Bird, Dr. Peter Mortimer
Retired, dedicated Public Servant and long time member of St. Richard's Anglican Church. Peacefully, at home (Garden Terrace long term care) on Friday, December 25th, 2009 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Bird (July 2009) . Loved father of Kathryn Fabbricino (Luigi) of Burlington and Sharon Allard (Fabian) of Ottawa. Dear grandfather of Matthew and Brianna Fabbricino and Zachary Allard. A private funeral service will be held, followed by a public memorial service at St. Richard's Anglican Church, 8 Withrow Avenue, Ottawa at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Canadian Blood Services (as a gift of life blood donor or in the form of financial support), 1575 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1Z 7M3 and/or the Parkinson Society (Ottawa), 300 – 381 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 2A8 would be appreciated.
Desjardins, Ronald Arthur
Suddenly in hospital, on Friday, December 25, 2009 at age 77. Beloved husband of Renate. Loving father of Steven (Julia), Marc (Kim) and Keith (Jennifer). Devoted grandfather of Jillian, Jocelyne, Amy, Justin and Olivia. Ronny will be fondly remembered by cousins Joe (Shirley), Joan (Ron) and Pauline. Predeceased by a brother Gerald. He always did his very best for his family. He provided love, wisdom, encouragement and stability. His strength, will and determination are lasting examples to his children and grandchildren. He was so proud of his family and they are so very proud of him. Deeply missed, he will be forever remembered by those who knew and loved him. A celebration of Ronald’s life will be held on January 16, 2010 between 1 and 4 p.m. at 265 Poulin Avenue, Ottawa. For those who wish, a memorial donation to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Eastern Ontario Branch, 400C-1150 Morrison Drive, Ottawa, K2H 8S9 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 200-1900 Merivale Road, Ottawa, K2G 4N4 would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes.
Lee, Adam Thomas Jeffrey
Peacefully in hospital with his family at his side, on Monday, December 28, 2009 at age 14. Loving son and best friend to Jeff (Tara) and Angie (Debbie). Cherished brother of Kayla, Ashley and Keira. Beloved grandson of Gladys (late Eric) Lee and Curley (Arlene) Dugdale. Dear nephew of Dan (Barb) Lee, Gary (Wilma) Lee, Tom (Cathy) Lee, Kathy (Joe) Kelly, Gerry Lee and Scott (Monique) Dugdale. Adam will be fondly remembered by many cousins and by his godmother Wendy Lee. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street,Almonte on Thursday, December 31, from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. only. Funeral service will be held at the Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin Street on Friday, January 1, 2010 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations in Adam’s memory to CHEO would be appreciated.
Lee, Hal "The Bear"
Surrounded by his family on December 29, 2009 at the Carleton Place Hospital, Hal passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Claire (nee Bourbonnais). Loving father of Hal Jr, Debbie (Andy) Macdonald, Andrea, Lori (Steve) Watkins and Kathleen (Phil) Graham. Cherished grandfather of Julie, Brent, Kathleen, Cheryl, Virginia, Michael, Sarah, Tasha, Shelby, Seamus, Nicholas, Justin and 7 great-grandchildren. Survived by 6 sisters and 3 brothers. Predeceased by 1 brother and his parents Harold Lee and Margaret Richardson. When CKOY's sister station, CKBY-FM, went country in 1972, “The Bear” crossed over as morning newscaster and Senior News Editor, a post he held until 1987. Hal has been a part of every major country music event in the Valley for the past thirty years, from the Ompah Stomp to the Gatineau Clog and Kanata Kountry. He is a past-President of The Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame and served on the Board of Directors from its inception in 1980 until 2001. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Home, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline and Bayshore Dr.) on Friday, January 1st 2010 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, January 2nd at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.
Szabadka, Sandra Ina (nee Slade)
Formerly of Ottawa, peacefully at home in Kingston, surrounded by the love of her family, on Monday, December 14, 2009. Sandra Szabadka, in her 69th year, beloved wife and devoted companion of Frank, for 34 years. Dear mother of Bob Waddell of Victoria, BC. Predeceased by her parents, Ezra and Ina Slade. Fondly remembered by her aunt, Dorothy Slade of Nepean, and also by cousins, Blake, Gail, Beth, Linda and Mary. In keeping with Sandra's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service in celebration of her life will take place at the Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) Nepean, on Saturday, January 9, 2010, at 2:00 pm. Friends may call from 1:00 pm until time of service. As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, in Sandra's memory.
Peacefully on Friday December 8, 2006 at New Orchard Lodge at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Vern Goodwin. Loving mother of Barb Goodwin (Calgary) and the late Bonnie Pardoe. Cherished Grandma of Laurie Pardoe (Ottawa), Kandi Guy (Calgary) and Jodi Johnston (Calgary). Devoted great-grandmother of Rachel, Chloe and Julie Guy and Alyssa and Jake McHugh. Sadly missed by the Woods family: brother-in-law Albert, nephew Doug (Carol), great-niece Sue-Ellen (Peter Johnston), great-nephew Lionel (Kerri) and their children.
Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline and Bayshore) on Monday December 11 from 11 a.m. until time of service. Funeral Service will be held in the Tubman Chapel at 1 p.m.
Brewster (nee Harrison), Catherine R.
Teacher, Potter, Sculptor
Peacefully after an intense battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 6, 2006. Beloved wife of Bob Summerhurst. Daughter of Catherine and the late John Harrison. Sister of James and Frederick Harrison. Fondly remembered by Bob's children Carolyn and Kristen Summerhurst.
Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) on Saturday, December 16, 2006 from 12:30 p.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.
Wilkins, Collin Glenville
We regret to announce the passing of Collin Glenville Wilkins on Thursday December 14, 2006. Born on February 16, 1908 on Mear River Nova Scotia. Predeceased by his wife Minnie Mae Oke on May 10, 1998, his three sons Samuel, John and Walter and his sister Elsie. He is survived by his a sister Alvina Lusk of Richmond Ontario, his son Gordon (Carol Kroll) of Manotick, Ontario and his two grandchildrenDeborah-Lynn Kuchciak (Christopher) of Ottawa and Gordon Michael Collin Wilkins (Beth Galeszwski) of Toronto Ontario. He is also survived by four great grandchildren; Connor, Sara, Ryan and Emily. Collin was employed for thirty five years as a Stationary Engineer with Noranda Mines, Noranda Quebec. Friends may call at the Rideau Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Drive,Kars (Est of Hwy 416) on Tuesday December 19, 2006 from 10 a.m. until service time. Funeral service will be held in the chapel, Tuesday at 11 a.m. Spring Interment Muster Union Cemetery. Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the War Amputation of Canada, Child Amputee Program.
Retired Teacher, Ottawa Board of Education
Peacefully at Granite Ridge on Friday, December 15, 2006. Daughter of the late Hubert and Emma Seabrook. Sister of the late Wilkie Seabrook (Isobel), Ethel Grierson (Alf), Iris Smith (Arnold), and Erwin. Dear aunt of Valerie Michell (George), Doug Seabrook (Marilyn), the late Dr. Norris Seabrook, Shirley Ritchie (Larry), Faye Shillington (Dave), and Carol Bennett (Bart). Also fondly remembered by many great-nieces and great-nephews. Alice was a graduate of Carleton University. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 4330 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.) on Monday, December 18, 2006 from 11 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery, Stanley Corners. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
“A special friend who will be missed by all”
Smith, Hazel Enid
Peacefully, in hospital, on December 17, 2006 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Allan Hyde and the late Perley Smith. Loving mother of Connie (David Jorgensen), Darlene (Ralph Edgecomb), and Beverley (Ross Scott). Predeceased by daughter Judy, infant son Douglas, parents Alfred and Annie McMillan, brothers Leslie, Hartley and Elmer McMillan and great-granddaughter Sarah Jean Harquail. Also survived by brother Chesley McMillan (Gerri) and sister Dorothy (Everett Rea). Loving grandmother to nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Friends may attend a memorial service at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.), Nepean on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in the spring. The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff of the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their care and compassion. Those wishing may make a donation in memory of Enid to CHEO.
Smith, Peter Grenville
O.L.S & C.L.S.
After a courageous battle with cancer, with his wife by his side on Friday, December 15, 2006, in his 59th year. Beloved husband of Shirley O’Bryan. Son of the late Grenville and Ella Smith. Dear brother of Douglas (Donna), and Philip (Nancy). Proud stepfather of Steven, Dan, Mary-Anne and Susan. Loving uncle of Kerry-Anne, Cheryl-Anne, Andrew and Caylin. Also missed by his constant companions Alice and Molly. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) on Monday, December 18, 2006 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday after 10:30 a.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.
Veteran WWII Life Member Chaudiere Lodge # 264
Charles Easterman passed away on Saturday December 16, 2006 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Iveson. Dear father of Tom (Judy), Muriel and Phil. Loving grandfather of Kim (Mark Blackwood), Karin (Dale Turpin), Kelly (Cliff Revering), Stephen and Ted. Great grandfather of Mathew, Jacob and one on the way. Brother of Margaret Hodgins. He will be sadly missed by his sister-in-law Bet Iveson. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) on Tuesday, December 19th, 2006 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, December 20th at 2:00 p.m. The family wish to thank the staff of the Hospice at May Court for their kindness and compassionate care of Charles. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Charles, please consider The Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1S 0X1.
Tripp, Gladys Mae
Past Worthy High Priestess of Ottawa Shrine No. 5, White Shrine of Jerusalem
Peacefully on Saturday, December 16, 2006 at the age of 84. Much loved wife for 54 years of the late Gerald, and mother of the late Gayle. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Tiffany, Steven and Dale (Kate), her great grandchildren Tyler and Connor, and son-in-law Art Horricks. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Tuesday December 19, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Gladys may be made to the CHEO Foundation or to the Humane Society of Ottawa.
Peacefully, at home on December 16, 2006. Wolfgang, aged 87, will be greatly missed by his wife Brita, his son Michael, daughter-in-law Gina, as well as by many friends and family members in Canada and Germany. He will be remembered by the congregation of his church and by former colleagues at the National Research Council. A memorial service to celebrate Wolfgang’s life will be held at the German Evangelical Martin Luther Church, 499 Preston Street, on Saturday, January 13, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would very much appreciate donations to the Palliative Care Outreach Program, Suite 305, 63 Glencoe Street, Ottawa, ON K2H 8S5.
At Granite Ridge Nursing Home on Friday December 8, 2006 at the age of 59. Predeceased by her mother Marjorie Leitch. A graveside service will take place at Hope Cemetery, 4660 Bank Street, Gloucester, on Friday December 22 at 11:00a.m. Arrangements in care of Tubman Funeral Home (613) 722-6559.
McCully, James (Jim) Joseph
Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday after enduring a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife Norma, his sons James (Gaele), Philip (Heather) and John (Katina); his sisters Margaret (Wylie) and Helen (Wright) and his grandsons Trent, Brennan and Aston. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy in WWII then graduated from McGill University in 1954. He was named a Paul Harris Fellow for the Rotary Club of West Ottawa and he served on numerous committees of St. John the Apostle Church and several other charities. He taught at Algonquin College; was the past president of the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. and was a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and recognized for outstanding participation and contributions by the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada. He will be dearly missed by many. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline), Nepean. Funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 2340 Baseline Road, Nepean Thursday at 11 a.m. with reception to follow in the Church hall. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you please make a donation to your favorite charity.