Violet Jean Howey

HOWEY, Violet Jean

It is with great and profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Violet Jean Howey at the age of 83 in Comox, B.C. on December 18, 2011.

Predeceased by her loving husband, Russell and son, Hugh. Jean is survived and will be greatly missed by her daughter, Kathy; son, David (Donna); step-sons Frank (Sharen), Brian (Barb), daughter-in-law Elaine, sisters (Julie, Bunny and Margaret) and cherished grandchildren and great-grand children; nieces and nephews.

She was a gentle, loving person treasured by extended family and friends. Jean was born in Stonewall, Manitoba. She began her professional career after graduating from Nursing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After a successful career as a practicing nurse, Jean went on to become the Director of Operating rooms in Fort McMurray.

Jean and her husband Russ retired to Comox BC where they enjoyed their gardening and their loving dogs.

Jean was an active volunteer in the community; Red Cross, Filberg and the United Church, Jean and Russ were great supporters of many charities. She loved and took pride in her family and her little dog, Sara.

Donations can be made to your charity of choice in lieu of flowers.

A celebration of Russ and Jean’s lives will be held at a later date in Comox, B.C.


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