DINES, Annette Eugenie (nee Thibault),
Sept.28/1919, Ponteix, SK – Nov. 17/2011, Ottawa, ON. Suddenly at Beacon Heights Retirement Residence, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late John Dawson Dines, daughter of Zepherine and Arthur Thibault. Survived by brother Roland Thibault of Berlin, New Hampshire, and sister Yvonne Scott of Victoria B.C., predeceased by sisters Clara and Emma, and brothers Alfred, Aristide, Emile, Henry, Joe, and Paul. Loving mother of John Dines (Norah Mooney), Nola Carman (Murray Carman), Elaine Dines (Jim Buss), David Dines, and pre-deceased by her youngest son Brian Dines. Very proud Grandmother to Anissa Boosamra (Len Elphick), Paula Boosamra, Leanne Larwill, and Andrew O’Reilly (Megan Raaflaub O’Reilly). Great-grandmother to Joshua and Curtis Colley, Dawson Larwill, Nolan and Nathan O’Reilly. Remembered lovingly and will be missed by many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. Mom was dedicated in all the roles she was given in life, and worked tirelessly to see them through to their fullest potential. She believed in, and loved her God, and has earned her reward in heaven. She will be forever missed. The family would like to send a very special thanks to the dedicated staff both past and present from the Beacon Heights Retirement Residence, the Elmsmere Retirement Residence, all the home care staff, and all the countless volunteers who filled her last years with caring and love.
The family will receive condolences at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre of Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa. On Dec. 9/2011 at 10:00 a.m., to be immediately followed by a memorial service in celebration of Annette’s life at Beechwood Cemetery’s Sacred Space at 11:00 a.m. In memory of Annette E. Dines, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society will be greatly appreciated by the family.