February 9, 1926 – November 9, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Alice. She was predeceased by her first husband John Sears in 1989 and her second husband Bev Joslin in 1999.

She is survived by her loving children, Lea (Shawn) O’Shea, Lori (Steve) Paulgaard, Kevan (Hyatinte) Sears, her 10 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. Alice loved adventure, she traveled extensively, she was a self-taught piano player and loved to sing, but her biggest passion was teaching, she taught at Elgin, the last one room school in Surrey from 1962-1984, she loved to share her fond memories of all the children that passed through her classroom. She lived in Crescent Beach from 1958-1985. Our mother will be missed by all that knew her. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, November 14th at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave in Chilllwack – with graveside and reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the BC Children’s Hospital or the SPCA.

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