May 23, 1922 – April 26, 2014
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of May Ilene Davies (nee Nordlund) on April 26 at Langley Memorial Hospital.
May was born in New Norway, Alberta on May 23, 1922. In 1925 she moved to Kimberley, B.C. After graduation from high school, May attended Pitman Business School in Vancouver returning to Kimberley to work as a cashier at the Bank of Montreal. In 1944 she married Ken. After the birth of their first child in 1947, May’s priority became one of being a Mom. In 1971 May and Ken moved to Trail where they resided for 36 years before moving to Langley, B.C to be closer to their children and grandchildren.
An avid gardener, knitter, pianist, bridge player and crossworder, May also enjoyed her sports – bowling, badminton and golf. A lifetime member of United Church Women (U.C.W.), May was active in Trail United Church and sang in the choir. Another passion was the Trail Hospital Auxiliary where she worked tirelessly wrapping bandages for use in the hospital.
May’s greatest joy was her family. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Ken, in 2008. May will be lovingly remembered by her children Leiana Wilson (Craig), Robert (Karen), Colin (Sharon) and Ilene Dyck (Andrew).
On June 14, after a private inurnment service, the family invites you to join them in a Memorial Tea reception at the Trail United Church at 2:00 pm.