REVIE, Jean Elizabeth (nee Glencross)
Jean passed away at home with her family around her on Friday, November 4, 2011. Jean is survived by her childen, Janet Jensen and Tom Revie, and will be lovingly missed by them, as well as many nieces and nephews and extended family. Jean was predeceased by her husband Andrew Revie, brother Mark and sister Lorraine.
Jean was born May 25, 1929 at her parents’ home in Kandahar, Saskatchewan (near Wynyard), She moved to Vancouver Island her her parents in 1946 and eventually settled in Courtenay, where she met and married Andrew Revie.
Always a hard worker, while raising her family Jean also worked outside the home at Pacific Laundry and for many years at the Comox Free Press (the Green Sheet).
Jean kept busy as a long time and active member of the Canadian Daughters and a Senior Peer Counsellor. She was also quite artistic, a talent showcased in her beautiful garden and paintings.
Janet and Tom would like to thank the many family members and friends and, especially, the home care nurses and staff, who made it possible to carry out their mother’s wish to stay at home during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, it would be appreciated if donations could be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Those wishing to remember Jean are invited to an informal gathering being held on Saturday, November 12, 2011, in the Lower Native Sons Hall, from 12 noon to 2 p.m.