Leslie Douglas Bradbeer - 06/05/2007
Public Service Retired
Peacefully at home on Thursday, May 31, 2007 in his 88th year. Predeceased by his parents Sydney and Alice Reed Bradbeer, his brother Wilfred and his beloved first wife Frances Elizabeth. Loving father of Leslie (Walter Boyce), Douglas (David Brown), Paul (Ramona), Bob (Debbie), and Bill (Linda). Devoted grandfather of Jennifer (James Dolan) and Jamie Boyce (Jennifer Hartley), Christopher (Tracy), Alex, Hillary and Katie, Philip and David Bradbeer. Great grandfather of Kendra and Tory. Sadly missed by his wife Betty and her children Ginny, Paul and Bruce Lamb and grandchildren Danielle, Kristin, Aiden and Ty. Les was an RCAF Flight Lieutenant (Navigator) during the Second World War earning his operational wings with RAF 57 Squadron out of East Kirkby in late 1944, and further served his country in the last 23 years of his working life with the Public Service of Canada (DVA). His sense of humour, honour, humility, sage advice and infectious smile will be remembered by all who knew him through the years, and inspire us in years to come. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Thursday June 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 11:30 a.m.
Anna Ella (Seibold) Brown - 05/30/2007
Loving and beloved wife of the late D. Kenneth Brown, Lt. Col., mother of Colin, grandmother of Debbie (Lubianna), Darryl, David and Anne, great grandmother of Michael, Brandon, Brittany, Chelsea and Emma. Anna was born in Saskatchewan but moved as a child with her family to Vancouver where she met Ken. They married before the Second World War during which Ken served with the British army as a Canloan officer, becoming a career officer with the Canadian army after the war. Together, he and Anna settled in cities all across Canada for the next 28 years from posting to posting. His career eventually took them abroad where he served with the United Nations. On Ken=s retirement, they returned home to Vancouver/Tsawwassen. Throughout her married life, no matter where they lived, Anna was a true and dedicated homemaker when homemaking was recognized as both an art and a science, creating beautiful spaces, exquisite meals, clothing, even doing her own upholstery work. She was an artist in many media, including painting, pottery and needlework. Her gardens were renowned for their design and their beauty. In 2004, a few years after the death of her husband, Anna reluctantly left her home in Tsawwassen and moved to Ottawa to be closer to her son. She died on May 23, 2007 at the Elizabeth Bruyère Centre in her ninety first year.
Morris Browns - 05/27/2007
Peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Friday, May 25, 2007 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Polisky). Loving father of Shmuel(Bonna Haberman), Baruch(Rabbi Elyse Goldstein) and Jonathan(Cindy Stelmackowich). Cherished grandfather of Tiferet, Uriel, Bezalel, Amatai, Adir Chai, Noam, Carmi and Micah. Dear brother of Toby Dolensky, Ruth Gundelfinger and the late Isadore. Throughout his career as an accountant and financial adviser, he worked at M. Loeb Limited, the Professional Institute of the Public Service (P.I.P.S.), as well as an accounting teacher at Rideau High School. Morris was an avid gardener, loved music, including play his mandolin, harmonica and whistling. He was a volunteer as youth group leader with Hashomer Ha'tzair and the Cub Scouts. Morris lived in Israel from 1947 to 1953 and was a pioneer in building Kibbutz Ein Dor. Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue on Monday, May 28th at 12 noon. Interment to follow at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode. Evening Shiva services will be held 240 Friel Street at 7 pm.
Joan Buchan (nee Ruddock) - 05/29/2007
Peacefully at the Civic Hospital on May 28th, 2007 at age 86. Predeceased by husband Robert Duncan Buchan. Loving mother of Robert (Rosemary) of Vernon, B.C and Gordon (Denise Trottier) of Ottawa. Predeceased by parents, John and Georgina (Lee) Ruddock of York, England, brothers Jack and Teddy Ruddock, sister Betty Rotherham, brother-in-law George Frizzell and sister-in-law Betty Frizzell (nee Buchan). Sister-in-law to Marjorie Ruddock, Glasgow, Scotland and Keith Anderson of Ottawa husband of the late Margaret Anderson (nee Buchan) and John and Nancy Buchan, San Diego, California. Grandmother to Craig (Tammy) of Quesnel, B.C., Darren (Ashley) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Maureen and Wade (Grant) and Dianne of Vancouver, Paul and Anne of Ottawa. Great-grandmother to Kyra and Aidyn of Quesnel. Joan was a English war bride who loved Canada and Engalnd. She was an excellent cook, hostess and friend to all who came to he home. There will be no visitation. A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held at Carleton Memorial United Church, 740 Melfa Crescent, on Monday, June 4th at 11am. Reception to follow in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Carleton Memorial United Church-Sanctuary Repair Fund would be greatly appreciated. Special thanks to the staff of Park Place Retirement Residence for their help and support.
Muriel Card (nee Sears) - 06/05/2007
At Forest Hill Nursing Home on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at age 88 years. Beloved wife of Arnold. Dear mother of Brian (Lisette), James (Jean) and Robert (Colette). Grandmother to Brianna, Perry, Pam, Penny, Mark and Natalie. Predeceased by siblings Gerald, Bessie, Ken, Della, Shirley and Raymond. Will be fondly remembered by good friends; Hazel Mitton and Berncie Snowden. Private funeral arrangement in care of the West Chapel of Hulse Playfair & McGarry. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
Marjorie Cassidy - 06/04/2007
Suddenly at the Ottawa Heart Institute on Sunday, June 3rd, 2007 at age 69 years. Beloved wife of Bernie. Loving mother of Susan Duncan, Ed (Lynda) and Steve (Buffey). Cherished Grandma to Samantha and Gerald; Megan and Tyler and Emily and Gregory. Sister of Charles Brown and Eleanor Jones. Will be fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and extended family members. Friends are invited to visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Tuesday, June 5th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be Celebrated at Annunciation of the Lord Roman Catholic Church, 2414 Ogilvie Road, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the University of Ottawa Institute or Helping With Furniture ( www.helpingwithfurniture.com ) would be appreciated. Special thanks to the paramedics and medical staff at the Heart Institute for their sincere compassion and care.
Leland Kenneth Corey - 05/14/2007
Retired - City of Nepean
Peacefully at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital with his beloved partner Gail and loving sister Helen by his side, Leland Kenneth Corey, age 65, beloved partner and best friend of Gail Davis, father of Tanya Corey and Tanya Boulmetis. Much loved brother of Helen, Irene and Eric (Sandra). Dear son of the late Irene and Leland Corey. Leland fought Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with courage and dignity for several years. His family and friends will always remember this brilliant man and his happy face and sweet smile. Friends are invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodfroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Wednesday, May 16th from 12:30 p.m. until service in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Ottawa Lung Association would be appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the wonderful staff in the Queensway-Carleton Intensive Care Unit for their loving care and compassion.
Etienne Rene A. Courbet - 06/02/2007
In hospital on Friday, June 1, 2007 age 85. Former husband of Odette Leclerc. Father of Dominique Horsman, Micheline, Carole and Yves Courbet. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by extended family in France. Etienne will be sadly missed by family, friends and the art community. He was an art advisor and broker for 40 years. Private funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa would be appreciated.
William Andrew Dear - 06/04/2007
Soldier, Father, Friend
Peacefully passed away at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre on 2 June 2007. Visited often by children and grandchildren and cared for by the wonderful staff at the Perley, his last years, months, days and hours were as good as it gets. Born in 1925, he spent almost 37 years in the army with the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, Army Service Corps, Canadian Provost Corps and Military Police. His retirement years were centred in Kingston with his wife Rozelle, who predeceased him in 1989. A small memorial service for family and friends will be held at in the Chapel at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre, 1750 Russell Road, Ottawa on Wednesday 6 June13:00 hours. Familyand friends are invited to another service to be held in Kingston, 9 June at 12:00 hours at the Army, Navy, Air Force Club at which he was a charter member. Donations can be made to the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation to the Tree of Life in Memory of William Andrew Dear.