Harriette Hood

NOTICE OF PASSING HOOD It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother Harriette Hood on Monday, February 08, 2010 after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 1, 1929 in Trinidad, W.I. and move to Nelson at the age of 25 where she was a resident until her death. She married Grant Hood in 1955 and they blessed with the arrival of their son Don in August 1963. She was predeceased by her father Harry Eggleton, mother Marguerite Eggleton, brother Arnold Eggleton, and best friend Audrey Abbrey who she missed dearly. She is survived by her son Don, his wife Lori, their 4 children Jason, Melissa, Krystal and Danielle and 2 great-grandsons Elroy, and Benjamin. Don & Lori would like to say a special thanks to the staff of the Castleview Care Centre for amazing care to our mother during her short stay and for making us feel so comfortable during our stay at her side. We also can’t stress our thank you enough to Bryan & Nyla Henry, and Ann & Arnold Switzer for the years of friendship and care they gave to both Harriette and Grant. A Memorial service will be held Friday, February 12, 2010 at 2:00 pm from The Bethel Christian Centre with Pastor Brian Henry officiating. Cremation has taken place at the Nelson crematorium. As expression of sympathy, family and friends may make donations to Nelson BC SPCA Branch, PO Box 66, Nelson, BC V1L 5P7. As Harriette loved and adopted many stray animals throughout her life. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.