Wilma Janet (Hays) STEWART

STEWART, Wilma Janet (Hays) passed away suddenly at home in Smithers, BC on the 12th day of Dec. 2009 at the age of 61 years.

Wilma was born in Ocean Falls, BC and lived there for many years until moving to Vancouver where she met and married John Stewart. She worked at various jobs until she joined BC Ferries and had worked there for the last 21 years.

After the break down of her marriage to John she met the love of her life, Jim Nicholl, whom she has been with for many years.

Wilma is survived by her partner Jim, daughter Debbie (Ron) Dewar of Nanaimo, son Roland (Denise) of Comox and her grandchildren Zack, Rachel, Nicole, Evan Shauna, Lyndie and Connor. Her sister Agnes (Lloyd) of Abbotsford and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Wilma was predeceased by her daughter Tammy Lynn and her parents Vera and Bill Hays.

A loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to R.A. Schrader Funeral Home.

My First Christmas In Heaven

I see countless Christmas trees,

Around the world below,

With tiny lights, like Heaven’s stars reflecting on the snow.

The sight is so spectacular, Please wipe away the tear,

For I am spending Christmas, With Jesus Christ this year.

I hear the many Christmas songs, That people hold so dear,

But the sounds of music can’t compare, With the Christmas choir up here.

I have no words to tell you, The joy their voices bring,

For it is beyond description, To hear the angels sing.

I know how much you miss me, I see the pain inside your heart,

But I’m not so far away, We really aren’t apart.

So be happy for me, dear ones, You know I hold you dear

And be glad I’m spending Christmas, With Jesus Christ this year.

I send you each a special gift, from my heavenly home above,

I send you each a memory, of my undying love.

After all, love is a gift, more precious then pure gold,

It was always most important in the stories Jesus told.

Please love and keep each other,

as my Heavenly Father said to do,

For I can’t count the blessing or love,

he has for each of you.

So have a Merry Christmas,

and wipe away the tear

Remember, I am spending Christmas

with Jesus Christ this year.

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