LAUDER; Ethel. Predeceased by her parents Sidney and Mary Jane-Jenny Nightingale and sister Florence Pam Nightingale Ewens. Born and raised in Vancouver, the family returned to England when Mum was thirteen years old. She was enrolled in Business College and upon graduation accepted a job with the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers. This guild was founded by Henry VI, in 1432. Later enlisting with the British Army for a short while before joining the Canadian Women’s Army Corp. She shared many stories and photos of the brave man and women who served and fought during WWII. From this our family have a great respect for all our brave veterans. After the war Mum returned to Canada, she worked and raised two children in North Vancouver. Upon retiring she moved to Langley. Mum joined the new Langley Seniors Resource Centre and made many friends. She filled her days volunteering with the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxillary at the Penny Pincher Thrift Shop and socializing with the retired Women’s Veterans through the Langley Branch of the Canadian Legion.
She leaves behind her son Daye Delan, daughter Christine (Brian) O’Sullivan, three grandsons Breen (Randi), Robert (Cindy) and Michael (Angie), five great grandsons, Noah, Riely, Declan, Nathan, and Seamus O’Sullivan. A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 PM on Friday September 20, 2013 at Sharon United Church, 21561 Old Yale Rd. Langley BC. Followed by a tea at 2:00 PM at the Langley Seniors Resources Centre 20605 51b Ave., Langley, BC