Edith Ellen (Mollie) (Nee: Blaney) SIMPSON

SIMPSON, Edith Ellen (Mollie)

(Nee: Blaney)

Mollie was born on July 8, 1926 in Milestone Saskatchewan and she passed away on April 21, 2014 in Chemainus Health Care Center. She is predeceased by her parents George and Hazel Blaney and her husband Duncan Simpson. Mollie is survived by her sister-in-law Eleanor Draper of Burlington Ontario and her children Paul (Lee), Peggy, Patti, Peter (Edine) and Perry (Cheryl). She is also survived by her grandchildren Erin (Brad), Kyle, Jessica (Terry), Michael, Jacob, Amanda, Melissa, and her great-granddaughter Caeleigh. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews, also her many friends and neighbours.

Mollie and Duncan married in 1949 in Toronto and 3 years later moved to the Queen Charlotte Islands. In 1956, with 3 children, Mollie and Duncan moved to Ladysmith, where they had 2 more children. She and Duncan were involved with the Ladysmith Kinsmen and Kinette club. After Mom retired, she became involved with the Ladysmith Cancer Society and her Quilting club.

Mollie’s family would like to thank Dr. Fergus Kennedy and the staff at Chemainus Health Care Center and Ladysmith Home Care for their wonderful service.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cancer Society. A Celebration of Life will be held at 119a Forward Road, Ladysmith on Saturday May 31, 2014 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.


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