Olive CHAPPELL (nee Kennedy)

CHAPPELL, Olive

(nee Kennedy)

Born in Powell River, November 19, 1934, Olive passed away peacefully at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on February 16, 2006. Survived by her sister Shirley (Jack) Foster of Kamloops and brother Raymond Kennedy of Vancouver. Olive will also be sadly missed by her loving family: husband Ted, daughter Dorothy; grandson Daniel Dickinson; son Ted; son Rick; grandsons: Rick Jr, Jesse Chappell and great granddaughter Abby; daughter Shirley; and grandchildren: Ashley, Cody, and Kayla Ranger. She is predeceased by parents Mel & Dot Kennedy and grandson Dustin Ranger. Olive moved to Lantzville with her family in 1942 where she attended school in Nanaimo and Lantzville. She returned to Powell River to work at the Bank of Montreal where she met and married her loving husband of 49 years Ted Chappell. They returned to Nanaimo in 1960 to raise their children. Olive was a member of the hospital auxiliary and a dedicated volunteer for 30 years, taking baby photos, delivering, mail, installing phones, selling lottery tickets and numerous other jobs. There will be no service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospital Foundation.


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