William (Bill) Smith - 04/20/2006
February 6, 1929 - April 19, 2006
BA, BPHE, Queens University
Passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at Laurier Manor. Predeceased by parents William Smith and Rena Smith (Taylor) of North Bay. Loving husband of Doreen Smith (Hoad) for 53 years. Proud father of Cheryl Anne Smith (John Neufeld) and Derek Smith (Joanne Crone). Dear grandfather of Melissa and Lalia Neufeld and Krista and Courtney Smith. Great-grandfather of Amara and Katsia Marsan. No visitation by request. Funeral Service will be held at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road (at Aviation Parkway) on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Malloch Road Cemetery in Arnprior. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He will be sadly missed.
Albert H. Smith - 04/10/2006
Passed away peacefully on April 10, 2006 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Kathleen (Kaye) for 66 years. Much loved father of Terry (the late Sharon) and Kathryn Fright (Eric). Dearly loved "Pop" of Jordan, Daniel and Stephanie. Loving brother of Wesley and predeceased by Clarence, Gladys, Ernest, Bertha, Margaret and Victor. Albert will be missed by many friends. Al served in World War II as a Radar Operator with the RCAF; 43 years of faithful service with The Mutual Life of Canada. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Wednesday, April 12 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, April 13 from 12 noon until Service time in the Chapel at 1 p.m. followed by a reception at the McGarry Family Reception Centre. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Roxy Lavinia Swan - 04/21/2006
It is with great sadness that Roxy’s husband and children announce her passing in her 81st year after a very courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife for nearly 60 years of Norman W. Swan. She has left behind her cherished children, Tom (Betty), Louise (Ron), Wayne (Dominique), Nancy (Don) and Grandsons Andrew, Blair, Justin, David and Kyle. Also, as part of her extended family Christine & Eric, Jenna & Zach, Gabrielle & Sophie. She was a longtime choir member of St. Paul’s Eastern United Church. She also was a faithful attendee of Remembrance Day Ceremonies and Battle of the Atlantic (1st Sunday in May) over the years. She was a Past Matron of Lorraine Chapter No44, OES. Her mastery in her kitchen for flavourful food was envied by many. Her pies at Church bazaars were spoken for before she even entered the Church. Her vibrant personality, her beautiful smile, her love of bridge and her ability to engage in meaningful conversation on every level will be sorely missed. Her eagerness to always learn has been cut short by a dreadful disease. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul’s Eastern United Church, Cumberland & Daly on Tuesday April 25, 2006 at 1 pm. Interment of ashes will take place at the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
Joel Harry Takefman - 04/25/2006
Peacefully in Ottawa at Hillel Family Lodge on Monday, April 24, 2006 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Pearl Hislop. Dear father of Joan and Michael and father-in-law of Mona Klinger. Proud grandfather of Evan and Jordan. Brother of Bram of Chicago and the late Herbert of Montreal. Brother-in-law of Martin Hislop and Claire Stephens of Calgary. Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, Ottawa, on Thursday, April 27 at 12noon. Interment to follow at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode, Ontario. Shiva to be observed from Thursday to Sunday at 18 Stonebriar Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5Y2. Donations in Joel’s memory to Hillel Family Lodge, 10 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 4G7 (613-728-3900) would be much appreciated.
Madeleine Angela Antille (nee Lacombe) - 04/25/2006
Peacefully in hospital in Hull on Monday, April 24 at the age of 75. Dear daughter of the late Sylvio Lacombe and the late Béatrice Marquis. Dearly beloved wife of the late Maurice. Loving mother of Francine (Wayne), Christiane (Guy) and Chantal (Mike). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Wayne (Julie), Jody, Kim (Moe), Rebecca, Karen, France, Tiguy, Dallas and her great-grandchildren Corey, Dylan, Alyssa, Evan, Anik and Jacob. Dear sister of Julia Lacombe, Angela Lacombe (George) and Ronald Lacombe (Patsy). Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Thursday, April 27, 2006 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, April 28 at 11am. Interment at Notre-Dame Cemetery.
Genovaite (nee Sosas) Balaisis - 06/25/2006
Peacefully at the Hospice at May Court in Ottawa, with her family at her side, on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at the age of 79. Devoted wife of Leonas Balaisis. Loving mother of Algimontas, Marija ( the late Eddy ) and Nijole ( Dennis ). Step-mother of Pauline and Paul. Grandmother of Alex, Martin ( Katarina ), Melanie ( Stefan ), Cassandra and Sabrina. Great grandmother of Diego and Alyssa. Dear sister of Marijona Fitzpatrick of Denver, CO. and Aunt to Linda and Jim. She will be fondly remembered by her extended family and many friends. A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady Gate of Dawn ( Ausros Vartai )Roman Catholic Church, 1465 rue De Seve, Montreal ( LaSalle ), Quebec on Wednesday June 28, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. Interment to take place at Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue,Ottawa on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice at May Court, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1S 0X1, www.hospicemaycourt.com would be appreciated. A special thanks to Dr. Louise Coulombe , nursing staff and volunteers at the Hospice at May Court for their compassionate care.
Helene Barnes (nee McQuaig) - 07/04/2006
At the Montfort Hospital on July 4th, 2006 in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Charlie and much loved son Bill. Beloved mother-in-law of Garbriela Francis. Special Grandma to Natasha Rende, Pamela Forget and Angela Brown. Great Grandma to Olivia, Sebastien, Michaela and Peyton of Ottawa. Dear sister of Jack McQuaig and loving aunt to Peter, Linda, Don, John and Wendy McQuaig all of Toronto. She will be fondly remembered by family and friends. Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Rd, at Aviation Parkway on Saturday, July 8th from 10:30am until service time in the chapel at 11:30am. Interment to follow at Morewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Society or to the charity of your choice.
Dorothy Bird - 07/03/2006
Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on July 2, 2006 at the age of 94. Predeceased by her beloved husband Robin. Loving mother of Vicki (Ed Steenhorst). Dear grandmother of Chris (Shelly Steenhorst-Baker) and Katherine (Jeremy Solomon). Great-grandmother to Jacob. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Sunday, July 9, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. until Service time in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Interment Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal. In memoriam donations to World Vision or The Mission would be appreciated. A thank you to the nurses at the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their care and support.
Michel John (Mike) Boucher - 07/03/2006
Suddenly in his 50th year, while canoeing in the Nahanni National Park, on Thursday, June 22, 2006. Loving husband and best friend of Ruby (nee Christin) and devoted father to Heather and Corinne. Dearest brother to Madeleine (Marcel) and Charles (Cathe). Predeceased by his parents Adrien John and Gilberte (nee Carrieres) Boucher. Mike was treasured by many friends and relatives. Mike will forever be remembered for the love he had for his family; the outdoors and his best buddy Pete. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hellenic Center at 1315 Prince of Wales Drive. Protection and preservation of Canada's natural wildlife was very important to Mike and as such, donations to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society's Nahanni National Park Expansion Project would be appreciated. Donations can be made in Mike's name at www.cpaws.org , or by calling 1-800-333-WILD Donation cards will be available at the memorial service.
Milija Brauns - 05/27/2006
(nee Zale) 1915-2006 Died peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Ottawa General Hospital on the 26th of May. Predeceased by husband Augusts. Loving mother of Peter (Daina) and grandmother of Talis, Laris (Allison), Kriss, Eriks and greatgrandmother of Aleksandra. Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews Ojars, Uldis and Solvita in her homeland of Latvia and Rolfs and Mats in Sweden, by her extended family Maija, Guntis, Kaiva, Aldis and Ilvars of Toronto and by her friends in the Latvian community. A Memorial service will be held on August 5th at 10:00 at Peace Latvian Lutheran Church 83 Main St. Ottawa K1S 1B5. In lieu of flowers, donations to Peace Latvian Lutheran Church would be most appreciated
Agnes Brazeau (nee Tague) - 06/29/2006
On June 29, 2006 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife (for 53 years) of the late John T. (Jack Brazeau) (1984). Loving mother of Debra and Judy (Peter Phelan). Predeceased by sons Ronald (1995), Peter (1992)(Dorothy) and daughter Maureen (1995)(Tony Galla). Proud and loving grandmother of eight and great grandmother of seventeen. Respects may be made at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road), on Monday, July 3, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The five Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary will be recited at 8pm. Relatives and friends are requested to proceed directly to St. Patrick’s Basilica, 220 Kent Street (between Nepean and Gloucester St.) on Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at 10am for the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass of Jesus Christ. Interment Pinecrest Cemetery (Greenbank & Baseline Rds.). In memoriam donations to Campaign Life Coalition, 100-1355 Wellington St., Ottawa, K1Y 3C5 would be appreciated.
Hazel Elizabeth Brewer - 06/27/2006
Peacefully, June 25, 2006. Long-time resident of Hilltop Manor, Merrickville, Ontario. Predeceased by parents Arthur and Margaret Crowell and step-parents Timothy and Ida O’Leary of Saint John, New Brunswick, and husband Charles T. Brewer of Ottawa. Hazel will be greatly missed by her daughter Linda M. Brewer and son-in-law Neil A. Rothwell of Ottawa. Many thanks to the staff of Hilltop Manor, her home for twenty-five years, for making her life happy and comfortable. The care of Doctors Malone, Audet and the staff at Elmgrove Unit, Brockville Psychiatric Hospital, is also greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements private. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice.
Mavis Edith Diana (nee Gates) Buck - 06/25/2006
After a long struggle with Alzheimers’, Mavis passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on June 24, 2006 at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of the late Brian John Buck; cherished mother of David, Deborah (Barry Babcock), Marcus (Norma Moores) and Harvey. Devoted grandmother of Caroline and Brian Babcock, Kelly and Shannon Buck. Predeceased by her brother Dudley Gates. A Graduate of the Ottawa Civic Hospital (O.C.H), class of ’51. Mavis and her husband were avid fans of the Ottawa 67’s where she was known as “the scarf granny”. Longtime resident of Oakridge Blvd., (Cityview). Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 150 Woodroffe Ave. at Richmond Road on Sunday, June 25 from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, June 26, 2006 from 1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 from 10am until Service time in the Chapel at 11 a.m. followed by a reception and then intermenty at Pinecrest Cemetery. Special thanks to Granite Ridge Nursing home, Thorncliffe Place, New Orchard Lodge and the V.O.N. for their care and compassion. Donations to the Alzheimers’ Society or the V.O.N. would be appreciated.
William Robert (Bob) Campbell - 07/03/2006
WW II Veteran
On Sunday, July 2, 2006 at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Jean Smith and the late Hertha Bell. Loving father of Kathryn (Gerry) and Barbara (Jeff). Proud grandfather of Halle and Nicholas. Dear brother of Jean Abra. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Tuesday from 7-9 and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, July 6, 2006 at 11:30am. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. For those wishing donations may be made to The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Colette Aline Coulson (nee Leblond) - 06/28/2006
At her home surrounded by her loving daughters on Wednesday, June 28th, 2006 at the age of 62. Loving mother of Angela Way (David) and Shelley Coulson (Russell Crenshaw). Fondly remembered by her granddaughter Shyra Crenshaw. Dear sister of Claudette Hills (late Gerry). Friends may visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Saturday, July 1st 2006 from 1pm until the service in the chapel at 3pm. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation, 503 Smythe Road, Ottawa, K1H 9Z9 would be appreciated.