Anne T. Bailey

Anne was born December 29, 1946 to William and Constance Dolan. She passed away January 21st at home with her family by her side. Anne grew up in Pasadena, California and was married to Charles Bailey in 1972 then moved to Spokane to start a family. Anne was a critical care nurse for 20+ years, winning many accolades including Employee of the Year at Holy Family Hospital for Compassion in 2006. Her peers nominated her for a lifetime achievement award from the Inland Empire Nurses Association, which she received in 2011. Anne enjoyed the outdoors, the ocean, and spending time with her family and pets. She had a passion for lighthouses, whales and watching sports, and experienced the arrival of her first grandchild in August 2012. Anne is survived by sisters Mary Lee Florer and Cassie Dolan, children Chrissy, Nick, Allie and Amy Bailey, granddaughter Ave Anne Day, nephew Kevin Florer, and niece Robin Slater. Anne will be dearly missed; her family and friends were graced with her compassionate and kind nature. A celebration of life is planned at the Green Bluff Grange on Saturday, February 2nd at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Anne's name to Catholic Charities of Spokane or the Spokane Humane Society. December 29, 1946 - January 21, 2013

Published in Spokesman-Review on Jan. 27, 2013