Deltra Louva Joy Tierney - 03/22/2007
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre on Wednesday, March 21, 2007. Predeceased by her devoted husband, Wilfred (Lefty) Tierney. Louva is survived by her two loving daughters Dawn Brown (Phil) and Bev Doran (Joe) and her sister-in-law Margaret Jousse. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Darrell Brown (Betty-Ann), Brent Brown, Riley and Zachary Doran, and her great-grandchildren Mason and Makenna Brown. Louva will always be remembered for her feisty spirit, sense of humour and her love of children and animals. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Monday, March 26, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 11:30am. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In memory of Louva, donations to the Cancer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Robert (Bob) Towns - 04/06/2007
Retired CN Electrician
Peacefully on Thursday, April 5, 2007 in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Gaffney). Loving father of Robert (Brenda) and Tracy (Paul Talbot)and stepfather of David Ryan and Katie Wright. Caring grandfather of Kendra, Heather, Sean, Megan, Eleanor and Jack. Survived by his sister Betty-Joan Hagerman. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday, April 10 from 1:30pm until service time in the Chapel at 2:30pm. Reception to follow. Those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Ronald Turta - 03/27/2007
March 23, 1924 – March 26, 2007
Peacefully at home on March 26, 2007, in his 84th year, finally reunited with his beloved wife Isabel who died on February 4, 2002. Ron was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on March 23, 1924 and educated at the University of Saskatchewan, graduating with a B. Comm following WWII. During the war, Ron was a flight engineer with the RCAF, and trained and served in Quebec and British Columbia on B-24’s, B-26’s, Liberators and Lancasters. His post-war career was in accounting and as a financial analyst. For a period of time, he lived in Newfoundland where he worked for the provincial government and Joey Smallwood in particular. In later years, he worked for Telesat Canada, eventually becoming a VP Finance until he retired approximately 20 years ago. Ron was an avid member of the Rideau Club, where he had the honour of becoming a life member in December 2005. His greatest single treasure was Isabel, Ron leaves behind a legacy of kindness and compassion, which he was somehow able to dispense to the end, despite a number of lingering health issues. He will be sorely missed by a broad swath of friends and acquaintances. Survived by son Dean (Janet), of Alberta. Special thanks to Nathalie Gauthier. Friends may visit the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, on Thursday, March 29, 2007 from 2 to 2 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, March 30, 2007 at 11:30 a.m., followed by a reception and then private cremation. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a memorial donation the SOS Childen’s Village Canada, 200-244 Rideau Street, Ottawa, K1N 5Y3, a charity very dear to both Ron and Isabel.
Russell Alfred Wright - 04/01/2007
Peacefully at the Perley and Rideau Veterans Health Centre at 84 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Blanche Wright (nee Watkinson). Dear father of Michael (Jane), David (Linda), Stephen (Ailsa) and loving grandfather of David (Trisha), Sarah, Vicki, Jeffrey, Brandon, Emily and Sarah. Survived by his sisters, Gladys Nelson and Marjorie Robinson and predeceased by his brother Allan. A Memorial Service will be held at St. David & St. Martin Presbyterian Church, 444 St. Laurent Blvd. on Wednesday April 4, 2007 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Russell’s memory may be made to the St. David & St. Martin Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
Douglas Wurtele - 04/11/2007
WURTELE, Douglas James In the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, on Saturday, April 7, 2007 of Pulmonary Disease. Born in Montreal, he lived there until moving to Ottawa to accept a research position with the national archives. In 1965, he accepted a position with the English Department at Carleton University, returning briefly to Montreal to accomplish a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies at McGill University. Upon completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Wurtele, returned to Ottawa and Carleton University as a Faculty Member, where in addition to his academic studies he served as Chair of the English Department, Clerk of the Senate and President of the Faculty Association. He was instrumental in establishing the Medieval-Renaissance Society, periodical Floreligium, with members of the University of Ottawa, and was noted for his own many journal publications, as well as for his contributions to conferences in both Canada and the United States. He was a recipient of a provincial teaching reward for excellence in the classroom. Douglas was a devoted husband to his beloved Anna and the only break in his lengthy teaching career occurred when he cared for her during her final illness. Following Anna's death, Douglas returned to the university and continued to teach until just after his 85th birthday. Friends may call at the Annunciation Orthodox Cathedral, 15 Lebreton St. North on Thursday April 12th between 6 and 8 p.m. Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Cathedral on Friday, April 13th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated.
Gordon Leonard Amundrud - 06/08/2007
Department of National Defence
Peacefully, at the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre on Friday, June 8, 2007. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara (nee Haslett). Loving father to David (Bev), Gail (Jim), Beverley and Karen (Benoit). Cherished grandfather of Andrew, Erik, Kirsten, Lauren, Justin, Alex and Matt. Dear brother of Howard (Helen) of Cochrane, AB; Marjorie (Louis) of Calgary; Kenneth (Molly) of Edmonton; Norman (Margaret) of Stony Plain, AB, and Marlene (Ron) of Regina. He will also be sorely missed by his many cousins, nieces and nephews. Near and dear to his heart was Vania, who provided care and comfort for seven years. Born and educated in Aylesbury, SK, Gordon enlisted at age 18. He served as a pilot in the RCAF and saw combat duty with RAF 76 Squadron out of Holme-On Spalding Moor, attaining the rank of Flight Lieutenant. He earned his Mechanical Engineering Degree at the University of Saskatchewan. A Gas Turbine Engine Specialist, he was involved with the Avro Arrow, the Bras d'Or Hydrofoil and the four Tribal Class Destroyers. Gordon was active as a coach in minor baseball and hockey, and as a volunteer in competitive swimming. His passions were photography and all outdoor activities. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Tuesday from 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre on Wednesday at 3pm. The family would like to thank the kind and caring staff and Dr. Tobin of Gatineau 2 North, where he spent his final 5 1/2 years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa or to the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre.
Beverley Ann Armstrong - 06/01/2007
Suddenly at home on Wednesday, May 30th, 2007, Beverley Ann Armstrong (nee Harrison), loving wife of the late Norman Alexander Armstrong. Devoted mother of Jennifer Ann (Paul Landry) and Christopher Gordon Armstrong (Andree Montpetit). Very special nana of Hunter, Zoe and Owen. Dear sister of Ross Harrison, the late Greig Harrison and the late Clifford Harrison. Survived by her sisters-in-law Alison Harrison, Lena Armstrong and Hazel Chambers. Auntie Buff will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Beverley was born in Montreal into the large Harrison family of the POM Bakery. She moved to Ottawa in 1968 when she married Norman and was for many years the Secretary and faithful member of City View United Church. Friends are invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Sunday, June 3rd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at City View United Church, 6 Epworth Avenue, on Monday, June 4 at 11 a.m. It was Bev's wish that memorial donations, if desired, be made to the Ottawa Humane Society.
Antonia Bachinski - 06/08/2007
Peacefully on Friday, June 8, 2007 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Walter Bachinski. Cherished mother of Walter (Janis), Donald and Stanley (Kate). Dear grandmoter of Una, Michael (Tami Rae), Sarah (Patrick), Matthew, Antonia, Donald and loving great-grandmother of Braelyn, Boston and Oscar. Dear sister of Charlotte and the late Stanley. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse,Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Monday, June 11, 2007 from 11am until service time in the chapel at 1pm. For those who wish, donations to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated.
Jeanne D'Arc Bellefeuille (nee St-Jean) - 06/07/2007
Jeanne D'Arc Bellefeuille (nee St-Jean)
Peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2007 at age 82. Beloved wife of Charles and loving mother of Yves (Catherine), Richard (Louise), André (Lucie), Denis (Ginette) and Line (Alain). Cherished grandmother of Natalie (Peter), Marc, Julie (Rob), Josée (Nicolas), Philippe, Francis, Maxime, Marie-Michel (Mathieu), Stéphanie (Patrick) and Natacha. Proud great-grandmother of Rebecca, Gabriel, Derek, Yannick and Sabrina. Dear sister of Joffre St-Jean and of the late Pitre, Léa Lalonde, Aurore and Maurice. Friends and family are invited to visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road (at Aviation Parkway) on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. A Eucharistic Celebration will be held on Monday at 11am, at St-Louis-Marie-de Montfort Roman Catholic Church, 749 Trojan Avenue. Sincere thanks to the staff on the 4th floor at Montfort Hospital for their compassionate care. To honour her memory, those wishing may make a donation to the Montfort Hospital Foundation.
Robert Bellemare - 05/14/2007
est décédé à l'hôpital général d'Ottawa, le dimanche 13 mai 2007, à l'âge de 86 ans. La famille recevra parents et amis à la chapelle St-Laurent de Hulse Playfair & McGarry, 1200 ch. Ogilvie, angle promenade de l'Aviation, le mercredi 16 mai de 10h à 13h. L'inhumation aura lieu le vendredi 18 mai à 14h au cimetière Beechwood.