WRONG, James (Jim) S.
James (Jim) Wrong passed away in the Kemptville District Hospital on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at age 92. After graduating from Queen's University in Civil Engineering in 1944 and service in the Royal Canadian Engineers, Jim had an interesting life in the construction industry in Canada, the USA and Europe. Life was a happy experience in all of many homes, especially the ten years in Italy (Rome in 1965-67 and Milan and Turin in 1969-77) with his loving wife Mollie, who pre- deceased him on May 8, 2012. Jim will be remembered at Queen's University as the originator of the Science '44 Coop. He will also be remembered in Kemptville, where he lived from 1983 onward, for his Rotary Club activities, i.e. the Rotary Ridiculous Raft race and as Coordinator of the Canada Day Parade for many years. His daughter, Rosemary Wrong in Ottawa, and his stepson, Leigh Anderson in Vancouver, British Columbia, survive him. A Celebration of Jim's Life will be held at Leslie Hall, 19 Clothier Street West, Kemptville, Ontario on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 3:00-5:00 PM. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the charitable organization of their choice in Jim's name.
may be made at www.mcgarryfamily.ca
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Mar. 8, 2014