Date de décès:
mardi 20 mars 2018

The Citizen, Ottawa, ON

Winthrop, Vita On March 20, 2018 in Ottawa, passed peacefully in her sleep at the age of 85, after a year of declining health. Predeceased by her beloved husband Stanley, 60 years married. Loving mother of Andrea, Donna and Barbara, and mother-in-law of Brian. Devoted grandmother of Jason, David, Kevin, Natalie, Benjamin, Jordan and Ella. Dear sister and sister-in-law of the late Roy Horovitch, Anne and Sol Shmelzer, and the late Selma and Nat Weisman. Much loved Aunt Vita to Adam, Michael, David and Peter. Vita graduated from McGill and married Stanley in 1955 and devoted her time to her family. In 1970, she obtained her teaching certificate from the Ottawa Teachers College, and pursued her passion for education, working full time teaching in Ottawa. Vita loved teaching, caring for family, being with friends, and was a strong patron of the Arts. Her children and grandchildren remember her to be warm and affectionate, all fond of her amazing cooking and many family dinners. Upon her retirement, she continued to enjoy volunteering at CHEO, playing bridge, entertaining friends, travel, and being a snowbird in Florida with her husband. She was engaged with a wide group of friends in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Florida, and loved to host parties. In the last few years, she dearly missed her beloved Stanley, but enjoyed and cherished visits from family and friends. A service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Ave, on Friday, March 23 at 11 a.m. Interment at Jewish Memorial Gardens, 6549 Herberts Corners Rd. Shiva immediately following at 45-5 Julian Ave, Ottawa on March 23 until 5 p.m. You are welcome to join the family for services at Temple Israel in Ottawa on Friday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday March 24 at 10: 15 a.m. Shiva will continue in Kingston on Sunday at 106 Marclen Dr, March 25 from 2-4 p.m. Donations in Vita's memory to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute or the Cancer Society. Condolences/Tributes/Donations Hulse, Playfair & McGarry 613-233-1143 Funeral Home Hulse, Playfair, & McGarry Central Chapel 315 McLeod Street Ottawa, ON K2P 1A2 (613) 233-1143 Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Mar. 22, 2018

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