Grace (nee Mathieson) Lester

LESTER, Grace (nee Mathieson)

(November 9th, 1909 — July 8th, 2005)

Grace passed away after a short illness on July 8, 2005. Ever young at heart she was a dear Great Grandmother, Grandmother and Mother. Born in Campbeltown, Scotland on Nov. 9, 1909 and immigrated to Canada as a child. Married Joseph Lester on Dec. 9, 1929 in Edmonton. The young couple were blessed with a son, Thomas Robert, in 1932. They moved to Victoria during WW II, back to Edmonton after the war and to Hilliers, BC in the 50’s. They settled in Vancouver in the early 70’s. Grace was pre-deceased by her husband Joseph in 1979, her son Tom and Tom’s wife Carmen in 2004. She is survived by grandchildren James Lester (Sylvia) and Rebecca Latimer (John), and great grandchildren Sofia and Daniela Lester and Megan and Amy Latimer.

A special thank you to Abbeyfield House

in Tsawwassen and the Delta Hospital.

Memorial service 1:00 PM Tuesday 19 July at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2350 148th St, Surrey, BC.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Delta Hospital Foundation, 5800 Mountain View Blvd., Delta, BC V4K 3V6.

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