Catherine Joyce MacGregor
(Class of 62 O.C.H. School of Nursing)
Joyce Burton of Russell, died suddenly but peacefully on Thurs., April 12, 2007. She was 65.
She was the beloved wife and partner of the late Ian A. MacGregor. She was the dearly loved mother of Catherine (Rob Reynolds) of San Francisco, and Cameron (Nancy Goupil) of Winchester. She was the cherished grandmother of Tristan and Kayla MacGregor, and Sean Reynolds. She will be sadly missed by her brother John (Sarah Jane), and sisters Barbara (Gary Newman), and Patricia. She was the sister-in-law of Donald and Donna, George and Nancy, and Peter and Wendy. She was special to her many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was a dedicated Labour and Delivery Room nurse (Obstetrics) at the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital for over 40 years. She was actively involved in her community, serving as director of the Ottawa Exhibition and the Russell Agricultural Society, and as an active member of the UCW, and the WI.
Thank you to the compassionate and caring staff of the ICU at the Civic Hospital.
Friends paid their respects at the Hulse, Playfair & McGarry Funeral Home in Ottawa on April 15. Thence to rest in St. Andrew’s and St. Paul’s United Church in Russell on April 16, followed by the service with Rev. Suzanne Sykes officiating. Interment followed at North Russell Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Joyce may be made to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation and would be much appreciated by her family.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of the C.R.Gamble Funeral Home and Chapel in Almonte.
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