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Doreen May McBride

February 14, 1933

July 31, 2023

Doreen peacefully passed away at the age of 90 on Monday, July 31, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She was a cherished wife and best friend to John for over 70 years. Doreen was a devoted mother to Sharon (Marc), Patricia “Patty” (John), Cindy (Jacques), Jeffrey (Sylvie), and the late Leslie (Catherine). She held a special place in her heart for her grandchildren Christopher, Justin, Julien, Andrew, Ben, Samantha, Amy, and Jake, and took joy in being a great-grandmother to 15. Doreen dedicated many years of her life serving as a switchboard operator for the Ottawa Police and will be dearly missed by friends and family. The family extends their gratitude to the caring and compassionate staff of the 6th floor at Hull Hospital for their exceptional care during Doreen’s stay.

A visitation will be held at Hulse, Playfair & McGarry – Central Chapel, located at 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Friday, August 4th, 2023, from 12-1pm. Following the visitation, a memorial service will take place in the Chapel at 1pm. A private burial at Capital Memorial Gardens will be scheduled for a later time. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Hull Hospital. Condolences, tributes, and donations can be sent through Hulse, Playfair & McGarry at http://www.hpmcgarry.ca or by calling 613-233-1143.

Doreen’s memory will forever be cherished by those who knew and loved her. She leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and dedication that will continue to inspire her family and friends. May she rest in eternal peace.

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