ADLAKHA, Satya Pal
February 13, 1927 - May 1, 2013
Satya Pal Adlakha passed away peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital with his sister Shakuntala and his daughter Claire by his side. Satya Pal (Peter to his Canadian friends) was a devoted husband of 56 years to Clara (Balbach); loving father to Paul (w/ Jan Taylor), David, Claire (w/ Mark Fitzpatrick); cherished grandfather to Ian, Olivia, Anna, Emma, Erika, Erin, Laura, Jenna, and Kelly (and son Brody). He was predeceased by his parents Duni Chand and Lalbai; siblings, sister Sushila, brother Ram Dev, and sister Satya. Satya Pal and Clara married in Sunderland, England in 1956. The family lived in India and England, and came to St. Catharine's in 1964. As a Marine Engineer, Satya Pal advanced his career with further moves to Sydney, NS and finally settling in Ottawa - their home. Satya Pal was a tireless caregiver, even during his final years, and was always a pillar of strength and wisdom to everyone. Arrangements are under the care and direction of First Memorial Funeral Services – Fairview Chapel – Ottawa, ON. In lieu of flowers, it was Satya Pal's wish that those who remember him please consider contributing to their favorite charity instead. A private family gathering
will be held. Condolences may be left at www.firstmemorialfuneral.com.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on May 4, 2013