Jean Goodridge Morrison
1921 – 2016
The family of Jean Goodridge Morrison (nee Reid) sadly announces her passing on Wednesday, February 24 at the age of 94.
Jean was born on October 13, 1921 at Black Point, Nova Scotia and lived most of her life in Kimberley. She met her husband Jack “J.D.”, in Prince Rupert in 1944, where they were both serving in the Royal Canadian Navy. They were married on March 15, 1945. Jack passed away in June of 2010.
Jean was a generous, kind, compassionate person and could always see the positive side of any situation. She was an active member of the Kimberley United Church, the Canadian Cancer Society, the Kimberley Hospital Auxiliary and the Pythian Sisters. Above all else she loved her family along with her dear friends and many pets. She loved baking, playing crib and knitting. She was known to annually contribute numerous pairs of mittens to the Kimberley Food Bank.
She will be remembered by the loving members of her family: her sons Jack (Lois) of Calgary and Barrie (Charlene) of Cranbrook; her grandchildren Kathryn (Tyler) of Calgary, Steve (Jen) of Kelowna, Daniel (Synnove) of the Sunshine Coast and Bryan (Kelsey) of Cranbrook along with her great-grandchildren Eric and Olivia of Calgary, Torben of the Sunshine Coast, Kenzie and Hayden of Cranbrook and Elliott of Kelowna. Jean is also survived by many nieces, nephews and their children. Jean was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.
A memorial service marking Jean’s passing will be held at the Kimberley United Church at a time and date to be announced in the future.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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