1926 – 2007
Mary Evangeline “Lou” Shaw (nee Aubie), passed away peacefully at the McKeeney Creek Hospice on Sept. 29, 2007, at the age of 81, with her son by her side. Born June 12, 1926 in Halifax, NS, she was predeceased in October of 2006 by her husband and best friend, Bill. Lou was also preÂdeceased by her parents and two brothers. She is survived by her children: Bernice Sparrow (Winnipeg), Norman Shaw (Langley) and Beverly (Brian) Topping (150 Mile House); four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Lou and Bill raised their family in North Vancouver then retired to Abbotsford in 1990. She enjoyed curling and other social activities. She was active in the UCW for a number of years and was a long-time volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society. She was a genuinely warm person and was loved by all who knew her.
Many sincere thanks to the nurses and staff who gave Lou such loving care at both the MSA Hospital and the McKeeney Creek Hospice.
At Lou’s request, no formal service will be held, but for those desiring, donations made in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be be greatly appreciated.
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