We are sad to announce the passing of MaryAnn Bate on January 15, 2015 in Comox, B.C. MaryAnn was predeceased by her sister Barbara and youngest daughter Janet. She is survived by her husband Bill, sons Bill (Hallmuth) and Bob (Jennifer); daughters Sue, Sandra and Anne (Reginald); grandchildren Jim, Joseph, Brittany, Sarah and Meaghan, great-granddaughter Hannah; brothers Bob (Kay), Ted (Gail) and Rick (Frank) and sister Joan.
MaryAnn was one of the last shorthand court reporters in Canada. She was a loving, dedicated wife and mother and a loyal friend. She was committed to generously supporting numerous charities.
Flowers gratefully declined. A donation to a charity of your choice would be much appreciated and taking a moment to be kind to one another wherever and whenever you can. She will be missed.
A memorial service to take place at Wednesday, April 22nd at 1:30pm at Komox 888 Wing in Comox, B.C.