Olive May Rudd
September 21, 1910 ~ January 28, 2003. in Courtenay, B.C. in her 93rd year. Resident of Campbell River, BC. for 35 years.
Olive was born in Toronto, Ontario, first of five children, to the late Ernest Wm. Rudd and the late Mamie M. Faulkner Rudd.
Married Earl Cardiff Pennington, deceased 1943. Married Wm. Archie Moore, deceased 1969. Dear Sister of Ernest (Joyce) Rudd, Thomas (Dorothy) Rudd. Preceded in death by sister Lillian (Bill) Pickard and brother Robert (Mildred) Rudd. Mother of Jack E. Pennington and wife Elizabeth of Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. Preceded in death by daughters Marion (Alban) Bourdage, Margaret (Ken) Doucette, Mamie Ann Pennington. Survived by grandchildren Michael (Priscilla) Pennington, IIona (Tim) Somers, Wendy Bourdage, Cheryl (Mike) Brydges, Chris (Ginette) Doucette, Preceded in death by Thomas Doucette, Linda (Wayne) Gabrielli, Richard Doucette. Survived by 17 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. Preceded in death by great grandson Seth Somers.
Olive enjoyed travelling. She travelled coast to coast across Canada and the U.S. several times by car, RV, and plane. She travelled to Scotland, Ireland, England, Hawaii. She was an avid gardener. Her gardens were beautiful and she loved her flowers. She finished high school at a private school and hated wearing the school uniform. Olive loved needlework, crochet and knitting and produced many beautiful heirloom items. She loved life and lived it to the fullest.
Love Lives On
Those we love are never really lost to us,
We feel them in so many
Through friends they always cared about,
And dreams they left behind.
In beauty they added to our days,
In words of wisdom we still
carry with us,
And memories that never
will be gone.
Those we love are never
really lost to us
For everywhere, their
special love lives on.
Cremation has taken place. A graveside memorial service will be held at the Quadra Island Cemetery at a date to be announced later.
The family would like to thank the continuing care nurses and Home Support workers of Campbell River, Dr. Neufeld and the staff at Laurel Lodge, also the nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital on second floor for all their understanding and loving care.
Sutton’s in Care of