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Sunday, June 19, 2005

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Beverly Cooper (Wilson) Campbell

CAMPBELL, Beverly Cooper (nee Wilson). March 15, 1936 - June 16, 2005. Artist. It is with enormous sadness, tinged with joy at a life well lived, that we announce the death of our amazing, vivacious, loving wife and special friend, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and friend. Loving, devoted and dotting wife of Alexander Campbell, mother of Marjorie and Cameron, loving mother-in-law of Darren and Christine, adored grandmother of Lucas, beloved sister of Margaret Dawson (Ottawa), the late R.D. Wilson and the late Tommy Wilson. Friends of the family are welcome for visitation on Monday, June 20, 2005 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lachine Cardinal Funeral Home, 2125 Notre-Dame Street, Lachine, 514-639-1511. There will be a service of celebration at 11 a.m. followed by a reception on June 21 at the same location. Interment will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit at the Montreal General Hospital in Bev's name would be sincerely appreciated. Donations can be made through the Montreal General Hospital Foundation (514-934-8230) and earmarked for the Palliative Care Unit. The family gratefully acknowledges the help, comfort, care and kindness shown to the family and Bev by all the volunteers, orderlies, nurses and doctors throughout her illnesses and in her final days.


At 10:24 p.m., Blogger Mike McHargue said...

I know she will be missed. Your mom obviously lead a full and rewarding life, and I am grateful to her for giving the world you.

At 12:49 p.m., Blogger Tricia L said...

Oh dear, dear Cameron.

Losing a beloved mother always hurts, no matter what your age. It's hard to look around the world, that seems, infuriatingly, otherwise unchanged, and know she's no longer there, isn't it? For as long as you've been alive, she's been there. You even revert to trying out mouthing the name used to address her as a baby, a child; not mom, or Mother. Maybe mummy, or a pet name. Now you have to go on without her? Someone who's played an integral part of your developing human psyhe? Feels odd, not quite right, doesn't it?

Be grateful that you've had the chance to grow up with her, and to bestow upon her, for however a brief a time, a grandson.

I lost mine at the age of 14 1/2, and her death impacted my life dramatically.

You mother lived hearty. She lived with a loving fmaily. And she held on, God bless her soul,to watch her Marjorie get married, beating the odds.

Apparently Lenny Kravitz' mother did the same with her illness, not wanting to spoil the date of her granddaughters' birthday.

You have my empathy, my support, comfort, tissues, and, most of all, hugs.

- Sincerely,
Tricia ("Babyguru")

At 10:47 p.m., Blogger Tricia L said...

Here's a list of 20 people on GR, mostly the Usual Suspertcs, who'd like to pass along their condolences or have added a personal message:-


Rev. iBatman [†] ("tell him ill keep his family in my prayers")


Hunter S. Thompson

[=WL=]BaBono![TR]: (A.K.A. wimpspiderman, ingvar or inku)


aiBo: Dear Ronin I dont know u very well but I am sorry about your loss your good friend aibo

{CW}Ranger∞: tell him I am very sorry for his loss and wish him and his family our best wishes and thoughts during this time

|MP|Cappy.Will-san: Please say that My thoughts and condolences go out to Ronin and family right now.

Mattendo(was Mattintosh 'till Apple annuounced Intel macs): : ~ (

Miky Moose: "My heart is with you. Your Friend Miky"

bcn|khadgar.friends …: Tell ronin I am deeply sorry for his loss, I will pray for his family. if he ever needs anything that I can help with, just let me know.

bmr|sofi: :( bmr|sofi: say I hope he'll feel better about the loss soon

noko: hmm, im terrible at this sort of thing. But you can say im sorry for his loss...

rev|ibatman [tr]: tell him I am so sorry

tokey: remeber and carry on all the good she was and did in her life..... tokey: remember... tokey: take care.

bmr|berri: I'm sorry to hear that, but I'm glad that he still has a family of his own to keep him happy

Rev. Watermelon is sorry to hear of your loss but doesn't know what to say.

Ditto for the_arm

BCN/Kanu: tell him i wish him well and i'm sorry for his loss its hard to lose someone that way but he should know that she's in a better place and watching him

Squonkamatic: My condolences to his family

SmellyThai: I dont know ronin but let him know that i'm sorry and my heart goes out to him and his family

Squonkamatic: thats beat Squonkamatic: just tell him to hang in there and stop back when he's ready, we'll be around

-Tricia ("Babyguru")

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