O’Leary, Isabel Teresa – finished a remarkable 100 year life which began on October 11, 1913 and ended peacefully on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at QHC –Belleville General Hospital. Her final day was spent in a room filled with laughter and love as family stories were shared and embellished. Isabel was the daughter of the late Patrick George  and Ellen Towns.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph O’Leary.  Loving mother of Maureen (Harvey) Kochen, of Irvine, CA, Michael (Annette) of Markham, Sharon (Bob) Ainsworth, Bill (Susan) and John, all of Belleville and Jim (Cynthia) of Ottawa and Amanda O’Leary of Vancouver.Phenomenal grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Isabel is predeceased by her sisters Kathleen Heffernan, Margaret, Isabelle and Sr. Mary Denis, by her brothers William, Joseph, Charles and Francis Towns and by her daughter in-law Guna Fogels. She is survived by her in-laws Mary Towns and Anne and Marc Vermette  She is missed by many nieces and nephews as well as a wide community of people whose lives she touched. 

The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, (613-968-2273) on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church, Douro on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  If desired, Memorial Donations to Hastings Manor Foundation would be appreciated by the family. 


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