Mildred Catherine WEISENBERGER (nee Francoeur)

WEISENBERGER, Mildred Catherine (nee Francoeur)

1921-2008. Passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of Nanaimo General Hospital on April 23, 2008 after a long and difficult battle with COPD.

Mom will be lovingly remembered by her children Bill (Susan) of Parksville, BC; Cathy (Paul Hunt) of Edmonton; Maureen (Jon London) of Graton, CA and Lorraine (Christopher Bolger) of Ottawa. Cherished Grandmother of Stephen, Kevin, Aaron, Sean, Michael and Claire. Mom was predeceased by our Dad, Fred in 1991 and by her brother Bill during WWII.

Mom was a true Montrealer in heart and in mind. Mom returned to school as a mature student and graduated with an RN degree, working in the Neo-Natal Unit at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Mom left Montreal and many dear friends and moved to Parksville in 2004, quickly making close friendships at Newcomers and with her Bridge groups. Although Mom had her share of health issues over the years, she handled each challenge with determination, stoicism and a smile. A special thanks to NGH, Qualicum Manor and particularly to the medical professionals who kept “patching her up.”

No service by request.

Cremation in Parksville. Interment in Montreal in August. Donations to a charity of your choosing. We’ll miss you Mom!