Peacefully, at Stanford Place, Parksville BC, on the 26th of September in her 88th year, after a short courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by Dear Husband James McCauley 1988, and Sister Jean Spring; Isabelle will be sadly missed and is survived by her Sister Mid Nielsen and Brother Tom Honey(Karen), Daughters Helen McCauley, Liz Lane(Larry), Judy McCauley, Rene Langen(Peter), and Son Jim McCauley (Sandy).
She was dearly loved by her 10 Grand children, and many Great Grandchildren and Nieces and Nephews. She had many Family and Friends in Ontario, and over the last few years many close Friends in the Qualicum Beach area
Prior to retiring, she worked for many years as the Secretary Treasurer for McLean and Foster Construction Co. in St. Mary’s Ontario. Isabelle and Jim hosted many Family reunions at their cottage in Red Bay, and spent their winters with many Friends in Sebring Florida.
She was a major supporter & volunteer of the Ladies Auxiliary and Royal Canadian Legion, following her service overseas with the RCAF during WWII. She was also a Life Member of the Elks Royal Purple. She was an active member in the Oceanside Community and could often be found at Ravensong Pool, Seniors Centre and Theatre Productions. Isabelle would visit Branch 76 RCL daily at 4 pm for Happy Hour to meet her Comrades. Isabelle was known as the “Dancing Queen“ to her family. Her passion was cruising and she achieved her goal of traveling to every continent and ocean.
Special thanks and gratitude go out to the wonderful Staff at Stanford Place, in particular the whole Fairview team who cared for Isabelle. She enjoyed them and appreciated them so much.
A Celebration of Life was held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 76 Qualicum Beach on Saturday Oct 1st, 2011, followed by a Luncheon and Refreshments put on by the Ladies Auxiliary. The family wish to thank members of the Ladies Auxiliary and RCL Br 76 for their support during this difficult time.
Anyone wishing to make a donation in her memory, please address to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 76 Qualicum Beach, Poppy Fund.
Condolences may be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org Qualicum Beach Funeral Centre • 250-594-0305 • www.qbfuneralcentre.com