Christine passed away peacefully October 2, 2010 surrounded by her six loving children. She was survived by her children: Maureen Griffi n, Paula (Steve) Maras, Sue Anne (Tauno) Virtanen, Bart (Laura) Griffi n, Christine (Barry) Schultz and Jerry Griffi n along with two of her sisters: Marg and Th erese and her brother, Bern. Christine was predeceased by husband Dan, son Kenneth, granddaughter Taunya, grandson Greg and seven of her ten siblings. Remembering “Nana” are her fi ft een grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Christine was born in Corner Brook, Nfl d in 1920. She married the love of her life, Dan in 1945. Th e family moved to Tennessee in 1954. In 1964 they returned to Canada and settled on Vancouver Island. Her family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who assisted in her care.
A Requiem Mass is being held Saturday, October 9th at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ladysmith. In lieu of fl owers, a donation to your local Red Cross will be appreciated.