was born in Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, August 19, 1930, she passed away peacefully, October 13, 2004 after a brief encounter with lung cancer.
She was the loving wife of Edward, a wonderful mother to Barbara and dear friend to son-in-law Brian Fitzgerald. She lost her Dad – John Henry McAuley when she was 12, then in later years she lost her “Mum” Ellen Josephine McAuley, her much loved brother Norman (Bud) McAuley, her dear sister Evelyn Wilson, nephews Neil Nuyten and Paul McAuley.
She will be remembered fondly by those surviving her, sister Jeannie Nuyten, brother-in-law Jim Wilson, sister-in-laws Eleanor McAuley, Pat Collins as well as her many loved ones in England and many beloved nieces and nephews in Canada and abroad. Special thanks go to Jeannie, Jim, Ron and Marge Thompson for their kind support during our very troubling time. Many thanks to Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Ramakashyn, Dr. Rimmer, Dr. Mckenzie and the staff of the Cowichan District Hospital. Our heartfelt thanks to some very special nurses who took excellent care of her, Trisha, Efi, Yvette, Arlene and Janet in ICU, Ward 2 South nurses Susan, Lorraine, Theresa, Donna and Prudence. RN Karen Hoskyn and LPN Sue went the extra mile to support us at the very end – we are especially grateful for your gentle and caring ways. There are many others in and out of the hospital that are not named here but are held fondly in our hearts. Thanks also for the efficiency of the 911 staff. There will be a private family Farewell on Wednesday, October 20th, 2004. Thank you to Telford at Telford’s Mortuary for making our special arrangements possible.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cowichan District Hosptial Foundation, 4-466 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, B.C. V9L 3R6, are appreciated.