Evelyne passed away peacefully in St. Joseph’s Hospital, on September 15, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband Thomas, her 11 brothers and sisters and numerous nephews and nieces.
Evelyne was a dedicated member of the Catholic Women’s League in Comox, and a passionate fundraiser for the Cancer Society. She participated in the ‘Head Shavers,’ which raised money for palliative care beds, and she also donated her lovely hair for cancer wigs.
Evelyne worked as a French Immersion teacher in BC and the Yukon. She also was vice president and operations manager for a flying charter company in the Yukon.
Evelyne loved knitting, sewing, camping and fishing. She was an active member of the Courtenay and District Fish and Game Protective Association. She loved to volunteer at the seniors’ fishing derby. Eve was vivacious and so full of life, always ready and willing to be of help to others. She was an inspiration and will be so very missed by all of us.
Evelyne’s memorial service will be held at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chapel, 19 Wing Comox Air Base at 2 pm on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Comox Valley Hospice Society are appreciated in lieu of flowers.