Obituaries

Marie Ormond
B: 1932-12-14
D: 2019-05-19
View Details
Ormond, Marie
Theresa "Tessie" Tabone
B: 1934-11-04
D: 2019-05-19
View Details
Tabone , Theresa "Tessie"
Nadejda Vartanian
B: 1926-09-27
D: 2019-05-18
View Details
Vartanian, Nadejda
Barbara Scanlon
B: 1961-06-20
D: 2019-05-17
View Details
Scanlon, Barbara
Deborah Hobbins
B: 1955-03-11
D: 2019-05-16
View Details
Hobbins, Deborah
Brooke Ryan
B: 1941-11-09
D: 2019-05-15
View Details
Ryan, Brooke
Emile Millette
B: 1935-09-27
D: 2019-05-09
View Details
Millette, Emile
Brenda Isaacs (Thomas)
B: 1954-02-24
D: 2019-05-07
View Details
Isaacs (Thomas), Brenda
Joseph Garceau
B: 1933-04-09
D: 2019-05-07
View Details
Garceau, Joseph
Sister Donalda Renner
B: 1923-09-01
D: 2019-05-06
View Details
Renner, Sister Donalda
Albert Southon
B: 1950-03-05
D: 2019-05-04
View Details
Southon, Albert
James Boudreau
B: 1943-07-14
D: 2019-05-04
View Details
Boudreau, James
Tyler Baker
B: 1990-01-08
D: 2019-04-29
View Details
Baker, Tyler
Darryl Browne
B: 1958-03-04
D: 2019-04-28
View Details
Browne, Darryl
Denis Cote
B: 1943-06-24
D: 2019-04-28
View Details
Cote, Denis
Eileen White
B: 1922-12-23
D: 2019-04-27
View Details
White, Eileen
Frederick Bart
B: 1940-07-25
D: 2019-04-26
View Details
Bart, Frederick
Gary Pitt
B: 1947-10-20
D: 2019-04-26
View Details
Pitt, Gary
Georgina Fogarty
B: 1930-03-24
D: 2019-04-20
View Details
Fogarty, Georgina
Michael Colonna
B: 1932-05-02
D: 2019-04-19
View Details
Colonna, Michael
William "Bill" Sisak
B: 1932-08-01
D: 2019-04-19
View Details
Sisak, William "Bill"

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1919 King Street East
HAMILTON, ON L8K 1V9
Phone: 905-549-9955
Fax: 905-549-0724

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Fr. Christopher Rushton, OMI can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Fr. Christopher Paul Rushton, OMI

Father Christopher Paul Rushton, OMI

Died peacefully on July 30th, 2018, surrounded by saddened members of his religious community, the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Predeceased by his parents, Louis and Eileen Rushton, and two brothers, Norman and Brian, he is mourned by his remaining brother, Pat (Joan) of Almonte, ON, nieces, nephews and cousins. Father Chris joined the Oblates in 1966 and pronounced his Final Vows at Holy Rosary Scholasticate in Ottawa on September 7, 1970. He was ordained Priest on September 29, 1973. In 1974 he completed his education degree in London, ON, and taught at Labrador City Collegiate from 1975-1982. His assignment to serve the Innu community in Sheshatshits, Labrador, began a long and happy part of his life! He ministered in Labrador on and off for over 30 years! He served the Oblate community in many capacities over the years, being appointed Provincial Superior from 1996-2002. More recently he was Chaplain to the Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in Pembroke, ON, and finally Chaplain in Vancouver College until his illness in 2016. He moved to Hamilton, ON, in August 2016, where he was cared for at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, and subsequently at the Good Shepherd Ministry’s Emmanuel Hospice, where he constantly praised their professional and dedicated kindness. All who were blessed to have known Fr. Chris were touched by his kindness and his sense of goodness. He loved to tell stories and see the brighter side of life, full of boundless energy and joyous enthusiasm. His life was one filled with gentleness, grace and blessing! He will be missed by many people whose lives he touched profoundly. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to DeMazenod Door Outreach Ministry (c/o St. Patrick Parish, 440 King Street East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 1C6,) or Emmanuel House, (90 Stinson Street, Hamilton, ON, L8N 1S2.) He will be waked at St. Patrick’s Church, 440 King Street East, Hamilton, on Friday, August 3rd, 2018 from 7 to 9:00 p.m., with prayers being offered at 8:30. His remains will then be transferred to Holy Canadian Martyrs Parish, Ottawa, for Vigil and prayers at 7p.m. Monday Evening, and Mass of Resurrection, on Tuesday, August 7 th at 11 a.m., with burial to take place at 2 p.m. at St Theresa’s Oblate Cemetery in Arnprior, ON. May he receive the reward due a good and faithful servant!

To send flowers to the family of Fr. Christopher Paul Rushton, OMI, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos