Anita Rafferty

March 24, 1939 ~ March 13, 2015

Our loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit at NRGH surrounded by her family.

Anita was born in Hartlepool, England. She married Brian in 1958 and they immigrated to South Africa in 1968 where they lived for 28 years. In 2001 they both immigrated to Canada and have been living in Nanaimo for the past 14 years.

She is survived by her loving husband Brian, Children Sue and Laurie, Gillian and Richard, and Grandchildren Alex, Joshua, Rachael (Marc), Richard (Flora) and Ruth (BJ) as well as Great Grandchildren Naomi, Ethan, Lyric and Londyn.

Anita will always be remembered for her compassion and generosity as well as her dancing and singing. She will forever be in our hearts.

There will be a celebration of life for Anita on Thursday, March 26th at 1pm at First Baptist Church located at 1650 Waddington Road in Nanaimo, BC.

Thank you to Dr. Love and to the amazing Palliative Care Staff at NRGH for their compassionate care for Anita and family during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, donations in Anita’s name can be made to Nanaimo Hospital

Foundation for the Palliative Care Unit at NRGH.

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