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It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, grandmother, and friend, Rhoda Blevis (nee Ain) at Hillel Lodge on May 18, 2022. Rhoda was born February 7, 1936, in Ottawa to Max and Rebecca (Lazarus) Ain. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 63 years, Bertram C Blevis, three children, Lisa Blevis Filion, Barbara Blevis (Shawn Marmer), and Mark Blevis (Andrea Ross), seven grandchildren, Rebecca Filion, Jack Filion (Madyson),Callie Filion, Benjamin Marmer, Kevin Marmer, Lucy Ross-Blevis, and Bayla Ross-Blevis and one great-grandchild, Caleb Filion. Rhoda is also survived by special cousin Snookie Lomow (Norman), many nieces and nephews, cousins, and countless friends. She was predeceased by sister, Anna Feldman (Keiva) and brother, Kenneth Ain (Myrna).
Rhoda graduated with her nursing degree from The Jewish General Hospital School of Nursing, Montreal, awarded the Michael Hirsch Honor Award for the student possessing the most outstanding personal and professional qualities of nursing; she enjoyed a lively career, most recently at Family Medicine Centre at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus (1976- 1996).
Rhoda and Bert were married on April 12, 1959, and set up their home in Ottawa, with a three-year posting in the Washington DC area in the late 1960s where Rhoda began her love of entertaining, opening up their home to family, friends, those new-to-the-community, and many more. She will always be remembered for her delicious cooking but most of all, her chocolate chip cookies. Rhoda enjoyed traveling the world and was fortunate to accompany Bert on many of his international business trips, and later in life, following their retirement, they traveled the globe together. Rhoda took great pride in her role as “Bubbie” (grandmother), doting on her grandchildren with squishy hugs, lots of good food, and crayons/activities.
Rhoda was instrumental in the early development of the Kosher Food Bank but also volunteered at Jewish Family Services and Hillel Lodge.
Special thanks to Park Place Retirement Residence and Hillel Lodge for their sincere compassion and care.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 20th at 4:30pm at Jewish Memorial Gardens, 2692 Bank Street, Ottawa. For those who wish to participate remotely, the service can be viewed Livestream, by using the link below. Shiva will be held at the home of Barbara Blevis and Shawn Marmer, 131 Wurtemburg Street Apt 202 on Sun. May 22 to Wednesday, May 25 from 2-4 & 7-9pm.
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