DAVIES, DAPHNE LAVINIA (nee Britt); Peacefully on Saturday, July 21, 2007 Daphne passed away, in her 86th year, at Hogg Pavilion, Peace Arch Hospital.
Daphne was born June 5, 1921 in London, England, within the sound of Bow Bells, making her a true Cockney. Shortly, after her birth, her family moved to Robertsbridge Sussex England, where she lived until marrying a Canadian soldier, Lorne Davies. A year later, as a war bride, she left England to sail to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Lorne and Daphne lived in Halifax, then Sherbrooke Quebec, Montreal and Toronto until Lorne passed away in 1988.
In 1991 Daphne moved to White Rock, with her new husband Earle, Lornes’ younger brother, where they lived until Earle passed away in 1994. Daphne then moved to Surrey, where she has resided since. Daphne loved to play golf, curl and her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and shopping. Daphne was predeceased by Lorne Davies and Earle Davies. She leaves behind her son Grant (Carole Ann), daughter Lynn (Scott) Round, grandchildren Chris (Stephanie) Ryan, Jason (Stephanie), Brooke and great grandchildren Kyle, Jackson and Nora. Step children Rick (Harriett), Karen (Ray) and family. A private service will be held for family. A celebration of Daphne’s live will be held at Strafford Gardens – 15350 19A on August 12th from 2 – 5 pm. Friends and family are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers donations to the Surrey SPCA or the Wildlife Federation would be greatly appreciated.