Jan. 30, 1950 – Nov. 20, 2011
Lucinda passed away quickly at Nanaimo Regional Hospital in the presence of her father, Ted and friends. She is predeceased by her mother, Monica Socha (2006). She leaves behind her father Tadeausz (Ted) Julian Socha, her uncle Adam Socha, her cousins Elizabeth, Michael, Matthew and Christopher Hyatt and a very large extended family in Canada, England, Poland and Sweden.
Born in Chalfont St. Peter, R.D. England, she immigrated at age one and grew up in Toronto, ON. In 1972 she graduated from Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, ON. She was employed in social work as an Occupational Therapist in Calgary, AB. , Parksville, BC and lastly at Riverview Hospital, Coquitlam, BC. Lucinda was a kind, loving woman that will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She loved fine dining, reading, listening to music and collecting art. She had a passion for cats, amber jewelry and hot air balloons. She leaves behind many memories of fun, laughter and her general joy of life. Lucinda brought sunshine and smiles to everyone.
A memorial service was held to celebrate Lucinda’s life on December 1st, 2011 at the Parksville Fellowship Baptist Church, 550 Pym St., Parksville, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, 2 Lansing Square, Suite 804, Toronto, ON. M2J 4P8. (www.llscanada.org) in Lucinda’s name would be gratefully appreciated.