Colette Deslauriers (née Breton) - 03/30/2006
After many years of battling illness and pain, Colette passed away at the age of 78. Wife of the late Henri Deslauriers. Dear mother of Jacqueline and Denise (Jean-Pierre Racine). Loving grandmother to Marc and Luc Rolland; Rosiane, Gilbert and Marielle Racine. Survived by her brother Ray Breton (Jean Simser) and sister-in-law Sister Jacqueline Deslauriers s.c.o. Predeceased by her parents Charles Breton and Juliette Lavigne. Family and friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Saturday, April 1st, 2006 from 11am until service in the Chapel at 2pm. A special "thank-you" to all the nursing and medical staff of the 5NW Wing at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus for the wonderful care given to our mother. As an expression of sympathy memorial contributions to the Chronic Pain Sufferers Association, 460 Gréber Blvd., Gatineau, Québec J8T 6C7, would be appreciated by the family.
Etta Dizgun (nee Goldstein) - 03/28/2006
In hospital in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Michael Dizgun and dear mother of Leslie (Mona Perusse). Predeceased by her son Murray. A Graveside Service will be held at the New Jewish Community Cemetey, Osgoode, ON. on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Sui-Hou Fung (nee Fong) - 04/04/2006
Peacefully at the Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of the late Chung-Yat Fung. Dear mother of Sam and his wife Mary-Ann, William and his wife Betty, Eddie and his wife Wendy, Tommy Ryan and his wife Helen, Sandra and her husband Edward Lee, all of Ottawa, Susan and her husband Andy Chui of West Vancouver, B.C., May and her husband Tony Wong of Hong Kong. Fondly remembered by her twelve grandchildren. Dear sister of Kai Yu, Allan, Jack and Sonny. Also loved by her nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday, April 9, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and on Monday, April 10 from 10am until Service in the Chapel at 1pm. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery.
Pamela Marguerite Gaskill - 04/03/2006
Peacefully at home with her family at her side on Sunday, April 2, 2006 at the age of 77. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Peter and Ruth (Bernard). A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Saturday, April 8, 2006 from 2 to 4pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Hospice at May Court or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Eva Gertler (Pollock) - 04/09/2006
Sadly on Saturday, April 8th, 2006 in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Pollock and the late Rev. Hyman Gertler. Loving mother of Thelma “Tami” (the late Robert Berezin) and Bernard “Buddy” Pollock. Cherished and devoted grandmother of Gary (Shelley), Susan (Frank), Gordon (Kathy), Greg (Lorraine), Panina (Michael), Jason and great-grandmother of Jamie, Benjamin, Jackson, Samuel and Charlie. Auntie Eva will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Bank Street, Ottawa, on Monday, April 10, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Shiva to be observed Monday and Tuesday at 2230 Fife Crescent. The family would sincerely like to thank the nurses and staff at Medex for their exceptional care and compassion. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Charlotte Mae Goods - 04/08/2006
Charlotte Mae Goods
Peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2006 at age 84. Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Richard (Karin), David (Debbie) and Susan. Cherished grandmother to Jennifer (Eric), Stephanie (Mike), Kimberly (Greg), Sharon (Byron) and Kevin (Melissa). She is survived by her sister Lois and predeceased by her brother Bill and daughter-in-law Colleen. Throughout her life Charlotte was a dedicated volunteer to many organizations especially the United Church Women and the Girl Guides of Canada. A friend to many cats and other animals. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. at Rideau Park United Church, 2203 Alta Vista Drive. For those wishing, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa would be appreciated. Special thanks to the Orchard House staff at Granite Ridge.
Shirley Lois Grandy - 03/27/2006
Passed away at home, on Sunday, March 26, 2006. Predeceased by her parents, five brothers and a sister. Survived by her sister Anna Grandy Brown. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. Gike, Dr. Coulombe and the nurses of We Care and At Home Hospice. Shirley will be fondly remembered by her many friends in the Duplicate Bridge Community. A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 420 Sparks Street (between Bronson and Bay) on Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 2pm. Inurnment to follow service. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to Christ Church Cathedral, or the Palliative Care Outreach Program would be appreciated.
Charlotte Adeline Greer - 04/10/2006
Peacefully following a brief illness on Saturday, April 8, 2006 at age 97. She will be dearly missed by her brother Douglas Campbell Greer and her sisters Isobel Berry and Marion Cook as well as many nephews and nieces. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Wednesday, April 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Merivale United Church, 1876 Merivale Road on Thursday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Merivale United Cemetery followed by a reception in the Church hall. For those wishing, donations to Merivale United Church would be appreciated.
Herbert (Bert) Henry, M.C. Griffin - 03/27/2006
Herbert (Bert) Henry, M.C. Griffin
In his 96th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie Helen and by his brothers Robert, Shirley and Philip. Survived by his sister Eileen of Morrisburg, Ontario, by his children Nigel (Ann), Philip (Ainslea), David, Timothy (Kim), Peter (Ann), and Helen, by his grandchildren Christopher, Stephen, Anthony, Ashley, Jessica, Aynsley, Miles, Rachael, Matthew and Hannah and by five great grandchildren. Born 20 January 1911 in Shanghai, China. Raised in England and Vancouver. Attended University of British Columbia and graduated President Arts ‘31. Articled 1931-34 and then called to the Bar of British Columbia. Practised in Smithers and Vancouver until 1939, when he joined the Royal Canadian Artillery. Served overseas 1940-46. Awarded the Military Cross in the field for gallantry in action at the Vaardehen Canal, West of Bruges, Belgium, 10 September 1944. Joined the staff of the Judge Advocate General’s Branch later that year. Married Annie Helen Millington, London 14 March 1942. Returned to Canada in 1946, where he joined the British Columbia Power Commission as counsel and was appointed a commissioner in 1958. January 1959 appointed Assistant Chief Commissioner, Board of Transport Commissioners, Government of Canada at Ottawa. With passage of National Transportation Act in 1967 became a commissioner of the Canadian Transport Commission, sitting on the Railway Transport and Air Transport Committees. Retired 31 December 1975. Sat as Pro Hac Vice Inquiry Officer under the Combines Investigation Act post retirement. Retirement years fully occupied in pursuit of his many and varied interests. Our thanks to Erin Nuttall and Rebecca Hamilton, the staff of Paramed and Homewatch Caregivers, and his many neighbours and friends for their care, support and kindness. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada.
Ida Gross (nee Silver) - 03/29/2006
Sadly in Toronto on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of 62 years to Charles Gross. Cherished mother of Geraldine (Roger Roy) and Jo-Anne Miller. Loving grand-mother of Rachelle, Naomi and Jonathan. Auntie Ida will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Bank Street, Ottawa on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 10 a.m. Shiva private. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
Pietje (Peggy) Haarsma - 03/25/2006
Pietje (Peggy) Haarsma
(nee Visser) Passed away peacefully at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving wife of Jacob, devoted mother to Bob (Sharon), Freda Booth (Brian), Eddie (Marrilyn), Helen Kirk (Bob), Theresa Parkinson (Steve), Piet, and Sylvia Hunter (Clint). Peggy will be dearly missed by her cherished 20 grandchildren and nine precious great-grandchildren. Funeral to be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1017 Prince of Wales Drive, March 27 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.