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Edmund Ross MacPherson


Petty Officer 1st Class, RCN / C.A.F.


Died: 01 Mar 2021, Ottawa, Ontario


MacPHERSON, Edmund Ross - Peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday, March 1, 2021. Ross MacPherson, beloved husband of the late Donna MacPherson was in his 83rd year. Dear father of Tim (Lee-Anne), Paul (Dianna) and Scott MacPherson. Proud grandfather of Chad, Matthew, Sarah, Nena, Kayla, Mercedes, Phoebe, Shannon and great-grandfather of Avery. Cherished brother of Doug (Anne). Ross is predeceased by his parents Laughlin and Edith MacPherson, brother William (Bill) and his sister Marjorie (Marj) and will be fondly remembered by all of his family and friends. Ross was a proud 30-year veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy (1957-1987) and retired at the rank of Petty Officer 1st Class. He had fond memories of his time on the HMCS Bonaventure (one of Canada's only two aircraft carriers) and being a part of the Canadian Naval Air Group - CNAG. Having been deployed abroad and stationed overseas - Canadian Forces Base Baden (West Germany 1980-1983), he and his family were truly blessed with this opportunity. Private family arrangements have been entrusted to the Opatovsky Funeral Home - Dempster Chapel, 210 Ontario Street in Burk's Falls. If desired, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. (North Bay Nipissing News 08 Mar 2021)


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