MOSES, Russell Copeland CD
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August 8, 1932 - May 22, 2013
Delaware band, Six Nations of the Grand River. Beloved husband to Helen Monture. Loving father to James (Pat Doyle) and John (Denise Corbett), and beloved Pappa to Quinn Kateri. Also survived by his sister Thelma (Leslie Davis) and a large extended family among the Moses, Davis, Monture and Claus families at Six Nations and Tyendinaga. Survivor, Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School. Veteran, Korean War (RCN/HMCS Iroquois), Cold War (RCAF). Pioneer Aboriginal broadcaster (CBC Radios Indian Magazine), deputy commissioner general, Indians of Canada Pavilion, Expo 67. Federal public servant. In his character Russ demonstrated all that was best in the human spirit. Sailor sleep, Thy last voyage over, Dream of fighting seas no more. Sleep the sleep that knows no waking. Sleep for now and evermore. Safe home and we'll see you back in port. Russ, we are so proud of you. Memorial service will be held at Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel (2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa, ON) on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensway Carleton Hospital would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.colefuneralservices.com
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from May 25 to May 29, 2013