Marion Jean Hetherington passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 73 years. Marion was born in Moncton, New Brunswick, October 4, 1933. She is survived by her husband Garfield; five children, Rebecca Hetherington, Stephen Hetherington, Ruth-Ann (Mathew) Jaycox; Judith Shultz and Jonathan (Angela) Hetherington; grandchildren, Rechelle, Karrie, Robert, Kris, Scott, Amanda, Travis, Shannon, Megan and Emily; great grandchildren Nathan and Tyler. Also left to mourn are brothers Jim and Sanford and sister Lottie.
Marion will long be remembered for her sacrifices and devotion to her family. She was the queen of hospitality. Her home, table and her heart were open to all. Marion could never bake just one pie or loaf of bread, 30-50 was her norm. Her sense of humour and positive attitude was one of her many attributes.
A visitation for family and friends was held on Monday, January 29, 2007 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday January 30, 2007 at 1:00 pm at First Avenue Christian Assembly, 46510 First Ave, Chilliwack; Pastor Elmer Martin officiant.
Interment following service at Vedderview Gardens Cemetery, 4465 Watson Rd.
Pall Bearers are sons Stephen and Jonathan Hetherington, grandsons Kris Hetherington, Robert and M. Scott Jaycox and Travis Schultz.
A special thank you to Dr’s Son and Nobel and to the nursing staff on 3N, Chilliwack General Hospital.
If any so desire memorial donations to the Watoto Child Care Ministries, Uganda; c/o First Avenue Christian Assembly, or for more information.