Olive Palmer

Olive Palmer March 17 , 2013 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Olive Palmer. Peacefully at home with her family on Sunday, March 17, 2013.

Beloved mother of Sian Nia (Andy), and Caitlin. Special "mamgu", grandmother of Bryn, Rhiannon and Shaya. She will be greatly missed and beautifully remembered.

Born in Wales, Olive moved to Montreal with her former husband, Roy Palmer in the late 1950s. She had studied at Ecole des Beaux-Art, and later built a successful career as a fashion photographer and her assignments appeared in British and North American magazines, including Harper's Bazar, Vogue and Chatelaine.

In 1979, Olive opened her Montreal based "Studio Olive Palmer" and her portraits where known and recognized internationally.

Olive lived her life as an inspiration to the people around her and touched many of our lives in profound ways.

A funeral service will be held on Monday April 8th, 2013, at St. James Church, 642 Main Road, Hudson, Quebec. Visitation prior to service begins at 1pm and funeral service is at 2pm.

A memorial ceremony and reception will take place also at St. James Church on Saturday, May 25th, 2013, at 1pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Olive's memory may be made to NOVA Hudson, 202-465 Main Road, Hudson, Quebec, J0P 1H0. www.novahudson.com

Published in The Gazette on Mar. 23, 2013