Darlene Holman went home to be with the Lord on September 6, 2016 in Victoria, BC. Darlene was born on September 27, 1953 in Duncan, BC to her Swedish parents Leo and Ina Bergstrom. She attended Cowichan High School then went on to earn diplomas as a counselor, healthcare assistant and early childhood educator. Darlene’s life’s passion was teaching and nurturing children as well as counseling and taking care of all those around her. Just before falling ill in August Darlene was attending the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. She loved reading and writing and never stopped learning and growing both spiritually and educationally. Darlene loved nature and walks on the beach with a coffee, especially at her favorite beach Rathtrevor in Parksville, BC. In passing Darlene will be joining her parents’ Leo and Ina; three brothers Lennard, Lloyd and Allan; and sister Carol. Darlene is survived by her sister Doris; brother Craig; daughter Steacey; sons Andrew and Spencer; granddaughter Chloe; and newest grandchild to arrive in February.
Celebration of Life at 1pm on Saturday October 1st at Duncan Pentecostal Church, 931 Trunk Rd, Duncan, BC.
In Lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made in Darlene’s name to the lunch program at Alexander Elementary School, 2471 Beverly Street, Duncan, BC, V9L 3A3.
Online condolences can be made at www.hwallacecbc.com