After a hard fought battle, Melvin passed peacefully on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Audrey (née Wooff) for 54 years.
Loving father of Debbie (Doug Thorhauge), Brent (Donna Osborne), Brenda (David Campbell) and daughter-in-law Vannessa (Steve Blois).
Deeply missed and loved by all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind two sisters Phyllis Yourth and Marilyn Waller. Predeceased by his parents Willard and Cecelia and by his sister Helen Dunn.
Friends are invited to visit at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road (at Aviation Parkway), Ottawa, on Friday, April 19, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, and on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11am. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to May Court Hospice.