Winifred Jean Webber

Webber , Winifred Jean

(nee Pattern),

December 1919 to September 2009

Jean died peacefully on Tuesday, September 23 in Lady Minto Hospital. She was born in Calgary, Alberta and as a child moved to British Columbia where she grew up in Sardis and Maple Ridge. After marrying Bert Webber, they moved to Point Gray and after the war to Burnaby where they both started and ran a successful printing business. Comox was their retirement home for over 40 years and in 2003 Jean moved to Meadowbrook Residence on Salt Spring Island with her beloved dog Lazo.

Jean loved gardening and created natural settings of beauty wherever she lived. She was a member of the Unitarian Church both in Comox and on Salt Spring Island, and she worked for many years on peace and justice issues.

Jean was a friend, mother, grandmother and great grandmother She will be remembered in life by her brother Harold (Clare), sons Joe (Pat) and Bert (Sue); her grandchildren Mike (Jenn), Tim (Lori) and Leila; and her great grandchildren Ruby, Oscar, Forrest, Brice, Susanne and Nicholas.

Her family is grateful for all the care and compassion that so many gave her in these recent weeks and we extend to you all the same love and kindness that Jean would have given you…Bless You. The family invites you to join in a celebration of her life on Sunday, October 4th from 2 – 4 pm in the lounge at Meadowbrook Residence, 121 Atkins Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island.