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Mae Perry

Mae Perry

Born In: Palmer Road, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Born: October 4th, 1919

Passed in: Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: March 2nd, 2012

On March 2, 2012, Anna Mae Perry (nee Richard) of Courtenay, B.C., passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox after a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 4, 1919, in Palmer Road to Benoit Richard and Eveline Bernard. Mae grew up in the nearby village of Tignish. She later moved to Summerside, where she met and married Ralph Arsenault, and later, in 1949, Mae moved to Powell River, B.C., where she married Camille Perry. Finally in 1994 she moved to Courtenay to be closer to her sister Sereine. She was predeceased by her mother Eveline in 1923, and her father Benoit who died in the Prince Edward Island train wreck of 1932, her husband, Ralph who died during the 1944 invasion of Normandy, and her second husband, Camille in September 1986. She was also predeceased by her siblings Delima, Henry, Pearl and Don. She is survived by her loving sons Jim Arsenault (Ruth) of Toronto, Ont., and Bob Perry (Willie) of Powell River, B.C., her sister Sereine Caudwell of Comox, B.C., grandchildren Steve, Rick, Aron, Marti, Trevor and great-grandchildren Sara-Mae, Clarity, Keith, Taryn, Rachel, Ethan, Jack and numerous nieces and nephews. She will also be fondly remembered by her good friend and roommate Noni Jenner. She was a truly loving and caring person who cared for those around her more than for herself. At her request, there will be no service and in lieu of flowers the family requests that you donate to the St. Joseph's General Hospital ECU Special Activity Fund. C/O 2137 Comox Ave., Comox, BC, V9M 1P2.





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