Olive Webb (St-Jules)
1943 – 2008
Olive passed away on April 6, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Webb. Survived by her children, Michelle and Marc and their father Robert St-Jules, her granddaughter Clairity, one sister and two brothers in the UK, numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends worldwide.
Olive was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland in 1943. She attended Teacher’s College in Belfast and emigrated to Victoria in 1967. Olive married in 1968, moved to Gold River and continued teaching for 20 years. Upon retirement in 1987, the family relocated to a hobby farm in Courtenay.
Olive was an avid reader, gardener, baker and crafter. Each spring she eagerly anticipated the return of hummingbirds to her garden.
Olive enriched the lives of many children and families throughout her teaching career. Olive was active in her community and enjoyed meeting people from around the world.
Olive volunteered her time with the hospital auxilliary, soup kitchen, kids’ lunch programs, special needs & BCCTRA.
A Celebration of mom’s life will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2:00 pm at her home. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her memory to St. Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care Foundation.
We will miss her dearly.