Millie Trerise

TRERISE, Millie (Amelia)
September 20, 1927 - November 25, 2012
"Farewell my dear children,
My life has passed
I dearly loved you to the last
Weep not for me, Nor sorrow take,
But love each other, for my sake"
At sunset on November 25th , 2012 our mother Millie gently passed away with daughters Barbara, Gerry and Kathy by her side. Mom was predeceased by her beloved husband Hugh and precious son Barry. She was loved by her daughter-in-law Suzanne and devoted sons-in- law, Ken and Trevor. Mom will be forever remembered by her six grandchildren, Ed, Jane (Tom), Andy (Bianca), Lindsay, Jessica (Dave) and Tony (Rebecca) as well as four great grandchildren, Caelob, Liam, Tucker and Casey. She is survived by her brother Johnny Welters as well as many other relatives. Mom and dad leave us with lasting memories of a happy childhood and family life full of unconditional love, much laughter, challenging conversation, community participation and volunteerism and many motherinspired feasts. We witnessed mom's personal strength and resilience as she coped with life's blows and her own declining health The family wishes to thank Dr. Wendy Lam for the many years she cared for mom and there are no words that can adequately convey our gratitude to the staff at Deltaview Life Enrichment Centre (Baycrest) who created a loving home for mom when she no longer could live on her own. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada to help find a cure or to the charity of your choice. A gathering for family and friends to remember and celebrate the life of this wonderful lady will be held in the spring.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, 2012