We regret to announce the
death of Mary Jane Edwards at
the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on
November 10, 2008, at the age
of 86 years. Mary is survived by
her loving husband of 50 years, Basil;
one brother George (Dorothy) Ramsay of
Scotland; two sisters, Anne Legg of Scotland and Isabel (Edward)
Gordon of England; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins
throughout the world.
Mary started nursing in 1939 in Scotland, working with soldiers
wounded in action. She was a midwife in Scotland and a public
health nurse in Scotland and Canada, working in Drumheller, AB.
She also nursed in Lumby, BC.
Mary was an avid curler and golfer in Vernon and an associate
member of RCL Branch #25. She was an outgoing person with
a wonderful personality and was loved by everyone she met. We
will miss her dearly.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Monday, November
17 at 2:00 P.M. at Canterbury Court with Mr. Brian Jackson
offi ciating. Cremation. In lieu of fl owers, donations in
memory of Mary may be made to the Heart and
Stroke Foundation, 202 – 3402 – 27 Avenue,
Vernon V1T 1S1. Arrangements are in the
care of Vernon Funeral Home
MARY JANE EDWARDS