Oct. 3,1937 - Oct. 23,2012 After a 2 year struggle with cancer, Hilary passed away in Chilliwack, B.C. Born in Lincoln, England, Hilary is predeceased by her parents (Walter and Christine) and her loving brother, Ian Patrick. Hilary moved to Australia in 1967 where she leaves behind the Ballinger family (Wendy, June, Diane), cousin Paddy and many friends. She called this time 'her party era'. In 1974, Hilary immigrated to Canada, where she was adopted by the Shannon family, including her best friend, Phyllis. The Joseph family, Clare Chrane and Noreen Morris are all saddended by the loss of a good friend.
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Although Hilary had a successful career as a computer operator, she considered her move to Canada as the best thing she ever did. She called this 'home'.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. No service by request.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3, 2012