Elizabeth Maud HAINSWORTH (nee Price)

Hainsworth (nee PRICE),

Elizabeth Maud

Passed away peacefully on January 28th, 2008 in Parksville BC.

Elizabeth was born in Swansea, Wales April 28th, 1923. Joining the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at the advent of World War II, she met the love of her life in York, England, Canadian Airman Bill Hainsworth from Kitchener, Ontario. They were married in Swansea Wales February 14th, 1944, the beginning of a wonderful marriage lasting more than 63 years. Their first son, Robert John, was born in 1945 in Swansea, Wales. She followed her husband to London, Ontario as a War-Bride in 1946. Their second son, George Bruce, was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario in 1952. After Bill’s graduation as a Geologist, She followed him to Northern Canada, finally settling in the Vancouver area. Elizabeth was very active in theatrics and ran her own business, Liz’s Lingerie Shop in Vancouver, for many years. Her proudest accomplishment was being the co-founder of the Greater Vancouver Mining Women’s Association, where she remained active for many years. ?Survived by her loving husband, Bill, two sons Rob and George, three grandsons, Kaleeg, Shane and Micheal, and five great-granddaughters Ella, Heulwen, Madison, Avery and Bridget.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society.

A Service will be held at St. Edmund’s Anglican Church in Parksville, on Sunday February 3rd, 2008 at 2:00 pm

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