Maymie Irene (nee Newell) BARNES

Maymie Irene (nee Newell) BARNES

Peacefully in her sleep on December 26 in Parksville at age 96.

Predeceased by her husband Ernest Wickham Barnes, sons Ernest Roy and Kenneth Barnes, and by brothers and sisters Lillian, Donald, Howard, Patrick, Clifford, Marguerite, Eric, Iris, Gordon, Miriam.

Remembered by her loving brother Lyall, grandchildren Diana, Eric, Steven, and Jaymie and great grandchildren James, Patrick, Monica, and Taylor and her numerous nieces and nephews and the many others who shared her life.

Maymie was born in Calgary and soon moved to Victoria. There she raised her children while her husband Ernest served in WWII. She later worked with her husband cleaning banks, and as a housekeeper after her husband’s death. She was a wonderful cook and a prize winning dancer. She belonged to the Hillside walking club after her retirement. She worked hard all her life and loved family gatherings.

Memorial Service to be performed at First Memorial

Funeral Services, 4725 Falaise Drive, Saanich

Saturday, February 14, 2009 2:00 pm

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