O'Brien, James Louis
James passed away in hospital, in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 in his 59th year. Beloved son of the late Walter and Mabel O’Brien (nee Smith) of Ottawa. Survived by sister D. Katherine Jackson (Alan) of Boca Raton, Florida, niece Dr. Jennifer Jackson of New Haven, Connecticut, nephew Dr. Gregory Jackson of Cleveland, Ohio; sister Julia M. O’Brien and nephews Charles (Chas) and Liam Broderick all of Winnipeg, Manitoba; brother Walter W. O’Brien of London, England. Mr. O’Brien held the position of Vice-Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board, Toronto, Ontario. Prior to his appointment to the OMB in 1997, he held senior positions with the City of Ottawa, and the Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton. Mr. O’Brien obtained his law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1975 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1977. Mr. O’Brien and his siblings would like to especially thank his cousin Patrick O’Brien, wife Fay and Aunt Lorna O’Brien for their kindness and help during his illness. Thanks as well to Dr. Timothy Brandys, the Vascular Surgery team and the kind and compassionate nursing staff of the Unit B-2 of the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus. Visitation will be held at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (at Roosevelt Ave) on Tuesday, May 18th from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 19th from 12 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 153 Woodroffe Avenue (at Byron) on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment and reception to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in James’ memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 26331, STN BRMB, Toronto, ON, M7Y 4R1, or the charity of your choice
In hospital on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Romeo Latreille. Loving mother of Alayne Latreille and Loraine Hartley (Ed). Dear grandmother of Alexander Hartley. She is survived by her brother William Brunette. Predeceased by her sister Ella Smith. A graveside service will be held at Pinecrest Cemetery on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 1pm. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa.
Dobson, Meyril Kenneth
Passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Anne (Hill). Loving father of Ron Dobson (Wanda Duncan), and the late Anne Strathern. Cherished Grandpa of Ron Strathern (Monique), Chris Dobson, Wendy Da Ros (Anthony), Lisa Dobson (Dave Mander), & Great-Grandpa of Tristen, Olivia, Alex, Joey, Anna, Amanda, and Adam. He will be dearly missed by his faithful companion Clare Stevenson, his sister Marlene Mulligan (the late Lyall) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Laura Mains and Verna Macfarlane, as well as brothers Arnold and Robert Dobson. Visitation will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr and Baseline Rd) on Sunday, May 16th from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Special thanks to Kim Hallarn and staff of the Redwoods Residence for all their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations in Meyril’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
B.A. “Class of ’39, University of Toronto-Victoria College
Peacefully at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital on Thursday, May 13, 2010 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late William E. Jolliffe. Loving mother of Michael (Regina), William (Susan), and Charles (Marcia). Proud and cherished grandmother of Matthew and Theresa; Keltie (Doug Chapman) and Tom; Alex, Tyler and Russell. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Jesse, Archie, Margaret, Jim and Mary. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 1:00 pm until time of service, which will be held in the Chapel at 2:00 pm. Donations to the Canadian Wildlife Federation would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Leftly, Eva Emma Idaleen (nee Howard)
In Edmonton, AB, on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, Eva passed away in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Alvinston “Al” Leftly. Loving mother of Royden “Skip” Leftly and Lylamay (Michael Coghlan). Dear grandmother of Tanya Coghlan and grandmother of Bobbi-Jo & Billi-Jo Mooney, and great-grandmother of two. Eva was predeceased by her siblings; Lennis Howard, Wellington Howard, Grace Hines, Idena Laakkonen, Keith Howard, and Samuel Howard. Survived by brothers-in-law James (Bud) Hines and Enzio Laakkonen, as well as sisters-in-law June Howard and Beatrice Howard. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt Ave) on Friday, August 6, 2010 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Kennedy, Irene (nee Dolan)
Peacefully at Fairview Manor on Friday, May 14, 2010 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of Kingsley for 65 years. Cherished mother of Bryan (Helen), Shane, Robin and Rodger. Loving grandmother of Kerry (John), Jason (Tricia), Rebecca (Phil), Tremayne and Owen. Predeceased by her grandson Jamie and great-grandson Mitchell. Great-grandmother of Mikyla, Kaden, Madison, Marnie, Michael and Reid. The family would like to thank all the staff at Fairview Manor for all their care and kindness. Friends may call at the Carp Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington St., Carp on Sunday, May 16th from 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Dunrobin United Church, on Monday, May 17th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
Branscombe, Ronald G.
of Highland Beach, Florida, formerly of Ottawa, Ontario, passed away peacefully after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family on May 11, 2010. He is survived by his loving wife Iva Branscombe, his children Kelli (Ian) Dixion of Ottawa, Audra and Ron E. Branscombe both of Florida; and his granddaughter Olivia Dixion. Predeceased by his parents Borden and Bernice Branscombe. Dear brother of the late Douglas (Pauline) Branscombe, Lois (Doug) McKay, Bonnie (the late David) Walker and Brian Branscombe. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Ron was the former owner of Branscombe Motor Inn, Ottawa, Busch’s Seafood Restaurant in Delray Beach and Jupiter, FL. Friends may visit at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd (between Baseline and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Wednesday, May 19th from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, May 20th at 1 p.m. Interment at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, North Gower, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Adams, Inez Doreen
Peacefully at her home in St. Patrick’s Home, Ottawa, Ontario on Monday, December 25, 2006 at age 83. Inez Doreen Campbell, wife of the late John Edward Adams. Sister of Merle Ostrander. Survived by nieces and nephews. Inez is predeceased by her parents Wilfred and Kathleen Campbell and by her brother Lawrence and by a sister Lucille. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service in the spring at United Cemeteries Carleton Place. For those who wish, memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of the Tubman Kerry Funeral Home, Carleton Place Chapel, 61 Lake Avenue West, Carleton Place.
Peacefully at the Hospice of may Court on her 89th birthday, Saturday, May 15, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Keeling. Loving mother of Glynis, Sharyn (Peter), Kevin (Kathleen) and Gregory. Proud grandmother of Calette (Jason), Alisha (Andrew), and Kane, and great grandmother of Kendra and Lukas. She is survived by her brothers and sisters in the UK. Predeceased by her son Jeffrey. A special thank you to the caring staff at the Hospice at May Court. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes’ Garden Chapel 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore & Baseline Road) on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 1 pm. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Ave. Ottawa, ON, K1S 0X1.
Peacefully at Peter D. Clark on May 16th 2010 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Henning Porsaa. Cherished grandmother of Heather and Lise Ridgway, Christopher Conway, Janos and Brandon-Lee Kalman. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family. Private family arrangements.
Rivington, Elsie May
In hospital Sunday, May 16, 2010, in her 84th year. Daughter of the late Joseph and Violet Hemphill. Beloved wife of the late William John (Willy/Bill) Rivington and the late Gilbert Crosby. Mother of Hal (Linda) and the late Heather Roessl (Franz). Grandmother to Samantha Bleecker (nee Pihlainen) and her husband Chris, Franzie, Hans, Kristy and Heather. Great Grandmother of William, Johnathan, Lily and Benjamin. Sister of Helen and Mabel. Friends may call to the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore and Baseline Road) on Wednesday May 19th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm until time of the service in the chapel at 6:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Elsie to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. We would also like to take this time to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff on the fifth floor of the Ottawa Civic Hospital for all of their assistance in making Elsie comfortable.
Russett, Diane Mary (nee Letang)
At home on Friday, May 14th, 2010. Loving wife of Gordon. Cherished mother of Jason and Jennifer. Grandmother of Arthur, Robert, William and Thomas Russett. Survived by her brothers Paul and Barry (Pauline). She will missed by many friends and family. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (at Roosevelt Ave) on Thursday, May 20th from 2- 4 & 7 -9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. George’s Catholic Church, 415 Piccadilly Ave, on Friday at 11 a.m. Private Inurnment at a later date. For those who wish donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated.
Hodgins, Philip Douglas
Retired Manager of Group Claims, Metropolitan Life
After a brief illness, Phil passed away on Monday, May 17, 2010 at the age of 74 years. Born in Shawville, Quebec he was the son of the late Stella (Bradley) and Lemuel Hodgins. Dearly loved husband of Joyce (Kord). Cherished father of Deborah and Joanne Hodgins. Predeceased by his high school sweetheart and wife Kathryn (Black) and by his brothers Desmond and Carson. Also predeceased by his sister and brother-in-law, Jim and Gwen Peaker. He is also survived by sisters and brothers-in-law Helen and Jim Cutting, Lorraine and Gordon Sinclair and many nieces and nephews. Admired and loved by his step-children Lee-Anne Veinot (Steve), Jeff Nelles (Lynne), Lisa Bodnoff (Paul) and Rick Kord. Loved by his step-grandchildren Taylor, Ashley, Kelsey, Bryden, Ryan and Jenna. Phil loved sports, especially hockey. In his youth in Shawville, he played junior hockey for the Junior Hockey Club, Shawville High School and baseball for the Shawville Tigers. He was an avid fan of the Ottawa Senators. Phil was involved in all aspects of curling. He was a member and President of Cityview Curling Club, Board member of the Ottawa Valley Curling Assoc., President of the Ontario Curling Assoc. and President of the Governor Generals Curling Club. Phil’s kind and gentle spirit will be remembered by those who were fortunate enough to know him. He will be deeply missed. The family would like to express our deep gratitude to the Queensway Carleton ICU staff for the excellent care provided for Phil. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Building Fund would be appreciated.
Freeman, Robin Gerald Jacob
Freeman – Robin Gerald Jacob Tragically on Sunday, May 16, 2010, age 16 years. Predeceased by his step-father Art Farrell. Survived by his loving mother, Jennifer; sister Jayme; brother Arthur; father, Robin and step-sister McKenzie. He was also dearly loved by his grandparents, extended family and friends. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE. Funeral service will now be held at Arlington Woods Free Methodist Church, 225 McClellan Rd., Nepean on Friday at 2:30 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to Christie Lake Kids, 400 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON K1K 2C7.
Faux, Douglas William
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of Bev (Ginn). Loving father of Shannon and Stephanie. Dear brother of Ken (Cathy) and Don. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Betty Faux. 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 3 and 6 to 8 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 Canadian Cancer Society.
Endersby, Mary Elizabeth “Bette” (nee – Naismith)
Peacefully at Forest Hill Nursing Home, with her family at her side, on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Endersby. Dear mother of Richard Endersby and Cathie Leighton. Sister of May Toop. Predeceased by her infant sister Cathie and by her brothers Bob (husband of Marjorie) and Bill. The family wish to thank the staff of Forest Hill Nursing Home for their for their care and kindness. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 154 Elgin Street, Almonte, Ontario on Saturday May 22, 2010 from 1 - 3 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Saturday at 3:00 p.m. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Bette, please consider the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, ON K1B 9Z9.
Lachance, Nora (nee Breen)
Born February 13, 1932 died peacefully in her sleep at home, surrounded by her loving family, in Nepean, Ontario on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 after a short but valiant battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Hilleard (Hank) for 59 years, and forever loved and cherished Mother of Stephen (Joanne Wilson) of Boston, MA, Carolyn Robinson(Bernard) of Stittsville, Douglas (Marion) of Kanata, Louella Eastman (Peter Boffa) of Richmond Hill, Lori Lachance (Carey Perrier) of Carleton Place and pre-deceased by her youngest son Allan. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Dennis, Cecile, Robyn, Christopher, Chantelle, Cheryl, Benjamin, Curtis, Elizabeth, Alana, Thomas and Jake, 7 great-grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren. Loving sister of Margaret Keller, Vera (August) Lapenskie, James (Sharon) Breen and Raychel (Danny) Rose of (Eganville) and Shirley Etmanskie of Wilno. Predeceased by brothers Delbert, Michael, Morgan, Leroy and Thomas Breen, sister Frances Amo, and parents Laura and Thomas Breen. Friends may call at the Garden chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass at St Martin’s de Porres Church, 3891 Richmond Road , Ottawa on Saturday at 11 a.m. Internment Capital Memorial Gardens. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Nora, please consider the Shepherds of Good Hope, 233 Murray St., Ottawa K1N 5M9 or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family wishes to thank Mary Lou Anderson CCAC Case Manager, the Community Palliative Care Network, especially Dr. Hurdon and Bayshore Home Health Nurses and Personal Support staff for their understanding, compassion and caring.