Napier, Robekah; also known as Parent, Ruth; of Chilliwack, BC passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 in Chilliwack General Hospital with family by her side.
Robekah was born Ruth Edna Herman in Stratford, Ontario on October 20th, 1918 and lived in Stratford, ON; Windsor, ON; and Victoria, BC before retiring in Chilliwack, BC.
Survived by her loving family; brother Kenneth Hermann (Elsie); Exeter, ON; children Paul (Dorothy), Comox, BC; Michale Daniel, Chilliwack, BC, Doreen Bocchini (Fred), Windsor, ON; Eugene, Edmonton, AB; Michael (Rose Bell), Philippines; Bernadette Werrell (Ralph Davis), Chilliwack, BC; daughter-in-law Trish Parent (Ken), Duncan, BC; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; Robekah will be especially missed by those who she shared her past few years with.
Robekah was predeceased by her friend and companion of forty years Michael Dunham, son Ken Parent, grandsons Danny Bocchini, Guy Daniel (Facca), mother Hilda Petrie, father William Hermann, siblings Hilda Nash, Grace Jones, Myrtle Iredale, Irene Stewart, Joan Howard and Irma Finlay.
Cremation has taken place through McLean’s Funeral Services. A service to celebrate her life will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, February 11, 2011 at First Avenue Christian Assembly, Pastor E. Martin officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Robekah Napier can be made to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Vancouver, BC; or any other children’s charitable or health foundation.