DEARMAN, Judith Ann (nee Lorenz)

October 9, 1941 – September 10, 2010

Judy passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at Cowichan District Hospital with her family by her side. She passed peacefully and seamlessly into heaven with her husband and children holding her hand and singing to her. She leaves behind a family and friends devastated by her loss, but cherishing their many memories of such a wonderful of such a wonderful woman. Mourning her so deeply are loving husband John Dearman, children Mark (Cori) Hilborn, Paul Hilborn, Derek (Jamie) Hilborn, Amy(Frank) Arva and Jessica Dearman (Yasuhiro Koide). Also grandchildren Ben & Danielle Hilborn, and Alanda & Joel Hilborn, sisters Alice (Dave) Blackmore, Olive (Peter) Walsh, brother Franz Lorenz and many nieces and nephews. Her little dog Otto also misses her dearly.

Judy was born in Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan to Ray & Marnie Lorenz. Raised in Lasqueti, Galiano Island, Hope and Quesnel. She and John married in 1984 and were happily enjoying their retirement together, playing tennis and tending their lovely garden.

Judy was a member of the Mill Bay Tennis Club and vice-president of the Warmland Calligraphers. Her many friends there will miss her. Predeceased by her parents Ray & Marnie Lorenz, brother Paul Lorenz and sister Joan Doerksen. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 1:30 pm at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Duncan. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon in Judy’s memory would be much appreciated. Online condolences may be offered at:


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