Jean Mary Parker

Jean Mary Parker passed away at the Vernon Hospice House on November 10, 2010. Jean was born October 13, 1922 inBiggar, Saskatchewan. She moved to B.C. in 1946 where she met and married J.F. Wallace Parker. Predeceased by her spouse in 2004. Jean is survived by her children Bev (Bill) Beckman, Regina, Barb (Rod) Townsley, Vernon, Wallace (Karen) Parker, Campbell River; also survived by seven granddaughters: Lizzie and Caileigh Beckman, Kim Tyssen, Katie Pill, Michelle Townsley, Teri and Jessica Parker. Jean’s priority all her life was her family. She was an amazing mother and grandmother. She thoroughly enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow up and hearing about all of their accomplishments. Her joy of family was extended this year to include two great grandsons, Noah Tyssen and Jaxen Pill. Thank you to the angels at Hospice House and to Dr. A. Pestridge for the wonderful care provided to Jean. No service by request. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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