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BECKER, Martha Mae
(nee Elliott)
Born in 1927, Martha lived her early years in Lathrop, Missouri, before coming to Canada in 1952. She passed away suddenly on January 28, 2013. Predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Edward and daughter Debra; she will be deeply missed by daughters Barbara (Dennis Eliason), Marcia Gosse, Lynda (Lucien Groulx), Patricia (Mike McCorkell); grandchildren Teresa (Don Williams), Jeffrey Eliason (Karen), Melanie (Caleb Chant); great-grandchildren: Joshua, Chloe and Alexis; and brother John (Victoria). Also predeceased by her son Thomas Coulton and brothers Melvin (Elaine) and Frank (Mae). She was an active member of PEO and her church having served in many capacities, however, her family always came first! She also spent 25 years as a mentor in the Step by Step Program in the Ottawa Public School Board. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street (at O'Connor), on Friday, February 1st from 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Rideau Park United Church, 2203 Alta Vista Drive on Saturday, February 2nd at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rideau Park United Church Women, 2203 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H 7L9.


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Hulse, Playfair, & McGarry Central Chapel
315 McLeod Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1A2
(613) 233-1143
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013
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