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Jeanne Farrell Fuller née MacDonald

August 27, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Jeanne Fuller: August 27, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Service Date: December 29, 2017

Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel

Church Christ Church Cathedral


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FULLER, Jeanne Farrell (née MacDonald)
August 27, 1930 – December 17, 2017
Mum, Gran & Matriarch of the Fuller Family

In the glow of the sunset and evening star, on Sunday December 17, 2017, at The Moorings overlooking Britannia-on-the-Bay, surrounded by her loving family, Mum crossed the bar, reuniting with Dad, Captain Thomas G. Fuller DSC** MID, RCNVR, now together for eternity. Daughter of the late Norman H. and Frances T. (Farrell) MacDonald. Loving Mum of William, Mark (Diana), Antony (Kathy), and Simon (Lynn). Predeceased by her infant daughter, Pamela. Mum to Thomas S. (Sheena) and Victoria. Beloved Gran of Leigh, Melanie (Paulius Brudersas), Sam (Elisa), Thomas Lecuyer, Jennifer (Tom Arbuckle), Hayden, Grace, Pamela, Lara, Thomas and Nikki. Great Gran of Viktoria, Eva, Royce, Aurora, Bailey, Jackson, Nina, Jacob, Joshua, Lily and Saffron. Cherished Aunt Jeanne of Malcolm and Norman Ducharme, predeceased by her brother N.H. ‘Bob’ MacDonald, sister Dorothy Ducharme and her daughter Daphne. Survived by her dear sister-in-law Kaye MacDonald and her seven children.

Chairman of the Fuller Group of Companies including:
Thomas Fuller Construction, Metcalfe Realty Company Limited, Tall Ships Landing, and Loch March Golf & Country Club.

Proud patron for thirty years, of the Bytown Brigantine Tall Ship Sailing Foundation, ‘helping youth to reach new heights’.

Mrs. Fuller was an early Patron of the National Arts Centre Young Artist’s Program, a beloved champion and supporter to emerging artists from Canada and abroad.

Ardent supporter for over 70 years and an Honorary Life Member of the Britannia Yacht Club. Friendships made, fellowship enjoyed and precious memories of Easter Seals Regattas aboard the BLACK JACK

Life Member of the Rideau Club.

Strong supporter, for 34 years, of Dr. Keon, Dr. Green, and the team at the Ottawa Heart Institute. Her determination and generosity lead to the establishment of the Electrophysiology Laboratory. As Patron of the Fuller-Keon and Jeanne Fuller Red Dress golf tournaments, the acquisition of a cardiac MRI and the promotion of women’s heart health was made possible.

Honorary member of the ESWIC war brides.

Mum’s children wish to acknowledge the compassion, and outstanding circle of care provided by Dr. Barbara Yeats, household staff, and especially daughters-in-law Diana, Katherine and Lynn Fuller who through their years of dedication gave so much of themselves, to enable us to fulfill Mum’s last wish.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Tubman Funeral Homes. Visitation will be held at ‘The Moorings’, the family’s home, on Wednesday December 27, 2017 and Thursday December 28, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service and celebration of life will begin at Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks Street, on Friday December 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. and will then continue at the Theatre of the National Arts Centre until 3:30 p.m.

For those wishing, all donations to the Capt. & Mrs. T. G. Fuller Bursary Fund, through the Bytown Brigantine Foundation, will allow youth to reach new heights aboard the tall ships FAIR JEANNE & BLACK JACK. For further details please contact Tubman Funeral Homes at 613-722-6559. Condolences, donations and tributes may be made at

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