July 26, 1916 - March 29, 2016
Service Date: April 13, 2016
Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel
Died peacefully with family by her side, on Tuesday, March 29, at the Westwood Retirement Home in Ottawa, at the age of 99. Born July 26, 1916 in Tilbury East, Ontario, the third child of the late John (“Jack”) and the late Marion Fletcher. Predeceased by her husband Weldon Alexander (“Bud”) Fisher, and her daughter Jacquelyn (“Jackie”) Fisher. Beloved and cherished mother of Peter, and Barbara her devoted daughter-in-law, of Ottawa, and loving Grandma Gracie (“Gigi”) to Michela. Predeceased by her older sister Alice (“Babe”) Fletcher (Hamilton) of Toronto, Ontario, and her brother Fred Fletcher of Chatham, Ontario. Beloved aunt to her nieces Sheila Hamilton (Foster) of Toronto and Joan Fletcher of Chatham, and nephews Richard Dilley of Cambridge, and John Dilley of Saint-Lazare, Quebec. Great aunt to Jordon and Melissa Foster of Toronto. Grace will be fondly remembered by the many loving friends she acquired over her lifetime. She treasured them all – old and new – and was always interested to hear the goings-on in each friend’s family, and took great care to remember each of them. She was well loved and assisted by the caregivers at the Westwood Retirement Residence. Friends may visit at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes,403 Richmond Road on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. A celebration of Grace’s life will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Words of Remembrance will be shared at 4:30 pm. Interment will be later in May at Westlawn Cemetery, in Cornwall, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial donations to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.