April 5, 1931 – November 18, 2018
Passed away November 18 peacefully at Nanaimo Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. She is predeceased by her husband, Leon. Frances was born in Rock Creek, BC on April 5, 1931. She attended school in Rock Creek and in Trail. After graduating, she moved to Victoria and trained and worked as a laboratory technician at Royal Jubilee Hospital. She met and married Leon Conyers and is mother to Douglas (Teresa), Brian (Michele), and Karen Upton (Glen). She has 4 grandaughters, Rhiann Mackenzie (Alex), Meghan Samycia (Quinn), Sophie and Julianna, and a great grandson, Gavin.
Fran moved from Victoria to Nelson in 1963 and to Nanaimo in 1969 with her husband and family. While in Nelson and Nanaimo she taught Sunday School in the United Church. In Nanaimo she worked at Eatons for 12years, after her family had left home. She has been an active member of the Rutherford Hearts in Motion Walking Club.
Fran requested no service or flowers. Donations may be made to the Nanaimo Hospice.