CHARLOTTE JOSEPHINE (Jo) passed away quietly in Ridge Meadows Hospital on December 10, 2002 aged 92 years. Jo was born in Parksville, August 22, 1910. Predeceased by her parents Percy and Charlotte Rushton, brothers Barney and Cliff, and husband George. Jo and George were married in Victoria and resided in Parksville for many years where they were in grocery and hardware businesses. They moved to Vernon in 1957 and to Maple Ridge in 1986. George died in 1993 and since then Jo has lived in her own home and enjoyed her garden and flowers until hospitalized with illness in early November this year. She was much loved and will be dearly missed by her son, Pat and daughter-in-law Greta, grandchildren Brian in Vancouver, Grant (Nancy) and great grandchildren Scott and Michelle of Chilliwack. Jo’s family wish to express sincere and appreciative thanks to Dr. Margaret Swift who was so supportive and understanding in helping Jo enjoy her life in her later years. Special thanks also to Maple Ridge Home Care (red team); nurses on 2 West and to Dr. Marco Terwiel for their personal care and attention. By request, there will be no service. A private family memorial will be held in Parksville at a later date. Kindly consider any donations, in lieu of flowers to St. Anne’s/St. Edmond’s Church (cemetery upkeep), 407 Wembley Road, Parksville, B.C. V2P 2G2.