NameIsabella Vera DEAKIN , 2C1R
Birth26 Oct 1913, Strathmore, Alberta, Canada
Death3 Dec 2005, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Burial13 Dec 2005, St Mary’s Church, Oak Bay, Victoria
OccupationSecretary
FatherGuy Barton DEAKIN (1882-1973)
MotherJaney HOLMES (1882-1964)
Notes for Isabella Vera DEAKIN
In the 1916 Canadian Census of Manitoba, Sask and Alberta. District 6 Neepawa Township 15, Range 16 West of the 1st meridian. Rural Municipality of Rosedale.
Guy Batton? Deakin, head, married, age 3, born England, immigrated 1908, Canadian, Labourer on farm.
Wife Jeanie? Hobbs? Deakin, age 31.
Daughter Vera Deakin, age 2, born Alberta.

Canadian Voters Lists 1940, 1945
1199 Victoria Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia
Miss Isabelle Deakin, secretary

Canada Voters Lists 1957
1920 Greatford Place, Victoria, British Columbia
Guy B. Deakin, retired
Mrs. Guy B. Deakin
Miss Isabella Deakin, secretary

Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 12/9/2005 - 12/10/2005.

DEAKIN, Isabella Vera Late of Berwick House, Victoria, passed away peacefully at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria on Saturday 3 December 2005 age 92. The daughter of the late Guy and Jane Deakin of Victoria, she was preceded by her brother Flying Officer Arthur Keelinge Deakin RCAF, lost on active duty off Ireland in 1944. She is survived by cousins in Victoria, Vancouver and Edmonton. Although born in Strathmore, Alberta on 26 October 1913, she spent her childhood and youth on a farm at Franklin near Neepawa, Manitoba before moving to Victoria in 1933 where she worked until her retirement in 1978 as the secretary to the CNIB. She was member of the WA/ACW and other organizations at St Mary's Church, Oak Bay for over 70 years, and following her retirement a volunteer for the CNIB, Gorge Hospital as well as other charitable organizations. Her family and all those who knew her will remember Vera for her sincerity, sharp mind and continued interest in all things but especially for the care and well being of others. A funeral service of remembrance will be held at 2pm Tuesday 13 December 2005 at St Mary's Church, Oak Bay, 1701 Elgin Street, Victoria, followed by a reception in the parish hall. Her ashes will be interred immediately following the service in the church Garden of Remembrance. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2340 Richmond Road, Victoria, BC V8R 4R9. 184948
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