Euphemia Twa

Euphemia (Effie) Twa

Feb.1, 1913- Sept.10, 2012

Effie was predeceased by her husband, Walton in 1999. She is survived by her children Eileen, Maureen, Jacquie, Les (Audrey), Rob (Caroline), Alan (Carol), Lorraine (Ken), Norman (Sheila), 21 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Effie was born and raised in Ladysmith B.C. After her marriage she and her family lived in various places on Vancouver Island before moving to Salt Spring in 1947. After raising her family, she was bookkeeper for Salt Spring Garbage until she retired at age 83.

Effie Twa one of the founding members of Community Gospel Chapel, and over the years served as pianist, treasurer, Sunday School teacher and prayer warrrior. She was very hospitable, and a warm, loving person who accepted people just as they are. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends, but she is now in heaven rejoicing in a new life and a new body .

Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Crichton, Home Care nurses and Home Support workers. Your exceptional care was much appreciated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lady Minto Hospital or Red Cross.

A memorial service will be held for Effie at Community Gospel Chapel on Sept. 22 at 1:30 pm.

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