DUNLOP, Rebecca P. (née Pescadera)
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August 28, 1938 - June 26, 2012
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Becky. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother & mother-in-law. Becky was taken peacefully after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was born in Pototan, Iloilo, Philippines to Jovito & Perpetua. She was predeceased by eldest brother Julian. Becky came to Canada via Yankton, SD under the auspices of the Phil-US Registered Nurses Exchange Program. She emigrated to Canada to Grey Nun's Hospital in Regina, Sask. in 1965. A year later, she made her way to B.C. She began her BC nursing career at St. Joseph's Hospital in Victoria. In 1971, she met her husband Ray & they married June 3, 1972. They moved to Vancouver where she worked at St Paul's, Burnaby Gen., Royal Columbian & Surrey Memorial Hospitals. She is survived by husband, Ray; sisters, Minette & Thelma; brother Napoleon; sons, Darcy (Tara) & Derek (Lisa) who is expecting her 1st child; grandchildren, Samuel, Jack & Scarlett. Becky was a devoted member of the Legion of Mary & OLGC Parish. She went on several pilgrimages with the Church & enjoyed travelling. She enjoyed working with seniors & was a tireless volunteer in the community. She was an avid swimmer, bowler, gardener & loved life in general. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Viewing will be at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72 Avenue, Surrey, BC on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 10460 139 Street, Surrey, BC on Thursday July 5th 2012 at 11:00 am with Internment & Reception to follow at Valley View. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the BC Lung Association or BC Cancer Agency would be much appreciated.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 3, 2012