Survived by her sister Muriel Rooney and predeceased by siblings Kenneth, Lloyd, Lois, Stewart, Jack, Alec, Arthur, and Jimmy.We are particularly proud of Shirleys courage and dedication to our country when, at the young age of 23, she served overseas with the Canadian Red Cross in London, England, during the Second World War, from 1944 to the end of the war.Inherently a city girl, she grew to love nature and wildlife, and these values she passed onto her children.
She loved to entertain with family and friends, with great food and great times. Rivet and her staff from Family Medicine; and the staff at Colonel By Residence; and towards the end, Bayshore Health Care, for all the love and exceptional care she received. Friends may pay respects to the family at The Whelan Funeral Home, 515 Cooper Street, on Friday December 16th from 2 4 and 7 9 PM. Theresas Church, Somerset & Cartier, on Saturday December 17th at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Red Cross would be greatly appreciated.
We are immensely grateful for the many years we spent with her, and for the full life that she led. Arrangements entrusted to the Whelan Funeral Home tel. Jellett nee Meeker of Montreal, he is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jean M.
After the war, David remained in the military for 32 years.
He served on a number of Canadian ships including the aircraft carriers HMCS Bonaventure and HMCS Magnificent.
He loved his family, reading, golf, dogs, bacon and eggs, and chocolate sundaes. An era now gone as this warrior's tour of duty ends at this station, and begins anew in the heavenly fleet.
Sail on Sailor into your unaccompanied tour, we salute you. A private interment ceremony will be held for the family at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces.
Shirley found time to develop many interests: duplicate bridge, music, literature, travel, badminton and lawn bowling.
She was an excellent seamstress, economizing by making coats, and Halloween costumes.
Also, survived by her dear sister Muriel Lancaster of York, England.
During the Second World War, Joan served as a Forewoman in the Woman Land Army, before becoming a War Bride and emigrating to Canada. Joan was an avid walker and enjoyed swimming at the Chateau Laurier Hotel.
What greater honour, that when a man moves forward, he leaves behind in each of us the best of what he was.... Donations may be made in David Jellett's name to The Ottawa Humane Society .