Anita Nora "Babs" Turner - 03/11/2008
Passed away on March 9, 2008 in her 86th year. Loving mother of Noreen (Gary Treble), Wayne (Elsie), Penny (Rick Cartwright), John (Terry) and Steve (Joanne). Dear grandmother of eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and predeceased by two great-grandchildren. Loving sister to Barbara (Jack), Lorraine (Bill), Janet (Brian) and sister-in-law to Mel. Predeceased by brother Norman and sister Pat. Also survived by several sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Leonard Ward - 03/07/2008
Co-Owner of The Establishment Hair Salon
Suddenly on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at the age of 78. Predeceased by his partner Gregory Dixon. Loving uncle of June, Bob, Gillian, Andy and their respective families. Len will be sadly missed by many friends. Friends are invited to visit at the Central chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Monday from 1:30 pm until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 2:30 pm. The family wishes to thank Dr. Parent, Michele, Alice and Joan for all their care and compassion over the years. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre.
Leona Wright - 03/11/2008
Suddenly at her residence on Sunday, March 9th, 2008 at the age of 88. Beloved wife to the late William Wright and loving mother of Bill of Ottawa. Dear sister of Jean (Gerald Lennox) of Kemptville, Maynard of Merrickville and Tom of Ottawa. Also survived by her step brothers and step sisters, Norman, Dorothy, Doug, Don, Danny, Bob, and by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by brothers and sisters, Ken, Delmer, Harold, Vinene, Edna, and by step brothers Allen and Ken. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St., on Wednesday, March 12th from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 1:00 p.m.
Hazel Armitage - 06/20/2008
Died peacefully on Thursday, June 19th, 2008 at the age of 91. Beloved wife, for over 64 years to the late Harold. She is survived by her sisters, Norma (Leonard Grace), Joan Hines, and brothers Arnold (Beverley) Ireland, Lyle (Iona) Ireland, Ron (Jean) Ireland and sister-in-law Dawn Ireland as well as many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by two sisters, two brothers, and 2 brothers-in-law; Opal, Geraldine, Keith, Hilton, Vern, and Lew. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St., Ottawa, Sunday, June 22nd from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Monday from 11a.m. until service time in the Chapel at 12noon. Interment to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Shawville, Quebec at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to a charity of choice.
Joseph Jules Banville - 06/19/2008
Peacefully at the Monfort Hospital, on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at the age of 85. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (Kitty) Banville (nee Somerfield). Loving father of Kathryne and Stanley. Brother of Glenna and Dorothy Binnie. He will be sorely missed by his daughter and son and his hunting buddies and friends at Five Star. Joe served in the RCAF during the Second World War and received the Star of France, Star of Germany, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal, the Canadian Forces Decoration and Clasp, Operational Wings and Wireless Operator Air Gunner Badge. Family and friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at the Aviation Parkway on Sunday, June 22, 2008 from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Monday, June 23, 2008 from 10 a.m. until Service Time in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ottawa Heart Institute in Joe’s memory would be appreciated by the family.
Philip George Barber - 06/13/2008
Philip George Barber
Squadron Leader RCAF – retired
Philip George (Bud) Barber, son of the late Philip H. Barber and Dorothea Dilk Barber, born November 4, 1917 in Lipton, Saskatchewan, passed away at the Perley Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre on Thursday, June 12, 2008. He is survived by his wife Dee (Gertrude Victoria Earle), by his son Philip (Judy), his daughter Heather Baltazar (Mario); his sister Lillian McKenzie and brother Herbert H. Barber; his grandchildren Allison Deibert (Burke), Mark, Daniel, Tanya (Mark Donaghy), Christina Mielke (John), Jonathan Baltazar (Stephanie), Elizabeth Baltazar; by his god-daughters Linda Barber (Peter Verney) and Anne Miller, his 4 great-grandchildren Ayla Barber, Lucas Donaghy, Simon Donaghy and Kirsten Baltazar and many others that loved him. There will be no visitation. A private family funeral service will be held with Father Gagné officiating. Burial will take place at the National Military Cemetery, located in Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A special thank you to all the staff at the Perley Rideau Veterans’ especially Rideau 1 South for their loving care.
Gisele Maria Xenia Bernath - 06/19/2008
Born in Italy on June 22, 1922
Peacefully, with a friend by her side, at the Ottawa Monfort Long Term Care Facility, on Monday, June 16th, 2008 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Geza Bernath. Predeceased by her parents Gisele and Elek Nyiri, and brothers Bela and Elek Nyiri. Survived by her sister-in-law Jacqueline Nyiri, nieces Giselle and Caroline, and nephew Alec as well as family in both France and Hungary. Gisele was a member of several Ottawa senior singing groups. Her singing was a very important part of her life. Family and friends are invited to visit the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Thursday June 26th, 2008 from 12 noon until service time in the Chapel at 1 PM, followed by a reception at the same location. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Companion. Gisele was a loyal member.
James Arnold Burgess - 06/10/2008
James Arnold Burgess
Peacefully, on Sunday June 8th 2008, in his 101st year. Arnold Burgess was the devoted and beloved husband of the late Adèle Baizana. A doting father to Joanne (Martin Freeman), Margo (Stephen Barrette) and Diane. His daughters will miss his warmth, intelligence and gentle spirit. A proud grandfather to Daniel, Benjamin, Emily and Elizabeth. He is survived by his sister Lois (Sheldon Ross) and many nieces and nephews. Son of the late Albyn Burgess and Susan Mulherin. Predeceased by his brothers Bruce and Bill, and sisters Ola, Dora, Peggy, Joan and Ruth. Arnold Burgess was a native of Grand Falls, New Brunswick, a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University (class of 1928) and a meteorologist with the federal government from 1942 to 1972. Friends and family may pay their respects at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Wednesday, June 11th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass on Thursday, June 12th at 11:30 a.m. at Église Saint-Thomas d’Aquin [address to complete…] Internment Hope Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Bridlewood Retirement Residence and of Madonna LTC for their attentive care and support over the past several years. In order to celebrate our father’s lifelong love of reading, donations to the Ottawa Public Library Foundation, J. Arnold Burgess Fund, would be appreciated.
John Jarvis Carson - 06/17/2008
John Jarvis Carson
On Sunday June 15, peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at the Montfort hospital after a brief and rapid decline in health. John was predeceased by his wife, Elspeth Herbert. Much beloved by his children Elizabeth (Ian Hutton), John (Elisa Barbarese), Faith (Barry Bellamy), Deborah (Ted Tunis), Daniel (Brenda Lillico), Kitty (Wayne Corey), his companion-caregiver Derrick Nazareth, and his grandchildren Dianna, Towani and Pascale, Philippe, Aaron and Leah, Adam, Matthew and Carson, Alexander, Eve and Benjamin, and great grandchildren, Xavion, Mahalia, Carson, Clea, Natasha, Daniel, Joseph and Elizabeth as well as his Rolston and Herbert nieces and nephews. John was born October 11, 1919 in Vancouver to parents Walter Miller Carson and Florence Jarvis. He spent happy summers on the Sunshine Coast, cottaging, camping and later working at YMCA Camp Elphinstone. He was President of the Student Council at Prince of Wales Secondary School and subsequently obtained his BA at UBC. He met Elspeth in 1938 on an Atlantic crossing and after a whirlwind shipboard romance, they corresponded for five years, marrying in 1943. He served in the Canadian Army during WWII and attained the rank of Captain. Following the war, he joined the consulting firm of Woods Gordon, settled in Toronto and built a cottage in Muskoka. He subsequently worked for Ontario Hydro and obtained his Masters degree in psychology from U of T. In 1956 he returned to Vancouver as Vice President of BC Electric, subsequently BC Hydro. He was active in community life St John’s Ambulance, the Children’s Foundation, and the Vancouver Board of Trade. He bought a cottage on the Sunshine Coast and was a devoted weekend cottager. In 1964, he was seconded to Ottawa to work on the Glassco Commission. He was subsequently invited to implement the recommendations and appointed by Lester Pearson as Chairman of the Public Service Commission. He served with distinction, implementing many significant human resource management initiatives and representing Canada on UN reforms of staffing. In 1976, he was named Dean of the Faculty of Management at the University of Ottawa where he continued teaching until 1989. Working with CIDA he set up a faculty of management at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura (Sri Lanka) and hosted many Sri Lankans in Canada, including Derrick Nazareth. He served on the Board of the YMCA, CUSO and was named an officer of the Order of Canada in 1977. He received honourary degrees from York University, the University of Ottawa and Sri Jayawardenapura. He loved his cottage on Heney Lake where he hosted family and friends over the decades for reunions, singsongs, bonfires and charades. He maintained active connections with his extended family and friends through a family newsletter, the Chapel Street Press. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, June 19th, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow in the McGarry Family Reception Centre. Thanks to Lorne Parent of the Sandy Hill Community Health Care and staff of Montfort. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the University of Ottawa or the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated.