Phyllis Evelyn Bath (nee Downie)

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Phyllis Evelyn Bath (nee Downie)


June 9, 1922 ~ December 11, 2011


Phyllis Evelyn Bath (nee Downie) passed away after a lengthy illness on December 11, 2011 in the Creston Valley.

Phyllis was born to parents John and Annie Downie on June 9, 1922 in Didsbury, Alberta. She married Arthur Bath on her birthday 27 years later, June 9, 1949, in Trail, BC.

Phyllis was a member of the East Trail United Church and sang in their choir. She also served with the Canadian Women’s Army Corp in Toronto during WWII. Prior to her marriage, she worked at the Trail Tadanac Hospital and C.S. Williams Clinic.

Phyllis was predeceased by her parents John and Annie Downie. She will be dearly missed by her loving husband of 63 years, Arthur Bath; son Robert; daughter Shirley (Bob) Bruce, all of Creston, BC; grandchildren Chris (Amy) of High River, AB, Stephanie (Brian) Baillargeon and great-grandchildren Brianna and Zakhary of Oakley, CA; sisters Doreen and Pat Downie of Creston, BC.

A Private Family Memorial Funeral Service will be held at a later date.

Friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, 828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2