Eva Myrtle (nee Jones) COLLIS

EVA MYRTLE COLLIS (nee JONES)

Eva died May 7, 2016 in Smithers, BC. just short of her 96th birthday. She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Hitch (Bill) and her son Christopher (Annette Ingham). She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil, in 2002. Eva was born in London, England, May 19, 1920.

Eva was a nurse in London during the Blitz. She immigrated to Montreal, Quebec in 1949 where she continued her nursing career. It was here that she met and married Cecil in 1952. In 1970 Eva and her family moved to Newfoundland. They retired to Victoria in 1972. In 2011, she moved to Smithers to reside at The Meadows Assisted Living where Chris, her son, works. Eva spent much of her adult life as an active member of the Anglican Church Women.

A funeral was held in Smithers with friends and family present. Eva will be interred beside her husband, Cecil, at Hatley Memorial Park, Victoria BC.