February 11, 1923 – January 15, 2020
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Nita.
Predeceased by first husband, Joe Garey and second husband, Don Coates.
Left to mourn, Daughter Kathy (Dave), Son Mike (Peggy), Grandson Michael (Candice), Great Grandchildren Alyssa, Brealyn, Sister Patricia; many Nieces and Nephews and friends.
Mom started her nursing career in Toronto and ended it in Campbell River. Although she still nursed right to the end.
The last 7 years of mom’s life was spent at Origins Active Living facility in Nanaimo where she made many new friends, she enjoyed all the activities they offered, and did them all, she also enjoyed being their ambassador to all the new arrivals. Thank you Origins for making her home for 7 years.
Thank you to N.G.H staff for your care and compassion in her last few days. In Lieu of flowers, please choose a charity of your choice.
A Celebration of Life will be held 1 – 4 pm March 14th 2020 at Origins at Longwood – 6205 Oliver Rd, Nanaimo BC.
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