Jean was born November 17, 1925 on a farm near Oxbow, SK and passed away peacefully in Nanaimo, BC on Dec 19, 2015.
She was predeceased by her parents, Lester and Jessie Barber, and nine siblings. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 68 years, Al, daughter, Barb, two sisters-in-law, Grace Davidson and Norma Barber, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In her younger years, Jean was very involved in Eastern Star, United Church Women, and Hospital Auxiliary in the various towns in which they lived.
Jean had a zest for life and spent many hours at the Nanaimo Golf Club over about 20 years. She also enjoyed curling and watching her beloved Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Jean played a big role in Al’s career with RBC. She was a great cook and a gracious hostess, whether at a formal reception or a backyard BBQ.
Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Nanaimo Golf Club, 2800 Highland Blvd, Nanaimo, BC at 2:00 PM.