Donna Dinberg

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DINBERG, Donna (Library and Archives Canada) Passed away peacefully at The Hospice at May Court surrounded by family members, at the age of 66, on Saturday, April 11, 2009. Daughter of H. Margaret (Madge) Dinberg (nee Malloch) and the late Dr. Maurice C. Dinberg of Oil City, Pennsylvania. Beloved wife of the late Joseph "Habao" Texidor. Loving mother of Edith "Liz" Fletcher of Chicago, Michelle Reynolds (Suzanne Perrenod) of New York City, Nicole Texidor of Victoria and Camille Octave (nee Texidor) (Lesly) and grandson Samuel Isaac of Montreal. She leaves behind her brothers Norman (Brenda) and Douglas (Carolyn) and her sister Janet D. Thompson (nee Dinberg). Fondly remembered by Aunt Billie , wife of the late N. Campbell "Cam" Malloch and Aunt Jean, wife of the late Ian G. Malloch. Remembered also by her cousins Michael Dinberg and Joni D. Goldblatt (Peter). Missed by her close friends, Franceen and Pierre Gaudet. Donna was a graduate of York University (B.A.) and McGill University (M.L.S.). Following her studies, she worked for the National Library of Canada and its successor organization, Library and Archives Canada, for more than 34 years. Donna was also Librarian for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Ottawa. A graveside service was held at the Jewish Community Cemetery, Osgoode, on Monday, April 13. A Memorial Service celebrating Donna's life will be held on Friday, April 17 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel, Hulse, Playfair & McGarry St. Laurent, 1200 Ogilvie Road ( www.hpmc.ca/locations-st-laurent-chapel.cfm ; 613-748-1200). In lieu of flowers, please consider in memoriam donations to The Hospice at May Court ( www.hospicemaycourt.com/donations.html ; 613-260-2906 ext. 222); the Canadian Cancer Society ( convio.cancer.ca/site/PageServer?pagename=donations_can_home ) or to the charity of your choice. The family expresses their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff of The Hospice at May Court, and to Dr. Louise Coulombe, for their kindness and care. Gratitude also expressed to health care workers and other care providers.
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Hulse, Playfair, & McGarry - St-Laurent Chapel
1200 Ogilvie Road
Gloucester, ON K1J 8V1
(613) 748-1200
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2009
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