December 13, 1915-December 21, 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our family matriarch, Merle Etta Allan (nee Perry) after 106 amazing years. She passed away with her family by her side on Tuesday December 21st, 2021 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Predeceased by beloved husbands Edward Allan and Edgar Thomson. She was devoted to her children William “Bill” Thomson (Joan) and Robert “Bob” Thomson (Corinne), both of Arnprior. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren; Barbara, Bonnie (Scott), Terry (Joyce), Stephanie (Rob) and Scott (Kim) and great grandchildren; Ryan, Eric, Morgan, Liam, Madison Jack and Sara and great-great grandchildren and Oaklynde and Ella. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Elizabeth (Steward) Perry, brothers Lawrence (WWII), William and sisters Mildred, Gladys, Harriet and Beatrice. Merle was happy to have recently celebrated her birthday with her family and friends at the Arnprior Villa. Merle’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior where private family services were held. In memory of Merle, a donation may be made to a charity of your choice.