Emmerson, Ruth Margaret
formerly Stone, nee Johnston
Unexpectedly but peacefully following surgery at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 in her 91st year. Cherished wife of the late Jack Stone (1978) and the late Don Emmerson (1998). Much loved mother of Betty Ivay (Peter), John (Amahra), Susan Price (John) and Jim (Pam). Loving grandmother of Scott, Brian, Jennifer, Ted, Michael, Bob, Michelle, Shaun, Jacqui, Christopher and Andrew. Proud great-grandmother of nine and great-great-grandmother of one. Fondly remembered by a large extended family. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 1 p.m. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations to the charity of their choice.
Murphy, Jessie (nee Hewer)
June 22, 1917 - October 19, 2009
Predeceased by Jim, her beloved husband of 65 years, and mother of her dear daughter Maureen. Jessie loved her 92 years on this earth. Her energy, spirit, enthusiasm, generosity and good humour shone through every aspect of her long and varied life. She was a great support to family and friends and a tireless community volunteer. As a mother, she was the greatest. The family would like to give thanks and pay tribute to the doctors, nurses, support staff and spiritual care staff of the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their wonderful care and support. There will be no service but Jessie would encourage you to give generously to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation, 3045 Baseline Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 8P4.
Suddenly on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at the age of 65. Former employee of OC Transpo. Much loved husband of Linda Proulx (nee Crabtree), loving father of André (Andrew Ross), Rachael (Nicholas Charbonneau) and Pierre. Proud grandfather of Alexa Charbonneau. Predeceased by his parents Maurice and Annette (nee Pariseau) Proulx. Dear brother of Richard, Gerald (Gladys), Claude (Marie), Jean-Charles (Chantal), Suzanne (Michel) Joly, Jean-Guy (Julie), Micheline (Marc) Croteau, Robert (Chantal). Brother-in-law to Wayne (Maureen) Crabtree, Diane (Daniel) Cleary, Rickey Crabtree (Carol). Uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held in the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 11a.m. Interment to take place at Capital Memorial Gardens at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Jevons, Loran, Keith
Suddenly and peacefully at his home in Manotick on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at the age of 66. Keith was the beloved husband of Dale (nee Johns). Proud and loving father of Cara (Charlie Potter), and Laura (Andre MacAfee), all of Manotick. Keith was born and raised in Toronto, the devoted son of Jack and Virginia Jevons. He is survived by his older brother John Jevons (Nicole) of Oakville, by his dear sister Virginia (George Marshall) of Etobicoke, and by many nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by Brad Johns (Jan), and Richard Johns (Mania). Keith was a long time employee of the federal government in Vancouver and Ottawa. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Friday, October 23, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, October 24, 2009 from 11:30a.m. until service time in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. In memory of Keith please consider a donation to a charity of your choice.
Watters, Robert G.
At home on Monday, October 19, 2009 at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Wilhelmina. Loving father of Rob (Catherine Berger), and Anna (Justin Peacock). Dear grandfather of Max, Claire, and Sophie. He will be missed by his brother David (Dawnita Spac) and by his nephew Marc (Andi Plitz). Bob was born in Toronto, grew up in Ottawa, graduated with a PhD from Carleton University, and was a psychology professor at the University of Ottawa until his retirement in 1999. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Saturday, October 24, 2009 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. followed by a celebration of Bob’s life at 3:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the ALS Society.
Courville, Marion (nee - Campbell)
On Monday, October 19, 2009. Beloved partner of Frank Hicks. Dearly loved step-mom of Catherine (Andre Lariviere). Predeceased by her parents Bill and Leita Campbell and by her sisters Lois Madden and Sandra Campbell. Sadly missed by sisters Joyce Wright, Patricia Slight, Cathy McNulty (Tim), Ruth Hodges (Don Blais), by brother Harold (Bobby) and by many much loved nieces and nephews. Special thanks to staff and volunteers of the Hospice at May Court. A memorial service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 5533 Dickinson Street, Manotick, ON on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Marion, please consider the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 0X1.
Risk, William Elliott
1922 - 2009
Passed away peacefully on October 19, 2009. Beloved husband for 66 years to Connie. Loving father to Mary- Fern and David (Andrea). Proud “Pop” to Will (Tara), Allan (Kara), Nikki, Sarah and Neil (Natalie). Great grandfather to Lauren, Noelani and Anik. Survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Predeceased by his sister Mary. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Drive, Kars on Friday, October 23, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, October 24 at 1 p.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital would be appreciated.
Retired, Revenue Canada
On Sunday, October 18, 2009 at the Ottawa General Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by her mother Bertha Lacelle and step-father Albert Lacelle. Alice will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by her long-time friends and former colleagues. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Friday, October 23rd at 11:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 153 Woodroffe Avenue (at Byron Avenue). Interment Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa. Those wishing may make donations to the Ottawa Cancer Foundation.
Sprott, Alice Josephine (nee Press)
Statistics Canada, Retired
November 25, 1922 - October 21, 2009
Alice passed away peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Sprott. Loving mother to Douglas Jr., Ian and Gary (Gail). Cherished grandmother, “Nanny” to Andrew, Kim, Jeremy, Christopher, Natalie and great-grandmother to Nicholas. Dear sister to Eileen Blossom and Peter Press. Alice came to Canada as a War Bride from London, England in 1945. She was proud to call Canada her home but said she “would always be a Brit”. She will be remembered by many for her outgoing personality, wit and tremendous generosity, her beautiful English garden and the many gatherings at the house and the cottage. At Alice’s request there will be no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers or donations, please consider donating a gift to the Salvation Army Toy Mountain this upcoming holiday season in the spirit of her generosity and care for others. Alice’s greatest wish was that all children received a gift at Christmas.
On Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at the age of 18 years. Loving son of Robert Harvey and Maureen Fulford. Loving brother of Connor Harvey. Dear grandson of Pauline Fulford and the late Ed Fulford, and Betty and Bill Harvey. Dear nephew of Dale Fulford, Bonnie Fulford and R.J. Greenwood all of Australia, and Ron and Mich Harvey. Great nephew of Irene Fulford. Cam will be greatly missed by all his cousins, friends, and teammates. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kinburn Community Centre, Kinburn. Interment at Old St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pinhey’s Point. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Carleton Secondary School, Cam Harvey Memorial Fund.
Sealy, Elfrieda M.
Born January 27, 1929, passed on to be with the Lord on Friday October 23, 2009 after a lengthy illness. She is leaving behind many relatives in Germany and many friends in Ottawa. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.) on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 from 12:00 p.m. until time of the service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m.
Scott, Major James Gordon
B. Comm, RIA (May 6, 1925 - Nov. 2, 2009)
On Tuesday, November 2, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease, Gordon slipped away with his family at his side. Predeceased by his loving wife Elsie, Gordon was the proud great grandfather of Emma, the sweet Grandpa of Laura and Jennifer (Neil St. Germain) and the dearest Dad of Carolyn and fondly remembered by Stephen McIntyre. A descendant of Scottish settlers, Gordon was born in Davidson, Saskatchewan as the eldest brother to Margaret, Dale and Jack. As a young man Gordon left Canada with his Uncle Ken and joined the army. Landing in England he made lifelong friends. After the war Gordon finished his commerce degree at U of S, joined Simpsons where he met Elsie and then later re-joined the army. He served as a peace keeper living in Soest, Germany with his family and later served in Gaza under the UN for almost a year before settling in Ottawa. Elsie and Gordon loved their years of travel, and Gordon especially loved the Middle East. An insatiable reader Gordon also had a love for canoeing, cross country skiing, and building his model steam train. He epitomized the perfect gentleman and will be remembered for the many moments he created for his family. We will carry you in our hearts forever. Kindest thanks to the staff at Forrest Hill, especially Jane, Auxy, Ruth, Lu, and the nurses on C4 Queensway Carleton Hospital. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt on Thursday, November 5, 2009 from 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.
On Wednesday, November 4, at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by her husband Arthur Wright and by her daughter Joyce Gougeon (Daniel). Loving mother of Nancy Ogilvie (Michael), and Stephen Wright (Madeleine). Proud grandmother of Gregory, Sean, Carl, Magalie, Maude, Melissa, and Francis, and great grandmother of Tiffany, Anthony, Julien, and Heidi. Dear sister of Dorothy, Liliane, Marc, Normand, and the late Yvon. A special thank you to the Carlingview Manor staff on the 2nd floor for their care over the last 4 years. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore & Baseline Road) on Saturday, November 7, 2009 from 9:30am – 12 noon followed by a service in the chapel at 12 noon. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society.
Fettes, Joyce Isobel nee Mavor
Peacefully at her home on November 4, 2009, with her children at her side. Predeceased by her husband James Joseph Fettes (1976). Daughter of the late Hattie Helena (Good) Mavor and George Leslie Mavor. Loving and adored mother of Susan Diening, Jane Hansen (Paul) and David Fettes. Grandmother to Anton Diening (Nancy Bergeron), Leslie Diening (Stephane Bonetti), Victoria Scott (Glenn), Devon Hansen and Heather Hansen. Great-grandmother to Lucca, Matteo and Nicholas Bonetti, Abigaël and Anthony Diening and yet to be born Baby Scott. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick on June 12, 1922, Joyce graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1944. In December 1945, she married her beloved Jimmie and they settled in Ottawa in 1953, building a home near Manotick, Ontario in 1957. Always community minded, Joyce was an active volunteer for many years with St. James Anglican Church, the Miller’s Oven and the Carleton Golf and Yacht Club – where she was awarded the first, and only, Honourary Membership in 2003 – an honour that she cherished. Joyce was also a crackerjack bridge player and will be especially missed by her bridge companions. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Drive (east of Hwy 416 ), Kars on Sunday, November 8, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, November 9, 2009 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Outreach Program, Suite 111, 1716 Woodward Avenue, Ottawa K2C 0P8 would be appreciated.
Keen, Rosa Dora
Peacefully in hospital, Carleton Place after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Beloved wife of the late Donald Keen (2005). Loving mother of William (Melanie) Keen, Pakenham. Survived by her sister Esther Pellerin and by her brother John Blanchard. Predeceased by her sisters Olivia Schnaufer, Ontario and Florida Boudreau, New Brunswick, and by her brothers Melem, Theodore, Fedel, Leo, Lenard, Arsine and Armond all of New Brunswick. Rosa’s family wishes to thank the staff of the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Clinic, the Carleton Place Hospital and her homecare providers. Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Ave. West, Carleton Place on Monday, November 9, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place in the chapel Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Paul’s Anglican Cemetery, Almonte. Donations in Rosa’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Lung Association would be appreciated.
(retired owner of Solo Books)
Suddenly in his beloved community of Westboro on Wednesday, November 4, at the age of 69. Survived by his first wife Louise, and by his second wife Kathleen. Proud father of Bernie Jr., Alan, Gene, and Andrew. Dear grandfather of Trevor and Cassandra. He is survived by his sisters Lois, Ellen, Judy, and Donna, and by his brothers Robert, and Blair. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes 403 Richmond Road at Roosevelt on Saturday, November 7, 2009 from 5-7 pm and on Sunday, November 8, 2009 from 1-3 & 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 347 Richmond Road on Monday, November 9, 2009 at 1 pm. Those wishing may make memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation.