Valerie Dorothy Shoesmith
February 14, 1934 – September 23, 2013
Valerie was born in Coventry, England on February 14, 1934 and passed away peacefully on September 23, 2013 in Nanaimo, British Columbia.
Dearly loved and cherished wife of the late Roy Shoesmith; mother to David (Jacky) of Aurora, Ontario, Philip (Fiona) of Nanaimo, BC, Richard (Stacey) of Orillia, Ontario, and Andrew of Redmond, Washington; much loved Nana to eight grandchildren: Eric, Michael, Melissa, Liam, Matthew, Olivia, Abby, and Mhari; dear sister to Olive (Bryan) Wright of New Zealand, and the late Julia (John) Hearne of England.
Reunited with her beloved Roy.
A Memorial Service will be held in Valerie’s honour at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Yates Funeral Chapel, 1000 Allsbrook Road in Parksville.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to the Alzheimer Society of BC, #300 – 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2
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YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM
(250-248-5859) in care of arrangements