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Submitted by masterfunerald… on Thu, 11/25/2021 - 11:55:AM

Our beautiful Mum ended her life’s journey at the age of 98, Tuesday evening November 23, 2021 at around 8:00pm.  A clear star-filled sky enabled her to fly on her new gossamer wings to find our Dad in Heaven waiting for her, now as youthful as they were when they first met in England during WWII, he at 22, she at 19.

Mum was an amazing woman who left her large family behind in England as a young Warbride to come to Canada to establish a new home and family with our Dad. She was a woman of strong faith and a love of England that she passed on to all of us.  She always told us that we could do anything in life we set our minds to.

She leaves behind her four children: Peter (Nenita); Anne (Roger); Ian (Elaine) and Christine (Cal) as well as eleven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and many friends and relatives too numerous to count.

As our cousin Shirley in Rigaud, Quebec so aptly put it, Heaven has gained a phenomenal pastry chef. Mum had a wealth of recipes up her sleeve, and loved to get a good head start on her Christmas baking, even in August.

Your soul and memories will never leave us and we will all miss you Mum. 

Arrangements are in the care of Beechwood Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services, 280 Beechwood Ave., Ottawa. A Visitation is planned on Monday, November 29th, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service in Beechwood’s Sacred Space will take place on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.  Mum’s earthly remains will then be interred with those of our Dad, the love of her life, in The National Military Cemetery on the grounds of Beechwood Cemetery.

In order to increase capacity limits, the family have requested that all guests provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination with government identification. For those wishing to make a donation in memory of Mum, you may do so to The Glebe Centre. Messages of condolence may be left at

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 11/26/2021 - 04:12:PM


Alyson Mclean

Nenita and family,What a lovely picture of your mother- in - law .It appears she loves dogs as well .Must run in the family.My thoughts Nenita are with you and your family and all the great memories you hold onto to keep her alive in your hearts. Alyson

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/27/2021 - 09:24:AM


Yvonne Rivington

Nenita, although I did not know your mother in law, her picture is full of kindness and love. My thoughts go out to you and your family. My sincere condolences. Yvonne

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/27/2021 - 10:05:AM


Joany katz

So sorry for loss of a special family member

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 11/28/2021 - 10:19:AM


Joany katZ

So sorry fir the loss of a wonderful mother , grandmother

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 11/28/2021 - 11:34:AM


Anne and Roger

Mum was a very large part of family life. She was an amazing woman who was always active in volunteer work. She loved each and every one of us unconditionally. Mum will be missed by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews around the world.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 11/28/2021 - 12:49:PM


Anne Harbord

Rest well our dear mother. We shall miss you but know you are in a better place now with Dad.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 11/28/2021 - 06:54:PM


Luciana Mcconville

So sorry to hear about your mum, Ian thanks for calling us to let us know John Kathleen and l are thinking about you all The McConville Family

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:28:AM


Fredena Burns

Our world will never be the same without you, Rest in Peace dear Aunt. Thank you for all the memories which will last a life time and more. At last with your beloved Johnny at rest together.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:45:AM


The Southby family

Condolences on the loss of your beloved matriarch , she will be sorely missed.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/29/2021 - 01:34:PM


Moira Green

Sincere condolences to the family on the passing of a veteran, mother and great lady.
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