August 17, 1918 – December 22, 2011
Caneda Herrington (nee Shaw) passed away peacefully following a brief illness on December 22, 2011 at the age of 93 at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital. She is survived by her children Betty Sherwood of Bridgewater, NS, Lloyd (Sue) Herrington of Ladysmith, BC, Roy (Cathy) Herrington of Parksville, BC, and Dorothy (Mike) Plottel of Calgary, AB as well as eleven grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. Caneda was predeceased by her husband Ken in 2004. Caneda was a dedicated volunteer for the Royal Canadian Legion and the Sidney community for many years, serving as president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion, a member of the Silver Threads and a fundraising volunteer for the Mount Newton Adult Daycare Centre. The family would like to thank the staff of Saanich Peninsula Hospital for their kindness and care as well as lifelong friend Dolly Desjarlais for her years of support. A celebration of Caneda`s life will be held in Sidney in July. To be announced.
Donations to the Mount Newton Adult Daycare Centre in Caneda’s name would be appreciated, 2158 Mount Newton X Rd Saanichton BC V8M 2B2