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Sarah Christena Kearns
November 15, 1922 - March 17, 2019
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<div itemprop="description">Sarah Christena Kearns <br>November 15, 1922 - March 17, 2019 <br> <br>Christena passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the age of 96. Predeceased by her loving husband Alfred Kearns, infant son Ricky, step-daughter Jean, daughter-in-law Lori, niece Charlotte, and cousin Ellen. Dearly loved mother of Mike (Debbie), Margaret McCagg (Ted), Sandra and Linda. Cherished grandmother of Erin (Nathan) and Kevin McCagg. Fondly remembered as Granny Chris by Tony, Sonja and Sammy McKay. Loving aunt of Judy McKibbon and Larry Kearns, dear cousin of Joan Fraser and the Downey clan. Christena will be dearly missed by her extended family of cousins, great- and great-great grandchildren. <br> <br>Always active and up for an adventure, Christena went hot-air ballooning and indoor skydiving while in her 80’s. In her early 90’s, daughters Sandra and Linda welcomed her into their home where she enjoyed a wonderful view of the birds and other visitors to the Monahan Wetlands area. Christena was a longstanding member at Bells Corners United Church, where she lovingly cared for children in their Nursery for many, many years and enjoyed every minute of it. <br> <br>A Celebration of Life will be held at Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Road, on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bells Corners United Church, Elizabeth Bruyère Centre, or Ottawa Humane Society. <br> <br>“Until we meet again.” <br></div>