Desilets I. MURRAY (nee Muir)

Desilets I. (nee Muir)

Desilets, daughter of Cyril Muir and Mary MacDonald, of ­Orillia and Orangeville, Ont. and Abbotsford, BC., died October 1, 2006, age 88 in Abbotsford, BC.

She was predeceased by her husband Jay; children Robert J. Murray and Mary Jane Preddy and her twin brother Lt. Donald Muir (WW2).

Des is survived by her siblings Bill of Almonte, Paul of Markham and Yvette

Muir of Ottawa, Ont.; grand­children Kevin Murray, Kim McLeod, Michael and Shawn Preddy and Laura Lee Hayes plus their spouses and children.

Des and Jay retired to BC from Ont. to be near their children. Des continued as a reader and Eucharistic minister in the church. She retained her interest in the CWL, curling and Royal Canadian Legion, though not as actively as in Orangeville.  Her love of gardening and walking also remained.

Prayers will be held Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 6:00 pm at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, 33333 Mayfair Avenue, Abbotsford BC. Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 6, 2006 at 1:00 pm at St. Ann’s Church. Interment to follow at Musselwhite Cemetery.

Henderson’s Funeral Home

604-854-5534

www.hendersonsabbotsfordfunerals.com