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Jean Ling née Elstub

August 30, 1927 - December 7, 2017


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Passed away peacefully on December 7th, 2017, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital with family by her side. Jean leaves her daughters Celia (Carl), Sarah (Glen) and her six grandchildren Jordan, David (Molly) and Curt (Nadege) and Rachael, Laura and Owen. Jean was born in Yorkshire England and served in World War II before emigrating to Canada with her husband Alfred (previously deceased) in 1949. They spent 12 years in Stratford, then lived in Trenton until moving to Ottawa in 2007. Jean was a talented artist in both the watercolour and fibre media. She was also an excellent weaver and a lifelong member of the Belleville Weavers and Spinners Guild. According to Jean’s wishes a celebration of life will be held in the near future. She was a constant source of strength and sunshine for us all and touched so many lives with her love and generosity. We will all miss her deeply. Memorial donations in Jean’s memory to ” The Arthritis Society or Make a Wish Canada would be appreciated.

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