Eunice (Fairhurst) Eileers

EILERS, Eunice (Fairhurst)

1929 – 2006

Kelly passed away in Nanaimo on December 23rd after a valiant struggle with a long term illness. She was surrounded by her loving family, and will be sadly missed. She is survived by her husband Lew Eilers, and children David Fairhurst and Carol Fairhurst (Wayne Giles), sister Mary Robinson and brother Richi Forster (Vi). She was predeceased by her husband Richard Fairhurst, and sister Vera Bruce.

Kelly was born in Burnaby where she taught school

before marrying and moving to Whistler in 1958. She

and Richard built Cypress Lodge on the west side of

Alta Lake (currently the Cdn.Youth Hostel). In 1980

they retired to Parksville where she became an active

member of the quilters guild. Kelly and Lew were

married in 1990 and they subsequently moved to the

Okanagan to begin their new life. Kelly will be fondly

remembered for her quick sense of humour, her musical

and artistic talents and her generous love of family

and friends.

Heartfelt thanks to the very generous and loving

caregivers at Nanaimo Seniors Village, and to Dr. Lam.

A memorial service celebrating Kelly’s life will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel,One Newcastle Avenue,Nanaimo at 2pm on Saturday, Jan. 13th.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson Society Canada or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

WORIES, Joannes Allegondus (Joe)

Dec. 29, 1924 –Dec. 27, 2006

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness. Joe was born in Voorburg, The Netherlands and immigrated to Calgary, Alberta in 1958. He worked at CP Rail until his retirement and then they relocated to Qualicum Beach, B.C.

Joe is survived by his wife Willy of 54 years, and daughter Patricia, sister Riny (Gerry) Van Doorn and many nieces and nephews and good friends.


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