Peacefully at The Ottawa Heart Institute on March 6, 2021 with family at his side at the age of 77.
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Dear husband of Jolene Splaine for 56 years. Proud father of Bruce (Helen) Angus and Blair (Kim) Barrie. Dear Poppa of Keegan (Katelyn), Karlyn (Jacob) Field, Zac and Alexis. Proud great grandfather of Emmitt Field (Feb 20, 2021).
Son of Andrew and Mary (Obrey) Gilchrist.
Dear brother of June Bowes (late Clifford), James (Mary), Carl (Jean) and Ray (Nadia). Predeceased by brothers Jack (late Vivian), Russell, Cecil, Duncan, Bernie (Sandra), Gerry (late Winnifred), Ernest (Verna), Donald, Roy (late Noreen), Kenneth, Bert (Judy), Mervin (Shirley) and sisters Minerva Leach, Vera Alexander, Betty Hobbs (late Sidney), Beatrice Byce (late Harold).
Uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place and there is no visitation or service due to Covid. A cemetery service will be arranged in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Ivan can be made to The Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Pembroke, Ottawa Heart Institute or The Lung Associations. Arrangements entrusted to the Murphy Funeral Home Pembroke.