KOT, Stephen Donald P. Eng. September 26, 1924 - March 29, 2018 A dedicated employee of the Patent Office for 41 years. Steve came to Ottawa from Saskatchewan to work in the Patent Office in 1948. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 65 years, Kathleen (née Bull). Loving father of Mary Ellen (Patrick Shaughnessy), Kathleen (Gerald Gaugl), Patricia, Theresa (Peter Brander), Jim (Kathee) and Stephen. Cherished Grandpa (Poppy) to Aaron, Norah (Sean Mitchell) and Brendan Shaughnessy; Joshua, Emma and Luke Kumar; Anastasia and Mackenzie Brander; Kristopher and Thomas Kot. Great-Grandpa to Avery and Eliza Mitchell. Predeceased by parents Philip Kot and Helen Warwaruk; brothers John (Barbara), Mike and Joe. Survived by sisters-in- law Bunny and Josephine Kot and Alice Bull. An avid curler for 70 years, he will be fondly remembered by the Ottawa curling community-especially his friends at the Navy Curling Club. Favourite Uncle Steve to numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Ave (at Richmond Rd) Thursday, April 5 from 2-4 and 7-9. Dad was a dedicated member of St. George's Church since 1952. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 6 at St. George's 415 Picadilly Ave at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Special thanks to the palliative care team; Drs. Paul Hacker, Jill Smith and our 'night angel', Nova. For all the prayers and concern offered over the past few weeks, a heartfelt thank you. In lieu of flowers, our family would appreciate prayers and/or donations to St. Vincent de Paul Ottawa Central Council 207 Banks St. Suite 308, Ottawa ON, K2P 2N2, or a charity of your choice. Condolences/Tributes/Donations Hulse, Playfair & McGarry www.hpmcgarry.ca 613-728-1761
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Published in Ottawa Citizen from Apr. 3 to Apr. 5, 2018.