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Born In: Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

Passed in: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: November 11th, 2011

R.N. (B.C.), S.R.N. (U.K.)
S.R.M (U.K.)

Wife and Best Friend of John C.N. Watson, passed away suddenly at Kamloops on Friday, November 11, 2011 at the age of 73 years.

In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her son Andrew (Tammy), daughter Kathryn (Deryk) and grandchildren James, Josslyn, Ryan, Tyson and Ketyn, her brothers Kevin in England and Brenden in U.S.A., and was predeceased by her sister Teresa and parents.

Mary was born in Hampshire, England in 1938 and was trained as a Nurse and Mid-Wife before immigrating to Canada in 1963 where she worked as a Head Nurse in the B.C. Children's Hospital. In 1965 she met and married John.

Mary enjoyed Kamloops and spent many happy hours with her Family at Lac Le Jeune at the Cabin which she and John built with their own hands in 1970-1971. Mary also enjoyed going on an annual cruise holiday with John since 1974.

Mary volunteered for a number of groups in Kamloops. She was a member of the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Board for many years and President from 1990 to 1994. She was made a Honourary Life Member of the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra in 2002. In 1993, Mary received one of the City of Kamloops Centennial Medals for making a meaningful contribution to the City.

A Service and Celebration of Mary's Life will be held at Kamloops United Church (421 St. Paul Street) on Saturday,, November 19, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kamloops New Life Mission on Mary's behalf.




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