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MacLEAN, Lois Grace

Lois was born in 1935; the daughter of the late John W. and Clara Palmer of Freeland, P.E.I. Leaving Freeland she took up employment with Holman's Department Store which, at the time, was the flagship store in the town of Summerside, and the western half of the Province of PEI.
In 1953 she married Lorne MacLean in St Mary’s Anglican Church, Summerside PEI. They resided in Calgary, Alberta; Nottingham, England; Vancouver, B.C.; Parent, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; Val d'Or, Quebec; Lahr, Germany; Courtenay, B.C.; Winnipeg, Manitoba and finally settled in Ottawa, Ontario. She and Lorne have four grandchildren all of whom brought her endless happiness.
Following her husband around the country and beyond, pretty much precluded career development. Despite this she was very industrious and entered the workforce at many of the locations where they lived. This included: Holman's Department Store, Summerside, PEI; Eaton DS in Calgary and Winnipeg; The RCAF Base Dry Goods Store in Langar, England and Winnipeg, MB; a Super Market in Richmond, BC; Child Care in Parent, QC; Avon Sales in Ottawa and Comox, BC; and Ogilive's DS and the Bay DS in Ottawa.
Covid 19 precludes any gathering of people at this time. A social function in her memory may be arranged when conditions improve.
She is survived by: Husband Lorne, Son Roy, Daughters-in-Law Geety & Gita and Grand Children Sean, Isabelle, Tessa and Justin.
She was predeceased by: Son Mark, Sisters Edna MacNeill/Miller, Elizabeth Tredenick/Moase and Donna Ebbutt. Donations to your charity of choice greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CAMERON, Claudette

It is with great sadness that the family of Claudette Cameron announces her passing on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the age of 82 in the warm and loving environment of the Redwoods Retirement Residence in Ottawa Ontario. Claudette was predeceased by her husband and best friend Raymond and is survived by her six loving daughters, Laurianne (Brian) Evans, Marlene Othmer (Marc LeBeau), Nancy Othmer (Shane Barclay), Patricia Othmer (Carlo Matulich), Phemie (Denis) LaRue and Cindy Ellis. Grams or GMA to 9 grandchildren, whose lives she played an integral part in ; Raymond, Justin, Amanda, Mitchell, Sara, Alexandria, Tyler, Madison and MacKenzie. She was GGMA to 12 great-grand-children. Beloved sister to Ronald (Maureen) , Richard (Claire),and Normand Chenier. She was predeceased by both of her parents and her sister-in-law Fran Chenier. She was the matriarch of our beautifully blended families and she made it her life's work to build a great foundation of love, acceptance and forgiveness for us all. She worked hard all of her life but she will be remembered for her kindness, charity, her fundraising for the church and her amazing skills in the kitchen!! She is now reunited with her Raymond in heaven. A celebration of love will be held when covid restrictions are lifted. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Howard Cohen and the staff at the Redwoods for their devotion and care during these challenging times. Donations in memory of Claudette can be made to the West Carlton Food Access Centre.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

O'CONNOR, Stephen (Steven) Edwin
1953-2021

His family is saddened to announce Steven's death on March 23, 2021 in hospital following a long illness. He was born to the late Edwin and Joan (Dalton) O'Connor, the middle child of a family of five.

While he had many jobs, his favourites were working as a security officer, professional mover and as caregiver to his mother Joan. He loved working in Security at the Royal Canadian Mint and Queensway Carleton Hospital. He worked at several moving companies and established his own small moving business.

Steven found true fulfillment in his relationships with family and friends. He was generous, easy to get to know, simple and genuine guy, thoughtful and sincere, polite and genuinely hospitable. He seemed to enjoy company and was well respected by all who knew him. In his retirement years forming new relationships was even more important to him. He noticed people, cared about them and stayed in touch with them. He inspired friends and acquaintances with his infectious smile and good nature. He was well liked by the many hospital staff that cared for him. He would meet with friends and acquaintances at the local coffee shop just to "chew the fat" and be social.

He was a loyal, loving brother, uncle, godfather, and dear friend. For Steven, "family" was not limited to blood ties, but was about connection and love. He was athletic, physically very strong with great physique throughout his life, he enjoyed the outdoors and was always one of the first in the water, (and last out), either at a pool or a lake at family gatherings.

Steven overcame several challenges in his life through perseverance and discipline. In his early years he did not have a good experience with the public school system but learned best from life's experiences. He was proud of winning his struggle with alcohol. He overcame or adjusted to health issues including colitis and prostrate cancer. He worked many hours at moving furniture suffering the effects of wear and tear from heavy lifting but remained positive.

His passions were classic "muscle" cars, music from the 60s and 70s, and good food, especially desserts either homemade pies or fancy cheesecakes, shared with others. He liked weightlifting, cycling, long walks, sky diving, archery and target practice, old b & w movies from the TM network and had a weakness for country music and occasionally songs by Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. Most of all he loved to pamper his car.

Steven's proudest achievement was dedicating eight years of his life as a primary caregiver to his mother allowing her to stay at home during the final years of her life. He had the strength, discipline and emotional resources to be her full time primary caregiver adding daily structure to her routine and years to her life.

In recent years he delighted in his great niece "princess" Grace, who reminded Steven so very much of his mother, Joan and took great interest in his great nephew Noah. He loved to go for day trips to Kingston, Metcalfe and other local areas to explore the country side. His retirement was all too brief but he made the best of it. He no longer had the stress of making a living from working and could spend more time doing the things he wanted to: hanging with friends at his favourite restaurant, local car dealership and local garage.

He leaves to mourn sisters Sharon (Helmuth) Megeth, Carolyn (Robert) Gervais, brothers, Michael (Catherine Clute), and Bryan, close friends Patty Pulice, Alain Bastien, Marie-Anne and Marcel Bison as well as nieces and nephews, Steven, Michael, Jesse, Carla, Tanya, and Daniel, his aunts Muriel and Marion.

Steven loved family gatherings, most of all at his sister Carol's. Although COVID-19 restrictions do not allow for a gathering at this time, Steven left very clear instructions and the family promises Steven we will hold one as soon as we are able. He also asked that donations in his memory be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

FERNIE, Maureen Ellen
(né MacMartin)

Peacefully on March 26, 2021 at the age of 86 years. Maureen was born at the old Ottawa General Hospital on April 13th, 1934. She grew up on Flora Street with her brothers, Larry and Joseph, and went to Immaculata High School. Maureen loved reading, a good G and T by the pool, dancing, cross country skiing, her needlework and telling the stories of her life. Tragically, Maureen lost her two children, Peter and Erin, to Cystic Fibrosis and then was widowed (Don McCarthy) at an early age. Her passionate volunteerism won her the Breath of Life award from Cystic Fibrosis Canada. In the late 70s, Maureen trained to be a medical secretary and worked for years at the Heart Institute. Maureen found love again when she met Joe Fernie at the RA badminton club and they married at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on November 14, 1981. Joe was welcomed into Maureen’s family by her mother, Evelyn, stepfather, Norman Duggan, brother, Larry (Betty-Ann), nephews, Jamie and Mathew and step-brother, Mike Duggan (Wendy) and their children Shaun, god-daughter Nancy, and Sharon. Maureen in turn embraced Joe’s family with open arms and delighted in all the exploits of Joe’s children, Alan (Mandy), Derek (Brigid), Ian (Deborah) and Gillian (Bruce) and eventually grandchildren, Kailie (Tim), Mitchell, Madi, Cameron, Jake, Nicholas and Sawyer and great-grandchildren, Liam and Weston. Granny was beloved by all the kids. Her sparkling blue eyes would light up at every giggle. Maureen and Joe never missed a birthday. Nothing was ever too small for her to acknowledge and compliment where the family was concerned. Maureen’s amazing pies were anticipated favorites at holiday gatherings. But most of all, Maureen adored Joe and devoted herself to him as a loving wife and partner in life. Locally, they enjoyed many laughs and celebrations with the Thursday dinner gang, their sporting life at the RA Centre and countless activities at Immaculate Heart of Mary parish including social suppers and bringing donations to the Shepherds of Good Hope. Together, they loved to travel, went "home" to Scotland many times to visit the Fernie clan, relaxed in Florida and explored Europe and the Caribbean. Right up until the end, Joe was by her side. Maureen had a zest for life, always taking care of those she loved. We are grateful for her loving heart and will miss her. Funeral mass to be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Saturday, April 10th at 11:00am. Many thanks to the wonderful caregivers at the Glebe Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada would be appreciated. Due to Covid-19 precautions, anyone wishing to join the family at the church must please preregister with the funeral home by email info@WhelanFuneralHome.ca or by tel. 613.233-1488.

For those unable to attend personally, please check here on April 10th for a Facebook Live link to the Church Broadcast of the Maureen Fernie Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BEACH, Patricia Mary
(Retired Nursing)

Patricia Beach (nee Manion) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Gerald T. Beach. Loving mother to daughter Terry Beach and dear granddaughter Karen Beach. Predeceased by her son Thomas Beach. Daughter of the late Thomas Manion and Julia Lynch. Predeceased by her sisters the late Margaret Sandiford and Theresa Manion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at St. Augustine�s Church (1060 Baseline Rd.) at 11 AM; followed by burial at Hope Cemetery.
Due to Covid-19 precautions, anyone wishing to join the family at the church must please preregister with the funeral home by email info@WhelanFuneralHome.ca a or by tel. 613-233-1488.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

WILSON, Marjorie Evelyn (né Davies)

Peacefully on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the age of 92 years. Marjorie Wilson, beloved wife of Charles Wilson of 60 years. Dear mother of Sheryl (Russell Vogtherr), Randy (Diane), Sandra (Mark Miletich), Graham (Lynn), Allan and Michael (Debbie). 'Nana' will be forever remembered by grandchildren Michelle, Mallory, Julia, Angie, Christopher, Amy and Samantha. A private family service will be held at the Whelan Funeral Home. Charitable donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

VON HERFF, Elisabeth Pia (né von Ritschl)

Born February 11, 1927 in Knittelfeld, Austria, Oma died in Ottawa on March 24, 2021 serene and content about her life and those she loved. Predeceased by her husband Christoph von Herff (2013), daughter Karin (1977) and brother Ruediger von Ritschl (1979), Elisabeth is survived by her son Michael von Herff, daughter-in-law Sheila McIntyre and adoring grandchildren William, Silas and Lucy. She also leaves nephews Ruediger and Andreas von Ritschl and will be missed by her extended McIntyre family who embraced her as part of their world over the past four decades: Elizabeth Engelke (Andrew), Charles McIntyre (Erin) and �honorary grandchildren� Sarah, James, Connor and Seamus. The child of an Austrian officer and an English artist, Elisabeth�s family briefly immigrated to Canada in the mid-1930s before returning to Austria on the eve of the Second World War. She spent the war in Knittelfeld, surviving the death of her father, the bombing of her hometown and a 150 km journey on foot through the mountains to escape the advancing Red Army in May 1945. In 1952, Elisabeth immigrated to Canada along with her brother and mother, and settled in Toronto where she met her husband Chris von Herff. They raised two children and created a strong and loving partnership that survived the heartbreaking loss of their 14-year old daughter Karin to leukemia. Elisabeth�s life was anchored by the concept of family and the duty we have to care for others � whether it was her immediate relations or the extended family that she and Chris created in Toronto and later in the Ottawa Valley. Their house was a gathering point for a wide assortment of friends, many of whom were also immigrants to Canada and were drawn to the von Herff dinner table for Elisabeth�s Austrian home cooking and spontaneous hospitality. Even though she worked full time, she routinely planned for dinner to include the company of one or more friends who just happened to drop by at mealtimes. Elisabeth�s professional life involved a variety of administrative roles and, later in life, work as a travel agent. Like so many others she was an active volunteer in her community and took particular pride in being part of founding the Valley Festival, which brought choral and classical music performances to the Ottawa Valley. She loved classical music and in her 90s took full advantage of living in Ottawa to subscribe to the NAC Orchestra�s concert series, always bringing along a friend or neighbour as her guest. She was so thankful for the friendship and loving support she received from her friends at Park Place over the past eight years and the carers at Amica Westboro in her final months. Most of all, she was grateful to Canada for the life it gave her and, in particular, those working in our health care system who were always there when her family needed comfort and healing. A celebration of life will take place Sunday, March 28 at 11AM (ET) via Zoom. In addition, Elisabeth has insisted that �a big party� be held at the time of her interment when friends and family can safely gather to celebrate a life well lived. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to SOS Children�s Villages Canada https://www.soschildrensvillages.ca/ an organization dear to the family�s heart. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home, For Zoom coordinates, please contact by email:info@WhelanFuneralHome.ca or tel. 613.233-1488 for further details.

HIDALGO, Antonio Morato
November 8,1938 - March 16, 2021

HIDALGO, Antonio (Tony) - passed away peacefully on March 16th at the age of 82 years. Born in the Philippines, Tony graduated from Ateneo University. He worked for IBM where he met his love, Carmen Sagun. In 1972, Tony and Carmen moved to Canada with their four children. Tony worked briefly with Xerox Canada then retired with Hewlett Packard in 2001.

Tony�s retirement life was filled with playing with grandchildren, traveling the world with Carmen, bowling at the Westboro Lawn Bowling Club, spending sunny winters in Solivita, Kissimmee, Florida and coffee with his friends in Upper West and The Berkley condos. Since 2007, he has documented the gardens at The Maplelawn Garden and was made an honorary friend of the garden.

During his brief stay, Tony kept the staff at The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus B2, entertained and we thank them for taking good care of him. Tony said his goodbyes to his loving wife, Carmen and his children George (Anya), Patricia, Tony (Carolyn) and Christina (Keith). He was a proud grandfather, �Lolo�, to Misha and Paulina; Griffin, Sydney and Audrey; Josh, Makayla and Leah; and Juliette. He will be missed on his weekly Zoom calls to his siblings and extended family in the Philippines.

Thank you to everyone who has reached out and shared a story, offered a prayer, and condolences. The family is comforted by these memories. With love, tears, and smiles, he will be remembered for his kindness and generosity.

*Given the pandemic, the family has chosen not to gather at this time. Their hope for all is to remember and honour Tony by small acts of kindness.

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

YOUNG, Alma Patricia (né Lane)
March 15 1930 - February 25 2021

Just shy of her 91st birthday, peacefully with family at her side at Forest Hill in Kanata. Born & raised in Montreal with seven siblings, family was always first and foremost for Alma. Predeceased by husband Donald. Grieved by her children: Nancy Tosello (Gabe), Charles (Maureen), Christina (Len Stolwyk); & grandchildren: Peter, Timothy (Lauressa) & Natalie, Elizabeth & Christopher; Kate & Conrad, whom she cherished dearly. Alma will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her sisters Eileen, Lana & Bunny (Jean-Guy), as well by nieces, nephews & cousins. Alma was a skilled cook, baker, avid music lover, reader, gardener, backyard birder & knitter. Latterly Alma rediscovered her love & talent for painting. Those activities & the joy they brought to her live on in her children & grandchildren. Before relocating to The Empress Kanata, Alma & Donald were active members of Place d�Orleans Walking Club. Over the last decade, the mother, grandmother & sister we knew & loved was sadly stolen from us by dementia. Thank you to the staff of Forest Hill LTC, in particular to the 2nd floor nursing staff, & special thanks to PSW Elizabeth Miller for her loving and compassionate care of Alma. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County, https://dementiahelp.ca/ would be greatly appreciated. Cremation has taken place. When restrictions ease, memorial & celebration of life to be held at Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488, followed by interment at Beechwood Cemetery aside her beloved Donald. Rest in peace Mom, your battle is over.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

O'REILLY, Charles Anthony
(May 19, 1930 � February 4, 2021)

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Charles Anthony O�Reilly, in his 90th year. Born in Quyon, Quebec, raised in Old Ottawa East. Survived by his loving wife Nancy (O�Sullivan) of Connemara, Galway, Ireland; his children Kevin (Christine Lachapelle), Martin, Sheila (Martin Laflamme), Timothy, Roisin and Maura. Survived by sisters Mary (George Barrett), Lila, Claire (Pat Mulvihill), brothers Joseph, Richard (Laurence) and Daniel (Laura) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Terrence and Mary (Stanton); siblings Noreen, Gwen, Gloria, Brother Jack OMI, Gerald, James, Michael and Ann. Holy Sacrifice of the Mass to be celebrated privately at St. Maurice Parish, Nepean, on Monday, February 8th, 2021. Internment in Hope Cemetery. Arrangements in the care of Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488. A special thank you to Dr. Rossman and all the incredible staff at Grace Manor � who became like family - for the excellent care and kindness shown to Charlie since 2008. Please consider having a Mass said in honour of Charles. Those wishing to make a donation in his memory may consider the Salvation Army Grace Manor.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

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SPARKS, Joan Marie
(June 2, 1930 � January 25, 2021)

Passed away peacefully at her residence The Glebe Centre, Ottawa. Predeceased by her parents Nicholas Arthur Sparks and Gabrielle (Chalifour) Sparks and her only sibling Nicholas Alan (Nicky). Left to mourn are her cousins and friends. Joan spent her life in Ottawa, worked for External Affairs with postings to Bonn, Germany and New Orleans, USA. A woman of great faith, Joan was sincere in prayer and service to others. Joan was a long time member of St. Mary's Parish and the group �Lift Jesus Higher�. Sincere thanks to the staff of The Glebe Centre, with special thanks to the nurses and PSWs of Lindenwood-Level 2, for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Joan asked to be remembered in your prayers and Masses.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

DEMERS-MOORE, Louise
(1946 � 2021)

Suddenly and peacefully on January 24th, Louise passed away. Beloved wife of 37 years to the late Eric William Moore. Step-mother of Eric Michael and the late Susan Ridley. Loving grand-mother of Christopher Moore (Shannon Davis) of Edmonton, Katherine (Jeff King) of Cambridge and Sarah (Sean Bradley) of Ottawa. Proud and dedicated great�grandmother of Harrison and Wyatt. She was the daughter of the late Marc Alfred Demers and C�cile DeLisle of Montr�al; the sister of the late Marc (Madeleine Bouchard) and the late Andr�. She leaves nephews and nieces and numerous cousins.
Louise was well-known, loved and active in the community where she volunteered her time and numerous talents. The Friends of the Farm, the Knitting and Quilting Guilds and the genealogical circles will miss her greatly.
A celebration of her life will be held at St. Basil�s RC Church. To be announced at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SZABO, Charles Laszlo
(retired Govt of Canada)

Charles Szabo passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and daughter on Monday, February 1, 2021 at the age of 85 years. Charlie, beloved husband of 57 years and best friend of Louise (né Olson). Loving father to Sandy Stratton (Tim Stattron). Cherished grandfather to Lisa Fulford (Nicholas Lafrance), Justin and Evan Green, Victoria and Robert Stratton. Dear Great Grampa to Zoe.
Charlie arrived in Canada in June 1957, at the age of 21, after being forced to flee Hungary due to his participation in the Hungarian Revolution. Penniless, he was handed $5 by the Red Cross in order to pay the required entry fee into Canada. He had no place to live, no job, spoke no English and knew no one. He made his way to Ottawa, where he eventually met Louise and built a life.
Charlie was a talented tool and die maker and was able to find work in his field. He retired after an extensive career in the federal government at the Department of Communications at Shirley�s Bay and was very proud to be a member of the Canadarm prototype team.
Many thanks to Karen Flindall at Champlain LHIN, the nurses from CareFor as well as Dr. Kamla Swami and Dr. Andrew Douglas from the Community Palliative Medicine Associates. They provided excellent support and care to Charlie and our family. We are also grateful to MAiD and Dr. Viren Naik who compassionately fulfilled his final wish. There will be no visitation at the funeral home due to Covid-19 restrictions. A family celebration honouring Charlie will take place in the summer at his beloved cottage, where he watched his family grow and enjoyed the tranquility of nature, BBQing on his Green Egg as well as fishing.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family. Messages of sympathy can be expressed at condolences@whelanfuneralhome.ca

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BEATON, Joan Lois (né Wilson)
1934 - 2021

At home in Ottawa on January 16, 2021, Joan passed away after a long and courageous battle with dementia. Cherished and beloved mother of Kelly Ann and Tracey, Joan is predeceased by her parents, Lillian Kelly and Robert L. Wilson and her sister, Margaret Limoges (late Pierre). She is survived by her nephews Robert, Peter and John Limoges and their families.
Born in Montreal, Joan grew up on Wiseman Ave. in Park Extension and went to Thomas D�Arcy McGee high school. She was a dedicated employee of Bell, Horizon and Zeller�s head office where she had great memories and enjoyed the friendship of many colleagues. Upon retiring in 1996, Joan became an active volunteer for many years at St. Mary�s Hospital Gift Shop and a lector at Transfiguration of our Lord Parish in Montreal. Her generosity and selfless spirit touched countless people, as her kindness and concern for others knew no bounds.
A Montreal Canadiens fan for life, her resilience, her laughter, her positive outlook on life and her love of giving to those in need will be dearly missed. She was a wonderful mom and even in her final year, when her words left her, her smiling grey blue eyes would remind everyone of her love for them.
The family is extremely grateful to the caregivers who supported Joan especially Jenny, Lynette and Marie Kristine, for their diligent care and kindness. Special thanks to Dr. Still, Dr. Weber and the St. Mary�s Family Medicine team for the many years of great care and more recently the support of Dr. Turley (Primrose Clinic, Ottawa). Deepest appreciation to the Champlain LHIN (Jessica), the Bayshore Home Health Team (Mo & Benny) and the Bruy�re Palliative care team for guiding us through the final leg of her journey, Our mom lost her parents when she was just 11 in 1945. Mom, you are finally with them. We love you.

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sunshine warm upon your face,
The rain fall soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of his hand
(Irish blessing)
Due to COVID restrictions, a private funeral Mass was held at Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, a donation can be made in Joan�s memory to St. Mary�s Hospital Foundation (Montreal), the Bruyere Foundation (Ottawa) or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at condolences@whelanfuneralhome.ca
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

COPELAND, Andr�e
9 June 1961 � 1 January 2021

It is with a heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce the passing of Andr�e Copeland at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, on Friday, January 1, 2021 at the age of 59 years. Predeceased by loving parents Gerald Copeland and Ir�ne Copeland (nee Tessier) and nephew Vincent Copeland. Sibling to Anne-Marie Copeland (Michel Ladouceur), niece Stephanie Dufault and nephew Alexandre Dufault (Isabelle Normand), great nephews William, Fr�d�rick, Rapha�l and great nice Emma, as well as many extended family members from the Copeland and Tessier families of Ottawa. Andr�e was gifted with a traditional aboriginal ceremony upon passing, proudly acknowledging the Warrior Spirit within. We would like to thank Olga Nilolajev, Sharp Dopler and especially Erin Myers and Sinead Bomba for the loving friendship and compassionate care provided to Andr�e over the years. A private service was held at Whelan Funeral Home in Ottawa, on Friday January 15, 2021 with immediate family members. Burial will take place in the spring.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MAYER, Anne Pennington
11 June 1936 - 4 January 2021

Anne passed away peacefully at St Patrick�s Home in Ottawa after a long battle with Alzheimers. She will be deeply missed by her daughter Suzanna Mayer and son in-law Jon Sawyer. She was a truly remarkable and difficult woman; beautiful, ambitious, independent beyond words and a pioneer in her day. She was a mother, a daughter, a career minded individual and the wife of Honorary White Indian Chief. Born in England, she trained at l�Ecole Hoteliere, Switzerland arriving in Canada for work experience on the maiden voyage of the S/S Empress of Great Britain, 20th April 1956. 3 years later, Canada became her home and she marked a successful career holding Executive positions with Grace Hospital, CP Hotels (Canada and Mexico) and in her later years Government House, Ottawa and La Citadelle, Quebec. She was on a number of Municipal, Provincial and Federal Trade Advisory Committees, held positions with many associations, and as a Director of the Ontario Hostelry Institute helped found George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Toronto. and was one of the founding board members of George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Toronto. In addition, she held life memberships with several Loyal Societies and prided herself in Community Service. She had many interesting friends but in later life she was particularly close to Grandfather William Commanda, Algonquin Elder and Keeper of several Algonquin wampum belts. A very big thank you to St Patrick�s Home in Ottawa for taking good care of her for almost 10 years. A big thank you also to Ken Gordon, a dedicated volunteer who made sure Anne and Suzanna could Skype every week for 9 years! Due to Covid-19 service restrictions, Anne was cremated on 13 January 2021 and no funeral service was held. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Patrick's Home in Ottawa.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

FRIGO, Antonio Nino
(Founder Vesma Steel)

Peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021 at the age of 86 years. Antonio Nino Frigo, beloved husband of Dolita (né Mangilli). Dear father of Giantonio (Rita), Irene (Joe Stracuzza), Sandra (Frank Ladisa) and Dino (Maria). Cherished grandfather to Giantonio Jr., GianPaolo & Vanessa Frigo; Tony, Melanie, Christina & Jo-Ann Stracuzza; Lui, Julia & Lori Ladisa; Sabrina, Alessia, Marco & Maia Frigo. Loving Great Grandfather to Jessie, Cali & Joey. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions; opportunity to pay respects to the family will be limited. Anyone wishing to attend should call the funeral home to secure/reserve a time allotment. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1 PM to 5 PM at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St (between Bay & Lyon). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately for the family only at St Anthony Church on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10 AM. Interment to follow at the Pinecrest Cemetery.
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Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

DESOUZA, Modesta (Maud) Theresa

Died peacefully in Ottawa on December 30, 2020 at the age of 92 years. Daughter of Anthony F. & Hortencia DeSouza. Beloved wife of the late Stanislaus (Stan) DeSouza. Loving mother of Tony, Maria and Angela. Cherished sister of May, Alban, Anastasia, Julie and Anatholia. Teacher at St. Alphonsus High School in Chapeau, Quebec. The family would like to thank Saint Patrick�s Home of Ottawa for their dedication and compassion in caring for Modesta. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St Mary�s Parish, Ottawa, (Yonge & Bayswater). Due to Covid-19 restrictions at this time only immediate family members will be permitted to attend. Interment to be held in Chapeau, Quebec. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to the Ottawa Food Bank .
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ALEKSIC, Branka

On December 20th, 2020, Branka Aleksic (nee Dangubic) passed away at home with her loved ones by her side at the age of 62.
Loving wife of 30 years to Milosav-Miso and proud mother to Dusan (Zeljka). Branka will be missed by her dear sisters Dara, Sena, and Nada, her nieces and nephews, and many dear friends and family.
Born on January 27th,1958 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Branka immigrated to Canada with her husband and son in May of 1997 and spent most of her time living in Mont Bleu (Hull). She studied at the Faculty of Economics in Sarajevo and had a 12 year career at Revenue Canada. Branka enjoyed going for walks, skiing, and she always valued and maintained close relationships with family and friends. Branka proudly supported her son, Dusan, throughout his water-polo career, and her support will be deeply missed. We will remember Branka as a fighter and a woman with a big heart. Visitation will be held at St. Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church, 1993 Prince of Wales Dr. on Wednesday, December 23 from 11:00am until commencement of a funeral mass at 12:00pm. Interment to follow at Cimetiere Saint R�dempteur on Boulevard de la Cit� des-Jeunes at the intersection of Boulevard Gamelin in Gatineau (Hull).

20. decembra,2020 Branka Aleksić (Dangubić) je preminula kod kuće sa svojim najmilijima kraj sebe u 62. godini.
Branka će nedostajati svom suprugu od 30 godina, Milosavu-Miši, svom sinu Dušanu (Željki), svojim sestrama, Dari, Seni, i Nadi, svojim nećacima i nećakinjama, svojoj familiji i mnogim dragim prijateljima.
Rodena 27. januara 1958. godine u Sarajevu, u Bosni i Hercegovini, Branka je imigrirala u Kanadu sa suprugom i sinom u maju 1997. godine i većinu svog vremena provela živeci u Mont Bleu (Hull). Studirala je na Ekonomskom fakultetu u Sarajevu i provela 12 godina karijere u Revenue Canada. Branka je uživala u šetnjama, skijanju i uvijek je cijenila i održavala bliske odnose s porodicom i prijateljima. Branka je s ponosom bodrila svog sina Dušana tokom njegove vaterpolo karijere, i njezina podrška će puno nedostajati. Branku ćemo pamtiti kao borca i ženu velikog srca.

Sahrana će biti u srijedu 23. decembra. Opelo će biti u crkvi Sveti Stefan, 1993 Prince of Wales Dr u Otavi, sa početkom od 12 casova. Svi koji žele, porodici mogu da izjave saucešce od 11 č u crkvi. Sahrana će biti na Cimetiere Saint R�dempteur na Boulevard de la Cit� des-Jeunes na raskrsnici Boulevard Gamelin u Gatineau (Hull) u 13:45 časova.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

TAYLOR, John Harry
May 18, 1939 - November 18, 2020
(Professor Emeritus - Carleton University)

John died peacefully at Park Place Retirement Residence after a short illness. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta, the son of Connie Burden and Jack Taylor. Forever cherished by his loving partner and companion of 35 years, Ruth Kirk. Proud father of: Alex of Vancouver; Sabrina (Nick Torr) of Baton Rouge; Andreas of Noosa, Australia; and Nathan (Erin McClelland) of Madrid. Loving grandfather of Maya, Reif and Eva. Survived by his two brothers Don (late Maureen) of Courtenay, BC and Kent (Pamela) of Edmonton.

John was truly a Renaissance man, a consummate communicator, voracious reader and an analytical thinker whose library and conversation bespoke a man well-versed in the humanities. His wonderfully-composed photos hang in homes on Faraday Street where they document the street's children as they grew from babies to young adults and in the halls of the History Department of Carleton University where his portraits of retired professors grace the walls. His Nova Scotia landscapes and seascapes were of professional quality and were sold in a Nova Scotia shop near his summer home. John believed that a healthy body complements a healthy mind. He was a frequent participant in the international cross-country ski race, the Gatineau Loppet; and he was a white water canoeist par excellence, able to tackle any set of rapids with careful planning and use of his superior technique.

John was a gourmet cook, a musician, a family historian, a gardener, a builder, and a man who could fix anything. John was clearly a polymath but more importantly, he was a true gentleman who treated all with genuine respect and kindness. He made deep connections with his communities and was generous in his support of them - the villages of Lake Annis and Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, his peers at Carleton University, his neighbours and the international travelers he and Ruth met through Friendship Force Ottawa.

Early on, his leadership and ethic of community service were evident. Upon graduation from Victoria Composite High School in Edmonton, he received the highest award in the school - the C.O. Hicks Citizenship Award for service to the school. After high school he worked in a Yellowknife gold mine to earn money for university studies and eventually graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in physics and engineering and a Masters in history. He worked as a reporter for the Edmonton Journal and later for the Vancouver Sun. Always a learner, John then pursued PhD studies in Canadian history.

John had a long and distinguished career as a history professor at Carleton University. His areas of teaching and research were Canadian history and urban history where he was recognized as a leading teacher. He was a co-founder and long-time editor of the Urban History Review as well as a frequent contributor. His leadership was instrumental in bringing prominence to urban history as a field of study in Canada. He was keenly interested in the preservation of Ottawa's built heritage, and with his knowledge enlivened by his ready wit, he was in demand as a frequent speaker at conferences and heritage events. In 1985, John authored the award-winning Ottawa: An Illustrated History.

John's family would like to thank the staff of Park Place Retirement Residence for the dedication, care and compassion given to him in the last two years of his life. A celebration of John's life will be held privately due to COVID-19 protocols. Messages of condolence can be shared with the family at ( memoriesofjohntaylor@gmail.com ). When it is safe to travel and gather together, John's ashes will be interred in the Taylor family plot in Wainwright Cemetery, Wainwright, Alberta. If you would like to do so, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice in John's memory.

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488.

LEARD, Earle
(retired Furniture Industry)

Peacefully on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 surrounded in the minds and hearts of his family at the age of 68 years. Earle Leard, beloved husband and best friend of Catherine Chefero (né Robertson). Loving father of Heather Leard, Russell Leard (Julia Calcerano); and Cathy�s son Douglas Chefero (Erin McKercher). Cherished grandfather to Graeme, Violet & Nathan Leard and Haylie Chefero. Survived by his siblings Catherine (Frank Pacheco) and David (Jocelyne Pelland). Predeceased by his parents Harold & Lillian Leard. Earle enjoyed exploring new places and meeting new people. He was kind, friendly, and engaging, which is one of the many reasons he was such a successful salesman. Earle had a great love of music and enjoyed playing bass guitar with a number of bands and musicians over the years in Ottawa and Toronto. He loved spending time with his family and friends at the cottage and enjoyed his time at the lake. A Celebration of Earle�s life was held privately due to Covid restrictions at this time. The family would be deeply appreciative of anyone wishing to share a memory of Earle to do so at condolences@whelanfuneralhome.ca
In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and Bluesfest: Blues in the Schoolsy charties would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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ROSEHART, Damien

We announce the death of Damien Ralph Patrick Rosehart, born March 17th (St. Patrick's Day) 1982 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Damien passed November 14 2020 at General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital suddenly and peacefully from undiagnosed rare leukemia blood cancer at the young age of 38. Damien resided with his parents in the Ottawa Greenbelt area. Damien blasted into this world achieving in leaps and bounds both in mind and spirit. He grew into a strong and intelligent father of 3 beautiful boys and became a stellar renovation tradesman always striving for perfection in all things he approached. Full of integrity and empathy you could always rely upon him. Every new soul he met became a friend for life. Damien left behind three sons; Drake at 16, Owen at 12, Reese at 10 and their mother Lisa Stavri. His parents Ralph and Madie. His brothers Devon and Jayson. His sisters Violet and Tamara, and a world of friends and extended family members Special thanks and appreciation to all the exceptional medical staff at the General Campus/ Ottawa Hospital. A private family service will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 1 pm. Friends and relatives are asked to join a virtual service through Facebook live.

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SEARS, Michael Anthony

Michael Anthony Sears passed away peacefully on November 11, 2020 at the age of 82 years. Michael graduated from Loyola College in 1961 and lived and worked in Montreal and Ottawa. Predeceased by his parents, Russell and Marjorie, his brother David and his longtime partner Diane Davidson. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Tracy (Sean), his siblings Terry (Cathy), Maureen (Dan) and Virginia (Ed), nieces and nephews, grandchildren and many dear friends. Michael will be remembered for his mind for numbers, his love of football and his sense of humour. He will be buried in Montreal at a later date. The family wishes to thank the staff and physicians at the Ottawa Hospital for their care and support. In memoriam, a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.

�Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.�
Marie Curie

VALENTINO, Nora

It is with great sadness that the family of Nora Vienna Valentino announces her passing October 7, 2020 at Villagia in the Glebe, Ottawa, ON. Born March 20, 1926 in North Minto, NB she was the daughter of the late Giovanni Valentino and Domenica Cherubini. Nora is survived by her brother Ferdinand Valentino (late Jean Marie); Nieces and nephews Joe Valentino (Brenda), John Valentino, Billy Valentino (Anne Marie), Nora Valentino, Caterina Valentino (Owen Parker), Linda Gregan (late Tom), Lisa Vigneault (Paul); and several great nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Nora was predeceased by her brothers Achille (late Yolanda) and Henry (late Florence). Nora experienced an abundance of travel during her career with External Affairs. She was stationed in Ottawa several times and held postings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Moscow, U.S.S.R.; Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania; Warsaw, Poland; London, England; Paris, France and Rome, Italy. During her time at these postings she travelled to many surrounding countries. Nora also had a deep appreciation for the arts whether it be paintings, literature or attending operas, ballets and symphonies. She loved the Bolshoi and the National Arts Centre. She led a truly remarkable life and will be missed by friends and family. Service and interment will take place in the spring in Minto, NB. Donations may be made to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation or the National Arts Centre.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

GOODWIN, Robert Douglas

After a beautiful and full life, Doug passed away peacefully November 6th with his loving partner and children by his side.

Proud Papa of Grant (Miki), Micheline (Stephen) and Stephanie (Drew) and loving grandfather of Jonny, Kirk, Ethan, Ian, Sam, and Charlie. Butch was especially close to his siblings Alice (late David Parkinson), John (Shirley), and Nancy (Ron Hutchinson), his nieces, nephews and their children.

Born in Ottawa in 1939, Doug lived a full life in the city he loved dearly. He dedicated his life�s work to education, with a distinguished career as a teacher and principal with the ORCSSB. Doug�s most notable stop was at St. Anthony School on Booth Street, where he immersed himself in the community and became a lifelong regular at both Giovanni�s coffee shop and St. Anthony�s Church.

Nothing made Butch happier than time with his family, telling old stories about growing up in Ottawa and afternoons spent at the ballpark or football game. Baseball and all sports were his passion, with the Astros and Lynx dominating his comically large ball cap collection. When not in Ottawa, Doug could be found in Florida with Colleen, either in the pool or on a long beachwalk. In his later years if you wanted to catch up with him, you�d need to join him at the coffee shop or on his daily walk at Carlingwood.

Above all, Butch was a family man, always kind, generous and agreeable. He was the first one to line up for roller coaster rides, a fixture at Ottawa CFL games, the MC of our family events, and the generous provider of Christmas prizes for everyone. He was humble and grateful for his family, regularly saying he felt blessed and that he didn�t know how he got so lucky.

We are forever thankful for the team that took such care with Doug over the last decade, including Drs. Mielniczuk, Nehme and McCormick. For those who wish, donations to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated. Due to the pandemic, a private service will be held.

Doug is so loved and will be fondly remembered by his family, friends and the communities he was part of. There won�t be another one like him.

�God saw you were getting tired,
And a cure was not to be.
So he put His arms around you
And whispered, 'Come to Me.'"

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WILLETTE, Sybil Helen (né Scott)
1929 � 2020

Peacefully on October 29, 2020 at the age of 91 years. Daughter of the late Victoria (Craig) and Victor Scott. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Shirly Edward Willette (d. 1994). Predeceased by infant daughter, Marianne. Devoted mother of Jeffrey (Judy) Willette of Whitby, ON and Christopher (Tirza) Willette. Loving grandmother to Ian, Graham, Amy (Jeff), Keylah and Kyra (Chris). Survived her dear brother Richard Patrick (Mike) Scott. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the caring and dedicated staff and volunteers of Unitarian House for creating a wonderful home life and their care of Mom. A private interment was held for her family at The Beechwood Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MULLALLY, Lesley Anne
July 26, 1967 � October 20, 2020
Suddenly at U of O Heart Institute

Lesley is survived by her loving parents Therese (Terry) and Dunstan (Vince), much loved brothers Brian (Norine) and Jeff, nephew Christopher (Olivia) and niece Kira.
Lelsey�s gentle personality always shone thru by her unconditional love for each family member, each friend and for �Miss Mew� and �Scotty�, her two cats who constantly were at her side.
Should anyone wish to make a donation in Lesley�s memory, please consider a donation in Lesley�s name to support patient care and research at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Donations can be made online at www.ohfoundation.ca or by phone 613.761-4295 or mailed to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, 737 Parkdale Ave., 1st Floor, Box 610, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 1J8. You may also wish to consider the Ottawa Humane Society, 245 West Hyunt Club Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 1A6, tel. 613.725-3166.
Lesley�s family extends heartfelt thanks to those who gave the great gift of their time to Lesley over many years; especially Marion, Pauline, Melanie, Myrtle, Jackie, Leisel, Josephine, teacher Mr. Iafelice, aunts, uncles and their families.
A Memorial mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 14 at St. Augustine Church, 1060 Baseline Road, Ottawa. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, all attending the Mass must first declare their intention by regsistering with The Whelan Funeral Home, phone 613.233-1488 or condolences@whelanfuneralhome.ca.

A Live Stream of the service will be available for viewing at:
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VARGAS, Isabel

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our mother, grandmother, wife, and friend, Isabel Vargas. Peacefully received into the arms of the Lord, in hospital on October 6, 2020 at the age of 60 years, with family by her side. After only a brief battle with lung cancer, Isabel is reunited now with her cherished parents, in Heaven. Daughter of the late Jose Mariano and Utilia de Almeida Vargas. Beloved wife of Jean-Guy Touchette. Loving mother of Shawn Vargas (Stephanie). Forever remembered by her grandchildren Logan, Tanner, Ethan, and Averie. Survived by her adoring aunt Guilhermina Gonsalves of Portugal. Isabel will be dearly missed by all whose lives she touched. She lives on eternally in our hearts and we will remember her always. �To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.� - Thomas Campbell A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Parish, 44 Rothesay Drive in Kanata on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11:00 am. In order to comply with Covid-19 regulations currently in place, anyone planning to attend the Funeral Mass must contact the Funeral Home to reserve seating. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613-233-1488.For those not attending in person, the ceremony will be live-streamed on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11:00 am via the Parish�s Facebook page at: : facebook.com/holyredeemerkanata/ A celebration of life will be held at a later date for family and friends to reminisce and share their special, happy memories of Isabel. Those wishing to post condolences may do so via condolences@whelanfuneralhome.ca Donations to The Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation
greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

DERUGA, Maria Jadwiga
April 9, 1945 � October 8, 2020

Maria passed away peacefully on October 8, at the age of 75 with family by her side. Maria was born Maria Jadwiga Pialucha in Tehran, Iran on April 9, 1945 to parents Piotr Pialucha and Wiesia Szwacz. Her beautiful journey began in Iran following her parents springing from captivity in World War Two. After living and navigating her infancy through the Middle East, Maria landed in England where she spent her childhood and young adult years. She then immigrated to Canada, settling in Ottawa where she lived in Centretown and worked in the Glebe and Ottawa South.
Maria was a fiercely proud and devoted mother and grandmother, as well as a dedicated and loving sister and wife. She leaves behind her three sons (Arthur, Johnny, and Andrew), three grandchildren (Ray, Liana and Alyssa), sister (Zosia), husband (Andrew), present and future daughter-in-laws (Eriko, Christy), nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of relatives and friends on several continents.
Maria was a woman of tremendous character, with deeply rooted values, and spiritual fortitude. She had tremendous will, an abundance of positivity, love of life and family, and a unique ability in finding and enabling others to see the best in life. She applied these qualities to improve the lives of others and bring happiness to those around her with an infectious smile and glow. This was part of her daily fabric and calling in life.
In practice, she dedicated her life and service to raising children, and communities. Mom, or Bapcia to her grandchildren, raised three sons and cared for her grandchildren with unconditional love and devotion. As an educator and caretaker, Maria served as an elementary school teacher for a decade and as school age teacher at Glebe Parent�s Daycare for over 25 years. She taught us all what it meant to find the best in people and helped bring out their greatest qualities and purpose in life. She helped shape countless students, children and colleagues to achieve their potential and live meaningful and impactful lives.
She wore her suffering with grace and overcame adversity with love and devotion. Her legacy continues to live on in all people she touched. Her sons are eternally grateful to have grown up with her unconditional love and guidance, her tremendous warmth, and her never-ending quest to make sure they were happy and found the best in life.
Family will be hosting a celebration in her honour at a future date. In Maria�s spirit and memory, please consider making a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society and the
Canadian Red Cross � Migrant and Refugee Services.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BLAND, Beulah Antonia
June 13, 1932 � October 7, 2020

Beulah died peacefully in the Civic Hospital where she had been for the last 7 weeks. She was born in Trinidad to Marie Gabriel and George Bland. She is predeceased by her sister Olga, brothers Reginald and Bertram and sadly missed by nieces Jennifer and Merle in the United States, and Ottawa friends. Beulah left Trinidad for England where she spent 5 years before migrating to Canada in 1965. She worked in Labour Canada, now Human Resources, from 1966 to her retirement in 1997. She was a lady of many talents enjoying singing, writing poetry and making jewelry. Sincere gratitude to the staff at the Civic Hospital; Cathy and staff at Chartwell Bridlewood Retirement Residence. A Mass in Memory will be held at St. Patrick�s Basilica, Kent Street on Monday, November 2 at 10 am.
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MURTAGH, Thomas Joseph

Peacefully at home on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 with Micheline (Egan), and his daughters Karen and Tara-Leigh at his side. Predeceased by his sister, Mary Murtagh, he leaves to mourn his sisters, Fionnuala Hanlon (Longford, Co. Longford), and Carmel Nally (Dunboyne, Co. Meath), many nieces and nephews in Ireland and abroad, and the extended Egan clan.
Tom began a teaching career at Terenure College in Dublin. He came to Canada in 1969 with plans to teach here for two years. That career began at St. Joseph's High School and continued at Hillcrest, Commerce, and Nepean, finishing at the Adult High School. In addition to the classroom, he spent many hours on the pitch as a successful soccer and rugby coach.
Tom embraced Canada and all it had to offer, whatever the season, but he remained a proud Irishman. Over the years he was quietly active promoting many aspects of Irish cultural life in Ottawa. He conceived of and created the fleadhs, the Irish festivals that took place in the Byward Market for many years, he was a founding member of the Ottawa Gaels, a popular Irish folk musician, a lover of Irish literature and theater, and a natural on stage with the Tara Players. Upon retirement he devoted countless volunteer hours to a number of charities and in particular to St. Patrick's Basilica.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Centretown Emergency Food Centre or St. Patrick's Basilica Restoration fund would be appreciated.
Due to difficulties imposed by the current pandemic, there will be no visitation. Friends are invited to join his family at a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent St., Ottawa on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 10 AM.
(Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, all participants of the Funeral Mass must first reserve their intention to attend, Please contact the funeral home to do so at the number below. A live Broadcast of the funeral liturgy will be held using the Zoom platform. Please see details below.)
The family would like to say a special word of thanks to Dr. Ed Fitzgibbon, and to the wonderful palliative team led by Dr. Jennifer Brodeur. We are so grateful for the gentle care and concern that made Tom's last weeks so peaceful.
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HENDERSON, Cletus F.
December 11, 1924 - October 1, 2020
Retired Navy - Dominion Command Colour Party
"OHNA" Ottawa Hull Navy Assoc. Past President
Member of Montgomery Branch Legion

Peacefully at his residence on Thursday, October 1, 2020 in his 96th year. Cletus Henderson, beloved husband to the late Lila Mougo & Late Cathleen Stewart. Cherished father of the late Darlene (late Mike Dougherty), step father of Liz Marden, Heather Nesbit, Debbie Calcutt, John Monchan and late Steve Monachan. Proud Grandfather of Scott (Connie), Ryan (Chantal). Devoted Great grandfather to Greydon, Rylen and Cameron. Dear brother of Celine Morrisette. Predeceased by sister Loretta (William Brennan). Cletus enjoyed a lifetime of dedication to his Naval Career as a Communications telegraph specialist. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, 1060 Baseline Road, Ottawa, Friends may pay respects from 10 o�clock; until commencement of Mass at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. (Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, all particpants of the Funeral Mass must first reserve their intention to attend, Please contact the funeral home to do so at the number below.) Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

GALLINGER, Patricia


With heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Patricia Lillian Gallinger (nee McKenna) on September 20 in the early morning hours, her favorite time of day. Deceased at age 96, Pat was young at heart until the end and will be dearly remembered for her playfulness, classy demeanour and kind smile.

Born in Toronto in 1923, Pat was really a northern girl at heart having been raised in Timmins, Ontario. Fiercely independent and eager to explore the world, she left the comfort and security provided by her devoted parents at the age of sixteen to attend Mrs. Klock�s School of Business in Ottawa. Her courageous and adventurous spirit then led her to Montreal where she worked during WW II with Dominion Rubber and Department of War Assets.

At 26 years old, Pat returned to Timmins where she took on employment as an administrative assistant with mining companies. That is also where she met her first husband, Jack Hamilton. Married in 1953, Jack took his new bride to Lima, Peru, where as a geologist, he was to be employed in the mines. Even though they expected to share a long life together, Jack passed away in 1964. Pat met life�s challenges with resilience and strength, and as a widow moved back to Ottawa and raised her two daughters on her own. In 1970, a work colleague, Betty Lester, arranged a blind date for Pat with Syd Gallinger, and he soon after became her second husband. Syd was a hobby farmer so Pat switched her high heels for rubber boots and the couple homesteaded in West Templeton, QC over the next 23 years. Their marriage brought together a blended family, with Pat�s two daughters, Syd�s four children and the birth of their own daughter. They shared 45 years together before Syd�s passing in 2015.

In recent years Pat suffered dementia, but her quick wit and sharp sense of humour never failed. She touched many with her sweet disposition and open heart.

Pat will be profoundly missed by her loving family who are forever grateful to have been loved and guided by her.

She will be dearly remembered by her children Lesley Hamilton (John), Colleen Hamilton, Joanna Gallinger (Allen) and Sydney Gallinger Jr. (Brian), Tom Gallinger (Christine), Bob Gallinger and Susan Reynolds (Tim).

Proud and cherished grandmother of Jamie, Sarah, Jessica, Dustin, Dylan and Jonathan, Sean, Benjamin, Clayton and Amy. Predeceased by grandson Ajay Nichol. Will be missed by her great grandchildren Adam, Jessalyn, Aaron and Brian.

Predeceased by brother Kenny McKenna and sister Gloria Strong. She will be greatly missed by her sister-in-law Jennie and many nieces and nephews.

Our family would like to thank the staff at Oak Park Retirement Community for their care and compassion. We are also deeply grateful to MLC Healthcare for the companionship and devotion shown our mother in recent years.

Memorial donations may be made to
The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
(https://dementiahelps.ca).
A private internment service will be held.

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

THEOKRITOFF, Victor
1932-2020

After a long illness, Victor Theokritoff, 87, passed away on July 14 at his home in Ottawa. Son of Mikhail and Louise (nee Stanscheck) Theokritoff, was born in 1932 in Wiesbaden, Germany where he was raised. As a teenager, he moved to London, England, where he trained to become a chef and met and married the love of his life, Patricia Beaumont. They ran the family hotel in Whitby, Yorkshire, England for many years, before opening a restaurant in Chichester, England. Following Pat�s death, Victor moved to Ottawa in 1998. Pillars of their communities, Victor and Pat were proudest of their four children Nicki, Alex, Matthew, and Adam. Victor is now reunited with Pat and Adam, who preceded Victor in death. He is survived by his three living children Nicki, Alex and Matthew, their spouses Gilli, John, and Maria, and Adam�s spouse Fiona, as well as his beloved grandchildren: Louise, Madeleine, Jack, George, Sam, Holly, Grace and Blake and great-grandchildren, Margot and Red. The funeral service was held on Monday, July 20, 2020 at the Annunciation Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa followed by interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. Donations in Victor�s memory can be made to the Dalhousie Food Cupboard https://www.dalhousiefoodcupboard.ca/donate.html.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CUNNINGHAM, Ruth

Passed away in her 90th year at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on September 4, 2020. Daughter of the late Peter Cunningham and the late Velma Boucher. Ruth had 90 joyous and productive years. She will be sorrowfully missed by many, especially by her lifelong high school friend, Olive Brownlee, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital for their kindness, as well as The Redwoods Retirement Residence where she enjoyed her final 7 years. A Mass in memory of Ruth will be held on Friday, September 11, 2020 at St. John the Apostle Parish, 2340 Baseline Rd., Ottawa at 11:00 am. All attendees are required to wear a mask. Donations to the Shepherds of Good Hope or The Ottawa Mission would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BOURQUE, Edwin

It is with sorrow that we announce the passing of Edwin Paul Bourque on Monday, August 31, 2020, in his 50th year. Ed was the adored husband and best friend of Caroline Leslie and son of the late James (Jim) and Sharleen Bourque. He leaves behind a brother, Arthur, and sister, Valerie, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews in the NWT and Northern Alberta.

While growing up Ed lived in a number of northern communities, and attended high school and college in Yellowknife. Following the sudden death of his father, Ed ultimately became the CEO of Transpolar Technology in Ottawa, co-founded by his father and The Halifax Group.

With his wife Caroline as his companion, Ed became a world traveller. He loved excellent dining and fine wine. Ed leaves us all with warm memories of a hearty, dedicated and fun-loving man who was immensely proud of his Metis heritage.

Everyone will be welcome to join Caroline at a future celebration of Ed's life after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ed's memory to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

VALIQUETTE, Michael
December 10, 1942 to August 26, 2020

It is with immense sadness that his family announces the passing of Michael earlier this week. After a few months of chronic illness, he left us peacefully, at home, with his family and close friends by his side. He will be sadly missed by his wife JoAnn (Capbert), son Michael Jr. and wife Alexandra, son Benjamin and wife Katherine, cherished grandchildren Nora, Rohan, Leah, William and Amelia as well as many caring and supportive life-long friends. Due to current public health restrictions, the family will hold a private service. In lieu of flowers or donations, please give a hug to someone you love.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CALDERONE, Mark Donald
March 26, 1956 to August 20, 2020

Suddenly at home on August 20, 2020, age 64. Shocked and grieving family, sons Todd (Miranda ) and Paul, Jill Casey, brother Eric (Lynne), sisters Karen (Steve), Brenda and Linda (Roger) as well as many nieces and nephews will mourn the loss of Mark's infectious personality and heart warming laughter. Mark deeply loved his grandchildren and spent many hours with Logan, Wade and Layla as well as welcoming Draven, Adia and Liam into the family. He worked at the Canada Revenue Agency for 35 years and retired in 2018. There will be a small family gathering due to Covid.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

McALLISTER, Brent
April 3, 1951 to August 12, 2020

It is with devastation the family of Brent McAllister, of Ottawa, announces their sudden loss, after a very brief illness, of a truly wonderful man. He was warm, kind, compassionate, hardworking, and always willing to lend others a hand.
His favourite times were spent at his waterfront property playing in the sandbox with his grandchildren, sharing a dram with his sons (in law), and teasing his wife and two daughters. He loved to make people laugh and he had a magnificent way of making others feel welcomed and cared about.
Brent was a life member of ARIDO, previously the Co-Director of Forrest Bodrug and Director of Design for John C. Preston, he was the owner of Brent McAllister Design Inc. for over 30 years and designed until the day he died. It was his passion to create functional and beautiful spaces. He will be forever missed by his soulmate Debbie (Fowler), daughters Chelsy McAllister and Tara Pollock, his sons-in-law Shaun McAllister (Bonner) and Stephen Pollock, granddaughters Riley and Skyla McAllister, and grandson Hudson Pollock.
Always a Maritimer at heart, he leaves behind his mother Zelda McAllister, sisters Debbie McAllister, Dawn Fitzpatrick and Darcy Carter, brothers-in-law Bill Carter and Doug Fowler, sisters-in-law Lois Fenety, Susan Young, and Karen Fowler, as well as their families who although not living close were never far from his thoughts or wonderful memories of times spent together. He was predeceased by his father James McAllister, father-in-law Jack Fowler, mother-in-law Joyce Fowler, and brothers-in-law Gordon Fitzpatrick and Peter Fenety.
A private memorial will take place at his home. For those who wish, please give to those less fortunate. Always put your best foot forward and treat others with kindness and respect.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

KELLY, John Michael

Peacefully in the Kemptville Hospital on August 7, 2020. Dear son of the late Wilfred & Ruth (née Egan) Kelly. Beloved brother of Christine. Friends are invited to attend a wake on Monday, August 10 at the Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St (between Bay & Lyon) from 6 to 9 PM. Pursuant to maximum attendance regulations, please call the funeral home at 613-233-1488 to pre-register your visit. All attendees are required to wear a mask A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 AM on Tuesday August 11, 2020 at St. Clement Parish, 528 Old St Patrick Street. Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

FLANAGAN, Joan Frances
JAN 2, 1929 - AUG 5. 2020

Peacefully in the hospital. Joan was the proud wife of the late Edward Flanagan. Prouder still of her children David (Julie), Ralph (Chunxia), Ronald (Susan), Peggy (David Hickman), and Thomas. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Maureen and Rachel, Daniel (Rebecca) and Kathleen (David), Sebastian (Emily), and Anders(Marianne). Great grandmother to Vienna, Abigail, Lilyanne, Elin, Benjamin and Sarah Lynn. Joan was predeceased by her parents Earl and Frances Kierstead. Joan and Ed were married in June of 1949, spending 43 years together until Ed passed in 1992. As Ed was in the RCAF, they travelled extensively, something they continued to do into retirement. Joan was the manager of the CFB Rockliffe Canex store for several years. Thank you, Mom, for being the best. We will miss you more than you could ever imagine. Rest in peace. We love you! Due to Covid-19, there is a maximum attendance regulation for the Visitation – you must pre-register your attendance with the Whelan Funeral Home, tel. (613) 233-1488. Entry will be strictly limited to registered visitors attending at their confirmed time-frame only. Attendees will be required to wear face masks and asked to respect and practice social distancing. Visitation in the reception suite at the Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Ave. on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 1 PM – 5 PM. There will be a private funeral Service & Interment for the immediate family to follow.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ANDERSON, Marilynn Dorothy (nee DOUCHER)
OCT 20, 1938 - AUG 4. 2020

It is with deep regret that Ted and the family announce the passing of Marilynn at Bruyere Hospice from complications arising from viral pneumonia. Beloved wife of E.W. Ted Anderson, she will be sorely missed by her sisters Carol Lee (Mike Bedard) and Joanne Rosemary (Robert Nowosad), her daughters Kristin Dawn (Ross Laugher) and Kerry Lynn (Michel Dubeau), and her granddaughters Marie-Alice and Christiane and her nieces and nephews. Marilynn was a proud graduate of the first class at The Civic Hospital School of Diagnostic Radiation Technology, Marilynn worked at the hospital and later at The Doctors Building on OÂ’Conner Street. Ted will always remember her as the beautiful girl in the emerald green dress at the St PatrickÂ’s College dance on March 17, 1961: farewell my lovely. Her ashes will be interred in the family plot in Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson's research and treatment would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

O’CONNOR, David Hugh
July 9, 1957 – July 29, 2020

Peacefully at St Patrick’s Home with his loving wife by his side. Beloved husband and best friend of Ann (née Chambers).  Son of Daniel and Vera (née Bowen) O’Connor. Dear brother to Dawn Haime, Dan (Pat) O’Connor and the late Diane Fox.  Brother in law of Fred(Susanne), Dan(Sandy), Michael(Joni), Peggy(Pat) and Brian(Mel) Chambers. Uncle ‘Day Day’ to all his nieces and nephews. Dave loved life and lived each day to the fullest.  Although he faced difficult challenges in recent years, he bore them with dignity, courage and strength. Heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful family members and very special friends who supported us during this journey. Sincere appreciation to the staff of Bankwood 1, Glebe Centre and Cavan House, St Patrick's Home.  Friends are invited to join the family in a Mass of Christian Funeral at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 194 Fourth Ave. in the Glebe on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 11 am. Donations to The Glebe Centre, Saint Patrick’s Home or Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind greatly appreciated by the family. Pursuant to maximum attendance regulations, please call the funeral home at 613-233-1488 to pre-register your intention to attend Mass or sign up at the entrance of the church. All attendees are required to wear a mask.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BABINEAU, Ann Marie

With great sadness, Ann Marie passed away suddenly on July 26, 2020. Beloved wife and best friend of Jacques (Jack). Loving mother of Phillip (Brianna) and Patrick (Jodi). Adoring grandmother of Leah and Amelia. Cherished sister of Janet, Steven and Robert Charron. She will be forever remembered by her family and friends for her loyalty, strength, devotion and never ending love. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay and Lyon) on Wednesday August 5, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8. All attendees are required to wear a mask.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MURAWSKY, Karen (nee OÂ’Connor)
May 2, 1943 – July 12, 2020

Peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a courageous six year battle with vascular dementia. Beloved wife and best friend of James for 57 years. Daughter of Roderick and Veronica (nee Foran) OÂ’Connor. Beloved sister to Patricia (Vito Malfara) and Veronica (Jim MacNeil). Mother to Chris (Joanne Watson), Timothy (Kelly Cole), Patrick (Tracy Thomas), Gregory (Lisa Travella) and John Paul. Grandmother to 16, Daniel, David (Elizabeth), Jennifer (Matthew), Marianne, Michael, Mackenzie (Michael), Simon (deceased), Rose, Noah, Elijah, Grace, Hannah, Nathan, Sarah, Jonathan, and Anna. Great Grandmother to Henry and Charlotte. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Karen attended Immaculata HS in Ottawa and then Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston where she won the DirectorÂ’s Award for highest marks in medical technology. She worked in the lab at the Sudbury General Hospital and the Ottawa Civic Hospital. She then went on to serve the pro-life movement in Canada with Action Life and then Campaign Life Coalition as Director of Public Affairs with the National Lobby Office in Ottawa. She was one of the founders of the National March for Life. Friends may pay their respects to the family at St. John the Apostle Parish, 2340 Baseline Road, Ottawa on Thursday July 23, 2020 from 1 to 3 pm & 6 to 8 pm. Visitation will also be held an hour before the service. Mass of Christian Burial on July 24 at 11 am. Interment Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Campaign Life Coalition Ottawa, 5450 Canotek Rd, Unit 51, Ottawa, ON K1J 9G3, campaignlifecoalition.com/ottawa-bureau would be appreciated by the family. Pursuant to maximum attendance regulations, please call the funeral home at 613-233-1488 to pre-register your visit or sign up at the entrance of the church. All attendees are required to wear a mask.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

PIKE, Flora Isabella

Flora Pike, born in Carbonear, Newfoundland, passed peacefully away on July 2nd at 93 years of age, leaving her loving family deeply saddened but forever grateful to have been loved and guided by her. Flo was raised in a loving family by Frank and Winnifred (Moore) Pike with her brothers John and Frank Jr. A close family circle and a vital, thriving community shaped her values, aspirations and great compassion, ultimately enabling her happy life and rewarding career path. As a teenager, Flo began her post-secondary education at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB before pursuing studies in Nursing at the Montreal General Hospital. Upon graduation in 1950, she returned to Newfoundland to join dedicated families and a talented inter-disciplinary team of health professionals in the establishment of the Sunshine Camp, supportive of children facing physical challenges. In the years that followed, FloÂ’s life was largely shaped by her two life passions, specialized nursing and travel. She moved to Montreal and began a remarkable career at the Shriners Hospital for Children, an acute care center providing orthopaedic specialty care. There, her leadership and service were legendary. In her position as Head Nurse, her commitment to her young patients and their parents resonated within the hospital community and her relationships with patients and their families were lasting. Flo retired from the Shriners Hospital in the late 1980's and moved to Ottawa, always remaining in touch with former patients, traveling companions, relatives and friends. Flo's thirst for exploring the world continued all her life as diversity of culture and landscape intrigued her. Her busy life in Montreal and Ottawa included a love of bridge and curling and her travels around the globe were fascinating, but nothing kept Flo from returning home to Newfoundland every year for Christmas. For Flo, family trumped everything and her adoring family, especially her many nieces and nephews to whom she was devoted, would count the days until her arrival and relish every moment with her. She shared her life with them, traveled with them and supported them in every way possible; she was loving, adventurous and mountainous in their eyes. There is much to celebrate in a long and happy life, a purposeful career and an unfailing contribution to oneÂ’s family. Her nieces and nephews were, in essence, her children and their lives were lifted by her because of her unwavering interest in them. In particular, perhaps her most precious relationships were with her niece Patti Pike, whose love and support for Flo was unparalleled and with her cousin Heather (Moores) Martin, her husband Rex and their children Steven and Andrew, FloÂ’s family in Ottawa. Flo was predeceased by her parents, her beloved brother John Powell Pike and sister-in-law, Florence Blackmore Pike and her dear friend Mary O'Flaherty. With lasting memories, Flo leaves her much loved brother Frank and her sister-in-law Betty Pike, her adoring nieces and nephews, Bev, Bob, Janice, Frank, Janine, Valerie and Patti, their families and many dear cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Nicole Dunlop, the teams at The Redwoods, LHIN and West End Villa, Anne and James McEwen and Fiona Hennessy. Cremation, entrusted to Whelan Funeral Home, has taken place in Ottawa and a celebration of life and interment will take place at a later date in Carbonear, NL. For those wishing to remember Flo, intentional gestures of kindness, a donation to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Montreal or a children's organization close to your heart would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CARDINAL von WIDDERN, Cord Jurgen
January 26, 1940 - June 19, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family announces Cord Sr.Â’s passing, of natural causes on June 19th, 2020 in Ottawa at the age of 80. Cord Sr. was known for his ingenuity, organization and his love of family.
Cord Sr. is mourned (survived) by his wife Monika Cardinal von Widdern (neé Frey), by his sons Cord Cardinal Jr. (Karen) and Scott Cardinal (Renee), daughter Lyn Wattie (Brian) and step-daughter Diane Landry. Cherished by his beloved grandchildren Dulcie, Trent and Brooke Cardinal, Cody, Jaiden and Tristan Cardinal, Kristopher, Mykaela and Nathan Wattie, Derek and Gabriel Landry. Survived by his brother Peter Cardinal of Oakville, ON and sister Gisela Cardinal of New York, predeceased by his sister Christine Ozarko, Ottawa.
Cord Sr. was born and began his life in Schonfliess, Germany until the age of 10 when his family immigrated to Canada in 1950. The family settled near Kitchener where the family remained until 1954 when the family moved to Ottawa.
Cord Sr. thoroughly enjoyed his professional years of teaching at Algonquin College, as professor of Electronics. Colleagues and students enjoyed his good humour and both liked and respected him. Favourite pastimes included tending to his farm property in Pakenham, maintaining immaculate care of his home and cars, playing cards, time spent out-of-doors, tending to his full and bountiful garden and spending as much time as possible with his family, especially loving every moment spent with his grandchildren.
His immediate and extended family, Ottawa neighbours and friends, along with his and MonikaÂ’s dear friends from their winters spent in Vero Beach, FL, will always cherish their memories of times spent with Cord Sr.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Cord Sr. and his special angel grandson, Nathan Wattie, a donation to CHEO (ChildrenÂ’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario) would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SARAVANAMUTTOO, HELEN DALZIEL
21 May 1935-16 June 2020

Beloved wife and best friend of Herb, loving mother of Colin (Colleen), Malcolm (Dianne) and Neil (Kim), adored Grannie of Taylor, Kendall, Callum, Paige and Jemima, not to mention 10 grand-dogs over the years. Helen was born in Newport, Wales but grew up in Scotland. She was Dux (Valedictorian) of North Berwick High School before emigrating to Canada in 1956. Helen and Herb were married in 1960 when she was completing her BA at the University of Toronto. She worked for the Toronto Board of Education as an Attendance Counsellor (Truant Officer!) and maintained a horrendous door knock all her life. In 1964, she moved to Bristol, England when Herb accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Bristol. All three sons were born in Bristol before the family returned to Canada when Herb joined Carleton University. Helen stayed at home until the boys were well into their education and resumed her own studies, starting with a Child Care Diploma from Algonquin College, followed by a BA (1st class hons) in Psychology from Carleton. She then started a long career as a social worker, primarily at the ChildrenÂ’s Aid Society of Ottawa-Carleton and the Canadian Security Establishment. She obtained an MSW from Carleton and was very active in the social work profession. She was Treasurer of the Social Planning Council of Ottawa-Carleton for several years and President-Elect of the National Council of Women. Global travel was one of her great joys and she travelled extensively with Herb, her sons, and best of all, her grandchildren, who explored Canada from Nova Scotia to British Columbia with most points in between. The grandchildren learned quite rapidly that it was a waste of time trying to out-stubborn Grannie. In later life, she enjoyed hiking in Scotland and New Zealand, and at age 70 walked the West Highland Way, 100 miles from Glasgow to Fort William. Her last years were affected by dementia, but she retained her sociable and friendly personality to the very end. The family would like to thank the staff of the Lord Lansdowne Residence for their kindness and caring. A celebration of life will be held when the situation allows it. Those wishing to make a donation in Helen's memory are asked to consider the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa or World Animal Protection.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MCNAUGHTON, Wesley Alexander

Peacefully, Wesley Alexander McNaughton, went to be with his Lord in the early morning of June 12, 2020. He enjoyed 98 wonderful years. Beloved husband of Joyce (Morrison) for 64 years, loving father of Jennifer (Kevin Titley) and Ralph (Lorraine Matichuk). He considered as gold his grandchildren, Erica (Rigo), Andrew, Jessica, Kendra and Mikaela and great grandchildren, Amelia, Mateo and Lily. Born son of Christy Ann and Ebenezer McNaughton in Maxville, Ontario, on February 18, 1922, he was one of 6 brothers. He is survived by Roy and predeceased by Donald, Ebenezer, Millan and Harry. Wes is fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews and dear friends. At the age of 20 he enlisted in the RCEME, serving during WWII in Europe, North Africa and Holland. Returning home to Ottawa, he worked in Sales and Government before embarking on a teaching career with the Ottawa Board of Education, retiring from Borden High School. Many happy years were spent enjoying his hobby farm by the Rideau River Park near Kemptville, where he was a neighbour, farmer, helper and friend to all. Dad served quietly with Calvary Baptist, Kemptville Salvation Army and St PaulÂ’s Presbyterian churches. Dad was a lover of God, people and lively discussion. He had a great sense of humour and fun, lived simply and humbly and loved with forgiveness and grace. Cremation has taken place and DadÂ’s ashes will be laid to rest at Kemptville Public Graveyard. Thank you to all the staff at the Perley Rideau, in both the Assisted Living and Rideau LTC, for their compassionate care. It is our hope to have a celebration of WesÂ’ life when it is possible to gather together in larger groups. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home. As expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions to a charity of your choice or Hope and Healing International are appreciated by the family.
https://www.hopeandhealing.org/make-a-donation/
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

LOCKWOOD, Janis Elaine

Janis Elaine Lockwood, died peacefully in her sleep, at home in Ottawa on Thursday, June 5, 2020. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 6, 1954 to Elizabeth (Betty) and Wallace (Wally) Lockwood, Janis was joined by siblings, Brian, Gina and David. The family moved from Halifax to Ottawa, where Janis went to Fisher Heights Public School, then to San Diego for a few years before settling in Crystal Beach, where Janis went to Lakeview Public, Bayshore Public, Bell High School. In the mid-70s Janis attended St. PatrickÂ’s College at Carleton University.

Janis was active in left-wing politics in her youth, including the Ottawa Centre Waffle election campaign of 1974, and its offshoot, the Ottawa Committee for Labour Action. Her artistic skills were welcome, designing newsletters, leaflets and posters for local events. JanisÂ’ broad range of skills benefitted many organizations including the Ottawa Coalition for Low Income Support Services (OCLISS), the Studies in Political Economy journal, and the Ad Hoc Coalition for WomenÂ’s Equality and Human Rights. In the 1991 she enrolled at Algonquin College in the PATH program for women interested in non-traditional careers. She gained a deep understanding of sound, graduating as an Electronics Engineering Technician In 1993. She subsequently worked for the National Archives in the audio recordings section.

It was in the mid-90s that Janis started to live with the love of her life, Fred Guignion, an outstanding local guitarist. When they met their mutual interests met as well - books, guitars, music, classical music, all kinds of different music! Despite FredÂ’s rock reputation, they always seemed perfectly at home, reading books.

Janis was part of and helped to build a vibrant music community in Ottawa through her early work at the Ottawa Folklore Centre and as the Coordinator for the Ottawa Folk Festival for many years. But perhaps her greatest contribution in terms of hours, sweat and tears was to the mighty, but often struggling, 93.1, CKCU FM Radio Carleton. Janis’ entry to CKCU was in the mid-70s working on a feminist public affairs show called “Off the Pedestal”. Her journey with CKCU spanned over 40 years, hosting music shows featuring her eclectic blend of “Folk, funk, blues, bluegrass, jazz, juju, rhythm 'n' blues and rock 'n' roll: an old school mix for music lovers who refuse to be confined by narrow categories”. She played a central role on the Board of Directors for CKCU, assuming the helm as Board Chair to steer the station clear of financial ruin, and she stepped up to shoulder the task of coordinating CKCU’s funding drive for many years.

Janis loved to laugh, to listen to live music, to dance, to read voraciously, to play the guitar and mandolin, to have a good political debate, and to talk for hours to her friends. She was thoughtful, kind and considerate and will be missed deeply.

She is survived by her sister Gina, her brothers Brian and David (Jason), her beloved partner of 25 years, Fred Guignion and his brothers Edward (Keith), Eric and Carl, to whom Janis was a sister.

To celebrate JanisÂ’s life, please support public broadcasting, campus and community broadcasting, live music, a local charity and each other.

To learn more about Janis, you can: Read Lynn SaxbergÂ’s June 9 Ottawa Citizen article:
https://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/local-arts/ckcu-volunteer-janis-lockwood-remembered-for-her-dedication-to-community-radio-and-local-artists

Listen to memories of Janis in a Canadian Spaces tribute show from June 13:
https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/129/48095.html
as well as musical tributes by Dave Dalle https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/105/48063.html
and Joe Reilly https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/161/48047.html

Listen to Janis's radio shows and see her playlists from as far back as April, 2010 here:
https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/106/index.html?filter=all

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SPENCER, Christopher Oswald

Chris died peacefully after a brief illness on June 2, 2020 at the Ruddy Shenkman Hospice. He was the son of the late Reverend Victor Spencer and Katharine Rigby Spencer (Kittie), brother of Michael (Yuki), uncle of Robert and Lisa, great uncle of Ben and Alyn, and is survived by relatives in Canada and the UK. Chris worked for many years for the Department of External Affairs, with postings in Tokyo, Havana, New York, London and Belgrade. Sincere thanks to the kind, caring staff at Rideau Place Retirement Residence, 7 West at The Ottawa General Hospital, and the Ruddy Shenkman Hospice. In memory of Chris, donations may be made to Médecins Sans Frontières, 551 Adelaide St. West, Toronto, On. M5V 0N8 or doctorswithoutborders.ca.
This is a charity that Chris supported and admired.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

PALMER, Gloria Teresa

Gloria was born May 29, 1938 to the late Joseph Marinier and Doreena Jean-Louis of Ottawa, and is the sister of the late brothers Gerald and Richard and surviving sister, Dolores. In 1960, Gloria met and married her late husband, Raymond Palmer, where they had three sons and raised their family in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Gloria was always willing to tell you stories of her younger life, with her brothers, sister and parents and the adventures she and her husband had to anyone who was willing to listen. GloriaÂ’s favorite past times included her love for fishing, bingo and most of all time with her family. Gloria passed away suddenly and peacefully on May 19th, 2020 after along battle with Dementia and Covid 19 and she is survived by her three sons, James and his wife Connie, Joseph and his life partner Blanche, Gerald and his wife Liz, along with her Grand Children, Crystal Palmer DeJong and her husband Richard, James Palmer Jr., Tyler Palmer, Brandon Palmer, Step Grandson, Frank, Great Grand Children, Aiden, Caleb, Samuel and Lucas DeJong. Funeral service will be on May 29, 2020 at 1 pm at the Notre Dame Cemetery in Ottawa with immediate Family in attendance.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

PLANTE, Carmel (nee Zito)

Carmel lived fiercely, on her own terms, for 94 years. She was an independent, creative, talented person who could have been successful in many areas, but who decided to devote herself completely to her family. She was a life-long parishioner at St. AnthonyÂ’s Church. She passed away Thursday, May 14th, 2020 at the Montfort Hospital.

She and her loving husband Roger built a life together that was specific to them but that was always welcoming to others, with delicious made-from-scratch Italian and French-Canadian food and home-made wine.

They had one daughter, Anne (Brian Perkins) and two doted-on grandchildren, Jessica and Kevin (Shekinah Rodriquez).

Carmel’s parents Pasquale Zito and Angela (Briglio) gave her lots of siblings – Jim, Nancy, Rose, Joe, Tony, Frank, Mike and Richard. She and Roger also had many, many nieces and nephews who have lots of stories about “Auntie” Carmel.

The family wishes to thank the caring and professional staff at the Civic Hospital, the Bruyere Rehabilitation Centre and, particularly, the Montfort Hospital.

A memorial celebration of life will be held at St. AnthonyÂ’s at a later, post-Covid-19, date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

TRUDEAU, Robert (Bob) Joseph Adolphe
(Captain (Ret) CD)
Jan 3, 1939 – May 9, 2020

It is with great sadness the family of Robert Trudeau announce his passing on Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was the loving husband of Pearl Cecilia Gordon for 58 years. Proud father of Robert (Cindy Gill and her son Shea), Michael (Christine Dubé) and his late beautiful daughter Marie Michelle Therese (1963-1971). Cherished ‘Grampa’ to dear grandson Ben. Survived by his brother Pierre; and predeceased by brother Andre. He will be missed by many dear friends; especially Bud & Lorraine Milloy. Bob was proud of his military career, joining the army in 1956 as a 17 year old. He went on to serve at 28 Central Ordnance Depot in Shilo, Manitoba where he met the love of his life, Pearl. Upon completing a tour as a United Nations Peacekeeper in the Gaza Strip as a member of the Royal 22nd Regiment “Van Doos” based in Valcartier, QC. Other postings included the Canadian Joint Air Training Center in Rivers, Manitoba as a paratrooper; the Canadian Forces Parachute Depot in Edmonton, Alberta; and the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Ordinance and Engineering in Borden, Ontario. Following his appointment as Base Warrant Officer to CFB Portage La Prairie in Southport, Manitoba he received his Officers Commission. Promoted to captain, he finished his career in Ottawa then London in recruitment. Thereafter to further better his life and family’s well being, worked at the Bank of Canada in security.
Dad was well known for his sense of humor and quick wit, and frequent proclamations of love for his wife Pearl, or Pearly Whirly as she was so affectionately known. Dad was a devoted husband and father, always the provider, from making sure we had a roof over our heads, food on the table, plenty of provisions at home, to the best hockey equipment for us boys, whatever was needed to further better ourselves and provide for our Mom.
Dad, there’s plenty of beer in heaven…so enjoy ‘the nectar of the Gods’ as you would say so often as you lifted a cold one, you deserve it. Rest in Peace Dad, Love Michelle, Robert, Michael and Mom. Our family also wishes to thank the Montfort Hospital for their outstanding care, tireless and compassionate efforts for Covid-19 patients. A special thank you to Dr. Christine Dubé for everything you did, Thank You.
Donations in Memory to the Dementia Society of Ottawa (https://dementiahelp.ca) greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BELL, Gerrard "Gerry" Murray Ronald
January 19 1941 (Saint John, NB) – April 26 2020 (Ottawa, ON)

Gerry passed away peacefully at The Perley and Rideau VeteransÂ’ Health Centre in Ottawa, Ontario on April 26th 2020, at the age of 79.

He is predeceased by his parents, Murray and Lottie (née Shanks), his brothers, Gary and Terry, and his wife, Beverly (née Long).

Gerry was a retired member of the Royal Canadian Navy (Communications), a talented writer of poetry, a lover of learning (and teaching!) and most of all, a very dearly loved human being by all those he would meet. He could develop friendships with anyone, no matter who they were or where they came from. Gerry was also a member of The Royal Canadian Legion, Montgomery Branch #351.

Gerry is survived and fondly remembered by his children, Patricia, Gerald (Norma), Steven (Natalie), Richard, and Franky (Emily), his grandchildren, Breanna, Shannon, Justin, James, Deanna and Zoe, and his nieces, Shauna and Patty. He will be forever missed by his many cousins, extended family members, and dear friends.

In recognition of all the love and care provided, donations in his memory to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated. A heartfelt thank you goes out to Dr. Labinez, staff and friends at Landmark Court, and the staff at the PRVHC for all they have done for our beloved dad and grandpa.

A celebration of life will be held at The National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces at Beechwood Cemetery on a date to be determined – more information for family and friends will be shared when it becomes available.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

WINOGRON, Irene

With deep sadness, we share the news of the passing of our dear mom, Irene Winogron, on Friday April 17, 2020.

After falling ill on Easter Sunday, her health continued to decline and she was called to Our Lord on Friday evening. We are grateful that she received the sacrament of the sick and additional prayers before her passing.

Irene lived a full life -- in many ways incredible. One of six daughters of the Duduk family living in Poland at the start of the Second World War, her five sisters and parents had their door knocked open by Russian soldiers in the middle of the night and were ordered to take only a few necessary belongings with them -- including warm clothes. They were loaded into train cars to Siberia, where they lived in the horrible cold, with almost no food or drink. Her older sisters were ordered to work in the camp, and for the parents and younger children, the challenge was to simply survive. After an agreement with the Polish Army in Exile under Gen. Anders, the Russians released the families, and the Polish internees became refugees and were sent to one of several countries. Our mother’s family lived for a time in Palestine, in Ein Karem (The birthplace of John the Baptist) where she survived Typhoid fever, and in Argentina among other places, and eventually settled in Canada. We found it amusing that my mother was able to surprise and entertain some of the staff in recent years at her retirement home by speaking to them in fluent Spanish, or Polish, Russian, or English. She was known for being feisty at times in her later years, at the same time giving staff at her retirement home many laughs, and for making them sing along to songs like “Goodnight Irene,” “Que Sera Sera,” and particularly “You are my Sunshine!”

Irene is lovingly remembered by her sons, Robert (Bob and Martha) William (Bill and Karla) and Steve (Pauline), and her sister Aleksandra, and is also survived by five grandchildren, Richard, Patrick, Adam, Sage and Haley and by three great-grandchildren, Kylen, Kaden and James, and many nieces and nephews in Ottawa and Chicago.

Our mom lived a life of Catholic faith, and of devoted service. She met Richard (our father) here in Ottawa. But as if life hadnÂ’t thrown her enough challenges, she was widowed in her 30Â’s back in 1968. She supported and encouraged her three sons, with the eldest, Bob, becoming a lawyer, the second , Bill, becoming a Doctor (psychologist), and the youngest, Steve becoming a broadcast journalist.

Family and friends have comforted us with so many tales of our momÂ’s delightful sense of humour, her steadfast protection of her family in the world of the 1960s, her deep faith and her love of laughter and family. She now joins four sisters who have passed on before her. A private family funeral was celebrated by Fr. Timothy Nelligan on April 24, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Church, to be followed by a public mass and celebration of her incredible life, love and laughter in the coming months when the current health crisis passes.

If inclined, a memorial donation would be greatly appreciated to a charity mom helped build, and where she volunteered for countless years. St. Hyacinth Mission fund, PO Box 46089, 2339 Ogilvie Rd, Gloucester ON K1J 9M7 or via www.canadahelps.org
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

COONS-LAUGHLIN, Sarah Elizabeth, ‘Betty'

Sarah Elizabeth Coons Laughlin, ‘Betty’, of Ottawa, Ontario went to her final rest at Saint Parrick’s Nursing Home in Ottawa on Saturday, April 18, 2020; she was 98 years old. She was an intelligent, vibrant and feisty woman who easily connected socially, had many friends and became the core of family connections and reunions. She grew up in St Stephen, New Brunswick where her father, Thomas Laughlin, ran a local pharmacy. She became renowned as a basketball star and also excelled at skating and was a sought after dance partner. She left Canada when she married an American, Mel Coons, and moved to Massachusetts to raise her two daughters, Ceila and Marsha. She was active in church, scouts, coaching and golf. She continued with new friendships adn to cook, bake and sew. She loved her annual month long trips back to St. Stephen, eager to show her girls all about her hometown and country.

After her first husband passed at an early age, she was lucky to find love a second time in Bill Laughlin, remarried and moved back to Canada, settling this time in Ottawa. She became a successful real estate agent there, and after some moves, they settled in Nepean, where reading and bridge, true passions, took up her spare time. When retirement came, she and Bill travelled the world and spent winters in Florida and summers at her favorite house in St. Stephen, where she was most content and , yes, had kept up many friendships.

Loving mother of Celia Reilly (Rob) of Wallingford, Connecticut and predeceased daughter, Marsha Coons, stepson Bob Laughlin (Linda) and family of North Bay, Ontario, and stepdaughter Ann Stanfield (Paul) and family of Montreal, Quebec. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a special Nanny to Kristen French (Jon, son Jackson) of Lynn, Massachusetts, Matthew and Michael Reilly of Wallingford, Connecticut. Her nieces and nephews in her beloved New Brunswick and their families share special memories of their time with her. She was predeceased by first husband Mel Coons, second husband Bill Laughlin, her brother Bill Laughlin (wife Alice, son David, daughter Hilary), brother David Laughlin (first wife Pauline, second wife Eunice) and her parents, Thomas and Celia Laughlin.

The family extends warm appreciation to the Kilkenny staff at St. PatrickÂ’s Home for their compassion, care and patience given to Betty and her family. The family also sends heartfelt gratitude to Karen Spanner - Lauzon and her staff for their continuing care, support and love.

Arrangements are through the Whelan Funeral Home in Ottawa, 613-233-1488.
Interment will be at a later date in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, held privately.

FIELDS, Stanley Clark

Peacefully at the Perley & Rideau Veterans Health Centre on April 11, 2020 at the age of 101. Son of the late Stanley Fields and Margaret (née Clark). Dearly loved husband of Jean Kelly. Loving father of Stan (Nancy) and Sandra Stewart. Cherished grandfather of four and great-grandfather of seven. Survived by his sister Earlene Rattey. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Joan (née Robinson), sisters Lillian O’Connell, Eileen Blackburn, and Viola Wright and brothers Delmer and Earl. Stanley served in the Fifth Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, landing on Juno Beach early in the morning of June 6, 1944 and continued through France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was one of the founders of the Fifth Field Company RCE Veterans through which his company members maintained their bonds well into this century. Stanley was a very caring man who was right there when anyone needed a helping hand. His compassion and wit will be missed. The family would like to extend its gratitude to the PSWs, nurses, and support staff at PRVHC who cared for Stanley with such compassion and dignity during the last year of his life. A private interment was held on April 16, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date. If you plan to make an in memoriam donation, please consider the Perley & Rideau Veterans Health Centre Foundation.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

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HAWORTH, Norman Brian
(May 24, 1957 – December 23, 2019)

Passed away on December 23, 2019 at the Ottawa General Hospital at the age of 62.
Born in Toronto, Brian spent his life in Calgary, Montreal, Hawkesbury and Ottawa. He served with the Calgary Police Service from 1978 to 1989 as a constable and assisted with key software development. Concerned about at-risk-kids, he helped to design the Youth Unit within the police force and founded CalgaryÂ’s private Project Challenge for at-risk-youth; as the projectÂ’s first Director, his awareness campaign and program design enabled the projectÂ’s success. Dedicated to youth, he contributed to drafting of the Young Offenders Act under Justice Stevenson. Brian created a Calgary-based software training company which was ahead of its time both in concept and set-up. In Welland, Ontario, he taught community policing.
Brian was entrepreneurial, future-oriented and spun many business ideas. His creative mind was consistently thinking out of the box and no business matter was impossible. His remarkable talent to persuade rallied many. All who met him noticed his exceptional breadth of knowledge on a broad spectrum of subjects.
An avid and highly skilled chess player, he shared his knowledge of the game with many. He had an endearing love for animals, particularly his dogs, his last one being Phaedo, a stunning and brilliant border collie. Travelling with him, you would find him stop on roads rescuing strayed turtles or on the lookout for the next property investment. In his last years, he was a youth driving instructor teaching many students with disabilities. He also was an advocate for autism and Asperger syndrome sharing information with those on his path.
Proud father, Brian was happiest being with his children among whom are Sarah, Jordan, Issac, Andrew, Devon, and Christopher. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Deborah (Bryant), siblings David and Susan (Bradley).
Brian had many dreams for a better world. If you wish to honour his life, please volunteer your support or make a donation to an at-risk-youth program in your local community. Or take a moment to read this book: The Journal of Best Practices by David Finch.
A private cremation was held. BrianÂ’s remains will be returned to the natural outdoors near Algonquin Park, Ontario, the place where he found the most peace and rest.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BARKER, Arthur Roberts
November 15, 1921 – March 5, 2020

Art passed away peacefully at the Perley and Rideau VeteransÂ’ Health Centre, Ottawa with family by his side, on March 5, 2020 at the age of 98. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his wife of almost 75 years, Theda (Tedde) (nee Fitzgerald); four children, Wayne (Susan), Carol Ann (Bill Campbell), Franky, Barbara (Rino DeGrazia), numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister, Pearl Stein and his brother, Lewis. As a veteran of WW II with the Royal Canadian Air Force, Art was posted to the 427 Lions Squadron as a tail gunner and completed a Tour of Operations - 34 missions over Europe. He worked for the federal government as an Air Traffic Controller Supervisor at the Ottawa airport until December 1978. Art enjoyed his family and friends, scotch and fine food and the many fun times at his and TeddeÂ’s Christie Lake cottage. Together, they enjoyed international travel and road trips across North America with their family. Art was a founding member of the Carleton Heights Curling Club. He was an amazing storyteller and had good times watching classic movies with his grandchildren. Although many times a champion, he won the annual Art and Tedde Invitational Lawn Dart Tournament at the age of 89. The family would like to extend a warm thank-you to the staff at the Perley Rideau VeteransÂ’ Health Centre for the care Art received. Family and friends are invited to a service in memory at a date yet to be determined.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

QUINN, Heather Lea
May 31, 1952 – March 6, 2020

Heather passed away peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre at the age of 67. She was born in Old Ottawa East and was a long time resident of Smiths Falls. Daughter of the late Robert Meharey Anderson and Amy Violet (nee Finter). Loving sister of Bobbi-Dee (Patrick Cody). Special aunt to Christopher, William (Sarah), Colleen (Dave), Bernadette, and Charlotte. Great aunt of Aisha, Bilal, Malachi, Noah, Amy-Dee, Abigail and Bennett. Special thanks to EBHC palliative care staff for the compassion and care she received during her time there. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. Ottawa, (between Bay and Lyon) on Monday, March 16, 2020 from 10 a.m. until a Funeral commences at 11 am in the chapel. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the EBHC Palliative Care Unit would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MORROW, Margaret Anne
(retired Canadian Bank Note)

Peacefully on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at The Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital in her 78th year. Margaret Morrow (née Morand), beloved wife and best friend of Gary McCooeye. Loving mother of Darlene (Edward Doornwaard) and Danny Morozuk (Danielle). Dear grandmother of Kayla and Adam (Brittni) and cherished ‘G.G.’ to Crystal, Cayden and Madilyn. Daughter of the late Noel and Doris (née Christopher) Morand. Survived by her brothers Hector, Edward and sisters Doris, Jean, Patricia, Diane and June. Predeceased by brothers Wilfred and Douglas Morand. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends are invited to join the family for a Celebration of Margaret’s Life to take place at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon), Ottawa, on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 11 – 12:30 PM. Interment to follow at The Beechwood Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ROSE, Raymond
(retired Federal Govt. – Dept. of Finance)

Peacefully with his family by his side on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the age of 80 years. Ray Rose beloved husband of Doreen (née Trottier). Loving father of Debbie (Barry Flinn) and Laurie (David Trudeau). Cherished Grampa to Bethany (Rob) and Nieve; and Dear Great-Grampa to Cody and Jamie. Survived by his brother Robert (Sue) of Barrie, ON. Predeceased by sister Evelyn, and brothers George, Larry and Gary. Friends are invited to join the family for a Mass of Christian Funeral on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Our Lady of the Visitation Church (5338 Bank Street) for service at 11 AM. Friends are then invited to celebrate and share memories of Ray's life in the Parish Banquet Hall following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, Donations to Ottawa Heart Institute or Ottawa Hospital Cancer greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

LAFFERTY, Jean Renfrew
August 29, 1924- February 10, 2020

She graced us with her presence for 95 years. Born in Kingston into the Patrick family, she was the youngest of 9 surviving children. A tomboy at heart she braved and bested many boys at their own games. Always a strong and free spirit she charted a course that would be a path for the modern woman of today. After high school she joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and was a telegraph operator in Halifax during World War ll. Shortly after the war she married her long time friend, pen pal and Latin coach, Terry Lafferty, and embarked on the service life travelling all over Canada, Germany and Iran on many postings. On the way she had 3 children: Patricia Jane, Terence Delamere and Laura Easton. While balancing the needs of the children, she greatly helped advance the career of Terry who retired as a full colonel in 1976. Coming back to live in Canada, they moved to a beautiful log house on the Gatineau river for many years enjoying close contact with friends, frequent forest walks, canoe paddles, bird watching, and cross-country skiing before moving to a more citified life in Ottawa. The curiosity of other countries and cultures always inspired her and Terry as they had many wonderful trips to China, Vietnam, Australia, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Ireland – a lot of these by bicycle. For 65 years Terry and Jean sauntered down the road of life together with all the highs and lows but Jean always charted the course of love and happiness. A stroke in 2011 did not diminish her enthusiasm for life even though it robbed her of her ability to understand language. She still dressed for the ‘nines’ and greatly enjoyed spending time with grand son Christopher Shane (Sarah Castator) and great grandchildren Boston and Kensy. After Terry passed in 2010, she had 10 wonderful years with her best friend and daughter Patricia (Bryan Shane). Deep and heartfelt thanks for the care Mom received from the nursing and support staff at the Lord Lansdowne Retirement Home and from the Champlain LHIN. Thanks to their support, Mom was able to stay in her home until the end. Thanks as well to Sean Copeland, Director of the Whelan Funeral Home in Ottawa. Final prayers will be said at a private family gathering at the National Military Cemetery in Beechwood in the spring.

McLEOD, Charles Anthony Beau
‘Chuck’

It is with deep sadness & sorrow we announce the unexpected passing of Chuck McLeod. He was a proud and hard working partner, father and best friend. Left to mourn are the love of his life, Brigitte Scholtyssek; their young daughters Serenity and Suttyn McLeod and step sons Kayden & Connor Geoffrion; and step daughter Samantha Southworth, and his grand daughter Madelynn Rathwell. Charles also leaves to mourn his son Aiden Radix of Prince Edward Island. Fondly remembered by sisters in law Amy Wilson and the late Jennifer Scholtyssek. He was much loved and will be missed dearly by too many to mention of his friends and work pals. Visitation to take place at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon), Ottawa, on Wednesday, February 19 from 6 to 9 PM. A Celebration of Life and Love will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 12 noon till 4 PM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

KENNEDY, Jacqueline Anne
(Retired Registered Nurse)

Peacefully on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the age of 70 years. Jacqueline Anne Kennedy, dear daughter of the late Harold William Kennedy and the late Anne (Dedora). Survived by her brothers Rev Daryl Kennedy and Craig Kennedy. Fondly remembered by her nephew Jordan. Friends may pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. Ottawa (between Bay and Lyon) on Tuesday, February 18 from 6-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Funeral will be held at St PatrickÂ’s Basilica, 220 Kent Street, Ottawa on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish hall.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

McCORMICK, John Leonard
(Passport Canada Office)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the age of 88 years. Survived by his wife Therese (Terry) and daughters, Anne, Patricia and Valerie. He is fondly remembered by many grandchildren. Dear son of the late Len and Mary Louise McCormick. Will be missed by his brother, Dan (Bev). Predeceased by sisters, Maureen, Lois, Jean, and brothers, Jim and Bill. John was an avid golfer and spent many winters in Florida. As per JohnÂ’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Special thanks to the 5th floor staff at Carlingview Manor for their care and support. Donations in memory of John can be made to the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

EVANS, Meta Eudora

It is with deep sadness that the Evans Family of Ottawa wishes to announce the passing of their beloved sister, wife, mother, and grandmother, MRS. META EUDORA EVANS on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Meta is survived by her brother Norman, her three children, Carol, Lorna, and Marcia, their spouses, two grandchildren, as well as many relatives and friends the world over. Visitation to take place at the Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon), Ottawa, on Friday, February 21 from 2 to 4 PM and 6-8 PM. A Celebration of Life and Love will be held on February 22, 2020, at 1:30 pm, at St. AndrewÂ’s Presbyterian Church Ottawa (82 Kent Street, corner of Kent and Wellington) with reception to follow in the church hall. The burial will be at Hope Cemetery on Monday, Feb 24, 2020 at 10 am for family and friends. In lieu of flowers, and in recognition of Meta's over 50 years of nursing, donations in her memory may be made to the Hospice Northwest, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and the SickKids Foundation.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MacLENNAN, Kevin
November 4, 1963 - January 27, 2020

It is with deep sadness and great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Kevin James MacLennan peacefully on Monday, January 27, 2020 at the age of 56. Son of the late John MacLennan. Kevin is survived by his loving mother Irene and his siblings John (Magali), Christine, Donna, Kenny (Cristy), many Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be held in memory of Kevin. Family and Friends are invited to gather at the Big Rig Kitchen and Brewery, 2750 Iris Street, Ottawa on Saturday, February 15, 2020 starting at 4:00 PM to celebrate Kevin's life. In memory of Kevin, a donation to the Cancer Society is appreciated.

O'REILLY, Michael Kevin

Passed away peacefully on January, 23, 2020 at the Grace Manor. Loving and loved husband of Patricia (née Fagan). Proud to be the father of such wonderful kids, Philip, Greg, Karen Lynam and Caitlin O’Reilly-Todd and grateful for their devoted and caring spouses, Tracy, Christina, Chris and Jarrett. Delighted to be the grandfather of Alexander, Liam, Conor, Finn, Jack, Desmond, William, Owen and Cecilia. Will be missed by siblings Noreen, Charlie, Mary, Joseph, Lila, Richard, Claire and Danny. Thank you for being a friend to Michael Williams and Fred Fenton. Predeceased by siblings Gwen, Gloria, Jack, Gerald, Jimmy and Ann. Special thank you to the caring staff at Salvation Army Grace Manor. A Mass to celebrate Mike’s Life will be held at Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 1940 Saunderson Drive, Ottawa on Tuesday, January 28 at 1 pm. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Michael may consider the Salvation Army Grace Manor or the Dementia Society.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SMITH, Douglas Fletcher
(B.Comm, L.L.B)

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, surrounded by his family, Doug slipped away peacefully in his 85th year, with the quiet calm and dignity with which he lived his life. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan Smith for more than 51 years; loving father to Susan, Ian (Stephanie Russell) and Fiona (Scott Bradley) and eternally proud Grandad to Harrison, Maren, Peter, Stuart and Claire. Brother to Diane Smith and Marta Stewart of Toronto, brother-in-law to Sylvia Upton of Glasgow and uncle to Marta and SylviaÂ’s children. Predeceased by his parents, Fletcher and Charlotte (Lyall) Smith, his sister Sara and his granddaughter Olivia. Born in Halifax, Doug studied Commerce and Law at Dalhousie University, and practiced real estate law in Ottawa first at Gowlings, and then as a partner at Hewitt, Hewitt, Nesbitt, Reid for nearly a quarter century. It was at the former where a Scottish lass from Glasgow first caught his eye and captured his heart. Doug was happiest by the water with Joan, his family and his friends – whether the ocean in Nova Scotia, the Algarve in Portugal, but most especially at the cottage in Westport - taking boat rides, and looking at the loons on the lovely Upper Rideau Lake. DougÂ’s quiet manner and dry sense of humour were well informed by his love of reading and music. An avid golf fan, MasterÂ’s weekend was always a highlight. Doug loved his family, and we love him. The family would like to thank the many friends who have shared DougÂ’s life over the years and who visited over the past few months. Special mention and gratitude to the staff at Bruyère for their tremendous compassion and care and Dr. Sabloff and staff at the Haematology Unit at the Ottawa Hospital. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Bruyère Continuing Care, The Ottawa Mission or the Ottawa Hospital – Heart Institute.
Friends are invited to pay respects at the Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 6-9 pm; a celebration of life will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 11:00 am, with reception to follow.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

PAQUETTE, Willa Mary
1933 - 2020

Peacefully at Garden Terrace on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the age of 87 years. Willa (née Mayotte), beloved wife of the late Bud Paquette. Loving mother of Mike (late Carol), Rick (Karen), Buddy (Cathy), Kristine (William Shadid), Stephen and Brian (Vanessa) Predeceased by her son Kraig and daughters Karen Hale and Joy Anne (Bob Tomkinson). Proud and loving grandmother of many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Cherished by too many Paquette’s, Shadid’s, Hale’s and Daignault’s to list. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Monday January 20, 2020 at the Whelan Funeral Home 515 Cooper St (Between Bay & Lyon) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. A service to remember and celebrate Willa’s life will be held on Tuesday, January 21 at 11 AM. The family would like to thank the staff of Garden Terrace for their care and compassion. Donations in Memory to The Dementia Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BRITT, Dorothy Helen
(formerly Eburne)
1934 - 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothy Britt. She passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital in her 86th year. Predeceased by her parents William Hayes and Mary Hayes (née Cassidy), Dorothy was the loving mother of Linda Eburne (Carmen Desjardins). The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the nursing staff and doctors of Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, for their endless dedication, compassion and true care. Many thanks also to Dr. Jennifer Yau. Friends may pay respects at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street (between Bay & Lyon) on Thursday, January 23 from 6 to 9pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our lady of Fatima Parish, 153 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa on Friday, January 24 at 11am. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dorothy, may consider the Élisabeth Bruyère Foundation (www.bruyere.org)
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

HUSSEY, Barbara (née Lunny)
Jan.2, 1932 to Dec.26, 2019

Peacefully, at Orlando hospital, on December 26, 2019, in the 88th year of a well lived life our dear mother and friend, Barbara, danced her last dance. Predeceased by parents Beatrice Potvin and Hugh Lunny; husbands Edward R Grover, Robert Morris and Paul Hussey; daughter Janet Grover and grandson Benjamin. Left behind to mourn and celebrate this wonderful woman's life are son Wayne Grover (Jutta); daughter Judy Watson; grandchildren Aimee Watson, Edward (Ted) Grover, Nicholas Grover and great-grandson Fynnigan. Barbara also leaves behind many cherished extended family members and caring friends. Barbara spent most of her life in Ottawa raising her three children and working in the accounting field. Her career spanned over 50 years beginning at Ogilvy's in the early fifties, then Sears, Touche-Ross, Friendship Center, Carastan Carpet and Infinity Flooring. She spent 15 joyous and well deserved retirement years in Apopka, Florida and cottaging with family and friends at Lac Long, Quebec. Barbara would light up a room with her smile and was a loving, kind and caring mother, and a generous and optimistic person. She had an endearing love for animals and was a good friend and caretaker to all the cats and dogs we adopted over the years. She had a huge heart and maintained a wonderful positive attitude even in the hardest of times. And Barbara loved to dance; she danced through life. Barbara leaves a legacy of love, caring, acceptance, and a fun loving attitude that will live on in the memories of all who were blessed to have known her. Donations to the Ottawa Humane Society, Canadian Lung Association or World Vision would be greatly appreciated. A celebration of Barbara's life will take place at 11 am on January 24th at Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BECKLES, Esther Victoria

Peacefully at The Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the age of 88 years. Loving aunt of Abigail Trotman, Charles, Terrance and Clarence Brewster. Great aunt of Cherisse, Skylar and many others. Godmother of Cherylanne Giles. Special friend of Carmaleta and Levi Stewart and many others. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at All Saints Anglican Church, 347 Richmond Road, Ottawa (corner of Churchill and Richmond) from 11 am until the commencement of a Funeral service at 12 noon.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

GUIGNION, Cecile Doria
(retired, National Capital Commission)

Peacefully at The Maplewood Retirement Community on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the age of 95 years. Cecile Guignion (née Boyer), beloved wife of the late Stanley Goat and formerly the late Herbert Guignion. Loving Mother of Fredric (Janis Lockwood), Edward (Keith Kelly), Eric and Carl Guignion. Daughter of the late Anselme Boyer and Valeda Boyer (née Ringuette), and sister of the late Edouard Boyer. Cecile was loved and adored by many relatives and friends, including former colleagues at the National Capital Commission and those who knew her as a long-time resident of Manor Park. The family would like to thank the Maplewood Retirement Community for their care and compassion over the past six years. A Mass in memory of Cecile will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Parish, 400 St. Laurent Blvd. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 12 PM. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish Hall. Interment to take place on a later date at Beechwood Cemetery. Donations in Memory to Innovative Community Support Services (2025 Lanthier Dr., Orleans, ON, K4A 3V3) would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ARRANZ, Carlos MD

Peacefully on Sunday, January 5, 2020 with family by his side at 93 years of age. Born and raised in Madrid, Spain. Beloved husband of Nicole (nee Pharand) for 60 years. Carlos was the strength and the source of wisdom for his family and will be dearly missed by his four children; Maria (Dylan McGuinty), Josée (Sylvain DeSève), Dominique (Evan Fietz), Carlos (Deborah). Cherished grandfather of six grandchildren; Caroline (Michael), Dylan Jr. (Olivia), Nikki (Justin), Patrick (Rachel), Christopher and Anna. Loving great-grandfather of five great grandchildren; Dylan, Connor, Charles, Jack and Charlotte. Remembered by his sisters-in-law, Denyse Pharand and Francine Pharand. Predeceased by his brother Luis Arranz. Carlos moved to Ottawa from Madrid to complete his medical studies and was certified in 1966 by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in the specialty of Anesthesiology. Carlos devoted his life to his profession and his patients. He gave 25 years of service at the Riverside Hospital commencing in 1967 when the Riverside first opened its doors. Carlos loved the outdoors and was an avid hiker and canoeist. The family wishes to thank all of the staff at the Perley Rideau (Gatineau 1 South) for their superior care and dedication.
Funeral mass will take place Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 1940 Saunderson Drive, Ottawa, at 11:00am. Memorial donations in memory of Dr. Carlos Arranz can be made to The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (Dementiahelp.ca).
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

PALME, MILOSLAV “MIKE”
(October 14, 1923 – January 1, 2020)

Peacefully passed away on January 1, 2020, with family by his side, at age 96 at the Stirling Park Retirement Community Home in Ottawa, ON. Mike was predeceased by his devoted wife of 53 years, Bernice (née Robson) of British Columbia. He will be greatly missed by his 3 children Tania Palme, Christine (Alan) Walker & Mike Palme (Cindi Nicholls) & his 2 grandchildren Stefan and Matthew Walker. Mike was an expert in economics, and enjoyed soccer, food, entertaining & rigorous debate. He will be fondly remembered by his family, friends & colleagues in Ottawa, across Canada & in the Czech Republic. A special thank you to the compassionate & helpful staff, especially the personal support workers, at the Stirling Park Home. Donations in memory to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation: 613-696-7030, is greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

EMOND, Patsy Emma

Peacefully in hospital on Saturday, December 21, 2019 in her 67th year. Patsy (née Forgie) beloved wife of Donald Emond. Loving mother of Brian (Caitlin), Shannon and Bradley. Cherished ‘Nanny’ to her dear grandchildren Cameron, Haylee, Hayden and Kaeson. Dear daughter of Theresa Forgie (née Tysick) and the late Kenneth Forgie. Survived by her siblings Sharon Harrigan (Michael), Deborah Steele (Jeff), Kim Verner (Charlie), Keith Forgie and Heather Osins (Lee). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews cousins and friends. Respects may be paid to the family on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St (between Bay & Lyon) from 1 to 4 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Patrick’s Basilica, (Nepean & Kent St) on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 10 AM. Interment to follow at Pinecrest Cemetery. The family would like to thank the Doctor’s and Staff of The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus, especially 3rd Floor 3-A for their Dedication, Care and Compassion. In memoriam donations in Patsy’s memory to The Ottawa Humane Society greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BRESEE, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Bresee of Ottawa, Ontario passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on December 20th, 2019. Elizabeth was predeceased by her beloved husband Glendon Clark Bresee. She is survived by her two sons Paul (Martine) and Peter (Deborah), and her 5 grandchildren Philippe (Sophie), Julia (David), Sara-Michelle (François), Alison (Nick), Kate (Dustin). Her pride and joy were her 9 great-grandchildren, Emmanuelle, Lilianne, Mathys, Ella, Robin, Alexis, Max, Miko and Casey. Elizabeth was married to her Glendon, for 65 years. She stood side by side with him, as they raised their two boys and as she supported his work as an Anglican priest at parishes in Hamilton (Christ’s Church Cathedral), Palmerston, Ontario (St. Paul’s), Edmonton (St. James and St. Augustine’s), Toronto (Church House) and Niagara Falls (Christ Church). Elizabeth was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother as well as a kind and loyal friend. She had a keen interest in current events, politics as well as sports. You could always count on her to discuss curling, CFL football and NHL hockey. Elizabeth had a heart of gold and many causes were the recipients of her generosity. Many years were spent working at the Christmas Bureau and for the Altar Guild. As a talented cook, she made meals at home and entertainment events a real treat. She will be dearly missed. A memorial will be held in Westport Ontario at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund. www.pwrdf.org
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

LONDONG, Cornelia

After 92 years of dignified life, Cornelia Margaretha Eleonora Constance Sophie Londong (nee Oltmans) entered into rest on December 19, 2019. Cornelia was born and raised in the former Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. After enduring the occupation during World War II Cornelia completed a classical education in the Netherlands. She immigrated to Montreal with her husband Edward in 1959. Cornelia worked for Sperry UNIVAC as an executive assistant until her retirement in 1992, then relocated to Bells Corners where she quietly completed thousands of hours of volunteer work. Cornelia was predeceased by her husband Edward, her parents Alexander and Dalinem Oltmans, her siblings Jan Willem, Taty Olberg and Abraham. Cornelia is survived by her sister Alexandra Müller Oltmans of Ulzburg Germany and generations of well loved nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects to the family at the Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St., Ottawa (between Bay and Lyon) on Tuesday January 14, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service, which will commence at 11 am on Wednesday January 15, at Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Rd., Ottawa.
Interment will follow at Pinecrest Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

RUSH, Stephen Robert
(Canadian Air Force – Airborn Division)

Peacefully in Ottawa on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at The Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital in his 85th year. Stephen Rush, beloved son of the late Robert Emmett Rush and Mary Ellen (née Drane). Is fondly remembered by several cousins, nieces, nephews, godsons and many dear friends. Stephen worked in construction after his time in the Forces. Mainly with The Fuller Group of CompanyÂ’s. A private cremation was held, with his remains being returned home to Prince Edward Island, where he was born and raised.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

WILSON, Larry Steve

It is with deep sorrow that the Wilson family announces the peaceful passing of Larry Steve Wilson on the 8th day of December, 2019 at the age of 66 surrounded by his loved ones in Ottawa, Ontario.
Larry, born the 17th day of August, 1953 in San Franado, Trinidad and moved to Grenada at the age of 8 years old. It was there where he met the eternal love of his life, Louise (Laqua) Wilson.
A musician of many wonders from saxophone to the drums, Larry became an honoured member of The Police Band in Grenada at a young age of 16. He was also an avid motorcycle rider, coach and mentor to many people. Later, he worked as a Shenk operator and held a passion for Auto Body repair.

Larry has joined parents Norman and Nellie Wilson. He is survived by his loving wife Louise; children Tahira (Matthew), Jason (Liza), and Tyson (Jewelle); grand-children Kaiya, Israel, Quinton, Miles, and Elle; siblings Neva and Winston; cousins Anne Marie and more; nieces & nephews Kevin, Shelly Ann, Karen and Alexandre; Grand nephews Andreas and Amere; and so many loyal friends that he considers family.

To celebrate the wonderful life of Larry Wilson, a mass will be held at St MaryÂ’s Parish (100 Young Street, Ottawa) on Thursday, December 12, at 11:00 a.m.
The Wilson family would appreciate donations in memory of Larry Steve Wilson to be sent to Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation at 1500 Alta Vista Drive.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

EMMERSON, Eva Mary (nee Feetham)

Born October 7 1934 she began her transition to eternal life on the evening of December 4 2019. She grew up in Hants County and always considered it the best place on earth:

   Â“The beautiful green fields in summer with the lovely apple orchards which blossomed in the spring and the apples came to full growth in August and September. I recall the picturesque Shubenacadie River which surrounded the property where we lived. Along the side of the river there stood many white birch, poplar and maple trees. There was a field behind my home which stretched about three quarters of a mile to a path which led down to the river. In summer there were raspberry, blackberry, and currant bushes there. In fall it became a unique scene with all the trees which turned lovely shades of yellows, reds and rust. Close to the river there was a small wooden bench where one could sit and watch the flowing current. It was indeed relaxing. In winter there was a meadow which froze over and we skated each day after school. The ice was clear as crystal and one could skate for hours there. These are the memories of this special part of Nova Scotia which I consider rich indeed to have."

She attended Mount Saint Vincent Academy and upon graduating then completed The Halifax Infirmary program securing certification as a laboratory technician. She married Robert Allen Emmerson in 1956. He predeceased her in 2006. She lived for many years in Rockingham where she was an active member of The Catholic WomenÂ’s League. She journeyed several times to the British Isles her second favorite place. She strove to live each day of her life with hope and with faith in God. She was predeceased by her brothers Robert Feetham and Noel Feetham. Remembering her with love are her daughters Mary Ruth Emmerson, Diane Emmerson, granddaughter Emilie Daigneault, son-in-law Mark Dinshaw, son-in-law Francois Daigneault; siblings June O'Brien, Vera Lord, Anna Smith, and John Feetham.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CÔTÉ, MONIQUE
(Soeur Françoise Cabrini)

de la Congrégation des Sœurs de l’Institut Jeanne d’Arc est décédée subitement à Ottawa, le vendredi, 6 décembre 2019, à l’âge de 85 ans, dont 56 ans de vie religieuse. Née à Amesbury, Mass. aux États-Unis, elle était la fille de feu Sylvio Côté et de feu Evalda Morin. En plus de sa famille religieuse, elle laisse dans le deuil un frère Joseph de Newburyport, Mass. Elle sera exposée è la Maison Accueil-Sagesse, 424 chemin de Montréal, Ottawa, à compter de 18h30, le vendredi, 13 décembre 2019. Une célébration de sa vie suivra à 19h30. La messe des funérailles sera célébrée en la chapelle de la Maison à 10h30, le samedi 14 décembre 2019. L’inhumation aura lieu à une date ultérieure.
Les arrangements funéraires sont confiés à la Maison Funéraire Whelan (613) 233-1488.

CLARKE, Mary Jane
1928 – 2019

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Mary Jane Clarke announces her passing on December 1, 2019 at the age of 91. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, she immigrated to Canada in 1957 with her much loved husband John Collins Clarke who preceded her in death in 1993. Mary left us sleeping peacefully at her residence in Ottawa, Ontario leaving behind her loving children, Jennifer Carpenter, Arthur (Mary) Clarke, Joanne (Jay) Mutter and Margaret (Jim) Laking. Mary treasured her children and especially loved her role as Nana. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Dawn (Bryan), Lisa, Ashleigh, Devon (Ivona), Justin (May), Jordan, Paige, Julia and Charlotte. Loving great-grandmother to Isobel, Soleil, Emmanuel and Amelia. Mary is survived by her sister Isa who will lovingly remember her. She was predeceased by five brothers, Willy, Dickie, Bobby, Victor, Tommy and three sisters, Jenny, Peggy and Marion. Mary will always be remembered for her compassion, selflessness, and of course her love of music and dance. Her spirit and joy of life will be missed by all who knew her. A special thanks to the staff of Billings Lodge Retirement home for the wonderful care they provided and the compassion they showed over the last year and a half. Friends and family may pay respects at the Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street, (between Bay & Lyon) Ottawa on Thursday, December 5th from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service is on Friday, December 6th at 11:00 a.m. There will be no visitation prior to the Service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at a reception following the Service. In lieu of flowers, a donation in MaryÂ’s name to the Dementia Society of Ottawa would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BISSONNETTE, Annette
(Sœur Claire d’Assise)

de la Congrégation des Sœurs de l’Institut Jeanne d’Arc est décédée à Ottawa, le jeudi 28 novembre, à l’âge de 91 ans, dont 60 ans de vie religieuse. Née à Rivière Baudette, QC, elle était la fille de feu Alfred Bissonnette et de feu Délima Martin. Elle fut précédée par ses frères et sœurs. En plus de sa famille religieuse, elle laisse dans le deuil de nombreux neveux, nièces et amis. Nous remercions cordialement les Filles de la Sagesse de la Maison Accueil-Sagesse pour leur accueil, présence et bons soins prodigués à notre S. Annette depuis quelques années. Sincère reconnaissance pour ce geste fraternel. Elle sera exposée à la Maison Accueil-Sagesse, 424 chemin de Montréal, Ottawa, à compter de 18h30, le mardi 3 décembre 2019. Ce même soir, une célébration de sa vie est prévue à 19h30.
La messe des funérailles aura lieu en la chapelle de la Maison à 10h30, le mercredi 4 décembre 2019. L’inhumation suivra au cimetière Notre-Dame d’Ottawa.
Les arrangements funéraires sont confiés à
la Maison funéraire Whelan, (613) 233-1488.

BEAUREGARD, Lucille Mary

Passed away peacefully in Ottawa at Maycourt Hospice on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the age of 68 years. Loving mother of Aric (Tricia) and Alexandre. Adored grandmother of Jasper, Imoen and Isaac. Dear daughter of the late Ernest Beauregard and Lucille (née Schryer). Will be missed by siblings, Claudette, Hughette, Raymond, Ron, Joceline, Sylvie, Peter and Mike. Pre deceased by brother Richard. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and close friends. The family will receive friends to celebrate Lucille’s Life, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 1 to 4 PM at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street (between Bay and Lyon).
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

JOVANOVIC, Aleksa

With much regret, we announce the sudden passing of our dear son Aleksa Jovanovic. Left to mourn are his loving parents Zoran Jovanovic and Vanja Jovanovic (née Vlacic). Cherished by his grandmothers Gordana and Anastazija, aunts Ivana, Mabel and Dragana, uncles Sasa and Slaven, cousins Mihailo, Nika, Jan, and their extended families. Fondly remembered by many, many dear friends. The family will receive sympathies at a visitation which will be held at St. Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church, 1993 Prince of Wales Dr. on Sunday, November 17 from 1-3 pm; and on Monday from 11 am until commencement of a Funeral Mass at 12 pm. Interment to take place at Capital Memorial Gardens, followed by a Reception back at the Church Hall for a time of refreshment and fellowship. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations In-memoriam to FoodAllergyCanada.ca,
Canadian Mental Health Association - CMHA.ca,
or directly to St. Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

DEVINE, Mgsr Robert

We are saddened to report that Mgsr Robert Devine passed away peacefully at Colonel By Residence, Ottawa on Nov. 3, 2019. Robert was born in Ottawa April 14,1930 to Nelda & Desmond Devine. He graduated from Ottawa University, and then taught Latin at Ashbury College for 3 years. He enjoyed his years of tennis at the Rideau Lawn Tennis Club, helping to found the Canadian Junior Tennis Championships in 1949. He joined the investment business, first with Richardson & Sons, Toronto, then Royal Securities, Ottawa. In 1970, with partner Shirley Woods, they purchased the Dewar Insurance Agency, renaming it Devine & Woods Ltd., eventually purchased by Reed Shaw Stenhouse Ltd. in 1973 where he was vice-president for 5 more years. Always a religious man, Robert decided, at age 48, to join the Hospitallers of St. John of God in Los Angeles, an order of lay brothers devoted to caring for the dying. In 1978, sponsored by Calgary Bishop Paul O'Byrne, he flew to Rome to undertake seminary work and study. He was ordained in 1982 by Monsignor Joseph La Fort at the Sacred Heart Parish in Calgary. He was called to organize a course on hospice work at the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology in Berkeley, Ca. He spent 3 years there enjoying the hospice work. He was recalled to Calgary to manage the diocese finances. In 1990 the Vatican asked that he come to Rome to help manage the Patrimony of the Holy See with the title of Consulent to the Cardinal President. Robert stayed in Rome until his health deteriorated, retiring to Ottawa. He is survived by his brother Terrance (Carol Ann), his nephews Kevin (Marcie) and Michael (Adrienne), and his grand nieces Reghan, Layla and Lily - all of Toronto. Many thanks to the nursing staff (especially Anne) at The Colonel By Residence for their exceptional care. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 13th at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 95 Somerset St. W., Ottawa.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

KERSHEY, Mark David

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at his Ottawa home on Wednesday, October, 30, 2019 at the age of 62 years. Mark Kershey, dear husband and best friend of Corien. Cherished father of Christopher Greenwood (Brittany) of Cambridge, ON. Dear son of the late George (Monty) and Frances Kershey. Beloved brother of Sharon Kelly (David) and June Griffiths (Tom). Loving uncle to Kyle (Jenn), Corrie (Christian), Dawn (Josh), Kelley (Shawn), Danielle (Jon) and the late Greg. Dear brother-in-law to Frans des Tombe (Karen). Will be fondly remembered by many friends, business associates, colleagues and neighbours. Friends are invited to celebrate MarkÂ’s life at The Glen Pub in Stittsville, ON on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm in remembrance of the most loving, kind, generous and honest man we knew. He will be deeply missed every day. If you wish to remember Mark, please make a donation to the The Ottawa Humane Society in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BROWN, Maureen Patricia
(Retired Federal Gov’t – Stats Can)

Passed away peacefully on November 4, 2019 at the Ottawa Hospital, General campus, in her 82nd year. Maureen Brown (née Kealey), beloved wife and best friend of the late Robert Brown. Loving mother of Steve (Tania), Mark (Heidi) and Karen Brown. Cherished grandmother of Jackson Robert Brown. Daughter of the late Alban Kealey and Eva (née Donoghue). Sister of Jim (Linda) Kealey and the late Glen (Juliette) and late Donald Kealey. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to thank Dr. Lisa Cross, Dr. Parsons and the entire nursing staff at the Palliative Care unit of the General Hospital for their dedication, care and compassion.
Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street (between Bay and Lyon) on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of MaureenÂ’s life will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 11 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. Memorial donations to The Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

DORION, Dale Michael
June 22, 1967- October 27, 2019

With broken hearts we announce DaleÂ’s peaceful passing after a 2 year courageous battle with ALS, with his loving wife, Anne by his side. He also leaves in mourning, his mother Colleen and many loving relatives. Pre deceased by his best friend and father, Bill. Dale was a loving son, and an avid and outstanding golfer, with a love for all sports, especially hockey. Kind and loyal, Dale braved his illness with grace. The family would like to extend sincere gratitude to the ALS Society, the ALS clinic and the palliative care team and the staff at the May Court Hospice. Dale received the best possible care from all these wonderful professionals. We thank God for every day that he gave us with Dale. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. Ottawa (between Bay and Lyon) on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 3-7 pm. A mass will be held at St PatrickÂ’s Basilica, 220 Kent Street, Ottawa on Friday, November 1, at 10:00 a.m. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to
the ALS Society or Hospice Care Ottawa – May Court
would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

KELLY, Shirley Anne

Kelly, Shirley Anne Mary Josephine, age 82 years, passed peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital after a brief illness. Shirley is survived by her sister Patricia Brown, her children Coleen, Jane (Bruce) and Anne Marie. She was a loving grandmother to Paula, Dan (Heather), Kaitlyn, Amanda (Matt), Andrew (Lacey), Kelly-Anne and Matthew (Stephanie), great-grandmother to Madisyn, Zoey, Tyler, Adam, Grace, Paige, Addison, Emlyn-Rose, Caleb, and aunt to many. Shirley was predeceased by her brothers Lester, Richard, Michael, David, Patrick, Charles, and her sisters Mary, Theresa, Rose, Margaret, Isabel. Shirley was a strong and independent woman who cherished the time she spent with her family, friends and her loyal dog Molly. She was a world traveler, adventurer, animal rescue advocate, passionate volunteer and RBC employee for over 30 years. She will be sadly missed by many. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Patrick's Basillica (200 Kent St) on Friday October 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment at St. Paul's Cemetery, Aylmer, Quebec.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ZGONJANIN, Dragan

Peacefully in hospital on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the age of 54 years; with his loving wife Svetlana (née Tesanovic), family and friends by his side. Visitation will be held at St Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church, 1989 Prince of Wales Dr. on Friday, Oct 11 from 6 – 8 pm; and on Saturday from 12 noon until commencement of a Funeral Mass at 12:30 PM. Interment to take place at Capital Memorial Gardens, followed by a Reception back at the Church Hall for a time of refreshment and fellowship.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ARSENAULT, Alice Elizabeth

Peacefully in hospital on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the age of 101 years. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Joseph Arsenault. Loving mother of Stanley (Greta Hendrickson), Janice (Late Gilles Nadeau), Bill (Carole Lawson), Donna (Phil Tackett), Charles, and David (Hélène Makuch). Cherished Grandmother to Angela, Sharon, Daniel, Derek, Robin, Adam, Christopher, Shawn, Katherine and Gregory; as well as Great-Grandmother to 20 and Great Great Grandmother to 3. Friends are invited to join the family for the Funeral Mass at Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 1940 Saunderson Drive on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 11 AM.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BELAIRE, Russell Charles

After a courageous battle with cancer, Russell passed away on October 5, 2019 with his family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Crepin). Will be dearly missed by his nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by the Crepin family. Pre deceased by his parents, Edwin and Alice Belaire, 4 brothers and 4 sisters. A private interment will be held.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

PASEMNIK, Igor

Suddenly on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the age of 51 years. Igor Pasemnik, beloved husband of Oksana Kavera. Loving father of Sophia and Roman. Dear son of Stefania (née Ivanyshyn) and the late Theodore Pasemnik. Survived by his brothers Zenon (Hanna), Petro (Maria), Stefan (Nadia) and sister Maria (Ostap Grabar). He will also be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Igor was born in Berezhany, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine and came to Canada at 23 years old with a single suitcase, a passport and dreams of a better life. He attended the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Seminary in Ottawa for 2 years but changed paths to study computer software engineering, graduating from the University of Ottawa in 1997. Igor worked for several high-tech companies in Ottawa over his career and was a valued employee of MDS Aero Support Corporation for the last 6 years. Igor loved to be with his family and friends and had a great sense of humor and contagious laugh. He will be greatly missed by us all.
Вічная ПаМ'яТЬ! Vichnaya pamÂ’yat!
Friends are invited to pay their respects to the family at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Byron Ave. Ottawa on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, with panahyda at 7:00 PM. A Holy Funeral Mass will follow on Monday, September 23rd at 9:30 AM. Interment to take place at The Ukrainian Cemetery at 1888 Merivale Road, followed by a reception back at the Orthodox Church Hall at 12:00 noon.

If you would like to help the family,
please make your donation to the
Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral with the remark: Igor Pasemnik Memorial Donation. All collected funds will be given to the family.

FURLOTTE, Gale Helena

On Wednesday September 4th 2019, Gale Helena FURLOTTE, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Daughter, and Sister passed away suddenly at the age of 69 years old. Gale will forever be remembered by her Husband and Best Friend Jim Durward, as well as her children Darlene Parizeau (Ben), Roger Parizeau, and Robyn Fraser (Kent). Survived by her brothers Wayne (Lorna), Barry (Penny), Glenn(France), and Randy(Susan). Proud Grandmother to Luke, Sarah, Patrick, Kasandra, Autumn, Bailey, Kamryn, Gracen, Easton, and Branson as well as several Great Grand Children. She will be met at Heavens Gate by her Parents, William Furlotte and Helena Hickey Furlotte as well as her brothers Kevin and Rodney Furlotte. Family and Friends are invited to join the family at Fallowfield United Church, 119 Steeple Hill Crescent, Nepean, Ontario on Tuesday, September 10th for visitation from 11am-12:30, with a Celebration of GaleÂ’s life to follow at 12:30. The interment of ashes will take place at Les Jardins Du Souvenir Cemetery (Formally St Paul Cemetery) Chemin dÂ’Aylmer, Gatineau Quebec, immediately after the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SANTOS, Purificacion
(retired Royal Bank of Canada)

Peacefully in hospital with her family by her side, on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the age of 85 years. Purificacion (nee Salonga), beloved wife of Celestino Santos. Loving mother of Norman (Ann MacDonald) and Eloisa Santos. Cherished ‘Lola’ to her grandchildren Nicholas & Andrew. Will be forever and fondly remembered by Henedina and Emiliana Corpuz; Gerry, Kristin and Annika Salonga; Mosan (Arnel) and her children A.J. and Charles.

Friends are invited to pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street (between Bay & Lyon) on Wednesday, August 28 from 6 to 9 PM. The family will also receive friends from 10 AM until commencement at 11 AM of a Mass of Christian Funeral at St BasilÂ’s Church, 940 Rex Ave. on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Memorial donations, if desired, to the Kidney Dialysis Unit of The Ottawa Hospital-Riverside Campus greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

STRIMAS, John Anthony

At Ottawa Grace Manor, on Friday, August 16th, in his 58th year. Beloved son of the late Hilda and Ambrose Strimas. Much loved brother of Michael (Maureen) and the late Patrick (Jayne). Specially loved and cared for by Maureen's sister, Beverley Belter.
     Granted to all of us by God,
     and now returned to His loving care.

Friends are invited to join the family at a Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Patrick's Basilica, (Nepean & Kent St) on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 1:30 PM. Memorial donations, if desired, to the Ottawa Grace Manor and staff, who cared for John as if he were one of their own. Interment Mount St. Louis Cemetery, Hillsdale, Ontario, with his Mom and Dad, with whom he is now reunited in the eternal love of God.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ORLIK-RÃœCKEMANN, Dr. Kazimierz J.

Peacefully on Saturday, August 10, 2019 in Ottawa in his 95th year. Kazimierz Orlik-Rückemann, beloved husband of Krystyna. Loving father of Andrew and George and father in law of Mia and Cindy. Proud grandfather of Christian, Tommy, Veronica, Louise, Sonia, Alexander, Kristoffer and Krystyna as well as cherished great grandfather of many wonderful boys and girls. Dr. Orlik-Rückemann received his Ph. D. in Aeronautical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. He was appointed head of the High Speed Aerodynamics Laboratory at the National Research Council of Canada in 1958 and successfully led his organizations until his retirement from the NRC in 1991. He served on many international scientific organizations and is known worldwide for his lasting contributions to aeronautical sciences. More information will be available at whelanfuneralhome.ca. A private Memorial Funeral Service and reception will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery. Please contact The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488 no later than Wednesday August 21.

KIRKWOOD, Dawna Marie (née Whalley)

(24 April 1956 - 21 July 2019)

Peacefully in hospital on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at age 63. Lost to a brief but intense battle with cancer. Beloved widow of the late Const. David Kirkwood. Loving mother of Patricia Kirkwood (Josh Thomson). Cherished and devoted grandmother of Hailey, Hannah and DJ (David Joshua) Thomson. Daughter of the late Howard (Bill) Whalley and Bernice (Dolly) Frobel . Predeceased by brother William ‘Buck’ Whalley, sisters Debra Burrow and Gail Pétrin. Sadly missed by nieces, nephews, great-nephew Dale, and friends. Proud beyond measure of her daughter, son-in-law and 3 beautiful grandchildren, Dawna found endless joy in being a Granny. She adored her grandchildren - they were her life. She is gone too soon from our lives, but reunited at last with her lifelong love. Our minds hold the memories, our hearts keep the love, and faith lets us know we will meet again. Love you to the moon and back. Private funeral arrangements. Donations in memory to
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

Pokotylo, Joan Estelle

(19 October 1930 - 17 July 2019)

Passed away peacefully at Laurier Manor. Devoted wife of Waldomar “Wally” Pokotylo. Loving mother of John and Dean (Julie). Proud grandmother of Sophia. Private funeral arrangements.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MELOCHE, Peter James

(11 October 1924 - 04 July 2019)

After a long life well lived, Peter passed away on Thursday July 4th at the Queensway Carleton Hospital. Devoted husband of Phyllis (née Conroy). Loving father of Paul, Nancy (Eric Upton), and Sally (John Assad). Dearly loved Gramps to Katie Pinisetti (Rahul), Steven Upton, Philip Assad (Gaby Hagan), Thomas Assad and Michael Assad. Fond memories will be shared with his great grandchildren Mia and Theo Pinisetti and Ruairi Hagan. Predeceased by brothers Frank, Maurice and Orville. Survived by sister-in-laws Iris McLaren, Annette Conroy and Noreen Desjardins and cousin Colleen Costello. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Private funeral arrangements. Family and friends are invited to a reception on Friday, July 19 from 2-5pm at Navy Curling Club, 41 Navy Pvt , Ottawa, at Dows Lake.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

LEUNG, Man-Kam

(Professor Emeritus – University of Saskatchewan)

Man-Kam was born in China on December 2, 1937 at a time when China was in turmoil and at war. Passed away peacefully in hospital with his family by his side on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the age of 81 years. Second in a group of seven children and the first son in the family, from a very young age learned how to share many of the family responsibilities. In 1950s, the family moved to Hong Kong where he attended high school and the University of Hong Kong. At the university, he majored in Chinese history, philosophy, and literature. He graduated in 1963 with high honours. Right after his graduation, he received the prestigious East-West Center full scholarship to pursue his graduate work in History at the University of Hawaii. He obtained his M.A.and Ph.D. there. It was here that he met his future wife of 39-years, Joan (Ngai). They got married in Hong Kong in 1971. In 1965, Man-Kam joined the newly founded Department of Far Eastern Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, teaching Chinese and Japanese history, classical and modern Chinese, Southeast Asian history, Chinese philosophy and Chinese literature. In 1984, he transferred to the History department, where he taught Chinese and Japanese history until his retirement in June 2005, finishing a teaching career spanning 40 years. He was a great mentor to generations of students. Man-Kam was a life-long learner and had interests in various subjects in the humanities and in social sciences. Upon his retirement, he donated his entire book collection of 60,000 volumes to the U of S library, which included rare reference books on China and Japan. Man-Kam was pre-deceased by his parents, his wife Joan; and his sisters Man-Yen (Keith), Man-Yuen (Kenneth), and Man-Chun (Keith). He is survived by his daughter Elaine (Bernhard) and two grand children: Naomi and Aaron, sister Man-Kit (Ken), and brothers Man-Kon (Patricia) and Larry.
We will remember Man-Kam as a kind, compassionate and generous person; a strong and principled man; a dutiful son and brother; a loyal and dedicated husband; a loving and caring father and an inspiring and beloved professor. Loyalty was the abiding principle in his life: to his family, his friends and his students. Friends are invited to pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon) on Friday, July 12, 6 to 9 PM. A funeral service will follow on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Whelan Funeral Home at 2 PM. Rev Jenni Leslie presiding.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SULLIVAN, James Lawrence

24 November 1944 - 1 July 2019

Passed away at the Elisabeth Bruyere Centre, after a brief illness, Larry Sullivan, father of Michael (Laura Stirling) and Thomas (Jasmine Bertholet), loving Pappa to Rachel and Emily, husband and friend of Catherine, brother of Patrick and Kevin (Donna), brother-in-law of Jim Avent (the late Elizabeth). Sully is also survived by Avent and Sullivan nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews. Born in Drumheller, Alberta in 1944 and raised in Ottawa, Larry attended Normal School after St. PatrickÂ’s High School and taught at St. MaryÂ’s Catholic School. Later, he worked for the federal government, and eventually left office work behind to take on the challenge of renovating homes and businesses, building decks, and so on, as a self-employed contractor. He enjoyed Irish music, reading, curling, camping and other outdoor activities. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, 9 July, at St MaryÂ’s Roman Catholic Church, 100 Young Street, Ottawa, at 11:00 oÂ’clock a.m. LarryÂ’s family is especially grateful to Peter and Rachel, neighbors whose loving care allowed him to remain in his own familiar surroundings almost to the end of his life.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

LEBLANC, Denis

In the early morning of January 16, 2019, Denis took his last breath with his dear friend Joyce by his side. After many years of suffering from COPD, he was now at peace.
Denis will be greatly missed by his favourite sister, Susan Amos (Roger), by Joyce Harkins (who Denis referred to as his ‘Angel’), by his dear friends Alex and Ron, by many fellow activists in the LGBT community who had the privilege of knowing and working with Denis over the decades, and by members of the international LGBT community whose lives Denis touched.

Denis was born in 1951 in Moncton N.B. to Acadian working-class parents. An activist since his teen years, Denis participated in his first demonstration in 1968 to protest the prohibition of the French language at Moncton City Hall.
He moved to Ontario in 1969 and by 1971 was out of the closet and involved with the Waterloo UniversityÂ’s Gay Liberation Movement. His subsequent move to Ottawa in 1972 was the beginning of his twenty year involvement with Gays of Ottawa (later known as the Association of Lesbians and Gays of Ottawa). Active on virtually every committee from peer counselling to the dance committee, he served on the Board of Directors for ten years, as vice-president in 1973 and as president in 1975.
Denis found his gay liberation activist vocation with the group's Political Action Committee that he chaired from 1973 to 1980. He worked every local, provincial and national campaign and project, helping to organize demonstrations and protests on dozens of issues. Representing Gays of Ottawa, he presented briefs to Parliament on dangerous sexual offenders and on the Canadian Human Rights Act.
In 1973, he wrote Gays and the Law, an inventory of criminal code laws affecting gays. In 1974, he helped organize the national conference at which the National Gay Election Coalition was hatched. Later that year, he became a founding member of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Rights Coalition and helped draft the founding constitution and the Coalition's list of demands.
Denis was also a founding member of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Ontario in 1975, served on CLGRO's steering committee for ten years, and worked on numerous CLGRO projects until 1989. His incredible achievements were honoured by CLGRO in 1992 when Denis received the John Damien Award.
From 1982 until 1988, Denis wrote and edited regularly for GO INFO. As EGALE's 2nd president from 1992 until 1994, he helped to democratize the group and to provide EGALE with a formal mandate and structure, while assuring the financial integrity of its Court Challenges Program. HIV positive since at least 1988, Denis volunteered with the AIDS Committee of Ottawa for 7 years in the 1990's.
DenisÂ’ activism extended to all sectors of the community. He ran the NDP riding office for Michael Cassidy from 1977 to 1986 and worked for the Office of the Worker Adviser, Ontario Ministry of Labour from 1986 until his official retirement in 2011.
In 1985, Denis ran for Alderman in the City of Ottawa municipal elections. He lost that election by only 36 votes. He was the first openly gay man to run in the Ottawa municipal elections. Imagine what City Hall might have been like, had he won.
In 2012, when DenisÂ’ illness left him house bound, he found a way to continue his advocacy work on the World Wide Web.
Denis worked as a contributor and editor for the Erasing 76 Crimes blog soon after it began in 2012, writing and editing both in English and French. He was instrumental in the launch of the affiliated 76 Crimes en français blog in 2014, which extended the blogs’ LGBTI rights advocacy to Francophone readers.
Denis also was the editor for the blogs’ in-depth English-language compilation of information about HIV and the French-language “Resources and networks dealing with LGBTI rights and AIDS / HIV/Ressources et réseaux pour les droits des LGBTI et le SIDA / VIH.”
On the blogs and elsewhere, he worked as an investigator rooting out homophobia-induced neglect of sexual minorities and other at-risk populations in the African fight against HIV and AIDS.

In 2013, Denis campaigned through e-mails to anti-AIDS officials and through articles on his own blog, exposing the fact that NGOs targeting high-risk communities in Cameroon were allocated an average of barely $400 each for six months of AIDS-fighting work. In response, Cameroon changed its approach and allocated $6.8 million for AIDS prevention among at-risk communities. DenisÂ’ thoughts on his life and his advocacy work,
"Lesbians and gay men working together since the 1970's have transformed Canada, for the better, forever. I treasure my good fortune to have worked and played with so many marvellous and challenging people. They have enriched my life immeasurably." And his last words before he left us, “…I had fun too”.
As per DenisÂ’ wishes he was cremated and his ashes were returned to New Brunswick, where a simple funeral service was held. A celebration of DenisÂ’ life and work will be held Pride Weekend in Ottawa on Saturday, August 24, 2019, between 2-4, Woodside Hall, Dominion Chalmers United Church. The address is 355 Cooper St.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

FORRESTER, Shirley Mary-Ann

Peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the age of 82 years. Shirley Forrester (Durward), loving spouse of Edward Brisson. Former wife of the late Carl Berton Forrester (d. 1991). Cherished mother to Brian, Richard, Carol-Ann, Kevin and Kimberley. Fondly remembered by many grandchildren. Survived by her sister Jean and brother George. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay and Lyon) on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 1-4 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 24 in the funeral home Chapel at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CLÉMENT, Maurice

Décédé paisiblement le 19 Juin 2019 au centre de soins longue durée Montfort à l’âge de 89 ans. Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse Jeannine, ses enfants; Jocelain (Sylvie), Micheline (Dan) et Serge (Michelle), ses petits-enfants; Martine (William), Michael, Nicholas et Zachary, ainsi que deux arrière-petits-enfants, Maella et William. Beaucoup de belles sœurs, beau-frêres et plusieurs neveux, nièces et ami(e)s. La famille désire remercier le personnel du l’Hôpital Montfort et Foyer St. Jacques (Embrun) pour leurs excellents soins prodigués. Un service aura lieu dans l’intimité familiale. En mémoire de M. Clément, des dons à la fondation de votre choix seraient grandement appréciés.
Les arrangements sont avec la Maison Funeraires Whelan, Ottawa tel. 613-233-1488.

WHITFIELD, Maureen Amy

Suddenly on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in her 71st year. Maureen Whitfield, daughter of the late Jean Waddell (née Fraser). Loving mother of Amy and Scott Whitfield. Survived by her siblings Patricia and Jim; predeceased by sisters Karen and Wendy and brothers John and Gary. Friends are invited to join the family to share in memories of Maureen and light refreshments and fellowship at the Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (Between Bay & Lyon) on Sunday, June 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment to take place at Pleasant Park Cemetery, Toronto, [time and date to be determined].
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SCHERR, Steven Lawrence

(Member of the 3rd Order of Franciscans)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Wednesday, June 18, 2019 at the age of 55 yrs. Beloved son of Larry and Mary Scherr (née O’Neill). Father of Christopher, Angela, Marina, Andrew and James; and grandfather of Jonathan. Will be sadly missed by his siblings, Patricia, Darlene and Warren. Predeceased by brother Ronald. Friends are invited to join the family for a Mass of Christian Funeral on Saturday June 22, 2019 at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Parish (100 Young St). A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to Save a Family Plan would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

FOLEY, Jayne Frances

(retired Community Housing Ontario)

After a long and courageous battle on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 with her loving family by her side, we sadly announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Jayne (née Delahunt) beloved wife of the late Patrick Foley. Loving mother of Jeff Foley (Jodi), and Carolyn Wilson (Robert Gourlay). Her cherished grandchildren Tracy (Jay), Brad (Kaitie), Josh (Lund), Nicolas and Quinn; and great grandchildren Colton, Ryan, Kenzie and Knoah. Jayne will also be missed by her dear friend Debbie MacLellan. Jayne is survived by her brother John Delahunt (Simone). Lovingly remembered by the Foley family. Special thanks to Dr. Shamim, nurses Maxine, Tracy and all of her palliative care staff from St. Elizabeth’s. Friends are invited to join the family on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Parkdale United Church for a Celebration of Life service. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Church’s Memorial Hall. In lieu of flowers donations to Serenity Renewal, www.serenityrenewal.ca greatly appreciated, as it was a program so very dear to Jayne’s heart. Interment to follow at later date at Pakenham Union Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

MURDIE, M. Terrence

Terry Murdie (Michael Terrence) died on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Ottawa Civic hospital. Born in Ottawa on March 28, 1941, he spent most of his life here. He is survived by his wife, Risë Paquette, his siblings Robert Legault (the late Joyce), Ross Murdie (Kathleen), Linda Lapierre (the late Glenn), Dennis Legault (Melissa), and Jeffrey Legault (Crincle), a son, Michael Broughton, and brother-in law to Ron Paquette (Diane), Joe Paquette (Joan), the late Wayne Paquette (Emilia), Judy Hinkson (Wayne), Paul Paquette(Ann), Donna Paquette (John), Sharon Paquette (Greg) and more than a dozen nieces and nephews. A great believer in a diversified life, Terry had careers in floral design, law enforcement with the OPP (Ottawa and Mattawa), cabinet retail sales, by-law enforcement (West Carleton Township) and finally home and boat renovations after his retirement. Terry’s passions through life have been sailing and music (especially the Blues). As well, he played the harmonica and the ukulele. During this time he also dabbled in photography, curling, hockey, hunting, fishing, window designing, drawing, writing poetry, being a drummer in the Governor General’s Foot Guards and travelling. Travels that brought him to several places that most impressed him with their offerings of beer and rum. What was consistent with Terry over the years was his kind, considerate and curious nature. Normally fiercely independent, his final year with dementia was a cruel one... but he regularly surprised the Grace Manor care staff with a quick witted (usually ascerbic) comment or two. He will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure of spending time with him. Join us in celebrating Terry’s life at the Nepean Sailing Club, 3259 Carling Ave. on Sunday, June 23 between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.
In lieu of flowers, donations of time or money to
the Dementia Society in your area will be appreciated.

LANOUE, Charlotte Louise

> Charlotte Louise Lanoue (Henwood) peacefully passed away June 5, 2019, in Halifax, NS. Born May 11, 1942, in Amherst, NS. Daughter of the late Daniel and Julia Henwood (Bird) Amherst, NS. Dearly beloved wife of the late Allan Lanoue (Ottawa, ON). Loving mother of Julie (Ian Fraser) of Dartmouth, NS, and John Lanoue of Dartmouth, NS. Proud grandmother of Jason (Elizabeth) Wolfville, NS, and Ryan (Brianne), Halifax, NS. Great-grandmother of her beloved Aila. Survived by her dear sister Viola Cousineau, London, ON, brother-in-law Butch (Judy OÂ’Meara), Ottawa, ON. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Bessie, Devona, Faith and Lynn and by brothers Ernie, Jed, Joe, Curt, Gervin and Wayne. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay and Lyon) on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 10 am until a commencement of a Funeral Service at 11 am. Final resting place Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, ON.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

FULTON, Janet Mary

(retired Simultaneous Interpreter)

Peacefully at home after a courageous struggle with cancer, surrounded by her loving daughter and friend on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the age of 75 years. Janet Fulton, loving mother of Lisa Fraraccio De Lannoy (late Ephraim De Lannoy) and Monica Fraraccio. Cherished grandmother of Amelia (Matthew Cromar), Julina De Lannoy, Kiana De Lannoy (Roan Petronia), Jade Gregresh, Ann Obasohan, and close companion, Azubuike Uduezue. She leaves behind her dear friends in Cuba and Zihuatanejo, Mexico as well as her esteemed interpretation colleagues. Predeceased by her sister Elizabeth Fulton. Mass of Catholic Funeral to Canadian Martyrs Church, 100 Main St. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to
the Canadian Cancer Society. Messages of condolences are welcome on Janet's Facebook page.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ESNARD, Liette F.

Liette Francine Esnard, 73 of Ottawa, passed peacefully on Tuesday June 4th, 2019 at Ruddy Shenkman Hospice in Kanata after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Loving mother of her children Gigi (James) Acker, Cory Esnard and Christopher (Melissa) Esnard. Cherished grandmaman of Jessica (Christopher) Daniel (Cailie) Olivia, Brett, Mattais, Dominique, Claire and adored aunt of all her nieces, nephews. She is survived by her sibllings; (Micheline (Marc) Levesque, Robert (Madeleine) Huneault and Lucie (Gord) DiMuzio. There will be no public service of remembrance. Private interment will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to
Hospice Care Ottawa in LietteÂ’s memory would be welcome. The Family would like to thank Dr.Lisa A. Cross and RSH staff and offer our deepest gratitude in providing exceptional care.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

McCLOSKEY, Anne Elizabeth

Peacefully on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at age 65. Anne McCloskey, beloved daughter of the late Edwin and Irene (née Langill) McCloskey. Dear sister of Kenny (Cece), Jimmy (Pauline), Larry (Johanne), Ronnie (Rose Marie) and Tommy (Jo-Anne). Prayerfully remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to pay respects to the family immediately prior to the Mass; at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon) on Tuesday, May 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St Clement Church (528 Old St Patrick Street) at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. Donations in memory of Anne to
St Clement - Saint Anne Church Restoration Fund ; or
St. Patrick Basilica Building Fund greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

JODOIN, M. Helen

Peacefully at Carleton Lodge with her family by her side on Thursday, May 23, 2019 in her 99th year. Helen (née McNulty), beloved wife of the late Harold ‘Jud’ Jodoin. Loving mother of Peggy Rasmussen (Laird), Stephen (Ginny), Mark Jodoin, Christopher (Kari); and predeceased in 2006 by her son David (Margaret). Doting ‘Nanny’ to her grandchildren Judson (Jill), Trina (Kevin), Karl (Kelly), Matthew (Karen), Patrick (Megan), Brendan, Aimee (John), Danielle, Jordan, Kaya and Lauren. Cherished ‘Nanny Donut’ to her loving 15 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her brother, the late Vincent McNulty. Friends are invited to pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon) on Wednesday, May 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St George Parish, 415 Piccadilly Ave. Interment to follow at Capital Memorial Gardens in the Jodoin family plot.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

APHOLZ, Anneliese Auguste

(retired Ottawa Civic Hospital)

With dignity and peace she went home to our Lord, on May 22, 2019 at the age of 87 years. Anneliese Apholz, beloved wife of the late Jean (John) Coulombe, was born in Schippenbeil, Germany, daughter of the late Ernst Apholz and Minna Dähring. Predeceased by her sister, Gerda. Anneliese leaves behind her dear family in Germany: her sister Hildegard (the late Hermann Stürcken), niece Angelika (Peter Schumacher), great niece, Valéa Schumacher, great nephew, Daniel Schumacher (Beke), and great-great nephews Mats and Tom Schumacher, and Christian and Andre Stürcken, as well as many friends in her adopted home of Ottawa. A Mass of Christian Funeral will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at St Joseph’s Church, 151 Laurier Ave. E, (Wilbrod & Cumberland) at 10 a.m. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the gathering space at the church entrance. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in support
of St. Joe's Supper Table would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SULLIVAN, Judith M.

Passed away peacefully on May 13, 2019 at home in Ottawa with her family at her side at the age of 66 years. Judith was a loving mother and spouse, respected public health nurse and educator, and committed humanitarian. Survived by her beloved husband John Sullivan. Loving mother of Carla and Patrick Sullivan. Cherished daughter of Mabel Alice Perry (née Brown) and the late Morton Keachie; Dear sister of Susan Norwich and Bruce Keachie; fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. After graduating from nursing at the University of Toronto, Judith worked for a time in vulnerable communities in Toronto, but then shifted to even more disadvantaged communities in Latin America and Africa. She instructed rural nurses and health promoters in Colombia, promoted community health empowerment through NGOs in Colombia and Peru, and advised the Canadian government on primary health care issues in several countries. She eventually led a health human resources program for the Pan American Health Organization in support of several governments in South America. A lifelong learner and educator, Judith acquired her masters in health administration from the Universidad Cayetano Heredia in Peru, a diploma in tropical nursing from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and later provided online tutoring for the McMaster-Maastricht masters program in global health. Friends are invited to join the family in a Celebration of Judith’s life at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon) on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 11AM, commencement of a funeral service at 12 Noon; followed by a time of refreshment and fellowship at the funeral home. Donations in memory to The Ottawa Food Bank greatly appreciated by the family.

VLAHOVICH, Alexander , DDS

(retired Dentist from Blair Place)

On May 3rd, 2019, in Ottawa, with his loved ones by his side, Dr. Alexander Vlahovich passed away at the age of 66. The son of the late Mirko and Gordana Vlahovic (nee Krstic), Alex was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. He graduated from Sudbury High School (INCO scholar and valedictorian), McMaster University, and University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry (class of ’78). Alex practiced dentistry for over 40 years, mostly in Ottawa, Ontario. Alex will be missed by his children Matthew (Julie) and Andrea and their mother Slavica, his sisters Milena Woloszczuk (Louis Mayrand) and Sandra Fievoli (Michael), grand daughters Ella and Chloe, and his nieces and nephews. Alex had a great passion for basketball and all athletic pursuits - he was a 20-year season ticket holder for the Ottawa Senators. Alex loved cinema, music, fine wine and cuisine, and was famous for his signature dish, "Vinny’s pasta sauce”. Alex was a generous host and cook, especially at Thanksgiving Weekend and his Slava, St. Luke. He loved long discussions and lively debate, and reminiscing about his early years growing up in Sudbury's West End. Thank you to the staff of the Ottawa General Hospital, whose compassion and dedication helped to ease the burden of his illness. Special thanks to his dental office staff, and particularly his dental assistant of over 27 years, Marina Middleton. Visitation will take place at Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue from 6 – 9 pm on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Funeral service to be held at St. Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church, 1993 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario at 11:30 am on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Interment to follow; with a period of refreshment and fellowship at Beechwood Cemetery from 2 – 4 pm. At Alex's request, charitable donations may be made to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation or St Stefan Orthodox Church, greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

TYMOWSKI, Jerzy George

October 27, 1929 - April 22, 2019

Passed away on April 22, 2019 in Ottawa, at the age of 89.
Doctor Jerzy Tymowski was born on October 27, 1929 in Lublin, Poland. A renowned scientist with many publications to his credit, a literary man, a linguist fluent in five foreign languages including Latin, and music connoisseur, he was a true Renaissance man.
He graduated from Warsaw Technical University with a Bachelor's of Science degree. He then studied at the Silesian Technical University in Gliwice, where he received his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD. Next, Dr. Tymowski became a director of the metallurgical laboratory at the Ursus tractor plant and also worked at the Renault laboratories in Paris, France.
In 1966, Dr. Tymowski was invited to do research at the University of Manchester's Institute of Science and Technology. In 1969, back in Poland, he became professor at the Faculty of Electronics and Deputy Director of the Institute of Materials Engineering. In 1979, Dr. Tymowski accepted a position of Professeur de metalurgie at l'École Nationale de l'Industrie Minérale de Rabat in Morocco. In 1983, he emigrated to Canada, where he started to work at Pyrotenax, a large cable manufacturer, and quickly became Director of Research and Development. Along with other Polish engineers, Dr. Tymowski was also involved in the founding of Nitrex Metal in Montreal. In 1993, he joined Nitrex's management team as Vice-President of Research and Development, where he contributed to the company's rapid growth worldwide. In 2004, Dr. Tymowski retired from Nitrex and moved to Ottawa.
George's life was full of challenges, but he could truly say:
'I have fought a good fight to the end;
I have run the race to the finish;
I have kept the faith.' [2 Timothy 4:7]
A funeral mass was held at St. Hyacinth Church in Ottawa on May 3, 2019, followed by an Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home tel. 613.233-1488.
Rest in Peace. We all miss you.
Wife Danuta, sons Rafal and Witold, sisters Ewa and Zofia and brothers Jan and Jarosław

CLEMENS, Rita Mary

Mom passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving children on Friday April 19, 2019 at the age of 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Brian Clemens (2007). Loving mother of Patricia, Walter Clemens and Adelle Taylor, Colleen and Paul Laflamme, Christine and Tom Dunbar. Caring grandmother to Christopher (Gina), Mathew (Stephanie) and Benjamin Laflamme, as well as great-grandmother to River, Rayne, and Audrey Laflamme. Fondly remembered by Sean, Jennifer and their families. Predeceased by her parents Walter Rowan and Anne King and siblings Catherine Shaughnessy, Walter Rowan, Elizabeth Walsh and Gladys White. RitaÂ’s life was enriched by her long time friend Sue Campo. Special thanks to RitaÂ’s loving caregivers, Donna, Decy, Annick and Florence and the Bayshore Home Care staff. Friends are invited to join the family for a Mass of Christian Funeral to St. PatrickÂ’s Basilica on Tuesday April 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the parish hall. Interment at Capital Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to
SOS CHILDRENS VILLAGES (soschildrensvillages.ca) or
Leprosy Relief Canada (slc-lr.ca) appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

COPELAND, Lorraine

 

Our mother lived three months short of 100 years and saw many changes throughout her long life. She died with profound dignity on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa. She was surrounded by the love of her children. She was the much-loved only daughter of Ovila Beaudry and Mary (Cates) Beaudry. Born on July 24, 1919, she was a life-long resident of Ottawa. She met and married our father, the late Roy Copeland. Mom is forever loved and will be missed by her children; sons Patrick (JoAnn), London, UK; Paul (Carol Anne), Terry and Kevin, daughters Sharon Delorme (Moe) all of Ottawa and Carole McDougall, (Halifax, NS). She was deeply loved and shared a wicked sense of humour with grandchildren Sean (Kim), Matt (Birgit), Dan (Sophie), Christopher (Rachelle), Gregory and Patrick Copeland; Paula, Michaela (Graham) and Joanna Copeland-O’Reilly; Michael (Megan), Patrick (Lisa), Catherine McDougall; Erin and Neilan Copeland; Mark, Janet (Chris Cole) and John Kennedy (Sylvie). She is also survived by great-grandchildren Alex and William Copeland; Meia and Erika Copeland; Jack Copeland; Emma and Taite Cole; Owen and Liam Ahearn; Siena and Hayden O’Reilly; Rose McDougall; sister-in-law Fran Copeland and many nieces and nephews. 

Mom volunteered for 25 years at the Ottawa Heart Institute where she gave time and comfort to families facing difficult and life changing surgeries. She chose to help other families following dad’s heart surgery because she knew the stress, anxiety and potential heartbreak. Our family appreciates the dedication, comfort and compassion the nursing staff at the Queensway Carleton provided through her final days. We are extremely grateful to our sister, Sharon for looking after mom’s personal, medical, dental and other needs as she moved from independent to assisted living over the last number of years. The family would like to invite and appreciate friends joining them at a Mass of Christian Funeral at St. Patrick’s Parish Fallowfield, 15 Steeple Hill Cres. Nepean on Friday, April 26, 2019. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until commencement of the Mass at 11 a.m..  A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish Hall. Internment will take place at Notre Dame Cemetery later in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lorraine may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

LITTLEFORD, Wayne Scott

Passed away peacefully on April 9, 2019 with his family by his side, after a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of Ginette “Jenny” née Raymond. Loving father to Kristy (Aaron Hanna) and Andrea. Proud grandfather of Jaina Hanna. Loving brother of Lynn (Jim Sauder) and Wendy (Jim Bissell). Will be greatly missed by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He will be sadly missed by his faithful dog, Patch. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street (between Bay and Lyon) on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM. Funeral will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 15 at 10 AM. Reception to follow. Interment Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to
the Canadian Cancer Society .
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

RICARD, Robert Richard "Bob"

May 26, 1942 – April 2, 2019

Suddenly after a long illness, Bob passed away at the age of 72. Predeceased by his mother, Anne Ricard (nee Graziano). He leaves behind his wife, Bonnie Scharfe. Will be missed by his cousins in British Columbia, Ottawa and Hamilton. Special thanks to Dr. Brigham, Yetta and all the nursing staff at The Ottawa Civic hospital for the wonderful care that they gave Bob and I during this trying time. Each one of you is my angel. At Bob's request, there will be no funeral. Those wishing to remember Bob, donations to Parkinson's Canada or your favourite charity would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

CARRIERE, James W.

(Retired Real Estate Broker- Royal Lepage)

With sadness we announce Jim’s peaceful passing on March 20, 2019 at age 80 years. Jim Carriere, beloved husband and best friend of Anne (née Copeland). Son of the late Emmett Carriere and Anne Villeneuve. Survived by his sisters Carolyn Knight and Catherine Carriere. Will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The family would appreciate friends joining them at a memorial Funeral Mass at St George’s Parish, 415 Piccadilly Ave. on Friday, March 29 at 11 AM. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish hall. Interment Notre Dame Cemetery in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s memory to the MS Society or a charity of choice.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

KONST, Joseph

Joseph Herman Konst, born February 13, 1930 in Montreal, Quebec, the only child of Herman and Gladys Konst, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2019 surrounded by loved ones. Much loved husband of 62 years to Barbara. Cherished Dad of Brian (Gillian), the late Jim (d.1980), David and Jennifer. Proud grandfather of Terra (Dimitri), Kieran, Liam, Emma, Madeleine and besotted great-grandfather of Elias and Penelope. Joe loved God, the law, history, golf, boats, autumn colours, spontaneous digressions down country roads, oysters, anything sweet, single malt scotch, his Ottawa and Vancouver friends and, most of all, his family. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 400 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, for service at 11 am. A private family interment will be held in the spring. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

DAVIS, Alan Stephen
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Alan Davis, 67, on February 27, 2019. Alan was born in Liverpool, England and was quite proud of his British heritage. Alan had an adventurous spirit and heard the call of the sea at a young age. He spent seven years with the Royal Navy until he immigrated to Canada where he joined the Reserves. He loved to tinker on his boat or in his home workshop.

Alan leaves behind his wife Jackie, stepdaughter Candace Morrow, stepson Andrew Morrow and his father Thomas Davis of Nanaimo, B.C. He is predeceased by his mother Muriel Davis and sister Susan Cuthbert. He will be missed by his family and friends who will remember his passion for sailing and love of a good beer or a fine wine. A Memorial Service will take place on March 17th, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at the Nepean Sailing Club. A celebration of his life will follow. For further details and RSVP please email alancelebration@gmail.com

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in AlanÂ’s name to support patient care and research at The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Donations can be made online at www.ohfoundation.ca or by phone 613-761-4295 or mailed to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, 737 Parkdale Avenue, 1st Floor, Box 610, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 1J8. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

Long, Michael James

Passed away at home on Feb. 28, 2019 at the age of 71 years. Son of Edith (Clarke) Long and Edwin Long (both deceased). Predeceased by his brother Peter and brother-in-law Roy Weatherdon. Dear brother of Diane Weatherdon-Sader (Don), Joan Pratt and Debbie Hennessy (Terry). Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and cousins. Michael's ashes will be buried in the spring.  His was a fragile spirit, now at peace.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BELAIRE, Dorothy

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Feb. 23, 2019, at Fairview Manor in Almonte at age 90. Beloved wife of the late Milton (Middy) Belaire. Loving mother of Diane (Ken Skwarok) and Judy (Bruce Wood). Cherised grandmother of Nikolas, Natasha and Michael (Alana) and great grandchild, George. Survived by brother, Michael Morris (Terry). Predeceased by her sister Christine Patafie. Fondly remembered by special friend, Bob Gervais. A private family burial will take place in the spring.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BROWN, Vincent

(Retired RCAF)

Peacefully in hospital with his loving family by his side on Saturday, February 24th, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Myrna (née Schindler). Dear father of Brad (Joanne), Rick (Rosemary), Mark (Lisa) and Caroline (Dylan). Cherished grandfather of Erin (Dan), Mike, Brandon, Hayley, Jase, Jackson and Sophie; and great grandfather to Emily and Sara. Survived by his sister Fran (Pat Kennedy). Predeceased by his brother Peter in 1946.
Vince was born in Rexton, NB on Sept 2, 1937. Although his 36 year career in the Canadian Armed Forces took him to many parts of Canada, he remained fiercely proud of his Maritime roots.
Friends are invited to join the family for Mass on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Good Shepherd Parish (3092 Innes Road), at 11 AM. A time of refreshment & fellowship will follow in the Church Hall. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
The Ottawa Heart Institute where he was cared for in his final days.

DRAGISIC, Milica

Peacefully in hospital on Saturday, February 23, 2019 in her 93rd year. Milica (née Susnjar) beloved wife of the late Milenko Dragisic. Loving mother of Slavica Dragisic and the late Milena Blanchard. Dearest ‘Nana’ to her grandchildren Matthew (Julie), Andrea and Robin; and beloved great grandchildren Ella and Chloe. A Private family service is being held. Interment to take place at Beechwood Cemetery. Donations in memory to the Montfort Hospital Foundation greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

ADAMS, Ann Diana May

(née Spall)

March 31, 1935 – February 12, 2019

Ann left us on February 12, 2019 at the Ottawa General Hospital following major surgery. Born in Wrentham, Suffolk, England, she was predeceased by her parents May Mumford and Charles V. Spall, and stepmother, Dorothy. Ann leaves her loving husband of 55 years, Clifford, her children Karen (Serge Lafrenière), Eric (Razieh Pourhasan), and Carl; her grandchildren Jeremy and Sarah Lafrenière, and Daniel and Sophie Adams. She also leaves her beloved sister, Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Wall, and nephews Charles, Michael and David. Cousins and her many, many close friends in England, Ireland and Canada will surely miss her. Ann trained as a Diagnostic Radiographer at Kings’ College Hospital in London, England, and worked in several hospitals in London, Montreal, and Ottawa. She retired from the Civic Hospital in 1996. In retirement, her major interests were her Tai Chi group and the British Isles Family History Society [Genealogy] where she made many good friends. Family and friends may pay their respects at Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street (between Bay & Lyon) Ottawa, on Sunday, February 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, 1060 Baseline Road, Ottawa, at 11 AM on Monday, February 18, 2019. A recption will follow in the parish hall.
In lieu of flowers Ann requested that donations be made to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation Cancer Research/ or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BELL, Doris Bernadine (née Monaghan)

Peacefully with family praying by her side on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 92 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Mervin Bell. Loving mother of Mark (Theresa) and Marlene Bradley (Alan). Predeceased by her son, Floyd Bell. Cherished grandmother of Joachim and Anastasia, Lisa Maria Rolland (Trevor) and Loretta (Bradley), Adam Bradley (Amanda) and Kelsey Brown (Marshall). Great-grandmother of Keira and Reagan Bradley and Jackson and Quinn Rolland. Mom was the baby and the last surviving child born to Mark Monaghan and Theresa Lavell. She is survived by her sisters-in-law, Geraldine (late Deacon Ted Lindsay), Mary (late Benedict Allen), Mildred (late Earl Bean), Grace (late Bill Reid), Eileen (late Carl Gibbons), Joan (late Emmond Bell), Ivy (late Frank Bell) and Shirley Ann (Edward Tanner), along with many nephews and nieces. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial that will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13 at St. PatrickÂ’s Basilica, 281 Nepean St., corner of Kent. Interment to follow at St. MalachyÂ’s Cemetery, Mayo, QC in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice, or, to Our Lady of Knock Shrine Society, 3889 Route 315, Mayo Quebec, J8L 3Z8 would be appreciated. We would also like to thank the Doctors and Nurses at the Montfort Hospital for the amazing care they gave Mom.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

RICHARDS, Gregory Carl

( retired LCBO )

A witty, charming and affable soul. Suddenly on Monday, January 28, 2019 in his 63rd year. Greg Richards, beloved partner of the late Diana Ellis. Dear father of Jessie (Nick) and Calvin (Jennifer). Beloved grandfather to newly born grandaughter Charlotte. Son of the late Gerald Richards and Isabelle MacLeod. Dear brother of Sheila Bourgon (John). Will be fondly remembered by his former spouse Laurie Richards (Sam) and many friends and associates. Friends are invited to pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon) on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 4 until 8 PM. There will not be a service, however all are welcome to share memories and stories of Greg and celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

STEVENSON, Margaret Douglas

Margaret Douglas Stevenson (born May 23, 1932 in Edmonton, Alberta) passed away suddenly on January 27, 2019 at The Monfort Hospital at the age of 86. She was a passionate advocate for human rights, a pioneer for women in her field, and a sucker for anything remotely cat related. A funeral will not be held, as per her request. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Ottawa Humane Society or Amnesty International would be greatly appreciated. She leaves behind a niece, Jeanne Cunningham, and many beloved friends.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

SMITH, Judith Eleanor

(Teacher)

Suddenly on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in her 81st year. Judy Smith (née Teakles), beloved wife and best friend of Roy. Loving mother of Kerry (Alan Ritchie) and Tyler (Jacalyn née MacDonnell). Dear Gramma of Erin, Cameron, Aidan and Hayley. Survived by her sister Catherine (Charlie Higgins). Missed by many nieces, nephews and life long friends in Ottawa, Perth, Westport, Tucson, London England and across Ontario & Western Canada. She will be fondly remembered as a wonderful, loving, kind, generous person with a great sense of humour. A visitation will be held for friends to pay their respects to the family at the Ottawa Event and Conference Centre, 200 Coventry Road (Room 106 F/G), on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 1 to 3 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1 PM at the same location. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory to a charity close to your own heart would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

KINSELLA, John Bernard ‘Jack’

February 2, 1921 – January 19, 2019

(Ottawa Citizen Sports Writer, TV and Radio)

Peacefully on Saturday, January 19, 2019 in his 98th year. Jack Kinsella, loving husband of Kathleen "Kay" Kinsella (née Roach). Dear father of Jane (Jim) of Calgary, Alberta and Bill (Valerie) of Ottawa and the late Mary Ann Nooyen (Anton). Cherished grandfather of Carla (Terry) and dear great grandchildren Callie and Jackson. Son of the late James B. Kinsella and Beatrice (née Burnett). Survived by his sister Mary ‘Mimi’ Pollock and predeceased by brother William Kinsella; sisters Margaret ‘Peggy’ O’Neill, Sister Elizabeth Ann Kinsella g.s.i.c., and Sister Bernadette Kinsella g.s.i.c. Will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews who will fondly remember ‘Uncle Tony’! A friend to all and an enemy of none! Co- Founder of the Ottawa 67's. A great coach in all our lives. Thanks Again to the Miles, O'Neils, Pollock families. Friends are invited to join the family for a Mass of Christian Funeral on Friday, January 25, 2019 at St Basil’s Church (940 Rex Ave.) at 10 AM. A time of refreshment & Fellowship will follow in the Church Hall.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

STRATE, James Richard

Suddenly on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in his 57th year. James Strate, loving father of Jamin (Erin) of Oshawa, ON and Dakota (Landon) of Toronto, ON. Former spouse of Maureen Munro. Son of the late Mike & Beth Strate (née Romeril) of Edmonton. Friends are invited to join the family of James, and help celebrate his life on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at The Wellington Gastro Pub, 1325 Wellington St W. from 12 until 3 PM. Donations in memory to a charity of ones choice in James’ name, greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. (613) 233-1488

BEAUCHAMP, Mary

Passed away peacefully on January 6, 2019 at the age of 95 years. Mary (née Taksery) loving wife of the late Ferris Beauchamp. Caring mother to her 4 children George, Paul, Peter and Mark (Ann). Dear grandmother of Robyn, Linden, Samantha, Stephanie, Samuel, Megan, Andrew, Breanne and Bryson. Great Grandmother to Lyla, Paisley, Bower and Charlotte. Will be sadly missed by her sister Janet (Khouri) nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Predeceased by siblings Freda, Demittry and Lillian. The family would like to thank June, Luc and all the staff at Extendicare/Starwood for their wonderful care and compassion. Friends may pay their respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay and Lyon) on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 4 until 8 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral for service at 1 pm. Interment to follow at the Pinecrest Cemetery.

DÂ’SOUZA, Valerian John

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the age of 90 years. Valerian John DÂ’Souza, beloved husband of Rita Philomena DÂ’Souza. Loving father of Brian (Claudette), Brenda (Anil DÂ’Souza) and Clyde (Dr. Shaila). Proud Grandfather of Calvin, Carlton, Natasha, Andrew and Sean. Survived by his dear sister Grace Fernandes. Friends are invited to join the family at a Mass of Christian Funeral on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at St. Maurice Parish (Perry & Meadowlands), service time 1:30 pm. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488. In memory, donations to Cancer Centre Ottawa would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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