Margaret Elizabeth Rees

In Loving Memory of

Margaret Elizabeth Rees (nee Estey)


June 8, 1937 – May 10, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of Margaret Elizabeth Rees (Betty) announces her passing on May 10, 2003. Born on June 8, 1937, Margaret was the youngest child of George and Diva Estey. She is predeceased by 3 brothers and 1 sister and her parents. Betty will be dearly and forever missed by her husband, Doug of 46 years, her oldest son Jerry (Eva), daughter Kim (Bruce), son Terry (Tracey), her grandchildren James, Jeremy, Ben, Cody, Jason, Christel and numerous nieces and nephews.

Betty was born in Burtts Corner, New Brunswick. She was the youngest of 10 children. She will always be remembered for her love of life and her wonderful sense of humor. She was a wonderful and devoted wife and a kind and loving mother.

A church service will be held on 15th of May, 2 pm at the Protestant Chapel at the C.F.B. Comox Base. Padre Neil Parker will be officiating. There will be a celebration of life held at a later date. The family gratefully declines flowers and suggests with thanks, that donations be made to the Comox Valley Cancer Society, 102-1509 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC V9N 2K6, in Betty’s memory.

Miss Me but let me go

When I come to the end

of the road,

And the sun has set for me,

I want no rites in

gloom-filled room;

Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss me a little,

but not too long,

And not with your head

bowed low.

Remember the love

we once shared;

Miss me, but let me go.

For this is a journey

we all must take,

And each must go alone.

It’s all part of the Master’s plan

A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely

and sick of heart,

Go to the friends we know.

And bury your sorrows

in doing good deeds;

Miss me, but let me go!

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