CARPENTER, Maxine Patricia
May 7, 1930-February 21, 2005
It is with great sadness that family and friends announce the passing of Maxine Carpenter after a brief battle with cancer.
Maxine was a strong and intelligent woman who spoke out tirelessly for world peace and human rights. She was well known in the local community as a newspaper columnist, a trustee for School District 69, and a social and political activist. Maxine had a special affinity for
the spirit of the bear. She was an avid reader and talented writer who loved to travel. In recent years she was especially happy to be reunited with her siblings who live in California.
Maxine was predeceased by her brother John Michael Donovan and her husband Roy Carpenter. She leaves behind her daughter Patricia Carpenter, her son Evan Carpenter and his wife Cherie, her brother James Donovan and his wife Marie, her sister Claire Donovan and
many relatives and friends in Canada and the United States.
The family wishes to thank all the caring people who played a role in Maxine’s life during her would especially like to thank family friends Joyce, Sunshine, Bea, and Alice, and the NRGH palliative care team for their love and support during Maxine’s passing.
A Celebration of her life will be held Saturday, February 26, at 2:00 p.m. at the Lighthouse Community Centre in Qualicum Bay.