Rowan Kerry Stringer, 17 of Ottawa, died suddenly May 12th as a result of injuries sustained in a rugby match. She was born June 25th, 1995 in Ottawa and was the daughter of Gordon and Kathleen (Hamilton) Stringer. Sadly missed by dear sister Cassie Stringer, grandparents Patrick and Shirley Hamilton of Ottawa. Wonderful niece to Steven Hamilton and Lara Theoret of Ottawa and Patrick Jr. and Patricia Hamilton of Brantford. Loved by cousins Lindsay, Collin, Spencer, Stuart, Aidan and Jaxon. Rowan attended John McCrae Secondary School where she was a member of the Link Crew and captain of the girls rugby team. She was accepted to the University of Ottawa’s School of Nursing in the fall. Friends may pay respects at the
Kelly Funeral Home, Barrhaven Chapel
3000 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean
Friday May 17th from 5 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the Metropolitan Bible Church on Saturday May 18th at 2 p.m. In Memoriam donations to the Pediatric ICU at CHEO or The Children’s Wish Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the Emergency and PICU staff at CHEO.