Suddenly, at home, on Monday, May 3, 2010 at the age of 61 years. Dear father of Laura Giberson (Grant). Beloved partner of Jeannie Pearce and step-father to Jackie Pearce (Cody Schnobb) Proud grandfather of Piper and Rowan Giberson and Seth Schnobb. He is also survived by his father Glendon E. Clarke (and his wife Jane) and brothers and sisters Daniel, Joel, Lisa, Jennifer and Jonathan as well as all of their families. Predeceased by his mother Laurianne, brother Timothy and sister Marcia. Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Blaine’s life at Sonny’s Bar and Grill, 1119 Baxter Road on Thursday, May 6th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. For those wishing, a donation to the Ottawa Heart Institute or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Hobbs, Robert Borden Jr.
July 25, 1942 - April 28, 2010 Peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Beloved only son of the late R. Borden & Esther Hobbs. Much loved brother of Shirley Green. Loving uncle of Judy, Tom, Sandra (Duncan Anderson), Marjorie (Darin McCorriston), & Diana ( Gary Cashman). Great Uncle to Jayme, Jessie, Matthew, Jenna, Clinton, Rebecca & Abby. Bordie had a long & successful teaching career & has left a legacy for life with many students. Sincere thanks to his faithful friends who stayed the course for so many years through his struggle with poor health. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 from Noon until the time of service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Donations to Ottawa Humane Society or Friends of Hospice would be appreciated. Pain Free at Last, Rest Easy Bordie
ROSS, Edith Peacefully May 2, 2010 in Ottawa in her 91st year. Predeceased by husband Frank; parents Edith Gage and Arthur Murray; brother Stanley and sister Delia. Loving mother of Marion Murray of Ottawa (late Alvin); Kenneth (Renata) of Kingston; Norman (Barbara) of Galetta. Dear grandmother of Kelly (David Midgley), Christofer, James and Rebecca, step grandmother of Kirk (Lyndi) and step great grandmother of Cooper. Service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 570 Avenue de Buckingham (Buckingham Sector), Gatineau, Quebec on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception in the Church Hall. Those wishing, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 9Z9 or charity of your choice
McCuan, Jean Elizabeth (Hudson)
Peacefully in hospital on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 in her 78th year. Beloved wife of Alexander “Sandy”. Cherished mother of Susan McCuan-Harron, Barbara McCuan-Mittler (Jay), Brian (Pat) and Kevin. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Timothy, June, Ben, Greg, Paul and Stephanie. Sister of Walter (Mabel), Gordon (Mary) and Lorn (late Elizabeth) Hudson. Predeceased by her parents John and Mary Hudson and brother John Hudson. Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Ave. W., Carleton Place on Wednesday, May 12th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to Carleton Place District Memorial Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Carleton Place.
Doré, Bernard A.
Suddenly at home on Saturday December 23, 2006 at the age of 59. Bernard was the cherished father of Marc (Danie), Julien, and Denis, and dear friend of Guy Renaud. Papi will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Sophia and Nicolas. Predeceased by his parents Estelle Doré Emery (Lavallée) and Albert Doré and sister Laurette Boulerice (Rosaire). Survived by his siblings Susanne (Adrian), Gérard (Mary) and Monique Licandro. Missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bernard continues to live in the hearts of those who knew him. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd), Nepean on Saturday, December 30, 2006 from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. followed by a service in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Hutson, Stephen William
Sept. 16, 1963-May 4, 2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Steve. He will be dearly missed by his mother Helen and brothers Mark and Richard. Predeceased by his father Dr. Richard Hutson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery.
Davidson, John Robert
With great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of "Bob" John Robert Davidson at home on May 3rd. He leaves behind his beloved brother Ron and Ron’s partner Maura (Watson); predeceased by his parents Irene and Joe and brother Ken. He will be missed by Eileen, Maureen, Jack, Cecelia, Kathy and "Maw" McCaffrey, Colleen Prubant and family, the Smyths, the O'Sullivans and many friends including Beryl and Carlea. Bob had a love for his work, gardens, nature, horses, artistic design and flower arranging. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 10th immediately followed by a service to celebrate Bob's life at Tubman's Funeral Home, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.).
Gontard, François Marie Étienne
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of François Marie Étienne Gontard on May 5, 2010. Born on June 23, 1926 in Troyes, France, François was awarded the Médaille d'honneur for rescuing 31 swimmers from the surf at Biscarosse, near Bordeaux. He remained an avid swimmer until he was placed in long-term care for Alzheimer's in 2006. François immigrated to Canada in his late 20s. He worked as an electronics technician for Trans Canada Airlines, Dehavilland, Canadian Marconi and Hewlett-Packard. He ended his career as a technical translator for the federal government. He could often be seen riding his bicycle with his beret perched upon his head through the streets where he lived. He was passionate about nature, music and art. François is predeceased by his wife Gladys Jane, and his sister Denise. He leaves to mourn his children: Florence (Pierre), Xavier (Florence), Agnès, Denise (Timothy), and Lily; his grandchildren, Yannick, Mélanie, Samantha (Matt), Léa; and his great-granddaughter, Scarlette Rose. The family is grateful for the care and support of the Centre d'accueil Champlain, the City of Ottawa, and the Alzheimer's support group at Bruyère Continuing Care. Friends and family are welcome to the visitation at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 12, 2010, followed by a service and a reception to be held at St. Helen's Anglican Church, Orléans, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Peacefully in hospital on Thursday, May 6, 2010, in her 63rd year. Wife of Michael Choy. Loving mother of Jaime Choy (Kyle McDonald). Cherished nana of Colin. Sister of Frank and Gerd Inglis both of Britain. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 from 6 – 8 p.m. Memorial service in the chapel Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Charmaine please consider the Canadian Cancer Society, 1745 Woodward Drive, Ottawa, ON K2C 0P9.
McKenzie, Frances Ruth (nee Black)
Fran passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, May 7, 2010. Daughter of the late George and Jane Black of Campbells Bay. Predeceased by her husband Stuart McKenzie. Loving mother of Steve (Judie) McKenzie, Bonnie McKenzie, Dawn McKenzie-Holmes, Colin (Mary) McKenzie, Tim McKenzie and Patricia Cloud. Fran will be lovingly missed by her grandchildren, Jennie (Jeff) Arsenault, Jessie McKenzie, Geoff McKenzie, Jamie McKenzie, Thomas Holmes. Also her great grand children Kyla and Fiona, Sisters May Wilson, Marjory Clark, Florence O’Neil, and Audrey Rowat along with many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank all the staff of the Ottawa Hospital General campus for their excellent care and comfort. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 12 p.m. Donations to the Shawville Hospital would be appreciated.
Sisson, Ethel (neè Strickland)
Peacefully in the arms of her husband and daughter, Susan at the Hospice at May Court on Friday, May 07, 2010 in her 68th year. Beloved wife of Bruce. Dear mother of Janet Barber (Brooke), Susan Dubois (Garnet), Norm (Jacky) and Laurie Perreault (Peter). Loving grandmother of Kyle, Stacey, Jesse, Randi, Shannon and Jamie. Sister of Edward Strickland (Hilda), Alice Thorne (Doug), Bruce Strickland (Judy) and the late Janet Strickland. Cherished daughter of Eleanor Strickland and the late Albert Strickland. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Ann Fillingham for her exceptional care. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 2.p.m. Interment of cremated remains at Rideauvale Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron St., Ottawa,K1S 0X1.
April 29, 1944 – May 8, 2010
Peacefully in Carleton Place with her family at her side on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Beverley-Ann Ford, beloved wife and best friend of Leonard (Len) Vallee. Cherished mother of Sherry (Dale) and Tim (Linda). Very special granny to Joshua (Noël), Natasha and Troy and great-granny to Cali. Dear sister of Fred (Ginette) and Gary (Wendy) Ford. Predeceased by her brother Don (Peggy)Ford.Friends may call at the Carleton Place Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 61 Lake Avenue West, Carleton Place on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carleton Place. For those who wish, please consider a donation in Bev’s memory to the Lung Association.
Stone, Rex Langdon
Stone - Rex Langdon Peacefully in hospital on Sunday, May 9, 2010 in his 87th year. He married Margaret Brouse of Ottawa on June 14, 1969 and had five children by his first marriage to Nancy Canfield: Nelson Stone of Springfield, SD; Betsy-Jane Reilly of Sanford, Maine; Nancy Alice Whitney of Kerrville, TX; Christopher R. Stone of Ingram TX; and Robin F. Stone of Kerrville, TX. He has fifteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Rex was born January 13, 1924 in Somersworth, New Hampshire to Annie B. Stone and Rex Langdon Stone. His one brother Earl B. Stone resides in Odenton, MD. Rex grew up in Fort Fairfield, Maine and was a graduate of the first class from Maine Maritime Academy in 1943. Spent the Second World War with the Merchant Marine on convoy duty in the north Atlantic. During the Korean War he was an officer in the United State Navy and returned to the Merchant Marine and served in Vietnam. He retired from the Merchant Marine in 1969 having attained the rank of Captain. His second career was as a High School history teacher and he taught for ten years at Lee Academy in Lee, Maine. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Tuesday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice.
nee Basselin of Moivrons, France
At home on Monday, May 10, 2010 in her 80th year. Beloved mother of Marie Dewar (Brad) and John Chevrier (Chantal). Loving grandmother of Jodi, Amanda, Alexa and Leonie. Cherished great-grandmother of Makayla, Logan and Evan. Dear sister of Pierre (Jeannine), Gilberte, Yvette and Françoise (Daniel). Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.) on Saturday, May 15, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Bourne (Toop), Ellen Gould
Ellen Gould Bourne, age 79 of the Town of Pella died Monday, December 25, 2006. Ellen was born March 22, 1927 in Ramsay, Ontario, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Beatrice (Lotan) Toop. Ellen lived on a 200 acre dairy farm in Canada until her marriage to her husband John Bourne, on August 18, 1947. She spent the next 22 years of her marriage on the island of Bermuda until she moved to Sarasota, Florida in 1969. She lived in Florida for 11 years until the marriage of her daughter, Linda Averil Heling, when she moved to Shawano County for the rest of her life. She presently was a member of the Shawano Seventh Day Adventist Church and had been a member of churches in other cities where she live, where she had taken positions as Deaconess, Children’s Division Leader/Teacher, Dorcas Society, Temperance, Investment, volunteer to make props like curtains, benches and trellis’s. She was also a first aid volunteer for injured cyclists in Bermuda. Ellen is survived by her daughter Linda Averil (Eldon) Heling of the Town of Pella, granddaughter Peggy Heling, sisters Esther Campbell of Whitby, Ontario and Margaret (Fritz) Wortman of Sherwood Park, Alberta and sister-in-law Dorothy Toop of Carleton Place and by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by her parents, her husband John, on June 18, 1986, a daughter Elizabeth in infancy and a brother Harold Toop. Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 28, 2006 at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with Pastor Samuel Garbi of the New London Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Kerry Funeral Home, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Monday, January 1st, 2007 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 117 Victoria Street, Carleton Place for service at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte. For those who wish, memorial donations to the Voice of Prophesy, Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Rafael, Paul “MrPaul”
March 14, 1969 – May 7, 2010
Peacefully in hospital surrounded by his family and close friend. Beloved son of Adeline Falk-Rafael, loving brother of Heather (Tony Wise) and dearly loved uncle of Rachel. Son of Emery Rafael. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Tuesday from 1 to 3p.m. A memorial service will be held at Jennett Chapel of the McClelland and Slessor Funeral Home, 152 Bradford Street, Barrie, Ontario on Thursday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Watson, Doreen Glena
Peacefully on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of Stanley Watson. Cherished mother of Mark (Deborah), Glenda Faye Bowmaster (Glen) and James (Christine). Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Sarah, Jeremy, Michael, Morgan, David and Nancy. Sister of Garnet Simpson (Bev) and the late Keith Simpson. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Thursday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Parkinson Society.
Webster, Ethel Mary nee Beedie
Suddenly while visiting Ottawa, Canada on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. Beloved wife of the late George Webster. Dear aunt of Doug Webster (Linda) and Helen Webster of Ottawa Canada. Loved friend of Heather Edgar and her family of Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Interment of cremated remains will take place in Aberdeen, Scotland at a later date.