Brenda Mae Mee “The Jam Lady” passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital on June 21st, 2014 after an illness of one month. Born Dec. 19th, 1941 to William Lionel Mee and Hazel May Cameron of Denman Island. A granddaughter of Charles Allan Mee, the first white settler in North Vancouver (Moodyville) and Annie Seymour.
Predeceased by her first husband Benjamin Victor Malyea, and by her brother Donald William. Survived by relatives in North Vancouver and Squamish.
A kind and caring person she will be missed at the Farmers Market for her “Old Fashion Cake Donuts, Butter Tarts, Date Squares and homemade jam”. She was one of the founding members of the Farmers Market and started out selling sweet corn which then branched out into jam making and baking.
She loved animals and will be missed by her dogs, Molly & Sparkles and her cats.
Sincere thanks to Dr. Gee and to the nursing staff of St. Josephs Hospital for their kindness to Brenda.
Donations can be make to the BCSPCA or Kitty Cat Pals.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 1 at 11:00am at the Courtenay Civic Cemetery, 4768 Old Island Hwy, Courtenay, B.C.