(nee Bulley)

June 17, 1907 – Aug. 26, 2010

Born in Southampton, England, Vera came to Canada with her parents in 1913.

The family homesteaded in Eastleigh/Mortlach, Saskatchewan, moving to Vancouver, BC in 1924. Vera spent most of her life in Vancouver, moving to Chilliwack in her later years. She lived with her granddaughter, Shauna McFarlane (Andrew) and family, who lovingly cared for her from 2003 until her passing.

Vera was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Samuelson in June 1996 and daughter, Sharron Livingstone in February 1996.

She is survived by 2 sons, Bart (Betty), Thomas (Shirley), 2 daughters, Peggy Pilon (Tom), Louise McFarlane (Alister), 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Avenue, Chilliwack.

If friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers.

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