Jean gently passed away on December 7, 2012 after a lengthy illness at the age of 89. Jean was known by her many friends and family for her culinary expertise and exquisite sewing and knitting skills. She was a friend to all who knew her. She was predeceased by her sister Edith (Bob) and brother Art. Jean will be lovingly remembered by her husband Hal, her son Gary (Barbara), daughter Patricia, grandson Sean (Lea), her sister-in-law Anne, her nephew Jay and her many friends. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Evergreen House 2 South for the wonderful care given to Jean over the years. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at First Memorial Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, B.C .