BOOTH – Frances Rhoda (nee Mobbs) June 18th, 1914 – February 26, 2008. Frances passed away peacefully at the Langley Lodge on Feb. 26th, 2008 at the age of 93. Frances will be lovingly remembered by her son Bill, (Marilyn) Booth of Langley and her daughter Pat, (Gord) McAninch of Langley and her grandchildren; Karen, Cheryl, Darcie, Kerri, Jodie and her great grandchildren; Mike, Georgia, Sophia, Taylor & Tanner.
Frances was predeceased by her husband Harry Booth and by her daughter Bonnie Vanderveen. The family would like to especially thank the nurses and staff at the Langley Lodge, for all their care and devotion where Frances called home for over eight years.
Frances was born in Calgary, Alberta where she embarked on a life spent in service to others. She moved to England to pursue a career in Nursing. While in training, World War II broke out and Frances joined the Canadian Army as a Nursing Sister. After the War she returned to Alberta where she married Harry and started her family. Frances continued with her nursing career in both Alberta and B.C. making a difference in many peoples’ lives.
Frances was dedicated to all her family, actively enjoyed all her grandchildren. Frances will be remembered for her love of travel, gardening, literature and her delightful outspoken demeanor.
She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Langley Legion (20702 Eastleigh Crescent) on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that any donations may be made to the Langley Lodge (5451-204th Street, Langley) in her memory.