Bradette, Ronald
January 9, 2018

Mr. Ronald Bradette

In the arms of his loving wife, Ron Bradette passed away peacefully at the age of 79 on January 9th, 2018 at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. Born August 2nd, 1938 to the late Armand and Laurette Bradette, he leaves to mourn his beloved spouse Karen Stokes, his daughters Renée and Didi, his stepdaughters Melinda (Michael), Cynthia and Wendy. Ron is also survived by his brother Gilles (Leona), his sisters Ginette (Jean), Sherry Ann (Pete), his nephews and nieces; Marc (Julie), Jacques (Manon), Luc, Josée (Georges), Lyne (Steve), Michele (Roch), Sylvie (André), David, Joey, his loving grandchildren; Zachary, Jacob, Nicholas, Mackenzie, Kyle and Cameron, and his very good friends Moe Charlebois and Gilles Beriault. Ron is also survived by his first wife Mylitta Bradette.

Born in Timmins Ontario, Ron went on to obtain a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Ottawa. A long time employee of Carnation Company he worked in Alexandria, On., Brazil, the Philippines, and Los Angeles. He also worked for the Inuit Development Corporation and Century 21 McGowan. Ron finished his career as a merchant and owner of Morrow’s Nut House on Sparks Street Mall in Ottawa and was an amazing chocolatier. His retirement years were spent at his cottage in the Petite Nation, Quebec where he loved to garden and look after his beautiful little dogs. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him and enjoyed his company.

A celebration of his life will take place at Beaconsfield United Church, located at 202 Woodside Road, Beaconsfield, QC on January 20th at 3:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Jewish General Hospital where he received such exemplary and compassionate care.

Arrangements entrusted to Voluntas ( | 514-695- 7979).

Celebration of life

Beaconsfield United Church

202 Woodside, Beaconsfield (Qc) H9W 2P1

Saturday January 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

14 responses

  1. Kristina

    January 15, 2018 at 9:37 pm

    Our condolences to you and the boys

  2. Hélène et Wilfrid Lavallée

    January 16, 2018 at 3:58 pm

    Nous offrons toutes nos sympathies à Karen, Ginette et Gilles ainsi qu’à toute la famille. Quelle belle vie il a eu entouré d’amour.

  3. Paul Vaillancourt

    January 17, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Nos condoléances

  4. Claudette & Rolland Allard

    January 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Dans cette dure épreuve nous sommes de tout cœur avec vous et partageons votre chagrin. Sympathies à Karen, Gilles & Léona, Ginette & Jean & Familles.

  5. Maurice et Irene

    January 17, 2018 at 9:33 pm

    Nos plus sincères sympathies à Karen,Gilles,Ginette et Sherry….on va surement le manquer

  6. Nancy and Steve Burgoin

    January 18, 2018 at 9:59 am

    Dear Karen and family, Steve and I were saddened to read of Ron’s passing. Hoping that your memories together, over the years, help to heal your broken hearts.

  7. Kathy and Paul Tasse

    January 18, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Dear Karen and family,
    Paul and I are truly sorry to hear of Ron’s passing.
    We extend our deepest sympathy at this difficult time.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Gilles and Sandra Beriault

    January 18, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    We are both very sorry for your lost, and are lucky to share so many good memories that will be ours
    For ever.

  9. Joanne Goneau

    January 18, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Dear Karen and Family. I’m so sorry Karen to hear of Ron’s passing. He was such an amazing man. I’m thinking of you all at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  10. Anne Molnar

    January 18, 2018 at 10:55 pm

    Dear Karen, I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope you are blessed with the comfort of your family. Know that you have many old friends thinking of you.

  11. Doug and Sylvia Milne, Ottawa

    January 19, 2018 at 10:33 am

    To the Bradette family: We are so very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. We remember fun times at the Nut House- always a joke
    and delicious bite to be had. Before that, memorable times on the Rideau River as our children were growing up. Our very sincere sympathies to you all.

  12. Mike Young

    January 19, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Karen, sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. I had a lot of fun working with him at the “NUT HOUSE”. Lots of great memories on Sparks Street because of you & Ron, it was my extended working family. My thoughts are with you.

  13. Normand Lapointe

    January 19, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Mes sinceres sympathies a toute la famille…j’ai gradue avec Ronald en 1963.

  14. Richard Dagenais

    January 19, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Dear Karen, my thoughts are with you and your family on this sad occasion. Ron and the ” gang ” had great fishing trips together. He was a very nice person to be with.

    Sincères condoléances a Ginette & Jean, Gilles & Leona ainsi a votre belle Famille.


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