Patricia Allison “Paddy” Laing

Mar 16, 1934 – Dec 25, 2017
LAING (TREEN PARLBY CHATWELL), Patricia (Paddy) Allison- Predeceased by her parents, Hector and Allison Treen; former husband, Reg Parlby; husband, Ted Chatwell; husband, Ian Laing; and brother, John Treen.

Survived by her sister, Holly Ready; children, Diane (Bob) Therriault and Evan Parlby; grandchildren, Tamara, Tharron, Nick, Matt, Stephen and Natasha; and great-granddaughter, Olivia.

Paddy was born and raised in Cumberland. She taught elementary school in Kitimat and Victoria, ran Sayward’s White River Court with her first husband, worked at Robinson’s and Chez Cloth in Sidney, and worked as a clerk at the DVA in Victoria. Paddy retired to Parksville, and later Nanaimo.

Paddy will be remembered for enthusiastically sharing her faith and musical gifts in each community she joined.

Memorial Service to be held at Trinity United Church, 6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a charity of your choice; one that Paddy supported was Cystic Fibrosis Canada.


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