Peacefully on Monday, October 8th, 2012 at Stittsville, Ontario in her 85th year. Loved mother of Scott (Coral), Cathy (David Gillard), Lynda (Don Loucks) and Laurie (Lloyd Marshall). Doting grandmother of Alex, Nelson, Alanna, Emma, Anne, George, Carolyn and step-grandmother of Naomi, Peter and Genevieve. Dear sister of Dorothy (the late Jim Valliant) and Eleanor (Irwin Valliant) and the late George Bannister (Sally). Former wife and friend of Ian. Jean was a world traveler and antique collector and especially enjoyed family gatherings at home and at the cottage. She was devoted to her children and grandchildren and an avid cook, gardener, decorator and entertainer. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Special thanks to the staff at Granite Ridge Long Term Care who cared for her and supported the family. Friends are invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond) on Friday from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Ottawa Humane Society.

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