Williams, Jean Evelyn:
Passed away peacefully at NRGH on May 31, 2013, at age 89. Born Aug. 28, 1923, in St. John, N.B. and predeceased by her husband Harold, Chief Petty Officer, RCN; sister, Ruth of Toronto, Ont., and brother Weldon of Rochester, N.Y.
Survived by sister Joyce of Nackawic, N.B., and brothers Larry of Commerce City, Colo.; David of Rochester, N.Y.; and Todd of Oromocto, N.B.; three sons, Harold (Solweig) of Comox, B.C.; Paul (Marion) of Ladysmith, B.C., and Ken (Janet) of Victoria, B.C.; five grandchildren, Shelley (Gavin Toy), Shane (Tracy), Christy (Stewart Baker), Trevor (Marcie), all of Vancouver, B.C.; and Shannon (Dan Massey) of Bligh Park, NSW, Australia; four great grandchildren, Kieran and Haley Williams, Sienna and Gradyn Baker, all of Vancouver, B.C.; and many more nieces and nephews in N.B., Ont., B.C. and the U.S.
Jean had lived in Montreal, Esquimalt, Sooke and Ladysmith. She was a great cook and homemaker, avid reader (especially of mysteries) and master of crossword puzzles. In Ladysmith, she volunteered at the Canadian Cancer Society Office , enjoyed the companionship and card games at the Eagles and Seniors Centre, fellowship with the residents of the Lookout, as well as Thursday lunches with the Ladysmith Widow’s group.
We thank Dr. Swamy, VIHA Home Support, and all the doctors, specialists, nurses, and staff at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Ladysmith Urgent Care Clinic and Lab and downtown Pharmasave.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation are gratefully accepted. No service by request.
Telford’s of Ladysmith