Born July 20, 1928 in Senlac, Saskatchewan; passed away November 3, 2018 in Victoria, BC.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years Wally, brother Jake (Diane) Brown, sisters-in-law Daisy Brown and Marcia Panter. Children: Roy (Lynda), Norm (Merrilyn), Irene (Doug) Forbes, Rick (Ligaya) and Rob. She had 25 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. May will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
During May’s working life, she worked at Ian’s Coffee Shop then Turner’s Confectionary. Her Royal Jubilee Hospital career started in CSR, then Medical Records and finished by being housemother to RJH student nurses in residence.
May and Wally together had numerous foster children and Homestay students from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Taiwan and Mexico.
May was very busy sewing red heart cushions for the First Open Heart Society of BC. Many students of Fairburn school will remember May’s many hours of reading books and stories to the younger children.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Sequoia Centre at McCall Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive, Victoria, BC.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to CNIB https://cnib.donorportal.ca/Donation, and the First Open Heart Society of BC, 1580 Pembroke Street Victoria, BC V8R 1W2.
Condolences may be offered to the family below.
Martha DowningNovember 13, 2018
Joan hemingwayNovember 10, 2018
Pauline James CurtisNovember 9, 2018
Laurie-Anne Rebneris & FamilyNovember 7, 2018
Heather TindallNovember 7, 2018
Sharon McCaigNovember 7, 2018
Bruce WalkerNovember 7, 2018
Patricia powellNovember 7, 2018