Connie ALLAN

ALLAN, Connie

Constance Mary Allan (nee Jackman), born May 31, 1922 in Grand Falls, Newfoundland, died peacefully at home on Friday, November 6, 2015. “Amma”, as she was known by her family, trained as a nurse at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital (1944) in St. John’s, NF. Connie is predeceased by her husband, Joseph Smith Allan (1911 – 1992). They raised 4 children, Joseph (Carol), Robert, Arthur (Lynn) and Janet (Bruce Hutchinson). During Smith’s career, Connie lived in Halifax, Winnipeg and then Montreal for 35 years before moving to Chilliwack in 1999 to live with her daughter. She volunteered in many organizations including the Catholic Women’s League, Girl Guides, and more recently with the Chilliwack Senior Recreation Centre. Connie was a passionate bridge player and she played three times the week she passed away. Amma enjoyed spending time or talking on the phone with her many nieces and nephews and her grandchildren: Heather, Evan, Neala, Will, Kerry, Kate, Sara, Tracy, Joseph, Leslie & Beverly. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Chilliwack on Saturday, November 14 at 11:00 am.

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