Vincent OLHA

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OLHA, Vincent
Artist
Peacefully, in hospital on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Nellie (nee Beniak). Dear father of Allen (Anne), Grace (Steve), and Carolynna (Carlos). Proud Grandpa of Casimir Olha; Ryan, Sean, Ellen Nearing and Eva Sanz, step- Grandpa to Stephanie and Nik Dragatakis and Christopher Chase-Onions; Great-Grandpa of Calvin Olha. Born May 5, 1924 in Czechoslovakia, Vincent immigrated to Canada in 1948. He eventually moved to Montreal where he married his life partner, of over 50 years, Nellie and together they raised their family. He had a successful career as a Commercial Artist, and throughout his life he enjoyed painting, creating and leaving his many oil paintings as his legacy to his family. He will also be remembered for his many talents; singing and dancing, and his athleticism, which brought him and others great joy and pleasure. A Service Celebrating Vincent's life will be held at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:00 am, followed by a reception. For those wishing, a donation to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes, donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.


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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Dec. 3 to Dec. 6, 2012
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