Mildred Janes (nee Ridley)

Janes, Mildred (née Ridley)

October 21, 1918 – April 3, 2015

Mildred passed away at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital after a brief illness.

She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, George, in 1996; son, Bobby; daughter, Linda; sister, Annie; brothers, Tom, Herb, and Len Ridley; and in-laws, Ada, Ray, and John (Babe) Janes.

Mildred leaves behind her daughter, Kath (Stan) Brown; granddaughter, Gail (Craig); sister-in-law, Nettie Ridley; and nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and –nephews.

She was a member of the CGIT and the Junior and Senior Choirs at Halliburton Street United Church. Mildred was also involved with the Norma Wingfield Unit of the UCW. When Halliburton closed, she transferred to St. Andrew’s United and continued her involvement with the Senior Choir. Mildred enjoyed reading, knitting, and cross-stitching. She loved her family and her church family.

Celebration of Mildred’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at St. Andrew’s United Church on Wesley Street in Nanaimo.

Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, please consider making a donation to St. Andrew’s United Church Organ Fund or to a charity of your choice.


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