April 2, 1913 ~ August 3, 2003
After a brief, but valiant fight with cancer.
She was predeceased by her first husband, John Foljambe Hall, April 1938 and her second husband, Walter Cyril Idiens, October 1973.
She is survived by her son; John Foljambe Hall Idiens (Debby) of Calgary, Alberta, her daughter; Nora Rosanne Richards (Tom) of Brentwood Bay, BC; her three grandchildren Valerie Helene Idiens of Mexico, Yvonne Claire Richards snow (Ken) of Mill Bay, BC and Trent Jonathan Richards of Shawnigan Lake, BC; two great grandchildren, Emelia and Owen of Mexico; her brother Anthony George Jaques of England, also numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Mrs. Idiens had a full and productive life emigrating from England in 1940 as a war evacuee with her infant son, then settled in Comox where she lived for 63 years. She was an avid gardener, active in her church and the Women’s Auxiliary. Nora also helped organize several sanctioned tennis tournaments during the 50’s and early 60’s. In her later years she was a dedicated duplicate bridge player.
Heartfelt thanks to all the dedicated doctors, nurses and volunteers at the Royal Jubilee, Victoria General and Saanich Peninsula (Hospice Unit) Hospitals who cared for her so wonderfully during her illness. Also special thanks to her friends and neighbours at Chelsea Court who have offered so much help and support over the past several months.
A Memorial Service to be held at St. Peter’s Church, 218 Church Street, Comox, BC on August 14th, at 2:00p.m. COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay entrusted with arrangements. Flowers gratefully declined in lieu of donations in Mrs. Idiens’ memory to the BC Cancer Foundation, 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, BC., V8R 6V5 .