October 30, 1963 – January 11, 2021
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Kevin Caradonna, at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, on Monday, January 11, 2021 at the age of 57. Survived by his spouse and best friend Gina Graham Parkhouse, who shared with Kevin the adventure of a lifetime. Predeceased by his parents Jack Caradonna and Marie Caradonna (nee Howard). Beloved father of Corbin Mott. Dear brother of Paul Caradonna and Deanna Clifford (Jeff). Proud grandfather to Talia Mott. Special uncle to Clifford children, Matthew, Joshua, Amy and Adam. Kevin will be lovingly remembered by his stepson Nathan Parkhouse (Jennifer) and as “NINO” to Parkhouse children, Mackenzie, Madison and Spencer. He will be missed by his extended Howard, Parkinson and Allard families on the Manitoulin Island and his fur baby Kya. Donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation are appeciated. Please remember the importance of organ and blood donation. Kevin will be remembered for his innovative contributions to the Ottawa region’s graphic design industry. His accomplishments entailed the creation of hockey mascots including the NHL’s Spartacat, while working with the Ottawa Senator’s Hockey Club. His entrepreneurial spirit developed and created a unique online business,, for minor sports. Kevin’s greatest legacy is his tireless work ethic, sense of adventure and his intense love for his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
“i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart)
i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear;
and whatever is done by only me is your doing,
my darling).”
E.E. Cummings