In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Barbara McClelland (Barb) Mabee


Lieutenant (S), 0-47970, WRCNS


Born: 17 Dec 1919          Died: 11 Dec 2009


MABEE, Barbara (Barb) McClelland - passed away peacefully at home. Loving daughter of Don and Irene. Dear sister to Liz (Pep), Don (Nonie), and Skee (Anita). Beloved wife of Ollie (Oliver Band Mabee, LCdr). Cherished mother to Martha (Gustel), Ginny (Bill), Alix (Paul) and Cathy (Chris). Adored Granny to Eric, Rob, Dave, Tobin, Jennifer, Rory, Maddy and Jamie. Barb was elegant, gracious, independent, fun-loving and a woman who treasured her many friends. Heartfelt thanks to Sylma, Phyllis and Rose for their gentle care of our Mum. Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 between the hours of 7 and 9 p.m. at the Morley Bedford Funeral Home (159 Eglinton Ave. W., 2 lights west of Yonge St.). A family service will take place on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at St. James Cemetery. (The Glove and Mail 14 Dec 2009)


NAVAL SERVICE HEADQUARTERS OTTAWA - Appointed to NSHQ OTTAWA, Staff of The Naval Secretariat 01 May 1943 as a Prob. Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant, WRCNS (Navy List Aug 1943).  Appointed Pay-SLt, WRCNS (seniority 01 May 1943) (Navy List Feb 1944).  Appointed Pay-Lt, WRCNS (seniority 01 May 1944) (Navy List Jul 1944).  Appointed Lt (S), WRCNS (seniority 01 May 1944) (Navy List May 1945)

* Retired List as a Lt (S), WRCNS (seniority 01 May 1944) (Navy List Apr-Oct 1946)

* Last noted on the Retired List as a Lt (S), WRCNS (Navy List Oct 1946)




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