ISLAM, Ramola Peacefully at the Montfort Hospital on Thursday, May 19, 2005 in her 84th year after a prolonged illness with pulmonary fibrosis and multiple myeloma. Beloved wife of the late Sqdn. Ldr. Saidul Islam of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Daughter of the late Col. (Dr.) Umedram Lalbhai Desai (Surat) and the late Gunobati Mitter (Calcutta); loving sister of Kamala (Somnath), Dolly, Rajender, the late Sarla and the late Victor. Will be missed by her daughters, Nasreen (Najmul), Jasmine (Peter), Naheed, and her grandchildren Alexi, Samir, Zara and Seher. Will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews, all her family and many friends. Deepest thanks to the staff at Queenwood Villa (Orleans) for their kind care, especially her "angel" Jeannette Boyle; staff at the Montfort Hospital for making her last few days comfortable, and her sister Dolly for her love and support during her illness. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 2370 St. Joseph Blvd., Orleans, Monday, May 30, 2005 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, followed by a Service in Memory of Ramola in the Chapel at 12 noon.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from May 27 to May 28, 2005