Annie Violet “Jo” “Mumjo” SAMUELLE


Annie Violet

“Jo” “Mumjo”

Born in Peckham, England.

She is survived by her only child Diane & son in law Lorne Groner. Many nieces and nephews and one sister in England. Tons of friends and all her extended families from England to Florida to Arkansas to Arizona, Ontario, Nova Scotia, also her extended family at the Anchor Inn.

“Mumjo” can be remembered by her cooking days in an Italian restaurant in Victoria. Many years as an assistant cook at St. Josephs Hospital in Victoria, before moving to Courtenay in 1980. Mumjo worked in the gift shop at the Victoria Airport where her highlight was selling Gerry Lewis Victoria badges for his grand kids.

She joined the River City Players through her great friend Lorna. She was in the production of Night Watch. Mum also joined the Handbell Choir, where she was called one of those Ding A Lings.

Celebration of Mumjo’s Life will be held on Saturday June 24th at 2:00p.m. at the Salvation Army, Ocean Crest Community Church on McLean St., in Campbell River.

A Huge thanks to Dr. Larry Ness, clinic, nurses on 3rd North and the Anchor Inn.

As children, we can’t comprehend or fully realize

the meaning of our

mother’s love,

how tender and how wise,

The patience and forgiveness

that are part of every day,

The unexpected “little things”

she does in her own way.

Years go by before we can

look back on life and see

Through older eyes and wiser hearts

her love and loyalty,

And yet it’s these and other special things

we’ll hold so dear,

For memories of her steadfast love will keep her ever near.

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