Maeve E. Reid

Maeve E. Reid

Born February 25, 1936 in Calgary Alberta, moved to Kitimat in 1967 with her husband George, passed away December 26, 2008 at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver after a short battle with cancer.

Maeve is survived by her son Lenard Reid, his partner Elizabeth Leboe; brother Robert McCord; mom Adele Stewart; sisters Maureen Bednar, Chris Willms.

Pre-deceased by her father William McCord, sister Judy and husband George. She will be dearly missed by her friends, many nephews and nieces.

On the evening of December 26, 2008 my mom passed gently away into the night after a short fight with cancer. She gave me a last gift over the last couple of weeks that she would want me to share.

Her gift to me and hopefully to you is to remember that during the Christmas holidays (and always really) don’t stress so much on what present to buy, on finding that extra “thing”, or spending fifteen hours on the perfect dinner. What really matters is that you reach out to your family, hug them, and don’t wait to make the effort to call a family member or friend. You never know what will happen tomorrow.

She is at peace now. Sharing this with you is my gift to her.

She will be dearly missed and remembered forever.

A private ceremony will be held at the request of the family.


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