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Barbara J. Goble née Amey

December 27, 1924 - December 23, 2016

Barbara Goble: December 27, 1924 - December 23, 2016

Service Date: December 30, 2016

Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel


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Barbara Jean Goble

(nee Amey)


Passed away peacefully in hospital on Friday, December 23 at age 91 surrounded by her loving family. The eldest of seven children, Barbara was born at the Royal Vic in Montreal, Quebec in 1924 to Elmer and Ruth Amey. Barbara was a member of the RCAF (WD) from 1942-45. She married the love of her life Max Edwin Goble in 1946 and raised 5 children in Ottawa while working full time as a court stenographer at the Ottawa Court House.  Predeceased by her beloved husband, Barbara lived life to the fullest never giving up her sense of adventure.  She was an avid knitter and sports fan with a passion for the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Blue Jays. Also, a devotee of piping and highland dancing, Barbara served on the Executive of the Ottawa Highland Dancing Association.  Barbara made many wonderful friends wherever she went.  Recently, she enjoyed 4 1/2 years at the Ravines and in March this year moved to the Perley Rideau Veterans Home. On her behalf, many thanks to the caring staff at the Perley.    She is survived by her children Amy (Ken Garson), Calvin (Amanda), Dee (Shelley) and Zoye (Bruce Poulin) and her 8 grandchildren Kyle, Camden, Fea (Amy), Victoria, Patricia (Calvin), Jake (Dee), Dayna and Rylan (Zoye).  Friends may call at the Garden Chapel, Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., Nepean on Friday December 30 from 9:30 – 11:30 am, followed by the service beginning at 11:30 am, reception following.  Private interment to follow at the Beechwood Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Perley Rideau Veterans Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Tributes may be made at

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