Clara Adrienne Symes

Clara Adrienne (nee Thibault) passed away peacefully on February 23, 2003 at Peace Arch Hospital at the age of 95 years.

Clara was born in Berlin, New Hampshire on January 5, 1908. She was from a family of 18, raised in Ponteix, Saskatchewan by her parents Arthur and Zepherine (Fournier) Thibault. At 22 she moved to Dawson City, Yukon Territory where she met and married Charlie and had two children Bruce and Yvette. The family moved to Colombia, South America where they lived for a number of years before returning to Vancouver. For the past 16 years, White Rock was her home.

Predeceased by her husband Charlie and her son Bruce. Survived by her daughter Yvette, 4 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters Yvonne Scott and Annette Dines and 1 brother Roland Thibault.

Thanks are extended to the caring staff at Weatherby and Evergreen, and to the staff at Peace Arch Hospital. Yvette would like to express her appreciation to Annette for her devoted attention to her “big sister” Clara.

At Clara’s request, no service will be held. If desired, donations in memory of Clara may be made to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation.

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