McGill, Edith Earlean (nee Benson), 89, passed away at the Comox Valley Senior’s Village on October 15, 2013.Edith was born on March 10, 1924 in Monroe, Washington and is predeceased by her loving husband Hugh in 2003.
She is survived by sister Lucille, of Sumas, Washington. Edith will be lovingly remembered by daughters Judy (Bernie) Calvert and Beverly (John) Coleman, granddaughters Leanne (Darryl), Mercy, Samantha (Joel) and Jaime (Brad), known as Big Mama and Boo Boo to her great grandchildren Joshua, Emma, Meaghan, Danni, Layne, Beth, Jack, Olivia and Rose and is also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends. Always a lady, Edith’s manners and smile remained with her to the end. Despite the challenges she faced, she continued to enjoy the pleasures of flowers, chocolate, ice cream and music to the end of her life. Many thanks to Dr. Konway, the wonderful staff at the Comox Valley Senior’s Village, Charline and Eda, and others who have added so much joy to Edith during these last few years.
A celebration of life will be held at Piercy’s Mt. Washington Funeral Home on Saturday, October 26,2013 at 1:00pm. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C #300-828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, B.C V5Z 1E2 or online to www.alzheimerbc.org