OLIVE GRUNDY OWEN. APRIL 16, 1916 – OCTOBER 07, 2012. Olive Owen peacefully passed away, on Sunday morning, October 07, 2012 at Peace Arch Hospital’s Weatherby Pavilion. Olive, born in Manchester, England married Evan Lloyd Owen in 1938. It was during the 1940’s that they came to Canada starting a business in Stoney Creek, Ontario. Upon Evan’s passing, Olive made her home in White Rock, B.C. During the 1960’s, Olive & Evan travelled extensively throughout the world. As a patron of the arts, Olive attended numerous Ballet Performances, Olive’s other love during her younger years was her involvement with the Manchester Children’s Choir and Manchester’s Haile’ Choir. Olive was involved in the recording of Percell’s Nymphs and Shepherds. Left to mourn are families of Robert Owen – Ellis, David Ellis, Ken Richards, Jayne Ellis and Tara Noland. Also left to mourn her passing are her God Children, Roselind Bain, Kathy Neudorf and Clive Mason, children of Colin and Muriel Mason, as well as many friends and neighbours. Olive will be laid to rest on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre located at 14831 – 28 Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V4P 1P3. Viewing is at 12:00 p.m. at the same location. In lieu of flowers, Donations are gratefully accepted towards Olive’s favourite Charities, Canadian Red Cross and Greenpeace.
Many Thanks to all staff at Weatherby 2, Peace Arch Hospital facilities for the tender, loving care during the last couple years made as her final home. Condolences may be offered at
Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522