Lucy Whitehouse

March 13, 1926 – August 24, 2014

Lucy Whitehouse, loving mother and wife, pioneering kindergarten teacher, keen Scottish country dancer, writer, singer and traveller, died peacefully in her sleep on August 24. She was 88.Lucy was born in 1926 in Victoria, the youngest of three daughters of midwife Ethel (née ad raised five daughters on North Saanich acreage. Lucy moved to Sidney after Pete’s death.

Held with love in the hearts of her daughters Pattie (Robert Irvine), Susan (Doug Cowell), Rosemary (Glenn) Derksen, Jenny (Charlie Parker) and Karen (Pat Hrushowy); grandsons Daniel Beland and CJ Whitehouse-Parker; step-grandchildren Jason Parker (Nancy and son Liam), Paula Hrushowy, Jamie Hrushowy (Tammy McVicker and children Alexander and Elizabeth), Andrew Hrushowy (Livia Careiro) and Tricia Hrushowy; niece Dianna Seaton; nephews Toby and Frank Hird and Bruce Neil; cousin Hettie Jamieson.

We will celebrate Lucy’s life on Saturday, September 27,

2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church, Third St. and Oakville,

Sidney. Reception at the church hall.

Donations in Lucy’s memory may be made to the Canadian Red Cross.