TOWNSEND, James Alfred (Alf) Peacefully on Friday, December 17, 2004, surrounded by his family at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Ruby Isobel Chilcott. Dear father of Doreen (David Godwin), Duane (Barbara) and Harold (Sheila). Loving grandfather of Charles and Kimberley Godwin, Deanna (Gary) Rozon and Tom Townsend, Deborah Hardie, Brenda (Peter) Clennett and James Townsend. Great grandfather of Robert, Brian and Allison Clennett, Rebecca, Joshua and Michael Hardie, Andrew and Heather Townsend and Amelia, Charlotte and Veronica Rozon. Predeceased by four sisters, Adele (Mrs. W. H. Johnston), Florence (Mrs. W.S. Davidson), Jean (Mrs. J.S. Rice) and Maude, and by 2 brothers George and John. Friends may visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue at Richmond Road on Sunday, December 19, 2004 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and after 9:30am on Monday, December 20 until service time in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment Rupert Union Cemetery in the spring. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the staff at Lynwood Lodge for their excellent service and compassionate care. Published in the Ottawa Citizen from 12/18/2004 - 12/19/2004.