Finally at peace on Thursday, January 11, 2007. Mom will be forever missed by her daughters Chris and her husband Eric Hobson, and Laura and her husband Todd McConnell. Now reunited with her bestfriend and husband Allen. Cherished Nanny of Rhyanna, Carleigh, Meredith, and Olivia. Deeply missed by Robert and Mary Gerrish, and by Wally and Marilyn Guty. Your longtime struggle is over Mom, give Dad a hug for us. God bless you both. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean (between Bayshore & Baseline Road), on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 1 – 2:30 p.m., followed by a service in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Palliative Care Outreach Program, 63 Glencoe St. Suite 305, Ottawa, K2H 8S5 would be appreciated.
Leach, Clifford Earle
Veteran WWII Department of Veterans Affairs - 35 years Dedicated Service Peacefully at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Connie Leach (nee Fournell). Loving father of Carolyn Elaine (Ken Taylor). Proud grandfather of Brendon Clifford and Shane David. Life long friend of Marjorie Slack and Gwen and Bill Birrell. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Sunday 2 - 4 & 7- 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday at 1:00 pm. Interment at Highland Park Cemetery. In memory of Cliff donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Morrin and the Nursing staff of the Queensway-Carleton Hospital.
Gillian, Martha (nee Hutchison)
Our beloved Martha has left us all too soon on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at the young age of 69 years. Devoted and much loved wife of Bill Gillian. Loving mother of Carolyn and grandmother of her much loved grandchildren Brandon and Krista. Sister of Rita Barber of Wimslow , England and predeceased by her sister Isabel Tait. Martha will also be greatly missed by her nieces and nephews, especially Gina Pettit and her sister-in-law Morag MacLachlan (Walter). Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.), on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Theorin, Jean Margaret (nee Snow)
The family of Jean announces with great sorrow her passing on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 in her 92nd year. She leaves her daughters, Mary Johnston, Jean Sharpe, Cynthia Galloway, Bernadette Truesdell, Annette Vandermeer; her grandchildren, Kim, Pamela, Paul, Tony, Nyree, Jenny, Roger, Henning and Jeanie; and great grandchildren, Cara, Joey, Victoria, Charlotte, Brodrick and Brandon. Predeceased by her 1st husband John Murphy, her 2nd husband Bill Theorin, her grandson Gregory and granddaughter Belinda, her parents Frank and Ada (Knight) Snow and several brothers and sisters all formerly of Nfld. Jean although blind for many years bore this with great dignity and was noted by all for her friendliness, quick wit and humour. She resided at Starwood Extendicare where she made many friends. Our sincere thanks to the staff of Starwood for filling her days with their love and support. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.), on Saturday from 12 noon until time of service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment St. Barnaby’s Cemetery, Seeley’s Bay, ON. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the C.N.I.B.
In hospital on Monday, September 08, 2003 in her 92nd year. Pat Smith, beloved wife of the late Harold Webb. Loving mother of Sidney (Natalie) and Ellen Mooney (Bruce). Much loved grandmother of Wesley (Kim), Sheila (Earl), and Heather Webb, and Scott (Kim) and Glen (Tanya) Webb. Predeceased by her brothers Joe, Carmen and Don Smith and sisters Marg MacFarlane, Ted McNally and Nora Milford. A private family service will be held. Donations to Harmer House Foundation, 848 Seyton Dr. Nepean K2H 9E6 would be appreciated.
Perry, Gordon “Gordie”
Gordon “Gordie” Perry Sr. “Hall of Famer” Passed away peacefully at the Hospice at May Court on Friday, September 19th, 2003 . Gordie Perry dearly loved husband of Muriel Taggart, predeceased by wives Jay Perry (Keith) and Betty Thomas. Loving father of Gord Jr. and his wife Phyllis, Lynn (wife of the late John Merkley) and Pat (wife of the late David Murray). Dear “Grampa” of 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a brother Graham and by two sisters Doreen Gillespie and Carol Alleyn. He will be very much missed by Muriel’s large family. Gordie had a wonderful life. Last March he achieved his goal of 100 years. He was a long time employee of the Bank of Canada. With his wonderful smile and warm personality, he had many friends and will be very much missed by the curling community. Gordie was an extraordinary athlete: Past President and Life Member of the Ottawa Curling Club, Past President and Emeritus member and the longest living member of the Governor General’s Curling Club. Member of the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, Quebec Sports Hall of Fame, Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame, Canadian Football Hall of Fame and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. Former Captain of the Montreal Winged Wheelers (predecessor of the Montreal Alouettes) with whom he won the Grey Cup in 1931. He was named Honorary Captain of the 2003 Montreal Alouette Team. Friends may pay their respects at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road , Nepean (between Bayshore Drive and Baseline Road ) on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. In memory of Gordie his memorial service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, 1230 Bank Street (corner of Bank Street. and Cameron Avenue ) on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Inurnment to take place at Pinecrest Cemetery at a later date.. In lieu of flowers, donations to Salvation Army, 301-56 Sparks Street , Ottawa , K1P 5A9 would be appreciated.
PREST, Dr. Victor Kent
B.Sc. (Honours), M Sc., Ph. D. FRSC, Geologist - After a short illness on Friday, September 26, 2003 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Nepean, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Patricia Prest (nee Horder), which he married on the 24th of October 1942. Loving father of Sherry Armstrong and Wayne Prest (Janet). Beloved grandfather of Christy Armstrong (Michael Rasso), Clayton Armstrong, Maureen Prest, Ian Prest and great-grandfather of Jadon Prest-Bodie and Joel Prest-Bodie. Dr. Victor Kent Prest was born in Edmonton, Alberta April 2nd, 1913, the only child of the late John (Jack) Prest and the late Elizabeth Prest (Buckley). He attended the University of Manitoba where he received his B.Sc. (Honours) 1935 and M.Sc. 1936. In 1941 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. During his tenure at “Toronto” he also served as an assistant in both the Geology Department and the Royal Ontario Museum, and later as a Lecturer. He served with the RCNVR 1942-45, in Newfoundland with the rank of Lieutenant. Victor worked as an Assistant for the Manitoba Mines Branch in 1934 and the Geological Survey of Canada in 1935-36. He was Party Chief, Ontario Department on Mines from 1937 to 1940, working in Northern Ontario. In 1941 he was on staff at the Research Laboratory of INCO, Copper Cliff Ontario; Permanent Staff Ontario Department of Mines 1945-1950 and Geological Survey of Canada 1950-1979; (He was chief of the Pleistocene, Engineering and Groundwater Section 1951-62). After retirement Victor undertook limited consulting work before deciding on volunteer glacial research with other retired Survey colleagues. Victor was a Fellow with the Society of Canada; member Geological Association of Canada; Canadian Quaternary Association (awarded 1st W. A. Johnson Medal 1978), for his professional expertise in glacial research; Association Québeois pour l’Etude du Quaternaire (Hon.Member 1987); member, American Quaternary Association; Fellow, Geological Society of America (the prestigious Kirk Bryan Award, 1990 was presented to Arthur S. Dyke and Victor K. Prest for their contribution in bringing “continental” order to an array of regional studies); The distinguished career Award 1993 of the Geology and Geomorphology Division of that Society was presented to Victor by his American colleagues; Fellow, Royal Canadian Geographical Society (Gold Medalist 1995), for his contribution to the understanding of the Canadian landscapes. Victor’s greatest recreational love was curling. He was President of the City View Curling Club 1958; Honorary Governor General’s Curling Club President 1972; Canadian Branch (Royal Caledonia Curling Club, Council of Management 1978-80 and Life Member 1986. With the support of the Ottawa Valley Curling Association, Victor introduced Junior Curling in Eastern Ontario in 1975 and coordinated play with the Canadian Branch in Quebec. He introduced Little Rock Curling in 1983. He organized Junior and Little Rock bonspiels for the OVCA over a period of ten years. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline Road and Bayshore Drive), Nepean, Ontario on Saturday, October 4th, 2003 from 2 to 4 p.m. for a Memorial gathering. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated.
Allan, Edwin Robert
Professional Engineer, retired - Bell Canada After a brief but courageous battle with acute leukemia, we are sad to announce the passing of Edwin Robert Allan on Wednesday, October 01, 2003 in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Jacqueline Allan (nee Sinclair). Cherished father of Lorraine Perry (Rick), Robert (Susan), James (Eileen), Keith (Mona) and Carolyn. Loving grandfather of Jessie, Kim and Tommy Perry, Tina and Craig Allan, Eric and Jean-Luc Allan, Chantal, Derek, Isabelle and Kevin Allan. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Kanata United Church, 33 Leacock Dr., Kanata on Saturday at 11 a.m. Internment Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Kanata United Church or the Haematology Unit at the Ottawa General Hospital would be appreciated.
Double, Sandra Elizabeth (nee Whitley)
Peacefully in hospital after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 age 49 years. Beloved wife of Don. Loving mother of Sarah and Ryan. Cherished daughter of Ken and Gerry Whitley of Florida. Dear sister of Diana Hayden (Robert) of Arizona, Doug Whitley (Amy) of Georgia, Graeme Whitley (Yvette) of New Jersey. Predeceased by her brother Geoffrey. She will be remembered as being as courageous as a lion with the heart of an angel. Sandra will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her faithful friends. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 1619 Main St. Stittsville on Sunday at 2 p.m. Inurnment St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation.
1929 - 2003 In hospital, after a courageous fight, on Tuesday, October 7, 2003, at the age of 74 years. Beloved husband of the late Gladys, father of Michael Edward Burke, Peter Andrew Burke and Joseph Frank Kadosa, grandfather to Lee-Ann, Karen, Sarah, Erin and Lauren, great-grandfather to Joshua, Keighley, Braeden and Cullen, and brother of Teri and Elizabeth, both of Hungary. Friends may call at the Valley Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 115 Rivington Street, Carp on Saturday from 12 noon until service time. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 2 pm. Cremation. Interment of cremated remains will be at Huntley United Cemetery at a later date. The family wish to express their gratitude to Dr. Sandaresan, with a special thank you to the nursing staff of the Ottawa General Hospital, ICU. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated.
Baldwin, Beverley May nee Stanley
Peacefully in hospital on Monday, September 24, 2007 age 67 years. Much loved wife of Arnold. Beloved mother of Treacy Sorel (Marc), Jennifer Baldwin, Melanie Baldwin-Ooms (Rick). Very loving Grandma to Dani, Kennedy, Lexi and Kemp. Predeceased by her parents Henry and Dorothy Stanley and her brother Ken. Bev will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Thursday, September 27th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 pm and on Friday from 11am until time of service in the chapel at 12:30 p.m. Memorial donation in memory of Bev may be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
Slater, Harold George
Royal Air Force, Retired, WWII Veteran, Retired AECL
After a brief battle with cancer on Monday, September 24, 2007 at the age of 91 years. Beloved and devoted husband of Dorothy (Fellowes). Loving father of Sharon Slater-Schellenberg (Lyle) of Calgary, Mark Slater of Ottawa and Debbie Vienneau of North Gower. Much loved grandfather of Peter (Tammie), Pam (John) and Rob all of Ottawa and Samantha of Calgary. A very special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Bayshore Home Health Care. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore and Baseline Road), Nepean on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Kanata Baptist Church, 465 Hazeldean Road, Kanata on Friday September 28, 2007 at 2p.m. Burial Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Davis, Lorne Hodgdon
WWII Veteran Edinburgh Masonic Member
Lorne passed away peacefully at his residence on October 19, 2007, with his family by his side, after a battle with complications from heart disease, in his 89th year. Born in Richmond, Ontario on February 5, 1919 to Mary and Hugh Davis. Loving husband of Laura Spencer Davis (nee Fluker). Dear father of John (Tammy) of Prince George B.C., and Barbara Saunders (Dave) of Ottawa. Proud grandfather of Patrick, Philip, Mathieu, Lillian and John. Fondly remembered by his extended family and friends. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road (between Bayshore Dr. and Baseline Rd.), Nepean on Wednesday, October 24 from 11 a.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Ottawa Heart Institute. Lorne's family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to all their healthcare professionals for their help and support during this long journey with heart-related illness. Special thanks to Dr. L. Mielniczuk and the staff at the Heart Institute as well as the palliative care team, Dr. M. Farncombe and the staff at Park Place.
Paddon, Doris Jean
Passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Monday October 22, 2007 in her 98th year. Predeceased by her parents Margaret and Edmond Paddon, by her sisters Irene and Olive (Tom), and by her brothers Oswald and Stuart. Survived by her sisters-in-law Joan and Isobel Paddon as well as her nieces and nephews. A graveside service will take place in St. Thomas, Ontario in the spring. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the staff of Sterling Place and the Ottawa Civic Hospital for the care and kindness shown to Doris.
Pirie, Francis William (Frankie)
Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 21, 2007, age 72 years. Beloved husband of Jean (Newberry). Proud and loving father of Debra (Barry Armstrong), Lisa (Michael Ferras) and Michael (Jodi Armstrong). Dear “Grandpa” of Ariana, Emma, Erin Armstrong, Amica, Jesse, Marissa, Noah Ferras, and Kendyl and Gracin Pirie. Cherished brother of Joan (Perley Belsher) and Karen (Dave Cutts). Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.) Nepean on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Private family interment later. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Oades (nee Large), Marion Louise
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus on October 22, 2007. Beloved wife and best friend of Robert William Oades. Cherished mother of Susan Hazell-Oades, Jennifer Oades (Brendan Reynolds) and Valerie Gamache (Guy). Special Nana to Jon and Robert Hazell, Emma and Adam Trottier and Caitlin, Jean-Rene, Guy-Robert and Nicolas Gamache. Dear sister of Bill Large (Linda) of Luton, England. Born in Royton, England in 1935, the girl in blue (Luton Girls Choir) married the man in red (Irish Guards Band) in 1953 and started a wonderful life in Canada that same year. While in Toronto (1953-1969), Marion sang with the Palmer Singers and St Clement’s Anglican Church Choir. Marion was an avid volunteer in her community for her entire life, serving the Girl Guides of Canada, the National Arts Centre Orchestra Association, St. Matthias Church, The Ottawa Regional Cancer Clinic and was co-founder with her husband, Bob, of the Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour. Marion’s many friends will miss her on the golf course, at the bridge table, at the book club and at her dinner table where she loved to entertain. Marion’s compassion and laughter will be greatly missed by every life she touched. Enormous thanks and appreciation to the entire oncology team at the Ottawa Regional Cancer clinic, but especially to Dr. Stan Gertler and Candace Quinn for their excellent care over the last 13 years. Special thanks also to Dr. Hradecky, Dr. Louise Coulombe, Dr. John Seely, nurses Debbie and Kelly, and the Rev. Joan Riding. A memorial service will be held at St. Matthias Anglican Church, 555 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa on Saturday, October 27th at 11 a.m.. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers donations to either the Ottawa Regional Cancer Clinic or the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-Ontario Chapter would be appreciated.
Peacefully at West End Villa on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Eddie Wilson. Dear mother of Sara McIlree (the late Harry) and Richard (Diane). Loving grandmother of Henry (Nicki) and Margaret McIlree and Mathew and Kimberly Wilson. Friends may call at the Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr. Kars (East of Hwy 416) on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Holy Trinity Anglican Church.