W2392 HOLMAN, Frances Margaret (nee Macdonald)
FRANCES MARGARET HOLMAN (NEE MACDONALD) 1915 ¬ 2008 Peacefully at the Ottawa (Civic) Hospital following a stroke, Frances died in her 93rd year on 23 January 2008 in the loving company of her daughter Susan. Born in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia on Friday, 13 August 1915, she was the daughter of the manager of the Marconi wireless station, Donald Macdonald and Katherine Fraser. Predeceased by her beloved husband Air Commodore Donald Morison, brother Bill Macdonald and sister-in-law Dorothy (Gainesville, Florida), and infant daughter Mary. She is survived by her son Fraser and wife Sandy (Toronto), daughter Sue and husband Ted Baker (Ottawa) and son Rob and wife Kathy (Cor vallis, Oregon), as well as five grandchildren, Robin (Jenny), Lori, Kelly (Christa), Aran (Chrissy) and Sean (Elizabeth), and five greatgrandchildren, Brandon, Alexandra, Kylie, Rhys, and newborn Maeve. She will be fondly remembered by her numerous friends and relations, who were touched by her love of life, her grace and wisdom, and not least her unique singing voice. The family wishes to thank the caring staff of the Ottawa Hospital for ensuring her comfort for the last few weeks of her life. The family will receive visitors in Ottawa at Rideau Place, 550 Wilbrod Street, on Friday, 1 February between 2 and 5p.m. A memorial service will be held in Kingston at St George’s Cathedral, 270 King Street at 2p.m. on Saturday, 2 February, followed by a reception at the Kingston Yacht Club, 1 Maitland Street. Donations in Frances’ memory may be made to the CNIB, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4G 3E8, or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Robert J. Reid & Sons Funeral Home, 613-548-7973. Online condolences at www.reidfuneralhome.com

8482 Patrick J. Bitz (RRMC 1966), Q.C. April 17, 1948-December 26, 2007.
He was accepted in to the Royal Canadian Navy and attended Royal
Roads Military College in Victoria, BC but returned to the U of S to
eventually graduate from the College of Law. Pat articled with the
firm of MacDermid, Wright, Dickson, Malloy and Biss, now known
as MacDermid Larmarsh and he had been a partner since 1978. In his 36
years of practice he enjoyed litigation more than anything, did hundreds of
trials over the years and eventually gravitated exclusively to Family Law. Pat
was appointed Queen’s Council in 2003 in recognition of his many
accomplishments over the years. In addition to his legal career, Pat was
very involved with his church and the Saskatoon community. He is lovingly
remembered by his loving wife, Colleen; son, Shane; daughter, Erin, son-inlaw,
Kraig and granddaughters. He was predeceased by their beloved daughter,
Amanda on August 2, 1996. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on
Monday, December 31, 2007 at Holy Family Church.
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