Sheila Margaret Turk (nee Burnett)

June 8, 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sheila on June 8, 2020.
Raised in Ladysmith and Lake Cowichan, she trained as a Registered Nurse at VGH and worked in Parksville’s Public Health Home Care Unit for many years. When she retired, she took a stall at Errington Farmers’ Market where she sold baking and knitting for 20 years. She was an enthusiastic traveler and a lifelong learner and was a keen supporter of the social justice movement.
Sheila is Predeceased by her Husband Eric, and Brother Graham.
Survived by her children Ingrid and Andre LaRiviere of Vancouver, Karin of Parksville, and John of Gabriola Island. Grandchild Pascale LaRiviere of Vancouver. Nieces and Nephews Iona Turner, Rebecca Hock, Ross and Ian Burnett, and many friends.
She will be missed by all who knew her.
Please consider a donation in her name to Doctors without Borders and Errington Farmers’ Market.
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