Parkes: Colleen Rosina Emily Parkes (nee O’Hara) born January 13, 1920 in Carstairs, Alberta, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2010 at Weatherby Pavillion, Peace Arch Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Claude Parkes in 2003. She is survived by her sons Bob (Vivienne) Parkes, Ron (Muriel) Parkes and daughter Paddi (Bruce) Maupin, grandchildren Patrick Parkes, Pamela (Russ) Morrison, Michael Parkes, Scott (Lindsay) Parkes, Shannon (David) Holm and Kelli (Jonathan) Andersen, great grandchildren Ethan Morrison, Jonathan Holm and Gavin Parkes. She helped to found the Cedar Hills Ratepayers Association and was particularly active in the Surrey Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She also participated in a number of elementary school Parent-Teacher Associations. She very much enjoyed her trips to Banff, Alberta and surroundings. We especially want to thank her loyal friends Margaret Weimer and Wilda Hurst and the staff of the Weatherby Pavillion. A light luncheon for family in celebration of her life will be held. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Dementia Research, Alzheimer Society of B.C., 300 -828 W 8th Ave., Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1E2.
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