Alice Jean Hewitt (nee Porter)
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Alice. Alice passed away peacefully at the Cowichan District Hospital on November 14th. She was predeceased by her loving husband Marshall, brother Lindsay & Flora Porter, brother Cecil Porter, brother Walter & Nancy Porter, and brother Ken Porter (Norma). Alice is survived by 14 nieces and nephews and their spouses and many grand nieces and nephews, and a great friend that she made at the Steeples Residence Len Cleough.
Alice was born in Keephills, Alberta, February 1, 1922 after receiving her teaching certificate she started her teaching career in Ponoka District, she also taught in Bon Accord where her and Marshall farmed until 1973. When they retired from farming and moved to Chemainus, Alice was a supply teacher in Chemainus and became very active in the community volunteering at the Theatre, the Thrift Store and her Church St. Michael’s & All Angels. Her loves were working, gardening, playing cards and being with family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, November 27th. 1:30 pm at the St. Michael’s and All Angels, 2858 Mill Street, Chemainus, BC
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Cancer Society or St. Michaels & All Angels in Chemainus.
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