February 26, 1934 - June 1, 2017
Service Date: June 5, 2017
Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel
Revenue Canada (C&E)
February 26, 1934 – June 1, 2017
Born in Shawville, Quebec, Mel was the son of the late Russell Hanna and Myrtle Norris. Devoted and beloved husband of Lorraine (Roe), patient and kind father of sons Derek (Elsie) and Philip (Jenna), and treasured “old and a half” grandpa of Lauren, William and James. Mel is survived by his brother George (Florence) and his sister, Freda. He was predeceased by brothers Keith, Norris, Robert, Raymond and his sister, Verla Langford. Cherished friend of the Roe family. Mel’s Passion for golf and hockey began early in life and continued with many rounds and games played over the years. He will be greatly missed by his friends, partners and teammates, including the members of Rideau View Golf and Country Club and the Old Timer’s Hockey League. Special thanks to his family doctor, Dr. Norman Bowles, and to the staff at the ICU Ottawa Civic Hospital. Friends may visit at the Garden chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd on Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception then interment at Huntley United Cemetery. For those who wish, donations to the Juvenile Diabetes, Arthritis Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated.