March 12, 1924 - April 14, 2017
Service Date: April 24, 2017
Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel
March 12, 1924 – April 14, 2017
After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Sadie fell asleep in the arms of Jesus, peacefully passing at her home. Predeceased by her parents Louisa (Mellish) and Robert Bigelow, stepfather Paul Christensen, her siblings Margaret, Nora, Leo, Edosse and Edward. Predeceased by two husbands whom she dearly loved, Wesley McQuaig and Norman Carson. Cherished mother of Paulette (John Savoie), Linda (Henry Hill), the late Ron (Fran Butler), Rick (Wendy Last), Rita (Sean Quinn) and Wesley (Dee Dear). Devoted stepmother of Norma Jean (Brian Wideman), the late Marlaine (Sherman Sparling), Elwin (Sharon Gorman) and Tim (Debbie Knox). Sadly missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law, special girlfriends and pets Heidi and Cookie. Sincerest gratitude to Hawa Abdullahi who Sadie loved like a daughter, Josefina Modar, Aubyn Baker, Reverend December, Dr. Rodney Tee, the nurses, caregivers and coordinators from At Home Hospice, Carefor, CCAC, Queensway Carleton Hospital Acute Care Unit, Redwoods Retirement Home and Regional Palliative Care Team for their wonderful care and devotion. Friends may visit at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean, (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.) on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. followed by interment at Capital Memorial Gardens, in the Garden of Apostles, 3700 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa. A reception will follow at the Tubman Funeral Home, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean, ON. Those wishing may make donations to the CNIB, Ottawa Humane Society or CHEO.