong. Just last year, she was thrilled to become a great-great-grandmother to Paige Pilgrim. She is also survived by her sister Ruby Laronde, sisters-in-law Myrtle Montgomery, Edna McCalpin and Edna Armstrong and her many, many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents William and Evelyn Baird, her sisters Lola McCoy and Mary Logan, and brothers RJ and Douglas Baird. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp, on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, Carp on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 2 p.m. Interment at St. James Cemetery, Carp. Those wishing mat make a memorial donation to St. James Anglican Church or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Bridge, M. Jean (nee Reekie)
Passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 8, 2009. Jean was born on March 16, 1916 in Somerset, Manitoba. Beloved wife of the late Bert Bridge. Loving mother of Ainsley (Chuck Gillespie) of Beaverton, Norma Jean (Laura White) of Toronto and Jamie (Lynda) of Napanee. Jean will also be missed by her eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at the Tubman Funeral Home Elgin Street, Almonte on Tuesday May 19, 2009 at 2 p.m. In leiu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Almonte United Church would be appreciated.
Fisher, Brenda Joyce (nee Richards)
November 16, 1926 - May 11, 2009
Peacefully at the Hospice at May Court on May 11, 2009 at the age of 82, after a determined and valiant 7 ½ year battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Somerset, England; emigrated to Canada in 1957. Beloved wife of the late Ivor. Adored mother of Pauline. Dear sister of Myrtle of Chicago, and Edna, Margaret and David (June) all of England; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Nina and Jean, and brothers Donald (Joyce) and Graham (Beryl). Many thanks to Bayshore Home Care and especially to the Hospice at May Court and to Dr. Hurdon, Julie and Nancy our special “angels”. Brenda’s kind and gentle character and her beautiful smile will be greatly missed by all. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Road (Between Bayshore and Baseline Road) Nepean, on Monday, May 18th from 10a.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 11a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Ave. Ottawa, ON K1S 0X1 would be appreciated.
Campbell/Rowan-Campbell, Marjorie (nee Fraser)
Passed away peacefully at the Hospice at May Court on Monday, May 11, 2009 in her 89th year. Born in Kingston Jamaica she came to Canada in 1976 with her late husband Horace Rowan-Campbell. Educator, musician, volunteer, creator and nurturer of diverse circles of friendship. She leaves immediate family; daughter Dorienne, son David, son-in-law Tony Fisher, daughter-in-law Donnell, sister Gloria Scott, grandson Rowan Wilson-Smillie and family of Ottawa, grandchildren and great grandchildren in the United States and Jamaica, “son-outlaw” Ian Smillie, nieces, nephews, cousins and other many other relatives around the world. Her wider family includes those of All Saints Westboro, Meridian Place, Sterling Place and Hampton School (Jamaica) and her many past students. Grateful thanks to the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association and the Hospice at May Court. A funeral service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 347 Richmond Road Ottawa on Friday, May 15, 2009 at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Ave., Ottawa, ON, K1S 0X1 or Friends of Hospice Ottawa, 6206 Perth St., P.O. Box 719, Richmond ON, K0A 2Z0, would be appreciated.
Bourdon, Joseph Guy
After a brief and fierce battle with cancer, Guy left us on May 12, 2009, at the age of 56. Guy leaves behind his devoted partner and wife Judy Kelly, parents Madeleine and Maurice, “Mado et Mo” Bourdon, brother of Carole Needoba (Garry), Danielle, Yves (Dominique), Levy (Marie-Josee), Remy. Son-in-law of Sheila Lawrence and brother-in-law of Randy Pelletier (Corina) and Todd Pelletier (Sue). Guy will also be dearly missed by his life long best friend of 45 years Pierre Bedard (Fabienne Delion). Guy will be missed by his large extended family of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and many cousins. Guy was a true “Geek” in the high tech world. His Sun Solaris and Sybase knowledge and skills were second to none. Always the consummate professional, he “didn’t do Windows” but shared his knowledge and expertise mentoring protégés. His colleagues at DFAIT and S.I. Systems will miss him. Grateful thanks are given to the staff of the Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Oncology, for their compassion, kindness and tender care. As per Guy’s wishes, there will be no service. A life long lover railroads and anything to do with trains, Guy has requested cremation with his ashes to be spread along railroad tracks in a favourite location. Life is a journey, farewell my love until we meet again, Je t’aime beaucoup mon amour. Cancer touches everyone, in memoriam, please consider making a donation to the Cancer Foundation.
Allen, Isabel Rosetta
Peacefully at home on Thursday, May 7th, 2009. Isabel Allen beloved wife of the late Roy Allen. Loving mother of Brenda (Roy South), Nancy Jane (the late Jim Jeffrey) and William. Predeceased by her son Reverend Frederick Allen and her daughter Mary Elizabeth Allen. Dear grandmother of Michael (Sue), Andrew (Carole), John (Laura), Simon and Harriet, and great grandmother of Zachary and Benjamin. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Clifford and Pat Allen. Predeceased by brothers James, William and Walter (Donna), her brother-in-law Garnet and her sisters-in-law Hilda, Ruth, June and Peggy. Special thanks to the team at Home Instead Senior Care, and Saada and Myra for their loving care of Isabel. Friends may call at the All Saints Anglican Church, 347 Richmond Road Ottawa on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Additional parking will be available at Tubman Funeral Homes 403 Richmond Road. Funeral service will be held at St. Barnabus Anglican Church, 70 James Street (at Kent) on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Isabel, please consider either All Saints or St. Barnabas Anglican Churches, Canadian Guide Dogs, or the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Radmore, Douglas (Doug)
In hospital on Thursday, May 14, 2009, aged 72 years. Beloved husband of Diane Prezeau. Dear brother of Bud Endicott (Joyce), Betty Forgie (Donald), Wilfred (Jean) and Allan (Diane). Brother-in-law of Ray Prezeau and Janice and Dave Morrison. Special uncle to many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt, Ottawa on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Tuesday, May 19th at 1:30 p.m. Cremation. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Doug, please consider the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 26331, Stn BRMB, Toronto, ON M7Y 4R1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 200-1900 Merivale Road, Nepean, ON K2G 4N4.
Opisso, F. M.
Nov. 10, 1929 – Oct. 9, 2009 Of the mercies of the Lord,I will sing forever (Ps. 88)
A beautiful man was taken from us and is now free to continue his journey home to the Lord. Francis was the son of the late Antonio and Josefina Opisso, Philippines. Beloved husband of Marion. Also left to mourn are sister-in-law Linda Chenier (Leonard), nieces Kathleen Braid (son Connor) and Erin Gribbon (son Aiden), sisters Ana Maria Calder (Bill, son James) of Florida, and Maria C. Garcia (Jose Manuel, sons Jose, Antonio, and Pedro) of Spain. Dear family members and friends also reside in California, Argentina, the Philippines, Australia, and New Brunswick. Francis was interested in and cared about those he met in daily life, and was treasured in return. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a translator/interpreter with the RCMP, retired. We will all miss him until we meet again in Christ. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 from 2 – 4 pm and 7-9 pm. A funeral mass will be held at Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, Stittsville on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. In memory of Francis a donation to the Companions of the Cross, 237 Breezehill Ave. S., Ottawa, ON K1Y 2J2 or to Madonna House, Combermere, ON would be appreciated.