ROMANIUC, Anatole of Ottawa

Posted by on March 7, 2018

February 28, 1924 – March 5, 2018

It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of Anatole, at home in Ottawa, after an incredibly rich and fortunate 94 year life.  He was the loving husband of Maria Romaniuc (nee Teofilovic), proud father of Lara (Paul Saurette) and Alex (Rachel Creane), and ecstatic ‘Koko’ to his grandson Belmont (or ‘Penchyk’ as he was fond of calling him) – who always inspired bursts of laughter from Anatole…and vice versa.
His life was truly an adventure from start to finish. Born in 1924 in Ukraine (in what was formerly Bessarabia and part of Romania), he not only lost his own father early in life, but was forced to flee across Europe during the second world war, an experience that included successfully escaping both the (precursor to) the KGB and the Gestapo (twice!) and being separated from his mother and sister for 16 years because of the war. 
Against all odds, he managed to pursue university studies at the University of Erlangen in Germany and the University of Leuven in Belgium where he earned a Ph.D in Economics. He also undertook post-graduate training in Paris and at Princeton University.
He began his career as a demographer in the Belgian Congo, as Chief of the Demography Bureau (1953 – 1961), where he led the first population census in that country. With the independence of the Democratic Republic of Congo he joined the University of Kinshasa as a researcher while continuing to serve the Congolese Central Government in his capacity as adviser on population to the Minister of Planning and Economic Coordination.
In 1961, he was recruited to Princeton as a research associate (leading him to learn his 6th language – English) and then, in 1964, decided to move to Canada because he found it a welcoming country while visiting for an academic conference.

In Canada, he pursued an academic career as Professor at the University of Ottawa and the University of Montreal. He occupied senior positions at Statistics Canada (1968-1993), including as Director of the Demography Division.

He was Fellow of the US Population Council (1961–62), President of the Federation of Canadian Demographers and a longstanding member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. He was honored for his many contributions to international and Canadian demography with a special issue of the Canadian Studies in Population.

In 1970, while in Montreal, he met and married his love, Maria. There they welcomed their son Alex.  Soon after, they made a permanent move to Ottawa, where they welcomed their daughter Lara and made their home for the next 46 years.
Anatole retired in 1993 after a long and illustrious career at StatsCan. Never one to ride off into the sunset, Anatole immediately took up a position as an adjunct professor at the University of Alberta and spent the next 20 years researching and publishing extensively – completing his final article less than a year before his death.
No matter how busy he was professionally, however, he always found time and energy to help and mentor all those around him. In fact, as his children can attest, no matter was too small for Anatole to offer some friendly advice – whether solicited or not.  As he used to say, you don’t have to ‘listen to me’, but you do have to listen to me ;)
We will always treasure our memories of his loving and generous spirit, as well as his ’never-say-die’ determination. 
Friends are invited to join the family on Sunday, March 11, 2018 anytime between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm for an informal reception to share memories of his life over refreshments at The Whelan Funeral Home515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon), 613-233-1488. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the First Nations Child and Family Caring Centre

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WALSH: Thomas James of Ottawa, Ontario

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018 in his 87th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Evelyn Walsh (neé Ukrainetz). Loving father of Elizabeth (Casey Vandergrient), Patricia, Neeve, and Colleen (Colin Saravanamuttoo). Loving grandfather of Laura (Ryan), Adam, Matthew, Shannon, Jessica and Taylor. Predeceased by son James. Friends are invited to Holy Cross Church, 685 Walkley Rd . to attend a Mass of Christian Funeral on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:15 PM. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Parish Hall. In memory of Thomas and if so desired, donations to Autism Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online messages of sympathy may be sent to

Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488

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ROUTHIER: Marie of Ottawa

Posted by on February 19, 2018

It  is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marie on February 15, 2018 after a long battle of MS at the age of 54 years. Cherished mother of Samantha Wara and loving grandmother to Luke. Loving partner of Scott Stocker. Predeceased by parents Francoise and Emile Routhier. Dear sister of Marguerite, Therese (Marcel Brazeau), Emilie (George Fyke) and Louis (Diane Smith). She will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. A celebration of Marie’s life will be held at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street, Ottawa (between Bay and Lyon) on Thursday, February 22 at 11 AM. Donations to MS Society of Canada or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home
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KAVANAGH, Joseph Gerard of Ottawa, formerly of St John’s Newfoundland

Posted by on January 11, 2018

KAVANAGH, Joseph Gerard

Passed peacefully away in Ottawa on January 9, 2018, in his 96th year. Predeceased by his wife Theresa (Fitzpatrick), parents Joseph and Bridget (Walsh), sisters Margaret (Jim) Murphy and Kay Pittman, and brothers Frank, Ern and William. Left with loving memories in Ottawa are his daughters Maureen Kavanagh (Meg Milne), Joanne (Kevin) Hayes and grandchildren Cameron, Duncan and Mallory Hayes. In St. John’s, Joe is missed by nephew John Kavanagh and niece Peg (John) Shea, cousin Patsy Philpott and her husband Jack, and in-laws Mary (Bill) Snow, Carmel and John Murphy and Bernadette (Jack) White, and special family friend Sheila Murray. He is also remembered by sister-in-law Sheila (Michael) Fitzpatrick in Cornwall, Ont., and many nieces and nephews. Joe found much pleasure in family, friends, nature, music and life-long learning. He especially enjoyed the time spent with family at the cabin he built. He deeply loved Newfoundland and was also blessed to spend the last 11 years in Ottawa, where he enjoyed the role of Granddad – he took a keen interest in the activities of Cameron, Duncan and Mallory, enriching their lives with advice, love and humour. Joe’s gentle strength, his dependable ways, his wisdom and his subtle humour were treasured by all who knew him. The funeral will take place at 11 a.m. on January 12 at St. George’s church on Piccadilly Ave. in Ottawa, and interment will follow at a later date at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in St. John’s. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488

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LAHEY: Robert Francis Henry of Ottawa, ON.

Posted by on July 28, 2017

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Robert “Bob” Francis Henry Lahey, age 74, born in Ottawa on March 27, 1943 – July 25, 2017. Dear Son of the late Joseph Edward Denis Lahey (1911-1974) and the late Audrey Isabel Dancey (1915-1995). Beloved husband of Lise Marie Juliette Lahey (nee Guilbeault). Loving father of Robert “Rob” (Sharyl), Donna, Jennifer “Jenny” (Joe Yammine). Cherished Grandfather to Kayla, Elie, Amie, Britni, Kristal, Davina, Zachary. Survived by his siblings Elizabeth “Betty”, Gail, Terrence, Diane, Gordon, Michelle “Shelley”, Richard, Shirley, Deborah. Predeceased by Barbara and Brian. Will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins and close friends.

Friends are invited to pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay & Lyon) on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 10 AM until commencement of a service at 11AM in the funeral home. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow; with Interment at St. Isodore Church Cemetery in the Lahey family plot.

Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home in Ottawa, tel. 613-233-1488.

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ROCHEFORT : Gregory of Ottawa (formerly of North Bay, Ontario)

Posted by on May 17, 2017

Surrounded by the love of his family, Greg passed away peacefully at home in Ottawa on Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at the age of 54 years from cancer. Predeceased by his parents Norman and Marion (nee Carrison) Rochefort and his very loyal canine companion Madison. Survived by his siblings Roberta (Randy), Danny, Debbie (Pat), Lynn (Dave), Rachel (Michael) and Mark (Vicky) as well as several nephews, nieces and great nephews and nieces. Greg touched the hearts of such a large extended family and countless friends through his outgoing personality filled with charm, natural wit and genuine love. Greg remained true to enjoying life to the fullest to the very end. From his earlier years as a Disney On Ice cast member, Greg developed a thirst for extensive travel which brought him to some of the most exotic destinations in the world. His life-long passion for skating shaped dreams into realities for countless skaters across Ontario and New Brunswick as well as molded him into a highly effective mentor to skating coaches at all levels. Greg’s involvement with Skate Canada’s Board of Directors is a testimony of his professionalism and level of expertise in the sport; however, in the eyes of skaters, their parents and coaches, it will be the praise, encouragement, artistry, and meticulous choreography that Greg brought to the ice surface that will prove part and parcel of his legacy. So many who followed Greg in the final phases of his journey are in awe of how he managed to put his suffering aside in order to choreograph his last “hurrah”. Greg tackled every self-created project in his last few months of life with great intentionality. He projected strength when others felt helpless. The family extends their deep appreciation to special friends Francois, Don and Judy as well as Elizabeth (Health Care), Chantal, Carolyn and Jennifer and the team of doctors and nurses at Ottawa General who truly were remarkable and empathetic towards Greg and his siblings. In lieu of flowers, Greg had specifically made a request that individuals and/or organizations consider a donation to a homeless shelter as he truly believed everyone deserves a good meal, shelter and safe place. A private service has been held. Arrangements entrusted to Whelan Funeral Home, Ottawa tel. 613.233-1488. Messages of condolence and tributes to the family

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CONDY, Harvey Alexander in Ottawa

Posted by on May 13, 2017

Peacefully on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the age of 79 years. Harvey Condy, son of the late Alex Condy and Elsie Harvey. Survived by his sister Sandra Condy of Montreal.  He will be greatly missed by his many friends in Montreal and Ottawa, who will remember his humour, kindness, and smile. Harvey retired in 1990 after a long career as a senior executive with Betz Canada Inc. No funeral service by request.  Memorial Donations may be made to McGill University (faculty of engineering).    Arrangements entrusted to Whelan Funeral home, Ottawa.    Messages of condolence and tributes to


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O’CONNOR, Joan Ann (nee Dalton) of Ottawa

Posted by on March 27, 2017

        O’Connor, Joan Ann (nee Dalton)         December 04, 1922 – December 05, 2016
Joan passed away peacefully at home with family members. Predeceased by husband Edwin O’Connor (1975). Loving mother of Sharon (Helmuth Megeth), Michael (Catherine Clute), Steven, Bryan, and Carolyn (Robert Gervais). Fondly remembered by grandchildren Carla, Tanya, Jesse, Daniel, and step grandchildren Michael and Stephen, as well as sisters in law Marion and Rita, and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also, survived by her dear sister Muriel Lancaster of York, England. Born in York, and served as Forewoman in the Woman’s Land Army in World War II, before emigrating to Canada. Joan was a devoted mother and wife who will be sadly missed. She enjoyed swimming at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, reading and gardening, and attended Saint Patrick Basilica. Friends are invited to join the family at a Memorial Mass which will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Patrick’s Basilica (200 Kent St., Ottawa). Special thanks to the CCAC team. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.

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SILVER, Irving Robert of Ottawa (formerly of Portland, Maine).

Posted by on March 15, 2017

Irving Robert Silver, born May 1, 1934 in Portland, Maine, died peacefully at 5:37pm on March 11, 2017 at the Ottawa General Hospital at the age of 82 after a courageous battle with oral cancer. The youngest of four boys, he is pre-deceased by his parents, Sarah Groshaus and Myer Silver, who immigrated from Poland, and his three brothers, Jacob (Jack), Hyman (Hymie), and Sidney (Sid). He is survived by his three children and their spouses, Jonathan (Jo-Anne), Mark (Leah), and Gail (Bayo), his six grandchildren, Jasmine, Nathan, Ethan, Kezia, Sonia, and Nelson, his former wife and long-time friend, Gabrielle, and Jonathan’s first wife, Samantha.

Irving was a lifelong learner. His alma maters include Portland High School (1951), MIT (B.S. Metallurgy, 1956), Cambridge University/Corpus Christi College (National Science Fellow, 1958), University of California – Berkeley (Master City Planning, 1960), University of Cologne (Fulbright Fellow, 1961), MIT (Ph.D. City and Regional Planning, 1969). For most of his career he was self-employed, working as an economic consultant, especially in applied economic research and analysis related to public policy problems. After retiring, he continued to study German and became passionate about Italian and Italy. He was an avid reader of economic and political theory, and he enjoyed espousing his strong political and economic views.

Irving, like all of the Silver Family, loved to eat and cook. Afternoon tea in his home, accompanied by biscotti was one of his specialties. Family was particularly important to Irving, and a sleepover at Grandpa’s (which inevitably included some of his cooking) was a great treat. Irving was curious about the world and loved to travel, especially with, or to visit, family.

In keeping with his wishes, Irving’s body has been donated to science. A visitation will be held at the Whelan Funeral Home at 515 Cooper Street (b/w Lyon and Bay) from 4 to 7pm on Friday March 17. Friends and family are invited to join in a Celebration of his Life to be held at the Unitarian Church, 30 Cleary Avenue, at 2pm on Sunday March 19.

A special thanks to his entire medical and dental team, who tirelessly sought to better his last year of life. Many thanks as well to his friends and family who have been the source of enormous support in the past 10 months.

A few written words on an ‘Irving experience’ would be appreciated by the family from anyone that knew Irving well. These can be mailed c/o the Funeral Home or emailed to, and will be collated for the family.

Donations in his memory can be made to a charity of your choice or to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation – General Campus.

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FLEMING: William ‘Bill’

Posted by on January 31, 2017

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday January 30th, 2017 in his 86th year.

Bill Fleming, beloved husband and best friend of Norita (née O’Donoghue). Loving father of Dawn (Roy Richards), Arlene (Stephen Bolton), Sinead (Michael Sugrue) and Andrew (Emily Howard).

Cherished ‘Pops’ & ‘Seanpa’ to his grandchildren Brandon, Sean, Christopher, Courtney, Roisin, Diarmuid, Callum, Everett and dear great grandchildren Jaiden and Scarlett.

The family would like to thank Dr Lisa Aldridge and the nurses and staff of CareFor for their Dedication and Compassion.

Friends are invited to pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home 515 Cooper St (between Bay & Lyon) on Wednesday February 1, 2017 from 5 to 9 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St Mary’s Church, (100 Yonge street at Bayswater ave.) on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 11 AM.

Interment to follow at Hope Cemetery. Donations in memory to the Ottawa Food bank greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.

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SHANNON: Katherine Jean (Johnson) of Ottawa, ON.

Posted by on January 20, 2017

SHANNON, Katherine J.
Kathy passed away peacefully in hospital with family by her side on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 58 years.

Kathy is the cherished daughter of Norma Johnson (nee Lyons) and the late H. John Johnson.

Dear sister of Larry (Mary-Jane) Johnson, Theresa (Mark Bell), Vivian (Chris Marks) of Edmonton, Alberta and Vincent Johnson.

Kathy will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to join the family at A Mass of Christian Funeral which will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017

at Saint Patrick’s Basilica, (corner of Kent & Nepean) at 1:30 PM.

Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.

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Tomkinson, Joy Anne (nee Paquette) of Ottawa

Posted by on November 18, 2016

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Peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, in her 64th year. Joy was the personification of her name.  She lived for her grandchildren, to celebrate the holidays and to bring family together. Joy was an animal lover, an artist, a social activist, an advocate, and a tireless defender of the underdog. Above all, Joy was a fighter to the very end. She leaves behind her most loyal service dog Joel, a very good boy, who will search her out tirelessly until they are reunited. Daughter of Willa and (late) Bud Paquette, wife of Bob Tomkinson and mother to Carrie, Matthew (Lise), Chantal, step mother to Robbie, Sherie, and Melissa. Joy’s most cherished role was as Nanny to Asa, Jordan, Emmalie, Callem, Brooklyn, Carter, Emma Sage and Jamie. Dear sister of Mike (Carol), Rick (Karen), Buddy (Cathy), Kristine Shadid (William), Stephen (Shelly), and Brian (Vanessa). Cherished aunt of too many Paquette’s, Shadid’s, Hale’s and Daignault’s to list. Grandpa Bud, Uncle Craig and Aunt Karen (Hale) are overjoyed to be reunited with her once again. Friends and colleagues are invited to pay their respects on Tues. Nov. 22, 2016 at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St. (between Bay and Lyon) from 6-9 pm. A service to remember and celebrate Joy will be held the following day, Weds. Nov. 23, 2016 between 11am-12pm. Fellowship and refreshments to follow. Daisies only are requested, or cash donations in lieu of daisies can be made to the family in trust for direct use in providing immediate assistance with working service dog’s veterinary bills.  Arrangements entrusted to Whelan Funeral Home, 613-233-1488.

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MALONEY, Richard of Ottawa, ON.

Posted by on April 18, 2016

MaloneyRRPeacefully at home on Sunday, April 17, 2016 in his 50th year. Richard Maloney, beloved husband and best friend of Lillian Maloney (nee Mills). Loving father of Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, Emma, Anastasia, Molly, Christina, Sarah and Angela. Dear son of Linda Maloney and the late Richard “Dick” Maloney. Survived by his sister Patricia Forde and brother Sean Maloney. Fondly remembered by his nieces Phoebe and Amelia and his nephew Brendan. Friends may pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St (between Bay & Lyon) on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Thursday, April 21 at St. Patrick’s Basilica (220 Kent St.) at 9:30 am. A time of refreshment and fellowship will follow in the Scavi. Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery in the Maloney family plot. Donations to the Parkdale Food Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel: 613-233-1488.

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WISNIEWSKI, Stanley of Ottawa, ON.

Posted by on July 24, 2015


Suddenly on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 58 years. Stanley Wisniewski, beloved husband of Hinda (nee Medewar).

Loving father of Samantha (Phil Bury). Predeceased by his parents Henry Wisniewski and Jean Andrusek.  Dear brother of Mary Forrest (Ed). Survived by his uncle Peter Andrusek and his godson, Zed.

Friends may pay respects to the family at the Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St (between Bay & Lyon) on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 5 to 9 PM. A time of refreshment and fellowship will take place.

Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.   Online messages of condolences may be sent to

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JONASSON, Patricia Kathryn “Pat”

Posted by on January 29, 2015

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JONASSON, Patricia Kathryn ‘Pat’ (nee Daly)

It is with profound sadness that we must announce the sudden passing of Pat at home on Friday, January 23rd, shortly after her 74th birthday. Beloved wife of Ian Roy Jonasson for over 50 years, she was the loving mother to Kirstin (of Tucson, Arizona), Karina (Peter Schaubs) (of Perth, Australia), Andrew (of Ottawa), and Nicholas (Monika Antczak) (of Melbourne, Australia). She will be greatly missed by her four grandchildren, Sam Jonasson, Ingrid and Jonas Schaubs and Elka Jonasson.
Born in the Australian rural town of Yarrawonga on January 7th, 1941, Pat was the second daughter of John James (Jack) Daly and Eileen Patricia (Pat) Corboy. She was preceded in death by her parents and two of her sisters, Mary Seabrook and Angela Beswick. She is survived by her brother, Michael Daly, and her sisters, Jacqueline Henry and Christine McMahon. Her love of family and her never-ending devotion to home were formed by a country upbringing in simpler times. The values that her parents taught her forged a beautifully positive and optimistic perspective on life: compassion for others, stoicism in the face of adversity, and a deep appreciation for the blessings of good fortune that came her way, in whatever form.
Pat chose a career in nursing, beginning at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne. Her effortless kindness and generosity of spirit became the hallmarks of a lifetime spent helping others in their times of need, both in Australia and in Ottawa where she made her home from 1969. She touched thousands of lives, professionally as well as personally, and it is a testament to the wonderfully cheerful and unfailingly caring woman that Pat was that she made many, many lifelong friends.
Pat and Ian were married in Melbourne in 1964, and later settled with their young family in Ottawa. There she raised four children who knew her to be loving, wise and unfailingly available whenever she was needed. Alongside Ian, she created a safe and endlessly educational environment for her kids, emphasised by her love of theatre and dance, music and history, science and art. Together, Pat and Ian showed that it was possible to share with their children the vital ingredients that kept them devoted to each other for over fifty years of happy marriage: loyalty, trust and truth. And fun, always fun.
Hers was a dignified, keen and agile mind, combining a fascination for life with curiosity for its mysteries. Hers was a happy and peaceful soul, spiritually full and relentlessly good-humoured. Pat never permitted herself to be bored, or ungrateful, or spiteful. Her nature simply wouldn’t allow it. Instead, she chose to set for us an unforgettable example: that life is for living and love is forgiving.
Pat will be forever loved, and eternally in our hearts. May she rest in peace.
Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.

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Ruth Louise Sheibley MILLER formerly of Indiana

Posted by on December 5, 2013

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Passed away peacefully on Thursday November 21st at the Grace Manor, Ottawa, in her 95th year.
Louise was born on 12 May 1918 in Mishawaka, Indiana. She was the third daughter of Lowell “Clem” Sheibley and Helena Wiekamp. She and her sisters, Marna and Dorotha, grew up during the great depression and Louise was the only sister to graduate from High School in 1936. Louise was gifted with a beautiful voice. She participated in many choirs and all her life loved to sing. After high school she went to work for Indiana Bell Telephone Co., as an operator and then a supervisor. Louise was married to William Rosewarne Miller on 30 Nov 1944 in South Bend, Indiana. William was an officer in the United States Marine Corp. After the war Louise and William settled in Milton, Vermont. They had four daughters, Mary Louise , Margaret Ann, Cathleen Sheibley and Ann Elizabeth. In 1961 the Millers immigrated to Canada and lived in Aurora Ontario, Winnipeg Manitoba, finally settling in Manotick, Ontario, Louise was an avid seamstress and became an expert porcelain doll artisan. She worked as a librarian at the Public Library in Manotick and she was a key figure in the fundraising efforts for the new Manotick Public Library. During her life time she became a grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Louise was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1989. She is survived by four half brothers, John, Bill, Philip and Paul Deethardt, all of whom reside in the United States. She is also survived by daughters Mary Louise Smith (Fred), Margaret Miller (John Martyn), Cathleen Kalin (Neil) and Ann Hutchings (Brad). Her loving grandchildren, Marna ,Karan (Mario Carlucci), and Mary Jean Smith (Kate Soles), Sarah, Matthew (Kristen), Andrew (Alana) Landry , Alana Vaughan (Nick Olmstead), Josh (Amy), Rachel and Wade Kalin , as well as her great-grand children, Josephina, Andrea and Bianca Carlucci , Eliot Smith, Jonah and Elodie Bonhomme, Julia, Addison and Charlotte Kalin, Helena, Sydney and Cameron Vaughan. A memorial service will be held at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper St on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 11AM. Interment will follow in the summer of 2014 at Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka, Indiana. Arrangements entrusted to The Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488.

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Van der Pant, Patricia by Whelan F.H.

Posted by on November 6, 2013

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Peacefully in hospital on Saturday, November 2, 2013 in her 74th year. Patricia Van der pant, loving mother of Kier Mathieson (Angela Mathieson) of Gross Point Michigan and Nona Mathieson (Michael Stollman) of Ottawa. Loving grandmother of Jacob, Brookelle, Matthew and Liam. Survived by her three sisters Margaret, Angela, Juliet and her brother Jan. A family service celebrating her life will be held this week at the Whelan Funeral Home in Ottawa. Friends are invited to remember Patricia with a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home, tel. 613.233-1488

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