ALFORD, Yvette Simone (nee Giroux)
Born December 9th, 1919, passed away December 20th, 2002 at Eagle Park Care Facility, Qualicum, B.C.
Born in Montreal, predeceased by eldest son Richard 1974, parents Henri and Felicia, one sister, and four brothers. Survived by husband Henry, daughter Francine, son Edward, and grandchildren, brother Paul-Emile in Vercher, Que. Yvette graduated as a psychiatric nurse from Hotel Dieu in Montreal and spent time with First Nations people in Labrador. In 1953 she arrived in Campbell River, found work at Lourdes Hospital, met and married Henry, and raised a family. After retirement, moved to White Rock for a short period, finally settling down in Parksville in 1989.
She loved fishing and travel, and spent many happy winters in California.
The family wishes to thank all the staff at Eagle Park for their loving care and kindness.
Cremation. No service. Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.