September 29, 1941 – November 21, 2012
It is with extreme sadness the family announces the passing of our beloved Wife, Mother, and Grandmother.
Pat passed away peacefully at the age of 71, in St. Joseph’s Hospital on Wednesday, November the 21st with her husband and family at her side. She is predeceased by her mother Audrey, father Jack, and brother Jack. Pat is survived by and will be greatly missed by her loving husband Jim, daughters Darlene (Faruk) and Karen. Grandchildren, Robert (Janice), Amanda, Samantha, Russell, Isaac, and Marylee. Great-grandchildren, Devan and Isaiah. Sisters, Dean (Garth) and Anne (Dan), and nieces and nephews.
Pat was born in Vancouver in 1941. She met the love of her life Jim, in Gibsons in 1956 and went on to marry and have two daughters, Darlene and Karen. She later retired to the Comox Valley in 2000 where she enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, feeding the squirrels and birds, spending time with her cat Holly and taking her dog Gigi for walks on the beach with her husband. Pat was a proud grandmother who loved to spent time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Dr. Swanson, Dr. Murphy, Dr. Thomas and Ursula in ICU as well as all other nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital for their compassionate care.
Pat’s Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 3rd, at 1:00pm from Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road. Interment will follow at Courtenay Civic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Y.A.N.A.
495 Fitzgerald Ave., Courtenay, BC V9N 2R1