Passed peacefully on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at age 101. Beloved wife of the late James "Jim" Pitkethly. Loving mother of John (Mavis) and the late Cathie. Grandmother to Aleatha (Paul Pickering), Wesley Smith; great-grandmother to Mallory and Justin Pickering and great-great-grandmother to Emmett. Proud sister to Ruth Larsen and the late Harriet. Predeceased by her daughter-in- law Gail. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the staff and volunteers at Carleton Lodge for making Isobel's stay so loving and comfortable. Family will receive friends on Saturday, January 26 at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre (2500 Baseine Road, Ottawa) from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the Celebration of Life to be held in the Pinecrest Chapel at 2 p.m. A reception will follow in memory of Isobel. Donations to the Mission would be appreciated.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2013