MAXWELL MayPosted: March 14th, 2013
MRS. MAY KELSEY MAXWELL nee Browett, passed away at the Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, British Columbia on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the age of 85 years.
Born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, the youngest of the late Albert and May Browett, she came west over 54 years ago.
May worked for the Department of National Revenue, Income Tax, in Hamilton and Victoria, from 1944 to 1948. She was hired by the Canadian Bank of Commerce in 1950 in Winnipeg, working off and on in their Winnipeg, Hamilton, and Vancouver offices. She transferred to the Edmonton office in 1978, where she worked as a Word- processor Operator in the Regional office until 1984 when she transferred to Lethbridge, from which office she retired in 1988.
May is survived by her daughters; Catherine (Grant) Carphin, Heather (Howard) Potvin, and Nadine Ross; three grandsons; Joel Clark, Tyler Ross and Kyle Ross, also her sister Pearl Spurr, as well as one brother Harold Browett. She was predeceased by her twin sister Ruth Eichelberger, her sister Olive Kay, as well as two brothers; Charley and Bert Browett.
She was a member of the Lethbridge Senior Centre from 1988 until her passing, where she enjoyed Bridge and Bingo and participated in sundry volunteer work.
Cremation will take place, and May will be laid to rest in a scattering ceremony in Colwood, BC. Those who wish may make donations in May’s memory to a charity of their choice.
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