Ethel May Tunney (nee Elvidge) - 02/28/2006
On February 27, 2006, a remarkable woman passed on when Ethel May Tunney began her new journey. Ethel, twice widowed at an early age (by Weldon Black and James Tunney), raised 4 wonderful children; Barbara (Al), Bud (Iris), Rodney and Deborah-Anne (Andy). She is fondly remembered by her boundless optimism and love for life, which will live on in her grandchildren; James, Wendy (Sasha), Jennifer (George), Ashley and Matthew (Rebekah) and great-grandchildren Tiana, Emma and Abigail. Ethel's love for her family was absolute and is returned in full for all time. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, March 2, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, March 3 at 11:30am. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Foundation would be appreciated. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre for the sensitive care and kindness they showed to Ethel and her family in difficult times.
James Martin Turnbull - 03/02/2006
On Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at the age of 91 years. Loving husband for 61 years of Daphne. Father of Chris (Mary Ann). Proud grandfather of Jennifer and David. His successful career in finance spanned Canada, the U.S., Britain and Bermuda. Funeral arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry. A Funeral Service will be held in Toronto on Saturday, March 4, 2006 followed by interment. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Maria Elisabeth van der Horden - 02/27/2006
Passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa on Sunday, February 26th, 2006. Mary van der Horden (van Wamelen), in her 82nd year, beloved wife of 61 years to Hendrikus (Hank). Loving mother of Mary Newton (the late Rev. John - 2005) of Seeley's Bay, ON; Gerry Merkel (Carl) of Ottawa and Major Patricia McInnes (Major Greg) of Ajax. Grandmother of Karen Vogelzang (Rob) of Seeley's Bay; David and Brian Merkel, both of Ottawa and Melanie McInnes and Tyler (T.J.) McInnes, both of Ajax. Survived by her sister Jo Vryenhoek of Holland. Predeceased by her sister Co de Man and brothers Emiel, Cor and Sjaak. Missed by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm and on Thursday after 12noon at the Salvation Army, Woodroffe Community Church, 820 Woodroffe Avenue. Funeral Service in the Church at 1pm Thursday. A reception will follow. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated.
Robert Joseph Whyte, CD; RCAF; DND - 02/20/2006
Peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Ellen (nee Stewart). Cherished father of Eileen (Sean Lewis) and Janet Hare (Dan). Adoring grandfather of Ruby. Loved companion to his Sheltie, Amy. Loving brother-in-law of Lyn and Bates Campbell and proud uncle to Heather, Christine, Trevor and their families. Our gratitude to our supportive friends for all their acts of kindness. Many thanks to the devoted professionals who honoured his wishes with kindness and comfort. Special thanks to Dr. Gitta Kindle, Dr. R. Chan, Dr. Bodurtha, Dr. L. Coulombe, and all the wonderful nurses. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway, Ottawa on Thursday, February 23, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Ottawa Humane Society, 101 Champagne Avenue South, Ottawa, K1S 9Z9.
Albert Edward (Bert) Wisking - 03/05/2006
Lt. Col. (ret'd) WWII Veteran, RCASC
Peacefully at Stonehaven Manor on Sunday, March 5, 2006 at the age of 90. Beloved husband for 64 years of the late Eleanor (nee Phelan), who predeceased him by just 6 days. Devoted father of Judith, John (Isabel), Jane, Jim (Fran), Stephen (Linda), Susan (Philip Hogarth) and Elizabeth (Danny O'Connor). Proud grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of two. Predeceased by one sister, Dorothy Brown. Bert was born and raised in Ottawa and graduated from Lisgar Collegiate. He enlisted in the army in 1939, served overseas in World War II, was a United Nations Peacekeeper in 1958 and retired in 1965. A longtime employee of the Public Service Commission of Canada, Bert was of the generation of men who believed in duty, country and hard work. Above all, he was a loving husband and devoted family man. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 from 7-9pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 95 Somerset Street West on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 10am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Kemptville.
Eleanor Rebecca Wisking (nee Phelan) - 02/28/2006
Peacefully after a brief illness, with her family by her side, on Monday, February 27, 2006 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife for 63 years of Albert. Devoted mother of Judith, John (Isabel), Jane, James (Fran), Stephen (Linda), Susan (Philip Hogarth) and Elizabeth (Danny O'Connor). Proud grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of two. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Eleanor was born and raised in Ottawa and was educated at Notre Dame Convant and graduated in 1935 from the University of Toronto and was a life long member of St. Theresa's Parish. She was a remarkable woman, known for her keen intelligence, sharp sense of humour and devotion to family. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, March 3 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 95 Somerset Street West on Saturday, March 4, 2006 at 10am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Kemptville. Those wishing may make donations to Covenant House or a charity of choice.
Elizabeth Margaret (Elma) Wright (nee Davey) - 03/05/2006
Peacefully on Saturday, March 4, 2006 in her 89th year. Wife of Jerauld. Mother of Ian (Carlita Delion), Christine Hewitt (Louis Tousignant), the late Alison (Mark Chenosky) and Dr. Robert Wright. Grandmother of Elizabeth and Davidson Wright and Tyler, Meagan and Nicholas Chenosky. Friends may attend a memorial service at Eglise St. Marc, 325 Elgin Street on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 2pm. Those wishing may make donations to the Alzheimer Society.
George Edward Young - 02/25/2006
Peacefully at home on Friday, February 24th, 2006. Beloved husband of Beth (nee Trewin). Dear father of Douglas, Jim (Sue Clarke) and Julia (Sigtrygg) Hallgrimsson. Loving grandfather of Lisa Young, Jonas and Lucia Hallgrimsson. Brother of Joyce (Delbert) Wallace, John (Heather), Dorothy (Bob), Duncan, Phyllis Miller and Elaine (Bruce) Windsor. Loved by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 from 11am until Service in the Chapel at 1pm. Those wishing may make donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
Arbutus Grace nee Schwerdfager Allan - 03/11/2006
Passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on Friday, March 10, 2006 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Bertram Allan. Daughter of the late Ambrose and Ida Schwerdfager. Cherished mother of Stanley (Barbara), Louise Maxted (John), Frank (Jean), Philip and Howard. Dearly loved by 22 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Sunday, March 12 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, March 13 at 10 a.m. Interment Beechwood Cemetery.