Charlotte Angeline Molnar
November 1, 1919 –November 7, 2014
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother. She was the eldest daughter of Albert and Florence Phillipson and was born and raised in Prince Rupert. Mom was predeceased by her husband of 72 years, Alex, in January 2014. Also predeceased by brothers, Pat, Clem, Abs; sister Harriet; and grandson, Colin.
Char married Alex in 1941 in Vancouver. Phillip was born while Alex was overseas, serving in the Second World War. Charlie and Peter were born shortly after his return to Vancouver. The family resided in Little Mountain Camp where Dad commenced university training. Charlotte was a devoted wife and mother: proud of her ability to stretch a dollar during lean times.
They raised their sons in Victoria where Alex worked for the Canadian Forest Service. They lived in Ottawa for 3 years, retiring to Denman Island in 1976 where she happily spent the next 27 years. Mom loved her garden, living by the sea, and the close knit senior community. She kept in touch with many friends both local and afar. They moved to Courtenay in 2003.
She leaves behind sons; Phil(Carol), Charlie(Donna) and Peter(Pauline); 6 grandchildren, Monique(Glen), Janine(Dan), Aaron(Hannah), Christopher(Za), Michelle(Scott) and Meghan; and 9 great grandchildren.
A special thank you to Mom’s caregivers at Comox Valley Senior Village for your exceptional care and devotion to Mom’s wellbeing. You made all the difference in her final days.
Service to be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 29th at the Old Church Theatre, 755 Harmston Avenue in Courtenay. In lieu of flowers, please consider honouring Char’s memory by making a donation to a charity of your choice.
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