Bertha MORRISON,

Peacefully at her home Feb 24th at 5:40 am, Bertha Morrison quietly slipped away after a lengthy brave and valiant fight with Lung and Brain Cancer. Her loving daughter Marge was at her bedside fondly stroking her forehead & kissing her cheek as she left this world for a better place. Bertha was born at Winnipeg on April 18, 1910 and came to British Columbia in 1937. During her 94 years, Bertha certainly was NO stranger to Tragedy. Just one month previously Bertha had suffered a severe shock when Campbell Morrison, her loving husband of 30 years suddenly & unexpectedly passed away after suffering cardiac arrest. Bertha’s first husband Paul Drew passed away in 1952 at the age of 52 after suffering a long battle with heart disease. The second Love in her Life, Art Thom who had been her companion for 10 years, passed away unexpectedly with stomach cancer. In 1990, Bertha’s son & Marge’s brother, Stan Drew suddenly passed away after suffering an aneurism at the age of 59. Bertha is survived and sadly missed by her daughter & son-in-law Marge & Ray Litzenberger of Victoria; 7 Grandchildren; 14 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great, Great Grandchildren; Step-daughter Donna Morrison; Step-son Norman Morrison; 3 Step Grandchildren; AND Faithful and Loving Home Care Giver of more than 3 years, Pamela Sangster, and many, many other friends and acquaintances in Chemainus and surrounding area. We would be remiss if we did not also acknowledge Donna and Pamela who devoted so much of their time & love to Bertha & Campbell. Thank you so much Donna and Pam. We will never be able to thank you enough. Mom loved you both very dearly!By request Bertha asked that no Memorial Service be held. In lieu of flowers — donations may be made to the Cancer or Heart Foundations. Our Heartfelt Thanks to Maria and all the other Nurses that cared for Bertha, especially Shirley the Pallative Care Nurse who tenderly and lovingly cared for Bertha during her last few days. Just in case you were wondering, even though Bertha succumbed to Lung Cancer, she never smoked a cigarette in her life. Bertha was always in service to others with no thought of her own comforts even though in the last several years her blindness and hearing difficulties prevented her from taking much of an active part in conversation. We have so many wonderful memories to keep her alive in our hearts.


Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.