John Bernard Kelly - 04/23/2006
Peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at the age of 87. Son of the late Bernadette and John Kelly. Beloved husband of the late Margaret ( nee Moyle ) and son Michael. Loving father of Pat Clare ( Walter ). Cherished Grandfather of Kelly Dey, Jake Clare( Michelle ) and Luke Clare ( Lynn ) and Great Grandfather of Kathryn and Madeleine Dey. He will be missed by many friends and family especially the nieces and nephews that he loved. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church, 55 Appleford Road on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 11 am. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Quyon, Quebec. Memorial donations may be made to the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre.
John Levitan - 04/21/2006
In Ottawa, on April 20, 2006 at the age of 56. Beloved husband of Lynn (Davis). Cherished father of Lisa, Alana and Brenda. Predeceased by his parents, Archie and Rose Levitan. Dear brother of Richard (Patty), Susan (Myron) Goldstein and Marcia (Yehuda) Gur-Arie. Loving son-in-law of Barry and Selma Davis. Dear brother-in-law of Judy and Andrew Waks, Susan and Steve Veingrad and Gail and Howard Cohen. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 9:30am followed by internment at Bank Street Cemetery. Shiva will be held at 108 Elvaston Avenue on Sunday following internment, Monday to Thursday from 2 to 9 pm and on Friday from 1 to 4pm. Afternoon prayers to be held at 7:45pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Hilda Irene Lieff (nee MacKenzie) - 04/17/2006
After a brief illness at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Sunday, April 16th, 2006 in her 86th year. Cherished daughter of the late Alexander and Alice MacKenzie. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Lieff. Loving mother of Andrew (Susan), Stephen (Ann) and the late David. Dear sister of the late Mary (the late Jack Anderson), Iva (the late Ken Mann), the late Dorothy MacKenzie, the late John MacKenzie, Mack MacKenzie (the late Norma), Russell MacKenzie (Margaret), Colin MacKenzie (Fran) and Gloria (Ron Collings). She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews and their families. She will be sadly missed by her dear friends. Hilda was a proud employee of Carleton University and Birks at Billings Bridge. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, April 20th, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at 1pm. Interment to follow at North Horton Cemetery, Renfrew, Ontario. A special thanks to the VON and the staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital.
Grace Linn - 04/25/2006
nee Clara Grace Fuller
Peacefully at home in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Dr. John R. Linn. Beloved mother of Brenda Linn Stringer and her husband Dr. Ron Stringer. Devoted grandmother of Stephanie and Andrew. Her strength and gentleness of spirit will continue to be an inspiration. The family would like to express particular appreciation to Roee Ben Eli and the homecare nurses of the Westmount Square Clinic in Montreal, and to Freweini Teferi of Toronto, who cared for her for many years as if she were one of their own. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, April 26th, 2006 from 10:30 a.m. until Service time in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Burial in the afternoon at Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Linn Memorial Literacy Project. For further information contact the Funeral Home or consult www.languagepatterns.ca .
Denise Lurette - 04/17/2006
(Retired Sears Employee)
Following a courageous battle with cancer, Denise passed away peacefully at the age of 75 on April 16, 2006, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late René Lurette. Loving mother of Claude (Rachel Lalonde), Francine and Louise (Audie McCreadie). Cherished grandmother of Stéphanie, Chantal and Courtney. She will also be fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Noëlla ( the late Rodolphe Dinelle), Fernande (the late Marcel Desjardins), Isabelle (Stanley Saunders), and nieces Lyse and Suzanne. Special thanks to Dr. Coulombe and the staff at the Hospice at May Court as well as the Fifth Floor staff at the Elisabeth Bruyère Health Centre for the wonderful care our mother received. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Wednesday, April 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St-Sébastien Roman Catholic Church, 1000 Frances Street on Thursday, April 20 at 11am. Interment to follow at Notre-Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice at May Court or the Palliative Care Outreach Program would be appreciated.
James Robert MacKay - 04/26/2006
Peacefully with family by his side, April 25, 2006 at age 89 after a long illness with Parkinsons at the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Loving husband to Margaret Elinor MacKay (nee Whillans). Much loved father to Robert Ian, and Janet Katherine MacKay and cherished grandfather to Jamie and Robyn MacKay Batsch. Born in Kentville, Nova Scotia and a graduate from Dalhousie University, James made his career with the Department of Transport Canada where he met Elinor. After retiring he spent many wonderful active years with Elinor traveling, curling, enjoying cottage life and being a wonderful grandfather. Family and friends may pay their respects at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday from 3 -5 and 7 – 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, April 29 at 10:30am. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Parkinsons’ Society of Canada.
Doris Inez MacRae (MacKillop) (nee Hodgins) - 04/14/2006
Peacefully on April 13, 2006 at the Osgoode Care Centre in her 98th year. Loved wife of the late R. Gordon MacKillop who predeceased her in 1933. Beloved wife of Frank Seuter MacRae who predeceased her in 1989 after 44 years of marriage. Predeceased by her parents James Davis Hodgins and Annie Louisa Hodgins, by her brothers Winston and Lyall and sister Florabell Coles. Loved mother of Margaret Agnes (Peggy) Dingwall of St. Catherines and Joan Ann Smirle (Weldon) of North Carolina. Step-mother to Dennis Rodney MacRae of Easton's Corners, Ont. Predeceased by daughter Gladys Isabell Leader. Survived by grandchildren; Bruce, Kristine, Ann, Laurie and Carolyn, the Dingwall family favorite grandchildren; Randy and Beverly Leader and Russell and Marlene Leader, and their children; James, Greg, Frazier and Kassondra. Special thank you to the Osgoode Care Centre and the Palliative Care staff. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Monday, April 17 from 6-9 pm. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 1pm.
Harold Morton (Mort) Maddick - 04/18/2006
In the City of Ottawa on April 18, 2006, in his 87th year. Husband of the late Peggy (nee Broom), father of Jane Bracewell (Bob), Montreal, and Susan Maddick (Joan Lowden) of Toronto; grandfather of Jonathan (Ali Glaser) and Jennifer Bracewell; son of the late Harry and Ida Maddick of St. John’s, Newfoundland; brother of Joan Lewis (John) and Ruth Goff (Jim) all of St. John’s; brother-in-law of Rosemary Broom (pre-deceased Barney) of England. He was a member of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service for 35 years. Friends are invited to a memorial service on Friday, April 21st at 11 am at Christ Church Cathedral, Sparks & Bronson, Ottawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Hearing Society would be appreciated. Arrangement in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street.
Joan (nee Murray) Maxwell - 04/20/2006
Wife of the late George Maxwell. Joan died peacefully at home April 19, 2006 at the age of 70 years. Joan is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Dave Corkery and Joy and Ron Edgeley, as well as her four wonderful grandsons, Scott and Grant Corkery and Brayden and Bryan Edgeley. She is also survived be her brothers George (Hilda), Burleigh (Carol) and her sisters Edna (Harry) and Linda. Joan was predeceased by her parents Wilbert and Ione, her brothers Joe, Roy and Jim and sister Lois. Our family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Dr. L. Coulombe. Special thanks also to Dr. Nicolson and the visiting homecare staff that provided support during this time. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street Ottawa on Sunday, April 23, 2006 from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 24 at 1pm. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.