Patricia Rheta Ann CASSIDY (HOOLEY)

January 9, 1936 – May 2, 2017

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt at the Campbell River Hospital surrounded by her family. Mom was born in Vancouver, BC on January 9, 1936 and was a longtime resident of Campbell River, BC.

She is predeceased by her husband George (2016) and two sons George (2016) and Richard (1999). She is survived by daughters Cathy (Rick), Shannon (Glenn), Jeanette (Art) and Dianne (Don), son John (Donna), ten grandchildren: Stephen (Katy), Geoffrey, Shawna (Jason), Jennifer (Corby), Jonathan (Kelly), Chad (Amanda), Michael, Crystal (Brad), Jillian (Jamie) and Melissa. Twelve great-grandchildren, brother Michael (Rose), sister Victoria and numbers nieces, nephews and many good friends.

Pat’s family would like to thank Dr. Ramsey, 2nd floor nursing staff (especially Amanda and Terri) and Homecare for their thoughtful care and endless kindness.

Mom resided at Berwick by the Sea for the last year which she loved and made many new friends. Mom was a devoted mother and grandmother, she was very proud of her family.

Flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made in Mom’s memory to the C.R. Salvation Army, 291 McLean St., Campbell River, BC, V9W 2M4.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Eagles Hall, 1990-14th Ave. at 12:00pm.

Your Mother

Although you cannot hear her voice

or see her smile no more,

your mother walks beside you still

just as she did before.

She listens to your stories and

she wipes away your tears;

She wraps her arms around you

and she understands your fears.

It’s just she isn’t visible

to see with human eye,

but talk to her in silence

and her spirit will reply.

you’ll feel the love she has for you –

she’s left her human body but

your souls will never part.

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