Surrounded by her family, Nancy passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on December 12, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband John and her brothers Johnny, Donald (Elva) and Gordon (Terry).
She is survived by her daughters Terri-Ann and Tammi (Aris), granddaughter Sarah (Kevin), and great-granddaughters Zoë and Cacia.
Nancy had a deep faith, had long been active in her church community, and always found ways to contribute to and support the vulnerable and disadvantaged, both in her local area and globally. As a young woman, Nancy loved to roller-skate, ice-skate and attend wrestling matches with her older brothers. Nancy loved entertaining, conversation, flowers and local theatre. Her collection of cake plates is legendary.
Nancy and her late husband John settled in Comox in 1970 after many years living in various locations across Canada and in Europe. She worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital from 1972 to the mid-eighties and made many dear and long lasting friendships in this community.
She was devoted to the wellbeing of her family. Her husband and girls (daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughters) brought meaning, love and laughter throughout her life. Nancy passed on her strong family values to the next generations. She was greatly loved and will be deeply missed.
Special thanks to her physicians, the wonderfully caring staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital and everyone who helped and supported Nancy over the past few years.
An open service for friends and family was held on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 1:30PM at Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay.