1955 – 2021
At home, surrounded by her loving family, Patricia Florence was peacefully called to God on February 4th, 2021.
Predeceased by her parents Roy Monaghan and Mona (Berthel). Patricia was a devoted wife to Randall Charles for 45 years. Patricia was loving mother to Gregory (Emma), Nadine, Nicholas, Shawna-Maria (Travis), Benjamin (Megan), Anthony (Kym), Lukas, Brendan, Augustine and Julianna. Pat was an adoring grandmother to Logan, Liam, Finn, Noah, Mary Claire, Fiona, Jack and Declan.
A heartfelt appreciation to all of Patricia’s brothers and sisters - Mary Jane Stinson (Lyle), Kathleen Monaghan, Dorothy Smith (Erin), Rose Mary Hopewell, Joanne Watson (Zachary), Roy Monaghan, Kevin Monaghan and Fr. Gerard Monaghan for their immense generosity and support. Patricia will be missed by twenty- one nieces and nephews. A special thanks for Mary Jane, Lyle and Gerianne Stinson for opening their hearts and lives to Patricia and our family.
Our family would like to thank Dr Leiva and the nurses from SE Health for the wonderful homecare this past year, as well as the St. Vincent Hospital 5 North nurses and Dr Raymond for their dedication and care for four years.
Please continue to check obituaries.basicfunerals.ca for updates to service details following the return to the Covid-19 framework on Tuesday February 16, 2021.
In light of the announcement that we will be moving to Orange with the Framework on Tuesday February 16 2021, restrictions are as follows:
Capacity of the Hope Cemetery facilities allow for 25 people at a time. Please ensure you have been in contact with the family to secure a timeslot.
Capacity for Saint Patrick Basilica is capped at 30%, please note there will be staff at the door collecting contact information.
Private visitation for family to take place on Wednesday February 17, 2021 from 2-4pm at Hope Cemetery Chapel (4660 Bank Street, Ottawa). The Funeral Mass to celebrate Patricia’s life will take place on Thursday February 18, 2021 from 2:30-3:30pm, with Rosary and prayers starting at 1:30pm at St Patrick's Basilica (220 Kent Street, Ottawa). A Memorial Mass and burial will take place for Patricia in the spring.
Pat was an avid gardener and loved flowers. Fresh flowers or potted flowers can be sent to the visitation at Hope Cemetery Chapel in Ottawa for February 17, 2021.
Patricia’s Catholic faith was especially important in her life. Donations can be sent to Saint Patrick Basilica for a mass for Patricia’s soul to firstname.lastname@example.org
To view photos of Patricia’s life and the online obituary page, visit
Saint Patrick Basilica
220 Ken Street, Ottawa ON K1R 5G2