HOULT, Edith Audrey
1923 – 2011
Edith passed away in the early hours of October 2,2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox BC. She was born in New Westminster, BC on April 25, 1923. She was the youngest of five children born to Edith and Hollis Young. In 1942 she married the love of her life John Henry Hoult. During his military career they made various home across Canada with their final home at “HOMEPORT” in the Comox Valley.
They also enjoyed many wonderful holidays together throughout their retirement. Edith’s interests and pastimes centred around her family and included a love affair with the golf course, her music and playing bridge. Her organ music was heard in many churches in the Comox Valley.
Edith leaves behind her two children; daughter Fran (Doug) Hutchison of Courtenay; son Michael Hoult of Courtenay; and her grandchildren Tobi Anne (Barry) Norris of Courtenay , Lori (Bob) Webster of Evansburg, Alberta, Michael Hoult of Calgary and Pamela (Shawn) Hoult of Calgary. Edith will also be missed by her beloved great-grandchildren Mackenzie, Alex, Robbie, Joshua, Leah, Hannah and Liam as well as many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the 3rd floor nurses and Dr. Thompson for their tender and compassionate care during her final days. Also many thanks to Dr. Fitzpatrick for his dedicated care to her over the years.
A service to Celebrate Edith’s Life will be held at Piercy’s – Mt Washington Funeral Home, 440 England Ave., on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 2pm. Padre Neil Parker officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined; donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements have entrusted to Piercy’s -Mt. Washington Funeral Home and Crematorium.