Judith Wakelin

Obituary of Judith Wakelin

Wakelin, Judith Ann (nee McDonald), Surrounded by her husband and daughters, our beloved wife, mother, nana, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, passed away on December 16 at Victoria

General Hospital in Victoria, BC. Judy is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, John;

daughters Robin Lynch (Steven), Sarah Wakelin (Michael Cleary) and Pam Hudson (Drum);

cherished grandsons, Jake Cleary and Evan Lynch; sisters Nancy Thomas (Gary) & Martha

McKenzie (James); sister-in-law, Carol Fisher; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Judy

was predeceased by her parents, Hugh and Joan McDonald. Judy’s love and kindness towards

others was exceptional; she will be remembered by all who knew her for her warm smile,

generous hugs and unwavering compassion. She only saw the good in people. Her family

wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Harmony House, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, as well as

Dr. Malik and nurses, Shara, Fanny and Theresa in 7A South and the ICU at Victoria General

Hospital; you are a special group of people, A service to celebrate Judy’s life will be held at

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 1319 Mills Rd., North Saanich, BC at 1 p.m. on December 19.

Reception to follow. A second service will be held in Cobourg, Ontario during the summer of

2019 for her eastern family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Judy’s

name to Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 861 Fairfield Rd., Victoria.

May the road rise to meet you; may the wind be always at your back; may the sun shine warm

upon your face and rains fall soft upon your fields; and until we meet again, may God hold you

in the palm of His hand.