Christina Jane Mitchell passed away in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, B.C. on May 3rd, 2009 at the age of 84 years.
Born in Aberdeen, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, March 21, 1925, she left Nova Scotia at the age of 18 to join the Royal Canadian Air Force, where she served for 3 1/2 years. After leaving the Air Force she travelled to Vancouver, B.C., Jasper, Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and Port Radium, N.W.T.
In 1951 she married her husband Alan, who she met at Port Radium. They lived in a variety of placed before moving to the Yukon in 1956 where they stayed for the next 31 years. In 1987 they moved to Blind Bay, B.C.
Chris leaves her husband Alan, son Alan Jr., granddaughters Jodi and Angelyna, brothers Duncan, Douglas and sisters Kathleen, Florence, Effie and Carrie and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be sorely missed by all.