Jean Mary Rosebrugh

ROSEBRUGH, Jean Mary (nee Fabac)

Born October 25, 1938 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, passed away peacefully at Nanaimo General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer, July 27, 2003, with her husband and children at her side.

The world has truly lost one of the most incredible and caring souls that ever lived. In her life, Jean touched the lives of every person who had the privilege to know or talk with her. She will always be remembered for her bright, cheerful outlook on life and the way she could make everything better, no matter what the problem was.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Ron Rosebrugh, who will sorely miss his life partner and friend. She also leaves behind: son Larry and wife Sandy Rosebrugh, grandchildren Connie & Kevin, great grandchildren Ryan and Eric, of Huntsville, Ontario; daughter Carrie and husband Mike Gauthier of Nanaimo, BC; daughter Deborah and husband Andrew Fenrick, grandchildren Kayla and Kyle of Lantzville, BC; daughter Judith Rosebrugh of Nanaimo, BC; daughter Sandra and husband Richard Kay, grandchildren Dylan, Tyler and Brady of Lantzville, BC; mother Caroline Fabac of Kirkland Lake, Ontario; sister Anna and husband Ken Toal of North Bay, Ontario; niece Lori and husband Daryl Rudichuck, great nephew and niece Andrew and Lauren of Calgary, Alberta; nephew John and wife Charlotte Toal and great nieces Jessica, Caroline and Christine of OrangevIlle, Ontario; niece Nancy and husband Alex Christopher, great niece and nephew Sara and Nicholas of Port Coquitlam, BC. Predeceased by father John Fabac June 26, 2003 at 103 years of age.

Jean was truly an inspiration to all who knew of her commitment to love, to life and to family. We’ll miss her smile that warmed our hearts and her hugs that made us safe. Life will not go on the same without her. The fact she left behind a place that cannot be filled, is a high tribute to the uniqueness of her soul.

A celebration of Jean’s life will be held at Sands Funeral Home, 1 Newcastle Ave., Nanaimo, BC, Friday, August 1, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to: Nanaimo Regional Hospital Palliative Unit for: “NEW” Palliative Care Unit, in memory of Jean Rosebrugh. Nanaimo Regional Hospital, 1200 Dufferin Cres., Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7


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