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Edith Elizabeth Small (Meyers, nee Jakkola)

August 30, 2023


May 30, 1924 - August 30, 2023

In Loving Memory ~

Edith passed away peacefully in the Cowichan District Hospital following several months of declining health.

Predeceased by husbands Gordon Meyers (1984) and Fred Small (2018).

Survived by daughters Judith Hudson (Duncan) and Janet Whittam (Chesterville, Ontario) and son Andrew Meyers (Salt Spring Island), also leaves 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Thanks to the kind and caring staff at Abbeyfield House, Duncan, where she lived for five happy years, and Deertrail Cottage, where she spent her last few weeks. Also thanks to the staff at Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan, who were very attentive and kind.

Edith was born in Waters Township in Northern Ontario and resided in Sudbury, Toronto, and St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She moved to Victoria in 1989 and then to Duncan in 1996.

She enjoyed being outdoors, observing nature, especially birds, and walking in the forest. She received pleasure from spending time with her family, was especially amused by children and dogs, loved to read and travel, and was a devout Christian.

A memorial service at St. Ann's Presbyterian Church to follow.

Donations in her name can be sent to Effect Hope (Leprosy charity): 200.90 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ont. L3R9Z9.