Winnifred Mary Munroe born 1907 to Charles and Mary Parker in Chilliwack, passed away peacefully May 25, 2003 in Victoria.
Predeceased by her husband Dr. James Duncan Munroe in 1988.
Survived by her sister Gwen Davis of Langley; brother Jack Parker of Chilliwack; son Dr. James P. Munroe, daughter-in-law Anne, grandchildren, Jamie, Alexandra, Ryan and Elizabeth; a nephews and nieces in B.C.; a niece Ellen Louise Hanson of Winnipeg, Man.
A graduate nurse from the Vancouver General School of Nursing in 1931. She accompanied her husband in his many travels associated with his military and civil career several times across Canada including the Yukon, and spent some years as part of the British Raj in India. Settling in Victoria in 1979, she enjoyed the friendship of her neighbours, her organ group, the IODE and her church.
Many thanks to Dr. John McCracken, and the dedicated and caring staff at the Chandler Wing, Glengarry Hospital, for the quality of care she received the past 16 months.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2003 at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 2964 Richmond Rd. with the Reverend Dr. John Allan officiating.