Mabeth Sampson



Mabeth went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2015 at the age of 98 years. Remembered and sadly missed by her children: Mrs. Dale Jones (John) of Penticton BC, Mr. Bill Sampson (Ruth) of Telegraph Creek BC, 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Sadly predeceased by husband William Harry Sampson on March 19th, 1990. Mabeth was born at home in the rural community of Elgin, Manitoba. As a young woman, she entered nursing training and after graduation, entered the Canadian Naval Service. After her discharge, Mabeth married in 1948 to William Harry Sampson of Winnipeg MB. Her young family moved to Kaleden BC in 1954, operating the Kaleden General Store for many years. Mabeth had achieved her RN in nursing and became a Public Health Nurse in the Okanagan area. She was active in the Kaleden Community Church and later in the Penticton First Baptist Church. Active and strong willed, Mabeth enjoyed a contagious and enthusiastic love of life. Mabeth’s family wishes to thank Dr. Richard Tatham of Penticton and Dr. A. Bannerman of Summerland, the staff of Summerland’s Dr. Andrews Pavillion Extended Care Unit for their dedicated compassionate care for Mabeth and Veterans Affairs. It is asked that memorial tributes be made in Mabeth’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of BC. Condolences may be directed to the family through (250) 494-7752

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