August 25, 2011

Carol Thomson

 Peacefully in the Intensive Care Unit of the Ottawa General Hospital with her husband Carey by her side, Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at the age of 49 after a courageous battle against a severe intra-abdominal infection. Loving mother of Brock and Eric. Devoted daughter to Shirley Aitken of Finch and the late Herbert Aitken of Lunenberg, Ontario. Also predeceased by her brothers Sandy and Kevin. Welcomed daughter-in-law to Gregory, (the late Mary Brownlee) and embraced sister-in-law to Craig, Michael, Lynne, Pam, and Derek Thomson. Her smile, her laugh and love will be missed by all who knew her. The family thanks all of our friends and family for the emotional support and prepared meals over the last couple weeks. Sincere thanks and gratitude to the nursing and medical staff in the ICU for the exceptional skill, care, and compassion they demonstrated as they tried to save Carol’s life. Friends are welcome to visit at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre on Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 2 – 5pm and Sunday, August 28, 2011 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A Funeral Service will take place at the Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel Monday, August 29, 2011 at 11am.  Interment Pinecrest Cemetery with a reception to follow. In lieu of flower, donations can be made to the Ontario kidney foundation. Online condolences can be made at