Heather van Essen passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer in the Chilliwack General Hospital on May 2, 2006 at the age of 64 years. She was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba on October 16, 1941. She enjoyed gardening, reading and travelling.
Heather is survived by her children: Peter John of Vancouver and Deborah Ann Derrick of Quesnel.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry, in 2001.
A funeral service will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home on Friday, May 5, 2006 at 1:00 pm. with interment to follow at Vedder View Gardens Cemetery in Chilliwack.
Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made in Heather’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.