VAN HORNE, Myra Winifred
July 19, 1915 – Sept. 17, 2009
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother. Myra passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. Predeceased by her husband (Robert), she will be greatly missed by her loving daughter Marilyn, son Greg, daughter-in-law (Cia), grandchildren, Graham (Sharon), Laureen (Ross) and Paul, and great-grandchildren Nick, Jenna, Grace and Evan. Myra was born in North Vancouver and lived her early years in Victoria. She graduated as an R.N. from Royal Jubilee Hospital in 1937 and spent a lifetime in nursing. A lifetime member of Mission Golf Club and Mission Hospital Auxiliary, she was an avid bridge player, voracious reader, accomplished dancer, comedian and entertainer. she was an extraordinary person, deeply loved by family and her many dear friends. Special thanks to Drs. Henderson and Hollinger and the palliative care team who cared for her. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, October 16, 2009 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Carrington House, 32700 7th Ave., Mission. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Mission or Delta Hospice Foundations.
Delta Funeral Home 604-946-6040