Clara Doreen Boles passed away peacefully on December 30, 2014 in Chilliwack, BC. She was born in Robsart, SK in 1923. She leaves behind a dear husband Harvey and a favorite brother Frank Nelles of Calgary, AB, a deceased mother and father, 6 sisters, 4 brothers and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Clara took her nursing career in the Grey Nuns Hospital in Regina, SK. Awaiting graduation and final exam, she worked in the operating room at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Estevan, SK. She then took a P.G. in surgery at the Vancouver General and worked as OR Supervisor at Edmonton (Grey Nuns) and Children’s Hospital in Calgary, AB. On retiring, she returned to Estevan, SK with her husband Howard Symons. Together they owned and operated Cathedral Insurance in Estevan, SK until his death in 1976. She later married Harvey Boles and lived happily in Chase, Nanaimo and Chilliwack, BC. Private family arrangements to be held at a later date.
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