Lilian Alice SIMPSON

SIMPSON, Lilian Alice

Aug 28, 1928 – Mar 25, 2014

Lilian (Lil) Simpson (nee Kenworthy) passed away suddenly at home in the early morning hours of March 25th, 2014 at the age of 85. She was predeceased by her husband Harold, her parents, six brothers, and one sister.

Born in Qu’Appelle, SK, the youngest of eight children, Lilian trained to become a registered nurse in Moose Jaw, SK. She later worked in what is now the Cowichan District Hospital after which she worked for many more years at the Ladysmith Hospital.

After retiring she volunteered with the Canadian Cancer Society and was a very active long time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, #2101, Ladies Auxiliary. Lil was an avid knitter and crocheter. There were countless recipients of her lace tablecloths and afghans.

Lil is survived by her children Carol (Keith) White and Wayne (Sandra) Simpson; grandchildren Trevor, Jaret, Stephanie, and Nicole; great grandchildren Jaden, Britney, Emma, Freya, Aria, Cara, and another on the way; and many nieces, nephews, and their families.

Lilian will be greatly missed by her growing family and many friends.

A memorial tea was held Monday, March 31st at the Eagles Hall, Ladysmith.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the MS Society of Canada.

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