April 27, 1916 – October 27, 2011
Jeanne passed away peacefully at Dufferin Place in Nanaimo on October 27, 2011. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Halsall, and missing her dearly, are her four loving children: Jack (Wendy), Marie (Ray), Suzanne and Michelle (Brook); six grandchildren: Tom (Cori), Joan (Mike), Sharlene (Paul), Pamela (Ricardino), Justin and Brianna; and eight great grandchildren: Robert, Aaron, Matthew, Rebecca, Sara, Kelsey, Aaron and Jonah.
She was born in Frasertown, Alberta, and moved to Vancouver Island, with her husband and two eldest children in 1947, making Lantzville her hometown until 2010, then moved to Lakeside Gardens, Nanaimo.
Jeanne was described as having “joie de vie” (a zest for life), and was characterized as a humble and caring person, with a great sense of humor. She had great determination and will and this was very evident until her final days. Over the years, Jeanne became an avid bowler, line dancer and was noted by many, for her daily walking along the roads in Lantzville. She loved her family very much and was extremely proud of everyone. She will remain in the hearts of all her family, as we remember her with love and pride.
A special thank you to all the staff at Dufferin Place for the wonderful care they gave our mother.
Jeanne’s life was celebrated on Tuesday, November 1st, at 11:00 a.m. at the Ecumenical Center, 6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeanne’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
First Memorial ~ Nanaimo