March 29 1923 ~ August 24 2019
Hope, Doris Ethel
M.A, B. Comm, F.L.M.I., retired faculty Algonquin College
WWII Veteran, W.R.C.N.S., Bletchley Park – Naval Intelligence, an avid genealogist, historian and golfer
After a brief illness, peacefully following a long and productive life in her 97th year on Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at the Perley and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre. Devoted mother of Melodie Summers and her husband Daniel. Daughter of the late Ernest Grierson and Minnie Sparks. Widow of Bob Hope. Predeceased by long-time good friend John Downs. Also predeceased by her brothers Arthur Grierson (Wilda Manchester) and Harold Grierson (Ann Mulligan). Survived by her sister Lois MacKinnon (the late Jack). Sadly, missed by her canine pal Ceilidh. Predeceased by her most highly favorite dogs Pluto and Rowdy. She adored her son in law’s children, Ron Summers (Natalie) and Stephanie Dionne (Glen) and all their 7 children. Cherished aunt of David Grierson (Pat), Phillip Grierson (Donna), Judith Greaves (Bill), Marilyn MacKinnon, Janine Amatori (Pat), Cheryl Conroy, Lisa Seiga (Henry) and Leah Perry. Special cousin to Gail Wilson (Mario), Jennifer Clement and Carol Kerfoot. Doris will be greatly missed by her large extended family. Doris was the daughter of two great Canadian pioneer families, she loved learning, golfing and lived life to the fullest. Visitation will be held at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Rd (at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place in the chapel on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception. Burial will take place at Bairds Grant Cemetery in Torbolton. Following the burial a Scottish wake will be held at her daughter’s home. Flowers will gratefully be accepted. Condolences and tributes may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Doris Ethel Grierson Hope..
Décès pour la Ville:Ottawa, Province: Ontario