CARLSON – PATRICIA EDITH. March 22, 1926 – October 21, 2011. It is with a sad heart that we announce the passing of our mother Patricia Edith Carlson (Fuller). Patricia is predeceased by her husband Steve after 61 years of marriage and granddaughters Deanne and Denise Carlson. Patricia will be sadly missed by her children, Deadra, Captain Stephen (Gayle), Karyn (Keith), Dave
(Emily) as well as grandchildren
Jason (Lisa), Tricia (Ralph), Chris (Jen) and 7 great grandchildren.
Mom faced the challenges of life with a wry grin and adventuresome spirit that was an inspiration to many. Mom’s greatest loves were family, friends, travel, dancing, music and reading.
Her journey through life touched many people who will forever remember and miss her and her zest for life.
She was a generous person who volunteered extensively with St. Johns Ambulance and both Burnaby and Maple Ridge Hospice. The family sends a special thanks to the first floor staff at Maple Ridge Seniors Village & the Maple Ridge Hospice for their kindness and compassion towards Mom and the family. A celebration of Patricia’s life will take place in the Spring of 2012. Family and friends will be notified. In lieu of flowers please feel free to make a donation to the charity of your choice. “Always ready to do her best, with a heart so true and tender, she devoted her life to those she loved, and those she loved remember” Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.gardnehill.ca