Davies, Jean Mary. July 4, 1924 – June 9, 2012. Passed away peacefully with family by her side after a valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by her loving husband Arthur, she will be greatly missed by her children Peter (Doreen), Jan (Barry), Greg (Laura), Kevin (Nancy), Donna (Barry), Chris (Marie), 15 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and numerous family and friends. Born and raised in Regina Saskatchewan she attended Luther College. Jean met Arthur, her husband of 55 years, in Esquimalt while both were in the navy. They married in 1944 and lived in both Victoria and Vancouver before moving to Surrey in 1990. Jean returned to school at age 49 where she graduated with honours from VCC. She worked until retirement at A.R. Lord Elementary in Vancouver where she was able to utilize her creative abilities and her caring nature. She was active in the Lutheran Church, lawn bowling, genealogy, numerous hobbies, crafts and courses. Her favourite activities were baking and crafting with her grandchildren. An accomplished world traveller her most memorable adventure was a safari in South Africa. Jean made numerous trips to Australia to visit her grandchildren, great grandchildren, Jan and Barry. Jean will be remembered for her tenacity, kindness, generosity, and for her love and dedication to family and friends. We will miss you terribly Mom. A service will be held at Fraser Heights Chapel, 14835 Fraser Hwy, Surrey BC at 10:00 a.m on Friday June 22, 2012 In lieu of flowers donations to Surrey Memorial Hospital or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. First Memorial-Fraser Heights 604-589-2559

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