Suddenly on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Pamela (nee Chilcott). Proud father of Sharilee Pyke (Mike), Dan McGarry (Tracey) and Frances Brazeau. Loving Poppa of Patrick, Shawn and Sarah Pritchard, Kurtis and Shanna Brazeau, Cameron, Jake and Megan McGarry. Big Poppa to James and Ryan Pritchard and Poppa Uncle Mel to Candice and David Joy, Jessica and Kelly Huppert. Dear brother of Shirley, the late Wayne, Dale, Lyle, Bobby (Faye) and Barbara (Alan). Mel will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue (at Richmond Road) on Wednesday, December 5 from 2-4 & 7-9pm, then on Thursday at the McGarry Memorial Chapel, 139 Valley Drive, Wakefield from 11am until time of the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1pm. Those wishing may make donations to The University of Ottawa Heart Institute.