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Isabel Green nee Pearson

July 13, 2010

Isabel Green, nee Pearson

August 15, 1918 – July 13, 2010

Passed away peacefully at Columbia View Lodge, Trail, BC after a ten year struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Isabel was born in a farmhouse near Hanley, Saskatchewan. She worked for the Royal Bank, Johnson’s Storage, and 18 years as a radio operator for Trans Canada Airlines before marrying Harry Green in 1962 and moving to Trail. She leaves to mourn her loving husband Harry, her twin sister Jessie Porter, Burnaby, BC and her brother Frank Pearson, Kelowna, BC, 3 nephews, 3 nieces, 3 grand nephews, and five great nieces. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Harry’s involvement in many organizations kept Isabel busy with catering to Freemasonry, Daughters of the Nile, Cominco’s Joint Social Clubs, Duplicate Bridge, Senior’s Branch #47, Local 480 and SOAR of United Steelworkers. Isabel was a very talented lady – designed and sewed her clothing, and on June 22, 1945 was the first woman to get a pilot’s license by making a solo flight from Crumlin Airport near London, Ont as reported in the London Free Press June 22, 1945. Isabel was also noted as a great pastry cook and her apple pies were relished at local bazaars and potlucks. Her winning ways and beautiful smile will always be remembered.

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