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Hope Joyce Oberlin
October 8, 1931 - November 24, 2018
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<div itemprop="description">Hope Joyce Oberlin (nee Tomlinson) passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 24, 2018 at Forest Hill LTC at age 87. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Oberlin. Dear mother of Chris (Dennis Mitchler), Cathy (Les Beaven), Tim (Ann Oberlin), Cindy Halden, Carol (Sean Church). Cherished grandmother of Ashley, Katie (Paul), Mitchell, Sarah (Michael), Amy, Adam (Cody), Eric, Jessica (Albert), Lindsey, Lauren, and Kyle. Beloved great grandmother of Luca, Abel, Cayleigh, and Phoenix. Predeceased by her parents Eva Dorothy (Parker) and William John Tomlinson and her sisters, Eileen Demers, Isabel Wright, Joan Bannerman, Eva Tomas and her brothers Bill, Parker, Ron. Survived by brother Eric Tomlinson (Lee) and niece Gail Wentzloff.<br><br>Our mother raised 5 kids as a military wife with no extended family nearby. She was always the centre of our family and our matriarch who guided & inspired us to do better. She was a kind and generous person who gave of herself to others and taught us to be the same. She was always the first to lend a hand when a friend or family was in crisis. She was the glue that bonded us together with the strength of family. She loved to try out new recipes. Our mother knew how to have fun and always the life of the party with her great sense of humour.<br><br>A Celebration of Life for our mother will be held at the Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel, 2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa on Friday, November 30 at 9:00 am followed by a reception. <br><br>Many thanks and appreciation to the staff of Forest Hill LTC, in particular the 3rd floor PSWs & nurses for your tender care. In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully accepted to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, The Alzheimer’s Society, or the Canadian Cancer Society. <br><br>You will forever be our beloved mom, G-Ram, and GG-Ram in our hearts and memories. <br></div>