Mary “Marie” Melstrom

Mary "Marie" Melstrom

MELSTRON, Mary “Marie”

March 4, 1920 – August 18, 2010

Marie passed away on August 18, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox, BC.

Left to mourn her passing, yet to celebrate her life, are her family.

Marie was a veteran of WWII. After 4 years of service, Marie and Lee H. Melstrom (also a WWII Veteran of 5 years) left for Yellowknife to find work. Times were hard again and work was scarce. There, Marie and Lee married. After 5 years in Yellowknife and two children, they left for Calgary, Alberta. There, they were blessed with their third child and after 6 years, they left for BC and settled in Comox. There they were blessed with their fourth child and again, after 2 years in Labrador, they were blessed with their fifth child.

In the early years of Marie’s life, she was involved in her church and taught sunday school. She was also involved with the U.F.W. (United Field Workers) and when called, she would help with Cubs and Brownies.

Marie leaves five children: Carol, David, Jacqueline, Patricia and Douglas; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A private family service has been held at the Courtenay Foursquare church.

Should friends desire, a donation may be made to the Canadian Bible Society.

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