1936 – 2008
Phyllis Haggins-Lapp passed away suddenly on February 12th at only 71 years old. Phyllis was best known in the community of Comox Valley as the “Welcome Wagon Lady”.
Phyllis will be deeply missed by her husband, David Henry Lapp, her daughter & friend, Andrea “Corae” Bracken. Phyllis will be lovingly remembered by her sons: Kelly & Kevin Cassidy and her granddaughter, Christina Cassidy. “Nanny” will surely be missed by the grandsons she was so proud of: Matthew John Meija and Jeffery Howard Meija. She is also survived by her sisters: Kay Campbell, Barbara Grant, Roberta McLean and her brothers: Neville, Andrew and Wayne Haggins, whom all reside in Ontario.
She was predeceased by her brothers Howard Jr. Haggins and Charles Haggins, and her parents Norma & Howard Haggins.
Having resided in the Comox Valley for 15 years, Phyllis loved this community and bloomed in her position as a Welcome Wagon Representative. In 2006, she was presented with an award for outstanding performance and community service. Phyllis lived her life with confidence and energy. She was a supportive mother and a devoted wife who has left a void in many lives.
A celebration of Phyllis’ life will be held at Piercy’s- Mt. Washington Funeral Home, Courtenay on Monday, February 25th at 1:00 pm. There will be a short service in the Chapel followed by a tea.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.