Catherine Jean (HANSON) CONLON

Catherine Jean (HANSON) CONLON

Catherine Jean (Hanson) Conlon

Born: District of Reigate, County of Surrey, England

Jean passed away peacefully on the beautiful sunny afternoon of November 13, 2014 in Parksville, British Columbia, after an amazing journey and courageous battle with Cancer.

Jean is predeceased by her husband Patrick; son, Roger; grandson, TJ; sister Avril; and brother, James. She is proudly survived by her children; daughter, Valerie Anne; son, Angus; daughter-in-law, Debbie; grandchildren, Tiara and Laird; daughter, Margaret; son-in-law, Doug; grandchildren, Sophia and Roxanne.

Jean spoke of a very vibrant and fulfilling life. She was a witness to many historical events and changes in our world throughout her years, facing all life had to offer with dignity and respect. Her warmth, beauty, and giving spirit has blessed all who knew her, we shall all have everlasting memories to treasure.

Thank you everyone for your generous love and support during this time. A special thank you goes out to Oceanside Hospice for making our journey a special time in life. Honorable mention to Jean’s palliative nurse, Tara for her loving attention during the last weeks of Jean’s life as her health slipped away.

In keeping with Jean’s expressed request, in lieu of flowers, please honour her memory by making a donation to a local charity.

“We have seen and met Angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives” T.I.A.I.H.T.S. / P.O.C.

Celebration of Life will be held in Jean’s honour from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at the Errington War Memorial Hall, 1390 Errington Road in Errington, BC. A luncheon will follow.

Please come and share this day in memory of Catherine Jean Conlon.

AKA – Best Mom and Friend ever to walk with us.

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YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM – (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.

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