Anne (Daughter of Lee Kinsman and the late Bill Kinsman)
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Anne Kinsman, who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on February 25, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Anne is survived by her mother Lee; her brother Bruce; her sister-in-law Wendy; her niece KloŽ; and her Uncle Bill. She was a highly respected and much liked intellectual property lawyer and senior partner at the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais. Serving as a gifted mentor, a driven leader, and a valued compatriot Anne will be sorely missed by her colleagues and friends at the firm. Anne was passionate about her work, and enjoyed travelling, wilderness canoeing, flying, and being with family and friends. A devoted daughter and sister and a loyal friend to many people, Anne was especially known for her great generosity, wit, and keen intellect. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt) on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. A Service Celebrating Anne's life will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 347 Richmond Road on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2 p.m. In
lieu of flowers, donation details available
at https://sites.google.com/site/ annekinsmandonations/
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Feb. 27, 2014
KINSMAN, William Charles (1936 - 2010) On Thursday evening 15 April 2010 after a short illness. Bill's greatest joy was his family, and he is deeply mourned by Lee, his beloved wife of 50 years, his children Anne and Bruce (Wendy), his cherished granddaughter KloŽ, and his brother-in-law Bill Rigby. Bill is also survived by his brother Bob and sister Janice in Dartmouth, N.S. Bill retired from the Department of External Affairs after 39 years of public service. Trained as an electronics technician, his career allowed him to travel the world, including postings to Germany, Belgium, Japan and Czechoslovakia. In retirement, he enjoyed cooking, diving, lunch with his friends, cruises to exotic locales and tinkering in his workshop. Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road (at Roosevelt), Ottawa on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to a children's charity would be appreciated by the family. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com
Bill is also remembered with great respect by his colleagues within the international technical security intelligence community where he quietly made many significant contributions.
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