French – Winifred, of Courtenay, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Sunday, September 22, 2002, at age 97.
Predeceased by her husband Jack in 1984, Winifred is survived by her numerous nieces and nephews. Daughter of Thomas and Mary Woods, one of the Valley’s pioneer families, she was born, raised and spent all of her life in the Comox Valley. Winifred was the last surviving founding member of the Native Daughters and a long-time member of the Comox Golf Club.
She requested no funeral or memorial service, but should friends desire, donations in her memory to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 1225, Comox, B.C. V9N 7Z8 or The Canadian Cancer Society, 102-1509 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6 would be appreciated. COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 1101 RYAN ROAD, entrusted with arrangements.