Judith Lynn Pullen, formerly known as Judith Lynn O’Neil, peacefully passed away on July 30, 2023, at the age of 78. She was married to Thomas Pullen and was a devoted mother to Tracey (Norm McGregor) and Kevin. Judith was a beloved grandmother to Jack and Tommy McGregor, Bailey Greer, and Taylor Pullen. She completed her nursing degree in 1965 and went on to work as the Chief Operating Officer in the Department of Family Medicine. Additionally, Judith generously volunteered her time at Queensway Carleton Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents Lester and Ruth and is survived by her siblings John, David, and Laurie O’Neil.
Judith found great purpose in her nursing career, deriving immense joy from helping others feel better. Her guiding principle was to prioritize others and always do the right thing, firmly believing that it would lead to positive outcomes. Friends and well-wishers are invited to pay their respects at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry located at 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa. Visitation hours will be held on Saturday, August 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, August 6, from 1 p.m. until the Celebration of Life Ceremony at 2 p.m. The funeral livestream link can be accessed through the website http://www.hpmcgarry.ca. Following the ceremony, a reception will be held. Donations in Judith’s memory can be made to the Ottawa Kiwanis Club.
Hulse, Playfair & McGarry can be contacted for condolences, tributes, and donation inquiries at 613-233-1143 or through their website at http://www.hpmcgarry.ca.