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VIOLET MARY MORSE (LETTIE or LETITIA) (née CORTENS)
Date of Passing: Apr 14, 2019Offer Condolences or Memory
VIOLET MARY MORSE
(LETTIE or LETITIA) (née CORTENS)
Beloved wife of the late Allan (2009) for 63 years. Proud mother of Gregory (Trudy Silvester), Jean Morse-Chevrier (Jacques), Marilyn, Paul (Valentina Pereira), David (Lesley Darby), Teresa Aysan (the late Mike), Brian (Libo Sun) and the late Diane. Loving grandmother of 27 and great-grandmother of 29. Caring sister of Trudi, David and Brian. Predeceased by her parents, Alfred Peter Cortens of Cardiff, Wales and Gertrude May (née Gange) of Bristol, England, and her siblings, Laura Smith, Ray, Jack, Mary-Jo McLeod and Audrey Thorwaldson. She will be deeply missed by her large extended family and many friends.
Born in Winnipeg, Lettie and Allan moved to Ottawa in 1948 where their home was always open as a place of great hospitality. Special thanks to the wonderful, caring staff of St. Patrick's Home.
Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, Walkley Chapel, 1255 Walkley Road, Ottawa, ON K1V 6P9, 613-731-1255, on Friday, May 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11 at St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent St., Ottawa.
In Memoriam donations to the St. Patrick's Home of Ottawa Foundation or Madonna House, Combermere appreciated by the family.
Condolences and sharing memories at www.kellyfh.ca
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 20, 2019
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