June 7, 1942 - April 27, 2017
Grimes – Sharon
Soulmate and beloved wife to Dr. J. David Grimes, Sharon passed peacefully at home from cancer surrounded by her family on April 27, 2017 at the age of 74. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan on June 7, 1942, as the oldest child of parents James and May Milbrath. Sister to Jim, Shirley (deceased) and Ken and sister-in-law to Catherine. Sharon and David’s love affair produced six children, Kelly (Hans), David (Joanne), Shaun, Scott (Kelly), Kristen (Rob), and Matthew (Sara). Proud Grandma to ten grandchildren – Sam, Connor, Avery, Kelsey, Riley, Cassidy, Jordyn, Devon, Finn and Elle. A nurse trained at the Ottawa Civic, she met David in her third year when he was a resident. Outside of her family, Sharon loved gardening and travelled extensively with David over the years including to their romantic Caribbean love nest. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Home, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean, from 5 to 8pm on Sunday, April 30, 2017. A private funeral and burial will occur on Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army or Ottawa Food Bank would be appreciated.
“I could not love thee, Dear, so much, Loved I not Honour more.” R. Lovelace