Winchester Press – obit – Isabell Christena MacKenzie
Isabell Christena MacKenzie (Ferguson)
Isabell Christena MacKenzie (Ferguson), neeMcIntosh, passed away peacefully at Winchester District MemorialHospital on Mon., July 30, 2007. She was 94..
She was a Life Member of Hope Chapter #184, Ottawa, Life Memberof #310, Winchester Chapter, and Past District Deputy, Grand Matron,1990-1991, of the District 14 of The Order of The Eastern Starof Ontario.
She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph J. MacKenzie of Winchester,formerly of Finch, and the late Douglas D. Ferguson of Ottawa.She was the loving mother of Robert (Bob) Ferguson (Patricia),Dorothy Ferguson-Robinson, and William (Bill) Ferguson (Joan).She was a cherished grandmother to Robert A. Ferguson (Ann Kerwin)of Toronto, Susan Halvorsen (John) of Kanata, Julia McKenna (Ron)of Ottawa, Douglas Robinson (Jill) of Finch, Andrea Graham (Cameron)of Ottawa, and Christina Ferguson of Toronto. She was a very special”G.G.” to Bryn and Rees Ferguson; Tove, Mats and BrittHalvorsen; Dylan and Katherine Isabell McKenna; Dougie and BobbyRobinson; and Kieran and Ewan Graham. She is also survived byher sister Jessie Hudson of Almonte. She was predeceased by herparents Robert and Christena McIntosh of Moose Creek and Ottawa,her sisters Ann (Rutherford) Palmetier, Alberta (Ogilvie) Campbell,and Alexina Gliddon, and her brother Hugh John McIntosh.
She led a very full and active life, participating in her bridgegroups, church organizations, and Eastern Star.
Friends were invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair& McGarry in Ottawa on Thurs., Aug. 2 and Fri., Aug. 3 untiltime of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:30 am, followed bya reception. Interment was at Pinecrest Cemetery. An Eastern StarService was held on Thurs., Aug. 2 in the evening at the WestChapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry.
The family would like thank Dr. David Flowers for his wonderfulcare to their mother over the many years, and to thank Dr. KateDarbyshire. Thank you to Mrs. Ann Langabeer for her friendship.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Isabell’s memory may be madeto Winchester District Memorial Hospital, or to the CNIB (TalkingBooks Service) 1101 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ont., K2C 3W7.