Doris MAGUIRE (nee Wood)

Doris Maguire (nee Wood) late of Young Rd. and formerly of Spadina Ave., Chilliwack, passed away August 12, 2003 at the age of 84. Doris was born July 27, 1919 in London, England. After working in London, she married in 1943 and came to Canada as a war bride in 1946. Much of her life was challenging as she moved to various places as the wife of a military man, with Vancouver and Chilliwack as the last places for her to settle.

Doris spent many years as a housewife and she bore five children. She was an avid reader, lover of classical music, and enjoyed knitting and crosswords. She had strong opinions and loved a good discussion.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Evangelical Missionary Church, 9310 Williams St., Chilliwack on Monday, Aug. 18, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. Officiating Mr. Michael Brent Tolmie.

Doris is survived by Peter and Roberta of Coquitlam, Margaret and Wallis of North Vancouver, Helen and Michael of Chilliwack, Patrick of Maple Ridge, and Michael of Chilliwack; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; step-brother Joe of London, England; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Patrick in 1990; and sister Elizabeth in 1988.

Should family and friends so desire, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon, or a charity of choice.

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