Ann ARMSTRONG (Nee: Waska)

Ann Armstrong (Nee: Waska) 1924 – 2009

On July 18th, our wonderful Mother, Nana, Granny, sister, aunt and friend passed away at home, in the loving presence of her family. Ann was predeceased by her husband Jack and brothers Mike and Harry Waska. We will

cherish the memory of her humour, vitality, fairness and love of family. She will be sadly missed by her children: Karen (Barry); Michael (Elsa); grandchildren: Kristina, Tristan, Julia and Michelle; and sister Ellen (Gord).

Ann was born March 28, 1924 in Sokoliki, Poland (now Ukraine). The family immigrated to Canada in 1931. Ann was raised on a farm in Maple Ridge and was a member of a well-known Fraser River fi shing family. Upon her marriage in 1946, Ann moved to Ladysmith V.I. where she lived for 63 years.

Thanks so much to the terrifi c group of caregivers who assisted the family with homecare during her illness: Dr. Hatchwell, Ladysmith Homecare nurses and home support staff. As well, thank you to all those who visited and sent warm messages of encouragement. Final wishes include private family service, in lieu of fl owers, please donate to the charity of your choice.


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