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ONTARIO - Ottawa - Hulse, Playfair & McGarry Funeral Homes Obituaries - 33

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Thursday, 19 March 2009, at 10:55 a.m.

Mary Elizabeth Swain (nee Joyce) - 02/07/2006
Died peacefully in her sleep in her 92nd year at St. Patrick's Home, Friday February 3, 2006. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 27 March 1914, the daughter of Maurice and Elizabeth Joyce. Predeceased by her husband, Commander Robert Francis, R.C.N., her son, John Frederick and her sister, Honora, (Sister John Elizabeth). She is survived by her son Robert and his wife Wendy and granddaughters Deirdre and Moira; by her son David and his wife Sandy and granddaughter Sabrina and grandson Peter; by her daughter-in-law Jacqueline and grandson Christopher and granddaughter Nikola. A women of many talents and determination she had almost to the end a drive for life that touched all who knew her. Tenacious in her love of family and friends, a part of her heart always stayed in Nova Scotia. She loved water, sun and wind whether at Hubbards or at Sand Bay on the Ottawa, or on the balcony at St. Patrick's. A potter of distinction, she taught ceramics for many years in the Ottawa school system. She was lovingly tended in her last years by the caregivers at St. Patrick's, and the family extends its great gratitude to them. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Tuesday, February 7th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Chapel at St. Patrick's Home on Wednesday, February 8th at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery.

Dean Gregory Taylor Tower - 02/11/2006
At home, surrounded by his family on February 11, 2006, Dean Tower, long-time Ottawa family counsellor and broadcaster. Born May 1, 1937, in Norquay, Saskatchewan, third son of the late Courtney Leigh Tower and Hope Taylor. Beloved husband of Mary Jane. Dearest father of Johanna (Carleton Place), Michael and David (Ottawa); and dearest stepfather of Ellie (Veneto, Italy) and Thomas (Ottawa). Grandfather of Jeffrey and Bill, and great-grandfather of his special Lauren. Cherished brother of Hope (Edmonton), Courtney (Ottawa), Beverley (Norquay), Diana (Spruce Grove, Albeta) and Cecilia (Edson, Alberta). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 16 at 11:30 a.m. His ashes will be buried this spring near the family homestead in his beloved Saskatchewan. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army would be gratefully appreciated.

Beverly Ventura - 02/14/2006
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on Monday, February 13, 2006. Survived by her beloved husband Paul Ventura. Cherished mother of Brian Lauzon, Kim (Mike) Wieners, Tony (Nathalie) Ventura, Laura Ventura-King (John) and Leslie Ventura (Rick Hynes). Dear sister of William (Yolande) OíConnell, the late Gordon OíConnell and the late Dorothy Newton (late Ralph). She will also be missed by her many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent Street on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 10am with reception in the church hall followed by interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lung Association would be appreciated. Arrangement in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse Playfair and McGarry.

Issie Werk - 02/08/2006
Suddenly at home on Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Annette (nee Klein); father of Nancy (Saul Schwartz), Ken (Ann Downey) and Janet (Harry Peng); twin brother of Morris (Edie). Devoted Poppa of Beth, Daniel, Leah, Jonathan, Rebecca and Gregory. A Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue on Thursday, February 9th, 2006 at 2 p.m. Interment New Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode, ON. Shiva to be observed at 1935 Wembley Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations to Jewish Family Services of Ottawa (722-2225) would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry

Beatrice Mary Worton - 02/07/2006
Peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Saturday, February 4, 2006 in her 92nd year. Widow of Arthur H. Worton. Dearly beloved mother of Joan MacDonald and her husband Tom, with whom she has lived since 1997. Loving Grandmother of Margaret Brons and her husband John of Millbrook, Ont. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road, Ottawa on Wednesday, February 8, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday, February 9 at 11:30 a.m. Memorial donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

George Sven Anderssen - 03/04/2006
Retired Teacher Ottawa School Board
Peacefully at Perley Rideau surrounded by family on Friday, March 3rd, 2006 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Valerie Wilmot and the late Jean Anderson. Loving father of Joy (Peter), Virginia (Ron), Gail (Mike) and Carol (Peter). Grandpa A will be sadly missed by all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sven retired from teaching at Ottawa Tech, Gloucester, and McArthur High Schools to farm in the Kemptville area. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Wednesday, March 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A tribute to Svenís life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. Fellowship to follow. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

Dr. Robert Alan Armstrong - 02/27/2006
Retired - Health Canada
Peacefully in Ottawa on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at age 79 years. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Vickery). Loving father of Bob (Laurie), Jane (Brian Vaughan), Anne and Joe (Pauline). Will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Jessica, Amanda, Sean, Adam, Thomas, Nick, Dean and Laura. Dr. Armstrong led a distinguished career with Health and Welfare Canada. As the first Director of the newly created Medical Care Program, he implemented public health insurance in Canada in 1967. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, March 1st after 11:30 a.m. until time of Service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He will be missed.

Hubert Cheff - 02/22/2006
Peacefully on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at age 73. Beloved husband of Simone (nee Coleman). Loving father of Carole-Anne, Dwight (Catherine), Daniel, Paulette, Suzanne (Scott Hunter), Brent (Gail) and Derek (Nancy). Dear grandfather of 17 and great-grandfather of 3. Also survived by his brothers Jean-Guy and Francois and sisters Lorraine, Denise and Francine. A memorial service will be held at Annunciation of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church, 2414 Ogilvie Road on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 3pm. Those wishing may make donations to The Hospice at May Court.

Hymie Cohen - 02/20/2006
At home on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Justi. Loving father of Rosie(Rick Perrier), Robert, Andy and Cheryl. Cherished grandfather and muffin man to Ashley and Jordan. He is survivied by 3 sisters. Longtime employee of Nate's Deli. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 from 7 to 9 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Marjorie Patricia Cubitt - 03/05/2006
1906-2006 Peacefully in hospital on March 4th. Widow of Douglas A.B. Cubitt. Survived by her daughter Patricia (Ken Johnson) and grandchildren Heather and Alan. Memorial Service and interment in New Westminster, B.C. in the spring. In lieu of flowers her wish was donations to Save the Children's Fund or the Salvation Army

J. Gordon Dawson - 02/27/2006
Passed away on February 26, 2006 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Edna (Teddy) and loving father of Mike (Janice). Proud grandfather of James, Jack, Kathleen and Gabriele.

Gordon Robert (Sonny) Day - 02/28/2006
On Monday, February 27, 2006, predeceased by his parents Millicent and Ken Day, his sister Diane (Danny) Marks and his niece Hilary. Survived by his brother-in-law, Len Marks and nieces Kelly and Tracy. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the parlour on Thursday, March 2 at 10am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Raymond Densmore (Sr.) - 02/21/2006
Royal Canadian Legion, Orleans Branch 632
In hospital on Monday, February 20, 2006 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Cameron). Loving father of Raymond Jr. (Helen), Gail McCooeye (Smitty), Cheryl Morris (Michael), Lyn, David, Dawn and Alanna (Randy). Cherished Grandpa of 12 and great-grandfather of 5. Dear brother of Evelyn, Muriel, Glendon, Elroy, Sylvia, Effie, Marilyn and Linda and predeceased by Lloyd. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Thursday, February 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service to be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 24th at 10am. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The East Noel Community Club, Old Densmore Cemetery, c/o Effie Hilchie, R.R. #1, Maitland, Hants County, N.S., B0N 1T0.

Agnes Honora Exeter - 02/28/2006
Peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Monday, February 27, 2006 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Jonathan Adolphus Exeter. Loving mother of Norma Baichoo-Douglas (Godfrey), Joycelyn Exeter, Rachel Exeter and the late Jonathan Exeter. Cherished grandmother of Aaron Exeter, Richard Exeter, Roslyn Baichoo (Robert), Barrington Baichoo (Macrina) and great-grandmother of Brandon Baichoo and Caleb Thompson. Adoring aunt to the King family, Holder family, Isaacs family, Williams family and Exeter family. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 woodroffe Ave. at Richmond Rd. on Friday, March 3, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friends may visit at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 930 Watson St. on Saturday, March 4, 2006 from 10 a.m. until Service time at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Jean Forbes - 02/20/2006
Suddenly at her home on Monday, February 20th, 2006 at the age of 78. Loving mother of Allan. Dear sister of Charlotte and Mary. Predeceased by two sisters Lois, and Wilhelmina, and one brother David. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Thursday, February 23rd, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel United Church, 691 Smyth Road, Ottawa on Friday, February 24th at 11am. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to The Forbes Education Bursary, 691 Smyth Road, Ottawa, K1G 1N7 would be appreciated.

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