McCall Gardens

Jean passed away peacefully at home on January 5, 2018 in Duncan, BC.

Predeceased by husband Joe Schauerte (2015), grandson Vladimir Vukmirovich (2016),and daughter Maureen Czop (1980), Jean is survived by her family, Kathleen (Bob) Drinkwater, Gordon, Frances (Doug) Benedict, JoAnn (Nathan) Green, Evelyn (Roger), Helen (Warren) Lawrence, Timothy (Gayle), Edward (Val), Daniel; grandchildren Sean (Ella), Chloe, Celina (Jonathon), Deion (Molly), Jordan, Danika (Rene), Naomi (Frazer), Cooper, Moses, Michaela (Matt) and Ryan (Shauna), Chris (Autumn); great-grandchildren Elias, Milo, Atticus, Carson, Riley, Leni, Wilder and Vladimir’s partner Meaghan.

Family and community were an important part of Jean`s life; she was a member of St. Patrick’s Parish for over 50 years, a member of the CWL, Mom’s and Tots, and was a key member of the Hospital Visiting Team for many years. In addition, she answered the call for help from many sent her way and was known as a second mom to an ever-expanding extended family.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Church, 2060 Haultain Street on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM with Father Eduardo officiating. A reception will follow in the Church hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Anawim House, 973 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC V8T 1E7, a charity of your choice or performing an act of kindness to someone in need.

Jean touched many lives with her kindness and compassion and will be remembered and missed by many.

Condolences to the family may be offered below.

McCall Gardens

  • Kathy McLellan Lant
    January 13, 2018

    My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all the family as you remember Jean and all your special memories. She was a good friend to the McLellan family and will be missed. Her generosity, kindness and hospitality always made us feel at home, not to mention the smell of warm homemade bread that we enjoyed. What a wonderful legacy of caring and faith.
    with love and prayers,

  • Anne Borrowman
    January 13, 2018

    So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. Her strength, caring and patience will always be qualities I will remember. (Also, as a child… her delicious puffed wheat squares!)

    Love and sincere sympathy to the family.

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