It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Freda Middlemass of Abbotsford, BC, on December 18, 2009. Freda, passed away with her loving husband at her side. Freda was predeceased by her brother John. Freda is survived by Tom, her husband of 53 years; son Bruce (Elena); daughter Tammy (Barry); son John (Kareth); grand children Cameron, Stacia, Heather, Holly, Thomas and Adam; sister June (Bud) and sister-in-law Gladys. Freda was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a special person with a gentle, warmhearted way. She was selfless and unconditional in her compassion for others. Freda will be greatly missed by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Freda to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Freda’s life will be arranged for this spring.