Wendy Welsh

Wendy Welsh, beloved wife of Gordon Welsh of Royston B.C. passed away on November 5, 2016 surrounded by those who loved her most. Along with her husband Gord, she leaves behind her children Lynne (Stan) Armstrong, Richard (Shannon) Bean, Kathy (Dan) Heidlebach and Michael (Mary) Welsh, her brother Dave Shiell, 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and great-nieces and nephews.

Wendy was born on November 4, 1943 in Cranbrook B.C. to Richard and Doris Shiell. As a young woman, she met, married and had 2 children with Henry Bean of Fernie, B.C. She dedicated her early years to raising and nurturing her children. Once they were in school full time, Wendy then spread her wings and entered the Wendy Welsh, beloved wife of Gordon Welsh of Royston B.C. passed away on November 5, 2016 surrounded by those who loved her most. Along with her husband Gord, she leaves behind her children Lynne (Stan) Armstrong, Richard (Shannon) Bean, Kathy (Dan) Heidlebach and Michael (Mary) Welsh, her brother Dave Shiell, 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and great-nieces and nephews.

Wendy was born on November 4, 1943 in Cranbrook B.C. to Richard and Doris Shiell. As a young woman, she met, married and had 2 children with Henry Bean of Fernie, B.C. She dedicated her early years to raising and nurturing her children. Once they were in school full time, Wendy then spread her wings and entered the work force beginning her career with Canada Post. During her years with the Post Office, Wendy made many friends. Due to her sweet, gentle nature these people became life long friends.

It was through her job that she arrived in Courtenay where she met the love of her life – Gordon Welsh. Together they created a life desired by many, achieved by few. With mutual respect and great love they built a little paradise that she cherished. Her greatest joy was just being home and being with her very good friends and family. She leaves a void that can never be filled. She will forever be loved. work force beginning her career with Canada Post. During her years with the Post Office, Wendy made many friends. Due to her sweet, gentle nature these people became life long friends.

It was through her job that she arrived in Courtenay where she met the love of her life – Gordon Welsh. Together they created a life desired by many, achieved by few. With mutual respect and great love they built a little paradise that she cherished. Her greatest joy was just being home and being with her very good friends and family. She leaves a void that can never be filled. She will forever be loved.


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