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Lieu de naissance : New Westminster, Colombie Britannique, Canada

Lieu de décès : Coquitlam, Colombie Britannique, Canada
Date de décès : 8 juillet 2010

April 1939 ~ July 2010

Jean died suddenly and peacefully from aggressive leukemia with her family at her side on Thursday, July 8, 2010.

Born in New Westminster, B.C., Jean taught elementary and secondary school in Creston, Delta, and Victoria until the birth of her first child, after which she taught piano and music theory privately for 35 years, first in Kamloops and then in Port Moody. Jean also served as adjudicator of music festivals, examiner for the Royal Conservatory, and as an executive member and president of the Kamloops, Coquitlam and B.C. Registered Music Teachers' Associations.

In addition, Jean conducted church and community choirs, and was replacement organist for North Lonsdale United Church and Kamloops United Church.

Jean is survived by: husband, Tarry; two daughters Catharine Grieve (Craig) Collier and Heather Reibin (Aaron); her grandchildren: Carter, Quinn, and Shelby; her brother, Howard Barbaree (Lynn Lightfoot) and family; and her sister, Margo Fryer (Richard Piers).

Jean will be remembered, with love, by her immediate and extended family, friends, colleagues and students.

No funeral service by request. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Jean's life in Kamloops on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grand Hall of Thompson Rivers University or in Coquitlam on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Eagle Ridge United Church, 2813 Glen Drive.

Jean's family wishes to thank the Emergency Staff at Eagle Ridge Hospital and the staff at the McKenney Creek Hospice for the excellent care and support given to Jean.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to a charity of choice or to the War Amps Champs Program,

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