December 24, 1953 - November 3, 2016
Service Date: November 9, 2016
Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel
Peacefully at home on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in her 63rd year. Beloved wife of Mel Robertson for 40 years. Cherished mother of Eric (Renée) and Trevor. Proud and loving grandmother of Ashlyn. Sister of Valerie Knowles (Allen). Predeceased by her brother Martin Dorrell. Daughter of the late Roger and late Ethel Dorrell. Brenda was very proud to have been a librarian for the West-Carleton branches of the Ottawa Public Library for 16 years. She will be dearly missed by many friends and extended family. Friends may attend a visitation at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., Nepean on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in the chapel at 11 a.m. Immediate friends, family and people traveling are welcome to attend an alternate visitation on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation – Irving Greenberg Family Cancer Center or to Saint Elizabeth Foundation– End of Life Care.