THOMPSON, Edith Henrietta
1922 – 2011
It is with sad hearts we announce the passing of Edith Thompson on September 14, 2011, at The Gardens at Qualicum Beach.
Edith was born in Northern Ireland and immigrated with her family to Edmonton in 1955. They moved to Calgary in 1960 where she worked in retail sales until moving to Lethbridge in 1975. Edith was honoured for her 5 year service with Meals on Wheels in Lethbridge. Edith & Bob retired to Parksvile in 1985 where they spent many happy years camping and enjoying the outdoors. she will be remembered as a loving with , mother and grandmother. We will miss her wonderful cooking and especially her butterfly cupcakes. She always looked on the positive side of life even in her declining years had a story and a smile for all her caregivers.
Edith is survived by her son Robin (Anne) and two grandsons Robert (Jocelyn), Glen (Natasha) and one great granddaughter Evelyn. She is also survived by three sisters and one brother in the United Kingdom and Canada. Edith was pre-deceased by her husband of 60 years, Robert (Bob) Thompson.
After the passing of Bob in 2003, Edith moved into Arranglen Retirement Home then subsequently moved into The Gardens in Qualicum. The staff at the Gardens took wonderful care of Mother in her declining years. The family would like to thank all the staff on the 3rd floor for their professionalism and dedication to her care.