HAW, Iva Sybil
March 13, 1922- October 26, 2011
Our sweet Sybil left this world peacefully on October 26, at The Views Eagle View with her sister Loretta (Lori) by her side at the proud age of 89. She was predeceased by her husband Edwin Haw, mother Uretta Martin, father George Martin, and her 3 siblings Muriel Marshall, Wilbert Martin, Clarence Martin and sister in law Beatrice Martin.
She is survived by her sister Loretta (Lori) Wear (Joseph), sister in law Reva Martin, nephews and nieces Michele Roger, Russ Wear (Leanne), Susan Sarada, Faye Cawsey (Mark), Laura Marshall (Larry), Angela Brawn (Gary), George Martin (Mary), Calvin Martin (Jayne), Blaine Martin (Trinda). She also left behind 11 great nephews and nieces. Sybil took great joy in being called Auntie Auntie Sybil by some of them.
She had great elegance and took pride in her organized life and loved to be the one sitting on the sidelines observing her outgoing family. Her calmness and gentle character blessed us all. Sybil enjoyed line dancing, western music, watching curling on TV, walking, but her greatest pleasure was when she bought a new pair of shoes. Sybil always had sugar cookies in her cookie jar and every member of the family loved them. She was known to us as the “sugar cookie queen”. She loved to travel and saw a great deal of the world.
A huge thanks to Dr. Daws and the receptionists in the office for the care and love they showed to Sybil. Also, thank you to the wonderful staff in the Transition Unit on the second floor of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox. Thank you as well, to the incredible team of nurses and staff in The Views Eagle View that gave Sybil great comfort and care. God bless you all. A special thank you needs to go out to Angela and Gary Brawn who supported and sat by Sybil in her final hours and gave sister Lori, Joseph and family comfort, care and compassion.
A celebration of her life will be held at Piercy’s Mount Washington Funeral Home on Saturday, November 5 at 1:00pm with Pastor Ken Gaglardi officiating. A tea will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph’s General Hospital Foundation. Please specify that the donation goes to The Views “Eagle View”.