It is with great sadness, but with loving memories we announce the passing of Bessie May Christie (Nee Ritchie), on July 9th, 2011 at the age of 94.
Bessie will be deeply missed by her children Jean (Jim) Libbey, Heather Kallman (Robert Cameron), Glenn (Cheryl) Morris, and her step-daughters Sharron Christie (Eric Mooney), Susan Christie (Gary Rowbotham) and Shelley Christie (George Van Wensem), as well as her 10 grandchildren and her 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Fred Christie in 2006 and then decided in 2007 to move back to Ottawa to be closer to family.
A memorial service to celebrate Bessie’s life was held on July 19th, 2011 at the United Church Kanata, Ontario. Interment will follow on September 3rd, 2011 at the Virden Cemetery, Virden, Manitoba.
Memorial donations may be made to the D’Èsterre House Senior Centre, Comox, B.C. or to a charity of one’s choice.