Ken Townson - 03/20/2006
Driver for Schneider National
Suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2006 at the age of 57. Beloved husband of Debbie. Loving father of Christa (Chris Prudhomme), Tim and Jeff. Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Cameron and Ryley. Son of Hazel Townson (the late Art). Survived by sisters Marilyn (Don Canning) and Jean Kealey (David), brother Bob (Del) and sister-in-law Mary. Predeceased by brothers Bill and Russell. Ken will be sadly missed by his father-in-law Art Holtz and sister-in-law Judy and her family, as well as many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 from 6 to 9pm and on Thursday, March 23, 2006 from 10am until service time in the Chapel at 11:30am. Reception to follow. Intement Highland Park Cemetery, Carp.
Margaret "Peggy" Vincent (nee Bradley) - 03/30/2006
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Margaret (Peggy) Vincent on Wednesday, March 29, 2006. Peggy was the wife of the late John Smith Vincent, and wonderful mother of Ron, David (Cynthia) and Cindy (Bill Samulack). Loving grandmother of Daniel, Rob and Kim. We would like to extend our special thanks to the 5th floor Palliative Care Staff of the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre for the wonderful care our mother received. Also, to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre and the Support Care workers our mother has had over the years through CCAC and Nepean Home Seniors. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Friday, March 31, 2006 from 11 am until service time in the chapel at 1 pm. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Robert (Bob) Allan Westell - 03/29/2006
Peacefully on Tuesday March 28, 2006 at Barrhaven Manor, retirement home in Ottawa, Ontario in his 86th year. Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years Marion (nee Rankin) and lovingly remembered and missed by his children Bruce (Mary) of Calgary, Douglas (deceased), Ian (Ann) of Burlington and Ann (Wendy) of Greely and his grandchildren Jordan, Emily, Julia, and Lindsay. He is also survived by his brother John (Joyce) of Pennsylvania. Son of Grace and father Roy, born in London, UK, he came to Canada in 1928. Living in several cities in Quebec and Ontario, he graduated from Glebe Collegiate in Ottawa. Bob completed a tour with the 428 (Ghost) Squadron, 6 Group in Middleton, St. George, England, leaving the services as a Squadron Leader with a DFC. He will be deeply missed by surviving air force mates Bruce Betcher, Dougie Douglas, Bill (Red) Brown, Bill Kruse, Chuck Carter, and Frank Ditchburn. During his working life he was employed with several companies including Tremco, Imperial Oil and ITT/Tyco Grinnell before retiring in 1990 in Burlington, Ontario. Bob enjoyed his home and followed the fortunes of the Canadian Football League Ottawa Roughriders and the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs. Active until recently, he enjoyed playing golf with Marion and other friends. The family would like to thank Dr. S. Lal of the Manotick Medical Centre, staff of Barrhaven Manor for their support and kindness shown to our father in his final months and days. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry , 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, April 3, 2006 at 11am. Private interment Beechwood Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice.
Helen G. White - 03/30/2006
Peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 in her 66th year. Beloved wife of the late Alvin White. Loving mother of Bonnie (Donnie Lively), Roger, David, Wendy (David), Dawn (Russell). Cherished grandmother of Crystal (James), Amanda (Robbie), Miranda, Billy, Melissa, Wynter, Jennifer, Jimmy, Brandon and Daniel. Adored sister of Eleanor (Graham Stephensen). Dear niece of Verna Jenzan and Florence Prosser. Predeceased by her special uncles Ernie and Earl Clarke. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, March 31, from 7-9pm. A memorial service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, April 1 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.
Verla Winges - 03/31/2006
At home on Wednesday, March 29, 2006, Verla Winges of Ottawa, in her 93rd year. Loving mother of Judith Galloway (Keith) of Ottawa and Susan Winges of Vancouver, BC. Cherished Nan to Neil and Heather (Eric). Dear sister of Nola, Helen, Marion (Max) and Jim (Joan). Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Sunday, April 2 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, April 3 at 1pm. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery.
Xiaofeng YANG - 04/10/2006
Suddenly and tragically on April 3, 2006 at the age of 48. Predeceased by her mother Yifeng Zhang. Survived by her loving husband Lisheng Du and son David. Remembered with deep affection by her father Chengmin Yang, brother Xiaoming Yang, sister Xiao-Hui Yang, and her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Xiaofeng contributed to society as a medical doctor in China for ten years, and to cancer research and health care in Canada for fourteen years. Xiaofeng was wholeheartedly devoted and caring towards all family members and her friends. She loved life as evidenced by her cooking, gardening, bicycling, swimming, angling, skiing and by her participation in her community association. She possessed a happy disposition, and had a positive influence on all around her, both at home and in her work. She was hardworking, and was never afraid of a challenge. She was always considerate, and willing to offer help to all who needed it. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, April 13 from 9 to 9:50 am. The funeral service will be held at 10 am in the Chapel followed by a reception at the McGarry Family Reception Centre from 11 am to noon. Private interment. Those wishing to make donations may do so in Xiaofeng's memory to a charity of their choice.
Gabrielle Barrette - 04/18/2006
Le 16 avril 2006 est décédée madame Gabrielle Barrette (née Charbonneau), épouse de feu Félicien, entourée de ses enfants Gilles (Marie), Aline et André (Louise). Elle laisse dans le deuil, outre ses enfants, sa soeur Clarice, ses petits-enfants Isabelle (Ken), Martin et Roxane (Ivo), ainsi que les autres parents et amis qui ont fait un bout de chemin avec elle. La famille recevra les condoléances à la chapelle St-Laurent de Hulse, Playfair et McGarry, 1200, chemin Ogilvie, Ottawa, le mercredi 19 avril, de 14 heures à 17 heures et de 19 heures à 21 heures; et le jeudi 20 avril à compter de 9 heures. Le service religieux sera célébré le jeudi 20 avril, à 10 h 30, en l'église Notre-Dame de Lourdes, Vanier, 435, chemin Montréal, Ottawa. Veuillez compenser l'envoi de fleurs par un simple geste d'amitié, de reconfort ou de bénévolat auprès des personnes souffrantes, hébergées ou hospitalisées. C'est si peu et c'est tant à la fois. Gabrielle était une source d'inspiration et d'admiration, une épouse dévouée, une mère énergique, une grand-mère attentive, une femme aimante et accomplie. Elle laisse en souvenir sa joie de vivre et son amour de la vie. La famille tient a remercier chaleureusement toutes les personnes qui lui ont prodigué des soins depuis quelques annees et qui lui ont assuré un passage en douceur vers l'au-dela.
Robert Henry Belisle - 04/21/2006
On Saturday, April 15, 2006 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital aged 93 years. Born on October 31, 1912 in Westmount, Quebec. Son of J.W. Belisle and his wife Ann (nee Barron). Loving husband of the late Jacqueline (nee Piché) and devoted father to Denise, he was also predeceased by his older borther Roger. After graduating from the Faculty of Commerce (H.E.C.) of the University of Montreal (1938), he enlisted and served as an artillery officier in WWII; upon his return, he joined his family's firm and after retiring from business, he served as an officier of the Tax Court of Canada, until he finally retired at age 70. In his later years, he joined the Y.M./W.C.A. where he made many friends and remained an active participant until the end of 2005. Private funeral. Donations to the Seniors' Program of the Downtown Y.M./W.C.A. or the Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Alec G.D. Bounsall - 04/11/2006
Passed away peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital, Monday, April 10th, 2006 at the age of 83. Loving husband of Yvonne (nee Pinsonnault). Loving father of Ellen (Peter McAuslan) and Nancy (Douglas MacDonell). Cherished grandfather of Chelsea and Chloe. Dear brother of Ruth Parmelee (Jack). Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Alec was a hard working Chartered Accountant for over 56 years. He will be sadly missed this tax season and on the golf course. A special heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Dialysis Unit at the Ottawa General Hospital. The family would also like to thank the many doctors and nurses on the 7th Floor Northwest for all their exceptional care and support. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, April 12th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, 1230 Bank Street, Ottawa on Thursday, April 13th at 1pm. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the Oncology Research Department at the Ottawa General Hospital Attention: Dr. Richard Van Der Jagt.
Joy Bryon - 04/18/2006
Passed away on Monday April 17, 2006 at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital, age 83. Predeceased by her beloved husband Denys. Loving mother of Carol (Tom Welch) and Christopher. Dear grandmother of Tim (Connie) Katie (Bob Hughes), Maureen (Blaine Philippi), Michael and Nicolas Great-grandmother of Ian, Olivia, Eric and Heather. Also survived by her brother Ian Spooner (Shirley) and several nieces and nephews in the U.K Funeral Service will be held at the Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 289 Spencer St., on Friday April 21st 2006 at 11 a.m. The Very Reverend the Dean Carl Reid officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Alzheimers Society or the Theological Education Fund of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada would be appreciated.