Jean LAPEYRE

Lapeyre; Jean Elizabeth

May 7, 1943 – December 30, 2014

Jean passed on to be with the Lord after several years struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She is lovingly remembered by her husband Peter and her two sons Bradley (Bridgit); their children Brandon and Maya; Dean and his children Jordan and Jessica. Jean was born in Prince Rupert to an Air Force family. Her family was posted to Europe for Jean’s early years and she became fluent in several languages. They returned to Vancouver for Jean’s high school years. After graduation, she married and had her two sons. Jean got her degree in nursing at University of Victoria after she became a single parent. She had a variety of careers while raising her sons. These included: RN at Cowichan Valley and Shaughnessy hospitals, private investigator, bodyguard, care giver in a group home and prison matron. In her leisure time Jean enjoyed reading her bible, cycling, walking her dog “Oreo”, cross country skiing, watching hockey and soccer. Special thanks to Valhaven Rest Home and staff, Abbotsford, for the kind and attentive care given to Jean the last two years. A memorial service will be held at Sardis Community Church, 45625 South Sumas Rd., Chilliwack, on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 2:30pm. In lieu of flower donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC woulkd be appreciated. McLean’s (604)847-3477


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