MITCHELL, Eva May (Eve) Passed away suddenly Christmas Eve surrounded by family. Predeceased by her husband Ray on August 29, 2011. Eve was born in Hove, Sussex, England on September 19, 1926, and arrived in Victoria as a War Bride in 1945. Mum enjoyed many happy days cruising on their boat Kismet along with Mal and Carol. She was a proud member and past president of the V.I. War Brides Association, making many friends there. Eve enjoyed volunteering at the Brentwood BCS Thrift store on Wednesday afternoons after visiting her favourite hairdresser Maureen at 11am. She leaves her son Paul (Marja), daughter Shelley (Gary), grandchildren Kevin (Candace) and Leanne, great grandchildren Elliot, Erica, Cuyler, Raisa, extended family, friends and relatives in Victoria, Nova Scotia and England. She will be sadly missed by her sister Hazel in England. Goodbye Mum, we love and miss you. Kismet By request, no service. Flowers gratefully declined. A Remembrance Tea for Eve will be held at 8828 Forest Park Drive, North Saanich on Sunday January 6, 2013 from 2 till 4 pm.
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Published in Victoria Times-Colonist on Jan. 4, 2013