Charette – Lillian
January 9th, 1936 – June 16th, 2016
Lillian passed away peacefully at Wexford Creek Nursing Home in Nanaimo on June 16th, 2016.
Predeceased by her Father Ivor Ostman – 1980 and Mother Ivy Ostman – 2008.
Survived by her Children, Hugh Bathgate (Stacey), Deborah Kaye (Logan), Lori Blackwell (Bryon) Leanna Oleshak (Jon), Grandchildren, Chris, Lisa, Anthony, Tania, Michael, Bryon, Chance and Teal; Great Grandchildren, Sophie, Gracie, Remy, Landon, Lillian, Jayleen and Aspen.
Lillian moved to Ladysmith in 1966 with her four children, she had a passion for music and taught accordion for a number of years. Lillian also loved cooking and ran the concession at Transfer Beach for a number of years. This also inspired her to take Chefs Training at Malaspina College and upon completion became Food Manager of the Travellers Lodge.
She was very active in the HEU and she actively lobbied the Provincial Government to have diabetic testing strips paid through MSP. Lillian was always there to talk or lend a helping hand and her house was always open. With her warm smile, she always made you feel at home.
She will be greatly missed. Heaven is blessed with another angel.
The family wish to thank the staff at Wexford Creek Nursing Home for their Loving Care.
Cremation. No Service by Request
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