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Publication: Globe and Mail, The add link
Issue: 15 March 2008, page S9
Title: CARMICHAEL Kenneth Duncan Hudspith (Death Notice)
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Kenneth Duncan Hudspith


It is with great sorrow that the family announces his death on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at the Lakeshore General Hospital in Pointe Claire, Que. Dearly beloved husband of fifty-one years of the late Anne Currie Macdonald Carmichael, cherished father of Moira Anne Hayes (Stephen) of Quebec City and Kenneth Macdonald Carmichael (Lynn) of Ottawa. Dearly loved grandfather of Catherine Anne Hayes Jackson (Rod) and Jonathan Andrew Hayes (Jane) and the proud great- grandfather of Charlotte Abbie Hayes. His devotion to family included his nephews and niece, Rosemary, David, Lawrie and Margaret and their families. He was a special friend of Marlon de Terry who brought joy to his life.

Ordained in 1936 as an Elder of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, he held this office for over sixty years in devotion to his church and God.

A fifty year employee of Canadian Pacific Railway, he retired in 1975 as Manager - Freight Rates, Atlantic Region, a career that took him from Montreal to Moose Jaw, Vernon and Nelson, B.C., Ottawa, returning to Montreal in 1953 and in whose service he was a proud and devoted employee.

A service in celebration of his full and active life will be held at the Presbyterian Church of St. Columba-By-The-Lake, 11 Rodney Avenue in Valois (Pointe Claire), Quebec on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 2 p.m. Visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service with a reception to follow at the church.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations may be made in his memory to the Presbyterian Church of St. Columba-By-The-Lake, 11 Rodney Avenue, Pointe Claire, Que. H9R 4L8 or the charity of your choice. Special thanks for the numerous visits to and support of Dad and his family from friends at St. Columba and beyond, for the care and concern of staff and residents of the Wellesley, his caregivers, and the doctors and many staff at Lakeshore General Hospital.

Into God's care and keeping

We commend you, dearest Daddy