G.L. (Trudy) Manson

August 12, 1925 -September 2, 2014

It is with much sadness we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Trudy Manson (age 89 yrs). She was born in Hope Valley, AB on August 12, 1925, daughter of Wilbur and Lenora Moore, 4th of 5 siblings. Trudy moved to the coast and lived with her grandparents in 1945. In 1950 she met Wilf Manson and they were married in 1957. Two boys (Mike and Ross) soon follow and many happy times followed boating and camping at Cortes Island.

Trudy was a loving wife and mother whose love of family and friends endeared her to all. During her life she worked at Pemberton Securities, B.C. Tel, Woodward’s drapery department, Stats Canada and at a forestry nursery. She was a 60+ year member of Beta Sigma Phi who introduced many to this international sorority. Trudy was an avid gardener whose garden size and production were legendary. She loved camping, fishing and telling stories by the campfire. Trudy was a talented seamstress, crocheter, and quilter whose quilts and sweaters were much loved.

Trudy is survived by brother Glen (Ricky), husband Wilf, sons Mike (Glennis) and Ross (Joy); grandchildren Breanne (Ryan), Amy, Colin, Alyssa and great-grandchildren Navi and Taylor. We will all miss you and you will be forever in our hearts and minds.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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