Edna Florence Rideout (Toms)
Date de décès : 28 décembre 2015
On December 28, 2015 of heart failure at Victoria (BC) General Hospital in her 93rd year. Predeceased by son Paul (2000) and husband Vic (2011). She leaves to mourn her daughters Vilia Cox (Ken) and Jo Ann Braidwood (Randy). She will also be sadly missed by grandchildren Amanda Hamilton (Troy), Meghann Vales (Danny), Holly Quesnel (Adam), Kurtis Rideout (Andrea) and Rachel Plourde-Rideout, as well as six great-grandchildren. She is survived by sisters Iona Toms (Harvey) and Vivian King of La Scie, NL, cousins Malcolm Welshman of Corner Brook, NL and Jean Ward of Rothesay, NB, as well as many nieces and nephews. Edna had an active career as a volunteer in the Girl Guide movement in Toronto; at Rexdale United Church; and latterly sewing and knitting for Canada Comforts after she and Vic moved to Victoria in 2003. She was also known as a gourmet cook; an exceptional dressmaker; and as a collector of gaudy rings. According to her wishes, she will be cremated; there will be no funeral service, but a memorial is planned for summer 2016 in Victoria. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.