Dene (Uldene Catherine)


June 13, 1929 – January 12, 2015

Peacefully passed away at NRGH.

Born in Drumheller, AB and raised in Mission, BC, Dene graduated from St. Paul’s School of Nursing, 1951. Dene met Bob in Chilliwack and married in 1953, moving to Nanaimo in 1958. Dene was a dedicated mother, homemaker, volunteer, and supporter of all things for her family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband Bob of almost 62 years; children Marnie (Mike) Calgary and Morgan (Shelagh) Victoria. She is much loved and missed by her grandchildren Stefanie (Bryan), Calgary; Katie (Jon) New York City; Lee (Linzee) Denmark; Joey, Calgary and she was blessed with a great-grandson Zev, New York City. Also remembering her is her sister Margie; sister-in-law Marion (Sam); brother-in-law Sandy (Cheryl) and her many cousins, nieces and nephews who loved her quick smile, warm heart and her love of family, especially ‘the kids’. Dene was predeceased by her son Jim in 2008.

The family would like to thank all her close family and friends for their years of support, special cousin’s lunches, and encouraging visits, calls and emails.

A thing of beauty is a joy forever, its loveliness

increases, it will never pass into nothingness’ … Keats

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Jeneece Place, in support of children’s health on Vancouver Island. or Jeneece Place, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island, 2390 Arbutus Road, Victoria, BC V8N 1V7 Phone: 250-519-6977.

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