Emily Blanche Slaunwhite (nee Shippelt)

Dec 29, 2017
SLAUNWHITE, Emily Blanche

It is with great sadness that the family of Emily Blanche Slaunwhite (nee Shippelt) announces her passing on December 29th 2017. She passed away peacefully, after a massive stroke, surrounded by her loved ones during her final week of life. Emily (also known as BaBa to her family) was born in New Hill, Alberta on April 16, 1933.

Emily will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 57 years, Ronald and their children Michael (Francoise) and children Makayla, Adam, Diane, Nathalie, Thomas; Deborah (Andrew Coombs); Patricia (Peter Verheyden) and children Nathan, Hailee, Jordan; Ronda (Gordon Hicks) and children Cameron, Derrick, Jeffrey, Jacqueline and Angela; and Donald (Mona) and children Sierra and Tristan.

Emily will be fondly remembered by her sisters, Sofie (the late Tom Gilks) and Helen (the late Len Lang), as well as, her extensive and loving western family. Emily will also be fondly remembered by her eastern (Ronald) family, her brother-in-law Murray (Agnes); sister-in-law Sandy (Ed Shortell) and sister-in-law Fay (the late Len Slaunwhite) and the rest of the eastern family.

Emily was predeceased by her siblings Mary (the late Tom Klampski); William (Jean); Angeline (Cliff Embree); Michael (Eleanor); and baby Blanche.

Friends and family are invited to gather at Beechwood Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Saturday, January 13, 2018 after 1 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Sacred Space at 2 p.m. followed by the interment and reception. Online condolences www.beechwoodottawa.ca

Those who so desire may make a memorial donation to the Ottawa Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Clifford Bowey School Foundation. Rest in Peace Emily (BaBa) – we love you very much….


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