March 27, 1922 - October 5, 2017
Service Date: October 10, 2017
Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel
Olive Mae Saunders
With great sadness, we announce that Olive Saunders passed away peacefully on October 6th, 2017 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Silas Philip (Phil) Saunders. Loving Mom of Elaine and Don (Linda). Daughter of the late Minnie and Manuel Bradley of Stittsville. Predeceased by siblings Lorne, Eric and Ethel Bradley and Ruby Reddick. Cherished aunt of David Saunders (Rhonda Ward), Cheryl Brackenbury (George), David Reddick (Heather Spence), Ray Bradley (Diane), the late Don Bradley, and several great nieces and nephews. Olive was incredibly family-centred, kind, gentle, and quietly witty. She enjoyed travel and was an avid sports fan throughout her whole life especially baseball and hockey. There was no greater supporter of her beloved Senators. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday October 10th, 2017 at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes,403 Richmond Road, Ottawa. Friends may call at Tubman’s from 10:00 am. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel at 11:00 am, followed by a reception and refreshments. Interment to follow at the Pinecrest Remembrance Cemetery at 2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa. We wish to thank the staff at the Carlingwood Retirement Community who made Mom’s last year happy and content. Many thanks to the medical and nursing staff of the Ottawa Civic Hospital for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation.