Lillian May Teunion - 04/11/2004
Peacefully in hospital on Sunday April 11, 2004 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late George. Predeceased by her brothers Ernest (Maude), Milton (Chris), Mike (May), sister Bertha Plunkett (Bill). Loving aunt of Clayton Beattie (Kay), Marilyn Jensen (Carl), Jack Beattie (Colleen), Rick Beattie (Brenda), Kathleen Wright (James), Gordon Beattie (Barbara), Roslyn Cape (Bob), Anne Wagner (Gary), Michael Beattie, Lois Brown (the late Phil), Glen Plunkett and the late Mavis Davidson (Dennis). Also survived by many grand nieces and grand nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Monday, April 12, 2004 from 7-9pm and after 10am Tuesday until the service time in the chapel at 11am. Reception to follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated.
Mary Topshee (nee House) - 04/06/2004
Peacefully at Longfields Manor on Sunday, April 4, 2004, age 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Charles Topshee. Dear mother of the late Arthur Topshee (Daintry) of Ottawa and Chuck Topshee (Margaret-Anne) of Barrie, Ontario. Cherished "Gram" of Angus Topshee (Audrey) and Dugald Topshee (Dianne): Erin Dilorento (Steve), Shelley MacDonald (Chris), Joanna Topshee and great-grandmother of Serena, Amy, Hannah, Luca and Zoe. Also survived by her sister-in-law and dear friend Mary McElligott. Predeceased by brothers Ray, Leonard, Mercier and sister Eunice. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, 194 Fourth Avenue (at Percy Street) on Wednesday, April 7 at 12noon. Many thanks to the caring and supportive staff on Cedar Cove who delighted in her rhyme and wit. In lieu of flowers donations to the V.O.N. or the Blessed Sacrament Restoration Fund would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements with the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
John Real Vernier - 04/13/2004
WW II Veteran, Past President of Prisoner of War Association (Ottawa) and Greely & District Legion #627, Russell Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 479 Peacefully in hospital on Easter Sunday, April 11, 2004 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Gladys. Survived by grandchildren Vickey Proulx, Melody, Eric and Stephane Vernier and one great-grandchild Mathieux; step-daughter Clarice Proulx, sister Louise Lacroix, brother Romeo and sons Serge and Jean-Pierre. Predeceased by a daughter, Nicole. Born in Vankleek Hill as a farm boy, John went on to join the Canadian Armed Forces in 1940. While in England as an amateur boxer, he won the 2nd Division Light/Heavyweight Championship. Captured in the Dieppe Raid in 1942, John then spent 2 years and 8 months as a P.O.W. Upon his return home, he had an active and varied career including: Officer with Montreal Police Force, patient Caregiver at N.D.M.C., Head of Security for General Investigations and a dog breeder. Active member and Elder at Bethany United Church and Past President of the Top Generation Club. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Thursday, April 15 from 7 to 9pm with a Legion Service being held at 7pm followed by a Masonic Service in the Chapel at 8pm. Additional visitation Friday, April 16 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 11am. Private cremation. A reception will follow at the Greely & District Legion #627, 8021 Mitch Owens Rod (County Road #8). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lung Association or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Frederick William Woodward - 04/14/2004
Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on April 12, 2004 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Agnes Woodward (nee Barber). Fred served in the Merchant Navy from 1942-1944; he served with the GGFG overseas as a Lance Corporal from 1944 to 1946; Retired Director of the Air Transport Committee of the Canadian Transport Commission, Air Services Analysis Branch. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Joan and Earl McKeen and nephews Ron and Stuart McKee as well as his sister-in-law Marion (Cameron) Merkley and their children John, Christy, Robert and Ian and his Brother-in-law Ken Barber. Reception arrangements to follow. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society of the charity of your choice.
Douglas Alexander Barter - 06/29/2004
Peacefully on Tuesday, June 29, 2004, age 58. Loving father of Norman of Douglas, Ontario, Jennifer Paugh (Donnie), of Homosassa, Florida and Julie of Almonte, Ontario. Dearest grandfather of Rebecca and Katie Paugh. He will be missed by Lise. Beloved brother of Dorothy Ganong of Nepean, Lois Silcus of Toronto, Peulah Reid of Etobicoke, Elizabeth (Betty)Barter of Ottawa, Norma Vaillancourt of Nepean, Isabel Barter of Ottawa, Shirley Hele of North Bay, William (Bill) of Edmonton, Robert (Bob) of Richmond, B.C., George (Joe) of Streetsville, Mary Larriontagne of Gloucester, Edward of Ottawa, Susan Calder of Nepean, and the late Donald, Earl and Fred. Douglas will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St., on Wednesday, June 30, 2004, from 7 to 9pm and on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral service will be held at St. Matthias Anglican Church, 555 Parkdale Avenue at the Queensway on Friday at 2pm. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ottawa Humane Society or the charity of choice would be appreciated
Nicole Bergeron - 06/24/2004
Passed away peacefully with all her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at the age of 49. She was the loving wife of Pierre (Pete) St-Jacques and cherished mother of Wendy (Jason Carbonette), Marsha and Josh. Will be dearly missed by her grandchildren Ryan, Dylan and Selena. She is survived by her parents Joachim and Marcelle Bergeron, her brothers and sisters; Ghislain (Chantal), Louise (Daniel Desjardins), Roger (Charlene), Michel (Marianne), Denise (Francois Guenette), Francine (Francois Berube) and Donald (Barb). Dear sister in-law of Diane (Jacques Patry), Michel (Kathy) and Nicole (Steve Williams). Fondly remembered by her many loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends may visit at the St Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Friday, June 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday June 26 from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at the St. Laurent Roman Catholic Church in Carlsbad Springs on Saturday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation, 503 Smyth Road, Ottawa, K1H 9Z9 would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Susie Yun-Hi Boyd (nee Kim) - 06/30/2004
Passed away unexpectedly in the Gatineau Park on June 13, 2004 at 43 years. She will be remembered as a loving mother and beloved wife by her husband Gary and sons Derek and Christopher. She will be fondly remembered by family and friends for her enthusiasm, active lifestyle and cheerful spirit. Susie was also a long-time employee with Statscan. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Rd., Ottawa, on Monday, July 5, 2004, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Susie's life will be held at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, on Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers and to recognize Susie's wishes for her sons' education, donations can be made to a scholarship fund for Derek and Christopher Boyd, in trust, Scotiabank, 388 Richmond Rd., Ottawa, ON, K2A 0E8, Account #600460088684.
Thomas Burnett - 07/02/2004
Peacefully on Thursday, July 1, 2004 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Jean Burnett (nee Holland). Dear father of Richard (Dawn) and cherished Granddad of Heather and Kate. Predeceased by his sister Aileen Hawley. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street after 11am Friday, July 9, 2004 until service time in the chapel at 2pm. Private interment Belleville Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
W. John Buzza - 06/22/2004
Brigadier General R.C.A.F. On Tuesday June 22nd, 2004 age 81 years. A life well lived, claimed so quickly by the cancer he faced with his usual unrelenting courage and humour. Wife, K. Ruth Buzza, who loved him for 57 years; cherished children, Julie Murphy (Paul), Paul Buzza (Emi); 5 grandchildren, 1 sister, 2 brothers and many wonderful friends, especially from his military days, share a sense of loss, but celebrate that he lived so well with such drive, and interest in everyone and everything. A family to love dearly, friends to laugh with and a military career that saw him rise form a boy airman in 1939 to a distinguished general in the Canadian Armed Forces. He spent much of WW11 as a air gunner, but was promoted and trained as a fighter pilot, his greatest love. General Buzza led by example and was a wonderful mentor to many. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street Thursday 7 to 9 p.m. and after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 25. Celebration in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Special Olympics to appreciate those who strive. Thanks to the Palliative Care team and many helping hands.
Kenneth W. (Buddy) Caldwell - 07/02/2004
Passed away peacefully at home on July 1st, 2004 at the age of 81. Beloved father of Nancy Murray (Ross). Grandfather of Keri Twigg (Robert). Great-grandfather of Andrew John Twigg. Survived by his sisters Vivian McCooey, Alma Roberts and brother John Caldwell. A Memorial Service will be held at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Monday, July 5th at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.